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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 as […]

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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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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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The Role of the Mentor in Facilitating Learning for Short Placements

During their second year, pre-registration nursing students come to the community for a short twoweek placement to gain an understanding of primary care and community nursing skills. The purpose of this essay is to explore the experience of mentoring students during these two weeks. I intend to reflect on factors which impact on learning and […]

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Reflection on personal learning needs

Reflective practice is associated with learning from experiences in order to identify, for example, my learning needs in the areas which are soliciting improvements (Allen et al 2008, p. 81). The promotion of reflection on personal learning needs (Ku et al 2007, p. 67) is an important strategy for me as a student nurse and […]

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Report on student lifestyle

A key to being a successful student is to have clear goals and a well-balanced lifestyle that provides the opportunity for you to achieve your goals. Students can do this by taking the time to clarify their goals, decide what activities are important, plan the use of their time, prioritise conflicting demands, monitor the continued […]

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In Reform Act Reflect The Marketisation Of Education

The most far-reaching package of changes to the previously ‘un-meritocrial’ education system was introduced in the 1988 Education Reform Act. As a result, the basic structure of our standing education system was instituted. The biggest of these changes were the ‘marketisation’ of education and the introduction of the ‘new vocationalism’, which led to transformations not […]

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What way social factors like gender, or race, or class may affect educational attainment

This essay discusses the way class may affect educational attainment. Class generally affects society in two ways, that is in such things as health, possessions and general lifestyles, and in our ideas and values. From birth, children of unskilled working class parents are more likely to die in the first year of life than children […]

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Additional Support for Learning Act

Since the introduction of the new Support for Learning Act (Additional Support for Learning Act) (Scotland) in November 2004, the concept of what encompasses additional support needs has been extended considerably. The term additional support needs, however, had already been proposed in the report ‘Moving forward! Additional Support for Learning’ in 2003 in order to […]

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Contrasting knowledge of learning styles

A comparative study of two schools with contrasting knowledge of learning styles and how this affects pupils and teachers performance.Background information:Graham, Holt-Hale and Parker states that as educators, we need to believe that all pupils can learn and all pupils want to learn. Cynthia Tobias (1994) says “each of our children perceive the world differently […]

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The Impact on Childrens Learning and Development Through the Perception of the Practitioner

The aim of this assignment is to explore and discuss how Early Years Practitioners perceive the safeguarding of children and what influences the way it is perceived and implemented. It is also the aim to discuss how the internal conceptualisation, and external pressures, of factors such as policy, the language used in relation to safeguarding […]

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Analyse the main ways in which the Labour government has sought to raise educational standards in Britain since 1997

Education is a long standing issue where many changes to the system have been made over time to try to raise educational standards. The issue is so important that Labour stated that it would ‘is central to Labour’s mission to deliver social justice and equality of opportunity’. Labour vowed to reduce class sizes and take […]

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Post-graduate students are required to evaluate, apply and synthesize

Evaluate, apply and synthesize are terms come in sequence regarding to thinking process related to a particular situation. These terms are applicable in thinking process related to almost all aspects like literature, theories, business studies etc. These terms best suit with case studies, as they are descriptions of various angles of a situation.Evaluation for Final […]

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Media Assignment: The School Brochure

My media essay is going to be based on our school brochure. The school brochure is a booklet containing information about our school which is handed to parents who visit the school, parents of the year 5 and 6 pupils of junior schools and parents who want to know more about the school. My aim […]

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Education in America is currently both good and bad, depending where one looks

Before we can get into the present state of education in this country, we have to decide which factors contribute to a good educational system and a bad educational system. Do we look at a standardized test score? Do we look at how much money each individual district spends on schools? Do we look at […]

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