Memos are meant to offer me evidence that you are mentally processing the readings for yourselves and linking the theories to empirical observations. There are four parts to each of your memos. Please label them as such. Overall Summary In a minimum of 300 words, share the overall points you gained from this week’s readings (this includes the articles). What stood out to you? What were the thesis statements, foundational assumptions or beliefs, or relationships between the Ritzer chapter and articles for the week? Please clearly reference the book and the articles. Use APA format when directly quoting or paraphrasing. Article Summary Please summarize the main points of EACH of the articles assigned and make reference to them. Current Application In paragraph form, briefly discuss how a concept or theory could be applied to a current issue. Please visit Upworthy, Everyday Feminism, Ted Talks, Soc Images or some other credible news source for this section. Please copy/paste the URL your memo so I know which source you used.
Engaging Question After thinking about what you’ve learned this week, come up with an engaging question that could be asked of your classmates. (You’re encouraged to post that question on the discussion board in the Engaging Questions forum, but this is not required for you to earn points).