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Instilling Lifelong Learning as a Generation X Teacher - Born between 1965 and 1980, Gen Xers grew up in an era of emerging technology (Valued Options , n.d). Their relationship with digital technology will positively influence the development of their teaching practice. The generation gap between those born post 2000 and Gen X can be minimised to students by recalling that Google and YouTube were created by Gen X (Grimes, 2011, p. 1-3). These tools enable lifelong learning by providing the ability to view, and research topics anywhere (Howell, 2012, p....   [tags: technology, learning skills, generation x]
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Factors that Promote Rapid Language Learning in Children? - According to Chomsky (1972), language acquisition is one of the exclusive characteristics of human beings and is known as the jewel in the crown of cognition (Pinker, 1994). It is well known that other species on earth have communication system also, but differ substantially in their qualities from human communication. Several attempts have been made to teach apes to speak (Allen & Gardner, 1969; Savage-Rumbaugh, Sevcik, & Hopkins, 1988), but language acquisition is a mystery of human beings, it starts before a child is born (DeCasper & Spence, 1986)....   [tags: learning acquisition, skinner's theory, LAD]
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Evaluative Report of an Example of Computer Mediated Learning. - The creation and design of an e-learning resources does not necessarily need to involve the use “user centred design”, and the philosophy of epistemology and semiotics. The creation of an e-learning resource such as a virtual learning environment, often start their lives out with learning and pedagogical aspect being the primary design principle. Over the time, the evolution of these resources does empirically involve epistemology and semiotics but this could be an accident of design and not a structured, logical, philosophically driven process....   [tags: centred design ,e-learning, espitemology]
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The Relationship Among the Mind, Body and Learning Outcomes - The mind and the body are not only connected, but are a single entity that rely on each other (Dreher, 2003). Both the mind and the body must be in peak condition in order to optimize learning outcomes. The scientific community must destigmatize the mind-body connection with further research and begin separating facts from pop culture fiction. Since knowledge is the lifeblood of the academic community, it seems pertinent to find how to optimize students' circumstances to encourage the best opportunity for learning potential....   [tags: Optimizing Learning Outcomes, Mind, Body]
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Analysis of the Role of Operant Learning in Explaining Consumer Behaviour. - Operant learning comes under the Behaviourist Perspective, which is associated with John Watson (1913). Operant learning is the process by which a behaviour becomes associated with its consequences (Kosslyn, 2007). The term consumer behaviour is the behaviour that consumers display in searching for, purchasing, evaluating, and disposing of products and services that they expect will satisfy their needs (Schiffman, 2008). B.F. Skinner (1904-1990) fully developed the concept of operant conditioning and how this could explain much of our daily behaviour....   [tags: sales promotion,sampling,operant learning]
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Can Video Games Really Improve Learning? - The common stance toward video games is that they lead to seclusion, anti-social behaviors, obesity, and even sometimes violent crimes; however, video games today can benefit many gamers. They can improve learning, promoting physical activity, and benefit the brain, as well as create a positive social environment. There are even video games that are used to train our armed forces as well as games that get people that live in nursing homes up and moving. Can video games really improve learning. The answer to this question is yes....   [tags: gamers, gaming, video games, learning]
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The Learning Process - The Learning Process One can learn from experiences of pain ending up seeing life in different way. Learning is a process of gaining knowledge through experiences. In the learning process pain is often necessary when it helps people to build strong personalities. In "Discovery," Liann Sumner realized she took everything in her environment for granted without realizing how effective they are until she visited her home country, India. Sometimes one has to be in painful situation to learn the lesson....   [tags: Education Human Learning]
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The Developments and Issues of E-Learning - The Developments and Issues of E-Learning News Item: Clark, Don “The Pros and Cons of E – Learning”. P. 2007 <http://www.nwlink.com/~donclark/hrd/elearning/proscons.html> Presentation of the Issue E-Learning is trying to provide a more individualized, self-paced, self-directed learning experience (Clark). A survey by a Sociology Professor at CSU-Northridge showed that students in his virtual class performed 20% better than students in his traditional class (Clark). On the other hand, issues concerned with E-Learning includes the fact that students may not be as motivated since, another survey found out that only 66% of the students involved with E-Learning earned credit with a passing g...   [tags: Education Online Internet Learning] 1308 words
