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Cognard-Black, Andrew J., Ed.; Herron, Jerry, Ed.; Smith, Patricia J., Ed. – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2019
The contributions in this collection provide important answers and compelling evidence that honors programming does contribute something above and beyond what honors students themselves bring to the educational experience. While many of the chapters rely on analytic methods that are more widely used in some fields than in others, authors have…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Outcomes of Education, Value Added Models, College Curriculum
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
Schuman, Samuel – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2006
Directing an honors program is commonly an entry into the odd, often misunderstood, and slightly mysterious world of academic administration. The majority of new honors directors come directly from the ranks of the faculty where, frequently, their excellence as teachers and scholars suggested to senior administrators a good fit for honors…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Administrators, Guides, Higher Education
James, Theresa A. – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2006
This monograph is an idea book for two-year institutions thinking of adding an honors program to their list of academic offerings, and as such aspires to provide a useful description of the many options available to honors education for the several audiences who, as a matter of course, may become stakeholders in the operation of a two-year college…
Descriptors: Guides, Two Year Colleges, Honors Curriculum, Program Development