ERIC Number: ED455044
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-May
Reference Count: N/A
Issues Affecting Rural Communities (II). Proceedings of the International Conference [on] Rural Communities & Identities in the Global Millennium (Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada, May 1-5, 2000).
Montgomery, Jim C., Ed.; Kitchenham, Andrew D., Ed.
This proceedings of a conference held in May 2000 at Malaspina University-College (British Columbia) contains approximately 63 conference papers, abstracts of papers, and keynote speeches. The conference examined issues affecting rural communities, with major themes being rural education, health, human services, families, and the sustainability of rural communities. The conference aimed to foster an international network of rural scholars, which had its beginnings at a 1994 conference of the same name, held at James Cook University in Queensland, Australia. Topics of speeches and papers include history of U.S. rural women teachers, rural school reform, public policies affecting rural communities, adjustment of professionals relocating to rural areas, community health services and initiatives, rural community information services, rural studies programs, Aboriginal education in Canada and Australia, information technology use on farms and in rural schools and communities, rural health issues, community viability, rural economy, community development issues and programs, connections between rural schools and communities, and distance education. Profiles of keynote speakers and contact information for conference participants are included. (SV)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Canada Natives, Community Development, Community Health Services, Distance Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Indigenous Populations, Internet, Public Policy, Rural Areas, Rural Economics, Rural Education, Rural Schools
Rural Communities Research & Development Centre, Malaspina University College, 900 Fifth St., Nanaimo, BC, Canada V9R 5S5 ($40 Canadian).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Malaspina Univ.-Coll., Nanaimo (British Columbia). Rural Communities Research and Development Centre.
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Canada; United States