INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
FACILITATING INSTRUCTOR GUIDE
HWA 1-1: Read Charon Chapter 14: The Meaning and Uses of Sociology
Note: Yes, you read this correctly, read the last chapter first.
HWA 1-2: Read Charon Chapter 1: The Discipline of Sociology
HWA 1-3: Read Charon Chapter 2: Sociology as a Perspective: How Sociologists Think
HWA 1-4: Read Charon Chapter 3: Humans Are Embedded in Social Organization
HWA 1-5: Read Paradigms, Classifications, Perspectives, Theories, Assumptions, and Philosophies Comparison Table. This is located on pages 3-5 of the Facilitator Guide.
HWA 1-6: Read The Saints and Rebels of Anderson High School. This is located on pages 6-7 of the Facilitator Guide.
Note: These assignments are to be completed PRIOR to Week One
Objectives for Week One
To introduce sociology as a discipline.
To review the major theorists and their contributions to sociology.
To understand the following concepts: (a) human beings are social and socialized; (b) humans are social actors; and (c) humans live their lives embedded in social organization.
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