Dr. John Lamberton, Clinical Sociologist
Putting Sociology to Work

UCO  INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY


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INTRODUCTORY VIDEO
TOOL BOX
CORE COMPETENCIES
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
LEARNING ASSESSMENTS


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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   

LEARNING OBJECTIVE:  Explain major issues related to social inequalities.

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Dr. Ray Quiet
        Sex & Gender, Sexuality
        Read Chapter 11 in online text
       

       
9      Sex & Gender, Sexuality
        Read Chapter 11 in online text
 
Race & Ethnicity 
        JOURNAL #2 Assignment on D2L due by Friday, March 12 at 1:00 pm.  Assignments may be submitted anytime prior to the due date and time. Submissions after the due date and time will not be accepted.     


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         Race & Ethnicity
         Read Chapter 10 in online text      
       

16    Click on the following links (1) and (2), watch the videos, and take notes over the information before Thursday, March 18: 
         Probing Social Interaction:
              How to Give Quality Presentations
              Language and Culture

 
17     Rituals:  St. Patrick's Day
        

18    Please log onto D2L today, March 18, at 9:30 am or 11 am to complete a "March 18 Quiz" over the TED Talk video on the process of giving quality presentations.  Review your notes as well as the video to use the exact same language as the speaker uses in the video to post your answers for the fill-in-the-blank questions and the essay questions.   The fill-in-the-blank questions will be automatically graded while I will grade the essay questions.  Complete quiz scores may not be calculated until Tuesday, March 23.  The quiz will appear at 9:30 am for the 25466 class and 11 am for the 25463 class.  You will have 50 minutes to complete the quiz.


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    Exam #2 Review        
         Current Event:  "Let Them Be Who They Are" - Sports Illustrated
         Social Interaction:  Language and Culture

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    Current Event:  Music at Oxford        Ook & Gluk     
          
Social Interaction:  Cancel Culture    
                                              Wokeness
  

APRIL

1       Social Interaction:  Social Media               

      GIG Economy and the Internet
        
Read Chapter 7 and 13 in online text 

8       Environment
         
Read Chapter 6 in online text

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Current Events:     Marry Who?     Incinerators     Burn Pits         
          Ableist Language       
          Manatee Phosphate Plant 
        
 Environment          
        

15     UCO Respite day        

PRESENTERS in order of appearance:

25466:  Dalton Key, Paislee Powell, Faith Clark, Jade Nguyen, Lance Freeman, Kaden Biederman, Liz King, Aspyn Clark, Jordan Skillens, Faith Lansberg, Matt Frisic, Kaylee Abernathy, Carson McMahon, Victoria Contreras, Michaella Lobmeyer, Berek Talgat, (TH)Brianna Fisher, Maegan Polin, Caleb Garrison, Michaela Ray, Reayana Pires.    

25463:  Ashley Handing, Ivy Dunavent, Drew Barton, William Ingram, Emily Wishon, Jason Reinhardt, Tayler Facter, Maria Raygoza, Kelby Adams, Avery Groce, Mallory Lanier, Trevor Scott, Jacob Bratcher, Lea Hildebrand, McKaylynn Stephens, Dalton Joyce, (TH)Jenniffer Fraire, Mireya Padilla, Adyson Therkelsen, Brea Pritchard, Sepideh Faramarzi, Nevaeh Andino, Judah Trent, Gabi Pasillas, Judson Rowland, Hannah Williams, Claire Mays, Regina Ayitiah, Yasmine Doss, Kylee Wickersham, Janna Dahlgren, Eliya Jennings, Andrew McIntosh, Tyrone Harrison.

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        EARTHDAY 2021       
        
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PRESENTATIONS        

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I will email the following SOC 26466 (TTH 9:30am) studentsMIK  K to schedule an individual presentation between April 30 - May 5 on our class Zoom link:  Michaella Lobmeyer, Victoria Contreras, Jordan Skillens, Maegan Polin

I will email the following SOC 25463 (TTH 11:00am) students to schedule an individual presentation between April 30 - May 5 on our class Zoom link:  Nevaeh Andino, Judah Trent, Gabi Pasillas, Judson Rowland, Hannah Williams, Claire Mays, Regina Ayitiah, Yasmine Doss, Kylee Wickersham, Janna Dahlgren, Eliya Jennings, Andrew McIntosh, Tyrone Harrison.

MAY

FINAL EXAM REVIEW

4  25466 FINAL EXAM  9 AM - 10:50 AM

6  25463 FINAL EXAM 11 AM - 12:50 AM      

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