The "TSOC 3000 Working Group" is a group of all faculty, instructors, and graduate students who meet regularly to discuss and develop the curriculum and pedagogy of TSOC 3000. The group is unique in that it represents great commitment on the part of all participants. All instructors of TSOC 3000 are required to have been part of the Working Group for at least a semester before teaching the course, and to continue as part of the group throughout their teaching assignment.
InSummer 2004 the group received a grant from the University of Toledo Center for Teaching and Learning to support intensive work on the course over the summer. This grant award was the first of its kind that the CTL had granted to a collaborative group. Link: [Proposal Report] Since that time, group members have regularly presented panels on course pedagogy and curriculum at the annual meetings of American Educational Studies Association (AESA), which is the main organization for the teaching of Social Foundations in the U.S.
Anyone interested in TSOC 3000, either because of its place in their licensure program or for some other reason, is invited to attend Working Group meetings. Exact dates and meeting locations can be obtained from the Foundations of Education Secretary at 419-530-4302.
AY2007-2008 Members include:
Charles Carter, Ph.D.
Mary Ellen Edwards, Ph.D.
Lynne Hamer, Ph.D. (Working Group and Course Coordinator)
Martha Kransdorf, Ph.D.
Dale Snauwaert, Ph.D.