Dr. John Lamberton, Clinical Sociologist
Putting Sociology to Work

INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY


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Proprietary Lecture Notes

AUGUST

LEARNING OBJECTIVE:  Introduction

17 
  What is SociologyCurrent Events 

LEARNING OBJECTIVE:  Review Course Syllabus.  

19
  
 Documentation,  Syllabus, Playbook and GamePlan, Current Events    

LEARNING OBJECTIVE: Build Sociological ToolBox.  Examine social interaction and the Dyad.

24    TOOL #1:  Dyad
: Social Interaction, Culture, Social Bonding, Social Organization, Current Events
        Journal #1
        Read Chapter One in the text.  You may need to download the text in order to read it.      

26    TOOL #1:  Dyad:  Brain Development through Social Interaction: Neo-CortexCognition  
        Symbolism       

        Current Event
         
 Read Chapter One in the text.  You may need to download the text in order to read it.

LEARNING OBJECTIVE:  Apply key concepts to culture, socialization, deviance, and social change. 

31   TOOL #2:  Bell Curve:  Central Tendency vs. Variance
       Normality
       Deviance
       Current Events

SEPTEMBER

2     TOOL #3:  Culture
       READ Chapter 3: CULTURE in Online Text
       RITUAL 1

       RITUAL 2
       RITUAL 3
       LABOR DAY HOLIDAY
       Journal #1
due by 8 am. 

7      LABOR DAY HOLIDAY- No Classes 

9     TOOL #3:  Culture
       READ Chapter 3: CULTURE in Online Text
       REFERENCE DOCUMENT:  Self-Regulated Learning and Academic Achievement

       Journal #2
is due September 14, 2020 by 11:59 pm. Email to: john.lamberton@tulsacc.edu.

14    TOOL #4:  Socialization       
        Read Chapter 4 in the online text
        Journal #3 due Thursday, September 17 at 11:59 pm


16    TOOL #4:  Socialization
        Current Events
       
17     Journal #3 due today by 11:59 pm

21     Journal #4 due Thursday, September 24 at 11:59 pm
         EXAM #1

LEARNING OBJECTIVE:  Compare and contrast major theoretical perspectives in Sociology.

23    TOOL: #5: Social Theory       

28    
TOOL #5:  Social Theory       

LEARNING OBJECTIVE:  Analyze research methods used to study social life.

30   1:00pm - 2:20pm class:  No Class
       Read Chapter 2
       TOOL #6:  Social Research,, Scholarly Evidence vs. Personal Opinion

Pivoting from building a Sociological Toolbox to analyzing Social Issues 

OCTOBER

LEARNING OBJECTIVE:  Explain major issues related to social inequalities.

5     MW 8:30am - 9:35am class:  Read Chapter 11, Sex & Gender, Sexuality
       MW 10am - 11:20am class:   Makeup Exam #1
       MW 1pm - 2:20pm class:      Read Chapter 2, TOOL #6:  Social Research
 

7     MW 8:30am - 9:35am class:  Read Chapter 11, Sex & Gender, Sexuality
       MW 10am - 11:20am class:   Read Chapter 11, Sex & Gender, Sexuality
       MW 1pm - 2:20pm class:      Read Chapter 11, Sex & Gender, Sexuality
   

12   Read Chapter 10     
      Race & Ethnicity

14   Race & Ethnicity  

19   Environment

LEARNING OBJECTIVE:  Defend sociological arguments with scholarly evidence.  

21   Environment

26   EXAM #2
       Scholarly Evidence vs. Personal Opinion.
 


28
   How to make a quality presentation      

NOVEMBER

2     Environment
       Digital Technology in Agriculture

4     Digital Technology in Agriculture
       GIG Economy, Wealth and Money
       Sociological Imagination   transgender   (2)   openly gay   QAnon   battleground states    (2)    inhofe vs broyles    805        


9     Digital Technology in Agriculture
       GIG Economy, Wealth and Money

11   
Government & Taxes.  Veteran's Day

16
    No Virtual Class -
Success in Everything You Do (Please watch both videos and read both articles)
  

18   
PRESENTATIONS - List of Presenters
       Security & Social Control

       
23
   
PRESENTATIONS - List of Presenters
       Urban/Rural Issues

25-29  Thanksgiving Break Image - Turkey-icon.png - FarmVille Wiki - Seeds, Animals ... No Class

30   PRESENTATIONS - List of Presenters
       Suicide
  
      

DECEMBER

2     Course Review

7     Final Exam - EXAM #3

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