Diversity and the Media
Scoring Guide Criteria
By successfully completing this assignment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assignment criteria:
Competency 1: Describe theoretical ideas of power in relation to policy.
Discuss how minority and dominant groups are portrayed in a media piece to understand influences on discrimination.
Competency 2: Identify historical and contemporary influences of discrimination in American culture.
Discuss how a media piece may affect or might have been influenced by policy and power.
Competency 3: Analyze the effects of social policy using aggregated data.
Analyze data that is appropriate for supporting or refuting the central tenets of your media piece.
Competency 5: Apply diversity strategies in professional, educational, and personal contexts.
Discuss sociological theories appropriate for promoting understanding of a diversity concept.
Competency 6: Apply in text the standard writing conventions for the discipline, including structure, voice, person, tone, and citation formatting.
Write coherently to support a central idea in appropriate APA Style and Format with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics.