Discussion: The W curve-What is it? And “Culture Shock”?
View the following you tube videos:
The W Curve:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IAO50BgCR9E
Embracing Culture Shock:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGSD6jduFJg
Based on the information in the videos – write three paragraphs.
In the first paragraph walk through something you do here at home, like getting your morning coffee or buying shampoo.
In the second paragraph imagine doing the same thing where you are going abroad. Use three sources to research on local customs or social norms. You can use Wikipedia as one of your sources and other internet sources. Identify the resources in your document. (Do you see variations in the documents?)
In the third paragraph identify common elements and differences. Why might these exist?
10 points total. 0 for not completing the assignment, no effort or research, 5 for basic completion, 10 for showing you’ve done your research and I can see you there!