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10 Job Skills You’ll Need in 2020

10 Job Skills You’ll Need in 2020
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The 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020 Share this infographic on your site! <a href=" src=" alt="Important Work Skills for 2020" width="500" border="0" /></a><br />Source: <a href=" The 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020 Future Work Skills of 2020: Sources: Concept & principes pédagogiques – 4 : le conflit socio cognitif | Le blog de C-Campus Le conflit socio cognitif est un concept développé dans le champ de la pyschologie sociale génétique au début des années 80. Il met en évidence l’influence positive des interactions sociales sur l’apprentissage. L’apprentissage entre pairs peut être supérieur, sous certaines conditions, à l’apprentissage seul ou face à un formateur car il suscite des confrontations de point de vue générant la remise en cause de représentations, et par conséquent l’émergence de connaissances nouvelles. Comment fonctionne le conflit socio cognitif ? Face à un problème ou une question, chaque membre d’un groupe de personnes a au démarrage une représentation qui lui est propre du problème ou de la question. Quels sont les effets du conflit socio cognitif ? Le C.S.C accélère la plupart du temps l’apprentissage ou le changement de point de vue pour trois raisons essentielles : Par ailleurs, le conflit socio cognitif a deux effets secondaires positifs : Du conflit socio cognitif à l’apprentissage coopératif

The Future of Work: Quantified Employees, Pop-Up Workplaces, And More Telepresence For many people, especially those working at desk jobs, the workplace is very different than it was 20 years ago: there’s a computer at every desk, telecommuting is fairly common, and the traditional cubicle is giving way to more collaborative spaces. We’ve seen predictions about where we’ll go from here before; now PSFK, a popular blog that also happens to be a thriving consultancy, has come up with its own version of the future of work, described in a new 138-page report. It’s not as fantastical as many future-forward reports--it’s planted firmly in ideas that are already gaining a lot of traction. Perhaps that makes it more accurate. We’ll find out. Here are our takeaways. Startup Training and Skills Marketplaces PSFK imagines that learning initiatives for young entrepreneurs, such as Enstitute, will become the norm. Office Feedback Culture You know the employee that keeps screwing up and eventually just gets fired without really understanding why? Quantified Workers

10 well paid jobs of the future Mr Bellini posited the idea of an elderly well-being consultant, who specialises in personalised care for older patients, or a memory augmentation surgeon who helps counter memory loss. He also saw big changes in farming as food resources became scarce, with genetically modified crops becoming common and crops grown vertically in areas resembling multi-storey car parks to save space. Ian Pearson, a futurologist who wrote You Tomorrow, sees job growth in the field of augmented reality, where the real world is overlaid with computer-generated images. “When you look at a building it’s constrained by planning laws, but in cyberspace you can make it look however you want,” he said. “A company with a high street presence could make their shop look like Downton Abbey, or set it in a post-nuclear apocalypse environment.” Mr Pearson also argued that the better technology gets, the more people will have to focus on their “human skills” to survive in the workforce. Best paid jobs of today

Future of Work: What Skills Will Help Us Keep Pace? From Elon Musk’s tweet that artificial intelligence may be more dangerous than nuclear weapons to the growing clamor of voices warning robots will take away our jobs, it is clear we are focusing more on the problems of AI, robotics, and automation than the solutions. While the problems are real and should be taken into account, social innovators around the world are already working to deliver solutions. It’s true that today’s technology is reworking the economy and our role in it. But this needn’t herald economic end times. To smooth the transition, we need to ensure that displaced workers have the resources to learn new work and children are given a good head start. This is nothing new. During the Industrial Revolution, in the US, we demanded every child attend school and learn reading, writing and math. Throughout the 20th century, humanity poured tremendous resources into ensuring every human develop these skills as technologies advanced. Image Credit: Ashoka;

Blog de t@d: Thèse de Clément Dussarps sur la dimension socio-affective et l'abandon en FOAD Clément Dussarps a soutenu sa thèse le 27 novembre dernier (à paraître). Il a cherché à répondre, et y parvient dans de larges mesures, à la question suivante : Quels sont les facteurs socio-affectifs expliquant l'abandon, ou inversement la persévérance ? Il propose une typologie d'apprenants tirée de l'étude des données recueillies : Les "intégrés" qui attendent des relations de qualité et avec une fréquence régulière avec les enseignants et leurs pairs (25% de l'échantillon étudié)Les "exclusifs avec les enseignants" qui souhaitent de telles relations avec les enseignants et peu, voire jamais, avec leurs pairs. (52% de l'échantillon étudié)Les "exclusifs avec leurs pairs" qui se tournent vers leurs pairs et très peu vers les enseignants. (2% de l'échantillon étudié)Les "isolés" qui échangent peu avec les enseignants et leurs pairs. (21% de l'échantillon étudié). Clément propose également une classification des différentes variables qu'il a étudiées sur le niveau de persévérance

Garbage designer, robot counsellor among the predicted jobs of 2030 About 15 years from now, farmers will have made their way from the countryside to the city, counsellors will help ensure the right robot goes to the right family and garbage designers will lead the upcycling movement. Those are some predictions made by the Canadian Scholarship Trust Plan’s Inspired Minds initiative, which aims to give Canadians a sneak peek of the job market in 2030. Some of the more curious careers include: Nostalgist: A mix between a therapist, an interior designer and a historical researcher, a nostalgist will help the wealthy elderly of 2030 create a living space inspired by their favourite decade. Rewilder: The old name for this job was "farmer." Farming will continue to take place, but in greenhouses located on skyscrapers, which will be known as vertical farms. Tele-surgeon: They're not fixing your telephone -- as telephones could very well be a thing of the past in 2030 -- they're fixing your insides.

