The new scholar course is coming and we wanted to welcome it with a selection of infographics about some new ways of teaching and the existing relationship between education and the new job landscape perspectives. Education and the labor market are changing because of the new technological advances. Educational Technology, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things and some other related words are pretty brand new concepts, at least their real application in our nowadays daily lives. These attractive and clarifying infographics help us recognizing the wideness of the horizon. We hope you enjoy the contents and they work as an inspiration for this upcoming season.
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New ways of learning and teaching
Informal learning is the unofficial, unscheduled, impromptu way most people learn. It often takes the form of articles, videos, books, online courses, conferences, etc., as opposed to formal courses. According to The Importance of Informal Learning Infographic, reliance on informal learning is growing because it promotes autonomy, efficiency, relevancy, flexibility, accessibility.
People naturally forget. While there are plenty of factors that influence a person’s ability to pay attention to new information — getting a good night’s sleep, doing regular physical exercise, having a balanced diet or doing brain games — training instructors have no control over them. However, some tricks can be used when creating training courses that respond to the needs of learners and stimulate their memory.
Source: Cypher Learning
The future of eLearning
Job and labor market perspectives
LinkedIn examined the data of over 259 million members’ profiles to determine the top 10 most popular job titles that were nowhere to be found in 2008. Here is what they came up with.
Technology is advancing at such a rapid pace that in 2020, about 5 million jobs will be replaced by automated machines. Self-driving cars will gradually change the way we travel, and artificial intelligence (AI) will soon make decisions for us. We are on the verge of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, an age that will require a new set of skills for the workforce of tomorrow.
Before we go deeper into what the fourth industrial revolution means and how it will affect the future workplace, here’s a quick overview of the previous industrial revolutions.