Unit 8: Social Interaction and Diversity

Learning Objectives

After you have completed this unit you should be able to:

  • Define interdependence
  • Describe benefits of social interaction in college
  • Identify communication strategies for effective communication
  • Identify social conflicts and resolution strategies
  • Define diversity and identify factors that define a diverse group
  • Differentiate between surface diversity and deep diversity, and explain what relationships exist between the two
  • Explore the positive effects of diversity in an educational setting
  • Define accessibility, and identify implications of accessibility on campus and in communities
  • Describe the variety of organized groups available on campus for both resident and nonresident students
  • Identify resources for learning more about campus organizations
  • Describe the benefits of participating in student life


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College Success. Authored by: Linda Bruce. Located at: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/suny-collegesuccess-lumen1/chapter/socializing/  and https://courses.lumenlearning.com/suny-collegesuccess-lumen1/chapter/diversity-and-accessibility/   License: CC BY: Attribution.


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