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MindTap Sociology for Seeing Sociology: Core Modules 1st Edition

Joan Ferrante

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MindTap™ Sociology for Ferrante's Seeing Sociology, Core Modules, 1st Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

Joan Ferrante, Northern Kentucky University

Joan Ferrante is a professor of sociology at Northern Kentucky University (NKU) as well as project director of the Campus Connect Student Philanthropy Project, which awards grants primarily to Kentucky and Ohio colleges and universities to support the integration of student philanthropy projects with academic coursework. In addition, Dr. Ferrante sponsors a Study Abroad Scholarship at NKU called “Beyond the Classroom.” Open to any student who has used her introductory text (new or used), the scholarship annually awards funds to five students to support their studies outside the United States. Respected among instructors and students alike, Dr. Ferrante also is the author of Sociology: A Global Perspective, 9th Edition and co-editor of The Social Construction of Race and Ethnicity in the United States. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati.
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FOR INSTRUCTORS

Seeing Sociology: Core Modules

ISBN: 9781133963165
A succinct and streamlined version of the comprehensive edition, SEEING SOCIOLOGY: MODULAR CORE, 1E delivers cutting-edge coverage of 50 core topics in a unique module format. The text’s 50 modules are organized into five sections, enabling you to assign material in manageable pieces as well as choose the order of topics based on your individual classroom needs. The book also capitalizes on the instructional value of photographs as tools for inspiring thought and clarifying abstract concepts. Unique “SocScenes” illustrate the relevance of sociology to daily life through everyday images, allowing students to read about and visually apply sociological concepts to the world around them. Reflecting the latest developments from the field, the text emphasizes such contemporary topics as tattoos and body piercings as expressions of identity, commercialization of childhood, human-animal relationships, and much more. In addition, a range of experiential exercises enables students to put what they learn into practice. Available with InfoTrac® Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

FOR STUDENTS

Seeing Sociology: Core Modules

ISBN: 9781133963165
Extremely engaging and practical, SEEING SOCIOLOGY: CORE MODULES, 1e illustrates the relevance of sociology to daily life through the use of everyday images and photos. Engaging “SocScenes” allow you to visually apply sociological concepts to the real world as you learn about them. Reflecting the latest developments from the field, this innovative book emphasizes such contemporary topics as tattoos and body piercings as expressions of identity, commercialization of childhood, human-animal relationships, and much more. Its unique format features brief, self-contained modules that provide easy-to-manage content and synthesis of information. In addition, a range of experiential exercises enables you to put what you learn into practice. Available with InfoTrac® Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

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ISBN: 9781285166636
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