American Sociological Association

Teaching Sociology Invites Submissions for Special Issues

September 15, 2015

Incorporating Globalization in the Sociology Curriculum

Teaching Sociology seeks articles and notes that address issues that focus on innovative approaches that incorporate globalization and transnational concerns in the curriculum. Among the topics of interest are:

  • Effective strategies that make global and transnational concerns evident to students
  • Exercises or assignments that engage students in the study of global and transnational concerns
  • Strategies of orchestrating transnational learning experiences, such as class trips abroad
  • Critical reviews of ways that global and transnational content are presented in the curriculum

Submission deadline is February 1, 2017. 

Instructions for submission can be found at  Submissions concerning classroom applications should include assessment data. Questions concerning potential submissions can be sent via e-mail to special issue co-editors Patti Giuffre or Stephen Sweet.

Sociology Instruction in the Community College Context

Teaching Sociology seeks articles and notes that address issues relating to effective engagement of sociology within community college settings, including concerns that directly relate to instruction, management, and disciplinary engagement. Community colleges present unique opportunities for teaching sociology, as well as challenges.  While not restricted to instruction in community college contexts, especially salient concerns include:

  • Effective engagement of part time faculty
  • Strategies of assuring instructional quality with reliance contingent faculty
  • Promotion of professional disciplinary involvement within the discipline
  • Curriculum design and decision making processes
  • Experiential learning within limited exposure to sociology course
  • Effective responses to teaching demands and resource constraints

Submission deadline has passed.

Questions concerning submissions can be sent via e-mail to the editor, Stephen Sweet.

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