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Butters, Albion M. – Texas Education Review, 2021
This article examines the significance of fear of concealed handguns in the classroom at a public university in Texas, analyzing perceived changes in shared social space and the collective learning environment in terms of affect. This multimethod study provides a framework for understanding the factors behind the fear, which may be seen as…
Descriptors: Fear, Weapons, College Students, School Safety
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Patterson, Ryan – Texas Education Review, 2019
In this essay, I examine the Córdoba University Reform Movement of 1918 through both a historical lens and the application of Urie Bronfenbrenner's (1979, 1986, 1993) ecological systems theory. Examining the Reform Movement at the National University of Córdoba (UNC) from a historical perspective elucidates the complexities of the movement and its…
Descriptors: Universities, Educational Change, Educational History, Academic Freedom
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Reddick, Richard J.; Pritchett, Katie Ortego – Texas Education Review, 2019
Scholars have encouraged universities to more effectively engage with surrounding communities. One example of community engagement is the service-learning partnership between the Plan II Honors Program and the Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) public charter school in Austin, through which college students enroll in a class to mentor local middle…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Alumni, Service Learning, Mentors
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Pierce, Christian; Siraco, Justin – Texas Education Review, 2018
This paper examines the New York State Excelsior Scholarship and the criteria that must be met for students to be eligible to receive it. The main focus of this examination is how this scholarship aims to address access issues faced by students from low income families and how the program can be improved to better address their needs. Comparisons…
Descriptors: Scholarships, College Students, Eligibility, Low Income Students
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Gavillet, Rebecca – Texas Education Review, 2018
This article provides a review of relevant literature and theoretical frameworks that support the inclusion of experiential learning in higher education programs. A brief discussion of experiential learning types is included. Experiential learning or experiential education refers to learning through experience, whether integrated in curricula or…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Program Effectiveness, College Students, Adults
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Bradley, Dwuana – Texas Education Review, 2018
This backgrounder details the scope of the following critical forum concerning Texas House Bill 51 (TX HB 51) of the 81st Legislature, also referred to as the emerging research university bill. In its totality the journal issue considers the impact of TX HB 51 on the organizational behavior of comprehensive regional institutions in the state of…
Descriptors: State Legislation, Educational Legislation, Research Universities, State Policy