ERIC Number: ED261576
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
The Hispanic Student in Florida's University System. Annual Report, 1984.
Florida State Commission on Hispanic Affairs, Tallahassee.
Findings and recommendations of a study of Hispanic students in Florida's university system are presented. The Florida State Commission on Hispanic Affairs held public hearings at campuses across the state to provide students, faculty, and administrators the opportunity to express concerns and needs of Hispanic students. In addition to 6 overall findings and 14 recommendations, the situation at specific campuses is covered. For each of the following universities, information is provided on concerns presented to the Commission and recommendations that were offered to correct the current situation: Florida International University, Florida State University, the University of Florida, the University of South Florida, and the Florida State University System. Appendices provide summaries of the Commissions meetings (October, November, December 1984, and January 1985); a Florida International University report on the Intensive English Program; data on the Florida Teacher Certification Examination; information on problems faced by Hispanics at Florida State University Law School; a report on a study of Hispanic and non-Hispanic students' preferences for studying and interacting with professors; and comments by practitioners. (SW)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Students, English (Second Language), Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Intensive Language Courses, Latin Americans, Law Schools, Needs Assessment, Planning Commissions, State Surveys, State Universities, Statewide Planning, Student Needs, Teacher Certification, Teacher Student Relationship, Testing Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Commission on Hispanic Affairs, Tallahassee.
Identifiers - Location: Florida