Workforce Education


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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. The American Working Class: Economic Decline and Growing Inequality
Chapter 3. Breakdowns in Today's Workforce Education
Chapter 4. Technology Versus Jobs
Chapter 5. The Three Sectors: Manufacturing, Healthcare, and Retail
Chapter 6. The Broken Labor Market Information System
Chapter 7. The University Role in Workforce Education
Chapter 8. The New Educational Technologies
Chapter 9. The Educational Content
Chapter 10. The Apprenticeship Model
Chapter 11. The New Content Delivery Models
Chapter 12. A Roadmap to New Workforce Systems

About the Author

William B. Bonvillian is Lecturer at MIT in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society and Senior Director of Special Projects, at MIT's Office of Digital Learning. He is the coauthor of Structuring an Energy Technology Revolution and Advanced Manufacturing (both published by the MIT Press). Sanjay E. Sarma is Fred Fort Flowers and Daniel Fort Flowers Professor of Mechanical Engineering at MIT, where he is also Vice President for Open Learning. He is the coauthor of The Inversion Factor (MIT Press) and Grasp: The Science Transforming How We Learn.


"Bonvillian and Sarma make a clear and convincing case for the necessity and potential of this new path. Their work will appeal to a broad readership, particularly those interested in policy change for social good."-Library Journal, STARRED Review

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