Student Telecourse Guide for Kornblum's Sociology in a Changing World, 9th / Edition 9

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Overview

The Telecourse Guide for Kornblum's SOCIOLOGY IN A CHANGING WORLD, Ninth Edition, is designed to accompany the Exploring Society: Introduction to Sociology telecourse produced by DALLAS TeleLearning of the Dallas County Community College District. The Telecourse Guide provides the essential integration of videos and text, providing students with valuable resources designed to direct their daily study in the Exploring Society telecourse. Each chapter of the Telecourse Guide contains a lesson that corresponds to one of the twenty-two video segments in the Exploring Society telecourse. Each lesson includes the following components: Overview, Lesson Assignment, Lesson Goal, Lesson Learning Objectives, Review, Lesson Focus Points, Related Activities, Practice Tests, and an Answer Key.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111829513
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 8/20/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 724,981
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

William Kornblum is a professor of sociology at the Graduate School of the City University of New York, where he helps train future instructors and researchers in the social sciences. He also teaches undergraduates at various campuses of the City University, including Queens College, Hunter College, and City College. A specialist in urban and community studies, Kornblum began his teaching career with the Peace Corps in the early 1960s, where he taught physics and chemistry in French-speaking West Africa. He received his Doctorate in Sociology from the University of Chicago in 1971. He also taught at the University of Washington at Seattle and worked as a research sociologist for the U.S. Department of the Interior. At the CUNY Graduate School, he directs research on environmental issues and on urban policy. With his longtime research partner, Terry Williams, he recently co-authored THE UPTOWN KIDS, a sociological portrait of teenagers and young adults growing up in high-rise public housing projects. He was also the principal investigator of Project TELL, a longitudinal study of the ways in which home computers can improve the life chances of young people at risk of dropping out of school. In 2005, Kornblum was awarded the Distinguished Career Award for the Practice of Sociology from the American Sociological Association.

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