ETH 125 Entire Course Cultural Diversity Version 8
DQ #1 - Name a famous person whom you would consider a “typical” American. What characteristics of this individual do you think make her or him typical? Do you consider these characteristics a stereotype? Why, or why not?
DQ #2 - Do you think it is human nature to categorize people? Why or why not?
Complete the Diversity Worksheet, located on the student website.
DQ #1 - Racial profiling is frequently in the news and is a prime example of stereotyping in action. How does racial profiling relate to stereotyping? Explain.
DQ #2 - How does mass media contribute to the perpetuation of stereotypes and prejudice in the United States? Give an example.
Complete the Harvard-hosted Implicit Association Test (IAT) using the following instructions. Each test you choose to take should take about 10 minutes to complete.
Navigate to the Project Implicit® home page at https://implicit.harvard...
Complete the Stereotypes and Prejudice Worksheet, located on the student website.
DQ #1 - Affirmative action programs were intended to remove institutional discrimination and give minorities opportunities that had previously been unfairly denied them. Do you support these programs? Do you think they have worked as intended? Explain...
DQ #2 - What are the effects of race, ethnicity, and gender in median income? Does this reflect bias? Refer to your textbooks when composing your response.
Complete the Discrimination Worksheet, located on the student website.
Create a presentation (using Microsoft® PowerPoint® or another presentation software as approved by your instructor) about your personal background and identity.
Identify two or three social categories you identify with that you are...
DQ #1 - Do you think perceptions of American Muslims and Muslims in general have changed since 9/11? If so, are these changes justified? Why? If not, why do you believe they have not changed?
DQ #2 - Before World War I and II, anti-Semitism was more prevalent than it is today. Does anti-Semitism still exist? In what forms?
Complete your Religion and Ethnic Diversity Paper. Refer to the Religious and Ethnic Diversity Paper Instructions on the student website.
Post as a Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) attachment to the Assignment Section.
Format your paper...
DQ #1 - Your textbooks say that according to sociologists, racial categories are misleading and are harmful ways to divide human groups. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Why?
DQ #2 - Genocide is the deliberate and systematic destruction of an ethnic, racial, or national group, such as the Turkish killing of Armenians after World War I, the Nazis’ slaughter of 6 million European Jews during World War II, or the mass...
Complete the Racial Diversity: Historical Worksheet, located on the student website.
Respond to weekly discussion questions.
DQ #1 - Have you seen changes in racial equality and diversity in the past 5 to 10 years? If so, what was the motivating factor behind these changes? If not, why do you think things haven’t changed?
DQ #2 - Racial and Ethnic Groups defines the culture of poverty as “a way of life that involves no future planning, no enduring commitment to marriage, and no work ethic; this culture follows the poor even when they move out of slums or barrios...