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Howard, Jay

Dean - Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences

jrhoward@butler.edu
317/940-9874

Jordan Hall - 237




Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise

Scholarship of Teaching & Learning

Sociology of Religion

Sociology of Culture/Popular Culture

Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)

BOOKS (* indicates refereed publication)

*  Greenwood, Nancy A. and Jay R. Howard.  2011.  First Contact:  Teaching and Learning in Introductory Sociology.  Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.         

*   Howard, Jay R. (Editor).  2004.  Discussion in the College Classroom:  Applications for Sociology Instruction.  Washington, DC:  American Sociological Association.

*   Howard, Jay R. and John M. Streck.  1999.  (2004 Paperback re-release.) Apostles of Rock: The Splintered World of Contemporary Christian Music. Lexington, KY:  University Press of Kentucky.                        http://www.kentuckypress.com/viewbook.cfm?ID=1140&Group=3

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS (* indicates refereed publication)   

Howard, Jay R. 2010.  “Music: Contemporary Christian” in Charles H. Lippy and Peter W. Williams (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Religion in America, Vol. 3:1466-71.

*  Howard, Jay R.  2010.  “Where Are We and How Did We Get Here? A Brief Examination of the Past, Present, and Future of the Teaching and Learning Movement in Sociology.”  Teaching Sociology 38:81-92.

*   Howard, Jay R.  Forthcoming 2010.  “Contemporary Christian Music” in Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World. Bristol, England: Thoemmes Press.

*   Howard, Jay R.  2007.  “North Central Sociological Association Presidential Address:  Teaching and Learning and the Culture of the Regional Association in American Sociology.”  Sociological Focus 40:250-264.

*   Howard, Jay R.  2007.  “Let the Weak Say I Am Strong:  Contemporary Worship Music and God's Concern for Justice,” pages 65-75 in Robert Woods and Brian Walrath (Editors).  The Message in the Music: Studying Contemporary Praise and Worship.  Nashville, TN:  Abingdon Press.

*   Howard, Jay R. and Aimee Zoeller.  2007.  “The Role of the Introductory Sociology Course on Students’ Perceptions of Achievement of General Education Goals.”  Teaching Sociology 35(3):209-222.

*   Howard, Jay R., Aimee Zoeller, and Yale Pratt.  2006.  “Students’ Race and Participation in Classroom Discussion in Introductory Sociology: A Preliminary Investigation.”  Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Vol. 6, No. 1:14-38.  http://www.iupui.edu/~josotl/VOL_6/NO_1/v6n1Howard.pdf

*   Howard, Jay R.  2005.  “An Examination of Student Learning in Introductory Sociology at a Commuter Campus.” Teaching Sociology 33:195-205.    

Howard, Jay R.  2004.  “What Does Research Tell Us about Classroom Discussion?” pages 2-8 in Jay R. Howard (Editor). 

2004.  Discussion in the College Classroom:  Applications for Sociology Instruction.  Washington, DC:  American Sociological Association.

*   Howard, Jay R.  2002.  “Do College Students Participate More in Discussion in Traditional Delivery Courses or in Interactive Telecourses? A Preliminary Comparison,” The Journal of Higher Education 73(6): 764-780.

*   Howard, Jay R., George James, and David R. Taylor.  2002.  “The Consolidation of Responsibility in the Mixed-Age College Classroom.” Teaching Sociology 30(2):214-234.   

Howard, Jay R.  2001.  “Alternative Contemporary Christian Music,” p. 30 in Ray B. Browne and Pat Browne (Eds.) The Guide to United States Popular Culture.  2001.  Bowling Green, OH:  Bowling Green State University Popular Press.    

Howard, Jay R.  2001.  “Christian Radio Music Formats,” pp.167-68 in Ray B. Browne and Pat Browne (Eds.) The Guide to United States Popular Culture.  2001.  Bowling Green, OH:  Bowling Green State University Popular Press.   

Howard, Jay R.  2001.  “Daniel Amos,” pp.218-19 in Ray B. Browne and Pat Browne (Eds.) The Guide to United States Popular Culture.  2001.  Bowling Green, OH:  Bowling Green State University Popular Press.    

Howard, Jay R.  2001.  “Amy Grant,” p.339 in Ray B. Browne and Pat Browne (Eds.) The Guide to United States Popular Culture.  2001.  Bowling Green, OH:  Bowling Green State University Popular Press.         

Howard, Jay R.  2001.  “Larry Norman,” p.583 in Ray B. Browne and Pat Browne (Eds.) The Guide to United States Popular Culture.  2001.  Bowling Green, OH:  Bowling Green State University Popular Press.   

