Week 5 Checkpoint-

Week 5 Checkpoint- - Axia College Material Appendix E...

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Axia College Material Appendix E Scenario: John is an 18-year-old freshman at New York University. John was the starting quarterback at his high school in a small town in Indiana. He enjoys playing sports and hanging out with friends. John has always been popular and done well in school and sports. Once he is comfortable in his surroundings he can be confident in what he is doing. Donnie is an 18-year-old freshman from Chicago attending Iowa State. Donnie spends most of his time playing his guitar and writing music. In high school he had a few close friends but his attention was mainly focused on his studies and his music. He has little trouble expressing himself and enjoys doing so on stage while playing in his band. Donnie is determined to earn a degree and find a career in playing, writing, or producing music. Response: In 200 to 300 words provide an opinion on who would be more likely to be persuaded by peer pressures such as drinking, drug use, skipping class, and other irresponsible behavior in a new city. Then, provide your reasoning on why you chose either John or Donnie as more likely to conform to his new social situation. Reference the factors that influence persuasion and conformity discussed in your text. My Peer’s Opinion My belief is that John is going to be more influenced by persuasion and conformity issues because he is from a small area and now in New York City, a large city, going to college. He likes being around people and seeks being popular which could be indicative that he is willing to conform to what others are doing to be liked, such as drinking, drug use and irresponsible behavior. Donnie on the other had is also in another state going to college but he seems to tend
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