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‘Old Studies and New’: The Organisation of Knowledge in University Curriculum

John R. Gibbins

in The Organisation of Knowledge in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263266
eISBN:
9780191734854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263266.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the organisation of knowledge within the university and the transfer of power over curriculum. Universities make the ultimate decisions on how knowledge should be organised, ... More


Higher Education, 1793–1908

SUSAN M. PARKES

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses key developments in higher education in Ireland during the period from 1793 to 1908. It suggests that the development of Irish higher education in the nineteenth century was ... More


The Discovery of the Author

Lawrence A. Scaff

in Max Weber in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147796
eISBN:
9781400836710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147796.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter discusses the successful reception and dissemination of Max Weber's work beginning in the 1920s. It shows that interest in Weber's work led to the gradual translation and incorporation ... More


Teach the Children … What?: Business Schools and Their Curricular Confusions

Steven Conn

in Nothing Succeeds Like Failure: The Sad History of American Business Schools

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742071
eISBN:
9781501742088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742071.003.0003
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter discusses how, having decided to open collegiate business schools, universities faced a first-order problem: What, exactly, constituted a university-level curriculum in business? It ... More


Ethics Curricula in Epidemiology

Kenneth W. Goodman and Ronald J. Prineas

in Ethics and Epidemiology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195322934
eISBN:
9780199864416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322934.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Since the mid-1990s epidemiology has joined other sciences and health professions in making ethics education a component of the larger curriculum. However, the change is far from total. Many programs ... More


Classical Athenian Democracy and Democracy Today: Culture, Knowledge, Power

Josiah Ober

in The Promotion of Knowledge: Lectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263129
eISBN:
9780191734861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents the text of a lecture on the growing popularity of Greek democracy as a topic in school and university curricula. It argues that that the modern penchant for reading the meaning ... More


Oxford and the Second World War

Paul Addison

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the impact of World War 2 on Oxford. It suggests the outstanding wartime characteristic of the university was in its adaptability. During this period, the university was able to ... More


Celtic Studies

John T. Koch

in A Century of British Medieval Studies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263952
eISBN:
9780191734083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the history and developments in Celtic studies in Great Britain during the twentieth century. In recent times medieval Celtic studies have attracted great numbers of amateur ... More


Medicine

Charles Webster

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines teaching and research in medicine at Oxford during the period from 1914 to 1970. During the early part of the 20th century, medicine lost grounds to the humanities and the ... More


4 Reading Dante in Nineteenth-Century Italy

Beatrice Arduini

in Dante in the Long Nineteenth Century: Nationality, Identity, and Appropriation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199584628
eISBN:
9780191739095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584628.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

The nationalization of Dante through the political use of his figure as literary ancestor recurred from the mid- to late nineteenth century in Mazzini, Carducci, and Pascoli, and succeeded in firmly ... More


Training in Local Oral Traditions: Analysis of Postsecondary Music Programs in North America

Mark F. DeWitt

in College Music Curricula for a New Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190658397
eISBN:
9780190658434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658397.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter is a study of programs that offer performance training in oral-tradition musics at accredited two- and four-year postsecondary institutions in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, ... More


The Learned Press: Geography, Science, and Mathematics

Vittoria Feola and Scott Mandelbrote

in The History of Oxford University Press: Volume I: Beginnings to 1780

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199557318
eISBN:
9780191772320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557318.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Economic History

This chapter surveys works on the natural and physical sciences, geography and mathematics, and discusses how from the mid-seventeenth century new scholarship worked to capitalize on the ... More


Copia in the Classroom

Richard Oosterhoff

in Making Mathematical Culture: University and Print in the Circle of Lefèvre d'Étaples

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198823520
eISBN:
9780191862151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823520.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, European Early Modern History

Mathematics offered a means for navigating the medieval curriculum. This chapter turns to the library of Beatus Rhenanus, which survives intact, including the various volumes he bought and annotated ... More


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