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"Write Like College": How Remedial Writing Courses at a Community College and a Research University Position "At-Risk" Students in the Field of Higher Education.

Subjects: *REMEDIAL teaching; *HIGHER education; *WRITTEN communication -- Study & teaching

  • Source: Teachers College Record. Jul2009, Vol. 111 Issue 7, p1619-1664. 46p.

  • Abstract: Background/Context: Twenty percent of first-year students in public 4-year institutions and 42 % of first-year students in public 2-year institutions in the United States enroll in ... Copyright of Teachers College Record is the property of Teachers College Record and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites ...

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Minds of the New South: Higher Education in Black and White, 1880-1915.

Subjects: *EDUCATION; *EDUCATION of African Americans; *TURN of the century (19th-20th century)SOUTHERN StatesWASHINGTON, Booker T., 1856-1915; HAYGOOD, Atticus G. (Atticus Greene), 1839-1896

  • Source: Southern Quarterly. Summer2009, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p8-34. 27p.

  • Abstract: This essay discusses the history of higher education in the Southern States of the U.S., focusing on differences in

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Why women of lower educational attainment struggle to make healthier food choices: The importance of psychological and social factors.

Subjects: *WOMEN'S education; *ACADEMIC achievement; *WOMEN'S health

  • Source: Psychology & Health. Nov2009, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p1003-1020. 18p. 2 Charts.

  • Abstract: Women of lower educational attainment are more likely to eat unhealthy diets than women of higher educational attainment. To identify influences on the food choices ... Copyright of Psychology & Health is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to ...

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Practicing Critical Thinking in an Educational Psychology Classroom: Reflections from a Cultural-Historical Perspective.

Subjects: *CRITICAL thinking; *EDUCATIONAL psychology; *CLASSROOM environment

  • Source: Educational Studies. Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p377-391. 15p.

  • Abstract: Present standards include creative and critical thinking among dispositions essential for the teaching profession. While teaching introductory courses in educational psychology, I have noticed that ... Copyright of Educational Studies is the property of Taylor & Francis Ltd and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or ...

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The Public University's Unbearable Defiance of Being.

Subjects: *MODERNITY; *PUBLIC universities & colleges; *LIBERTYRAWLS, John, 1921-2002

  • Source: Educational Philosophy & Theory. Sep2009, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p575-591. 17p.

  • Abstract: Modernity has imposed on many of us, and perhaps especially on academics, a habit of silence with regard to what John ... Copyright of Educational Philosophy & Theory is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted ...

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The White House as a Black Box: Oral History and the Problem of Evidence in Presidential Studies.

Subjects: *PRESIDENTS of the United States; *HISTORY; *COLD War, 1945-1991UNITED States

  • Source: Political Studies. Mar2009, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p187-206. 20p.

  • Abstract: Scholars who study the American presidency usually have to rely on indirect evidence for understanding the internal operations of the ‘black box’ that is a ... Copyright of Political Studies is the property of Sage Publications Inc. and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or ...

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The effect of testing on skills learning.

Subjects: *RESUSCITATION; *MEDICAL education -- Evaluation; *CLINICAL competence

  • Source: Medical Education. Jan2009, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p21-27. 7p. 1 Diagram.

  • Abstract: Objectives In addition to the extrinsic effects of assessment and examinations on students’ study habits, testing can have an intrinsic effect ... Copyright of Medical Education is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple ...

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Research in Reading.

Subjects: *READING specialists; *EDUCATORS; *EDUCATIONILLINOISIN a Reading State of Mind: Brain Research, Teacher Modeling & Comprehension Instruction (Book)...

  • Source: Illinois Reading Council Journal. Winter2009/2010, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p64-68. 5p.

  • Abstract: The article reports on the findings of current research in the field of reading literacy in Illinois. It notes that good research involves good instruction ...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF TEACHERS' PERCEPTION OF SPACE IN EDUCATION.

Subjects: *SPACE perception; *SOCIAL pressure; *TEACHERS & community

  • Source: Acta Geographica Slovenica. 2009, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p365-392. 26p. 5 Color Photographs, 3 Diagrams, 1 Graph.

  • Abstract: In addition to environmental problems, spatial pressures are also being exacerbated by increasing economic development, the prosperity of the European population, and the increasing needs ... Z naraščajočim gospodarskim razvojem, blaginjo prebivalcev evropskih držav in vse večjimi potrebami različnih dejavnosti se poleg okoljevarstvenih problemov povečujejo ... Copyright of Acta Geographica Slovenica is the property of Scientific Research Centre of Slovenian Academy of Sciences & Arts and its content may not be ...

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Continuities and discontinuities in the origins of the institutionalisation of pedagogy in Spain.

Subjects: *EDUCATION; *EDUCATIONAL planning; *EDUCATIONAL qualitySPAIN

  • Source: Paedagogica Historica. Jun2009, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p355-367. 13p.

  • Abstract: This article applies the current international interest in the institutionalisation of pedagogic knowledge to the study of its origins as an academic discipline in Spain. ... Copyright of Paedagogica Historica is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to ...

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