Effect of Remittances on Household Consumption Patterns

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Do remittances affect the consumption pattern of the Filipino households? Objectives The objective of this paper is to formulate structural models to illustrate the change in consumption pattern of the Filipino households. In this study, our aim is to use an advanced econometric approach to find out if there is indeed such change in the consumption pattern of the household receiving remittances as compared to those ...

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History of Curriculum and Ethics in Siam: 1935-1970

12 Feb 2018

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Chapter IV Primary Curriculum and Ethics Instruction During 1935 - 1970 (B.E. 2478 - 2513) In the previous three Chapters we have seen that in Siam[1], throughout the periods with which we are concerned, the kings had absolute power and were treated recognized as the ‘Lord of life’. They who seemed to bewere ultimate authorities in all aspects of the country’s development, including education. Even though the education ...

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History of Primary Education Reform 1871-1904

12 Feb 2018

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1. Siam in the Expansion period 1905 - 1934 In the preceding chapter, we considered the foundation period of primary education reform from 1871 to 1904, particularly in relation to ethics instruction. In this chapter, we will consider the second period of reform - the expansion period. This period, extending from 1905 to 1934, embraced the last five years of King Rama V's reign (1905 - ...

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Dyscalculia: Causes, Effects and Interventions

12 Feb 2018

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ABSTRACT This project suggests briefly about the "Dyscalculia" and the possible biological bases of dyscalculia and about the people who is suffering from the dyscalculia and also mentioned about the problems that are facing by the dyscalculic people in different fields of areas in their daily life. Coming to this case of Dyscalculia it is defined as the mathematical and arithmetical inability while coming to the ...

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Evaluation of Play as an Educational Tool for Children

12 Feb 2018

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‘Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see’ (Postman, 1994, p xi). The importance of learning, the content and delivery, for children in Year 1 (5 to 6 years of age) is under debate. Arguments are rife through education that formal teaching as prescribed through the Literacy Hour, is developmentally inappropriate for many 6 year olds, and thus recommending that ...

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Improving Child Observation Journals

12 Feb 2018

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Master of Education: Reading and Literacy Abstract The purpose of this study is to describe the effect that providing journal and case study paper examples, more time to observe in the child care center and the use of different teaching methods will have on the improvement of observation journals and case study papers. This action research involved Child Development classes at Deerfield High School during the ...

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Designing a Natural Play Environment

12 Feb 2018

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Introduction ‘Natural Play is a fundamental aspect of a child's development and physical exercise. Through play, a child's personality develops and they gain a greater control of mind and body. Play has opportunities for social, ethical and emotional development. Environmental based play initiates instinctive play as well as self-reliance, confidence and maturity [1] Play is used as a medium for translating one child's personal culture to ...

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Delivery of Citizenship and PHSE within UK Schools

12 Feb 2018

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This project addresses the problems that are currently being encountered with regard to the delivery of citizenship and PHSE within UK schools. To give emergent themes context – an historical review of their academic treatment is presented. This is broadened by considering the United States delivery of these subjects to determine whether the UK can learn anything from the American experience. Documentary analysis and interview schedules ...

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Numeracy Levels in BT1 Training Programme

12 Feb 2018

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Research Methods BT1 Numeracy Abstract This research will investigate the readiness of student's to join the basic training program. It will focus on the perceptions of staff at No1 Radio School while marrying these comments to student performance. The research will focus on the levels of numeracy within the student population and their ability to apply this to the course material, whilst relating this to their ...

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Maya Angelou and Richard Wright: The Dream of Freedom

12 Feb 2018

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Graduation is the best day of ever young kids life, its almost as important as learning to read and write. But in reference to both being very important, racism and segregation has played the biggest factor of them all in both “Graduation” and “The Library Card.” “Graduation,” by Maya Angelou describes the anger from racism and pride of graduation day at her segregated school. Similarily, in ...

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Competency Based Assessments in Education

12 Feb 2018

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Chapter 4 Literature Review on Competence-based Assessment 4.1 Introduction In this chapter, the researcher discusses the literature on competence-based assessment. The first part examines the purposes, the interpretations of competence-based assessment (CBA), the critical attributes of CBA and the issues related to competence. The second part looks into the implementation of CBA around the world and later focuses on the implementation of CBA in Malaysia. 4.2 ...

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Leadership Styles of Middle School Principals

12 Feb 2018

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PART 1 Introduction of the Problem The main aim of Professional Development is influencing the students’ results. From the thesaurus of the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) database, professional development involves the activities tha enhance the growth of a career professionally.This is effected by impacting the teachers level of practice and their level of knowledge (Robinson and Carrington, 2002). With its implications on learning skills, professional ...

