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Unformatted text preview: Be aware that everyone has different beliefs and backgrounds Body language & the choice of language used can be just as important as the message itself Don’t single anyone out Consider whether or not 1 group feels singled out or left out How can everyone have a say so no one feels left out Would you be willing to discuss these topics outside of class? Keep your voice from shouting Consider what language might offend someone Use “I think” or “It seems” or “It makes me feel as though” Use breaks in the discussion to remain calm Let the teacher intervene if necessary Nothing is off limits—just be gentle when necessary If you’re not comfortable talking about something, speak up Everyone can speak, but not everyone has the same beliefs so you don’t have to make everyone believe what you believe Hand raising No hand raising Have these conversations because it evokes real feeling and are important Ask questions Share your experience...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course LIT 337 taught by Professor Jackson during the Winter '10 term at Grand Valley State.
- Winter '10