Your third longer-term assignment in this course is a short paper (3 page) APA format in which you will share your question derived at the end of your observation reading and discuss why it is important and how developments in the social sciences contribute to our understanding of ourselves, each other, and the world around us.
This final reflection will assess the following course outcomes, Investigate major developments in the progression of social scientific thought for informing critical questions that drive social scientific inquiry Articulate the value of the social sciences for their impact on contemporary issues
Your third project is a short paper that explores the question you posed at the end of your reading of Introduction to Sociology . For example, how did the development of Walter Freeman performing the first frontal lobe lobotomy in the United States affect individuals, groups, society, and people outside of the social sciences? With that question as your topic, you will explain why the answer to it is important to understanding yourself, other people, and the world around you and how the social sciences have developed to help us answer these important questions. The critical elements of this assessment will be evaluated by the information in your presentation or paper. Be sure your actual question is apparent on the presentation or paper. Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed in your submission: I. Explain why your question is important to you as a member of society. II. Detail the major developments in social science thinking that drive questions regarding studying the individual. Use course resources to back up your discussion. III. Explain how finding the answer to your question might impact others around you. For instance, who might be most invested in the answer? IV. Detail the major developments in social science thinking that drive questions regarding studying others. Use course resources to back up your discussion. V. Explain why studying human behavior and identity is a valuable human endeavor. VI. Detail the major developments in social science thinking
Supporting Work and Resources
1. Please Read SCS 100 Project 3: Final Reflection Guidelines and Rubric
2. Please Read Discovering Psychology /Introduction to Sociology (This will help you complete this essay assignment) While reading think about these questions What event or perspective presented in these timelines is most interesting to you and why? How does this event or perspective change how we study individuals, groups, or cultures?
3. Example of some information gather from (Discussion Intro to Sociology)