Future Proofing Education Leonie Rowan, Chris Bigum ... of small instances of transformation, this book seeks to explore the role that teachers and schools have/can/should seek to prepare diverse learners for these diverse futures.
Author: Leonie Rowan
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
In this book we outline an optimistic, aspirational and unashamedly ambitious agenda for schooling. We make cautious use of the concept of ‘future proofing’ to signal the commitment of the various authors to re-thinking the purposes, content and processes of schooling with a view to ensuring that all children, from all backgrounds are prepared by their education to make a positive contribution to the futures that are ahead of them. The book focuses on issues relating to technology and social justice to re-examine the traditional relationship between schools and technology, between schools and diverse learners, and between schools, children and knowledge. Drawing from examples from around the world, the book explores practical ways that diverse schools have worked to celebrate diverse understandings of what it means to be a learner, a citizen, a worker in these changed and changing times and the ways different technologies can support this agenda.
Author: José Abdelnour-NoceraPublish On: 2016-11-26
Engaging in a trading zone suggests that diverse groups can interact across boundaries by agreeing on the general procedures ... society and a sustainable future” .1 Its origins can be traced back to a recommendation from a panel on ...
Author: José Abdelnour-Nocera
This volume constitutes the refereed post-conference proceedings of the 10th IFIP WG 13.8 International Conference on Culture, Technology, and Communication, CaTaC 2016, held in London, UK, in June 2016. The 9 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 22 submissions. The papers explore the intersections between culture, technology, and communication, applying different theoretical and methodological perspectives, genres, and styles. They deal with cultural attitudes towards technology and communication, interaction design, and international development.
approach to futures can be found among Malthusians who critique the status quo and show the impending disasters that may occur if ... which involve interpretive/hermeneutic methods for obtaining practical insights into diverse futures.
Author: Jennifer M. Gidley
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Category: Social Science
From the beginning of time, humans have been driven by both a fear of the unknown and a curiosity to know. We have always yearned to know what lies ahead, whether threat or safety, scarcity or abundance. Throughout human history, our forebears tried to create certainty in the unknown, by seeking to influence outcomes with sacrifices to gods, preparing for the unexpected with advice from oracles, and by reading the stars through astrology. As scientific methods improve and computer technology develops we become ever more confident of our capacity to predict and quantify the future by accumulating and interpreting patterns form the past, yet the truth is there is still no certainty to be had. In this Very Short Introduction Jennifer Gidley considers some of our most burning questions: What is "the future "?; Is the future a time yet to come?; Or is it a utopian place?; Does the future have a history?; Is there only one future or are there many possible futures? She asks if the future can ever be truly predicted or if we create our own futures - both hoped for and feared - by our thoughts, feelings, and actions, and concludes by analysing how we can learn to study the future. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
Author: Carmen Leicht-ScholtenPublish On: 2011-02-25
Gender and Diversity Perspectives in Science, Technology and Business Carmen Leicht-Scholten, Elke Breuer, Nathalie Tulodetzki, Andrea Wolffram. diversity, which has been facilitated by the introduction of the diversity concept.
Author: Carmen Leicht-Scholten
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Category: Social Science
Organisations and institutions of higher education are more and more challenged by current economic, social and political conditions to react competitively and innovatively on new requirements, such as demographic change, globalisation or skilled labour shortage. In addition, universities and companies alike, have to compete for the most qualified staff. In order to produce more innovative solutions and to perform better, it is essential to integrate gender and diversity perspectives as important elements of organisational and human resources development. This anthology presents different theoretical and practical approaches, best practice examples and important aspects of gender and diversity management in organisations.
Ultimately, diverse suppliers must become more technologically innovative in order to take advantage of strategic and operational opportunities in a very dynamic marketplace. CONCLUDING THOUGHTS In part, the future of supplier diversity ...
Author: Lewis, Joél
Publisher: IGI Global
Category: Technology & Engineering
Although diversity and leadership are not new concepts, the changing of populations, advances in technology, and development of theoretical perspectives have led to the emergence of diversity leadership as an important field of study. As technology continues to bring people together, it aids in the organizational approach of embracing uniqueness and finding innovative ways to reach higher levels of performance. Technology as a Tool for Diversity Leadership: Implementation and Future Implications focuses on the technological connections between diversity leadership and the focus on inclusivity, evolvement, and communication to meet the needs of multicultural environments. This book highlights societal implications in real-world problems and performance improvement in organizations.
President Barack Obama, underscoring the essence of diversity, equity, and inclusion, averred that: Research has shown that diverse groups are more effective at problem-solving than homogenous groups, and policies that promote diversity ...
Author: Raimi, Lukman
Publisher: IGI Global
Category: Business & Economics
Currently, there are several divergent and convergent understandings of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as the term continues to evolve and expand. A number of scholars, practitioners, and international bodies have attempted to define the concept, theoretical underpinnings, dimensions, and sources of DEI as well as its advantages and disadvantages in organizations and workplaces. However, further study is necessary to accurately define the concept of DEI in order to appropriately develop and implement inclusive policies in today’s business world. Mainstreaming Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion as Future Workplace Ethics enhances the historical origin of DEI, considers existing definitions and theories of DEI from a multidisciplinary lens, and provides insightful and valuable materials that are focused on DEI to aid the application of these concepts in theory and practice. Covering topics such as economic growth and policy development, this reference work is ideal for policymakers, ethicists, human resource specialists, business owners, executives, managers, industry professionals, academicians, researchers, instructors, and students.
As Gurin's report indicates, diversity makes a difference as 92 percent of white students lived in predominantly white ... 21 Democratic outcomes allow students to gain a larger sense of the role they will play as a future citizen and ...
Author: D. Little
In The Future of Diversity , distinguished academic leaders, heads of universities and foundations as well as faculty with valuable research and personal experience, discuss the next stage in the pursuit of democratic diversity and excellence on our campuses across the country.
Instead, what is opened up is discursive space for the gender diverse futures that might be envisaged by TGD youth. For this purpose, Ehrensaft's taxonomy of gender diversity possibilities is set out (Ehrensaft, 2011a, 2011b), ...
Author: Kieran C. O'Doherty
In the present epoch of global change, movement, interconnection and the intensification of social issues within and across many societies, applied social psychology is more relevant than ever. The SAGE Handbook of Applied Social Psychology offers an overview of the field and the disparate and evolving approaches. Through an international team of contributors, the handbook brings prominent research literature together and organises it around ten key areas: Part 01: Culture, race, indigeneity Part 02: Gender & Sexuality Part 03: Politics Part 04: Health and mental health Part 05: Work Part 06: Ageing Part 07: Communication Part 08: Education Part 09: Environment Part 10: Criminal Justice, Law, & Crime This handbook is a uniting and invigorating resource for the field of Applied Social Psychology.
The future will bring slower growth in the U.S. population , aging of the population , increased number of racial and ... slower rate than in the past , and will become increasingly older , racially and ethnically diverse , and urban .
Back to the Future, though, does encode an appropriately absurd clue to its structure right at the outset of the time journey: ... He creates, in this way, diverse futures, diverse times which themselves also proliferate and fork.3 What ...
Author: Karen Newman
Category: Literary Criticism
Time and the literary: the immediacy of information technology has supposedly annihilated both. Email, cell phones, satellite broadcasting seem to have ended the long-standing tradition of encoding our experience of time through writing. Paul de Man's seminal essay "Literary History and Literary Modernity" and newly commissioned essays on everything from the human genome to grammatical tenses argue, however that the literary constantly reconstructs our understanding of time. From eleventh-century France or a science-fiction future, Time and the Literary shows how these two concepts have been and will continue to influence each other.