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Sociology Virtual Exploration

Sociology Virtual Exploration

These eighteen Virtual Explorations introduce students to a variety of different types of resources for doing sociology on the world wide web. Students access various types of information and input their responses into an online form, which may be submitted electronically to their instructor. While I originally posted my first virtual explorations at my own website using a server-side cgi-script, ISP security protocols prevented some of the emailed responses from going through. I now maintain eighteen virtual explorations, periodically updated, at the Wadsworth Publishing site.


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michael miller
michael miller (Faculty)
9 years ago

This provides an excellent series of modules for introducing beginning sociology students to the research relevance of the WWW.  Has several major learning activities per module that ask students to answer questions about sociologically relevant issues by going to given websites.  Very useful as a supplement to intro sociology text.

Technical Remarks:

Works well re hypertext links except for last two modules.

Time spent reviewing site: 30 minutes