ERIC Number: ED130581
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
The Current Status of Latin American Studies Programs.
Needler, Martin C.; Walker, Thomas W.
Reported is a study to provide quidelines to member institutions of the consortium as to the composition of viable Latin American studies programs at different levels of institutional size and aspiration. Surveyed are 212 institutions that were members of the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs. Surveyed are: (1) characteristics of the institutions; (2) levels of degree specialization; (3) differences in course offerings, financial capacity, and commitment; (4) regional differences; (5) variations in course offerings by discipline; (6) frequency of offering of individual courses; (7) prescriptive implications; and (8) changes over time. The appendix lists colleges and universities included in the survey with level of specialization in Latin American studies. (Author/KE)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Degrees (Academic), Directories, Higher Education, Intercultural Programs, Latin American Culture, Program Content, Program Development, Surveys, Tables (Data)
CLASP/LASP Secretariat, Box 13362, University Station, Gainesville, Florida 32604 ($1.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Latin American Studies Association, Inc., Gainesville, FL.