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ISSN: 1690-4524 (Online)


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Transdisciplinary Communication as a Meta-Framework of Digital Education
Rusudan Makhachashvili, Ivan Semenist
(pages: 1-6)

Multidisciplinary Learning Using Online Networking in Biomedical Engineering
Shigehiro Hashimoto
(pages: 7-12)

Augmented Intelligence for Advancing Healthcare
Mohammad Ilyas
(pages: 13-19)

A Transdisciplinary Approach to Refereeal
Russell Jay Hendel
(pages: 20-25)

The Impact of Convictions on Interlocking Systems
Teresa Henkle Langness
(pages: 26-33)

Collaborative Convergence: Finding the Language for Trans-Disciplinary Communication to Occur
Cristo Leon, James Lipuma
(pages: 34-37)

Bridging the Gap Between the World of Education and the World of Business via Standards to Develop Competences of the Future at Universities
Paweł Poszytek
(pages: 38-42)

Multidisciplinary Learning for Multifaceted Thinking in Globalized Society
Shigehiro Hashimoto
(pages: 43-48)

From Spirituality to Technontology in Education
Florent Pasquier
(pages: 49-52)

Differentiated Learning and Digital Game Based Learning: The KIDEDU Project
Eleni Tsami
(pages: 53-57)

Emerging Role of Artificial Intelligence
Mohammad Ilyas
(pages: 58-65)

Practicing Transdisciplinarity and Trans-Domain Approaches in Education: Theory of and Communication in Values and Knowledge Education (VaKE)
Jean-Luc Patry
(pages: 66-71)

Reflexive Practice for Inter and Trans Disciplinary Research in the Third Millennium
Maria Grazia Albanesi
(pages: 72-76)


 

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Toward an Integrative Professional and Personal Competency-Based Learning Model for Inclusive Workforce Development

Amy J. Arnold, Jared Keyel, Alkan Soysal, Michael Kretser, Shahabedin Sagheb, Thanassis Rikakis


Recent workforce disruptions highlight the need for just-in-time competency acquisition. Developing cyber-human tools that incorporate both human guidance and artificial intelligence may shorten learning and provide better career-upskilling pathways. Deconstructing degree programs to provide adaptive pathways of multi-modal micro-experiences offers greater flexibility. To implement such learning programming, the Calhoun Discovery Program (CDP) at Virginia Tech and its industry and non-profit partners are developing an adaptive education model based on Integrative Professional and Personal Competencies (IPPCs) for Industry 4.0. We argue that implementing whole-person-development-focused curricula that uses heterogeneous analytics and adaptive pathways can increase learners’ mobility within current and future economies. With our partners, we have developed real-world applied problem solving experiences to prepare transdisciplinary learners to work collaboratively on Industry 4.0 applications promoting sustainable and equitable development. This paper defines IPPCs and elaborates how they are integrated in the CDP through Problem-based Learning Experiences (PBLE), research and just-in-time modules. We note program outcomes over the first two years or operations and the generalizable takeaways of IPPC-based learning. Next, we describe computer-assisted tools we will develop to help us standardize and scale this learning model and summarize what the learning cycle looks like in our model. We conclude by sketching prospects for scaling this approach to K-12, industry and other settings.

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