From the big picture of form, function and conflict to the conversation and relationship level, a sociologist is there with a theory. This week we will practice being sociologists from the big three perspectives.
Before Oct 13
- Read Outliers, Chp 2 “The 10,000 Hour Rule” Below are the computer science entrepreneurs from the chapter. Pics courtesy of wikipedia.
- Take notes on chapter 2.
- Signs that something may be notable:
- Extreme or absolute language
- Numbers, data, statistics
- New words or phrases (like accumulative advantage from Chp 1)
- Two paragraph response. Print and bring to class:
- First paragraph: Summary of the chapter. Use the template from last week. You can substitute in a different quote intro or quote explaining phrases from the boxes below the template.
- Second paragraph: Answer, what else – other than timing – might be a factor in those computer entrepreneurs success and why. Hint: Consider the picture above. You do NOT need a quote or additional research for this paragraph.
For Your Procrastination
- When does peace not mean peace
- For later if you want another example of the different perspectives, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kg6N3d6FmQg. Example starts around 15:00
- School of Life videos about Max Weber, Auguste Comte, Alexis de Tocqueville, Emile Durkheim. Karl Marx
- Off and Running site – story of Averie from week 1.