ERIC Number: ED100786
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Jan
A Preliminary Review of the Intercultural Dimension in International/Intercultural Education, Grades K-14. Final Report. Publication No. 156.
Bohannan, Paul; And Others
A conference, sponsored jointly by the Institute of International Studies (IIS) and the Social Science Education Consortium (SSEC), was held in June 1972 to achieve some convergence of thinking on desirable programs for implementing the intercultural dimension in general education in grades K-14 and in the preparation of school personnel. This report, the result of that conference, offers a conceptual base of intercultural study by examining the nature of world society from the viewpoints of an economist, a geographer, a political scientist, and an anthropologist. Intercultural education is defined and seven goals for intercultural education are suggested. Focusing on programs already incorporating an intercultural dimension, the report describes the major existing international/intercultural education models and analyzes them with the Curriculum Materials Analysis System (CMAS--produced by the SSEC). A model for intercultural education is suggested based on the definition and the seven goals developed for intercultural education. The last section lists areas of research that need further exploration and offers a model for evaluation of intercultural programs. (Author/JR)
Descriptors: Cultural Education, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Global Approach, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Intercultural Programs, International Education, Models, Projects, Research Needs, Research Utilization, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Systems Analysis
Social Science Education Consortium, 855 Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80302 (SSEC No. 156, $3.50, prepaid)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Institute of International Studies (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Social Science Education Consortium, Inc., Boulder, CO.