Syllabus WDW152 Tuesday Section

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Unformatted text preview: mmary. Your 2- page summary should include a clear thesis statement. STEP 1: CHOOSE ONE OF THESE CASES A. Gun control in the United States B. Idle No More Movement in Canada C. Israel Palestine Conflict STEP 2. DEFINE THE ISSUE AT THE CENTER OF THIS CONFLICT Using the template included below, start by writing the issue in the middle of the page. In defining the issue, take care not to identify a person as the problem. Rather label the issue in broad, objective terms, in a way that all parties to the conflict would agree. For example: not "employee's laziness'' but ''workload division', or not ''teenagers leaving their rooms in a mess'' but ''household chores". Aim for a clear idea of the issue to be mapped, but don't worry if it's not exactly right. Sometimes the process of mapping itself clarifies the issue. Keep it open- ended and objective to provide a good starting point. STEP 3. IDENTIFY WHO IS INVOLVED Decide who are the major parties in the conflict. Include individuals (e.g. a political leader) or whole groups (e.g. the National Rifle Association, the Palestinian Authority, etc). Include people who may affect or be involved in the conflict both directly and indirectly. As long as the people involved share needs and concerns on the issue, they can be grouped together. It's possible to include both individuals and groups on the same map. Write a list of all these people. Then decide who to focus on in the map. Draw segments out from the circle in which to identify each of these people or groups. STEP 4. LIST THE MAJOR NEEDS AND CONCERNS OF EACH PARTY o Needs: The word ''needs'' does not have to be used too precisely. It may include wants, interests or the things each stakeholder cares about. Needs are those things towards which we are motivated to move. Sometimes the same need applies to several or all people. Listing those for each party shows that there are common needs. o Concerns: Concerns include fears, anxieties, worries – those things from which we are motivated to move away. Again, they may be both tangible (such as not having enough money, not getting the work done) or intangible (such as lack of respect, being rejected). There are some concerns that are...
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2013 for the course WFA 201 taught by Professor Profqt during the Fall '11 term at Waterloo.

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