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Ferguson, Christopher – History Teacher, 2015
The year 2013 marked the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of E. P. Thompson's "The Making of the English Working Class" (1963). Throughout the year, essays, articles, and conference panels--indeed, whole conferences--explored the legacy of this influential historian and his most monumental work. 2013, coincidentally, also marked…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, History Instruction, Historians, Reading Assignments
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Davidson, Cathy N.; Janz, Bruce B. – Issues in Interdisciplinary Studies, 2019
In this article, we seek to apply Julie Thompson Klein's supple understanding of typology as both category-making and category-defying to one aspect of her own body of work: her participation in a range of organizations with permeable boundaries. Specifically, we review her contributions to theories of boundary work in interdisciplinary studies…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Higher Education, Educational Research, Educational Change
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Lotrecchiano, Gaetano R.; Hess, Andi – Issues in Interdisciplinary Studies, 2019
Throughout 2018 we had the privilege of engaging with Julie Thompson Klein using an ethnographic approach combining interviews via teleconferencing and email exchanges to discuss many aspects of her work with the goal of understanding how she herself views her scholarly evolution over the past five decades. Discussions about Klein's life quickly…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Interdisciplinary Approach, Videoconferencing, Scholarship
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Pohl, Christian; Fam, Dena; Hoffmann, Sabine; Mitchell, Cynthia – Issues in Interdisciplinary Studies, 2019
Julie Thompson Klein's contributions to interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research have enriched the way collaboration is discussed and handled by introducing concepts of boundary work and boundary crossing from the field of Science and Technology Studies. In recent years, she has been integrating those concepts into crossdisciplinarity, an…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Educational Research, Cooperation, Sustainability
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Keestra, Machiel – Issues in Interdisciplinary Studies, 2019
When introduced around 1925, interdisciplinarity, grounded in the notion of the unity of knowledge, was meant to reconnect the fragmented and specialized disciplines of academia. However, interdisciplinary research became more and more challenging as the plurality and heterogeneity of disciplinary perspectives and insights increased. Insisting on…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Higher Education, Educational Research, Stakeholders
Melguizo, Tatiana; Martorell, Francisco; Swanson, Elise; Kezar, Adrianna – Pullias Center for Higher Education, 2020
In 2015, the University of Southern California (USC) began a longitudinal, mixed-methods evaluation of the Thompson Scholars Learning Communities (TSLC), a comprehensive college transition program that provides students with multiple, integrated types of support. The evaluation as a whole examined whether, how, and why TSLC, as implemented at the…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, Transitional Programs, Student School Relationship, College Students
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Bammer, Gabriele; Mitchell, Cynthia; Elford, Wendy; Dumaresq, David; van Kerkhoff, Lorrae; Small, Bruce; Hall, Virginia Kaufman; Kaufman, Stefan; Browne, Chris; Brown, Valerie A.; Blessington, Louise – Issues in Interdisciplinary Studies, 2019
Ten Australians and one New Zealander provide reflections on the influence of Julie Thompson Klein's work on and in inter- and trans- disciplinarity. Even taking into account that this article is based on a small number of contributions from only one corner of the world, the reflections demonstrate the influence of a diverse array of Klein's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interdisciplinary Approach, Reflection, Educational Research
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Thompson, Bruce – Honors in Practice, 2021
This article describes how one honors leadership team adapted a traditional in-person Forum to a digital platform during the coronavirus crisis. Integrating a variety of asynchronous and synchronous remote technologies created a positive virtual learning experience for honors practitioners and students.
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Teamwork, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Thompson, Christiane – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2021
In the past years, there has been an intensive discussion on the topic of academic freedom in the university. More precisely, it has been criticized that the university is confronted with a growing intolerance and the request to limit free speech. This contribution takes a case at a German university as point of departure. It shows how the current…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Freedom of Speech, Educational Philosophy, Criticism
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Thompson, London – Educational Perspectives, 2020
"The Recruit," told through the lens of Critical Race Theory (CRT), harnesses counter-storytelling to paint a cogent picture of how programs supposedly meant to address issues of social justice, in and of themselves, become new and more insidious versions of their predecessors. CRT posits that racism is inextricably embedded into the…
Descriptors: College Admission, Critical Theory, Race, Racial Bias
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Thompson, Rachael – New Directions for Student Leadership, 2020
This chapter focuses on notions of identity and followership, and presents a process for follower identity development. As areas separately seeing growth in academic popularity over the years, the author is keen to bring them together in the hope of further enabling students to connect with their own followership identities, much in the way that…
Descriptors: Leadership, Self Concept, Leadership Training
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Thompson, Frank – Physics Education, 2020
Resonant cavity perturbation as a means to measuring permittivity has been used since the early 1940s. It is attractive because it is non-contact, non-destructive and experimentally simple. Only recently, however, has the cost of a small analyser board become acceptably low that experiments can be carried out in schools and colleges. Using the TE…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Science Experiments, Laboratory Equipment, Science Laboratories
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Thompson, Sally – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2020
This article is a case study of an attempt by a team of Vocational Education and Training (VET) teachers, researchers and users of social services to develop a more effective, knowledge rich, vocational stream qualification in the Health Care and Social Assistance industry. Health Care and Social Assistance is one of the fastest growing industries…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Work, Caseworkers, Vocational Education
Thompson, Jeri – National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment, 2020
There is a growing interest in conceptualizing, defining, and assessing what are often called 21st century skills or deeper learning competencies. The purpose of this literature review is to explore the conceptualizations, definitions, and understandings in the research literature related to complex communication. Key initial questions include:…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Communication Skills, 21st Century Skills, Success
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Thompson, David – Contributions to Music Education, 2020
Dr. Ruth Brittin, Professor of Music Education at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, recently addressed attendees of the Ohio Music Education Association's annual Professional Development Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio on January 30th, 2020. The presentation, "Understanding and Exploring a World of Research in Music…
Descriptors: Music Education, Educational Research, Scholarship, Professional Associations
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