South Korea. Brittany Colavito Lindsay Spinner Grace Morgan . Culture/Religion. Highly regard the values of family- Family is always the most important aspect of their lives Father is the head of the family and is responsible for everything, then the eldest son
Highly regard the values of family-
Family is always the most important aspect of their lives
Father is the head of the family and is responsible for everything, then the eldest son
“To be shamed as an individual is nothing compared to bringing a family shame”
Koreans are very careful and sensitive to others
Clothing: brilliant, flowing lines, hides body shape
Marriage: joining of two families rather than two individuals, long and elaborate ceremonies, bows and symbolic gestures
Population (July 2011): 48,754,657
Life expectancy (2010): Men ~75 years; Women ~82 years
Total labor force (2010): 24.62 million
Labor force by occupation (2010): Services--68.4%; industry--24.3%; agriculture--7.3%.
Interview with Young He
Republic (powers shared between the president, legislature and courts
Liberation: August 15, 1945
Nine provinces, seven administratively separate cities (Seoul, Busan, Incheon, Daegu, Gwangju, Daejeon, Ulsan)
Political Parties: New Frontier Party, Democratic Party, Liberty Forward Party, Unified Progressive Party, Renewal Korea Party
Unemployment rate (2010): 3.3%
Natural Resources: coal, tungsten, graphite, molybdenum, lead
Industry: electronics, telecommunications, automobile production, chemicals, shipbuilding, steel
What are the differences between your school in South Korea and The University of Scranton?
What are the similarities between your school in South Korea and The University of Scranton?
What do you like the most about The University of Scranton?
Is your family supportive of you coming to America for school?
In your culture, how do people define intelligence?
Are extra curricular activities enforced? Is school/work the main focus?