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English 101 Kevin Zepper: Assignment Four - Project into the Future

Books

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Search Terms

Try your topic combined with terms such as:

forecasts

forecasting

trends

outlook

innovation

emerging

future

futurist

futurists

prediction

social prediction

technology

planning

change

changing

social change

upsurge

estimating

foretell

foretelling

 

 

Statistics

Use current statistics to project into the future. Trends can be analyzed to help you decide what the future of your aspect will be.

Reference Sources

Articles

You may want to search our browse journals that specialize in future predictions and tracking social change and innovations, such as:

The Futurist

Futures (London)

World Future Review

Climatic Change

Stanford Social Innovation Review

International Journal of Forecasting

Journal of Social Change

 

 

 

Outside Resources

Keep in mind that you should evaluate the potential bias of outside sources. Read about the organization or source. Use the CRAAP Test: https://www.csuchico.edu/lins/handouts/eval_websites.pdf to evaluate the authenticity and motives.

The Future Society - non-profit think tank focusing on technology and humanity.

Association of Professional Futurists

Nesta - "We back new ideas to tackle the big challenges of our time, from the pressures of an ageing population to stretched public services and a fast changing jobs market."