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Karraker, Meg Wilkes – Teaching Sociology, 2019
Service sociology is a critical strategy for teaching and learning in sociology. Even beyond that, service sociology is an imperative for communicating the value of our discipline to our students and other constituents. Using data collected from faculty members in Minnesota colleges and universities, I describe the salience of the sociology…
Descriptors: Sociology, Service Learning, Undergraduate Students, Socialization
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Messineo, Melinda – Teaching Sociology, 2018
The 2017 Mauksch Address invites readers to consider how the field of sociology might benefit from greater inclusion of the science of learning into its pedagogy. Results from a survey of 92 teaching and learning experts in sociology reveal the degree to which the discipline's understanding of teaching and learning is informed by the science of…
Descriptors: Sociology, Learning, Online Surveys, College Faculty
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Pike, Diane – Teaching Sociology, 2011
This research explores key features of the scholarship of teaching and learning presented in nine higher education pedagogical journals. In an effort to better understand the domain in which the journal "Teaching Sociology" resides, descriptive and comparative analyses indicate that there is notable variation in the type of knowledge offered to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sociology, College Curriculum, Academic Discourse
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McGee, Reece – Teaching Sociology, 1984
Presented in this address by the recipient of the American Sociological Association's award for contribution to undergraduate education are reflections on teaching and a personal biography. Social relationships in academe are also discussed. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Personal Narratives, Professional Recognition, Sociology
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Satariano, William A.; Rogers, Sharon J. – Teaching Sociology, 1979
Reports results of a national survey on undergraduate intern programs in sociology, discusses criteria used for and problems found with internships, and recommends strengthening the programs by formally integrating them into the curriculum. (Author/CK)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Curriculum Problems, Field Instruction, Higher Education
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Dorn, Dean S. – Teaching Sociology, 1990
Presents an impressionistic commentary about the discourse of sociologists on students based on a random sample of sociologists' statements written between 1972 and 1988. Categorizes the commentary into: the incomplete, the defective, the empowered, and the unmotivated. Suggests that even though the discourse concerns students, it is really about…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Higher Education, Individual Characteristics, Sociology