ERIC Number: ED374021
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Fulbright-Hays Summer Seminars Abroad Program 1989. Egypt: Transition to the Modern World.
Office of International Education (ED), Washington, DC.
This document consists of four papers on various aspects of development in Egypt prepared by participants in the Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program in Egypt in 1989. Four of the papers are descriptive, one is a lesson plan. The papers included are: (1) "Egypt: Transition to Modern Times" (Katherine Jensen) focuses on the role of women in Egyptian agriculture; (2) "Nature of Fundamentalism in Egypt" (Bruce Lee Mouser) provides a survey of seven books on various aspects of Islam, from primary sources such as the Koran to contemporary thought and the Muslim brotherhood's renewed fundamentalism; (3) "Egypt: Population, Food, and Difficult Choices" (Richard Riggle) attributing Egypt's economic problems to the expanding population, socialist policies emphasizing consumption rather than conservation and development; (4) an untitled lesson plan including vocabulary, source list, strategy, and activities from which students learn about the five basic beliefs of Islam, and to compare and contrast Islam with Christianity and Judaism; and (5) "Inventing Egyptian Agriculture for the Twenty-First Century" (Jack M. Weatherford) discussing the problems of desert agriculture. (DK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Office of International Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Egypt; Fulbright Hays Seminars Abroad Program