Haneline assignment 2 week 3

Haneline assignment 2 week 3 - SOC 100 Online Principles of...

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SOC 100 Online: Principles of Sociology Week 3 Assignment For each of the following questions, use examples from each of the readings and/or videos whenever possible to support your answers. Whenever you are asked to give an example, you need to provide your own example; examples discussed in the book will not be accepted. 1. What are the elements of culture? List the elements of culture, and provide an example of each element from the culture of Ball State University. Answers should be approximately 1 paragraph (4 points) The key elements of culture are values, beliefs, norms, symbols, and language. An example of a value at Ball State would be putting all your effort into your classes/work. A belief at Ball State would be that a certain fraternity is the best one on campus. A norm in BSU’s society would be only smoking in the smoking box (formal) or walking on the right side of the sidewalk (informal). A symbol would be doing the “chirp chirp” sign with our hands, or even our school mascot itself. An example of Ball State’s language would be that we call the main intersection on campus the “scramble light.” 2. What is impression management? Define this term, and provide an example from your own
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  • Fall '08
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  • Sociology, Thomas Theorem, Ball State University, BALL STATE

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