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16 Jun 2010

Internship report at a pharmacy in France

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

A pharmacist is a healthcare professional with a mission of public service. The following paragraphs will give you a view into the life of a pharmacist. These details are compiled from an induction course conducted at the Central Pharmacy Boonefaes-Cadiou, located at Courrières. The goal of this...

10 May 2010

Application of data mining techniques in designing knowledge base on student competency at the post graduate level

Thesis - 7 pages - Educational studies

Maintenance of academic standards is the prime concern of any educational institution. Education at the Masters level, involves the conscious involvement of time, money and effort by the candidates. With the industrial downturn and reduction in the demand for graduates at the job market due to...

06 Apr 2010

Study on the effectiveness of corporate education service with comparison between offline and online education service using SERVQUAL model

Tutorials/exercises - 17 pages - Educational studies

In this research, we empirically evaluate the difference between off-line and on-line corporate education services in terms of their service quality levels. Especially, in order to judge the efficiency and effectiveness of the increasingly popular on-line educational service and to provide a...

30 Mar 2010

The Iran hostage crisis

Essay - 2 pages - Educational studies

The Iran Hostage crisis occurred during a protest on November 4, 1979, outside of the American Embassy in Teheran, Iran. The protestors stormed the embassy, captured 66 people, and refused to release them until Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi came back to Iran to be tried for crimes against...

15 Mar 2010

Meeting needs of the newly-defined at-risk student

Thesis - 2 pages - Educational studies

The Term “at-risk” is not new to the field of education. It has been used since the 1980's to identify those students who were candidates for dropping out of high school, thus condemning themselves and society to a large block of unproductive, unskilled adults who would have to...

24 Feb 2010

Process approach and grammar instruction in ESL writing classes

Thesis - 2 pages - Educational studies

To correct or not to correct grammar issues? This is the question that ESL writing teachers have been asking since the 1970s up until the 1980s during which they taught Writing as a process of generating ideas, drafting, and then refining the final product by attending to accuracy issues. It was...

16 Feb 2010

Meals not so ready to eat: Ecology of food

Essay - 3 pages - Educational studies

Napoleon once said, “An army marches on its stomach”, and most soldiers would agree. So in 1975, the Department of Defense created the Meal Ready to Eat, affectionately known as MREs. Over the years MRE's have become the foremost source of food for our nation's troops. Meal...

16 Feb 2010

Issue of instruction through delight in children's literature

Thesis - 7 pages - Educational studies

The literary label of crossover fiction to contemporary children's literature is commonly associated with J K Rowling's “Harry Potter” phenomenon. However, arguably it was Phillip Pullman's “Dark Materials” trilogy that operated as a catalyst for this change in literature...

25 Jan 2010

Difficulties graduates encounter and the needs and expectations from companies

Thesis - 13 pages - Educational studies

Finding a good job one of the biggest concerns of students after graduating. From then, the question of whether graduates from universities could have a suitable job in the future may be far more complicated to be answered. There are many controversial points of view around this issue, and each...

25 Jan 2010

Students and project work: Problems and recommendations

Thesis - 10 pages - Educational studies

Project work, as defined in the website of the Ministry of Education of Singapore, is considered as one learning experience that can help to provide students with opportunity to apply general knowledge of various fields to real life situation. In such attempt, Hoa Sen University has made project...

25 Jan 2010

How to motivate students' activeness in taking part in classroom activities

Thesis - 12 pages - Educational studies

Gone are the days the lecturers taught while students just listened comprehension and took notes. Nowadays, educational career has been innovated about the teaching and learning method. More and more students are self - motivated in their own studies, they advance their opinions even oppose...

18 Nov 2009

Factors influencing academic performance of pupils/students in an educational institution

Thesis - 3 pages - Educational studies

Assessment of pupils / students is one of the duties of a teacher, which can be in form of test or examination and aimed at measuring the level of attainment of educational objectives. However, there are three domains of educational objectives: the cognitive, affective and psycho motor....

10 Nov 2009

Strategies for improving biology teachers for optimum performance

Thesis - 4 pages - Educational studies

Biology is an important subject among the science subjects. Over the years, there has been much ‘hue and cry' about the issue of ineffective teaching of biology in schools, which is being attributed to the poor academic performance of students in the subject at the Senior School Certificate...

14 Sep 2009

Education and alternate assessment for students with important cognitive disabilities: Implications for educators

Thesis - 11 pages - Educational studies

Reform in education has turned to be one of the paramount public policy matters in the nation. As policymakers and educators race to rectify the several perceived shortcomings of an educational system through asking for more accountability, it is increasingly apparent that several reforms have...

