Transcript: This flag represents a group of people who think that the government infringes on peoples rights. These people fear/foresee a world where the government will take control of everyone's personal life This popular symbol stands for Anarchy. Mostly kids are the ones who feel they need to rebel against authority figures This shirt symbolizes the Pakistani's search for a new form of government and life The symbol for the Rebellion force in the Star wars series shows that the people like to root for the underdogs who fight for what they believe in. Slogans like this empower people to rally together to rebel Rebelled against popular culture with his rock music and moves The king of rebellion through just chillin' There's even bands who's focus is rebellion Do You Trust The Government?
Transcript: Why Don't we speak English at School? Modern English, sometimes described as the first global lingua franca,is the dominant language or in some instances even the required international language of communications, science, information technIology, business,entertainment, radio, diplomacy etc... English language is important because it is spoken throughout the world.In every country,schools teach their children english because the teachers know that it can be useful for the children in their life. Instrument Used: Survey(Multiple Choice) Population: 5Th Grade: 26 students 6Th Grade: 25 students 7Th Grade: 21 Students In our own opinion,we honestly think,from a student's persepective, that students don't value or pay attention when an authority correct them or suggest to speak english when they are at school. We believe that if pressure is applied,that would help a lot. Probably because sometimes students do't feel the pressure or the necessity to speak it. We chose this interrogative,as our project.Beacause it is very important topic, and an issue at school.We have seen many students(including ourselves) talking in Spanish,not making a big of a deal of it. They seem careless,and do not have the iniciative to get any better.Many have problems talking,writing and speaking english and seem ok with it. So we wanted to know what is going on their minds. Instituto Cristiano Bilingüe Sunshine Conclusions (cc) photo by Metro Centric on Flickr October 10, 2011 Sociology Report Hypothesis Ms. Carolina Melendez Cea Results Introduction (cc) photo by Metro Centric on Flickr Why don't we speak english at school? (cc) photo by jimmyharris on Flickr Group Member: Jorge A. Rodriguez Meggan E. Hernandez Mauricio Zavala Nelson J. Mejia Our conclusion is that students don’t speak English at school because they’re shy about the words and pronunciation, or maybe they don’t like the language at all. Some of them just prefer other languages. (cc) photo by Franco Folini on Flickr
Transcript: Services for Senior Citizens photo credit Nasa / Goddard Space Flight Center / Reto Stöckli Fizza Khan Adan Shahid Sarah Mehmood Noor Services provided to Senior Citizens in Pakistan Who are Senior Citizens? Problems Faced by Senior Citizens Any Questions? Javeria Azmat Services provided to Senior Citizens in the World Life of Senior Citizens Presented By: Sidra Mumtaz
Transcript: Example of Domestic Terrorism Punishments I would say that terrorism is on the rose because people around the world, including us, retaliate against terrorist. Then these acts are seen as terrorism, so others begin to attack as well. This just forms a continuous cycle of retaliation America, as a whole, is a big target for terrorism. With that said the all around security of American should get more involved when it comes to people that enter America from another country. They also should do some sort of background check on those that enter the U.S. Precautions Example of International Terrorism The infamous day, 9/11, is the best example of domestic terrorism. Members of Al-Qaeda decided to hijack U.S. planes and rammed them into the World Trade Center as well as the pentagon There was a incident in 1972 in Munich Germany during the Olympics. The Israeli team was taken hostage and killed by Palestinians. Terrorism around the World When it comes to the punishment for terrorist, I think that we should just make terrorist attacks a life sentence in prison. This is because some terrorist commit the attacks to die, so the death penalty is kind of pointless. So life in prison seems like a worse punishment then death. By: David Martin
Transcript: •Original pre-Internet 1965 gap between those gaining and not gaining eventual Internet access remained in place or increased slightly over time. •Access to and using the internet for political communication did not foster greater levels of political distrust. •Effects of the internet differ between upcoming and contemporary adult generations. •Political cognition – (instrumental) •Political participation (psychological) •Civic engagement (psychological) •People judge their preferred news sources as the most credible Three Arguments On The Use Of The Internet Weblogs were judged significantly more credible than any traditional medium and any other online source •A place where formal and informal organizations utilize the Internet to distribute information and mobilize political interest •Perpetuate and reinforce existing inequalities in civic engagement for those with resources the internet is another tool •Potential to depersonalize relationships, depress the stock of social capital (trust and working with others) and is a place for uncivil interactions Direct and Differential Effects of the Internet on Political and Civic Engagement Findings on Credibility Judgments Liberals and conservatives primarily link within their separate communities, with far fewer cross-links exchanged between them Methodology and measurements Trust Orientations WHO: Thomas J. Johnson and Barbara K. Kaye WHAT: Online survey of Weblog users to determine how credible they view blogs as compared to traditional media and other online sources WHERE: Online WHEN: Autumn 2004 WHY: Weblog popularity and influence surged after the events of 9/11 (~ 30,000 in 1998 --> ~ 3,000,000 in 2004) but how much faith should readers place in Weblogs? Who: M. Kent Jennings and Vicki Zeitner What: Comparing cross-generational levels of civic engagement and key socio-economic characteristics that indicate that internet access has positive effects on several indicators of civic engagement When: Using 1987 and 1997 national sample of the high school class of 1965. Presented in 2003 Political dimensions of the internet Internet use is more widespread with the public (Factors: