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6.6: Assignments for Part V

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

    Essay: Discuss the Americans with Disabilities Act and the ways it impacts our everyday lives.

    Essay: Discuss the various forms of stigma against the disabled.

    Find on the Internet: Statistical data about the disabled and the law in the United States.

    Find on the Internet: Statistical data about the socioeconomic status of the disabled in the US.

    In-Class Discussion: Do you know someone who is disabled? If so, what is there life like compared to yours?

    In-Class Discussion: What are your stereotypes about the disabled?

    In-Class Discussion: What is the Americans with Disabilities Act and how does it apply to our daily lives?

    Oral Book Review and Discussion: Stigma by Erving Goffman.

    Present to the Class: Statistical data about disabilities in the form of a chart.

    Present to the Class: Statistical data about the disabled in the form of a chart.

    Read: Stigma by Erving Goffman.

    Read: The Americans with Disabilities Act.

    Read: Three to five peer reviewed articles about the disabled.

    Read: Three to five popular media articles each about the disabled.

    Quiz: Definitions, Matching, Multiple Choice, True/False, Short Answer, Brief Essay