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Adaptive Lifelong Learning for an Inclusive knowledge Economy

In January 2019, the Calhoun Center for Higher Education Innovation at Virginia Tech launched a multiyear project designed to explore the connections between adaptation and inclusiveness in learning. Our thesis was that a full-fledged commitment to adaptive learning has the potential to diversify the emerging knowledge economy while also making it more inclusive. Moreover, increased diversification and inclusiveness can enhance socioeconomic sustainability and enable our society to engage all pertinent voices when approaching complex problems.

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    A Closer Look: Lifelong Learning Accounts

    The following is an opinion piece published by Future Talent Council member Daniel Pascoe Aguilar, PhD, MDiv, associate provost for experiential education and career development at Drew University. Pascoe Aguilar is leading LAUNCH, a new approach to undergraduate education designed to integrate students’ academic and career development through a focus on their purpose development, their […]

    The Future of Internships

    Predicting the future can, at times, be a simple extrapolation of current systems, products, and processes. However, the future can quickly change our world in ways we never imagined. It forces us to re-imagine what we knew previously. The impact of the COVID-19 virus is an example. Future scenarios can also be seen by certain individuals with keen imagination and vivid dreams. Their “world of tomorrow” often manifests itself only after many years.