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Fundamental Course Concepts

S.P.E.C.T. SOCIETY. PERSONS. ENVIRONMENT. CULTURE. TIME.

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Additional Course Concepts

P.A.G.G.I.T.S. POWER. AUTHORITY. GENDER. GLOBALISATION. IDENTITY. TECHNOLOGIES. SOCIAL AND CULTURAL LITERACY.

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AUTHORITY

A LEGITIMATE USE OF POWER.

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GENDER

REPRESENTED SOCIALLY CONSTRUCTED DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MALES AND FEMALES.

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GLOBALISATION

THE PROCESS OF INTEGRATION AND SHARING OF IDEALS BETWEEN COUNTRIES.

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IDENTITY

THE SENSE OF SELF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FROM A PERSONAL, SOCIAL, AND CULTURAL LEVEL.

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POWER

THE ABILITY TO INFLUENCE OR PERSUADE OTHERS TO A POINT OF VIEW.

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TECHNOLOGIES

TOOLS THAT WE USE TO ASSIST OUR INTERACTIONS IN SOCIETY.

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SOCIAL AND CULTURAL LITERACY

HAS AN UNDERSTANDING OF ONE'S CULTURE AND DOES NOT JUDGE AND RESPECTS THAT CULTURES VALUES.

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PERSONS

WE HAVE OUR OWN IDENTITY, PERSONALITY, AND CHARACTER, AS WELL AS OUR OWN SPECIFIC DNA AND PHYSIOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGICAL MAKE-UP.

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SOCIETY

THE CONTEXT IN WHICH WE LIVE OUR LIVES, CAN BE VIEWED ON MICRO, MESO AND MACRO LEVELS.

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CULTURE

THE SHARED KNOWELEDGE, ATTITUDES, AND BEHAVIORS, THAT GIVE EACH SOCIETY IT'S COHERENCE, IDENTITY, AND DISTINCTIVE WAY OF LIFE.

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DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SOCIETY AND CULTURE

SOCIETY IS THE CONTEXT IN WHICH WE LIVE OUR LIVES, CULTURE MAKES UP THE DEFINING ELEMENTS OF OUR WAY OF LIFE.

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ENVIRONMENT

OUR PHYSICAL SETTING, WHICH IS A MAJOR DETERMINANT OF OUR WAY OF LIFE.

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TIME

A CONSTRUCT OF OUR CULTURE; HOW WE UNDERSTAND TIME IS A PRODUCT OF OUR BELIEFS AND VALUES.

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MACRO LEVEL SOCIETY

THE 'BIG PICTURE'

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MESO LEVEL SOCIETY

THE MIDDLE GROUND. INTERACTIONS BETWEEN COMMUNITIES.

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MICRO LEVEL SOCIETY

AN INDIVIDUALS PERSONAL LIFE.

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SOCIAL STRUCTURE

THE REOCCURING PATTERNS OF SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR AND THE ORDERED INTERELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN MEMBERS OF A SOCIETY.

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SOCIAL CONSTRUCT

A SOCIALLY CREATED ASPECT OF SOCIETY E.G GENDER

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CONTINUITY

THE PERSISTENCE OR CONSITENT EXISTENCE OF CULTURAL ELEMENTS THROUGH A SOCIETY ACROSS TIME.

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CHANGE

THE ALTERATION OR MODIFICATION OF CULTURAL ELEMENTS IN A SOCIETY.

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SOCIALISATION

THE PROCESS BY WHICH INDIVIDUALS LEARN TO BECOME FUNCTIONING MEMBERS OF SOCIETY BY INTERNALISING THE ROLES, NORMS AND VALUES OF THAT SOCIETY.

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THE GROUPS AND INSTITUTIONS THAT MAKE UP SOCIETY

F.L.P.W.G.M.S FAMILY, SCHOOL, PEERS, WORK, GOVERNMENT, MEDIA, THE LEGAL SYSTEM.

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AGENTS OF SOCIALISATION

F.L.P.W.G.M.S FAMILY, SCHOOL, PEERS, WORK, GOVERNMENT, MEDIA, THE LEGAL SYSTEM.

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QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH

LESS DEPTH, CLOSER TO NUMERICAL, FOR EXAMPLE STATISTICS, DATA, CLOSED ENDED QUESTIONS.

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QUALITATIVE RESEARCH

MORE DEPTH AND DETAIL, USUALLY SUBJECTIVE AND FOCUSES ON A SMALLER NUMBER OF THINGS, FOR EXAMPLE, INTERVIEWS, OPEN ENDED SURVEYS, CONTENT ANALYSIS.

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CONTENT ANALYSIS

EXAMINING THE SUBJECT MATTER OF A SOURCE. FOR EXAMPLE ANALYSING A BOOK OR MOVIE.

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INTERVIEW

A PRIMARY RESEARCH METHOD THAT CONSISTS OF A CONVERSATION WITH OPEN ENDED QUESTIONS WITH THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING INFORMATION.

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OBSERVATION

A PRIMARY AND QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHOD. AN INDIVIDUAL OBSERVES BEHAVIOUR BY OVERLOOKING OR TAKING PART IN THE BEHAVIOUR.