194 pages | 18 B/W Illus.
Teaching Sociology Successfully is a comprehensive guide to teaching, learning and delivering sociology, not only with success but with confidence. Carefully combing insightful anecdotes and practical ideas with key theoretical concepts on planning, learning styles and assessment, this book is an essential tool for both new and experienced teachers of sociology. Each chapter focuses on a particular aspect of the teaching and learning process – from preparing to teach the subject for the first time to measuring student progress over time – in an approachable yet rigorous way.
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Drawing on the author’s own experiences, Teaching Sociology Successfully helps readers to identify, unpack and negotiate challenges common to those teaching sociology. Complete with a variety of pedagogical resources, it provides tasks and further reading to support CPD and reflective practice. This book will be an invaluable tool for students on PGCE social science training courses, as well as School Direct candidates and undergraduates studying BEds in similar fields.
1. Why Teach Sociology? 2. Sociology in Schools 3. Sociological Pedagogies 4. Thinking about Learning Styles, Skills and Capacities in Relation to Sociology 5. Thinking about Teaching Skills and Styles in Relation to Sociology 6. Practical Teaching Strategies for Developing Sociological Skills 7. Teaching Sociological Concepts and Theories 8. Teaching Sociological Research Methods 9. Planning Sociology 10. Assessing Sociology 11. Independent Learning and Revision 12. ICT, Sociol Networking and the Media 13. Political Bias and Controversial Issues 14. Last Words