ERIC Number: ED047558
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
Overseas Programs for Secondary School Students. Report on Regional Conferences.
Perkins, William A., Ed.
An increase in secondary school overseas study programs is central to the development of program examination and apprisal procedures suggested in this report. Summaries of workshop discussions include: (1) program criteria; (2) participant recruitment, selection, and orientation; (3) short-term versus year-long study abroad programs; (4) role of language, school, community, and parents in overseas programs; (5) school and national organizations; (6) role of guidance counselor; and (7) program evaluation and followup techniques. A summary of major conference addresses includes: "Today's Youth-Who Are They?""Why We Need Overseas Programs for High School Students", and "The Student-Image Abroad". (RL)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Education, Cultural Exchange, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Instructional Program Divisions, Language Instruction, Language Programs, Modern Languages, Secondary School Students, Secondary Schools, Standards, Student Evaluation, Study Abroad, Tourism, Travel
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council on International Educational Exchange, New York, NY.
Note: Conferences held October 22-23, 1965 in Avon, Connecticut, and December 2-3, 1966 in Ann Arbor, Michigan