ERIC Number: EJ623787
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Future Shock: Education in the Information Age. Presidential Address.
Hecht, Jeffrey B.
Mid-Western Educational Researcher, v14 n1 p3-12 Win 2001
Predictions about the future of education are made against a backdrop of the history of the university and the historical effects of technology on higher education and education in general. The role of the university professor will shift from content area expert to that of instructional developer, instructional troubleshooter, and instructional humanist. (Contains 16 references.) (TD)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Continuing Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Information Technology, Internet, Lifelong Learning, Role of Education, Teacher Role, Technological Advancement, Technology Integration, Telecommunications
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A