ERIC Number: ED078419
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Deciding the Future: A Forecast of Responsibilities of Secondary Teachers of English, 1970-2000 AD.
Farrell, Edmund J.
This document is a slightly revised version of author's Ph.D. Dissertation, "A Forecast of Responsibilities of Secondary Teachers of English 1970-2000 A.D., with Implications for Teacher Education" (ED 049 253). A study in two parts, Part I presents the need for future planning in education; discusses briefly methodologies for forecasting the future; explains why the Delphi technique was chosen for forecasting; describes the selection of experts to participate in the study; examines forces within the society that may affect the future functioning of education as an institution. Part II presents the forecasts of panelists in learning theory, educational technology, secondary curriculum, and English; and discusses some general implications of the study for programs of teacher education and some specific implications for the preservice education of secondary teachers of English. (This document previously announced as ED 053 138.) (DB)
Descriptors: Discovery Learning, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, English Education, Individualized Instruction, Preservice Teacher Education, Relevance (Education), Secondary Education, Student Motivation, Teacher Education, Teacher Responsibility
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Road, Urbana, Ill. 61801 (Stock No. 14656, $3.00 non-member, $2.70 member)
Publication Type: N/A
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Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.
Note: NCTE Research Report No. 12