Dr. John Lamberton, Clinical Sociologist
Putting Sociology to Work

INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY


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Proprietary Lecture Notes

AUGUST

LEARNING OBJECTIVE:  Introduction
18 
 What is SociologyCurrent Events 

LEARNING OBJECTIVE:  Review Course Syllabus.  
20
  
Documentation,  Syllabus, Current Events    

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

25 
 TOOL #1:  Dyad: Social Interaction, Social Bonding,
       Current Events
       Journal #1
       Read Chapter One in the text.  You may need to download the text in order to read it.  


27 
  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. 

SEPTEMBER

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

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

       Journal #1 due by 8 am.


3     TOOL #3: 
Culture
       READ Chapter 3: CULTURE in Online Text
      
RITUAL 1 --- RITUAL2  --- RITUAL 3 --- LABOR DAY HOLIDAY
       Current Events


8     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.   IMPORTANT: Email to wlamberton@uco.edu.     

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


15    TOOL #4: 
Socialization       
        Current Events

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

17     TOOL: #5: Social Theory
         Current Events

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

22     EXAM #1

24    TOOL: #5: Social Theory
       
28    READ Chapter 2 in online text

29    Social Theory        

OCTOBER

1    Read Chapter 2
      TOOL #6:  Social Research, Scholarly Evidence vs. Personal Opinion
                            P

Pivoting from building a Sociological Toolbox to analyzing Social Issues

LEARNING OBJECTIVE:  Explain major issues related to social inequalities.

    Read Chapter 11, Sex & Gender, Sexuality  

6     Read Chapter 11, Sex & Gender, Sexuality

8     Read Chapter 11, Sex & Gender, Sexuality

13   Read Chapter 10, Race & Ethnicity

15   Read Chapter 10, Race & Ethnicity     

20    Environment

22    Environment  

27    Environment  

29   UCO Classes cancelled due to weather

31   UCO Classes cancelled due to weather

NOVEMBER

3     Exam #2 rescheduled due to UCO class weather closings    

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

10    Digital Technology in Agriculture
       GIG Economy, Wealth and Money 

12    VETERAN'S DAY

17   PRESENTATIONS - List of Presenters 
      Government
& Taxes
     

19
  PRESENTATIONS - List of Presenters
      Security &
Social Control 

24  
PRESENTATIONS - List of Presenters
       Urban/Rural Issues

25-27   Thanksgiving Break Image - Turkey-icon.png - FarmVille Wiki - Seeds, Animals ... No Class

DECEMBER   

1    News Channels & Content/Fake News?

3    Course Review  

7-11 Final Exam Week, EXAM #3

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