What are some ways that your knowledge of cultural fluency can benefit your self-awareness?

diversified and globalized, so understanding the benefits of diversity is important. In this discussion, you will explore how embracing diversity benefits collaboration and communication.

Discussing challenges that face our world often means investigating opinions and ideas different from your own. Remember to remain thoughtful and respectful towards your peers and instructor in your initial and response discussion posts.

Create one initial post and respond to at least two of your classmates.

For your initial post, address the following:

  1. What are some ways that your knowledge of cultural fluency can benefit your self-awareness?
  2. In what kinds of situations could you use your knowledge of cultural fluency and self-awareness?
    1. For example, different cultures have different concepts of time and time management. How could cultural fluency and self-awareness help you navigate situations where you and your friend, colleague, or instructor view time or time management differently?

For your response posts, address the following:

  1. After reading your peer’s posts, what are additional ways that an understanding of cultural fluency can benefit self-awareness in the situation that your peer identified?
  2. After reading the situations your peer shared, how would you respond in a similar situation? Or, share an example in the media that describes a similar situation where knowledge of cultural fluency was helpful or would have been helpful.

Remember, your contributions to the discussion play an important part in building the classroom learning community. This assignment is graded on the quality of your initial post and at least two response posts to your classmates. If you refer to any resources, be sure to include an attribution (or citation) for each.

Brightspace allows the addition of video notes in discussion posts. You may use the Video Note tool to complete this assignment. Written posts are equally acceptable. If you use Video Note, your video should be 2-5 minutes long. If you need assistance using Video Note, please refer to the resources in the Start Here module.

To complete this assignment, review the Discussion Rubric.