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Jafar, Afshan – Teaching Sociology, 2016
This article describes an experiment in collaborative course design in a midlevel sociology course. Unlike most of the literature on collaborative teaching and learning, which often deals with collaboration among students, this article discusses collaboration between the instructor and students. The students in this course collaborated with the…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Accountability, Feedback (Response), Sociology
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Hochschild, Thomas R., Jr.; Farley, Matthew; Chee, Vanessa – Teaching Sociology, 2014
Sociologists and instructors who teach about community service share an affinity for understanding and addressing social problems. While many studies have demonstrated the benefits of incorporating community service into sociology courses, we examine the benefits of incorporating sociological content into community service classes. The authors…
Descriptors: Community Services, Sociology, Integrated Curriculum, Social Problems
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DeCesare, Michael – Teaching Sociology, 2005
High school teachers of sociology have long been neglected by academic sociologists and the ASA. Recent developments are encouraging, however. In 2001, the ASA appointed a Task Force on the Advanced Placement Course for Sociology in High School, and "Teaching Sociology" has published three articles on high school sociology since that…
Descriptors: Sociology, Secondary School Teachers, Public School Teachers, Teacher Background