Individual Step Outside Your World Analysis
Select an activity that puts yourself outside
of your normal environment. If you have access to a wheelchair, for
example, go out in the wheelchair to a public setting such as a
shopping mall or restaurant. This activity must be approved by your
post the responses to the following questions
in complete sentences to the Assignments Tab. (Each answer
should be at least 3 sentences to describe the activity.) Example:
Bullet point 1. What was the activity? Describe the activity. Why
did you chose it?
Describe the activity they chose and why?
What type of place did you choose to experience and why?
What did you observe?
What did you find surprising or unexpected?
Did you feel comfortable or uncomfortable? Why?
Did this experience change your views about the people whom you
observed? If so, how?
What did you learn from this experience?
How could your workplace benefit because you had this type of
Why do you feel that employers would seek and value employees
with this diverse experience?
Identify at least two reasons why organizations benefit from
having a diversity-conscious culture.
Prior to this experience did you have a stereotype of the
people you observed in this activity?
Share this experience with the class and be
prepared to discuss other students’ experiences.