ERIC Number: ED276361
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Specialized Study Options U.S.A., 1986-1988. A Guide to Short-Term Educational Programs in the United States for Foreign Nationals. Volume 1: Technical Education. Second Edition.
Howard, Edrice, Ed.
Information is provided on over 1,000 short-term programs offered by United States universities, trade and technical schools, and other organizations that are open to or designed for non-U.S. students. The programs, which range from 2 weeks to 1 year in length, require only a high school diploma as a prerequisite for enrollment. The programs are arranged alphabetically by 23 major fields of study, with general programs listed first, followed by subfields. The fields are: agriculture; architecture; area and ethnic studies; business; communications; computer sciences; education; engineerng; home economics; industrial arts and trades; languages and literatures; law; liberal arts and general studies; library and information sciences; life sciences; mathematics; medicine and health services; philosophy and religion; physical sciences; protective services; public administration; social sciences; and visual and performing arts. Within each section, the programs are listed alphabetically by the names of sponsoring institutions. For each program, information is provided on: sponsor's name, program title, subjects and unique program features, beginning and ending dates or duration of sessions, location of instruction, methods of instruction, eligibility, cost, availability of scholarships, type of housing offered, application deadlines, contact persons, program numbers, and program highlights. Indexes are offered for sponsoring institutions, states, and fields of study. Appended is a list of 120 professional associations, with addresses; many of these organizations conduct 1-day or 2-day workshops and seminars or continuing education programs. (SW)
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Courses, Eligibility, Foreign Countries, Foreign Nationals, Foreign Students, Housing, International Educational Exchange, Minicourses, Noncredit Courses, Postsecondary Education, Professional Associations, Program Costs, Program Descriptions, Student Financial Aid, Study Abroad, Technical Education, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Counselors
Sponsor: United States Information Agency, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Institute of International Education, New York, NY.
Note: For an earlier edition, see ED 262 673.