While you were away, work as we knew it changed. Many of the jobs that we had no longer exist. Most of the jobs that our grandchildren will have don’t exist yet. Even if we’re retired, we’re still affected by the changes in the workplace. The people who serve us, care for us, entertain and lead us, their work will change, and so will their relationship to us. We'll review the history of work, take a look at today's workday, and discuss some of what's to come.
Here is a link to the presentation materials for this course. Draft versions of the slides will be available prior to class; final versions will be updated the following day.
GROUP LEADER: Karl Hakkarainen is the technology adviser for WISE. He also works as a technical writer for a software development company. Karl has offered numerous WISE courses covering topics such as social networks, the news business, intellectual property law, American history, and educational technology. His grandchildren still ask him for help with their WiFi networks, computers, and smartphones.
Course materials will be available in The Changing World of Work - Class 1.pptx
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