Senior Honors Projects, 2010-current

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Date of Award

Spring 2019

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science (BS)

Department

Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Advisor(s)

Richard R. Lawler

Philip L. Frana

Rebecca Howes-Mischel

Abstract

The purpose of this project is to rewrite the curriculum of Honors 300: Teaching Honors for Honors Students. After conducting research via survey and reading and analyzing works by Gonzales, Dallimore, and other university and pedagogy websites, meeting with organizations on campus, and getting feedback from other Honors TAs, the goal of my final project is to rewrite the Honors 300 curriculum and syllabus; this includes a restructuring of the TA selection and pairing process, a series of suggestions on training and orientation, and the recommendation for renaming the Teaching Assistants. I developed the following by consulting literature on pedagogy, classroom technique, and discussion facilitation and analyzing data from results from a survey sent to previous TAs, a focus group of previous TAs and individual interviews of previous TAs, which I will present below.

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