AbstractScholars of teaching and learning in sociology have argued that introductory courses should teach toward foundational learning goals instead of providing an exhaustive review of the discipline. Nevertheless, prior research has provided far more guidance on what instructors ought to teach than how they can cohesively support learning across the goals...
- Subject Area(s):
- Introduction to Sociology/Social Problems
- Resource Type(s):
- Class Level(s):
- Any Level
- Class Size(s):
Usage NotesThe ASA journal Teaching Sociology (TS) and TRAILS: the Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology share a common mission to disseminate effective teaching strategies and promote scholarly teaching. This article citation is brought to you through a collaborative project in which Teaching Sociology resources are integrated into TRAILS to...
Learning Goals and Assessments
- Gain familiarity with major sociological theory and its foundations.
- Gain basic knowledge of sociological methods.
- Develop data literacy.
- Written reflections
- Content analysis of writing portfolios
- Survey-based course assessment