prepare a presentation on a selected current event related to gender

For this assignment, you will prepare a presentation on a selected current event related to gender. Select a topic related to gender that has been addressed in the media within the last year.

Prepare a presentation on a selected current event related to gender

For this assignment, you will prepare a presentation on a selected current event related to gender. Select a topic related to gender that has been addressed in the media within the last year. You will then create a presentation analyzing the topic and 2 related news stories. You can use presentation software/programs such as Prezi, Kaltura, Powerpoint, Keynote, or Youtube for the assignment. Many of these programs offer free basic membership. Please contact the instructor if you would like to use another program for the assignment. Be creative in the assignment–you can include audio and/or video clips, images, links, etc. Your presentation should be creative and visually appealing as well as incorporate each of the following components:

Prepare a presentation on a selected current event related to gender

1. Select at least 2 news articles/reports related to the topic. Provide a brief description of the topic and each of the 2 news sources. Include the source, date of publication, and other identifying details in the References section.

2. Next, evaluate the way that gender is depicted in the news articles/sources. How do the sources relate to the topic of gender in society?

3. Analyze the gender-related topic using related theories, course materials, or additional scholarly sources. For example, what do the news stories tell us about sexism in society, the social construction of gender, masculinity, femininity, gender roles, inequality, etc.?

4. Compare and contrast the 2 news stories, addressing similarities and differences in the articles/videos in their discussion on gender.

A link can be submitted instead of an uploaded assignment if applicable based on the program used. Submit in the “Assignments” section of the classroom. The due date is 11:55 pm on Sunday at the end of week #5.

You can view a presentation on gender and the media for additional analysis of how gender is depicted in the media.

This course has “Resubmission” status enabled to help you if you realize you submitted an incorrect or blank file, or if you need to submit multiple documents as part of your Assignment.

DISCLAIMER: “Originality of attachments will be verified by Turnitin. Both you and your instructor will receive the results.”

Assignment 2 meets the following course objectives:

Evaluate theories that address the social construction of gender.

Examine the impact of the media on gender socialization.