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The Link between Vocational Training and Higher Education in Switzerland, Austria, and Germany

Rita Nikolai and Christian Ebner

in The Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599431
eISBN:
9780191731518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599431.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

In recent years, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland have adopted different strategies to increase permeability between dual vocational training and higher education. Germany relies on the ... More


West African Drumming and Dance in North American Universities: An Ethnomusicological Perspective

George Worlasi Kwasi Dor

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039140
eISBN:
9781621039952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039140.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

More than twenty universities and twenty other colleges in North America (USA and Canada) offer performance courses on West African ethnic dance drumming. Since its inception in 1964 at both UCLA and ... More


The developing crisis, 1907–14

F. S. L. LYONS

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the developing crisis in Ireland during the period from 1907 to 1914. It explains that while the watershed period of 1903–07 was deeply inimical to the solution of Ireland's ... More


The Age of Survival, 1951–1977

John W. Boyer

in The University of Chicago: A History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226242514
eISBN:
9780226242651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226242651.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter explores the work of two very important University presidents, Lawrence Kimpton and Edward Levi, in their attempts to rebuild the University after the Hutchins era. Kimpton found himself ... More


Gay on God's Campus: Mobilizing for LGBT Equality at Christian Colleges and Universities

Jonathan S. Coley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636221
eISBN:
9781469636238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636221.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Although the LGBT movement has made rapid gains in the United States, LGBT people continue to face discrimination in faith communities. In this book, sociologist Jonathan S. Coley documents why and ... More


Higher education in Ireland, 1908–84

John Coolahan

in A New History of Ireland Volume VII: Ireland 1921-84

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217527
eISBN:
9780191678240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217527.003.0025
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In Ireland, the history of higher education in the twentieth century falls into a number of distinct periods. The first period corresponds to the years following the passing of the Irish Universities ... More


From the Cleveland Commission to the Statutes of 1882

Christopher Harvie

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

With the passing of the Universities Tests Act of 1871, William Gladstone’s involvement in the politics of Oxford University diminished. Attempts by dons, Liberal and Conservative alike, to involve ... More


Collaborating across Boundaries: Managing the Complexities of e-Learning Courseware Production in a Joint International Project

Gary Motteram, Gillian Forrester, Sue Goldrick, and Angela McLachlan

in e-Learning Initiatives in China: Pedagogy, Policy and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098671
eISBN:
9789882206861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098671.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the management of the complexities of e-learning courseware in the context of the Developing e-Learning for Teachers (DEfT) project, a two-year collaboration between the School ... More


Eleanor Rathbone, 1872–1946

Bob Holman

in Champions for children: The lives of modern child care pioneers

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343536
eISBN:
9781447301653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343536.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Eleanor Rathbone never had children and never married. She came from a wealthy family and never lived alongside poor ones. Yet Rathbone devoted much of her life to improving the material conditions ... More


Experience

Wallace Stuart

in John Stuart Blackie: Scottish Scholar and Patriot

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748611850
eISBN:
9780748653386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748611850.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses John Stuart Blackie's travels on the Continent that took place at a time when the Grand Tour had not fully recovered from the interruption of the Napoleonic Wars, but well ... More


Yesterday the struggle: ‘Outside the Whale’ and the fight for the 1930s

Scott Hamilton

in The Crisis of Theory: E.P. Thompson, the New Left and Postwar British Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084355
eISBN:
9781781702338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084355.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

In ‘Outside the Whale’, the text he would place at the beginning of The Poverty of Theory and Other Essays, Edward Palmer Thompson sets out to rescue the W. H. Auden of Spain and his 1930s comrades ... More


Arbitrary and Capricious Decisions

Carl E. Schneider

in The Censor's Hand: The Misregulation of Human-Subject Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028912
eISBN:
9780262328784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028912.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Much evidence suggests that IRBs make decisions badly. For example, when multiple IRBs review the same research protocols, they treat them inconsistently. The IRB system makes error inevitable. ... More


Do We Really Need Media Education 2.0? Teaching Media in the Age of Participatory Culture

David Buckingham

in Education and Social Media: Toward a Digital Future

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034470
eISBN:
9780262334853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034470.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter makes the case for what and how we should teach about media in K-12 schools and universities. The author takes a measured approach, advocating the teaching of both traditional media ... More


Jacob Talmon: Combining histories and presents

Amikam Nachmani

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085727
eISBN:
9781781704844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085727.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Universities are a part of society but insist on distance, detachment and autonomy. Universities are bankrolled by society but academics demand total freedom in the domains of study, research, and ... More


Donald McKayle, Jazz Dance Then and Now

Bob Boross

in Jazz Dance: A History of the Roots and Branches

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049298
eISBN:
9780813050119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049298.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Dance

Donald McKayle worked with many of the pioneers of theatrical jazz dance as it was being formulated. His account of the beginnings of theatrical jazz dance starts in the 1940s when he began to take ... More


Prologue: The educational “system” of eighteenth-century France

Adrian O'Connor

in In Pursuit of Politics: Education and Revolution in Eighteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526120564
eISBN:
9781526132314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120564.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This prologue surveys the institutional landscape of education in Ancien Régime France. It describes the array of formal and informal institutions offering education in pre-revolutionary France, ... More


The Chief End of Man and of Woman: Princeton and Evelyn

Andrea L. Turpin

in A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion, and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education, 1837-1917

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704789
eISBN:
9781501706325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704789.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter provides an overview of the Princeton Seminary, which had been in many ways the quintessential nineteenth-century denominational college, and before that a classic colonial college. In ... More


Newman and the origins of the National University

Michael O'Sullivan

in The humanities and the Irish university: Anomalies and opportunities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088735
eISBN:
9781781707678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088735.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the educational ideals of John Henry Newman in relation to the humanities model that was later put in place by the Irish Universities Act of 1908. Newman is regarded today as ... More


Two Problems in the History of Irish Humanism and Ethnicity

Ian Campbell

in Renaissance humanism and ethnicity before race: The Irish and the English in the seventeenth century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088360
eISBN:
9781781706022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088360.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explains how Ireland's inhabitants encountered humanist theories about human society in their universities, focusing especially on those concepts which made up the theory of civility and ... More


Introduction

Tamson Pietsch

in Empire of scholars: Universities, networks and the British academic world, 1850-1939

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719085024
eISBN:
9781781705889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085024.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Introduction problematizes established understandings of universities in the British empire and introduces the main arguments of the book. Pointing to the national focus of existing scholarship ... More


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