ERIC Number: ED340323
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Black Students and Overseas Programs: Broadening the Base of Participation.
Council on International Educational Exchange, New York, NY.
This publication presents essays (that represent some of the views expressed at a conference) on the participation of black students in overseas educational exchange programs. The aim is to suggest models for increasing the participation of black students in such programs and for improving the quality of their experience overseas. The six essays are as follows: "Opening Address of the 43rd International Conference on Educational Exchange" by Johnnetta Betsch Cole"; "Minority Access to International Education" by Holly M. Carter (research demonstrates poor tracking of black student participation and offers suggestions for improved communication); "International Comparative Approaches to the Problems of Underrepresented Groups" by Gus John (historical exclusion of blacks from overseas programs here and in the United Kingdom); "The River Falls Experience: Custom-Designing Study Abroad" by Robert B. Bailey III (a program tailored to attract those who might not ordinarily participate); "The Spelman Experience: Encouraging and Supporting Minority Students Abroad" by Margery A. Ganz (how to increase minority participation and prepare students for their experiences); "Students Speak for Themselves: Experiences in Scotland" by Kelly Tucker; and "Students Speak for Themselves: Experiences in Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic" by Kathryn Dungy. Three appendixes contain information on underrepresented groups in study abroad programs, the text for a brochure in the works on increasing participation of ethnic minorities in international education exchange, and a bibliography of 21 resources. The document contains an introduction by Jon Booth. (JB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Black Students, College Students, Higher Education, International Educational Exchange, Minority Groups, Organizational Communication, Student Participation
Publications Department, Council on International Educational Exchange, 205 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017.
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council on International Educational Exchange, New York, NY.
Identifiers - Location: Costa Rica; Dominican Republic; United Kingdom; United Kingdom (Scotland)