Defining Change And A Digital Workplace Essay

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DIMENSION SEVEN: THE RELATION OF THE OLD TO THE NEW

Defining change and a digital workplace

Change is inevitable. Change is significantly apparent in ‘New learning’ or ‘21st learning’ as there is a substantial amount of research contributing to the idea of transforming learning environments, in turn, changing ‘classroom’ or ‘learning space’ dynamics. Change can be relative. Cuban (1993) explains that for some teachers substituting textbooks, deciding to implement technology such as computers or introducing small group activities into a class once a week is a sharp withdrawal from constant routine and thus considered a substantial change from their perspective. The idea of change into the 21st century will be discussed in conjuction with the significance of the implementation of various technology. The force of change chosen for this particular assessment is: The Digital Workplace (Meister & Willyerd, 2010). Through personal experience and careful research, I have coupled important aspects to define a digital workplace in the 21st century. A range of different settings (workplace and educational institutions) of a digital workplace means that the definition could slightly vary. Living during the 21st century means the workplace now isn’t as typical as a room filled with stationary and occupied by employees with strict office hours. There is now a distinct blur between a physical office and the type of work that is undertaken by employees who are showing an interest in…

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