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07 Nov 2013

Comparison of female roles within 17 century New France and 1950s Canada

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

The role of women within society is continually changing as a reflection of altering social dynamics. In New France between 1670 and 1690, the economy was primarily dependent on the trading of furs and women's status within the community coincided with this economic sector. Within this...

31 Oct 2013

Gay is not okay: The message of sexual censorship in elementary schools

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Elementary school serves as the initial basis for the formation of a child's education and knowledge base. Children are perceived as innocent and impressionable beings, and therefore, the material presented to them in an educational forum is heavily censored. A fear of corruption and perversion...

31 Oct 2013

Applying cultural relativism to the universal declaration of human rights

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

The world at present is composed of countless cultures, each distinctively represented by various languages, religions, and practices. Any individual attempting to study the concept of culture must do so with an open mind, and must also attempt to discard any ethnocentric ideologies. This...

23 Oct 2013

An analysis of the effect of Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction: psychological recovery of an athlete student.

Case study - 10 pages - Educational studies

Involvement in sporting activities requires high level of individual commitments. Sport is therefore, also regarded as a culture of risk (Roderick, 1998). A lot of time and effort is dedicated to practicing and perfection of abilities. When performances are good, athletes are able to...

23 Oct 2013

Anyon, Rose and Oppressive Expectations

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

A comprehensive understanding of “Social Class and Hidden Curriculum of Work” by Jean Anyon and Mike Rose's “I Just Wanna Be Average” will inevitably lead one to realize just how overwhelmingly significant an impact society's expectations have on developing young...

23 Oct 2013

The WWF climate savers strategy: In search of the "Giant Step"

Case study - 12 pages - Educational studies

WWF (World Wildlife Fund) is among the leading NGOs (non-government organizations) in the world. The Fund was established in 1961 and since then has been operating and directing its efforts in saving the planet, the world of life. "Climate Savers" (CS) partnership program was founded in 1998 by...

11 Oct 2013

Contrasts and Similarities in the Leda and the Swan and Rape of Europafina

Case study - 1 pages - Educational studies

Literature offers the authors a chance to compose a unique rendering. On certain occasions, the rendering allows the opportunity for comparison. They are often compared to similar pieces. However, there a rare phenomenon may occur that allows the work to be compared to the work of a different...

11 Oct 2013

Supreme Court

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Case law of the United States Supreme Court plays a major role in every case presented. Several criminal cases are available to illustrate this. Dwayne Giles v. California proves this. Research regarding the case specifically reveals multiple elements of case law within the proceeding. It has...

10 Oct 2013

Social theories

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

Generally, social theories comprise a number of basic rudiments. These include epistemology, ontology, historical location, and a set of prescriptions. Epistemology seeks to respond to particular issues such as the ways and manner in which individuals recognize, identify, and make out the things...

09 Oct 2013

Public observations

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

The observational setting that was chosen, the interview room that a recruiter must use to talk and understand what a potential future student is thinking and needs during their initial meeting. The room temperature, the vocal tone and the lack of information about the entire process is...

09 Oct 2013

Self - Assessment

Essay - 3 pages - Educational studies

The beginning on my process was very involved, there were times where discovering the truth meant hearing something that may not be agreeable to the “prior learning process” because every level is a growth process and starts with the original concept in place. Growth can...

27 Sep 2013

Two approaches to child rearing

Case study - 1 pages - Educational studies

What are the most important steps that every single person has to face with while coping with the most mysterious yet addictive thing as life? We decide on our own, we are the creators of our top 15, top 10 or even top 3 lists of most important things to do in our lives. Speaking...

27 Sep 2013

The American Myth

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

The American dream and the nature in which so many Americans struggle to achieve it is an omnipresent theme in Happy and Biff's journey throughout Death of a Salesman. While the brothers both struggle to achieve the American dream, their techniques in handling this struggle are radically...

25 Sep 2013

Election rigging and effects on education development in Africa

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

In a contemporary society, election is recognised as the legitimate way of effecting a change of government. This is based on the fact that democracy is the best form of government through which many dividends can accrue to the citizens of every nation that imbibe it. The conduct of election can...

25 Sep 2013

The Death of the American Dream

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

What is the American Dream? There are as many answers to that question as there are Americans and those around the world who look to the American way as a guiding ideal. For some the American Dream might be achieving professional success, others may seek fulfillment in a life of freedom or an...

