ERIC Number: ED271990
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Program Development for Special Purpose Foreign Language Culture Courses.
This paper proposes and describes a method of developing a special-purpose foreign language culture course providing cross-cultural training for professionals working in bilingual and bicultural settings. The following points are discussed: (1) ways of ascertaining the need for and the most appropriate type of cross-cultural training; (2) objectives and general content areas; (3) an outline of a model syllabus; (4) the types of educational strategies and instructional techniques most suitable for cross-cultural training; and (5) course evaluation methods. Emphasis is placed on defining teacher and student roles and on program design. Appended materials include a sample questionnaire for determining Spanish language students' intercultural education needs; a sample syllabus and course outline; a course description; a list of requirements; and details of student evaluation criteria for a Spanish intercultural course. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: In: Proceedings of the Eastern Michigan University Conference on Languages for Business and the Professions (4th, Dearborn, MI, May 2-4, 1985); see FL 015 835.