Dr. John Lamberton, Clinical Sociologist
Putting Sociology to Work

OCU INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

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INTRO VIDEO

1.21.2021
IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER:  PLAYBOOK is Continually Under Construction

JANUARY

LEARNING OBJECTIVE:  Introduction to Sociology

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 What is SociologyCurrent Events 
         
LEARNING OBJECTIVE:  Review Course Syllabus
 
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   Documentation: Study and take notes over each link
        Read Syllabus on D2L
       
Read REFERENCE DOCUMENT:  Self-Regulated Learning and Academic Achievement    


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

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 TOOL #1:  Dyad: Social Interaction
       
Dyad:
 Brain Development through Social Interaction: Neo-CortexCognition   Symbolism
        Read Chapter 1 in online text

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25466:  TOOL #1:  Dyad: Social Interaction, Social Bonding,
       
Dyad
       
Brain Development through Social Interaction: Neo-CortexCognition   Symbolism
        Read Chapter 1 in online text

        25463: 
        Brain Development through Social Interaction: Neo-CortexCognition   Symbolism
        RITUAL 1
        RITUAL2

        Write JOURNAL 1
       
        TOOL #2: 
Bell Curve:  Central Tendency vs. Variance

FEBRUARY

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

2     TOOL #2:  What is normality?  Bell Curve:  Central Tendency vs. Variance
        Culture -- Socialization
        Ground Hog Day
        GHD Video
 
 
      
4     TOOL #3:  Culture
       

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     TOOL #3:  Culture
        Read Chapter 3 in online text
 
       
11   TOOL #4:  Socialization
        Read Chapter 4 in online text

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


16    Exam #1 Review        

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EXAM #1         

Pivot from building a Sociological Toolbox to analyzing Social Issues

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    TOOL: #5: Social Theory
 
25     TOOL #6:  Social Research, Scholarly Evidence vs. Personal Opinion
   

MARCH

2       TOOL #6:  Social Research, Scholarly Evidence vs. Personal Opinion         
         Sex & Gender, Sexuality   

4    
 Dr. Ray Quiet
        Sex & Gender, Sexuality
       

       
9      Race & Ethnicity        

11    Race & Ethnicity              

16    Cults

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LEARNING OBJECTIVE:  Explain major issues related to social inequalities.

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25      EXAM #2

30     Agriculture

APRIL

1       Urban Issues      

      GIG Economy, Wealth and Money

8      Digital Technology 

13    EXAM #3      

15    Environment        
        
Sustainability

20    PRESENTATIONS

22    PRESENTATIONS       
         EARTH DAY
 

27   PRESENTATIONS

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MAY

4  52466 FINAL EXAM 9 AM - 10:50 AM

6  52463 FINAL EXAM: 11 AM - 12:50 AM     

  
      
      
 

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