Class #17


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Class #17

  1. 1. How would you rate the course thus far?
  2. 2. How would evaluate Voicethread’s contributions to the course thus far?
  3. 3. In “I Didn’t Do it Alone,” the authors state, “In explaining wealth and success, the practice of elevating individual character while ignoring social and environmental factors is an enduring national tendency.” Which illustrations from these readings about social and environmental factors either enabling (or making more difficult) wealth and success most stood out for you? Feel free to bring in McIntosh’s “invisible knapsack” here as well. vt
  4. 4. <ul><li>make and analyze a list of factors that are up to us and factors that are not up to us that affect economic well-being. </li></ul><ul><li>We will use as data for this list the readings from today and reflection on our own lives. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>I. Some stats about Poverty </li></ul><ul><li>A. Who’s poor? </li></ul><ul><li>B. How poor is poor? </li></ul><ul><li>II. Factors affecting one’s earning potential </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. Things up to you </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Things not up to you </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1. Connections? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2. Conclusions? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>III. Myths & Stereotypes </li></ul></ul></ul>