GenLike, youth concerns

The assignment has two parts:

  1. Watch Generation Like and comment.
  2. Write first-person POV (point-of-view) on issues facing youth and personal concerns/connections.  

  1. View the Frontline documentary Generation LikeWrite response notes (1 paragraph):
  • how it resonates with your experience
  • Thoughts, feelings

SELECT A SEQUENCE from Generation LIke TO SHARE IN CLASS by noting running time location, e.g. 23:30.

Ashley Gonzalez Fall’11

  1. Towards assessing what to study for the rest of the term, write your POV responding to these prompts:
  • What are some critical issues/concerns facing young adults?
  • What are some critical issues/concerns facing youth in relation to the entertainment industries?
  • Draw from your personal interests and vocational/avocational aspirations to describe an issue/concern you want to explore that somehow relates to the YDEI matrix?  This could be a UMass career club of which you’re a part, an off-campus job, a recent internship, an activist engagement, etc.

Written assignments are single-spaced & typed in Times New Roman or Arial (size 12 font), 1-inch margins all around. Remember to proofread. First page should have a heading (single-spaced) with name, date, assignment title.