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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. Canada...

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 writing....

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 in...

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 or use...

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 feels that...

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 which could...

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 people build,...

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 the safety of...

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...

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 world, people are so consumed with...

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 great example...

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 educational...

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. There were Irish...

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 person? Who...

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 does it...

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. For this...