Content with Disciplines : Sociology

The Community

Institution: Clemson University Discipline: Sociology Title: The Community Instructor: B.J. Vander Mey RS/SOC 459 The Community Dr. B. J. Vander Mey Office: 130 E Brackett Phone: 656.3821; 656.7988 Office Hours: 8:00 9:00, 11:00 noon TTH; 3:30 4:30 TH. Email: vanmey@clemson.edu Official Course Description: “Close analysis of the development of contemporary communities and their place in society. Continuing effects of industrialization, migration, and technological change on community location and structure are examined. Structural relations of social class, status, and the associations among institutions are examined.” Required Texts: Flora, Cornelia Butler, et al. 1992. Rural Communities: Legacy & Change. South Burlington, VT:…

Individual & Community

Individual & Community Seminar IC 101.07 honors Professor Joni Doherty Phone: X1025 (Home: 924 0206, please do not call after 9 p.m. unless it is an emergency!) Email: doherq@fpc.edu Office: Edgewood 005B Office hours: Mondays, 1:30 to 2:30 pm; Tuesdays, 10:00 to 12:00 noon; or by appointment Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:40 to 2:55 Location: CR205 Peer Advisor: Melissa Taylor Phone: 2961 Email: taylorm@fpc.edu Course Description The questions raised by the relationship between the individual and the community form the connective theme of the general education program at Franklin Pierce College. As the first step in the sequence of our…

Sociology Through Service-Learning

  Sociology Through Service Learning ZAP NO: 35058 / 6:00 8:20 W INSTRUCTOR: Rita Duncan rduncan@tulsa.cc.edu Office: Room 2003 Phone: 595 7629 Office Hours: MWF 7 8:00 a.m. || WF 12 1:00 p.m. || M 12 2:00 p.m. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is a directed study at self-selected sites in the Tulsa community. within the context of field experience, students are offered a reciprocal opportunity to acquire knowledge and develop skills while providing service and assistance to the community. TEXTS: 1) Education for Democracy. Benjamin R. Barber and Richard M. Battistoni. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1993. 2) The Quickening of America:…

Emotional and Social Issues of Health

Course Description: The purpose of this course is to explore the major factors that comprise and affect the emotionaland social dimensions of health. It focus on two aspects ofhealth that most people tend to relegate to minor aspects ofhealth, but yet actually affect larger aspect of health than allothers. Regional Volunteer Service is required. Three credits. Prerequisites: HED 120, PSY 200 and junior status. Objectives: By the end. of the class, the student will he ableto: 1. integrate into their personal and professional liveseffective behaviors regarding comprehensive emotional andsocial health in the areas of wellness, disease preventionand health promotion; 2….

Soc 101 – Principles of Sociology

Office: Boyer Hall 362 Office Phone: 7142 Email: jeby@messiah.edu Congressman Gary Franks tells the following story about his first test at Yale. “I remember taking copious notes and listening to everything the teacher said in preparation for my first test at Yale. I looked at the exam and saw it was everything I had studied. I wrote the answers to the three questions thinking, Boy, this is easy. ” “As we waited to get our tests back, I was positive I’d get an A. Instead my grade was a C. Under it, in big red letters, was written, I know…

Community Research

Psychology 317/318 American Culture 309.001 Overview of our course: There are two components to this course: one is experientially based and the other is theory based. These two dimensions will be synthesized in the seminar discussions, readings, and assignments. This will require the ability to learn from experience as well as in class activities. The reward of integrating theory and practice is well worth the effort. This seminar component of the course covers research methodologies useful in conducting research on, with and for communities. These include community needs assessment, analysis of census and other statistical information on communities, evaluation of…

Crime and Social Control

1 Chamberlain Ave Portland Campus Office Hours: Tues/Thurs 11am to 1pm (and by appointment) Class times: Section One meets 8:00am – 9:15am Tuesdays and Thursdays, in 206 Bailey Hall, Gorham Campus. Section Two meets 1:00pm – 2:15pm Tuesdays and Thursdays, in 402 Luther Bonney Hall, Portland Campus. Course Content and Objectives: This course offers a detailed examination and exploration of state-sponsored responses to criminal activity. We are especially interested in the historical trends in social control developing since the industrial revolution, the impact of economic conditions, and gender on social control policies. Students are required to study social control in…

The Contemporary City

This course examines the topics contained in a traditional urban sociology course and applies them to the surrounding urban area of Washington, D.C. It is a service-learning course, which means that you will be providing a service to community residents through your applied research projects as part of your learning in the course. In a sense, we will use the city as a social laboratory to test the concepts, theories and findings presented in the course readings and lectures. The purpose is to discern the knowledge and theory that will help improve the lives of people living here. However, rather…

Project D.C.: Urban Research Internship

The Project D.C. course is designed as a participatory research seminar. The central feature of the course is that each student will work in an internship under the supervision of Professor Sam Marullo or Professor Mark Rom. These internships are designed to further the goals of the Georgetown Community Outreach Partnership Center (GCOPC), a collaborative project involving the North Capital and Mt. Pleasant/Columbia Heights communities as well as Georgetown University. Each student will conduct an academic research project valuable to the GCOPC and the student¬∑s intellectual and personal development. Georgetown Community Outreach Partnership Center The major objective of the GOPC…

Social and Personality Development

COURSE DESCRIPTION and OBJECTIVES. This course examines theory and research in human personality and social development throughout the life span. Topics include attachment, altruism, aggression, issues of family diversity, gender and racial identity development, and family and social influence. The course also includes examination of the processes by which children, adults, and families acquire the beliefs, values, and behaviors considered desirable (or undesirable) by the society to which they belong, as well as how individuals acquire the distinctive individual qualities, temperaments and tendencies which we call personality. The objectives of the course are to gain a better awareness of, and…

Community and Environmental Compatibilityin the York River Watershed York, Maine :A Service Learning Program

This course is listed as: Sociology 300, LSC 495 Human communities and the environment are increasingly endangered in today’s society. Pressures for economic growth, the world economy, and the expansion of state and national regulations have decreased local control and have heightened the strains on the environment. This Project draws on the combined resources of the students of the University of New England (UNE) Departments of Life Sciences and Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Community of York to develop the foundations for assessing the human impact on the York River Watershed in York. It will involve community officials and…