Purpose

 

Purpose

Sex is everywhere in the media, including the news! Many of the topics covered in this course are being challenged, debated, and changed each and every day. After
covering a variety of topics in this course, it is imperative that you use your new knowledge to identify and critically analyze these issues and how they impact you
and our society.

 

Assignment Submission

As stated in the syllabus: There are no makeup assignments. Late, incomplete or incorrectly submitted assignments will not be accepted.
Only completed submissions will be graded. Incomplete assignments will receive a zero.

Academic Integrity

Do not copy and paste any material from the resources’ websites! All responses must be original.
All answers should be original to the student submitting the assignment. Copying and group work is not permitted.
Refer to the course syllabus regarding guidelines on academic integrity and penalties of plagiarism.

Instructions

First, locate an online article about a sexually-related topic that we have covered in this course. The article could be about any topic that was covered explicitly in
class or is related to human sexuality, sexual health, sexual rights, laws, politics, viewpoints, cultures, etc….. It usually isn’t too hard to find an article that is
related to one of the topics examined in this course.

Next, the article must be from the popular press. For example, the sources could be a newspaper like the New York Times or the Huffington Post. It could be a news
outlet like Fox, NBC, or CNN. It could also be a news magazine such as Time or U.S. News. Please use the following criteria:

The article must have been published within the previous 3 months
The article must be accessible without a subscription
The hyperlink (URL) provided must work. If I cannot access the article you will receive a zero on the assignment! Please double- and triple-check that the link works!
Once you locate and read your article, provide the following criteria:

1. provide the APA format citation of your article (i.e. author, title, date, source). In an APA citation you are to provide the full URL (hyperlink) to the article.
If you are not familiar with APA format, here are two links to a few websites that can help: (https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/ –or–
http://lgdata.s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com/docs/755/564612/apa6.pdf)
2. Provide a thorough summary of your article in 2-3 paragraphs.
3. Lastly provide your thoughts and feeling regarding the topic. Please use the knowledge you have acquired in this course to synthesize, support, and illustrate your
opinions. Be thorough but concise (2-3 paragraphs are sufficient to respond to this question).
** assignment responses must be numbered to illustrate which criteria from above (i.e. 1,2,3) you are replying to.