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My freshman year : what a professor learned by becoming a student

Author: Rebekah Nathan
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"After more than fifteen years of teaching, Rebekah Nathan, a professor of anthropology at a large state university, realized that she no longer understood the behavior and attitudes of her students. Fewer and fewer participated in class discussion, tackled the assigned reading, or came to discuss problems during office hours. And she realized from conversations with her colleagues that they, too, were perplexed:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Erlebnisbericht
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rebekah Nathan
ISBN: 0801443970 9780801443978 9780143037477 0143037471
OCLC Number: 57557500
Description: ix, 186 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Welcome to "AnyU" --
Life in the dorms --
Community and diversity --
As others see us --
Academically speaking ... --
The art of college management --
Lessons from my year as a freshman --
Afterword : Ethics and ethnography.
Responsibility: Rebekah Nathan.
Local System Bib Number:
283361

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After more than fifteen years of teaching, Rebekah Nathan, a professor of anthropology at a large state university, realized that she no longer understood the behavior and attitudes of her students.  Read more...
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"The first thing to say about this book is that there are very few books like it. The author's account of living in the dorm and taking classes on a campus where she had worked as a professor for Read more...

 
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