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The Waves in Time

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Education small square John Dewey sets up an experimental elementary school. Dewey's Philosophy
Society small square During this decade newspapers changed to the four-column, tabloid style paper in 1900. Two newspaper magnates, William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer, turned producing newspapers into a war when they began adding special sections including sports and Joseph PulitzerWilliam Randolph Hearst
Business small square Morgan consolidates US Steel US Steel
Technology small square Johan Vaaler, a Norwegian living in Germany, invented the paper clip. paperclip
Technology small square Hubert Cecil Booth patented the vacuum cleaner. Vacuum Cleaner
Technology small square The first airplane flight. The Wright brothers’ Flyer I flew for fifty-nine seconds at Kitty Hawk. First flight
Society small square Leisure time during the first decade of the twentieth century was spent at family get-togethers, baseball, picnics, long Sunday drives in the horse and carriage (or the new family car). In the evenings families gathered around the piano for a sing-along. Leisure Time
Education small square Ivan Pavlov publishes his findings on Classical Conditioning Ivan Pavlov
Medical small square The AMA establishes its own Chemical Laboratory to test safety and efficacy of drug products Lab
Business small square US immigration peaks Immigration
Medical small square Samuel Hopkins Adams begins series of articles about health quackery and patent medicine fraud in Colliers' Weekly, later published in book form as The Great American Fraud.
Society small square Women were striving for equality.The first suffrage parade was held in 1910 - the 19th amendment finally ratified in 1919. 19th amendment
Medical small square Casimir Funk proposes term "vitamine" for substances that prevent deficiency diseases such as scurvy.
Business small square The Federal Reserve is formed Federal Reserve
Business small square Ford introduces the assembly line Ford
Medical small square American Society for the Control of Cancer, later renamed the American Cancer Society, is founded
Education small square John B. Watson launches the behaviorist revolution John Watson
Society small square "Made in America" fad began. All over the world people danced to our music, wore our clothes, and watched our movies. Popular culture was born. Made in America
Business small square Carrier Engineering is founded, beginning the comercialization of air conditioning Carrier
Technology small square The neon tube sign was patented by George Claude. Neon Sign
Education small square William Heard Kilpatrick develops the Project Method Kirkpatrick
Technology small square Gideon Sundback, Swedish-born engineer, patented an all-purpose zipper while working for the Automatic Hook and Eye Co. of Hoboken, New Jersey. The zipper name was coined by B.F. Goodrich in 1923, who used it to fasten rubber galoshes. Zipper
Education small square 1920s Carleton Washburne (Winnetka Plan) pre-specified learning outcomes, self-pacing, mastery learning (Individualized Instruction) Washburne
Society small square This was a period of prohibition and intolerance, speakeasies, flappers, gangsters, and crime. Hootch was supplied by Dutch Schultz and Al Capone. Roaring 20s
Business small square New York's WEAF broadcasts the first radio ad Radio
Medical small square Elmer V. McCollum and associates identify Vitamin D.
Technology small square Garrett Morgan invented and patented a traffic signal. Garrett Morgan
Education small square Sidney Pressey invents testing and teaching machine Pressey
Society small square Scopes Monkey Trial Scopes Monkey Trial
Technology small square Philo Farnsworth demonstrated a working prototype of a TV. AT&T Bell Labs scientists invented long-distance TV transmission. An audience in New York saw an image of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover in the first successful long-distance demonstration of t Farnsworth
Business small square The Great Crash of 1929 Great Crash
Society small square By the 1930s money was scarce because of the depression, so people did what they could to make their lives happy. Movies were hot, parlor games and board games were popular. People gathered around radios to listen to the Yankees. Depression
Education small square Ralph W. Tyler - Eight Year Study use of general and behavioral objectives and formative evaluation Ralph W. Tyler
Medical small square Gerhard Domagk discovers Protonsil, the first sulfa drug, and uses it to treat infections caused by streptococcus
Technology small square AC Hardy patented the spectrophotometer. Spectrophotometer
Business small square Keynes publishes The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money Keynes
Business small square United Auto Workers stage their first sit down strikes UAW
Medical small square National Cancer Institute is founded Cancer
Technology small square Chester Carlson and Otto Kornei performed the 1st successful test of their photocopier at Astoria, Queens, NYC. They used powdered ink and an electrical charge to create the first photocopy. The reproduced page said: "10-28-38 Astoria." Photocopier
Education small square Regular scheduled television broadcasting begins in the U.S Broadcasting
Society small square Radio reached its zenith of popularity in this decade.By 1939 about 80 percent of the population owned radio sets. Comedy, news and soap operas were popular shows on the radio Fireside Chats
Society small square The years between 1939 - 1945 were dominated by World War II. European artists and intellectuals fled to the United States from Hitler and the Holocaust, bringing new ideas created in disillusionment. War production pulled us out of the Great Depression. WWII
Business small square Kaiser's World War II shipyards surpass all expectations of production Shipyards
Society small square Working mothers, combined with another new phenomenon, the refrigerator, led to the invention of frozen dinners TV Dinner
Medical small square Selman Waksman discovers streptomycin, antibiotic effective against TB.
