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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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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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Saylor, Galen – Theory Into Practice, 1976
Pride can be taken in the performance of secondary education in America's first 200 years, but new social and political conditions demand drastic reform in structure and program format (consistent with the body of public opinion) to better adapt secondary education to present and foreseeable future social conditions. (MB)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Educational Needs