publication . Master thesis . 2016

Adult third culture kids and their intercultural learning and competence

Liwen, J. (Jiang);
Open Access English
  • Published: 06 Jun 2016
  • Publisher: University of Oulu
Abstract
Due to globalization, there are more and more families are bringing their children abroad due to different reasons (Cockburn 2002, 475–476). Third culture kids (TCKs) have gradually become well known to people and the society. The aim of this research is to discuss TCKs’ intercultural learning and competence during their significant years of development and what this experience means to them in terms of their educational and career choices. This is a qualitative research based on semi-structured interviews collected from six adult third culture kids (ATCKs). The theoretical framework lies under the study of intercultural learning and competence. Intercultura...
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