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ERIC Number: ED013397
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Apr-5
Pages: 1
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MULTI-MEDIA TRAINING FOR CROSS-CULTURAL INTERACTION.
GRACE, GLORIA L.; HOFLAND, N.A.
IN ADDITION TO TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE, CROSS-CULTURAL INTERACTION SKILLS ARE REQUIRED BY AMERICANS FOR SUCCESSFUL OVERSEAS MISSIONS. SINCE CROSS-CULTURAL EXPERIENCE IS NOT READILY AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED STATES, A PRACTICAL TRAINING PROGRAM IS REQUIRED TO DEVELOP NECESSARY SKILLS AND ATTITUDES. TRAINING MATERIAL PACKAGES, NOTABLY THE SELF-CONTAINED PACKAGE (PLANNED AIDS FOR CROSS-CULTURAL KNOWLEDGE, ACTION, AND GROWTH IN EFFECTIVENESS), HAVE BEEN DEVELOPED BY THE SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION. TYPICAL ELEMENTS ARE--LEADER'S MANUAL, INTERACTION MAPS (STUDENT PLANNING GUIDES), PICTURE CARDS, FILM STRIPS, AUDIO TAPES, VIDEO TAPES, RADIO PROGRAMS, MOTION PICTURES, SYNTHETIC SITUATION SETTINGS, QUESTION AND ANSWER DISCUSSION AIDS, AND WORKSHEETS FOR INDEPENDENT STUDY. CONTENT UNITS CONSIST OF GENERAL PRINCIPLES, AMERICAN FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC POLICY, AREA STUDY, AND LANGUAGE STUDY. AN INSTRUCTOR ACTING AS A LEADER CAN TRAIN HIS STUDENTS BY FOLLOWING THE DIRECTIONS AND USING THE MATERIALS PROVIDED. HIS FULL EFFORT CAN BE GIVEN TO GUIDING THE STUDENT. THIS DOCUMENT, AD-651-574, IS AVAILABLE FROM THE CLEARINGHOUSE FOR FEDERAL SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION, SPRINGFIELD, VA. 22151. MICROFICHE $0.65, HARDCOPY $3.00. (AUTHOR/LY)
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Authoring Institution: System Development Corp., Santa Monica, CA.
Identifiers: System Development Corporation; UNITED STATES