example, you might ask “Describe the values would like your child to have as they grow up? Why did you choose those values?” or “What do you see as your role in helping your child learn?
For this assignment, you will interview a parent from a culture other than your own who has a young child or children.Children should be age six or younger.
Remember that culture can mean a different religion, lifestyle, geography, education, or many other aspects, including unique needs.
You may interview other students in this course as long as they fit the criteria.
Design four open-ended questions about how the parent thinks about how their child learns. To do this, you will need to think about your own views on learning. For
example, you might ask “Describe the values would like your child to have as they grow up? Why did you choose those values?” or “What do you see as your role in
helping your child learn?” You may ask further questions, as needed, for clarification – you want to go beyond one-sentence answers. Read about open-ended
questionsPreview the documentView in a new window here. Remember, open-ended questions make a person think. They do not have a right or wrong answer and they cannot
be answered with a simple yes or no.
Heading should include:
Ages of children
Date and time of interview
Include a description of your culture and how this parent’s culture is different from your own.
Include the questions you asked and the answers given.
Provide an analysis of the interview:
Relate both points of view back to the cultures described.
How are the parent’s responses related to their culture?
How are your responses related to your culture?
Compare and contrast this parent’s views with your own views about learning. How would your responses to the questions differ?