ApplyÂ critical-thinking skills to write an essay 750-1500 words in length. The essay should address the topical questions below based upon this week's readings. This is NOT a question and answer assignment. The question below are designed to points that must be addressed in your essay.
- What are the dimensions of cultural diversity? Identify and briefly explain the dimensions by referencing both textbooks.
- With what ethnic, cultural, or other groups do you identify? Describe what members of your social circle have in common.
- What is the difference between diversity and inclusion?
- What is the importance of workplace diversity training?
- What is your experience with workplace culture? Could there be, or could there have been, more inclusion?
Thinking about Diversity Possible Points
Correctly identifies the dimensions of cultural diversity including referencing the textbooks 10
Highlights the different groups that have contributed to the student's ethnic, cultural background, and other groups the student's friends identify with and appropriately uses terms 10
Discusses the difference between diversity and inclusion correctly and the importance of workplace diversity training and appropriately uses the terms 10
Correctly applies concepts and theories to real life experiences 20
The structure of the paper is clear and easy to follow 2
The writer focuses on ideas and concepts within the paragraphs contained within the body of the paper 5
The introduction clearly states the objective or ideas leading to the purpose of the paper 5
Paragraph transitions are logical and reinforce the flow of thought throughout the paper 3
The conclusion draws the ideas together 5
The paper is correctly formatted to APA style including citations and reference page 5
The paper utilizes references appropriately without over use e.g. student is not relying on references and student's voice is readily apparent 2
The paper is neat with attention given to format requirements e.g. headers, pagination, title page, etc. 2
Student appropriately uses without over using format tools such as italics, bolding, line spacing, word count, and etc. 1
Writing Mechanics 10
Grammar, word usage, and punctuation are correct 5
Spelling is correct 5
Clarity and Style 10
Audience appropriate language is used avoiding jargon and simplifying complex concepts 2
Proper sentence structure is used, avoiding run-on sentences, incomplete sentences, and overuse of conjunctions 2
Writing is concise and written in an active voice 2
Tone is appropriate to the content and assignment 2
Proper sentence transitions are used 2
Total Points Possible 100
Late submission deduction 0%
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Weighted Point Value 5
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||06/08/2015 12:00 am