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    • The ABC’s of Law School 

      Sanchez-Murphy, Lauren (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      Although the juris doctor degree opens many doors and allows for the exploration of many different areas outside the basic study of the law, as a recent law school graduate, I would caution the uninitiated that law school ...
    • An Acorn No More 

      Byrne, Bill (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      Why, after reading and grading countless college and high school composition papers lo these many semesters, would I become a “reader” for the College Board Advance Placement (AP) English Language and Composition exam?
    • Anatomy of a Failure: The Detroit Public School System 

      Brieger, Gottfried (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      For a few short years in the 1920s, a remarkable coalition of the city financial elite, politicians of all stripes, and the unions, united behind school improvement, and the system flourished, at least financially. Then ...
    • Beyond the Secret Decoder Ring: Guidelines for Constructing Assignments That Fulfill Rather Than Frustrate Student and Teacher Expectations 

      Perdue, Sherry Wynn (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      Are there ever cases when we faculty frustrate even our most diligent students’ efforts to perform? This discussion is designed to help my colleagues more fully demonstrate our role as rhetoricians when we compose and ...
    • Contributors 

      (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      Oakland Journal Issue 20 contributors list
    • Cover 

      (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      Oakland Journal Issue 20 cover
    • Directions. Artist’s Statement: The Wardrobe Project 

      Tardella, Sally Schluter (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      These drawings re-purpose the distorted remains of found memory, making each a new construction that is both a tribute to a personal memory and a fabrication of what I imagine was once there. Together they form a chronicle ...
    • The End of the World As We Know It 

      Hawkins, Susan (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      Review of the movie "The Road", based on the Cormac McCarthy book of the same name,
    • Interview: Regina Carter 

      Folland, Sherman T. (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      Jazz violinist Regina Carter ranks as one of Oakland University’s most talented and justly famous alumni. Her Reverse Thread was chosen by NPR as one of the top 50 albums of 2010. Her touring schedule covers America, Europe ...
    • Ironic Pedagogy: Teaching Sacred Texts in an Academic Setting 

      Herold, Niels (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      If one of COI’s charges is the supervision of academic borders between the academic units, it is surely a responsibility of any practitioner of the humanities to ensure that boundaries between disciplines are not only ...
    • Medical Matters: “When They Are Us” 

      Schanzer, Bella (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      I never took a class that told me how to be the person on the other side of the bed, how to balance being the squeaky wheel advocating for my child with avoiding at all cost becoming ‘that family’ that everyone avoids ...
    • Monster and Empire: Bong Joon-ho’s The Host (2006) and the Question of Anti-Americanism 

      Chung, Hye Seung (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      Film analysis
    • New Day in a Troubled Land: Cambodia Rising 

      Rapin, Ronald (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      Recollections of a three-day trip to Cambodia in February 1999.
    • Offbeat on Campus 

      Cohassey, John (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      From hippie urban and rural communes emerged a lifestyle imitated on college campuses, in dorm rooms and rented houses decorated with concert bills and art nouveau-influenced poster art, and filled with various musical ...
    • Opinion Forum: Letters to the Editor 

      Ring, Daniel F. (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      This letter responded to Professor Timothy Larrabee’s essay, “Equality for LGBT Faculty at Oakland University?”in the Fall 2010 issue of the OAKLAND JOURNAL
    • Opinion Forum: Making Teaching a Priority 

      Mathieson, Kieran (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      There appears to be a disconnect between OU’s stakeholders—its students and taxpayers—and the institutional attitude to improving instruction.
    • Statement of Purpose 

      (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      Oakland Journal Issue 20 statement of purpose
    • Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance 

      Folland, Sherman T. (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      To better understand SuperFreakonomics, it is useful to have some background on Steven Levitt’s unconventional career in economics.
    • Table of Contents 

      (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      Oakland Journal Issue 20 table of contents
    • University Students with Disabilities 

      Sisson, Linda G.; Barclay, Lizabeth A.; Markel, Karen (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      Recent campus events concerning disability inclusion suggest the time is right for a meaningful discussion. This article presents an overview of the legal context of disability inclusion. It also summarizes the published ...