“Topsy-turvy ranking” in social science teaching

Research which challenges some league table views of teaching quality Times Higher Education has a piece on a detailed study of teaching of Sociology at a range of instututions which has some interesting results: Teaching in universities that are usually ranked towards the bottom of higher education league tables is more consistently of a high … Continue reading “Topsy-turvy ranking” in social science teaching

Another daft course? Sociology goes Gaga

Or is this a case of academia at the cutting edge of contemporary culture? Have posted before about slightly unusual programmes, including a zombie course at the University of Baltimore. Anyway, this time it's Lady Gaga at the University of South Carolina. According to a story in the Washington Post also picked up by the … Continue reading Another daft course? Sociology goes Gaga