5-1-1 Short Answer: The Influence of Social Media and the Internet

Assignment 1


5-1-1 Short Answer: The Influence of Social Media and   the Internet




Finally, respond to the     following using information from this learning block in combination with     your own experience. Describe, in two to three sentences each, how you     think using social media and the internet has influenced each of the     following topics.

1. You as     an individual

2. The     study of social science

3. Larger     society

Assignment 2


6-2-1 Short Answer: Chain of Inquiry




Reflect on the concepts     presented in the video and overview and the example of a growing body of     research as captured in the article A Review of Facebook Research     in the Social Sciences. Also, consider the question you posed     about your advertisements in your observation journal in the last theme.     Then, in a short answer response, address the following questions:

1. How does     social science inquiry advance and evolve over time?

2. Why is     it important that our understanding of social science concepts continue to     develop and expand?

3. Then,     consider the question you posed in the observation journal, which you     submitted in Theme 2. How could others build upon this question through     additional research or follow-up questions?


Assignment 3

6-3-1 Reflection




For this assignment, reflect on     what you consider to be some of the most significant developments covered     in this theme (for example, discoveries, changes in thinking, or research     advances), and address the following:

· Identify     the developments and how they impact individuals or larger groups/cultures.

· Describe     how the developments changed society’s understanding. How is the     development applicable outside of the social sciences? This assignment can     be completed through a “micro-presentation” format (1 to 2     slides) or a short-answer response (1 to 2 paragraphs).