Case Study Group Reviews
A Coggle Diagram about Vandy: Parents
( (Why: I wanted to learn more about my parents background and history from where they came from and how it has effected them . And how was life in America after experiencing that horrible tragedy.
), (Who: My parents
), (Data: I conducted interviews with my parents. I watched YouTube video and research online about the history.
), (Learned: I learned that life in America was not easy for my parents. I am still amazed how they learn to survived without really learning the English language. Learning a different language is very difficult.
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), Katie: LGTB/ Brother
, Who: My brother
, Why: I wanted to focus on the discrimination not just in race, but also in the LGBT community.
, Data: I conducted a series of observations and interviews with my brother about his life as a gay male in today's society and how being in an interracial couple affected that.
and Learned: my brother experienced many different forms of abuse (both verbal and physical) before he was even open about his sexuality. After he came out he created a safe circle with friends and family and felt more confident about his sexuality. After he started dating his boyfriend (a man of color) he noticed that people saw Terrell's color before they saw his sexuality. Both of which brought their own form of discrimination
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, Jessica: Homeless
, Data: I collected data through interviews and observations. I went to a homeless shelter and was able to talk with homeless people and people that work with the homeless
, Who: Homeless people in the lowcountry
, Why:My interest arose when I was given the opportunity to go out of my comfort zone and explore another culture. I am interested in learning more about homeless people and how they survive. I also wanted to know if education had anything to contribute to homelessness.
and Learned: Family trends are a big factor and many homeless people I talked to came from poverty or bad living situations
Education was offered to everyone I talked to, but they chose other paths. Many believed that they were not cut out to be successful.
), Shauna: Historically Wealthy Charlestonians
( (As educators, we need to be aware of people's backgrounds.
), ( (education paths
)) and History is important for our students to learn and in hopes the history they learn they will not repeat or repeat the positive aspects of the past.