Research Database

Analysis Education Reform In Hong Kong

A 14 page paper. Hong Kong is in the process of a massive reform movement in their education system. This paper analyzes the effectiveness of the strategies used to bring about these reform efforts. To provide a basis, a brief description of the present education system is offered followed by a brief description of some of the changes. The writer then analyses the strategies and the plan. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Learning According to the Ancient Philosophers

This 5 page paper contemplates theory in respect to education and knowledge according to Aristotle and Plato. The American Association of Higher Education's seven principle paradigm is explored in respect to the theorists' ideas. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The Causes and Effects of Trends in Teacher Education Programs Since the 1980s: A Review of Literature

This 12 page paper provides an overview of the current literature that represents changes in the trends in teacher education programs since the 1980s. In particular, this review of the current literature provides an overview of some of the central issues in education that have impacted changes in educational programming, including the reform movement, the transformation of educational directives under TQM, increasing immigration and subsequent diversity training and educational directives to define equity in the educational setting. Bibliography lists 30 sources.

Wayland, Massachusetts

An 8 page paper that offers a comprehensive look at this city. Aspects discussed include vital statistics, including demographics, public and private education and accessible institutions of higher education, the city's library and emergency medical care, hospitals, nursing homes, other living accommodations for the elderly and disabled, and a summary of the health care status of the city. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

Early Childhood Education And The Theory Of Kindergarten

A 4 page paper that discusses the initiation of kindergarten by Friedrich Froebel. Froebel's philosophies and premises are explained. The adoption of kindergarten in the U.S. is also discussed. The essay then turns to early childhood education and presents the first attempts with this concept in the early 1800s. The next serious movement towards early childhood education was the Head Start program, which began in the 1960s. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

English Education Over The Last 100 Years And Effect Of Drama

A 20 page paper. Part A provides an overview of education over the last 100 years beginning with the Committee of Ten. The emphasis is on English education. Part B discusses how drama has been and is being used in English and language arts classes. Experts discussed include Heathcote, Spolin, Applebee, and Courtney, among others. Bibliography lists 23 sources.

The Policies and Philosophies Behind British Post Compulsory Education and Training

This 20 page paper examines the way in which post compulsory education is perceived in Britain. The paper looks at education for those over sixteen in the socio-economic, political, and cultural aspect. The writer also considers the underlying values, and the way that the current trends can be seen as reflecting the government policies and economic needs of the country. The bibliography cites 18 sources.

Women in Education

A 7 page paper which examines some of the history relating to the education of women, and then argues that despite equal education, in present times, women are paid far less than men. Even in the singular position of teacher, a female teacher will make less than a man. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Should Education Be Free at All Levels in Nigeria?

This 2 page paper looks at this controversy and suggests that, for the most part, education should be without cost. However, the answer is qualified as it reaches higher levels of education. No bibliography.

Education in “Moll Flanders” by Daniel Defoe

A 4 page paper which examines the education, or lack of education, as it relates to a life of crime as seen in the character of Moll in “Moll Flanders” by Daniel Defoe. No additional sources cited.

Declaration Of Educational Finance

3 pages in length. In a world where knowledge is akin to success – both monetarily and spiritually – we declare the need for every child in every province of every country to be provided with and fortified by the knowledge that comes with education. That finances present a notable obstacle in achieving this objective can be no excuse: To refuse a child education on the grounds of money alone is to refuse him the very basic elements of Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness granted to all. No bibliography.

Are Teachers Prepared For Multicultural Education

A 20 page paper that presents a modified research proposal, including an abstract and purpose of study. The literature review reports scholarly articles related to the preparation of preservice teachers in multicultural education. The purpose of the present study is to obtain information from teachers as to how prepared they feel to implement a multicultural education program. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Paulo Freire - Pedagogy Of The Oppressed

This 4 page paper reports the major ideas in Freire's book and some of his more essential comments about education, including his description of banking education and what he proposes in its place. The writer also provides examples of how the major ideas can be translated into the classroom. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Why Teach?

