The Practical Skeptic: Core Concepts in Sociology
Using a conceptual organizing framework, THE PRACTICAL SKEPTIC: CORE CONCEPTS IN SOCIOLOGY, 2nd Edition, is a concise introduction to sociology that focuses on core concepts as the central building blocks for understanding sociology. Written in a lively, conversational style, McIntyre uses numerous pedagogical features to help students grasp key sociological concepts.
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Toward that end, I have discovered a new technique: If students write the word
sociology on the hand with which they write, their grades will improve. So, my
hypothesis is that students with sociology written on their hands will get better
For example, ifs possible that students who choose to sit in the front tend to be
more motivated and to get better grades than students who sit in the back of the
classroom. What I need to do is assign each of the students randomly to each
First Second Grade Level Students believed to be "average" by their teachers
Students believed to be "spurters" by their teachers Third Figure 13.4 Spurters'
and Average Students' Cains on Intelligence Test Performance Source: Adapted
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I've always wanted to use this book to teach Introductroy Sociology. It is more clever, more interesting than the typical introductory textbook. The Teacher's guide is a set of out-of-the-ordinary exercises, rather than the usual lecture outlines and sample exam questions. Read full review
Whos Afraid of Sociology?
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