Reflection Paper Assignment Intercultural Communication

Book: Intercultural Communications 3rd Edition Kathryn Sorrells

Write about your own assumptions regarding society and people that shape your values, beliefs, behaviors and knowledge. Refer to Chapter 1 for information about assumptions or underlying and unspoken beliefs that influence our thoughts and actions. Where do your assumptions come from? How do they impact what you think, say and do? How does culture play a role in shaping or challenging your assumptions? What are the roles of assumptions in stereotypes and isms? How do these assumptions impact your knowledge and learning about intercultural communication?