concrete experience Think of a specific way to interact with people from a culture different from your own. For example, attend a meeting f or a campus group that you normally would not attend, sit in the campus cafeteria with a new group or attend a different religious service different from your own. reflective observation Describe the experience you had while doing part 1 of this exercise. Be sure to separate your observations “ what you saw, heard or did “ from your interpretations. In addition, see if you can think of other ways to interpret each of your observations. abstract conceptualization Next, see if you can refine your initial interpretations and developed them into some informed conclusions about your experiences in part 1. Do some research about other culture, looking specifically for information that can help you understand the experience Whenever possible, peak directly to people of various cultures, share your observations from part 1 and ask for their interpretations. Reflect on the information you gather. Does it reinforce any of the interpretations you listed in part 2? Does it call for any change in thinking?