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Impact of an Educator on Sustaining and Enhancing a Child’s Learning and Development - Educators have long been accountable for their student’s ongoing learning and development. The way in which an educator views both their students and their profession, will determine the way they perceive their pedagogical role in sustaining children’s learning and development. Given Australia’s focus on standardised testing in recent years, educators and society have become consumed by these results rather focusing on the process and personal needs of children’s development (Lingard 2010). In exploring the child-centred, constructive approach evident throughout Finnish educational frameworks, Australian educators can adapt these facilitative methods within their own pedagogy to ensure that...   [tags: Education, Educators, Learning]
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The Social Consequences of Learning Differences - Learning differences have become an observed issue amongst teachers, parents, and mental-health professionals across America. Recently medical scientists have identified numerous different mental illnesses which range from simple dyslexia to bipolar syndrome. Amongst these professionals, there are many different theories questioning whether these illnesses should be treated, how they should be treated, and at what age children should receive such treatment. If these ailments are not addressed at an early enough age where children can be worked with, these children will ultimately suffer throughout school and into their adult lives....   [tags: Children With Learning Disabilities]
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The Psychology of Learning a Foreign Language - If you want to learn English, the classroom is not the best place to pick up the language. Think about when children are learning how to talk. Typically the parents or guardians of the child teach this by acquisition. James Paul Gee defines acquisition in his short story “What is Literacy” as “…a process of acquiring something subconsciously by exposure to models and a process of trial and error, without a process of formal teaching. It happens in natural settings which are meaningful and functional in the sense that the acquirer knows that he need to acquire the thing he is exposed to in order to function and the acquirer in fact want to so function....   [tags: Communication Foreign Language Learning ] 1984 words
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Is Learning Invisible to the Learner? - Is Learning Invisible to the Learner. Think back to all the things that you learned during your childhood and see if you remember them. If you do remember them, think about how you learned them. Did you ever realize that the experiences that you encountered would still be with you today. Or did you even realize that you were learning from the company around you. Well, people who get a better understanding of how they learn and who they learn from can become better learners themselves. Maybe if you would have had a better understanding for how you learn and whom you learn from you would have been a better learner....   [tags: Education Teaching Learning Essays] 1423 words
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Learning Technologies in Adult Education - Learning Technologies in Adult Education Any tool “designed to extend a learner’s capacity for effective action and that requires skill and certain strategies to use efficiently” is a learning technology (Burge 2001, p. 146). A well-structured face-to-face group discussion, a pencil, and print materials fit this definition as do newer tools such as web-based conferencing (ibid.). One of the greatest myths surrounding learning technologies is related to what they are. Because of the term technology, it is frequently believed that learning technologies are instructional devices that make use of computers, the Internet, or some other type of electronic technology such as video and television....   [tags: Learning Technology Technological Essays]
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Intergenerational Learning and Social Capital - Intergenerational Learning and Social Capital The elder cannot be an elder if there is no community to make him an elder. The young child cannot feel secure if there is no elder, whose silent presence gives him or her hope in life. The adult cannot be who he or she is unless there is a strong sense of the other people around. (M. P. Somé, Ritual Power, Healing, and Community. Portland, OR: Swan/Raven & Co., 1993, p. 2) Knowledge has been transmitted from one generation to another throughout history, often informally or incidentally....   [tags: Learning Education Essays]
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Can Games Such as 'SimCity' be Used as a Successful Learning Tool? - The aim of this essay is to evaluate whether or not the game "SimCity" can be used as a successful learning tool and if students learn from this game. I am going to illustrate the potential for learning available within this game and what the game can teach students. I will study and analyse experiments that assess the idea of computer games as a learning tool and how “SimCity 2000” and "SimCity Creator" specifically has been used as a method of teaching. I will show how these two versions have been used differently as a learning tool....   [tags: educational games,simcity creator,learning tool]
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Process of Learning - There are many ways that children and adults learn but there are two processes of learning which have been of great debate for many years. Observational learning and cognitive learning have been theories which many great philosophers have been researching extensively. Both theories provide valid points and both can be applied to our world today. The question is do I believe in them and can they somehow be integrated. I believe that learning is observable yet I also recognize that there are many other factors to consider when discussing this issue....   [tags: Education Essays Observational Cognitive Learning] 697 words
