Dr. Angel Hoekstra
Lecturer, Director for the Center for Teaching and Learning Humanities & Social Sciences
Dr. Angel Hoekstra is an American, a Christian, a wife, mother, sister, friend, and sociology professor. She taught for ten years at the University of Colorado in Boulder before moving to Prague in 2016. Dr. Hoekstra taught Social Psychology in 2018-2019 at Univerzita Karlovo, and now teaches two courses at AAU: Introduction to Sociology and Social Psychology. In her off hours, she enjoys reading, running, and building Legos with her husband and two children.
Social psychology; Scholarship of teaching and learning; Qualitative methods; Teaching with Technologies
- Hoekstra, Angel. 2020. “Insights on the Pandemic from Abroad.” ASA FOOTNOTES, Special Issue, Sociologists and Sociology During COVID-19. May/June 2020, 48(3).
- Hoekstra, Angel. 2015. “Because you don’t realize how many people have different experiences than you: Effects of Clicker Use for Class Discussions in Sociology.” Teaching Sociology, 43(1): 53-60.
- Hoekstra, Angel. 2013. “Answering the Diversity Question in the Academic Job Interview.” Teaching and Learning Matters: ASA’s Newsletter for the Section on Teaching and Learning in Sociology, 41(3), spring 2013.
- Duncan, Douglas K., Hoekstra, Angel R., and Wilcox, Bethany R. 2012. “Digital Devices, Distraction and Student Performance: Does In-class Cell Phone Use Reduce Learning?” Astronomy Education Review, 11, 010108-1.
- Hoekstra, Angel and Stefanie Mollborn. 2011. “How Clicker Use Facilitates Existing Pedagogical Practices in Higher Education: Data from Interdisciplinary Research on Student Response Systems.” Learning, Media, and Technology, 33(4).
- Mollborn, Stefanie and Angel Hoekstra. 2010. “A Meeting of Minds: Using Clickers for Critical Thinking and Discussion in Large Sociology Courses.” Teaching Sociology, 38(1): 18-27. Reviewed in March 2010: #1 on the list of most read of all TS articles.
- Hoekstra, Angel. 2010. “Using Clickers in Sociology Courses.” Teaching and Learning Matters: ASA’s Newsletter for the Section on Teaching and Learning in Sociology, 39(2), Fall 2010.
- Hoekstra, Angel. 2008. “Vibrant Student Voices: Exploring Effects of the Use of Clickers in Large College Classrooms.” Learning, Media, and Technology, 33(4): 329-341.