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Teaching Undergraduate Research in Religious Studies

Bernadette McNary-Zak and Rebecca Todd Peters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732869
eISBN:
9780199918522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732869.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book offers an introduction to the philosophy and practice of Undergraduate Research in Religious Studies and takes up several significant and ongoing questions related to it. It provides an ... More


Becoming Right: How Campuses Shape Young Conservatives

Amy J. Binder and Kate Wood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145372
eISBN:
9781400844876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145372.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The last two decades have seen historians and political scientists extensively study the rise of conservatism. An addition to that literature, this book offers an analysis of the state of college ... More


Sponsored Conservatism: The Landscape of National Conservative Organizations

Amy J. Binder and Kate Wood

in Becoming Right: How Campuses Shape Young Conservatives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145372
eISBN:
9781400844876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145372.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter focuses on the right-leaning, national-level organizations that sponsor conservatism on college campuses. In particular, it looks at three prominent national conservative organizations ... More


Provoking Liberals and Campaigning for Republicans: Two Conservative Styles at the Western Public Universities

Amy J. Binder and Kate Wood

in Becoming Right: How Campuses Shape Young Conservatives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145372
eISBN:
9781400844876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145372.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the conservative styles of undergraduates at the Western Public system, particularly at Western Flagship University. It first considers how students “perform” conservatism at ... More


Civilized Discourse, Highbrow Provocation, and a Fuller Embrace of Campaigning: Three Conservative Styles at Eastern Elite University

Amy J. Binder and Kate Wood

in Becoming Right: How Campuses Shape Young Conservatives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145372
eISBN:
9781400844876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145372.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines three conservative styles in which undergraduates at Eastern Elite University are engaged: civilized discourse, highbrow provocation, and a fuller embrace of campaigning. ... More


The Discovery of the Author

Lawrence A. Scaff

in Max Weber in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147796
eISBN:
9781400836710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147796.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter discusses the successful reception and dissemination of Max Weber's work beginning in the 1920s. It shows that interest in Weber's work led to the gradual translation and incorporation ... More


The Road Through College: Twists and Turns

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

in Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens through the Twenties

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195309379
eISBN:
9780199786688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309379.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on the diverse paths that emerging adults take through college. In particular, the experiences of emerging adults during college are explored. The discussion then shifts to how ... More


Introducing the history of epidemiology

Rodolfo Saracci

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/9780199239481.003.001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a guide for the preparation of an 8 to 10 hour teaching module on the history of epidemiology within a Master's or PhD curriculum. The text can also be of help for preparing a ... More


Lifecourse epidemiology

Yoav Ben-Shlomo and Diana Kuh

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/9780199239481.003.009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

A life course approach to epidemiology is the study of the long-term effects on later health, or disease risk of physical or social exposures during gestation, childhood, adolescence, young ... More


Gym Periods and Monthly Periods, 1900–1940

Martha H. Verbrugge

in Active Bodies: A History of Women’s Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195168792
eISBN:
9780199949649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168792.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 3 examines physical educators’ views and policies regarding students’ participation in gym class during their menstrual periods. Interpreting menstruation in mechanical rather than strictly ... More


Return to Oxford?

Ian Ker

in John Henry Newman: A Biography

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199569106
eISBN:
9780191702044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569106.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In early August 1864, Newman was offered a five-acre plot of ground in Oxford. It was presented by an elderly Catholic who bought the land in the hope that one day it could be used for a Catholic ... More


Afterword: Mastering Undergraduate Research

Ann Marie Leonard Chilton

in Teaching Undergraduate Research in Religious Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732869
eISBN:
9780199918522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732869.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter presents a student perspective on Undergraduate Research.


Theorizing Undergraduate Research in Religious Studies

Bernadette McNary-Zak and Rebecca Todd Peters

in Teaching Undergraduate Research in Religious Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732869
eISBN:
9780199918522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732869.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter presents a brief overview of some of the theoretical and practical dimensions of Undergraduate Research in Religious Studies and introduces the work of defining disciplinary standards of ... More


Contributing to the Discipline

Rebecca Todd Peters and Bernadette McNary-Zak

in Teaching Undergraduate Research in Religious Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732869
eISBN:
9780199918522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732869.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The chapter situates Undergraduate Research in Religious Studies within the contexts of the institutional and national organizations such as the Council of Undergraduate Research by addressing the ... More


Teaching the History of Moral Philosophy

J. B. Schneewind

in Essays on the History of Moral Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563012
eISBN:
9780191721731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563012.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

A survey of some two hundred undergraduate Philosophy departments shows that all offer, and most require majors to take, a course on the history of modern epistemology and metaphysics (‘Descartes to ... More


A commentary on sleep education

E. Peile

in Sleep, Health and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199566594
eISBN:
9780191595066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566594.003.0019
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Sleep education is under-represented in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education. This constitutes a missed opportunity as there are educational advantages to learning and teaching around ... More


Mysticism, Spirituality and the Undergraduate: Reflections on the Use of Psychosocial Theory

William B. Parsons

in Teaching Mysticism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199751198
eISBN:
9780199918782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751198.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reflects on pedagogical hurdles faced when teaching an undergraduate course on mysticism and spirituality. The essay addresses the what and the how of communicating it in the most ... More


‘Removed to the University’ (1738–43)

Wilfrid Prest

in William Blackstone: Law and Letters in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199550296
eISBN:
9780191720925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550296.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter explores Blackstone's undergraduate days as a student at Pembroke College in the University of Oxford. The distinctive character of that college and the reasons for his enrolment there ... More


Undergraduate Medical Education

Kenneth M. Ludmerer

in Time to Heal: American medical education from the turn of the century to the era of managed care

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181364
eISBN:
9780199850167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181364.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

If knowledgeable physicians agreed on one principle, it was that medical education was a lifelong process. The education of a physician began long before medical school, since a student's success at ... More


Teaching the Tradition: Catholic Themes in Academic Disciplines

John J. Piderit and Melanie M. Morey (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199795307
eISBN:
9780199932894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795307.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The essential activity of Catholic colleges and universities at the undergraduate level is teaching material that is enlightened, contrasted, or highlighted by Catholic perspectives. Until about ... More


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