Public Sociology Blog
Public Sociology Blog
Points possible: 10 (10% of final grade)
Late assignments: Accepted until 8/6, for a 10% grade deduction
Take your sociological research project public:
write a blog entry to raise awareness about your issue and/or get your readers to take some sort of social action related to your social issue. You’ll be using Adobe Spark to create your blog post.
see the full prompt within Spark (Links to an external site.) to get a sense of the assignment requirements as well an introduction to what Spark looks like.
To submit your assignment, provide the title of your blog post along with the link to your Spark page on this discussion board (see example in the first discussion board reply below).
How to hyperlink in your post (Links to an external site.).
After sharing your own blog post, you’ll read and comment on others’ posts and respond to comments on yours. Write your comments and
replies on this discussion board (i.e., reply directly to your classmates’ posts sharing their blog title/link).
This assignment is designed to advance the following learning objectives:
Module Student Learning Objectives
Implement skills learned in previous modules related to concision and clarity
Assess the effectiveness of images and other media to enhance writing
Apply appropriate citation standards for non-academic formats
Effectively navigate the technical requirements for posting writing online
Engage in public sociology by producing a blog post about a social issue, using effective skills for engaging a general audience
Student Learning Outcomes
Produce discipline-specific written work that demonstrates upper-division proficiency in language use, grammar, and clarity of expression
Explain, analyze, develop, and criticize ideas effectively, including ideas encountered in multiple readings and expressed in different forms of discourse
Organize and develop essays and documents for both professional and general audiences
Organize and develop essays and documents according to appropriate editorial and citation standards
Locate, organize, and synthesize information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose and to communicate that purpose in writing
Check out my blog post on how to complete this assignment (Links to an external site.)!