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The Colleges and the University

Jack Morrell

in Science at Oxford, 1914-1939: Transforming an Arts University

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206576
eISBN:
9780191677229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206576.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the relationship of Oxford University to its colleges. Oxford colleges took prime responsibility for undergraduate teaching and their distinctive feature was their status as ... More


Selling Hope and College: Merit, Markets, and Recruitment in an Unranked School

Alex Posecznick

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501707582
eISBN:
9781501708404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707582.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

It has long been assumed that college admission should be a simple matter of sorting students according to merit, with the best heading off to the Ivy League and highly ranked liberal arts colleges ... More


Medical Education

K. Kannan

in Medicine and the Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198082880
eISBN:
9780199082827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082880.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

The interface of law with medical education brings to the fore a range of topics starting from establishing educational institutions to securing admission, from setting standards of medical education ... More


. Affirmative Action

Gerhard Casper

in The Winds of Freedom: Addressing Challenges to the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300196917
eISBN:
9780300207064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196917.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter presents a speech by former Stanford University president Gerhard Casper on October 4, 1995, on the issue of affirmative action. He focuses on the specific subject of college admissions ... More


The Learning Disability Mess

Ruth Colker

in Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708101
eISBN:
9780814708002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708101.003.0013
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter examines how children with learning disabilities can be eligible to receive special education and related services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). It begins ... More


The Rise of Translation

Jo Drugan and Andrew Rothwell

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter begins by discussing the history of translation studies programmes British universities. It then examines how the study of French and translation is organised in the UK today. The ... More


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