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MindTap® Sociology, powered by Knewton, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Kendall's Sociology in Our Times: The Essentials, 10th Edition

  • Diana Kendall Baylor University
  • ISBN-10: 1305274059  |  ISBN-13: 9781305274051
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $73.00
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MindTap™ Sociology for Kendall's Sociology in Our Times: The Essentials, 10th 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. Powered by Knewton, MindTap Sociology’s adaptive learning capability recommends chapter sections, assessment questions, and other study materials on concepts on which individual students need the most improvement. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

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  • 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.
  • Use powerful analytics and reports that provide a snapshot of class progress, time in course, engagement and completion.
  • Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times—both individually and compared to the highest performers in class.
  • Help students stay organized and efficient with a single destination that reflects exactly what’s important to you, the instructor.
  • Automatically grade assignments and quizzes.
  • Powered by Knewton, MindTap Sociology’s adaptive learning capability helps each individual student focus on areas needing the most improvement.

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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.


The Sociological Perspective and Research Process.
Culture.
Socialization.
Social Structure and Interaction in Everyday Life.
Groups and Organizations.
Deviance and Crime.
Class and Stratification in the United States.
Global Stratification.
Race and Ethnicity.
Sex, Gender, and Sexuality.
Families and Intimate Relationships.
Education and Religion.
Politics and the Economy in Global Perspective.
Health, Health Care, and Disability.
Population and Urbanization.
Collective Behavior, Social Movements, and Social Change.

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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1305274075  | ISBN-13: 9781305274075

    List Price = $73.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $54.75

  • MindTap 1 Term (6 Months) + Loose-leaf

    ISBN-10:  1305719182 | ISBN-13:  9781305719187

    List Price = $92.95  | CengageBrain Price = $92.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $69.75

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ePack: Sociology in Our Times: The Essentials, Loose-leaf Version, 10th + MindTap® Sociology, powered by Knewton, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10: 1305719182  | ISBN-13: 9781305719187

List Price = $92.95  | CengageBrain Price = $92.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $69.75

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  • MindTap® Sociology, powered by Knewton, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Kendall's Sociology in Our Times: The Essentials
    List Price = $73.00  | CengageBrain Price = $73.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $73.00
  • Sociology in Our Times: The Essentials
    List Price = $143.95  | CengageBrain Price = $143.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $108.00


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

ISBN-10:  1305719190 | ISBN-13:  9781305719194

List Price = $92.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $69.75

This Bundle Includes:

  • MindTap® Sociology, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $73.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $54.75
  • Sociology in Our Times: The Essentials
    List Price = $143.95  | CengageBrain Price = $143.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $108.00


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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Diana Kendall

Diana Kendall is Professor of Sociology at Baylor University, where she has been recognized as an Outstanding Professor. She has taught a variety of courses, including Introduction to Sociology, Sociological Theory (undergraduate and graduate), Sociology of Medicine, Sociology of Law, and Race, Class, and Gender. Previously, she enjoyed many years of teaching sociology and serving as chair of the Social and Behavioral Science Division at Austin Community College. Dr. Kendall's areas of specialization and primary research interests are sociological theory and the sociology of medicine. Her books include SOCIOLOGY IN OUR TIMES: THE ESSENTIALS (Cengage Learning, 2016), THE POWER OF GOOD DEEDS: PRIVILEGED WOMEN AND THE SOCIAL REPRODUCTION OF THE UPPER CLASS (Rowman & Littlefield, 2002), MEMBERS ONLY: ELITE CLUBS AND THE PROCESS OF EXCLUSION (Rowman & Littlefield, 2008), and FRAMING CLASS: MEDIA REPRESENTATIONS OF WEALTH AND POVERTY IN AMERICA, 2nd Edition (Rowman & Littlefield, 2012). Her most recent scholarly publication is "Class: Still Alive and Reproducing in the United States," a book chapter in PRIVILEGE: A READER, 4th Edition (2016, Westview Press). Dr. Kendall is actively involved in national and regional sociological associations, including the American Sociological Association, the Society for the Study of Social Problems, and the Southwestern Sociological Association. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, where she was invited to membership in Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.

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