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Sargent, Carey; Corse, Sarah M. – Teaching Sociology, 2013
We present an exercise on "doing gender" that uses digital media to create an opportunity for interactive learning. Students create photo essays on gender performances in everyday life and then present their photo essays to their peers. This exercise allows undergraduates to engage in "real-life" learning regarding the socially…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Undergraduate Students, Social Influences, Educational Technology
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Collett, Jessica L.; Kelly, Sean; Sobolewski, Curt – Teaching Sociology, 2010
One of the benefits of using films in sociology class is the opportunity media representations give students to "experience" situations that are uncommon in their daily lives. In this note the authors outline research in education that demonstrates the role of imagery and experiential learning in fostering a deeper understanding of…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Films, Sociology, Conflict Resolution
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Caravello, Patti S.; Kain, Edward L.; Kuchi, Triveni; Macicak, Susan; Weiss, Gregory L. – Teaching Sociology, 2008
This paper discusses a joint project of the American Library Association and the American Sociological Association. The goal of this collaboration is to guarantee that students of sociology, particularly sociology majors, develop strong information literacy skills during their undergraduate experience. The article talks about national standards…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Sociology, Majors (Students), Information Literacy