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22 May 2009
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Problem definition and the Failures of U.S. Drug Policy

Case study - 10 pages - Educational studies

The “war on drugs” in the United States has not been successful because drug policy has focused on defining the problem of drugs as a criminal justice concern and not as a public health issue. By defining the drug problem in this way, focus has remained on enforcement and neglected...

20 May 2009
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Alternative assessments to standardized testing

Thesis - 5 pages - Educational studies

In today's educational system, standardized testing under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) is a main part of how the nation assesses our children's performance in school. This form of testing which is mandated under NCLB gives an inaccurate assessment of how well a child is learning...

17 May 2009
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The Kashmir conflict

Case study - 6 pages - Educational studies

When we speak about Kashmir, we think at first of this multitude of conflicts which concerns the history of this country. This territory situated in South Asia is a junction point of India, Pakistan and China. It always generated enormous desire. Without dwell upon the long lineage of dynasties...

17 May 2009
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Higher educational systems: A Comparative Study between China and UK

Tutorials/exercises - 32 pages - Educational studies

Through analyzing and comparing others' research, history of Chinese and British higher educational systems, and the current situation of the two systems, we can find that there are four major parts we can learn from British higher education, including improve transparency, enhance relevant...

17 May 2009
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Special education

Thesis - 4 pages - Educational studies

Today, school teachers are increasingly dealing with disabled children. In fact, we notice more and more hyperactive children or those with behavior problems. This could be explained by the fact that working parents don't get enough time for their kids. With parents' wish of perfect equal...

17 May 2009
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A survey among exchange students living in Belgium

Thesis - 11 pages - Educational studies

We have decided to conduct a survey of the exchange Exchange Student living in Belgium” to analyze their living habits. We have decided to focus first on the reaction of foreign students living in Belgium. We have also decided to question other students that had been a part of a foreign...

13 May 2009
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Internship report in Fleetway Travel Plc

Thesis - 11 pages - Educational studies

During 4 months, I had the opportunity to be an intern at Fleetway Travel Plc. The company, based in the heart of Central London, offers many travel products at competitive prices, including tailor-made breaks, flights, hotels, car hire, and travel insurance. I had never worked in the tourism...

11 May 2009
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Is education in Japan is truly meritocratic?

Thesis - 4 pages - Educational studies

At first sight, Japanese education system seems to be truly meritocratic. Indeed, in Japanese consciousness, all are born equal. It is only thanks to their work and efforts, that they achieve their goals. As the education system is grounded on those principles, we may think that only the most...

11 May 2009
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Walpole vs. Reeve: The gothic novel

Book review - 4 pages - Educational studies

In The Castle of Otranto, Horace Walpole sets the norm for Gothic novels to follow. He introduces such themes as the supernatural, the tragic heroine, usurpation, and a central location. Clara Reeve in her novel The Old English Baron redefines Walpole's definition of Gothic and makes it her own....

11 May 2009
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Uninhibited writing: The importance of a positive writing environment in the language arts classroom

Thesis - 8 pages - Educational studies

Writing is unique from other subject areas such math, or science because it so greatly relies on the facilitation of ideas rather than the relaying of constant factual information to the students by the teacher. How writing is taught is heavily dependent on teacher values. Whether it is a...

08 May 2009
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On the way to a successful integration on a US Campus as a French student

Thesis - 14 pages - Educational studies

What makes 600,000 young people from all over the world come to study in the United States? Is it the reputation of the US degrees? The efficient teaching methods? Life on campus? Studying in the United States is a dream for a large number of students in the world. A lot of movies and serials...

05 May 2009
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Motivation in the classroom

Thesis - 8 pages - Educational studies

Teachers should always try to inspire their students to learn. Sadly, not all students are willing to put in the effort it takes to do so and so teachers have a job to motivate their students. Students need to want to learn, because this will facilitate their learning and make it easier for them...

05 May 2009
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Six case studies on usage of technology in relation to the philosophical, social and ethical factors in modern education system

Dissertation - 71 pages - Educational studies

The following are the case studies discussed in this paper. 1. The misuse of e-Mail technology has created ethical problems. Some critics think that technology tends to remove students from the moral implications of technology. Issues at stake include respect for privacy, the proper use...

29 Apr 2009
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Leadership and educational practice

Thesis - 4 pages - Educational studies

) In his article “What is Leadership” author James Ryan (2005) makes four key points. He is concerned with problems of leadership form as they relate to education. Firstly he notes there is no definite answer to the question - what is leadership. (Ryan: 22) As he writes it is a...

27 Apr 2009
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Native Canadian education experience in early Canadian history: The industrial school and its legacy in the residential school - Considering oppression and resistance.

Thesis - 10 pages - Educational studies

This paper will explore Native education in British North America, focusing on the structural disadvantages which Native children faced in a society whose goal was assimilation of Native people to white, Christian values, at the expense of their own cultures and languages. This was a...

