INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
FACILITATING INSTRUCTOR GUIDE
Note about Class Participation
Since this course does not have tests, participation in class is expected. Participation does not include:
Listening to music
Reading (even the textbook—except for note taking)
Writing anything not pertaining to this course
Lack of participation will negatively impact your final grade for this course.
Charon, J. M. (2002). The meaning of sociology (7th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
Dr. Ronald Bolender, the author of the SOC1013 Introduction to Sociology curriculum, has many resources located on his personal Web site. These resources are used around the world for sociological theory studies. If you want to read more about the theorists mentioned in this week’s readings, go to the following source.
In an Internet browser, use this URL: . Next, click on the “Sociological Theorists” link. Within this section you can click on Auguste Comte, Emie Durkheim, Karl Marx, Robert King Merton, Charles Wright Mills, and Max Weber.
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