ERIC Number: ED365255
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
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The World University System as a Model Prospectus for Institutions of Higher Learning in a Changing World.
Mncube, Stephen Sipho, Ed.
This volume presents 10 papers originating with the World University System located at various sites in the Caribbean and the United States which were selected to show the innovative work of that institution between 1976 and 1980. The World University was founded in 1965 in Puerto Rico by John Brann and was based on innovative approaches to learning and institutional structure. It was accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Universities and the Council of Puerto Rico Accreditation of Higher Learning. It closed in 1989. The papers are: (1) "A Re-Appraisal of the World University" (John Brann); (2) "The University as a Community of Learners" (Ronald Bauer); (3) "The Open-Court: An Ideal Concept of Management for Information Dissemination to Students" (Stephen S. Mncube); (4) "Tagore, the Poet That Exemplified Learning, Teaching, Managing and Serving" (Barbra Painter); (5) "Curriculum Design Development of the Individual: A Program of Orientation to the Continuous Processes of Learning, Teaching and Social Change" (Carole Cloherty and Stephen Mncube); (6) "Education for the New Age of World Integration" (Norman C. Dowsett and Stephen S. Mncube); (7) "New Directions in Engineering Education" (Paul T. Torda); (8) "Professional Development of Educators of Adults" (Alexander N. Charters); (9) "A Profile of an Innovative Educational Institution of Higher Learning in Puerto Rico" (Stephen S. Mncube); and (10) "A Proposed Model to Measure Educational Outcomes" (Siegfreid E. Herrmann). (Seven papers include references or brief bibliographies.) (JB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Curriculum Design, Educational Innovation, Engineering Education, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Information Dissemination, Models, Outcomes of Education, Role of Education, Teacher Education
Southern African Library and Information Sciences (SALIS), 1419 Trinidad Avenue, N.E., Washington, DC 20002 ($14.50; 30% discount for 100 copies).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
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Identifiers: Academic Community; Tagore (Rabindranath); World University