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Lecture Notes in Educational Technology

Applied Degree Education and the Future of Work

Education 4.0

Editors: Hong, Christina, Ma, Will W. K. (Eds.)

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This edited volume sets the stage for discussion on Education 4.0, with a focus on applied degree education and the future of work. Education 4.0 refers to the shifts in the education sector in response to Industry 4.0 where digital transformation is impacting the ways in which the world of work and our everyday lives are becoming increasingly automated. In the applied degree sector, significant change and transformation is occurring as leaders, educators and partners evolve smart campus environments to include blended learning, artificial intelligence, data analytics, BYOD devices, process automation and engage in curriculum renewal for and with industries and professions. This volume aims to profile and enhance the contribution of applied educational practice and research particularly in the applied degree sector and includes contributions that show case real world outcomes with students and industry as partners.

This edited volume includes a wide range of topics, such as rethinking the role of education and educators; curriculum and the future of work; industrial partnership, collaboration and work integrated learning; vocational and professional practices; students, industry and professions as partners; employability skills and qualities for the 21st century world of work; innovative pedagogy and instructional design; adaptive learning technologies; and data analytics, assessment and feedback. The contributors come from different parts of the world in higher education, including, Canada, China, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Macau, Singapore and the United Kingdom.


About the authors

Professor Christina Hong, PhD, is President of the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong. She has a strong background in educational management and leadership with an emphasis on organizational change management, curriculum transformation, technology enhanced learning, and teacher praxis across the school, VET and higher education sectors. Christina’s prior positions include senior executive roles in the Technical and Further Education and university sectors in Australia as well as national educational reform and leadership roles in New Zealand. She is particularly interested in how tertiary institutions can foster C21st employability skills, the dynamic of innovation ecosystems, and collaboration through internationalization and applied research activities.
Dr Will W. K. Ma is the Head of Learning Commons, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong. His responsibilities include providing physical space, information technology facilities, printed and online learning resources for staff and students to support research, teaching and learning. He is also the champion to staff development, especially in technology enhanced learning and teaching.  Dr. Ma’s research focuses on the use of information systems for communication, knowledge sharing and knowledge creation. He has published in various journals, including Computers in Human Behavior, Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, International Journal of Communications, Law, and Policy, and Information & Management. He has served as Co-editor of the Journal of Communication and Education; and as Editor of Cogent Social Sciences.

Table of contents (27 chapters)

Table of contents (27 chapters)
  • Introduction: Education 4.0: Applied Degree Education and the Future of Work

    Pages 1-13

    Hong, Christina (et al.)

  • Multidisciplinary Learning Environments Generating Innovation Competences—Some Examples from Turku University of Applied Sciences in Finland

    Pages 17-28

    Konst, Taru (et al.)

  • Aiming to Support Students’ Expertise in Higher Education: A Case Study on Evaluation of Learning Environments with the Model of Domain Learning

    Pages 29-40

    Kairisto-Mertanen, Liisa (et al.)

  • Application of Five Models of Academic Developer Practice to Develop Educators for Applied Learning

    Pages 41-48

    Lim, Sok Mui (et al.)

  • Where Do Students Go? A Review of Educational Pathways for Students and Graduates in a Four-Year Degree Program in an Ontario College

    Pages 49-59

    Gorica, Yalin (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Applied Degree Education and the Future of Work
Book Subtitle
Education 4.0
Editors
  • Christina Hong
  • Will W. K. Ma
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Educational Technology
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-3142-2
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-3142-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-15-3141-5
Series ISSN
2196-4963
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 363
Number of Illustrations
32 b/w illustrations, 39 illustrations in colour
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