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).
Please note that this assignment is an opportunity for you to practice elements of the last project, due in the next theme. In that last project, you will complete either a presentation or a short paper. When choosing your format for this assignment, consider what you will do for the last project. Then choose one of the two options below:
- If you are choosing to submit your final reflection as a presentation: Complete the micro-presentation for this assignment (a presentation with 1 to 2 slides and accompanying notes). You may use a presentation platform of your choice (Microsoft PowerPoint, Prezi, etc.) to complete this assignment. To learn more about obtaining Microsoft 365 and creating PowerPoint or Prezi presentations, view the Supporting Resources document.
- If you are choosing to submit your final reflection as a short paper: Complete the short answer response for this assignment (a written response of 1 to 2 paragraphs). Both assignments will be graded using the same criteria.