Home Schooling: Advantages and Disadvantages

20 Apr 2018

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Introduction Home schooling refers to the concept of giving the kids a formal education without sending them to schools and teaching them within the comfort of the home. It involves making a few adjustments and the teacher in home schooling, whether it is a parent or external help must be aware of all the advancements in the field of education to ensure that the children who are ...

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Factors Influencing Academic Performance | Literature Review

20 Apr 2018

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Ema Marie Attard   Extra (or essential?) Curricular Activities As stated by (Goldberg, 1946), extra-curricular activities, before they act as and become potentially enhancing to something else, we could say that they are beneficial in themselves. We can say this because they seem to present substantial values and skills to the participant, whatever the extra-curricular activity is. Whether the activity is sports ...

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Constructivist Theory of Knowledge in the Curriculum

17 Apr 2018

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1. The Constructivist Theory of Knowledge This theory has emerged from psychological theories around human learning and knowledge acquisition. Within this theory, the main preposition is that people construct knowledge and infer meaning to concepts through experience. It is a theory which is principally credited to Jean Piaget, who used scientific data to prove that the theory was of some validity. In relation to education, constructivist ...

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Identifying Non-traditional Gifted Students

23 Mar 2015 16 Apr 2018

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Gifted students are defined as those who excel in academic subjects such as reading, science, or math. Some students do exceptionally well in visual art or playing musical instruments, while others exhibit strong leadership qualities. All of these are defined in the America's School Act of 1994. The term "gifted and talented" when used in respect to students, children or youth means students, children or youth who ...

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Principles of Democratic Education

23 Mar 2015 16 Apr 2018

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What are the principles of democratic education? How are these principles and values in tension/contradiction with our social construction of children and youth? For example, what assumptions do we make about teaching, learning and youth that democratic schools challenge? How does "one size fits all" centralized curriculum contribute to what Apple called the "de-skilling of teachers"? What is lost when this approach is adapted, especially when it is combined with the "intensification" ...

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Impacts on Student Learning and Academic Achievement

11 Apr 2018

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Education is the most important part of life to uphold intelligence and human can increase knowledge through which an individual move the world for good and sinful on the basis of his wishes. Education in fact, is one of the major life processes of human beings as there is other vital processes to live likewise education are also a vital process in every aspect of human life. (Ahmer.F & Anwer.E, ...

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Concepts of Creativity and Critical Thinking

06 Apr 2018

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Thinking Creatively, Thinking Critically (Group 3) Abstracts These days, people often use the phase of “Think out of the box”. Hence it related to term “creative thinking” and “critical thinking”. So, what are those term means? Why it is important to have these thinking skills? How does those kind of thinking fit in modern education benefit and does it benefit students especially? This paper will introduce ...

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Quantitative Comparison of Learning Environment Effect

29 Mar 2018

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CHAPTER 4: DATA ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION 4.1 INTRODUCTION This chapter presents the data analysis and interpretation also purpose of this study was to compare the learning of developmental mathematics course which received instruction in two different environments to determine whether mathematic online course enhanced their learning. Specifically, the study investigated whether there was a significant difference in mathematics online course as measured by the exam of ...

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Quantitative and Qualitative Comparative Approaches

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Comparative Education What Are the Strengths and Weaknesses of Quantitative and Qualitative Comparative Approaches? Introduction Virtually it is impossible for comparison not to exist, since it is a major part of human nature. Anything that exists and can be thought about has the potential to be compared. Swansen (1971: 145) stated that "THINKING WITHOUT comparison is unthinkable, so is all scientific thought and scientific research." When the ...

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Learning Skills for Open and Distance Learners

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Online learning is new type of further studies offer by higher academic learning around the world. Before higher academic learning institution offer this style of learning method, traditional learning such as class room meeting or face to face learning, part time learning and distance learning was successfully born professional worker and great management leader. The demanding of the professional skill worker increase severely every years and the ...

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Barriers to ICT in Nigeria School - Research

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Information communication technologies (ICTs) are information usage tools that are used for the production, storage, processing, and distribution and exchanging of information. The many different information tools work together, and merge to make a networked world- which gets into every part of the world (UNDP Evaluation Office, 2001). It is a progressively more powerful tool for getting involved in global markets, enhancing political accountability; recovering and making ...

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Early Years Care And Education History

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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This essay explores the range of early year settings that are involved in the care and education of young children, and discuss the roles and responsibilities of the professionals who work at these settings. Two critical incidents will be focused upon with the use of a Personal Reflection Diary, which has been taken throughout Practical Placements. The diary will emphasize the roles and responsibilities of the professionals ...

