This annotated guide of English-language material on education in the Arab world includes books, journal articles, national and international reports and documents and Ph.D. dissertations. The author opens with an introductory essay on the development of education in the Arab Gulf states and an analysis of current issues in educational research. Chapters cover the social context of education; educational systems and structures; country reports on educational developments between 1950 and 1980; religion and education; education at the pre-college level; and higher education with special attention to systems and institutions, curriculum and evaluation, management, students in national and foreign universities, research, sciences, and technology. The book also examines women's education; teachers and teacher education; educational planning; manpower and education; educational guidance and counseling; special education; literacy and adult education; and educational media and instructional technology. Author and subject indexes are provided.
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Excellent....For strong comparative education collections.
This title provides an excellent overview of education in the Arab Gulf states and will aid research in comparative education.
–American Reference Books Annual
This guide constitutes an essential bibliographic point of departure for studies of education in the Arab Gulf States....written by and for teachers and policy-makers, a balance that will enhance the value of this work for both types of reader.
This volume is a welcome addition to the bibliographic literature on education in the Arab Gulf States.
–Comparative Education Review
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