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ERIC Number: EJ890379
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Apr
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 37
ISSN: ISSN-0092-055X
Filling Structural Holes: Social Networks in the Introductory Course
Cook, James M.
Teaching Sociology, v33 n2 p170-180 Apr 2005
Although the literature on social networks has made a considerable contribution to the sociological imagination in recent years, it has been largely ignored in conventional course materials. Such an omission is curious, considering social networks' intuitive imagery, broad theoretical relevance and extensive empirical application. This article offers a remedy to that oversight, describing a challenging yet accessible curriculum including readings, classroom exercises, and student-centered learning projects. (Contains 1 figure and 2 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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