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Horn, Aaron S.; Hendel, Darwin D.; Fry, Gerald W. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2007
This study presents an analysis of the relative internationalization of 77 research universities in the United States. Institutions enrolling undergraduate students were selected from the 2003 national report, The Top American Research Universities. Data were collected from publicly available sources for 19 indicators of internationalization…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Research Universities, Correlation, Student Characteristics
Furumoto, Mitchell A. – Working Papers in Educational Linguistics, 1997
Trends in the planning and teaching of ethnic and foreign languages in the United States are examined, and the Language and Cultural Perspectives program of the University of Pennsylvania's Lauder Institute, a graduate program in management and international studies, is presented as illustration of a successful program of foreign language…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Education, Educational Policy
O'Meara, Patrick, Ed.; Mehlinger, Howard D., Ed.; Newman, Roxana Ma, Ed. – 2001
This book is a wide-ranging anthology that surveys the field of international and area studies as it has developed in the United States from its beginnings and accomplishments under Title VI to the current paradigmatic shifts taking place in research, teaching, and outreach. A number of contributors to this volume provide historical overviews of…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation
Kuntz, Patricia S. – 1993
A discussion of African language teaching in the United States argues that the profession of African language instruction is in its infancy, without a common body of knowledge, generally accepted standards of practice, or specific goals, and that it needs further development, based on earlier federal legislative mandates. It is further proposed…
Descriptors: African Languages, African Studies, Change Strategies, Educational Change
Wolff, John U. – 1980
This Indonesian book contains a reference grammar with exercises and a series of reading selections with composition and conversation exercises based on them. It is intended for students at the advanced level who have completed the series entitled "Beginning Indonesian," or have had 300 to 400 hours of classroom work. The materials…
Descriptors: Advanced Courses, Communicative Competence (Languages), Grammar, Higher Education
Gage, Alfred; Duffy, Barbara – 1981
Nine interviews are presented with persons connected with Oklahoma businesses, a children's hospital, and the Oklahoma City Police Department. The intent of the presentation is to demonstrate the need for Americans to acquire skills in foreign languages. A range of topics is covered in the interviews, such as, the usefulness of specific foreign…
Descriptors: Business, Educational Needs, Interviews, Motivation
Petrov, Julia A., Comp.; Brosseau, John P., Ed. – 1980
This bibliography lists publications produced by projects sponsored by the International Division (now Office of International Education) of the U. S. Office (now Department) of Education, for the period of the last 21 years. The approximately 900 citations cover studies and surveys, conferences, linguistic studies, research in language-teaching…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Conference Papers, Educational Research, Instructional Materials
Wiley, David, Comp.; Dwyer, David, Comp. – 1980
A conference of African scholars was held in the United States in 1979 to develop a consensus and a statement about the direction that African language teaching and learning should take in this decade. African languages are among the so-called "less-commonly taught languages," and funding for their teaching and study has come from…
Descriptors: African Languages, Area Studies, Economics, Language Research
Bender, Ernest; Riccardi, Theodore, Jr. – 1978
This course for a third year of study of Bengali at the university level is divided into three parts. Part I consists of a review grammar and reading texts and is divided into eight chapters, which present a review of the script; grammatical discussions with examples, exercises, and readings with notes and questions for oral discussion; and a key…
Descriptors: Bengali, Higher Education, Humanities, Indo European Languages
Brod, Richard I. – 1978
Results of a survey of 180 community and junior colleges indicate that community college language programs continue to be largely connected with the transfer curriculum, and that their enrollments have declined in part as a consequence of the widespread erosion of language requirements among the B.A.-granting institutions to which community…
Descriptors: College Second Language Programs, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development
Abdel-Massih, Ernest T.; Bahig, A. Fathy – 1978
This is the first of four instructional volumes designed for the intermediate-advanced student of Egyptian Arabic. The course deals with the language, culture, customs, and traditions of Egypt. The present volume consists of five parts. Part One, "William and Marcia," comprises seven units. Each unit is formed of three parts:…
Descriptors: Arabic, Area Studies, Cultural Education, Higher Education
Abdel-Massih, Ernest T.; And Others – 1978
This is the second of four instructional volumes designed for the intermediate-advanced student of Egyptian Arabic. The course deals with the language, culture, customs, and traditions of Egypt. The present volume acquaints the American student with the important roles proverbs and metaphoric expressions play in everyday speech in Egyptian Arabic.…
Descriptors: Arabic, Area Studies, Cultural Education, Higher Education
Scebold, C. Edward; And Others – 1980
This report is based on a questionnaire survey directed in spring and fall 1977 to all state foreign language supervisors. In those cases where state totals were not available, questionnaires were sent directly to various school districts. An analysis of the compiled figures showed that in fall 1976, the public secondary schools (PSS) in the 7-12…
Descriptors: Enrollment, French, German, Italian
Burn, Barbara B. – 1980
The study has two purposes: (1) to review the current status of international education in higher education in the United States, and (2) to indicate current and future needs in the field. International education is defined broadly to encompass area studies, international relations, and comparative, transnational, and global studies. Separate…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Foreign Students
Qafisheh, Hamdi A. – 1979
This Gulf Arabic text is designed for those who want to acquire a conversational tool beyond the basic level; it is also of interest to Arabists, anthropologists, and Arabic dialectologists. The language in this text is used in informal situations by the indigenous populations of the southern coast of the Persian Gulf. The text contains 21 lessons…
Descriptors: Arabic, College Second Language Programs, Dialects, Dialogs (Language)
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