Title

More Alike Than Different: Learning About Diversity From People with Disabilities

Document Type

Article

Publication Version

Version of Record

Publication Date

2016

Abstract

Courses: Interpersonal Communication, Health Communication, Intercultural Communication

Objectives: After completing this semester-long activity students, should be able to (1) apply course concepts (i.e., stereotypes, identity, listening, language, and conflict) to diverse real-world scenarios; (2) explain the utility of intergroup contact theory in relationship to communication and social diversity; (3) critically reflect on social diversity explored through communication behaviors; and (4) develop communication competence toward diverse others, specifically persons with disabilities (PWDs).

Publication Title

Communication Teacher

Volume

30

Issue

3

DOI of Published Version

10.1080/17404622.2016.1192661

Publisher

Taylor & Francis

Rights

Copyright © 2016 Taylor and Francis