Aida Tomeh Distinguished Service Award



The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Eastern Illinois University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, Instructor positio ..

The Spring/Summer Newsletter

The 2017 Spring/Summer Newsletter is out! Click here (/north-central-sociologist-newsletter)to read about the keynote address and plenary speaker  ..

North Central Sociologist

The Fall/Winter 2016 edition of the North Central Sociologist is now posted! Check it out for conference information! ..

2017 Conference and Awards

Planning to attend the 2017 NCSA conference in Indy? The conference submission system is open until December 9th. Remember all you need is an abst ..

Conference Registration

Don't forget to pre-register for the conference! The deadline for pre-registration is March 1st. You can access the registration system at: http:/ ..

Scholarly Achievement Award Due November 15th

Make sure to nominate a colleague's work, or your own for the 2016 Scholarly Achievement Award! Go to: ..

There's STILL time!

I know we said we wouldn't do it this year, but we just did! The submission portal will remain open until November 8th, 2015 at midnight. So, if trick ..

NCSA Fall 2015 Newsletter

The Fall 2015 Newsletter is now available! Click here (/north-central-sociologist-newsletter)to read about the 2016 conference, award nominations, ..

2016 Joint MSS/NCSA Meeting in Chicago

Make sure to check out and Like the joint meeting page on Facebook to stay updated on all conference information. Visit: ..

The Gift of Diagnosis

A friend of mine wrote this poignant piece on receiving and dealing with "the gift" of diagnosis. It thoroughly illuminates the experience of being of ..

The Teaching Section of NCSA has several goals:

  1. Promotes, through whatever means it deems desirable, feasible, and productive, effective teaching of sociology wherever it is offered;
  2. 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;
  3. Seeks to develop a wider range of useful and innovative classroom materials and reliable instruments for measuring teaching effectiveness; and
  4. 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:

Tamika Odum
University of Cincinnati

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