ERIC Number: ED374713
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Report of the Committee on International Education.
Colorado Commission on Higher Education, Denver.
The purpose of this report is to promote further development of international education in Colorado through the expansion of foreign language instruction, student and faculty exchanges, enrollment of international students, collaboration with state and private sector entities in international commerce, and the establishment of consortia agreements. It also addresses the need to convince the public that international education is a worthwhile goal, and reviews the current status of international education programs at various colleges and universities in Colorado. The report recommends that: (1) higher education institutions develop more consortial arrangements; (2) institutions put a greater emphasis on international education; (3) the state promote international education; (4) the state provide increased support for foreign language instruction at the elementary and secondary level; (5) regulations on international credit transfer be eased; (6) the Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE) work with other agencies to promote international education; (7) elementary and secondary schools utilize "Model United Nations" programs to promote international education; (8) international exchange programs be expanded; (9) all undergraduates complete at least 1 year of foreign language instruction; and (10) CCHE work with other organizations to increase the number of international education partnerships with the private sector. (MDM)
Descriptors: College Role, Consortia, Elementary Secondary Education, FLES, Foreign Students, Global Approach, Government Role, Higher Education, Institutional Role, International Education, International Educational Exchange, International Programs, Partnerships in Education, Private Sector, Program Development, Program Improvement, Public Relations, School Business Relationship, Second Language Programs, State Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Colorado Commission on Higher Education, Denver.
Identifiers - Location: Colorado