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Importance of School Curriculum

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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The structure and development of curriculum involves many features, including how it is organised, the goals to be achieved in education, processes of teaching, learning and assessment, and finally how it the curriculum will cater for the future learners. We will discover how the curriculum framework is broken into these categories to form the structure and development. Department of Education and Training (2008) Queensland curriculum standard requirements ...

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Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) Research Validity

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Internal, External, And Construct Validity   Introduction Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) has been utilized with success in students with or without learning disabilities and it is mainly attributed due to increased time concentrated on reading materials or exercises on the computer. It offers productive practice and time management and is an effective tool to used as a supplement to providing drills (Williams, Wright, Callaghan, & Coughlan, 2002). ...

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PESTLE Analysis Of Education System In India

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Introduction In a complex world of constant change, where knowledge becomes obsolete every few years, education can no longer be something that one acquires during youth to serve for an entire lifetime. Rather, education must focus on instilling the ability to continue learning throughout life. Fortunately, the information-technology revolution is creating a new form of electronic, interactive education that should blossom into a lifelong learning system that ...

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Behaviorist Lesson Plan

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Anticipatory Set (focus) - the teacher will put the short story "the tortoise and the hare" up on the overhead for all the children to read (most children will already know this story), the teacher will then ask the students to describe what they feel the moral of the story is. Students will be required to tell the teacher what their idea of the moral of the ...

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Self-reflection of a Project

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Self-reflection refers to an activity or process in which an experience is recalled, considered, and evaluated, usually in relation to a broader purpose. It is a response to past experience and involves conscious recall and examination of the experience as a basis for evaluation and decision-making and as a source for planning and action. Self reflection is a thinking process in which an individual seriously considers and ...

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Problems Faced by Asian Students in English Pronunciation

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Introduction Speaking regarded as the most important and difficult micro-skill of the four skills in foreign language learning. Most adult non-native students of English in the UK particularly Asian students face a lot of difficulties when they speak English and they sometimes get frustrated when they could not understand or be understand by native speakers of English. Therefore, they encounter the same problems that confront any students ...

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Effectiveness of Active Learning Over Passive Learning

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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In this study, there has been a thorough examination and careful observations which show, that within passive learning although a primitive form of learning there is also some kind of active learning taking place. There is no clear difference between the active and passive learning and there is some kind of active learning taking place within the passive learning which is unconsciously being ignored. In reality, active ...

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Developing Personal Goals for Career Development

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Abstract Planning goals is one step towards the development of a career. To achieve a goal, one must plan on how to make this happen. You just don't wake up one day and decide that this is what I want to achieve without first of all considering the ways and means of achieving that and the possible hindrances on the way. It is important to break down ...

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Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence and Achievement

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Present study was conducted to find out the relationship between emotional intelligence and optimism with academic achievement in A level students. A sample of 50 students in which 25 girls and 25 boys, age ranged from 16 to 20 years were taken from 3 schools. They completed two questionnaire Life Orientation Test-Revised and Schutte Self Report Emotional Intelligence Test. And Academic Achievement was measured through grades of ...

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Class Participation Rate And Improving Students Knowledge

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Abstract: The Task-based Teaching and Learning mode has been enjoyed a lot in nowadays English education process. Not only because it has specified the aims of both teaching and students' learning, but also during the process of reaching the goals, it will help stimulate teachers' inspiring abilities and students' creativities, thus to develop the interest in learning and the state of studying to their best. However, there ...

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Causes of Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Understanding the cause of an individual's social, emotional and behavioural difficulties is essential before you can make a successful intervention. Critically assess this assertion in the light of an activity you have undertaken as part of this module. Introduction Delinquents, moral imbeciles and maladjusted children are just some of the labels historically attributed to individuals presenting the difficulties later termed as emotional and behavioural difficulties (Ministry of ...

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Teachers' Perceptions of Instructional Supervision

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION This chapter gives a preamble to the whole study. It deals with the problem and the way it is approached. It encloses a brief formulation of background of the study, objective of the study, delimitation and limitation of the study. It also introduces definition of some key terms and the overall organization of the study. Background of the Study Teacher education play an important ...

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Developing an Inclusive Education in South Africa

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Introduction. What is inclusion? The foundation for a comprehensive understanding of inclusion have been laid by considering insights derived from United Nations initiatives, international experiences, research and debate in the field of inclusion. Different authors emphasise different aspects when defining inclusion and that makes it clear that inclusion is viewed differently (Dyson & Millward 1999:152). Other authors stress access, belonging and participation in the general classroom for ...

