Community Resource Planning

Author(s)

Sandra Apgar
Sinclair Community College

Learning Goals

Skill:

  • Demonstrate ability to state a hypothesis
  • Interpret segregation exposure and dissimilarity index
  • Define key concepts
  • Interpret data presented in table and graphic form
  • Demonstrate ability to use the sociological perspective

Substance:
To discuss the topics of:

  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Census data
  • Metropolitan area
  • City data
  • Segregation
  • Dissimilarity indices
  • Segregation exposure inde

Context for Use

This activity is used in an introductory sociology class class for undergraduate students. This activity explores topics of race and ethnicity in Ohio.

Description and Teaching Materials

Teaching Notes and Tips

This activity uses the charts, rankings and maps on CensusScope.org. CensusScope is an easy-to-use tool to investigate U.S. trends using census data.

Assessment