Proceedings of the International Conference on Social Science 2019 (ICSS 2019)

Papuan Students Cross-Cultural Adaptation in Surabaya State University

Authors
Mutiah, Gilang Aji, Diyah Utami
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Mutiah
Available Online November 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icss-19.2019.157How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Cross-cultural communication; adaptation; culture shock
Abstract

Every individual who has just entered a different culture from his origin will experience an adaptation process ; the process of self-adjustment that takes place is not easy. Each individual has a different level of adaptation; some are easy to pass but many are also difficult. The adaptation process will be easier if the new culture visited is similar to the culture from which the individual lived before. And vice versa the more the culture is different; the process of adaptation will go through a complicated period; in a difficult period that individuals will experience a culture shock. This research will look at how students from Papua State University of Surabaya are adapting in Surabaya. The city of Surabaya is an area with a majority of Javanese cultured communities; while Papua is a typical eastern part of Indonesia with striking cultural and physical differences. The number of students from Papua studying at Surabaya State University there are 15 people spread across the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law; the Faculty of Sports; the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences; the Faculty of Engineering. To see this research holistically; the research analyzes the phenomenological method; this method is very possible for researchers to obtain answers to research informants in depth because it is able to explore the personal experience of informants related to the adaptation process they experience. The implication of this research is expected to reveal the experiences of informants about the process of adaptation and finding an approach cross-cultural communication in order to condition the clash of cultures in the process of adaptation experienced by immigrants are not spread too long and can be overcome with good

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Conference on Social Science 2019 (ICSS 2019)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
November 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-839-0
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icss-19.2019.157How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2019, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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