Reflection eaay using chapter 1,2,3

 

Reflection Essay #1

Explore your own efforts at achieving intercultural sensitivity. Essays are assigned to encourage you to reflect on your personal experiences with intercultural communication as you go through this course. The following essays should be 6 – 7 pages in length and typed, Essays are graded on your ability to incorporate theories, ideas, and terms from class reading and discussion; clarity and articulation of these ideas; and APA and references. Students will write on:

  1. Write an autobiography. Talk about yourself, your background, where you grew up, and how you grew up. What things were significant to you? What ideas were important? How would you define your personal values? Are they similar to the values of your family and/or friends? How rigid/flexible are they? How have your values changed/adapted/reinforced over time? What influences them? What would you like to get out of this course? Be sure to incorporate terms, ideas, and concepts from our reading and lectures up to this point. Cite sources.

Rubric

Reflection Essay #1 RubricReflection Essay #1 RubricCriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeEssay FormatTimes New Roman font (no New Courier); 12point type size; 1.25inch margins. Double spaced; indented paragraph format (do not double space between paragraphs); Include page numbers and a reference page for written assignment. Page limit excluding reference page must be 6-7 pages8 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeProofreadingNo typing errors and grammatical mistakes.
Clarity, syntax, spelling, punctuation, subject-verb agreement, pronoun/antecedent agreement, etc.7 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIntroductionIncludes background story about the past experiences, and how you grew up.5 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeTheory EvaluationDraws clear, appropriate connections between the concepts, theories and terms and experiences10 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeConclusionCourse outcome. What would you like to get out of this course?5 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeThesis statementuses carefully chosen language that sets the tone and direction for the essay5 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeBodyWhat things were significant to you. What ideas were important. How would you define your personal values. Are they smiliar to the values of your family and/or friends? How rigid/flexible are they? How have your values changed/adapted/reinforced over time? What influences them?10 pts
Total Points: 50
 

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