ERIC Number: ED026444
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Education for Freedom and World Understanding; A Report of the Working Committees of the Conference on the Ideals of American Freedom and the International Dimensions of Education (Washington, D.C., March 26-28, 1962).
Poll, Richard D.
A summary of a conference attended by 140 participants presents the consensus of these representatives. Discussed were such issues as the fundamentals of freedom, efforts to strengthen the dedication to the ideals of freedom through the improvement of curriculum, teaching materials, and teacher effectiveness, the promotion of closer school-community relations, and the educational role of the Federal government. Long range objectives were also developed. The conference addresses of Sterling M. McMurrin, Philip H. Coombs, and Abraham Ribicoff are included. (NH)
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Curriculum Development, Democracy, Education, Educational Objectives, Educational Responsibility, Federal Government, Instructional Materials, School Community Relationship, Teacher Effectiveness
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20204 ($.30).
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.