ERIC Number: ED452844
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Dec
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Extracurriculars as the Curriculum: A Vision of Education for the 21st Century.
Schank, Roger C.; Jona, Kemi
This paper focuses on where changes in education related to technology will take America, as a nation, how the roles of schools and teachers will change in the 21st century, and what the government should do to foster this change. The online delivery of courses over the World Wide Web is identified as the primary driver of change in the 21st century education system. Key areas in which technology will drive educational change are discussed, including new roles for teachers, changes in primary education, new roles for schools, centralization of curriculum ,and instructional development and academic tutoring. How change will happen is described, and the following things that the government can do to facilitate needed changes in the education system are described: take a more active role; support development of courses; invest in supporting technologies; and experiment with new approaches to schooling. (MES)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Government Role, Instructional Development, School Role, Teacher Role, Web Based Instruction, World Wide Web
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Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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