Future of Virtual Worlds Education & Work StylianosMystakidis University of Patras
Challenges1. High Demand for Higher Education2. Increasing rate of Knowledge Creation3. Building Virtual Trust
Challenges explained1. Tertiary education: 165 Million (2010) 263 in 2025 => 4 new universities / week for 15 y!2. 65% of children entering grade school this year will be working in professions that havent been created yet3. Perform efficiently in geographically distributed teams
Trends1. New Technology2. New Role of Learning3. New Forms of Work
Trends explained1. Smart phones, Tablets, Augmented Reality, Gesture-based Computing (Kinect)2. Learning is Work, Work is Learning Emerging Instructional Strategies: Social Constructivism, Connectivism, MOOC, Gamification3. Enterprise of One, Free Radicals
The New Learning Paradigm• Different Model based on Open Education• Mass Personalization: 1:1 1: ∞ ∞: ∞• Learning to do Apprentice Practitioner Master• Residency & Behavior Transformation• Thinking in 3D & Working Innovation
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