SOC100 Full Course Latest 2018 March

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SOC100 Week 1 Discussion 1 & 2 Latest 2018 March

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Explain how experience shapes one's attitude toward cultural diversity. Give examples.

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Regarding the pioneers in sociology from Topic 1, which theorists do you think have the most relevance for today? How do you see their theories being applied today? Give examples.





SOC100 Week 2 Discussion 1 & 2 Latest 2018 March

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Some typical agents of socialization are: family, school, religion, friends, relatives, and mass media. What agents of socialization have influenced you the most? Describe their influence on your attitudes, beliefs, values, or other orientations to life. How have they made you the person that you are today?

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The major components of social structure are culture, social class, social status, roles, groups, and social institutions. Use social structure to explain why some Americans have such a low rate of college graduation. (See Table 9.3, Race-Ethnicity and Education, on page 284 of the textbook.)





SOC100 Week 3 Discussion 1 & 2 Latest 2018 March

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How do group dynamics impact today's workplace? Does corporate culture and leadership come into play? How so? Discuss.

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View the videos "Classic Studies in Psychology" on the Milgram studies in the GCU Library. Cut and paste the following URL into your browser.

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=96349&xtid=40125

Scroll down to videos 12, 13, 14, and 15: "Justification?" "Milgram's Study of Obedience," "The Results," and "Milgram's Conclusions." Review the story in the text in Chapter 5.

Stanley Milgram’s classic experiment of obedience focuses on social control and social conformity. Review Milgram’s experiment. If you were King or Queen of your kingdom, what behaviors would you classify as deviant? How would you make your populace obey and conform? Think about it and formulate a response.





SOC100 Week 4 Discussion 1 & 2 Latest 2018 March

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What are some ways in which our American culture stratifies people? See how long of a list you can come up with. Why do societies stratify? What do you think are the functions of stratification?

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How do we in the United States measure social mobility? How does social class and life chance play out in social mobility? Where do you see yourself 10 years from now regarding your place in society? Why?





SOC100 Week 5 Discussion 1 & 2 Latest 2018 March

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Evaluate the positive and negative effects of Affirmative Action in the United States. Target current issues, trends, and demographics.

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Discuss the concept of equality. Do you see equality happening in our society? Why or why not? Describe your personal observations of inequality.




SOC100 Week 6 Discussion 1 & 2 Latest 2018 March

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What global forces are affecting the U.S. economy and politics? How do those global forces affect your own life? Discuss.

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In the once popular television show, Gene Simmons Family Jewels, did this show depict a typical American family? Why or why not? What is going on with the American family today? What historical events have played a role in shaping American family life? What do you see for the future of the U.S. family? How do religion and education impact the future of the U.S. family?




SOC100 Week 7 Discussion 1 & 2 Latest 2018 March

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How has technology affected your life? Be specific as to what changes, and in what ways.

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Do you believe the long-term consequences of increased technological dependence are going to be good or bad? Explain. How do you see technology's effect on society 20 years from now?





SOC100 Week 1 Quiz Latest 2018 March

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Short-Answer Quiz 1

Complete the quiz in a Word document. This is an open book quiz. The answer to each question must be 100-125 words.

Topic 1

1. Describe at least two important historical factors related to the origins of sociology.

2. Do you think that sociologists should try to reform society or only study society objectively? Give reasons why?

3. Describe and analyze your symbolic culture. What symbols are the most significant for you? Give specific examples why you believe the symbols you chose hold importance.

4. Describe an ethnocentric experience or a culturally relative experience in which you were a participant or one that you observed.




SOC100 Week 2 Quiz Latest 2018 March

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Short-Answer Quiz 2

Complete the quiz in a Word document. This is an open book quiz. The answer to each question must be 100-125 words.

Topic 2

1. What Life Course stage are you currently in according to the textbook? Analyze the stage based on your own experience. What are the similarities and the differences?

2. Use the concepts of dramaturgy to analyze an everyday situation at work, school, or family. Include the concepts of impressions management, sign-vehicles, team-work, or face-saving behaviors.

