#1. Novel & Adaptive Thinking
Proficiency at thinking and coming up with solutions and responses beyond that which is rote or rule-based.
#2. New Media Literacy
Ability to critically assess and develop content in new media forms, and to leverage new media for persuasive communication.
#3. Cross-Cultural Competency
Ability to operate in different cultural settings.
#4. Design Mindset
Ability to represent and develop tasks and work processes for desired outcomes.
#5. Cognitive Load Management
Ability to discriminate and filter information for importance, and to understand cognitive functions.
#6. Virtual Collaboration
Ability to work productively, drive engagement and demonstrate presence as part of a virtual team.
Literacy in and ability to understand concepts across multiple disciplines.
#8. Sense Making
Ability to figure out the deeper significance or meaning of what is being said.
#9. Computational Thinking
Ability to translate vast amounts of data into abstract concepts and understand data-based reasoning.
#10. Social Intelligence
Ability to connect with others in a deep and direct way, to sense and stimulate reactions and desired outcomes.
Source: Pheonix University, Future Work Skills 2020, Top10onlinecolleges.org
This article is from the February/March 2019 issue of Douglas.