AbstractSociologists who analyze stratification processes tend to explore the following questions: (1) what is "stratification"? (2) what variables tend to influence a person’s placement in the stratification system of a given social context, region, or society? (3) how does social stratification affect individuals and groups within any given social context,...
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- Teaching and Learning in Sociology
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- Class Activity
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- Any Level
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ESTIMATED TIME: 50 minutes (introduction, exercise, analysis, assessment)
Ø a medium (whiteboard, overhead, power point slide) to list a student generated "Criteria Grid for Decision-Making"
Ø a medium (overhead, power point slide) to identify and...
Learning Goals and Assessments
- Goal 1: Strengthen understanding of discipline-specific knowledge and theoretical frameworksObjective 1: distinguish social differentiation and social stratification.Objective 2: compare and contrast theoretical frameworks
- Goal 2: Strengthen higher order reasoning skillsObjective 2: apply stratification processes to a "hypothetical" case study.
- Goal 3: Strengthen problem solving skillsObjective 3: analyze how a persistent "ideology of inequality" continues as a major reason why strat systems survive; demonstrate how strat remains a form of systemic inequality built into the social structure
- Assessment 1: complete embedded test questions. (minimum 70th percentile).
- Assessment 2: develop a hypothetical "Criteria Grid for Decision-Making".
- Assessment 3: complete embedded reflection questions (minimum 70th percentile)