Multi-Cultural Interview Report
Please take the following Implicit Association Test (IAT). For more information on the IAT,
please watch the following six-minute video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYkd–pcJRo
Go online and take at least 3 Implicit Association Tests (IAT)- this should take 10-15 minutes.
To take the IAT, go to: http://implicit.harvard.edu/
Click on the “Demonstration” link
Then click on “Go to Demonstration Tests”
After reading the preliminary information, click on “I wish to proceed”
Then you will select a test and follow the instructions for how to take the test there
At least 1 test should focus on disability
At least 1 test should focus on race
You may choose the last test from the other categories.
Print and review your results. You must upload your results to Canvas in order to receive credit
for this portion of the assignment.
Write a 1-2 paragraph statement sharing your reactions to your results. This must also be
uploaded to Canvas.
Using your results from the IAT, you will determine what your implicit biases are and interview
a person of that age, gender or ability using the questions below. You will also answer the
questions for yourself. Once the questions have been answered, you will write a paper comparing
your responses to the responses of the person you interviewed. There is not a page limit, but it
must be thorough and in-depth. You will need to include your reaction to their responses and
how they are the same or different from your own. You will also need to reflect on your
experience doing the interview, and how it may or may not have changed an opinion you have
or had about the other person’s culture, gender, age or ability. Lastly, include why you think it
would be important to reflect on your own upbringing and get to know the upbringing of the
families in your schools.
What year were you born?
How would you define your culture?
What is your birth order (first, middle, last)?
How did your birth order play a role in how you grew up (more responsibilities, less
What were some of the beliefs and values of your family?
What are some stereotypes that people might have about your culture, race, and ethnicity? Did
those positively or negatively impact you growing up?
What were some of your experiences in school? Were they positive or negative? How did they
impact how you grew up?
Were there any community programs that you were involved in? What was your role?
Were there any world events happening that impacted how you grew up? What was the impact?
Do you still have some of the same beliefs and values now, as an adult?
What changed and stayed the same? Why?
Do you believe that your experiences and relationships played a role in how you developed your
beliefs and values? Why or why not?