Impact of Economic Crisis on Education and the Next-Generation Workforce

  • 10h 40m
  • Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos, Robert D. Tennyson
  • IGI Global
  • 2016

With the evolution of information technologies, mobile devices, and social media, educators must learn to build and utilize new forms of content delivery, new teaching methodologies for academics, and special learning environments tailored to the needs of adult students.

Impact of Economic Crisis on Education and the Next-Generation Workforce provides comprehensive coverage on the complexities and challenges of the learning process in the context of higher education and the role information technologies can play in mobile and distance learning. Through this book, professors, students, politicians, policymakers, corporate leaders, senior general managers, managing directors, information technology directors, and managers will understand the evolution and needs of new labor markets, including challenges for education, higher education and reforms, mobile and distance learning in higher education, problems in the current labor market, and the role of faculty with respect to workforce training.

About the Authors

Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos is a Professor in the Department of Business Administration in the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Oviedo, Spain. Her teaching and research interests focus on the areas of strategic management, knowledge management, intellectual capital measuring and reporting, organizational learning, human resources management and IT. She serves as Executive Editor of the International Journal of Learning and Intellectual and the International Journal of Strategic Change Management. She also serves as Associate Editor of Computers in Human Beaviour.

Robert D. Tennyson is currently a Professor of Educational Psychology and Technology in the Learning and Cognition, at the University of Minnesota. In addition to his faculty position, he is also the Program Coordinator for Psychological Foundations of Education.His published works range from basic theoretical articles on human learning, to applied books on instructional design and technology. He is editor of the scientific journal, Computers in Human Behavior, published by Elsevier Science which is now in its 17th year, as well as serving on several editorial boards for professional journals.

His research and publications include topics such as cognitive learning and complex cognitive processes, intelligent systems, complex-dynamic simulations, testing and measurement, instructional design, and advanced learning technologies. At the present time, he is working with a German colleague on basic research in learning complex-advanced knowledge.

In this Book

  • Higher Education-Workforce Relationship and Higher Education Job Satisfaction
  • A New Third Sector Intellectual Capital Model
  • I Have a Story to Tell You: Engaging Learners and Issues in Distance Learning of Yasar University
  • The Roles of Lifelong Learning and Knowledge Management in Global Higher Education
  • Academic Assessment of Critical Thinking in Distance Education Information Technology Programs
  • Economic Crisis and Higher Education in Greece
  • IT in Higher Education-Possibilities and Prospects in an Era of Economic Crisis
  • Giving Painkillers to a Dying Patient: Educational and Training Policies as Treatment for Youth Unemployment during the Greek Economic Crisis
  • Ontology Based Intelligent System for Online Employer Demand Analysis
  • A Comparative Study of Teachers' and Students' Use of Social Media for Interaction with Other People
  • Learning to Work, Working to Learn: New Vocationalism and the Economic Crisis
  • Lifelong Learning in Knowledge Society
  • Cloud Computing in Higher Education
  • Identifying the Determinates of Entrepreneurial Intention
  • Relations of Career Plateau and Supervisory Support on Career Satisfaction
  • From Quality Assurance to Value Management to Improve Training and Increase All Actors' Competencies: Talents and Welfare at Work to Solve Complexity