Teaching and Curriculum

Mission Statement:

The Teaching and Curriculum RIG aims to improve undergraduate and graduate instruction in rural sociology by: (1) Examining and sharing teaching best practices; (2) Discussing rural sociology curricula and the curricular roles of related courses, both within and outside formal rural sociology programs; (3) Fostering and recognizing professional development in teaching, emphasizing but not limited to teaching assistants and early career faculty; and (4) Enhance the value attached to instruction within the discipline.

Please see our 2018 Paper Competition announcement below.

Submission Deadline: Friday, May 4th, 2018

The Teaching and Curriculum Research Interest Group (RIG) is proud to announce the second annual paper competition designed to encourage and support research on teaching and curriculum in the rural social sciences. The call for papers is open to a wide range of topics related to teaching styles, pedagogy, assessment, classroom engagement, and can range from experimental studies of teaching and learning to essays on pedagogically important issues.

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Chair: Jessica Crowe
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Co-Chair: Amanda Buday
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