Essays Tagged: "schooling"

Robert E. Lee

o his father's army career and political life.After Lee's early years, the reader will learn of his schooling at the MilitaryAcademy, West Point, followed by his life in the Army before and after theC ...

(13 pages) 174 1 2.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Greg graffin

s now been around over15 years and has released over eight albums,the lead singer has continued his schoolingand now has one bachelors degree ,a mastersand is working on his Ph.D. Greg Graffin ...

(3 pages) 42 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Choosing the Foundation for Education: Debate in Schooling Comparision of Public vs. Private schooling.

Choosing the Foundation for Education: Debate in SchoolingA child's education is not to be taken lightly. Research should play a major role in the ch ... nd. While public schools are free (Ramasamy), private schools may offer a more artistic approach to schooling, thus enlarging the opportunity to think independently. The debate of which school is bett ...

(5 pages) 331 1 4.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Symbolism in John Steinbeck's The Pearl

the great pearl as providing the opportunity to pay for a church wedding, new clothes, a rifle, and schooling for his son...' (Warren 28). From these wants and needs, Kino symbolizes 'clearly good and ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

My experiences with Minorities Vs. Non-Minorities

Throughout most of my school years, before attending MCTC, I had neverexperienced inter-racial schooling. I went to a small high school with about twentyminority students. These students wer ... Theteacher may pick on the non-minority due to a belief that these students care about theirschooling, whereas minority students are being pre-judged without the chance to reallylearn. Som ...

(2 pages) 77 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Carl Gauss

ted a mistake in his father's calculations when he was only three. Throughout the rest of his early schooling, he stood out remarkably from the rest of the students, and his teachers persuaded his fat ...

(3 pages) 54 0 2.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Electronic Distance Education

distance education will appeal to particular students but has never been a replacement for in-class schooling because of the some deficiencies. For example, it is hard for students to ask questions on ... becomes clear to me that the distance education of another form can be as effective as the in-class schooling. Electronic distance education uses the World-Wide-Web to present course materials, a dedi ...

(5 pages) 274 1 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Dickinson vs. Whitman. Their lives and their styles

After receiving five years of schooling, Walt Whitman spent four years learning the printing trade; Emily Dickinson returned home ... Whitman spent four years learning the printing trade; Emily Dickinson returned home after receiving schooling to be with her family and never really had a job. Walt Whitman spent most of his time obse ...

(5 pages) 153 1 3.8 Oct/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Literary contributions of King Alfred the Great

ounded himself with educated men (Collins 297).As a child Alfred received little formal training or schooling. He did possess ahighly retentive memory and particularly enjoyed listening to the court b ...

(5 pages) 55 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Adolf Hitler 1889-1945

ng mother. It was she who protected him from the wrath of his father. He consistently failed in his schooling only to grow up a half educated young man, untrained for any trade or profession, seemingl ... ding, his performance continued to decline. Adolf knew he would never graduate from the school. His schooling days were over.In 1905, Klara and her family moved to the city of Linz, where Adolf became ...

(5 pages) 39 0 4.0 Mar/1996

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

Albert Camus

s at the University of Algiers. Albert Camus then started journalism as a career. He finished early schooling, majoring in philosophy with a goal to teach. He was married to Simone in 1934 and divorce ...

(7 pages) 66 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

John Woolman and his accomplishments on the abolishment of slavery

by the religious Education Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting} 'John Woolman had finished his schooling and had worked for several years on the family farm, found a place clerking in a little st ...

(3 pages) 50 2 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

American Education System - Decentralized Organization

rom prekindergarten to graduate school. Elementary and secondary education involves twelve years of schooling the successful completion of which leads to a high school diploma. A distinct feature of t ...

(2 pages) 158 0 5.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

What is an education, an expanded definition including a dictionary def.

English Dictionary one of the definitions of the word 'education' is: 'The systematic instruction, schooling or training given to the young in preparation for the work of life; by extension, similar ... be, there is a great deal more to the process of becoming educated than the actual instruction and schooling one may receive.If you asked a person in high school or college exactly why he is in schoo ...

(4 pages) 255 0 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The correlation between socioeconomic status and student performance

his trend.First, we can present the biological phenomenon as a way of understanding the pattern. In Schooling in Capitalist America by Bowles and Gintis, the authors stated that there has been a rival ... whites in Europe than the non-whites in Asia. In the case of educating children about race, common schooling can often give students better and wider perspective of the diversity that exists in out s ...

(10 pages) 421 1 3.9 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

the comparison of functionalism and conflict theory

Functionalism and conflict theory are two theories that influence the purposes of schooling. These two theories are both different and similar in their view and relation to schooling ... y concentrates more on the social aspects and cultural aspects more than any other areas within the schooling systems. Based upon these two aspects, functionalists will try to recognize the social sys ... n intellectual, political, economical, and social purposes as what they perceive as the purposes of schooling. The intellectual purposes of schooling according to functionalists are learning and apply ...

(4 pages) 398 3 4.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Welfare reform in America

The amount of teenage pregnancies and children born into poverty, or potential poverty situations.3)Schooling systems must change to accommodate the work forces needs.These are definately not the only ... normal high schools.Catering to students tastes and dreams may help students maintain faithin their schooling, bringing up the success rates of U.S. schools. Alsothe magnet school system allows studen ...

(6 pages) 331 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government


ffecting the current citizens of the United States. Taxpayers are forced to pay for the welfare and schooling for many of these immigrants, some who are illegal aliens. Some citizens believe that immi ...

(14 pages) 753 1 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

A biography of the pioneer architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and his contributions to modern architecture.

and gave Mies a sufficient knowledge of building materials. Although he was only given rudimentary schooling as a child, at age nineteen Mies had acquired more valid knowledge than many architects wo ...

(9 pages) 122 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

A persuasive book report. The book: The Eleventh Commandment by jeffery archer.

ke students want to give up reading as a hobby completely. Although reading is an important part of schooling, students should have input as to what literature is used. One suggestion for a work of Br ...

(4 pages) 85 0 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature