Essays Tagged: "learner"

Law of Inverse Returns. The law of inverse returns states that the better the foreign learner's Japanese is, the worse the reaction of the Japanese native population will be to the learner's use of J

cember 6, 1996Shoji AzumaJapan 355 - 1The law of inverse returns states that the better the foreign learner's Japanese is, the worse the reaction of the Japanese native population will be to the learn ... ive population will be to the learner's use of Japanese. In this paper, I argue that the better the learner's Japanese is, the better the treatment to the learner of Japanese from native Japanese. I w ...

(8 pages) 89 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

This essay is about the pro's and con's of having damns

Pros and Cons of DamsThought out school I always learner that dams are a really good thing. Up until I read this article off the Internet. After read ...

(1 pages) 54 0 2.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Classical and Operant Conditioning.

l and operant conditioning. One is the extent to which reinforcement depends on the behavior of the learner. In classical conditioning the response is a natural reaction that the subject cannot avoid. ...

(3 pages) 375 1 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

How To Operate a Stick Shift Transmission. It is a process essay that could use a better thesis statement.

ming your left foot to hit the clutch at the precise time. To get started driving a stick shift the learner should be accompanied by a person who already knows how to operate a stick transmission. The ... to practice and learn how to drive a stick transmission is in a large, open vacant parking lot.The learner should next familiarize themself with the differences between a stick shift transmission and ...

(3 pages) 86 2 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Banking Concepts." Paulo Friere raleted to education.

Condemning the 'banking' concept of education, where the learner is seen as a passive empty deposit into which knowledge and literacy can be invested, Paulo ... roup's discussion will entail actions in which reading and writing skills are required, thus giving learners a concrete purpose for the literacy they are developing. Freirean advocates contrast this p ...

(4 pages) 136 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The makeup of an educated adult.

adership, social responsibility, intercultural understanding, and the willingness to be a life long learner educated. (Alexander, 2002). Fort Hays State views an educated adult as a person who is know ...

(6 pages) 158 1 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

How I learn.

me when I was not taking some kind of class or studying to become proficient in something new. As a learner, I tend to pick things up quickly. I have always been able to sit down at a new technology o ... n using for years. This was an important lesson taught to me by this entire process.I am a hands-on learner who is extremely stubborn and often needs to find the passion in the subject to learn it eff ...

(10 pages) 210 1 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Constructivist Theory of Learning.

The constructivist theory of learning has been one of the more popular epistemologies for learners, teachers and scholars alike, particularly in the last decade. The two primary strands of c ... s. This will be the focus of this work. However, personal constructivism, which bases itself on the learner's interaction with the physical world, will also be looked at. The defining features of the ...

(7 pages) 490 1 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Alternative Education.

in place curriculum and communities for learning. Organize groups on how to start new alternative, learner and create curriculum, and teach history of education alternatives. AERO is the central hub ... potential. Each child is an individual and learns at there own pace as well as which way the child learners best. The teachers ask the right question, and lead the students to learn the right answer ...

(7 pages) 205 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

An essay about the new graduated licensing program in British Columbia.

ths by young drivers may be accurate, the conditions of the roads and environments will worsen. The learners stage of regulations has not changed significantly, but enough to make some kind of a notic ... ing the environment less desirable, getting around harder and much more traffic and aggravation.The learner stage will now last twelve months instead of the previous six months, unless taking an ICBC ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Dance Jazz

acticing really does help. I learn best by doing things over and over. I am a very hands-on type of learner. I need to be able to do more than just see or hear something before I can fully understand ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Grammar in Monolingual English Dictionaries - What kind of grammatical aspects/information can be found in monolingual dictionaries and why is it included

ng a foreign language, grammatical aspects and information can be found in almost every monolingual learner's dictionary. One might argue that it is not necessary to include such points in a publicati ... hat it is not necessary to include such points in a publication whose main purpose is to supply the learner with definitions and meanings of words, when there are also own language books specially des ...

(10 pages) 81 2 4.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Learning Why som people learn faster and better

n for doing something. It has not any difference, motives can be general or specific but a motivate learner acquires what he learns more rapidly than one who is not motivated. The important note is th ... than nonsense ones, transfer of new things will be better in learning and active participation by a learner is preferable to passive reception. In choosing a method of teaching it is very important to ...

(2 pages) 79 0 1.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Listening Comprehension: Aural processes and Listening Comprehension Strategies in Second Language Learning

ess involves numerous factors that include such things as the personality and learning style of the learner and the grammaticality of the message. Listeners are also required to use both their linguis ... o shown that second language teachers who have an understanding of the listening process can assist learners in developing effective strategies for listening comprehension. This paper will describe th ...

(7 pages) 244 0 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

FETC Teacher training notes.

now?Before a learned starts the course several areas need to be identified to establish whether the learner is suitable for the course or indeed if the course is suitable for the participant.Age, leve ... at need to be addressed.These questions arise due to a number of issues, for example; if you have a learner who is considerably older than the rest of the group you would have to question the motivati ...

(9 pages) 106 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Developing and Understanding Curricula

e curriculum is a complex thing which contains all the planned events, both seen and hidden, that a learner will be subjected to. It should be reviewed on a regular basis to ensure it remains interest ... ify number of important factors and then build them into the curriculum. Significantly to relate to learners' past and present background, and experience that may be accommodated within a learning pro ...

(8 pages) 364 1 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Self Assessment Paper

cognitive, affective, and physiological factors that serve as relatively stable indicators of how a learner perceives, interacts with, and responds to the learning environment (Keefe, 1979). Learning ... , Christine 1999). As a student in India I was used to learning in small groups. I am more a visual learner, than an auditory learner. Since I learn better through seeing I learn best through visual d ...

(4 pages) 498 1 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Learners with Exceptionalities

Learners with exceptionalities are students who have special educational needs in relation to societ ... or school norms. An inability to perform appropriate academic tasks for any reason inherent in the learner makes that learner exceptional. (Slavin 1) About ten percent of students in the United State ... nt of students in the United States receive special education and there are many different types of learners with exceptionalities, including learning disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Dis ...

(11 pages) 262 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

John Dewey's philosophy on adult education

en practicing progressive education methods. As I stated in my teaching philosophy, I feel that the learner comes first and their comfort in my 'home' (classroom) is paramount to connecting with that ... ple misconceptions and much misinformation have been cleared while investigating these tangents.The learners and I have a respect for our relationship. In comparison to others, the boundaries are exte ...

(3 pages) 192 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Errors and error correction in teaching foreign language

gn language can be compared to ice-skating: Everyone is afraid to fall. From the point of view of a learner/student, the possibility of making a mistake is more present here than in other subjects; se ... nt. Feelings like "I'd rather be quiet than say something stupid" are quite common, and majority of learners do not realize, that errors can actually help them; that mistakes are a developing factor i ...

(3 pages) 67 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers