Social Issue Research

Textual Research: Define

  1. Qualitative data is not numerical. Quantitative data is measurable data.
  2. Infographics are information that is represented in a visual way. Data visualizations are shifted more towards quantitative data, primarily using digits and numbers.
  3. Data can be presented using text only, only visuals, or a combination of these. It can be presented on different forms and animated, turned into a poster, or a tangible object.

 

Look: Public Health/Social Issue

  1. A public health or social issue is an issue that affects people. It can often be controversial, with different and opposing sides. It asks the audience to act on it, or to change some part of their life in order for it to be effective.

Issues:

  1. Something with reading…(v. screen) in schools?/literacy

http://www.americamagazine.org/issue/reading-social-good

http://insights.uksg.org/articles/10.1629/uksg.236/

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/reading-paper-screens/

  1. Human trafficking

http://www.feminist.org/global/humantrafficking.html

http://www.mfa.gr/en/foreign-policy/global-issues/human-trafficking.html

https://cmda.org/issues/detail/human-trafficking

  1. Arts programs/funding in schools

http://www.forbes.com/forbes/welcome/?toURL=http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidmarotta/2012/09/17/public-funding-for-the-arts/&refURL=http://www.bing.com/search?q=funding+for+arts+in+schools&go=Search&qs=n&form=QBRE&sp=-1&pq=funding+for+arts+in+schools&sc=5-27&sk=&cvid=A7EB6CD395E34063B415FDADDD843063&referrer=http://www.bing.com/search?q=funding+for+arts+in+schools&go=Search&qs=n&form=QBRE&sp=-1&pq=funding+for+arts+in+schools&sc=5-27&sk=&cvid=A7EB6CD395E34063B415FDADDD843063

http://www.usnews.com/opinion/articles/2014/04/28/music-art-and-language-programs-in-schools-have-long-lasting-benefits

http://www.eugeneweekly.com/20130411/shortchanging-our-schools/budget-cuts-affect-music-arts

  1. Drunk driving

http://www.markspeaksout.com/id1.html

http://www.madd.org

https://www.cdc.gov/motorvehiclesafety/impaired_driving/impaired-drv_factsheet.html

  1. Smoking

https://www.sharecare.com/health/quit-smoking/what-social-impact-smoking

http://www.treehugger.com/green-food/smoking-environmental-and-social-impacts.html

http://www.who.int/features/qa/60/en/

6. Women in sports

 

 

 

 

 

 

https://www.scu.edu/ethics/focus-areas/more/resources/ethical-challenges-today-for-female-athletes/

 

https://www.scu.edu/ethics/focus-areas/more/resources/ethical-challenges-today-for-female-athletes/

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