Teaching Sociology


Teaching Sociology

Editor: Stephen Sweet, Ithaca College
ISSN: 0092-055X
Quarterly: January, April, July, October

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Mission Statement
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Writing an Informative Abstract
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Submissions Invited for a Special Issue:

Incorporating Globalization in the Sociology Curriculum

Mission Statement 

Teaching Sociology publishes articles, notes, and reviews intended to be helpful to the discipline's teachers. Articles range from experimental studies of teaching and learning to broad, synthetic essays on pedagogically important issues. Notes focus on specific teaching issues or techniques. The general intent is to share theoretically stimulating and practically useful information and advice with teachers. Formats include full-length articles; notes of 10 pages or less; interviews, review essays; reviews of books, films, videos, and software; and conversations.

Selected Articles

"It's on the MCAT for a Reason": Premedical Students and the Perceived Utility of Sociology Lauren D. Olsen (April 2016)

2015 Hans O. Mauksch Address: How Departments Can Respond to the Changing Popularity of the Sociology Major Stephen Sweet (January 2016)

Teaching "Real Utopias" through Experiential Learning Lindsey Peterson, Joseph Witt, and Carolyn Huntington (October 2015)

The Effect of Peer Review on Student Learning Outcomes in a Research Methods Course Jessica A. Crowe, Tony Silva, and Ryan Ceresola (July 2015)

Private Journals versus Public Blogs: The Impact of Peer Readership on Low-stakes Reflective Writing Drew Foster (April 2015)

Can Human Subject Pool Participation Benefit Sociology Students? Lynn Gencianeo Chin and Patricia Gibbs Stayte (January 2015)

How Our Majors Believe They Learn: Student Learning Strategies in an Undergraduate Theory Course Julie A. Pelton (October 2014)

Does Genomics Challenge the Social Construction of Race? Ann Morning (September 2014) 

Measuring Student Learning in Social Statistics: A Pretest-Posttest Study of Knowledge Gain Michael Delucchi (July 2014)

A Collective Effort to Improve Sociology Students’ Writing Skills Amanda Burgess-Proctor, Graham Cassano, Dennis J. Condron, Heidi A. Lyons, and George Sanders (April 2014)

The Emotional Experience of First-time Teaching: Reflections from Graduate Instructors, 1997–2006 Emily Meanwell and Sibyl Kleiner (January 2014)