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Investigation of Tunisian Geography Teachers

12 Feb 2018

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Introduction The purpose of this study was to investigate some Tunisian geography teachers'/researchers' reading of research articles (RA) in English in their field, in particular their use of metadiscourse and the factors that might affect this use. A combination of quantitative and qualitative methods addressed the purposes of this study. Two major reasons have motivated the choice of this topic: theoretical and contextual. Theoretical Justifications Of ...

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Observations of Fourth Grade Foreign Language Learning

12 Feb 2018

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1.1. Background of the study The purpose of this study is to investigate fourth graders' learning experiences in using English as foreign language during the learning process in classroom context. In the process of learning, learners need experience as a result of what they have been involved in that learning. Experience is gained by direct involvement or participation of an event. As stated by Kellough (1998 ...

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Relationship Between Motivational Beliefs and Education

12 Feb 2018

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Background to Research Adequately meeting the varying needs of an increasingly diverse population of students is a major challenge for education. To face this challenge educational researchers have explored a variety of areas within the students' educational experience to examine the effects on students. Many studies of the experiences, characteristics and needs of students at various grade levels and age groups have been conducted. There is ...

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Analysis of Student Geometric Thinking and Age Differences

12 Feb 2018

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Students' Geometric Thinking 8 CHAPTER 1 Introduction In the last 20 years, the perception of learning as internalization of knowledge is criticized and problemized in mathematics education society (Lave & Wenger, 1991; Sfard, 2000; Forman & Ansell, 2001). Lave and Wenger (1991) describe learning as a process of “increasing participation in communities of practices” (p.49). Sfard (2000) also emphasized the new understanding of learning as “Today, ...

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Gender Differences in Play

12 Feb 2018

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Children in the primary years of school learn much both in and out of the classroom. This is the time they begin reading, writing, and basic mathematics. During these crucial years they are also learning who they are and how they relate to the world around them. One important aspect of this development of self-concept is the idea of gender. Children bring to their primary years ...

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Sociodemographic Characteristics of Community Colleg

12 Feb 2018

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This chapter presents the results of the study. Included are an analysis of the five research questions and the six hypotheses of the study. This chapter concludes with a summary of the information presented in this chapter concerning the quantitative statistical findings of this study. As previously indicated, job satisfaction is a term that is difficult to describe as a single construct, and the definition of ...

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Customer Service and Retention in Fast Food Industry

12 Feb 2018

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Abstract This study investigates the relationship between dining attributes, customer satisfaction and customer's retention in the fast food industry. In short this research paper is to describe & analyze why customers come back to the same restaurant when there are several options available to them. What influence their decisions? This research has brought out how to gain customer retention to the services and the factors that ...

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Perceptions of ESL Teachers in Taiwan

12 Feb 2018

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SYNOPSIS This study investigates ESL program teachers' experiences, perceptions, attitudes and use of classroom assessment in Taiwan. It is aimed to explore teachers' understanding of classroom assessment and their assessment strategies; moreover, to examine whether there are any relationships between teachers' experiences, perceptions and use of classroom assessment in private ESL schools in Taiwan. Thirty teachers across three private ESL schools were surveyed using a questionnaire. ...

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Reliability of Speaking Proficiency Tests

12 Feb 2018

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Introduction Testing, as a part of English teaching, is a very important procedure, not just because it can be a valuable source of information about the effectiveness of learning and teaching but also because it can improve teaching, and arouse the student's motivation to learn. Testing oral proficiency has become one of the most important issues in language testing since the role of speaking ability has ...

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Effect of Social Class on Children in the Educational System

12 Feb 2018

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Social class and how it affects children aged 7 years and below within the English educational system This report considers recent research evidence related to inclusive education, and equality of opportunity, in relation to social class and how it affects children aged 7 years and below within the English educational system. A definition of inclusive education relevant to early educational practice will be offered. A literature ...

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Relationship Between EI and OP Amongst Librarians

12 Feb 2018

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CHAPTER TWO LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1 INTRODUCTION This chapter is seeks to verify the limited studies into the relationship between EI and OP amongst librarians. There appears to be very little research, or study investigating the areas synthesizing library administration issues and the study of EI in information works. Although researchers allude to the need to be able to understand and manage their own emotions as an ...