26 Apr 2009
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Second and foreign language acquisition: Recent theories and teaching methodologies (A discussion)

Thesis - 9 pages - Educational studies

This paper will cover two areas related foreign language learning. The first area to be explored is theories of second and foreign language acquisition. The second is foreign language teaching methodology. The two are interrelated, as theory can be applied to actual classroom practice. Another...

23 Apr 2009
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Recruiting in India: Tracing a path through the education system

Presentation - 26 pages - Educational studies

This presentation will talk about the background of the professionals from India. It will start with looking into the traditional and the new (agent based) models of recruitment before moving onto a closer look at the use of agents in recruitment. It will then move on to take a look at the role...

23 Apr 2009
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Anti-racist and multicultural approaches to education in the classroom:Overview and evaluation

Thesis - 5 pages - Educational studies

Part of becoming a teacher is developing a personal philosophy of education, and while certain elements are subject specific or specific to a particular teaching environment, one element that should be common to all teaching philosophies is the consideration of diversity in the classroom....

23 Apr 2009
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Drawing to improve writing

Thesis - 5 pages - Educational studies

Every child has a unique ability to express themselves from the early age of scribbling to the sophisticated work of a college graduate. In most cases, it is our natural instinct to draw; therefore children need to implement drawing into their coursework to be successful in their...

22 Apr 2009
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A study of Franco-Manitoban cultural identity

Thesis - 7 pages - Educational studies

I have opted to focus my attentions on Manitoba's French Canadians for the purposes of this assignment. I was able to interview Pete Vandal , a 51 year old father of three, about his thoughts on Franco-Manitoban culture and identity. As this cultural group is one of considerable importance...

17 Apr 2009
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What parents consider before sending their child to school

Thesis - 5 pages - Educational studies

Samples for the study consisted of randomly selected parents at various colonies from different occupation. The data were collected using a structured questionnaire. Data were collected from the targeted customer. Questionnaires were handed over to them with a request for filling on the spot. Due...

13 Apr 2009
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The value of using 'critical reflection' as a teaching tool

Thesis - 7 pages - Educational studies

Increasingly, health care professionals are required to utilize reflective practice both within their initial training and continuing professional development. It is also seen as a Higher education transferable skill, evidence of which is required by Quality Assurance Agency (QAA). Within this...

13 Apr 2009
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Student nurse placement within a health center

Thesis - 5 pages - Educational studies

The objective of this essay is to analyze the mentor role of a pre-registration student's placement in the field of district nursing. During the essay the student's true identity will not be revealed for reasons of confidentiality and so will be called Jane. Jane was due to start a six week...

06 Apr 2009
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Entrepreneurship development and the education industry

Thesis - 4 pages - Educational studies

The education industry comprises all businesses and organizations that are primarily concerned with the provision of education. Deemed as a common channel to communicate with parents by some schools. The reality is: Mobile penetration is much higher and among the families which do not own...

24 Mar 2009
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Evaluation of teacher's attitude: A way to measure a teacher's performance

Thesis - 4 pages - Educational studies

It is a billion dollar question arising in the mind of management experts that whether student satisfaction is related with the performance of teacher? Caldwell & Jenkins, 1985; Cashin, 1988; Marsh, 1984; Mims & Heller, 1987 consider it to be a most valid measure whereas Gaski, 1987...

21 Mar 2009
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OLPC (One laptop per child)

Thesis - 10 pages - Educational studies

There are more than a billion children out there who possess raw talent that is completely untapped through lack of resources and opportunity. Africa and South America, it can be argued are the poorest continents in the world with people struggling to attain life's basic necessities. Would it be...

18 Mar 2009
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How does education determine people's life chances?

Thesis - 6 pages - Educational studies

In order to answer the question, "How does education determine people's life chances?"… I am going to look at education in the sense of learning opportunities provided by the state and concentrate on issues of social class, race and gender. Life chances is a very vague phrase...

12 Mar 2009
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Negative emotions, dropping out of high school and drug use

Thesis - 4 pages - Educational studies

Sociologists study the dynamics of the self, interaction, social structure, and culture. Questions such as the following are raised: What self-processes emerge over time, and within and across what situations? What occurs when individuals take account of each other? How do...

12 Mar 2009
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Youth crime in high schools: A theoretical discussion

Thesis - 5 pages - Educational studies

No study of youth crime would be complete without an examination of how it applies within high schools. The presence of disorder and delinquency in school and on school grounds is a growing problem. Most secondary school have some students who disrupt the classroom and threaten...

05 Mar 2009
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Virtual classroom system

Presentation - 29 pages - Educational studies

The present system is a manual system or a semi-automated system. Manual system involves paper work in the form of maintaining various files and manuals. Maintaining critical information in the files and manuals is full of risk and a tedious process. Proposal: Developing a virtual classroom...