You will continue to focus your research
This assignment builds on Part 1. You will continue to focus your research on the cultural group you selected in Topic 1. Write 500-750 words in response to the following:
- Clarify the definitions as well as compare and contrast the concepts of stereotyping and ethnocentrism.
- Find concrete examples that show how this group is represented by local and/or national media (This could include Comic Strips, Newspaper Articles, Advertisements, TV Shows, etc.). Give specific examples of stereotyping and ethnocentrism.
- Outline concrete examples of how these media caricatures influence people’s perceptions of this culture. Next, explain how these perceptions (as elements of the media consumer’s worldview) might influence their attitudes and behaviors when interacting with someone from that culture.
- Two to three academic resources are required for this assignment.
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 rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.
The Identification of Communication Challenges assignment is the benchmark for:
GED2C1: Construct logical, cohesive, and persuasive arguments.
GED2C2: Locate, verify, evaluate, and correctly cite print and electronic resources.
GED2C3: Exhibit proficiency in Standard American English for academic purposes.
GED2C4: Demonstrate knowledge of the power and ethical ramifications of language choice and communication style.
GED3C2: Apply appropriate critical inquiry strategies (e.g., inductive and deductive reasoning, analysis, evaluation, and synthesis) to issues and questions.
GED4C1: Articulate knowledge of individual, group, and societal behavior.
GED4C3: Acknowledge individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds and belief systems, and interact appropriately.
GED4C4: Use knowledge of the past to develop understandings concerning the present or future.
GED4C5 Evaluate artistic and literary expression and how they influence and reflect society.