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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...

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...

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 —...

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...

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...

20 Jul 2008
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Existentialism in today's classroom

Essay - 7 pages - Educational studies

This paper looks at Dr. Van Cleve Morris's ideas on existentialism in order to see whether existentialism can be used effectively in today's classroom. Dr. Morris's idea of existentialism is one of responsible individualism. One is responsible for their choices and therefore,...

20 Jul 2008
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Staying afloat: Income and poverty determinants for Southern Maine

Tutorials/exercises - 22 pages - Educational studies

In this study I will be looking at data from the Southern Maine subset within the 2000 United States Census. This sample includes a 5% random sampling of the residents of Androscoggin, Cumberland, Kennedy, Lincoln, Sagadahoc, and York counties. The data that I will use comes from...

17 Jul 2008
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Graduation and Race : Asian, African-American, Hispanic and Caucasian

Essay - 5 pages - Educational studies

Differing racial cultural attitudes towards education affect college graduation rates. In this paper we will be discussing the racial attitudes of four distinct racial groups: Asian, African-American, Hispanic and Caucasian. At the very outset of the paper I want to begin with my personal...

14 Jul 2008
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Comparing and differentiating the quantitative methods of investigation.

Essay - 9 pages - Educational studies

If information is to be labeled credible then it has to be acquired in nothing less than a scientific way. By saying this, it means that there should be a systematically planned method of obtaining data that begins with finding reliable sources in significant quantity and ends in formulating...

09 Jul 2008
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The relationship between drop-out rates and high-stake exams

Tutorials/exercises - 9 pages - Educational studies

Issues on education took up a complicated level wherein the micro aspects of this pervasive social institution are given much scholarly attention. Recently, a concern about the effect of increased use of high-stake testing on students' academic performance has baffled the intellectual...

09 Jul 2008
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Getting the necessary nutrition on a vegetarian diet ( Different nutrients and its sources included )

Essay - 3 pages - Educational studies

Regardless of one's reason for choosing to become a vegetarian, there is more to this choice than simply eliminating meat from one's diet. Meat contains nutrients vital to the human body, so when meat is removed from a person's diet, extra measures must be taken in order to ensure that that...

09 Jul 2008
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Salvaguardar a los niños o abandonar a las escuelas?: La política educativa del "NCLB" y su impacto en dos comunidades de Atlanta

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

Jurando que la reforma educativa bipartidista sería la piedra angular de su administración, George W. Bush fomentó una serie de propuestas a cerca del tema durante su campaña presidencial de 2000. Con la intención principal de mejorar el sistema de escuela pública a través de los Estados...

08 Jul 2008
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Pornography is not your friend: Pornography and the First Amendment

Essay - 4 pages - Educational studies

Under the First Amendment, pornography is sometimes protected as freedom of speech in our country today. However, pornography harms our society in several ways. Pornography is detrimental to attitudes and views about healthy sexuality, particularly the views held by men. ...

07 Jul 2008
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A consideration of a comparison/contrast of two research studies in the field of education: One quantitative study and one qualitative study

Essay - 6 pages - Educational studies

Research in the field of education administration demonstrates that there are plethora of pressing issues that are addressed in this context. While many of the investigations undertaken in this discipline focus on quantitative methodologies, some utilize qualitative methodologies in order to...

07 Jul 2008
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E-commerce safety guide

Essay - 14 pages - Educational studies

Few developments have altered America's lifestyle more quickly and more completely than the Internet. Online access has enabled people from all walks of life to bring entire libraries, entertainment venues, post offices and financial centers to a workplace, to a desktop or to a shirt pocket. The...

07 Jul 2008
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A framework for the development and implementation of character education into the larger school curriculum

Essay - 6 pages - Educational studies

The current state of the American education system has promulgated a substantial outpouring of criticism for what teachers and administrators are accomplishing in the school. Although many schools defend their academic programs—arguing that a lack of funding makes it difficult for them to...

07 Jul 2008
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A herbarium report on: Aralia spinosa, saponaria officinalis, schinus molle and sphaeralcea cisplatina

Essay - 4 pages - Educational studies

Perhaps, most of the time, if not always, what actually makes plants attractive to common men is the presence of budding flowers. However, not all organisms under the kingdom Plantae bear flowers. Nevertheless, in the vast taxonomy of plants, there is one class that is composed of flowering...

07 Jul 2008
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The significance of computer literacy in college and in the workforce

Essay - 3 pages - Educational studies

Today's information age has progressed very rapidly that the world is suddenly controlled and overwhelmed by vast innovations - the most dominant of which are the computers. The device has literally run every single detail of our lives that people are almost obliged to familiarize themselves with...

04 Jul 2008
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How music can affect academic achievement

Essay - 4 pages - Educational studies

The Cognitive theory is concerned with the development of one's thought processes or basically how the mind acquires knowledge. There are many ideas that make up the cognitive theories—from the developmental theories of Piaget to relatively more recent theories like Gardner's Multiple...

03 Jul 2008
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Arresting the alienation of foreign college students in the United States

Essay - 6 pages - Educational studies

College life in itself is proven to be a challenging time. There are quite a number of factors that can inhibit college success. Some of these factors may be financial—such as the demand of scholarships, the inadequacy of monetary support from the parents, or the need to look for a part-time...

29 Jun 2008
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Can SATs survey scholarship, skills and service?

Essay - 3 pages - Educational studies

Panic swallows the streets of a small town in southern New Hampshire. At every turn, people are wallowing in sadness: bent over backwards begging the heavens for answers. What could have happened to cause such appalling misery, a flood or a fire? No, college rejection letters have...