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The SocioLog, Julian Dierkes’ Comprehensive Guide to Sociology On-Line.
Links to thematic sites, sociological practice, teaching sociology, great sociologists, and sociological entertainment.
Intute: Social Sciences--Sociology.
A comprehensive international website with annotated Internet resources and a searchable database on topics in Sociology and other social sciences.
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.
The Higher Education Academy: Sociology, Anthropology, Politics (C-SAP).
Supports teaching and learning in higher education in the social sciences. Links to research, projects, and other teaching/learning resources.
Online Syllabi and Course Materials
MERLOT 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?”
Contemporary Online Teaching Cases (Deakin Studies Online, Deakin University , Australia).
Under Sociology, this site provides case studies of three courses in sociology using online materials for all or part of the course. Each case can be reviewed as audio or text transcript.
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.
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.
Internet Resources for Teaching Sociology of Aging (Monika Deppen Wood, Rutgers University-Camden).
Well-organized links to data sites, journals, issue analyses, videos, newsletters, and other online materials useful for teaching and research on aging.
This site contains over 2,000 links to prejudice-related resources, plus searchable databases, exercises and demonstrations, and college-level teaching materials.
Discussion Groups of Interest to Sociologists (Ben Austin, Middle Tennessee State University).
A list of over 50 discussion groups in Sociology with subscription information.
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, Rutgers University
Contains links to online research tutorials, guidelines, and videos for students, created to support learning and skill mastery in specific courses and to provide review as students move to higher-level courses. Also offers links to virtual tours of Internet resources on a range of sociology topics and a list of selected websites for research in sociology, plus much more.
See also General Social Science Resources for additional discipline-specific materials.