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Alum Jason Swanson and student Katie King on The Future of Learning for KnowledgeWorks

December 12, 2015

The Future of Learning: Education in the Era of Partners in Code is a ten-year forecast created by alum Jason Swanson, Director of Strategic Foresight for KnowledgeWorks along with contributions of current student Katie King and other members of the KnowledgeWorks team. KnowledgeWorks’ fourth comprehensive forecast on the future of learning explores provocations at the intersection […]

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Adam in Scenario Magazine….again

November 26, 2015

Back in August we published a post on Adam’s contribution for Scenario Magazine on Alternative Currencies and Economic Transactions and yet he’s done it again. This time our current student Adam Cowart made a book review on the recently released Postcapitalism – A Guide to Our Future by Paul Mason. He starts with an intriguing title “Liberate the 1%”, […]

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New UH FAQs YouTube Videos

November 11, 2015

The UH Foresight Program has just released our first YouTube playlist composed of 7 videos (which can also be watched individually, of course) responding to some of the most frequent questions we get from those who are interested in our program. These videos were created to respond to the questions we frequently get from those interested […]

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Fall 2015 New Foresight Students

October 15, 2015

We are happy to announced that on Fall 2015 we achieved record high of students enrolled since we moved to UH Main Campus, with fourteen new students starting the Foresight Program. In this post we would like to give them a warm welcoming to the field and wish them a lot of success on this […]

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Katie King’s Student Needs 2025+ Summary in APF Compass

October 13, 2015

The Association of Professional Futurists published a special edition of the APF Compass to promote its Annual Gathering — The Learning Remix –which is just around the corner. It is an impressive collection of foresight thinking on the future of education. Our student Katie King had an article on Houston Foresight’s Student Needs 2025+ project that […]

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Ideapod and ADC Forum Scholarship

October 8, 2015

Together with ADC Forum, Ideapod is awarding a US$2000 scholarship for the best idea on the future of work. University students worldwide are invited to enter. To apply, just answer the following question on ideapod.com about the future of work, using the #futureofwork: “What will Artificial Intelligence mean for work?” The best response, made using Ideapod’s […]

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APF Gathering 2015: The Learning Remix

September 19, 2015

It’s time to register for the Association of Professional Futurists 2015 Annual Gathering in Atlanta on Oct 15-17 at the Artmore Hotel in Midtown Atlanta. This year’s event features several guest speakers with expertise in of learning, including: DR. RANDY SWEARER Provost, Philadelphia University DR. STEPHEN HARMON Chair of the Learning Technologies Division, College of Education, […]

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Faculty/Alumni Alexandra Whittington quoted in The Week

June 18, 2015

The Week magazine is having a serie of articles called America in 2050 presented by BASF, in which each week on the writers will choose a topic and explore how the US would be doing in 35 years from now around that topic. On May 6th, Matt Hansen published a piece on the future of american tourists, […]

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Alum Jason Swanson: Four Scenarios on the Future of Credentials

June 8, 2015

Alum Jason Swanson, Director of Strategic Foresight at KnowledgeWorks, invites our futurist community to explore four scenarios on the future of credentials: Certifying skills and Knowledge – Four Scenarios on the Future of Credentials. A baseline future, “All Roads Lead to Rome,” imagines a future in which degrees awarded by the K-12 and post-secondary sectors still serve as […]

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Faculty/Alumni Alexandra Whittington’s four scenarios on the Future of Infant Feeding

June 5, 2015

Faculty/alumni Alexandra Whittington writes about Exploring the Future of Infant Feeding: Scenarios About the Future of Parenting, Infant Nutrition and Consumer Habits in The United States of America, which she summarizes as: Four scenarios of infant feeding offer strategic insights about American culture and social patterns by generating implications for the future of the family, nutrition, consumers and […]

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