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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Often teachers' estimates of what students have already learned or their potential
for learning determine how students are identified and placed. Sometimes
students are classified according to what seems most appropriate to their future
Table 13.2 High School Teachers' Goals and Students' Learning Experiences, by
Track What teachers say are their most important goals for their students High
Track Low Track Ability to reason logically, in all subject areas. Logical thought ...
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
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