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26 Feb 2009
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Theism in a postmodern world

Essay - 5 pages - Educational studies

“Whither is God,” he [the madman] cried. “I shall tell you. We have killed him - you and I. All of us are his murderers. But how have we done this?...God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him.” In today's postmodern...

26 Feb 2009
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Factors affecting voluntary termination from MSW distance learning programs by students/candidates prior to completion of degree requirements

Case study - 8 pages - Educational studies

Study Goals: To determine factors that influence MSW students, in a distance learning program conducted by a state-supported university, to discontinue the program prior to completing degree requirements. To investigate whether discontinuation reasons are idiosyncratic or if there are patterns...

26 Feb 2009
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UK Education: An analysis of the significance of gender at key stage 5 and beyond

Essay - 6 pages - Educational studies

Recently it has been argued that the underachievement of boys has been happening for many years (Epston, Elwood ET. Al. 1999), it was simply the fact that female students were prevented from entering schools that enable this to go unnoticed for so long. During the days of the 11 plus it was well...

26 Feb 2009
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An outline of the various opportunities available for those pursuing a career in nursing

Thesis - 7 pages - Educational studies

There are thousands of different job opportunities throughout the world. Most of these jobs have branches that give a person even more opportunities. Although nursing has not always been broad, nursing in the present day has many different positions that a person can fill and is a...

20 Feb 2009
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Labor study of education in New York: Elementary and secondary teachers

Essay - 8 pages - Educational studies

Public school teachers in New York City play a crucial role to the functioning of the city. Teachers are one of the greatest influences in the life of a child. However, it is important to understand that being a teacher is not just a role; it is an occupation. This paper will explain what one...

20 Feb 2009
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A discussion on the theories of the child and the inextricable link to education

Essay - 6 pages - Educational studies

Educational provision has always involved much more than the ways of accumulation of academic knowledge. It has been central to the processes by which ideas of childhood has been socially constructed and, therefore, its history has much to tell us about the development of different...

20 Feb 2009
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School's responsibilities towards child abuse, learning disabilities, and behavioral problems

Essay - 6 pages - Educational studies

Creating a safe and learning environment in today's modern society has become extremely difficult not only for educators but also for parents. The need and demand for better education is no longer clear-cut because the demographic is dynamic in every sense of the word. Children with different...

20 Feb 2009
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Educating a multicultural America

Essay - 6 pages - Educational studies

No one would accuse one of the greatest of all political figures in American history, Abraham Lincoln, of being against equality. In his time, America had already experienced the stresses of immigration. There were German immigrants who fought to speak their own language. ...

20 Feb 2009
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Parent's responsibility: The moral development of their children

Thesis - 4 pages - Educational studies

In today's culture the deprivation of morality seems to pervade into every realm of society; the home, the school, the church, the government, the media, etc. Why has our country apparently become void of components that encompass the definition of a moral society or rather, a moral...

06 Feb 2009
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Who holds the responsibility for the moral development of children?

Essay - 4 pages - Educational studies

On initial consideration, the question posed here seemed to bracket nicely few main points of the subject, but that impression appeared to be wide of the mark, especially when it came to making judgments concerning the notions of "morals" and "morality". Really, what is a morality? What...

06 Feb 2009
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Social policy and legislation in early childhood

Essay - 7 pages - Educational studies

The aim of this paper is to create a report for a follow-on research and critical review of the government implementation of the Code of Practice (2001) and its impact on identification and assessment of special educational needs in the early years setting (a nursery). For this purpose,...

06 Feb 2009
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Behaviour management in primary school classrooms

Essay - 4 pages - Educational studies

The aim of this essay is to create a body of knowledge for follow-on research in the field of behaviour management in primary classrooms. For this purpose, information was gathered through observations, as well as through the study and analysis of materials presented in books, research journals...

06 Feb 2009
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Critical evaluation of research methods in education

Essay - 6 pages - Educational studies

On initial consideration, the question posed here seemed to bracket nicely few main points of the subject, but that impression appeared to be inequitable, especially when it came to making judgments concerning different methods and approaches to research projects. The word "method" is derived...

05 Feb 2009
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Teaching children reading and writing

Essay - 6 pages - Educational studies

The aim of this essay is to create a body of knowledge for a follow-on research on the patterns of emergent reading and writing in young children in relation to the underpinning philosophies of two different instructional approaches - the Phonics approach and the Whole Language approach....

05 Feb 2009
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To passively match or to actively change: Evaluation of studies and some thinking on matching instruction to student learning style

Essay - 6 pages - Educational studies

The term instruction refers to education (teaching of knowledge) or teaching (a form of instruction). Applying the knowledge concerning learning style in educational area, it's assumed that matching instruction to students' learning style would make the instruction more effective; on the...

