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The Workshop Way with Foreign Students


reviewed by Margaret L. Cormack 1955

coverTitle: The Workshop Way with Foreign Students
Author(s): Kate V. Wofford
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
ISBN: , Pages: , Year:
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It is heartening to find "technical assistance" that combines humanity and science, that keeps its heart warm but its research exact. The Workshop Way with Foreign Students is a scientific account of a recent Turkish Rural Education Project undertaken by the College of Education at the University of Florida, in which twenty-five Turkish educators and several hundred Americans cooperated in a year of inquiry and interaction. The author, a specialist on rural education at the University of Florida, went to Turkey in 1951, at the invitation of the Turkish Ministry of Education, to make a survey of rural education. This led to the plan of sending selected Turkish teachers and administrators to the United States for a workshop. This "simple idea" required complex implementation, however, involving the Turkish Ministry of Education, the American ambassador and cultural affairs officer, the University of Florida, the Ford and Rockefeller Foundations (who largely financed the... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 56 Number 8, 1955, p. 469-469
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4779, Date Accessed: 12/18/2017 3:15:39 PM

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