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INSAN Media Psikologi

ISSN 1411-2671 (Cetak); 2310-7945 (Online)

Vol. 14 / No. 3 / Published : 2012-12

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Original Article :

Culture adjustment training for overcoming culture shock at new student originating from outside west java

Author :

  1. Efnie Indrianie*1
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Abstract :

Culture Adjustment Training was aimed to prepare a treatment program for new students to dealwith culture shcok in an effective way. The quasi-experimental method was used in this research. Thetarget population of this research were students from Maranatha Christian University who camefrom outside West Java. There were 20 students who participated in the research. The trainingmodules were based on cross cultural techniques and consists of two parts, one day training andweekly monitoring for one month. The measurement of behavior transformation was done by doingpre-tet, monitoring, and post test. Non parametric Wilcoxon statistic to test two combined sampleswas used to examine the hypothesis. The result indicated that Tcount = 29 and Ttable = 52 with α =0.05. The hypothesis testing indicated that there was a difference in culture shock level before andafter the Culture Adjustment Training was held. In conclusion, Culture Adjustment Training modulescan be used to help new students to overcome culture shock.

Keyword :

Culture Adjustment Training,

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