AbstractThis in-class activity and assignment builds on Adam’s (2010) exercise on the differences between sociological and non-sociological explanations for human behavior but with a focus on healthcare students. As sociology becomes increasingly integrated into the curriculum of healthcare education, it is important to develop strategies for teaching the...
- Subject Area(s):
- Introduction to Sociology/Social Problems
- Resource Type(s):
- Assignment, Class Activity
- Class Level(s):
- College 100
- Class Size(s):
Usage NotesThis in-class exercise and accompanying assignment was designed for healthcare students (specifically pharmacy students) who are taking Introduction to Sociology. Ideally, the in-class activity and assignment take place during the first week of the semester when students learn about the sociological imagination. The assignment could also be used in an...
Learning Goals and Assessments
- To help healthcare students recognize the difference between sociological and non-sociological explanations for human behavior using the example of medication adherence.
- Students will complete a written assignment based on an in-class activity to assess their understanding of the material.