Administration

Women in Educational Administration The Glass Ceil

ing Is Still ThereSeveral people at the conference dealt with the problems women encounter in getting into administrative positions in schools and colleges and when they do, the obstacles they encounter in making their jobs successful. Their discussions brought home to me the reality of my own mother’s experience. As children we witnessed our mother […]

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Multicultural Education In America

Multicultural Education in America America has long been called “The Melting Pot” due to the fact that it is made up of a varied mix of races, cultures, and ethnicities.As more and more immigrants come to America searching for a better life, the population naturally becomes more diverse. This has, in turn, spun a great […]

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A Black Males Strengths & Weaknesses in Education

A Black Males Strengths & Weaknesses in Education Todays education is often viewed today as failing in its major goal of educating students, especially those students characterized as minorities, including African American, Hispanic, and Appalachian students (Quiroz, 1999). Among the minority groups mentioned, African American males are affected most adversely. Research has shown that when […]

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Carl Orff’S Philosophies In Music Education

Carl Orffs philosophies in Music Education While Carl Orff is a very seminal composer of the 20th century, his greatest success and influence has been in the field of Music Education. Born on July 10th in Munich, Germany in 1895, Orff refused to speak about his past almost as if he were ashamed of it. […]

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Entertainment and Education

Both entertainment and education have been integrals parts of the human experience since the beginnings of time. Many scholars insist that the two institutions often serve jointly, with entertainers and entertainment serving as a main source of education. There is little argument, then, that in addition to generally appealing to the masses, entertainers have regularly […]

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Education And Egalitarianism In America

The American educator Horace Mann once said: “As an apple is not in any proper sense an apple until it is ripe, so a human being is not in any proper sense a human being until he is educated.” Education is the process through which people endeavor to pass along to their children their hard-won […]

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The Value of Physical Education to the Ancient Gre

eks and RomansThe Value of Physical Education to the Ancient Greeks and Romans Throughout history, society has placed a different value on physical education and sport. The purpose of physical education has changed over different time periods and as a result of ever-changing socio-cultural events. Some civilizations use the practice of physical education to prepare […]

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Deaf Education

Coping with and Understanding the Deaf Student What is deafness? There are many definitions to the word “deaf.” According to Stephen P. Quigley and Peter V. Paul in their book Language and Deafness (1984), “a child is considered deaf if hearing impairment is so great, even with good amplification, that vision becomes the child’s main […]

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Bilingual Education

America is a super power with an economic growth that is enviable worldwide. However, in the recent past, countries oversees have been critical about America majorly due to its foreign policy and the exportation of democracy through military invasion. Many countries have voiced their concerns about the Iran invasion and the influence of the US […]

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The Education of Little Tree

The Education of the Little Tree is a novel written by Asa Earl Carter who used the pseudonym Forest Carter. The novel was published in 1976 by Delacorte Press. It belongs to the fictional genre and passes the message of traditional life and attachment to nature. The novel comprises of 21 chapters and 216 pages. […]

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Personal Educational Philosophy Statement

The essay is my personal Educational philosophy statement. It is worth noting educational philosophies are what dictate purposeful activity in curriculum development. Philosophies help individuals in making rational and sound decision because at any given time, we are faced with multiple choices in which it is very important for me to have very clear understanding […]

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Contemporary issues in physical education and sport

If I was observing a physical education games lesson, the physical objectives I would like to see covered are; the pe teacher demonstrating and explaining certain skills and tactics to do with the game, followed by practise within a small group or a team game situation, depending on number in the group and facilities available, […]

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educationala autobiography

?Educational autobiography part 1 Ariff Abdullah [email protected] edu I was born in Malaysia where I have spent most of my childhood life. I grew up in a multi-racial environment where neither of my parents graduated high school. Most people think that education comes from school, but school is not the only place you learn. For […]

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The development and distinguishing features of three major schools in psychology

On the whole, psychology is more or less a new form of science. However, many psychological issues have been giving philosophers the world over something to think about for centuries.In this essay I shall attempt to describe the development and distinguishing features of three major schools in psychology since the nineteenth century. These are as […]

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November the eleventh

My mother took no concern whatever and just told me that we were going to be leaving Zimbabwe, my home country, on twenty sixth of December. At first I thought it was just like before, when she got stressed and had a phase and said things but later went back on them. She had often […]

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What is U-shaped learning

U-shaped-learning concerns the development of distinguishing the application of the inflectional past-tense morpheme of -ed to regular and irregular words – those which require an -ed (e. g. ‘waste’ –> ‘wasted’) and those which are expressed with a completely different word (e. g. ‘run’ –> ‘ran’), respectively. It is the learning pattern of initial overregularisation […]

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Gender differences in education

‘Choice’ is a concept which tends to be regarded highly within any democratic society (Croxford, 2000). Allowing pupils to choose the subjects that they study, between the ages of fourteen to sixteen gives them more ownership of their curriculum, and reduces the likelihood that they will be alienated by an over prescriptive curriculum according to […]

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The Enquiry Based Learning

Part 1.The Enquiry Based Learning ( EBL ) is a method of learning which involves a student-centred approach. In EBL each student is responsible for their own learning and for the learning of other group members. This method of learning will help and assist us to develop the transferable teamwork skills which Miller (1999) and […]

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Foucault’s understanding of the Enlightenment with that of Horkheimer and Adorno

The Enlightenment has frequently provided the context or impetus for a number of contemporary analyses in critical theory. The period of the Enlightenment, perhaps above any other, has been an attractive topic to a number of different theorists from various European countries and theoretical schools. Brewer, writing about Diderot, identifies “[w]hat is contemporary about the […]

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Trace Film Genre Analysing The Techniques Used

Over time, the science fiction film genre has developed immensely in numerous ways. These developments are easily distinguishable between the modern films of today and some of the most primitive movies. If one was to examine an older movie opposite a recent one, there is a dramatic contrast between the two films, which some may […]

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Education in the 21st century

?Education in the 21st Century From my point of view, education isn’t just about sitting in a class and acquiring knowledge given by a teacher. Education goes beyond books. What’s more, I believe that education has more to do with the fact of learning about the moral ideals of life. It’s about self-learning, but also […]

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Inter-professional Education Reflective Essay

This reflective essay on an inter-professional education course argues that, in this particular scenario, problem based learning in a multi-disciplinary student team provided lessons to take into the real clinical environment. The essay examines team work through following a chronological order of events. It then progresses to reflectively examine my individual role within the team […]

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