ERIC Number: EJ1037319
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Dec
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Critical Factors in Cultural Immersion: A Synthesis of Relevant Literature
Barden, Sejal M.; Cashwell, Craig S.
International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, v35 n4 p286-297 Dec 2013
This synthesis of the literature on cross-cultural immersion experiences gives emphasis to the need for effective pedagogy for enhancing multicultural counseling competency, with cultural immersion being a potentially valuable training tool. The authors examine the empirical literature towards identifying both helpful and hindering structural and process factors in immersion experiences. Consideration is given to enhancing training experiences and suggestions for future research are provided.
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Teaching Methods, Cultural Awareness, Counselor Training, Learning Experience, Cultural Differences, Experiential Learning, Literature Reviews
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