Narrated by Philip Cohen, these 90-second animations guide students through concepts presented in the text’s infographics. They are useful for teaching online or in the classroom.
“Story Behind the Numbers” Animations
The author’s regularly updated blog shows students how what they learn about modern families applies to what is going on in the world around them. There is also a regularly updated teaching tips section. FamilyInequality.com
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Visually engaging PowerPoint slides offer a suggested classroom lecture outline that will be particularly helpful to first-time teachers. View a sample slide
Free Norton Coursepacks are available in a variety of formats and can be modified to fit your course. The coursepack for The Family offers chapter-based assignments and review quizzes, test banks, glossary flashcards, all of the clips from the Sociology in Practice: Thinking about the Family DVD, and more. Learn More
Based on activities from Philip Cohen’s own undergraduate course, the workshops in The Family ask students to apply sociological concepts to their own lives and the world around them. View a sample from Chapter 8: Marriage and Cohabitation
The Sociology in Practice: Thinking about the Family DVD contains over two hours of video clips from documentaries by independent filmmakers. The clips are ideal for initiating classroom discussion and encouraging students to apply sociological concepts to real-world issues.
Thinking About The Family DVD