The Sociological Cinema is an online resource to help sociology instructors incorporate videos into their classes. The centerpiece of the site is a searchable database of video clips. Each clip is tagged with sociological themes, year, and includes a summary of the clip with suggestions of how to use it in the classroom
This portal offers a wealth of information to help students develop a sociological imagination! The editorial team at the University of Minnesota, Department of Sociology, maintains a blog tracking social science research, podcasts featuring leading social scientists talking about their research, and an editorial function. The portal also includes a series of blogs relevant to various topics--Sociological Images, ThickCulture, Sexuality and Society, Graphic Sociology, and Sociological Lens (affiliated with Sociology Compass), to name a few. The Society Pages likewise hosts the online version of Contexts magazine. Instructors and students will find an abundant amount of useful information here. This is a portal well worth a few days of exploration!