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Signature Assignment

Signature Assignment
Signature Assignment

Sociology homework help

Students will write an essay that is approximately three pages in length.  They will upload this essay into Blackboard.  In this essay, students will use two middle-range theories to discuss and explain a social issue of their choice.

In their essay, students must do each of the following (related to critical thinking):

  • Identify a social issue of interest from a recent newspaper article and briefly describe the issue (concept from rubric: inquiry)
  • Compare and contrast two middle-range theories that relate to the selected social issue (concept from rubric: analysis)
  • Critically evaluate the theories and explain which appears more plausible and why (concept from rubric: synthesis)
  • Propose a coherent conclusion about the theories (concept from rubric: product).

Students must also do each of the following (related to communication):

  • The essay must be grammatically correct with appropriate word choice, tone, and sentence structure.
  • The student should use appropriate sources and documentation.
  • The essay should be effectively organized with a logical order overall as well as being well-ordered within each section and having good transitions between sections.
  • The essay should begin with an introduction that identifies the social issue and provides a brief outline for the essay.
  • The body of the essay should focus on the application and critical examination of the theories to the social issue.
  • The essay should end with a conclusion statement.