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Rethinking Health Education

Alan Cribb

in Health and the Good Society: Setting Healthcare Ethics in Social Context

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199242733
eISBN:
9780191603549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242739.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter makes a case for a new conception of health education, which properly reflects a diffused health agenda and diffused responsibility. It also considers some of the dilemmas facing ... More


The Need for an Evidence-Informed Practice Approach in Schools

James C. Raines, Susan Stone, and Andy Frey

in School Social Work: An Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195373905
eISBN:
9780199777440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373905.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter sets the stage for the remainder of the text by demonstrating that a chasm exists between the practice choices of school social workers and the research on school-based prevention and ... More


Understanding and Narrowing the Research–Practice Knowledge Gap

James C. Raines, Susan Stone, and Andy Frey

in School Social Work: An Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195373905
eISBN:
9780199777440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373905.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines several reasons for the existence of the knowledge—practice gap; a gap between the practice choices of school social workers, and research on school-based prevention and ... More


Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World: The Ross School Model and Education for the Global Era

Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco and Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741405
eISBN:
9780814786550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741405.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

At the dawn of the twenty-first century, we are living in a global era, yet schooling systems remain generally reactive and slow to adapt to shifting economic, technological, demographic, and ... More


Social Media and Challenges to Traditional Models of Education

Chris Dede

in Education and Social Media: Toward a Digital Future

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034470
eISBN:
9780262334853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034470.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

An increasing proportion of people in all age groups are using social media as the dominant means of informal learning, developing strengths and preferences in how they create and share knowledge and ... More


A Novel Business and Operating Model

Ben Nelson

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262037150
eISBN:
9780262343695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037150.003.0027
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Undergraduate education is rarely viewed from a business model perspective. University budgets are notorious for intermingling costs associated with graduate and undergraduate instruction, research, ... More


Tales of ‘Heroes’ and ‘Saviours’

Vincent Shing Cheng

in Hypocrisy: The Tales and Realities of Drug Detainees in China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455683
eISBN:
9789888455645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455683.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter, with examples from the mass media, outlines how the image of the police officers and prison officers is presented in party propaganda. Different ‘model’ officers are presented in ways ... More


Why We Need a New Kind of Higher Education

Stephen M. Kosslyn and Ben Nelson

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262037150
eISBN:
9780262343695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037150.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Minerva is a response to problems that beset higher education writ large. We focus in large part on the most significant problem, which centers on the value of higher education. We address this ... More


Organizing in Borderlands Communities

Helene Slessarev-Jamir

in Prophetic Activism: Progressive Religious Justice Movements in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741238
eISBN:
9780814708705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741238.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the distinctive legacy of Catholic social action and the entrance of Latin American liberative models of praxis into community organizing in the late 1970s. By the 1970s, ... More


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