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6.2: Course Objectives for Part V

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  • Minority Studies: A Brief Text: Suggested Course Objectives for Part V—Disability

    Upon completion of this unit, you will be able to:

    • Read about, find, identify, interpret, understand, explain, critique, define, present factually and persuasively, and write about and/or discuss disability from a sociologically scientific perspective.
    • Read about, find, identify, interpret, understand, explain, critique, define, present factually and persuasively, and write about and/or discuss the various aspects of disability.
    • Read about, find, identify, interpret, understand, explain, critique, define, present factually and persuasively, and write about and/or discuss prejudice and discrimination based on disability and the various forms they take.
    • Read about, find, identify, interpret, understand, explain, critique, define, present factually and persuasively, and write about and/or discuss theories of disability and the ongoing national debate concerning health care and job creation.
    • Explain the impact of politics, the political process, as well as economic and social policies on the lives of people in the US based on their disability.
    • Identify how disabilities impact peoples’ life chances in the United States.
    • Find, interpret, understand, analyze, critique, and write about and/or discuss statistical information concerning stratification/inequality by disability in the United States.
    • Find and interpret demographic data about disability from valid and reliable sources.
    • Find, interpret, understand, analyze, critique, and write about and/or discuss statistical and historical information concerning treatment of the disabled in the workplace and in society at large in the US
    • Find, interpret, understand, analyze, critique, and write about and/or discuss statistical and historical information concerning treatment of the disabled in the political arena in the past and present in the US.
    • Understand, analyze, critique, and write about and/or discuss popular media’s depiction of the disabled.
    • Find, interpret, understand, analyze, critique, and write about and/or discuss legal policies concerning the disabled in the US.
    • Find, read, interpret, understand, analyze, critique, and write about and/or discuss the disabled found in peer reviewed scientific journal articles.
    • Find, interpret, understand, analyze, critique, and write about and/or discuss common stereotypes concerning the disabled.