Essays Tagged: "academic performance"

Which gender does better on a first year level of college?

AbstractThe purpose of the present study was to analyze and observe the academic performance among females and males. Student's grades were investigated in this experiment ... s. Student's grades were investigated in this experiment to determine which gender performed better academically. One class of Psychology 100 students were used in the study. The data was derived from ... ed to obtain the overall averages of males and females to distinguish which gender performed better academically. Averages were determined among males and females while a class average was calculated ...

(6 pages) 95 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut

ly Sun. But by 1943 Vonnegut was on the verge of being asked to leave Cornell due to his lackluster academic performance. He beat Cornell to the punch by enlisting in the army. By this point Vonnegut' ...

(6 pages) 42 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Motivation and styles of learning.

ve learning is associated with enhanced student outcomes, including increase in self-esteem, better academic performance, friendships among classmates and improved interethnic perceptions (Santrock, 1 ... First, classroom size has increased in recent years. Such an increase has not been found to affect academic achievement, however, larger classrooms can increase anti-social behaviour. Perhaps such la ...

(5 pages) 527 1 3.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Pros and Cons of No Child Left Behind Act.

ns for parents, and teacher and staff quality.Schools will be held responsible for improving the academic performance of all students, and there will be real consequences for districts and schools ... erested parents, families, and taxpayers can look to their state for detailed information about its academic standards. No Child Left Behind combines and simplifies programs, so that schools can get a ...

(3 pages) 568 1 4.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Research project on how part time work affects students academic achievement.

Analyse How Part-Time Work Affects College Students Academic AchievementHere is an analysis of how part-time work effects college students between the a ... s of how part-time work effects college students between the ages of sixteen and eighteen and their academic achievement. Could the increase of teenage students with part-time work be hindering the ac ... k through education to pay for such teenage necessities as trainers etc but is this affecting their academic work?There are many factors of work, which may influence the result or this study: Differen ...

(8 pages) 197 1 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

This is a short essay discussing the concept of zero tolerance in High school.

will help provide a better educational environment, thus creating an opportunity to achieve better academic performance." The zero-tolerance policies largely grew out of the Safe and Drug-Free School ... ortable and unpredictable. The teachers and students would feel uneasy, which could slow down their academic goals and achievements. " If respect for teachers is undermined in an individual case, resp ...

(11 pages) 206 0 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

The Harmony in Education

education program had sparked her interest, therefore boosting her self esteem, and eventually, her academic performance. For those wondering who this girl was, this girl was me.Music in schools great ... those wondering who this girl was, this girl was me.Music in schools greatly affects the students' academic progress, and development. The ability to play a musical instrument and/or appreciate the a ...

(5 pages) 118 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Current Views of Univerity Sport and its Athlete

Present views of university sport and its athlete's academic achievements are usually negative. The media constantly presents us with the stereotypical ... buys into it. Although society generally views university sport as having a negative effect on the academic performance of student athletes, studies done in Canada and the United States show the exac ... opposite. Participation of university students in sport has a positive effect on the level of their academic achievements.Although student athletes have to deal with a full academic course load, plus ...

(7 pages) 78 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Effect Of Socio Economic Status On Children In Grade 6 In Jamaica

parish of St. Andrew for the past 12 years it was observed that socioeconomic status affected their academic achievement. Some students perform well while some students performed poorly academically. ... well while some students performed poorly academically. In analyzing the results of these students academic performance it was evident that students who performed well were from working class homes w ...

(3 pages) 70 2 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

An analysis of intervention processes on academic performance on individuals with Nonverbal learning disorders. University Research Assignment

An analysis of intervention processes on academic performance on individuals with Nonverbal learning disordersAn individual changes, physical ... ation process is interrelated to the individual's cognitive processing ability. The significance of academic performance of individuals and their process of adaptation through the lifespan is best exp ... cal deficits and Primary, secondary and tertiary functions, and secondly between these deficits and academic performance, Rourke (2000) and Molenar-Klumper (2002). Analyses of the developmental compon ...

(14 pages) 317 0 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

The Ups and Downs of Seperation, an analysis of the seperation of students by sex

rating classrooms by sex is an issue that must be approached carefully because while it may advance academic performance for some, it could as easily be detrimental to the academic performance of othe ... should be separated by gender. She asserts that in a coed environment women do not perform as well academically as in a single sex environment. Estrich believes that in dual-sex classrooms women are ...

(4 pages) 43 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Adequacy Of High School English Writing Program. "Explaining a Concept"

ent fields. Usually a student getting admission in the College or University must meet the level of academic performance and show evidence of the high school preparation.Students have a wide range of ...

(2 pages) 35 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Memory

"The first step in improving your academic performance is to make sure what you're studying is processed effectively so it can be stor ...

(2 pages) 58 0 2.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

SCHOOL UNIFORMS

try are now requiring students to wear uniforms. Can uniforms really make a difference in a child's academic performance? Wouldn't uniforms infringe the child's creativity and self-expression? Clothes ...

(1 pages) 42 1 2.8 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Computer Games: Effects on Children.

of educational games, which are almost exclusively sold for the PC, have been shown to help improve academic performance.However, many more studies have shown relationships between playing video games ...

(4 pages) 136 1 4.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Varsity Membership and Academic performance in Math, Science and English

This research is all about how varsity membership and academic performance in Mathematics, Science and in English. This would help us, teachers, students, ... help us, teachers, students, parents and other people know how varsity membership would affect the academic performance of the students. This would also help us answer our problems concerning about t ... dents. This would also help us answer our problems concerning about the performance of the students academically.Global articles from Willams College states that the grades of their athletes are lower ...

(1 pages) 1242 1 4.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Why girls outdo boys in academics

mily dinner a lady who is teaching at two private universities asked me this question on gender and academic performance. It made me think and the ideas that came to me were not so unreasonable. I dec ... f with it will seek approval and derive self esteem through doing well in the party affairs keeping academics as secondary source of self esteem. For him his academic performance is less important tha ...

(4 pages) 33 1 2.8 May/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

"Boy-girl relationships between students from top schools and those from neighbourhood schools are doomed to fail." Do you agree with this view?

with them. Students from top schools, on the other hand, are more geared towards their studies and academic performance. They would spend most of their time revising, studying and doing their homewor ...

(3 pages) 12 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

The Official Language Movement

a growing immigrant population. The primary focus for schools is to get non-English speakers, whose academic performance is measured under the No Child Left Behind law, up to speed in English-speaking ...

(2 pages) 79 1 3.9 Dec/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Effects of social pressure on

Abstract The current experiment investigates the effects of different types of social pressure on academic performance of entering freshmen. Ninety undergraduate students (45 males and 45 females) w ... itive and control groups as well as the positive and negative groups.The Role of Social Pressure on Academic Performance of Entering Freshmen According to Rosabeth Kanter (1977), the more isol ...

(12 pages) 82 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology