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Academia's Golden AgeUniversities in Massachusetts, 1945-1970

Academia's Golden Age: Universities in Massachusetts, 1945-1970

Richard M. Freeland

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195054644
eISBN:
9780197560082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195054644.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This book examines the evolution of American universities during the years following World War II. Emphasizing the importance of change at the campus level, the book combines a ... More

Adolescents at RiskPrevalence and Prevention

Adolescents at Risk: Prevalence and Prevention

Joy G. Dryfoos

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072686
eISBN:
9780197560259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072686.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

Seven million youngsters--one in four adolescents--have only limited potential for becoming productive adults because they are at high risk for encountering serious problems at ... More

The Allure of OrderHigh Hopes, Dashed Expectations, and the Troubled Quest to Remake American Schooling

The Allure of Order: High Hopes, Dashed Expectations, and the Troubled Quest to Remake American Schooling

Jal Mehta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199942060
eISBN:
9780197563281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199942060.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

Ted Kennedy and George W. Bush agreed on little, but united behind the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). Passed in late 2001, it was hailed as a dramatic new departure in school ... More

American Dream and Public Schools

American Dream and Public Schools

Jennifer L. Hochschild and Nathan Scovronick

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195152784
eISBN:
9780197561911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195152784.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Why is education policy so contentious? Do conflicts over specific issues in schooling have anything in common? Are there general principles that can help us resolve these ... More

American Medical Schools and the Practice of MedicineA History

American Medical Schools and the Practice of Medicine: A History

William G. Rothstein

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195041866
eISBN:
9780197559994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195041866.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

In this extensively researched history of medical schools, William Rothstein, a leading historian of American medicine, traces the formation of the medical school from its origin ... More

Animal Anatomy for ArtistsThe Elements of Form

Animal Anatomy for Artists: The Elements of Form

Eliot Goldfinger

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195142143
eISBN:
9780197561799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195142143.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Teaching of a Specific Subject

From the author of the classic Human Anatomy for Artists comes this user-friendly reference guide featuring over five hundred original drawings and over seventy photographs. ... More

Any Child Can Read Better

Any Child Can Read Better

Harvey S. Wiener

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195102185
eISBN:
9780197560952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195102185.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Reading, however fundamental the task may seem to everyday life, is a complex process that takes years to master. Yet, learning to read in the early stages is not an overwhelming ... More

The Art of Teaching

The Art of Teaching

Jay Parini

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169690
eISBN:
9780197565490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169690.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Teaching Skills and Techniques

Becoming an effective teacher can be quite painful and exhausting, taking years of trial and error. In The Art of Teaching, writer and critic Jay Parini looks back over his own ... More

The Art of Teaching ArtA Guide for Teaching and Learning the Foundations of Drawing-Based Art

The Art of Teaching Art: A Guide for Teaching and Learning the Foundations of Drawing-Based Art

Deborah A. Rockman

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195130799
eISBN:
9780197561447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195130799.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Teaching of a Specific Subject

Often the finest artists do not make the best teachers. Many frustrated college students of art know this all too well as they suffer through unstructured classes with ... More

Awakening Children's MindsHow Parents and Teachers Can Make a Difference

Awakening Children's Minds: How Parents and Teachers Can Make a Difference

Laura E. Berk

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195124859
eISBN:
9780197565506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195124859.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Teaching Skills and Techniques

Parents and teachers today face a swirl of conflicting theories about child rearing and educational practice. Indeed, current guides are contradictory, oversimplified, and at odds ... More

Becoming a PhysicianMedical Education in Great Britain, France, Germany, and the United States, 1750-1945

Becoming a Physician: Medical Education in Great Britain, France, Germany, and the United States, 1750-1945

Thomas Neville Bonner

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062984
eISBN:
9780197560174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062984.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Written by eminent education scholar Thomas Neville Bonner, Becoming A Physician is a groundbreaking, comprehensive history of Western medical education. The only work of its ... More

Beginning to SpellA Study of First-Grade Children

Beginning to Spell: A Study of First-Grade Children

Rebecca Treiman

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062199
eISBN:
9780197560143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062199.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This groundbreaking study on the psycholinguistics of spelling presents the author's original empirical research on spelling and supplies the theoretical framework necessary to ... More

Canons and Contexts

Canons and Contexts

Paul Lauter

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195055931
eISBN:
9780197560228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195055931.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This collection of essays places issues central to literary study, particularly the question of the canon, in the context of institutional practices in American colleges and ... More

The Church on the World's TurfAn Evangelical Christian Group at a Secular University

The Church on the World's Turf: An Evangelical Christian Group at a Secular University

Paul A. Bramadat

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195134995
eISBN:
9780197561591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195134995.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Is it possible for conservative Protestant groups to survive in secular institutional settings? Here, Bramadat offers an ethnographic study of the Inter-Varsity Christian ... More

Community Schools in ActionLessons from a Decade of Practice

Community Schools in Action: Lessons from a Decade of Practice

Joy G. Dryfoos, Jane Quinn, and Carol Barkin (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169591
eISBN:
9780197562178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169591.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

A community school differs from other public schools in important ways: it is generally open most of the time, governed by a partnership between the school system and a community ... More

Contending with ModernityCatholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century

Contending with Modernity: Catholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century

Philip Gleason

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195098280
eISBN:
9780197560884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195098280.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

How did Catholic colleges and universities deal with the modernization of education and the rise of research universities? In this book, Philip Gleason offers the first ... More

Critical Service Learning ToolkitSocial Work Strategies for Promoting Healthy Youth Development

Critical Service Learning Toolkit: Social Work Strategies for Promoting Healthy Youth Development

Annette Johnson, Cassandra McKay-Jackson, and Giesela Grumbach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190858728
eISBN:
9780197559864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190858728.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

Critical Service Learning Toolkit offers a strengths-based, interdisciplinary approach to promoting social competence while enhancing emotional and academic skill development. ... More

Designs for Science Literacy: with companion CD-ROM

Designs for Science Literacy: with companion CD-ROM

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195132786
eISBN:
9780197561539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195132786.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The call for science curriculum reform has been made over and over again for much of the twentieth century. Arguments have been made that the content of the curriculum is not ... More

The Diverted DreamCommunity Colleges and the Promise of Educational Opportunity in America, 1900-1985

The Diverted Dream: Community Colleges and the Promise of Educational Opportunity in America, 1900-1985

Steven Brint and Jerome Karabel

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195048155
eISBN:
9780197560044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195048155.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Organization and Management of Education

In the twentieth century, Americans have increasingly looked to the schools--and, in particular, to the nation's colleges and universities--as guardians of the cherished national ... More

Dyslexia and Other Learning DifficultiesThe Facts

Dyslexia and Other Learning Difficulties: The Facts

Mark Selikowitz

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780192622990
eISBN:
9780191918391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192622990.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs

Dyslexia and other learning difficulties: The Facts addresses problems many intelligent children face who, while having normal IQ levels, still struggle to learn in the classroom ... More

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