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Discover Sociology: Core Concepts - Vantage Digital Option

Second Edition


January 2020 | SAGE Publications, Inc
STUDENTS

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Discover Sociology: Core Concepts, Second Edition show students the relevance of sociology to their lives. Discover Sociology – Vantage Digital Option, Second Edition delivers the trusted content from Eglitis and Chambliss' text on SAGE Vantage, an intuitive digital platform that features auto-graded assignments and interactive multimedia tools—including assignable video—all carefully designed to ignite student engagement and drive critical thinking. It offers easy course setup and enables students to better prepare for class. For a personalized demo, please contact your SAGE representative.

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About Discover Sociology: Core Concepts, Second Edition

Show students the relevance of sociology to their lives. Adapted from Discover Sociology, Fourth Edition, Discover Sociology: Core Concepts explores sociology as a discipline of curious minds, with the theoretical, conceptual, and empirical tools needed to understand, analyze, and even change the world—all in a more streamlined format. The Second Edition of Core Concepts is ideal for shorter courses (quarter schools, summer and intersession courses), or semester-long courses where instructors want to spend more time on "core" topics and/or assign other course materials.

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LMS cartridge included with this title for use in Blackboard, Canvas, Brightspace by Desire2Learn (D2L), and Moodle

The LMS cartridge makes it easy to import this title’s instructor resources into your learning management system (LMS). These resources include:

  • Test banks
  • Editable chapter-specific PowerPoint® slides
  • Sample course syllabi
  • Lecture notes
  • All tables and figures from the textbook 
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You can still access all of the same online resources for this title via the password-protected Instructor Resource Site.
Student Study Site

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The open-access Student Study Site makes it easy for students to maximize their study time, anywhere, anytime. It offers flashcards that strengthen understanding of key terms and concepts, as well as learning objectives that reinforce the most important material.

Key features

FAVORITE SAGE VANTAGE FEATURES

Features instructors love


Features students love  
 


 
  • Pedagogical Scaffolding
    Builds on core concepts, moving students from basic understanding to mastery.
  • Confidence Builder
    Offers frequent Knowledge Checks, applied-learning multimedia tools (including assignable video with assessment), and chapter tests with focused feedback to ensure students know key concepts. Additionally, data analysis activities help build data literacy skills.
  • eReading Experience
    Makes it easy for students to learn by presenting content in easy-to-digest chunks accompanied by frequent Knowledge Checks. The eReader also features notetaking, highlighting, definition look-up, and other helpful reading tools.
  • Assignments and Measurement Made Simple
    Feeds auto-graded assignments to your gradebook, with real-time insight into student and class performance. The highly visual reports show if your students are struggling and where they need the most help.
  • LMS Integration
    Saves you time by giving you access to all course materials from one location. SAGE Vantage can integrate with your LMS providing Single Sign-On (SSO) and gradebook integration.
  • Simple Course Setup and Management
    Enables you to set up your course in just 3 steps—so fast you can complete it in minutes! Additionally, instructor control over assignments, content selection, due dates, and grading supports the way you choose to teach.

  • Quality Content
    Written by expert authors and teachers you trust, content is not sacrificed for technical features.
  • Student Dashboard
    Offers a highly visual student dashboard for easy access to grades, so students know exactly where they stand in your course and where they might improve.
  • Greater Value and Choice
    Affordable access to easy-to-use, quality learning tools students will appreciate.
  • Greater Flexibility
    Easy to access across mobile, desktop, and tablet devices, SAGE Vantage enables students to engage with the material you choose, learn by applying knowledge, and soar with confidence by performing better in your course.

KEY FEATURES of Discover Sociology: Core Concepts, Second Edition
  • SAGE Sociology News Clips connect core sociological concepts to brief, 2-4 minute news clips of current events, such as   
    • New Federal Health Guidelines for Americans
    • Encouraging Women in Tech
    • Child Sex Trafficking
    • Child Hunger in War-Ravaged Yemen
    • Beer and Faith
    • Retail Workers See Shift Amid Changing Landscape
    • Opioid Crisis Strains Families and the Foster System
    • State Elections See Infusion of Women Candidates
    • U.S. March for Our Lives

  • A new Discover Intersections boxed feature illustrates a key sociological insight: how race, class, gender, and other statuses often combine to shape our life chances and the organization of power in society.

  • New openers drawn from contemporary issues and events speak to the real-life experiences or concerns of today’s students.

  • Every chapter in the book integrates the latest empirical research from sociology, highlighting the point that sociology is about the scientific understanding of the social world—rigorous research can illuminate the sociological roots of diverse phenomena and institutions, ranging from poverty and deviance to capitalism and the nuclear family.

  • Expanded coverage of issues such as intersectionality, popular culture, and changes in the contemporary population of college students in the U.S. give students a deeper understanding of key sociological concepts. 
    The What can I do with a sociology degree? feature has been revised to reflect greater gender, geographic, age, and career diversity.
  • The What can I do with a sociology degree? feature has been revised to reflect greater gender, geographic, age, and career diversity.

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