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Braid, Berenice, Ed.; Quay, Sara E., Ed. – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2021
"Place, Self, Community: City as Text™ in the Twenty-First Century" focuses on the power of structured explorations (reflective practices ranging from debriefs and discussions to reflective writing and discussions) and on forms of immersion in place. This monograph explores the inherent integrative learning capacity to generate a sense…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Experiential Learning, Teacher Role, Authentic Learning
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Klein, Kim, Ed.; Mulvaney, Mary Kay, Ed. – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2020
Internationalization of honors programs and colleges enriches students' undergraduate education and expands their post-graduate options, opening doors to a new world of experiences and opportunities. This monograph takes a holistic approach to internationalization. The monograph highlights how honors programs and colleges have gone beyond…
Descriptors: International Education, Honors Curriculum, Case Studies, Models
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Ford, James, Ed.; Zubizarreta, John, Ed. – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2018
The Teaching and Learning Committee of the National Collegiate Honors Council has long recognized that the fundamental mission of honors education centers on the power of excellence in teaching and learning in all endeavors inside and outside the classroom. What they deem as vital dimensions of the honors enterprise--both philosophical and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Honors Curriculum, Institutional Mission, Educational Philosophy
Frost, Linda, Ed.; Kay, Lisa W., Ed.; Poe, Rachael, Ed. – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2015
Honors administrators spend much of their time explaining and describing what honors is and does. When they talk about what honors looks like nationally, they should have answers to the following important questions: How pervasive is the model of separate honors facilities?; How pervasive are the legendary closets that honors programs have so…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, College Housing, Educational Facilities, Dormitories
Long, Ada, Ed. – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2014
City as Text™ (CAT) is one of the earliest structural forms of experiential learning created and practiced in the United States. This monograph explores the centrality of writing in the process of active learning, focusing primarily on the Faculty Institutes and Honors Semesters that foster CAT experiences. All manifestations of this pedagogical…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Writing (Composition), Active Learning, Teaching Methods
Schuman, Samuel – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2013
Although honors students are highly motivated and intellectually promising, they are not empty cognitive vessels ready to be filled with professorial knowledge. They are, instead, complex, multifaceted young people, sometimes troubled, often delighted and delightful. While at college they are learning how to live their lives not just as…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Holistic Approach, Undergraduate Students, Wellness
Mulvaney, Mary Kay, Ed.; Klein, Kim, Ed. – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2013
In our diverse and interconnected world, expanding students' horizons beyond the classrooms and laboratories of home campuses is increasingly important. Even some of the brightest honors students remain naïve to the causes and ramifications of current world events and lack the necessary intercultural skills to become effective ethical leaders with…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Study Abroad, International Education, College Instruction
Schuman, Samuel – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2011
This monograph focuses upon areas of special concern to those working with honors at smaller colleges and universities: mission, recruitment, facilities, administration, budget, and curriculum. In each area, the author makes some general suggestions about overall operating principles, note specific issues that can lead to difficulties, and suggest…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Small Colleges, Institutional Mission, College Programs
Braid, Bernice, Ed.; Long, Ada, Ed. – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2010
The decade since publication of "Place as Text: Approaches to Active Learning" has seen an explosion of interest and productivity in the field of experiential education. This monograph presents a story of an experiment and a blueprint of sorts for anyone interested in enriching an existing program or willing to experiment with pedagogy…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Student Attitudes, Active Learning, Experiential Learning
Machonis, Peter A., Ed. – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2008
This monograph presents in some detail the ways in which Faculty Institutes--professional development opportunities where instructors immerse themselves in site-specific learning activities exactly as students would, though only for several days--allow participants to acquire the skill to design such adventures elsewhere for their own students.…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Thinking Skills, Faculty Development, Learning Activities
Clark, Larry, Ed.; Zubizarreta, John, Ed. – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2008
This monograph is a companion piece to "Teaching and Learning in Honors." The authors in this monograph are dedicated to exploring the sometimes magical, sometimes ordinary, sometimes rewarding, sometimes challenging connections between good teaching and deep, lasting learning. Questions regarding students' learning, pedagogical…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Academically Gifted, College Students, College Instruction
Fuiks, Cheryl L., Ed.; Clark, Larry, Ed. – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2002
This monograph grew out of the work of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) Teaching and Learning Committee; it is intended as a basis for discussion among faculty members teaching honors courses. It provides honors directors a resource that may be given to new honors faculty members and a starting point for conversations in new honors…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Personality Traits, College Students, Academically Gifted