ERIC Number: ED073979
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969
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International Education: Understandings and Misunderstandings.
Fraser, Stewart E., Ed.
This collection of symposium papers is concerned with various aspects of understandings and misunderstandings in international education. The discussion of comparative education involves a variety of topics ranging from educational philosophy to sex education. The five papers are: (1) Foreign Interpretations and Misinterpretations of American Education: Historical Notes by Steward E. Fraser analyzes some prominent nineteenth century commentaries and criticisms made of American education by foreign visitors and educators; (2) Comprehensions and Apprehensions Concerning American Educational Philosophy by Brian Holmes; (3) Discernments Concerning United States Educational Aid to African Nations by Franklin Parker discusses educational problems of Africa and the involvement of America in the educational development of various African nations; (4) Towards a Study of Comparative Sex Education: Conceptions and Misconceptions by Robert M. Bjork identifies problems faced by nations and successful accomplishments of school systems throughout the world as they introduce the subject of sex education; and (5) Latin America: Educational Perceptions by Harold R. W. Benjamin stresses pressing educational needs in Latin America. (Author/SJM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Development, Educational Needs, Educational Philosophy, Educational Problems, International Education, Sex Education
International Center, Peabody College, Nashville, Tennessee 37203 ($3.00)
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Authoring Institution: George Peabody Coll. for Teachers, Nashville, TN. Peabody International Center.
Identifiers - Location: Africa; United States