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How Conservatives Think about Campus: The Effects of College Reputations, Social Scenes, and Academics on Student Experience

Amy J. Binder and Kate Wood

in Becoming Right: How Campuses Shape Young Conservatives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145372
eISBN:
9781400844876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145372.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the institutional dynamics—that is, the organizational arrangements, cultural ideas, and practices in place at Eastern Elite University and Western Flagship University—to see ... More


 Psychology, Grief, and the Student

David E. Balk

in Teaching Death and Dying

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195335224
eISBN:
9780199868810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335224.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Three considerations involving psychology provide important points of entry for teaching college students about thanatology. The first consideration is to examine psychological understandings of ... More


 Teaching Outside the Classroom

Kathleen Garces‐Foley

in Teaching Death and Dying

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195335224
eISBN:
9780199868810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335224.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the classroom we can light incense, listen to dirges, watch videos of funerals, and pass around a cremation urn, but these encounters with the intersection of death and religion are taken out of ... More


 Teaching Death and Dying: A Pastoral Theological Approach

G. Lee Ramsey

in Teaching Death and Dying

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195335224
eISBN:
9780199868810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335224.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the teaching of death and dying from a religious perspective, namely a Christian theological one. While death is a universal human experience, interpretations and responses to ... More


 Death and Dying in History

Albert N. Hamscher and Kenneth S. Davis

in Teaching Death and Dying

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195335224
eISBN:
9780199868810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335224.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Based on nearly thirty years experience of teaching a university course on “death and dying in history,” the first section of this chapter offers practical advice about organizing such a course: ... More


“Listen to the Dark”: Death and Dying in Music, Film, and Literature

Amir Hussain

in Teaching Death and Dying

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195335224
eISBN:
9780199868810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335224.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the uses of music, film, and literature in teaching courses on death and dying. The approach taken is that of one who has been concerned with effective pedagogy for the past ... More


Who Are the Students, and How Are They Shaped by BRIC Higher Education?

Martin Carnoy, Prashant Loyalka, Maria Dobryakova, Rafiq Dossani, Isak Froumin, Katherine Kuhns, Jandhyala B. G. Tilak, and Rong Wang

in University Expansion in a Changing Global Economy: Triumph of the BRICs?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786010
eISBN:
9780804786416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786010.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The chapter details the educational pathway students take during pre-tertiary schooling, their academic readiness before college, and the process they undergo in their application and admission to ... More


Legally Viable Desegregation Strategies: The Case of Connecticut

Casey D. Cobb, Robert Bifulco, and Courtney Bell

in Integrating Schools in a Changing Society: New Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835128
eISBN:
9781469602585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869208_frankenberg.11
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter examines the effects of two school choice programs—the interdistrict magnet schools and Open Choice—on racial, ethnic and economic isolation, individual student experiences and ... More


A Student's Reflections on Engaging in Social Science

Stella Maile and David Griffiths

in Public engagement and social science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447306863
eISBN:
9781447311546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306863.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The chapter outlines a student’s experience of participating in study around the recording of older people’s thoughts. The chapter represents one student’s reflections on the methodology and feelings.


Course, Syllabus, and Lesson Design

Robert DiYanni, Anton Borst, Robert DiYanni, and Anton Borst

in The Craft of College Teaching: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691183800
eISBN:
9780691202006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183800.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter discusses course design. Teachers are required to design courses, syllabi, and lessons; activities, assignments, and assessments. This also includes a variety of teaching materials, from ... More


The Quest for Excellence in an Era of Bigotry

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/9780823239559.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 3 recounts the leadership of Dean Ignatius M. Wilkinson in achieving higher admission and academic standards in legal education generally and Fordham Law School specifically. The school ... More


Centrifugal Pressure and Centripetal Elevation

Blake R. Silver

in The Cost of Inclusion: How Student Conformity Leads to Inequality on College Campuses

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226703862
eISBN:
9780226704197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226704197.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Chapter 6 shows that in the rarer instances where change in students’ self-presentation occurred, it happened in patterned ways. These patterns were propelled by twin social forces that Silver dubs ... More


Understanding the Learners: Musical Growth

Colleen M. Conway

in Teaching Music in Higher Education

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190945305
eISBN:
9780190945343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945305.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Chapter 4 examines the sequencing of undergraduate instruction in relation to student musical growth. Sample purposes and goals for undergraduate music education and typical degree outlines are ... More


Studying Urban School Discipline: A Bronx Tale

Kathleen Nolan

in Police in the Hallways: Discipline in an Urban High School

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675524
eISBN:
9781452947532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675524.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the rise of police involvement within urban schools, especially within the “rough” schools that are generally attended by marginalized groups. The author has ... More


Living Proof: Experiences of Economic and Educational Exclusion

Kathleen Nolan

in Police in the Hallways: Discipline in an Urban High School

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675524
eISBN:
9781452947532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675524.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter attempts to establish a correlation between the students’ experiences inside the school and their daily lives outside of it, as subject to political, economic, and cultural forces. This ... More


Measuring the Impact of a MOOC Experience

Owen R. Youngman

in MOOCs and Their Afterlives: Experiments in Scale and Access in Higher Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226469317
eISBN:
9780226469591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226469591.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The sheer size and student-teacher ratios of MOOCs raised questions among both academics and the general public, not only of whether substantial learning could take place in them, but also of whether ... More


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