Does Student Exchange Program Involve a Nation’s Identity?

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GAC027 AE 1: Primary Research Project Report

Does Student Exchange Program Involve a Nation’s Identity?

Student Name: Akbar Muslim Yahya Student ID: 0510125 Teacher: Wahyudi Irwan Due Date: 2nd December 2011 Word Count: 1418

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Table of Contents

Page 1.0 2.0 3.0 4.0 5.0 6.0 7.0 8.0 Abstract…………………………………………………………………………………………3 Introduction……………………………………………………………………………………..3 Research Methodology…………………………………………………………………………4 Research Finding……………………………………………………………………………….4-6 Discussion………………………………………………………………………………………6-7 Conclusion………………………………………………………………………………………7 Reference list…………………………………………………………………………………..7-8 Appendices………………………………………………………………………………………8

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1.0 Abstract
This report is made to show the effect of a student exchange program to a society and country. To find out whether there are something influence the nation’s identity or not. In this case, the student exchange program is managed by Budi Mulia Dua School. The program is started by the first visit from Indonesia to Switzerland in October 19th to 30th. There are 5 interviewees that have different backgrounds which are student, teacher, parent, and student exchange organizer. Most of them said that this kind of program is very beneficial and good for Indonesian’s youth characteristics.

2.0 Introduction
Student exchange in this case is a short term visit of students between two different schools and country to learn each other culture, and its be done in a separated time. From the information between Budi Mulia Dua and Frutigen Junior High school, after the visit from Budi Mulia last October, there will be a returning visit to Jogjakarta in 2012. From the research from Internet, it is proven that the amount of student exchange is climbing year by year in over the world. The increase of the economical, knowledge, and security in the world are some of the strongest reasons. The main point of this observation is to know deeper about how people in Indonesia think about student exchange program, is there any worried about the loss of the national identity, is it beneficial or not, and is it drive Indonesian to a better way.

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3.0 Research Methodology
This report was referenced from people opinion by doing interviews. There are 5 Interviewees involved. Those are students, Student Exchange Organizer, parents, and teacher. All of these responding joint the program last October. The questions are made from the needs of the report which is digging the personal knowledge, information and experience from the interviewee. Most of the questions are made to be very general because usually the interviewee will tell a wide explanation. These 5 questions are very relevant to the primary research because it all corresponding and supporting about the national identity. It is great to know the background of the interviewee before or during the interview because it will drive the interview to a deeper topic that that the interviewer interested in. At the end of the interview, the last question is to add the reader knowledge by asking about what is the interviewee suggestion for the better generation. This question is also relating with what is the interviewee expectation.

4.0 Research Finding
Interviewee 1 is Indonesian’s student who joints the homestay in Switzerland last October. He is 17 years old and it is his first time to join this kind of program. His first impression when he heard this program he is so excited and interested. He learn a lot from the trip, he learn many skills such as communicating and life skills. Now, he learnt and respected more about other people, ethnic, culture, behavior, religion, etc. He is very happy to have this opportunity, and would suggest the other student to take this kind of opportunity. This program is very beneficial to build a...
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