ERIC Number: ED331286
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching across Cultures in the University ESL Program.
Byrd, Patricia, Ed.; Constantinides, Janet C., Ed.
Essays on cross-cultural elements in college and university programs in English as a Second Language (ESL) include the following: "Barriers to Cross-Cultural Communication in English-as-a-Second-Language Programs in the United States"; "Acculturation or Enculturation: Foreign Students in the United States"; "A Framework for Cross-Cultural Analysis of Teaching Methods"; "Toward a Model for Cross-Cultural Orientation"; "Cultural Styles of Thinking and Speaking in the Classroom"; "Cultural Conflicts in the Classroom: Major Issues and Strategies for Coping"; "Macalester College: The American Language and Culture Program"; "Ohio State University: The American Language Program Cross-Cultural Training Project"; "University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: Cross-Cultural Component in an Intensive ESL Program"; "Intercultural Communication as an Integral Part of an ESL Program: The University of Southern California Experience"; "Culture Partners in Symbiotic Education: U.S. and Foreign Students Learning Together"; "Friday Lunches: A Program of Cross-Cultural Interaction"; "A Fusion of Traditions: Family Folklore as a New Method for Teaching Composition within Intensive English Programs"; "Peer Telephoning Promotes Interaction and Harmony"; "Cultural Assumptions, Frames, and the Allowable Economies of English: A Cross-Cultural Problem"; "The Fear of Speaking: Communication Anxiety in ESL Students"; and "Conducting Research in the Community: Fine Tuning Language Skills While Learning American Culture." An annotated bibliography of 14 items is appended, as well as a 12-page list of references. (MSE)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Communication, College Students, Communication Apprehension, Conflict Resolution, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Education, Culture Conflict, English (Second Language), Folk Culture, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Intercultural Communication, Program Descriptions, Research Methodology, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Programs, Stereotypes, Teaching Methods, Telephone Communications Systems
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: United States Information Agency, Washington, DC. Student Support Services Div.
Authoring Institution: National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.