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Sociology Through Active Learning
Student Exercises

Second Edition

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Sociology (General)

September 2008 | 304 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This student workbook is designed to allow you to easily integrate multiple active learning exercises into your Introduction to Sociology courses. Many teachers want to use ôactive learningö in their class, but donÆt have the materials commensurate with that pedagogy. These 51 active learning exercises have been carefully selected from a nationwide search of the best class-tested active learning material available in sociology. Affordably priced, this workbook provides the best that sociology has to offer!Key and New Features Offers many fresh exercisesùabout 40% of the assignments are new to this editionFeatures tear-out worksheets for ease of submission and gradingPresents a wide variety of exercises in terms of content, time required, usefulness for individual or group completion, and relevance for in-class or out-of-class practice InstructorsÆ Resources on CD-ROM!InstructorsÆ Resources on CD-ROM provides detailed information on using, grading, and adapting the exercises. In addition the CD-ROM also includes commentary from the contributing authors explaining their experiences with the exercises, including how they promote specific learning goals and how current instructions to students facilitate the assignment. This CD-ROM features new components to the summary chart for instructors that indicate which assignments have web components, which have global aspects, and other criteria to help professors select the most useful exercises for their teaching needs. Qualified instructors may receive a copy by contacting SAGE at 1-800-818-SAGE (7243) between 6 am û 5 pm, PST.Intended AudienceThe book is designed as the ideal active learning companion to virtually all Introduction to Sociology texts, making it an ideal supplemental text for any undergraduate Introduction to Sociology or Principles of Sociology course.
Kathleen S. Lowney
Puzzling Over Theoretical Perspectives
Peter Kaufman
The Speed Discussion
John W. Eby
Faculty Doors as Symbolic Statements
Susan M. Collins, Sue R. Crull
A Very Short Survey
Paul Higgins, Mitchell B. Mackinem
Helping Experiment
Edward L. Kain
An Introduction to an Important Source for Basic Quantitative Sociological Data
Corinne Lally Benedetto
Decoding Human Behavior: Social Norms and Daily Life
Andrea Malkin Brenner
Understanding Social Location
Virginia T. Gill
Application Exercise on Ethnocentrism and Cultural Relativism
Beth Pamela Skott
Peer Learning in Sociology -- Learning about Other Cultures from International Students
Craig This
Observing Culture
Peter Kaufman
Writing Children's Books
Betsy Lucal
Gender Socialization
Keith A. Roberts
Leadership, Gender, and the Invisible Ceiling: Survey Activity
Heather M. Griffiths
NASA: Understanding Social Interaction
Judy L. Singleton
Group Decision-Making
Lissa J. Yogan
Six Statements for Teaching Social Stratification
John R. Bowman
Guided Fantasy: The Titanic Game
Sandra Enos
Food Stamp Challenge
Mellisa Holtzman
Making Ends Meet
Fadia Joseph, Donal J. Malone
Global Inequality: Comparing Guinea to the United States
Edward L. Kain
Global Stratification and its Impact on a Country's Population Characteristics
Rebecca Bach
Team Case Study of a Community Organization
Charles S. Green
Structural Change at Your College or University
Alton M. Okinaka
Critique of Student Government
Keith A. Roberts
Occupation and Income Exercise
Catherine Fobes, Adam Gillis
Fast Food, Fast Talk: Interactive Service Work
Marcia Marx, Mary Thierry Texeira
Critically Thinking About Race through Visual Media
Jacqueline C. Simpson
Drawing Pictures: Race and Gender Stereotypes
Melanie D. Hildebrandt
Stump that Race Game
Jacqueline C. Simpson
A Group Exercise in Affirmative Action
Jacqueline Clark, Maxine Atkinson
Analyzing the Social Construction of Gender in Birth Announcement Cards
Jacqueline C. Simpson
Reading Little Critter: Understanding the Power of Symbols
Brenda L. Beagan
Debating Deviance
Janis McCoy
Deviance Mini Case Study
Paul Higgins, Mitchell Mackinem
Images of Crime
Rebecca L. Bordt
Media Portrayals of Crime
Robert B. Pettit
Drug Testing in the Workplace: What Would You Do?
Judy Aulette
Housework: Division of Labor
Judy Aulette
Parenthood: Defining Family
Mark R. Warren
Family History Project
Marjorie Altergott
Tommy?s Story
Julie A. Pelton, Frank D. Beck
Mapping Census Data for Your Town
Mellisa Holtzman
Song Analysis Project
Sarah E. Rusche, Kris Macomber
"All of a Sudden?": Exploring Sociology in Everyday Life
John J. Shalanski
Critical Reports on Contemporary Social Problems
Danielle Taana Smith
Literary and Artistic Reflections on War, Terror and Violence
Ada Haynes
Student Empowerment: Student-Designed Syllabus
Janis McCoy
My Page: Student Information
John R. Bowman
Initial Group Assessment
Kathleen R. Johnson
Panel Debates

Wasn't relevant to my course

Dr Shelley Koch
Sociology Anthropology Dept, Emory and Henry College
March 31, 2011
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