Camino de Santiago

You may find the following books and online resources to be helpful as you continue exploring what it means to successfully transition back home from a study abroad experience. 

Online Resources

Other Resources

Austin, Clyde.  Cross-Cultural Re-entry:  A Book of Readings. Abilene, Texas: Abilene Christian University Press, 1986.

Bruce, A. Culture Shock at Home:  Understanding Your Own Change - The Experience of  Return. Transitions Abroad. January/February, 1997, p. 79-80

Chisholm, Linda. Charting a Hero’s Journey. International Partnership for Service Learning, 2000.

Citron, James. Short-Term Study Abroad: Integration, Third Culture Formation, and Reentry. NAFSA: Association of International Educators.

Hess, J. Daniel. Studying Abroad/Learning Abroad: An Abridged Edition of the Whole World Guide to Culture Learning. Yarmouth, Maine: Intercultural Press, 1997.

Hogan, John T. Culture-Shock and Reverse-Culture Shock: Implications for Juniors Abroad and Seniors at Home. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American College Personnel Association (Houston, TX, March 13-16, 1983).

Howell, Leah. Coming Home: Sustaining the Experiences of Studying Abroad. The Vermont Connection. 1999.

Kauffman, Norman L., Martin, Judith N., and Weaver, Henry D.  Students Abroad:  Strangers at Home. Yarmouth, Maine: Intercultural Press, 1992.

Kepets, Dawn. Back in the USA:  reflecting on your study abroad experience and putting it to work. NAFSA: Association of International Educators, 1995.

Kohls, L. Robert. Survival Kit for Overseas Living. Yarmouth, Maine: Intercultural Press, 1996.

Martin, Judith N. Patterns of Communication in Three Types of Reentry Relationships: An Exploratory Study. Western Journal of Speech Communication. v50 n2 Spring 1986, p.183-99.

Paige, R. Michael, Andrew D. Cohen, Barbara Kappler, Julie C. Chi and James P. Lassegard. Maximizing Study Abroad: A Student's Guide to Strategies for Language and Culture Learning and Use. Minneapolis, Minnesota: University of Minnesota, 2002.

Raschio, R.A. College Students' Perceptions of Reverse Culture Shock and Reentry Adjustments. Journal of College Student Development. 1987, p. 156-162.

Storti, Craig. The Art of Coming Home. Yarmouth, Maine: Intercultural Press, 1997.

Storti, Craig. The Art of Crossing Cultures. Yarmouth, Maine: Intercultural Press, 1990.

Summerfield, Ellen. Survival Kit for Multicultural Living. Yarmouth, Maine: Intercultural Press, 1997.

Uchara, A. The Nature of American Student Reentry Adjustment and Perception of the Sojourn Experience. International Journal of Intercultural Relations. 10, 1986, p. 415-438.

Woody, Stacey. Programming for Reentry:  Issues and Solutions for Study Abroad Returnees. Transitions Abroad. Mar/Apr 1998, p. 107-108







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