Recently, many universities and colleges have been examining the international dimensions of their programs and have concluded that the process of internationalization of the curriculum is a priority, as it has the potential to bring about substantial changes in student attitudes regarding cultures and societies around the world and to provide alternative methods for dealing with them. What research has been conducted in this area has primarily centered on the internationalization of the entire university curriculum, and not on one aspect of it. This study focused on the internationalization of the curriculum of the College of Agriculture at Iowa State University.
The major purposes of this study was to assess and analyze perceptions of College of Agriculture teaching faculty regarding the infusion of a global perspective into the agriculture curriculum, and to supply information on the performed activities, opinions, and concepts critical to adding a global perspective to the study of agriculture.
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