SOC 110 WEEK 3 Group Leadership and Conflict Summary

Resources: Ch. 5 & 8 of Working In Groups and the Week 3 videos, “Planning a Playground” and “Politics of Sociology”

Participate in the “Planning a Playground” and “Politics of Sociology” threads found in week 3 Learning Activities. The entire class will be a part of these discussions. You wil find further directions in these threads. This will help you complete the Group Interatction discussion below.  Once the class has discussed the videos in the previously mentioned threads, you will Complete the summary below.  Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word summary of your responses to the following: Group Interaction (class discussion of the two videos listed above)

  • How clear was the intent of the discussion?
  • How prepared were your group members for the discussion?
  • Did everyone participate equally in the discussion?
  • Were group members open to different points of view?
  • How would you describe the overall climate of 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?
  • What approach will you take next time to increase group cohesion?

Video Analysis – “Planning A Playground” (answer these from your personal perspective)

  • 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” (answer these from your personal perspective)

  • 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?

Remember to write at a collegiate level. Your summary should be logical, flow well, and use proper grammar and sentence structure. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

SOC 110 WEEK 3 Group Leadership and Conflict Summary

Resources: Ch. 5 & 8 of Working In Groups and the Week 3 videos, “Planning a Playground” and “Politics of Sociology”

Participate in the “Planning a Playground” and “Politics of Sociology” threads found in week 3 Learning Activities. The entire class will be a part of these discussions. You wil find further directions in these threads. This will help you complete the Group Interatction discussion below.  Once the class has discussed the videos in the previously mentioned threads, you will Complete the summary below.  Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word summary of your responses to the following: Group Interaction (class discussion of the two videos listed above)

  • How clear was the intent of the discussion?
  • How prepared were your group members for the discussion?
  • Did everyone participate equally in the discussion?
  • Were group members open to different points of view?
  • How would you describe the overall climate of 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?
  • What approach will you take next time to increase group cohesion?

Video Analysis – “Planning A Playground” (answer these from your personal perspective)

  • 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” (answer these from your personal perspective)

  • 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?

Remember to write at a collegiate level. Your summary should be logical, flow well, and use proper grammar and sentence structure. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

SOC 110 WEEK 3 Group Leadership and Conflict Summary