Six Soft Skills Everyone Needs | By Larry Buhl, for Yahoo! HotJobs In a 2008 survey of more than 2,000 businesses in the state of Washington, employers said entry-level workers in a variety of professions were lacking in several areas, including problem solving, conflict resolution and critical observation. You'll likely see these "soft skills" popping up in job descriptions, next to demands for technical qualifications. Employment experts agree that tech skills may get you an interview, but these soft skills will get you the job -- and help you keep it: Communication SkillsThis doesn't mean you have to be a brilliant orator or writer. Teamwork and CollaborationEmployers want employees who play well with others -- who can effectively work as part of a team. AdaptabilityThis is especially important for more-seasoned professionals to demonstrate, to counter the (often erroneous) opinion that older workers are too set in their ways. Problem SolvingBe prepared for the "how did you solve a problem?"

If Schools Don't Change, Robots Will Bring On a 'Permanent Underclass': Report Robots are taking all the jobs. But are we, the average, moderately skilled humans, screwed, or aren't we? Let me just get it out of the way now: We are, unless there are drastic, immediate changes to education and economic systems around the world. The dominant narrative going around today about Pew Research's new report on artificial intelligence and the future of jobs is that experts can't really decide whether automation is going to make working obsolete, that it's really a toss up whether robots will simply create new jobs in other sectors as they destroy ones in other. That's true, in one sense: The 1,896 futurists, CEOs, journalists, and university professors questioned for the report were split in half over robots will "displace significant numbers of both blue- and white-collar workers," with 52 percent of respondents agreeing that "human ingenuity will create new jobs, industries, and ways to make a living, just as it has been doing since the dawn of the Industrial Revolution."

27 Ways To Increase Student Engagement In Learning Student engagement in learning is kind of important. No matter the best practices of your curriculum mapping, instructional strategies, use of data for learning, formative assessment, or expert use of project-based learning, mobile learning, and a flipped classroom, if students aren’t engaged, most is for naught. Historically, student engagement has been thought of in terms of students “paying attention”: raising hands, asking questions, and making eye contact. Of course, we know now that learning can benefit from learner self-direction and self-initiated transfer of thinking as much as it does simple “engagement” and participation. That being said, increasing engagement and sheer participation is not a wrong-headed pursuit in and of itself, and in pursuit of that is the following infographic from Mia MacMeekin: 27 ways to increase student engagement. 27 Ways To Increase Student Engagement In Learning

LEGAL FUTURES Report: artificial intelligence will cause "structural collapse" of law firms by 2030 1 December 2014 AI: computers that ‘think’ spell doom for many lawyers Robots and artificial intelligence (AI) will dominate legal practice within 15 years, perhaps leading to the “structural collapse” of law firms, a report predicting the shape of the legal market has envisaged. Civilisation 2030: The near future for law firms, by Jomati Consultants, foresees a world in which population growth is actually slowing, with “peak humanity” occurring as early as 2055, and ageing populations bringing a growth in demand for legal work on issues affecting older people. This could mean more advice needed by healthcare and specialist construction companies on the building and financing of hospitals, and on pension investment businesses, as well as financial and regulatory work around the demographic changes to come; more age-related litigation, IP battles between pharmaceutical companies, and around so-called “geriatric-tech” related IP. The human part of lawyering would shrink. By Dan Bindman

Low wages not education to blame for STEM skills gap -- ScienceDaily Low wages rather than inadequate training are to blame for the STEM skills gap, according to research from the University of Warwick. A new briefing paper suggests that the lack of workers with skills in science, maths, engineering and technology (STEM) and 'soft' communications skills is not due to problems with the education system, but to employers being unwilling to offer higher wages to suitably skilled workers. The research was conducted by Dr Thijs van Rens associate professor in the Department of Economics. He said: "It is often taken for granted that the skills gap and skills mismatch is a supply problem and appropriate training is not available to workers. However US data shows that market wages do not reflect the relative demand for different types of skills. "Businesses complain about the lack of workers with STEM skills but are unwilling to raise wages for these workers -- or reduce wages for workers with skills that are less in demand."

How to Make Sticky eLearning Content After all the many hours of eLearning content development and design we have done as eLearning professionals, the most important objective is to ensure our learners retain and apply what they’ve learned to memory. In this post, I want to go over the Forgetting Curve, how it applies to your eLearning courses, and give some ideas to create sticky eLearning content. What is the Forgetting Curve? The Forgetting Curve was created by a German scientist named Hermann Ebbinghaus in 1880. The Science of the Forgetting Curve In an article in Learning Solutions Magazine, Art Kohn addresses this research from the angle of brain science. This research reminds me of a book I recommend reading called Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die, by Chip and Dan Heath. What Does This Mean for Corporate eLearning Content? Mr. Note: You may want to limit booster events to 2-4 instances after content delivery. Ideas to Increase Sticky eLearning Content 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. References: Extra Reading: