ERIC Number: ED331362
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Foreign Educational Systems: Future Directions in Research and Information Management, NAFSA Field Service Working Paper: 9.
Aldrich-Langen, Caroline, Ed.
This document reports on a National Association for Foreign Students Field Service symposium organized to discuss future directions for research and information management in the field of foreign educational systems, especially in relation to student evaluation for purposes of college admission. Participants included representatives from universities and organizations that support international educational exchange. The major issues considered were: the goals and priorities for international educational research; the review process for research and placement recommendations; resource development and allocation; and information management. Included in the report are summaries of discussions, surveys, workshop reports, the keynote address and a glossary. Appendices include: (1) text of the keynote address by Cassandra Pyle; (2) two Discussion papers, "Foreign Educational Systems: Priorities in Research" (Rebecca Dixon) and "Foreign Educational Systems: Options in Information Management and Dissemination" (Steve Watson); (3) summaries of survey results for the "1989 Survey of Users of Information on Foreign Educational Systems" and the "1989 Survey of Associations and Agencies"; (4) a status report on "TRACE" (Trans Regional Academic Mobility and Credential Evaluation), an international higher education database; and (5) a list of symposium participants and their affiliation. (LPT)
Descriptors: Access to Information, College Admission, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Foreign Students, Glossaries, Higher Education, Information Dissemination, Information Management, Information Needs, International Cooperation, International Educational Exchange, International Organizations, Research Administration, Research Needs, Research Projects, Resource Allocation, Study Abroad, Surveys
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Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: United States Information Agency, Washington, DC. Student Support Services Div.
Authoring Institution: National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC. Field Service Program.