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ERIC Number: EJ1131834
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0973-0559
Online Education to Improve Workforce Skills: The Experience in the United States
Robertson, Robert W.; De Aquino, Carlos Tasso E.
Journal of Educational Technology, v13 n2 p1-6 Jul-Sep 2016
The forces of globalization and technological advances are driving a need for skilled workers. In many countries, there is a "skill gap" that must be acknowledged. Individuals must increasingly embrace lifelong learning to remain competitive in turbulent times. This paper provides an introduction to the skills gap issue. In addition, the paper assesses the need for skilled workers in the United States. In many instances, this need for skilled workers is being addressed by using online technology and training.
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Language: English
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