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Bilingual Education / An Overview

A 3 page paper presenting an overview of bilingual education in the United States. Through a brief history on the development of bilingual education, current conditions and future proposals, the practice of bilingual education currently used in America is presented.Bibliography lists 7 sources.

The Importance of Booker T. Washington & W.E.B. DuBois to African-American Education & Intellectual Thought

A 5 page paper which examines the diverse influences of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois in terms of early twentieth-century African-American education and intellectual thought, including their differing definitions of education, their interpretations of education to the freed slave, the basis for their beliefs, and a consideration of Washington's 'Atlanta Compromise.' Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Civil Rights Movement / Its Importance to Educational Equality

A 3 page overview of the positive results of the Civil Rights Movement on Education. Identifies bilingual education and the Civil Rights Act as being perhaps the two most important spin-offs of this movement. Relies heavily on 'Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society' (1998) by Donna Gollnick and Philip Chinn. No additional sources cited.

A Comparison of Educational Perspectives: Whitehead and Chaudhuri

This 8 page paper considers the perspectives of Alfred North Whitehead in his work The Aims of Education, and Haridas Chaudhuri in his work The Evolution of Integral Consciousness. This paper outlines these 2 different perspectives on education, creates a critical analysis of both and then identifies the beliefs of each of the authors as they compare to existing perspectives on education. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Crisis in American Public Education

5 pages in length. There currently exists a crisis in American public education. According to Education: Opposing Viewpoints, the most important reason for this crisis is the situation that exists in American public schools today. Such factors as poorly prepared teachers, low curricula, and multiple inequities including those that are racial and financial all combine to make public education currently seem to be in a crisis situation. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Sex Education and High School Students

This 5 page report presents an argument in behalf of high school students being required to take a sex education class. The ever-present debate over whether or not high school students (or students of any age) should be required to take sex education classes has resulted in a great deal of animosity. Even though sex education has been implemented in most schools, adolescent pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in America are still significant problems. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Inclusion in Physical Education

5 pages in length. Inclusion is the fairly new philosophy of merging special and general education and placing all children with disabilities in general education settings. While inclusion has been around for nearly ten years, there still seem to be more questions than ever regarding the success of the theory of inclusion. This paper is focused on educators of physical education and inclusion programs. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

How the Internet has Impacted Education

A 6 page paper which discusses various aspects of education in relationship to the Internet. From Internet classrooms to obtaining a degree through the Internet, education has become more readily available to many people. In addition, it has also greatly added to the education level of children and older students in the traditional classroom. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Enhancing Parental Involvement in Early Childhood Education

In 10 pages, the author discusses enhancing parental involvement in early childhood education. When parents are involved in early childhood education, they have equal power with professionals in making decisions regarding a child's program of care and education. This benefits the child. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

The Importance of Booker T. Washington & W.E.B. DuBois to African-American Education & Intellectual Thought

A 5 page paper which examines the diverse influences of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois in terms of early twentieth-century African-American education and intellectual thought, including their differing definitions of education, their interpretations of education to the freed slave, the basis for their beliefs, and a consideration of Washington’s “Atlanta Compromise.” Bibliography lists 5 sources.

New Managerialism in Further Education

This 13 page paper looks at the emergence of ‘new managerialism’ in further education. The papers looks at what is meant by this term, the driving forces behind the introduction of ‘new managerialism’ in further education and critically examines the impact of this model on the further education sector. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

Multicultural Instruction/Health & PE

A 4 page research paper that discusses multicultural education, which is of the current trends that has had a tremendous impact on contemporary instruction and educational research. This exploration of this topic looks at the ways in which inclusion of multicultural education principles can benefit health and physical education instruction. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Parental Issues in Education

A 3 page research paper that discusses 3 parental issues in education, which are: How parental values affect children’s education; how home-schooling affects performance in higher education; and whether parents should be allowed choice under the NCLB. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Current Perspectives/Math and Science Education

A 3 page research paper that discusses the fact that the position of the United States in relation to other countries and math and science education has been a cause for concern for the last decades. This examination of literature looks at current perspectives on trends in US education, with a focus on math and science education and how this impacts the country as a whole. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Bush and Kerry on Education

This 5 page paper compares and contrasts Bush and Kerry's proposals on education. Both public education and higher education subjects are addressed. The No Child Left Behind Act is discussed. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Educational Needs Assessment

A 5 page paper proposing an educational needs assessment at a large New York City hospital, for the purpose of enhancing diabetic education among patients. The initial assessment indicates that a need exists in further training and education in techniques and rationale of diabetic teaching in the hospital setting; the paper addresses surveying health care workers; administrative resistance; staff resistance; and the need for better patient education. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Learner Characteristics and Learning Readiness in a Public Hospital

A 4 page paper discussing early steps in designing a continuing education program for nurses in a public hospital setting. Technological change dictates that ongoing education in health care is a continuing requirement. Continuing education programs can be expected to be most successful when planners consider learner characteristics; developmental stage; learning styles; and readiness to learn in determining what teaching strategies to use. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

California Master Plan For Higher Education

A 5 page paper. The California Master Plan for Higher Education, passed in 1960, outlined the population pool for each higher education system in California, the University of California, the California State University and the Community College system. The Cal Grant program was also put into place to help low-income students pay for their education. This essay explains the criteria for admission, discusses the effects of Proposition 209 and increasing tuition fees. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Education: Micro And Macro

6 pages in length. Education is the lifeblood of success in virtually every aspect of post-academic life. The extent to which education plays an integral role in the micro and macro levels of outcome/trends is both grand and far-reaching; that obtaining an education is many times hinged upon class, race and gender speaks to the inequitable circumstances surrounding the quest to obtain knowledge, a lifesaving commodity allegedly - yet not realistically - available to all. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

SPED Parents

A 3 page paper in the form of a brochure to parents of special education children, encouraging them to become and remain involved with their children’s education. The brochure addresses both legal and practical aspects of special education and ways they can become more involved. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Roles in Education/Chapter Summaries

A 10 page research paper that addresses issues in leadership as they apply to education. The first page addresses the question of what roles community leader and religious institutions should play in the process of education. This is followed by three 3-page summaries of articles on education and leadership. Bibliography sites these articles, but this information is incomplete.

Du Bois & Washington on Education

A 3 page essay that discusses the views of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois, two of the most renowned leaders of Black Americans in the late nineteenth/early twentieth centuries, on education for Black Americans. Washington emphasized general education and vocational/industrial studies and Du Bois favored having higher education being made more accessible to the Black intellectual elite, a group whom he referred to as “Talented Tenth.” Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Education and social inequality

A paper which looks at the relationship between social inequality and the education system. The writer considers the way in which education perpetrates inequality through mainstream ideological values, and also the extent to which the education system has the capacity to redress such inequalities. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Philosophy of Education

A 20 page research paper that offers a detailed discussion of factors contributing to the formulation of a personal philosophy of education. This discussion, first of all, examines the historical and philosophical trends that have led to the present moment in education, as well as social theories that influence educational philosophy. This information is drawn upon to discuss how this author's personal philosophy of education developed, which includes discussion of a personal vision of the ideal school system. Bibliography lists 21 sources.

The Importance of Education in Today's Competitive World:

This 5 page paper is an opinion piece which discusses the importance of education in today's competitive world. This paper offers many reasons for getting a solid education as well as the consequences of not having a good education. Bibliography lists no sources.

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