From Bhutan to the U.S Mexico Border: Acculturation Experiences of Bhutanese Students in American Classroom

Jigme Choden, University of Texas at El Paso

Abstract

International students have to adapt to a new learning environment when they move to a foreign land for higher studies. During the transition the international students face various challenges in a new learning environment starting from classroom environment to class participation. The Bhutanese students in a Southwestern University in this study shows the challenges they face as international students and the strategies they develop to acculturate in a new learning environment. The study examines the acculturation process of the Bhutanese students through the framework of acculturation. ^

Subject Area

Multicultural Education|Education|Higher education

Recommended Citation

Choden, Jigme, "From Bhutan to the U.S Mexico Border: Acculturation Experiences of Bhutanese Students in American Classroom" (2017). ETD Collection for University of Texas, El Paso. AAI10689128.
https://digitalcommons.utep.edu/dissertations/AAI10689128

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