Assertiveness Essay Topics

School Girls

In the book School Girls by Peggy Orenstein, the focus is on young adolescent girls in middle school, and the effects that the “Hidden Curriculum” and other elements have on their self esteem. “Hidden Curriculum teaches girls to value silence and compliance.” (pg.35) The hidden curriculum is a theory that boys often get more attention… View Article

Communication Style Case Study

Communication style can vary among individuals. Common communication types include assertive, passive, and aggressive. Assertive individuals communicate confidently and speak up for themselves. Aggressive individuals communicate with verbal attacks; they speak their feelings without regard to others, often in a condescending manner riddled with superiority tones. Passive individuals communicate out of fear of displeasing others;… View Article