Lecture 5 Notes The Integration/Acceptance Stage The humor stage follows when the international student begins to feel comfortable and relaxed in the new environment. The student begins to smile or even laugh at minor mistakes and misunderstandings which
Visiting Countries Notes
People are naturally curious about each other and when we meet people from different countries,
we want to know many things.
What is life like in their country?
What kind of houses do they live in?
What kind of food do they eat?
The Honeymoon Stage
The honeymoon stage is characterized by exhilaration, anticipation, and excitement. Often
recently arrived international students are fascinated with everything new. Most of them are
embarking on a "dream come true," an edu
Global Culture Notes
There are many different definitions of culture. It is important that our working definition is
multileveled and inclusive enough to incorporate the complexity of culture and its impact on the
people it influences. According to one de
Early Europe Notes
The term melting pot was introduced in the 1900 when discussing the assimilation process that
observers had noted as immigrants adapted to US culture. There has been a great of debate if this
is the best concept to use of this process.
Culture & Orginization Notes
Culture is also multilevel and dynamic. Culture exists at the micro level of the individual that is
in the persons assumptions, values, beliefs, explanatory systems and behaviors. These behaviors
are learned and shaped by the
Aspect of Culture Notes
Aspects of Culture:
1. History: A written or oral history that refers to the account of a particular groups
collective experience in geographic place and time. The time period and conditions under
which groups immigrated or migrate
American Immigrant Notes
With the increase of Spanish speaking immigrates around the country, Hispanics now represent
the largest minority in the US, larger then the number of African Americans. Recognizing this, in
2001 then President George W. Bush beca