Essays Tagged: "quality of education"

Discuss some of the implications of new techologies for teaching and learning in universities.

The use of new technology in the education system has greatly improved the quality of education for many students. The constantly changing world of technology means that black ...

(1 pages) 72 0 2.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Education Reform Deals with raising teacher pay to increase educational standards, therefore improving education by improving quality teaching

ery U.S. president's agenda is education reform. This is the result of a continuing decrease in the quality of education in America. When compared to the rest of the world, the United States simply do ... sing teacher's salaries by a small amount. It means giving them an increase that will improve their quality of life and allow them to better support their families.In the year 2000, the national avera ...

(5 pages) 456 4 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Old Fashioned Education This is kind of a book report on the difference between education today, and the way it is explained in the authors essay.

t some suggestions to the table that would, if incorporated into our education systems, enhance the quality of education for our children.Holt complaint that school teaches children to do just enough ...

(9 pages) 220 0 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

American Education System - Decentralized Organization

divided into public and private institutions. The main disadvantage of the decentralization is the quality of education received by the students. On the other hand, a real plus to the idea is the fac ... problems that arises because of the heavy reliance on the local property tax is a disparity in the quality of education received by the students. Rich communities can afford to pay more per student t ...

(2 pages) 158 0 5.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

What is Assessment? Who Needs To Assess? Effects of Traditional Tests etc

urposes of AssessmentPolicymakers use assessment to: * Set standards * Focus on goals * Monitor the quality of education * Reward/sanction various practices * Formulate policies * Direct resources inc ... hing to the test? For example, minimum competencytesting was intended to improve instruction and thequality of learning for students; however, its actualeffects too often were otherwise (a shallow dri ...

(5 pages) 466 0 2.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Educational Budget cuts in iowa (negative)

ing effects on Iowa schools. School budgets cannot afford to be cut anymore without sacrificing the quality of education.Of course, the money that once went to education can go to "more important" thi ...

(3 pages) 82 2 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

In Today's Technological Society, is the Push Towards a "Wired" Educational Environment Hindering Students' Ability and Opportunity to Acquire Needed Basic Skills in the Classroom?

g most American citizens. This is due largely in part to the direct correlation between the present quality of education for students and the future level of technological advancement, economic growth ... y-school teachers say that they feel "very well prepared" or even "well prepared" to integrate high-quality digital content into their lessons (Fast Times at Digital High).This raises a point that man ...

(13 pages) 295 0 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Classism: The Unspoken Ism upper class vs lower classes current state in America and how it effects the people who live under these conditions and possibly, what we could do about it.

n public schools. With just this one indicator we have a number of problems we must face. Maybe the quality of education is lower. If this is the case we have to ask why. In many areas of America, onl ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

High Stakes Testing

tandards such as the "No Child left Behind' (Bush, 2001) act, designed for educators to improve the quality of education for children, educators are finding new and creative ways to provide instructio ... look at the pros and cons of performance assessments, and some strategies for improving the overall quality of education for children in America.History of Performance AssessmentsSince testing was fir ...

(13 pages) 408 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Report on "Children in America's Schools", a documentary movie based on a book by Jonathan Kozol called "Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools".

's Schools" and looks at the school system in America circa 1996. The movie describes the disparate quality of education that exists between poor and rich school districts in the United States. Enteri ... he issues, kids who depend on the educational system to live and parents who are fed up with the inequality. I guess the question comes back to who has the power to make the change? It will take an un ...

(3 pages) 95 0 3.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Simple Thoughts from a Young Leader

caring, and sharing in order to build up a moral society. There is definitely a need to improve the quality of education. Public schools are short of facilities and educators due to the lack of funds ...

(1 pages) 34 1 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Contrasting High School and Community College Writing Prompt

ity.First I will stress the major fundamental difference between community college and high school. Quality. It's all about quality. At a community college, the quality of education is worth many time ... m a high school. You learn more, you learn it at a faster rate, and you learn it better from higher quality instructors. At a community college, they strive to educate and please you since you are in ...

(4 pages) 40 0 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Federalism and Education.

than needed. The 'No Child Left Behind Act' was designed by the national government to increase the quality of education throughout the whole country. In reality, the act creates m ore problems than i ...

(3 pages) 86 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Population must be number one on the Philippine government's checklist.

ion will lead to a lower population growth rate or a lower population growth rate will increase the quality of education. In an article of The Philippine Star, Jerrold W. Huguet said that the governme ... ). This continuing increase of the student population prevents the government from providing a good quality education for all (A. Cruz 4).Population and poverty issues have also been controversial. Is ...

(8 pages) 31 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Why overseas students choose to study at Australian universities?

Australian universities compare well with other English speaking countries even they offer no less quality of education than other. Australia has a favorable exchange rate. It means that the students ... l of them contributing to easy to be assimilate surrounding.As remarks above, Australia offers high quality education with competitive cost, unique sporting activity and the chance of enjoying multicu ...

(2 pages) 46 1 4.8 Jul/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The History of Public Education in the U.S.

ns of a hundred families were required to have a grammar schoolmaster, which created consistency in quality of education (History 2). It was at this point in our nation's educational history that form ... the Educational Consolidation and Improvement Act (ECIA) which allocated $5 billion to improve the quality of education received by children (History 34). In 1992 Chapter 1 funding had nearly reached ...

(9 pages) 123 0 3.8 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Co-Ed Versus Single Sex Schools

a similar common curriculum. Whether you attend a co-educational school or a single-sex school, the quality of education stays pretty consistent throughout, depending on the specific school. Just beca ...

(2 pages) 43 0 1.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Puerto Rican Education Scandal

with the Department of Education of Puerto Rico, the nation has taken a great blow to its pride and quality of education. More than four million dollars have been accounted to be part of the scandal, ... ies, Victor Fajardo had given Rivera Class about forty-four million dollars for his company, called Quality Educational Services, giving Fajardo a home in Guaynabo in return. The current governor of P ...

(4 pages) 1282 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Ol' Strom Thurmond

ffice of County Superintendent of Education in 1928 (39). As a teacher, he had plans to improve the quality of education for the county, goal he carried with him for all of South Carolina later in his ...

(6 pages) 792 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Heritability And Intelligence

onditions. It is possible to produce more intelligent individuals when they are exposed to a higher quality of education. Therefore individuals of different races may go to the same school and likewis ...

(2 pages) 35 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology