Dr. Dee Britton

Social Sciences at Center for Distance Learning

Apr
22

Cool and interesting links

Filed Under () by Dee Britton on 22-04-2011

The dimensions of space and time are continually being stretched  in our virtual world. Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir project is a fascinating example that demonstrates technology’s power to unite individuals around the globe.  2,052 people in 58 countries contributed a performance of Whitacre’s Sleep.  I encourage you to watch this inspiring work.

Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir

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Interested in discussions about social science topics?

General Social Survey: Frequently research methods instructors use the General Social Survey when teaching quantitative research methods. This is a rich and valuable database that began in 1972. Socialscience space has an interesting article describing changes in social opinion over the past 39 years. To read the article, click here.

Sage has created a new forum for the social sciences. Is it true that judges are more lenient  after lunch? Why the rise of economics and the fall of social psychology? Explore all sorts of interesting discussions at socialsciencespace!