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Published by Pacific Resources for Education and Learning, U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Educational Resources Information Center in Honolulu, Hawaií, [Washington, DC] .
Written in English


  • Technological innovations -- Economic aspects -- Pacific Area.,
  • Technological innovations -- Political aspects -- Pacific Area.,
  • Technological innovations -- Social aspects -- Pacific Area.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Ormond W. Hammond.
ContributionsEducational Resources Information Center (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18355397M

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TITLE Pacific Megatrends in Education. PREL Briefing Paper. INSTITUTION Pacific Resources for Education and Learning, Honolulu, HI. SPONS AGENCY Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. REPORT NO PB PUB DATE NOTE. 6p. CONTRACT RJ PUB TYPE Reports Descriptive () EDRS PRICE MF01/PC01 Plus .   John Naisbitt, author of Megatrends, co-author of Global Game Change: How the Global Southern Belt Will Reshape Our World (January ), has been in the limelight of the publishing world since Megatrends, As a New York Times number one bestseller for almost two years, it was one of publishing's greatest success stories, selling more than 14 million copies in 57 countries. rise of the Pacific Rim, when Naisbitt and Aburdene emphasize the positive correlation between improvement in education and global competitiveness. Other trends are equally important in technology education, including manage-ment and leadership trends, . This paper attempts to match identified large-scale social trends (derived from the popular book "Megatrends" by John Naisbitt) to possible state education agency (SEA) policy positions. The first part of the analysis explores possible implications of these "megatrends" for SEA policy development. The trends discussed show America moving: (1) from an industrial society to an information.

Bangkok: Unesco Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Asia and the Pacific Programme of Educational Innovation for Development.; Thailand. Krasūang Sưksāthikān.; Chiang Rai Teachers College. OCLC Number: Notes. Many are tak- ing a close look at MEGATRENDS ; as of July , it had been on the NEW YORK TIMES Best Sellers list for twenty-five weeks. In addition to the book's broad appeal, educa- tors in technology education may find it helps clarify important directions for the field. Global Megatrends: Implications for the ASEAN Economic Community ii The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was established on August 8, The Member States are Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet. Susan Lee, reviewing Megatrends for the New York Times Book Review, faulted the book for its "breathless prose," "wide-eyed generalizations," and "frivolous observations." Naisbitt and Aburdene devote chapters to the booming global economy, the rise of the Pacific Rim countries, innovations in biology and biotechnology, and a religious.

Pacific Resources for Education and Learning u Page 2 designed to identify Megatrends that will affect education in the Pacific region over the next ten years. Through these efforts, PREL hoped to accomplish the following: • Provide a structure for planning. Program planning usually begins with a File Size: KB. Back in , US academic and author John Naisbitt coined the term “megatrends” in his first book which identified how America was changing at this time - socially, economically, politically Author: Mark Eggleton.   Penguin Random House is the world’s leading trade book publisher, comprised of nearly imprints and brands on five continents, with more t new titles and . LOOKING FOR THE REAL ‘MEGATRENDS’ Richard A. Slaughter The term ‘megatrendd was coined by John Naisbitt in the early s and used to describe a series of changes ostensibly taking place in the USA and elsewhere. It passed into the language and has been used widely ever since.