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Interview Of Kevin J. Harty, Ph.D., Kevin J. Harty Ph.D., Meghan Skiles Apr 2019

Interview Of Kevin J. Harty, Ph.D., Kevin J. Harty Ph.D., Meghan Skiles

All Oral Histories

Dr. Kevin J. Harty was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1948. He grew up in Brooklyn until his family moved to Chicago when he was about twelve years old. His father worked for the telephone company, which spurred the family’s move to Chicago, and his mother stayed home and cared for the family. Dr. Harty attended high school in the suburbs of Chicago, graduating when he was fifteen and a half years old. Between high school and college, he worked for a year in a department store, and briefly considered going into the fashion industry. He attended Marquette ...


Volume 20, No. 2 (April 2017), Office Of Alumni Engagement, Bryant University Apr 2017

Volume 20, No. 2 (April 2017), Office Of Alumni Engagement, Bryant University

Bryant University Alumni Bulletin (2004-)

No abstract provided.


Orientation Is Key For First-Year Students, Mary O'Rawe Jan 2017

Orientation Is Key For First-Year Students, Mary O'Rawe

Other resources

The focus on college drop-out rates, particularly in first year, and debates around fees and funding, remind us to consider why students find it so difficult to make the transition from secondary school to higher education.

So how can incoming students prepare themselves to make the best academic transition? This article present a series of useful points for students and parents in preparing for success in a college learning environment.


V. 83, Issue 14, March 3, 2016 Mar 2016

V. 83, Issue 14, March 3, 2016

Archway (1946-)

No abstract provided.


V. 83, Issue 8, November 19, 2015 Nov 2015

V. 83, Issue 8, November 19, 2015

Archway (1946-)

No abstract provided.


The Pursuit Of Civic Engagement: Youth Civic Engagement And The Role Of Higher Education, Aideen Mccormack, Aiden Carthy, Cormac Doran Apr 2015

The Pursuit Of Civic Engagement: Youth Civic Engagement And The Role Of Higher Education, Aideen Mccormack, Aiden Carthy, Cormac Doran

Stream 6: Global University

Putnam (2000) argues that, in recent years, there has been a steady decline of social capital and civic engagement in western societies. However, arguments claiming a 'crisis' of civic engagement have also been met with fierce academic disagreement, leading to a strongly contested debate as to whether civic engagement is in decline or simply evolving. Using a mixed methods approach, this research sought to explore youth civic engagement among the students of the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown aged 18 to 25. Preliminary quantitative results provide evidence of both disengagement with traditional routes and a re-routing of engagement towards more lifestyle ...


Interview Of Margaret Mccoey, M.S., Margaret M. Mccoey, Matthew Riffe Apr 2015

Interview Of Margaret Mccoey, M.S., Margaret M. Mccoey, Matthew Riffe

All Oral Histories

Margaret “Peggy” McCoey is the Director of Graduate Programs in Computer Information Science, Information Technology, and Economic Crime Forensics at La Salle University. Born in the Oxford Circle section of Philadelphia in 1957, Peggy grew up in St. Martin of Tours parish attending their grade school before going to Little Flower High School. After graduation in 1975, Peggy entered La Salle University an undergraduate where she received a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. Peggy received a master’s degree from Villanova in 1984. Beginning in 1982, Peggy McCoey has taught at La Salle University in some capacity. Throughout the ...


‘Moving In’: Difficulties And Support In The Transition To Higher Education For In-Service Social Care Students, Fiona Mcsweeney Feb 2013

‘Moving In’: Difficulties And Support In The Transition To Higher Education For In-Service Social Care Students, Fiona Mcsweeney

Articles

This paper reports on the difficulties and supports experienced by social care practitioners within the educational institution during their transition to higher education. A life transition such as entering higher education causes stress for individuals and social support is essential in successfully dealing with this stress (Anderson et al., 2012). Fifteen social care practitioners were interviewed twice during and once at the end of their first academic year in college. Findings indicate that participants were reluctant to approach staff for help despite anxiety about classes and assignments. Discussion and debate in class helped learning and contributed to feelings of being ...


The United Colours Of Etiquette: Interculturally In The Higher Education Classroom, Sue Norton, Marty Meinardi Jan 2013

The United Colours Of Etiquette: Interculturally In The Higher Education Classroom, Sue Norton, Marty Meinardi

Books/Book Chapters

No abstract provided.


The Impact Of University Rankings On Higher Education Policy In Europe: A Challenge To Perceived Wisdom And A Stimulus For Change, Ellen Hazelkorn, Martin Ryan Jan 2013

The Impact Of University Rankings On Higher Education Policy In Europe: A Challenge To Perceived Wisdom And A Stimulus For Change, Ellen Hazelkorn, Martin Ryan

Books/Book chapters

The arrival of global rankings in 2003 was a clarion call for urgent reform of European higher education. The results of the Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities and the Times Higher Education QS World University Ranking, first published in 2003 and 2004 respectively, challenged the perceived wisdom about the reputation and excellence of European universities. Since then, the EU and its Member States have sought to reshape and modernise higher education in Europe. This paper argues that the emergence of global rankings was not only a challenge to perceived wisdom, but also a stimulus for change in European higher ...


