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The Effective Teaching and Learning of Writing - Writing is an important skill that allows participation in society, and ability to express oneself meaningfully. In saying this, there are various ways to teach writing, and they all have their place. It is important to teach children to learn how to write as it covers all areas of the curriculum, and enables them to express themselves and be assessed in various ways. Learning how to write involves expressing ideas through various textual means, attention to editing, and attention to text structure (Seely Flint, Kitson, Lowe, & Shaw, 2014)....   [tags: behaviourism, teacher-centred, skills]
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Video Games as a Learning Tool - There are several negative stereotypes associated with video games and those who play them; some of these may often hold true. However, there are plenty of learning opportunities in video games. While the direct purpose of some games is to educate or train, other games that do not directly have this purpose can still become a learning experience for the player. As Ntiedo Etuk, president of the educational video game company Tabula Digital said, “The traditional view of video games has been that they are distractions from the task of learning” (Electronic Education Report 1)....   [tags: computer based games, electronic education]
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The Mind Body Connection in Learning - Introduction Generally, in learning processes the connection of mind to body frameworks are easy to overlook, but some connections are vital to humans living healthy lives. These connections must be understood because the mind-body connection allows us to function especially in regards to learning. These two systems are not independent of each other when it comes to learning, they work together to help us pay attention, solve complex problems, and remember everything that’s taught to us. The mind-body connection are linked into how we learn....   [tags: health, processing, nutrition]
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Exploring the Schema Theory of Learning - Theories of Learning Schema Theory Overview: Schema Theory is part of the cognitive theories of learning module and deals with how the brain processes new knowledge (Chalmers, 2003). Schemata are packets of prior knowledge that have been stored in a learner’s memory. Each learner has developed schemata that are based on prior experience and knowledge. Learners seek to connect new information with prior knowledge and use generalizations to assist in organization of information. Schema Theory is focused on conceptual learning and states that knowledge seeks organization in order to develop meaning (Anderson, 1984)....   [tags: Education, teaching]
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The Genetic Factors of Learning Disabilities - The National Institute of Neurologic Disorders defines learning disorders as a; condition that either prevents or significantly hinders somebody from learning basic skills or information at the same rate as most people of the same age. It is important to note that this does not mean that the individual has less intelligence; it means that their brain or body is wired in a way that hinders or prevents development of a certain tasks. Many people often confuse learning disabilities with mental retardation but while both words describe similar conditions, the term learning disability and learning disorder are used to describe conditions that affect development in certain cognitive areas in other...   [tags: Special Education]
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Play is important for development and learning. - Play is a freely chosen and personally directed behaviour that actively engages children. It is very important that early years practitioners have a good grasp on this subject as the developmental usefulness of play for a child is extremely significant. For children, play provides them with the necessary skills to develop: socially, emotionally, physically and creatively. Bruce (2004) explores the fact that play is a valuable tool for children to discover their environment and to learn about why things happen using all of their senses both indoors and outdoors....   [tags: Legal Issues, The Childcare Act] 2125 words
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Reflecting on Creative Teaching and Learning. - Introduction This paper will attempt, within its restricted parameters, to reflect all the learning that has taken place during the university sessions on the Creative and Effective Curriculum and synthesise this with my individual practice experience in school. First we will explore the contextual background to the focus on creativity in schools today. Where did the idea of creativity in education stem from. We will travel rapidly through the twentieth century research before coming to more recent developments and initiatives....   [tags: Critical Analysis, Theory,Practice, Education]
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Learning Theories Used in the Classroom - ... However, this information can be easily forgotten. However, through other activities, he helps students transfer this newly learned information into their working memory which is the second memory system of the information processing model and can be defined as the place where information is processed for meaning and where students build on the information they have to give meaning. For example, when the students think of the word ‘rotation’ they can remember the role-playing they did outside in the gym....   [tags: teaching techniques, education]
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The Usefulness of Collaborative Online Learning - EDU922 has been an interesting experience, allowing me to consider the usefulness of collaborative online learning. Overall, the activities in EDU922 seem to have been designed to have the student become familiar with the idea of e-tivities by working through a set of tasks similar to those in Salmon’s book/model, starting with level one “access and motivation” (Salmon, 2003, p12) and working toward higher level learning, such as week seven’s, critical reflection on practice (stage 5). I feel this has been a fairly successful approach, increasing participants’ familiarisation with what they would expect their own students to experience when collaboratively learning online, as well as with th...   [tags: Education, technology, internet]
