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Introduction to Sociology Course Content
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The Introduction to Sociology Course was developed through the Ohio Department of Higher Education OER Innovation Grant. This work was completed and the course was posted in September 2018. The course is part of the Ohio Transfer Module and is also named OSS021. For more information about credit transfer between Ohio colleges and universities, please visit: www.ohiohighered.org/transfer.Team LeadIrene Petten                                                Columbus State Community CollegeContent Contributors Dee Malcuit                                                 Clark State Community CollegeKwaku Oboso-Mensah                               Lorain County Community CollegeAnjel Stough-Hunter                                   Ohio Dominican UniversityLibrarianSherri Saines                                              Ohio UniversityReview TeamEric Jorrey                                                 Central Ohio Technical College 

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Social Science
Sociology
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Date Added:
06/07/2018
Introduction to Sociology Course Content, Social Structure, Define institutions
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OER Text materialSocial Structure: The Building Blocks of Social LifeSociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World. Section 5.1.3 provides a basic definition of social institutions, providing examples of institutions.  It also provides a working definition of society

Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Date Added:
07/03/2018
Introduction to Sociology Course Content, Social Structure, Describe leadership types
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OER Text MaterialSocial GroupsSociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World, 6.2.2. This section discusses Instrumental and expressive leadership; and authoritarian leadership, democratic, and laissez-faire leadership.

Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Date Added:
07/03/2018
Introduction to Sociology Course Content, Social Structure, Describe the types of social groups and their importance in social life
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OER Text MaterialSocial GroupsSociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World, 6.1.1. This section defines and differentiates social groups from categories and aggregates. It also defines primary groups, secondary groups, reference groups, in/out-groups, and networks.  

Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Date Added:
07/03/2018
Introduction to Sociology Course Content, Social Structure, Differentiate statuses and roles
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OER Text MaterialSocial Structure: The Building Blocks of Social LifeSocial Interaction in Everyday LifeSociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World, 5.1.1, 5.3.2. These sections define status roles and provide examples of ascribed status, achieved status, master status, role conflict and role strain.

Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Date Added:
07/03/2018
Introduction to Sociology Course Content, Social Structure, Explain how group structure influences group conformity and group dynamics
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OER Text MaterialGroup Dynamics and BehaviorSociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World, 6.2.3. This section reviews Asch, Milgram and Zimbardo’s experiments to discuss how groups influence conformity, and roles and authority influence obedience.

Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Date Added:
07/03/2018
Introduction to Sociology Course Content, Social Structure, Identify the components of a bureaucracy and determine the implications of a bureaucratic form of organization on social life
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OER Text MaterialFormal OrganizationsSociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World, 6.3. This section defines the ideal type characteristics of bureaucracies, explains some disadvantages of bureaucracies and explains the iron law of oligarchy.

Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Date Added:
07/03/2018