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Integration

In the most general sense, the degree and frequency with which education abroad students are immersed in the host culture and society. See Cultural Immersion below). With regard to Milton Bennett’s Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity (DMIS), integration refers to the Ethnorelative stage in which learners internalize bicultural or multicultural frames of reference, maintaining a definition of identity that is “marginal” to any particular culture, and where they see themselves as “in process.”