Technology small square The microwave oven was patented. Percy Spencer accidentally discovered that microwaves would also heat food. Microwave
Education small square Edgar Dale developed the Cone of Experience Cone of Experience
Business small square Three Bell Labs scientists invent the transistor transistor
Medical small square Parke-Davis announces discovery of antibiotic Chloromycetin.
Technology small square The 1st Polaroid camera was sold in US. Polaroid
Education small square Ralph Tyler publishes Basic Principles of Curriculum and Instruction resulting in the emergence of the role of instructional technologist and instructional design team Ralph Tyler
Society small square The first intercontinental television transmission is a speech by Pres. Truman Television
Medical small square Boston cardiologist Paul M. Zoll develops external cardiac pacemaker
Medical small square Dr. Jonas Salk successfully tests a polio vaccine
Education small square B. F. Skinner publishes The Science of Learning and the Art of Teaching. B. F. Skinner demonstrates at the University of Pittsburgh a machine designed to teach arithmetic, using an instructional program BF Skinner
Society small square Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama Rosa Parks
Technology small square Ampex Corporation demonstrated its first commercial videotape recorder. VCR
Business small square Eisenhower creates the interstate Interstates
Education small square The Soviet launch of Sputnik initiated federal funds toeducation in math and science Sputnik
Business small square The first Japanese car, a Toyota, is sold in the US Toyota
Business small square Bank of America launches the first credit card Credit Card
Technology small square Integrated Circuit is patented by Texas Instruments Integrated Circuit
Society small square Barbie dolls, introduced by Mattel in 1959, became a huge success in the sixties, so much so that rival toy manufacturer Hasbro came up with G. I. Joe, 12 inches tall and the first action figure for boys Barbie
Society small square In 1960, Elvis returned to the music scene from the US Army, Motown came on the scene, Woodstock started the folk music run, the Beach Boys and the Beatles had their own sound sixties radio
Technology small square The 1st patent for lasers was granted to Arthur Schawlow and Charles Townes. Schawlow and Townes developed their laser, light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation, while working at Bell labs in 1958. Laser
Business small square Kroc buys McDonalds McDonalds
Education small square Robert Mager publishes his book, “Preparing Instructional Objectives” in 1962. This book helped popularize the use of performance objectives by educators and others. Robert Mager
Business small square The first Wal-Mart opens Wal-Mart
Business small square Equal pay for equal work is passed Equality
Medical small square U.S. Surgeon General's Report on Smoking argues that smoking is a major health risk for cancer, cardiovascular disease, and emphysema
Medical small square U.S. Congress passes legislation creating Medicare and Medicaid.
Technology small square Hewlett-Packard introduced its first computer, the HP 2116A. The 9,000 person company had sales of around $200 million. Hewlett-Packard
Education small square First broadcast of Sesame Street Seasame Street
Technology small square The first Internet message was a packet switch delivered to UCLA from BBN Corp. (Bolt Beranek and Newman). The 1st 2 machines of ARPANET were connected at Prof. Len Kleinrock's lab at UCLA. Internet
Education small square 1970s Graduate Education programs focusing on instructional systems design grew Graduate School
Medical small square U.S. Congress bans cigarette advertising on television and radio (to take effect in 1971) and requires stronger health warning on cigarettes.
Society small square First "Earth Day" celebrated as environmental movement launched Earth Day
Business small square Intel invents the single chip microprocessor Intel
Technology small square Intel Corp. created the first microprocessor. The 4004, the world's first microprocessor, is signed with the initials F.F., for Federico Faggin, its designer. The 4004 was released in 16-pin CERDIP packaging on November 15, 1971. microprocessor
Medical small square Food and Drug Administration begins requiring new food labeling that specifies full listing of all ingredients in each product
Education small square Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak design the Apple IComputer Apple Computer
Business small square Toys R Us revives employee stock options Toys R Us
Technology small square The Bahrain Telephone Company began operating a commercial cellular telephone system. It probably marks the first time in the world that individuals started using what we think of as traditional, mobile cellular radio Cell Phones
Society small square Women surpassed men in college enrollment in 1979. However, the rising divorce rate left an increasing number of women as sole breadwinners and forced more and more of them into poverty. Women
Society small square Families changed drastically during these years. The 80s continued the trends of the 60s and 70s - more divorces, more unmarrieds living together, more single parent families. The two-earner family was even more common than in previous decades, more wom 80s families
Society small square Food of the 80s included the popular fast food places like Taco Bell and McDonald's McDLT and McRib. fast food
Business small square Reagan is elected Reagan
Medical small square Food and Drug Administration begins to expand provision of patient package inserts for prescription drugs.
