Essays Tagged: "formal education"

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

. His father was a surgeon who made little money to support the family . Without the means for much formal education, Cervantes became a soldier. On his return to Spain he worked at a series of govern ...

(4 pages) 85 0 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Joseph P. Kennedy II

by Thomas 'Tip'O'Neil, the former Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States. His formaleducation includes a bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts in l976. He ismarr ...

(1 pages) 52 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

The Importance Of Formal And Informal Education

Traditionally our schools are responsible for formallyeducating our children and young people, and families andfriends supply the informal portion ... y to a child'slearning experience. They affect the way a child thinksand communicates with society."Formal education is the hierarchicallystructured, chronologically graded 'education system',running ... y of specialized programs and institutions forfull-time technical and professional training."(Smith)Formal education contributes greatly to a child'sdevelopment because this is how the child will lear ...

(1 pages) 215 0 3.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Was George Washington a good general?

eorge was a good student, he did not excel in reading or languages. In Washington's early teens his formal education came to an end ( Washington was 16, he met Lord Thomas Fairfax, a ...

(5 pages) 132 1 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Alfred Binet

s a physician, became one of the most prominent psychologists in French history.Having received his formal education in both Nice and later, in Paris, at the renowned Lycee Louis -le-Grand, Binet went ...

(5 pages) 107 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States, who steered the Union to victory in the American Civil War and abolished slavery.

old his own in physical contests and also showed great intellectual promise, although he had little formal education. In 1831, after moving with his family to Macon County, Illinois, he struck out on ...

(10 pages) 311 1 4.6 Feb/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Robert Browning

obert Browning was born on May 7, 1812, in Camberwell, which isnow a part of London. He had no real formal education so he was largelyself educated. His father was a smart man with an extensive librar ...

(4 pages) 109 0 4.5 Nov/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


w to go down under to find new, unknownanimals. I found this request very unusual simply because my formal education had been inDNA research, not biological hunts. Nevertheless, my grant from the Univ ...

(6 pages) 41 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Roger Sherman

bel Sherman. Roger lived in Newton until 1743. He was taught the trade of a cobbler. He received no formal education. He was taught be Rev. Samuel Dunbar. Rev. Dunbar taught Rogers math, history, theo ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Emma Goldman

anti-Semiticcountry, Goldman struggled to escape, first through flights of imagination, thenthrough formal education, and finally by means of emigration.1On June 27, 1869, Emma Goldman's life began in ...

(12 pages) 122 1 3.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This paper discuss how important having an education is. It discusses how formal education guarantes power among society.

Formal Education Guarantying PowerIn my opinion, I think that formal education is the key to empower ... ividuality we have" (57). Today most of our leaders and the one's who make important decisions have formal education, college degrees, and PhD's. You can't have legal power unless you have some form o ...

(3 pages) 397 2 5.0 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Poetic analysis of Ben Jonson

rilliant style made him one of the great figures of English literature. Although he had very little formal education he had a vast knowledge of Latin and Greek literature. His work became popular and ...

(4 pages) 63 0 3.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Should Smoking Be Banned from Public Places? What are the effects of smoking? Do we have the right to ban smoking in public places, taking into consideration the Morals and ethics.

smoking prevalence of 36.2%. A research conducted in the United States showed that people with less formal education tend to smoke more. Developing countries are now smoking as much as developed count ... ur body could've received over 10 litres of tar. Other ruthless chemicals inside cigarettes include formaldehyde (preservative), carcinogen (cancer causer) carbon monoxide (car exhaust) and nicotine ( ...

(5 pages) 411 2 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Comparasion of No Great Mischief focus on lack of education in Novel and the effect of lack of education leading to poverty

almost 5 million people lived within the poverty line. Almost all of these people had little or no formal education that would allow them to escape the cycle of poverty. No Great Mischief embraces ma ... r Calum without a proper education is living in the poorest part of Toronto. The opportunities that formal education brought Alexander were as grandma said "This means you will never have to work agai ...

(8 pages) 136 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Shakespearean Theatre

dle-class glove-maker in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. Shakespeare attended grammar school, but his formal education proceeded no further. In 1582 he married an older woman, Anne Hathaway, and had thr ...

(11 pages) 112 1 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Blaise Pascal a physics pioneer of his age.

proposition of Euclideangeometry by himself. While Pascal never did attend a university or any real formaleducation, at the age of sixteen he was allowed to accompany his father on scientificgathering ... can still baffle mathematicians today onhow he came to that answer at such a young age with out any formal schooling. Pascalthen went on to invent the 'adding machine', which is now known as the calcu ...

(3 pages) 44 0 1.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Mark Twain.

r which played host to several of his later novels. Like many authorsof his day, Clemens had little formal education. His education came from the print shopsand newspaper offices where he worked as a ...

(3 pages) 55 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

HOME SCHOOLING This essay prove gives the many different views of home schooling from many perspectives.

an in the United States and Canada during the late 19th century, allowing many children to obtain a formal education at home. In the 1960's and '70's some families began home-schooling their children ... ooled students. A home-schooled child's schedule is very flexible compared to someone who attends a formal school. Although a child may be deprived of many friends, the child can enroll in clubs, gyms ...

(4 pages) 143 3 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Biograph of William Sydney Porter.

and left William to be cared for by his grandmother. While growing up William received very little formal education. For a couple of years he attended the school of his aunt Lina. During this time is ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

This is an analysis on a short story called "The First Seven Years".

hat Mariam deserves a boy who is well educated and financially stable. Even though Sobel has little formal education or wealth, he still offers what he does have to Mariam, his soul. Throughout "The F ... on his daughter. Though Feld thinks the answer to a good life is marrying someone prosperous with a formal education, Mariam has her eyes and heart set on someone who understands her soul. Malamud's u ...

(3 pages) 40 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American