3. From the interactionist perspective discuss how you engage in your “personal bubble” using the four “distance zones.”

4. Give a brief discussion of three of the main agents of socialization in your life. Which one was the most influential and why?





SOC100 Week 3 Quiz Latest 2018 March

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Short-Answer Quiz3

Complete the quiz in a Word document. This is an open book quiz. The answer to each question must be 100-125 words.

Topic 3

1. Describe your in-groups and your out-groups. Give an example of how your in-group has influenced the way that you see the world. Give an example of how your out-group either changed or reinforced your view of the world.

2. What leadership style or styles do you respond to in a positive way? What type of leader is most effective in today’s bureaucratic environment? As the group leader, how would you lead your team or group through a project?

3. Select a deviant behavior with which you are personally familiar (your behavior (s) or something that you know someone did) and choose one of the theoretical perspectives to analyze what happened.

4. Describe a broken social rule that you observed. What was the reaction of others? Why did people react in that manner? What was your response to the situation and other’s reactions?





SOC100 Week 4 Quiz Latest 2018 March

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Short-Answer Quiz4

Complete the quiz in a Word document. This is an open book quiz. The answer to each question must be 100-125 words.

Topic 4

1. How do property, power, and prestige affect your personal social class? According to Marx’s conflict perspective in what social class do you belong and why?

2. From your perspective, what are the current shifts in global stratification? How does this affect the economic and political power of the United States?

3. In the current economic situation in the United States what do you project will happen to social mobility and the American Dream?

4. Describe the Horatio Alger myth. Based on your own experience discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the myth for both men and women.





SOC100 Week 5 Quiz Latest 2018 March

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Short-Answer Quiz5

Complete the quiz in a Word document. This is an open book quiz. The answer to each question must be 100-125 words.

Topic 5

1. Describe the difference between race and ethnicity. What roles do race and social class continue to play in the United States?

2. Describe a discriminatory situation that you experienced or witnessed. Identify the individual aspects of this discrimination. Describe any institutionalized racism that you have observed or experienced.

3. What should society do to reduce the possibility of discrimination in the workplace? What policies would you propose if you were the CEO?

4. What are the current cultural trends for the elderly? How does your personal culture influence how you will address the aging issues of your parents?





SOC100 Week 6 Quiz Latest 2018 March

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Short-Answer Quiz6

Complete the quiz in a Word document. This is an open book quiz. The answer to each question must be 100-125 words.

Topic 6

1. Compare and contrast the conflict and the functionalist perspective relative to the political system in the United States. Select one current issue such as healthcare, immigration, or one of your choosing and discuss the issue from both perspectives.

2. Describe your family dynamics from the functionalist, conflict, and symbolic interactionist perspectives.

3. What are the sociological characteristics of religion in the United States? Build an argument that religion is likely to remain a strong feature of life in the United States or why religion may not remain a strong feature in the lives of Americans.

4. Select one of the sociological perspectives, the functionalist, conflict, or symbolic interactionist, and analyze the problems facing K-12 education in the United States. Describe three or four solutions that you would like to present to your local school board to improve the educational system.





SOC100 Week 7 Quiz Latest 2018 March

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Short-Answer Quiz7

Complete the quiz in a Word document. This is an open book quiz. The answer to each question must be 100-125 words.

Topic 7

1. Describe the Malthusian debate relative to food in the United States today. What are the major contributing factors to the lack of food? Propose both private and governmental solutions to the lack of food issues in the United States.

2. What are the challenges for citizens of both urbanization and suburbanization?

3. Examine how social change has affected at least two generations in your family. Give examples of societal changes such as technology, media, or social movements that may have had a major impact. This could include you, your parents, grandparents, children, relatives etc.

4. What environmental issues do you view as significant for your generation? What steps need to occur to support a sustainable environment?





SOC100 Week 2 Social Media and Socialization Survey and Analysis Latest 2018 March

SOC-100 Social Media and Socialization Survey and Analysis

Part 1 - Survey

Instructions: Complete the survey by filling in the first column of the table below. Additionally, survey three people in various age groups, and note their responses in the corresponding columns. Use this data to complete the analysis in Part 2 of this worksheet.

