ERIC Number: ED088797
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Dec
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Program Proposal for Improving the Quality of Educational Experiences.
This document considers the image of schools as "a world apart" and the subsequent question, "What if we teach these young people the wrong thing?" The author discusses many of the questions and problems that exist in this separate world of schools: problems of administration, the innovative process itself, the open education controversy, what students study, and the isolation of education from the everyday world. Nine target areas for educational improvement are listed, with some suggested programs for each area: a) "Identifying Where We Are Now and What We Can Build on: 'The National Inventory of Quality Resources'"; b) "Clarification of Basic Conceptualization Problems"; c) "Building a Stronger Base Theory"; d) "Building on and Strengthening the Craft"; e) "Integrity of the Content and of the Total Experience"; f) "Remedying the 'Isolation from Consumers'"; g) "Coping with the 'Diversity Gap'"--diversity of goals and schools and diversity among types of people; h) "Questions of Organizational Structure"; and i) "The Process of Innovation." (JA)
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Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.