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ERIC Number: ED169973
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Advancing International Education. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 26.
King, Maxwell C., Ed.; Breuder, Robert I., Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n26 Sum 1979
Twelve essays examine issues related to community college involvement in international education. Hugh Adams explores the role of community colleges in international education. S. V. Martorana and William Shannon present a framework for program planning. Sydney Grant examines strategies for internationalizing the curriculum. Seymour Fersh discusses the advantages of cultural studies and their implications for educational change. Raymond Schultz and Roland Terrell examine international options for staff development. Thomas Diener and Lornie Kerr delineate the responsibilities of two-year colleges to their foreign students. Piedad Robertson and John Rogers stress the importance of providing instruction to develop proficiency in English. Frederick Kintzer reports upon the way in which the community college concept has been adapted to higher education needs in other countries. Rose Hayden points to possibilities for federal support of international education. John Mundt urges state boards of education to address the policy questions of international/intercultural education. Fred Harrington and Shirley Clarkson discuss education cooperation in relation to international communication and understanding. Benjamin Wygal suggests practical approaches to program planning and implementation. Andrew Hill's bibliography provides additional references pertinent to international education and two-year colleges. (MB)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, College Role, Community Colleges, Exchange Programs, Foreign Students, Intercultural Programs, International Education, International Educational Exchange, International Relations, Program Development, Staff Development, Two Year Colleges
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Junior Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.