Parallel to our actual class sessions, we will also have a “virtual classroom” consisting of online messages via our class e-mail listserv.It is required that you subscribe to this free listserv for our class.In-class small and large group discussions; Course Project; Final Exam; Films & Film Reflections Course Organization: This course is designed to be more of a mosaic than a narrative.There are an infinite number of ways this (or any other) course could be designed, all of which would be subjective and incomplete.Course Description: This course will discuss and analyze social problems from a critical perspective, rather than merely “blaming the victim”.We will examine the definition(s) of social problems, including how and why some issues are socially constructed and defined as social problems, while others are not.In doing so, we will introduce and apply some core sociological theories and concepts to better contextualize and understand social problems, to further develop our sociological imaginations, and to discuss and devise social solutions.Required Reading: Stanley Eitzen et al., 13th Ed.) (textbook only) (However you choose to access the text is fine, but it is required: book, loose leaf, or digital; own, rent, or borrow; new or used; present edition or previous two; individual or share; etc.) Listserv: A listserv is a group e-mail messaging system.
com) (When writing to me by e-mail, please put something identifying in the subject line and be sure to mention what course/section you’re in.) My Office Hours: T/Th – almost 9 AM, ~ – 11 AM, & Tues – 6 on class days in DMH 237A (tel: 408-924-2914) Sociology Dept Office: DMH (tel: 408-924-5320 / fax: 408-924-5322 / email: [email protected]), edu/siss My classroom will be, to the best of my ability, a sanctuary classroom (and my office is also a sanctuary), where anyone should feel safe and free to learn and to be a student, regardless of any other reason, identity, classification, or status.While managing his rentals remotely with just a laptop and a wi-fi connection, Antonio regularly speaks at major VR industry events sharing his strategies for maximizing rental income.The Vacation Rental World Summit – now at its 5th edition – is his way to bring a wealth of golden nuggets, proven strategies and current best solutions to you.You can do so quickly by e-mailing [email protected] then replying to the confirmation message (if you haven’t already done so, you need to register for a free Yahoo account, though you do not need to have a Yahoo e-mail address) (if you do not see the confirmation message, be sure you spelled the address correctly and check your spam/junk/bulk folder).Messages sent to [email protected] be received by everyone who subscribes and will be archived on the web at groups.yahoo.com/group/socialproblems.In-class small and large group discussions; Course Project; Exams; Films & Film Reflections; Listserv; Discussions of current events Learning Objective 4: Students will be able to evaluate social science information, draw on different points of view, and formulate applications appropriate to contemporary social issues.In-class small and large group discussions; Course Project; Exams Learning Objective 5: Students will be able to apply multidisciplinary material to a topic relevant to policy and social action at the local, national, and/or international levels.Some of the topics to be studied and discussed will be racism, sexism, poverty, homophobia, and other issues related to discrimination and diversity, in addition to environmental degradation, healthcare, demographic changes, education, power, the mass media, cities, corporate behavior, governmental policies, globalization, inequality, and other social, political, and economic issues.We will also explore some emergent social problems.VRWS started as a simple idea in 2013: connecting the global VR Community – Hosts, Property Managers & Industry Pros – through an independent conference to help attendees understand what’s coming, how to get more bookings, streamline workflows and maximize rental income. The first online editions gathered 15,000 attendees from 5 continents and 50 countries.Many pros improved their business through the advice shared at the event.