Ideally, the internet is the perfect stage for both personal and business learning.
This goes far beyond occasionally referencing Wikipedia: Adults in the workforce can use online courses, tutorials, walk-throughs and other tools to build skills that will become increasingly crucial as the IoT shifts the nature of work.
The results showed that users who are reluctant to use technology for learning are the same people who need help in using new devices, or telling the difference between false and accurate information online.
The takeaway here?
The people who most effectively use technology to learn are curious, savvy thinkers who enjoy coming to terms with new technology and thinking critically at the same time.
Only 17% of PEW’s subjects made the grade as being truly digitally ready.
Are you prepared to shore up the skills gap with your digital learning abilities? See the full results of the study to find out how you measure up.