SO1050 Sociology

 

Sociology
Answer the following questions.

1. Sociology is defined as the __________.

Select only one

☐ systematic study of human society and social interaction

☐ analysis of deviant groups and individuals

☐ scientific analysis of premodern people

☐ academic discipline that examines individual human behavior

2. The sociological imagination helps us place personal troubles, such as losing our job or attempting suicide, into a larger social context, where we can distinguish whether and how personal troubles may be related to public issues.

Select only one.

☐ True

☐ False

3. Sociologists obtain their knowledge of human behavior through __________, which is the process of systematically collecting information for the purpose of testing an existing theory or generating a new one.

Select only one.

☐ commonsense thinking

☐ research

☐speculation

☐ scientific laws

4. How does using sociological imagination help sociologists in their research?

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5.Volunteering is a great way to develop your sociological imagination and learn about public issues impacting your surrounding community. What volunteering opportunities are available in your area? (Hint: If you do not know of any current opportunities, ask a friend or neighbor, conduct an internet search or look at a newspaper.)

Type answer here

 

Culture
Answer the following questions.

6. __________ refers to the knowledge, language, values, customs, and material objects that are passed from person to person and from one generation to the next in a human group or society.

Select only one.

☐ Technology

☐ Society

☐ Culture

☐ Social organization

7. Culture works for humans the way that instincts work for other animals, guiding them through their daily lives.

Select only one.

☐ True

☐ False

8. Books, computers, telephones, and washing machines are examples of material culture.

Select only one.

☐ True

☐ False

9. In every society a gap exists between the values that people profess to hold and their actual behavior, which may not be consistent with those values.

Select only one.

☐ True

☐ False

10. Explain the meaning of “norms.”

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11. Provide one example of cultural change at the nonmaterial level.

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12. List one personal value and explain why it is important to you.

Type answer here

13. In the table below, define subcultures and countercultures and provide one example of each.
 

Definition

Example

 

Subculture

Type answer here

Type answer here

 

Counterculture

Type answer here

Type answer here

 

Socialization
Answer the following questions.

14. __________ is the lifelong process of social interaction through which individuals acquire a self-identity and the physical, mental, and social skills needed for survival in society.

Select only one.

☐ Acculturation

☐ Socialization

☐ Assimilation

☐ Self-representation

15. The socialization process yields the same outcomes in all societies.

Select only one.

☐ True

☐ False

16. In the “nature versus nurture” argument regarding socialization, the “nurture” component refers to __________.

Select only one.

☐ social influence

☐ sociobiological needs

☐ cultural genetics

☐ heredity

17. Define the term: socialization

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18. Provide an example of primary socialization.

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19. Provide an example of secondary socialization.

Type answer here

Reflection
Reflect on what you have learned this week to help you respond to the question below. You may choose to respond in writing or by recording a video!

20. Use the internet or UMA’s Virtual Library to learn more about ‘culture and healthcare’. What are common themes or important points about how culture impacts the healthcare field?

Type answer here

Sociology
Answer the following questions.

1. Sociology is defined as the __________.

Select only one

☐ systematic study of human society and social interaction

☐ analysis of deviant groups and individuals

☐ scientific analysis of premodern people

☐ academic discipline that examines individual human behavior

2. The sociological imagination helps us place personal troubles, such as losing our job or attempting suicide, into a larger social context, where we can distinguish whether and how personal troubles may be related to public issues.

Select only one.

☐ True

☐ False

3. Sociologists obtain their knowledge of human behavior through __________, which is the process of systematically collecting information for the purpose of testing an existing theory or generating a new one.

Select only one.

☐ commonsense thinking

☐ research

☐speculation

☐ scientific laws

4. How does using sociological imagination help sociologists in their research?

Type answer here

5. Volunteering is a great way to develop your sociological imagination and learn about public issues impacting your surrounding community. What volunteering opportunities are available in your area? (Hint: If you do not know of any current opportunities, ask a friend or neighbor, conduct an internet search, or look at a newspaper.)

Type answer here

 

Culture
Answer the following questions.

6. __________ refers to the knowledge, language, values, customs, and material objects that are passed from person to person and from one generation to the next in a human group or society.

Select only one.

☐ Technology

☐ Society

☐ Culture

☐ Social organization

7. Culture works for humans the way that instincts work for other animals, guiding them through their daily lives.

Select only one.

☐ True

☐ False

8. Books, computers, telephones, and washing machines are examples of material culture.

Select only one.

☐ True

☐ False

9. In every society a gap exists between the values that people profess to hold and their actual behavior, which may not be consistent with those values.

Select only one.

☐ True

☐ False

10. Explain the meaning of “norms.”

Type answer here

11. Provide one example of cultural change at the nonmaterial level.

Type answer here

12. List one personal value and explain why it is important to you.

Type answer here

13. In the table below, define subcultures and countercultures and provide one example of each.
                                                      Definition                                            Example

 

Subculture                    Type answer here                                         Type Answer here 

 

Counterculture               Type answer here                                         Type answer here 

 

Socialization
Answer the following questions.

14. __________ is the lifelong process of social interaction through which individuals acquire a self-identity and the physical, mental, and social skills needed for survival in society.

Select only one.

☐ Acculturation

☐ Socialization

☐ Assimilation

☐ Self-representation

15. The socialization process yields the same outcomes in all societies.

Select only one.

☐ True

☐ False

16. In the “nature versus nurture” argument regarding socialization, the “nurture” component refers to __________.

Select only one.

☐ social influence

☐ sociobiological needs

☐ cultural genetics

☐ heredity

17. Define the term: socialization

Type answer here

18. Provide an example of primary socialization.

Type answer here

19. Provide an example of secondary socialization.

Type answer

Reflection
Reflect on what you have learned this week to help you respond to the question below. You may choose to respond in writing or by recording a video!

20. Use the internet or UMA’s Virtual Library to learn more about ‘culture and healthcare’. What are common themes or important points about how culture impacts the healthcare field?

Type answer here