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Describes how to use the website, introsocsite, a collection of resources for teaching and learning Introduction to Sociology..

Describes how to use the website, introsocsite, a collection of resources for teaching and learning Introduction to Sociology..

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  • Using introsocsite, a collection of Teaching and Learning Resources for Introduction to Sociology Supported by the National Science Foundation   developed by  Caroline Hodges Persell Department of Sociology New York University
  • What’s in introsocsite to address Qs & needs when teaching Intro?
    • Deciding what to include
    • Previewing various content areas
    • An instructor’s manual for each unit
    • Getting students actively engaged
    • Involving students with data
    • A glossary, lists of textbooks, research on teaching
    • Ideas about films
    • Lesson plans
    • Access to fun stuff in sociology
    • Deciding what to include in the course
    • Go to the home page: http://www.nyu.edu/classes/persell/aIntroNSF/home.php
    • Click on Resources for Teachers button: http://www.nyu.edu/classes/persell/aIntroNSF/TeacherResources/ContentsForTeaResources.html
    • Click on Learning Goals button: http://www.nyu.edu/classes/persell/aIntroNSF/TeacherResources/ContentsTeaResLearningGoals.html
  • 2) Previewing content areas in introductory sociology
    • Click on Resources for Teachers button: http://www.nyu.edu/classes/persell/aIntroNSF/TeacherResources/ContentsForTeaResources.html
    • Click on Unit Pages: http://www.nyu.edu/classes/persell/aIntroNSF/unitListing.html
    • Click on individual pages for each of the nine units identified by ASA Task Force
    • Each describes the unit, and links to an ASA curriculum, learning goals, and an instructor’s manual.
  • 3) Instructor’s Manuals for Units
    • One way in is through the unit pages, just seen.
    • Another pathway is through the Resources for Teachers button: http://www.nyu.edu/classes/persell/aIntroNSF/TeacherResources/ContentsForTeaResources.html
    • Click on the Instructor’s Manual for each unit: http://www.nyu.edu/classes/persell/aIntroNSF/TeacherResources/ContentsTeaResIMForUnits.html
  • 4) Getting students actively engaged in learning
    • Click on Resources for Teachers button: http://www.nyu.edu/classes/persell/aIntroNSF/TeacherResources/ContentsForTeaResources.html
    • Then click on Exercises and Resources by Unit: http://www.nyu.edu/classes/persell/aIntroNSF/TeacherResources/RelevantResourceTable.html
    • Scroll down to Exercises
  • 5) Involving students with data
    • Resources for Teachers button: http://www.nyu.edu/classes/persell/aIntroNSF/TeacherResources/ContentsForTeaResources.html
    • Then Exercises and Resources by Unit: http://www.nyu.edu/classes/persell/aIntroNSF/TeacherResources/RelevantResourceTable.html
    • Look at Exploring Data. Examples: Using Census Data to Analyze Your Neighborhood: http://www.nyu.edu/classes/persell/aIntroNSF/StudentResources/Exploring%20Data%20Resources/CensusDataNeighborhood8.html
    • Religious Archives link and exercise: http:// www.thearda.com /
  • 6) Glossary, bibliographies, books, teaching research
    • Resources for Teachers button: http://www.nyu.edu/classes/persell/aIntroNSF/TeacherResources/ContentsForTeaResources.html
    • Click on Additional Materials link: http://www.nyu.edu/classes/persell/aIntroNSF/TeacherResources/ContentsTeaResAdditionalMaterials.html
    • Explore links to the glossary, lists of texts, bibliography of research on teaching and learning, and more.
    • Blog on teaching tips with videos: http://contexts.org/teaching/category/teaching-tips/exercises/
  • 7) Ideas about films
    • Resources for Teachers button: http://www.nyu.edu/classes/persell/aIntroNSF/TeacherResources/ContentsForTeaResources.html
    • Click on Additional Materials link: http://www.nyu.edu/classes/persell/aIntroNSF/TeacherResources/ContentsTeaResAdditionalMaterials.html
    • Click on Films Pertinent to Sociology: http://www.nyu.edu/classes/persell/aIntroNSF/StudentResources/Film%20Resources/List%20of%20Films%20with%20Sociological%20Content.html
  • 8) Lesson plans
    • Click Resources for Teachers button: http://www.nyu.edu/classes/persell/aIntroNSF/TeacherResources/ContentsForTeaResources.html
    • Click on Lesson Plans: http://www.nyu.edu/classes/persell/aIntroNSF/TeacherResources/ContentsForLessonPlans.html
    • Explore an example: http://www.nyu.edu/classes/persell/aIntroNSF/LessonPlans/Lesson%20PlanBreakingSocialNorm.htm
  • 9) Fun Stuff in Sociology
    • Click on Resources for Students Button: http://www.nyu.edu/classes/persell/aIntroNSF/StudentResources/StudentResourcesContentsPage.php
    • Then click on the right icon with the hands
    • 3) For ASA press releases on new research: click Resources for Teachers button, then click Additional Materials, then current examples of sociology in the media at the ASA website
  • What do people think? Please Give Us Feedback
    • Every substantive page that we made has a feedback tab on the right side, although the outside links do not. http://www.nyu.edu/classes/persell/aIntroNSF/StudentResources/Exploring%20Data%20Resources/DataSocAbstracts.html#
    • You click on it to make it pop up, click on it again to shrink it back to tab form.
    • We hope you will use these buttons.
  • With thanks to the many who have helped
    • The members of the ASA Task Force: http://www.nyu.edu/classes/persell/aIntroNSF/Documents/Task%20Force%20Members%20and%20Years031708.htm
    • Jonathan Kelly, web designer
    • Dominick Bagnato, web consultant
    • Kathryn Pfeiffer, graduate assistant
    • Ali Syed, undergraduate assistant
    • Antonio Mateiro, undergraduate assistant
    • Jennifer Gerdes, undergraduate assistant
    • Maude Shepard, undergraduate assistant
    • The National Science Foundation
  • Take away this web address: http://www.nyu.edu/classes/ persell/aIntroNSF/home.php