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Task Based Approach to Language Learning

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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The past decade has witnessed the advent of task-based instructional approaches in different names including problem-based learning, situated learning and case-based learning. Though varied in names, they all seem to have one thing in common; they get learners involved with tasks or problems as contrasted with more traditional topic-centered curriculum approaches. (Merrill, 2007). Proponents of task-based learning believe that learners involved with real-world problems form appropriate schema ...

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Skills Development and Team Work Analysis

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Effective organizational performance is an aspect that every organization would like to achieve but how those organizations can generate a high performance. Teamwork must be one of the answers. This assignment provides some information and points out that why team work is important more than group work, and also demonstrates the way which team members interact in order to make their work process flow smoothly. Being a ...

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The Problems Faced by Beginning Online Learners

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Distance learning, sometimes called e-learning is here defined as interactive learning in which the learning content is available online and provides automatic feedback to the student's learning activities. Online communication with real people may or may not be included, but the focus of e- learning is usually more on the learning content than on communication between learners and tutors. Distance learning and its relationship to emerging computer ...

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Report on Applied Management Project

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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According to Gibbs (1988), simply having an experience is not adequate enough to promote learning. Not reflecting on an experience gained through learning would result in you loosing that knowledge acquired. It is from the concept of reflection that assumptions and theories are drawn. And it is this assumption that allows new situations to be handled more effectively. (Gibbs 1988). The process of reflection, presents an opportunity ...

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Benefits of Picture Books for Children

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Picture books are intended to show children how to derive pleasure from reading. They fuse humorous plots with captivating illustrations in order to hold the attention of the child. The addition of pictures can increase the longevity of a book's interest; they are designed to be read over and over again and thus the child needs to be provided with something more than a simplistic storyline. Picture ...

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Peer Editing for Essay Writing

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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The aim of this study was to find out whether the use through Wikispaces helps to correct errors made in essay writing by Form Four students of a Smart School in Kinta district, Perak. This final chapter provides a summary of this research study. It is divided into four parts: conclusions, implications, limitations and recommendations for both practice and further research based on the findings discussed in ...

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Use of Alumni Tracer Study to Maintain Curriculum Relevancy

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Distance education can play a crucial role in the professional development of a developing country like Indonesia by meeting human resource requirements. It caters to the requirement not only those who are unemployed but also of those who are on the job. Their knowledge can be updated through continuing education programmes. In-service teacher education is an investment in human capital, which brings benefits in the form of ...

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Vocational Education and Social and Economic Development

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Vocational Technical Education (VTE) systems play a crucial role in the social and economic development of a nation. Owing to their dynamic nature, they are continuously subject to the forces driving change in the schools, industry and society. Often shaped by the needs of the changing economy and local community, the challenges and opportunities are unique. The issue today is not so much about the value and ...

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History of Mathematics Teaching in the National Curriculum

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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This research paper is to discuss about the nature and history of mathematics, how it has taken its place within the National Curriculum; the framework for teaching Mathematics in Secondary and finally investigation on a series of three lessons designed for Year 7 on Algebra. INTRODUCTION Education has made a difference in my life, the knowledge I have gained has given me the potential to explore, think ...

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Continuous Professional Development Project

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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The purpose of written this paper on continuous professional development was as per the requirement of the Executive Development Project module. In addition to that it was a thirst to know how to improve and broaden my knowledge and skills in order to develop a respectful quality personality in my personal and professional lives. This report will exhibit and define the conscious updating of my professional knowledge ...

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Teaching English to Primary Schools Children Sri Lanka

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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INTRODUCTION United Nations who has ensured the peace and harmony in global arena has formulated International covenant on economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Article 13 in the covenant has mentioned that [1] . The States Parties to the present Covenant recognize the right of everyone to education. They agree that education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and the sense of its dignity, and ...

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Profile of Secondary Education in Kohat

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Education is basic in the life of man, which is able to sharpen his faculties of mind, and helps to grow harmoniously. This also helps to grow harmoniously in every sphere of life-Physical, intellectual social and emotional. Education plays vital role in the progress of a country. Education is a life long investment in human resources development. The quality and quantity of educated manpower determine the strength ...