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Homeschooling: A New Way of Learning - It was a beautiful day in May and school was being let out, as everyone was looking forward to summer, my brothers and I were deciding on being homeschoolers. This decision changed my life for the better and I was able to learn a great deal of knowledge and spend quality time with my family. My experiences as a homeschooler led me to want to research homeschooling and how it has affected others. Where homeschooling remains to be one of the fastest developing trends in America and that very trend is spreading worldwide....   [tags: Education]
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Gender Differences in Learning and Education - Gender differences occur in many aspects of a person’s life whether it is culture, politics, occupation, family and relationships, or the economy (just to name a few). One major difference in gender occurs in learning and education in the elementary and secondary levels. Research has found that males and females learn differently in many aspects of education. First of all, female and male brains are constructed differently affecting the way they learn; this leads to basic differences in learning and also gives an introduction into why the way one learns differs according to gender and how males and females learn subjects and tasks differently....   [tags: Gender Studies]
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Creating a Positive Learning Environment - Research shows that the learning environment encompasses more than just the classroom that learning and teaching takes place. Many factors contribute to a learning environment, including the students, teachers, parents, school staff, policy makers, specialists, support staff, community members and the different learning spaces and resources available. This reflective journal will discuss some ways that teachers can set up the learning environment to maximise teaching and learning and some potential advantages and difficulties for me as a new teacher....   [tags: Education ]
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Collaborative and Networked Management Learning - INTRODUCTION Today there is a demand on information systems to provide a new paradigm for learning that expands opportunities, facilitates effective delivery of content, better communication within a collaborative environment and integration with diverse set of technologies. As a result the use of collaborative and network based learning is becoming common. Recently many educational institutions have developed learning tools that combine various forms of media of which web-based learning management systems are widely used ie....   [tags: Educational Technology ]
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Promise and Challenge of Distance Learning - Since 2007, there have been developed to assist people with cognitive disability, the concept used in Europe with an Identification Card System. In 2011called the Special Needs Application Programming Interface (SNAPI) software a card or Smart ID card that has a record of a person's disability needs allows software to summon these preferences to change font size, screen and text color, speed of the computer or icon size on computers, which is great for those with cognitive impairments. Once the user is done with the computer and removes the smart card the computer system goes back to the original standard set up....   [tags: e-learner, games and simulations]
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Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences - Different learning styles are used by different people, with different levels of intelligence and ability. The different learning styles are visual, auditory, and kinesthetic. There are many others depending on who you ask, but those are the basic ones. Depending on how a person is raised, how they individually prefer to learn, and their learning ability. However, if a teacher uses the wrong learning style with a student, it may make the student feel like they cannot learn or that they are inferior to the others in the classroom (Overview of Learning Styles, 2014)....   [tags: Education, intelligene, ability]
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Learning Disabilities as a Cultural Construct - While perceptions of learning disabilities (LD) may vary according to country, culture, and teachers, it is often necessary to diagnose students in order to receive funding for services. It can be helpful to recognize those learning disabilities that students may have in order to provide extra assistance when necessary. It would be advantageous, too, if wide recognition of LD could take away the stigma that is often present. However, since LD is a multi-faceted topic, labeling often carries a negative connotation and can lead to ostracizing of students....   [tags: Education]
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The Implementation of Cooperative Learning - In this essay, I will discuss cooperative learning as an instructional strategy. I chose to focus on cooperative learning after reading Borich’s discussion on the many ways in which in benefits students and their learning. According the Borich (2006), cooperative learning helps students to form their personal attitudes and values, increase prosocial behavior, teaches students to view the world from alternative perspectives, allows students to develop an integrated identity, and encourages higher order thinking....   [tags: Educational Techniques, Peer Interaction]
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Gender Differerences in Language Learning - Genders Differ in Language Use The purpose of the study, including the specific research question studied: Language Learning Strategies (LLS) are the activities or actions that learners take in order to effectively receive, store, retrieve and use information that they gain. Learners take such actions in order to facilitate faster and easier learning as well as make learning more enjoyable and effective (Mahamod et al., 2009). According to Mahamod et al. (2009), gender results into differences in Language Learning Strategies with studies showing that, females are better in using Language Learning Strategies than males....   [tags: Education, Teaching]