25 Sep 2013

Italic histories lost civilization, the Etruscans

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Surrounded by both Greek and Roman cultural, political, and military influence many cultures would, and indeed did, crumble. However, the Etruscans managed to create their own distinct culture, which was influenced by and would influence Roman and Greek society for centuries. The Peoples of...

25 Sep 2013

Barbie Kills

Case study - 1 pages - Educational studies

When someone is asked for their impression of poetry they usually vaguely mumble something about red roses, blue violets, and sweet sugar. However, poetry can also take on serious subjects and begin an important discussion. Poetry such as this can be powerful avenues to help achieve social...

19 Sep 2013

Hispanic American Diversity

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

Hispanic-Americans make up a large ethnic group in the United States. Many Americans believe Hispanics are much the same and group them together (panethnicity) but, in fact, the groups are very diverse. Hispanics come from a variety of different cultures and include Mexican-Americans, Puerto...

18 Sep 2013

Guns save lives

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

There are an estimated 275 million firearms in the United States capable of arming every working age citizen (Engler). There is recent legislation proposed by President Obama to try and ban some of these firearms as well as restrict access to certain accessories to these guns like high capacity...

18 Sep 2013

Researched casual argument

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

Binge drinking in colleges within the United States is a persistent public health problem. The reasons for binge drinking vary widely, ranging from past drug addictions, to anxiety relief, to identifying a sense of self-worth. However, the most influential component of this common activity among...

18 Sep 2013

Deficit reduction

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

The United States' national debt is one of the largest security risks to the American people. Our debt has recently surpassed the sixteen trillion dollar mark and is projected by some to only get higher in the years to come. The word “deficit” is a term often used to describe the amount...

13 Sep 2013

How do these Hispanic subgroups differ and how are they similar?

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

The term “Hispanic” appeared in the early 1970s and was created by the Federal Government of the United States. The creation of the term was “an attempt to provide a common denominator to a large, but diverse, population with connection to the Spanish language or culture from a...

13 Sep 2013

Training Proposal

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

Every month the Albany Police Department focuses on certain aspects of the field. A.P.D.'s Human Resources Department invites you to sign up for the free in-services. Every Monday, at the Center Station location, HR hosts free in-services that benefit the employee both in the field and with their...

13 Sep 2013

Belize barrier reef reserve system

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

The country of Belize is rather small; it is approximately the size of Massachusetts. The Belize Barrier Reef that sits at “16º 13' North, 88º 48' West” (WorldAtlas.com) however, is “the largest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere. Nearly 260km long, it runs from the...

13 Sep 2013

Eastern and western philosopher's comparison

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Some information that is relayed to the public can seem so inconceivable; counties fighting over oil, medical unknowns, adultery, divorce, politics, and death. Like those listed, philosophy and religion are no exceptions to the rule. If a thought or a point of view is said to be so unbelievable,...

13 Sep 2013

Team diversity paper

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

The average age for college students is rising. “At both Harvard and Notre Dame the average age is [sic] now 27. The University of Phoenix, which offers both online and traditional degree programs, has an average student age of 35-37” (n.a., 2009, pg. 1, para. I). ...

13 Sep 2013

Test your leadership style

Case study - 1 pages - Educational studies

A good leader not only understands that communication is a very important aspect in the workplace, but also how to effectively communicate. Effective communication is the backbone to all successful business operations. “Lack of effective communication may lead to: misunderstandings, lack of...

13 Sep 2013

Cosmic creation myths across cultures

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

According to Norse Mythology, what is referred to as the planet Earth was once Ginnungagap. Ginnungagap is the Great Emptiness. South of Gunnunugagp was the firey realm of Muspell. Muspell only had lakes of fire and rivers of poison. The fiery pit prevented any type of growth to emerge. North of...

13 Sep 2013

Elements of religious tradition

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Hinduism is the world's oldest documented religion. Followers worship in temples dedicated to their deities. Hindu deities are not like the average figures of worship. The Hindu deities are brightly colored, sometimes with multiply limbs, sometimes not human-like at all. ...

13 Sep 2013

Overview of Western Religions

Case study - 7 pages - Educational studies

Ohio Northern University (2012) defines religion as “the human quest for, experience of, and response to the holy or sacred,” (Ohio Northern University, 2012, p. 1). Many religions or quests to experience and respond to the holy have grown or withered over the centuries. ...