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Anderson, Lee F. – Theory into Practice, 1982
Long-term globalization of the world's social structure, the decline of Western dominance of that structure, and the loss of American hegemony within the world necessitate globalization of American education. Americans will need foreign languages, cross-cultural awareness, and an understanding of world history, sociology, and geography. (PP)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Trends
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Hanvey, Robert G. – Theory into Practice, 1982
Five dimensions of a global perspective are identified: (1) perspective consciousness; (2) "state of the planet" awareness; (3) cross-cultural awareness; (4) knowledge of global dynamics; and (5) awareness of choices. The development of a global perspective will illuminate linkages among events. (PP)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Interrelationships, Decision Making, Educational Needs
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Doll, William E., Jr. – Theory into Practice, 1983
Progressive education influenced, but did not alter, the fundamental behaviorist-associationist model dominating education in the twentieth century. Post-industrial society will need the intellectual and creative abilities that the progressives fostered. Jean Piaget's work offers a model for growth and development that is an alternative to…
Descriptors: Conventional Instruction, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Philosophy
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Koehler, Virginia – Theory into Practice, 1979
A National Institute of Education research model suggests that both teacher preparation and research on teaching move closer to the classroom setting. (Author/LH)
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Educational Needs, Educational Research, Futures (of Society)