Overview This assessment allows you to practice your problem-solving and self/so
Overview This assessment allows you to practice your problem-solving and self/so
Overview This assessment allows you to practice your problem-solving and self/social-awareness skills as you analyze how your personal experiences and perspective influence how you make decisions when examining artifacts that illustrate diverse and ethical perspectives. You will choose a cultural artifact and, in a 2–3 pages of writing, analyze it using the strategies you’ve learned from the provided resources. You’ll explore how your personal experiences and perspective may have influenced your reaction to the artifact. By using these strategies, you’ll: Be better equipped with information to help you make more objective and informed decisions. Solve complex problems and think through situations related to diversity and ethics. Build relationships and collaborate in the workplace and at home. As you follow these steps to analyze a cultural artifact, you are actively practicing the process of thinking through a problem and breaking it down into its parts. Additionally, self-awareness, social awareness, and articulation are critical in navigating the workplace and working with others, whether at work or home. This assessment will leverage what you have learned about the human experience and understand what perspectives you hold and how they impact the choices and decisions you make. Instructions 1. Start by writing an introductory paragraph that states which artifact you chose. Describe the artifact itself. Identify additional information about the artifact such as the artist or musician, when it was created, and materials used. If it's a painting, what materials were used? If it's a piece of music, how long is the piece? Explain what about it appealed to you, including things about yourself that might influence why you chose it. 2. Describe the historical and artistic contexts of the artifact. Describe the historical context such as the time period, the place, and reasons why the artist might have had for creating the artifact. Describe the artistic context such as the visual and aural techniques and symbols. Include reasons that explain why these techniques were used. 3. Connect to the cultural values conveyed through the artifact. Identify two cultural values that you believe the artist was trying to convey through the artifact. Relate the artist's cultural values to your own. Examine the similarities or differences that you see between your cultural values and the artist's cultural values. 4. Reflect on what you learned about how culture shapes our perspectives and impacts the decisions you make about the meaning of the cultural artifact. Explain how your cultural perspective shaped your response and connection with the artifact. 5. Write in a well-organized and concise manner that adheres to the rules of grammar, usage, mechanics, and formatting. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Your submission should meet the following requirements: Length: 2–3 pages of text, in addition to a title page and reference page. Written communication: Written communication should be free of errors that detract from the overall message. Formatting: Format your submission in APA style, with a title page, double spacing, and a reference page. Citations: Properly cite sources according to APA rules. Review Evidence and APA for more information on how to cite your sources. Competencies Measured By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and scoring guide criteria: Competency 1: Analyze personal cultural bias. Describe one's reactions to the artifact including the artistic elements, time period, and materials used to create the artifact. Competency 3: Analyze cultural differences and similarities of people globally. Identify two cultural values conveyed through the artifact. Competency 4: Analyze the role of culture and artistic expression in human thought and behavior. Describe the historical and artistic contexts of the artifact. Interpret the meaning of the artifact using the historical and artistic contexts to support the interpretation. Reflect on the learnings on how culture shapes one's perspectives and impacts the decisions one makes about the meaning of the cultural artifact. Competency 5: Address assessment purpose in a well-organized text incorporating appropriate evidence and tone in grammatically sound sentences Write in a well-organized and concise manner that adheres to the rules of grammar, usage, and mechanics. Cultural Artifact Analysis Scoring Guide: 1.Describes one's reactions to the artifact including the artistic elements, time period, and materials used to create the artifact in a clear and easy-to-understand way using proper spelling and grammar. 2.Describes the historical and artistic contexts of the artifact in a clear and easy-to-understand way using proper spelling and grammar. 3.Interprets the meaning of the artifact using the historical and artistic contexts to support the interpretation in a clear and easy-to-understand way using proper spelling and grammar. 4.Identifies two cultural values conveyed through the artifact in a clear and easy-to-understand way using proper spelling and grammar. 5.Reflects on the learnings on how culture shapes one's perspectives and impacts the decisions one makes about the meaning of the cultural artifact in a clear and easy-to-understand way using proper spelling and grammar. 6.Writes in a well-organized and concise manner that adheres to the rules of grammar, usage, and mechanics with fewer than 3 mistakes.

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