14 Aug 2009

OP100: A course in fundamentals of speech communication

Thesis - 6 pages - Educational studies

OP100 provides an introduction to the basic concepts, theories and principles of oral communication. You will explore the discovery and arrangement of ideas, discursive modes and styles, audience analysis, the use of evidence and reasoning to support claims, and consider some ethics of...

14 Aug 2009

An outline of qualitative methods of research

Thesis - 14 pages - Educational studies

Some types of research do not involve numbers or analysis of past performance but, rather, finding out people's opinions, feelings, likes and dislikes, and the motivations behind their buying behavior - in other words, the psychology underlying buying decisions. Research into...

12 Aug 2009

Student teaching in Philadelphia

Thesis - 5 pages - Educational studies

Before taking a lot of time to sit down and reflect upon my experiences during student teaching in Philadelphia, I thought and realized how much I have learned from my cooperating teacher. I have implemented teaching strategies, planning instruction, the importance of reaching every learner, ways...

31 Jul 2009

Advancements of liberal art's education

Thesis - 3 pages - Educational studies

Education in today's society is the main basis for starting a career. Here at Augustana, students are geared towards a liberal arts education. Students are encouraged to study a broad range of subjects in order to become a well rounded student. In order for students to receive a proper...

30 Jul 2009

School Choice: Picking the right school

Thesis - 5 pages - Educational studies

School choice is a hot topic in current events today. After the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, charter schools and school voucher programs have been heated topics. Both charter schools and voucher programs have to do with giving students' and their parents the right and...

28 Jul 2009

Critical thinking in education

Thesis - 5 pages - Educational studies

The issue is how teachers can teach critical thinking skills and still learn substantive material. The issue of critical thinking will be reviewed at all levels of education to include secondary and higher education. Specific focus will go to researching the efforts that most teachers place on...

07 Jul 2009

Keeping fit as we grow older

Case study - 8 pages - Educational studies

Injuries and age lead to progressive declines in muscular strength and lean muscle mass. Evidence exists that age-related and injury related declines in muscular strength and lean mass (Feigenbaum & Pollock, 1999) can be impeded following mechanical stress on the body resulting in the form...

03 Jul 2009

Nursing: Preparation for mentorship

Thesis - 11 pages - Educational studies

The following discussion will look at the role of the mentor within the nursing profession and utilize my experience as an associate mentor to date to explore the issues raised. The Nursing and Midwifery Council (2007) considers a mentor as being a registered nurse who is a facilitator of...

03 Jul 2009

The sex talk for children: A look at modern sex education

Thesis - 6 pages - Educational studies

Every year, hundreds of thousands of American teenage girls become pregnant. According to the Guttmacher Institute (2006), a private research company in the field of teenage pregnancy studies, 821,810 teen girls, ages 15-19, became pregnant in the year 2000, and many more may occur, only not...

03 Jul 2009

Diversity in schools: The true definition of segregation

Thesis - 3 pages - Educational studies

I grew up in a very small town of twelve-hundred people. Now that I look back, I realize that my town, Greenfield, contained absolutely no diversity; the population was one-hundred percent Caucasian. However, when I'd visit my friends in neighboring towns, they had lots of black...

03 Jul 2009

Education: A necessary determination

Thesis - 3 pages - Educational studies

The motivation to become well educated can be affected by many factors; however, it is an extremely essential part of everyday life. Becoming cultured and having an education (whether it be liberal or specific), although it might be challenging, is everyone's responsibility as an active citizen...

03 Jul 2009

The school library media program

Thesis - 3 pages - Educational studies

The school library media program encompasses all the resources and activities through which the library media staff translates the mission into reality. A variety of models exists for the successful program. The activities and resources included in the library media program are determined by...

10 Jun 2009

The happiest place on earth

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

Disney World was never an illusion to me as a child; I could see right through it. “It's a theme park,” my mom would explain to me. What an interesting idea. It was tangibility's final step in the evolution of imagination. First there were the playgrounds I knew as a child, consisting...

09 Jun 2009

E-learning: A tool to learn, upgrade and regenerate

Thesis - 4 pages - Educational studies

A highly competitive global environment, free trade, and constantly changing market needs and wants has created the growing need for highly skilled people in the workplace. This has challenged businesses to look at better ways to improve the efficiency of their human capital. Both private and...

09 Jun 2009

Girl child education and economic development in Africa

Case study - 6 pages - Educational studies

The objectives of this essay are to: Discuss reasons why girl child education is essential for economic development in Africa. Discuss reasons why the girl child in Africa is underprivileged in terms of education Discuss the impact of the low level of girl child education on economic development...

29 May 2009

Written reflections on teaching

Thesis - 6 pages - Educational studies

The artifact is the March 30, 2007 lesson plan for the Spanish II subject thought to grades 9-12. I think that this artifact was filed under the TN-PES 1 Standard because in designing, developing , and writing a lesson plan the candidates best demonstrate their understanding of the central...