COM 315 Week 2 Personal Worldview and Its Effect on Intercultural Communication
Study "The Blind Men and the Elephant" and "What is a Christian Worldview?" articles.
Refer to "Demonstration Test Protocols."
Complete at least two demonstration tests on the website:
http://www.tolerance.org/supplement/test-yourself-hidden-bias and consider how your outlook on life is affected by your personal lens.
For this assignment, write a two-part (500–750 words) reflective essay about your worldview and how it affects your intercultural communication. Thoughtfully address how you can learn more about yourself and others in order to be an effective communicator.
Part 1- In the first section, attentively describe how you answered the questions that clarify a person's worldview found in "What is a Christian Worldview?". Answer the questions in depth.
Part 2- In the second section, thoughtfully reflect on how you think your worldview has, does, or may affect your intercultural communication by considering the following:
1. Discuss specifically what you learned about yourself in the process of doing the implicit preference tests.
2. Describe ethnocentrism. How has this belief affected your worldview?
3. Describe stereotypes. How are stereotypes different from prejudices?
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.
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