Social Groups

Social Groups

Lesson 6

In this week’s lesson you will further explore group behavior and groupthink.

Review the PowerPoint on Groups and Individuals

Watch the video “Social Groups – Crash Course Sociology #16”

Play Video

Next watch episode 38Play Video

On-ground students – engage in a student led class discussion on the information contained in the videos.

Online students – either discuss the videos with a friend, family member, or colleague or consider it personally.

On-ground students – in small groups, discuss personal and/or professional examples of social influence as well as its impact on individual and group dynamics.

Online students – think about and/or discuss with a friend, family member, or colleague personal and/or professional examples of social influence, as well as its impact on individual and group dynamics.

Read “How Many Arguments Are Enough to Be Persuasive?”

Read “Cognitive Biases in Legal Decisions”

Write a 500-700 word discussion paper on the implications of the information contained in the articles. Use examples from the readings/videos to support your ideas.

Upload your paper to Moodle.

 
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