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MindTap® Sociology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Babbie's The Practice of Social Research, 14th Edition

  • Earl R. Babbie Chapman University, Berkeley
  • ISBN-10: 1305491955  |  ISBN-13: 9781305491953
  • Prior Releases: 2013
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $75.00
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MindTap™ Sociology for Babbie's The Practice of Social Research, 14th 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. Research Tutor, a new set of Aplia™ modules, helps students stay on task with the research proposal assignment that is often included in the social research methods course by breaking the process down into assignable tasks. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

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Features and Benefits

  • Control what content students see and when they see it with a learning path that can be used as-is or matched to your syllabus exactly.
  • Create a unique learning path of relevant readings, multimedia and activities that move students up the learning taxonomy from basic knowledge and comprehension to analysis, application and critical thinking.
  • Integrate your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pull from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, websites, Google Docs and more.
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  • Powered by Knewton, MindTap Sociology’s adaptive learning capability helps each individual student focus on areas needing the most improvement.

Content and Assets

The MindTap Learning Path guides students through readings, multimedia, and activities designed to follow the learning taxonomy from basic knowledge and comprehension up to analysis and application. By hiding, rearranging, or adding your own content, you control what students see and when they see it and match the Learning Path to your course syllabus exactly.


Human Inquiry and Science.
Paradigms, Theory, and Social Research.
The Ethics and Politics of Social Research.
Research Design.
Conceptualization, Operationalization, and Measurement.
Indexes, Scales, and Typologies.
The Logic of Sampling.
Experiments.
Survey Research.
Qualitative Field Research.
Unobtrusive Research.
Evaluation Research.
Qualitative Data Analysis.
Quantitative Data Analysis.
The Logic of Multivariate Analysis.
Statistical Analyses.
Reading and Writing Social Research.

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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1305388321 | ISBN-13: 9781305388321

    List Price = $75.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $56.25

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ePack: The Practice of Social Research, Loose-leaf Version, 14th + MindTap® Sociology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10: 1305710967  | ISBN-13: 9781305710962

List Price = $94.95  | CengageBrain Price = $94.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • The Practice of Social Research, Loose-leaf Version
    List Price = $184.95  | CengageBrain Price = $184.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $138.75
  • MindTap® Sociology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Babbie's The Practice of Social Research
    List Price = $75.00  | CengageBrain Price = $75.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $75.00


Bundle: Text + MindTap® Sociology, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1305700252  | ISBN-13:  9781305700253

List Price = $94.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • The Practice of Social Research, Loose-leaf Version
    List Price = $184.95  | CengageBrain Price = $184.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $138.75
  • MindTap® Sociology, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $75.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $56.25


Text + MindTap® Sociology, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1305590643 | ISBN-13:  9781305590649

List Price = $277.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $208.75

This Bundle Includes:

  • The Practice of Social Research
    List Price = $264.95  | CengageBrain Price = $264.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $198.75
  • MindTap® Sociology, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $75.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $56.25


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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Earl R. Babbie

Earl R. Babbie graduated from Harvard University before enlisting in the U.S. Marine Corps. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and began teaching shortly thereafter. Credited with defining research methods for the social sciences, Dr. Babbie has written several texts, including the bestselling THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH and THE BASICS OF SOCIAL RESEARCH.