youth, education, income) Little overlap between high levels of political interest and encountering political information through the Web Highest levels of political knowledge: males, Whites, older respondents, higher levels of education and income, positively associated with seeing information online Highest levels of opinion: levels of education, attention to campaign news Americans turn to the internet to reduce information uncertainty (Google) Divided they blog Who: Michael Xenos and Patricia Moy What: Studying Americans’ use of the internet for political information and the effects of these behaviors on political and civic engagement in an evolving media landscape When: presented in 2007 Why: To examine future reassessments of the role of the internet in public life and the evolving media landscape How: Using 2004 American National Election Studies (N=1,212), face-to-face interviews How people use the internet for information in 2004 Does political use of the Internet displace or augment the use of traditional media as a way of following and engaging in politics? Exposure to online political information is positively related to civic and political engagement The effects of online political information exposure on civic and political engagement are contingent on levels of political interest I M p l i c a t i o n s Gives a rational choice to individuals and their engagement with political information and participation based on variety of information available and cost (Downs 1957) Easier to obtain and acquire information, engage in email conversations and chat rooms Optimists: new media promotes democracy – lowers cost of communication, association and participation •Internet users have higher levels of civic engagement and conducive participatory traits than nonusers •As internet use diffuses, the heterogeneity of the population increases •Internet access runs higher among members of the younger generation than older generation 64% vs. 50% •Use of internet for political purposes: 19% vs. 13% •Education and income do not matter as much when using the internet •Interactive weblogs •Multimedia presentations •Up to date political developments •News and campaign announcements Results Although blogs are not necessarily seen as fair, users seek out their information to support their views; conservative information users receive from blogs is considered highly credible Volunteerism Pros: Blogs are peer reviewed Independent of controlled corporate interests and therefore able to discuss controversial issues and stories that traditional media sources ignore Bloggers provide thoughtful analysis of news events that are "opinionated, independent, personal" Bloggers factcheck traditional media stories and lend authority to their sites with links to traditional media sites Journalists often rely
Transcript: Class Proposals By: Erin Koehn & Cassie Kanyuh Community Service Description Hands on Nursing Grade: 12 Prerequisite: Biology & Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II Year Credit: 1 Description Human Anatomy and Physiology II Grade: 11th and 12th Pre: Biology and Human Anatomy and Physiology I Year Credit: 1 Autos Autos is a hands on class that shows how to make an automobile work. They will be shown the structure of the cars and how to trouble-shoot in situations when the car is not working and to fix it. They will show their knowledge through written tests and by demonstrating how to complete the task. This class must be taken by all students in order to graduate. Students would use their knowledge of cars in their future thence will be able to fix their own cars. "At Auto, we believe that to engage students in learning is to prepare them for a life of success. We welcome those seeking to rise to their potential and take hold of their future. Since 1937, Automotive High School has honored the essential American tradition of preparing tomorrow’s workforce. Today, we place equal value on an excellent preparatory education. We are the only institution of our kind in the nation, where graduates earn both a high school degree and full NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) certification. Our teachers and staff are unparalleled. They do more than instruct; they invest themselves wholeheartedly in providing students with a meaningful education. This education integrates cutting-edge automotive training, a premier academic curriculum, and opportunities to serve the broader community. The result is a real-world experience. Auto graduates develop the tools they need to take on their next challenge. Whether they wish to pursue higher education or a career in the advancing automotive industry, our students are empowered to become active citizens of the world. They leave as tomorrow’s technicians, scholars, and business leaders; they begin at Auto." Rules END Better Choices Schools with Autos classes: Vancouver Community College; Canada Agoura High School; LA, CA East High School; St. Charles, IL Automotive High School; Brooklyn, NY http://www.mysuburbanlife.com/stcharles/news/education/x1042555490/East-High-School-auto-class-works-toward-being-a-real-shop http://www.autohs.com/about/ New School Curriculum Better Community Dress Code: No short shorts, low cut tops or strapless shirts or dresses. When the clothing is too revealing, it would distract some students from the curriculum in the classroom. Open Campus Lunch: This will allow students to leave during their lunch hour, but they must return before they have their next class. By allowing students to leave it will let them make lunch at home or go to a restaurant to eat if they would like to. They also could go home and get something that they possibly forgot that day. Students do not have to leave, but it is nice for them to have the option. Students are allowed to carry purses or draw string bags: They are not a distraction to classes, students can currently carry draw string bags and purses are not much different as long as they are not excessively large they are allowed. Passing time: There will be 7 minutes between passing time instead of 5 minutes. This will let students have a longer break between classes and more time between classes will let them have time to distress from the previous class and prepare for the next one. Leaving Pep Rallies: During pep rallies, you can leave if you want to. Students who do not want to go to the pep rally can leave without the parent’s consent, since it doesn’t involve learning. http://www.vcc.ca/programs-courses/detail.cfm?div_id=11&prog_id=174 Grade: 9, 10, 11, 12 Prerequisite: none