Study skills support for international students.

In conversation with: Christopher Barnatt, Ting Lu (School of Law), Rebecca Moor, Peter Yeandle (School of History). Produced: September 2009; Duration: 4 minutes : 30 seconds.

Video no longer available

Short paper

Culture shock, learning shock, and re-entry shock outlines the thinking of several anthropologists, business consultants and educators all concerned with the effects of individuals interacting with others in learning contexts, within cultures perceived to be foreign, over a sustained period of time. Culture shock concerns not only "off shore", but also "on shore" international students and staff. The literature discerns several stages of culture shock, and its converse, reverse or re-entry culture shock. The paper considers how acculturation is likely to proceed, depending on the extent to which links with the originating culture are maintained, and how important links with new groups are perceived to be. The role of "identity" in the acculturation process is also considered.
... more from Culture shock, learning shock, and re-entry shock.

More scholarly interpretations of the theoretical basis:

... all Internationalisation short papers

Teaching at Nottingham website resource Using formative assessment and role-playing as means of ... "Formative assessment during the course of a module may help learners understand the …"   (Sep 2005)

Teaching at Nottingham website resource Support for writing skills.   (Jun 2007; 1 min 46s video)

The Nottingham context
Contact

Dr Rachel Scudamore

Learning from Internationalisation © Copyright The University of Nottingham
This page: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/pesl/internationalisation/teaching/studyskills/
Printed: 12:39 am, Sunday 21st April 2024