ERIC Number: ED097855
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Report of the NAFSA [National Association for Foreign Student Affairs] Task Force on Intercultural Communications Workshops.
National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.
This report studies the phenomenon of intercultural communication workshops as they are appearing in the United States. Emphasis is placed on background information, trends in the conduct and operations of intercultural workshops, assessment of the intercultural communication workshop phenomenon, characteristics of the workshop experience, fundamental needs within the field, and recommendations. Recommendations suggest that: (1) a group of professionals be called together or review and make specific recommendations as to the focus, philosophy, and conduct of intercultural communication workshops; (2) the specific projects of a research nature be contracted to assess the influence of the intercultural communications workshop on participating individuals; (3) a list of individuals experienced and deemed qualified to conduct and to advise others as to the effective operation of intercultural communication workshops be established and generally available; (4) geographical regions within the National Association for Foreign Student Affairs identify persons and agencies competent and interested in intercultural small group experiences and that regional task forces be encouraged to focus on any of the recommendations herein. (Author/MJM)
Descriptors: Communications, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Education, Cultural Enrichment, Higher Education, Intercultural Programs, Workshops
National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, 1860 19th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20009
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.