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Conservation education in the schools

Susan K. Jacobson, Mallory D. McDuff, and Martha C. Monroe

in Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567714
eISBN:
9780191718311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567714.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Partnerships with environmental organizations and agencies can help create effective conservation education in schools. This chapter presents strategies for building successful programs, including ... More


Does Platinum Bend? Standards under Stress

Chester E. Finn and Andrew E. Scanlan

in Learning in the Fast Lane: The Past, Present, and Future of Advanced Placement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691178721
eISBN:
9780691185828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178721.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter argues that the greatest asset of the Advanced Placement (AP) program over nearly seven decades has been its capacity to set and maintain lofty academic standards for high school ... More


Christian Scholarship and the Rules of the Academic Game

George M. Marsden

in The Outrageous Idea of Christian Scholarship

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195122909
eISBN:
9780199853311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195122909.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter argues that while it is certainly true that some religious believers wish to destroy the pluralistic academy, there are many other religious viewpoints, including some theologically ... More


Sport

D.J. Wenden

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the history of sport at the university during the period from 1914 to 1970. It suggests that during the first half of the 20th century sport played a large part in the ... More


Triumph and Betrayal, 1886–1890s

Bruce A. Kimball

in The Inception of Modern Professional Education: C. C. Langdell, 1826-1906

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832578
eISBN:
9781469605623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889961_kimball.13
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes how “the Langdell system of study had not been adopted in any other law school.” Then, during the late 1880s, Harvard Law School (HLS) began surpassing even the most optimistic ... More


Conservation education in schools

Susan K. Jacobson, Mallory D. McDuff, and Martha C. Monroe

in Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198716686
eISBN:
9780191797477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716686.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Partnerships with environmental organizations and agencies can help create effective conservation education in schools. This chapter presents strategies for building successful programs in school ... More


The Founding of the ACC

J. Samuel Walker

in ACC Basketball: The Story of the Rivalries, Traditions, and Scandals of the First Two Decades of the Atlantic Coast Conference

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835036
eISBN:
9781469602578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869123_walker.6
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses point shaving in college basketball and the violations of academic standards by football coaches at the College of William and Mary. These were sources of immense concern to ... More


Business History or Corporate Communication

Clemens Wischermann

in Crisis, Credibility and Corporate History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781381373
eISBN:
9781781384886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381373.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The professional presentation of business history has received a substantial boost on an international level. Academic historians (not only the economic historians) discovered a field of research ... More


Afterword: The Study of International Relations and the Erosion of Academic Integrity1

David Martin Jones

in History's Fools: The Pursuit of Idealism and the Revenge of Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197510612
eISBN:
9780197520765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510612.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The scientific and business performance models applied to the university sector from the 1980s changed the academy in ways that facilitated the domination of a progressive orthodoxy and conformity ... More


Education and segregation

Bryan Fanning

in Integration and Social Cohesion in the Republic of Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084782
eISBN:
9781781702215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084782.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The year 2007 witnessed rising numbers of non-Catholic immigrant children being unable to secure school places in oversubscribed Catholic schools in Ireland. The statutory obligation to provide ... More


“A Steam Engine in Pants”: The Boom Years

Gerard N. Burrow

in A History of Yale's School of Medicine: Passing Torches to Others

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092073
eISBN:
9780300132885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092073.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter focuses on the appointment of Professor Milton Charles Winternitz as Dean of the medical school. During his fifteen years as dean, Winternitz firmly brought the medical school into the ... More


The Importance of Mission

Susan Resneck Pierce

in Rethinking Liberal Education

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195097726
eISBN:
9780197560860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195097726.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

In fall 1993 the University of Puget Sound Board of Trustees accepted an offer from Seattle University to assume sponsorship of the Puget Sound School of Law. Although we had not been seeking an ... More


New Technologies and Universal Design for Learning in the Foreign Language Classroom

Nicole Strangman, Anne Meyer, Tracey Hall, and C. Patrick Proctor

in Worlds Apart?: Disability and Foreign Language Learning

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116304
eISBN:
9780300144994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116304.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter draws on and develops material previously published by the authors as “UDL Implementation: Examples Using Best Practices and Curriculum Enhancements,” in The Universally Designed ... More


World War I and Its Aftermath

Robert J. Kaczorowski

in Fordham University School of Law: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239559
eISBN:
9780823239597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239559.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 2 discusses the impact of World War I and its aftermath on the students and educational program at Fordham Law School and other law schools in New York City. It presents empirical evidence of ... More


Constraints and Opportunities

Adam Yarmolinsky

in Rethinking Liberal Education

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195097726
eISBN:
9780197560860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195097726.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Liberal education has always proved a challenge to deliver systematically, if only because by its very nature it is difficult to specify. In the United States, institutions that seek to offer ... More


Restructuring for the Twenty-First Century

Stanley N. Katz

in Rethinking Liberal Education

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195097726
eISBN:
9780197560860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195097726.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Today, as the demographics and culture of America change, the demands made on any number of social, cultural, and educational institutions that had their origins in the traditions of Europe and ... More


Some Thoughts on Curriculum and Change

Leon Botstein

in Rethinking Liberal Education

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195097726
eISBN:
9780197560860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195097726.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

It should go without saying that in the twentieth-century history of American higher education, each significant curricular reform movement has had a distinct political agenda. This is particularly ... More


The Years before College

Howard Gardner

in Rethinking Liberal Education

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195097726
eISBN:
9780197560860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195097726.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Participants in the past decade's discussions about precollegiate education speak informally of "waves" of educational reform. The first wave which took place in the early and middle 1980s, ... More


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