Students demonstrate reading comprehension of a theoretical text
Students explain Goffman’s concepts based on selections from The Presentation of Everyday Life
Students reaffirm understanding of theoretical concepts by recognizing them in a familiar sitcom
Students seek examples of concepts from the first episode of The Office: an American Workplace, a situational comedy in the format of a documentary (aka a “mockumentary”)
Students creatively apply concepts in their own lives
Students seek examples of concepts in their own behavior and peer interactions in the days before the next class session.