Howard, Jay R.  2001.  “Petra,” p.606 in Ray B. Browne and Pat Browne (Eds.) The Guide to United States Popular Culture.  2001.  Bowling Green, OH:  Bowling Green State University Popular Press.

*   Howard, Jay R. and Roberta Baird.  2000.  “The Consolidation of Responsibility and Students' Definitions of the College Classroom.” The Journal of Higher Education 71:700-721.

*   Howard, Jay R. and Amanda L. Henney.  1998.  "Student Participation and Instructor Gender in the Mixed Age College Classroom."  The Journal of Higher Education  69:384-405.

*   Howard, Brenda S. and Jay R. Howard.  1997.  “Occupation as Spiritual Activity.”  American Journal of Occupational Therapy 51:181-185.

*   Howard, Jay R. and John M. Streck.  1996.  “The Splintered Art World of Contemporary Christian Music.”  Popular Music 15:37-53.

*   Howard, Jay R., Lillard B. Short, and Susan M. Clark.  1996.  “Student Participation in the Mixed Age College Classroom.”  Teaching Sociology 24:8-24.     

Howard, Jay R.  1996.  “Art Versus Evangelism:  The Tensions of Contemporary Christian Music,” pages 149-165 in Fabio B. Dasilva and David L. Brunsma (Editors.)  All Music:  Essays on the Hermeneutics of Music.  1996.  Aldershot, England:  Avebury Press.

*   Howard, Jay R.  1994.  “Peer Control in the Industrial Workplace.”  Sociological Focus  26:241-256.

*   Howard, Jay R.  1994.  “Vilifying the Enemy:  The Christian Right and the Novels of Frank Peretti.”  Journal of Popular Culture  28:193-206.

*   Howard, Jay R.  1993.  “A Comparative Analysis of the Civil Disobedience of Operation Rescue and Martin Luther King's Civil Rights Organizations.”  FREE INQUIRY in Creative Sociology 21:177-187.

*   Howard, Jay R.  1992.  “Contemporary Christian Music:  Where Rock Meets Religion.”  The Journal of Popular Culture  26:123-130.

ARTICLES REPRINTED IN OTHER WORKS   

Howard, Jay R.  1997.  “Contemporary Christian Music:  Where Rock Meets Religion,” pages 166-72 in Robert Jones, Patrick Bizzaro and Cynthia Selfe.  The Harcourt Brace Guide to Writing in the Disciplines.  Fort Worth, TX:  Harcourt.   

Howard, Jay R., George James, and David R. Taylor. 2004.  “The Consolidation of Responsibility in the Mixed-Age College Classroom,” pages 18-38 in Jay R. Howard (Editor).  Discussion in the College Classroom:  Applications for Sociology Instruction.  Washington, DC:  ASA. 

TEACHING PUBLICATIONS (* indicates refereed publication)

Howard, Jay. 2010. "PRINCIPLES OF UNDERGRADUATE LEARNING: Writing Assignment." Assignment published in TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology. Originally published 2004 in Sociology of Education, edited by J. Ballantine and R. Arum. Washington DC:  American Sociological Association. (http://trails.asanet.org)

Howard, Jay. 2010. "Classroom Discussion." Class Activity published in TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology. Originally published 2008 in Scaffolding for Student Success, edited by B. E. Dietz. Washington DC:  American Sociological Association. (http://trails.asanet.org)

Howard, Jay. 2010. "ANALYSIS OF A RELIGIOUS GATHERING." Assignment published in TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology. Originally published 2004 in Religion, Teaching the Sociology of, edited by L. Kaelber and D. E. Cowan. Washington DC:  American Sociological Association. (http://trails.asanet.org)

Howard, Jay. 2010. "Sociology of Religion." Syllabus published in TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology. Originally published 2004 in Religion, Teaching the Sociology of, edited by L. Kaelber and D. E. Cowan. Washington DC:  American Sociological Association. (http://trails.asanet.org)

Howard, Jay R. 2009.  “Teaching Portfolio” pages 211-231in Daniel G. Renfrow (Ed.)  Teaching Portfolios Within the Discipline. Washington, DC: American Sociological Association.

Howard, Jay R. 2009.  "Helping Students Know What They Don't Know About Success in College."  Teaching/Learning Matters 37,3:3-4.

Howard, Jay R.  2008.  “Classroom Discussion,” pages 44-47 in Bernadette E. Dietz and Lynn Harper Ritchey (Editors).  Scaffolding for Student Success: Effective Practices in Using Instructional Strategies. Washington, DC: American Sociological Association. 

