This essay focuses on SOCIAL CAPITAL PAPER – 30% of your final grade.): PLEASE READ THROUGH THE VERY DETAILED AND SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS SO THE PAPER DOESN’T HAVE TO BE REDONE… The first thing you will need to do is to read the Bowling Alone article by Robert Putnam.
): PLEASE READ THROUGH THE VERY DETAILED AND SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS SO THE PAPER DOESN’T HAVE TO BE REDONE… The first thing you will need to do is to read the Bowling Alone article by Robert Putnam. Next, look over the handout that lists the “100 Things You Can Do to Increase Social Capital. You will need to select one of these social capital activities in order to begin constructing your paper. In selecting your activity, here are a couple of items to note: Please use common sense in the selection of your activity – that is, do not put yourself in harm’s way or endanger you or others when selecting and completing your activity.
For example, providing a ride for a hitchhiker would be an example of social capital, BUT it could potentially place you in harm’s way – so please use common sense when selecting and carrying out your social capital activity. In addition, due to social distancing, there are plenty of activities you can complete that still fulfill an activity in the light of social capital – that is, FaceTime, Zoom, Skype, etc. with a friend; reaching out to an old friend via email, phone call, text, etc. Be creative in the light of social distancing.
to. Bottom line: do not cheat!!! ***Overall, your professor needs to see: 1).
Introduction– discuss why you chose a particular activity or activities; 2). Body– in essence, this portion of the paper will be more of a reflection paper. You will reflect on the activity as you were participating and completing it; and 3). Conclusion– discuss how it impacted or affected you as well as other individuals and society. Lastly, in the conclusion, you will need to illustrate your understanding of social capital as presented by Putnam. In order to convince me that you have grasped the concept(s) from Putnam, you should be referencing and briefly citing him throughout the entire paper, but especially in the conclusion.