ERIC Number: ED121689
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Education ... Beyond Tomorrow. Education Futures No. 3.
Hostrop, Richard W., Ed.
This book contains 24 selections dealing with almost every aspect of futurology as it is being discussed and practiced in education today. It is intended to help the reader become more future conscious and future oriented and to plan more and react less. The book can be used as a basic or supplementary textbook in courses on the future and in courses concerned with planning. The book is divided into four main sections: The Future of Elementary and Secondary School Education; The Future of Higher Education; Scenarios: Facts or Fancies about the Future?; and Advocates and Disclaimers of Futurology. Selection titles include the following: Instructional Technology Reshapes the School: Its Impact on Faculty and Administrators; The Elementary School Principalship; The University in the Learning Society; Space-Free/Time-Free Higher Learning: New Programs, New Institutions, and New Questions, Toward an Unknown Station: Planning for the Seventies; Utopian Perspectives on the University; The School System: A Look into the Future; Looking Back from 1999--The Noise and the Quiet of the Sixties; 2002: An Education Odyssey; Is the Past Relevant?; Futurism in Higher Education: Fad or fulfillment?; and Trying to Know Tomorrow Today. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Medical Education, Planning, Prediction, Simulation, Social Change, Trend Analysis
ETC Publications, P. O. Drawer 1627-A, Palm Springs, California 92262 ($10.95 cloth)
Publication Type: Books
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Note: For a related document, see SO 009 077