ERIC Number: ED251330
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Resources for Strengthening International Studies in Schools: A Directory of Organizations.
Social Studies Development Center, Bloomington, IN.
An annotated list of selected organizations that offer materials and services designed to help elementary and secondary school educators expand international studies in their schools is provided. Information about the organizations includes student and teacher materials available, inservice workshops, consultations, access to resource collections, and help in locating exemplary programs. The first of nine sections, a user's guide, suggests steps in strengthening the international dimension of school programs. Section II lists major educational organizations that specialize in world area or world culture studies, world affairs education, international exchange, and foreign policy. Sections III and IV list professional and international organizations while sections V-VII list student and teacher exchange programs, national resource centers for area and international studies, and world affairs councils. Organizations with special interests are listed in section VIII and examples of organizations that focus on peace, conflict studies, and nuclear issues are given. Additional sources are cited in section IX, and appendices provide instruments for assessing programs; an exercise in selecting and ranking goals and objectives; an article on inventorying the home, school, and community; and sample evaluation questions. (LH)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Danforth Foundation, St. Louis, MO.
Authoring Institution: Social Studies Development Center, Bloomington, IN.