Social media survey

Self

Interviewee # 1

Interviewee # 2

Interviewee # 3

List Demographic Information – age, sex, race/ethnicity, and income.

What type(s) of phone(s) do you have? What features? Daily usage?

Do you use email? How many email addresses do you have? Daily usage?

Do you use the Internet? Why? Daily usage?

Do you blog? What types of blogs? Why? Daily usage?

Do you use Facebook? Twitter or other social networking? Why? Daily usage?

Out of all the social interactions you typically have in an average day, what percentage are through the use of social media?

Do you value the social interactions you have through social media the same as those that are not through social media? Why or why not?

Why do you use social media? (List purpose and/or results.)

How do you see social media impacting your life? Society?

How do you see social media impacting the socialization of this generation?

Part 2 - Analysis

Instructions: Once you have completed the table above and reviewed the results, answer the questions below. Each response should be three to five sentences in length.

1.)How much of an impact does social media have on the socialization of people that completed the survey?

2.)How did the impact differ among the various age groups? Why do you think that this is the case? Explain.

3.)Explain how social media affected the people’s social interaction. Why is social interaction important to humans? Explain.





SOC100 Week 3 Deviance and Its Consequences Latest 2018 March

Choose a deviant behavior to research. Locate references (e.g., current news stories, pop culture, and reality TV shows) that convey deviant behavior being accepted or rejected/scorned.

Write an essay of 500-750 words, summarizing your findings. Include the following:

  1. What was the deviant behavior?
  2. What were the demographics of the group that witnessed the behavior?
  3. How did the group react to the behavior?
  4. Did the group attempt to control this deviant behavior? How?

Use the GCU Library to locate one to two academic sources to support your content.






SOC100 Week 5 Incidents of Inequality Latest 2018 March

Details:

Search the GCU Library for articles that describe incidents of gender, age, racial, and ethnic discrimination.

Choose two incidents of discrimination. Be sure each is of a different type of discrimination (age, gender, race, and/or ethnicity, etc.).

Complete the "Incidents of Inequality" worksheet and submit it to your instructor.

GCU style is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

SOC-100 Incidents of Inequality

Instructions: After researching the GCU library to find articles that describe incidents of gender, age, racial, and ethnic discrimination, please answer the questions for each scenario.Write your response as a full paragraph using a minimum of 200 words for each scenario.

Scenario #1: _______________ discrimination.

1)Summarize the incident.

2)How might this situation affect the victim?

3)How might it affect the offending person or institution?

4)How do situations like this affect society as a whole?

Write your 200 word paragraph for scenario 1 below:

Scenario # 2: __________________ discrimination.

1)Summarize the incident.

2)How might this situation affect the victim?

3)How might it affect the offending person or institution?

4)How do situations like this affect society as a whole?

Write your 200 word paragraph for scenario 2 below:





SOC100 Week 6 Globalization: A Closer Look Latest 2018 March

Details:

Target a multinational corporation/international company and the practice of "outsourcing" to third world countries. Some examples of MNCs (multinational corporations) would be Nike, General Motors, Ford, Qwest, and Fender Music. Research its effects on local culture. Write a summary and analysis of 500-750 words and include the following:

  1. How does global stratification impact local culture? What are the positive and negative effects?
  2. How does global stratification impact the United States? What are the positive and negative effects?
  3. Who is the biggest "winner" in this situation? Explain.

Use the GCU Library to locate two to three academic sources to support your content.





SOC100 Week 7 Pillars of Society Matrix Latest 2018 March

SOC-100 Pillars of Society Matrix

Part 1: Matrix

Instructions: Complete the matrixbelow. Each cell/cube of the matrix needs to have a three- to five-sentence response.

Pillars

What have youread about how the economy impacts each ofsociety’s pillars today? (Use your textbook and other academic readings.)

What have youobservedabout how the economy impacts each ofsociety’s pillars today?(Draw upon your own personal experience.)

How does your community impact the pillars?

How has technology impacted each ofthe pillars?

Politics

Marriage and Family

Religion

Education

Part 2: Summary

Instructions:Write a 100-150-word summary of your matrix. Cite one to two resources you used to complete the matrix.

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