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Sociological Stories for Social Studies | Mga Kwentong Sosyolohikal para a Araling Panlipunan

Prof. Clarence M. Batan, PhD – Course designer & Facilitator

University of Santo Tomas


Manila, Philippines

COURSE PLAN
SOCIOLOGY-ANTHROPOLOGY (SA)1
COURSE TITLE : Sociological Stories for Social Studies
Mga Kwentong Sosyolohikal para a Araling Panlipunan
COURSE NUMBER : SA
CREDIT UNITS : 3
3 hours/week lecture | 4CSC| IICS | Tuesdays | 5:00 – 8:00 PM | 4TH flr. Rm. 45, Ruaño Bldg.
CONTACT HOURS :
4CSB| IICS | Wednesdays | 5:00 – 8:00 PM | 4TH flr. Rm. 47, Ruaño Bldg.
COURSE PLACEMENT : Sociology
PRE-REQUISITES : None
COURSE FACILITATOR : PROF. CLARENCE M. BATAN, PHD
Tuesdays & Wednesdays | 8:00 - 11:00 AM
CONSULTATION PLACE/TIME : Research Center for Social Sciences & Education (RCSSED)
Thomas Aquinas Research Complex (TARC), UST
EMAIL | WEBSITE :
cmbatan@ust.edu.ph | www.clarencebatan.com
COURSE DESCRIPTION : The course introduces the discipline of Sociology as a social science through the lens of
Sociological Stories for Social Studies (Mga Kuwentong Sosyolohikal Para sa Araling
Panlipunan). The course (a) explores selected fundamental concepts in the study of
society and some social theories; (b) introduces basic research methodologies and
strategies defining the scientific practice of sociology as a social science; and (c)
exposes the students to select areas of interests in sociology. Overall, the course
envisions providing a unique sociological perspective that maybe useful, relevant,
practical, and meaningful to the lives of students.

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Enrolled under the course, Sociology & Anthropology (SA), is designed to be an introductory course for two disciplines. Given my heavy academic preparation in
Sociology, the general design of this introductory course is sociological with emphasis to understanding select sub-disciplines in sociology using stories.

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Sociological Stories for Social Studies | Mga Kwentong Sosyolohikal para a Araling Panlipunan
Prof. Clarence M. Batan, PhD – Course designer & Facilitator

Department of Social Science’s Program Intended Course Intended


Intended Learning Outcomes Learning Outcomes Learning Outcomes

Through the Department of Sociology, Upon graduation, students must be analytical After taking this introductory Sociology
students are expected to be able to: and critical thinkers who are able to: course, the students must be able to:

Explain and apply sociological concepts and Understand the discipline of Sociology as a
Show expertise in the competencies theories social science, its history, development
necessary to the practice of the profession. and methodologies with an emphasis on
understanding Philippine society and its
relations with the global world.
(Foundational knowledge and integration)
Demonstrate the capacity of leadership and Apply research skills in designing, Value the role of sociological perspective
team work including the ability to motivate implementing, and assessing social programs in understanding the social realities in
others to be responsible and reliable. and projects in academic, government, contemporary Filipino and global society.
corporate, development and other settings (Human dimension and caring)
Develop new knowledge and understanding Analyze and address social problems and Develop skills in comprehending specific
that will contribute to nation-building and issues Philippine and/or global social
sustainable development through the phenomenon and to be able to assess its
processes of inquiry, research and academic and practical relevance.
innovation. (Learning how to learn)
Uphold Catholic values and moral principles Practice professional and ethical standards of Value the role of sociological perspective
reflective of a competent, committed and Sociology and the social sciences in understanding the social realities in
compassionate Thomasian in the formation contemporary Filipino and global society.
of humanely progressive and healthy (Human dimension and caring)
society.
Recognize the application of sociology as a
profession in various fields of occupation.
(Application)
Develop effective communication Communicate ideas effectively in relevant Develop skills in comprehending specific
competencies through interpersonal skills settings Philippine and/or global social
and utilize information technology phenomenon and to be able to assess its
responsibly as an effective toll in exploring academic and practical relevance.
and expressing ideas. (Learning how to learn)

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Sociological Stories for Social Studies | Mga Kwentong Sosyolohikal para a Araling Panlipunan
Prof. Clarence M. Batan, PhD – Course designer & Facilitator

