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Glowacki-Dudka, Michelle, Ed. – 2000
These proceedings consist of 44 presentations in these categories: distance education and evaluation; community issues and research; multicultural issues and research; teaching and learning; research methods; and organizational development. The papers are "Philosophical Foundations of Andragogy and Self-Directed Learning" (Alfred);…
Descriptors: Action Research, Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Learning
Jenkins, Hugh M. – 1983
This document presents a summary of the proceedings of a symposium in which participants gathered to discuss the education and training of foreign students in the United States and the relationship between this experience and the use of science and technology for development. A basic contention underlying the symposium was that the transfer of…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Development, Foreign Students
Commonwealth Secretariat, London (England). – 1991
This report summarizes the proceedings of a conference at which delegations from 40 Commonwealth countries and 7 dependent territories gathered. The principal theme of the conference was "Improving the Quality of Basic Education." The first part of the report presents the findings of ministerial committees on four theme topics: (1) better schools…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Educational Development
Heyneman, Stephen P., Ed.; White, Daphne Siev, Ed. – 1986
Recent research findings on the economic implications of investments in the quality of education are examined in this report. "The Quality of Education and Economic Growth: A Review of Literature" (Lewis C. Solmon) reviews evidence on ways to develop educational policy that would stimulate economic growth in developing countries. "School Quality…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Economic Development, Economic Progress, Educational Economics
Jonkoping Univ. (Sweden). – 1990
This volume contains the 30 formal papers that were accepted for the European and Third World Gender and Science and Technology (GASAT) Conference. The theme of the conference was "Science and Technology, A Future for All?" The papers are presented in two parts and organized into four frames. Part one contains papers, reporting empirical…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Case Studies, Computer Uses in Education, Developing Nations
Calvo, Gilbert – 1988
Various educators from Latin and Central America and the Caribbean met to design and produce materials for teaching family life, human sexuality, community life, and environmental studies. They concluded that the materials should meet community standards; help prepare for future change; develop working models for designing effective teaching…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Planning
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1986
The Regional Review Meeting on the Situation of Education of Girls was attended by participants from eight Asian countries, six of which have low female participation and retention rates. Participants from Afghanistan, Bhutan, China, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, and Thailand presented reports based on the findings of national studies,…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Developing Nations, Dropout Prevention, Dropout Programs
Shaw, Bryant P., Ed. – 1987
African history is a relatively new discipline and its sources, methodology, and content may be unfamiliar to those trained in European or U.S. history. Through presentations by African scholars, this document offers new strategies for integrating Africa into world history courses. Each presentation is followed by commentaries from experienced…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Diseases, Global Approach, Higher Education
DeKock, Anita, Ed. – 1986
The United States policy of branding governments--especially those in developing nations--as "good guys" or "bad guys" has been costly. The price has been paid in lost lives, confrontations with the Soviet Union, loss of diplomatic flexibility, and domestic political stresses. It seems an opportune time, now that the United…
Descriptors: Authoritarianism, Conflict, Developing Nations, Diplomatic History
Chow, Clement; And Others – 1987
This report from the 1987 annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology contains biographical data on the panelists in a session on selected international distance learning institutions and brief summaries of the following presentations: (1) "The Central Agricultural Broadcasting School of China"…
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Distance Education, Educational Technology
Damerow, Peter, Ed.; And Others – 1986
This document contains 22 papers presented at an international congress on mathematical education. An introductory report describes the work of the theme group, "Mathematics for All," motivated by the move to universal elementary education in developing countries, the move to universal secondary education in industrialized countries, and…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Elementary Secondary Education
Bhatia, S. C., Ed.; Patil, B. R., Ed. – 1983
These proceedings contain 17 papers presented at a seminar to identify and evaluate research studies conducted in the past with a view to providing guidance and ready reference for those who wish to conduct research in the future. A summary of recommendations appears first. Issues, researchable questions, and suggestions are made in three areas:…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Adult Students
Mellor, Warren L., Ed.; Khan, M. Athar, Ed. – 1985
The Center for International Education and Development (CIED) of the University of Alberta, in its commitment to share--through publication--information about new projects and policies being tried in developing countries, published the proceedings of an international seminar focusing on education in Pakistan. The meeting was the result of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Curriculum, Developing Nations, Educational Administration
United Nations Economic and Social Council, New York, NY. – 1983
The minutes of the Conference, recording the place, date, attendance, election of officers, agenda, and summaries of major speeches, comprise this document. Adopted resolutions and relevant discussions are presented. These include: (1) guidelines for regional and national actions aimed at improving the status of women; (2) short-term measures to…
Descriptors: Conferences, Developing Nations, Economics, Females
United Nations Economic and Social Council, New York, NY. – 1984
The minutes of the regional meeting (for Latin America and the Caribbean) summarize discussions pertaining to the critical review and appraisal of the progress achieved and the formulation of strategies for the advancement of women up to the year 2000. They suggest concrete measures for overcoming obstacles to the realization of the goals and…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Employment, Females, Foreign Countries
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