Diversity Rubric

Awareness of Diverse Individuals and Cultures Competency (General Education)

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Definition:  Students will develop an appreciation of human and cultural differences through a deeper understanding of the world they inhabit.

Performance Factor

4

3

2

1

Knowledge and comprehension

Incorporates a broad perception of cultural diversity including age, race, gender, ethnicity, nationality, etc.; communicates insight and ownership of a personal meaning of diversity

Discusses two or three perceptions of diversity in a mixture of personal ideas and some clichés

Singular perception of diversity that seems to be influenced solely by clichéd ideas

No perception of cultural diversity or of its meaning

Application and demonstration of individual understanding

Demonstrates personal growth and a commitment to the positive practice of diversity in personal and/ or professional life

Demonstrates personal growth and a positive practice, but not a commitment to diversity in personal and/ or professional life

Superficial demonstration of diversity in personal and/ or professional life

No acknowledgement, demonstration or application of diversity in personal and/or professional life

Analysis and synthesis

Examines diversity issues, using college experience as a basis and has created significant changes in attitudes toward diversity in personal and/ or professional life

Examines diversity issues using college experience as a basis, and has created some changes in attitude toward diversity in personal and/ or professional life

Examines diversity issues using college experience as a basis, but has not created changes in attitudes toward diversity in personal and/ or professional life

Does not examine diversity issues using college experience as a basis, nor created changes in attitudes toward diversity in personal and/or professional life

Evaluation

Evaluates, assesses, and rates the impact of college experience regarding diversity and its influence on personal and/or professional life

Evaluates and assesses the impact of college experience regarding diversity and its influence on personal and/or professional life

Evaluates the impact of college experience regarding diversity and its influence on personal and/or professional life

Does not evaluate the impact of college experience regarding diversity and its influence on personal and/or professional life

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