The activity aligns with the following Student Learning Outcome, listed in the syllabus:
Identify the ways in which sociologists utilize social theories and scientific methods to study the social world
For your activity this week, write a 250 – 500 word response to the following questions:
Identify two ethical issues that arose during Zimbardo’s experiment in the film. These two ethical issues must come from Conley’s chapter and/or Amie’s lecture. Be sure to discuss the importance of each ethical guideline you identify, and then provide specific evidence from the film to show how these ethical boundaries were broken in the study. Then, discuss your reaction to the film.