Sociology

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. 
http://www.sociolog.com/links/topics.html

 

Teaching Sociology

Teaching Sociology
Home page of the journal on teaching sociology published quarterly by the American Sociological Association. 
http://tso.sagepub.com/

Teaching and Pedagogy Resources (Department of Sociology, University of Colorado at Boulder). 
Syllabi and links to online resources. 
http://sociology.colorado.edu

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Online Syllabi and Course Materials

Online Syllabi and Course Materials
MERLOT
 is worth browsing for many online learning materials that may be useful in teaching sociolog.y
ttp://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm

Resources specific to sociology
https://www.merlot.org/merlot/materials.htm?category=2825

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?”
https://www.merlot.org/merlot/viewMaterial.htm?id=83902.

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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. 
http://www.unice.fr/sg/resources/biblios/biblio_dukes_contents.htm

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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. 
http://www.socwomen.org/

Understanding Prejudice
This site contains over 2,000 links to prejudice-related resources, plus searchable databases, exercises and demonstrations, and college-level teaching materials. 
http://www.understandingprejudice.org/teach/

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Discussion Lists in Sociology

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

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