ERIC Number: ED059938
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Guidelines for Peace Corps Cross-Cultural Training. Part II. Specific Methods and Techniques.
Wight, Albert R.; Hammons, Mary Anne
Provided in this guide are examples of specific methods and techniques to implement the training methodologies described in Part I of the Guidelines (see SO 002 456). Each of the five sections correspond to objectives presented in Part I. A) Planning and Preparing for a Program includes materials for collecting and organizing content; staff training schedules, objectives, and exercises; sample performance and learning objectives for a program; and, sample schedules and exercises for staging. B) Building a Learning Community includes exercises, handouts, and techniques for learning the concepts and skills necessary for learning how to learn during the formal training and in the host country. C) Cross Cultural Exercises includes exercises and techniques designed specifically to present cultural content and information in the most relevant and acceptable way and to encourage and enable practice of useful skills and behaviors in an inter-cultural setting. D) Third Culture Training includes various experiences and exercises that enable third culture training to be developed as part of the experiential model, focusing on the process and skills of learning from a new culture. E) Human Relations Exercises includes general training exercises and some adapted to Peace Corps needs. Other related documents are: SO 002 458 and SO 002 459. (Author/DJB)
Descriptors: Community Development, Community Involvement, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness, Experiential Learning, Foreign Culture, Group Dynamics, Group Instruction, Instructional Materials, Intercultural Programs, International Programs, Laboratory Training, Program Development, Sensitivity Training, Training Methods
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Peace Corps, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Center for Research and Education, Estes Park, CO.
Identifiers: Peace Corps