Student Resources

Welcome to the student resources SAGE edge site for of Our Social World, fifth edition by Jeanne H. Ballantine, Keith A. Roberts, and Kathleen Odell Korgen. SAGE edge offers a robust online environment you can access anytime, anywhere, and features an impressive array of free tools and resources to keep you on the cutting edge of your learning experience. The student resources site includes: 

  • An online action plan includes tips and feedback on progress through the course and materials, which allows students to individualize their learning experience
  • Mobile-friendly practice quizzes allow for independent assessment by students of their mastery of course material
  • Mobile-friendly eFlashcards strengthen understanding of key terms and concepts
  • Carefully selected chapter-by-chapter video and multimedia content which enhance classroom-based explorations of key topics
  • SAGE Readings and Journal Articles combine cutting-edge academic journal scholarship with the topics in your course for a robust classroom experience. Full-text CQ Researcher, Pacific Standard magazine, and SAGE journal articles have been carefully selected to support and expand on the concepts
  • Web resources are included for further research and insights.
  • Internet Exercises integrate useful and current web resources with chapter content to extend and reinforce learning Additional Readings list useful books and articles for additional study
  • Chapter-specific discussion questions help launch classroom interaction by prompting students to engage with the material and by reinforcing important content
  • Web exercises and meaningful web links facilitate student use of Internet resources, further exploration of topics, and responses to critical thinking questions
  • Unique Photo essay assignments encourage students to observe and evaluate social issues in creative ways