Preparing a Workforce for the New Blue Economy

Preparing a Workforce for the New Blue Economy discusses the Blue Economy, how the industry will develop, and how to train the next generation. The book considers the use of big data, key skillsets, training undergraduate and graduate students, the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) in the US, economic opportunities in African coastal countries, and governmental agencies, non-profits and NGO’s. Finally, a broad range of case studies are provided, covering oil spills, commercial fishing, data protection and harvesting, sustainability and weather forecasting, all presented to highlight the educational requirements of the workforce and potential economic opportunities. Coordinates efforts from different disciplines and sectors, and shares effective teaching practices and approaches Includes comprehensive case studies that highlight the educational requirements of the workforce and potential economic opportunities Presents a framework for unifying several workforce sectors that are dependent upon the ocean

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  • Author : Liesl Hotaling
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 500 pages
  • ISBN : 0128214325
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Preparing a Workforce for the New Blue Economy

Preparing a Workforce for the New Blue Economy
  • Author : Liesl Hotaling,Richard Spinrad
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 June 2021
GET THIS BOOKPreparing a Workforce for the New Blue Economy

Preparing a Workforce for the New Blue Economy discusses the Blue Economy, how the industry will develop, and how to train the next generation. The book considers the use of big data, key skillsets, training undergraduate and graduate students, the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) in the US, economic opportunities in African coastal countries, and governmental agencies, non-profits and NGO’s. Finally, a broad range of case studies are provided, covering oil spills, commercial fishing, data protection and harvesting, sustainability and

Skilling Up Vietnam

Skilling Up Vietnam
  • Author : Christian Bodewig,Reena Badiani-Magnusson,Kevin Macdonald
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release : 02 July 2014
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The demand for workforce skills is changing in Vietnam’s dynamic economy. In addition to job-specific skills, Vietnamese employers value cognitive skills, like problem solving, and behavioral skills, like team work. This book presents an agenda of change for Vietnam’s education system to prepare workers to succeed in Vietnam’s modernizing economy.

The Gig Economy

The Gig Economy
  • Author : Diane Mulcahy
  • Publisher : AMACOM
  • Release : 15 November 2016
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Today, more than a third of Americans are working in the gig economy--mixing together short-term jobs, contract work, and freelance assignments. For those who’ve figured out the formula, life has never been better! You, too, can learn how to embrace the independent and self-sufficient world of freelance!The Gig Economy is your guide to this uncertain but ultimately rewarding world. Packed with research, exercises, and anecdotes, this eye-opening book supplies strategies--ranging from the professional to the personal--to help you

Beyond the Blue Economy

Beyond the Blue Economy
  • Author : Peter Rudge
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 12 April 2021
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This book argues for a broader approach to sustainable growth in Small Island Developing States (SIDS). Small island states such as those in the Caribbean, Indian Ocean and South Pacific face significant and growing threats from climate change, increasing political and social volatility, and rapidly evolving global trends in technology and tourism. Based on ten years of research, this book looks beyond the Blue Economy of tourism and fisheries and provides a model of how creative industries, innovation networks, creative

Workforce Readiness and the Future of Work

Workforce Readiness and the Future of Work
  • Author : Fred Oswald,Tara S. Behrend,Lori Foster
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 07 February 2019
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Workforce readiness is an issue that is of great national and societal importance. For the United States and other countries to thrive in a globally interconnected environment of wide-ranging opportunities and threats, the need to develop and maintain a skilled and adaptable workforce is critical. National investments in job training and schools remain essential in stimulating businesses and employment agencies to collaborate productively with educators who provide both training and vocational guidance. Workforce Readiness and the Future of Work argues

The Ocean Economy in 2030

The Ocean Economy in 2030
  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release : 27 April 2016
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This report explores the growth prospects for the ocean economy, its capacity for future employment creation and innovation, and its role in addressing global challenges. Special attention is devoted to the emerging ocean-based industries.

Educational Technology in the 21st Century

Educational Technology in the 21st Century
  • Author : Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science and Technology,United States,United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 06 May 1996
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This document presents witness testimony and supplemental materials from a Congressional hearing addressing the potential as well as the affordability of educational technology and the classroom of the future, where computers and computer networks will increasingly aid teachers and facilitate learning. Those presenting prepared statements are Congressman George E. Brown, Jr., Congressman William Clay, Congressman Robert S. Walker, Congresswoman Lynn C. Woolsey, Congresswoman Constance A. Morella, and Congressman Randy "Duke" Cunningham. Testimony is included from: (1) Seymour Papert, Massachusetts Institute of

Academic Ethics

Academic Ethics
  • Author : Robin Barrow,Patrick Keeney
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 06 May 2021
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This collection of papers focuses on issues in academic ethics and moves from consideration of the very idea of a university and what that entails, via attempts to locate the major current concerns, to particular issues relating to the University's relations with the corporate world, the professor's role, relations between student and teacher, credentialling, the demands of collegiality and plagiarism.