What's Up With Culture?

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The University of the Pacific online course in understanding and dealing with culture shock. This website offers an immense amount of information about why culture shock happens and what to do about it. It also explores reverse culture shock.

Student Culture Shock experiences



Reverse Culture Shock


Culture Shock Resources


Althen, Gary, ed. Learning Across Cultures. Washington, DC: NAFSA: Association of International Educators, 1994.
Bennett, Milton J. ed. Basic Concepts of Intercultural Communications. Yarmouth, ME: Intercultural Press, 1998.
Kohls, L. Robert. Survival Kit for Overseas Living. Yarmouth, ME: Nicholas Brealey/Intercultural Press, 2001.
Lambert, Richard D. Educational Exchange and Global Competence. New York: Council on International Educational Exchange, 1994.
Paige, R. Michael, ed., Education for the Intercultural Experience, Second Edition. Yarmouth, ME. Intercultural Press, 1993.
Storti, Craig. The Art of Coming Home. Yarmouth, ME: Nicholas, Brealey/Intercultural Press, 2001.

Reverse Culture Shock Resources


Strangers At Home: Essays on the Effects of Living Overseas and Coming "Home" to a Strange Land by Carolyn D. Smith
Art of Coming Home by Craig Storti