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Reconstructing the University

Worldwide Shifts in Academia in the 20th Century

by David John Frank

  • 371 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Higher & further education,
  • Educational Policy & Reform,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Organizations & Institutions,
  • Higher,
  • Education / Organizations & Institutions,
  • 20th century,
  • Curricula,
  • Curriculum change,
  • History,
  • Universities and colleges

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7930112M
    ISBN 100804753768
    ISBN 109780804753760

    At the heart of this book is a small group of academics from very different disciplines making sense of their teaching situations. We witness each of their struggles and celebrations in designing a new course, engaging a large first year class, introducing a mentoring programme, nurturing independent learning through project work, using debates to develop students' critical thinking, and r Price: $ In Reconstructing Ancient Linen Body Armor, Gregory S. Aldrete, Scott Bartell, and Alicia Aldrete provide the answer. An extensive multiyear project in experimental archaeology, this pioneering study presents a thorough investigation of the linothorax, linen armor worn by the Greeks, Macedonians, and other ancient Mediterranean warriors.

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