October 1, 2023

Pat Reynolds Breaks Ground on Culture Shock Research

Patricia Reynolds, assistant professor in the College of Education, presented the plenary talk at the Tea for TESOL event held on the Stafford Campus on Saturday, May 26. Her presentation,  “Learning the Ropes: How Children Cross Cultures,” described her grounded theory research into the stages of culture shock in immigrant school children.

Tea for TESOL is an annual professional development event for faculty, students, alumni and area teachers who specialize in teaching English to speakers of other languages. It was hosted by the Department of Foundations, Leadership and Special Populations in the College of Education.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.