By Joyce Armstrong Carroll Ed.D H.L.D., Edward E. Wilson
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Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1990. Parish, Peggy. Amelia Bedelia. New York: Harper & Row, 1963. Rosaldo, Renato. Culture and Truth: The Remaking of Social Analysis. Boston: Beacon Press, 1989. Steig, William. Sylvester and the Magic Pebble. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1969. Page 1 Chapter 1 The World of Change: The Product/Process Paradigm Shift To be accepted as a paradigm, a theory must seem better than its competitors, but it need not, and in fact never does, explain all the facts with which it can be confronted.
All the technological knowledge we work with today will represent only 1 percent of the knowledge that will be available in 2050. 25 million farmers in the United States in 2000900,000 fewer than today. Half-life of an engineer's knowledge today is five years; in ten years 90 percent of what he [or she] knows will be on the computer. Because of fundamental changes in the economy, there will be fewer well-paying jobs not requiring advanced training. Close to 6 million jobs will open up in the next decade in the highly skilled occupationsexecutive, professional, and technical.
Whereas a few students were set on advanced tracks to prepare them for the top jobs, most spent their days in school listening to lectures, taking notes, making outlines, and memorizing for tests: learning to understand and follow instructions. Students followed rigid rules and orders, predetermined classifications, and a top-down system of authority. "Discipline and reliability were core virtues" (Reich 11). Teachers eventually felt alienated in this system. Others controlled the curriculum; others handed down rules; others chose class texts; others established the school environment; others even determined teachers' schedules.
Acts of teaching: how to teach writing : a text, a reader, a narrative by Joyce Armstrong Carroll Ed.D H.L.D., Edward E. Wilson