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Country Statistical Profiles
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Database of a series of statistical indicators, primarily economic, but also social and educational, on each OECD countries. Can be viewed either online or downloaded as excel files. The excel downloads also allow for graphical comparisons with other OECD countries.

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Economics
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Data Set
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
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TeachingWithData.org
Author:
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
Date Added:
11/07/2014
Development
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Module on development in international relations. Intended for community college students and aligned with the requirements for POLS 140: Introduction to International Relations within the California Community College system. Includes lesson plan, required readings, and ancillary materials (lecture slides, activity instructions, and worksheet).

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Political Science
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Module
Author:
Katherine Michel
Date Added:
12/10/2019
Economics Made Easy: Curricular Resources for Economics Courses
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Looking for engaging content for your economics courses? The Institute for Humane Studies has curated this collection of educational resources to help economics professors enrich their curriculum. Find videos, interactive games, reading lists, and more on everything from opportunity costs to trade policy. This collection is updated frequently with new content, so watch this space!

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Economics
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
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Institute for Humane Studies
Date Added:
04/13/2018
Introduction to Sociology 2e
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Introduction to Sociology 2e adheres to the scope and sequence of a typical, one-semester introductory sociology course. It offers comprehensive coverage of core concepts, foundational scholars, and emerging theories, which are supported by a wealth of engaging learning materials. The textbook presents detailed section reviews with rich questions, discussions that help students apply their knowledge, and features that draw learners into the discipline in meaningful ways. The second edition retains the book’s conceptual organization, aligning to most courses, and has been significantly updated to reflect the latest research and provide examples most relevant to today’s students. In order to help instructors transition to the revised version, the 2e changes are described within the preface.

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Social Science
Sociology
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Full Course
Provider:
Rice University
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OpenStax College
Date Added:
02/01/2012
Introduction to Sociology 2e, Social Stratification in the United States, What Is Social Stratification?
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Differentiate between open and closed stratification systemsDistinguish between caste and class systemsUnderstand meritocracy as an ideal system of stratification

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Social Science
Sociology
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Date Added:
11/15/2016
OECD Regional Statistics
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Interactive resource codes either "OECD large regions" usually the primary subnational administrative unit of an OECD country -- (eg. states) or "OECD small regions" usually the secondary subnmational administrative unit -- (eg. counties) by demographic, economic and educational statistics. Regions are compared on a color coded map (for any single variable), scatter plot (for any two variables, table lens or data grid (for a large number of variables. Allows transnational comparisons across all rich countries, but also allows the specificity of focusing on subnational -- and sometimes very small -- geographic units.

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Physics
Economics
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Data Set
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TeachingWithData.org
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TeachingWithData.org
Author:
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
Date Added:
11/07/2014
The Philosophy of Liberty: Curricular Resources for Political Philosophy Courses
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Looking for engaging content for your political philosophy course? The Institute for Humane Studies has curated this collection of educational resources to help philosophy professors enrich their curriculum. Find short videos, lectures, and reading lists on everything from where rights come from to Peter Singer's "The Drowning Child". This collection is updated frequently with new content, so watch this space!

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Philosophy
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Institute for Humane Studies
Date Added:
04/13/2018
Poverty and Unemployment: Exploring the Connections
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This lesson is the second in a series of lessons called “Issues of Poverty.” Students explore the causes of poverty in the United States and the structural factors that perpetuate it. Students will examine the ways poverty is closely related to economic and political policy, and will work to discover why it disproportionately affects members of non-dominant groups—that is, groups that have historically oppressed groups.

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Economics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Southern Poverty Law Center
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Learning for Justice
Date Added:
11/30/2016
The Real Monopoly: America's Racial Wealth Divide
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In his historic March 2008 speech on race, Barack Obama explained some of the barriers to opportunity that created the racial wealth divide. In this lesson, students take a deeper look at the lingering economic effects of slavery, segregation and other forms of institutionalized bias.

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Economics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Southern Poverty Law Center
Provider Set:
Learning for Justice
Date Added:
11/30/2016
SOC101 - Unit 7 - Stratification and Social Mobility in the United States
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Unit 7 – Stratification and Social Mobility in the United StatesChapter 9 – pages 185 – 201Define “Stratification.”Open versus closed stratification.  Is the stratification system in the United States open or closed? Is there social mobility in the United States?Social classes in the United States: upper, middle and lower class.  What is the social stratification of your family tree?  Has your family’s intergenerational social class altered?Watch: Wealth Inequality in America - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPKKQnijnsM4.      Theoretical Perspectives on Social StratificationRead: Chapter 8.2 “Explaining Stratification” - http://open.lib.umn.edu/sociology/chapter/8-2-explaining-stratification/ 

Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Annemarie Roscello
Date Added:
05/04/2017