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Integrating ICT in Teaching and Learning

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Information and Communications Technology commonly termed as ICT comes from the acronym IT and CT and refers to methods of storing, manipulating and communicating information. Information Technology (IT), as defined by the Smart Computing Dictionary, is "A general term used to describe any technology that helps to produce, manipulate, store, communicate, or disseminate information. IT refers to the most expensive, complex computers, with devices usually dealing with ...

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Developing Outcomes Based Policy for Education

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Since 1994, South Africa has experienced the policy cycle in a fast-forward mode due to the transition phase from the apartheid era. As a result, policy design, legislation and policy implementation have proceeded rapidly in all sectors. This transition meant that many of the policies that were inherited from the apartheid era were inappropriate for the democratic dispensation. To this effect Roux (2002:420) notes that constitutional reform ...

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Applied Management Project - Reflective Analysis

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Reflective analysis report is an interesting part of Applied Management Project. As an individual I had learnt lot from this project in terms of knowing my weaknesses and future lessons which are applicable in my professional life. This report demonstrates the basic concept of learning. As per my understanding the reflection report also makes us learn about other's feelings and vice versa. Reflection is also known as ...

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Importance of the Student Council and Student Voices

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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It is being widely recognized that young people have the tight to be heard and also to speak out about their school experiences. International policy makers are urging the contribution of young people to today's and tomorrow's world. The U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child included the right of children to be heard as one of their four basic principles. How to listen and learn, ...

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Role of ICT in Science Education

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What is the role of ICT in Nature of science and science teaching and learning? To answer this question, we need to understand what modern IT systems (both hardware and software) are good at Collecting and storing large amounts of data Performing complex calculations on stored data Rapidly processing large amount of data and Displaying it in variety of ways helping to present and communicate ideas. ...

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Work Based Learning as an Assessment Tool

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Flanagan (2000) defines work-based learning as a collection of acquired knowledge, work experience and basic knowledge. It uses formal structure and the learner management to increase learning and professional development opportunities in the workplace. This definition also includes learning at work and educational activities which enables reflection, values the learners experience and learning opportunities in practice and which enhance the development of professional knowledge. Barr (2002) suggests ...

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The Role of Quality Assurance in Education

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Providing quality education at a higher level is the need of an hour. Much emphasis has been given to the basic education in the recent past, but providing quality education at a higher level has received ignorance. Quality dimensions seem to have two implications i.e functionality of the output and meeting the basic standards. Hence, the quality of a higher education system may be seen from the ...

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Human Rights and Education

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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1.INTRODUCTION: The right to education is a fundamental human right. Every individual, irrespective of race, nationality, gender, ethnic , religion or political preference, age or disability, is entitled to a free elementary education. "Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher ...

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Educational Status of Muthuvan Women

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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INTRODUCTION Education and literacy can be viewed as essential prerequisites for the full integration of women into the social and economic life of the nation. Apart from providing greater opportunity for employment in the skilled and prestigious high-income jobs, female education and training have important consequences for the whole family's welfare, as well as for its individual members. Where the mother of the household has above average ...

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Theories of Dyslexia and Strategies for Intervention

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Drawing on current research, module content and your own professional practice critically consider dyslexia as a syndrome incorporating a spectrum of difficulties. Consider the implications of your theoretical understanding for policy, practice and provision within your school. Section 3 - Policy (BDA), Practice - what actually happens vs what should happen and future provision - dyslexia friendly school document Section 4 - conclusion Over recent years there ...

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Development of Learning Objectives Through Reflection

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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The Williams report is based around educational best practice to enable young learners to acquire an understanding and appreciation of mathematics and its importance to their lives. "The foremost concern, drawn from Ofsted and the Primary National Strategy findings is the need to strengthen teaching that challenges and enables children to use and apply mathematics more often, and more effectively " (Williams: 2008 para.223) Reflecting on my ...

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Education Systems Comparison: Australia and Mongolia

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COMPARISON BETWEEN MONGOLIAN AND AUSTRALIAN EDUCATION SYSTEM I would like to introduce comparison between Mongolian and Australian Education system in several areas such as general statement, access, quality and efficiency. First of all I would like to introduce general statement for both countries. Education in both countries follows preschool, primary and secondary education and technical education and vocational training and tertiary education. Both countries preschool education is ...

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Effective Leadership Styles of School Principles

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In order to be effective, schools require skilled leaders. The role of the principal is the key to a school's ability to meet the needs of the teacher it serves. However, the impact and the influence a principal has on teacher commitment is not a simple relationship. Principals in today's schools require the person in the position to carry out a countless number of functions as well ...

