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  • The Quarterly Review of Education - John Locke

    The Quarterly Review of Education - John Locke

    1 The following text was originally published in PROSPECTS: the quarterly review of education (Paris, UNESCO: International Bureau of Education), vol. 24, no. 1/2, 1994, p. 61Ð'-76. Ð'©UNESCO: International Bureau of Education, 1999 This document may be reproduced free of charge as long as acknowledgement is made of the source. JOHN LOCKE (1632Ð'-1704) Richard Aldrich John Locke was a great educator on several counts. In an immediate sense he was himself a practitioner and publicist

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    Essay Length: 7,378 Words / 30 Pages
    Submitted: December 21, 2010
  • Multimedia & Education

    Multimedia & Education

    Discuss how Multimedia might be used in Education. As technology has evolved rapidly in and around our environment, public services are now steadily introducing multimedia and other forms of computer based applications. The Territorial Army (TA) and the National Health Service (NHS) are two that have evolved dramatically within the last ten years in relation to technology. The TA has several high-tech intelligence and weaponry applications and the NHS has such vital modern equipment all

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    Essay Length: 729 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 21, 2010
  • Gambling for Education

    Gambling for Education

    GAMBLING FOR EDUCATION " You cannot ignore the fact that there will be divorce problems, domestic abuse problems, homelessness and addiction problems if you pass this bill "(Williams). Senator J.T. "Jabo" Waggoner, of Alabama, made this statement opposing the lottery bill. At first glance, this would put fear in the predominantly protestant state of Alabama, which is in the heart of the Bible Belt, as well as surrounding states that are trying to obtain

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    Essay Length: 1,327 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 22, 2010
  • The Philosophy of Education with Regard to African Americans

    The Philosophy of Education with Regard to African Americans

    The philosophy of education with regard to African Americans This study will attempt to look at Alain Locke's philosophy of education as it applies to the education of the Negro in America 1760 Ð'- 1930. In the days of slavery, education for Negroes was not a thought that was considered by slaveholders until The Reconstruction Period. Before The Reconstruction Period, the only purpose for slaves was to perform slave labor in the fields of their

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    Essay Length: 2,875 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: December 22, 2010
  • Board of Education Vs. Rowley

    Board of Education Vs. Rowley

    In the case of the Board of Education vs. Rowley (458 U.S. 176, 1982) the question was posed by the parents of a hearing impaired student that the school districts refusal to provide a sign language interpreter violated their daughter's right to a free, appropriate public education. It is my opinion that the decision by the Appellate court was in good faith. The standard of a free appropriate public education was not clearly defined by

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    Essay Length: 325 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 22, 2010
  • Sex Education

    Sex Education

    Sex Education Abstinence-only sex education is based on family values and ideological beliefs. Since the 1980s Congress and many school boards have supported this movement in their effort to promote self-discipline and prevent premarital sex. Since the early 1980s efforts have been made to suppress sex and teach the social, psychological, and health benefits that might b gained by abstaining from premarital sex. Abstinence programs can be beneficial because it encourages children to remain

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    Essay Length: 932 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 22, 2010
  • Method and Madness: Education in Plato's Republic and Aristotle's Politics

    Method and Madness: Education in Plato's Republic and Aristotle's Politics

    Education is a central part of the establishment and continued advancement of any government, so it rightfully commands the attention of politicians, philosophers, and citizens who seek the betterment of their own community and state to this day. The debate around the topic of education is even more heated because everyone has had some type of personal experience with itвЂ"be it through state-sponsored schooling, private education, professional training, or attaining a general understanding of the

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    Essay Length: 2,678 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: December 22, 2010
  • Sex Education and Premarital Sex

    Sex Education and Premarital Sex

    Sex Education and Premarital Sex Sex education is taught to every young person in virtually every school across the country. In the majority of these sex education programs, physical anatomy and safe contraception are the main focuses of the programs, telling young people what the physical rewards and consequences may be but avoiding some of the key issues relating to mental, emotional and spiritual effects. Proponents of these programs feel that we must educate our

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    Essay Length: 806 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 22, 2010
  • Culture - Power Distance

    Culture - Power Distance

    Culture - Power Distance This is a determinant basic to all societies that Hofstede has named. It is describing the distribution of \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"power\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" among individuals and groups in the society, and how inequalities in power are dealt with in these societies. Inequality of power is a basic fact of life. It cannot be 100% eliminated. Iit is impossible to have _no_ power distance, because this means everyone is exactly equal (skills, actions, genetics, etc) unless

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    Essay Length: 1,506 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 23, 2010
  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (idea)

    Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (idea)

    The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act is also known as the Education for All Handicapped Children Act. The IDEA legislation "needed to assure that students with disabilities receive free appropriate public education (FAPE) and the related services and support the need to achieve" (Jeffords 1). IDEA was created to make sure that disabled children are receiving fair and equal education and support. This act has several parts to it which include providing grants, funds early

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    Essay Length: 366 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 24, 2010
  • Theology and Education, Buber, Dialogue, and Metanoia

