education's digital future

learning and the life course

The life course is changing. The extension of adolescence, lengthening lifespans, and the ever growing demands of paid work and parenting are obliging Americans to rethink every phase of adulthood. At the same time digital media are making it possible to radically reorganize how learning fits into the rhythms of adult lives. This forum assembled innovative thinkers in a wide range of fields to help us imagine bold recombinations of learning and the life course.