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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
Long, Ada, Ed. – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2014
City as Textâ„¢ (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
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