The Teaching Section has several goals:
- Promotes, through whatever means it deems desirable, feasible, and productive,
effective teaching of sociology wherever it is offered;
- Exhibits special sensitivity to the pedagogic problems of sociology teachers in community colleges, liberal arts colleges, and high schools, and actively promote pedagogic and scholarly efforts among them and sociology, teachers in university settings;
- Seeks to develop a wider range of useful and innovative classroom materials and reliable instruments for
measuring teaching effectiveness; and
- With prior approval of Council, sponsors research related to the improved teaching of sociology as a discipline.
The Teaching Sections meets at the annual meeting to discuss teaching related items.
For information about joining the Teaching Section, contact:
Wright State University
Department of Sociology & Anthropology
Dayton, OH 45435