Two different cultures (from two discrete countries) to compare 

For this assignment, you will choose two different cultures (from two discrete countries) to compare using at least two representations of culture from art, literature, music, or film. In a presentation of five to ten minutes, you should compare and contrast the worldviews of these cultures.

Two different cultures (from two discrete countries) to compare

This assignment assesses the following four course objectives: Engage in an exploration of various worldviews.
Describe history, cultures, values, and aesthetics of self and others.
Identify and explain multiple perspectives when exploring subjects within and across cultures.
Analyze global events and issues and their interconnectedness through a narrative storytelling approach.

Assignment Prompt:

For this assignment, you will choose two different cultures (from two discrete countries) to compare using at least two representations of culture from art, literature, music, or film. In a presentation of five to ten minutes, you should compare and contrast the worldviews of these cultures. What is a worldview?

Worldview is how the particular culture interacts with the world, and how the values and views on human nature are represented to other cultures. You should seek to explain the differences but also how these cultures share some similarities – in what ways are they connected?

Suggested Outline for Presentation:

Firstly, Introduction.
Secondly, Introduce yourself.
Thirdly, Introduce your topic by identifying the two cultures you want to explore.
Fourthly, Tell us why you chose the topic.
Also, Explaining Values and Worldviews of Two Cultures.
In the first part of the presentation, make sure to present the two discrete cultures.
Emphasize 3-4 main ideas you want to present.
Make sure to use plenty of images.
Focus on how values are represented through things like art, music, etc.
Try to account for differences in worldview.
Wrapping Up.
Explain how you might relate to or understand these cultures.
Comment on the importance of the cultural artifacts and how they reflect worldview.
Conclude the presentation with a discussion question that one of your classmates can respond to
Make sure to thank you audience

How to Submit:

Use this discussion board space to upload your virtual presentation. You will also comment on at least two presentations submitted by classmates.
To create your presentation, you should use the Studio tool and software visible in the left-side navigation area of Canvas when viewed on a desktop computer.
The software is simple to use, allowing you to develop a brief PowerPoint or Google Slides and then record your voice comments as you click through your slides.

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