SOC 112 Module Eight Worksheet
Your Sociological Lens
Read the article titled "Understanding the Sociological Perspective: How Sociologists See the World" and
watch the video
How Does Social Change Happen?
reflect on the course material by answering the
following questions in complete sentences (1-3 sentences per question). You will need to support your
answers with at least one scholarly source. Your responses will be graded using the Module Eight
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1. Describe how you can use your
newly developed sociological
perspective in your everyday life.
I can use my newly developed sociological perspective in my
everyday life, in a few ways. I can take a step back and analyze
situations differently, to understand how they affect specific
groups of people, based on what I learned about social
structures, inequalities, and more. I can actively participate in
various topics on social issues within my community, by being
able to comprehend other people's views and being able to
support my views as well.
2. What aspects of sociology can be
helpful to you in your personal life?
The most beneficial aspect of sociology I can use in my
personal life, is the ability to see others' personal difficulties.
As our article talked about, sociology allows us to see all
possible outcomes of a situation (Cole et al, 2020).
3. What aspects of sociology can be
helpful to you in your professional life?
I think the historical context of sociology will be the best aspect
to use in my professional life. Historical context allows us to
analyze the differences in society 30 years ago to today. We
can understand how race affected a person's life, compared to
now. As a mental health counselor, it can help me understand
what the individual faces in society.
4. How can a deeper understanding of
human interaction be helpful in the
Having a deeper understanding of human interactions can help
us in the real world, by providing a foundation of how we can
interact with society to achieve the best possible outcomes. It
can help provide a foundation for more effective
communication in everyday interactions both professional and