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The Resource Host nation studies : a language and culture program in US-American elementary education in Germany, Simone Gutwerk

Host nation studies : a language and culture program in US-American elementary education in Germany, Simone Gutwerk

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Host nation studies : a language and culture program in US-American elementary education in Germany
Title
Host nation studies
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a language and culture program in US-American elementary education in Germany
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Simone Gutwerk
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Language
eng
Summary
Elementary and middle schools for children of most US military personnel provide an exceptional curricular component: A subject called Host Nation Studies is integrated in the daily schedule, teaching American children the culture and language of their current host country. The subject is unique for its early implementation as soon as 1946 when the fi rst US schools opened in Germany. And still today, native teachers provide cultural and intercultural opportunities to US elementary students all over the world. This dissertation focuses on the subject's conception and organization and the intercultural endeavours of US schools in Germany in two ways: First, historical research based on bibliographic resources regarding the school's history looks at the development of the program 1946 to 1970. A second perspective is given by a questionnaire survey, which asks Host Nation and American teachers about the current language and culture program within US schools in Germany --
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1970-
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Gutwerk, Simone
Dewey number
370.9
Dissertation note
Thesis (doctoral) - Universit├Ąt, W├╝rzburg, 2012.
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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theses
Series statement
Klinkhardt Forschung
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  • Education
  • Schools, American
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Host nation studies : a language and culture program in US-American elementary education in Germany, Simone Gutwerk
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier.
Content category
text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
FIEb17448463
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
201 pages
Isbn
9783781519060
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
33 figures, 36 tables
System control number
(OCoLC)844684400
Label
Host nation studies : a language and culture program in US-American elementary education in Germany, Simone Gutwerk
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
FIEb17448463
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
201 pages
Isbn
9783781519060
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
33 figures, 36 tables
System control number
(OCoLC)844684400

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