Intended Learning Outcomes Teaching- Learning


Content Assessment Tasks
Activities
a) Understand the discipline of  Participation
Sociology as a social science, its (including, readings,
history, development and interactive classroom-
methodologies with an emphasis based or online  Online quizzes
on understanding Philippine Sociology as a Social Science discussion, one-minute  Reflection papers
society and its relations with the essays, reflections,  One-page essay
global world. photo-essays, short
(Foundational knowledge and quizzes, long quizzes,
integration) workshop outputs,
b) Recognize the application of Thinking and Doing film/documentary  Long quiz
select sub-disciplines in Sociology viewing, lecture, song
 Preliminary
sociology. analysis, writing &
(Application) research workshops) Examination
c) Value the role of sociological  Readings
perspective in understanding  Interactive classroom-
contemporary Filipino and global based or online
society. (Human dimension and discussion
caring)  One-minute essays
 Online quizzes
 Reflections
d) Develop skills in comprehending  Short quizzes  Reflection papers
specific social issues in the Contemporary  Long quizzes  One-page essay
Philippines and/or global social Social Issues  Workshop outputs Quizzes
phenomenon and to be able to  Film/documentary  Long quiz
assess their academic and viewing  Final
practical relevance.  Lecture
Examination
(Learning how to learn)  Song analysis
 Writing & research
workshops

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Sociological Stories for Social Studies | Mga Kwentong Sosyolohikal para a Araling Panlipunan
Prof. Clarence M. Batan, PhD – Course designer & Facilitator
REFERENCES

Alatas, S. F. (2017). Jose Rizal (1861-1896). In S. F. Alatas & V. Sinha (Eds.), Sociological Theory Beyond the Canon. London, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.

Batan, C. M. (2010). Batong Bahay: Naratibo ng kahirapan at tagumpay ng isang karaniwang pamilyang Pilipino (Stone House: A Filipino family’s narrative of poverty and success)
Manila: UST Publishing House.

Batan, C. M. (2011). E-dukha-Aksyon: Preliminary Notes on the Sociology of Current Pinoy Students. Paper presented at the Workshop on Connecting the Youth for Student Affairs
Practitioners., Jose Rizal University.

Batan, C. M. (2012). A Conceptual Exploration of the Istambay Phenomenon in the Philippines. Philippine Sociological Review, 60, 101-130.

Batan, C. M., & Lomahan, C. J. D. (2016). Ang Hanapbuhay sa Pelikula: Contesting Representations of Work in Filipino Films, 1970s to 2010s. Philippine Sociological Review,
64(Special Issue), 73-102.

Berger, P. L. (1963). Invitation to Sociology: A Humanistic Perspective. New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc.

Collins, R. (1992). The Sociology of God. Sociological Insight: An Introduction to Non-Obvious Sociology (Second ed.). New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Curato, N. (2016). The Early Duterte Presidency in the Philippines. Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, 35(3), 91-109.

de Leon, M. (Writer). (1984 ). Sister Stella L.: Regal Films.

Diaz-Abaya, M. (Writer). (1999). Muro-Ami: GMA Films.

King, V. T. (2008). The Sociological Context. The Sociology of Southeast Asia: Transformations in a Developing Region (pp. 20 - 36). Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press.

Matti, E. (Writer). (2013). On the Job: Star Cinema.

Mills, C. W. (1959). The promise The Sociological Imagination (pp. 3-24). New York: Oxford University Press.

Portus, L. M., Barrios, E. B., Conaco, M. C. G., & P., G. S. (2018). Introduction. In L. M. Portus, E. B. Barrios, M. C. G. Conaco, & G. S. P. (Eds.), Doing Social Science Research: A Guidebook.
Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Social Science Council (PSSC).

Schaefer, R. T., & Grekul, J. (2007). The Sociological View Sociology Matters (pp. 1 - 33). Toronto: McGraw Hill.

Steele, S. F., & Price, J. (2008). Applied Sociology: Terms, Topics, Tools and Tasks. United States: Thomson Wadsworth.

Tomasian Cable Television (TOMCAT). (2002). Edukhasyon: Poverty and Education in the Philippines. In-depth Episode 11 - Jean Paolo Hernandez & Janice Jose (Producers).
Manila: Educational Technology Center - University of Santo Tomas.

Yee, D. K. P. (2017). Constructing reconstruction, territorializing risk: imposing "no-build zones" in a post-disaster reconstruction in Tacloban City, Philippines. Critical Asian
Studies.

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Sociological Stories for Social Studies | Mga Kwentong Sosyolohikal para a Araling Panlipunan
Prof. Clarence M. Batan, PhD – Course designer & Facilitator
GRADING SYSTEM:
For prelims
Participation (including, readings, interactive classroom-based or online discussion, one-minute essays, 15%
reflections, photo-essays, short quizzes, long quizzes, workshop outputs, film/documentary viewing,
lecture, song analysis, writing & research workshops)
Preliminary Examination 25%
For Finals
Participation (including, readings, interactive classroom-based or online discussion, one-minute essays, 25%
reflections, photo-essays, short quizzes, long quizzes, workshop outputs, film/documentary viewing,
lecture, song analysis, writing & research workshops)
Final Examination (maybe, creative output or final paper) 35%
TOTAL 100%

COURSE POLICIES:
1. Plagiarism
In this course, any type or form of plagiarism will not be tolerated.

