ERIC Number: ED180378
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act and Related Measures, Part 10. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-Sixth Congress, First Session (Washington, D.C., on September 18, 1979).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Transcripts of the hearing on the reauthorization of Title VI, Studies and Language Development, of the Higher Education Act of 1965 are presented. The history of federal legislation dealing with international education is reviewed including the provisions of Title VI of the National Defense Education Act of 1958, and the International Education Act of 1966. Undergraduate as well as graduate programs are discussed. In general an inadequacy in foreign language and international studies programs is noted at all educational levels. Problems of financial support, adequate coverage of all languages and nations, program coordination, and program quality are discussed. Testimony is presented by representatives of the federal government, individual higher education institutions, and international education programs. (SF)
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Educational Quality, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Financial Support, Foreign Culture, Government Role, Hearings, Higher Education, International Education, International Studies, Language Instruction
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Higher Education Act Title VI