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Intercultural Sourcebook Vol 1 : Cross-Cultural Training Methods - Sandie Fowler

Intercultural Sourcebook Vol 1

Cross-Cultural Training Methods

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Published: 1st May 1995
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Nothing could be more timely than the publication of this revised edition of the Intercultural Sourcebook. The 1979 edition reflected the new field of cross-cultural training, at that time searching for focus and direction. This new edition embodies the progress made in that search, systematically defining the field's parameters and offering concrete examples of the methods and techniques currently employed by its practitioners.

Intercultural Sourcebook will be a "must have" not only for educators and trainers concerned with intercultural learning or the development of cross-cultural skills, but for anyone who wishes to comprehend fully what these processes involve. Comprehensive in scope, the book examines both the principal methods used in cross-cultural training and a selection of specialized techniques and instructional devices.

In this, the first of a two-volume set, six methods are examined in twenty articles: role plays, contrast-culture training, simulation games, critical incidents, the cultural assimilator, and case studies. In each, a lead article traces the development and use of the particular method; several articles then offer specific applications. Intercultural Sourcebook provides both a framework for conceptualizing the training methods covered and resources for applying them in one's own work. Each article is written by an experienced trainer; in fact, the author list comprises the core of a who's who in the field.

Thorough, practical, and enlightening, this book will define the field for years to come.

ISBN: 9781877864292
ISBN-10: 1877864293
Series: INTERCULTURAL SOURCEBOOK : Book 1
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 1st May 1995
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.3 x 17.9  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1