ERIC Number: ED294793
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
AFS Orientation Handbook: Volume V.
AFS International/Intercultural Programs, Inc., New York, NY.
Designed for use by persons who plan and lead orientation and cross-cultural training sessions for AFS students, natural and host families, and volunteers, this handbook implements and supports recommendations from an AFS workshop and ideas originating in Argentina, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Sweden, and the United States. Section 1 introduces the document's purposes, and section 2 presents statements concerning the AFS program's content, learning objectives, and quality. Sections 3, 4, and 5 are resource guides to information concerning pre-departure, during-the-sojourn, and post-return orientations. Section 6 addresses: (1) describing a home community; (2) motivating host country volunteers; (3) investigating a host country community; (4) benefiting from the exchange experience; and (5) journal keeping. Section 7 offers an eight item annotated bibliography on approaches to foreign language learning and post-return orientations. Pictures and charts are included. (JHP)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Activities, Cultural Exchange, Cultural Traits, Exchange Programs, Guides, Instructional Materials, International Educational Exchange, Multicultural Education, Orientation, Orientation Materials, Secondary Education, Student Adjustment, Student Exchange Programs, Study Abroad
The Intercultural Press, Inc., P.O. Box 768, Yarmouth, ME 04096 ($10.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: AFS International/Intercultural Programs, Inc., New York, NY.
Note: Some sections derived from the AFS Workshop on Intercultural Learning Content and Quality Standards (Otter Lake Haus, Quebec, Canada, February 27-29, 1984). For related document, see ED 283 746.