GENERAL COURSE INFORMATION
Your course grade is based on the successful completion and the quality of all work
below. Out-of-class essays require a complete portfolio and grammatical accuracy in
order to receive a grade.
Toward a More Perfect Union
in an Age of Diversity
Working on Common
Cross-cultural Communication Challenges
by Marcelle E. DuPraw and Marya Axner
We all have an internal list of those we still don't understand, let alone appreciate. We
all have biases, e
H OW TO W R I T E A N E F F E C T I V E S UMMARY
1. Pre-read article (Read the t itle, introduction, conclusion and 1 ^topicsentences of
2. Read the article again carefully and make notes i n the margins.
h i the left hand ma
\e Before You Read
B efore reading "Social T i m e : T h e Heartbeat of C u l t u r e " b y Robert Levine, w rite
f or several minutes about the role that t i m e plays i n your l ife or culture.
S ocial T ime: The Heartbeat of Culture
E ng 209
Paraphrase t he quotation typed above the lines.
Social Time: The Heartbeat of Culture - Robert Levine and Ellen Wolff (pg 77)
L ack o f punctuality is a b adge o f s uccess.
L evine and W o l f f note that m some c ultures, being lat
Write Before You Read
B efore r eading "Intercultural C o m m u n i c a t i o n S t u m b l i n g Blocks" by L aRay
M . B arna, w rite f or several m inutes about what you believe are the most
c hallenging stumbling blocks, or barriers, t