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The Importance of Service Learning - When a woman approached Benjamin Franklin following the concluding session of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in the fall of 1787 and asked what sort of government the delegates had come up with, Franklin famously replied: "A republic, madam, if you can keep it." The relevance of that notable statement transcended centuries and applied itself not only to national politics. The People’s participation in maintaining an agreeable government depends on a collective activism regarding both state and local civic affairs....   [tags: Service Learning Teaching Education] 1115 words
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Trauma and Adult Learning - Trauma and Adult Learning Effects of Trauma on Learning Adults experiencing the effects of past or current trauma may display such symptoms as difficulty beginning new tasks, blame, guilt, concern for safety, depression, inability to trust (especially those in power), fear of risk taking, disturbed sleep, eroded self-esteem/confidence, inability to concentrate, or panic attacks (Mojab and McDonald 2001). Some people may manifest no symptoms; at the other end of the spectrum is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, characterized by flashbacks, avoidance, numbing of responsiveness (including substance abuse), persistent expectation of danger, constriction (dissociation, zoning out), and memory im...   [tags: Adult Education Learning Essays]
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Situated Learning in Adult Education - Situated Learning in Adult Education In the situated learning approach, knowledge and skills are learned in the contexts that reflect how knowledge is obtained and applied in everyday situations. Situated cognition theory conceives of learning as a sociocultural phenomenon rather than the action of an individual acquiring general information from a decontextualized body of knowledge (Kirshner and Whitson 1997).This Digest presents an overview of the concepts related to applying situated cognition in adult learning....   [tags: Adult Education Learning Educate Essays]
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The Benefits of Distance Learning - The Benefits of Distance Learning I. Easy access for both students and teachers II. Knowledge of instructors and classmates A. Posting of bibliographies III. One-on-one contact between instructor and student A. Phone contact B. Web-site email C. Chat areas IV. Students learn just as easily as in the classroom V. Access to other students through online communication A. Personal emails B....   [tags: Teaching Learning Education School Essays]
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Blackboard and Distance Learning Technology - Blackboard and Distance Learning Technology Over the years there have been numerous tips, tricks and gimmicks educators have used in an effort to reduce their teaching load. Is there anything that can be done to lessen the scholastic load without sacrificing quality instruction. Yes there is, it's the Internet. Finally applications such as WebCT ™ and Blackboard™ have merged to create the ideal software support application for distance education. These products provide you - the educator - with the ability to seamlessly integrate your traditional classroom presentation with the virtual capability and extend your scholastic "reach" across the street, or around the world....   [tags: Education Internet Distance Learning Technology] 946 words
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Early Learning: How Do Head Start Programs Contribute to Success - The Head Start Program contributes to the successful learning of children in a major way. Head Start promotes healthy prenatal out comes, enhances the development of infants and toddlers, and promotes healthy family functioning. The children are giving a better chance to succeed in school and life. Therefore, the rate of human learning and development is in the early years. Head Start is a Federal funded, comprehensive child development program that has an overall goal to prepare children from low-income families for school (Administration for Children and Families)....   [tags: Early Learning, education, Head Start] 624 words
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The Standard: Harvard, Stanford to Enroll in E-Learning - KMMag: The Power of One In attempting to apply their collective expertise for competitive advantage, corporations often overlook the fundamental truth that knowledge begins and ends as personal. Without human understanding, personal context and immediate utility, all we have is data. The Standard: Harvard, Stanford to Enroll in E-Learning In a move likely to boost the prestige of online learning for business executives and heighten competition in a crowded market, Harvard Business School and Stanford University say they will jointly provide nondegree courses online....   [tags: Online Learning] 544 words
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Learning Theory - Learning is defined as a, "relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due to experience" (Myers, 2010). The purpose of this paper is to present a critical analysis of the different theoretical approaches and explanations for learning through an examination of the theories of behaviorism, social learning and cognitive. I will investigate the principles and postulates of each theory, their strengths and their weaknesses. It is my belief that because each theory is best applicable to varying types of learning, it is best that a combination of each is used to provide the most complete learning experience....   [tags: behaviorism, social learning, cognitive learning]
