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               ASSIGNMENT 3                                                      

USING A  SOCIOLOGICAL APPROACH

Due Week 9:  120 points

 

For your final assignment, you’ll complete a short answer activity in which you will review a research article to identify the research conclusion. Then, you’ll take another look at that conclusion from the perspective of one of the major sociological theories.  Use the Assignment 3 template to complete this assignment.

 

 

LEARN

Review the Article:

“Money, Not Access, Key to Resident Food Choices in ‘Food Deserts’ “ https://news.ncsu.edu/2017/03/money-fooddeserts-2017/

1) What were the key findings and conclusion from the research?

 

THEORY

Remember: The four major sociological theories are Functionalism,

Conflict Theory, Symbolic Interactionism, and Rational Choice Theory. For more information, review Sections 1.8 - 1.12 in your webtext.

2) Use one of the four major sociological theories to explain the key findings from the research article. You should write two paragraphs, one for each question.  

  1. How would this theory explain the key findings or conclusion of the research in the article?
  2. What limitations does this theory demonstrate in addressing the problem examined in the research article?

             

 

 

LIMITATIONS

3) Use the article to help answer the questions below. You should write two paragraphs, one for each question.

  1. Every research study has limitations. What are the limitations of the research method used in this research study? (See section 2.9 and table 2.1 of the Webtext to review the advantages and disadvantages of the different research methods.)
  2. What additional research should be conducted to learn more about the problem examined in the article?

 

FORMATTING

4) Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

 

  • Use the Assignment 3 template to complete this assignment.
  • References are not required for this assignment as you will use the assigned article and your webtext.
  • Be sure to include your name and the date on the cover page.

 

RUBRIC

Grading for this assignment will be based on the following rubric:

 

 

POINTS: 120

ASSIGNMENT 3: USING A SOCIOLOGICAL APPROACH

 

Criteria

 

Exemplary

 

 

100% - A

 

Proficient

 

 

85% - B

 

Fair

 

 

75% - C

 

Meets Minimum

Expectations

 

65% - D

 

Unacceptable

 

 

0% - F

1. Describe the key findings of the researchers and the conclu- sion drawn from the research.

 

Weight: 20%

Accurately describes key findings and conclusion and includes sup- porting details.

Demonstrates strong under- standing by using sociology terms and providing logical, accurate, and concise infor- mation.

Accurately describes key findings and conclusion and includes support- ing details.

Partially de- scribes key findings and con- clusion but some of the supporting details are miss- ing.

Inaccurately describes key findings or con- clusion and sup- porting details are sparse.

Does not de- scribe the key findings and/or conclusion and does not pro- vide supporting details.

2. Use a major sociological the- ory to explain the key findings or conclusion, and address any limitations of the theory.

 

Weight: 40%

Accurately uses a major sociological  theory to explain the key findings or conclusion, and addresses theory limitations with supporting details. Demon- strates strong understanding by using sociology terms and providing logical, accurate, and concise information.

Accurately uses a major sociological  theory to explain the key findings or conclusion, and addresses theory limitations with supporting details.

Partially uses a major socio- logical theory to explain the key findings or conclusion, or partially address- es theory limita- tions, but some of the supporting details are miss- ing.

Inaccurately uses a major sociological theory to explain the key findings or  conclusion, or inaccurately addresses theory limitations and supporting de- tails are sparse.

Does not use a major sociolog- ical theory to explain the key findings or con- clusion and does not address the- ory limitations.

 

POINTS: 120

ASSIGNMENT 3: USING A SOCIOLOGICAL APPROACH

 

Criteria

 

Exemplary

 

 

100% - A

 

Proficient

 

 

85% - B

 

Fair

 

 

75% - C

 

Meets Minimum

Expectations

 

65% - D

 

Unacceptable

 

 

0% - F

3. Identify the articles limitations and provide additional re- search ideas.

 

Weight: 30%

Identifies limitations that align with the key findings of the research, and provides addi- tional research ideas that in- clude supporting details. Demon- strates strong understanding by using sociolo- gy terms.

Identifies limitations that align with the key findings of the research, and provides addi- tional research ideas that in- clude supporting details.

Identifies limitations that don’t fully align with the key findings of the research, or provides addi- tional research ideas that lack supporting details.

Identifies only one limitation or limitations that don’t fully align with the key findings of the research, and lack additional research ideas and/or supporting details.

Does not identify limitations or does not pro- vide additional research ideas.

4. Write in a skillful manner using stated formatting and correct gram- mar and spell- ing.

 

Weight: 10%

Writing is ex- cellent. Tone is appropriate and demonstrates excellent word choice. Shows exceptional logic, clarity, and stated format- ting. Contains no spelling or gram- matical errors.

Writing is profi- cient. Tone is ap- propriate. Shows

logic, clarity, and stated formatting. May contain few or no spelling and/ or grammatical errors.

Writing is satis- factory. Appro- priate and/or consistent tone is developing. Shows moder-

ate logic, clarity, and/or stated formatting. May contain more than a few spelling and/ or grammatical errors.

Writing meets minimal stan- dards. Tone is not appropri- ate. Lacking one  or  more

of logic, clarity, and/or stated formatting. May contain many spelling and/ or grammatical errors.

Writing does not meet minimal standards. Tone is not appro- priate. Wholly lacking in logic, clarity, and/or stated format- ting. Contains many spelling and/or grammat- ical errors.

 

 

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