Describe the stages of the model then address the following questions: At what stage(s) do you place yourself and why?

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Describe the stages of the model then address the following questions: At what stage(s) do you place yourself and why?

Write a 5-7 page typed paper that describes his/her development regarding cultural sensitivity racial/ethnic identity and adaptation to other cultures.

 

You may use parts of multiple models to describe your development. Be truthful. Do not exaggerate your development

Describe the stages of the model then address the following questions: At what stage(s) do you place yourself and why?

What experiences and influences most profoundly shaped your views about and interactions with people of other ethnic groups?

What prejudices were taught to you by your parents and relatives? Who were you advised to date/marry?

What were you taught about skin color?

Does your lifestyle away from work reflect a bicultural multicultural interracial integrated non-racist lifestyle or primarily an ethnocentric monocultural racially segregated lifestyle?

How do you deal with cultural differences (denial defensiveness minimization acceptance adaptation integration)?

Why are you pleased or displeased with the level of development you are/will be modeling for your own children and the students in your classroom?

What plans do you have for advancing your level of development?

How will your personal development affect your present or future work in education?

When appropriate relate your major points to ideas presented in the textbooks materials or discussions in this course.

Feel free to incorporate anything you have learned in this course and apply it to your personal development as well.

Personal Development Paper.

Write a 5-7 page typed paper that describes his/her development regarding cultural sensitivity racial/ethnic identity and adaptation to other cultures.

You may search the UNF library database and select a developmental model to use. Suggested key words are: ethnic developmental identity model + a racial identity (e.g. White African American Latino Asian Biracial).

Examples are Bennett’s model of stages of developing intercultural sensitivity Bank’s model of stages of ethnic identity development Helms’ model of stages of racial identity development Trifonovich’s stages of cross-cultural adjustment or the work of Beverly Tatum to describe your development.