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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
Course unit
SP13107653, A.A. 2018/19

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2018/19

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
SP1419, Degree course structure A.Y. 2010/11, A.Y. 2018/19
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination SOCIOLOGY
Department of reference Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology
E-Learning website
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in SOCIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Teacher in charge MATTEO BORTOLINI SPS/07

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Basic courses SPS/07 General Sociology 9.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 9.0 63 162.0 No turn

Start of activities 01/10/2018
End of activities 18/01/2019
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2010 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
9 2018/19 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 BORTOLINI MATTEO (Presidente)
RIVA CLAUDIO (Membro Effettivo)
8 2017/18 01/10/2017 30/11/2018 RIVA CLAUDIO (Presidente)
DRUSIAN MICHELA (Membro Effettivo)
PICCIONI TIZIANA (Membro Effettivo)
STELLA RENATO (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: As an introductory course, no pre-requisite is necessary
Target skills and knowledge: Students will be introduced to the basics of the discipline via an active-learning approach focused on the introduction of basic sociological concepts and the use of the so-called "sociological imagination" in order to critically analyze contemporary social phenomena and problems
Examination methods: Written, in-class multiple exams.

Norms and examples are to be found on the Moodle platform
Assessment criteria: Rules and evaluation criteria are to ne found on the Moodle platform
Course unit contents: Using some pieces of empirical and historical research taken from a the wide repertoire of theoretical and empirical sociology, students will learn to interpret the behavior of social actors by framing it within interaction contexts, collective membership and social institutions; they will learn to reconstruct and interpret symbolic pattern and their use by social actors; they will learn how to use different theoretical schemes in order to describe and explain social phenomena from different points of view.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures, practical exercises, and discussions
Additional notes about suggested reading: The ultimate version of this syllabus might be found on the Moodle platform and on a closed facebook page which will be activated some time before the beginning of the term.

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Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)