ERIC Number: ED261615
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
International Youth Year Features.
Palla, Pier Giovanni, Ed.
Cooperation in Education, n47-48 Spr 1985
A digest of ideas and initiatives to make higher education more responsive to young people is provided. Part 1 includes excerpts of articles and reports concerning the International Youth Year (IYY), a United Nations' sponsored year of celebration of youth and a program of meetings to discuss youth problems and solutions. The themes selected for the IYY are participation, development, and peace. Part 2 provides an introduction to the world congress, UNIV-85, on "Youth: Forming the Future." Country reports, studies, and articles are excerpted covering the following themes: higher education and the moral norm, college students, higher education today and tomorrow, and renewing the liberal arts. Specific topics include: sources of youth alienation and crime, scientific progress and human values, Japanese youth, Christian social teaching, values that come from parents and the community, why universities are failing to impart values, the illusion of students' individuality, characteristic features of an "autonomous" person, book publishing, computer technology and liberal education, reasons for studying the humanities, and what constitutes a good curriculum. Data on employed youth and college enrollment for various countries and regions are included, along with the addresses of IYY coordinating committees for 17 countries. (SW)
Descriptors: Christianity, College Students, Higher Education, Humanities, International Cooperation, Liberal Arts, Moral Values, Philosophy, Social Change, Student Attitudes, Student Needs, Values Education, Youth
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute for Univ. Cooperation, Rome (Italy).; Association for Cultural Interchange, New York, NY.