RSC 301-37 Written Signature Assignment
After reading chapters 1 to 9 of “Radical Empathy” text by Terri Givens, you are to complete a written assignment that answers the following questions:
1. How has your understanding of empathy and its potential evolved?
2. How do you envision incorporating radical empathy into your future actions, relationships and your service-learning projects?
3. What are some concrete actions individuals or communities can take to promote racial equity and justice, as discussed in these chapters?
This reflection should have 3-paragraphs (to answer each of the 3 questions above) using12-pt double-space Times New Roman font. The reflection should be between 2 – 3 pages long and you must use in-text citations to support your narrative. APA format for your in-text citations and bibliography.
Your paper will be assessed using the rubric provided in the next page.
This rubric assesses the students’ understanding of empathy, their ability to incorporate radical empathy into their future actions and projects, and their suggestions for actions promoting racial equity and justice while also considering their writing style and format.
(5 points) Good
(4 points) Fair
(3 points) Needs Improvement (2 points)
Understanding Empathy Demonstrates a profound and comprehensive understanding of empathy’s potential, showcasing significant personal growth. Shows a good understanding of empathy’s potential with noticeable personal growth. Demonstrates some understanding of empathy’s potential but with limited personal growth. Lacks a clear understanding of empathy’s potential and shows no personal growth.
Incorporation of Empathy Clearly outlines a well-thought-out plan for incorporating radical empathy into future actions, relationships, and service-learning projects. Outlines a plan for incorporating radical empathy into future actions, relationships, and service-learning projects. Provides a plan, but it lacks detail and clarity in incorporating radical empathy. Fails to provide a plan for incorporating radical empathy.
Actions for Racial Equity Presents concrete and insightful actions that individuals or communities can take to promote racial equity and justice, supported by evidence from the text. Presents concrete actions for promoting racial equity and justice, with some textual support. Lists actions, but they lack depth or specificity, with limited textual support. Fails to provide concrete actions or textual support for promoting racial equity and justice
Writing Style and Format Exceptional clarity, organization, grammar, and use of APA format for citations and bibliography. Good clarity, organization, grammar, and use of APA format, with minor issues. Fair clarity, organization, grammar, and use of APA format, with noticeable issues. Poor clarity, organization, grammar, and use of APA format, with significant issues.
Book Report on:
Radical Empathy: Finding a Path to Bridging Racial Divides
Using in text citations, follow the instructions in the Book Review Reflections document.