For some students (to the dismay of their parents) lifelong learning is about staying in school because they're afraid of having to find a job. For some adults, however, continuing education is not only a way of life but a way of ensuring employability. In a world in which all job categories are going global, continuing (or continuous) education is a necessity. So, the question for students, teachers, and practitioners of HCI is: What is the state of today's educational offerings for HCI and UX practitioners and would-be practitioners? Does a formal education (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.) guarantee gainful employment?…
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