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Sociology in Action - Vantage Digital Option

Second Edition
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January 2020 | SAGE Publications, Inc
STUDENTS

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Sociology in Action – Vantage Digital Option, Second Edition delivers the trusted content from Korgen and Atkinson's 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 Sociology in Action, Second Edition

Sociology in Action will inspire your students to do sociology through real-world activities designed to increase learning, retention, and engagement with course material. Packed with new activities and thought-provoking questions to help explain key concepts, the Second Edition of this innovative bestselling text immerses students in an active learning experience that emphasizes hands-on work, application, and learning by example.

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Instructor Resource Site
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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

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  • 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
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  • 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 Sociology in Action, 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
  • Each chapter is contributed by an expert in that subject who also uses active learning techniques in his or her classroom.

  • Several "Doing Sociology" learning activities in each chapter provide instructors with an abundance of ready-to-use activities for a wide range of instructional settings. 

  • Choose from a variety of activity types including personal reflection, content and data analysis, collaboration and group activities, observations, and short guided-research projects.

  • Two new chapters, "Experiencing Health, Illness, and Medical Care" and "Understanding Institutions: Politics and the Economy", encourage students to think critically about current issues impacting their world. 

  • New data analysis activities featured within the Doing Sociology exercises enable students to access and use statistical information created from more than 400,000 government and non-government datasets.

  • All chapters have been updated to reflect recent societal changes, including:
    • the causes for and ramifications of the 2016 election
    • the latest issues facing the LGBT community, people of color, immigrants and refugees, and the shrinking middle class
    • student loan debt
    • class inequality
    • climate change
    • sexuality
    • sexual harassment
    • power and who writes history
    • a more thorough explanation of racism and its systemic components
    • the connections among social position, place and health, and life expectancy
    • the relationship between public education and democracy

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Vantage Digital Option
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