Discussion Board Post!
Watch the two video clips below. After, write your first post by responding to the prompts posted beneath them.
Video 1: The trailer from the 2011 documentary, The Miss Representation Project (Links to an external site.)
Your post will be divided into three parts. Label each segment with the appropriate heading, as follows:
- Cultural Message
- Myths and Misunderstandings
Respond to each of the following to develop your three-part post:
- Minimum length (total): 250 words. Write a thoughtful, organized set of responses in complete sentences and well-formed paragraphs
- Include the questions with your responses and number them accordingly.
Part 1. Cultural Message:
PERSONAL EXPERIENCE: Identify and describe one gender stereotyping message you receive from the general culture about your own gender. What are the social or other risks and costs of defying that stereotype? Explain.
To support one or more of your points, incorporate at least one relevant and well-integrated reference to an assigned reading from this week (via quote, or paraphrased/summarized passage). I WILL SEND THE READINGS SEPERATE
Part 2. Myths & Misunderstandings
In your view, do the stereotypical gender expectations depicted and reinforced by popular culture create myths and misunderstanding between people? Explain. Do they make it more difficult for us to “see” or understand each other’s authentic experience of gender? Explain your view. Be specific.
Part 3. Offer an Example:
Finally, you’ll share a relevant visual or audio example of a gender message taken from the larger culture around you: