Essays Tagged: "Methods and Theories"

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

of education for many students. The constantly changing world of technology means that blackboards and textbooks have been replaced with electronic libraries, interactive video and of course the Inte ... learning: breaking down complex information into more manageable pieces, active reaction, feedback and self-pacing. These elements allows the student to use large amounts of information stored in com ...

(1 pages) 72 0 2.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

English Composition I, Opinion paper on what The Perfect High School would be...

sessments and student evaluations would replace grades. The atmosphere created by these progressive methods would promote self-esteem. Students, who are stimulated by their environment, enjoy the atmo ... ld be used. English, math, science, history, and traditional subjects would be taught with informal methods. Teachers will employ whatever means necessary to educate their students. Any ideal school m ...

(2 pages) 69 0 1.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Learning Why som people learn faster and better

ch influences the process of learning for producing more achievement. Teachers may choose different methods but a good method is one that pay attention to several points. For examples meaningful mater ...

(2 pages) 79 0 1.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

FETC Teacher training notes.

ould not do myself and with a bit of luck create a connection between the students and myself.These methods can all be assessed by the results of the projects and the work handed in on time. Also each ... Most commonly I will use printed material such as posters, magazines and club flyers to illustrate methods of design or production. I also supplement teaching with photocopied hand outs (normally giv ...

(9 pages) 106 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom.

ourse of doing things, people make mistakes due to their inexperience, which includes lack of skill and knowledge. More often than not, man become wiser and more capable by learning from these mistake ... that mistakes are the usual path from inexperience to wisdom. Mistakes are often made by the young and inexperienced. For example, a junior one student will make mistakes in simple addition and subtr ...

(3 pages) 30 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Study Skills "20 Questions and answers"

tage 2: Storage: occurs when information is stored.Stage 3: Retrieval: is the process of getting at and using information held in storage.2.What are the 5 learning styles? Briefly explain each in comp ... plete sentences.Part One-Social or Independent Learners: Social learners tend to be people-oriented and enjoy personal interaction. Independent learners prefer to work and study alone.Part Two-Spatial ...

(3 pages) 123 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

John Dewey's philosophy on adult education

John Dewey "Experience and Education", I realized that I have been practicing progressive education methods. As I stated in my teaching philosophy, I feel that the learner comes first and their comfor ... timulus and that benefits no one.There are many paths in learning with no one best way. Some of the methods my students participate in group learning, problem solving and experiential learning. I find ...

(3 pages) 192 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy


by the capacity of each pupiland the difficulty or complexity of the investigation undertaken thus,methods of evaluation other than class tests and examinations must be used;(g) the pupil exercises g ... ations to Inquiry". It will become clear after perusing theBSCS book and the description of inquiry methods in Part A here, which arecontrasted with Bruner's "discovery" method in Part B, that "inquir ...

(27 pages) 384 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Where do we learn more?

Learning from others, whether their points of view we share or not, as isinvariably advocated and exercised by all successful individuals, is thebest way to learn. By this means, others' experie ... arn. By this means, others' experiences and lessons can belearned; others' failures can be avoided; and others' advises can be heard.Those who are not prepared or even unwilling to learn from others a ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Encouraging alternative forms of self expression in the generation Y student: a strategy for effective learning in the classroom

Abstract: A majority of students in the classrooms of colleges and universities today, are a product of a generation of latch key kids in which daycare, babysitter ... d computers serve as surrogate parents. With the proliferation of technology, the internet, beepers and cell phones have become social lifelines for this generation. They are technology savvy, indepen ... esourceful. Conditioned to expect immediate gratification, these youth have shorter attention spans and also a low threshold for boredom. It can be quite a challenge for educators to keep these young ...

(5 pages) 133 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Reasons for reflective practice and key-theme in reflective practice.

Reflective practice provide cirtical self-essessent of your own existing skills and prsonal attributes. It enable u to enhance your employment opportunities and say soemthing about ... ay soemthing about yourself to your prospective employer. It is important to locate existing skills and personal attributes as most organizations include soft skills in job specifications. Many even s ... w stages. The need to perpetuate awareness of soft skills is important since it enhances creativity and professional artistry.Some of the fundamental concepts of reflective practiceinclude reflective ...

(1 pages) 86 0 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Prstitution Lesson for aspiring teachers.

o heterogeneous subgroups, each one tackling a different problem.Students will use various research methods to gather, evaluate, and synthesize information about their assigned problem.Students will w ...

(5 pages) 45 0 1.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Barriers to Learning.

learning and what the lecturer can do to overcome these barriers and which tutor or learned centred methods could be utilised to help teach the project team.Report on barriers to learning.From the inf ... adults needs to face every situation as a unique event, requiring a new assessment and perhaps new methods. What will work with one group may not work with another". Rogers, Alan (1966).It can be dif ...

(7 pages) 122 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Comparison and conclusions about the nature of knowledge between knowing a friend and knowing how to swim, knowing a scientific theory and knowing a historical period.

ts with what we see around us. The act of knowing a friend and knowing how to swim are both in turn methods of learning to obtain and achieve things in life.Comparing knowing a friend to knowing a sci ...

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Philosophy of Education

will make my students want to succeed and be a part of their community.I will modify instructional methods, using a wide range of teaching styles for the academic achievement of all my students, so t ... learn, and determine how the knowledge process influences themselves and others.I will use teaching methods and materials to reduce student prejudice and work to create a school culture that empowers ...

(1 pages) 82 0 2.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Dead Poet Society

d that I learned much from the movie. Such as; live your own rules, don't let others hold you back, and follow your aspirations. Life is something you use, it's yourself that determines how you use it ... t meet me. For example, a extraordinary thing about myself is how I am able to relate with everyone and am able to share that. Extraordinary things about people are what make one another interested an ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Using the concepts of the knowing self and the situated self, in which you critically reflect on how your background has influenced you as a learner.

In this essay I will briefly outline my understanding of the concepts of the situated and knowing self. I will then reflect on how my background ha ... situated and knowing self. I will then reflect on how my background has influenced me as a learner and in doing this I apply the concepts to my discussion.My understanding of the concept of the situa ... ing of the concept of the situated self is that it is the aspect of the self that involves cultural and social background and the surroundings of the self. The situated self changes over time, it can ...

(2 pages) 49 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

An Investigation into the use of Collaborative Learning Strategies to foster satisfactory Academic Performance in a group of Grade Six students at a Primary school - BACKGROUND TO STUDY

r public lives. Change not only affects social institutions, like the family, but the world of work and our interpersonal and economic lives as well. In our Jamaican society today, unlike many years a ... ciety today, unlike many years ago, it is notable that the society throughout the years has changed and gradually developed into a culture that emphasizes individualism- a “me, myself and I’ ...

(2 pages) 505 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

BSB124 Portfolio

ortfolio is to reflect on my effectiveness based on the activities conducted in lectures, tutorials and my experiences in the group presentation task in order to help me learn from the experience.This ... be divided into three sections, which are intrapersonal effectiveness, interpersonal effectiveness and organisational effectiveness. For each section, I will describe the experience, reflect on it , ...

(9 pages) 16 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Tele-education – blessing or curse?

ith the classmates and exchanging ideas with the teachers, students learn how to share the ideas or methods with each other and cooperate with each other to seek a better solution. Through the organiz ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays