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ERIC Number: ED010604
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Sep
Pages: 88
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Reference Count: 0
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FOREIGN AREA STUDIES IN AMERICAN HIGHER EDUCATION.
GUMPERZ, ELLEN M.
THE 20TH-CENTURY MATURATION OF FOREIGN AREA STUDY CURRICULUMS IN U.S. COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES WAS DESCRIBED. THE DESCRIPTION ACCOUNTED FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF TWO RELATED FACETS OF AREA STUDIES--GENERAL EDUCATION AND APPLIED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT. GENERAL AREA STUDY WOULD USUALLY CONSIST OF COURSES IN VARIOUS DISCIPLINES OF THE HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, FOCUSING ON PAST AND PRESENT CHARACTERISTICS OF A PARTICULAR WORLD AREA AND INCLUDING A COURSE IN THE MODERN LANGUAGE OR LANGUAGES OF THAT AREA. APPLIED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT WOULD PERTAIN TO TECHNICAL AND ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS IN SUCH FIELDS AS AGRICULTURE, PUBLIC HEALTH, AND EDUCATION, AND WOULD USUALLY INVOLVE WORKING DIRECTLY WITH U.S. GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND COOPERATIVELY WITH OTHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS. (JH)
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Authoring Institution: California Univ., Berkeley. Center for the Study of Higher Education.
Identifiers: CALIFORNIA; California (Berkeley)