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Grauerholz, Liz; Settembrino, Marc – Teaching Sociology, 2016
In this article, we describe an adaptation of Nichols, Berry, and Kalogrides's "Hop on the Bus" exercise. In addition to riding the bus, we incorporated a visual component similar to that developed by Whitley by having students conduct a sociological, photographic exercise after they disembarked. Qualitative and quantitative assessment…
Descriptors: Sociology, Bus Transportation, Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis
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Paino, Maria; Blankenship, Chastity; Grauerholz, Liz; Chin, Jeffrey – Teaching Sociology, 2012
This article updates and extends research by Baker and Chin, who tracked changes in studies published in Teaching Sociology from 1973 to 1983 (Baker) and 1984 to 1999 (Chin). The current study traces manuscripts published in "Teaching Sociology" from 2000 to 2009. We examine both who publishes in the journal and what gets published. In particular,…
Descriptors: Position Papers, Program Effectiveness, Sociology, Teaching Methods
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Grauerholz, Liz; Bubriski-McKenzie, Anne – Teaching Sociology, 2012
This study presents an experiential exercise designed to heighten students' awareness of overconsumption in the United States and allow them to see how their own consumption habits are linked to larger social factors. Students engaged in the "Not Buying It" project--which involved refraining from purchasing all but essentials for a set…
Descriptors: Purchasing, Behavior, Decision Making, Experiential Learning
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Scanlan, Stephen J.; Grauerholz, Liz – Teaching Sociology, 2009
The core ideas and lessons of C. Wright Mills are most likely among the first perspectives to which students are exposed in sociology and are a foundation to the discipline. Although perhaps difficult to recall all of the specific details of the encounter, many of these students are likely to remember the first time that they were introduced to C.…
Descriptors: Imagination, Sociology, Intellectual Disciplines, Majors (Students)
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Grauerholz, Liz; Zipp, John F. – Teaching Sociology, 2008
At the 2007 annual meetings of the American Sociological Association, we presented a workshop entitled "How to do the Scholarship of Teaching." The workshop had three main goals: to introduce participants to the literature on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) and to various SoTL outlets, to guide participants in the process of doing…
Descriptors: Sociology, Workshops, Intellectual Disciplines, Scholarship
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Grauerholz, Liz; Gibson, Greg – Teaching Sociology, 2006
This paper examines the articulation of goals and means of sociological instruction in course syllabi. Three questions guide this inquiry. First, do sociology instructors articulate common learning goals? Second, what pedagogical means do instructors commonly employ to meet these goals? Third, to what extent have sociology instructors incorporated…
Descriptors: Sociology, Course Descriptions, Educational Resources, Inquiry
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Grauerholz, Liz – Teaching Sociology, 1999
Provides suggestions for creating a writing-intensive course. Focuses on meeting course goals or objectives with student writing, describing the different types of writing assignments and discussing the mixture of assignments, amount of writing, and ensuring success. Includes a syllabus for a writing-intensive undergraduate sociology course. (CMK)
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices