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SOC 209 - Social Research Methods

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2019
July 1, 2019 — 
A survey of the various methods of gathering, analyzing and interpreting data with special attention to what particular styles of research imply in terms of alternative, sociological theories. Specific topics include: research design, sampling, methods of observation and interviewing, questionnaire construction and quantitative as well as qualitative analysis.
Section: WW
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SOC 226 - Sexuality Studies

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2019
July 1, 2019 — 
In this course, we will look at sexual desire, behavior, romance, and identity from a sociological perspective. We are not interested in acts but in the social, cultural, and political significance attached to the acts. Topics may include hierarchies of behavior; how different ethnic, cultural, and religious groups conceptualize sexual identity the history of heterosexual, gay/lesbian, and other sexual subcultures; the commercialization of sexual practices; the body and performance; political issues of reproductive rights and criminalization and stigmatization of sexual deviance; and how globalization is affecting contemporary sexual behaviors. Finally, we will see how studying sexuality informs us about society more generally.
Section: WW
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SPED 507 - Foundations & Research In Special Education

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2019
July 1, 2019 — 
This course covers the historical evolution of research and practice in special education and on the broader context of American public education. Topics will include data collection tools, analysis, perspectives, and theoretical interpretations in the research process. Students will conduct an academic research project, with a focus on single-subject design. Students will employ a variety of technological tools when conducting research and presenting findings.
Section: WW
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STAT 101 - Introduction To Statistics

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2019
July 1, 2019 — 
Basic statistical concepts which may include steps in scientific research, measurements, sampling and experimentation; descriptive concepts such as tables, graphs and summary statistics, elementary probability concepts; sampling, distributions, normal distribution; inferential methods such as estimation, hypothesis testing. Other topics may include chi square tests, correlation, regression. Use of a Statistical software package.
Section: W2
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STAT 101 - Introduction To Statistics

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2019
July 1, 2019 — 
Basic statistical concepts which may include steps in scientific research, measurements, sampling and experimentation; descriptive concepts such as tables, graphs and summary statistics, elementary probability concepts; sampling, distributions, normal distribution; inferential methods such as estimation, hypothesis testing. Other topics may include chi square tests, correlation, regression. Use of a Statistical software package.
Section: W3
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WMST 214 - Witches, Harlots, Wild Women

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2019
July 1, 2019 — 
This class will study cultural stories - various literatures, religious writings, medical arguments, laws, feminist essays, song lyrics, and others - of the past 3500 years focusing on various forms of the Archetypal Wild Women, including goddesses, teachers, wise women, healers, witches, warriors, whores, saints, mothers, green women, and mad women. Readings will include biblical texts, mythologies of goddess from various cultures, the Malleus Maleficarum, and critical writings on contemporary female sexuality to trace the reoccurring pattern of containment of female sexuality that attempts to produce a sense of order and stability created only by severely restricting women. We will explore the potential results of women refusing boundaries and containment as we examine the cultural stories that define, patrol, and discipline the socially constructed functions, roles, and definitions of women.
Section: WW
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AHIS 208 - The City In American Culture

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2019
May 20, 2019 — 
Building on the work of urban and cultural historians, this course is designed to analyze and describe the city's contributions to American culture. The course thematically surveys several cultural moments from the late 18th to the late 20th century through the perspective of a wide variety of urban artists, poets, writers, journalists, and musicians. The course explores how city life influenced a variety of urbanites (both men and women) who put pencil to paper, brush to canvas and lyrics to music and, in so doing, played significant roles in the production of American culture.
Section: W1
3
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AHIS 283 - History Of New York City

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2019
May 20, 2019 — 
This course surveys the history of New York City (New Amsterdam until 1664) from its origins as a trading post for Dutch West India Co. to its present status as America's foremost metropolis. Building on the work of urban historians, this course weaves together evidence & interpretations from the fields of economic, political, social, ethnic & cultural history. Attention to the city's growth in the colonial period, its emergence as the center of American commerce in 19th century & its current position as a center of the production of American popular culture.
Section: W1
3
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ANTH 201 - North American Indians

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2019
May 20, 2019 — 
An ethnographic and historical survey of North American Indian cultures from first European contact to the present. Emphasis is placed on contemporary Indian communities and their antecedents. Topics include Indian economies and sociopolitical organization, religions and world view, culture change and federal-state Indian policies.
Section: W1
3
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CART 101 - Introduction To Computer Art

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2019
May 20, 2019 — 
Introduces the student to the computer as a creative medium. Students will explore current software to create digital projects and gain a foundation in the methods and practices of digital artists and designers. Through critiques, lectures, and discussions it examines the computer as a cultural phenomenon.
Section: W1