Three Levels of Teaching Durkheim

Edward A. Tiryakian

in Teaching Durkheim

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780195165272
Published online February 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199784554 | DOI:

Series: AAR Teaching Religious Studies Series

 Three Levels of Teaching Durkheim

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This chapter presents a pedagogical approach to Durkheim proposing three faces or three levels of Durkheim for undergraduate and graduate students. For the first level the students are given an initial exposure to Durkheim, typically through an introductory courses of sociology. The second level is more advanced, notably an undgergraduate level, where students take sociology of religion and sociological theory (depending on the academic institution, these courses may be open to both undergraduates and graduates). The third level is postgraduate level.

Keywords: teaching; pedagogical approach; Durkheiminian sociology; introductory course; intermediate course; advanced

Chapter.  10305 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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