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Nicely, Robert F., Jr., Ed.; Sigmund, Thomas F., Ed. – 1988
One of the strengths of the Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics (PCTM) is that it gives mathematicians and mathematics educators the opportunity to exchange and contribute to each other's professional growth. The topic for each yearbook is chosen to coincide with the annual PCTM meeting. This 1988 yearbook contains 27 articles which…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Artificial Intelligence, Calculus, College Mathematics
Scott, Peter – International Journal of Institutional Management in Higher Education, 1985
The assumption that higher education has begun a postexpansion decline is challenged, and the accumulation of new demands on higher education is examined from three perspectives: political, socioeconomic, and intellectual/cultural. It is proposed that higher education's role in modern society will intensify and change. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Role, Cultural Influences, Futures (of Society)
McAninch, Harold D. – Community, Technical, and Junior College Journal, 1986
Discusses the kind of leadership needed to serve society and higher education in the 21st Century. Applies current theories regarding business leadership and excellence to community college management. Considers the effects of the leadership principles established by the community services movement on the vision and management of the community…
Descriptors: College Administration, Community Colleges, Community Services, Educational Quality
Virginia Commission on the University of The Twenty-first Century, Richmond. – 1989
This report of Virginia's Commission on the University of the 21st Century first examines the changes occurring within Virginia in its transition from an agricultural/industrial state into one heavily involved in information and technology. Next, the need to increase literacy in mathematics, science, and technology is discussed, as is the need to…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Improvement
Plisko, Valena White – Principal, 1984
Discusses recent and projected trends in (1) enrollments in elementary and secondary schools and among special student populations, (2) the numbers and configurations of elementary and secondary schools, (3) teacher employment and salary levels, (4) state and federal aid, and (5) student performance on national mathematics and science tests. (PGD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment Trends
International Association of Universities, Paris (France). – 1990
This policy outline was issued to guide the work of the International Association of Universities (IAU) as it develops policy for the further development of services, outreach, and partnerships. Services being rendered or developed by IAU's International Universities Bureau are described to provide a departure point for policy considerations.…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Institutional Mission
ERS School Research Forum, 1983
The 10 essays and reports collected here offer various perspectives on elementary and secondary curricula most appropriate to a future of rapid technological change. Articles by the National Science Board, Secretary of the Air Force Verne Orr, the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA), Shirley McCune for the Education Commission of the States…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Curriculum, Educational Technology, Elementary School Curriculum
Levin, Henry M. – 1984
A pressing problem in the United States today is that of employment: how to create enough jobs and, especially, what impact high technology will have on present and future jobs as well as educational need. Some policymakers see high technological industries as the basis for revitalizing the economy. The major challenge to education and training,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Continuing Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs
Petersdorf, Robert G. – Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 1987
An expert in medical education discusses the need for change in aspects of that field, including curriculum content, training sites, faculty roles, and collaborative research and teaching, and notes trends and issues in general health occupations education that may have implications for pharmaceutical education as well. (MSE)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Clinical Experience, Curriculum Development, Educational Trends
Kay, John – 1990
Shortfalls in the number of doctoral-level natural scientists and engineers are expected to grow rapidly by the year 2000. Tables show the number of master's and doctoral degrees awarded in engineering, mathematics, physical sciences, and computer and information sciences in 1980 and 1985 by public universities in the United States, in the…
Descriptors: Demand Occupations, Doctoral Degrees, Employment Projections, Engineering
Anderson, Lorin W. – 1985
This paper argues that schools need to help students acquire knowledge and skills for two purposes: (1) to function effectively in a variety of contexts (including work) as they presently exist, and (2) to adapt to changing situations in the future. Effective functioning in the present requires a common body of knowledge, including mathematics,…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy
Charlesworth, Max – Journal of Tertiary Educational Administration, 1993
Recent changes in the Australian higher education system have created some basic contradictions: (1) "privatization" that does not equate with institutional autonomy; (2) ambiguity over higher education as a public vs. private good; (3) larger enrollments, but increased emphasis on research over teaching; and (4) focus on diversity…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Administration, College Instruction, College Role
Campbell, William H. – Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 1987
The new president of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy outlines the agenda for the organization, focusing on enhancement of pharmaceutical education, committee responsibilities, and strategic planning within the organization. (MSE)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Committees, Educational Planning, Futures (of Society)
Marginson, Simon – Journal of Tertiary Educational Administration, 1993
A discussion of higher education as a market economy focuses on the situation in Australia. First, the nature of markets in higher education is examined. Subsequently, the role of the Federal Labor party's policy since 1983 in creating the current economy is assessed. Possible future policy directions are explored. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Administration, Competition, Educational Economics, Foreign Countries
Broudy, H. S. – 1985
A review of the history of changes in emphasis in the educational system covers the period from the 1930's to the present. After World War II the returning veterans attending college as a result of the GI Bill had a lasting effect on higher education. It forced a rethinking of teacher education, and the emerging schools of education and teachers…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Civil Rights, Colleges, Competency Based Teacher Education
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