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My First Learning Team Experience - My First Learning Team Experience My involvement in the Learning Team environment at the University has been a great learning experience. When we were assigned teams at the end of the first week, I did not really know what to expect. I have worked on teams numerous times in my career, both in the professional and private sectors. The teams I have worked on have always been to either produce a product or improve a process. Learning has always been a part of these teams, but I have never been on a team whose specific purpose was centered on learning....   [tags: Personal Narrative Learning Cognition] 1946 words
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Distance Learning vs. Traditional Education - Teachers expect students to abide by certain rules set forth at the beginning of the classes they attend. Preparation of materials and participation in class discussions are some of the requirements for classes. The rules of each class differ by subject and teacher. In the past decade another variable has been thrown into the pot, the environment in which classes are taught. Classroom rules may have to change to accommodate virtual classrooms. Ellen Laird has been teaching via the internet for many years....   [tags: E-Learning, Online Classes]
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Inferential Learning Theory - Learning ABSTRACT The concept of learning may be regarded as any process through which a system utilizes knowledge to improve its performance. As we move into the age of digital information, the rapid and explosive growth of external, as well as, internal data and information that organizations are faced with is a problem that they are currently trying to overcome. The ability to collect and store this data is far ahead of the ability to analyze and learn from it. The concept of learning will be examined from the perspective of the inferential learning theory....   [tags: Education Knowledge Learning]
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Benefits of Inclusion for Students with Learning Disabilities - Benefits of Inclusion for Students with Learning Disabilities There are many benefits for learning disabled students when placed in an inclusive classroom. Research has shown that students with learning disabilities can be supported in a general education classroom setting for the entire day with academic achievement as high as or higher than those in a separate setting (McLeskey & Waldron, 1998). There are many positive benefits which include improved social skills, stronger peer relationships, enhanced academic performance, and positive feeling about one self....   [tags: Learning Disabilities Education Classroom Essays]
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Cyber-Learning To Make Cyber-Teachers - Cyber-Learning To Make Cyber-Teachers Cyber-culture is a large group of people the majority of which are young. This is because the internet's prominence is new. Fifteen years ago very few people were on-line at home. Children who have grown up with the Internet are more likely to use it as a tool for learning and communicating; they had the choice of not writing by hand, of always emailing instead of phoning. People who grew up without the Internet did not have that choice; there was a time when they had to write by hand, when they had to use the phone....   [tags: Internet Education Learning Essays]
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Incurable Trauma of Racism: A Response to Frederick Douglass' “Learning to Read and Write” - Tragic conditions during the slavery era have caused incurable trauma both mentally and physically in the black people. Frederick Douglass’s narration of his learning experience has a great impact to the audience. His story reflected the strict regulations, the fear and the pain that black slaves had as a result of the discrimination. Restriction in education was one of the most severe traumas during the difficult time period. Douglass faced a great hardship in his childhood since slaves were not able to be literate....   [tags: Frederick Douglass, Learning to Read and Write, ra] 602 words
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A Case Study on Students' Motivation and Jigsaw Learnings' Results - Motivation theory Theories of motivation have several common elements, most remarkably that motivation is multidimensional and has broadly differentiated into different approaches and theories. In the expectancy theory, motivation, as described by Biggs (1999) and Marzano, Pickering & Pollock (2001) is a function of both “competence and relevance”. When a student believes that the task has value and is capable to complete, they are more likely to be motivated to complete it. Self-concept theory expanded expectancy theory’s idea that the learner has an optimistic view of self-concept (Rosenburg & Kaplan, 1982) and because of the experience of success, the learner expects to succeed again....   [tags: Student Motivation, Learning]
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Learning Styles - Learning Styles      The reason for doing this report is to try and discover which is my best and worst way to learn and then to come up with a strategy for improving my ability to learn. The first thing that I need to do is research what different learning styles there is, after I have done this I can determine what are my preferred learning styles. Types of Learning Styles      After doing some research I have discovered that there are four main ways of learning. For each of these four ways there is a continuum, this continuum determines which particular style somebody may prefer....   [tags: Education Teaching Learning essays] 1218 words
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Parent, Child with Learning Disorders - Examine how Shakespeare creates dramatic tension at the lovers’ first meeting in Act 1 Scene 5 of Romeo and Juliet. How easy is it to relate to them. Act 1 Scene 5 of Romeo and Juliet is one of the most important scenes in the play because it is the scene where Romeo and Juliet first meet. The play is fundamentally about two families: the Montague’s and the Capulet’s. It is during Act 1 Scene 5 where they first fall in love; however, they’re unaware that they are from their rival families, which creates dramatic tension....   [tags: Parenting, Learning Disorders, ]
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Childrens' Learning - Linguistics is the scientific study of language. It endeavours to answer the question – what is language and how is it represented in the mind. Language is a system of symbols and rules; exclusive in its form to human beings that enables us to communicate. Symbols are things that stand for other things: words, either written or spoken, are symbols and the rules specify how words are ordered to form sentences. Language symbols are arbitrary, with no necessary connection between the symbol, be it word or gesture, and the object or idea to which it refers....   [tags: Language Learning Essays] 6748 words
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Blending Face-to-Face and Distance Learning Methods in Adult and Career-Technical Education - Blending Face-to-Face and Distance Learning Methods in Adult and Career-Technical Education Strengths and Limitations of the Two Methods In theory, the advantages of face-to-face and distance learning methods complement each other (Leung and Tran 2000). In classroom learning, face-to-face contact both in and out of class can help motivate and involve students; active learning can engage students in thinking and interaction through questioning, discussion, small-group presentation, role play, and case studies....   [tags: Learning Adult Education Essays]
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Learning Styles and Learning Theories - Building on from the learning styles and theories I have covered, it is clear to see that although they target multiple learning groups; they fail to underpin any techniques, skills and strategies to become an effective learner. “Many students can perform and obtain good results, but that itself may be insufficient to make them effective learners. Often the distinction between performance and learning is blurred and many students have difficulty reflecting on how they can learn to become better learners” (Gavin Reed & Shannon Green 2009)....   [tags: education, discipline]
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Collaborative Leanrning And Architecture Education - Collaborative Leanrning And Architecture Education Introduction Two major questions that education faces nowadays are how adequate it is to use group dynamics in class to permit students achieve specific goals and if the efficiency of this technique is acceptable for all the branches of knowledge. Architecture, because of its most important qualities (professional work in teams, practical skills and creativity) appears to be an area in which it is likely that the teamwork technique can demonstrate its most important strengths....   [tags: Learning Education Essays]
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e-Learning - The Open University (OU) is a prime example of a Higher Education institution which has had the savvy to realise the opportunity afforded through eLearning to target a specific type of learner who does not fit the traditional model of a university student (9). As the leading model of distance learning institution, the OU is well accustomed to educating remote learners and has, through its commercial subsidiary Corous, begun offering “computer based interactive learning and training systems”(25) to organisations looking to train and equip their employees with a number of new skills(25) Despite Professor Lilliard’s assessment, eLearning now plays an integral part in the Open University’s str...   [tags: Education, Distant Learning] 691 words
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Learning about Learning Styles - A learning style is a way in which a learner begins to concentrate on, process, and retain new and difficult information (Dunn & Dunn, 1987). A teacher cannot expect a student to listen to a story and answer a series of questions then expect them to make a perfect score when the student learns better by reading. Learning styles are simply deduced by how information is processed. Understand one’s individual learning style helps him or her by setting them up for success instead of setting them up for failure....   [tags: Education]
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Different Learning Styles: Learning about Learning - There are many people in the world, but only three key learning styles. Learning styles can be defined as a preferred way of acquiring knowledge and processing information. A learning style affects understanding, solving problems, participating in different activities, reacting in a group, and relating to others around us. Most individuals have a dominant learning style. There are many varieties of learning styles, but they are categorized into three main groups: auditory, visual, and kinesthetic (Lamarche-Bisson): 1....   [tags: Education ]
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E-Learning Tools - E-Learning Tools This paper will discuss three tools used at the University of Phoenix that give their students transfer lifelong skills that can be used in the work place as well as everyday life. Learning Teams, rEsource, and Problem Based Learning are the tools that teach students problem-solving techniques and social skills. The rEsource contains valuable links to information resources that allows students to enhance their research skills. The Value of rEsource R-Esourcse is a valuable tool that allows students to access current course material such as simulations, announcements, access notes, review assignments, discuss questions, and take practice quizzes anytime anywhere during the...   [tags: Online E-learning Distance Education] 806 words
