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13 Oct 2020

Unmixed areas

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

Today I would like to talk about unmixed areas. These are places, events, meetings or such that are only available to a specific gender. In general, this is about women. Which brings us to feminism. We've all heard about that growing movement across the world, mobilising people and governments...

16 Sep 2020

Dog Behaviorist Training - Module 1

Dissertation - 7 pages - Everyday's life

This training session allows the student to familiarise with basics of dog behaviourism and training technics. The questions are general questions, about the science and knowledge of dog behaviourism, as well as case studies. They correspond to the Level 1 of the Thinking Pets training, that is...

10 Sep 2020

What Does it Mean for a University to be Socially Responsible?

Dissertation - 3 pages - Educational studies

What does it mean for a university to be 'socially responsible'? With reference to the literature and using examples from the UK, and beyond, discuss how a university might demonstrate its commitment to social responsibility to its stakeholders. Corporate social responsibility...

29 Aug 2020

Places and forms of power - Education and money

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

Today I'm going to deal with the notion places and forms of power. It can be defined as the ability to exercise authority and influence over others. It can exist at different levels, for example in economy, politics, and media. We may wonder to what extent higher education can be considered as a...

22 Aug 2020

The American Education System

Essay - 2 pages - Educational studies

Let's start with the courses, and the different grades. In the USA, compulsory education begins at 5 years old, in the Kindergarten, which is the equivalent of La Grande Section in France. Before 5 year-old, you can go to Preschool and Pre-K, which are fee-paying schools, and it's really...

24 May 2018

The concepts of accelerated learning and mind-body enhancements

Case study - 34 pages - Psychology

How did Bulgarian Ivan Barzakov bring the roots of Superlearning to America? Answer: Ivan Barzakov wanted to escape the yoke of the Communist oppression in Bulgaria and go to America. This entailed swimming for seven miles in the open, cold, shark-infested waters of the Adriatic sea and...

04 Jul 2017

Pedagogy with middle school students

Essay - 3 pages - Educational studies

Adolescences undergo a remarkable and rapid developmental change. Understanding and responding to the unique development characteristic is critical at the middle school level. The teacher education system should prepare all teachers for middle school students to face the challenges that emerge at...

15 May 2017

Professional misconducts of teachers and way out

Essay - 10 pages - Educational studies

Teaching is regarded as a noble career just as teachers are considered as role models to pupils and students. These days, a lot of professional misconducts could be noticed among teachers. Many teachers are now disillusioned, lazy, uncommitted, and unpatriotic. This paper is an examination of the...

05 May 2017

Towards effective management of pupils/students feeding in a boarding school: issues and strategies

Essay - 8 pages - Educational studies

One of the sensitive areas in a boarding school administration is the feeding of pupils/students. Although many advantages accrue to boarding over day school, some parents/guardians are still skeptical of enrolling their children in a boarding school because of the issue of inadequate and...

30 Jan 2017

Theories explaining smoking

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

Smoking is one of the most lethal forms of drug and substance abuse amongst people. People can be involved in the smoking of bhang, cigarettes, cocaine and other strong drugs that have very adverse and harmful effects to the health of the abusers. Drug and substance abuse has very many harmful...

30 Jan 2017

Action research: definition, application, methods...

Essay - 13 pages - Educational studies

Recently, most researchers have cited that they incorporate action research in the problem solving initiatives (Groundwater - Smith, 2009; Dick, Stringer, & Huxham, 2009). As a result, this paper discusses what action research is and how it can be applied to produce actual solutions for...

13 Jan 2017

The depressive state: eternal melancholia to deep despair

Essay - 4 pages - Psychology

Mental and emotional health is a factor that is often ignored and overlooked in our society. It is seen as unimportant, when it is in fact one of the most important components to achieving and living a healthy life. Many people consider mental and emotional health to be an optional part of caring...

13 Jan 2017

Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages, Griffith

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

My immediate reaction to Intolerance is that of absolute wonder and amazement. Throughout the lengthy three-and-a-half-hour film, I remained consistently awestruck by the breathtaking beauty it portrayed. The massive detailed sets paired with Griffith's stunning wide shots, seemingly...

13 Jan 2017

Globalization of adolescence

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

The world-wide web has connected people in ways that we have never been connected before. It provides a means for media to sporadically spread all over the world, reaching all different cultures and countries. Media such as music, cinema, literature, art, etc.. have always connected people, and...

13 Jan 2017

The beholder - Erotica and pornography

Essay - 1 pages - Psychology

Erotica and pornography are terms that are often used interchangeably. Their definitions are certainly similar; they are both materials which depict erotic behavior and are meant to cause sexual excitement. However, while they're defined as similar, the way they carry out these definitions...

