Introductory Sociology

The purpose of this course is to duplicate the traditional classroom course introducing Sociology to newcomers, using a variety of new media, together with a local peer small group, laboratory and field experience, apprenticeships and tutor, mentor, coach and consultant support

  • The objectives of the course
  • Unique issues in beginning to learn about Sociology
  • New media/old methods and the unique issues
  • The course: web sites, the moo site, e-mail, file transfer and searching
  • Evaluation and Risk

The objectives of the course

  1. Master an optimal set of concepts, hypotheses and methods from Sociology
  2. Reference this framework to the total course as, itself, cultural, social and personal systems--we are a laboratory exhibiting what we are talking about
  3. Demonstrate the usefulness of the theory and the experience to the rest of everyday life