Monday, 15 July 2013

RHD Discussion





Please read the following articles collected from website and complete the tasks by groups:

1.http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Singapore/Story/A1Story20121115-383659.html
2.http://www.healthxchange.com.sg/News/Pages/Indians-and-risk-of-diabetic-blindness.aspx
3.http://forums.condosingapore.com/showthread.php?t=15882

TASK 1:Each group will consist of the following roles:

-       a social worker who has had experience counselling youths;
-       a concerned parent;
-       an educator;
-       a non-Singaporean living in Singapore who is considering raising his family here and taking up Singapore citizenship; and,
-       the news editor / blogger who published the article / issue.

 TASK2:   Assign each group one headline and allow 15-20 minutes to discuss their thoughts and points of view. 
-       What were your thoughts upon reading the headlines?
-       What could be the possible adverse effect if we accept the headlines at face value?
-       What could be the likely motive of displaying such headlines?
-       Why do you think we are still able to maintain racial and religious harmony even though such headlines were presented?

TASK3:
groups to share their responses. Note down the perspective of the different roles, and factors that might have influenced their response to the headline. [Assumptions, implications and consequences, point of view]







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