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Kramsch, Claire – European Journal of Education, 1993
A cross-cultural training seminar involving French, German, and American language teachers is described. The program was designed to examine the influence of teachers' cultural perceptions on selection of authentic instructional materials, sources of linguistic misunderstandings, and teachers' strategies for resolving cultural conflict. (MSE)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Conflict Resolution, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Differences
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Tight, Malcolm – European Journal of Education, 1991
The paper looks at part-time higher educational services for students in the educational systems of Australia, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. A comparative examination of the nature and importance of part-time higher education is then presented. (DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Developed Nations, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Hufner, Klaus – European Journal of Education, 1987
The West German debate over state-controlled higher education planning versus market-oriented competition is examined in the context of recent West German educational history, actions taken by the federal government and science council, institutional reactions, and research on the use of performance indicators. (MSE)
Descriptors: Accountability, Comparative Analysis, Competition, Educational Demand