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ETH 120 Entire Course

ETH 120 Entire Course

CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN THE UNITED STATES

 

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ETH 120 Week 1 Cultural Diversity Training Candidate
 

Imagine you are developing a training on diversity for your workplace. Your first task is to introduce yourself in terms of your own cultural diversity to demonstrate your personal cultural awareness. Review the types of groups discussed in Ch. 1 of Racial and Ethnic Groups before beginning this assignment.

Write a 350- to 700-word summary of what you would cover in the diversity training including:

 

 

 

A description of yourself in terms of cultural diversity. To what ethnic, cultural, and other groups do you belong? Describe the members of your cultural group.
 

 

What is the distinction between racial and ethnic groups?
 

 

Provide at least one example of your personal experience with stereotyping. Was it a positive or negative stereotype? Explain.
 

 

What is the importance of diversity training?
 

 

What is your experience with diversity? Is your workplace diverse? Could there be, or could there have been, more inclusion?
 

 

 

Note citations and references throughout your paper. APA formatting is preferred but not required.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

 

 
 

 

ETH 120 Week 2 Religious and Ethnic Groups
 

This week you learned about cultures and religions and their relationships to concepts such as discrimination, prejudice, stereotypes, and ethnic or religious diversity in the United States. In this assignment, you research and share about a culture or religion outside of your own.

Review the Religious and Ethnic Groups Paper Instructions.

Complete your Religion and Ethnic Groups Paper.

Note citations and references throughout your paper. APA formatting is preferred but not required.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

Select one religious group and one ethnic/racial group to which you do not belong from the following list:

 

 

 

Religious groups
 

 

 

o    Christianity

 

 

 

Evangelical Protestant
 

 

Mainline Protestant
 

 

Historically Black Churches
 

 

Roman Catholic
 

 

Latter-Day Saints(Mormons)
 

 

Jehovah’s Witnesses
 

 

Orthodox (Greek, Eastern)
 

 

 

o    Judaism (Orthodox, Conservative, or Reform)

o    Buddhism (Theravada or Mahayana)

o    Islam (Sunni, Shia, Sufism)

o    Hinduism

 

 

 

Ethnic groups (found in 5, 11, and 14 of Racial and Ethnic Groups)
 

 

 

Write a 350- to 700-word paper in which you address the following questions regarding the religious group and ethnic group you selected:

Religious group:

 

 

 

How does your selected religious group differ from other religious groups (in beliefs, worship practices, or values)?
 

 

How has your selected religious group contributed to American culture? Provide at least one example.
 

 

What is an example of prejudice or discrimination your selected religious group has experienced? What was the source of this prejudice or discrimination?
 

 

How has your perception of this religious group changed as a result of your exploration? Provide a brief summary.
 

 

 

Ethnic group:

 

 

 

How does your selected ethnic group differ from other ethnic groups (differences in ancestry, language, or culture)?
 

 

How has your selected ethnic group contributed to American culture? Provide at least one example.
 

 

What is an example of prejudice or discrimination your selected ethnic group has experienced? What was the source of this prejudice or discrimination?
 

 

How has your perception of this ethnic group changed as a result of your exploration? Provide a brief summary.
 

 

 

Note citations and references throughout your paper. APA formatting is preferred but not required.

Submit your assignment to the Assignments tab.

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

ETH 120 Week 3 Diversity and Race Worksheet
 

This week you learned about different racial groups and their historical background in the United States as well as legislation that has come about due to racial and ethnic discrimination. In this assignment, you share what you have learned about how race and diversity exist in U.S. society.

Complete the Diversity and Race Worksheet.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

Provide a 125- to 175-word answer for each of the following questions:

 

 

 

What is racism? In what ways does racism affect diversity?
 

 

Throughout most of U.S. history, in most locations, what race has been in the majority? What is the common ancestral background of most members of this group?
 

 

What are some of the larger racial minorities in U.S. history? Identify the common ancestral backgrounds of each of these groups. When did each become a significant or notable minority group in the U.S.?
 

 

What are some ways in which laws have been used to enforce discrimination? Provide examples and identify which racial group(s) were affected.
 

 

What are some ways in which laws have been used to reduce discriminatory practices? Provide examples. Summarize the effects of these laws.
 

 

Identify any existing social inequities based on race and ethnicity. What are the effects of inequities on the group?
 

