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Rethinking the Core:: African and African American Religious Perspectives in the Seminary Curriculum

Edwin David Aponte

in Teaching African American Religions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195167979
eISBN:
9780199784981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516797X.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter explores some pedagogical challenges, responses to, and strategies for the inclusion of African and African American cultural perspectives into the required core curriculum courses at a ... More


Curriculum Change and Innovation

Yiu Chun Lo, A. Ka Tat Adamson, and John T. S. Lam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139026
eISBN:
9789888180240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139026.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book is an introductory textbook on Hong Kong’s school curriculum. Written in an approachable style using illustrative case studies, the textbook provides an introduction to the basic concepts ... More


Autonomy and control in curriculum development: ‘Are you teaching what we all agreed?’

Mike Nix and Andy Barfield

in Maintaining Control: Autonomy and Language Learning

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099234
eISBN:
9789882207165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099234.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Transposing different issues to the area of curriculum development, this chapter draws an illuminating parallel between collaborative dialogue in the language classroom and processes of collaborative ... More


How to organize the transition from a traditional curriculum to a PBL curriculum

Martin Paul

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Some say that no challenge is more difficult than trying to change a traditional curriculum into a problem-based one. Maastricht University has been lucky in that it was able to start with ... More


Acknowledging Diversity in the American Catholic Experience

Bernadette McNary-Zak

in Teaching African American Religions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195167979
eISBN:
9780199784981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516797X.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter focuses on the question of how a course on the history of American Catholicism might be framed for a non-Catholic, Protestant, and Southern context. The author of this book has developed ... More


Curriculum Leadership in Schools

Yiu Chun Lo

in Curriculum Change and Innovation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139026
eISBN:
9789888180240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139026.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Scores of Asian and Western countries have recognized curriculum leadership in schools as the key to bringing about effective school-based curriculum change. Improvements to the curriculum help ... More


Teaching about Religion, Islam, and the World in Public and Private School Curricula

Susan L. Douglass

in Educating the Muslims of America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195375206
eISBN:
9780199852307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375206.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter describes four interlocking areas of work in education, both in public or mainstream schools and in Muslim private or community-based schools in the United States. The first of these ... More


Designing a problem-based learning medical curriculum

Mascha Verheggen and Hetty Snellen-Balendong

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the design of a problem-based learning (PBL) curriculum. The first challenge to the designers of a PBL curriculum is to determine which themes are to be addressed during which ... More


Praxial Music Education: Reflections and Dialogues

David J Elliott (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195385076
eISBN:
9780199865512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385076.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This book contains a collection of essays by nineteen internationally recognized scholars in music education. The writers speak for those in the profession who believe that critical thinking, ... More


“Making a Way Out of No Way”:: Interpreting the Praxis of the Black Church for Theological Education

Daphne C. Wiggins

in Teaching African American Religions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195167979
eISBN:
9780199784981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516797X.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

African American Christianity can be used to engage the questions of social practice and theology. From a variety of sources, the Black Church has constructed practices that counter and subdue ... More


The Impact of Community on Curriculum Decision-Making in a North American Jewish Day School

Eli Kohn

in Jewish Day Schools, Jewish Communities: A Reconsideration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113744
eISBN:
9781800340770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113744.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents the first tentative results of a qualitative study of a curriculum development process undertaken with the Herzliah High School in Montreal. This is the largest community Jewish ... More


Roles and Leadership of Teachers in School-Based Curriculum Development

John T. S. Lam and Yiu Chun Lo

in Curriculum Change and Innovation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139026
eISBN:
9789888180240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139026.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In this chapter, we first explain the different types of teacher leadership. Subsequently, we argue that, for the leadership of teachers to develop, teachers must have the agency, space, and place in ... More


Early childhood educational curricula: implications of the capability approach

Antoanneta Potsi

in Capability-Promoting Policies: Enhancing Individual and Social Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334316
eISBN:
9781447334354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334316.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines the potential of the capability approach as a framework of normative aims for early childhood education (ECE) curricula. More specifically, it considers Martha Nussbaum's list ... More


Introduction

David J. Elliott

in Praxial Music Education: Reflections and Dialogues

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195385076
eISBN:
9780199865512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385076.003.01
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This book is a collection of critically reflective essays on the praxial philosophy of music and music education. The contributors are an international and interdisciplinary group of scholars who ... More


Transition from School to Work: New Directions for Policy and Practice

Frank R. Rusch, John Dattilo, Robert Stodden, and Anthony J. Plotner

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter reviews school-to-work transition policy and practice in the United States, examining transition-related outcomes and proposing new directions for transition policy and practice in the ... More


The awardees’ contribution reviewed

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne

in Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328704
eISBN:
9781447328711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The chapter presents a content analysis of interviews with most of the awardees and of biographies of others who received the Katherine Kendall Award, summarizing information about them. It reviews ... More


John Maxwell, 2002: Interviewed by Lynne Healy

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne

in Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328704
eISBN:
9781447328711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter contains a brief biography and transcript of an interview with John Maxwell, a leader in Caribbean social work education who was awarded the Katherine Kendall Award of the International ... More


The Growth of Administration

Benjamin Ginsberg

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199782444
eISBN:
9780197563151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199782444.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

During My Nearly five decades in the academic world, the character of the university has changed, and not entirely for the better. As recently as the 1960s and 1970s, America’s universities were ... More


An “In-House” Affair: India’s System of Professional Military Education

Anit Mukherjee

in The Absent Dialogue: Politicians, Bureaucrats, and the Military in India

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190905903
eISBN:
9780190069223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905903.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

While examining professional military education (PME) in the Indian military, this chapter makes three main arguments. First, informed civilian intervention is crucial for an effective system of PME. ... More


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