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Poverty and Educational Achievement | Literature Review

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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This assignment will review the paper written by Anne West ( 2007) entitled 'Poverty and educational achievement: why do children from low income families tend to do less well at school?' The assignment will identify the key elements in the research and discuss the research methods used. The authors' conclusion will also be discussed. West (2007) claims that the evidence which she has found while researching the ...

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Self-Reflection and Self SWOT Analysis

23 Mar 2015 13 Dec 2017

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Self analysis is nothing but calculation of one's opinions and activities. That is costing of one's emotions, personality and behavior. From this people can easily recognize their individual strength and weakness. Moreover self analysis is a process or it is a test to judge the abilities, talents and expertise. Self awareness is one of the way to yourself in which to discover our separable personalities, rate structures, ...

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Personal Development Portfolio (PDP) for Education Studies

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This report aim is to develop and produced a Personal Development Portfolio (PDP). The Higher Education Academy (2010) defines PDP as a structured and supported process undertaken by an individual to reflect upon their own learning, performance and/or achievement and to plan for their personal, educational and career development. PDP group learning approaches, doing, recording, ideas, experiences, reflection and planning of goals to be achieved. It will ...

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Example Statement of Purpose - Teacher

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The genesis of my intense interest in education, an interest which has now evolved into an aspiration and a pursuit for a career in the field, happened during my undergraduate studies, while I was a student of humanities. Eventually became the primary motivation for graduate and now for further Studies in Education - Language, Culture & Teaching at YORK University. My desire of further study in Education ...

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Strategies for Developing Inclusion in Education

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The question of 'inclusive education' whereby mainstreaming, is both complex and contentious. There are many informed opinions and solutions from researchers, politicians and teachers surrounding debates on inclusion. What is apparent is that there is no overarching strategy that will provide all the answers; inclusion is individual, multifarious and wide ranging. It is shaped by social, political, legislative and contextual factors. This paper will first reflect on ...

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A Study on Kolb's Learning Cycle (1984)

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David A. Kolb with Roger Fry created this famous model out of four elements: concrete experience, observation and reflection, the formation of abstract concepts and testing in new situations. The principle of Kolb's learning cycle is that we all follow the following four stages of learning as we acquire knowledge, experience and skill. He represented these in the famous experiential learning circle that involves (1) concrete experience ...

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The Last Leaf - O.Henry

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“The Last Leaf” - The Hope That Heals. "The Last Leaf" by O. Henry is an interesting short story about a sick girl named Johnsy, who is deeply affected by a bare vine tree. Johnsy has decided she will not get well and has reconciled herself with the fact that she is going to die when the last leaf falls off the ivy bush outside her bedroom ...

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James and Prout: Constructing and Reconstructing Childhood

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Child as a subjective word to be defined is what we call a 'structuring becoming" and childhood thereby, can be termed as the time a child takes to be a complete adult. Some take childhood as an age from infancy to adolescence. However, most of the people believe that childhood includes all the three stages:- Infancy: One steps into the golden period of life, childhood, with the ...

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Management Information Systems (MIS) in Schools

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INTRODUCTION These days, which we describe information era as various technologic developments have been practiced; the leading risk that an organization could obtain is to hang about tactless to change. A lot of important factors such as constant developments in information technologies, information exchange, and increasing and increasing the expectation of the society to a great extent, recent administration perceptions and applications cause organizations none over the ...

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Enhancing Teaching and Learning Practices in Malaysia

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Education is one of the main fundamentals in building up a nation. In Malaysia, education has always been the top priority of the government. About a quarter of the government 5 years budget is allocated to the ministry of education to maintain good education system in this country. The vision of the government is to make Malaysia a centre of educational excellence. There are three levels of ...

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Models of Reflective Practice for Education

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Reflective practice has particularly grown and expanded its field in different professional disciplines and contexts; each with their own differences and nuances (Thompson and Thompson, 2008). It is widely agreed that the intention of reflective practice is performance improvement, manifested through analyzing on strengths and the development of competence. However, Anderson (1996) highlights the fact that reflection in professional practice "returns not what it is but what ...

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Impacts of Poor Teaching Methods

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According to Buddha, "the mind is everything. What you think you become" and therefore in accordance to that statement our mind is responsible for the actions we take. In this case, poor teaching methods have highly affected our mind and our thinking making us feel that we are not good at certain subjects, even making us go as far as hating the subject, whereas all that is ...

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What Are the Reflective Practices of Teachers?

