General Resources in Sociology

The SocioLog, Julian Dierkes’ Comprehensive Guide to Sociology On-Line
Links to thematic sites, sociological practice, teaching sociology, great sociologists, and sociological entertainment.


Teaching Sociology

Teaching Sociology
Home page of the journal on teaching sociology published quarterly by the American Sociological Association.

Teaching and Pedagogy Resources (Department of Sociology, University of Colorado at Boulder). 
Syllabi and links to online resources.

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Online Syllabi and Course Materials

Online Syllabi and Course Materials
 is worth browsing for many online learning materials that may be useful in teaching sociolog.y

Resources specific to sociology

An example of what MERLOT has to offer is this PBS program, “Juvenile Justice: Should Teens Who Commit Serious Crimes Be Tried and Sentenced as Children or Adults?”

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Simulations and Gaming in Sociology

Simulation and Gaming and the Teaching of Sociology, 6 th edition, American Sociological Association, 1997. 
This site provides an annotated bibliography compiled by Richard L. Dukes, Colorado University, of mainly non-Internet-based materials related to using simulations and gaming in sociology. Includes books, articles, periodicals, directories, Internet sites, and centers. Click on “Findings” for a detailed list of suggestions for running simulations/games in the classroom.

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Topical Instructional Resources

Sociologists for Women in Society
An organization dedicated to improving the position of women in sociology and in society. Provides a broad range of research and teaching resources including film lists, fact sheets, reading lists, teaching materials, and research on the effects of gender on teaching evaluations.

Understanding Prejudice
This site contains over 2,000 links to prejudice-related resources, plus searchable databases, exercises and demonstrations, and college-level teaching materials.

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Discussion Lists in Sociology

See also General Social Science Resources for additional discipline-specific materials.

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