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Learning in a systems context - When Peter Senge wrote his book entitled the Fifth Discipline, he caused both the systems thinking and learning organization to come into the limelight (Smith, Peter Senge and the learning organization, 2001). Through his studies, he showed how systems thinking, personal mastery, mental models, building a shared vision, and learning were all part of the learning organization (Smith, Peter Senge and the learning organization, 2001). Systems thinking versus a learning organization The difference between the systems thinking is one is the tree and the other is the forest....   [tags: Fifth Discipline, Peter Senge]
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Classroom Management and Learning Theories - Teachers use theories, models of learning, and professional standards to shape their teaching practices. There are several learning theories that have evolved the educational field. Theories guide instruction and the beliefs of the teachers. Teachers use these theories, standards, and personal beliefs to develop goals in order to improve teaching effectiveness. Through exploring multiple learning theories and reflecting on my own teaching beliefs, I have developed my own theory of learning. As I developed my theory, I wanted to consider what it takes to be a highly effective teacher....   [tags: teaching practices, instruction]
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Cooperative Learning and Technology Integration - In today’s classroom the emphasis is no longer on teacher-directed instructed; it is on student-centered learning. Another important aspect of the classroom is the integration of technology to enhance student learning. Research over both is significantly increasing, which makes understanding the positive outcomes of implementing the two strategies imperative for educators. As most educators are aware, the key element to a pupil’s success lies in their motivation to achieve goals and be successful pupils; therefore by combining both student-centered learning strategies, such as cooperative learning and technology integration, student learning can be positively impacted....   [tags: Education and Technology, computers]
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Individual Types of Learning Behavior - Herman Brain Dominance (HBD): Ned Hermann improved his model of Brain Dominance in 1979. His Whole Brain Model (Herman, 1995) combines Roger Sperry's left/right brain theory and Paul MacLean's triune model (primitive, intermediate and rational brain) to produce a quadrant model based on the task- specific performance of the physical brain. Each quadrant is described to have an ideal style of learning and preferences for individual types of learning behavior. Quadrant A is logical-analytical, Quadrant B is sequential-organized, and Quadrant C is emotional and interpersonal, while Quadrant D is visual, holistic and innovative....   [tags: Biology, Herman Brain Dominance] 2029 words
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Technology in Teaching and Learning - Educational technologies are being utilized in every way shape and form, from inline gaming to numeracy, literacy and painting by numbers. From learning to leisure we have embraced the internet, in online chat rooms we communicate, interact and move into future learning through educational programmes and technology that lets us live and learn virtually. Instruction and directions are sent across cyberspace which change perceptions and give us an insight into different cultures far away across the other side of the world .The enigma that is cyberspace has the capacity to change our way of thinking, learning and teaching, and it is this teaching aspect hat most interests me....   [tags: Education ]
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The Concept of Lifelong Learning - The lifelong learning concept has changed over the past years by different scholars such as Jacque Delors and international organisations such as OECD, World Bank and European Commission It is a concept that many countries try import into their educational policies to better their economies. The purpose of this essay is to use literature review to analyse the 20th century term lifelong learning prefiguring the ideas in the 21st century learning and the discourse of lifelong learning and knowledge economy....   [tags: Education]
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A 21st Century Learning System - Introduction Learning is a relatively permanent change in behavior due to experience according to Ormrod, 2004 beside that, the definition of 21st century learning it is all about collaborate with others and connect through technology. Discussing the implementation of technology in learning it’s referred to the teaching, learning and thinking tools that can change the way of cognitive process. Technology has a great potential to enhance education if appropriately applied and the expectations about the role computer technology would play in the learning process....   [tags: Social Media, Teacher Techniques]
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Social Cognitive Theory of Learning - Social Cognitive Theory of Learning Social cognitive theory of learning is a theoretical perspective that focuses on learning by observing others and eventually assuming control over one’s own behavior (Ormrod, 2011, p.323). Social cognitive theory is a perspective that helps us understand about learning by observing other people doing the same thing. This theory is a blend of behaviorism and cognitive psychology (Ormrod, 2011). Behaviorism theory relates to learning as a stimulus- response relationship and suggests that learning involves a behavior change whereas according to social cognitive theory learning is an internal process that may or may not lead to a behavior change....   [tags: Education]
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Developing an Effective Learning Organization - There are several characteristics that are valuable to an organization. They must understand the environment internally and externally so that their creativity level is positively impacted by this knowledge. They must also be a visionary so that they can lead their business into the future, so they are constantly evolving. An organization must be flexible and know how to select good managers that will oversee their business so that they are free to work on their vision. Some of the best ideas will come from those who are in the business daily and any organization who wants to be a success must welcome the ideas of those they trust to manage their businesses....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Paradox in Teaching and Learning - Palmer’s third chapter speaks about paradox in teaching and learning. He describes paradox, overall, as the inner tension experienced in the heart of every teacher, competing and pulling between laughter and pain, joy and sadness, engagement and apathy. He embraces the soul of the teacher pungently: “teaching...can only be expressed as paradoxes”. Push them yet coddle them, inspire them yet give them thinking time, challenge them yet celebrate their established riches. Parker’s description brings into light the true tension in the hearts of teachers, balancing forces of emotion, identity, intellect, and truth....   [tags: Education] 1097 words
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Teaching and Learning Activity Assessment - Introduction One of key element in teaching and learning activity is assessment. There are several types of assessment. However, in the context of Aceh, most of teachers still use traditional forms of assessment, specifically summative assessment. There is critique on traditional assessment, “The critique has been based on the assumption that these forms of assessment do not support high quality of leaning associated with ‘deep’ learning, critical thinking, sustainable knowledge and lifelong learning” (Havnes & McDowell 2008)....   [tags: Education, Evaluation ] 610 words
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Traditional Organization and Learning Organization - When the buzzword of business model was very active and reactive during the internet boom, many individuals did not understand the concept of the proper business model for the proper business (Magretta, 2002). When not utilizing the right type of model for the organization, the model will be misused and distorted (Magretta, 2002). Understanding the traditional organization and learning organization, will allow an organization to determine which time of organization they desire the most. Characteristics of the Traditional and Learning Organization The beginnings of the traditional and learning organizations start with the characteristics of the organizations....   [tags: innovation, business model, leadership, leader]
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Creating A Positive Learning Environment - The introduction of policies and legislations in regards to inclusion within the classroom demands teachers to reassess their learning environments in order to cater to the diverse range of students within our classrooms. As a teacher it is our responsibility to set up our learning environment to maximise student learning and teaching providing varying strategies to cater to our students’ differences. As educators I believe it is important to create a learning climate within and surrounding your classroom....   [tags: Education]
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Virtual Learning Environment in Education - Title: Virtual Learning Environment in Education Motivation behind the study. Education is the one of important thing where people will gain their knowledge. Education consist of many level of ages that and the delivery method in education is varies. One of the ways that educations are transfer through Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). VLE is a system generated computer that display in 3Dimension (3D). Virtual reality (VR), the three-dimensional multisensory, immersive, and interactive digital environment, has triggered public imagination as the technology that will dominate the way our work, education, and leisure are delivered in the future....   [tags: motivation, virtual environment, knowledge]
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Creating a Thriving Learning Environment - Creating a learning environment that maximises learning and teaching in any classroom can be a task in itself, let alone creating a successful learning environment within an inclusive education setting. There are however numerous ways to do this with both advantages and difficulties in implementing such a curriculum; it seems an overwhelming experience, especially as a new teacher. Foreman (2008) likens the classroom environment to an ecosystem to which there are four interconnecting dynamics; teacher factors, student factors, curriculum and resource factors and physical setting factors....   [tags: Education, teaching, teachers]
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Intrinsic Benefits of Cooperative Learning - The effects of cooperative learning on academic achievement are positive and measurable. Student’s continual discussion and summarization of the information allows the child to gain a more solid understanding which leads to higher retention of the material. Also, when a student encounters part of the assignment that he struggles with, his peers shall take on the role of teacher and assist him with overcoming this hurdle. In doing so, the student who may once have failed will now achieve due to the help of his group members....   [tags: Education]
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Help or Hindrance to Learning - Multiple Intelligences: Help or Hindrance to Learning Kari Raterman COLL100 I010 Fall 13 American Public University Cynthia Hamilton Educators and parents have always wondered how students could learn more or even learn more effectively. Would it matter if the information presented is on a white board or if breakfast were offered at school before classes begin, or if curriculums were designed to reach students in a variety of ways; would students learn more. What if students, whether children or adults, learned in different ways....   [tags: MI, LS, education]
