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The effects of experiences with constructivist instruction on attitudes toward democracy among Thai college students
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
The study draws on Dewey's theory that constructivist instruction embraces the philosophy of democracy with regards to enhancing students' individual and social constructivist learning. As a result, the hypothesis is that ...
Academic advising at a distance : a case study where no face to face interactions occur
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
The purpose of this case study was to explore the relationship between professional academic advisors and undergraduate college students at a distance where face-to-face meetings did not occur. This case also utilized evidence from a number...
Evaluating the engaged institution : the conceptualizations and discourses of engagement
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
As a relatively new term applied to the activities of higher education, "engagement" is an emerging conception that is being constructed and defined by actors within and outside of higher education. These constructions can ...
Discourse as a normative instrument : analysis of mental illness on a disability services discussion list
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
Publicly available archives of an internet discussion list for people who operate disability service offices at colleges and universities across the U.S. provided a unique insight into the values, interactions, and norms ...