• Sociology

    Marking Period Project
    The Digital Media Log

    OBJECTIVE:

    To gain a better understanding of how current events apply to the study of sociology.
     
    All assignments will be typed in Word 2003 (or at least saved as a Word 2003 or a PDF file) and submitted through Blackboard. 

     

    CRITERIA: 

    · Locate sixteen articles from online periodicals or traditional magazines & newspapers that relate to sociology or have a sociological perspective then read & respond through summation & critique.

     

    You should have two (2) articles from each of the following areas:

    - Culture                    

    - Deviance                                 

    - Education 

    - Inequality in Society

    - Political & Economic Institutions 

    - Religion

    - Science & Technology

        - Social Change  

                                                

    ·The Title Page should include the Title of the Project, Student’s Name, Teacher’s Name (Mr. Dupuis), Subject/Hour, Due Date.  

    · The Abstract should be a summary of the project.  The abstract should include a summary of what you have learned, new sociological perspectives that you have gained, ideas you have about sociology and the media, and a general overview of your project.

    · APA Documentation for each article must be present for each article. All articles must be current for this semester, January 2016 to Now. 

    ·Summarize each article in paragraph form using interrogative questions (who, what, where, when, why), describe how it relates to the subtopic, and include a critique paragraph of the article (your opinion).

     

    You should place a title on the top of the page (example; Culture & Social Change) and organize the binder alphabetically by subtopic.  See example below!!

     

     

     

     

    ________________________________________________________
     

     Running head:  Title of Your Paper                                             1

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Title of Your Media Log
    Your Name
    Mr. Dupuis
    Carman-Ainsworth High
    Due Date
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     ______________________________________________________
     
     Title of Your Paper                                                            2
           
    Abstract
        The abstract should be about 150 words & is the summary of the project.  The abstract should include a summary of what you have learned, new sociologically perspectives that you have gained, ideas you have about sociology and the media, and a general overview of your project.
         Key words:  Line of important words that are in your paper.
     
    __________________________________________________
          Title of Your Paper                                                               3
     
    Title of the Subtopic

     

    Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of Newspaper
              Retrieved from http://www.someaddress.com/full/url/

     

         Summary of the article in paragraph form answering the interrogative questions.  Be sure to include how the article relates to the subtopic.
     
         The critique is your expert & intelligent opinion of the articles
    content & should be a paragraph in length.