Intercultural Attitudes of Turkish Students Studying in a UK University

Ali Karakaş (1)
(1) Mehmet Akif Ersoy University , Turkey

Abstract

The study aimed at identifying intercultural attitudes of Turkish students enrolled in the University of Southampton, in the UK, towards both host and other cultures. The data were elicited through a questionnaire consisting of two parts. Data were analyzed through statistical package software called SPSS. Descriptive statistics i.e. mean scores; standard deviations and percentages were utilized in the presentation of the results. The results were introducedby quantitative analysis and qualitative interpretations. The findings demonstrated that Turkish students held confounding attitudes depending on various factors and engaged in multifarious interactions with their British and non-British friends.

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Authors

Ali Karakaş
akarakas@mehmetakif.edu.tr (Primary Contact)
Author Biography

Ali Karakaş, Mehmet Akif Ersoy University

Ali Karakas is a Research Assistant  at Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, Burdur, Turkey. He holds BA in ELT at Uludag  University,Turkey and is currently an Integrated PHD student in Southampton University, UK.

Karakaş, A. (2013). Intercultural Attitudes of Turkish Students Studying in a UK University. Journal of Intercultural Communication, 13(1), 1–11. https://doi.org/10.36923/jicc.v13i1.613

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