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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Does Tech Revolution Change Education's Foundational Goals?

 SDSU President's Blog
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It is commonplace to recognize that changes in societal norms and needs, including technological developments, change our academic programs and educational goals.   For example, the development of land grant universities – focused on agriculture and technology – in the 1860s reflected the needs of an emerging industrial society.   Similarly, the rise of normal schools – San Diego State’s provenance – reflected our society’s need for broad public education in America’s growing democracy of the 19th century.

Read President Hirshman's full blog post