Future Shock - Chapter 18 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 18 Summary and Analysis

Education is also a crucial factor for the future. Education is supposed to prepare children for the future. A super industrial education system will be required for a super industrial society. Giving children the skills of the past will not be sufficient in preparing them for the future. The purpose of the education system has always been to produce the kind of person that society needed. Industrialism emphasized a need to understand the present and the focus of education shifted to reflect this need.

The goal of education is to create an individual with the ability to adapt to continual change and the ability to understand the pattern of future change. Understanding the past and present will not be that important as learning to predict the direction of change. In order to create this kind of education system, people must have...

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