ERIC Number: ED208790
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Learning Across Cultures: Intercultural Communication and International Educational Exchange.
Althen, Gary, Ed.; And Others
Aspects of intercultural educational activity, research on learning, and implications for educational interchange, and case studies of the application of ideas from the intercultural communication field to work in international educational interchange are addressed in nine papers. Contents include: "Dynamics of Cross-cultural Adjustment: from Pre-arrival to Re-entry" (Stephen Foust, chapter editor, with John Fieg, Jolene Koester, Lawrence Sarbaugh, and Larry Wendinger); "Cross-cultural Counseling" (David Horner and Kay Vandersluis, chapter co-editors, with A. A. Alexander, Husain Bashey, Clifford Clarke, and Dennis Peterson); "English Language Teaching from an Intercultural Perspective" (Stephen Dunnett, chapter editor, with Fraida Dubin and Amy Lezberg); "Cross-cultural Training" (Margaret Pusch, chapter editor, with Alexander Patico, George Renwick, and Carol Saltzman); "Communication and Problem-solving across Cultures" (Felipe Korzenny); "Selected Learning Concepts and Theories" (Josef Mestenhauser); "Learning Styles" (Richard Brislin); "Learning Cross-culturally: The Case Study of Management" (Robert Moran); and "Foreign Students as Teachers: Lessons from the Program in Learning with Foreign Students" (Josef Mestenhauser). Suggestions for people who work with students or scholars who are outside their own countries are offered, and implications of research for people who design or conduct programs for foreign students and scholars are considered. A brief annotated bibliography and references for each chapter are included. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, College Students, Communication Skills, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Culture Conflict, English (Second Language), Foreign Culture, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Intercultural Programs, International Educational Exchange, Learning Theories, Problem Solving, Research Needs, Sociocultural Patterns, Student Adjustment, Study Abroad
Publications Order Desk, National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, 1860 19th St., N.W., Washington, DC 20009.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Johnson Foundation, Inc., Racine, WI.; International Communication Agency, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.