A 3 page example of what a student applying for entrance to an undergraduate education program might wish to say in their application essay. The writer offers suggestions and discussing various aspects of contemporary education and speculates on why the student may wish to be teacher. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Dewey: Democracy and Education

This 5 page paper reviews the first five chapters of Dewey's book "Democracy and Education," and answers the question "What is education?" Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Patient Education Instructional Methods

This 4 page paper discusses two instructional models for patient education: group education/discussion and self-instruction. The writer compares them and reports studies demonstrating their effectiveness with specific chronic conditions, like diabetes. Advantages and disadvantages of each are included. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Inclusion Program In High School/A Research Proposal

A 15 page proposal for a research study, which includes a table of content and an abstract as part of this page total. This proposal describes a study that would examine the success or failure of inclusion at the high school level by examining the attitudes of general education teachers and special education teachers as to whether or not inclusion programs are meeting the needs of all students and can, therefore, be classified as successful. The page count also includes suggestions as to proposed methodology and instrumentation. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Assessment for Special Education

A 3 page research paper that discusses the teacher's role in assessment for special education services, what assessment entails and what is accomplished by assessment. The writer discusses the requirements of federal legislation (IDEA) and what is entailed in creating an Individual Education Program (IEP) under IDEA. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Bilingual Education/Issue Pro & Con

A 6 page research paper that includes a 1 page abstract. This research offers a limited review of the literature pertaining to the national debate concerning the value and effectiveness of bilingual education versus the methodology varied by those who opposed bilingual education, those advocating "English-only" or "English-immersion." The writer defines the parameters of this debate and then reviews the results of a number of recent studies on English-learner instruction, before offering a personal position on these issues. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Importance Of Learning Environments

The topic is addressed in a 12 page paper that looks at literature on the subject, particularly as it pertains to learning and cognition. Several issues are addressed including special education and experimental learning. A paradigm shift at the higher education level is noted as it pertains to the learning environment. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

The Philosophy Of John Dewey

6 pages in length. Celebrated American philosopher, John Dewey, postulated that all life was interconnected amidst education, art and the environment. Through his teachings, Dewey passed along his philosophies to countless students in several colleges across the country. Education as we know it today has greatly benefited because of the insightful philosophies of one of America's foremost thinkers. The writer briefly encapsulates Dewey's philosophies as they developed throughout his career.

The Effects of Mentoring Programs on First Year Teachers

School administrators have recognized that new teachers require more than education and positive teaching skills to be successful in the educational setting: they need the support of administration and other education professionals to assure their process of development. This 10 page paper considers the impact of mentoring programs in the high school setting and the proposes a study for evaluating the impacts of mentoring programs as perceived by first year teachers. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Athlete Motivation and the Correlation between Motivation & Performance

One of the most difficult aspects of physical education is developing motivational tools for athletes, and educators have struggled to promote self- and group-directed motivational programming and assessments to improve the performance of student athletes. This 25 page paper considers the problem of motivation within the scope of physical education programming and provides an overview of the commonly applied motivational models. This study also provides some suggestions and recommendations for educators, and links motivation to performance in an effective discussion about competitive performance in team sports programs. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Inequalities in Public Education

A 10 page paper discussing inequalities of public education based on the unequal distribution of resources between "rich" and "poor" public school districts. Using Jonathan Kozol's Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools, the paper discusses whether these inequalities are based in justice and whether the effect of maintaining a class-based system of public education based on standard distribution systems is morally justifiable. The paper argues against both these premises. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Should Universities Charge Tuition?

A 4 page analysis of whether a publicly-funded higher education program is either possible or necessary. The paper argues that since college or post-secondary vocational training is absolutely necessary for getting a competitive job, free education should be provided, and the cost could be underwritten by the corporations who will benefit from these trained workers. No additional sources cited.

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