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ERIC Number: ED279573
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Anthropology And Appropriate Education.
Salamone, Frank, Ed.
Studies in Third World Societies, n31 Mar 1985
This collection of papers concentrates on alternate approaches to education and the necessity for considering indigenous modes of education. Seven chapters include (1) "The Early Peace Corps: A Retrospective on Cross-Cultural Learning" examines the Peace Corps as a new kind of overseas work; (2) "Analysis of Differences in Cognitive Development in Selected African and Western Societies" reviews Piagetian concepts within an African context; (3) "Language and Development in Eastern Indonesia" looks at an English program at Washington State University for Indonesian graduate students; (4) "Mexican Museums: Educational Ventures" deals with an attempt to set up a system of school museums; (5) "Relevant Education in Northern Nigeria" analyzes education in Nigeria as a result of colonial policies and describes an indigenous program, the Relevant Technology Workshop; (6) "Kitchens are for Sleeping: Anthropology and the Training of Architects" illustrates the value of anthropological studies for architects in training; and (7) "Appropriate Education as a Development Resource in Rural India" addresses the problems inherent in providing effective modern education to rural India. (KWL)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Architectural Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Developing Nations, Economic Factors, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Global Approach, Higher Education, International Education
Studies in Third World Societies, Department of Anthropology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23185.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA. Dept. of Anthropology.
Identifiers - Location: Africa; India; Indonesia; Mexico; Nigeria