Learning Objectives

3.1 Illustrate how members of society create their own realities
3.2 Identify aspects of society that shape our realities
3.3 Explain how social institutions and the people who control them shape and sustain reality
3.4 Describe the role of sociological research in identifying what is “real” or true
3.5 Identify different modes of research
3.6 Summarize how to evaluate the results of sociologic research