“A Global Learning Approach to Higher Education”

Co-Authors
Dr. Carlos Aquino Argosy University, Chair, Undergraduate Business and IT Programs ceaquino@argosy.edu
Dr. Robert Robertson The Bahamas Technical & Vocational Institute, President robertsonr@btvi.edu.bs
Dr. Paul Withey University of Phoenix, Faculty, Research Affiliate, Center for Workplace Diversity Research, School of Advanced Studies, pwithey@email.phoenix.edu

Abstract: 

Competition in the 21st century economy requires corporations, organizations, and professionals to face a common challenge: diverse individuals need consistent motivation towards building competences that increase personal marketability using a combination of higher education and professional development. This article represents an evolving report summary and non-traditional learning-centered approach focusing on adult competences necessary for succeeding in the competitive global marketplace of the 21st century. The purpose of this article is to understand the needs of constantly changing employer demands in the work environment. Exploring contemporary approaches related to skill development, adult education, and learning processes, will be the path towards higher levels of professional success. This article will provide readers with an enlightening discussion focusing on the necessary adult skills and competencies professionals need to succeed in the global marketplace.

This publication has been peer reviewed.
Publication Type: 
Journal Article
Year of Publication: 
2017
Journal, Book, Magazine or Other Publication Title: 
Revista Tecnología, Ciencia y Educación Nº 6 Enero-Abril 2017
Volume: 
6
Date Published: 
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Publication Language: 
Spanish
ISSN Number: 
ISSN: 2444-250X / ISSN-e: 2444-2887

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