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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)
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
Andrews, Larry R. – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2009
To many honors administrators, fundraising is alien and frightening. This monograph is directed primarily to honors deans and directors, who have widely varying experience with fundraising. It may also be useful reading for those staff members, faculty, and development officers who have some responsibility for honors fundraising. It focuses on…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Fund Raising, Alumni, Donors
Sederberg, Peter C., Ed. – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2009
One enduring, and perhaps endearing, characteristic of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) is its commitment to pluralism. NCHC recognizes that excellent honors educational opportunities can be cultivated across the diverse settings of American higher education from two-year community colleges through large, comprehensive research…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Honors Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Surveys
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
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
Otero, Rosalie; Spurrier, Robert – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2005
This handbook is intended to serve as an on-campus companion and guide for Honors administrators by helping them to establish new practices or to strengthen established ones. This monograph provides assistance from both theoretical and practical perspectives by suggesting rationales for assessment and evaluation and offering practical ideas for…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, College Programs, Program Evaluation, Self Evaluation (Groups)
Long, Ada – National Collegiate Honors Council, 1995
This handbook is intended to serve as an on-campus companion and guide for honors administrators, helping them to define and solidify their positions within their institutions. "Everyone knows" what deans or department heads are: what their responsibilities are, how they fit into the institutional hierarchy, who reports to them and to…
Descriptors: Guides, Honors Curriculum, Administrator Role, Administrator Responsibility
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
Guzy, Annmarie – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2003
Annmarie Guzy realized she had some concerns about teaching honors courses as she prepared to teach at the same University where she had been an honors student herself. She enrolled in a summer seminar on teaching basic writing in order to expand her teaching horizons beyond the honors student mentality, and to address some of her concerns and…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Writing Instruction, College Instruction, Student Projects
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