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The Dictation of Learning - The academic instruction given to students caused numerous approaches to form in order to best determine how concepts were received, sought throughout life, and utilized out of schooling. The debate over the dictation of learning has and continues to be a controversial topic. W. E. B. Du Bois made a point in his essay “The Talented Tenth” that higher education should focus on intellectually privileged, promising, and exceptional blacks in order to raise the academic level for their race. His essay, written in 1903, tackles the issue of education in an equally important, but different way than Charlotte Perkins Gilman, who protests against the idea of (the then) conventional instruction in he...   [tags: working class, talents, academic instruction]
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Learning on the Job - At any time in our lives, we have all encountered any number of professional environments. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the adult who has been in the workforce between 1978 and 2006 has held an average of 10.8 jobs (Bureau of Labor Statics, 2008). In such environments, one is bound to encounter both the most rewarding of working experiences, as well as difficult work experiences. In my history of different work environments, I grew more as an employee and had better relationships with my coworkers when I was in an environment that allowed and encouraged me to learn and solve problems, as opposed to in an environment that was rigid and did not foster any kind of personal growt...   [tags: Business Management ]
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Learning From Two Women - I consider myself as a young woman on my late 20’s and always making fun of my “old” husband who is in his early 30’s. But trying to remember how I learned to read and write makes me feel older than him, because it is hard to focus on a single event that could have changed my perspective about reading and writing. The first time that I thought about how I learn to read, it came to my mind images of my grandmother and my mother reading me bedtime stories before I fell asleep. My passion about books and interesting magazines came from my grandmother stories and was reinforced by my mother’s encourage to read....   [tags: Personal Narrative Reading Learning] 974 words
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Learning with Technology - Introduction Technology has brought about many changes in today’s society. We interact, exchange information, and socialize in whole new ways that were not even possible twenty years ago. These changes apply to all areas of life, and can even be incorporated into the classroom to bring about positive results in students. The use of technology in the classroom for cooperative learning, personalized learning, and group learning have the potential for great impact on the way learners learn and teachers teach....   [tags: Technology ]
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Teaching and Learning - The value of observation is to give you an insight into a child’s world. By doing this you are able to observe the children and see how they interact with other children and communicate. Also by observation we are able to understand children’s point of view better and are able to enhance their learning. Observation, assessment and evaluation in planning for children’s learning within early childhood setting come hand in hand. While observing we are able to see the child’s development and are also able to identify the interest in different learning areas....   [tags: Education, Observation] 1887 words
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The Learning Organization - Peter Michael Senge was born in 1947, he is an American scientist. Senge received a B.S. in Aerospace engineering from Stanford University. While at Stanford, Senge also studied philosophy. He later earned an M.S. in social systems modeling from MIT in 1972. He also earned a Ph.D. from the MIT Sloan School of Management in 1978 (Wikipedia, 2011). He was the Director of the Center for Organizational Learning at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and as of 2005 was on the faculty at MIT. He is the founding chair of the Society for Organizational Learning (SoL)....   [tags: Article Analysis ]
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The Learning Environment - The Learning Environment We now live in a knowledge-based society. 21st century living is a more globalized and changing environment, and consequently, is in a constant state of flux. The new world order places a premium on individuals who have the ability to use information by analyzing, evaluating, designing, and creating new solutions and products. Therefore, it is my firm belief that we need to develop learners (regardless of age, sex, race, gender identity, religion, social or economic status) in higher-order thinking and performance skills that will make them problem solvers, critical thinkers, innovators, troubleshooters or entrepreneurs – productive and involved citizens who are glo...   [tags: Student Engagement, Technological Innovation]
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Conflict of Learning - I have come to believe that the greatest achievement in learning is not how much information I have acquired, but learning and understanding the process used to acquire it. It is better to understand how I handle relationships than know how many I have. My personality and learning style directly impacts how I learn and how I interact with people. It goes far beyond and deeper than just a quick reflection of who we are. Our personality and learning style determines how we feel, interact, react, process information, how we think about ourselves and the list goes on....   [tags: Reflection ]
