ERIC Number: ED130547
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Jan-9
Cross Cultural Communication: Implications for Language and Ethnic Studies.
Massachusetts Univ., Amherst.
The theme of this conference was the reality of the multicultural society and the role of educational institutions in utilizing its resources. The conference brought together people engaged in developing the field of cross-cultural communication. These people included panelists from different disciplines and different cultures and specialists in inter-cultural communication; bilingual education, media, community programs involving ethnic groups, and related interests. Speakers included the following: W.E. Lambert on "The Changing Role of Language Programs and Teachers"; S. Tjitendero on "The Intercultural Communication Workshop as a Vehicle for Culture Learning and Communication Skills Training"; C. Clason on "What is Bilingualism"; C. Stetler and A. Gillespie on "The Utilization of Cross-Cultural Experiences for Learning"; and J. Bostain on "Future Directions of Language Programs." (AM)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, College Language Programs, Communication (Thought Transfer), Conference Reports, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Cultural Education, Cultural Influences, Cultural Pluralism, Culture Contact, Educational Media, English (Second Language), Ethnic Studies, Foreign Culture, Higher Education, International Programs, Language Instruction
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Society for Intercultural Education, Training, and Research.
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Univ., Amherst.