ERIC Number: ED135046
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
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Schoolworlds '76: New Directions for Educational Policy.
Bigelow, Donald N., Ed.
This book consists mainly of selected papers presented at the Southampton Summer Sequences, a series of four three-day meetings held in June and July 1975 to discuss the development of educational policies for all societal agencies engaged in the teaching and learning process. In addition to papers actually presented at the meetings, the book also includes excerpts from transcripts of the plenary sessions, as well as papers on the purpose and significance of the Southampton Summer Sequences. Titles of the individual papers include "The School as Surrogate,""The Social Function of Education,""Toward a Critical Reading of Reality,""The Universal Curriculum,""Toward a System of Complementary Schools,""Continuing Education: A Life-Long Resource and Unifying Force,""The Real Change Taking Place in American Schools,""EDUTOPIA or 266 Suggestions for Change,""Thoughts on American Culture--and Civilization,""An Overview of Southampton,""Participation at Southampton (Excerpts and Commentary),""Evasion at the Border: Notes on the Summer Sequences,""Scheme for a Further Step," and "Background: A Report on TTT Projects." (JG)
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Government Role, School Role, Social Change
McCutchan Publishing Corporation, 2526 Grove Street, Berkeley, California 94704 ($12.00)
Publication Type: Books
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A