ERIC Number: EJ880387
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Apr
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 30
Using Experiential Activities with Adolescents to Promote Respect for Diversity
Roaten, Gail K.; Schmidt, Eric A.
Professional School Counseling, v12 n4 p309-314 Apr 2009
This article discusses the benefits of and processes for implementing experiential activities into guidance curricula to assist in developing awareness, knowledge, and skills related to diversity for the promotion of multicultural competencies in adolescents. The importance of such activities is discussed, as well as significant considerations when supplementing any guidance curriculum with experiential activities. Several experiential activities are discussed that focus on promoting multicultural competencies and development in adolescents, and resources are included to assist school counselors in identifying activities for use in their schools.
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Training, Adolescents, School Counselors, Guidance, Experiential Learning, Learning Activities, Cultural Awareness, Teaching Methods, Cultural Pluralism
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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