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Higher Education, 1793–1908

SUSAN M. PARKES

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/9780199583744.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses key developments in higher education in Ireland during the period from 1793 to 1908. It suggests that the development of Irish higher education in the nineteenth century was ... More


The End of the Tradition: Oxford and Adult Education since 1945

Lawrence Goldman

in Dons and Workers: Oxford and Adult Education since 1850

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205753
eISBN:
9780191676765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205753.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Writing the history of university adult education after 1945 is considerably more difficult than doing it for any preceding period. In recent decades the ideals of the movement have become less ... More


Dons and Workers: Oxford and Adult Education since 1850

Lawrence Goldman

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205753
eISBN:
9780191676765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205753.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is a history of university adult education since its origins in the mid-Victorian period. It focuses on the University of Oxford, which came to lead the movement for adult and working-class ... More


Universities

Theodore Zeldin

in France 1848–1945: Volume Two: Intellect, Taste and Anxiety

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198221258
eISBN:
9780191678424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221258.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on universities which, unlike secondary schools that were important in the creation of national uniformity, split the nation again. They did this in two ways, by breaking it up ... More


Pre-university education, 1870–1921

D. H. AKENSON

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/9780199583744.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the historical development in pre-university education in Ireland during the period from 1870 to 1922. This period was characterised by three brief flashes of optimism against a ... More


Business as Usual: Caribbean Britishness in West Indian Schools

Anne Spry Rush

in Bonds of Empire: West Indians and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199588558
eISBN:
9780191728990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588558.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter, the last to deal with schooling, explores the complex educational ties between Britain and the Caribbean after the Second World War. It suggests that the value West Indians placed on ... More


Players and Purists

Phillip Brown, Anthony Hesketh, and Sara Williams

in The Mismanagement of Talent: Employability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269532
eISBN:
9780191699412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269532.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

People invest in university education in the hope that, once they graduate, they will be able to find high-paying managerial and professional jobs. Also, these graduates have to view their careers as ... More


Modernist Cybernetics and the Poetry of Knowledge

ROBERT CRAWFORD

in The Modern Poet: Poetry, Academia, and Knowledge since the 1750s

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269327
eISBN:
9780191699382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269327.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the works of several poets who formed part of the artistic movement called modernism which started in 1919. These poets include T. S. Eliot and Ezra Pound. Unlike other poets, ... More


The university campaign

John Privilege

in Michael Logue and the Catholic Church in Ireland, 1879-1925

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077357
eISBN:
9781781702871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077357.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter highlights Logue's journey through the university campaign. The issue of university education in Ireland was a constant source of grievance for the bishops. The university system in ... More


Bulgaria

Kostova Dobrinka

in Europe enlarged: A handbook of education, labour and welfare regimes in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420640
eISBN:
9781447302230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420640.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

During Bulgaria's political and economic transition, changes in its political institutions have been rapid and fundamental. However, Bulgaria's socioeconomic systems have changed much more slowly ... More


At Fault: Joyce and the Crisis of the Modern University

Sebastian D.G. Knowles

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056920
eISBN:
9780813053691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056920.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

At Fault: James Joyce and the Crisis of the Modern University argues that American universities have lost their way and that the works of James Joyce will put them back on the scent. In American ... More


Michael Logue and the Catholic Church in Ireland, 1879-1925

John Privilege

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077357
eISBN:
9781781702871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077357.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides a review and consideration of the role of the Catholic Church in Ireland in the intense political and social changes after 1879 through a major figure in Irish history, Michael ... More


Before the Storm: Jewish Doctors in the Kaiserreich and Weimar Republic

John M. Efron

in Medicine and the German Jews: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083774
eISBN:
9780300133592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083774.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses how the Jewish doctor was vilified as a medical outsider, denounced for his charlatanism and his reliance on practical experimentation. He was accused of not being grounded in ... More


Facing facts: the empirical turn of Irish Catholic sociology in the 1950s

Peter Murray and Maria Feeney

in Church, State and Social Science in Ireland: Knowledge Institutions and the Rebalancing of Power, 1937-73

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526100788
eISBN:
9781526120823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100788.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

Catholic sociology in Ireland changed significantly during the 1950s and 1960s. This change had four principal strands. First, the joint action of the Maynooth Professor and Muintir na Tire to secure ... More


An Appreciation of Cross-cultural Differences through International Service-learning at International Christian University, Japan

Yutaka Sato, Florence McCarthy, Mutsuko Murakami, Takashi Nishio, and Kano Yamamoto

in Service-Learning in Asia: Curricular Models and Practices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888028467
eISBN:
9789882207387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028467.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter is a description of the leadership role played by the International Christian University (ICU) in developing service-learning programs in Asia. It furnishes a brief history of ... More


The Development of Asia Pacific Studies: A Case Study of Internationalization in Japanese Higher Education

Jeremy Eades

in Remaking Area Studies: Teaching and Learning across Asia and the Pacific

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833213
eISBN:
9780824870843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833213.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Japan's Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) is in the process of developing an area studies program that is not simply an add-on to an existing program or department, but the raison d'être of a ... More


Conclusions: Travel, Biography, History

Siobhan Lambert-Hurley and Sunil Sharma

in Atiya's Journeys: A Muslim Woman from Colonial Bombay to Edwardian Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068334
eISBN:
9780199080441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068334.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

From colonial Bombay where she spent most of her adult life, Atiya Fyzee travelled to Britain for university education. Atiya had the distinction of being the only one among almost 30 million Indians ... More


The Palfrey Notebook: Records of Study in Seventeenth-Century Cambridge, edited and with an Introduction by C.J. Cook (The History of the University of Cambridge: Texts and Studies, Vol. VII, Woodbridge: The Boydell Press and Cambridge University Library, 2011), xiv+802 pp, 1 illus. ISBN: 978 184383 666 7

Richard Serjeantson

in History of Universities: Volume XXIX / 2

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198803621
eISBN:
9780191842023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198803621.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter reviews The Palfrey Notebook: Records of Study in Seventeenth-Century Cambridge, authored and/or compiled by George Palfrey, and edited by C.J. Cook. The volume itself consists of an ... More


Practical PowerPoint: Promising Principles for Developing Individual Practice

David B. Daniel

in Best Practices for Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning: Connecting to Psychology and the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199733187
eISBN:
9780190255824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733187.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on PowerPoint presentations, which have become ubiquitous in the university classroom. It addresses the use of technology from the perspective of the practitioner, relying on the ... More


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