Our decision to launch this Center came after years of discussion with colleagues about limitations of the performance-centric orientation and the relatively insular perspectives often used by scientists who study work and organizational behavior. Scientific and methodological advances across psychology and other disciplines underscore the importance of understanding work in terms of multilevel dynamic processes. These … Continue reading “Welcome to the new GT Work Science Center!”
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2022 NSF STEM for all Video Showcase now open
A short video of the Georgia Tech AI-Adult Learning and Online Education (ALOE) project, along with other related NSF projects, is available for viewing at https://videohall.com/p/2364
Adult Online Learning: The Experience of Skill Building in the GT OMSCS Program
PIs: Julia Melkers (Arizona State University) and Ruth Kanfer Project: Online skill building graduate programs are rapidly gaining popularity among adults seeking to reskill or upskill their competencies in bright prospect fields, such as computer science. The GT OMSCS program has been a leader and innovator in implementing an exclusively online graduate program in computing from … Continue reading “Adult Online Learning: The Experience of Skill Building in the GT OMSCS Program”
Spring is in the Air: New Research Findings from the WSC
SIOP 2022 Presentations PARK lab graduate students, Sibley Lyndgaard, Corey Tatel, and Jennifer Egan, will be presenting on the research they have conducted in the past year at the 2022 SIOP Annual Conference. See below for the topics they will be presenting on. Catastrophic interference in neural network models is mitigated when the training data … Continue reading “Spring is in the Air: New Research Findings from the WSC”
Georgia Tech Reception at SIOP Conference 2022 Friday, April 29th, 4 p.m.-6 p.m.
Looking for good conversation and appetizers at SIOP? You are invited to the Georgia Tech Reception at the Fountain Bar (in the main SIOP conference hotel) on Friday, April 29th, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. All are welcome!
Harvard Next Level Lab Speaker Series
The Harvard Next Level Lab is based at the Harvard Graduate School of Education within the larger research group known as Project Zero. Their work is focused on synthesizing the findings of cognitive science, neuroscience and learning sciences as an approach to learning and workforce development. Their recently launched speaker series highlights scholars within learning … Continue reading “Harvard Next Level Lab Speaker Series”
Dr. Ruth Kanfer speaks at Harvard Next Level Lab on Adult Learning Related to Work
CEPAR “Mature Workers in Organisations” Small Grant Award
SIOP Series: A Conversation with Keaton Fletcher on Employee health, well-being, wellness, and safety
This conversation will take place 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. EST on Thursday, January 27, 2022. The conversation is available on iHeart Radio, Podcast App, or Apple Music.
The National Academies: Human-AI Teaming Webinar now available
To view the public webinar, please click the link.
Forum: Building an Applied Science to Support Working Learners
A virtual assembly funded by the National Science Foundation took place across four weeks in July 2021. The purpose of the assembly was to build a framework for applied research to promote educational and mobility opportunities for “working learners” – workers without college degrees. The full report can now be viewed here. To view the … Continue reading “Forum: Building an Applied Science to Support Working Learners”