ERIC Number: ED233612
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-May
Reference Count: 0
Overseas Educational Developments, 1981: Mexico, South America, Southeast Asia. A World Higher Education Communique Special Report.
Institute of International Education, New York, NY.
Educational developments in Mexico, South America, and Southeast Asia are covered in five seminar papers. In addition, country educational profiles are presented on Mexico, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Indonesia. In "International Students from Southeast Asia," John F. Brohm considers the following aspects of evaluating Southeast Asian applicants for admission to U.S. colleges: language, financial capability, their local facilities for higher education, the comparability of local and U.S. education, and student motivations. In "Overseas Education: Mexico," Rene S. Greenwald discusses recent political, social, and economic developments in Mexico that have or will have an effect on education, along with the historical relationship between Mexico and the United States and study abroad programs. In "Signs of Revolution in South American Higher Education," Daniel Heyduk reviews changes in South American countries that affect higher education. Joan H. Joshi, in "On the Recruitment of Foreign Students," provides suggestions for institutions regarding what to do before looking abroad for students, what to do during the recruitment process, and what do avoid. Finally, J. F. Brohm discusses the need for literature for foreign students on the quality of U.S. institutions in "Informational Literature on U.S. Educational Institutions for the Foreign Student." (SW)
Descriptors: College Admission, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Change, Educational Development, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Information Needs, Student Exchange Programs, Student Recruitment, Study Abroad
Institute of International Education, 809 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017 ($3.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Institute of International Education, New York, NY.
Identifiers: Asia (Southeast); Hong Kong; Indonesia; Malaysia; Mexico; Philippines; Singapore; South America; Thailand
Note: Papers presented by Overseas Directors at a series of seminars of the Institute of International Education (April 29-May 31, 1981).