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Teachers' play a significant role in shaping the quality and effectiveness of the teaching and learning practices. Research on effective teaching has shown that effective practice is linked to inquiry, reflection, and continuous professional growth (Harris, 1998). The professional development of teachers takes many forms ranging from activities set by school administration to personal reflective practices about classroom experiences. Schon (1996) defined reflective practice as thoughtfully considering ...

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Importance of Listening for Learning a Foreign Language

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Listening is normal and frequent in daily life. It is one of the five traditional inborn senses of human being. Listening appears from the very beginning day that we were born to be human and it is the first mode of the four skills that a language learner acquires in learning a certain language since the language written form always develops after the spoken form, not the ...

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Effect of Teacher Empowerment on Student Learning Outcomes

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The question that faces educational leaders in Pakistan is how to select and implement appropriate educational reforms that will move schools toward greater effectiveness and provide enhanced learning and work environments for both students and teachers. A vast literature addresses the importance of leadership in school organizations.(Leithwood, 1992; Pounder,2006; Merideth, 2007). However this leadership has to be distributed not only to the principal but to the other ...

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Effects of School Feeding Programme on Education

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The government of Ghana has recognized basic education as a fundamental building block of the economy. This step is in line with goal two of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which seeks to achieving a universal primary education by the year 2015 (Ghana MDG Report, 2009). Also, in congruence with GPRS II (GPRS, 2006), Article 38 of the 1992 constitution enjoins government to provide access to Free ...

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Jean Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development

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Jean Piaget, best known for his work in developmental psychology, was born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, on August 9, 1896. As a child, Piaget found his mother to be neurotic which led him to an interest in psychology. As the oldest child, Piaget was very independent and at the age of ten he published his first scientific paper on the albino sparrow allegedly to convince the librarian he ...

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Empowering Male Children for Sustainable Development

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EDUCATION AND BOY-CHILD EMPOWERMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN KENYA: THE CASE OF BUSIA COUNTY CHAPTER ONE 1.0 Background of the Study The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child states that every child has a right to primary education and of which should be free. The boy child’s needs and interests have been neglected and marginalised by some educational policies, cultural practices, poverty, and ...

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Effectiveness of Procedures for Deaf Children

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What protocol would you put in place to ensure that pupils' hearing aids and other amplification equipment are working optimally and used appropriately and that other aspects of your role in relation to audiology are met? Give the rationale for the procedures that you have specified. How would you evaluate the effectiveness of procedures that you have established? Rationale From the outset it is essential to determine ...

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What Does Education Mean to You? Reflective Piece

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Education, in my opinion, is something that has an enormous scope. It does not only covers academics, but also every aspect of a person's character and mentality. For instance, a man, with moral integrity, even without education academically wise, may be someone yearned for in the society but a man, equipped with just academic excellence may become a pest in the society. Those who think of education ...

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Self Managed Learning, Definition and Discussion

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Introduction: Before completing this assignment, the main objective of this assignment will be to enable a chance for to assess and develop a range of professional and personal skills in order to promote future personal and career development. We will have to ensure also that it will develop ability to organize, manage and practice a range of approaches to improve performance as self-directed learners in preparation for ...

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Vygotsky's Work on the Zone of Proximal Development

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Critically evaluate the contribution of Vygotsky's work on the Zone of Proximal Development Vygotsky's original ideas on the relationship between child development and learning, leading to his concept of the ‘zone of proximal development', have become hugely influential in education and teaching practice, spawning much research in this field in recent years.  It is important firstly, to situate Vygotsky's work alongside that of Piaget, whose theories have underpinned ...

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Overcoming Barriers to Inclusion for Physically Disabled

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Special Educational Needs (SEN) are learning differences, difficulties or disabilities that make it harder for a child to learn than other within their peer group. This could be behavioural difficulties, emotional, social and intellectual difficulties. Defining inclusion refers to the process of educating students with disabilities along with their general peers. The general goal is to allow children with disabilities to be educated with their peers in ...

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Benefits of an Integrated Curriculum

12 Dec 2017

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OVERVIEW Integrated curriculum is about making significant connections between subjects or skills that are usually addressing several different subject areas integrating curriculum can also improve learning experiences. An integrated approach to learning is designed to focus learning within the curriculum, setting perimeters and establishes the continuity of learning across the years and levels. Queensland Studies Authority documents contain the content and achievement standards for teachers to exercise ...

