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ERIC Number: ED011829
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-May
Pages: 36
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TOMORROW'S READING INSTRUCTION--PARADOX AND PROMISE.
SMITH, NILA BANTON
THE PARADOXES AND PROMISES OF TOMORROWS READING INSTRUCTION ARE PROJECTED AND ANALYZED. CURRENT AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS IN THE AREAS OF TRANSPORTATION, COMMUNICATION, CHEMISTRY, PSYCHOLOGY, AND MEDICINE ARE DISCUSSED IN LIGHT OF THE IMPACT THESE INNOVATIONS WILL MAKE ON SOCIETY. THE CHANGES IN EDUCATION IN GENERAL AND IN THE TEACHING OF READING IN PARTICULAR WHICH MIGHT RESULT FROM THESE NEW DEVELOPMENTS ARE DISCUSSED AS THEY MIGHT AFFECT SCHOOL ARCHITECTURE, INSTRUCTIONAL ORGANIZATION, NEW METHODS AND MATERIALS, AND TEACHING READING TO DIFFERENT AGE GROUPS. LAST, THE IMPACT OF THE TREND TOWARD NATIONALIZED, FACTUALIZED, COMPUTERIZED INSTRUCTION IS EXPLORED IN A DISCUSSION OF THE PROS AND CONS OF NATIONAL TESTING, THE EFFECTS OF THE TECHNOLOGICAL REVOLUTION ON READING INSTRUCTION, THE INFLUENCE OF BIG BUSINESS ON EDUCATION, AND THE ROLE OF THE READING TEACHER IN A MACHINE-ORIENTED SOCIETY REFERENCES ARE GIVEN. (LS)
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