crtical reflection

crtical reflection
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Write an essay to critically reflect on why cultural self-awareness is important to develop cultural intelligence. You should first define the term ‘cultural self-awareness’ and ‘cultural intelligence’. Discuss how and why cultural self-awareness assists people to be more culturally intelligent. For the Why part (use readings) and the How part (use your own experiences such as aspects from your mind map). Using at least 4 readings covered in the first 7 weeks, describe your experiences (such as one or two aspects you explored in your mind-map) that illustrate the points being made in the readings. Structuring your critical reflection Your critical reflection should be an example of academic writing. As a reflective essay, we expect you to write in the first person when you are recounting examples from your experience. Therefore, you will be moving between third person when you discuss the readings and first person when you describe your experiences that illustrate the points being made in the readings. IntroductionYour essay should have an introduction that includes the following information: Orientation – background information Putting the assessment task into your own words A thesis statement/topic: an initial thesis statement introduces and anchors your argument or discussion expresses your viewpoint or stand on the subject An outline of the structure of your reflection – what are the different parts Scope – this is optional. It may not be appropriate to the reflection. The scope should outline the limits of the discussion. Body paragraphs Your paragraphs must include a topic sentence, supporting sentences (theory and personal examples) and a concluding sentence. Integrate references into your points wherever possible. You should aim to have 4- 6 paragraphs in the body of an essay of this length (not including the introduction or conclusion). ConclusionEnsure your conclusion does the following: Restate and qualify your thesis statement from your…