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ERIC Number: ED167461
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
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The Future of International Education Hearings before the Subcommittee on International Operations of the Committee on International Relations. House of Representatives. Ninety-Fifth Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on International Relations.
The purpose of the five-day hearings was to provide a forum for examination by members of the House Committee on International Relations of public and private involvement in international education programs in the United States. The proceedings contain testimony and prepared statements by educators, foundation officials, federal government agency personnel, and labor leaders. Speakers discussed contributions of foreign language and area studies to understanding of global interdependence and promotion of international communication, benefits to developing nations of government-sponsored participant training, and increasing access to cultural and social data through educational exchange programs. Remarks were presented by individuals representing such agencies as the International Communication Agency (Hon. John E. Reinhardt), General Accounting Office (John Redell and Allan Hovey), Agency for International Development (Dr. Stephen C. Joseph and James Goodman), Youth for Understanding (John Richardson), National Science Foundation (F. James Rutherford), American Council on Education (Rose L. Hayden and Becky H. Owens), National Humanities Center (Dr. Charles Frankel), and Communication Workers of America (Glenn E. Watts). (DB)
Descriptors: Agency Role, Attitude Change, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Influences, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices, Federal Aid, Foreign Policy, Futures (of Society), Governance, Government (Administrative Body), Hearings, Higher Education, International Education, International Relations, Political Issues, Student Financial Aid
Special Assistant, House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Washington, D.C. 20515 (free upon request)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on International Relations.
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