ERIC Number: ED245646
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Institution Building through International Faculty Exchange.
Shann, Mary H.
The experience of Boston University's school of education in providing development assistance through collaborative faculty linkages to Cairo University, Egypt is discussed. The assistance has taken three forms: (1) short-term, postdoctoral fellowships at Boston University for 13 Cairo University faculty in the areas of program planning, teaching methodology, educational technology, and evaluation; (2) long-term fellowships in degree programs in educational leadership for five Cairo University faculty members who will assume major roles in curriculum and faculty development; and (3) on-site guidance and collaboration at Cairo University by Boston University faculty members in the areas of program design, implementation, evaluation, and institutionalization of inservice faculty development programs. Program monitoring is discussed with attention to participant selection, orientation, curriculum for the summer fellowship programs, and satisfaction with the summer programs. Attention is also directed to efforts at implementing new teaching strategies, curriculum change activities, and approaches to improve evaluation practices. The following issues affecting educational reforms are also addressed: incentives, infrastructure, leadership, and financial commitment. (Author/SW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Boston University MA; Cairo University (Egypt)
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (68th, New Orleans, LA, April 23-27, 1984).