Describe how developments changed society’s understanding.

SCS 100 Learning Block 6-3 Reflection Rubric

Prompt: 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 developments and how they impact individuals or larger groups/cultures.

 Describe how 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).

If you are choosing to submit your final reflection as a presentation, please complete the micro-presentation for this assignment (a presentation with one to two slides and accompanying notes). You may use a presentation platform of your choice (Microsoft PowerPoint, Prezi, etc.) to complete this assignment. For more information on accessing and using either PowerPoint or Prezi, view the Supporting Resources document. If you are choosing to submit your final reflection as a short paper, please complete the short answer response for this assignment (a written response of one to two paragraphs). Both assignments will be graded using the same criteria. Instructor Feedback: This activity uses an integrated rubric in Blackboard. Students can view instructor feedback in the Grade Center. For more information, review these instructions.

Critical Elements Proficient (100%) Needs Improvement (85%) Not Evident (0%) Value

Developments: Individual and Group

Impact

Identifies significant developments and how they impact individuals of larger groups/cultures

Response lacks organization, clarity, and/or relevance in identifying developments and how they impact individuals of larger groups/cultures

Does not identify significant developments and how they impact individuals of larger groups/cultures

30

Developments: Society’s

Understanding

Describes how the developments have changed society’s understanding

Describes how the developments have changed society’s understanding, but response lacks organization, clarity, and/or relevance

Does not describe how the developments have changed society’s understanding

30

Developments: Outside of the Social

Sciences

Describes how the developments are applicable outside of the social sciences

Describes how the developments are applicable outside of the social sciences, but response lacks organization, clarity, and/or relevance

Does not describe how the development is applicable outside of the social sciences