AbstractThe Art as Sociology!- project was developed for two newly online Introduction to Sociology classes in midst of a global pandemic. A virtual exhibit was published with a selection of the sociological artworks. It accommodates different learning styles and is an outlet for student’s creativity. The goal was to engage students with class material and...
- Subject Area(s):
- Introduction to Sociology/Social Problems
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- Class Level(s):
- College 100
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Usage NotesStudents were prepared for the “Sociology as Art” assignment at the start of the semester but only halfway through the semester (once they had a bit of an overview), they were invited to identify a social problem of their interest, were guided to find literature, and explore one peer reviewed publication more deeply (the article review can also function...
Learning Goals and Assessments
- Creatively demonstrate understanding of sociological theories and concepts.
- Apply sociological imagination.
- Identify and evaluate peer reviewed sociological literature.
- Artwork and artist statement make a connection to one or more sociological concepts, theories, or theorists you learned about in the textbook and/or lecture.
- Art & artist statement connect private problems and public issues applying sociological imagination.
- In their article reviews students demonstrate more traditional research skills of evaluationg and applying research results to their chosen topic and are given the opportunity to learn ASA citation style.