Portland State University. Department of Applied Linguistics
Marjorie S. Terdal
Date of Award
Master of Arts (M.A.) in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
1 online resource (193 p.)
Susan Elizabeth Hemstreet -- Diaries, Foreign teachers -- Employment -- Japan -- Diaries, English language -- Study and teaching -- Japan, Culture shock -- Japan, Adjustment (Psychology)
The focus of the ethnographic diary study is introduced and contextualized in the opening chapter with a site description. The thesis examines the diaries written during a sojourn of over two years in Japan . and proposes to answer the question, "How did the sojourner's initial maladjustment subsequently develop into satisfactory adjustment?"
Hemstreet, Susan Elizabeth, "Sojourner Adjustment : A Diary Study" (1992). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 4377.