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ERIC Number: ED205144
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jun-26
Pages: 34
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
"Administration of American Sponsored Overseas Schools": A Course Outline.
Tighe, Daniel J.
An outline for a course on administration of American schools overseas, developed by the University of Alabama's International Projects Division of the College of Education, is presented. The newly developed course is part of a graduate minor in international and multicultural education. The University of Alabama offers courses in countries of Central and South America and the Caribbean. The outline covers the following areas: whom the course is designed to serve; prerequisites; concepts to be covered; time schedule; teaching methods; learner goals; texts; reading level of prospective texts using the Fry readability graph; student evaluation plan; pre-course and post-course feedback instruments; and a rationale for feedback instruments. Subjects covered in the course are as follows: American sponsored overseas schools, other American schools overseas, internal and external political environments, board development/policy development, financing, budgeting, purchasing, staffing, curriculum, students/student services, relations with the U.S. government, support services, research in and on the American sponsored overseas schools, and personal considerations. An annotated bibliography is appended. (SW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alabama Univ., University. Coll. of Education.