Planning-a-Playground-and-Politics-of-Sociology

Watch and discuss the Week 3 videos, “Planning a Playground” and “Politics of Sociology”

Write a 600-1000-word summary of your responses to the following after completing the collaborative Week 3 discussion associated with the “Planning a Playground and “Politics of Sociology” videos:

Group Interaction from your team’s collaborative activity discussions

  • How clear was the intent of the discussion?
  • Did everyone participate equally in the discussion?
  • Did you feel your group was productive in the discussion? Did you use the time efficiently?
  • What strategies can you use in future discussions to increase productivity and outcomes?

Video Analysis – “Planning A Playground”

  • What are the issues in this meeting?
  • What did they do well as a group?
  • Can you identify constructive or deconstructive conflict occurring in this group? What are some key indicators? What conflict styles do you see?
  • Based on what you learned this week, how might you handle this situation differently?

Video Analysis – “The Politics of Sociology”

  • What are the issues in this meeting?
  • What did they do well as a group?
  • What types of conflict do you see in this video? Provide examples.
  • There is a clear leader in this video. What can he do to be a better leader for this group?
  • Based on what you learned this week, how might you handle this team situation differently?

Support your essay by connecting to the Beebe and Masterson reading material in the form of quotes for every paragraph and citing in APA form. Remember, the Center for Writing Excellence has a helpful guide for citing and can be found here:

https://ecampus.phoenix.edu/classroom/ic/cwe/TutorialsAndGuides.aspx