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Distance Education at Mendocino College

Summer 2013 SOC 202 - Race and Ethnic Relations (3 units)

Section 8272      Begins June 10     Ends July 18

Course Description

This course will analyze historical experiences and relations among various racial, religious, national, and gender groups as they interact with racism, ethnocentrism and class in the U.S. and the world. Successful students will be able to analyze racial and ethnic relations using sociological theories, literature, and current events.

  • Instructor:  V. Varela
  • Email: varela@mendocino.edu
    After the class has started, please use Etudes Private Messages for communication.
  • Textbook Information:
    • Textbook: Racial Domination, Racial Progress: The Sociology of Race in America, Matthew Desmond & Mustafa Emirbayer, ISBN: 978-0072970517
  • Estimated Time per Week: Students can expect to spend approximately 10 to 14 hours per week reading, writing, and taking quizzes and participating in online class discussions. Remember this is a 17 week class condensed into 6 weeks!
  • Special Requirements: Log into Etudes the first day of class.
  • Assignments & Tests: There are weekly discussions and quizzes, unit papers, and three unit exams.
  • Additional Comments: The entire course will be conducted online through the Etudes program. Students are required to have Internet access, an active email account, the ability to use word processing, conduct Internet searches, attach files, send emails, and work independently.
  • New to ETUDES: Here is an Online Orientation (Flash presentation opens in a new window) that will show you the basics of how to use ETUDES. Here is a flash tutorial (Flash presentation opens in a new window) that demonstrates the log in protocol. Be sure to check System Requirements before getting started with ETUDES. You need to do this on each computer you use while taking a class through ETUDES.
  • ETUDES Course: You will log into the Etudes classroom with the log-in information provided below.

Log in to your course on the first day of the class. Here's how:
Go to the ETUDES portal at https://myetudes.org/portal

Log-in ID

Password

First 2 letters of first name +
First 2 letters of last name +
Last 5 digits of Student COLLEAGUE ID
(Type using all lower case letters)
Example:
Jose A. Garcia
Student ID: 1021945
Username = joga21945

Month Day of birth in school records
 
(Type using all lower case letters)
Example:
Birthday is April 11th, 1982 (04/11/82)
Password = 0411

ETUDES link