1) Interesting Fact & Idea
A White House report on Culture and Diplomacy states: “There is a deep need to educate Americans on the importance of understanding other cultures and of the important role culture plays on the national agenda& (In the words of) Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, “A Senegalese poet said, “In the end we will conserve only what we love. We love only what we understand. And we will understand only what we are taught.’ We must learn about other cultures in order to understand, in order to love and in order to conserve our common world heritage.
” Would you agree or disagree with this and why? Relate this to what the text says about The Peace Imperative for Intercultural Competence.
2) Samoa Essay
” Competent communicators are said to possess Perception Effectiveness, and Appropriateness. Pick ONE of these three concepts and relate it to the essay. Give an example from the essay that is representative of the component you selected.
3) The Globe
Please check to see if the Image(s) you are being asked to review has a title. If there is a title, then I expect you to click on the title and read the corresponding document about the image and phrase your answer in a way that demonstrates your comprehension of this document as it relates to the theory in the text.
Go to The Globe. Locate the countries of China (in Asia), Pakistan (in Asia), Iran (in Asia), and Saudi Arabia (in Asia). Take a look at the photographs; specifically…
#27 from China
#19 from Pakistan
#11 from Iran
#12 from Saudi Arabia.
Use the interaction tool Description, Interpretation and Evaluation to compare and/or contrast the different norms in these pictures to your own.
use the link for question number 3, Samoa essay for question number 2 and the screenshot picture for question number 1