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Dean, John, Ed. – 1969
A seminar on standards for libraries in West Africa was held in April 1967. This proceedings volume presents the papers given by each of the participants. Discussed are the standards for collections, facilities, staff, technical processes and services for public, school, university and special libraries. The purpose was to focus upon the nature,…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Conference Reports, Foreign Countries, Librarians
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands). – 1984
Papers on bibliography, cataloging, and classification presented at the 1984 IFLA general conference include: (1) "Bibliographic Control: Zimbabwe's Present Practices and Hopes for the Future" (Angeline S. Kamba, Zimbabwe); (2) "Classification and Subject Cataloguing in Kenya" (Margaret N. Muriuki, Kenya); (3)…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Cataloging, Classification, Databases
Berendt, Brigitte – 1981
A report of a 1981 conference on improving teaching and learning in higher education sponsored by the German Foundation for International Development is presented. Topics include the following: problems of higher education specific to Africa and the Federal Republic of Germany, common problems, approaches to dealing with problems, units for higher…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, College Instruction, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
Keune, Reinhard, Ed. – 1983
A background paper sent to the participants of the Nairobi Conference inviting them to take part in a brainstorming on "Africa's Role in the North-South Dialogue on Communication" introduces this booklet. It is comprised of four articles, "Intensifying the Dialogue," which summarizes the proceedings and recommendations; "A…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Communications, Foreign Countries, International Programs
Sheriff, G. M. – 1977
This paper briefly examines the current state of library cooperation in the West African countries, in relation to the implementation of national information policies in these countries. Library cooperation within the framework of a national information policy in developing countries is considered as a primary need rather than the development of…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Developing Nations, Information Dissemination, International Educational Exchange
Geno, Thomas H., Ed.; Bostick, Herman F., Ed. – 1972
This compilation of working papers is part 1 of the proceedings of the ACTFL 1972 preconference workshop on black francophone literature. Part 2, to be completed in the future, will be a bibliography containing primary and secondary sources, textbooks, articles, a glossary of African terms, and resource materials useful in language classrooms. The…
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, African Literature, Area Studies
Duncan, John – 1974
The statement by the Executive Committee of the Conference on College Composition and Communication affirming the student's right to his own language--his dialect--poses a challenge deserving further research, especially as it concerns the classroom situation. Black English, a dialect with linguistic principles whose roots can be traced to West…
Descriptors: Black Culture, Black Dialects, Dialect Studies, Linguistics
Stuckey, Kenneth A., Comp. – 1977
The bibliography contains approximately 1500 citations (1954-1976) regarding deaf blind children. Entries are arranged alphabetically by author within the following 13 categories: the population; parents, family, and the adult community (including parent education and infant intervention); professionals/paraprofessionals; medical/neurological…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Cognitive Development, Communication Skills, Conference Reports
Hinzen, Heribert, Ed. – Adult Education and Development, 2002
This document contains 19 papers on adult education and development worldwide. The following papers are included: "Editorial" (Heribert Hinzen); "Lifelong Learning in Europe: Moving towards EFA (Dakar Framework for Action on Education for All) Goals and the CONFINTEA V Agenda" (Sofia Conference on Adult Education);…
Descriptors: Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands). – 1984
Papers on government libraries, public libraries, and research libraries presented at the 1984 IFLA general conference include: (1) "Library Services for Research" (Maria S. Pla de Menendez, Colombia); (2) "Interlibrary Loans, Present and Future: A Consideration for Academic Library Management" (Geoffrey G. Allen, Australia);…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Government Libraries
United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi (Kenya). – 1987
While the open oceans remain relatively unpolluted, many coastal areas are suffering from oil, sewage, industrial wastes, and agricultural run-off. This document presents some of the key facts related to these kinds of water pollution. It focuses on the major sources of contamination in the world's seas, and provides an overview of how these…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Ecological Factors, Environmental Education, Global Approach
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Thompson, R.W. – 1975
An international conference on creole languages and educational development was held at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad, from July 24-28, 1972. It was attended by scholars from Africa, Australia, Hawaii, the Caribbean region, the United Kingdom, the United States, and France. The papers presented were descriptions of a…
Descriptors: African Languages, Black Dialects, Conference Reports, Creoles
American Library Association, Chicago, IL. Office for Library Education. – 1970
Fact sheets on the general education system and education for librarianship are presented for 49 countries. The following countries are represented: Algeria, Australia, Austria, Burma, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Denmark, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait,…
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Foreign Countries, Labor Force Development, Librarians
Douglass, Malcolm P., Ed. – 1975
The 21 essays in this collection consider the conditions under which reading is most effectively taught and learned. Topics deal with the ways in which a desire to read can be "caught" by children in their early years; the case for humanistic education; the need for changes in people's attitudes toward learning and teaching; ways of…
Descriptors: Autism, Beginning Reading, Bilingual Education, Childrens Literature
Baggaley, Jon, Ed. – 1980
The 11 papers in this collection focus on research in instructional television, the theme of a conference attended by media producers, researchers, and policy makers from Australia, Britain, Canada, France, West Germany, the Netherlands, South Africa, and the United States. The opening paper by Deane Hutton discusses two parallel but contrasting…
Descriptors: Childrens Television, Design Requirements, Educational Television, Formative Evaluation
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