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SOC 105 Week 1 Individual Assignment American Popular Culture Individual Assignment: Popular American Culture Paper • Record your interactions with popular culture by documenting different ways that you consume popular culture. Examples might include, but are not limited to, what television shows you watch and why, the types of clothes you like to wear and what they say about you, or what magazines you buy and why. • Prepare a 350- to 700-word paper in which you examine popular American culture. In your essay, answer the following questions: o What is culture? What is popular culture? o What are three major trends in popular American culture? o How does popular American culture affect personal decision making? • Include the journaling activity with your essay submission. • Format your papers consistent with APA guidelines.
SOC 105 Week 2 Individual Assignment Consumption and Mass Media Worksheet 1. Material: Consumption and Mass Media Worksheet, available on your student Individual Assignment: Consumption and Mass Media Worksheet • Complete the University of Phoenix website. • Provide your responses on the worksheet. Use compete sentences in your responses
SOC 105 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Popular Music Presentation - Hip Hop Cultural Influence Learning Team Assignment: Popular Music Presentation • Choose a genre of popular music and trace its history and development in popular culture. • Prepare a 12- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that addresses the following questions:
o What are the cultural influences of the music? Does the music come from a particular time or region that makes it unique? What is the cultural heritage of this music? What qualities are present as a result? o What are the venues for consumption of the music like? What attracts the fans to these venues? Venues might include large or small concert halls, local bars and clubs, iTunes or MySpace, or local or national television shows. o In what ways do cultural values about race, gender, sexuality, and class difference shape the music? o What aesthetic values are prevalent in the genre you chose? Describe the sound and feel of the music. How are the aesthetic values reflected in the lyrics or messages of the music? o What groups or subcultures does the music tend to appeal to? Why? o What trends are emerging in the consumption and production of popular music in general, and specifically with the musical genre you are focusing on? Include at least one sound clip of a song from the genre you chose. Explain the significance of the song in the context of your presentation. Note: Explicit or offensive music must be put in a historical context and examples should be used appropriately. Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines, including proper citation for your sound clips. Present your Popular Music Presentation. o For Local Campus students, these are 15 to 20 minute oral presentations accompanied by Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations. o For Online and Directed Study students, these are Microsoft ® PowerPoint® presentations with notes.
SOC 105 Week 4 Individual Assignment Film and Television Worksheet Individual Assignment: Film and Television Worksheet • Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Film and Television Worksheet, available on your student website. • Provide your responses on the worksheet. Use compete sentences in your responses.
SOC 105 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Role of Sports in Popular Culture Presentation Learning Team Assignment: Role of Sports in Popular Culture Presentation • Select one of the following contemporary issues in sports and obtain faculty approval for your choice: o Gender equality in sports o Race and sports
o The politics of sports o Athletes as role models o Wealth and power in sports o The business of sports o Competiveness in youth sports Prepare a 12- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that addresses the following questions in which you research the proposed topic and provide a summary of your findings. o Provide a brief history of the topic and its current state in popular sports. o Construct your own argument about the influence the issue has on sports, its fans, athletes, and imagined communities. o Make recommendations about how to consume and participate in sports responsibly, whether watching or playing. Present your Popular Music Presentation. o For Local Campus students, these are 15 to 20 minute oral presentations accompanied by Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations. Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines