Present Successes and Future Challenges in Honors Education

Present Successes and Future Challenges in Honors Education
 
 
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; Honors Education in Transition
  • erschienen am 9. August 2016
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  • 94 Seiten
 
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<span><span style="font-style:italic;">Present Successes and Future Challenges in Honors Education </span><span>is the first volume in an edited series examining the proliferation of honors programs and colleges in American higher education. While honors education has become ubiquitous in American higher education, this transformation has happened without systematic attempts to align what honors means across institutions, and absent a universally agreed upon definitions of what honors is and what it might aspire to be in the future. This generates possibility and flexibility, while also creating rather serious challenges.

The contributors document the decades-long structural transformations that led to the rise of honors education while also providing perspective on the present and future challenges in honors education. The chapters address such issues as ensuring equity in honors, how we ought to think about student success and frame this for external stakeholders, and how the diffusion of honors-inspired pedagogies elsewhere in the university forces us to rethink our mission and our day-to-day practice. Throughout, their investigations are grounded in the present while turning a keen and perceptive eye to the future. </span></span>
  • Englisch
  • Lanham
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  • USA
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • 1,16 MB
978-1-4758-1828-4 (9781475818284)
1475818289 (1475818289)
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Edited by Robert Grover and Katherine O'Flaherty
<span><span>Foreword </span><span style="font-style:italic;">Rhonda Phillips, Purdue Honors College </span><span> Chapter 1: Introduction: The Seat near the Electrical Outlet </span><span style="font-style:italic;">Robert W. Glover, University of Maine</span><span> </span><span style="font-style:italic;">Katherine M. O'Flaherty, Arizona State University</span><span> Chapter 2: Growth and Evolution of Collegiate Honors Education in the United States </span><span style="font-style:italic;">Patricia Smith, University of Central Arkansas</span><span> </span><span style="font-style:italic;">Rick Scott, University of Central Arkansas</span><span> Chapter 3: Equity in Honors: An Academic Oxymoron? </span><span style="font-style:italic;">Patrick Bahls, University of North Carolina, Asheville</span><span> </span><span style="font-style:italic;">Jessica Pisano, University of North Carolina, Asheville</span><span> Chapter 4: Educating Honors Students for Today, Tomorrow, and Twenty-Years-Out </span><span style="font-style:italic;">Amy E. Story, Baldwin Wallace University</span><span> Chapter 5: Seminars, Curricula, Rigor: Paradoxical Constraints on the Future of Honors </span><span style="font-style:italic;">Thomas J. Pfaff, Ithaca College </span><span> </span><span style="font-style:italic;">Robert Sullivan, Ithaca College</span><span> About the Editors and Authors Index</span></span>

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