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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, but also...

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 decade....

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 the...

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 modification are...

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 disadvantages...

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...

06 Oct 2008
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Affects Of teaching techniques & styles on student learning

Tutorials/exercises - 16 pages - Educational studies

This project endeavors to reveal, present and discuss the idea that a wide and various array of teaching techniques proves effective in improving the functionality of instructors as tertiary educators. It emphasizes the central role of varied communication in the teaching process and covers the...

06 Oct 2008
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Southern Methodist University

Essay - 6 pages - Educational studies

Southern Methodist University (SMU) is a private university founded in 1911 at the heart of Dallas Texas offering undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in its seven schools: humanities and sciences; business; the performing, visual, and communication arts; engineering; education and...

25 Sep 2008
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Pros and cons of different schools

Essay - 7 pages - Educational studies

Today there are many different types of schools for children of all ages. They can be categorized into four broad categories: intrasectional schools or public schools like magnet schools, intra- and inter-district controlled-choice plans, charter schools, and contracted schools; intersectional...

25 Sep 2008
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Divorce and its effect on educational development

Case study - 6 pages - Educational studies

Divorce is something that we see more often in society today. From starting as an unheard of phenomenon within families, divorce has increased, and is encompassing more and more children each and every year. Is divorce something that we as educators can expect to affect our students? Yes, but...

25 Sep 2008
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Arts in the schools: A look at the benefit of art programs for students

Essay - 6 pages - Educational studies

Problem: All children are not receiving equal opportunities and exposure to the arts as a part of their formal education. Hypothesis: The unequal distribution of art education for students is detrimental to their personal and academic development. The lack of exposure to the arts results in...

10 Sep 2008
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A researched investigation on best practices for English Language Learners (ELL)

Essay - 7 pages - Educational studies

ELL students represent a large percentage of the population within schools in the United States. This group of students is actually increasing more than that of English speaking students. (Shore, 2001). This group also has a very high drop out rate, coupled with low ranking grades, academic...

09 Sep 2008
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Evaluating distance education

Essay - 7 pages - Educational studies

Online Distance Learning (ODL), also called distributed education (DE) has yet to revolutionize education. While the potential of the Internet — a multi-media medium of information that can combine synchronous and asynchronous communications, video, audio, text, and graphics — for...

29 Aug 2008
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Educational collaboration

Essay - 5 pages - Educational studies

Collaboration and consultation are idea with significant positives, but which has shown to be difficult to hold to in practice. Collaboration between teachers, first suggested as a way of helping students with special needs, is now believed to be beneficial for learners of average and above...

12 Aug 2008
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The prevalence of eating disorders among Asian American women

Essay - 9 pages - Educational studies

The prevalence of eating disorders among ethnically diverse populations has become increasingly evident over recent years. The existence of eating disorders across the socio-economic and global sphere has raised interest in the socio-cultural factors which influence diverse groups. However, there...

12 Aug 2008
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Multicultural early childhood literature in picture books: Reflections and explorations from the color-blind generation

Essay - 10 pages - Educational studies

Utilizing methods of research, social and historical inquiry, as well as interviews and examination of texts both primary and secondary, the purpose of my senior work project is to interrogate the dominant view(s) of multi-cultural early childhood literature through the lens of contemporary...

30 Jul 2008
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Learning theories for students with learning disabilities

Essay - 6 pages - Educational studies

Learning is the process of acquiring, gaining, and retaining knowledge which may be applied to situations in real life. Learning is not a passive process wherein students can take in information and then remember this information throughout the student's life rather learning involves a complex...

29 Jul 2008
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How to conduct a security survey

Essay - 5 pages - Educational studies

Due to the 9/11 attacks on the Twin Towers of New York, America has heightened its security measures. Different measures of security have been improved. The development of Homeland Security was established to strengthen the security at public institutions and places in order to prevent another...

22 Jul 2008
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Goliath bird-eating spider

Essay - 4 pages - Educational studies

The Goliath Bird-Eating Spider, which is scientifically known as Theraposa blondi, is indeed a spider that can actually eat a bird. This spider that belongs to the Tarantula family is hairy and is coffee-colored. The Goliath Bird-Eating Spider is a large spider with four pairs of thick legs, a...

21 Jul 2008
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The miseducation of Mexican Americans: The crossroads of affirmative action and bilingual education

Essay - 7 pages - Educational studies

From its inception, the US has been a nation of foreign cultures and languages, a nation with a strong ideology committed to ideals of harmony and justice. Since its inception too, the nation has time and time again fallen far short of these ideals. While waves of immigrant ethnic groups have...