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Creating a Supportive Learning Environment - As teachers we should focus on the importance of creating supportive learning environments which instil the notion of inclusivity of all students, with or without disabilities. As students enter the classroom they bring a mixture of cultural, academic and behavioural diversity with them (Watkins, 2005). As teachers we need to embrace the unique qualities that each student holds and make the most of this diversity to enhance the learning outcomes of all students. This critical reflection aims to identify how teachers can set up the learning environment to specifically maximise teaching and learning for all....   [tags: Education ]
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Learning and Behavior: Scenario Analysis - Learning and behaviorism are two topics that are still studied in contemporary psychology. Experience is a key element in learning, which is believed to bring about change in a behavior. It is important to note that the changes in behavior, however, do not signify that learning was the cause. The two widely recognized types of learning are classical conditioning and operant conditioning. Russian psychologist Ivan Pavlov is mostly commonly associated with classical conditioning. Association is key in classical conditioning....   [tags: psychology]
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Creating a Culture of Learning - Introduction Education in the United States has changed over the last 60 years. It started with President Eisenhower making sure Brown v. Board of Education was enforced. Next, the National Defense Education Act in 1858 was passed to improve math and science. In 1965 Elementary and Secondary Education Act was passed to help the poor succeed in school. Finally, in 2002, President Bush signed into law the No Child left Behind Act (NCLB) (Robbins & Alvy, 2009, pg. 7). The NCLB change the way schools look at student achievement....   [tags: Student Achievement, Student Assessment]
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Language Learning in Primary Schools - Primary schools that introduce language learning at an earlier phase may do so for a number of purposes, but it is because of the benefits of learning a language at a younger age that this paper has chosen Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) as its target scheme of work. For the purpose of this assignment the focus language will be French (but the strategies to be discussed will apply to any MFL). The ideas within the scheme of work will be critically discussed as part of university experience, school practice and relevant research....   [tags: language acquisition, language experience]
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Paradox in Teaching and Learning - Palmer’s third chapter speaks about paradox in teaching and learning. He describes paradox, overall, as the inner tension experienced in the heart of every teacher, competing and pulling between laughter and pain, joy and sadness, engagement and apathy. He embraces the soul of the strongly : “teaching...can only be expressed as paradoxes”. Push them yet coddle them, inspire them yet give them thinking time, challenge them yet celebrate their established riches. Parker’s description brings into light the true tension in the hearts of teachers, balancing forces of emotion, identity, intellect, and truth....   [tags: Literary Analysis] 683 words
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Service Learning and ESL Students - School, when some people hear the word, they usually think that school is learning new things in a room. However, it is something that cannot be described only in the textbook. Service learning is “an union of community service and formal learning. It involves students going out into their communities and using that which they learn in class to help people, and then bringing that which they learn in their community service back into the classroom to enhance their learning.”(Minor, 2001) Diane Murakami who is an ELL (English Language Learners) teacher at Queen Ka’ahumanu Elementary School in Honolulu....   [tags: ESL Students]
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Reaching Students With Learning Disabilities - Placement of a student in your classroom after receiving a diagnosis of one of the 13 types of Specific learning disabilities (SLD’s) may leave you scratching your head as to what the name actually means and how to modify lesson and extend accommodations for it. When a person is learning disabled, they present weakness in the areas of memorizing, producing information (output), organizing it, or taking in information (input). Across learning environments, teachers should know how to deliver services to students to the highest efficacy attainable even where disability names are unfamiliar to the instructor and the IEP team as a whole....   [tags: Special Education] 1985 words
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Mathematics in Early Childhood Learning - 1. Identify your beliefs: State what beliefs you hold about teaching and learning mathematics for each of the following: a) What learning mathematics is for in the early childhood environment b) The role of the teacher in children learning mathematics c) The role of the teacher in teaching mathematics to children d) Children and their learning of mathematics I believe that learning mathematics in the early childhood environment encourages and promotes yet another perspective for children to establish and build upon their developing views and ideals about the world....   [tags: Teaching Math to Children]
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Character Education and Service Learning - What determines the components of a successful individual. Education is a critical part of what creates prosperous people, but positive character is just as important. "We must remember that intelligence is not enough. Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education. " (Martin Luther King Jr. quoted in Haynes and Thomas) Character is not an inherited trait, and it is also not a part of most common core curriculums. Therefore, service learning and character education should be implemented in schools along with civic learning (textbook learning) to provide the most beneficial tools in molding future members of society....   [tags: Successful Person, Education, Intelligence]
