Honors in Practice (HIP) accommodates our members’ need and desire for articles about nuts-and-bolts issues, innovative practices in individual Honors programs, and other Honors topics of concern to the membership. 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.

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2012

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About the Authors

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Dedication

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Editorial

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Women Shaping Their World: An Honors Colloquium, Julie M. Barst, Julie D. Lane, and Christine Stewart-Nuñez

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On Honors Students Dreaming the Gothic, Mark Boren

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Honors Analytics: Science, An Interdisciplinary Lab-Based Course on Visual Perception, Stephen R. Campbell, Robert T. Grammer, Lonnie Yandell, and William H. Hooper

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Turning Challenges into Gold: Cross-Listing Introductory Honors with Advanced Classes in the Visual Arts, Leda Cempellin

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Honors Pre-Thesis Workshop, 2.0, Aaron T. Coey and Carolyn Haynes

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Affirming Quality Teaching: A Valuable Role for Honors, Kevin W. Dean and Michael B. Jendzurski

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Honoring the National Parks: A Local Adaptation of a Partners in the Parks Adventure, Joan Digby and Kathleen Nolan

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The Genesis of an Honors Faculty: Collective Reflections on a Process of Change, Robert W. Glover, Charlie Slavin, Sarah Harlan-Haughey, Jordan P. LaBouff, Justin D. Martin, Mimi Killinger, and Mark Haggerty

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Designing a First-Year Honors Seminar with A Whole New Mind, Ellen J. Goldberger

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Death—Planning for the Inevitable: A Hybrid Honors Course, Jennifer Gresham, Betty Carlson Bowles, Marty Gibson, Kim Robinson, Mark Farris, and Juliana Felts

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We Are the Stories We Tell, Bonnie D. Irwin

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Developing an Electronic Repository for Undergraduate Theses, Foster Levy, Rebecca Pyles, Celia Szarejko, and Linda Wyatt

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Editor’s Introduction, Ada Long

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The Institutional Impact of Honors though a Campus-Community Common Read, Timothy J. Nichols

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Doing the Honors: How to Implement a Departmental Honors Program in a Business School, Julie Urda

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The Place of Drawing in Place Journaling, Allison B. Wallace

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An Outcome-Based Honors Program: The Honors Option Points (HOPs) System, Bradley E. Wilson

2011

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About the Authors

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Dedication: Vishnu Narain Bhatia (1924-2003)

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Honors in Practice, Volume 7 (complete issue)

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NCHC Order Form

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Table of Contents

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Peer Review Across Disciplines: Improving Student Performance in the Honors Humanities Classroom, Julie M. Barst, April Brooks, Leda Cempellin, and Barb Kleinjan

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Some Multidisciplinary Practices, Kathleen Black

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The Last Class: Critical Thinking, Reflection, Course Effectiveness, and Student Engagement, Elizabeth Bleicher

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The Neptune Academy: Honors Students Give Back, Douglas Corbitt, Allison Wallace, Corey Womack, and Patrick Russell

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Beyond Formulas: A Collaboration between Liberal Arts Honors Underclassmen and Senior Math Majors, Alissa S. Crans and Robert J. Rovetti

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An Honors Alumni Mentor Program at Butler University, Jaclyn Dowd, Lisa Markus, Julie Schrader, and Anne M. Wilson

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Understanding and Defining Addiction in an Honors Context, Sarah W. Feldstein Ewing and Bevin Ehn

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Team Teaching on a Shoestring Budget, Jim Ford and Laura Gray

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Rethinking Asian Studies in the Interdisciplinary Honors Setting, Adam D. Frank

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Why Honors Students Still Need First-Year Composition, Annmarie Guzy

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Designing a Collaborative Blog about Student Success, Melissa L. Johnson, Alexander S. Plattner, and Lauren Hundley

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Editor’s Introduction, Ada Long

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Into the Afterlife and Back with Honors Students, Kateryna Schray

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Self as Text: Adaptations of Honors Practice, Michaela Ruppert Smith

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Preparing a Master Plan for an Honors College, John R. Vile

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A Penny’s Worth of Reflections on Honors Education, John Zubizarreta

2010

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ABOUT THE AUTHORS

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Dedication: Donzell Lee

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Honors in Practice, Volume 6 (complete issue)

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Table of Contents

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Beyond the Great Books: Increasing the Flexibility, Scope, and Appeal of an Honors Curriculum, Matthew C. Altman

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Ad Tracking, Brand Equity Research, and . . . Your Honors Program?, William A. Ashton, Barbara Ashton, Renny Eapen, and Erzulie Mars

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Student-Guided Thesis Support Groups, Jennifer Beard, Ryan D. Shelton, Amanda Stevens, George H. Swindell IV, and Raymond J. Green

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Students Engaging Students in the Honors Experience, Sara Brady, Hesham Elnagar, and Shane Miller

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Individual Achievement in an Honors Research Community: Teaching Vygotsky’s Zone of Proximal Development, Kaitlin A. Briggs

