Archive for October, 2011

Science in the Weave – A Proposal. By Robert S. Prezant

An opinion article in the New York Times by Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa (Professor of Sociology and Education at NYU and Assistant Professor of Sociology at University of Virginia respectively; New York Times15 May 2011) paints a very bleak picture of our higher education system.  The authors, who also wrote Academically Adrift: Limited Learning […]

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Service-Learning: From Concept, to Community, to Classroom

by Julie Dalley Service transforms learning, changing inert knowledge to knowledge and skills that students can use in their communities.1 Do you want to see your students make connections between concepts and practice? Can they identify systemic problems, and approach learning from multiple perspectives? Should they be able to identify issues within the context of […]

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