Directions
Read Chapter 7 in your textbook and watch the “How COVID-19 Changed the Future of Medicine” TED
Talk and/or the Defunctland: Walt Disney’s City of the Future, E.P.C.O.T. documentary.
Now write a short essay that addresses each of the following questions:
1. What are two key ideas/concepts from the videos (one or both) that are important for the world?
Explain those ideas/concepts and why they are important.
2. What are two ideas/concepts from the reading that are critical in understanding human behavior?
3. How would these concepts found in the reading be useful in explaining/expounding upon the ideas/concepts
from the video(s)?
The essay should be a minimum of 1,000 words in length (not including the bibliography), single-spaced,
in 12-point Times New Roman font (including the essay title), and with 1-inch margins. Cite all reference
to external sources, including your textbook. If you cite a passage word-for-word, be sure you put the
passage in quotation marks and cite page numbers. You can use whichever citation style you like or are
most comfortable with (e.g., MLA, APA, ASA, etc.); just be consistent
Cite the textbook the name of the text book is LoConto, David. 2021. The Story of Sociological Theory: Contextualizing Social
Thinkers. Preliminary ed. San Diego, CA: Cognella Active Learning.
Ted talks:

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