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Service Learning and Skunkworks in a Senior Honors Colloquium, Michael Cundall

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The Value of Extending the Honors Contract Beyond One Semester: A Case Study with Smithsonian Dinosaurs, Alyce DiLauro, Teron Meyers, and Laura Guertin

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Becoming Part of a Story, Ted L. Estess

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Studies in Cyberspace: Honors, Professional Teacher Development, Curricular Development, and Systemic Change in Louisiana, Brian C. Etheridge, Galen Turner, Heath Tims, and Christian A. Duncan

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When It Comes Time Not to “Jump the Shark”: Stepping Down as Director, Nick Flynn

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To Discuss or Not to Discuss: Integrating Pedagogies for Honors and Mathematics, William Griffiths, Nancy Reichert, and L. R. Ritter

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More than a COIN Flip: Improving Honors Education with Real Time Simulations Based on Contemporary Events, Kurt Hackemer

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Is Originality an Appropriate Requirement for Undergraduate Publication?, Nathan Hilberg

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Celebrating Twenty Years of Honors through Oral History: Making an Honors Program Video Documentary, Catherine Irwin

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Fertile Ground: Reflections on Collaborative Student-Faculty Research in the Arts, Mimi Killinger and Aya Mares

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Editor’s Introduction, Ada Long

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From the White House to Our House: The Story of an Honors College Vegetable Garden, Michael Lund and Geoffrey Orth

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Teamwork for NCHC, Lydia Lyons

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French à la carte: Maintaining a Language Program on a Shoestring, Sheilagh Margaret Riordan

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Conducting Research in Honors, Emily C. Walshe

2009

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Honors in Practice, Volume 5 (complete issue)

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Honors Ambassadors: A Framework for Enhancing Student and Program Development, Kristy Burton, Erin Wheeler McKenzie, and Patrick Damo

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Building an Honors Development Board, Scott Carnicom and Philip Mathis

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Combining Chemistry and College Writing: A New Model for an Honors Undergraduate Chemistry Course, Donna Chamely-Wilk, Jeffrey Galin, Krista Kasdorf, and Jerome Haky

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Honors Living-Learning Communities: A Model of Success and Collaboration, Eric Daffron and Christopher Holland

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Enhancing Environmental Literacy and Global Learning among Honors Students, Liza Davis

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People Who Think Otherwise, Kevin Donovan

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Bridging the Divides: Using a Collaborative Honors Research Experience to Link Academic Learning to Civic Issues, Alix Dowling Fink and M. Leigh Lunsford

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Honoring Experiential Education, Debra Holman, Tony Smith, and Evan Welch

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Honors Ex Machina: Changing Perceptions of Honors through Horizontal Integration, A Case Study, Timothy Hulsey

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The Role of Peer Leaders in an Honors Freshman Experience Course, Melissa Johnson

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Separate but Equal: Will it Work for Professional Honors Programs?, Beata M. Jones and Peggy W. Watson

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Networking an Honors Community out of Fragmentation, Karlyn Koh, John Chaffee, and Edward Goodman

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Editorial, volume 5 - 2009, Ada Long and Dail Mullins

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Implementing Honors Faculty Status: An Adventure in Academic Politics, Jesse Peters

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An Honors Director’s Credo, Angela Salas

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Stability in the Context of Change, Hallie Savage

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Ending in Honors, Samuel Schuman

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Writing War: The Memorial Design Project, Janine Utell

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Paths to Knowledge as a Foundational Course in an Honors Program, Mark Vitha, Arthur Sanders, Colin Cairns, David Skidmore, Clive Elliot, and William Lewis

2008

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Honors in Practice, Volume 4 (complete issue)

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Determining the Significance of Honors, Katherine Bruce

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Honors in 2025: Becoming What You Emulate, Craig Cobane

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Literary New England: Planning and Implementing Domestic Travel Study, Craig Cobane and Derick Strode

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Using External Review in the Honors Project Process, Joyce W. Fields

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The Senior Honors Thesis: From Millstone to Capstone, Jim Lacey

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Sweden in the Summer: Developing an Honors Study-Abroad Program, Gayle Levy

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Editorial, Volume 4 - 2008, Ada Long and Dail Mullins

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Portable Widgets and Techie Tattoos: Honors of the Future, Rosalie Ortero

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The American Musical as an Honors Course: Obstacles and Possibilities, Mara Parker

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Creating Community: Honors Welcome Week Programming, Lauren Pouchak, Maureen Kelleher, and Melissa Lulay

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Honored to be a Part of Service-Learning, Patricia Powell

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Cultural Studies as the Foundation for an Honors Program: Documenting Students’ Academic and Personal Growth, Sara Quay and Amy Damico

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Creating Faculty-Student Interaction, Lindsay Roberts and Jessie Salmon

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Literary Ornithology: Bird-Watching Across Academic Disciplines with Honors Students, Kateryna Schray