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Uthman, Fuad A. – Journal of Architectural Education, 1978
The role of the architect in the Arab world is discussed from the viewpoint of an Arab professional with some American training. The architect's potential for policy-making and generally influencing society is emphasized. (LBH)
Descriptors: Architectural Education, Comparative Education, Cultural Context, Developing Nations
Halfond, Jay A. – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2014
Many countries are challenged by the need to build both capacity and quality simultaneously in order to meet the accelerating needs of their society. Should what already exists be renovated, or should new institutions be created? Innovate from within or from without? Or perhaps some combination of both? In the U.S., postsecondary…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, United States History, Educational Development, Higher Education
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Gallagher, Eugene B. – Journal of Higher Education, 1989
University students in developing societies find it difficult to learn in a nonindigenous language of instruction. The experiences of an American professor who participated in the English Language Difficulties Committee of an Arab medical college are described. Faculty factionalism, curriculum policy, and national aspirations toward…
Descriptors: Arabic, Developing Nations, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC. – 2002
This paper presents a discussion by a group of specialists on education in the Muslim world, looking at the United Nations Development Program's Arab Human Development Report of 2002, "Creating Opportunities for Future Generations," and noting three major deficits that need to be addressed: the freedom deficit (political freedom), the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Arabs, Developing Nations, Educational Finance
Connect: UNESCO-UNEP Environmental Education Newsletter, 1983
Provided are reports on environmental education prepared by participants for the international meeting of experts convened by Unesco in the framework of the 1982 International Environmental Education Programme. The reports are considered to be part of the world-wide survey on environmental education (EE) needs and priorities of member states…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
Irwin, Wallace, Jr., Ed.; And Others – 1980
The purpose of this guide is to provide voters, officeholders, and candidates with background information on major foreign policy issues so that they can follow the 1980 presidential debates and reach their own informed conclusions. Thirteen major foreign policy topics are covered. The material is written in telegraphic style to get the essential…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Debate, Developing Nations, Economics
Fadiman, Jeffrey A. – 1987
A dimension of intercultural business communication often hidden from Americans is the communal aspect. It is most pronounced in Third World nations in which aspects of both commerce and communication are based on earlier communal traditions, reflecting values of which Americans may be unaware. Individuals strive to advance not only their private…
Descriptors: Arabs, Business Administration Education, Business Communication, Comparative Analysis