Resources: Ch. 7, 8, and 9 of Communicating in Small Groups, and the Week 3 videos, “Planning a Playground” and “Politics of Sociology”
Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word summary of your responses to the following, after completing the collaborative Week 3 discussion associated with the “Planning a Playground and “Politics of Sociology” videos.
Group Interaction
How clear was the intent of the discussion
How prepared were your group members for the discussion
Did everyone participate equally in the discussion
Were group members open to different points of view
How would you describe the overall climate of the discussion
Did you feel your group was productive in the discussion Did you use the time efficiently
What strategies can you use in future discussions to increase productivity and outcomes
What approach will you take next time to increase group cohesion Video Analysis – “Planning A Playground”
What are the issues in this meeting
What did they do well as a group
Can you identify constructive or deconstructive conflict occurring in this group What are some key indicators What conflict styles do you see
Based on what you learned this week, how might you handle this situation differently
Video Analysis – “The Politics of Sociology”Video Analysis – “The Politics of Sociology”
What are the issues in this meeting
What did they do well as a group
What types of conflict do you see in this video Provide examples.
There is a clear leader in this video. What can he do to be a better leader for this group
Based on what you learned this week, how might you handle this team situation differently
Format your assignment according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines.