Mapping the Past and Present for the Future

Modern learning is continuous, on the spot, craved, a part of everyday conversation, two-way, crowdsourced, contextual, and vital. When we ask people today about their relationship with learning—young, old, in the workforce, in school, at home—we find that learning is no longer a luxury to be indulged in at particular stages of life or career. Whether or not their employer or circumstance supports it, people crave remaining relevant, solving in-the-moment problems, and having the opportunity to learn whenever and wherever they need it. Now, with the advent of digital technology, this need, this zeal for lifelong learning, is as close as one’s fingertips. People often talk about the recent podcast ...

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