Free Speech Versus Free Education: First Amendment Considerations In Limiting Student Athletes' Use Of Social Media, Mary Margaret Penrose Jan 2012

Free Speech Versus Free Education: First Amendment Considerations In Limiting Student Athletes' Use Of Social Media, Mary Margaret Penrose

Faculty Scholarship

This article considers the First Amendment implications regarding limitations placed on student athletes' use of social media. Schools have a vested interest in controlling their athletes' public expressions, whether such expressions are found in tattoos, public interviews or tweets. Like it or not, a great deal of damage can occur in "140 words or less." And, displeased student-athletes have choices. Twitter or touchdowns. Facebook from your dorm or facetime on television hitting three-pointers. While universities are generally places that encourage robust speech and debate, there are defensible, and arguably lawful, reasons why schools should limit student-athletes' use of social media ...


Drama And Catholic Themes, Edwin Block Jan 2012

Drama And Catholic Themes, Edwin Block

English Faculty Research and Publications

No abstract provided.


A Quantitative Study Into Grade Inflation (Perceived And Actual) In The College Of Business, Dublin Institute Of Technology, Derek Simon Jan 2011

A Quantitative Study Into Grade Inflation (Perceived And Actual) In The College Of Business, Dublin Institute Of Technology, Derek Simon

Dissertations

Most academics have an opinion on the existence or otherwise of grade inflation. Some people deny the existence of grade inflation. Some argue that it is damaging to academia while some argue that it is a normal phenomenon and is not damaging while others assert that it is impossible to measure. Due to the difficulty in measurement of grade inflation this study was devised to measure firsts and distinctions to ascertain the quantity of grade inflation. This study takes a two pronged approach to discovering the real and perceived existence or otherwise of grade inflation in the College. In the ...


V. 77, Issue 11, February 12, 2010 Feb 2010

V. 77, Issue 11, February 12, 2010

Archway (1946-)

No abstract provided.


V. 76, Issue 3, October 2, 2009 Oct 2009

V. 76, Issue 3, October 2, 2009

Archway (1946-)

No abstract provided.


V. 76, Issue 14, March 20, 2009 Mar 2009

V. 76, Issue 14, March 20, 2009

Archway (1946-)

No abstract provided.


V. 75, Issue 5, October 26, 2007 Oct 2007

V. 75, Issue 5, October 26, 2007

Archway (1946-)

No abstract provided.


V. 74, Issue 16, April 6, 2007 Apr 2007

V. 74, Issue 16, April 6, 2007

Archway (1946-)

No abstract provided.


Is There A Need To Debate The Role Of Higher Education And The Public Good?, Sandra Fisher May 2005

Is There A Need To Debate The Role Of Higher Education And The Public Good?, Sandra Fisher

Articles

Calls for sustaining and increasing investment in higher education are often made on the basis that higher education is a `public good'. The idea of higher education as a public good is frequently conceptualized in terms of its contribution to economic development. If more people participate in higher education then society as a whole will benefit. Outside of the economic benefits of higher education there is less debate as to what is meant by `public good' in the context of higher education. This paper explores higher education as a public good and its role in realizing the public good (Jonathan ...


V. 68, Issue 11, April 6, 2001 Apr 2001

V. 68, Issue 11, April 6, 2001

Archway (1946-)

No abstract provided.


V. 68, Issue 6, November 12, 1999 Nov 1999

V. 68, Issue 6, November 12, 1999

Archway (1946-)

No abstract provided.


V. 66, No. 4, September 25, 1997 Sep 1997

V. 66, No. 4, September 25, 1997

Archway (1946-)

No abstract provided.


V. 61, No. 24, November 11, 1993 Nov 1993

V. 61, No. 24, November 11, 1993

Archway (1946-)

No abstract provided.


V. 58, No. 4, February 15, 1990 Feb 1990

V. 58, No. 4, February 15, 1990

Archway (1946-)

No abstract provided.


V. 57, No. 5, March 15, 1989 [Publication Cover Says V. 57, No. 6, March 15, 1988] Mar 1989

V. 57, No. 5, March 15, 1989 [Publication Cover Says V. 57, No. 6, March 15, 1988]

Archway (1946-)

No abstract provided.


V. 51, No. 12, November 2, 1984 Nov 1984

V. 51, No. 12, November 2, 1984

Archway (1946-)

No abstract provided.


V. 47, No. 11, October 24, 1980 Oct 1980

V. 47, No. 11, October 24, 1980

Archway (1946-)

No abstract provided.


V. 46, No. 21, March 6, 1980 Mar 1980

V. 46, No. 21, March 6, 1980

Archway (1946-)

No abstract provided.


V. 46, No. 16, December 7, 1979 Dec 1979

V. 46, No. 16, December 7, 1979

Archway (1946-)

No abstract provided.


V. 42, No. 20, April 22, 1977 Apr 1977

V. 42, No. 20, April 22, 1977

Archway (1946-)

No abstract provided.