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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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Miller, Kristine A., Ed. – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2020
This book asks an overdue question: can we build honors contracts that transcend the transactional? The word "contract" itself--as both noun and verb--delimits more possibilities than it reveals. The chapters collected here expand this restrictive term by reframing honors contracts as collaborative partnerships for experiential learning.…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Experiential Learning, Contracts, Partnerships in Education
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Thiessen-Reily, Heather, Ed.; Digby, Joan, Ed. – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2016
The partnership that the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) entered into with the National Park Service (NPS) almost a decade ago, when the Partners in the Parks (PITP) program was created, has immeasurably enriched the lives of undergraduate honors students and faculty from throughout the United States and abroad. This second edition of…
Descriptors: Parks, Experiential Learning, Partnerships in Education, Honors Curriculum
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
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
Digby, Joan – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2010
The aim of Partners in the Parks (PITP) from its inception has been to introduce, or reintroduce, collegiate honors students to this country: not the transformed environment that we have constructed on its surface but the bedrock world upon which it rests. Like de Toqueville, Jefferson, Thoreau, Emerson, and so many others, these authors…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Parks, Experiential Learning, Partnerships in Education
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