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ERIC Number: ED011167
Record Type: RIE
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Pages: 16
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STUDENT EXCHANGE HANDBOOK.
FRIEDRICHS, DONALD E.
THIS HANDBOOK IS TO GUIDE SCHOOL PERSONNEL IN DEVELOPING OR EVALUATING STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAMS IN HIGH SCHOOLS, ESPECIALLY IN MICHIGAN. CHAPTER 1 CONSISTS OF A DISCUSSION OF THE EDUCATIONAL, CULTURAL, AND SOCIAL OBJECTIVES FOR EXCHANGE PROGRAMS. CHAPTER 2 LISTS THE PROGRAMS SUCCESSFULLY OPERATING IN MICHIGAN, AND DISCUSSES THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COMMUNITY IN (1) SELECTING AND MATCHING STUDENTS AND HOMES, (2) WORKING OUT FINANCIAL PROBLEMS WITH THE LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD, (3) SUPERVISING THE FOREIGN STUDENTS, (4) PROVIDING CULTURAL EXPERIENCES IN THE COMMUNITY, (5) SOLVING PROBLEMS OF FAMILY ADJUSTMENT, AND (6) INSURING AN ENRICHING AMERICAN EXPERIENCE FOR THE FOREIGN STUDENT. CHAPTER 3 DEALS WITH THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE SCHOOL IN PROVIDING A REALISTIC PROGRAM AND HELPING THE FOREIGN STUDENT ADJUST TO THE AMERICAN PATTERN OF SCHOOL LIFE. CHAPTER 4 DISCUSSES THE ACADEMIC AND PERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR AMERICAN STUDENTS WISHING TO GO ABROAD AND THE PROCEDURES USED IN SELECTING STUDENTS. THERE IS AN APPENDIX OF NAMES OF AGENCIES WHICH COOPERATE WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE IN CONDUCTING EXCHANGE PROGRAMS. (AM)
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Authoring Institution: Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals, Ann Arbor.
Identifiers: Michigan (Ann Arbor)