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Focus on the Classroom

Steven Brint

in Two Cheers for Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182667
eISBN:
9780691184890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182667.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter considers the weakness that strikes at the core of academe's objectives and makes the triumph of online alternatives more plausible. The issue has been diplomatically described as ... More


Undergraduate Medical Education

Kenneth M. Ludmerer

in Time to Heal: American medical education from the turn of the century to the era of managed care

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181364
eISBN:
9780199850167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181364.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

If knowledgeable physicians agreed on one principle, it was that medical education was a lifelong process. The education of a physician began long before medical school, since a student's success at ... More


The Quality of 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/9780804786010.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The huge increase in university graduates from the BRIC countries in recent decades signals their economies' growing global competitiveness. The key for the BRICs' global competitiveness, however, ... More


Psychological Literacy and Applied Psychology in Undergraduate Education

Jacquelyn Cranney, Sue Morris, Frances H. Martin, Steve Provost, Lucy Zinkiewicz, John Reece, Josephine Milne-Home, Lorelle J. Burton, Fiona A. White, Judi Homewood, Joanne k. Earl, and Sherri McCarthy

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0041
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Psychological literacy for the 21st century posits both real and virtual resource options for ‘applied’ psychology at the interface of psychology education and graduate attribute-targeted student ... More


“A Wedding Ceremony Between Industry and the University”: The Urban University in the Southeast

Charles Dorn

in For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801452345
eISBN:
9781501712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452345.003.0010
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter discusses the rising ethos of affluence in higher education, which had profound implications for colleges and universities. Whereas earlier in the century, commercialism had led a ... More


Teaching the History of Moral Philosophy

J. B. Schneewind

in Essays on the History of Moral Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563012
eISBN:
9780191721731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563012.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

A survey of some two hundred undergraduate Philosophy departments shows that all offer, and most require majors to take, a course on the history of modern epistemology and metaphysics (‘Descartes to ... More


Widening participation to higher education

Stephen Gorard

in Education Policy: Evidence of Equity and Effectiveness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447342144
eISBN:
9781447342212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447342144.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter focuses on widening participation to undergraduate higher education. It considers when in the ‘pipeline’ to higher education these socio-economic patterns first appear, when are they ... More


At This Time and In This Place: Vocation and Higher Education

David S. Cunningham (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190243920
eISBN:
9780190243951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243920.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book champions vocation and calling as key elements of undergraduate education. It offers a historical and theoretical account of vocational reflection and discernment, as well as suggesting how ... More


Should Liberal Arts Campuses Do Digital Humanities? Process and Products in the Small College World

Bryan Alexander and Rebecca Frostdavis

in Debates in the Digital Humanities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677948
eISBN:
9781452948379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.003.0037
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter examines the liberal arts sector, small colleges, and universities focused on traditional-age undergraduate education, ones that have apparently played little role in the digital ... More


Re-forming the Undergraduate Curriculum: A Retrospective

Jonathan Z. Smith and Christopher I. Lehrich

in On Teaching Religion: Essays by Jonathan Z. Smith

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199944293
eISBN:
9780190258375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199944293.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter presents Jonathan Z. Smith's account of the development of undergraduate education. He says that “coherence and organization will not emerge from merely rearranging already existing ... More


Time and Place: Why Vocation Is Crucial to Undergraduate Education Today

David S. Cunningham

in At This Time and In This Place: Vocation and Higher Education

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190243920
eISBN:
9780190243951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243920.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins by taking note of the current national discussion about the purposes and significance of higher education. It observes that, among other things, colleges and universities provide ... More


Why the College Major? Questioning the Great, Unexplained Aspect of Undergraduate Education

Jonathan Z. Smith and Christopher I. Lehrich

in On Teaching Religion: Essays by Jonathan Z. Smith

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199944293
eISBN:
9780190258375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199944293.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter presents Jonathan Z. Smith's views about the college major, which he calls the great, unexamined aspect of undergraduate education. He says that although majors consume more than half of ... More


In Various Times and Sundry Places: Pedagogies of Vocation / Vocation as Pedagogy

David S. Cunningham

in At This Time and In This Place: Vocation and Higher Education

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190243920
eISBN:
9780190243951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243920.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The epilogue to this book summarizes its argument. It suggests a two-way relationship between vocation and pedagogy within undergraduate education. First, vocational discernment is something that can ... More


Academic Advising with a Developmentally Organized Web Site

Drew C. Appleby

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/9780199733187.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes a website (http://www.psych.iupui.edu/undergraduate) developed by the author to provide online advising to students during the full course of their undergraduate experience. It ... More


Hearing and Being Heard: Rethinking Vocation in the Multi-Faith Academy

David S. Cunningham

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/9780190888671.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This introduction addresses the question of how the language of vocation and calling, with its historically Christian roots, might be redeployed in the increasingly multi-faith environment of higher ... More


Vocation and Story: Narrating Self and World

Douglas V. Henry

in At This Time and In This Place: Vocation and Higher Education

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190243920
eISBN:
9780190243951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243920.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the role of narrative in the shaping of one’s vocation. Every calling stands within a story; its characters act alongside others, adopt goals that advance the plot, and remember ... More


Rituals, Contests, and Images: Vocational Discernment Beyond the Classroom

Quincy D. Brown

in At This Time and In This Place: Vocation and Higher Education

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190243920
eISBN:
9780190243951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243920.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter offers an account of co-curricular activities in undergraduate education and explores their significance for vocational discernment. In conversation with the work of Victor Turner, it ... More


Comprehensive Hybrid Course Development

Charles M. Harris and Ulas Kaplan

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/9780199733187.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Hybrid courses combine out-of-class computer-based teaching and learning with traditional face-to-face classroom experiences. This chapter discusses strategies to create and maintain comprehensive ... More


Innovative Approaches in Field Instruction and Educational Practice Innovations for Training Social Work Student Interns

Larry M. Gant

in A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community Change: Partnering to Improve Life Outcomes for Youth and Families in Under-Served Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190463311
eISBN:
9780190463342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463311.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Abstract: This chapter describes models and approaches of field instruction used by the UMSSW/TAC. The chapter presents an overview of field instruction models and essential student skills; it ... More


Teaching Music Theory

Jennifer Snodgrass

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190879945
eISBN:
9780197510575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879945.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Many innovative approaches to teaching are being used around the country, and there is an exciting energy about the scholarship of teaching and learning. But what is happening in the most effective ... More


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