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Teaching New Religious Movements

David G. Bromley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195177299
eISBN:
9780199785537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177299.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Since its inception around 1970, the study of new religious movements (NRMs) has evolved into an established multidisciplinary field. At the same time, both the movements and the scholars who study ... More


Incorporating the African American Religious Experience into the Community College Curriculum and Classroom

Mary Jane Horton

in Teaching African American Religions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195167979
eISBN:
9780199784981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516797X.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter discusses teaching religion and in particular, teaching the African American religious experience. Topics covered include how to create a community of learners by establishing class ... More


Suppression or Engagement: How Scientists Handle Religion in the Classroom

Elaine Howard Ecklund

in Science vs Religion: What Do Scientists Really Believe?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195392982
eISBN:
9780199777105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392982.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

More than any other venue, university classrooms are the front lines of any science professor’s conflict with the American public. Scientists are pressed by their students to respond to religion in ... More


 Teaching Outside the Classroom

Kathleen Garces‐Foley

in Teaching Death and Dying

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195335224
eISBN:
9780199868810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335224.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the classroom we can light incense, listen to dirges, watch videos of funerals, and pass around a cremation urn, but these encounters with the intersection of death and religion are taken out of ... More


Treating Attentional Impairments

Kim Cornish and John Wilding

in Attention, Genes, and Developmental Disorders

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195179941
eISBN:
9780199864652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179941.003.010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

Chapter 10 addresses the significant issue of treatment of attentional impairment through both stimulant medication and psychosocial intervention. A considerable literature exists examining the ... More


Increasing Student Compliance with Classroom Tasks

James C. Raines, Susan Stone, and Andy Frey

in School Social Work: An Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195373905
eISBN:
9780199777440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373905.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Following directions and listening to teachers have been defined as “academic enablers” and are fundamental to the development of social competence and effective learning. One study suggest that ... More


Peer, school, and community prevention

David P. Farrington and Brandon C. Welsh

in Saving Children from a Life of Crime: Early Risk Factors and Effective Interventions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195304091
eISBN:
9780199944071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304091.003.0024
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter evaluates the effectiveness of early peer, school, and community interventions in preventing delinquency and later offending. The findings reveal that the community-based approach is ... More


Opening Up the Black Box?: Sociologists and the Study of Schooling in India

Geetha B. Nambissan and S. Srinivasa Rao

in Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the sociology of schooling in India, and describes the contours of this field of research. It highlights the failure to realize the full potential of sociological research in ... More


Flavor of the Month: Why Smart People Fall for Fads

Joel Best

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246263
eISBN:
9780520932357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246263.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

While fads such as hula hoops or streaking are usually dismissed as silly enthusiasms, trends in institutions such as education, business, medicine, science, and criminal justice are often taken ... More


Teaching epidemiology inside and outside the classroom

J. H. Abramson

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

There is no single ideal way to teach epidemiology. Teaching takes place in different situations, and its techniques and content differ. A good teaching programme is one that is geared to its ... More


Guide for teaching assistants in a methods course at a department of epidemiology

Naomi Greene and Tarun Bhatnagar

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.031
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The core epidemiologic concepts that are the subject of any methods course may appear clear-cut and simple on the surface but are, in fact, multilayered with many finely distinguished subtleties. It ... More


Conclusion

Robert Rosenthal

in Artifacts in Behavioral Research: Robert Rosenthal and Ralph L. Rosnow's Classic Books

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195385540
eISBN:
9780199869824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385540.003.0032
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Theoretical integration, applications in other areas (e.g., teachers’ expectations and their students’ performance), and procedures for dealing with experimenter expectancy effects within this ... More


Neuroscience and the Design of Educational Places

John Paul Eberhard

in Brain Landscape: The Coexistence of Neuroscience and Architecture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195331721
eISBN:
9780199864058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331721.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter is centered on a discussion of the architecture of schools, including three examples of existing schools. It includes a discussion of how cognitive neuroscience is helping to understand ... More


Promoting Change, Changing Lives: Effective Prevention and Intervention to Reduce Serious Offending

Brandon C. Welsh, Mark W. Lipsey, Frederick P. Rivara, J. David Hawkins, Steve Aos, and Meghan E. Hollis-Peel

in From Juvenile Delinquency to Adult Crime: Criminal Careers, Justice Policy and Prevention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199828166
eISBN:
9780199951208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828166.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

A number of conclusions can be drawn about the state of evidence on the effectiveness of prevention and intervention programs to reduce serious offending in early adulthood. First, there are some ... More


Literacy and Mothering: How Women’s Schooling Changes the Lives of the World's Children

Robert A. LeVine, Sarah LeVine, Beatrice Schnell-Anzola, Meredith L. Rowe, and Emily Dexter

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195309829
eISBN:
9780199932733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309829.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Decades of research have shown that women’s school attainment is correlated with reduced child mortality and fertility in developing countries – without clarifying the processes involved. This book ... More


WOWW: Coaching Teachers to See the Solutions in Their Classrooms

Michael S. Kelly, Johnny S. Kim, and Cynthia Franklin

in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Schools: A 360-Degree View of Research and Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366297
eISBN:
9780199864010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366297.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Savvy school social workers have long known that one of their primary client populations in their schools is that of their teacher colleagues. The WOWW program is a teacher coaching intervention that ... More


Educational Interpreting: Access and Outcomes

Mark Marschark, Patricia Sapere, Carol Convertino, and Rosemarie Seewagen

in Sign Language Interpreting and Interpreter Education: Directions for Research and Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195176940
eISBN:
9780199869978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof/9780195176940.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter argues that the assumption that mainstream education—supported by sign language interpreting—can provide deaf students with fair and appropriate public education may be unfounded. It ... More


Service Learning in Interpreting Education: Living and Learning

Christine Monikowski and Rico Peterson

in Sign Language Interpreting and Interpreter Education: Directions for Research and Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195176940
eISBN:
9780199869978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof/9780195176940.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter considers the value of incorporating a service learning (SL) approach to interpreting education. SL is a way to balance the playing field in terms of deaf representation in curriculums ... More


Injury Prevention

Sandra S. West, Hope Jackson, Robert J. Geller, and Howard Frumkin

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on all the other kinds of injuries that may occur throughout schools—on the walkways, in hallways, in general classrooms, and in specialized settings such as vocational arts ... More


Classroom Management: Creating a Positive Learning Environment

Ming-tak Hue and Wai-shing Li

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098886
eISBN:
9789882206748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098886.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book is principally about the management of student conduct in the classroom, which is the number one area of concern of many teachers. The chapters include discussions and real-life cases with ... More


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