Field Study Observation

Part II – Reflection Report

Write a 525- to 700-word report about your observation. Include the following information:

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1) Setting

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Describe the setting for your observation, including the location, time of day (morning, midday, afternoon, evening), and weather.

2) Group Dynamics

What patterns of group behavior did you observe that may have been influenced by the setting?
What patterns of group behavior did you observe based on gender/sex?
What patterns of group behavior did you observe based on race/ethnicity?
What patterns of group behavior did you observe based on age?
Which cultural norms did you observe among your participants? Explain your answer in several sentences using at least one example.
What did you observe overall about the group dynamics of your participants? Explain your answer in several sentences using at least one example.

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What social or economic factors might have influenced the group dynamics you observed? Explain your answer in several sentences.

3) Real-World Applications

Consider how you could use a participant observation exercise in the future to study patterns in other social groups, such as with families, coworkers, or other organizations.
Explain how observing social patterns could help your interactions in a group. Give at least one reason why improving your understanding of group dynamics can help you to succeed in culturally diverse environments.

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