ERIC Number: ED262673
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Specialized Study Options U.S.A. A Guide to Short-Term Programs for Foreign Nationals.
Connotillo, Barbara Cahn, Ed.; Johnson, Christine, Ed.
Short-term programs, from technical courses for beginners to executive development programs for professionals, are described that are accessible to or specially designed for foreign nationals. The 875 academic, vocational, and professional programs represent 17 major and 46 minor fields of study. For each program, information is provided on: sponsor's name, program title, subjects and unique program features, beginning or ending dates or duration of sessions and the registration period, location of instruction, methods of instruction, eligibility, cost, availability of scholarships, type of housing offered, application deadlines, contact persons, program numbers, and program highlights. An introduction to the directory covers government regulations, arrival in the United States, travel, the International Student Identity Card, housing and hospitality, and costs and scholarships. Also provided is information on U.S. service organizations that provide housing, study programs, counseling, information services, and publications. A nine-page annotated bibliography and sponsor and state indexes are included. (SW)
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Courses, Eligibility, Foreign Nationals, Foreign Students, Housing, International Educational Exchange, Minicourses, Noncredit Courses, Organizations (Groups), Postsecondary Education, Professional Education, Program Costs, Program Descriptions, Specialization, Student Financial Aid, Study Abroad, Technical Education, Vocational Education
Institute of International Education, Communications Division, 809 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017 ($11.95 U.S.; $16.00 overseas).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Counselors
Sponsor: United States Information Agency, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Institute of International Education, New York, NY.