Faculty Profile

Katherine Sobering

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

    

Education

PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2018.
Major: Sociology
MA, University of Texas at Austin, 2012.
Major: Sociology
BA, University of Texas at Austin, 2009.
Major: Plan II Honors
BBA, University of Texas at Austin, 2009.
Major: International Business

Current Scheduled Teaching*

SOCI 3240.001, Qualitative Data Collection, Spring 2021
SOCI 5260.003, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2021
SOCI 5260.603, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2021
SOCI 6500.003, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2021
SOCI 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Fall 2020
SOCI 3240.900, Qualitative Data Collection, Fall 2020 Syllabus
SOCI 5260.001, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2020 Syllabus
SOCI 5260.601, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2020 Syllabus
SOCI 6500.001, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2020 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.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

SOCI 4250.900, Gender and Society, Summer 5W2 2020 Syllabus
SOCI 5950.702, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2020
SOCI 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2020
SOCI 1510.003, Introduction to Sociology, Spring 2020 Syllabus
SOCI 5950.707, Master's Thesis, Spring 2020
SOCI 3800.001, Sociology of Work, Spring 2020 Syllabus
SOCI 5900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2020
SOCI 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2019
SOCI 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Fall 2019
SOCI 5260.002, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 6500.002, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 4250.900, Gender and Society, Summer 5W2 2019 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 1510.004, Introduction to Sociology, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 3800.001, Sociology of Work, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 5900.703, Special Problems, Spring 2019
SOCI 1510.004, Introduction to Sociology, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 5260.002, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2018 SPOT
SOCI 6500.002, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2018 SPOT

* 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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