The home exam will be handed out on Monday the 4th of October at 10.00 a.m. in the reception on the first floor in Harriet Holters hus, and it will also be available on the home page of the course at the same time. The home exam must be handed in on Friday the 8th of October at 2 p.m. in the reception on the first floor in Harriet Holters hus. You can not deliver the essay on e-mail.
This set of questions has 4 pages, including this page and an obligatory statement.
The grades will be posted on the bulletin board outside Auditorium 7, Eilert Sundts hus on the 29th of October at 2 p.m. You will also find the grades on the Studentweb some hours later.
The grades are considered official when they are publicized as above, and students are responsible for checking their grades at this time. Only authorized absence will give dispensation to this rule.
The candidate must hand in two examples of the essay. Along with the essay an obligatory statement will be handed in. This statement is on page four.
Remember to write down your examination number (kandidatnummer) so that you have it when you check the results.
Your home examination consists of an essay on one of the topics given below. The essay - as we discussed in the groups - is a genre that can begin with an empirical observation, something you can relate to, perhaps also something more personal or subjective. But this should be only a point of departure, and in the course of the essay you should also make use of sociology theory, and you could also collect more empirical data that illustrates the theme you have chosen. The essay is expected to have the form of a discussion, or a dialogical form. The way you decide to do this can wary, there is no clear recipe for how to do this.
Choose one of the following questions:
Norway: a society characterized by gender-equality?
Educational differences in Norway
Rules for home exam in SOS1001:
Retningslinjer/ praktisk informasjon om oppgaven for hjemmeeksamen i SOS1001: * The essay must be between 1800 – 2400 words (There are