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Parks, Parks,; O'Connor, Margaret; Parrish, Jesse – College and University, 2016
As the population of transgender and gender-nonconforming students at colleges and universities increases, it is important to examine how institutions have adjusted policies and student systems to create a universally welcoming environment. Transitioning is often a challenging and sensitive process, making each interaction in a new setting vital…
Descriptors: Form Classes (Languages), Higher Education, College Students, Student Development
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Werder, Carmen; Thibou, Shevell; Simkins, Scott; Hornsby, Karen; Legg, Kali; Franklin, Tawanna – Teaching & Learning Inquiry, 2016
Co-inquiry represents a distinctive relational model for partnering with students in SoTL that focuses on the process of seeking itself, and in particular, the importance of shared questions. We use case studies from two institutions to illustrate "co-inquiry" in action and highlight the importance of shared questions in changing the…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Scholarship, Instruction, Learning
Sutphen, Molly – Liberal Education, 2014
The Lilly Endowment's Programs for the Theological Exploration of Vocation offered a range of educational activities and opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to reflect on and discern their values, beliefs, and goals across a wide spectrum of collegiate life. Tim Clydesdale has found that these opportunities were of much value to those…
Descriptors: Theological Education, Vocational Education, Career Exploration, College Students
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Ousley, Christopher S.; Shuford, Ritchie G.; Roberts, Tom – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2013
Demand for self-defense instruction has found its way to school settings at all levels. Classes are more prevalent on college campuses than ever before because students and administrators acknowledge the value of such instruction. As a point of reference, half of 16 University of North Carolina (UNC) schools and universities offer a course in…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Education, Physical Education Facilities, Safety
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Kelley, Patricia H. – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2009
College honors courses provide an opportunity to tackle controversial topics in an atmosphere that encourages active learning, critical thinking, and open discussion. This venue is particularly appropriate for examining the debate about teaching intelligent design (ID) in public school science classes. A one-credit honors enrichment seminar taught…
Descriptors: College Students, Honors Curriculum, Seminars, Evolution
Prince, Heath – Jobs for the Future, 2006
Increasing the numbers of students who participate in financial aid programs has become a critical issue for many state systems. Reasons for the low rates of financial aid uptake vary, from lack of awareness among students to the many and complex types of aid available to inadequate capacity at the institutional level for conducting outreach to…
Descriptors: Paying for College, Minority Groups, Grants, College Students