ERIC Number: ED051683
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Reference Count: 0
NDEA Language and Area Centers: A Report on the First Five Years.
Bigelow, Donald N.; Legters, Lyman H.
This report documents a broad category of information concerning the first five years of the National Defense Education Act of 1958. Included in the report are the following chapters: (1) concept and practice in non-western area studies, (2) the language and area centers program, (3) impact of the centers program, (4) outlook for the program, and (5) a selected bibliography. Extensive information on government policy, uncommonly-taught language programs, the Chicago Seminar of the Committee on Summer Programs, enrollment data, and government funding is provided in the appendixes. (RL)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Colleges, Cross Cultural Studies, Federal Aid, Federal Government, Federal Programs, Field Studies, Financial Support, Government Role, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Language and Area Centers, Language Instruction, Non Western Civilization, Resource Centers, Second Language Learning, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Universities
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: National Defense Education Act