ERIC Number: ED180544
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
The President's Commission on Foreign Language and International Studies: Reports Its Recommendations. An Analysis.
American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC.
The President's Commission on Foreign Language and International Studies made over 130 recommendations aimed at strengthening international education. This report concerns itself with those recommendations that are generally or specifically related to community colleges. It presents excerpts from the Commission's report that deal with: (1) expanding course offerings and educational opportunities in college and university programs; (2) the role of the community college in promoting citizen education in international affairs; (3) improving foreign language competence and fostering international consciousness at all educational levels; (4) making international studies courses and exchange programs available at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and making efforts to increase interest and enrollment in these programs (5) centralizing international studies at a high level in the administrative structure of a college or university; (6) advancing international research and training through academic and scholarly exchanges; and (7) the importance of international education to the foreign trade effort of the United States. (JP)
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Community Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Educational Needs, Faculty Development, Foreign Students, International Educational Exchange, International Relations, International Studies, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Second Language Learning, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC.