Part A and Part B
Part A: Watch the Ted Talk linked below. If the link below does not work, try searching the title directly on YouTube.
Is Social Media Hurting Your Mental Health? | Bailey Parnell | TEDxRyersonU
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Once you have watched the video, please post your journal in the text box. Your journal must include a summary of the video and a personal reflection. Include at least one solid paragraph summarizing the video (8 sentences or more) and at least one solid paragraph with a personal reflection (8 sentences or more). Your reflection should convey your thoughts and opinions on the information covered in the talk.
Grading rubric for Journals:
25 points = Journal includes 2 separate paragraphs – a summary paragraph and a reflection paragraph. Summary paragraph is at least 8 sentences and offers a summary of the video. Reflection paragraph is at least 8 sentences and offers your thoughts/opinions on the content of the video. Both paragraphs are clear and well thought-out.
Loss of 5 points may occur for each of the following: not meeting length requirement on summary or reflection, not including 2 separate paragraphs (one for summary, one for reflection), not writing in a clear, well thought-out manner or not staying on topic.
Part B: What behavioral, emotional, and cognitive changes do you see as “evidence” of falling in love?
Summarize Robert Sternberg’s theory of love. Be sure to define the 3 main components and discuss how they combine to comprise each of the 7 types of love. Offer an example for each of the 7 types of love.
Do you feel that knowledge of this theory may help those in troubled relationships? Why or why not?
Grading rubric for Discussions:
25 points = Main post is at least 8 sentences, answers all parts of the prompt in a clear, well thought-out manner, includes your own thoughts and information from the required reading (include in-text citations). Two peer responses that are at least 5 sentences in length. Peer responses are on topic and add to the discussion.
Loss of 5 points may occur for each of the following: not meeting length requirement on main post or peer responses, not answering all parts of prompt in a clear, well thought-out manner, not including information from the reading (with in-text citations) or missing peer response (missing 2 peer responses will result in a loss of 10 points).