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Classroom Community in Distance Education Classrooms

23 Nov 2017

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Study of a Sense of Classroom Community in Distance Education Classrooms of Dental Hygiene Schools in the US by I. Smilyanski, RDH, MS Sense of classroom community as a critical aspect of students’ academic success and overall satisfaction with their learning process The literature review presented some very important points regarding distance learning process in higher education in general, healthcare education, and dental hygiene education in ...

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Dundee Ready Educational Environment Measure Research

23 Nov 2017

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Abstract: Background: DREEM (Dundee Ready Educational Environment Measure) is a validated and global tool for assessing educational environment. It can be used to make comparative analysis of educational environment. Our aim is to study medical school students' perception of their environment and correlate this with cGPA, gender and year of study. Materials and Method: This cross-sectional study involved students of semesters 5, 7 and 9 of ...

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Impact of Race and Poverty on Educational Opportunities

23 Nov 2017

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Carrie Hatcher Literature Review Introduction There have been abundant studies conducted on how race and poverty can affect the educational opportunities of students (Cashin, 2014; Brisport, 2013; Hallinan, 2010; Milner, 2013; Moses, 2011). By researching and studying the variables of race and poverty within an educational setting I hope to be able to further contribute to the knowledge base of how race ...

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Impact of Student Socio-Economic Background on Performance

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“THE IMPACT OF STUDENT’S SOCIO-ECONOMIC BACKGROUND ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE” - A CASE STUDY OF NORTH-EAST STUDENTS IN LOVELY PROFESSIONAL UNIVERSITY (PUNJAB) JALESH GURUNG     CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION ORIENTATION OF THE PROBLEM Education is a basic tool used by society for transmission of its societal values and culture. so, every parents are the most immediate relation of a child for their development and growth. ...

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Effect of Low Income School on Parent Involvement - Article

20 Nov 2017

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(Smith 2006, p. 43) in her article has tried to measure the impact of strategies undertaken to involve parent in child education at a low income school using qualitative research methods. Aims of Article The main aims of this article are to: Define how a low-income school defines intentional parental involvement strategies Define effects of those strategies The Methodology The above article is done ...

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The Importance Of Physical Education

02 Nov 2017

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Within Physical Education progress is a key target for a student. Progress is the development of an individual in a direction considered more beneficial than and superior to the previous level. There are many ways that teachers or coaches can ensure their students’ progress through physical education however for students to progress they need to ...

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The Training And Development Agency For Schools

02 Nov 2017

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One argument against targeting men for teaching is that gender is irrelevant, as women are quite capable of performing typical male activities with children such as kicking a football. However, without male teachers children will continue to maintain the stereotypical view that teaching is a female occupation. A staff consisting of both male and female ...

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Teaching Strategies Producers At The Harvest

02 Nov 2017

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This article describes a research project we carried out in order to study the role of student- teachers’ teaching techniques on their pupils’ extrinsic motivation as they partake in communicative speaking activities at a public school in Tunja. Data was gathered by means of field notes, focus groups and student-teachers’ documents. Findings revealed that student-teachers’ ...

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The History Of Homeschooling

02 Nov 2017

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A term paper presented to Mr. Roger Garcia English Department By: Brinjelou Faith Castillo Tusian Maire Caballero English 27 NC Sentence Outline: Introduction: Nowadays education has been given so much valuation. Homeschooling today has been an alternative to the traditional education of sending children to public or private schools. Conventional school on the other hand ...

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The Gibbs Reflective Cycle

02 Nov 2017

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PS205 Introduction A physically literate individual is able to perform physical activities with confidence, competence and motivation to carry on throughout their lives; it is a universal concept applicable to everyone (Whitehead 2010). Individuals who haven’t had the opportunity to develop their Physical Literacy will remove themselves from physical activities and take up more ...

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The Importance Of A Peer Preparation Programme

02 Nov 2017

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Actually, students with a profile of Specific Learning Difficulties may experience various attitudes and reactions from their educators and society in general. These students, besides having a profile of specific learning difficulties are persons first, having different characters, inspirations and willpower. According to IDEA (2004), specific learning disability means a "disorder in one or ...

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Parenting Styles And Childrens Classroom Performance

02 Nov 2017

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Chankhanga Community Day Secondary School in Kasungu District The best gift that parents can give their children is good education. It is believed that education is the most reliable key to success. Although children grow up in different families, in every family parents play an important role in giving support and stimulating children’s ...

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Traditional Academic And Digital Academic Literacy

02 Nov 2017

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3.18 Traditional Academic & Digital Academic Literacy Academic literacy is an essential aspect to successfully function in an academic environment. Academic researchers identified the various components of academic literacy. For example, Boughey (2000) stated that academic literacy is the ability to know how to speak and to act in academic discourses. Neeley reports that ...

