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    • Notes from the Dismal Science: Just How Good is Oakland University 

      Folland, Sherman T. (Oakland University, 2008-10-01)
      Altogether, what is the answer to the initial question: “Just how good is Oakland University?” I think that the best thing to say was spoken by Gary Russi in his presidential address to faculty on January 31, 2007 in Varner ...
    • Promoting the Well-being of Older Adults through Multi-sensory Environments 

      Riley-Doucet, Cheryl (Oakland University, 2008-10-01)
      The rapidly growing elderly population brings new health care issues into sharp focus, particularly that of caring for elders with neurologic and cognitive deficits related to dementia.
    • Wake-up Call 

      Bertocci, Peter J. (Oakland University, 2008-10-01)
      If there is any extra-curricular reading that should soon be on every Oakland University faculty member’s agenda, it is the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment’s “What Students Are Telling Us About Their OU ...
    • Changing Health Care for Vulnerable Older Adults: Five Programs of Research 

      Adams, Linda Thompson (Oakland University, 2008-10-01)
      Four papers discuss the relative influence of scientific, societal, and/or public policy upon the care of vulnerable older adults. Each paper addresses a program of research, an aspect of which influences the quality of ...
    • Preserved Implicit Memory in Dementia Care: A Potential Model for Care 

      Harrison, Barbara E. (Oakland University, 2008-10-01)
      In the next decade, millions of persons with dementia will need nursing care, which will challenge our current approaches to care. This discussion explains a new nursing practice approach for the care of persons living ...
    • Review: Paul Collier The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It (Oxford University Press, 2007). 

      (Oakland University, 2008-10-01)
      Much of what Collier writes about will be familiar with specialists in development, but this book is designed for a more general audience. He explains in clear, concise language the findings of numerous studies by economists, ...
    • How to Teach Keeps Changing 

      Cronn, Dagmar (Oakland University, 2008-10-01)
      Since teaching must start from where a student starts, we must change the way we teach to make it possible for the majority (I strive for all) of our students to learn what we intend to teach.
    • Contributors 

      (Oakland University, 2008-10-01)
      Oakland Journal Issue 15 contributors list