Home School Knowledge Exchange: activities and conceptualisations
In this paper, we wish to do two things. The first is to give an account of research undertaken on the Home School Knowledge Exchange project. The second is to examine some conceptualisations relevant to this area in the light of our experiences on the project. The project Children live and learn in two very different worlds - those of home and school. These worlds are often kept separate from each other. The project has been working to bridge this divide by bringing together parents, teachers
Learning in the professional workplace: relationships between learning factors and contextual factor
Evidence was collected from a set of two visits (several months apart) to 16 trainee accountants, 34 graduate trainee engineers and 40 newly qualified nurses. Each visit involved 1-2 days observation and an interview. Analysis led to a two-triangle model depicting the relations between the key variables: a triangle of interacting Learning Factors -- confidence and commitment, the challenge and value of the work, feedback and support; and a similar triangle of interacting Context Factors – allo
Technical Paper 3 - The Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) Project: Contextualising
This paper looks at the impact of recent government initiatives on early childhood care and education for 3 to 5-year olds in the full range of pre-school centres in the study. This was based on interviews conducted with 135 heads of pre-school settings and 12 local authority co-ordinators in six local authorities. At a time of rapid policy development and because of the diversity in pre-school provision, the EPPE study recorded how recent changes in local authority under-fives provision might b
Crafts for crafts sake, 1973-88
Investigation and discussion of the magazine 'Craft' 1973-88. Focusing on the identity crisis of the handmade object in an emerging post-industrial world where,conventionally, craft had meant the deployment of traditional skills in the service of functional objectives
A set of photos showing the sights of London
Listing contains titles and links to over 40 sites, like journal articles, course and tutorial material, simulations, batteries, corrosion and other resources.
The Paradigm Laboratory Project
This project plans to develop problem-based inquiry learning laboratories that have science majors in introductory chemistry laboratories transfer an understanding of the attitudes and methods of scientific inquiry to knowledge and experiences in their disciplines of study.
Tallassee Rapids Near Montgomery, Alabama
This image is a colorized photograph of the Tallassee Rapids on the Tallapoosa River near Montgomery, Alabama. Handwritten message (on back) addressed to Miss Mary Mackintosh, Auburn, Ala., postmarked June 7, 1909.
President's Mansion, Auburn University 1
This image is a colorized photograph showing the president's mansion, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Ala. Alabama Polytechnic Institute is the former name of Auburn University. Postcard folder text: (back) Souvenir folder of Auburn, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Ala. Second copy of postcard (original ID PC414) has typewritten message (on back) addressed to Pres. Draughon, API, Auburn, Ala., dated and postmarked March 18, 1953.
Main Grotto of Statues, Ave Maria Grotto, Cullman, Alabama 1
This image is part of a series of color photographs of the Ave Maria Grotto in Cullman, Alabama. Postcard text: (back) The main grotto containing statues of the Blessed Mother, St. Benedict, and St. Scholastica ... The AVE MARIA GROTTO consists of over 125 miniature reproductions of famous churches, shrines and buildings from all over the world. Encompassing an area of over three acres, this miniature fairyland was built by a Benedictine Monk, Brother Joseph. He has spent over 40 years in maki
Public School, Auburn, Alabama
This image is a black and white photograph of an early public school building in Auburn, Alabama.
Bienville Cross, Bienville Square, Mobile, Alabama
This image is a colorized photograph of Bienville Cross, in Bienville Square in Mobile, Ala.
Sidney Lanier High School, Montgomery, Alabama 1
This image is a colorized photograph of Sidney Lanier High School in Montgomery, Alabama. Postcard text: (back) Sidney Lanier High School, costing nearly $2,000,000 is the Capstone of Montgomery's School System. Montgomery enjoys the distinction of having the lowest rate of illiteracy of any city in the South, and the best school system in America.
U.S. Veterans Administration Hospital, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
This image is a colorized photograph of the U.S. Veteran's Administration Hospital in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Handwritten message (on back) addressed to Mrs. Rose Vickers and Doctor Vickers, Abbyville, Alabama, postmarked November 22, 1933.
De Soto Hotel, Mentone, Alabama
This image is a black and white photograph of the De Soto Hotel in Mentone, Ala. Handwritten message (on back) addressed to Mrs. Margarit Brozell, Miss Francis Priess, Montgomery, Ala., postmarked July 31, 1951.
Rosemount Mansion Bedroom, Forkland, Alabama
This image is a black and white photograph of one of the bedrooms in Rosemount, an antebellum mansion in Forkland, Ala.
State Capitol of Alabama, Montgomery, Alabama 7
This image is a color photograph of the Alabama State Capitol Building in Montgomery, Ala., at night.
First Christian Church, Athens, Alabama
This image is a black and white photograph on a colorized background of the First Christian Church in Athens, Ala. The people in the photograph have been drawn in by hand.
Birmingham High School Workshop, Birmingham, Alabama
This image is a black and white photograph assumed to be of a workshop/classroom at Birmingham High School in Birmingham, Alabama. There is nothing on the postcard to identify the scene. Handwritten on back: "Henry Stewart - B'ham High School, enter freshman, behind in English." Anyone with additional information is urged to contact the Auburn University Libraries Cataloging Dept. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bellingrath Gardens, Mobile, Alabama 2
This image is a color photograph of Bellingrath Gardens in Mobile, Ala., showing one of the many paths lined with camellias, azaleas and other colorful flowers.