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ERIC Number: EJ743846
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 18
Abstractor: Author
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0897-5264
Social Skills Difficulty: Model of Culture Shock for International Graduate Students
Chapdelaine, Raquel Faria; Alexitch, Louise R.
Journal of College Student Development, v45 n2 p167-184 Mar-Apr 2004
This study expanded and tested Furnham and Bochner's (1982) model of culture shock, employing a sample of 156 male international students in a Canadian university. Path analysis was used to assess the effects of cultural differences, size of co-national group, family status, cross-cultural experience, and social interaction with hosts on culture shock. Results suggested that social interaction with hosts plays an important role in international students' adjustment.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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