Senior Seminar presentation - Josh Swanda

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Senior Seminar presentation - Josh Swanda

  1. 1. Senior Seminar; Ways of Knowing<br />Josh Swanda<br />
  2. 2. About Me<br />Lived all around the world<br />United States of America<br />Thailand<br />South Korea<br />Belgium<br />Cultural experiences<br />Open mind<br />Open experience to different ways of knowing. (language, perception, emotion, reason)<br />
  3. 3. Community Service;South Africa<br />Went to South Africa for WWW in 2010.<br />7 days<br />Orphanage/school work<br />New Experiences<br />Language<br />
  4. 4. Ways of Knowing - Language<br />Language<br />Complications with communication due to difference in languages.<br />They could speak a little bit of English.<br /><ul><li>Connotation
  5. 5. Context
  6. 6. Body language
  7. 7. Gestures</li></li></ul><li>Ways of Knowing - Perception<br />Perception<br />The difference in our cultural upbringings caused us to view our worlds differently<br /><ul><li>Confirmation bias</li></li></ul><li>Extracurricular; Rugby<br />2009 Season<br />Starting scrum half – JV<br />Teamwork, sportsmanship, living up to perspectives.<br />Injured last game.<br />
  8. 8. Ways of Knowing – Emotion<br />Rugby<br />Played Rugby for a year.<br />Try something new.<br />Motivation – fitness.<br />Met new people.<br />Range of Emotions<br />Injury<br />Self Interest Theory<br />
  9. 9. Encountered Theories<br /><ul><li>Self Interest Theory
  10. 10. Confirmation Bias</li></ul>I found that I was only looking at the material objects they owned to reinforce my thoughts of the children being underprivileged.<br />
  11. 11. Conclusion<br />South Africa<br />Rugby<br />Theories we learned that can apply<br />James-Lange<br />Confirmation Bias<br />Ways of knowing <br />Language<br />Perception<br />Emotion<br />

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