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Technology, Library, and Other Resources:
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Teaching for McBride:
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McBride Honors Course Proposal 

Teaching in Honors:
The National Collegiate Honors Council provides a wide range of useful materials related to teaching in Honors. Especially useful materials include:
Honors Course Design
Honors Teaching
Sample Honors Syllabi

Scholarship on Honors:
The National Collegiate Honors Council publishes academic scholarship related to all aspects of Honors education. Almost all NCHC publications are available online, and printed copies of some publications are available in the McBride house. Key publications include:
 
Honors in Practice (HIP) publishes articles about nuts-and-bolts issues, innovative practices in individual Honors programs, teaching in Honors, and other topics. HIP publishes practical and descriptive essays, including descriptions of successful Honors courses, suggestions for out-of-class experiences, and administrative issues. The journal is published annually.
 
The Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council (JNCHC) is a refereed periodical publishing scholarly articles stressing research in and on Honors education. Articles include analyses of trends in teaching methodology, articles on interdisciplinary efforts, discussions of problems common to Honors programs, items on the national higher education agenda, and presentations of emergent issues relevant to Honors education. 
 
JNCHC themes include:
  • Liberal Learning In the New Century Vol. 1 No. 1
  • Science in Honors Vol. 1 No. 2
  • Educational Transitions with Special Forum On Honors Education Vol. 2 No. 1
  • Honors and the Creative Arts Vol. 2 No. 2
  • Liberal Learning Vol. 3 No. 1
  • Technology in Honors Vol. 3 No. 2
  • Students and Teachers in Honors Vol. 4 No. 1
  • Multiperspectivism In Honors Education Vol. 4 No. 2
  • Research in Honors Vol. 5 No. 1
  • The Psychology and Sociology of Honors Vol. 5 No. 2
  • Students in Honors Vol. 6 No. 1
  • What Is Honors? Vol. 6 No. 2
  • Outcomes Assessment, Accountability, and Honors Vol. 7 No. 1
  • Honors Administration Vol. 7 No. 2
  • Grades, Scores, and Honors Vol. 8 No. 1
  • Managing Growth in Honors Vol. 8 No. 2
  • Honors Culture Vol. 9 No. 1
  • Honors and Academic Integrity Vol. 9 No. 2
  • Social Class and Honors Vol. 10 No. 1
  • Honors in the Digital Age Vol. 10 No. 2
  • Honors and Athletics Vol. 11 No. 1
  • Helping Honors Students in Trouble Vol. 11 No. 2
  • Honors Study Abroad Vol. 12 No. 1
  • The Institutional Impact of Honors Vol. 12 No. 2
  • The Economy of Honors Vol. 13 No. 1
  • Honors Around the Globe Vol. 13 No. 2 
     
The NCHC Monograph Series explores important pedagogical and administrative issues pertaining to Honors education. The following monographs are currently available from NCHC:
  • Assessing and Evaluating Honors Programs and Honors Colleges: A Practical Handbook
  • Beginning in Honors: A Handbook (4th Ed.)
  • A Handbook for Honors Administrators
  • A Handbook for Honors Programs at Two-Year Colleges
  • Honors Composition: Historical Perspectives and Contemporary Practices
  • Honors Programs at Smaller Colleges (2nd Ed.)
  • Place as Text: Approaches to Active Learning
  • Teaching and Learning in Honors
  • Shatter the Glassy Stare
  • The Honors College Phenomenon
  • Inspiring Exemplary Teaching and Learning: Perspectives on Teaching Academically Talented College Students

 


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