<ul><li>An Introductory </li></ul><ul><li>Guide to </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>for </li></ul><ul><li>AQA...
<ul><li>Chris.Livesey </li></ul><ul><li>AS / A2 Sociology </li></ul><ul><li>Sociology Central  (www.sociology.org.uk) </li...
<ul><li>Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Surfing Skills… </li></ul><ul><li>Level </li></ul><ul><li>Source </li></ul><ul><li>Search...
<ul><li>Surfing Skills: </li></ul>Browser: Saving Pages Printing Pages Set Bookmarks / Favourites E-mail Send Receive Prin...
<ul><li>Searching… </li></ul><ul><li>Search engines as last resort </li></ul><ul><li>Major A-level Resource sites </li></u...
Level <ul><li>Most material aimed at (under) graduates… </li></ul><ul><li>Few A-level sites   </li></ul><ul><li>Even fewer...
Source <ul><li>Anyone can build a web site </li></ul><ul><li>Use sources critically </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright issues </l...
Structure <ul><li>Avoid aimless surfing… </li></ul><ul><li>Start with a clear objective </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmark your tr...
<ul><li>Notes… </li></ul>What’s on the Web? <ul><li>Interactive material… </li></ul><ul><li>Links Sites… </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>General Sociology Sites </li></ul>Sociology Online:   http://www.sociologyonline.f9.co.uk/ Bryn Hafren School:   h...
<ul><li>General Sociology Sites </li></ul>Hewett School:   http://www.hewett.norfolk.sch.uk/curric/soc/index.htm John Malo...
<ul><li>Introductory Sites </li></ul>King George V College:   www.kgv.mernet.org.uk/so/sociology/index.htm Crofton School ...
Family: AQA / OCR Kearl's Guide to the Family:   www.trinity.edu/~mkearl/family.html Gender and Society:   www.trinity.edu...
Mass Media: AQA / OCR Mick Underwood:   www.cultsock.ndirect.co.uk/MUHome/cshtml/ MCS:   www.aber.ac.uk/media/Functions/me...
Methods: AQA / OCR Research Guide:   http://members.tripod.com/~frede_dast/conseil22a.html Home Office Statistics:   www.h...
Theory: AQA / OCR Cardiff University:   www.cf.ac.uk/socsi/frameset_students/introsoc/index.html Sociology Café:   www.geo...
Culture and Identity: OCR Multi-Ethnic Britain- Key Facts:   www.blink.org.uk/reports2/kfacts.htm Gen-Ed:   http://www.wsu...
Religion: OCR Hartford Institute:   http://hirr.hartsem.edu/ BBC Online:   www.bbc.co.uk/religion/main_religion.shtml Shad...
Youth and Culture: AQA Epic:   www.ecm.co.za/ British Studies:   http://elt.britcoun.org.pl/y_index.htm Pop Cultures: www....
Education: AQA Education In Britain:   www.eng.umu.se/education/ Education Studies:   www.lancs.ac.uk/staff/trowler/index....
Health: AQA BBC:   http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/health/default.htm Department of Health:   www.doh.gov.uk/dhhome.htm S...
Wealth, Poverty and Welfare: AQA Joseph Rowntree Foundation:   www.jrf.org.uk/ The Big Issue:   www.bigissue.com/home.htm ...
Work and Leisure: AQA McDonaldization:   http://members.nbci.com/McDonaldized/homeeng.htm M.Rouncefield:   www.comp.lancs....
Peter’s Links:  www.comp.lancs.ac.uk/sociology/PeterLinks/Peteroutline.html Links Sites ATSS:   www.atss.org.uk   Sociolog...
Revision Sites S-cool:   www.s-cool.co.uk/ Sociology Central:   www.sociology.org.uk
Glossaries Sociology Dictionary:  http://www.iversonsoftware.com/sociology/index.htm Frank Elwell:   http://msumusik.mursu...
Publishers OUP:  www.oup.co.uk/best.textbooks/sociology/fulcher/ workbook John Scott:   http://privatewww.essex.ac.uk/~sco...
