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Learning Guide Unit 1OverviewUnit 1: Introduction, History & Social TheoriesTopics:History of SociologySociological ResearchSocial TheoriesLearning Objectives:By the end of this Unit, you will be able to:1.Understand how different sociological perspectives have developed andexplain what sociological theories are and how they are used.2.Understand the similarities and differences between structural functionalism, critical sociology, and symbolic interactionism.3.Understand the difference between positivist and interpretive approaches to the scientific method in sociology.4.Differentiate between four kinds of research methods: surveys, experiments, field research, and secondary data and textual analysis.Tasks:Read the Learning Guide and Reading AssignmentsParticipate in the Discussion Assignment (post, comment, and rate in the Discussion Forum)
Complete and submit the Written AssignmentMake entries to the Learning JournalTake the Self-QuizIntroduction

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