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ASSIGNMENT 3: Poverty Perspective Debate

For this assignment, students will work together in-person and digitally to compose a debate between the three competing perspectives that argue why poverty exists (at a societal level). They will use their Queens College Gdrive’s to coordinate this project.

A draft of the assignment can be found here: http://urbanstudies101fall16.qwriting.qc.cuny.edu/files/2016/08/Assignment-2-PovPersp-Debate1.pdf

GROUP ASSIGNMENTS:

GROUP 1:

Sharmin

Lauren

Melody

Victoria

 

GROUP 2:

Vahe

Aalya

Shannan

Nicole

GROUP 3:

Ashely

Satvir

Isabel

Raiaan

Matt

 

GROUP 4:

Christopher

Ariful

Sara

Marianne

Jake

 

GROUP 5:

Rafael

Daniel

Keith

Asko

GROUP 6:

Xianrui / Jerry

Kylie

Karina

Henry

 

GROUP 7:

Xiaowei

Dennis

Mishel

Shevin

 

DUE: Assignment 3 is due by 11:59p on Tuesday 3/14/17. To submit, students will share the google doc with Professor Hackett.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Group work
  • Using digital technologies to coordinate group project
  • Using empirical evidence to support (or critique) theoretical perspectives

GRADING:

Points of Assessment Points Earned Comments
Basics:

-Assignment is on time (1)

-Assignment is saved and shared through Gdrive (1)

-All three poverty perspectives are addressed (1)

For each perspective:

-Theoretical statement on stance (3)

-Empirical/real-world examples used to support stances (3)

-Solutions that align with each stance (3)

OVERALL:

 

 

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