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Author Hicks, David
Title Lessons for the Future : The Missing Dimension in Education
Imprint Abingdon, Oxon : Taylor & Francis Group, 2002
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Edition 1st ed
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Note Cover -- Lessons for the Future: The Missing Dimension in Education -- Copyright -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Foreword: Preparing for the future -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1 Remembering the future: A personal/professional journey -- Chapter 2 Reclaiming the future: What every educator needs to know -- Chapter 3 A lesson for the future: Young people's concerns for tomorrow -- Chapter 4 A geography for the future: Some classroom activities -- Chapter 5 Towards tomorrow: Strategies for envisioning the future -- Chapter 6 Retrieving the dream: How students envision their preferable futures -- Chapter 7 Stories of hope: A response to the psychology of despair -- Chapter 8 Always coming home: Identifying educators' desirable futures -- Chapter 9 Living lightly on the earth: A residential fieldwork experience -- Chapter 10 Teaching about global issues: The need for holistic learning -- Chapter 11 Questioning the century: Shared stories of past, present and future -- Chapter 12 Epilogue: Some lessons for the future -- Bibliography -- Index
Drawing on the latest research in futures studies, this book provides new insights into ways of helping both students and teachers think more critically and creatively about their own future and that of wider society. It acknowledges the crucial role of education in helping young people understand the nature of local and global change and the social and environmental impacts such change will have on their future. Setting out a clear educational rationale for promoting global and futures perspective in education, it provides helpful and stimulating examples of futures-orientated classroom activities. It also includes fascinating research into children's views of the future
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Hicks, David Lessons for the Future : The Missing Dimension in Education Abingdon, Oxon : Taylor & Francis Group,c2002 9780415276726
Subject Educational sociology.;Education -- Aims and objectives
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