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Learning and Diversity - Diversity is when individuals differ in race, ethnicity, gender, class, language, religion, ability, geography, and/or age. Teachers will be required to teach in diverse classrooms with a variety of cultures and diversities. It is important for teachers to first learn how learning occurs in order to effectively teach all students in a diverse classroom. According to Moore (2009), learning is defined as “relatively permanent change in an individual’s capacity for performance as a result of experience or practice” (p.61)....   [tags: Education]
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Leadership and Learning - A good leader is knowledgeable and open minded to additional learning possibilities. Conventionally, "leadership" is defined as "directing others". In contrast, the insightful John F. Kennedy quote, above, expresses that there is more to leadership than just its dictionary denotation-that leadership is not just commanding, but convincing others to share a common goal. In order to convince, a leader must be able to use logic to explain the rationale behind a position. Strong reasoning is drawn from a large, factual foundation of knowledge which is achieved through learning....   [tags: Leadership, Parenting, Knowledge] 789 words
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Learning and Development - “All people want to be treated with respect, want to be valued and accepted, loved, and cherished, and made to feel they are making important contributions to society and that their wishes and desires are heard and respected (Berg and Steiner, 2003 as cited in Patel, Corter ad Pelletier, 2008, pp 23)”. Parents often feel this way and want to have a say in how and what their child is being taught. Partnerships between educators and families help parents be able to voice their own wishes and desires while allowing teachers and children to be valued, respected and accepted....   [tags: Education, Family Participation] 2396 words
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Synthesis of Learning - Children learn from their environment and the people that surround them. Children learn through imitating and mimicking what they see around them. They use these skills to problem solve, regulate their behavior, help in memorizing and remembering and also to structure their thinking and concept formation (Siegler & Alibali, 2005, p. 138). There are several theories based on this concept. Lev Vygotsky is one theorist that used social interaction as one of the main approaches to social learning and performed extensive research on exposing children to social and cultural experiences....   [tags: education, children]
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Reflections on Learning - Discoveries Through Learning I came into the program knowledgeable on the complex intricacies of sexual interactions and sexuality because of my own independent research on the topic. I had never, however, learned the basics of sexuality. In my undergraduate and graduate programs, the students in liberal arts majors were prohibited from taking human sexuality courses due to the overwhelming number of science students that needed the course as a pre-requisite. My English Education degree, unfortunately, did not afford me the opportunity to delve into my passion....   [tags: Reflection ]
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Learning to Read - Learning to read is a complex cognitive process which progresses throughout childhood. In order to develop good reading and written skills, an individual requires both orthographic knowledge and phonological awareness (Waldie et al., 2013). Orthographic knowledge is the ability to use information stored in memory to represent spoken language in written form. On the other hand, phonological awareness refers to the ability to detect and understand sound structure and phonemes (the smallest units of distinct sound in a specific language)....   [tags: Cognitive Process, Childhood, Reading]
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School and Learning - School and Learning. My first school was Saint Michaels Primary school at Daceyville. It was a Catholic convent school staffed and run by The Sacred Heart Nuns it accepted boys to sixth class and the girls could continue on to Commercial classes which probably ran to the equivalent to fourth or fifth year. It was mixed sexes for all classes, bubs to sixth class with girls only after sixth class. The nuns resided in a large convent adjoining the school grounds. They wore ankle length black habits with white wimples....   [tags: Personal Experience]
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Learning to Fight - I was the oldest of two boys which means I didn’t have a big brother to call on if I got into trouble with other guys in the neighborhood that were bigger, but my brother had me and the guys he wanted me to whip in most cases had bigger brother’s. Which most of the times were already looking for me because of what he had said I would do to them for picking on my little brother. Now that I think about it not wanting to be considered a coward I guess I fought subconsciously knowing it was better to lose a little fight then to start a war I knew we could not win....   [tags: martial arts, ]
