ERIC Number: ED331350
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Programs for Spouses of Foreign Students.
National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.
This handbook examines community program components and development for spouses of foreign students learn about and adjust to the United States. Chapter 1 focuses on program components, such as club activities, English instruction, creative classes, health care classes, professional contacts, child care, and spouse-directed programs. Chapter 2 discusses the basic principles which apply to any type of programming for foreign student spouses, these include sponsorship, budgeting, the facilities being used, and meeting schedules. Chapter 3 supplies information that is intended to be used for setting up a comprehensive, well-rounded program in which a group setting is appropriate. This includes assessing needs, forming a steering comittee, publicizing the program, and selecting the activities for the first session of the program. Brief discussions follow in chapters 4 and 5 on program evaluation and benefits. Eight appendices of sample resource materials are provided. (GLR)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Community Programs, Family Programs, Foreign Students, Guides, Higher Education, Married Students, Orientation, Program Development, Social Agencies, Social Support Groups, Spouses, Voluntary Agencies
Publications Order Desk, National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, 1860 19th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20009 ($3.95 plus postage and handling).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: United States Information Agency, Washington, DC. Student Support Services Div.
Authoring Institution: National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.