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Capital, Alienation, or Challenge? What Matters for Pathways to College a

Catherine R. Cooper, Robert G. Cooper, Margarita Azmitia, Gabriela Chavira, and Yvette Gullatt

in Bridging Multiple Worlds: Cultures, Identities, and Pathways to College

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195080209
eISBN:
9780199893225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195080209.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The previous chapter examined how adolescents’ growing maturity, including their college–going identities, can be motivated by a sense of agency and connectedness in the service of their own dreams ... More


Impact of clinical trials on the practice of medicine

Curtis L. Meinert and Susan Tonascia

in Clinical Trials: Design, Conduct and Analysis

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195035681
eISBN:
9780199864478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195035681.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses factors that influence the way in which results from trials are viewed and used in everyday medical practice. The University Group Diabetes Program is used as case study.


The Rise of Computer Science

Nathan Ensmenger

in The Computer Boys Take Over: Computers, Programmers, and the Politics of Technical Expertise

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262050937
eISBN:
9780262289351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262050937.003.0005
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter examines the emergence of computer science as the representative science of modern computing. It suggests that its rise as an academic discipline between the 1970s and the 1990s reflects ... More


Digging in the Golden Bear’s Den: Archaeology at the University of California, Berkeley, in Three Voices

LAURIE A. WILKIE, KIMBERLY E. CHRISTENSEN, and MICHAEL A. WAY

in Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034225
eISBN:
9780813039602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034225.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Campus archaeology has a powerful pedagogical role to play in archaeological education and has developed a keen research interest in themes that characterize the social, political, and intellectual ... More


Integrated Learning: Teaching Literature in French

Simon Gaunt and Nicholas Harrison

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/UPO9781846316692.011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the link between French language learning and French literature studies. In practice, pre-modern studies in university French programmes are, to a significant extent, literary ... More


Devising a Curriculum for Nature Study

Sally Gregory Kohlstedt

in Teaching Children Science: Hands-On Nature Study in North America, 1890-1930

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226449906
eISBN:
9780226449920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226449920.003.0003
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The new educational psychology and philosophy of education found a sometimes uneasy home in new research universities such as Clark University and the University of Chicago. The faculty involved with ... More


College Choices: The Economics of Where to Go, When to Go, and How to Pay for It

Caroline M. Hoxby (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355351
eISBN:
9780226355375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355375.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

Aspiring college students and their families have many options. A student can attend an in-state or an out-of-state school, a public or private college, a two-year community college program or a ... More


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