Illiberal Education

The Politics of Race and Sex on Campus

Author: Dinesh D'Souza

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

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Category: Education

Page: 319

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As it "illuminates the crisis of liberal education and offers proposals for reform which deserve full debate" (Morton Halperin, American Civil Liberties Union), "Illiberal Education" "documents how the politics of race and gender in our universities are rapidly eating away traditions of scholarship and reward for individual achievement" (Robert H. Bork). (Education/Teaching)

Illiberal Education

Political Correctness and the College Experience

Author: Dinesh D'Souza

Publisher: Ashbrook Press

ISBN:

Category: Affirmative action programs

Page: 32

View: 512

Teaching College English and English Education

Reflective Stories

Author: Conference on English Education (Organization : U.S.)

Publisher: National Council of Teachers

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 383

View: 100

In this collection of 32 narrative essays, scholars and teachers of English and English education share their excitement as they reflect on their professional growth over the last 30 years. The firsthand stories in the collection represent "a study of theory and applied theory, grounded in personal experience and academic study over many years." The essays are: (1) "Facing Yourself" (J. Tompkins); (2) "Surprising Myself as a Teacher in Houghton, America" (A. Young); (3) "Becoming a College English Teacher--More by Accident than Design"" (D.C. Stewart); (4) "On (Not) Being Taken In" (H.T. McCracken); (5) "How Do the Electrons Get Across the Two Plates of the Capacitor?" (D. Bleich); (6)"Teaching as a Profession" (A.S. Bayer); (7) "Going Back" (S. Hudson-Ross); (8) "I Did It My Way...With a Little Help from My Friends" (P. Smagorinsky); (9) "Illiteracy at Oxford and Harvard" (P. Elbow); (10) "Disrupting the Transmission Cycle in College Teaching" (G.M. Pradl); (11) "Out and About in English Education" (R.E. Shafer); (12) "Beyond the Obvious" (V.R. Monseau); (13) "My English Education" (S. Hynds); (14) "From Reading to Writing, from Elementary to Graduate Students" (S. Stotsky); (15) "Living with Tension: Doing English, etc." (J. Milner); (16) "What's A Story?" (M.C. Savage); (17) "Two 'Women's Ways of Knowing' Teaching Writing" (R.C. Grego and N.S. Thompson); (18) "The Teaching and Learning of English in the College Classroom: Creating a Unified Whole" (B.M. Greene); (19) "On English Teaching as Poetry, 'or,' Samuel T., You'll Never Know What Organic Unity Did for Me" (M.L. Angelotti); (20) "Learning to Love Being a Second-Class Citizen" (W.R. Winterowd); (21) "Falling into Narrative" (P. Donahue); (22) "English in Education: An English Educationist at Work" (H.M. Foster); (23) "Downshifting to Fourth" (T. Fulwiler); (24) "Connecting the Teaching of Reading, Writing, and Speech in Programs for Developmental Students" (J. Entes); (25) "Reuniting Grammar and Composition" (J.L. Collins); (26) "Confessions of a Teacher Who Has Not Learned about Teaching" (R.L. Larson); (27) "Teaching and Learning English: Two Views" (C. Moran and "College Writing" Students); (28) "The Way I Was/The Way I Am/And What I Learned in Between" (L.L. Meeks); (29) "Collaborative Computer Encounters: Teaching Ourselves, Teaching Our Students" (G.E. Hawisher and C.L. Selfe); (30) "Ideological Crosscurrents in English Studies and English Education: A Report of a National Survey of Professors' Beliefs and Practices" (C. Dilworth and N.M. McCracken); (31) "Interpreting the Reflective Stories: The Forces of Influence in Our Essayists' Lives" (R.L. Larson); and (32) "Interpreting Stories: Rebels in the Professoriate" (H.T. McCracken). (NKA)

Philosophical and Ideological Voices in Education

Author: Gerald Lee Gutek

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 337

View: 183

Philosophical and Ideological Voices in Education contains clearly written analyses of major philosophies, ideologies, and theories of education and includes a primary source selection representative of each topic treated in the book. [...] Each chapter addresses the nature, principles, and applications of each philosophy, ideology and theory to education, schooling, and curriculum and instruction. The book provides a philosophical and ideological grid that helps students locate, analyze, and criticize the leading ideas in the theoretical foundations of education. --Publisher description.

Multicultural Education

The Magazine of the National Association for Multicultural Education

Author:

Publisher:

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Category: Multicultural education

Page:

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Liberal Education

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page:

View: 934

Includes the Association's Proceedings.

The Evangelical Moment

The Promise of an American Religion

Author: Kenneth J. Collins

Publisher: Baker Publishing Group

ISBN:

Category: Religion

Page: 288

View: 1000

Offers a new interpretation of the evangelical story and articulates an ecumenical vision for evangelism.

Critical Issues in Education

Dialogues and Dialectics

Author: Jack L. Nelson

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages

ISBN:

Category: Critical thinking

Page: 486

View: 378

Designed to be used in courses that examine relevant pro-and-con disputes about schools and schooling. By exploring the major opposing viewpoints on the issues, this text encourages education students to think critically and develop their own viewpoints. It includes research and scholarship, discussion suggestions, and bibliographic references.

American Industrial Education, what Shall it Be?

Preliminary Report

Author: Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education (U.S.). Committee on Industrial Education

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Technical education

Page: 74

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