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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

Advances and Innovations in University Assessment and Feedback

Advances and Innovations in University Assessment and Feedback

Carolin Kreber, Charles Anderson, Noel Entwhistle, and Jan McArthur

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748694549
eISBN:
9781474400787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694549.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Notwithstanding widely-held claims that assessment practices in higher education are relatively static, our understanding of the purposes of assessment and the nature of assessment practices has ... More

Agile FacultyPractical Strategies for Managing Research, Service, and Teaching

Agile Faculty: Practical Strategies for Managing Research, Service, and Teaching

Rebecca Pope-Ruark

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226463018
eISBN:
9780226463292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226463292.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Agile Faculty is a faculty development book that introduces strategies to help faculty improve their goal-setting, productivity, vitality, and career satisfaction. To do so, the book adapts the Scrum ... More

The Aims of Higher EducationProblems of Morality and Justice

The Aims of Higher Education: Problems of Morality and Justice

Harry Brighouse and Michael McPherson (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226259345
eISBN:
9780226259512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226259512.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The book is a collection of essays about ethical issues arising in selective higher education. The chapters, all by distinguished scholars, including one eminent university president, address the ... 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

Assessment for Learning

Assessment for Learning

Rita Berry

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622099579
eISBN:
9789882206649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099579.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Assessment is an important part of effective teaching and learning. It allows achievements to be recognized and helps both teachers and learners to reflect on and review their performance and ... 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

Baby BoomersTime and Ageing Bodies

Baby Boomers: Time and Ageing Bodies

Naomi Woodspring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447318774
eISBN:
9781447318781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318774.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This innovative study of the baby boomer generation, who are now entering old age, breaks new ground in ageing research. This post-war cohort has experienced a range of social, cultural, and medical ... 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

Bilingual EducationSoutheast Asian Perspectives

Bilingual Education: Southeast Asian Perspectives

Angela M. Y. Lin and Evelyn Y. F. Man

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622099586
eISBN:
9789888180233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099586.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Questions regarding whether a first or a second/foreign language should be used as a medium of instruction (MOI) in schools, and if yes, for whom, and when, have been enthusiastically debated in ... More

Building a New Educational StateFoundations, Schools, and the American South

Building a New Educational State: Foundations, Schools, and the American South

Joan Malczewski

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226394626
eISBN:
9780226394763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394763.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This book examines the dynamic process of black education reform during the Jim Crow era in two southern states, North Carolina and Mississippi. Through extensive archival research that explores the ... More

Building the Intentional UniversityMinerva and the Future of Higher Education

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

Stephen M. Kosslyn and Ben Nelson (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262037150
eISBN:
9780262343695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037150.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Higher education is in crisis. It is too expensive, ineffective, and impractical for many of the world’s students. But how would you reinvent it for the twenty-first century—how would you build it ... More

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