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Howe, Harold, II; And Others – Harvard Educational Review, 1984
Discusses a colloquium of Harvard University faculty, staff, alumni, and graduate students on the reports and studies published recently on the shortcomings of American education. The panelists identified questions that need to be asked, pinpointed what was missing from the reports, and responded from their particular perspective. (JOW)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy
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Posner, Marcia W.; And Others – Judaica Librarianship, 1993
Includes nine papers from the First International Symposium on Jewish Children's Literature. Highlights include a survey and bibliography of Jewish children's literature available in 24 countries; values in Jewish children's literature; literature in the United States, Czechoslovakia, France, the Netherlands, and Israel; and German publishers.…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Conferences, Foreign Countries, Judaism
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Nusberg, Charlotte – Ageing International, 1986
Reports on discussions of 30 United States and Canadian experts at a meeting on policies and problems concerning midlife and older women. Discussion focused on income security and long-term care. Includes future prospects. (CH)
Descriptors: Females, Financial Problems, Income, Older Adults
Kohler, Peter – International Journal of Institutional Management in Higher Education, 1985
The discussions and presentations in an international workshop on defining and implementing institutional mission are summarized. Focus was on the primary issues and the roles of leadership and government, using experiences of Canada, the United Kingdom, France, and the United States as illustrations. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Role, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries
Levy-Leboyer, Claude – International Journal of Institutional Management in Higher Education, 1981
A 1979 Paris workshop is summarized that included presentations and discussions on the causes of European and U.S. student dropouts and failures, methods for overcoming such failures and their specific applications in different institutions, and student selection problems. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Admission, College Attendance, College Students