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ERIC Number: ED348922
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
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)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Development, Educational Planning, Global Approach, Higher Education, Institutional Mission, International Education, Language Role, School Business Relationship, Student Development, Undergraduate Study
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
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.