Plagiarism2 is the submission or presentation of the work of another as if it were one's own. Some examples of plagiarism are:
• failure to attribute authorship when using a broad spectrum of sources such as written or oral work, computer codes/programs,
artistic or architectural works, scientific projects, performances, web page designs, graphical representations, diagrams, videos,
and images;
• downloading all or part of the work of another from the Internet and submitting as one's own; and
• the use of a paper prepared by any person other than the individual claiming to be the author.

2. Readings, interactive classroom-based or online discussion


The class will be provided a set of reading materials for interactive classroom-based or online discussion. Whenever possible, the class
will be provided guide questions for these discussions. The aim is to generate meaningful debate and critical discourse about specific
topics under discussion.

3. Workshop outputs, film/documentary viewing, lecture, song analysis, writing & research workshops.
Social research seminars/workshops will be organized by the class thesis core team in order to provide ample knowledge and skills that
are apt for the students’ individual thesis needs. These workshops will, ideally, demonstrate the expertise of invited social researchers
from within and outside the university.

2 This definition is adapted from Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia Canada.


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Sociological Stories for Social Studies | Mga Kwentong Sosyolohikal para a Araling Panlipunan
Prof. Clarence M. Batan, PhD – Course designer & Facilitator

4. One-minute essays, reflections, photo-essays, short quizzes, long quizzes,In other instances, there will be a quiz or one minute essay
in order to assess the students retention levels of the salient points discussed in the class.
5. Class Attendance
Attendance in this class will be checked but not graded. This will be the basis of acquiring an FA (failure due to absences) grade. Arriving
20 minutes late will be considered absent. Please make sure to sign the attendance sheet every time you attend the class.

6. Written Examinations
Major requirements of this course are written preliminary and final exams. These examinations will cover assigned readings, various
outputs from different classroom-based and online activities as well as other course materials such as photos, documentaries and films.
When possible, these examinations will be taken using E-leap system.

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Sociological Stories for Social Studies | Mga Kwentong Sosyolohikal para a Araling Panlipunan
Prof. Clarence M. Batan, PhD – Course designer & Facilitator
COURSE CALENDAR
WEEK CONTENT/TOPIC OF INTEREST READINGS AND LEARNING MATERIALS3
MODULE 1: SOCIOLOGY AS SOCIAL SCIENCE
1 UST Sociology Class Information and Directory Survey Online Survey
2 SOCIO-STORY 1: Sociology of Education & Poverty Documentary: EDUKHASYON (Tomasian Cable Television (TOMCAT),
2002)
Reading: E-DUKHA-AKSYON (Batan, 2011)
3 SOCIO-STORY 2: Sociology of Pinoy Students Lecture: On Habitus
4 SOCIO-STORY 3: Sociological Perspective Readings: (Berger, 1963; Mills, 1959; Schaefer & Grekul, 2007)
4 SOCIO-STORY 4: Sociology as a Discipline Readings: (King, 2008; Schaefer & Grekul, 2007)
MODULE 2: THINKING & DOING SOCIOLOGY

5 SOCIO-STORY 5: Sociological Theories Readings: (Alatas, 2017; Schaefer & Grekul, 2007)
Song Analysis: Tatsulok, Liwanag sa Dilim & Imagine
6 SOCIO-STORY 6: Pananaliksik (Social Research) Readings: (Portus, Barrios, Conaco, & P., 2018; Schaefer & Grekul, 2007)
Lecture: Kwento | Pananaliksik
7 SOCIO-STORY 7: Sociology of Professions Reading: (Steele & Price, 2008)
8 PRELIMINARY EXAM
9 SOCIO-STORY 8: Sociology of Filipino Family Book Review Batong Bahay (Batan, 2010)
MODULE 3: CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL ISSUES
10 SOCIO-STORY 9: Sociology of Work Reading: (Batan, 2012)
Lecture: Mga Kontemporaryong Isyu
Lecture: Sosyolohiya ng Hanapbuhay sa Pilipinas
11 SOCIO-STORY 10: Sociology of Childhood and Youth Reading: (Batan & Lomahan, 2016)
Film: Muro-Ami (Diaz-Abaya, 1999)
Lecture: Sosyolohiya ng Kabataang Pinoy
12 SOCIO-STORY 11: Sociology of Politics Reading: (Curato, 2016)
Film: On the Job (OTJ)(Matti, 2013)
13 SOCIO-STORY 12: Sociology of Disasters Reading: (Yee, 2017)
14 SOCIO-STORY 13: Sociology of God Reading: (Collins, 1992)
Film: Sister Stella L. (de Leon, 1984 )
15 SOCIO-STORY 14: Sociology of Food Lecture: Sociology of Jollibee As A Social Phenomenon
FINAL EXAMINATIONS

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To be updated when new materials are available.
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