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Webquest stereotypes

  1. 1. Webquest Stereotypes and Prejudices: raising awareness. A Non-discrimination campaign
  2. 2. Introduction: Stereotypes and prejudices <ul><li>Stereotypes are beliefs about people based on their membership in a particular group. </li></ul><ul><li>They can be positive, negative, or neutral. </li></ul><ul><li>Stereotypes are based on gender, ethnicity, or occupation are common in many societies. (sparknotes.com) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Prejudices: <ul><li>A prejudice is a negative belief or feeling about a particular group or individuals. </li></ul><ul><li>They are often passed on from one generation to the next. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Urban tribes: <ul><li>In a search of identity, many teenagers tend to join into different urban tribes. </li></ul><ul><li>According to Michel Maffesoli (1988), urban tribes are microgroups of people who share common interests in metropolitan areas. </li></ul><ul><li>The members of these groups tend to have similar worldviews, dress styles and behavioral patterns. </li></ul><ul><li>These “sub-cultures” suffer from stereotypes and prejudices constructed by the “outsiders” of these groups. </li></ul>
  5. 5. 1. Task: <ul><li>You are part of a non-discrimination campaign. </li></ul><ul><li>You are in charge of designing a non-discrimination commercial to raise awareness about the negative effects stereotypes in society. </li></ul><ul><li>In groups, looki for information in the net about stereotypes and prejudices commonly present in your society. </li></ul><ul><li>Think about characteristics, functions, dangers, examples, etc. </li></ul>
  6. 6. 2. Process: <ul><li>Go to the different web sites, and look for the information you need. </li></ul><ul><li>Once you have read it, decide on the stereotypes you want to show, and a creative means to depict them. </li></ul><ul><li>Use images, texts, videos (if you want you can record your own videos), statistics, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Try to find the best way to raise consciousness in society. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Links: <ul><li>http://www.teachertube.com/googleSearch.php?cx=012339422634307447803%3Ah-vlw-wg9yy&cof=FORID%3A11&ie=UTF-8&safe=high&q=stereotypes#1199 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sparknotes.com/101/psychology/social_psychology/stereotypes_and_prejudice.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.eycb.coe.int/edupack/pdf/10.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa3749/is_200104/ </li></ul>
  8. 8. 3. Evaluation: <ul><li>You can use a Power Point presentation, or a Moviemaker to present your ad. </li></ul><ul><li>You will show it in class and discuss the results of all the ads. </li></ul>
  9. 9. 4. Conclusion: <ul><li>Decide with your partners whether the ads were useful or not to raise awareness. </li></ul><ul><li>If possible, try to upload the ad on youtube or a blog, to share it with a wider audience. </li></ul><ul><li>Think of other ways of raising awareness about this controversial but common problem in society (leaflets, posters, radio comercial, workshops, etc.). </li></ul>

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