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Cultures in Contrast: Understanding the Influence of School Culture on Student Engagement

Cynthia Hudley and Annette M. Daoud

in Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326819
eISBN:
9780199847532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326819.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Student engagement and school culture have a continuing transactional relationship. This association has significant outcomes for academic motivation and school success. This chapter begins by ... More


Looking Forward

Christopher Bjork

in High-Stakes Schooling: What We Can Learn from Japan's Experiences with Testing, Accountability, and Education Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226309385
eISBN:
9780226309552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309552.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter eleven summarizes the evidence presented in previous chapters, and extends the findings to broader questions about educational reform, testing, and accountability. First the author ... More


Fully Active Learning

Joshua Fost, Rena Levitt, and Stephen M. Kosslyn

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/9780262037150.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

We offer a working definition of active learning in which learning is active to the extent that it engages the cognitive processes known to be involved in comprehension, reasoning, memory, and ... More


Enhancing a Nation’s Democracy through Equitable Schools

Michele S. Moses and John Rogers

in Closing the Opportunity Gap: What America Must Do to Give Every Child an Even Chance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982981
eISBN:
9780199346219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982981.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Michele Moses and John Rogers place the importance of equitable schooling in the context of our nation’s democratic ambitions. They describe how democracy benefits from more racially integrated, ... More


Teaching from Lesson Plans

Vicki Chandler, Stephen M. Kosslyn, Richard Holman, and James Genone

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/9780262037150.003.0014
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Abstract A crucial aspect of the Minerva curriculum is the lesson plan, which is used to structure and guide every class session of the Cornerstone, Major Core and Concentration courses. This chapter ... More


Teaching Welty’s Narrative Strategies in Delta Wedding

Sarah Gilbreath Ford

in Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty: Twenty-First-Century Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814531
eISBN:
9781496814579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814531.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This essay explores the challenge of teaching Eudora Welty’s Delta Wedding because of its experimental form, subtle allusions, and seeming lack of plot. Given that students are typically adept at ... More


Establishing the Framework for Successful Music Classes

Bridget Sweet

in Growing Musicians: Teaching Music in Middle School and Beyond

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199372065
eISBN:
9780190457662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372065.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter 4 begins with the idea of flexibility within structure, which can be used as a framework for preparation and planning of adolescent music classes. This approach both honors adolescent ... More


Engaging Multimedia in the HEL Classroom

Natalie Gerber

in Approaches to Teaching the History of the English Language: Pedagogy in Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190611040
eISBN:
9780190611071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611040.003.0028
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter explains how incorporating podcasts and multimedia sources (audio and TV clips, social-media messages, etc.) into a History of English course can lead not only to the greatest student ... More


Pedagogical Language of Jazz

Russell A. Schmidt

in Teaching School Jazz: Perspectives, Principles, and Strategies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190462574
eISBN:
9780190462611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462574.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

The pedagogy of jazz continues to evolve. Changes in the art form itself, the gradual development of jazz education resources and techniques, the ubiquitous availability of historically significant ... More


Do You Love Us?: Higher Education as an Interfaith Conversation about the Good Life

Jeffrey Carlson

in Hearing Vocation Differently: Meaning, Purpose, and Identity in the Multi-Faith Academy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190888671
eISBN:
9780190888701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888671.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on the student academic experience as a whole; it explores the ways that a multi-faith environment can inspire and encourage students and teachers to enter into deeper ... More


I Didn’t Know I Could Do That: Using Web-Based Tools to Enhance Learning

Jorge Pérez and Kevin Hurysz

in Best Practices for Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning: Connecting to Psychology and the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199733187
eISBN:
9780190255824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733187.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter adopts a broad definition of online learning and presents a host of Web-based resources and tools with which educators can engage students and enhance teaching and learning. It ... More


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