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ERIC Number: ED348922
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Pages: 40
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Internationalizing Undergraduate Education: Highlights of a Systemwide Invitational Conference. (Long Beach, CA, November 19-21, 1986).
Arena, Nancy J., Ed.
This report presents highlights of a conference designed to assist California State University campuses in efforts to internationalize their institutions. The conference addressed the following aspects of international education: introduction of appropriate international content and global awareness of the teaching-learning process; internationalization of an institution in its roles of teaching, research, and public service; generation of commitment and organization; better integration of the several international strands of an institution with the goal of maximizing the fulfillment of its international mission; more effective integration of foreign languages and international studies in the curriculum; methods of innovation and creation of cooperative partnerships with business and other major segments of the community; and meaningful contributions to the global education of school teachers and children before they reach postsecondary education. Transcripts of two presentations are presented: "Internationalizing Undergraduate Education and the National Interest" (Sven Groennings) and "The Role of Foreign Languages in Internationalizing Undergraduate Education" (Richard Brod). Appendices include the conference program, a participants list, and evaluation information. Contains a 74-item bibliography. (GLR)
California State University Academic Publications Program, CSU Chancellor's Office, 400 Golden Shore, Suite 132, Long Beach, CA 90802 ($7).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Long Beach. Office of the Chancellor.
Identifiers: California State University; California State University Inst for Teach Learn; College Teaching and Learning Collection
Note: This document is part of a collection produced under the auspices of the California State University Institute for Teaching and Learning. The CSU/ITL, created in 1988, facilitates a 20-campus systemwide network of faculty affiliates in response to the demand for improved teaching and learning in the college classroom.