Year Credit: 1 Better Students http://www.autohs.com/about/ Human Anatomy and Physiology II is a class for students who desire a more in-depth version of the first class. This class would make the students use higher order thinking skills in order to acquire the knowledge needed for tests and projects throughout the year. By taking this course, students will be able to understand the parts of the body and how each of them work. With the completion of this course, students will understand the knowledge and study skills needed for a class like this in college. http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_14910480 Grade: 9, 10, 11, 12 Prerequisite: none Year Credit: 1 Community Services is when you help others and people around you and your efforts would affect the community and environment. In this class, students will take trips to places in the community and do tasks that are in the need of help such as cleaning, assisting with events, tutoring, or just simple acts of kindness. By assisting others, students would make the community a better place. This class will show students that it is good to participate in the community and not spend their time making destructive decisions. Many students have interest going into the nursing field
Transcript: J A Z Z M I N E The use of mobile phones opens up many new opportunities for businesses to make them successful Genocide is the deliberate and systematic destruction of a certain group in society. It is basically an unjust form of civil war EEOC authorized to monitor diverse hiring Educators are granted new opportunities and possibilities to improve learning Examples Discrimination & Stereotypes For businesses, mobile phones are very helpful for extending their clients The conquerors easily impose their will on others and entirely reshape or restructure institutions involved in the conflict In India Allows businesses to communicate with employees or customers on the road Kids First! Osama bin Laden and the terrorist al Queda organization arranged for planes to be flown directly into two of the biggest political landmarks in the country A social movement is an organized social group that acts with continuity and coordination to promote or resist change in society or other social units. Social movements are the most organized from collective behavior, and they tend to be most sustained Social Movement Organizations September 11th Women example : The U.S. victory "transformed the U.S. into a mass-production economy that affected family structure and education. Father-absence increased and women not previously employed joined the workforce" Wars can greatly effect the way a society is shaped and cause massive shifts in the way things are run Religion examples : Meaghan ~ War & Terrorism War & Terrorism Elizabeth ~ Workplace - well-known social movement Ethnicity & Economics Workplace - African Americans: more capable of crime less dependable the “fix the neighborhood” strategy by improving the communities’ physical infrastructure - in Oakland San Francisco Firms could be subject to severe sanctions such as exclusion from federal contact biding or fines and back payments. Saves time for employees Faculty now have to learn about new technologies Allowed family and friends to keep relationships in areas that used to be relatively isolated from everyone else Technology Changes In The Workplace Stated that it was illegal for an employer to refuse to hire some based on their race, sex, ethnicity, or religion Community & Social Movements Race Community is most identified with social groups whose members reside in a specific locality, share government, and often have a common cultural and historical background Genocide wiped out near 800,000 Tutsi people The effects of war and terrorism play major role in the cause of social change -couldn't file lawsuits against discrimination -Act amended Title VII and allowed lawsuits M E A G H A N - youth organization E L I Z A B E T H -This small nonprofit group addressed problems like public school fees Outlawed segregation by race, ethnicity, or religion in public education, voting, federal assistance, and public accommodations Terrorism is "the use of force or violence to coerce a government or population in the furtherance of political or social objectives" Tyler ~ Technology The risk of digital computer and development of desktop computing has created massive social and cultural changes in the U.S. 1994 Rwandan Genocide the “fix the people who live there” by providing new and better employment and education The Tutsi people were accused of killing the president and the Hutu people were informed by word of mouth to kill them in rebellion to their attack of "terrorism" Age Discrimination Wars can seriously change things for not only the conquering society involved, but also the conquered Influence of Terrorism on Society Three strategies of change in the community: SOCIAL CHANGE & Education The way technology is introduced into society often reflects the predominant cultural values in that society T Y L E R The Civil Rights Act allowed equal opportunity for employment Mobility and students individual access to computers develops a new method of one-to one teaching - has a membership base of 200,000 families Jazzmine ~ Community & Social Movements This created a more social life for the people in India the “start over again” which is bringing middle class members into the community to stabilize the economy ACORN The development of new technologies transform entire societies and many institutions - give more gender-typed work -won't care about work if they become pregnant World War II caused massive social changes for both the victors as well as the defeated. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission The emergence of mobile technology transformed their society and opened up new experiences fro them - a collection of community based organizations in the United States that advocate for low income and moderate income families
Transcript: Caitlyn Tate and Sarah Cooper What personally can we do to help eliminate inequality in our everyday lives? Can you think of other examples of white privilege? What steps has our society taken to prevent inequality? How are other forms of inequality shown in our current society? (ex. inequality among sexes, age, lifestyle choices.) Mirror Activity What were your first reactions after reading the two articles? White Privilege Break into groups of 3 or 4 and discuss this: What do you see when you look in the mirror?
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