ERIC Number: ED242400
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Mullen, Franklin; Chaffee, John
Organized in three parts, the nine brief chapters of this report aim to raise the information levels of policy makers and the public concerning several educational issues. After the first chapter's brief introductory indication of the purpose of the publication, chapter 2 provides an overview of changes that have marked the American scene since the mid-1960s, as well as changes to come by the end of the century. Chapters 3 and 4 review, respectively, research bearing on effective educational practices and schools, and findings of recent studies of the human brain. Chapter 5 discusses student learning styles and innovative approaches to learning, while chapter 6 explores problems and prospects of computer uses in education. Chapter 7 focuses on issues concerning adult education and specifies eight goals for adult learning in the year 2000. Chapter 8 explores sociocultural forces reshaping values held by the American people and investigates issues of values education and moral development. Chapter 9 concludes by urging readers to become involved in setting a new fashion for others to follow in creating a more sensible life, thereby enriching the cultural heritage. (RH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Cognitive Style, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Neurological Organization, Physical Development, Postsecondary Education, School Effectiveness, Social Change, Values Education
Education 2000, P.O. Box 2451, Denver, CO 80201 ($6.95; quantity discount available).
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Urban ED 2000, Denver, CO.