Exam Boards AQA:   www.aqa.org.uk OCR:   www.ocr.org.uk
 
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    1. 1. <ul><li>An Introductory </li></ul><ul><li>Guide to </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>for </li></ul><ul><li>AQA / OCR </li></ul><ul><li>AS Sociology Students </li></ul>
    2. 2. <ul><li>Chris.Livesey </li></ul><ul><li>AS / A2 Sociology </li></ul><ul><li>Sociology Central (www.sociology.org.uk) </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail: [email_address] </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Surfing Skills… </li></ul><ul><li>Level </li></ul><ul><li>Source </li></ul><ul><li>Searching… </li></ul><ul><li>Structure </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>Surfing Skills: </li></ul>Browser: Saving Pages Printing Pages Set Bookmarks / Favourites E-mail Send Receive Print Page
    5. 5. <ul><li>Searching… </li></ul><ul><li>Search engines as last resort </li></ul><ul><li>Major A-level Resource sites </li></ul><ul><li>Links sites </li></ul>
    6. 6. Level <ul><li>Most material aimed at (under) graduates… </li></ul><ul><li>Few A-level sites </li></ul><ul><li>Even fewer AS Level sites… </li></ul>
    7. 7. Source <ul><li>Anyone can build a web site </li></ul><ul><li>Use sources critically </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright issues </li></ul>
    8. 8. Structure <ul><li>Avoid aimless surfing… </li></ul><ul><li>Start with a clear objective </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmark your travels… </li></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Notes… </li></ul>What’s on the Web? <ul><li>Interactive material… </li></ul><ul><li>Links Sites… </li></ul><ul><li>Study Skills… </li></ul><ul><li>Exam Boards… </li></ul><ul><li>Publishers… </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>General Sociology Sites </li></ul>Sociology Online: http://www.sociologyonline.f9.co.uk/ Bryn Hafren School: http://www.rmplc.co.uk/eduweb/sites/barrycomp/bhs Sociology Central: www.sociology.org.uk
    11. 11. <ul><li>General Sociology Sites </li></ul>Hewett School: http://www.hewett.norfolk.sch.uk/curric/soc/index.htm John Maloney: http://website.lineone.net/~jmaloney/
    12. 12. <ul><li>Introductory Sites </li></ul>King George V College: www.kgv.mernet.org.uk/so/sociology/index.htm Crofton School : www.hants.gov.uk/school/crofton/menuframe.htm Shireen Ally: www.geocities.com/CollegePark/Den/1980/ index.html Sociology Learning Support: www.chrisgardner.clara.net/
    13. 13. Family: AQA / OCR Kearl's Guide to the Family: www.trinity.edu/~mkearl/family.html Gender and Society: www.trinity.edu/~mkearl/gender.html Family Discussions: www.familydiscussions.com/
    14. 14. Mass Media: AQA / OCR Mick Underwood: www.cultsock.ndirect.co.uk/MUHome/cshtml/ MCS: www.aber.ac.uk/media/Functions/medmenu.html A level Media Studies Page: http://only.at/mediastudies Media Guardian: www.mediaguardian.co.uk/
    15. 15. Methods: AQA / OCR Research Guide: http://members.tripod.com/~frede_dast/conseil22a.html Home Office Statistics: www.homeoffice.gov.uk/hofront.htm UK Government Statistics: www.statistics.gov.uk Social Trends 31: www.statistics.gov.uk/products/p5748.asp
    16. 16. Theory: AQA / OCR Cardiff University: www.cf.ac.uk/socsi/frameset_students/introsoc/index.html Sociology Café: www.geocities.com/~sociology/ Dead Sociologist's Society: www.runet.edu/~lridener/DSS/DEADSOC.HTML
    17. 17. Culture and Identity: OCR Multi-Ethnic Britain- Key Facts: www.blink.org.uk/reports2/kfacts.htm Gen-Ed: http://www.wsu.edu:8001/vcwsu/commons/topics/culture/culture-index.html Feminist.com: www.feminist.com/ Sociology Corner: www.mtsu.edu/~baustin/
    18. 18. Religion: OCR Hartford Institute: http://hirr.hartsem.edu/ BBC Online: www.bbc.co.uk/religion/main_religion.shtml Shadows: http://shadows.sacrilege.com/ Religion Resources: http://minerva.acc.virginia.edu/~relig/links.html
    19. 19. Youth and Culture: AQA Epic: www.ecm.co.za/ British Studies: http://elt.britcoun.org.pl/y_index.htm Pop Cultures: www.popcultures.com/
    20. 20. Education: AQA Education In Britain: www.eng.umu.se/education/ Education Studies: www.lancs.ac.uk/staff/trowler/index.htm Education Unlimited: www.educationunlimited.co.uk/ Times Educational Supplement: www.tes.co.uk
    21. 21. Health: AQA BBC: http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/health/default.htm Department of Health: www.doh.gov.uk/dhhome.htm Sociosite: www.sociosite.net/topics/health.php
    22. 22. Wealth, Poverty and Welfare: AQA Joseph Rowntree Foundation: www.jrf.org.uk/ The Big Issue: www.bigissue.com/home.htm Sticky Wicket: www2.ari.net/home/poverty/welcome.html Inequality.org: www.inequality.org
    23. 23. Work and Leisure: AQA McDonaldization: http://members.nbci.com/McDonaldized/homeeng.htm M.Rouncefield: www.comp.lancs.ac.uk/sociology/VSOC/VRbankPapers.html Lancaster University: www.comp.lancs.ac.uk/sociology/restopic.html#Work and Technology
    24. 24. Peter’s Links: www.comp.lancs.ac.uk/sociology/PeterLinks/Peteroutline.html Links Sites ATSS: www.atss.org.uk Sociolog: www.sociolog.com/links/links_frame.html SocioRealm: www.geocities.com/CollegePark/Quad/5889/index.htm
    25. 25. Revision Sites S-cool: www.s-cool.co.uk/ Sociology Central: www.sociology.org.uk
    26. 26. Glossaries Sociology Dictionary: http://www.iversonsoftware.com/sociology/index.htm Frank Elwell: http://msumusik.mursuky.edu/~felwell/http/homepage.htm
    27. 27. Publishers OUP: www.oup.co.uk/best.textbooks/sociology/fulcher/ workbook John Scott: http://privatewww.essex.ac.uk/~scottj/
    28. 28. Exam Boards AQA: www.aqa.org.uk OCR: www.ocr.org.uk

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