Personal and Social Identity
The pin “Gossip Girl” can be used as an introduction to the influence of peers on the development of personal and social identity. Students can watch an excerpt from an episode and then participate in a class discussion about how the peers influence the protagonists personal and social identity.
Population and households
The pin “population and households” could be used in an activity to help students understand how data from questionnaires can be analysed and presented. The teacher can help students to make links between the graphs presented and the accompanying text. Students can then use these results for a short response on how family size can impact family life and the process of socialization.
A book published nearly 25 years ago predicted America would hit a great crisis climaxing around 2020 — and that up next is a millennial vs. boomer standoff that will usher in a new world order
The pin “Strauss-Howe Theory of Generations” could be used as an activity where students use the article as a source of information about the Strauss-Howe Theory of Generations. Students then conduct a cross generation study using a questionnaire and write an essay evaluating the impact of the Media on the process of socialisation using the Strauss-Howe Theory of Generations to explain generational differences across the two generations.
The pin “Ok Boomer” can be used in a cross-generational activity. Students read the article, then participate in a class discussion about different generations, misunderstanding between generations, and how agents of socialisation have impacted different generations. Students then conduct a questionnaire with individuals from the baby boomer age group which investigates the social agents and life events that have guided their life course, and the impact they have had on their identity.
Everyday Sociology Blog: Scoop of Ice-cream or Pizza? Choosing the Right Research Method
The pin “Scoop of Ice-cream or Pizza?” can be used in an activity to help students understand the importance of choosing the right research method. The class can read the article, then in small group design an “ice cream scoop” a “pizza” and combination ice cream scoop and pizza study.
"Anyone, anyone" teacher from Ferris Bueller's Day Off
The pin “Questioning - What not to do!” is to be used an introduction to questionnaires and engaging participants. The video can be used to ignite a discussion about different types of questioning strategies, and the importance of engaging participants.
The pin “2021 Census” is a link to the Census website. It could be used in an activity where students investigate the website to help them understand the concept of large-scale questionnaires, what they are used for and their importance in finding out information about the population.
The pin “questionnaire design” provides a comprehensive guide to producing questionnaires. It could be used as an on-hand guide for students to use throughout their study of Society of Culture, in particular during the depth study Personal and Social Identify as they conduct different questionnaires.
The pin “Social Mobility” could be used as part of an activity where students watch the YouTube clip, then have a class discussion to help them understand the impact of location, class, and status, and how these elements interact with the concept of power in the development of an individual’s identity.
The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert
The pin “The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert” could be used as part of a film study to help students understand the concept of gender. Students watch the film and then discuss how it challenges the traditional notions of gender and present their findings in a mind map. Elliott, S. (Director). (1994). The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert [Motion Picture].
Matesong (Official Video) Tourism Australia Ad 2019
The pin “Matesong (Official Video) Tourism Australia Ad 2019” could be used as part of activity where students investigate how ethnicity and culture affect an individual’s identity. Students watch the add then participate in a think-pair-share activity where they discuss “what is the Australian identity”.