Social Science

Project Guidelines and Rubric.html

Competency

In this project, you will demonstrate your mastery of the following competency:

  • Describe the roles of culture and bias in interpreting and conveying information

Scenario

You are working in one of the following civilian roles located in your hometown or work area, or in a nearby metropolitan area. You have recently been asked to gather a group of community members and certain sworn officials—choose one or more groups from the group list—and offer them diversity training. The training presentation will include common terminology and stereotypes, and having the community members identify their implicit biases.

Civilian Roles to Choose From:

Directions

Training

After you have chosen your civilian role and your audience of specific sets of sworn officials, follow the directions below to complete your assignment:

  1. Describe how culture impacts communications from criminal justice professionals, using appropriate terminology. You may include any videos or supplemental theories you think may be relevant.
    • Include key terminology related to cultural awareness, including:
      1. Terms related to classifications of cultures (e.g., contraculture)
      2. The difference between race and ethnicity
      3. The difference between discrimination and prejudice
    • Provide at least one example of each type—speaking and listening—when there is miscommunication.
  1. Explain how cultural stereotypes can negatively influence decision making in criminal justice settings. Include the following:
    • Examples of stereotypes common to three of the five different groups below, and how these can be harmful when generalized:
      1. Race
      2. Ethnicity
      3. Language ability
      4. Citizenship
      5. Religion
    • At least three examples of how stereotyping these different groups led to poor decision making in criminal justice settings
  1. Explain how diversity stereotypes can negatively influence decision making in criminal justice settings. Include the following:
    • Examples of stereotypes common to these five different defined groups and how they can be harmful when generalized:
      1. Socioeconomic status (SES)
      2. Gender
      3. LGBTQ+ status
      4. Age
      5. Disability (including mental disabilities)
    • A brief explanation of the history behind stereotyping one of these five diverse communities in the United States
    • At least five examples of how stereotyping these different groups led to poor decision making in criminal justice settings
  1. Explain how personal bias may influence speaking and listening.
    • Explain the relationship between ethnocentrism and communication issues among criminal justice professionals and the public.
    • Distinguish implicit from explicit bias.
    • Include an example from your (or another’s) examination of implicit biases.

What to Submit

To complete this project, you must submit the following:

Training Presentation This training for sworn officers and community members should include at least 15 slides (including a title slide) or 10 minutes of audio and video, and cover all of the requirements in the directions. Your project can be presented in a variety of presentation formats, but must include visual representation in addition to talking points. Make sure to utilize the speaker notes function in the presentation if you do not include a video or voiceover.

Supporting Materials

The following resource(s) may help support your work on the project:

Website: Diversity Wheel This graphic is a useful tool you can use to analyze miscommunications due to diversity.

Project One Template This template provides a slide layout and topic order that you can use, if you wish, for the final project.

Project One Rubric

Criteria Exemplary (100%) Proficient (85%) Needs Improvement (55%) Not Evident (0%) Value
Articulation of Response Exceeds proficiency in an exceptionally clear, insightful, sophisticated, or creative manner Clearly conveys meaning with correct grammar, sentence structure, and spelling Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors in grammar, sentence structure, and spelling Submission has critical errors in grammar, sentence structure, and spelling 15
Communication Exceeds proficiency in an exceptionally clear, insightful, sophisticated, or creative manner Describes how culture impacts communications from criminal justice professionals, using appropriate terminology Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors or omissions; areas for improvement may include misuse of terminology Does not attempt criterion 20
Cultural Stereotypes Exceeds proficiency in an exceptionally clear, insightful, sophisticated, or creative manner Explains how cultural stereotypes can negatively influence decision making in criminal justice settings Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors or omissions; areas for improvement may include misunderstanding the link between stereotypes and decision making Does not attempt criterion 20
Diversity Stereotypes Exceeds proficiency in an exceptionally clear, insightful, sophisticated, or creative manner Explains how diversity stereotypes can negatively influence decision making in criminal justice settings Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors or omissions; areas for improvement may include misunderstanding the link between stereotypes and decision making Does not attempt criterion 20
Personal Bias Exceeds proficiency in an exceptionally clear, insightful, sophisticated, or creative manner Explains how personal bias may influence speaking and listening Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors or omissions; areas for improvement may include generalizing Does not attempt criterion 20
Citations and Attributions Attributes sources where applicable using citation methods with very few minor errors Uses citation for ideas requiring attribution Attributes sources where applicable, but with major errors Does not attribute sources where applicable 5
Total: 100%

course_documents/CJ 120 Project One Template.pptx

[title here]

By [fill in name and chosen role]

Terms

Terms

Race and Ethnicity: Not the same

Discrimination and Prejudice: Not the same

Miscommunication example: Speaking:

Miscommunication Example: Listening

Race

History

Example of stereotyping in CJ setting

Ethnicity

History

Example of stereotyping in CJ setting

Citizenship

History

Example of stereotyping in CJ setting

Socioeconomic Status

History

Example of stereotyping in CJ setting

Gender

History

Example of stereotyping in CJ setting

LGBTQ+ Status

History

Example of stereotyping in CJ setting

Age

History

Example of stereotyping in CJ setting

Disability

History

Example of stereotyping in CJ setting

Ethnocentrism and Communication

Implicit and Explicit Bias

CLOSING SLIDE

Order now and get 10% discount on all orders above $50 now!!The professional are ready and willing handle your assignment.

ORDER NOW »»