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Frontline Videos

Frontline Videos

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Click on   http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/view/PBS Frontline website. Choose and view one video. Do not forget to share with your classmates which video you chose and write a reaction based on the key questions below. Once you log onto the website, scroll down to view all the topics. Key questions to respond to after viewing and or reading the story text are: 

Identify the story and source. How would sociologists interpret the story? What are the sociological issues discussed in the story? What are the theoretical perspectives used in the story? What are your strategies for action: Creative solution to the problem? What did you learn from listening or reading the story? Feel free to add additional comments

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Dianne Williams
Dianne Williams (Faculty)
5 years ago

The site was very user friendly. No difficulty experienced in getting to the point of the assignment, The material was also quite relevant and I have already used it in my classroom.

There were no technical issues. It is noteworthy that the format of this material places the onus on the student to select an appropriate movie, evaluate it and report back to classmates. This approach fosters student engagement.

Time spent reviewing site: 1 hour