Faculty Profile

Michael Thompson

Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Sociology
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, Indiana University Bloomington, 2011.
Major: Sociology
Degree Specialization: Political Economy, Statistics, Latin American & Caribbean Studies
MA, Indiana University, 2006.
Major: Sociology
BA, Yale University, 2000.
Major: Sociology

Current Scheduled Teaching*

No current or future courses scheduled.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

SOCI 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Spring 2018
SOCI 5950.708, Master's Thesis, Fall 2017
SOCI 5950.708, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2017
SOCI 4951.714, Honors College Capstone Thesis, Spring 2017 Syllabus
SOCI 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Spring 2017
SOCI 3200.002, Sociological Theory., Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 4990.001, Sociology Capstone, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 5950.708, Master's Thesis, Fall 2016
SOCI 3240.001, Qualitative Data Collection, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 3220.001, Quantitative Data Collection, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 6500.002, Seminar on Social Organization and Disorganization, Spring 2016 SPOT
SOCI 6500.792, Seminar on Social Organization and Disorganization, Spring 2016 SPOT
SOCI 4990.001, Sociology Capstone, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 5260.002, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2016 SPOT
SOCI 5950.708, Master's Thesis, Fall 2015
SOCI 3220.001, Quantitative Data Collection, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 4990.001, Sociology Capstone, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 1520.001, Contemporary Social Problems, Spring 2015 Syllabus
SOCI 4990.001, Sociology Capstone, Spring 2015 Syllabus
SOCI 3260.001, Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods, Fall 2014 Syllabus
SOCI 4990.001, Sociology Capstone, Fall 2014 Syllabus
SOCI 1510.003, Introduction to Sociology, Spring 2014 Syllabus
SOCI 4990.002, Sociology Capstone, Spring 2014 Syllabus
SOCI 1510.005, Introduction to Sociology, Fall 2013 Syllabus
SOCI 4990.001, Sociology Capstone, Fall 2013 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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