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The History of Religion in American Higher Education

Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen

in No Longer Invisible: Religion in University Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199844739
eISBN:
9780199950331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844739.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The history of religion in American higher education can be divided into three periods or phases: Protestant, Privatized, and Pluriform. During the Protestant era (from the colonial period to about ... 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


The Science of Learning: Mechanisms and Principles

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/9780262037150.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

An enormous amount is now known about how humans process and store information. This chapter organizes that knowledge into a set of 16 principles, which we have used systematically to help students ... More


OC Teachers Take Their Learning to Other Schools

Judy Smith and Mimi Wilson

in Learning Together: Children and Adults in a School Community

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195097535
eISBN:
9780197562031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195097535.003.0036
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In 1977, when the OC program was brand-new, and for a number of years thereafter, we shared the excitement and the work, both as parents and as teachers. We are now living in different states, ... More


Unlearning to Learn

Stephen M. Kosslyn, Robin B. Goldberg, and Teri Cannon

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/9780262037150.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

We have learned many lessons in the course of implementing the Minerva curriculum and pedagogy. One of the most striking lessons is how important it is for both faculty and students to be open to ... More


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