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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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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 […]

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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) […]

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Evaluate the cognitive social learning theory developed by Mischel and Bandura

As a response to important theoretical issues, such as the behavioural consistency debate and interactionism, cognitive social learning theory (CSLT) evolved from traditional learning theory with an emphasis on cognition in human functioning. The idea that behaviour is the result of an interaction between the person and the environment is a key concept in CSLT. […]

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Education System in Contemporary Society

The complete system of education has always been under observation and scrutiny since it started out as elementary education. Concerned in this area are a number of sociological theorists who have formulated their own ideas into the role purpose and function the education system provide in society. These observations and ideas have resulted in three […]

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Research in cognitive psychology, in the areas of language processes and memory and learning

Cognitive psychology can be defined as the study of the way in which the brain processes information. Interest in this area can be traced back to the ancient Greeks, although cognitive psychology as we know it today emerged around the 1950s. Throughout the years this area of psychology has evolved substantially, aided by technological and […]

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An investigation into GIC students’ attitude and behaviour toward global warming

In modern society, with the development of industrialization and urbanization that global warming has been emerged and threat to our society (Mikami et al., 1995:209).Houghton (2005:1343) explained that global warming is due to human activities causing gradually increasing of the average temperature phenomena. The main reason for global warming may be due to emissions of […]

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The Renaissance was a time of rebirth for learning and the arts

The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries were a time of growth in thinking, science, art and religious freedom. The Renaissance was a time of rebirth for all of Europe. New thinkers include Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo, Bacon, and Luther. Many of these great thinkers were beginning to ask questions of what the majority of people had taken […]

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