 

 

Provide a list of the resources you used to complete this assignment.

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

ETH 120 Week 4 Gender and Sexual Orientation Worksheet
 

Complete the Gender and Sexual Orientation Worksheet.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

Complete Parts 1 and 2 below.

 

Part 1: The LGBT Community
 

Search the Internet for websites or other resources related to LGBT rights organizations. Select 3 that you think are particularly good resources.

Complete the following table with the website or resource title, the web address, and notes and thoughts related to each resource:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Website/Resource title and web address
Notes/Thoughts
Example 

LGBT foundation

http://lgbt.foundation/
This website includes resources to help a variety of LGBT communities and their allies.
Click to enter resource.
Click to enter notes/thoughts.
Click to enter resource.
Click to enter notes/thoughts.
Click to enter resource.
Click to enter notes/thoughts.
 

Use your notes and the resources you identified to respond to the following questions. You may use additional resources from the University Library or the internet to complete this activity.

Provide a 90- to 175-word answer for each of the following questions:

 

 

 

Historically, what has been the social status of LGBT people?
 

 

What is the status of LGBT people in the United States today?
 

 

What are at least two social or political issues relevant to LGBT people in the United States? Why are these issues particularly relevant for the LGBT community as opposed to other groups?
 

 

 

Provide a list of all the resources you used to complete this section.

 

Part 2: Gender Inequality
 

Women have historically had to fight for rights and equality. Consider the activities and readings you have engaged in this week before answering the questions below.

Provide a 90- to 175-word answer for each of the following questions:

 

 

 

Provide a brief definition or description of gender roles. Identify ways gender differences are maintained in the United States.
 

 

Briefly summarize the evolution of the Feminist Movement in the United States.
 

 

What are two current social or political issues that affect women in the United States? Why are these issues particularly relevant for women as opposed to other groups?
 

 

What are two current social or political issues that affect women globally? Why are these issues particularly relevant for women as opposed to other groups? You may choose a specific country or region of the world for this component.
 

 

 

Provide a list of all the resources you used to complete this section.

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

ETH 120 Week 4 Aging and Disability Worksheet
 

Complete the Aging and Disability Worksheet.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab

Complete Parts 1 and 2 below.

 

Part 1: Aging
 

Provide a 50- to 150-word answer for each of the following questions.

 

 

 

What is ageism? How does ageism influence the presence of diversity in society?
 

 

What is the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)? How does the ADEA address issues for the aging population?
 

 

 

Provide a list of resources you used to complete this section.

 

Part 2: Disability
 

Provide 50- to 150-word answers for each of the following questions:

 

 

 

What does the American Disabilities Act (ADA) provide for people with disabilities?
 

 

What are some unique circumstances or issues encountered by people with disabilities?
 

 

What additional types of legislation have been introduced to address issues faced by people with disabilities?
 

 

 

Provide a list of resources you used to complete this section.

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

ETH 120 Week 5 Diversity: Advantages and Challenges
 

Over the last four weeks, you have learned about cultural diversity. You have considered your personal cultural awareness including experiences with stereotyping. You have researched a religion and race outside of your own to gain a better understanding of discrimination. You have also researched gender, sexual orientation, age, and disability discrimination as well as legislation to help the rights of these groups. Now it is time to reflect on what you learned, share why a diverse population is beneficial, and address how we can work to reduce prejudice.

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper on diversity. Include answers the following questions in your paper:

 

 

 

What you have learned about your own racial, ethnic, or cultural history?
 

 

What information about diversity in the United States has helped you better understand or relate to others in ways that you may not have in the past?
 

 

Trends in immigration will continue to shape the demographics of the United States. Extend these trends to the year 2050. What do you think the U.S. population will look like in the year 2050? Provide an example.
 

 

What challenges does the United States face due to the diversity of its people?
 

 

What are some benefits of a diverse society?
 

 

What are the benefits of a diverse workforce? Do you see your industry becoming more diverse? How is developing your communication with, and understanding of, diverse cultures helpful in your professional life?
 

 

In what ways might the government and or media foster a climate of acceptance and cultural pluralism in the United States?
 

 

In what three ways might individuals in the United States work together to reduce prejudice and increase appreciation for diversity?
 

 

 

Note citations and references throughout your paper. APA formatting is preferred but not required.

Select the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

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