Dr. John Lamberton - Clinical Sociologist
Putting Sociology to Work

GAME PLAN
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
SEMESTER CALENDAR ONLINE

Proprietary Lecture Notes
         
Introductory Video QUICKLINK VIRTUAL CLASSROOM VIRTUAL OFFICE SYLLABUS
         
    
JANUARY

13  Sociology Intro Video
    What is Sociology?
    PLAYBOOK
    Student Fotos
    Assessment Metrics

15  Documentation
   
20  Martin Luther King Day  TCC Closed.

22  Documentation
    POP CULTURE
    Normality, Deviance & Judgment 
    Bell Curve
    Read Chapter 1 and 3 by clicking on in the Online Text   
   
Journal #1 Normality, Deviance and Judgment Due January 27

27  Culture
    Journal #1 Due today

29  Culture
    Journal #2 Culture Due February 3
   
RITUAL: GROUNDHOG DAY
    Lookout Mountain Ranch
    Exam #1 Review

FEBRUARY

3   Exam #1
    Playbook Assessment #1
    Journal #2 Culture Due
    Black History Month - (A)  (B)  (C)   NBA 

5   SNOW DAY - NO CLASS
    Please read Chapter 4 in the online text.
  
    Watch these videos about the social scientists in your text:  Cooley - Mead - Freud - Piaget.
    
    Study the web page and watch the videos on Socialization & Symbolic Interaction.
  
    W
rite a Journal #3 Socialization due Monday, February 10 at the beginning of class.
    
10  Please read Chapter 4 in the online text.  
    Watch these videos about the social scientists in your text:  Cooley - Mead - Freud - Piaget.    
    Study the web page and watch the videos on Socialization & Symbolic Interaction.  
    W
rite a Journal #3 Socialization due Monday, February 10 at the beginning of class.
   
12  HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Perception, Cognition, Consequences & Coping
    Journal #3 Socialization Due today   
    
17  Sex & Gender -
    President's Day
    Black History Month
    Journal #4 Gender Due February 24
     
19  Race & Ethnicity

    Online Text Chapter 10.2-10.7
    Black History Month
    Journal #5 Race due March 2
             
24  Inequality & Wealth
    Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - FAT TUESDAY (VIDEO)- LENT - MARDI GRAS
    Journal #4 Gender Due today
       
26  Inequality & Wealth
    Sister M. Therese Gottschalk, former leader of Ascension St. John in Oklahoma, dies at 88
    Journal #6 Inequality & Wealth due March 9

MARCH

2   Exam #2
    Playbook Assessment #2
    Journal #5 Race Due today
   
4   Success in Life
    Journal #7 Health and Risk due March 25
   
9   Health & Risk
    Daylight Saving Time
    Admiral Twin Drive-In Open
    SUPERMOON
    Journal #6 Inequality & Wealth
Due today
    Mid-Term Self-Evaluation & Course Evaluations due March 13    
   
11  Health & Risk
    Return Exam
    Taking Notes
    ELFSTENDENTOCHT

    The IRISH ritual of St. Patrick's Day
           
13  Mid-Term Self-Evaluation & Course Evaluations due by email anytime today

16  SPRING BREAK


17  St. Patrick's Day
      

18  SPRING BREAK
   
   
RE-DRAFTED INTRO SOCIOLOGY UPDATE at 4 pm:  PLEASE READ

23  EXTENDED SPRING BREAK: No course work 
    
25  EXTENDED SPRING BREAK: No
course work


CLASS ONLINE BEGINS MARCH 30 and continues through the end of the semester.  Until March 30, GAMEPLAN and the AMENDED SYLLABUS (TCC ADDENDUM Requirement) will continually be under construction and posted on a week-by-week basis.          

   
30  VIDEO CONFERENCE TEST ON BLACKBOARD @ 9:30am, 12:50pm and 1:50pm
         
APRIL

1   ANNOUNCEMENTS
    SYLLABUS ADDENDUM
    APRIL FOOL'S DAY
   
    VIDEO CONFERENCE @ 9:30am, 12:20pm and 1:50pm

    TOPICS: SOCIAL THEORY
            SOCIAL DISTANCING IN A PANDEMIC            
   
6   Please read ANNOUNCEMENTS
    CLASS WILL MEET TODAY via VIDEO CONFERENCE on BLACKBOARD
@ 9:30am, 12:20pm and 1:50pm

    TOPIC: Please study RELIGION IN A PANDEMIC
    Please read Chapter #17 in Online Text
    Write Journal #7 on Social Distancing in a Pandemic due at 1pm on April 10, 2020  
    
8   ANNOUNCEMENTS

    CLASS WILL MEET TODAY via VIDEO CONFERENCE
@ 9:30am, 12:20pm and 1:50pm
    TOPIC: SOCIAL RESEARCH
           Economy
           CENSUS
    EXAM #3 REVIEW  
   
 
          
13  ANNOUNCEMENTS
    CLASS WILL MEET TODAY via VIDEO CONFERENCE
@ 9:30am, 12:20pm and 1:50pm
    TOPIC: GIG Economy
    EXAM #3 will be posted on BLACKBOARD after we have reviewed the Exam instructions in class.  
    Journal #8 on Economics  
   
       
15  ANNOUNCEMENTS
    CLASS WILL MEET TODAY via VIDEO CONFERENCE
@ 9:30am, 12:20pm and 1:50pm
   
TOPIC: SUSTAINABILITY
           Journal @9: IRS TAX RETURN

   
20 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
    CLASS WILL MEET TODAY via VIDEO CONFERENCE
@ 9:30am, 12:20pm and 1:50pm
    PRESENTATIONS

    TOPIC: Environment - Asteroid
    Please read all of Chapter 20 in the online text.
           
22  ANNOUNCEMENTS
    CLASS WILL MEET TODAY via VIDEO CONFERENCE
@ 9:30am, 12:20pm and 1:50pm
    PRESENTATIONS
    Earth day
    TOPIC: Environment -
Asteroid
    Journal @9: IRS TAX RETURN due Friday by 1 pm
    Journal #10 Ecological Footprint due April 27 by 6 pm
   
27  ANNOUNCEMENTS
    CLASS WILL MEET TODAY via VIDEO CONFERENCE
@ 9:30am, 12:20pm and 1:50pm
    PRESENTATIONS
    Journal #10 Ecological Footprint due today by 6 pm
       

29  ANNOUNCEMENTS
    CLASS WILL MEET TODAY via VIDEO CONFERENCE
@ 9:30am, 12:20pm and 1:50pm
    Course Review 

   

MAY

6   FINAL EXAM


 
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