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Agile Mind Education and Value Creation in ‘Wicked’ Learning Environments
May 3, 2022
If much of the work of the last century involved kind domains, the future of work for our students in this century is all wicked. Human intelligence (versus AI) has the advantage in so-called “wicked learning environments,” where feedback is characterized by uncertainty, poor information, and ambiguity. Contrast that with “kind” environments, where feedback is accurate, immediate, predictable, and directly linked to appropriate actions (see Hogarth,...
The New Traditional University Pillar
March 30, 2022
It is again a pleasure and privilege to share my thoughts with you. I hope you have enjoyed reading my blog series The Academy, Leadership, and the Future is Now. As a New Traditional University, WNE prepares learners and earners for the Future of Work, equipping them to create value and thrive in a complex and hyperconnected world. It does this through three pillars: A New Traditional University, An Agile Mind Education, and Personal Exploration and Growth. In this and the next two blogs,...
Powerful Preparation for the Future of Work: Learners and Earners
March 9, 2022
I hope you enjoyed reading my first blog, “A Vision for the New Traditional University,” in my blog series, The Academy, Leadership, and the Future is Now. It is again my pleasure and privilege to share my thoughts with you in this second blog of the series. As a future-focused leader, I am proud to be at the helm of a future-focused institution and I look forward to our learning together to powerfully prepare the next generation for the future of work. The pace of...
A Vision for a New Traditional University
February 22, 2022
This is the first blog in a series that I will write along with my colleagues over the next two months titled, The Academy, Leadership, and the Future is Now. This first blog is “A Vision for the New Traditional University.” It is about the market position and value proposition of Western New England University (WNE) as we prepare our students to be future leaders and we lean into “Powerful Preparation for the Future of Work” and our National...