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-related areas of discipline of sociology and anthropology. This study paves way for a more scientific under standing of our society (sociology) and humankind (anthropology), from the past to present, conveying how â peopleâ managed to survive the intricacies of changing time a nd environment. Through the lens of socio-anthropological perspectives contained herein, the course prepares the students to appreciate how the established and collective ways of thinking, feeling, behaving, working, living and even growing in biological terms form part of the â grand schemeâ for the whole human race to avoid t he extinction which their predecessors have not managed to escape. The course al so facilitates a critical discussion on our common sense experience of society, through opening their â mythnessâ , and to see the substance of this course in the light o f changing the unlearned patterns of how we thought the society is and how our p assive perception of it falls short in a systematic, coherent and factual bases under the pretext of socio-anthropological approach. Number of Hours: 54 hours Credit Units: 3 Units Objectives: 1. To help enhance the level of understanding and convey a more cri tical knowledge of society and humankind. 2. To facilitate an appreciation of the subject matter not only as a matter of academics but as a way of looking at life. 3. To help develop that attitude of critical inquiry about what activities in the society really mean apart from what they impose to our common sense exper ience. Course Requirement 1. Students must able to complete at least the minimum number of re quired attendance for the semester. 2. Student must have class participation and recitation required in class activities and discussions. 3. Students must accumulate passing scores on major examinations in cluding the minor ones. 4. Students must have the complete number of reaction papers requir ed each period. 5. Students must submit each notebook every period containing the d iscussed lessons. Evaluative Measures Prelim 30% Finals 40% Class Requirement: 60% Class Requirement: 60% Quizzes Quizzes Term Paper Term Paper Recitation Recitation Attendance Attendance Midterm 30% Class Requirement: 60% Quizzes Term Paper Recitation Attendance
Prelim Exam: 40% Final Exam: 40% Total: 100% Total: 100%
Midterm Exam: 40% Total: 100%
Week Learning Content Educational Objectives Student Learning Outcomes Teaching Strategy Student Evaluation/Evaluation Tool References 1 General concepts of sociology and anthropology and their different fields and op erating theories. To define and identify study areas of socio-anthropology. Be able to distinguish sociology and anthropology, explain how these two discipl ines can merge as one and identify their respective areas of study. Lecture Open class discussion. Recitation. 2 The general relationship between society and culture. Characteristics of culture as well as the dimension of culture. Provide for the understanding of how society emerges through the help of culture . To be able to enumerate the dimensions of culture and identify its characteris tics qualifying them as such. Be able also to explain the importance of culture in oneâ s society. Be able to give examples of culture for each particular dimension, provide for t heir characteristics. Lecture Open class discussion. Recitation. Quiz. 3 The origin and diversity of our species.
Provide for a historical backdrop of the humankind before the establishment and existence of the modern day societies and people. Be able to challenge the belief that modern-day humans revolve from monkeys. Be able to map out how humans differ from other lower primates and how culture play s the vital role in these differences. Lecture Open class discussion. Video presentation. Recitation. Reaction paper. 4 Patterns of Subsistence. Provide for the ways and means on how humankind managed to survive in the differ ent stages of human history. Be able to enumerate different epochs in human history in relation to patterns o f subsistence and explain how technology develops in these stages. Lecture Open class discussion. Recitation Seat work. Quiz. 5 Economic Systems. Provide for the economic systems and its effects on the condition of soc iety Be able to determine the economic policies that determine how society wo rks. Lecture Open class discussion. Recitation. Reaction paper. 6 Prelim Exam 7 Socialization. Provide for the process by which people learn certain ways of becoming members o f society and the involved agents by which this process becomes possible. Be able to identify agents of socialization and the extent of their influence up on the life of the individuals and to the society itself.
Lecture Open class discussion. Video presentation. Recitation Reaction paper. 8 Groups and Organizations.
Provide for the primary and secondary types of groups and how these groups can d evelop into organizations. Be able to differentiate groups from seemingly groups and explain how organizati ons differ from groups. Lecture Open class discussion. Video presentation. Recitation Group activity. Quiz. 9 Sex, Marriage and Family. Provide for the social systems affecting matters concerning sex, family and marr iage. Be able to determine and explain the factors that affect family and marr iage establishment and explain how sex is perceived socially. Lecture Open class discussion. Video presentation. Recitation. Quiz. 10 Kinship and Descent. Provide for the systems by which blood relationship is treated up to certain ext ent. Be able to explain how relatedness to one determines the duties, rights and stat us of the other. Lecture Open class discussion. Recitation. Quiz.
11 Family issues: domestic violence and child abuses. Provide for the bright and dark sides of family life. Be able to determine the factors that force abuses to happen and the pos sible ways to prevent them from happening. Lecture Open class discussion. Video presentation. Recitation. Reaction paper. 12 Midterm Exam 13 Inequalities of race and ethnicity. Provide for the difference between race and ethnicity and the understanding of minority and majority. Be able to explain how our perception of people affects our attitudes towards th em and be able to refute that numbers define minority. Lecture Open class discussion. Video presentation. Recitation. Reaction paper. 14 Inequalities of gender and age.
Provide for the Be able to explain how oppression is made in the policie s towards women, LGBT and the aged. Lecture Discussion. Video presentation. Recitation Reaction paper. 15 Social Stratification. Provide for the religious, political, and economic stratification systems of the world. Be able to explain what stratification is and how does it affect the life chance s of individuals in the society. Lecture
Discussion. Video presentation. Recitation Quiz 16 Social and Cultural Changes. Provide for the social forces at play why social changes occur. Be able to explain why socio-cultural changes are possible and why members of th e society at times are resistant to changes. Lecture Discussion. Video presentation. Recitation Seat work Quiz 17 Social Movements. Provide for the sectors of the society that want change, their goals and ways to voice out their concerns. Be able to explain why social movements are necessary and what importance does i t have to the social conscious ness. Lecture Discussion. Video presentation. Recitation Reaction paper. Quiz 18 Final Exam. References Calhoun. Sociology. 7th Edition. McGraw-Hill. Haviland et.al., Essentials of Cultural Anthropology, 2nd Edition. 2008. Cengage
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