ERIC Number: ED345634
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-May-28
Reference Count: N/A
Organization and Proceedings of a Conference on University Cooperation in the Pacific Basin Region Sponsored by the Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas, May 26-28, 1992).
Sheverbush, Robert L.; Smoot, Joseph G.
This proceedings document summarizes a conference on university cooperation in the Pacific Basin region. An opening section details the impetus for holding the conference and its organization. Further sections describe issues examined in each of the discussion sessions. The opening discussion session focused on a call to international concerns, description of the sponsoring organization, and recognition of the similarities in problems and issues facing communities world-wide. Panel discussions dealt with concerns of international students, particularly comfort with new communities and personal safety; barriers that students and universities face and how they can be overcome; international politics; the growth of the Asian market; divisions between nations and peoples; innovations in internationalizing curricula; and the development of the idea of the International University and the current status of this objective. A closing session summarized the conference. Included is a schedule and a list of conference participants. (JB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning, Bangkok (Thailand).
Authoring Institution: Pittsburg State Univ., KS.
Identifiers: Asia (Southeast); Pacific Basin Countries