ALEX Classroom Resources

ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] SOC (9-12) 1 :
1 ) Describe the development of sociology as a social science field of study.

•  Identifying important figures in the field of sociology, including Karl Marx, Émile Durkheim, Max Weber, George Herbert Mead, and W. E. B. Du Bois
•  Identifying characteristics of sociology, including functional integration, power, social action, social structure, and culture
Subject: Social Studies (9 - 12)
Title: What Is Sociology?: Crash Course Sociology #1
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnCJU6PaCio&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMJ-AfB_7J1538YKWkZAnGA&index=2
Description:

Today we kick off Crash Course Sociology by explaining what exactly sociology is. We’ll introduce the sociological perspective and discuss how sociology differentiates itself from the other social sciences. We’ll also explore what sociology can do, and how a concern with social problems was at the center of sociology's beginnings.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] SOC (9-12) 1 :
1 ) Describe the development of sociology as a social science field of study.

•  Identifying important figures in the field of sociology, including Karl Marx, Émile Durkheim, Max Weber, George Herbert Mead, and W. E. B. Du Bois
•  Identifying characteristics of sociology, including functional integration, power, social action, social structure, and culture
Subject: Social Studies (9 - 12)
Title: Major Sociological Paradigms: Crash Course Sociology #2
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbTt_ySTjaY&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMJ-AfB_7J1538YKWkZAnGA&index=3
Description:

This week we introduce sociology’s three major theoretical paradigms, and some of the advantages and disadvantages of each paradigm.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] SOC (9-12) 1 :
1 ) Describe the development of sociology as a social science field of study.

•  Identifying important figures in the field of sociology, including Karl Marx, Émile Durkheim, Max Weber, George Herbert Mead, and W. E. B. Du Bois
•  Identifying characteristics of sociology, including functional integration, power, social action, social structure, and culture
Subject: Social Studies (9 - 12)
Title: Emile Durkheim on Suicide and Society: Crash Course Sociology #5
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZfGGF-YYzY&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMJ-AfB_7J1538YKWkZAnGA&index=6
Description:

Now that we’ve talked a little bit about how sociology works, it’s time to start exploring some of the ideas of the discipline’s founders. First up: Émile Durkheim. We’ll explain the concept of social facts and how Durkheim framed sociology as a science. We’ll introduce the idea of common consciousness and how Durkheim believed it binds society together. We’ll also talk about Durkheim’s studies on suicide and how he applied his concepts to a specific social problem.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] WH9 (9) 9 :
9 ) Describe the impact of technological inventions, conditions of labor, and the economic theories of capitalism, liberalism, socialism, and Marxism during the Industrial Revolution on the economies, societies, and politics of Europe.

•  Identifying important inventors in Europe during the Industrial Revolution
•  Comparing the Industrial Revolution in England to later revolutions in Europe
[SS2010] SOC (9-12) 1 :
1 ) Describe the development of sociology as a social science field of study.

•  Identifying important figures in the field of sociology, including Karl Marx, Émile Durkheim, Max Weber, George Herbert Mead, and W. E. B. Du Bois
•  Identifying characteristics of sociology, including functional integration, power, social action, social structure, and culture
Subject: Social Studies (9 - 12)
Title: The Young Karl Marx (2018) Clip: The Meeting
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SbqxU3tHM0
Description:

Members of The League of the Just meet with Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. They criticize the two men for being intellectuals who don't share in the experiences of the working class yet have written about them. 



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