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Some sociologists have been criticized for their ivory tower, headinthesand mentality, focusing on what seem to some critics minor, esoteric issues when real people are dying, suffering due to brutal human rights violations, and living lives mired in anomie.
This paper introduces systemic pedagogy as a strategy for teaching sociology at all levels and for addressing social issues as they manifest in and around undergraduate institutions. The application of systemic pedagogy to the development of a research and programming initiative at a small...
Four conferences, held in Britain in 19912, on particular specialisms in Sociology considered their place within the curriculum and how distinctions can be drawn between what is essential to a first degree in Sociology and what are optional elements. The research aim was to develop a qualitative...
This paper provides a descriptive overview of the various curriculum, teaching, advising and assessment changes implemented in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock through a series of recommendations made by the American Sociological...
This research evaluates the support for eight liberal arts goals thinking clearly knowing the physical universe cultural awareness moral awareness valuing thought thoughtfeeling relationships independent action and tolerance and concern for others. 1 The survey of 1,014 consists of 541 graduates...
Many academic departments in the social sciences today are being called upon to justify the utility of their courses and tangibly demonstrate their contributions to the general college curriculum. Because it has traditionally lacked a clearly defined career path, has no consensual, conceptual...
The papers in this collection address a set of important issues facing our discipline. These issues cross national boundaries, and indeed are important far beyond the sociological sphere. My brief comments here will use these papers as a springboard for noting several important curricular...
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