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Cunningham, Glenn – Phi Delta Kappan, 1986
Summarizes 10 basic exam questions relating to distance, direction, time, and world interest that have confounded college freshmen entering a professor's geography classes over the past 15 years. Students bewildered by the pretest usually did not pass or even finish his course. Also, foreign students performed better than American students. (MLH)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, College Students, Foreign Students, Geography
Chronicle of Higher Education, 1985
A brief review looks at student characteristics, interests, and preferences in entertainment, reading matter, politics, fashion, college choice, college major, food, alcohol use, fraternities and sororities, and military training. It identifies the most common reasons for attending college and the countries from which the most foreign students…
Descriptors: Activism, Alcoholic Beverages, Career Choice, Clothing
Knapp, Amy E.; Whitmore, Marilyn – 1992
A workshop was held by the Office of Library staff at the University of Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) for international college students, to assist them in making the transition to the American educational setting. The workshop also served to heighten the awareness of the library public service staff to the needs of the international students at the…
Descriptors: College Libraries, College Students, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Students
Bailey, Jackson H.; And Others – 1992
This publication contains three papers on college student exchange between Japan and the United States. The first paper, entitled "The University of Massachusetts and Hokkaido University: A Case Study in Educational Cooperation," by Barbara B. Burn, describes the long-standing relationship between these two institutions in order to…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Foreign Countries, Foreign Culture
Wilson, Angene – 1992
This study surveyed members of the Association of International Educators and community volunteers to find out how international student speaker programs actually work. An international student speaker program provides speakers (from the university foreign student population) for community organizations and schools. The results of the survey (49…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Students, Foreign Students, Higher Education
Maryland State Board for Higher Education, Annapolis. – 1984
Data concerning the places of residence of students who were enrolled in Maryland colleges during fall 1982 are presented, along with a brief narrative section. The information is intended primarily for use as a reference to study the enrollment patterns of the residents of the state's major political subdivisions at Maryland institutions. Of the…
Descriptors: College Students, Community Colleges, Enrollment Trends, Foreign Students
Lukas, Karen Hammerlund – 1987
Information on the educational system of Austria and guidelines on the placement of Austrian students in U.S. high schools and colleges are presented. After a brief introduction on the country and the basic structure and principles of the educational system, attention is directed to primary and secondary education. Vocational educational offerings…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, College Admission, College Students, Educational Certificates
Sellew, Kathleen Troxell – 1987
Information on the educational system of the Dominican Republic and guidelines on the placement of Dominican Republic students in U.S. high schools and colleges are presented. After a brief introduction on the country and the basic structure and principles of the educational system, attention is directed to primary and secondary education. The…
Descriptors: College Admission, College Students, Educational Certificates, Elementary Secondary Education
Oliver, E. Eugene – 1987
Information on the educational system of Saudi Arabia and the placement of Saudi students in U.S. schools and colleges is presented. After briefly introducing the country and the educational system, attention is directed to elementary education. A new type of secondary school program that includes general and specialized courses is described.…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Business Administration Education, College Students, Educational Certificates
Franks, Lynne Rosengrant – 1987
Information on the educational systems of Israel and the Occupied Territories (West Bank and the Gaza Strip) and guidelines on placing students from this region in U.S. high schools and colleges are presented. After describing the country and territories, attention is directed to preschool, primary, and intermediate education; secondary education;…
Descriptors: College Admission, College Programs, College Students, Educational Certificates
Porter, Georgeanne B. – 1986
Information on the educational system of West Germany and guidelines on the placement of German students in U.S. high schools and colleges are presented. After a brief introduction on the country and the basic structure and principles of the educational system, attention is directed to preschool, primary, and secondary education. Included are…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, College Admission, College Students
Stedman, Joann Bye – 1986
Information on the educational system of Malaysia and guidelines on the placement of Malaysian students in U.S. high schools and colleges are presented. After a brief introduction on the country and the educational system, attention is directed to preschool, primary, and secondary education. Included are reproductions of certificates of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, College Admission, College Entrance Examinations