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Historical Thinking: Perspectives On Teaching History In The Secondary Education Classroom, Michael DiClemente 2014 University of Massachusetts Boston

Historical Thinking: Perspectives On Teaching History In The Secondary Education Classroom, Michael Diclemente

Graduate History Conference, UMass Boston

“Doing” history can be interpreted in many different ways and this is due to the dynamic nature of history as a discipline. Doing history can be research, writing papers, working on a manuscript, putting final touches on a thesis, setting up a museum exhibit, being a tour guide, or teaching. In all these examples historians try to take their passion for the subject and make that clear to others. History needs an audience. Interest in history exists, if not, we would not have outlets like the History Channel. Dealing with an audience who wants to learn about history is one ...


Liberal Arts Inspired Mathematics: A Report Or How To Bring Cultural And Humanistic Aspects Of Mathematics To The Classroom As Effective Teaching And Learning Tools, Anders K H Bengtsson 2014 Claremont Colleges

Liberal Arts Inspired Mathematics: A Report Or How To Bring Cultural And Humanistic Aspects Of Mathematics To The Classroom As Effective Teaching And Learning Tools, Anders K H Bengtsson

Journal of Humanistic Mathematics

This is the report of a project on ways of teaching university-level mathematics in a humanistic way. The main part of the project recounted here involved a journey to the United States during the fall term of 2012 to visit several liberal arts colleges in order to study and discuss mathematics teaching. Several themes that came up during my conversations at these colleges are discussed in the text: the invisibility of mathematics in everyday life, the role of calculus in American mathematics curricula, the "is algebra necessary?'' discussion, teaching mathematics as a language, the transfer problem in learning, and the ...


Lawrence President, Provost Issue Statement Opposing Academic Boycotts, Lawrence University 2014 Lawrence University

Lawrence President, Provost Issue Statement Opposing Academic Boycotts, Lawrence University

Press Releases

In response to calls by several academic associations for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions because of that country’s occupation of Palestinian territories and restrictions on Palestinian students and scholars, Lawrence University President Mark Burstein and Provost and Dean of the Faculty David Burrows have jointly issued the following statement.

“A central principle of a liberal arts education is the ability to discuss differing opinions in an environment that supports the exchange of ideas and the learning that comes from that exchange. At Lawrence we have supported this value of discourse since our founding 167 years ago.

“The longer ...


Lawrence Historian Monica Rico Honored As Fox Cities “Future 15”, Lawrence University 2013 Lawrence University

Lawrence Historian Monica Rico Honored As Fox Cities “Future 15”, Lawrence University

Press Releases

Lawrence University historian Monica Rico has been selected one of the winners of the 4th Annual Fox Cities Future 15 Young Professionals awards.

Rico and her fellow Future 15 honorees, selected from among 102 nominations, will be recognized at an event Thursday, Jan. 23 at the Communication Arts Center on the UW Fox-Valley campus.

The Future 15 awards is part of the Pulse Young Professionals, a program of the Fox Cities Regional Partnership.They recognize young business and community leaders for their efforts in work, civic and charitable causes. Future 15 recipients are chosen based on their dedication, strong sense ...


"History" Vs. "Herstory:" The Jobs And Roles Of Women During World War Ii, William J. Richter 2013 The College at Brockport: State University of New York

"History" Vs. "Herstory:" The Jobs And Roles Of Women During World War Ii, William J. Richter

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The word “history” has been defined as events in the past that were written down or recorded. It has been men (“his,” “story”) who usually have been the ones to record the written past. What about women? Should an event in the past that was written down be called “herstory?” The most interesting part of history, to me at least, has been the study of World War II. Throughout all of my course work in high school, undergraduate, and even graduate work, men have claimed most of the honors for their efforts in winning the war. What about the women ...


