SO1050: Week 1 Assignment What is sociology and why is it important to my UMA education and healthcare career? This assignment helps you apply your knowledge from this week’s modules and readings. Healthcare professionals interact daily with diverse groups of people. Appreciating different cultures, using a sociological mindset, is key to success in the workplace. Sociology Answer the following questions. 1. Sociology is defined as the __________. ☐ X systematic study of human society and social interaction ☐ analysis of deviant groups and individuals ☐ scientific analysis of premodern people ☐ academic discipline that examines individual human behavior 2. The sociological imagination helps us place personal troubles, such as losing our job or attempting suicide, into a larger social context, where we can distinguish whether and how personal troubles may be related to public issues. ☐ X True ☐ False 3. Sociologists obtain their knowledge of human behavior through __________, which is the process of systematically collecting information for the purpose of testing an existing theory or generating a new one. ☐ commonsense thinking ☐ X research ☐ systematic speculation ☐ scientific laws 4.How does using sociological imagination help sociologists in their research?
- Summer '16
- Sociology, following questions, Material Culture, primary socialization, new socialization groups