AbstractEncouraging students to read sociology articles is a goal of many sociology courses. However, these articles are frequently intimidating for students and they often have a difficult time knowing where in the article to find specific information. This assignment takes students through a step by step process to learn how to locate specific elements of...
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- Introduction to Sociology/Social Problems
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- Any Level
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Usage NotesThis assignment requires students to analyze sociology articles and to explore the differences between basic, public, and applied sociology. Detailed usage instructions, article suggestions, and sample rubrics are provided.
Learning Goals and Assessments
- To help students read, decode, understand, and be able to identify specific information from sociology articles.
- To help students understand the difference between basic, public, and applied sociology.
- By answering a series of questions, students dissect research articles identifying different elements of the article.
- Students work in groups to answer questions and differentiate between basic, public, and applied sociology as presented in sociology articles.