By J. T. Sandefur (auth.), Jerry B. Ayers, Mary F. Berney (eds.)
J. T. Sandefur Western Kentucky collage American's skill to compete in global markets is eroding. The productiveness development of our rivals outdistances our personal. The skill of our financial system to supply a excessive lifestyle for all our humans is more and more doubtful. As jobs requiring little ability are computerized or cross offshore and insist raises for the hugely expert, the pool of trained and expert humans grows smaller and the backwater of the unemployable rises. huge numbers of yankee youngsters are in limbo--ignorant of the earlier and unprepared for the long run. Many are shedding out--notjust out of school--but out of effective society. those are usually not my phrases. they're a direct quote from the administrative precis of the Carnegie discussion board file on schooling and the financial system entitled A country ready: academics for the twenty first Century (p. 2, 1986). This record used to be stimulated through 4 reasons: 1. To remind americans, all over again, of the industrial demanding situations urgent us on either side; 2. to say the primacy of schooling because the starting place of monetary progress, equivalent chance and a shared nationwide imaginative and prescient; three. To reaffirm that the educating career is the easiest wish for constructing new criteria of excellence because the hallmark of yankee schooling; and four. to indicate impressive window of chance lies sooner than us within the subsequent decade to reform schooling, a chance that will not manifest itself back until eventually good into the subsequent century.
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Third, use overnight retreats and away-from-campus concentrated work sessions to conduct faculty training or to obtain faculty input on key issues related to knowledge base development. The completion of the four tasks described earlier in this chapter and their products requires a concentrated effort by the total faculty that is difficult to achieve near telephones, offices, and students. It is critical that an initial workshop where the four elements of knowledge bases described earlier are introduced, where key issues are discussed, and where the foundation of a knowledge base is determined be done in a setting away from normal routines.
By selecting a single overarching concept, pervasive metaphor, fundamental principle, or underlying theme, planners can more readily control the consistency and integrity of meaning conveyed throughout the plan than would be possible without the use of such a device. Such a single, dominant idea serves not only a semantic control function; its use has practical value as well. When different groups of planners work separately on different components of a plan, it is very easy to create language in anyone component that is at odds with what is created in another.
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