Plan to succeed
2. Student Research Activity Template (Google Doc)
3. "Define Future Words to Know" Activity Sheet (Google Doc)
4. Broadskilling Word Search (PDF)
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Broadskilling research guide to build your personalized plan to be employment-ready for future work.
Broadskilling Founder, Richard Busby, on "Navigating Now" webcast (September 17, 2020), sponsored by Thoughtium.
Broadskilling and the author's other presentations and articles are now available in one place!
Full Stack Learning Design. Like software developers, the demand today is for Learning designers with front and back end development capabilities. The Instructional Design & Developer role has matured in both scope and strategic focus. The author shares a four dimension framework for Full Stack learning solution development.
Is this for you? This article is for you IF: Your organization has little experience using web-conferencing services or online tools, but needs to rapidly convert a face-to-face meeting or instructional program into a virtual “web-based” event. This article is likely not for you IF: Your organization has trained online learning specialists, design expertise, technology, a mature, established set of virtual communication processes.
Technical skills are scarce. As a result, opportunities abound for people with skills that are relevant to the technical economy. Learning to code is an absolutely relevant entry skill, however, there is much more to consider when planning to develop skill sets with strong demand. The Broadskilling Project suggests the following framework defining 6 specific types of technology-relevant skill sets to enhance employability.
Selecting a learning solution? Consider complexity and the pace of content change. Apply this 4 quadrant model to justify your innovative teaching or training solution to your leadership.
Now available for download: One hour presentation of "Broadskilling: Preparing Students for Future Work." This is an overview of the framework, with discussions about the emerging technical economy, with a student Broadskilling research activity provided to CTE educators attending the presentation.
Article by Richard Busby describing 4 leadership lessons learned from the author's experience managing corporate and academic projects large and small. Click "Learn More" to read it!
The purpose and intended uses of the Broadskilling project materials and resources. Start reading this if you are a parent, a student, or an educator interested in future-ready skill sets.
Short excerpt featuring Mr. Busby describing the role of inquiry based learning at imsa.edu, to enable students to develop their capability to solve problems.
Busby, R. and Goldsmith, J. "Managing Scarce Resources in Training Projects." Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology, 2nd Edition. Allyn & Bacon, a Pearson Education imprint. 2nd and 3rd editions.
Carson's Book: A story of adoption from China. A picture book that provides a simple story of adoption. The story is meant to start the conversation between parent and child.
July 10, 2020, by Richard Busby, M.S., founder of Broadskilling.com
Broadskilling™ announces a partnership with Cashcrunch Games and Skills4Students to design and produce “Employability Connectors,” a learning game to help students build skills that employers need (Estimated release by October 2020).
“I am pleased to work with Paul Vasey, an amazing game designer, former educator, founder of cashcrunchgames and financial literacy advocate
and Dr. Cary Green, soft skills expert, author, founder of Skill4Students and former university professor, to design a motivating learning game that aligns with dimension 2 of the Broadskilling framework, “Plan to Build Relevant Skills.” I look forward to taking this action to combine the Broadskilling project assets with proven Financial Literacy learning game design, and Soft Skill expertise to enable youth to build skills relevant to future work."