Howard, Jay R.  2006.  “Social Class, Age, and Religion:  Turning Faculty Marginality into Empathy for Students,” in Growing Through Our Past into the Future:  Journeys of Faculty and Advisors on the Path to Cultural Competence. Marla Zimmerman, Editor. Indianapolis:  IUPUI Office for Professional Development.   http://ctl.iupui.edu/diversity/essays.htm

Howard, Jay R. 2005. “Investigating the Role of Introductory Sociology in Achievement of the Principles of Undergraduate Learning,” p. 8-9 in The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at IUPUI, Sharon Hamilton, Editor.  Indianapolis:  IUPUI Center on Integrating Learning.http://ctl.iupui.edu/common/uploads/library/COIL/COIL294.pdf  

Howard, Jay R.  2004.  “Sociology of Education Writing Assignments,” pages 38-40 in Jeanne Ballantine, Richard Arum, Floyd Morgan Hammack, Edith King, Caroline Hodges Persell, and Theodore C. Wagenaar (Editors), Teaching Sociology of Education:  A Resource Manual.  Washington, DC:  American Sociological Association.

*     Howard, Jay R.  2004.  “Just-in-Time Teaching in Sociology or How I Convinced My Students to Actually Read the Textbook.”  Teaching Sociology 32:385-390.

Howard, Jay. R. 2004.  “R312 Sociology of Religion Syllabus,” pages 22-28 in Lutz Kaelber (editor), Syllabi and Instructional Materials for the Sociology of Religion.  Washington, D.C.:  American Sociological Association Teaching Resources Center. 

Howard, Jay. R. 2004.  “Christianity and Culture through Contemporary Christian Music Exercise,” pages 107-111 in Lutz Kaelber (editor), Syllabi and Instructional Materials for the Sociology of Religion.  Washington, D.C.:  American Sociological Association Teaching Resources Center.

Howard, Jay R.  2004.  “Classroom Discussion Norms” pages 40-44 in Rosanne Cordell, Robin Morgan, and Betsy Lucal (Editors).  Quick Hits for New Faculty.  Bloomington, IN:  Indiana University Press.

Howard, Jay R. 2004.  “Getting Started on a Teaching Portfolio” pages 119-122 in Rosanne Cordell, Robin Morgan, and Betsy Lucal (Editors).  Quick Hits for New Faculty.  Bloomington, IN:  Indiana University Press.

Howard, Jay R.  2000.  “Critical Thinking:  Gender Wage Gap Assignment,” pages 174-75 in James Sikora and Teodora O. Amoloza (Editors), Introductory Sociology Resource Manual, Fifth Edition.  Washington, D.C.:  American Sociological Association Teaching Resources Center.

Howard, Jay R.  1998.  “Using a Seminar Format in the Sociology of Religion.” (an essay) in Madeleine Cousineau (Editor), Teaching Resources Guide in the Sociology of Religion.  Washington, D.C.:  American Sociological Association Teaching Resources Center.

Howard, Jay R.  1998.  “Syllabus,” 2 “Instructions for Papers,” and 3 “Annotated Bibliography” items in Madeleine Cousineau (Editor), Teaching Resources Guide in the Sociology of Religion.  Washington, D.C.:  American Sociological Association Teaching Resources Center.

Howard, Jay R.  1998.  “Facilitating Discussion Through Review,” page 14 in S. Holly Stocking, Eileen T. Bender, Claude H. Cookman, Vince Peterson, Bob Votaw with Karen Everdon (Editors), More Quick Hits.  Bloomington, IN:  Indiana University Press.

Howard, Jay R.  1998.  “Questions for Critical Reading and Discussion,” page 48 in S. Holly Stocking, Eileen T. Bender, Claude H. Cookman, Vince Peterson, Bob Votaw with Karen Everdon (Editors), More Quick Hits.  Bloomington, IN:  Indiana University Press.

Howard, Jay R.  1998.  “Research Projects and Job Skills,” page 51 in S. Holly Stocking, Eileen T. Bender, Claude H. Cookman, Vince Peterson, Bob Votaw with Karen Everdon (Editors), More Quick Hits.  Bloomington, IN:  Indiana University Press.

Howard, Jay R.  1998.  “Self-Graded Student Participation,” page 100 in S. Holly Stocking, Eileen T. Bender, Claude H. Cookman, Vince Peterson, Bob Votaw with Karen Everdon (Editors), More Quick Hits.  Bloomington, IN:  Indiana University Press.

Howard, Jay R.  1997.  “Syllabus” and “Discussion Questions,” in Carol Auster (Editor), Sociology of Work Resource Manual, Second Edition.  Washington, D.C.:  American Sociological Association Teaching Resources Center.  One of ten featured syllabi.

Howard, Jay R.  1996.  “Syllabus,” in Teddy Amoloza and James Sikora (Editors), Introductory Sociology Resource Manual, Fourth Edition.  Washington, D.C.:  American Sociological Association Teaching Resources Center. 

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