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The Colleges and the University

Jack Morrell

in Science at Oxford, 1914-1939: Transforming an Arts University

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206576
eISBN:
9780191677229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206576.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the relationship of Oxford University to its colleges. Oxford colleges took prime responsibility for undergraduate teaching and their distinctive feature was their status as ... More


Cross-Subsidization in Higher Education: Does it Pervert Private Choice and Public Policy?

Estelle James

in Private Education: Studies in Choice and Public Policy

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195037104
eISBN:
9780197565612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195037104.003.0019
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

During the 1950s and 1960s American higher education underwent a major change in size and structure, with a vast expansion in enrollments and increased emphasis on graduate training and research, ... More


Interdisciplinarity and Undergraduate Teaching and Learning

John H. Aldrich

in Interdisciplinarity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199331345
eISBN:
9780190208998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199331345.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Interdisciplinary teaching and learning are mutually aligned with interdisciplinary research, and they flourish from the same roots: an initial focus on a real-world question whose answer lies beyond ... More


Empower the Undergraduate

Jennifer Snodgrass

in Teaching Music Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190879945
eISBN:
9780197510575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879945.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Empowering all undergraduate music majors to go outside of their comfort zone with activities such as research and self-discovery will only help to sustain the field of music theory with strong, ... More


Teaching Religion and Violence

Brian K. Pennington (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195372427
eISBN:
9780199949618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372427.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book represents the accumulated professional insights and experience of expert college and university instructors who teach and write about the intersections of religion and violence. The ... More


Recent developments

Peter M. Neumann

in Oxford Figures: Eight Centuries of the Mathematical Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681976
eISBN:
9780191761737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681976.003.0017
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This short epilogue outlines the enormous increase in, and range of, mathematical activities in Oxford over the past thirty years.


Conclusion: What Can be Learned from the Oxford Politics Story?: Christopher Hood, Desmond King, and Gillian Peele

The Editors

in Forging a Discipline: A Critical Assessment of Oxford's Development of the Study of Politics and International Relations in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199682218
eISBN:
9780191762741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682218.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This concluding chapter starts by looking back at the three reasons presented at the beginning of the book for supposing that the distinctive features of Oxford may have provided a challenging ... More


The Princeton Years, 1963-91

Robert L. Tignor

in W. Arthur Lewis and the Birth of Development Economics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691202617
eISBN:
9780691204246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691202617.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes how W. Arthur Lewis joined the faculty of Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Although Lewis may well have been ailing physically ... More


Finance and Function: Voluntary Support and Diversity in American Private Higher Education

Roger L. Geiger

in Private Education: Studies in Choice and Public Policy

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195037104
eISBN:
9780197565612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195037104.003.0018
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

A revolution has taken place in the past generation in American assumptions about higher education: It has virtually become a universally accepted responsibility of government to make it possible ... More


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