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Why Modules? We listened to the increasing demand of instructors for more flexibility with teaching materials. "Sociology in Modules" provides an appealing alternative for those instructors who feel that breaking up each chapter into 2-4 modules would allow them to assign the content they want in the order that they want. This modular format was also created to cater to the way in which students learn. Using an adaptive diagnostic tool to help students identify what they know and don't know, "Sociology in Modules" helps students move towards an understanding of the foundations (theory) of sociology by presenting material in more manageable chunks. Instead of facing long and daunting chapters, modules encourage student reading and end of module pedagogy reinforces key concepts. Richard Schaefer has adapted his proven content to meet the changing needs of instructors and students. "Sociology in Modules" is the most flexible program for teaching and learning sociology. Prepare your students to take sociology with them...one module at a time.
The new edition of "Sociology" helps students take Sociology with them on campus, in their careers, and in their communities. While still maintaining its well-balanced coverage of the 3 perspectives, this new revision has a strong focus on encouraging students to think about their world with a sociological imagination. Through its strong coverage of globalization, race and ethnicity, careers in sociology, and current topics like mass media and social policy, "Sociology" provides students with knowledge they can use at school, at work, in their neighborhoods, and in the global community.
Seeing Sociology in your Everyday Life Sociology, 15/e empowers students to see the world around them through a sociological lens, helping them better understand their own lives. The text is written to help students find and use the science of social behavior in everyday life. John Macionis, author of the best-selling Introductory Sociology franchise over the last three decades, takes students step-by-step through the theories and research that make up the discipline of sociology. This narrative, along with a global perspective, makes for an accessible and relevant introduction to sociology. MySocLab is an integral part of the Macionis learning program. In concert with the main text, it helps readers build their critical thinking skills while learning the fundamentals of sociology. Engaging activities and reliable assessments provide a digital learning system that helps students succeed in the course. With MySocLab, students can watch the latest entries in the Core Concept Video Series in sociology, explore real-world data through the new Social Explorer, and develop critical thinking skills through facilitated writing activities. Teaching and Learning Experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience--for you and your students. It: Personalizes Learning with MySocLab: MySocLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and instructor gauge individual and class performance. Improves Critical Thinking: A new learning system includes detailed objectives linked to the narrative, media resources, and assessment program. Engages Students: Allows students to gain insight into sociology. Connects to the World Today: This title encourages students to connect themes through the title to their own lives. Sociology, Fifteenth Edition is also available via REVEL(tm), an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn. Note: This is the standalone book, if you want the book/access card order the ISBN below: 0205988350 / 9780205988358 Sociology Plus NEW MySocLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205206530 / 9780205206537 NEW MySocLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205985602 / 9780205985609 Sociology