ERIC Number: ED179186
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
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The Latin American University.
Maier, Joseph, Ed.; Weatherhead, Richard W., Ed.
A comparative overview is presented of the Latin American university, which is seen as an institution with a particular history and definite role. Chapters are as follows: "The Latin American University: An Introduction," by Joseph Maier and Richard W. Weatherhead; "Origin and Philosophy of the Spanish American University," by Mario Gongora; "Origin and Philosophy of the Brazilian University," by Anisio Teixeira; "The European Background," by Hanns-Albert Steger; "Models of the Latin American University," by Orlando Albornoz; "University Reform," by Jose Luis Romero; "Students in the Latin American University," by Alistair Hennessy; "The Rector, the University, and Society," by Luis Manuel Penalver; and "The Professor and the Catedra," by Gino Germani. A bibliography is included. (SW)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Role, College Students, Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Latin American Culture, Models, School Community Relationship
University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM ($5.95)
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers: Brazil; Latin America