Journal Reflection Rubric

SCS 100 Learning Block 3-3 Journal Reflection Rubric

Prompt: Reflect on the concepts discussed in this learning block and then answer the following questions in a journal reflection (a few sentences per question):

1. What sort of cultural or social forces impact how we think and behave? 2. Describe an example of a behavior that is impacted by socialization and cultural influences. 3. How do things such as media and advertising impact our understanding of how we should act or behave in a culture or group?

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Critical Elements Proficient (100%) Needs Improvement (85%) Not Evident (0%) Value

Topical Response Describes cultural/social forces and the impact of media/advertising on how we think and behave

Description of cultural/social forces and the impact of media/advertising lacks detail about impact on thoughts and behavior

Does not provide a description of cultural/social forces and the impact of media/advertising on how we think and behave

30

Engagement of Response

Describes an example of a behavior that is impacted by socialization and cultural influences

Example behavior is not impacted by socialization and cultural influences or lacks detail

Does not provide an example behavior

30

Focus of Response Provides focused and direct reflection when describing all areas posed in the question

Provides reflection, but the focus is unclear or unrelated to the questions posed

Does not provide reflection or describe the areas posed in the question

30

Communicates Clearly

Clearly communicates key ideas and thoughts in a short answer response

Response needs clarification in order to support understanding of key ideas and thoughts

Response is not legible and key ideas or thoughts are not understandable

10

Total 100%