The creation of the matrix is the most intellectually challenging analysis that takes place during a scenario planning project, and also the intuitive. Because of this dual nature, it is also the most difficult to teach because the process uses and combination of implicit and tacit knowledge. This blog post […]
The focal question in scenario planning acts as an anchor and as a fence. It anchors the project so that people are clear about what they are solving for. “The future of learning” will pull in dialog about learning, acting like gravity, placing appropriate ideas, concepts and evidence in orbit, […]
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Download the entire paper here. 1. Workforce Dynamics Key Dynamic: Will the workforce effectively integrate, or will generational issues result in bifurcation? What skill gaps and needs for knowledge will emerge as each generation seeks to define its future? 2. Globalization Key Dynamic: Will the global economy march to ever […]
Recently, I helped Rob Salkowitz, the instructor of the University of Washington’s Future of Marketing class work with his students to develop scenarios about the future of marketing. Although we employed an abbreviated process, we successfully engaged students and established a framework they will continue to develop over the course […]
Informative piece by Christine Fisher at onlinecollege.org. Everywhere you look, there’s someone bemoaning the lack of scientists, technology experts, engineers, and mathematicians in America. While it’s certainly a noble goal to encourage young people to work in these fields, the shortage of these professionals isn’t quite as dire as politicians, […]
Read the review: ‘How to Fake a Moon Landing’ Re-Examines Attitudes and Beliefs About Science at PopMatters.
During a recent workshop at the Computers in Libraries conference, the workshop members and sketched out some ideas. I have incorporated those ideas into this image. What are we missing? What pieces will come first? What are we out of our mind about?
(Published as a 3-part series on iPhone Life) When we peer out at the night sky on a clear, moonless night, we see thousands of individual stars — millions if you count galaxies mixed into the field of view. Look at your finger and you’ll see the intricate swirls and […]
Cross-posted from iPhone Life http://www.iphonelife.com/blog/28823/teaching-art-turning-ipad-virtual-studio From the ease of collecting often-broken colored pencils, to cleaning up after a room of young artists who seemingly bathed in tempera, art, unlike literature or history, creates rather messy educational challenges. It is, however, extremely important for learners to engage in visceral […]