Teaching Sociology Successfully
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.
This practical guide will help you to:
improve your knowledge of specifications and syllabuses at GCSE and AS/A Level;
provide the best pedagogic approaches for teaching sociology;
think about learning styles, skills and capacities in relation to teaching sociology;
gain practical ideas and activities for improving student’s argumentation, evaluation and essay writing skills;
apply strategies for teaching abstract sociological theories and concepts;
make the teaching of research methods engaging and interesting;
deal with practical issues such as planning and assessing learning;
encourage students’ independent learning and revision;
connect ICT, social networking websites and the mass media to further students’ sociological knowledge;
tackle the thorny issues of politics and controversial topics.
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.
- 2017 Andrew B. Jones
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