Norton’s new formative adaptive quizzing platform—available for Fall 2015—personalizes quiz paths for each student and builds knowledge outside of class. Interactive questions and guided feedback motivate students, with varied question types featuring images, videos, and activities that prompt critical thinking. Learn more
A total of 28 “Sociological Conversations” between Conley and other social scientists—including Ashley Mears, who discusses the glass escalator and the wage structure in the modeling industry—give students an opportunity to see what it means to think like a sociologist. Closed Captioned for the hearing impaired.
The Sociology in Practice DVD series, now with a two-disc volume on race and ethnicity, contains over twelve hours of video clips drawn from documentaries by independent filmmakers. The clips are ideal for initiating classroom discussion and encouraging students to apply sociological concepts to real-world issues. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Sociology in Practice DVD
Free Norton Coursepacks are available in a variety of formats and can be customized to fit your course. The Fourth Edition coursepack includes chapter-based assignments, test banks, chapter pre- and post-reading quizzes, streaming videos, gradable activities based on the Sociology in Practice DVD clips, and more. Learn more
The average daily food stamp benefit is $4-5, which means that many people on food stamps must calculate the exact value of each meal. Do you know how much your meals cost? Watch this excerpt from Chapter 10's Sociology on the Street video to find out more. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Sociology on the Street Video Clip
Every chapter in the Fourth Edition opens with a paradox designed to motivate students to think about the key concepts in the reading. Animated versions of these paradoxes, narrated by Dalton Conley, bring those concepts to life and are available free to adopters and students. Closed Captioned for the hearing impaired.