Comparisons of Job Characteristics

Focus Occupation: Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1067)
Associated Occupation: History Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1125)


<<Associated occupation element is much lower
<Associated occupation element is lower
0Associated occupation element is at a similar level
>Associated occupation element is at a higher level
>>Associated occupation element is at a much higher level

 

Knowledge Similarity of Focus Occupation to Associated Occupation:    80
Focus Occupation: Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1067)
Associated Occupation: History Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1125)
Focus Occupation’s Key Knowledge Elements Average Rating, All Occupations Focus Occupation’s Rating Associated Occupation’s Rating Evaluation of Associated Occupation
Sociology and Anthropology 4.1 22.9 13.0 << Extensive education and/or training may be required
English Language 11.2 21.6 22.1 0 Current knowledge level may be sufficient
Education and Training 9.2 20.8 20.2 0 Current knowledge level may be sufficient
Psychology 6.4 15.4 8.5 << Extensive education and/or training may be required
Philosophy and Theology 3.2 13.2 16.7 >> Current knowledge level is likely more than sufficient
History and Archeology 2.6 13.0 24.4 >> Current knowledge level is likely more than sufficient
Communications and Media 5.3 10.7 9.8 0 Current knowledge level may be sufficient
Geography 3.9 9.8 16.5 >> Current knowledge level is likely more than sufficient

The maximum possible rating is 25.

Source: Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Research and Analysis Section analysis of O*NET (Occupation Information Network) data.

Skills Similarity of Focus Occupation to Associated Occupation:    97
Focus Occupation: Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1067)
Associated Occupation: History Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1125)
Focus Occupation’s Key Skills Elements Average Rating, All Occupations Focus Occupation’s Rating Associated Occupation’s Rating Evaluation of Associated Occupation
Speaking 10.8 17.9 17.4 0 Current skill level may be sufficient
Reading Comprehension 10.7 16.9 16.9 0 Current skill level may be sufficient
Writing 9.2 15.9 14.9 0 Current skill level may be sufficient
Instructing 7.8 15.4 12.8 < A higher skill level may be required
Learning Strategies 7.2 15.1 13.6 < A higher skill level may be required
Active Learning 8.7 14.4 13.3 0 Current skill level may be sufficient
Active Listening 11.0 14.4 13.6 0 Current skill level may be sufficient
Critical Thinking 10.8 14.2 14.2 0 Current skill level may be sufficient
Monitoring 9.9 13.3 12.3 0 Current skill level may be sufficient
Science 4.5 12.0 6.4 << Extensive development of skills in this area may be required
Time Management 8.9 11.4 11.1 0 Current skill level may be sufficient
Operations Analysis 5.0 9.2 8.6 0 Current skill level may be sufficient

The maximum possible rating is 25.

Source: Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Research and Analysis Section analysis of O*NET (Occupation Information Network) data.

Abilities Similarity of Focus Occupation to Associated Occupation:    99
Focus Occupation: Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1067)
Associated Occupation: History Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1125)
Focus Occupation’s Key Abilities Elements Average Rating, All Occupations Focus Occupation’s Rating Associated Occupation’s Rating Evaluation of Associated Occupation
Oral Expression 12.4 18.7 18.3 0 Current ability level may be sufficient
Speech Clarity 10.2 18.2 16.2 < Some improvement in abilities may be required
Written Expression 9.8 16.9 15.9 0 Current ability level may be sufficient
Written Comprehension 11.0 16.2 16.4 0 Current ability level may be sufficient
Oral Comprehension 12.5 15.9 15.9 0 Current ability level may be sufficient
Deductive Reasoning 10.6 13.0 13.0 0 Current ability level may be sufficient
Inductive Reasoning 10.2 12.8 13.5 0 Current ability level may be sufficient
Memorization 5.6 7.0 8.1 > Current ability level is likely more than sufficient

The maximum possible rating is 25.

Source: Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Research and Analysis Section analysis of O*NET (Occupation Information Network) data.

Activities that Both Occupations Have in Common Similarity of Focus Occupation to Associated Occupation:   97
Focus Occupation: Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1067)
Associated Occupation: History Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1125)
Work Activities Exclusivity of Activity
Advise governmental or industrial personnel28
Advise students49
Analyze social or economic data63
Collect academic research data62
Compile bibliographies of specialized materials54
Conduct research on work-related topics44
Convert information into instructional program38
Design classroom presentations45
Develop course or training objectives42
Develop instructional materials38
Direct and coordinate scientific research or investigative studies27
Encourage group participation54
Evaluate student performance46
Interpret charts or tables for social or economic research70
Maintain educational records, reports, or files43
Make education presentations46
Organize educational material or ideas41
Prepare educational reports44
Record student progress46
Teach college level courses54
Use computers to enter, access or retrieve educational data46
Use library or online Internet research techniques21
Use oral or written communication techniques1
Use public speaking techniques13
Use scientific research methodology21
Use teaching techniques29
Write research or project grant proposals33
Write scholarly or technical research papers36

Not all positions in these occupations will necessarily perform all of the listed activities. The exclusivity rating is an indication of how unique the activity is amongst all occupations. The maximum rating is 100. High scores indicate that only a small number of occupations engage in that activity.

Source: Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Research and Analysis Section analysis of O*NET (Occupation Information Network) data.

Tools and Technologies that Both Occupations Have in Common Similarity of Focus Occupation to Associated Occupation:   n/a
Focus Occupation: Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1067)
Associated Occupation: History Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1125)
Tools and TechnologiesExclusivity
Tools and technology data is unavailable for one or both occupations.

Not all positions in these occupations will necessarily use all of the listed tools and technologies. The exclusivity rating is an indication of how unique the tool or technology is amongst all occupations. The maximum rating is 100. High scores indicate that only a small number of occupations use that tool or technology.

Source: Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Research and Analysis Section analysis of O*NET (Occupation Information Network) data.