Group Project Assignment Guidelines

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  • Group Project Assignment Guidelines

    1. 1. GROUP PROJECTSCONTEMPORARY SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY
    2. 2. COURSE OBJECTIVES 1. KNOW 2. CRITICALLY ANALYZE 3. COMMUNICATE
    3. 3. OBJECTIVES EXAMPLES GUIDELINES
    4. 4. PROJECT OBJECTIVES 1. INFORM PEOPLE OF SOCIAL THEORY’S USEFULNESS TO UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL LIFE + PROBLEMS
    5. 5. PROJECT OBJECTIVES 2. WORK TOWARD SOCIAL CHANGE USING SOCIAL THEORY
    6. 6. REQUIREMENTSMUSTINFORMINVOLVE ACTIONCREATIVELY ENGAGEUSE SOCIAL MEDIA
    7. 7. SOCIAL MEDIA“INTERNET-BASED APPLICATIONS”“WEB 2.0”“CREATION AND “EXCHANGE”“USER-GENERATED CONTENT”SOURCE: KAPLAN & HAENLEIN (2010)
    8. 8. EXAMPLES?IMAGE SOURCE: MOVEMENTS.ORG
    9. 9. TO DOMUSTTHINK OUTSIDE THE BOXINFORM PUBLICMAKE PEOPLE THINKILLICIT RESPONSE
    10. 10. TO DOMUSTTHINK CRITICALLYASK GOOD QUESTIONSBECOME ENGAGEDDOCUMENT YOUR WORK
    11. 11. OBJECTIVES EXAMPLES GUIDELINES
    12. 12. INSPIRATIONSTUDENTS’ PAST WORKMINI-DOCUMENTARIESLETTER WRITING // PETITIONSINFORMATION CAMPAIGNSEVENTS // PROTESTS
    13. 13. INSPIRATIONDIGITAL STORY TELLINGINFOGRAPHICSPHOTO ESSAYSSLIDECASTS // PODCASTSPREZI // VUVOXEDUCATIONAL TOOLS
    14. 14. MINI-DOCUMENTARY
    15. 15. MINI-DOCUMENTARY
    16. 16. donationsPREZI
    17. 17. donationsPREZI
    18. 18. WIKIPEDIA donations
    19. 19. donationsBLOG
    20. 20. donationsBLOG SERIES
    21. 21. donationsFLASH MOB + FACEBOOK PAGE
    22. 22. EXEMPLARS Death by Accomplice: A Documentary on the Law of PartiesSave Jeff Wood: Innocent Man on Texas’ Death RowGuess Who: Governor Perry and the Death PenaltyConditions on Texas’ Death RowCameron Todd Willingham–Did Texas Execute an Innocent Man?Blog: Lethal Injection in AmericaCapital Punishment Flash Mob 2009Facebook Group Students for Capital Punishment AwarenessFacebook Class Project: Capital Punishment in AmericaAVAILABLE: DANIELLEDIRKS.COM/TEACHING
    23. 23. OBJECTIVES EXAMPLES GUIDELINES
    24. 24. REQUIREMENTSCREATEDOCUMENTSHAREPRESENTEVALUATE
    25. 25. CREATEMEET TOGETHERDECIDE ON TOPICMAXIMIZE INDIVIDUAL SKILLSBUILD SOCIAL MEDIA PIECE
    26. 26. DOCUMENTCOMMUNICATESTATUS UPDATESINDIVIDUAL WORKCOLLABORATIVE WORK
    27. 27. STATUS UPDATES
    28. 28. SHAREPOST ONLINE FAR + WIDESHARE EARLYENGAGE AUDIENCESGAUGE RESPONSES
    29. 29. PRESENTWHAT DID YOU DO?HOW DID YOU DO IT?WHAT TYPE OF RESPONSE DID YOURECEIVE?HOW SUCCESSFUL WAS YOUR PROJECT?
    30. 30. EVALUATEPEERS’ WORKYOUR WORKYOUR GROUP MEMBERS’ WORK
    31. 31. PEER EVALUATION CLEAR AND WELL-ORGANIZED? SUCCESSFUL + MET OBJECTIVES? CREATIVE, CLEVER + INTERESTING? WELL-DOCUMENTED? WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNED?
    32. 32. SELF-EVALUATION HOW WELL DO YOU FEEL PROJECT TURNED OUT? WHAT HAVE YOU PERSONALLY LEARNED?
    33. 33. GROUP EVALUATION DISCUSS COLLEAGUES’ CONTRIBUTIONS STRENGTHS WEAKNESSES
    34. 34. DETAILED STEPS1. CREATE SOCIAL MEDIA PROJECT2. SHARE WITH WORLD3. PRESENT WORK IN CLASS4. EVALUATE PEERS’ PROJECTS5. EVALUATE GROUP MEMBERS
    35. 35. QUESTIONS?ADDITIONAL DETAILS SYLLABUS COURSEKIT COURSE WEBSITE
    36. 36. THANK YOU!DANIELLE DIRKS, PH.D.ASSISTANT PROFESSORDEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGYOCCIDENTAL COLLEGEDIRKS@OXY.EDUDANIELLEDIRKS.COM@DANIELLEDIRKS

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