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Effect of School Based Obesity Interventions

12 Feb 2018

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ABSTRACT Introduction Background Obesity in both adult and children is fast becoming one of the most serious public health problems of the 21st century in developed and developing countries alike. It is estimated that approximately 10% of school age children. The prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity is ever on the increase in the UK as in the rest of the world. It is estimated that ...

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Effect of Motivation on Employee Training Effectiveness

12 Feb 2018

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Training is an integral part of workforce development and creation of new competencies within the workforce to ensure that the organization keeps up with the changing needs of the times. Training is related to performance in two ways. Effective training has a direct impact on the performance output and any gap in an individual's performance can sometimes be filled with training. For employees, lack of training ...

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Effect of Citizenship Education on Values

12 Feb 2018

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Rationale Can a concept of citizenship based on equal rights and a shared sense of belonging... moderate, transcend or displace identity politics and concepts of nationality? (Smith (2003), cited in Maitles, 2005:49) The above statement was the building block for this dissertation and highlights the challenge that educators face if education for citizenship is to become a success. Citizenship is at the core of A Curriculum ...

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Implementing Curriculum Changes in the Classroom

12 Feb 2018

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Introduction Much research on curriculum development has been done in different fields of education. It has uncovered both successes and failures. Research on educational innovations reveals many problems which result in non-implementation of planned innovations. These include the problems of inadequate knowledge of implementation, and lack of awareness of the limitations of teachers and school administration, etc. (Pink 1989; Fullan 1992; Fullan and Hargreaves 1991). Recently, ...

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Credit Risk Dissertation

12 Feb 2018

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CREDIT RISK EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The future of banking will undoubtedly rest on risk management dynamics. Only those banks that have efficient risk management system will survive in the market in the long run. The major cause of serious banking problems over the years continues to be directly related to lax credit standards for borrowers and counterparties, poor portfolio risk management, or a lack of attention to ...

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Conflict Resolution between Teacher and Parents

12 Feb 2018

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Introduction From time to time, all teachers will be faced by a difficult and demanding parent. From challenging academic results to accusations of bullying, some parents can be very intimidating or even aggressive. Until relatively recent times, the school was viewed as the realm of the professional, the educator, the teacher. As Carol Vincent states: ‘No parents beyond this point' - such signs could have been ...

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Condominium Living in Malaysia

12 Feb 2018

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The concept of condominium living in Malaysia is already promoted for few years before and almost all the people in the city will accept this type of housing. Due to the rapid rate of urbanisation and scarce of land available, condominium become the most popular housing types which lead to maximise the usage of land available with providing the facilities. Condominium living has become more common ...

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Theory of Conceptual Change

12 Feb 2018

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Introduction What is conceptual change? Conceptual change is a process that changes or replaces an existing conception with a new conception. It could be an idea, a belief or a way of thinking [1]. The shift or restructuring of knowledge and beliefs are what distinguishes conceptual change learning from other types of learning. In conceptual change learning, an existing conception might be fundamentally changed, replaced or ...

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Analysis of Computer Use in Developing Country Education

12 Feb 2018

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Abstract This study identified the extent to which Iranian secondary school principals used computers and explored the relationship between a numbers of variables related to ICT use. These factors included high level of computer access, strong perceptions of the attributes of ICT, high level of computer competence, as well as the high level of transformational leadership behaviours, all contributed significantly to the level of computer use ...

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Theories on Learning and Multimedia

12 Feb 2018

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Literature Review Introduction Computer-based instruction was used by the military to create standardize training and be more cost-effective (Shlechter, 1991). Computer-based instruction allows individual learners to pace the lesson content to meet his or her needs and provides the environment for self-directed learning (Lowe, 2002). Computer-based instruction can be defined as using computers to deliver, track, and/or manage instruction and when computers are the main mode ...

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Plan for Closing the Achievement Gap for Latino Students

12 Feb 2018

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Chapter 1 Definition of the Problem The American education experienced long and sustained period of school reforms filled with significant challenges. The policymakers as well as the governors made the school reform movement their top project priority since the 1980s (Sindelar, Shearer, Yendol-Hoppey & Liebert, 2006). The school reform movement undergone profound achievements in the past and continues to tackle significant challenges although it has achieved ...

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Study of Burnout in English Language Teachers

12 Feb 2018

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CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Introduction Generally, individuals who work face to face with people may experience burnout. Burnout can be a primary cause to an individual who suffers from this symptoms and also people around them (Landeche, 2009). Moreover, this syndrome affects people who work in helping professions or other client-centered fields (Schutte, Toppinen, Kalimo, & Schaufeli, 2000). The idea of burnout was formed by Herbert ...

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