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Fink, Leon – History Teacher, 2008
"Corporatization," etymologically, likens developments in higher education to those of the business world. Like shooting fish in a barrel, however, merely identifying the multiplying examples of for-profit extrusions, managerial models, let alone ideological legitimations of capitalist logic on university campuses hardly constitutes an honest…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Administration, Educational Change, Liberal Arts
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Fink, Leon – History Teacher, 2001
Explores topics that are presented in the book, "Knowing, Teaching & Learning History: National and International Perspectives," edited by Peter N. Stearns, Peter Seixas, and Sam Wineburg. Focuses on developing, and limits to, historical thinking skills and connecting to students. (CMK)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, History Instruction, Relevance (Education)
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Fink, Leon – History Teacher, 2000
Explores the interconnection between academic historians and the schools. Discusses the efforts of the Teaching Division of the American Historical Association, the barriers between academics and working teachers, and two recommendations to achieve progress in this area (collaborative professional development and addressing educational issues of…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education