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Materials for Introductory Sociology

Bookmark Collection:  Materials for Introductory Sociology

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Modules to use in student assignments in Soc 200, 201, and 202.
Date Added to MERLOT: September 24, 2006
Created by: Jennifer Lerner
License: Creative Commons License
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Delete the item CorpWatch: Holding Corporations Accountable from this Bookmark Collection
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Use for teaching globalization, environment, labor issues, and other issues related to... More
Delete the item Level of Measurement from this Bookmark Collection
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(Drill and Practice)
Website with brief overview of nominal, ordinal, and interval-ratio levels of measurement... More
Delete the item Asian-Nation: The Landscape of Asian America from this Bookmark Collection
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Very attractive, easy to navigate, comprehensive site on Asian Americans (stereotypes... More
Delete the item The Global Social Change Research Project from this Bookmark Collection
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Huge compendium of materials on global issues and social change. Links to online sources... More
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Site examining homosexuality across cultures and times. Made my an LGBT activist, so... More
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Site on constitutional issues with brief summaries of the issues and slightly longer... More
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Site on child prostitution worldwide. Has a few very basic lesson plans, discussion... More
Delete the item Multicultural Pavilion from this Bookmark Collection
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Gorski's site on multicultural education. Variety of materials including articles, quotes... More
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Site provides the lecture in text, video, and audio form. Also includes an interview with... More
Delete the item NAFTA: Are Jobs Being Sucked Out of the United States? from this Bookmark Collection
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Online lesson on NAFTA. Covers opposing views on how it has affected jobs in the U.S.,... More
Delete the item E Pluribus Unum: America in the 1770s, 1850s, and 1920s from this Bookmark Collection
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Neat site examining how Americans have dealt with becoming "one from many" in various... More
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Learning object on research methods. Includes brief description plus brief treatment of... More
Delete the item Verstehen: Max Weber Website from this Bookmark Collection
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Could be useful for planning lectures or for directing students to an overview of Weber's... More
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Good idea for a simple exercise to begin discussion about xenophobia/anti-immigrant bias... More
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Extensive site on all aspects of death and dying, from legal aspects to moral aspects to... More
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Slide show and video clips with narrative describing key points from the experiment. ... More
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Site begun by the late Jeffrey Hadden at the University of Virginia and now maintained by... More
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Site collecting lesson plans, links, and articles on large range of topics, organized by... More
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Laura Shulma's site with extensive resources (including handouts and other teaching... More
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Companion website to film by the same title. Six interesting interactive modules on... More
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Site with personal story of a transsexual psychology graduate student, mixed with... More
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Companion site to film by the same name. Includes fun games to explore social class and... More
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Includes great photoessay with compelling photos accompanied by brief statements about... More
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Stories, video, audio, photos, and related documents and websites collecting memories of... More
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Useful if doing a unit on government response to terrorism or on the attacks in general.
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Great resource--searchable or browsable collection of newspaper/magazine ads from 1911 to... More
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Detailed exploration of major event in labor history; can have students explore this in... More
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Site about the landless movement in Brazil. Site navigation not immediately apparent to... More
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Excellent module outlining basic arguments against the death penalty and offering... More
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Australian site to help teachers teach about global issues. Includes overview on various... More
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Quiz for students to self-assess their impact on the environment; good for introducing... More
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Snazzy site with brief pieces of text, as well as photos and audio, about the internment... More
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Virtual exhibit on the eugenics movement (philosophy, activities, Buck vs. Bell case,... More
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Tolerance.org, project of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Includes articles on current... More
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Harvard's Implicit Association Tests site, including information about how the tests work... More
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Site with a huge number of articles (many of which include links to additional online... More
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World Bank site on poverty including both overviews and very detailed reports on various... More
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BBC World website including articles and audio on large range of topics. Useful for... More
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Includes modules on variety of human rights violations, including genocide, women's... More
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Could use in Soc 200, or in Soc 202 for environment unit (along with carbon footprint... More