19 Jan 2009
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Welcome to dear France: foreign student integration report and interview

Essay - 22 pages - Educational studies

Cross-cultural, Intercultural, relations, conflicts, shock of culture, ethic stereotypes, religious war, terrorism, civilization… When there are too many words to decrypt the world, it is sometimes important to catch the opportunity and to try to change some points of view. Mass media always...

19 Jan 2009
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Higher education in Europe as an institution

Essay - 7 pages - Educational studies

Aristote was asking what the purpose of education was. He gave the following answer: education has to produce learned men, education has to be done in virtue and finally, education has to satisfy the material needs of society. Centuries after this Aristote's definition, there is no doubt that...

16 Jan 2009
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The creation of the faculty of economics and business at the University of Sydney at the turn of the twentieth century

Essay - 7 pages - Educational studies

The creation of the Faculty of Economics and Commerce spread over the last two centuries. Throughout its foundation, this essay will deal with the Australian society over that period from the conception of this Faculty in 1850 to its effective creation in 1907. It will also relate to broader...

16 Jan 2009
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On the way to a successful integration on a US Campus. How can a French student succeed his integration?

Essay - 23 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 or the life on campus? Studying in the United States is a myth for a large number of students in the world. A lot of movies and series...

16 Jan 2009
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Emotional literacy interventions in the prevention of bullying within the pastoral system of schools

Essay - 6 pages - Educational studies

This p?per provides ?n overview of emotion?l prevention techniques to de?l with bullying in the school of pastoral type. Highlights of this speci?l issue on bullying ?re presented in this paper. A compendium of rese?rch reviewed ?nd d?t? presented set the st?ge for future rese?rch to ?ttend to...

15 Jan 2009
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Foreign language influence on studies in UK

Essay - 5 pages - Educational studies

My research is on “Foreign language influence on studies in UK”. The main objective of this research project is to show how international student in Staffordshire University adapt their own comprehension during their English studies. The purpose of this study is to know what the...

15 Jan 2009
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Internship report: Hypovereinsbank

Essay - 11 pages - Educational studies

In the south east of Asia, Hong Kong is located on the eastern side of the Pearl River Delta. The territory was a British colony since 1842 and returned to China in 1997. Since this date, Hong Kong is called The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Half independent, half Chinese, the region...

15 Jan 2009
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Place of Buddhist education in present day Vietnam

Essay - 6 pages - Educational studies

In the beginning the Christi?n Er?, the people in v?rious p?rts of Southe?st ?si? found out of Buddhism ?s ? result of increased contact with the Indian merchants who had come to the region to trade. These merchants not only set up trading places in Southe?st ?si? including Vietnam,...

15 Jan 2009
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Adjectives in Cognitive Linguistic

Essay - 14 pages - Educational studies

During the seminar, we have buckled down to the arduous task of understanding and using a brand new theoretical field of study as far as the great family of linguistics is concerned. This paper and the database we have come to build out are the concrete results of a work which turned out to be...

15 Jan 2009
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Compare and contrast the working conditions, aspirations and prospects of French students entering higher education in the 1960s and those entering higher education since the 1990s

Essay - 4 pages - Educational studies

Students entering the French higher education system in 1960 and since the 1990s will have undergone quite different experiences. However, so will the students entering higher education in France at the beginning of the 1960s compared to those entering towards the end of that very same...

09 Jan 2009
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Entry level nursing preparation and its impact on health care delivery

Essay - 13 pages - Educational studies

Few professions have changed to the degree that nursing has in the past one hundred years. Despite the obvious challenges, most notably the ongoing nursing shortage, it is crucial to update the requirements of being certified as a registered nurse. The only logical approach to this, taking into...

19 Dec 2008
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Boot Camps - Not the best alternative

Essay - 5 pages - Educational studies

Boot camps, also known as shock incarceration treatments, became increasingly popular in the United States as a reaction to the rising juvenile crime rates in the past two decades. The general public made the juvenile justice system its scapegoat and critiqued it for being too lenient on...

04 Dec 2008
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Religious disaffiliation and the transformation of bodily practices

Essay - 15 pages - Educational studies

Students of religion, from a variety of disciplines, have recognized the numerous ways religion is inscribed on the body. Most religious rituals are embodied and they, in turn, embody the sacred. These bodily practices including dress, diet, hairstyle, facial hair, and body...

11 Nov 2008
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The effectiveness of e-learning programs

Essay - 7 pages - Educational studies

The aim of this section is to establish from various literature, the main points of best practice in implementing e-learning into a large organisation, in particular recent research on the attitudes of the implementation of effective e-learning. It will look at the advantages and...

05 Nov 2008
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A second chance:A report on the effects of after-school programs and the prevention of delinquent behaviors

Tutorials/exercises - 6 pages - Educational studies

Research shows that delinquency among children and adolescents is an extremely prevalent social problem, especially among adolescents in poverty stricken neighborhoods. Studies have shown that these kids are twice as likely to use and abuse drugs, participate in gang related activities and have...