ERIC Number: ED048484
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Education in a Technological Society.
DeVore, Paul W., Ed.; Smith, Wil J., Ed.
Technological change places increased responsibility on the educational system of a democratic society to prepare citizens for intelligent participation in government. This conference was held to analyze the nature of the technological society and the role of education in preparing the individual for membership in that society. The papers presented include: (1) "Technology and Social Purpose" by Juergen Schmandt, (2) "The Future of Man in a Technological Society" by James H. Straubel, (3) "Technology and Change: Educational Imperatives--Technology is Our Own Thing" by Daniel V. DeSimone, (4) "Technology, Education and Society" by Walter Lowen, and (5) "Education, Technology and Human Values" by Edward Layton. (BH)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Citizen Participation, Citizen Role, Conference Reports, Educational Needs, Educational Responsibility, Human Resources, School Role, Technological Advancement
Office of Research and Development, Appalachian Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506 (single copies available)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: West Virginia Univ., Morgantown.
Note: Papers presented at the Conference on Education in a Technological Society (West Virginia Univ., May 4-6, 1969)