AbstractThe purpose of this exercise is to introduce the concept of deviance and create a fun-filled atmosphere in which to begin this discussion. This exercise facilitates a discussion on various concepts of deviance using short 5-6 minute clips from www.improveverywhere.com. The students will gain knowledge and understanding on the concepts of deviance,...
- Subject Area(s):
- Deviant Behavior/Social Disorganization
- Resource Type(s):
- Class Activity, Lecture, Video
- Class Level(s):
- College 100
- Class Size(s):
Learning Goals and Assessments
- The learning goals are to facilitate a discussion on deviance and norms using short 5-6 minute clips from www.improveverywhere.com. The students will gain knowledge and understanding on various concepts including:deviance, conformity, norms, and folkways.
- Students are able to understand and apply some of the key concepts of deviance within a social setting using aspects of the sociological perspective. The scenarios presented to them through the videos allow for a dialogue on many conceptual issues.