Andrea Conklin Bueschel

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The Formation of Scholars, Rethinking Doctoral Education for the Twenty-First Century, by George E. Walker (2008), brings the discussion of doctoral education and the role faculty, graduate schools, and the students themselves play to the forefront of the debate about proper educational practice. The authors discuss the need for sweeping reforms and a(More)
The best doctoral programs foster a deep mutual respect among all of their members as the bedrock of their intellectual community. Graduate students respect the talents and achievements of their professors, but professors respect no less the talents and achievements and promise of their students….When professors and graduate students are truly working(More)
Note: Although this report has received internal review, it has not gone through the same editing process and review that other Bridge Project documents have. The Bridge Project seeks to understand better the transition from high school to higher education by examining the policies and practices that shape that juncture. It is hoped that the findings will(More)
Little is known about the importance of instructional quality in American higher education because few prior studies have had access to direct measures of student learning that are comparable across sections of the same course. Using data from two developmental algebra courses at a large community college, I find that student learning varies systematically(More)
Tumour necrosis factor alpha (TNFα) has been implicated in the pathophysiology of neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disease, with research highlighting a role for TNFα in hippocampal and striatal regulation. TNFα signals are primarily transduced by TNF receptors 1 and 2 (TNFR1 and TNFR2), encoded by TNFRSF1A and TNFRSF1B, which exert opposing effects(More)
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