Presentation on theme: "Know yourself (A-Americans) Global – whole picture than small parts Often approximate space, numbers & time- than being precise Field dependent/perceptual."— Presentation transcript:
Know yourself (A-Americans) Global – whole picture than small parts Often approximate space, numbers & time- than being precise Field dependent/perceptual Prefer inferential reasoning More relational than analytical Use verbal and nonverbal communication patterns Distrust mainstream culture and institutions Prefer visual and audio cues Polychronic (mostly people of color)- ability to attend to different tasks simultaneously
Know yourself (Hispanic/Latino/Latina) Field dependent/sensitive Group oriented Inductive (particular to general) reasoning Peer oriented- cooperative More external locus of control- family etc. Prefer personal & informal relationships with authority
Know Yourself (A-Indians) Cooperative Group achievement valued Less focus on individualism Time is cyclical (not linear) & connected Limited eye contact with authority Limited verbal participation hence misconstrued as disinterested Reflective- watch first before performing Less inclined to trial and error approach Highly visual and imaginative Have internal locus of control, hence self-directed Experts viewed as facilitators
Know Yourself (Asian- Americans) Prefer formal relationship with authority Autonomous and conforming Obedient to authority Usually conservative & reserved Usually introverted –Considered “Model Minority”- Why?
Know Yourself (European) Prefer formal relationship with authority Autonomous and conforming Obedient to authority Competitive Internal locus of control (personal goals) Usually individualistic
Know Yourself (Female) Prefer Community & cooperative environment Generally less competitive Relational- focus on people & activities Are contextualized- Need to see how events are related Aware of power dynamics- unempowerd & silenced Less confident (due to experiences) especially in science & math (Rasool & Curtis, 2000).