We may be inspired by a GoFundMe campaign or an innovative entrepreneurial effort and may feel called to action by a social justice or social change issue. We may be inspired by a GoFundMe campaign or an innovative entrepreneurial effort and may feel called to action by a social justice or social change issue. User-generated content can motivate people to raise their voices, take a stand, and be heard.
In this Assignment, you will write a script for a video or a podcast, explaining how user-generated content can be used to motivate others to consider a social change issue.
To prepare for this Application:
Look at the resources for both podcasts and YouTube. Decide which one you would like to make. You will not do both.
Review the materials on how to make your own podcast or YouTube video.
Watch “The Making of Two Blogs” in this week’s Learning Resources.
Read “4 Small Ways to Make a Big Social Change Impact” in this week’s Learning Resources.
Think about how you could use this type of media for not only yourself but also for a social change cause.
By Day 7
Write the script for your podcast or YouTube video. You will want to include:
An Introduction of yourself.
A description of your social change issue.
An explanation of how you could use user-generated content to promote this issue. Note: Be sure to explain why you think the medium you chose is a good fit for your social change issue.
Create your podcast or YouTube video. Make sure that you make it public so we all can view it.
Submit your Script with your YouTube or podcast URL link written at the bottom of the page in a Word document into the Assignment area.
Questions about this Assignment? Post them in the Contact the Instructor area. That way, everyone in the class will see, and benefit from, the Instructor’s response.
Refer to the Week 2 Assignment Rubric for specific grading elements and criteria. Your Instructor will use this grading rubric to assess your work.