ERIC Number: ED260638
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Experiential Learning and Cultural Models. PANEL Resource Paper #12.
Kendall, Jane C., Ed.
The subcultures of school and experiential learning sites and perspectives from cultural anthropology are discussed, along with a program in applied humanities and Chicano studies. In "The Internship Process: A Cultural Model," Sharon Rubin considers the process of moving from the college student subculture to that of the internship experience. It is suggested that problem-solving and decision-making exercises and simulations can be used in seminars for field work students to help them become more independent in situations of stress and uncertainty. E. L. Cerroni-Long discusses the role that cultural anthropology can play in analyzing nontechnical experiential learning experiences in "Experiential Learning and Cultural Anthropology: General Considerations and Case Study." In addition, an experiential learning program that complements a course in anthropology is described: the UCLA Program in Applied Humanities and Chicano Studies. This program, which was designed to explore the historical role and status of Mexican Americans in Southern California, has an anthropological framework. Also included are course outlines, information on course requirements, and lists of required texts and reading materials. (SW)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Society for Internships and Experiential Education, Raleigh, NC. Peer Assistance Network in Experiential Learning.