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Sociology: Overview

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Journal Article (APA)

Zawacki-Richter, O., Baecker, E., & Hanft, A. (2010). Validation of competencies in e-portfolios: A qulalitative analysis. The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 12(1), 42-60. Retrieved from http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/893/1671

Book (APA)

Arnold, D. (2004). Art history: A very short introduction. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Website (APA)

Clark, L. (2000, November 11). The lost Inca Empire. Retrieved from http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/ancient/lost-inca-empire.html

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