TQM & LOs LO11347

Tue, 10 Dec 1996 11:13:11 -0800

Replying to LO11337 --

Rol Fessenden writes:

>A long, long time ago, learning was passed down by memorization. This is
>still the case in African villages around village and family history, and
>as a consequence, the scholars in this setting are those who can memorize
>effectively. In ancient times
>there were tracts written about how to memorize. The press changed that.

The Koreans invented movable type five hundred years before Gutenberg, and
their educational system is still based largely on memorization, so it
would seem that culture plays at least as large a part in educational
theory/methodology as the availability of technology.

Bob Ingram
Ingram Communications
Union City, CA, USA



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