Introduction to Sociology
Course Materials

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Sociology: A Brief Introduction

Sociology: A Brief Introduction, 13e Richard Schaefer

Traditional and mainstream approach to introduction to sociology that is inviting, approachable and student friendly.

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Sociology in Modules

Sociology in Modules, 5e Richard Schaefer

Flexible format covers important concepts in a comprehensive way while also allowing instructors to select and organize reading assignments in the best way for their students.

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Experience Sociology 4/e

Experience Sociology, 4e David Croteau and William Hoynes

Contemporary approach to Introduction to sociology using three key concepts: Culture, Structure and Power with a strong focus on race, ethnicity and globalization

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SOC 2020

SOC 2020, 6e Jon Witt

Rich visuals and pop culture combine for a text that is student friendly and engaging

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Connect® for Introduction to Sociology

Sociological Imagination

Connect offers a variety of assignment types to encourage students’ sociological imagination like In Their Shoes, a choose your own adventure style activity that encourages empathy and builds critical thinking and reading skills while students learn to think like a sociologist.

Personalized Learning

Within Connect, you can also assign and incentivize students to engage with course readings, help students understand core concepts, and free more class time for hands-on activities and real-life application.

Critical Thinking

Power of Process assignments allow students to develop critical reading and writing skills while developing their sociological imagination. Choose from a bank of readings or upload your own.