Teaching Adults Using Technology

According to one 1984 study, sound, light, temperature, and design are environmental characteristics that may hamper an adult's ability to learn (Denny). For example, a room's temperature can affect adults, especially elderly adults' ability to concentrate on new or difficult material, thus th

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Relevance on Inclusion

The terms mainstreaming and inclusion are often used interchangeably in education today. This inconsistency in usage has led to some confusion about what educators mean when they talk about inclusion or full inclusion. Mainstreaming is the practice of educating the disabled

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Mainstreaming and Inclusion Education For Disabled Children

According to the Curry School of Education, approximately 80% of students with learning disabilities receive the majority of their instruction in the general classroom ("Inclusion." http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/curry/dept/cise/ose.html. 10 Oct. 1999). That number is expected to

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What is Inclusion?

According to the Curry School of Education, approximately 80% of students with learning disabilities receive the majority of their instruction in the general classroom ("Inclusion." http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/curry/dept/cise/ose.html. 10 Oct. 1999). That number is expected to

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The Differences of Two Learning Styles: Academic & Professional Realm

The purpose of this paper is to identify and compare the meaning as well as the differences of two learning styles as they relate to both the academic and professional realm. I have chosen these two styles because I believe the majority of people are either visual or auditory

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The Critical Aspects of Education Research Planning

According to the United States Government's "National Directions in Education Research Planning," educational research planning must emphasize focus and selectivity in curriculum design and "concentrate on those areas that the public and profession believe are impor

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"Learning Disabilities"

I'm just starting my sophomore year in college.... I first knew I had a learning disability when I was in first grade. A learning disability is like any other disability, but in this case it's the learning process that is disturbed. There is something that's stopping me from learning in the average

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A Movie Report on "Educating Rita"

The movie "Educating Rita" shows us how drive and motivation goes from wanting to have an education, to longing for every class to learn something new, and finally to sharing knowledge with others. Rita seemed trapped in a life that she did not want. She decided

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Education: Cause and Effect

Education - cause and effect A good education lays the path for a better quality of life. There have been many studies done, both formal and informal, that show the effects of education or lack thereof in a person's life. As a nation we realize the importa

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Applied Psychology

I was placed in an eighth grade English class that is an inclusion classroom. Inclusion classrooms are general education classrooms that include children with special needs. These classrooms typically have one subject oriented teacher and one special education teacher. The classroo

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The Assessment in the Classroom

Assessment is a necessary evil in the classroom; on the one hand, standardized tests and grading are necessary to determine how the students are progressing. On the other hand, tests are always going to be biased to some degree. As a prospective teacher, I understand the need for standardized tests

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Educational Psychology Theories

The big controversy in education today is the way children are taught. Many of the same arguments that are made regarding what is taught can also be made regarding how it is taught. Theories of educational psychology are attempts to describe how people behave in satisfying their physical and psychol

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The Theories of Educational Psychology

The big controversy in education today is the way children are taught. Many of the same arguments that are made regarding what is taught can also be made regarding how it is taught. Theories of educational psychology are attempts to describe how people behave in satisfying their physical and psycho

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Integrating the Philosophy of Socrates into the Engineering Curriculum

The engineering curriculum in higher education can enrich students' learning through implementation of Socrates' education philosophy in methods of teaching. Academic institutions in America have a difficult task, being primarily responsible for the education of the population. Higher education

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Teens in Middle East

In the middle east there are many different types of people. There are many different ages, sizes, personalities, and others too. Part of these people are the teens. Teens in Syria play a significant role for many people. This generation of the 21st

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Proper Sequencing of Instruction in Primary Schools

Special Needs Children and Mathematics The teaching of mathematics to children in primary school classrooms can be seen as challenging for some teachers. This is due to a changing society and the introduction of more complex mathematical skills. Once it was acceptable only to teach the four major

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The Staff Development

This paper will review the characteristics of a teaching program for a critical care department in a local community hospital. This will include a review of teaching strategies that focus on the adult learner based on their development stage.

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The Truancy in Schools

Truancy is on the rise, and is a precursor to anti-social behavior. It can result from bullying, disaffection and ensuing alienation. Not every student can be academically minded, and though academic qualifications are one of the poorest indicators of potential, yet the imperative need of school e

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Education a Continous Process

Baxter and Tight (1994) noted in their research that in many countries, people are being encouraged to be "lifelong learners," people who return to school again and again throughout their lives, rather than looking at education as something that ends with graduation from high school or college (Baxt

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Inclusion In A Regular Classroom Setting

Inclusion, the process of allowing all children the opportunity to fully participate in regular education classroom activities regardless of disability, race, or other characteristics is often fought in public schools. Inclusion is most commonly associated to the field of

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The Bilingual Education Programs

Hola. Como estas! Bien. Hoy estoy hablando de educacion bilingual. Or. Hello. How are you. Good. Today I am going to talk about bilingual education. I have been studying Spanish for five academic years now. What you just read is pretty much all that I can say. I was taught Sp

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Education And Its Purposes

Education can be viewed in many different ways; it generally depends on the person or persons involved. To me education serves many purposes. Education is one applying themselves and pushing themselves to help others learn. Education is a very important part of every

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The Effects of Technology in the Classroom

The challenging process of educating is in demanding need for solutions on how technology will change education. Society seems to be fascinated by the eruption of technological advancements in the educational field. In 1981 about eighteen percent of U.S. public schools had one computer for instru

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Raising Academic Standards

High stakes testing is a step backwards for education. Tests that determine grade advancement, teacher pay, school funding and accreditation are becoming increasingly popular. Politicians and corporate leaders support these tests in an effort to "reform" public schools. Instead of reform, high st

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Majority of Teenagers

Are teenagers respected? Some may agree they are and some may not. However, the majority of teenagers will respond, that they don't receive the respect they deserve. Most teens feel they are disrespected mainly by their parents, other adults and by the school boards in North America.

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