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Cultural Influence on Learning Style - Having deaf parents is something I never thought had a huge impact in my life, till I realized it effected and influenced every aspect of it. While trying to assess my own personal learning style, I had a hard time not getting angry with the single minded exam I was face with. I took a quiz to determine if I was an audio learner or a visual learner. I could not help fighting off their influence and getting overwhelmingly confused. How could learning happen only by one of two means; audibly or visually....   [tags: Audio Learner, Visual Learner, Deaf]
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Systematic Learning for Sustainability Science - Systematic Learning for Sustainability Science: A Framework for Practice I. Introduction The urgency of global problems including growing income inequality, climate change, threats to water security, loss of species and the intensification of urbanization suggest that the aspirations for sustainable development that were laid out in the late 1980s and early 1990s have largely not been met (Röckstrom et al. 2009; Gross, 2012). Failures in conventional science to address these pressing problems and better serve society have led to calls for practicing a different kind of science (Lubchenko, 1998; Gallopin et al....   [tags: urbanization, climate change, ]
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The Ultimate Purpose of Learning - By the time a student reaches college, they would have studied for tens of thousands of hours, both inside and outside of the classroom. They would have studied and memorized countless facts and formulas, from history to science to grammatical rules and languages. However, while most of a student’s time is devoted to digesting this information, they are missing the point of all of this studying. I assert that the ultimate purpose of learning is not to absorb what is being taught, but to master how to learn and how to think for oneself....   [tags: literature, college, challenge]
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Lee Vygotsky's Theory of Learning - Lev Vygotsky developed his theory of learning in the 1920’s but it was not until the late 1960’s that his ideas about learning became popular and were used to contribute to “Constructivism” as a method of teaching. (Krause [et al.] 2010 p. p81). Vygotsky believed that learning and cognitive development were significantly influenced by social interactions that occur with in a particular sociocultural environment. There are four major influences on cognitive development. • The social/cultural environment • The impact of language • Role of private speech • The Zone of Proximal Development....   [tags: Educational Theory]
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Introduction - Online Learning - 1.0 Introduction Chapter 1 discusses the introduction of the background of the blended learning which are online learning and face-to-face that is use for UNIMAS Cognitive Science students in their academic study. Next, it discusses the problem statement, research question, objective of study which are divides into general objective and specific objective, also definition of terms and conceptual framework in this research. This chapter also contains the limitation and the significance of study in this research....   [tags: Education ]
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Learning is Attaining Knowledge - Learning is an action or experience of attaining knowledge. Each learning process comes from instruction and study. It aims for behavior modification that is permanent. Learning theories are defined as “attempts to systematize and organize what is known about human learning” (Lefrancois, 2011, p.25). Generally, learning can be categorized into three types: classical conditioning, operant conditioning and cognitive learning (refer to Figure 1 in Appendix 1). The first type of learning is classical conditioning....   [tags: Classical Conditioning, Operant Conditioning]
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Adult Learning Theory: Andragogy - Adult Learning Theory: Andragogy The dispute of how adults learn is an ever developing subject matter since the 1920’s when adult learning became a professional field of practice (Merriam, S., 2001). Questions such as, do adults learn differently from children. Are adults able to learn quicker, independently, or in the same environment. These are just some examples of a multitude of questions that have been raised since scientists began investigating Adult Learning. I intend to clarify some of the misconceptions of adult learning through proven scientific research and writings of experts in the field....   [tags: Education]
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The Pedagogy of E-learning - III. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY A qualitative approach was adopted involving two principal data collection methods; a thorough and systematic review literature and in-depth interviews on critical pedagogical approaches, technologies supporting those pedagogies and management of learning resources with e-learning providers. Reasons for adopting detailed interviews are as follows: First, interviews are appropriate to examine the extent to which the critical factors identified from literature and empirical studies are practiced....   [tags: methodology] 2432 words
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Universal Design for Learning - Classrooms of today are full of students with varying learning abilities and styles, therefore teachers are put in a position to involve each of their students equally so that everyone has the greatest chance of success in their learning. There are many different ways teachers are able to set up the learning environment in order to maximise teaching and learning and cater for the diverse needs of their students. I will attempt to discuss in detail some of these strategies and unpack the potential advantages and difficulties that follow....   [tags: Education ]
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