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SOC0005_Week01 - SOC 0005 Week 1 Syllabus and Turner...

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Page 1 BABONES 2006 SOC 0005 - Week 1 Syllabus and Turner Chapters 1, 2, 3 Salvatore J. Babones Department of Sociology University of Pittsburgh Copyright 2007
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Page 2 BABONES 2006 Syllabus
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Page 3 BABONES 2006 SOC 0005 SOCIETIES • Instructor: Salvatore Babones Sociology Department – 2400 Posvar Hall (412) 648-7582 [email protected] Walk-in office hours: Mondays 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Also available by appointment
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Page 4 BABONES 2006 SECTIONS AND TEACHING ASSISTANTS Yolanda Hernandez-Albujar Piotr Konieczny [email protected] [email protected] 2422 Posvar Hall 2606 Posvar Hall Office hours by appointment Office hours by appointment Friday Recitations Thursday Recitations • One-fifth of your grade is based on your performance in recitation • Attendance at your REGISTERED recitation is required
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Page 5 BABONES 2006 WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM THIS COURSE? • This is an introductory course - no prior sociology background is assumed We will study societies in BROADLY COMPARATIVE context • We will always seek to locate American society in comparison to the larger world • You will be expected to actively collect information and analyze data
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Page 6 BABONES 2006 TESTS ARE ALL MULTIPLE CHOICE • There are 3 tests (20% each) and a comprehensive final exam (20%) Tests and the exam are each 50 questions, multiple choice, and based on lecture, readings, and web-based materials If you miss a test there will be a ONE make-up test offered at the end of the semester • The final exam will be offered in the official university time slot It includes questions from all weeks – Weeks 14 and 15 will be covered in greater detail, since they are not covered on the other tests.
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Page 7 BABONES 2006 RECITATIONS ARE PARTICIPATORY, AND ATTENDANCE IS REQUIRED • Recitations include participatory activities based on study questions • Study questions must be completed before you arrive at recitation – You must bring brief written notes answering these questions with you to recitation (1 point) and participate in recitation activities (1 point) to receive full credit for the recitation – If you are unable to attend recitation, you must complete the alternate assignment for that week, which will be posted on the class Courseweb site • Make-up questions are due at the following week’s recitation Students may receive credit for no more than two make-up assignments – Students who are forced to miss more than two recitations may apply for a G grade
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Page 8 BABONES 2006 IN THE FIRST PART OF THE SEMESTER, WE WILL STUDY THE BROADEST ATTRIBUTES OF SOCIETIES Week Dates Chapter Lecture Topics Friday Recitation 1 Aug 27 / Aug 29 Chapters 1, 2, and 3 Introduction to sociology 2 points / Required 2 - - / Sep 5 Chapter 5 Culture 2 points / Required 3 Sep 10 / Sep 12 Chapter 20 Religion 2 points / Required 4 Sep 17 / Sep 19 Chapters 6 and 14 Social structure and social stratification 2 points / Required 5 Sep 24 / Sep 26 Exam 1 Test Review Monday, Test Wednesday (Weeks 1-4) Test return / Optional
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