Traveling to another country? To make the most of it, get out there and experience everything you can! Experience-based culture learning is the key to getting the maximum value from traveling abroad.The Whole World Guide to Culture Learning serves as a handbook for cross-cultural adaptation and a guide to becoming an effective sojourner abroad. Beginning with basic questions and then delving into the intricacies of specific interactions, J. Daniel Hess comprehensively covers how to understand a new culture. He includes self-instructional units, exercises and methods so you can pursue cultural learning in groups or individually so that you can both experience the vast and rich opportunities a new culture has to offer and learn from it. Contents Preface Introduction Part A: Building Perspectives for Culture Learning 1 Culture Learning 2 Attitudes and Character Traits that Promote Culture Learning 3 Methods in Culture Learning: The Action-Reflection-Response Strategy 4 Methods in Culture Learning: Reflection as Cultural Analysis 5 Culture Learning, Values, and Ethical ChoicesPart B: The Culture Learning Process I. Beginning Well II. Settling In III. Getting Early Glimpses of the Host Culture IV. Living with a Host Family V. Moving into the Cultural Milieu VI. Exploring the Values System Part C: Techniques for Culture Learning I. Journal Keeping II. Explorations III. Case Studies Part D: Returning Home BibliographyHess, J. Daniel is the author of 'Whole World Guide to Culture Learning', published 1994 under ISBN 9781877864193 and ISBN 1877864196.