Scoop on Diversity – Stereotypes<br />Valerie Brown, M.Ed. – Assistant Director<br />Cord McLean – Graduate Advisor<br />A...
Welcome!!!<br />
Ground Rules<br />Safe Space<br />Honesty<br />Participation – to your level of comfort<br />“I” Statements<br />
Let’s Get Started<br />
Session Overview<br />Stereotypes – a definition<br />Where are stereotypes generated?<br />Who deals with stereotypes?<br...
What is a stereotype?<br />A stereotype is a commonly held belief about specific social groups or types of individuals; st...
What’s the first thing that comes to your mind??<br /><ul><li>All athletes are…
All lawyers are…
All male hairdressers are…
All construction workers are…
All blondes are…
All people with AIDS are…
All people on welfare are…
All young people are…
All old people are…
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Scoop On Diversity – Stereotypes Uga

  1. 1. Scoop on Diversity – Stereotypes<br />Valerie Brown, M.Ed. – Assistant Director<br />Cord McLean – Graduate Advisor<br />A program presented by Multicultural Services and Programs, an office of Intercultural Affairs, a unit within Campus Life, division of Student Affairs.<br />
  2. 2. Welcome!!!<br />
  3. 3. Ground Rules<br />Safe Space<br />Honesty<br />Participation – to your level of comfort<br />“I” Statements<br />
  4. 4. Let’s Get Started<br />
  5. 5. Session Overview<br />Stereotypes – a definition<br />Where are stereotypes generated?<br />Who deals with stereotypes?<br />What’s next?<br />
  6. 6. What is a stereotype?<br />A stereotype is a commonly held belief about specific social groups or types of individuals; standardized and simplified conceptions of groups based on some prior assumptions.<br />
  7. 7. What’s the first thing that comes to your mind??<br /><ul><li>All athletes are…
  8. 8. All lawyers are…
  9. 9. All male hairdressers are…
  10. 10. All construction workers are…
  11. 11. All blondes are…
  12. 12. All people with AIDS are…
  13. 13. All people on welfare are…
  14. 14. All young people are…
  15. 15. All old people are…
  16. 16. All men are…
  17. 17. All women are…
  18. 18. All UGA students are…</li></li></ul><li>Origin<br />How are we exposed to stereotypes?<br />Media<br />Isolated Experiences<br />Inherited<br />
  19. 19. Media Influence<br />Gender Stereotypes and Media<br />Women in Media<br />Race and Racial Stereotypes<br />
  20. 20. Stereotypes exist…and??<br /><ul><li> What harm can come from stereotypical views?
  21. 21. How can your personal life journey be affected?</li></li></ul><li>A 6 Second Glance…<br />“There never were two opinions alike, no more than two hairs or two grains; the most universal quality is diversity.”<br /> - Michel de Montaigne<br />
  22. 22. Shared Paths…<br />
  23. 23. What’s next?<br />The Challenge:<br />Look beyond the first 6 seconds<br />Stop and Think<br />Branch out<br />
  24. 24. Wrap Up<br />Questions and/or Comments?<br />Program Evaluations<br />
  25. 25. Thank You!!!<br />

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