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Students' Perceptions Of The Effectiveness Of The Tennessee Pre-Professional Program For The State's Black Residents From 1984 Through 1994, Ercille Hall Williams Dec 1997

Students' Perceptions Of The Effectiveness Of The Tennessee Pre-Professional Program For The State's Black Residents From 1984 Through 1994, Ercille Hall Williams

Doctoral Dissertations

The 1984 Stipulation of Settlement of Geier v. McWherter, the State of Tennessee's desegregation case, mandated the development of a series of programs that would provide access to the state public higher institutions for all of its residents. These initiatives were developed to remedy the vestiges of a dual system of higher education that practiced legal discrimination and segregation. The Tennessee Pre-Professional (TPP), one of the desegregation mandates, was designed to increase the representation of black Tennessee residents in the state-supported professional schools of law and medicine. Under the state's dual system of higher education, these opportunities were ...


Fact Book: 1997-1998, The Office Of Institutional Research And Assessment Jan 1997

Fact Book: 1997-1998, The Office Of Institutional Research And Assessment

UTK Fact Book

Welcome to the eighth annual Fact Book of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. This year's edition has been graphically enhanced, and a new page presenting data about need-based financial aid has been added. The yearly production of the Fact Book serves as a culmination of the work conducted by the Office of Institutional Research and demonstrates the diversity of the data we use. It is a source of satisfaction to me that it has become a standard resource for the university community.

I would like to acknowledge the many offices and individuals on the UTK campus who provide data ...


Jaepl, Vol. 3, Winter 1997-1998, Alice G. Brand (Editor) Jan 1997

Jaepl, Vol. 3, Winter 1997-1998, Alice G. Brand (Editor)

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Essays

Regina Foehr. A Tribute to James Moffett. Miles Myers. Remembering James Moffett. Donald R. Gallehr. Reading Jim Moffett. Richard L. Graves. Jim, We Hardly Knew You. Regina Foehr. Memories of James Moffett. Sheridan Blau. A Reflection and Memoir. Betty Jane Wagner. Outliving Jim Moffett.

C. Jan Swearingen. Doubting and Believing: The Hermeneutics of Suspicion in Contexts of Faith. A belief-centered pedagogy helps students infuse cultural values into adversarial modes of academic writing.

Terri Pullen. Active Reciprocity: The Positive, Mindful Flow of Mental Energy. The construct of mindfulness relates to Eastern meditative practices, consciousness, quantum physics, and creativity.

Janet M ...


Front Matter, Alice G. Brand (Editor) Jan 1997

Front Matter, Alice G. Brand (Editor)

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Editor's Message

This is the last issue of my three-year term as inaugural editor of the Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning.

There is something fine for me in starting something from nothing, so to speak. What is it about the mystery, doing the truly active research that does not require a library or the internet? I always feel the fun, the risk of doing things other people do not do. That does not necessarily make me popular. But it does make me strong. Then it makes me scared which also makes me vulnerable to criticism ...


A Tribute To James Moffett, Miles Myers, Donald R. Gallehr, Richard L. Graves, Regina Foehr, Sheridan Blau, Betty Jane Wagner Jan 1997

A Tribute To James Moffett, Miles Myers, Donald R. Gallehr, Richard L. Graves, Regina Foehr, Sheridan Blau, Betty Jane Wagner

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

A tribute to James Moffett, a visionary and trailblazer, who wrote about trends in education long before others even considered their possibilities.


Doubting And Believing: The Hermeneutics Of Suspicion In Contexts Of Faith, C. Jan Swearingen Jan 1997

Doubting And Believing: The Hermeneutics Of Suspicion In Contexts Of Faith, C. Jan Swearingen

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

A belief-centered pedagogy helps students infuse cultural values into adversarial modes of academic writing.


Active Receptivity: The Positive, Mindful Flow Of Mental Energy, Terri G. Pullen Jan 1997

Active Receptivity: The Positive, Mindful Flow Of Mental Energy, Terri G. Pullen

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

The construct of mindfulness relates to Eastern meditative practices, consciousness, quantum physics, and creativity.


Julia Kristeva And The Psychological Dynamics Of Writing, Janet M. Ellerby Jan 1997

Julia Kristeva And The Psychological Dynamics Of Writing, Janet M. Ellerby

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

By tapping into latent emotional dynamics, Kristeva's poststructuralist psychology offers a means to modify the cognitive order emphasized in academic discourse.


The Osmotic Self And Language Arts Pedagogy, Kristie S. Fleckenstein Jan 1997

The Osmotic Self And Language Arts Pedagogy, Kristie S. Fleckenstein

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Educators should evolve a pedagogy that privileges a participatory self, in which ego boundaries are permeable.


The Pedagogy Of Place: Re-Valuing Environment And Community In Education, Thomas K. Dean Jan 1997

The Pedagogy Of Place: Re-Valuing Environment And Community In Education, Thomas K. Dean

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

The impending collapse of our civil society and natural environment necessitates a revised perspective on community.


How Many Students Does It Take To Write A Joke? Humor Writing In Composition Courses, Paul Lewis Jan 1997

How Many Students Does It Take To Write A Joke? Humor Writing In Composition Courses, Paul Lewis

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

While calling attention to rhetorical principles and practices, humor writing can energize composition courses.


Reviews, Carolyn E. Hill, Michael Kuhne, Felicia M. Briscoe, Hanna Berger, Candace Walworth Jan 1997

Reviews, Carolyn E. Hill, Michael Kuhne, Felicia M. Briscoe, Hanna Berger, Candace Walworth

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Reviews

Carolyn E. Hill. Token Professionals and Master Critics: A Critique of Orthodoxy in Literary Studies. (James Sosnoski, 1994).

Michael Kuhne. Releasing the Imagination: Essays on Education, the Arts, and Social Change. (Maxine Greene, 1995).

Felicia M. Briscoe. Artwork of the Mind: An Interdisciplinary Description of Insight and the Search for it in Student Writing. (Mary M. Murray, 1996).

Hanna Berger. If You Want to Write: A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit. (Brenda Ueland, 1997).

Candace Walworth. The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart: Poems for Men. (Robert Bly, James Hillman, Michael Meade, Eds., 1992).


Back Matter Jan 1997

Back Matter

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

No abstract provided.


Happiness And The Blank Page: Csikszentmihalyi's Flow In The Writing Classroom, Gina Briefs-Elgin Jan 1997

Happiness And The Blank Page: Csikszentmihalyi's Flow In The Writing Classroom, Gina Briefs-Elgin

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Redefining happiness to include encounters with difficulty helps students embrace rather than dread arduous writing tasks.


Teaching Sociolinguistic Competence In The Esl Classroom, Claire Ann Mizne Jan 1997

Teaching Sociolinguistic Competence In The Esl Classroom, Claire Ann Mizne

Senior Thesis Projects, 1993-2002

No abstract provided.