ERIC Number: ED024656
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Reference Count: 0
Education in a Changing Society.
Miller, Richard I.
This is one of three volumes discussing in greater depth recommendations made in SCHOOLS FOR THE SIXTIES, which is the official report of the National Committee of the National Education Association (NEA) Project on Instruction. This volume centers on social forces and trends and their effects on education. Topics considered in the 10 chapters include "The Setting,""Science and Technology,""Economic Growth,""Large Bureaucratic Organizations,""Leisure Time,""The Mass Media, Particularly Television,""Urbanization,""Population Growth,""International Interdependence and Conflict," and "Some Tasks Ahead." The first part of each chapter is a discussion of the social forces themselves, while the second part is a discussion of the educational implications of these social forces. Appended are "A Summary List of Issues and Recommendations,""Notes and Footnotes," lists of "Officials of the National Education Association, the National Committee, and Others Involved in This Volume," and "Reports of the NEA Project on Instruction." (SG)
Descriptors: Bureaucracy, Economic Progress, Educational Improvement, Educational Problems, Educational Quality, Educational Television, Educational Trends, International Relations, Leisure Time, Mass Media, Population Growth, Sciences, Social Adjustment, Social Change, Social Influences, Social Values, Technological Advancement, Technology, Television, Urbanization
Nat. Educ. Assn., 1201 16th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (cloth, $2.75; paper, $1.75).
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Sponsor: National Education Association, Washington, DC. Project on the Instructional Program of the Public Schools.
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC. Project on the Instructional Program of the Public Schools.