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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
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
Coleman, Lisa L., Ed.; Kotinek, Jonathan D., Ed. – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2010
This monograph provides a cross section of policy and practice through the voices and experiences of honors faculty, staff, and students from across the nation. While far from comprehensive, this volume does pick up different strands of thinking on diversity to present a rich and complicated understanding of what diversity is, why it is important,…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Disproportionate Representation, Student Diversity, Diversity (Faculty)
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