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Kumar, Susheela – New Frontiers in Education, 1978
Library planning in Indian colleges and universities is reviewed with focus on location and size, layout, lighting and ventilation, furniture, special facilities such as photocopying machines, and library extension activities. (LBH)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, College Libraries, Facilities, Foreign Countries
Kumar, Susheela – New Frontiers in Education, 1978
Suggestions for the professional development of librarians in India are offered, including professional continuing education, inservice training, and workshops. Informal networks, the need for professional motivation, and the librarian's role as a communicator are also discussed
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, College Libraries, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Vincent, Helen – New Frontiers in Education, 1978
The problem of graduate unemployment in India is examined in a study of 650 job seekers in Madras City. The relatively long period of waiting before a graduate actually finds and takes a job is attributed often to high income expectation. Correlations between job and studies preference of students are among the factors discussed. (LBH)
Descriptors: College Graduates, College Students, Employment, Foreign Countries
Natarajan, V.; Prakach, Ved – New Frontiers in Education, 1978
The tradition in India of practical/laboratory field work carried out by students individually or in small groups is reviewed, and recommendations for assessing such work are outlined, including such skills as recording observations, interpreting results, planning procedures and techniques for solving special problems. (LBH)
Descriptors: Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Experiential Learning, Field Experience Programs
Singhal, Sushila; Kejariwal, S. K. – New Frontiers in Education, 1978
The concept of nonformal education is reviewed as it is discussed by various educators and philosophers. The economic, social, and pyschological perspectives are considered along with implications for Indian society. (LBH)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Philosophy, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Gomez, R. – New Frontiers in Education, 1978
India's National Adult Education Program ( NAEP), which focuses on the needs of illiterate adults in the 15-35 age group, is described with particular attention given to the importance of improving occupational skills and raising the level of awareness regarding the predicament of the poor and illiterate. (LBH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Developing Nations, Educational Needs
Brew, Angela – Teaching at a Distance, 1978
Electrical engineering students at the University of Essex have been following as an integral part of their degree program, a credit course at the Open University. The effects of introducing a multimedia independent learning package into a conventional university are examined, the evaluation method is discussed, and differences in student…
Descriptors: Course Evaluation, Engineering Education, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries
Clark, Ebun – West African Journal of Education, 1975
The art of communication is examined along with the need for improvement in spoken English in West Africa. Recommendations for improving the general standard of the language in the nation are offered. (LBH)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Developing Nations, Educational Responsibility, English (Second Language)
Obanya, Pai – West African Journal of Education, 1975
Problems in giving students in large West African classes sufficient drill time to practice regularly listening and speaking are discussed and possible solutions are reviewed. Collective and group speaking are seen as useful aids to oral French learning. (LBH)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, French, Language Instruction
Olagoke, D. Olu – West African Journal of Education, 1975
Basic language skills required for work in the university are discussed regarding listening comprehension, varying standards of students' English, literature instruction, the function of English studies in the universities, English for science majors, and student resentment. (LBH)
Descriptors: Admission (School), College Students, Developing Nations, English (Second Language)
Fadiran, Dokun – West African Journal of Education, 1975
The role that libraries and librarians can play in making the teaching and learning of French as a second language more effective in West African secondary schools is discussed. Reasons for close cooperation between French teachers and librarians are also examined. (L BH)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, French, Language Instruction
Onuoha, N. Konyeaso – West African Journal of Education, 1975
The role of education in promoting national integration or in assessing ethnocentric feelings among educated people is discussed. Previous studies are cited to illustrate the problems among ethnic groups and the educational history of Nigeria. Proposals for curricula reform to enhance cultural unity are discussed. (LBH)
Descriptors: African Culture, Cultural Differences, Cultural Interrelationships, Curriculum Development
Asiedu-Akrofi, K. – West African Journal of Education, 1975
Inspectors in Ghana implement and interpret educational policies of the Ministry of Education and see that policies are carried out in the training colleges. Inspection serves as a controlling link between the colleges and the national government, but is resented by teachers. Pre- and post-independence comparisons are made. (LBH)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Developing Nations, Evaluators, Foreign Countries
Ugwuegbu, Denis Chimaeze E. – West African Journal of Education, 1975
A total of 240 students read transcripts of a case against a student who stole his examination, in violation of a specific Nigerian government decree directed at students, and then rated the person on several items. Results showed that girls violated the decree from anxiety over failure; boys, from anxiety over failure and motivation to achieve.…
Descriptors: African Culture, Anxiety, Cheating, Developing Nations
Rotimi, B. O. – West African Journal of Education, 1975
A historical review of Adeyemi College of Education and its role in Nigeria is presented covering such topics as: opening, physical structure, library, objectives, admissions, student activities, academic studies, professional courses, student assessment, staff, refresher courses, and research. (LBH)
Descriptors: College Role, Developing Nations, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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