Culture Shock is Like a Sinking Ship

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5 Jun

Culture Shock is Like a Sinking Ship

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Edward T. Hall's Cultural Iceberg Model

In 1976 Edward T. Hall developed the Cultural Iceberg to explain we interact with and learn about a new culture.   View the video to learn more:   The reason we struggle to adapt to a new culture is that the values, beliefs, and thought patterns – the foundations of behavior – are hidden beneath […]

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16 Jan

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Stories have the power to create a sense of community, of belonging, and this site shares the stories of individuals who travel, live, study, work, serve, and volunteer cross-culturally. This includes international and national experiences. By hearing their stories and those of their supporters, hopefully we will gain an understanding of the experience from a […]

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