Public University of Navarre



CastellanoEuskara | Academic year: 2020/2021 | Previous academic years:  2019/2020  |  2018/2019  |  2017/2018  |  2016/2017 
Bachelor's degree in Social Work at the Universidad Pública de Navarra
Course code: 304101 Subject title: SOCIAL ORGANIZATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
Credits: 6 Type of subject: Basic Year: 1 Period: 1º S
Department: Sociología y Trabajo Social
Lecturers:
SANCHEZ DE LA YNCERA, IGNACIO (Resp)   [Mentoring ] ELIZALDE SAN MIGUEL, BEGOÑA   [Mentoring ]

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Module/Subject matter

This course introduces students to the field of sociology: sociological perspective, socialization, family dynamics, gender and social identities, social stratification, inequalities, work, employment, consumption, the information society and globalization.

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General proficiencies

CG1: Ability to understand the relevance of applying the sociological perspective to everyday life

CG3 ¿ Ability to apply sociological concepts to describe, understand and analyze social processes and current social challenges

CG5 ¿ Development and appreciation of individual, social and cultural diversity as part of their empowerment as critical citizens

CG8 ¿ Ability to analyze current social challenges through sociological theories and research methods

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Specific proficiencies

Students will enhance their ability to:

CE4: understand and analyze information

CE7: identify social problems and issues

CE8:  describe, understand and negotiate in social conflicts

CE10: analyze and understand change in social life

CE 12: analyze current crisis and social conflicts

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Learning outcomes

R1: Become familiar with sociological concepts to understand social structures and the social production and reproduction of societies

R2: Understand key institutions for the social production and reproduction of societies

R3: Identify key elements of social inequalities and social/cultural diversity

R4: Become familiar with concepts of State, power relations and social movements

R5: Be able to analyze current key challenges using relevant sociological concepts and theories

R6: Ability to present and discuss in public empirical results about social processes

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Methodology

 
MD1 Lectures X
MD2 Interaction with students in large group X
MD3 Interaction with students in medium-sized groups X
MD4 Interaction with students in small groups  X
MD5 Personalized interactions: tasks and materials for independent learning X
 

LEARNING ACTIVITIES

 
Código Descripción Sí / No Horas Presencialidad
AF1 Lectures X 45 100
AF2 Seminars/Labs X 15 100
AF3 Assigned essays, exercises and presentations X 30 10
AF4 Independent learning X 50 0
AF5 Office hours X 5 100
AF6 Exams X 5 100
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Relationship between formative activities and proficiencies/learning outcomes

 

Activity Basic General Specific
AF1 CB3, CB4 CG1, CG3, CG5, CG8 CE4, CE7, CE8, CE10, CE12
AF2 CB3, CB4 CG1, CG3, CG5, CG8 CE4, CE7, CE8, CE10, CE12
AF3 CB3 CG1, CG3, CG5, CG8 CE4, CE7, CE8, CE10, CE12
AF4 CB3 CG1, CG3, CG5, CG8 CE4, CE7, CE8, CE10, CE12
AF5   CG1, CG3, CG5, CG8  
AF6  CB3 CG1, CG3, CG8 CE4, CE7, CE8, CE10, CE12

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Evaluation

 

Learning Outome Asessment method Weight Possibility to retake (if fail)
R1, R2, R3, R4, R5,R6 Papers/Seminar/Labs 60 Only 30%  
R1, R2, R3, R4, R5 Final exam 40 Yes

 

 

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Contents

In a constantly changing world, this course has been designed as a first approach to Sociology in which students will develop an understanding of the complexity and diversity of human societies. This course offers a solid grounding in the core sociological concepts. Its study will stimulate critical thinking and promote awareness of contemporary social and political issues. It covers themes as socialization processses, family, gender identities, education and globalization process and provides tools to examine these issues in a rigorous an analytical way.

The course is offered to students from Applied Sociology, Social Work, Primary Education and Early Childhood Education.

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Agenda

THEME 1. A look, analysis and sociological utility.
THEME 2. Families, gender and identities.
THEME 3. Work, leisure and consumption.
THEME 4. Communication, global world and new technologies.

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Bibliography

Access the bibliography that your professor has requested from the Library.


 

Andersen, Margaret, Taylor, H. (2016): Sociology. The essentials (9th edition). Belmont: Wadsworth

Giddens, Anthony; Sutton, Philippe (2017): Sociology (8th Edition), (p. 5-29). Cambridge: Polity Press.

Macionis, John J, Plummer, Ken (2018): Sociology (16th edition). Ed: Harlow, England Pearson. Available at: https://biblioteca.unavarra.es/abnetopac/abnetcl.cgi/O7158/IDdf45cde0?ACC=161

Little, William (2012): Introduction to  Sociology ¿ 1st Canadian Edition. Available at: https://opentextbc.ca/introductiontosociology/

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Location

Arrosadia Campus of the Public University of Navarra. For specific classroom, see the website of the Faculty of Humanities, Social and Educational Sciences.

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