Lecture 1 Framing and Intro to Soc Probs

Lecture 1 Framing and Intro to Soc Probs - Now please...

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Now please consider your own frame. What constructs your frame, how you see the world. For example: Age, Geography, economic class, gender, sexuality, hobbies, family, how does your frame define you? How might it limit what you see? How might you expand it?
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Research Seminar Notes 8/25/2011 I. Introductions a. Framing b. Personal Framing exercise c. Request for pictures on the uLearn site, that will be worth a point. II. Notes on Framing (Chambers 2006 and the Framing Institute): According to scholars at the Frameworks Institute, framing is how people make sense of and process information about the social world by developing mental shortcuts. These shortcuts derive from our prior experiences (including second-hand experiences) and shape how we see the world. These mental shortcuts rely on “frames,” or small sets of internalized concepts and values that we use to make meaning out of unfolding events, or new information by fitting it into the framework of something we already understand. Frames operate like pictures in our heads, or
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