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ERIC Number: ED017852
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Oct
Pages: 100
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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COMMUNICATION TRAINING FOR ROLE TRANSFORMATION, THE PREPARATION OF RETURNED PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEERS FOR TRAINING PROJECT STAFF ROLES. A REPORT OF A PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEER DISCUSSION LEADERS' ORIENTATION PROJECT.
DANCE, FRANK E.X.; AND OTHERS
DURING JUNE 1966 OVER 100 RETURNED PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEERS (RPCV'S) PARTICIPATED IN THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE SPEECH COMMUNICATION CENTER RPCV DISCUSSION LEADERS' ORIENTATION PROJECT. THE PROJECT CONSISTED OF SEMINARS DESIGNED TO ASSIST THE RPCV'S ACCEPT AND ADAPT TO THEIR NEW ROLES AS TRAINING PROJECT STAFF MEMBERS. IN THIS REPORT ARE (1) A BRIEF DEVELOPMENTAL HISTORY OF THE PROJECT, (2) DESCRIPTIONS OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE INDIVIDUAL SMALL GROUPS WITHIN EACH SEMINAR (3) AN ANALYSIS OF THE PROGRAM EVALUATIONS, (4) RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FURTHER RESEARCH, PROJECTS, AND CHANGES IN THE PREPARATION OF RPCV'S FOR STAFF TRAINING ROLES INVOLVING DISCUSSION FACILITATION, AND (5) BROAD CONCLUSIONS. THE SPEECH COMMUNICATION CENTER STAFF JUDGED THE SEMINARS SUCCESSFUL. PROJECT STAFF MEMBERS ARE LISTED. APPENDIXES INCLUDE QUESTIONNAIRE FORMS AND TESTS USED TO EVALUATE THE PROJECT, SYLLABUSES, A LIST OF UNIT LIBRARY READING MATERIALS AND HANDOUTS, SELECTED CASES WRITTEN BY THE RPCV'S AT THE TRAINING SITE, SELECTED CASES DISCUSSED, UNSTRUCTURED PARTICIPANT EVALUATIONS OF THE PROJECT, AND TABLES SHOWING RESULTS OF STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF EVALUATION DATA. (RT)
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Milwaukee. Speech Communication Center.
Identifiers: PEACE CORPS; UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN