Event Title

An American Who Emigrated From Poland: The Significance of Education and Family Support in the Acculturation Process

Graduation Year

2013

Location

Atrium, Center for Natural Sciences, Illinois Wesleyan University

Start Date

20-4-2013 2:00 PM

End Date

20-4-2013 3:00 PM

Description

By utilizing collaborative ethnography, photography, and research, this poster displays elements of the acculturation process of Polish immigrant and Illinois Wesleyan student, Justyna Gano. Through the use of collaborative visual methods such as the sharing and taking of photographs and interviews, this research provides insight into the life of a typical immigrant by highlighting the aspects of her life that she finds most important. By using photographs and sharing elements from her personal experiences, this poster examines the significance of education in Justyna’s life, and how she views it as an invaluable opportunity and vital to achieving success. It additionally demonstrates the importance of Justyna’s family support system and their influence in her acculturation process.

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An American Who Emigrated From Poland: The Significance of Education and Family Support in the Acculturation Process

Atrium, Center for Natural Sciences, Illinois Wesleyan University

By utilizing collaborative ethnography, photography, and research, this poster displays elements of the acculturation process of Polish immigrant and Illinois Wesleyan student, Justyna Gano. Through the use of collaborative visual methods such as the sharing and taking of photographs and interviews, this research provides insight into the life of a typical immigrant by highlighting the aspects of her life that she finds most important. By using photographs and sharing elements from her personal experiences, this poster examines the significance of education in Justyna’s life, and how she views it as an invaluable opportunity and vital to achieving success. It additionally demonstrates the importance of Justyna’s family support system and their influence in her acculturation process.