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A STUDY ON CULTURE SHOCK FACED BY FOREIGN STUDENTS OF BIPA IN UNIVERSITY OF MUHAMMADIYAH

EFENDY, FERY LUDFY (2014) A STUDY ON CULTURE SHOCK FACED BY FOREIGN STUDENTS OF BIPA IN UNIVERSITY OF MUHAMMADIYAH. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

The development of science and technology always progress everyday. This situation causes people to go abroad for some reasons such as live, work, and study. People will get strange and unfamiliar feelings when they come to a new country which has different culture. This research aimed at studying culture shock faced by foreign students in University of Muhammadiyah Malang. This research described culture shock faced by foreign students and how they solved their problem dealt with culture shock. This research used descriptive quantitative research. It is expected to collect and analyze subjectsÂ’ experiences dealt with culture shock. The subjects of this study were nine foreign students of BIPA (Bahasa Indonesia untuk Penutur Asing) in 2013/2014 academic year in University of Muhammadiyah Malang. The researcher collected the data using open-ended questionnaire and document analysis. As the result, foreign students faced culture shock in five categories: problem in communication (7 students), problem dealt with facilities (3 students), problem in religious life (6 students), problem in academic (5 students), and problem in social life (4 students). In addition, foreign students made an adjustment to the host culture to solve their problem dealt with culture shock. The researcher concluded that foreign students who lived in a new area with the different culture will get strange and unfamiliar feeling. It could be called culture shock. They made an adaptation with the host culture to solve their problems dealt with culture shock. By conducting this research, the researcher suggested that foreign students should learn about the culture that exist in a new environment. Moreover, they should make an adaptation with the host culture.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English Language Education (88203)
Depositing User: Mrs Ruli Alfi
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2016 02:04
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2016 02:04
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/24862

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