The 2001 Program features a robust variety of workshops. All workshops are open to all meeting registrants.
Professional Workshops address research issues, career opportunities, data availability, publishing venues, publicity and marketing decisions, and more. Some of this year’s workshop topics include:
Launching and Rebuilding Research Careers and Collaborations
Navigating Graduate School to Your Best Advantage
Employment Opportunities for Sociologists in State Government
Serving as an Expert Witness
Parenting in the Academy
Add Health Wave III
So You Want to Write a Textbook?!
How to Get Published: Advice from ASA Editors
Communicating Your Research to the Media
Collaborating Internationally on Research and Teaching and more!
Teaching Workshops emphasize interaction between leaders and audience, and attendees are encouraged to bring questions or problems for discussion and new ideas to enliven classroom activities. Here is just a sample of some of the topics featured this year:
Community-based Research as a Teaching Technique
The Pedagogy of Visual Sociology
Teaching about Popular Culture
Teaching about Sexuality and Sexual Orientation in the
Teaching Introductory Sociology for the First Time
Teaching Race, Class, and Gender
Teaching Sociology of Mental Health and Illness
Teaching Urban Sociology
Using Data Sets in Courses Other than Research Methods
Using the Web for Teaching
Academic Workplace Workshops are designed to increase sociology’s strength and effectiveness in the academic context. Topics on this year’s roster include:
Building Sociology Connections to Urban Studies Programs
Evaluating and Rewarding Professional Service
Managing a Joint Sociology and Social Work Program
Models for Preparing TAs
Preparing for a Program Review
Successful Strategies for Team Teaching
Taking Students Abroad
Teaching Adult Learners
The Sociology Major: Problems and Solutions and more!
Please refer to the online Searchable Program for details on all the sessions and events on this year’s program roster.