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Institutions

Christopher K. Ansell

in Pragmatist Democracy: Evolutionary Learning as Public Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199772438
eISBN:
9780199918997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772438.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter investigates the rich but fragmented tradition of Pragmatist institutionalism. This tradition shares a Pragmatist model of psychology, an emphasis on the interpretation and production of ... More


Linking sequence to function in drug design with ancestral sequence reconstruction

Janos T. Kodra, Marie Skovgaard, Dennis Madsen, and David A. Liberles

in Ancestral Sequence Reconstruction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199299188
eISBN:
9780191714979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299188.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Many bioactive peptides and proteins of pharmaceutical interest are found in animal venoms. Nature often reuses scaffolds within protein frameworks to develop new properties. The binding core of the ... More


Scaffolding for Religious Refinement in Adolescence

Lisa D. Pearce and Melinda Lundquist Denton

in A Faith of Their Own: Stability and Change in the Religiosity of America's Adolescents

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199753895
eISBN:
9780199894949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753895.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how three critical contexts of youth—family, peers, and religious institutions—can facilitate or pose barriers for religious refinement in adolescence. What appears to be the ... More


Do Early Social Cognition and Executive Function Predict Individual Differences in Preschoolers' Prosocial and Antisocial Behavior?

Claire Hughes and Rosie Ensor

in Self- and Social-Regulation: Exploring the Relations Between Social Interaction, Social Understanding, and the Development of Executive Functions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195327694
eISBN:
9780199776962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327694.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Family socio-economic status is a robust predictor of individual differences in early executive function (EF) (e.g., Hughes and Ensor, 2005), but it is not known whether variation in family ... More


Co-constructing Memories and Meaning over Time

Robyn Fivush

in Emotion in Memory and Development: Biological, Cognitive, and Social Considerations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326932
eISBN:
9780199870318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326932.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter considers how time is conceptualized as a developmental process that occurs both within individuals and within socioemotional contexts that both shape and are shaped by what we remember. ... More


Procrastination and the Extended Will

Joseph Heath and Joel Anderson

in The Thief of Time: Philosophical Essays on Procrastination

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195376685
eISBN:
9780199776306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376685.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter develops an externalist understanding of procrastination and, in particular, of how our distributed will and its supportive social scaffolding enable us to keep procrastination in check ... More


Creating a Context for Children's Memory: The Importance of Parental Attachment Status, Coping, and Narrative Skill for Co-Constructing Meaning Following Stressful Experiences

Jessica McDermott Sales

in Emotion in Memory and Development: Biological, Cognitive, and Social Considerations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326932
eISBN:
9780199870318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326932.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores how parent-child conversations about past stressful events may facilitate children's meaning-making following stressful events. It presents findings demonstrating the importance ... More


From Ritual to Spectacle: The Rise of the Penal Voyeur in Early Modern France

Paul Friedland

in Seeing Justice Done: The Age of Spectacular Capital Punishment in France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592692
eISBN:
9780191741852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592692.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, European Early Modern History

Through the beginning of the sixteenth century, executions often attracted large crowds of people who saw themselves as full participants in a ritual with profound spiritual meaning. With the first ... More


When the music is theirs: scaffolding young songwriters

Jackie Wiggins

in A Cultural Psychology of Music Education

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199214389
eISBN:
9780191594779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214389.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter presents a study of teacher-supported collaborative songwriting events which provides a context for the investigation of learner agency and teacher scaffolding in children's musical ... More


Radicalizing Enactivism: Basic Minds without Content

Daniel D. Hutto and Erik Myin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018548
eISBN:
9780262312172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018548.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Most of what humans do and experience is best understood in terms of dynamically unfolding interactions with the environment. Many philosophers and cognitive scientists now acknowledge the critical ... More


Translating Pedagogy into Technology: Techno-Pedagogic Aspects of a Sino-UK e-Learning Project

Christoph Zähner

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/9789622098671.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines some technical and implementation aspects of a collaborative Chinese-British e-learning endeavour using the Chinese University Teacher Training in English (CUTE) project as a ... More


Supporting

Donald J. Peurach

in Seeing Complexity in Public Education: Problems, Possibilities, and Success for All

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199736539
eISBN:
9780199914593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736539.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines SFAF’s work devising supports for implementing its comprehensive school reform program at scale, in large numbers of chronically-underperforming schools. The chapter details ... More


ePortfolios for independent language learning: Episodic innovation or lasting reform?

Juliana Chau

in Independent Language Learning: Building on Experience, Seeking New Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083640
eISBN:
9789882209299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083640.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter considers how ePortfolio technology and pedagogy can be used to enrich the best of more traditional pedagogical practice. The chapter describes how an ePortfolio has been integrated into ... More


The Scaffolding Slides

Jonathan Schwabish

in Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231175210
eISBN:
9780231542791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175210.003.0008
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Scaffolding slides guide and focus your audience’s attention as you transition from one section to another, and to drive home important points. They don’t carry the message or content themselves, but ... More


Dying

James Kelly

in Where Night Is Day: The World of the ICU

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451683
eISBN:
9780801467653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451683.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explores the notion of death and dying from the perspective of nurses working in the intensive care unit (ICU). It begins by considering the work done by ethnographers, with particular ... More


Foundations of the Curriculum

Ben Nelson and Stephen M. Kosslyn

in Building the Intentional University: Minerva and the Future of Higher Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262037150
eISBN:
9780262343695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037150.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Minerva’s curriculum is rooted in a set of four design principles: Content should not be the focus; the curriculum must be structured; courses should be seminal; and, students need information and ... More


Scaffolding Student Composers

Jackie Wiggins and Michael Medvinsky

in Composing our Future: Preparing Music Educators to Teach Composition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199832286
eISBN:
9780199979806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199832286.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Psychology of Music

This chapter explores the efficacy of scaffolding as a teaching technique that can be used to support children engaged in music composition. The importance of positioning the learner's ideas at the ... More


Stylistics, pedagogy and professional discourse

Martin Solly

in The Stylistics of Professional Discourse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748691692
eISBN:
9781474418546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691692.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter focuses on the relationship between pedagogy and stylistics and examines the role of stylistics as a pedagogical approach. Indeed, alongside its descriptive role, enabling both native ... More


Engendering Knowledge

Elizabeth Pérez

in Religion in the Kitchen: "Cooking, Talking, and the Making of Black Atlantic Traditions"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479861613
eISBN:
9781479803217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479861613.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Chapter 3 takes on a set of ritual performances that are indispensable to Lucumí ceremonial and community life: the preparation of food for the orishas in the wake of sacrifice. After rituals of ... More


Continuity Skepticism in Doubt: A Radically Enactive Take

Daniel D. Hutto and Glenda Satne

in Embodiment, Enaction, and Culture: Investigating the Constitution of the Shared World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035552
eISBN:
9780262337120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035552.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Radically Enactive Cognition, REC, holds that not all forms of cognition are content involving and, especially, not root forms. According to radical enactivists, only minds that have mastered special ... More


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