21 Nov 2016

The impact of an increase in university tuition fees on higher education participation rates

Case study - 10 pages - Educational studies

During the 1992-2007 period, the UK has witnessed great variances in the structure of Higher Education (HE) funding. Moving away from a period where taxpayers footed the entire costs incurred by HE, economic agents holding at least 2 A-levels have begun to contribute to their future HE prospects....

21 Sep 2016

Oscar Wilde and Martin Luther King: "Life is never fair"

Essay - 1 pages - Educational studies

Oscar Wilde once wrote "Life is never fair... And perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not." With this quote, Wilde meant to suggest that a life that is "fair" may become too boring, predictable, and simply bland. Often, the unfairness in life is what makes our blood boil, it...

21 Sep 2016

Anti-abortion violence

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

Whether or not anti-abortion extremism is a form of terrorism depends, at least in part, on our definition of terrorism. The purpose of terrorism is not only to kill innocent people, but also to frighten other people into doing or not doing something. If a terrorist blows up a federal building...

21 Sep 2016

Defamiliarization and whether humans can act rationally

Essay - 4 pages - Sociology

The Durkheimian perspective is particularly interesting in its ground-breaking suggestions and novel ideas. Usually, when we consider the behavior of humans, especially humans living in "Western" society, we usually associate the behavior with actions that are "rational" and based on some sort of...

12 Sep 2016

The controversy surrounding abortion

Thesis - 5 pages - Sociology

Abortion is an age old question that has caused a great rift in society. While it is legal in the United States, abortion is also a question of morality and the values a person has. To what extent can or should law regulate morality, and to what extent should the state encroach on the personal...

12 Sep 2016

Eating disorders, self-image, and the female body in modern society

Thesis - 5 pages - Sociology

In today's society, looks are everything. The female body is used in various ways, whether by the media or advertisers trying to sell a product. With such importance placed on how a female looks, it is not surprising that many young women today are suffering from low self esteem and body...

07 Sep 2016

Are we ready for the end of faith? A response to Sam Harris

Essay - 3 pages - Sociology

Sam Harris gives voice to the shared opinions of a great many agnostics and atheists throughout our culture who feel, like him, that religion "is doing such mad work in our society" (Harris). Certainly to many of us it is horrifying, if true, that "44 percent of Americans think Jesus is going to...

07 Sep 2016

Musical savagery: masculinity in contemporary music videos

Case study - 3 pages - Sociology

Music videos in general, it is true, are usually intentional exaggerations of tropes or clich├ęs. The worn-out images make easy shortcuts for listeners and viewers looking for a quick visual accompaniment for a song and don't demand much more. However, these intentional exaggerations help to...

07 Sep 2016

The right way to study - From a psychological point of view

Essay - 2 pages - Educational studies

There are many different ways of studying, and some methods are more effective than others. The method I described here is effective for students who are learning just about any subject, and if they follow the steps correctly, they will be able to do well in the given subject. This method of...

06 Jul 2016

The overemphasis on love

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

In our culture, love and romance tend to be a very important focus of everyday life. Almost everywhere we look, we run into ads that promote love and sex, we watch movies in which the prime themes are love and romance, and we are pressured in various ways by friends and family to find someone and...

06 Jul 2016

Nickel and dimed: on (not) getting by in America - Barbara Ehrenreich, 2001

Book review - 1 pages - Sociology

In Nickel-And-Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich attempts to live in poverty voluntarily. She decides that in order to really understand the plight of the poor and actually analyze how difficult it is to get by, she must try it out herself. Her experience was very interesting, very disappointing, but I...

06 Jul 2016

Arranged marriages: the differences between American and Indian marriages

Essay - 4 pages - Sociology

Marriage, which is the bonding of two individuals usually for the rest of their lives, can occur in many ways. In some cultures, such as that of the United States, men and women decide on their own whom they would like to marry. This type of system is representative of American culture in...

06 Jul 2016

Sign language and overcoming deafness

Essay - 4 pages - Sociology

Anybody that has traveled to a foreign country can appreciate the feelings of helplessness when no one speaks your language. We all take for granted the fact that when we want or need something, we can make strange sounds with our mouth to make it happen. However, not even the hardiest of world...

06 Jul 2016

A Raisin in the Sun - Lorraine Hansberry, 1959 - Racism, an inherent theme throughout our times

Book review - 2 pages - Sociology

One of the most important themes in "A Raisin in the Sun" is the unity of the family in overcoming racism. The plot essentially deals with the plight of one family to overcome their personal differences and strive together towards a common dream. The book is about the Youngers, a poor black...

05 Jul 2016

The nazi scientific experiments - Unethical experiments?

Essay - 7 pages - Sociology

During World War II, the Nazis were responsible for some of the worst crimes that humanity has ever witnessed. Their actions were so horrendous that this period was called the Holocaust, or the "killing of the whole". The Nazis not only killed millions of innocent Jews with abandon, but they...

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