Home Page for Field Experiences and Writing.

(updated 8/31/12)

This page contains links describing how to gain access to field experiences required as part of Sociology 215 as well as descriptions of the observing and writing assignments that go along with the various field placements. For fuller descriptions of the field sites, consult the field sites page on this web site.

For general instructions about writing assignments related to field experiences click on this link.

Auctions (available for 2012)

Finding Auctions
Writing about Auctions

West Branch School (available for 2010)

Making Contact with West Branch School
Writing about a West Branch School Visit
Directions to West Branch School

North Central Secure Treatment Unit (available to some students for 2012)

Writing Assignment #1
Writing Assignment #2
Writing Assignment #3


Hospital Emergency Rooms (available for 2012)
Visiting the Williamsport Hospital ED

Visiting the Union County Court System (available for 2012)

Shadowing the Public Defender or the District Attorney

Visiting Religious Communities

Visiting the Amish or Mennonites

 

AIDS Projects (available for 2012)

AIDS Resource Alliance

Foodshare (available for 2012)

To participate in Foodshare as a field experience in SOCI 215, Fall 2009, contact emeritus faculty member Dick Ellis or contact the Baptist Church on 3rd and St. Louis St.

Writing about Foodshare

Job Shadowing (available for 2012)

Writing about Job Shadowing

Football (available for 2012)

Writing about a high school football game

Nursing Home (for students who can make their own arrangements)

Writing about a Nursing Home

Mental Hospital (for students who can make their own arrangements)

Writing about a Mental Hospital

Attending a Conference (for students who can make their own arrangements)

Writing about a Conference

Writing about Rehab or Alcoholics Anonymous (for students who can make their own arrangements)

Writing about AA

Writing about Television or Newspaper Reporting (for students who can make their own arrangements)

Writing about Newsmaking

Attending a Livestock Auction or a Fair (for students who can make their own arrangements)

Writing about a Livestock Auction

Writing about a Fair

Haven Ministries Overnight (available for 2012)

Writing about Haven Ministries