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Intercultural sourcebook: cross-cultural training methods

Contributor(s): Fowler, Sandra M [Editor] | Mumford, Monica G [Editor].
Publisher: Boston Intercultural Press 1995Description: xviii, 230 p.ISBN: 9781877864292; 1877864293.Subject(s): Multicultural education | Employees --Training of | Cross-cultural orientationDDC classification: 370.196 Summary: With the publication of this long-awaited companion to Intercultural Sourcebook, Volume 1, the editors have brought together the most comprehensive collection of training methods and exercises used by top trainers in the cross-cultural field. They include not only descriptions of methods but also specific examples of activities and suggestions for creating one's own exercises. This second volume includes articles by twenty-three leading cross-cultural trainers and covers new or divergent training methods for cross-cultural skill development and intercultural learning. These include self-awareness inventories, videotapes, small group exercises, area studies, and an insightful collection of other methods from the programming of field studies to the use of cross-cultural dialogues, culture heroes and visual imagery. One chapter analyzes the role and significance of research in cross-cultural training and another explores how training methods can be adapted for different cultures and age groups. In the epilogue two authors share their thoughts on the future of cross-cultural training. (Source: http://search.barnesandnoble.com)
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With the publication of this long-awaited companion to Intercultural Sourcebook, Volume 1, the editors have brought together the most comprehensive collection of training methods and exercises used by top trainers in the cross-cultural field. They include not only descriptions of methods but also specific examples of activities and suggestions for creating one's own exercises. This second volume includes articles by twenty-three leading cross-cultural trainers and covers new or divergent training methods for cross-cultural skill development and intercultural learning. These include self-awareness inventories, videotapes, small group exercises, area studies, and an insightful collection of other methods from the programming of field studies to the use of cross-cultural dialogues, culture heroes and visual imagery. One chapter analyzes the role and significance of research in cross-cultural training and another explores how training methods can be adapted for different cultures and age groups. In the epilogue two authors share their thoughts on the future of cross-cultural training. (Source: http://search.barnesandnoble.com)

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