Accession Number : ADA117976

Title :   Cultural Adaptation of Second Language Soldiers.

Descriptive Note : Preliminary rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY TRAINING DEVELOPMENTS INST FORT MONROE VA

Personal Author(s) : Gosnell,Paul Wayne

PDF Url : ADA117976

Report Date : 05 Jul 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 203

Abstract : This study was conducted to determine the extent to which cultural adaptation poses problems of adjustment for second language soldiers during initial entry training. Study was based on results obtained from individual and group interviews conducted with more than 200 selected individuals (second language soldiers). Interviews and critical incidents are included. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Interpersonal relations, *Adjustment(Psychology), Army personnel, Foreign languages, Culture, Attitudes(Psychology), Adaptation, Frustration, Conflict, Army training, Social communication, Case studies, Hispanics

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE