ERIC Number: ED157100
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
A Manual of Structured Experiences for Cross-Cultural Learning.
Weeks, William H., Ed.; And Others
Fifty-nine structured exercises to facilitate crosscultural learning are described in this publication. The exercises are divided into clusters that pertain to the following topics: participant introduction and initial group experience, dynamics of communication, clarification of values, identification of roles, group processes, recognition of feelings and attitudes, community interaction, brainstorming tasks and problems, and the promotion of meaningful cross-cultural encounters. For each exercise, information is provided on its objectives; its requirements with regard to number of participants, materials, setting, and time; and step-by-step procedures for its use. The publication includes an introductory discussion of the pros and cons of using structured exercises in intercultural groups, supplementary materials to be used in conjunction with the exercises, and a list of publications on additional crosscultural exercises. (GW)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Interrelationships, Group Activities, Group Dynamics, Groups, Guides, Instructional Materials, Interaction, Interaction Process Analysis, Intercultural Programs, Learning Activities, Values
Intercultural Network, Inc., 906 North Spring Avenue, LaGrange Park, Illinois 60525 ($4.95 non-member, $3.96 member)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Society for Intercultural Education, Training, and Research.; Illinois State Office of Education, Chicago. Dept. of Bilingual Bicultural Education.