Socy - PP Week 1 & 2

Socy - PP Week 1 & 2 - SOCY 1001 Introduction to...

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SOCY 1001 Introduction to Sociology
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Glenda Walden Why me? Background-my intersection of biography and history Qualifications, limitations, “tendencies,” and pedagogy Caveat Emptor! Actually, Learner Beware! Where to find me TR 2-4pm in Ketchum 12 and by appt (303) 492-5217 Glenda.Walden@Colorado.edu
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Course Tools Textbook: Ballantine and Roberts’ Our Social World CULearn supplemental readings and articles Iclicker (informal roll, polls, practice questions, lecture participation) Must register your clicker at CUConnect under "Schedule and Grades" section within the "Courses" tab. CULEARN for assignments, course information and announcements, grade postings, etc. . Your instructor and TA
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Important Dates Short Papers: Most Thursdays, see Tentative Schedule Test One: Thursday, Sept 26 Deadline to reschedule final exam: Thursday, Nov 1 Test Two: Thursday, Nov 1. Academic Paper: Thursday, Nov 15 Final Exam Review: Friday Dec 14 4pm Final Exam: Saturday, Dec 15 10:30-1pm Chem 140 Alternative time if conflicts: Friday Dec 14 6pm. Must notify me by e-mail by Nov 1 for permission to take exam at alternative time.
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Assignments and Evaluation Reading: 30-70 pages a week Writing: 4 of 10 one page assignments, social action paper, and final eval Writing: one 5 page academic paper Tests (2 multiple choice and one comprehensive, multiple choice final) Recitation (TA is the boss of that)
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Important Stuff to support your success in this course Please come see me and/or your TA before test one if you want to do well right out of the gate. Please act like an adult responsible for your experience in this course: be realistic about time and your commitments; listen, engage, make requests, give feedback, participate…this isn’t a “ride” it’s an interaction.
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Important Stuff to support your success in this course Please don’t pack up early! Please consider your neighbors who may be trying to pay attention in lecture even if you are bored or simply a multi-tasker….if you must entertain yourself, do so in an unobtrusive way. If your recitation sucks, do something…. .If your recitation rocks, you are probably the rockstar! You have the power to improve your experience in any class.
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Course Objectives and Tools 1 Develop and practice utilizing the sociological imagination Individual in social context Things are not what they seem Intersection of culture, history, and biography Ability to see the difference between private troubles and public issues Short papers Exploriments-action, observation, interpretation, and connection Media through Sociological Lens-critical analysis from
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