On the Horizon: Volume 21 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Knowmad society: borderless work and education

Guest Editors: John Moravec

The academy: hiding behind pay walls?

Tom Abeles

The article's aim is to explore the issues of capturing knowledge behind a pay wall of an institution of higher learning.


Knowmad society: the “new” work and education

John W. Moravec

This essay aims to introduce the “knowmads” concept in the context of converging futures of work, learning, and how people relate to one another in a world driven by exponential


New work, old power: inequities within the labor of internationalization

Kumari Beck, Roumiana Ilieva, Ashley Pullman, Zhihua (Olivia) Zhang

The aim in this paper is to extend Dorothy Smith's conceptual understanding of work to consider the emerging labor of “knowmads” within internationalization of higher education


Mechanisms to identify and study the demand for innovation skills in world‐renowned organizations

Cristobal Cobo

This paper aims to explore the interrelationship between the fields of education and workforce in the context of post‐industrial societies. It seeks to analyze key challenges


Borderlands: developing character strengths for a knowmadic world

Brad Hokanson, Roger Wm. Karlson

The paper's aim is to highlight the value of non‐cognitive strengths such as creativity and grit. In a knowledge age, those aspects will be the distinguishing characteristics in a


Limitless: becoming remarkable in the borderless economy

George H. Kubik

The purpose of this paper is to examine how the emerging new economy is impacting the future of human capital development and the future of work.


Heavy switchers in translearning: from formal teaching to ubiquitous learning

Ismael Peña‐López

The aim is to explore the role of personal learning environments in an already ICT‐dense context and in combination with some educational approaches in the field of technology

Building better learning and learning better building, with learners rather than for learners

Farid Mokhtar Noriega, Stephen Heppell, Nieves Segovia Bonet, Julliette Heppell

The purpose of this paper is to describe the relevant role of users/learners as designers/creators of meaningful and effective learning places and spaces in both digital and


Ready for the future: the four principles of nomadic learning in organizations

An Kramer

This essay aims to develop a new concept of learning for organizations. Change concepts are used to explore and find principles of learning that make employees and their

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