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A Comparison of the Effectiveness of Collaborative Learning and Individual Learning - Introduction Group work is a way to organize classroom activity where students are given a group assignment from the teacher and where the students’ level of participation depends on how they engage in the group task (Chiriac & Frykedal, 2011). For example, if students work cooperatively or collaboratively, then students within the group will have an increased learning retention and increased critical thinking (Chiriac & Frykedal, 2011). Bennett and Dunne (1992), and Galton and Williamson explain that cooperative group work occurs when students divide the work load in a group and each individual completes a different part of the assignment....   [tags: education, group work, critical thinking, student]
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The Debate: Online Learning Versus Brick and Mortar Learning - Unlike many people who attended college after they graduated from high school I was not one of them. I chose to be a wife and a mother of two; later after my children were grown and my first marriage was over I realized I needed a change. I decided to attend a community college taking the traditional classroom courses. It was a major struggle for me because I was working full-time and part-time jobs while working on an Associates Degree. What should have taken me only two years to complete it took me four because I was not able to work in all the classes needed to graduated in a two year time period my work crazy hours and take care of my family would not allow it....   [tags: Education ]
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The Mind-Body Connection in Learning: Applications to Maximizing Learning - For many years, the dominant theory of classroom teaching has been “sit and git,” (Jensen, 2005, p. 60) where students are expected to sit quietly, take notes, study material, and then demonstrate mastery of this material on tests and quizzes. As studies of the brain reveal its inner workings, researchers are discovering that learning is a more complex, whole-body process than previously imagined. With better brain imaging techniques, neuroscientists are uncovering the root physical and chemical mechanisms that make up the processes of “learning” and “memory.” Because of this, new techniques are being developed, and old methods vetted, for teaching in ways that maximize the brain’s ability...   [tags: Education]
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The Role of Behavior in Relation to Learning - In modern psychology, learning is an important topic. To understand learning, one must also understand the role of behavior in relation to learning. In psychology, classical conditioning, and instrumental conditioning are two types of learning that explain changes in behavior. The relationship between learning and cognition is necessary and their relationship helps to understand learning. With a definition of learning along with an understanding of behavior, the types of learning, and cognition, one can understand what learning is....   [tags: psychology, behavior, cognition]
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E- Learning for Teachers and Students - Using technology such as the web to create a rich learning environment may not be as easy as it seems. While we try to instill lifelong learning in our students we as teachers need to remember trying new technology may take some learning on teachers’ parts as well. Research shows both sides of web-based learning, resources to facilitate online learning, and ways to develop educational software for online learning, which teachers may need to discover in order to effectively use web-based learning....   [tags: Education and Technology, internet]
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Application of Technology to Enhance Learning - Postsecondary educators are frequently faced with the dilemma of how to extend time on topic in critical areas where the time in the classroom is limited. Traditionally outside class work was assigned to fill the void. There was no opportunity for the educator to dynamically interact with students outside the classroom except time intensive group discussions or tutoring. While the method was adequate, it had limited scope and was not the richest of learning environments. The advent of the modern Internet and rapid proliferation of technology from the mid 1990s onward offered increasingly more opportunities for technology application to learning....   [tags: Educational Technology ]
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Learning Organizations in a Global Environment - Today, with the global changes that face organizations and with the increase to the competition in the market, issues of diversity and globalization, and the ability to innovate are more critical for the success and survival of the business organization. With organizations just beginning to understand the importance of global challenges, there are few organizations embracing globalization to the level of creating a corporate culture that is globally practicing and at all levels. Because corporate culture is so intensely set in many organizations, promoting global change becomes complex and staff members often challenge or resent such changes....   [tags: personal mastery,corporate culture,diversity]
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Learning Theories for an Effective Classroom - ... Therefore the early childhood teacher applying this theory must provide a variety of materials and developmentally appropriate choices for the children. Here learning through play can be included. Feelings are also important so teachers should also be concerned about the students’ feelings and not make them feel bad if they did not understand the activity. The child at this stage can play out roles that can create learning opportunities in mathematics through play. During free play time teachers can observe students and discuss and talk about different things for example the size of the blocks in the block area this would be developmentally appropriate to teach the concept of size....   [tags: teaching techniques, education systems]
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