The Evolving Executive: Provisional Decrees And Their Impact On Brazil's Executive-Legislative Relationship, Lance L. Arberry 2013 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

The Evolving Executive: Provisional Decrees And Their Impact On Brazil's Executive-Legislative Relationship, Lance L. Arberry

Theses

Comparatively, the lawmaking process in presidential systems is often comprised of negotiations between a legislative body, tasked with authoring and legislating laws, and an executive, who must authorize and administer the enactment of the law. While executives are often empowered with certain constitutional powers to help influence the lawmaking process, these powers are typically constrained and supervisory in nature. Presidents are rarely given broad-and-discretionary legislative powers, since lawmaking is ultimately the responsibility of the legislative body; however, this does not hold true for the case of Brazil. Following the adoption of Brazil’s 1988 Constitution, Presidents were empowered with the ...


Susan Bauer's 2003 Theory Of Well-Educated Mind: Could The Classical Approach To Teaching History Work In Southern California History K12 Classrooms?, Tomasz B. Stanek Dr. 2013 Claremont Colleges

Susan Bauer's 2003 Theory Of Well-Educated Mind: Could The Classical Approach To Teaching History Work In Southern California History K12 Classrooms?, Tomasz B. Stanek Dr.

LUX: A Journal of Transdisciplinary Writing and Research from Claremont Graduate University

The main purpose of this research evolved from the publication of S. W. Bauer Well-educated mind, a study of the significance of new methods of teaching history course. Bauer (2003) argues that the grammarian approach of simple recognition and memorization removes students from reading primary sources. This theory suggests a new methodology for the instructors and students through the three-stage process of grammar, dialectic, and rhetoric preparation with aid of primary sources or “great books list”. This paper supports Bauer’s thesis and provides evidence through extensive interviews that indeed this concept of pedagogy is present in Southern California schools.


Thunderbird School Of Global Management Executive Named Lawrence Vp For Finance And Administration, Lawrence University 2013 Lawrence University

Thunderbird School Of Global Management Executive Named Lawrence Vp For Finance And Administration, Lawrence University

Press Releases

Lawrence University President Mark Burstein has announced the appointment of Christopher Lee as the college’s new vice president for finance and administration.

Lee has spent the past 10 years with Thunderbird School of Global Management, a highly regarded not-for-profit graduate school based in Phoenix, Ariz. Since 2010, he has served as president of Thunderbird Russia in Moscow, where he was responsible for the strategic leadership, program quality, daily management, business development, financial outcomes and compliance of Thunderbird’s $7 million wholly-owned corporate training and development subsidiary. The Moscow center provides training and development solutions to companies throughout Russia, Ukraine ...


The Invisible Students In The Classroom: How To Include The Introverts Without Excluding The Extroverts, Sharron E. Dow 2013 The College at Brockport: State University of New York

The Invisible Students In The Classroom: How To Include The Introverts Without Excluding The Extroverts, Sharron E. Dow

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This paper focuses mainly on the introverted and extroverted temperaments and how that affects an adolescent’s learning in school and their interaction in the world. There are many cultural misconceptions of introversion which are unknowingly perpetuated by school personnel, who are often extroverts. This argument also includes the fact that America praises the extrovert while diminishing the introvert, thusly preventing the introverted students from full academic achievement as well as restricting connection to their community. There is evidence in American history that the extroverted ideal was developed over time and originated from Dr. Carl Jung’s research on personality ...


Moocs And Modern Democracies, Richard L. Pate 2013 Sacred Heart University

Moocs And Modern Democracies, Richard L. Pate

Business Faculty Publications

A discussion of the imposition of the interests of the few on the collective through a subtle but effective manner: the eventual, complete development of Massive Open Online Courses. It is this article’s premise that this development together with current marketing efficacy and the present economic goals of modern democracies, is probable to result in a shrinkage of the market place of ideas and, paradoxically, likely to result in a diminution of democracy in the world.


Integrative Holistic Educaton: A Flexible Model To Meet The Needs Of Students In Our Post-Modal Society, Clarissa E. Steffen Ed.D. 2013 Pacific University

Integrative Holistic Educaton: A Flexible Model To Meet The Needs Of Students In Our Post-Modal Society, Clarissa E. Steffen Ed.D.

Faculty Scholarship (COE)

No abstract provided.


Cross Collaboration: Rethinking Undergraduate & Graduate Education, Elizabeth Langemak, Carolyn Plump 2013 La Salle University

Cross Collaboration: Rethinking Undergraduate & Graduate Education, Elizabeth Langemak, Carolyn Plump

Explorer Café

No abstract provided.


Lawrence, Volume 94, Number 1, Fall 2013, Lawrence University 2013 Lawrence University

Lawrence, Volume 94, Number 1, Fall 2013, Lawrence University

Alumni Magazines

No abstract provided.


2013-2014 Undergraduate Academic Catalog, Cedarville University 2013 Cedarville University

2013-2014 Undergraduate Academic Catalog, Cedarville University

Undergraduate Academic Catalogs

No abstract provided.


What Can Business And Liberal Arts Professors Learn From Each Other?, MarySheila McDonald, Margot Soven 2013 La Salle University

What Can Business And Liberal Arts Professors Learn From Each Other?, Marysheila Mcdonald, Margot Soven

Explorer Café

The 2011 book Rethinking Undergraduate Business Education: Liberal Learning for the Profession has served to provoke a consideration of linkages between liberal arts and business courses. La Salle professors Margot Soven (English) and MarySheila McDonald (Business) discuss practical approaches to integrating a shared language and skills into both liberal arts and business offerings.


Lawrence Welcomes Class Of 2017 For 165th Academic Year, Lawrence University 2013 Lawrence University

Lawrence Welcomes Class Of 2017 For 165th Academic Year, Lawrence University

Press Releases

As one of Lawrence University’s academically talented incoming freshmen, it is no surprise Paige Witter is a quick study.

But with an epee and a laser pistol?

Witter, a budding standout pentathlete, will be among 400 Lawrence freshmen and 17 transfer students arriving on campus Sept. 10 for the start of Welcome Week new student orientation activities. Classes for Lawrence’s 165th academic year begin Monday, Sept. 16.

An accomplished swimmer (a three-time state meet qualifier), Witter decided to try her hand at fencing after her sophomore year of high school. Two weeks later, Witter found herself at a ...


American Vernacular Music In The Social Studies Classroom, Eric C. Yanis 2013 The College at Brockport: State University of New York

American Vernacular Music In The Social Studies Classroom, Eric C. Yanis

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This three-part thesis contains a historiography and critique of the scholarship of American vernacular music. The last portion accompanies a project on integrating American Vernacular music into the NYS social studies curriculum.


Investigating The Effects Of A Sentence Writing Strategy And A Self-Monitoring Procedure On The Writing Performance Of Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder, David Rago 2013 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Investigating The Effects Of A Sentence Writing Strategy And A Self-Monitoring Procedure On The Writing Performance Of Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder, David Rago

UNLV Theses/Dissertations/Professional Papers/Capstones

Writing is a tool students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can use to communicate and interact with other people socially and professionally. Strong writing skills may lead to social and economic success, as well as a sense of self-empowerment. Unfortunately, there is very little research related to the use of sentence-writing strategies and self-monitoring procedures to improve the writing performance of adolescent students with ASD. Thus, this study was designed to examine the effects of a sentence-writing strategy and a self-monitoring procedure on the writing performance of adolescents with ASD.

The study included five participants. These participants attended the same ...


What Shall I Tell My Black Boy?, Edward Earl Bell 2013 SelectedWorks

What Shall I Tell My Black Boy?, Edward Earl Bell

Edward Earl Bell

Tell him the truth


Lawrence, Volume 93, Number 3, Summer 2013, Lawrence University 2013 Lawrence University

Lawrence, Volume 93, Number 3, Summer 2013, Lawrence University

Alumni Magazines

No abstract provided.


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