Read the Attributes and Evaluation of Discussion Contributions scoring guide to learn how the instructor will evaluate your discussion participation throughout this course.

For this discussion:

  • Introduce yourself to the class. Include your name, your year in the program, and the specialty you are pursuing at Capella University.
  • Consider what three or four aspects of your own cultural identity are most important to you and share them with your peers.
  • Describe a situation in which an aspect of you has been categorized in the ways discussed in the readings. Does that process involve stigma or stereotyping? How did this affect you?
  • Comment also on Dr. Greene’s discussion of the role of power. Describe a situation in which you have experienced or observed where power differential has resulted in differential treatment.