the on-line course regularly. It is the student's responsibility to keep up
with the course progress, e-mail, assignments, and tests. Also, you should
check the course on the computer often to ensure that assignments are getting
through and that they are being posted.
You will need to purchase the textbook,
" Sociology” by Jon. M. Shepard from the KC bookstore. There are weekly assignments that are submitted to me under Discussion on the
homepage. Check the "Course Schedule" for the due date on the
assignments. Please do not send me your assignment via
email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Only use this email address for emergency
use. All assignments should be sent through Webct.
This is due as listed on
your course schedule and is worth 100 points.
It is a short term paper (6 pages) and will introduce you to
sociological research. The paper should be written in APA format. The paper should be double spaced with your
references listed on the last page (page 7).
Must respond to at least one
learner per week. Response must be positive and educational.
The final will be essay and
cover all the chapters.
Learning Objectives: The student should be able to describe:
- The basic sociological research theories and their
- The basic sociological research techniques
- The socialization process
- The basic institutions with emphasis on the manifest
and latent functions
- The basic social processes and should be able to use
a basic sociological vocabulary to describe everyday life.