Sociology 1010: Introduction to Sociology FS 2013
Teaching Professor Robert O. Keel
- E-mail: email@example.com (I'll try to reply to contacts within 24 hours--except on weekends)
- Office: 712 SSB Tower
- Phone: 516-6052
- Prof. Keel 's Homepage: http://www.umsl.edu/~keelr
- Curriculum Vitae
- Office Hours: Monday 2:00-3:00 PM; Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 AM-12:15 PM and 2:00-3:00 PM. Please call or e-mail in advance to insure my availability. If these specific times do not work for you, contact me and we can try to arrange an appointment at another time. Try "BB-IM," too.
This syllabus contains:
Required: Connect Plus (eBook) Sociology, 13th edition, Richard Schaefer, McGraw-Hill, 2012. ISBN-13 9780077427887 (there are other options at the book store--you can purchase a spiral-bound, paper copy of the text (ISBN: 0077670507) with Connect+, or a used copy--but, no matter what, you will need the McGraw-Hill "Connect" package. To register your eBook and McGraw-Hill Connect access code (you can purchase the eBook/Connect access code directly from McGraw-Hill, or through the bookstore): Go to the "Course Modules" area of our class MyGateway site, open Module 1, and click on the link for the LearnSmart tutorial for chapter 1. This will prompt you to register your access codes and/or give you the opportunity to purchase them online. You can also purchase access to "Connect Plus" (includes eBook) or "Connect" stand-alone (but you will still need a copy of the eBook or text) via this site.
- Optional (recommended but not required): Primis: Readings in Sociology, Robert Keel, Primis Division, McGraw-Hill, 2005. ISBN: 0-390-54904-5 (most of these readings will be available online).
- There will a variety of "Virtual Handouts" (WWW sites, online essays, and cyber-reports to read and explore) assigned as additional readings throughout the semester. Accessing some of these handouts will require that you log on to "Roksworld" web site (username: student, password: umsl).
- Please do not print this document or other course materials unless absolutely necessary. All documents available online are meant to be used online and are accessible from any internet location--save paper, save a tree.
- There are students from two "sections" enrolled in this course: a day section (001) meeting on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and an Internet-only section (002). The REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL STUDENTS are exactly the same.
- MyGateway Class Pages: http://mygateway.umsl.edu. Here you will find a link to the class MyGateway site, all class information, communication tools, assignments, and grades. See this for information on logging onto and using the MyGateway site, as well as an outline of the contents in the class MyGateway site.
- Minimum Technology Requirements (especially, but not just for online students) and a variety of useful technology tutorials.
- Course Tools and Campus Computing Resources
Lectures and Discussion:
students are expected to "attend" two class sessions each week.
- All sessions
will be broadcast, recorded, and archived using Collaborate.
from any section that miss a live class session are expected to playback
the Collaborate archive(s) from that day.
Section 001 meets:
- Tuesday and Thursday
from 9:30-10:45 in 126 SSB.
- Internet-only section (002): Students are expected to attend
class using Collaborate (live sessions OR if your schedule doesn't allow you to attend the
live classes, you can review the archived Collaborate recordings and receive attendance credit by posting comments in the relevant discussion forum found in each module.
- See Collaborate for information on using Collaborate to "attend" class,
and for information on playing back archived class sessions. Archives
of Collaborate class sessions should be reviewed
prior to the start of the following class session. See, "Attendance"
for more information.
- Class Homepage: http://www.umsl.edu/~keelr/010/intro.html
- Roksworld (username: student, password: umsl)
- Sociology Department