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The Second Component Of Self Regulated Learning

02 Nov 2017

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Hayk Baghdasaryan Professor Heather Maclean ESL 100 Self-Regulated Learning "Self-regulation is a self-directive process by which learners transform their mental abilities into academic skills. Learning is viewed as an activity that students do for themselves in a proactive ...

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Online Courses And Classes

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Name: Professor: Course Code: Date of Submission: Introduction: The emergence and the evolution of social media have changed the manner in which higher learning institutions offer education services during the 21st century. Most education institutions in United States of America are using the social media to advertising and communication purposes. However, faculties within these institutions ...

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The Learning Of Children With Ocd

02 Nov 2017

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Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in young people is common and under-recognised. The shame and secrecy that is associated with this mental disorder, along with a lack of recognition of its characteristic symptoms, can lead to a delay in diagnosis and treatment. OCD can affect many areas of a young person's life, including school life. In this ...

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What Is My Desirer State

02 Nov 2017

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What are my strengths that might influence my approach to leadership? Honest and fair Good listener and respect others’ point of view Dedicated and hard working What are my weaknesses that might influence my approach to leadership? Lack self-confidence Not assertive Too flexible not strict on plane What are the common feedbacks (positive and negative) ...

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Technological Advancement In Education

02 Nov 2017

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Contents Introduction – Thesis statement: Advances in the technology are very helpful in transforming the way people are educated. From the abacus which made teaching math easy millennia back, to word processor which changed the way research paper are being written and presented. The technological progress of humans has a positive impact on education. ...

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What Is National Philosophy Of Education

02 Nov 2017

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"Education in Malaysia is an on-going effort towards further developing the potential of individuals in a holistic and integrated manner, so as to produce individuals who are intellectually, spiritually, emotionally and physically, socially balanced and harmonic, based on a firm belief in and devotion to God. Such an effort is designed to produce Malaysian citizens ...

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Theories Of Learning And Teaching

02 Nov 2017

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Introduction I have used a Hairdressing group as my module 2 case study group. I teach them ICT core skills at level 5. They are a mixed sex group of all ages. I have analysed this group for the following: Inclusive Learning: Theories and Strategies Modes of Learning and the Learning Environment ...

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Accountable For What Participation

02 Nov 2017

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Defining the beneficiaries' populations is the first step in accountability practices. All project interventions will have ripple effects beyond the project target group, so in order to understand the current state of accountability to beneficiaries, a large and diverse group of beneficiaries who will be affected by any interventions must be defined. Table (1): Respondents ...

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Aligning Mathematical Pedagogical Practice

02 Nov 2017

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to Exploit the Characteristic Behaviours of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder to Enhance Learning. The challenge that teaching students diagnosed with ADHD brings is often viewed through a deficit model and frequently behaviour management techniques are utilised within schools to manage behavioural difficulties. In contrast to this approach, I intend to research whether there are pedagogical ...

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Wireless Access In Cellular Communication Systems

02 Nov 2017

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Introduction Technology and science have followed separate paths for millenniums. Technology is the heart of the industrial enterprise system and the entire modern lifestyle. Its level of existence in a society is synonymous with the standards of living of that society. Advancement in technology has enabled human beings to live far more comfortably. Students must ...

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The Mathematical Learning Theories

02 Nov 2017

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There are many theories that attempt to explain how students learn mathematics, but as Campbell (2006) states: Theories are like toothbrushes… everyone has their own and nobody wants to use anyone else’s. (Campbell, 2006) There is however, much commonality between theorists, for example Skemp (1964) Ausubel (1968) and Bruner (1966) believe that mathematics is hierarchal ...

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School Based Ict Policy Planning

02 Nov 2017

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Ruben Vanderlinde Ghent University, Belgium Book Review Mehmet Kemal AYDIN Yıldız Technical University Ongoing PhD Student January, 2013 İstanbul About the Author Dr. Ruben Vanderlinde is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Educational Studies at Ghent University in Belgium. His research interests are school development, the ICT in education. His current research focuses on ...

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The Importance Of Consultation Partnerships

02 Nov 2017

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The paper will first look at the inclusion of values in curriculum and how consultation and partnership can help develop a curriculum that includes the values of all included parties. The second part of the paper will discuss the proposed changes to the Junior Certificate, a topic at the centre of attention within the education ...

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