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.
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Author Biography - Sandie Fowler
Sandra M. Fowler has been an intercultural program manager, consultant, researcher, and trainer for over three decades. A former president of the Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research (SIETAR International), Fowler also served on the Board of Directors for the North American Simulation and Gaming Association (NASAGA) and now conducts intercultural training at home and abroad.Monica Mumford is an international project administrator for the Barents group and treasurer for SIETAR International. She has years of training experience in a variety of corporate settings.