ERIC Number: ED321594
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Jan
Dissertation Abstracts, 1971-1987. The Center for International Education.
Massachusetts Univ., Amherst. Center for International Education.
This publication includes abstracts of all dissertations written by members of the Center for International Education at the University of Massachusetts since its inception in 1969. The Center offers training at the master's and doctoral levels in third world development education and nonformal education. The dissertations are based on work throughout the developing world. Many have evolved from field experience in projects sponsored by the Center in Ecuador, Ghana, Lesotho, and Indonesia. Abstracts are presented in approximately chronological order, and are indexed by author and subject. Topics covered include educational and curricular alternatives, teacher training, instructional methods, rural nonformal education, the role of the black college in international education, educational relevance, adult literacy instruction, area studies materials, self-help schools, characteristics of nonformal educators, black studies, higher education and social responsibility, characteristics of educated populations, peace education, educational television, educational reform, humanism, essentialism, teaching individuals with disabilities, self-concept and cultural change, educational policy, education for development, cross-cultural teacher training, counseling, secondary school students, bilingual desegregation, education and employment, instructional materials, program design, refugees, learning styles, lifelong education, ethnicity, and educational policy. (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Area Studies, Black Colleges, College Role, Curriculum Design, Developing Nations, Disabilities, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Literacy Education, Nonformal Education, Peace, Program Design, Public Policy, Relevance (Education), School Role, Social Change, Student Characteristics, Teacher Education
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Univ., Amherst. Center for International Education.