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HUM-2020 v1

Computational and Critical Thinking

Week 3 Resources

Review the resources listed below to prepare for this week’s assignments. The resources may include textbook reading assignments, journal articles, websites, links to tools or software, videos, handouts, rubrics, etc.

Teams Start with Human Connections

Watch this Ted Talk on how to work collaboratively in the workplace as teamwork starts with human connection. Questions for reflection...


1. How did the speaker learn that his initial leadership to form a team to work collaboratively was not working? 

2. How did the speaker think outside the box to come up with a solution to form a team that worked collaboratively?

3. What was the key element responsible for the speaker’s team being successful and why did that element work for the team?

Eng, M. (2018, Feb 7).Teams Start with Human Connections [Video]. YouTube.

The Psychology of Diversity: Beyond Prejudice and Racism

This book presents a social-psychological study of diversity, the obstacles confronting diversity and the benefits of diversity.

Read the first half of Part 2, Psychological Processes chapters 4-6, pages 87-168

Answer the questions for Thinking and Knowing at the end of each chapter. After reading this information and applying your knowledge, you will have a better understanding of the psychological processes of understanding diversity.

JJones, J.M., Dovidio, J.F., & Vietze, D.L. (2013). The psychology of diversity: Beyond prejudice and racism. John Wiley & Sons.