Medical small square U.S. Congress passes Infant Formula Act, which requires minimum amounts of essential nutrients in commercially prepared baby foods.
Business small square The current bull market begins Market
Education small square Howard Gardner publishes Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences Gardner
Education small square Apple Macintosh computer introduced. Growth of users of microcomputers/personal computers as well as computer-based instruction Apple Computer' >Apple History
Technology small square Apple Computer Inc. unveiled its Macintosh personal computer. It included sound-sampling technology that could play recorded sounds. Macintosh
Technology small square South Carolina-based 3D Systems introduced the first commercially available 3-D printer, pioneering the development of stereolithography 3-D
Education small square 1990s Constructivist Theory spreads Constructivist Theory
Society small square In the 1990's the United States played the role of world policeman, sometimes alone but more often in alliances The decade was to end much as it began with U.S. forces deployed in many countries, and the U.S. playing arbitrator, enforcer, and peace keeper US Military
Society small square Dress down Fridays became commonplace and gradually developed into a more casual work dress code altogether, with 53% of companies allowing casual dress in 1998, up from 7 % in 1992. Khaki pants and polo shirts or denim shirts were the work-place norm. Casual Friday
Medical small square U.S. Congress passes Nutrition Labeling and Education Act requiring standardized listing of ingredients and serving sizes on food products.
Technology small square Intel introduced its Pentium processor (80586): 64 bits-60 MHz-100+ MIPS. Pentium
Business small square Lou Gerstner turns IBM around Lou Gerstner
Education small square Bernie Dodge and Tom March developed Webquest Bernie Dodge
Business small square AOL goes to flat rate pricing AOL
Medical small square FDA loosens restrictions on direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs
Technology small square The first (digital video disk) DVD players came on the market. DVDs
Business small square Google.com is available in 26 languages Google
Technology small square Apple introduced the iPod, a breakthrough MP3 music player that packs up to 1,000 CD-quality songs into an ultra-portable, 6.5 ounce design that fits in your pocket, at a cost of $399. iPod
Medical small square May 19, 2002—Researchers from NCI reported that the molecularly targeted drug bevacizumab slowed tumor growth in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma, the most common form of kidney cancer in adults.
Medical small square The volume of complaints about deceptive advertising becomes so heavy that the Federal Trade Commission sets up a separate Board of Investigation to oversee their disposition
Business small square Google's initial public offering of 19,605,052 shares of Class A common stock takes place on Wall Street on Aughts 18. Opening price: $85 per share Stock
Society small square In a continuing shift of the retail industry to new platforms, the one billionth song is downloaded from the internet music store, Apple iTunes. This shift comes at the expense of many brick and mortar chains, including Tower Records. itunes
Technology small square Hitachi announced the 1st 1-terrabyte hard drive, eclipsing Seagate’s 750 gigabyte drives Hitachi
Medical small square The Cancer Genome Atlas Reports First Results of Comprehensive Study of Brain Tumors—This large-scale, comprehensive study examines the most common form of brain cancer, glioblastoma.
Society small square November 4, 2008 - Barack Obama, Democratic Senator from Illinois, the land of Abraham Lincoln, wins a landslide margin in the Electoral College, 365 to 173 in the election for the 44th President of the USA over John McCain, making him the first African-A Obama
Education small square ADDIE Model of Intructional Technology/ Rapid Prototyping is introduced Rapid Prototyping
Education small square iPad introduced iPad
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Wave 1 Agricultural Wave Lived with extended family or nearby Large families were needed to work the land Stayed in the same general area due to ties to the soil More about Wave 1

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Wave 2 Industrial Age Families separated to work in towns and factories Shift to nuclear family from extended family After WWII, priority shifted from productivity to knowledge and information People were working out of the home in factories Wave 2

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Wave 3 Information Age Families become single parent, childless, children of divorce, blended family, dual paycheck families Several levels of productivity Shift focus to teamwork and skills development Shift to casual Fridays, flexible schedules, and working from home Wave 3

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Wave 4 Communication Age Widespread use of the internet for personal and business communication Sophisticated communication tools: cell phones, email, texting, teleconferencing, Skype, podcasts....
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