30 Lecture - Socy 1001 Lecture 12:02:00 Course Objectives...

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Socy 1001 - Lecture 30/08/2007 12:02:00 Course Objectives and Tools Develop and practice utilizing the sociological imagination o Individual in social context o Things are not what they seem – skepticism, look below the surface o Intersection of culture, history, and biography o Ability to see the differences between private troubles and public issues Short papers o Exploriments – action, observation, interpretation, and connection o Media through Sociological Lens – critical analysis from sociological perspective Readings o Ideas, concepts, information that focus on social phenomena and forces (of explanation and change) Discussions Understand and utilize the basic theoretical perspectives and key concepts in socy with psecial emphasis on the micro, meso, and macro perspectives o Understand the strengths and limitations of “perspectives” o Develop critical thinking skills Readings that present various perspectives
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course SOCY 1001 taught by Professor Walden,gle during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.

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30 Lecture - Socy 1001 Lecture 12:02:00 Course Objectives...

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