Sociological education:
provision with textbooks and their quality

Seliverstova N.А.

Dr. Sci. (Sociol.), Prof., Department of Sociology, Moscow University for the Humanities, Moscow, Russia

ID of the Article: 5042

For citation:

Seliverstova N.А. Sociological education: provision with textbooks and their quality. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2015. No 1. P. 128-133


Dynamics of publishing teaching and teaching methodology literature are analyzed in the realm of sociology for higher education stressing the fact of diminishing numbers of copies printed due to expansion of electronic publications(while numbers of titles remain stable). Teaching literature quality criteria are suggested for sociological teaching literature. They are: accordance of title and contents, presence of social practice analysis of Russian and international realities, argumentation and facility of material presentation, elaborated aspects related to methods and practical application, competent edition of the text. Cases of contents and quality of teaching aides in sociology of education are discussed.


higher school; sociological education; textbooks; bachelor’s degree; master’s degree; learning literature quality criteria
Content No 1, 2015