Teaching about the Future

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The faculty at the University of Houston's program in Futures Studies share their comprehensive, integrated approach to preparing foresight professionals and assisting others doing foresight projects. Provides an essential guide to developing classes on the future or even establishing whole degree programs.
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PETER C. BISHOP is an Associate Professor of Strategic Foresight and Director of the Graduate Program in Futures Studies at the University of Houston, USA. He arrived there in 2005, having taught futures studies at the University of Houston-Clear Lake campus since 1982. He received his doctorate in sociology From Michigan State University in 1974.

ANDY HINES is Lecturer and Executive-in-Residence at the University of Houston's Graduate Program in Futures Studies, USA, where he graduated in 1991 and now speaks and consults through Hinesight. He has worked as an organizational futurist with the Kellogg Company and Dow Chemical and as a consulting futurist with Coates & Jarratt and Social Technologies.
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Publisher
Springer
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Published on
Jun 26, 2012
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Pages
304
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ISBN
9781137020703
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Economics / General
Business & Economics / Economics / Theory
Business & Economics / Education
Business & Economics / General
Business & Economics / International / Economics
Business & Economics / Management
Business & Economics / Strategic Planning
Education / Comparative
Education / General
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