    Theology and Education, Buber, Dialogue, and Metanoia

    SUBJECT: Theology and Education, Buber, Dialogue, and Metanoia Alverson, J., Crossen, M. (2002). A Passion for the Impossible: How Theology Provides Insights on Education in General. Proceedings [of the] National Conference on Alternative and External Degree Programs for Adults, (pp. 44-59). Pittsburgh: ERIC. The full conference proceeding can be found at this website: http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICDocs/data/ericdocs2sql/content_storage_01/0000019b/80/1b/30/55.pdf Article Summary and Synthesis This conference proceedings chapter proposes additional and different questions about the theological impact on the classroom and

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    Essay Length: 1,692 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 24, 2010
  • Challenge of Defining a Single Muliticultural Education

    Challenge of Defining a Single Muliticultural Education

    The Challenge of Defining a Single "Multicultural Education" As stated in the first paragraph of this article, "Multicultural education has been transformed, refocused, reconceptualized, and in a constant state of evolution both in theory and in practice." Multicultural education is always changing. Culture is something that changes on a day-to-day basis. The way our society changes is no one's hands, but our own. Multicultural education can be something that is as simple as a change

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    Essay Length: 710 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 24, 2010
  • Technology and Education

    Technology and Education

    Technology And Education Browse essays using search option Access free essay links resource page Need help with paper writing services? Bookmark our site for future reference ? Technology: A Tool For Education More and more each day technology infiltrates deeper into our daily lives and routines. In fact, it has become such an integral part of society, that mass hysteria and panic would undoubtedly ensue should it suddenly be taken away. To allow technology to

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    Essay Length: 878 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 26, 2010
  • Education: Banking or Problem Posing?

    Education: Banking or Problem Posing?

    Education: Banking or Problem Posing? Richard Rodriguez and Paolo Freire write of education as the core factor in one's life. They feel that education itself lends people to either "achieve" greatness or fall into the majority of "bankers." "The Achievement of Desire" by Rodriguez and "The Banking Concept of Education" by Freire greatly resemble each other; however, they also differ on some points. Despite their differences, both texts come to the same conclusion - education

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    Submitted: December 26, 2010
  • Sex Education: Should Condoms Be Distributed in Schools?

    Sex Education: Should Condoms Be Distributed in Schools?

    Sex Education: Should Condoms be distributed in Schools? "Sex Education: Should Condoms be distributed in Schools?" was very eye catching to the reader. The author of this essay Rush H. Limbaugh III, points out a lot of good points here which I highly agree with. Sex education can be very tricky, what are its limitations? What should the students be taught and what shouldn't they be taught? If my memory serves me right, I

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    Essay Length: 805 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 26, 2010
  • Music Education in Our Public Schools

    Music Education in Our Public Schools

    Music Education in our Public Schools Music Education is no doubt a necessity to the students of today. Music plays a major role in everyone's daily life. Music is listened to while driving in the car, when eating in restaurants, relaxing at home, and even when on hold to a company's overloaded phone system. Music is everywhere you turn, and it should be one of the main subjects to be studied in our public school

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    Essay Length: 1,223 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 27, 2010
  • The Role of the Educated in the Decolonisation of Africa

    The Role of the Educated in the Decolonisation of Africa

    In beginning of the twentieth century, the European powers that colonised West African states started to experience new threats to their colonial dominion.. By the middle of the century the strong grip Europe once held on West Africa had weakened considerably. These states were now in the process of decolonisation. External and internal forces had exerted considerable pressure on Europe's control of these territories and eventually were responsible for the collapse of colonial control in

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    Essay Length: 2,347 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: December 27, 2010
  • Online Education

    Online Education

    Online Education Education is an important part of people's lives; it will either make them or break them in the future depending on the careers they choose. Education is greatly diverse today in comparison to the 1950s because of advancements in teaching and other great inventions that provide easier techniques of teaching. One major issue that has been raised is distant learning courses and online education. Distant learning could be any format from VHS videos,

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    Essay Length: 1,369 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 27, 2010
  • Technology in Education

    Technology in Education

    The problem being addressed in this study was the discrepancy of student achievement in low socioeconomic populations as it relates to integration of technology. The purpose of this study was to answer the question: Do technology-enriched classrooms have positive, negative, or neutral effects on students of low socioeconomic status? The author hypothesized that technology-enriched classrooms raised achievement levels and self-esteem of students of low socioeconomic status. This study compared the accomplishments of elementary students in

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    Essay Length: 341 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 27, 2010
  • Education of the Human Mind

    Education of the Human Mind

    The Entertainment Value Chain We've seen lots of activity along this value chain lately. NewsCorp/DirecTV and the abandoned Comcast-Disney effort are/were attempts to meld distribution and content. Time Warner is still trying (with little success) to combine distribution, content, and apps. Device makers like Apple and Gateway represent efforts (one successful, another not) to extend beyond devices. Palm and TiVo are examples of relatively new device-app combinations. Apple is grabbing three pieces of the value

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    Essay Length: 683 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 28, 2010
  • Education

    Education

    Education 221 Mid Term Paper In the New York Times article (Sunday Magazine November 26, 2006), Paul Tough states, "The evidence is now overwhelming that if you take an average low-income child and put him into an average American public school, he will most certainly come out poorly educated." This quote is powerful because of the truth behind it. Young students who come from poor backgrounds have to struggle with so much more then a

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    Essay Length: 1,825 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 29, 2010
  • Organizational Structure of U.S. Department of Education

    Organizational Structure of U.S. Department of Education

    The U.S. Department of Education is an agency set up by the federal government to establish policies and regulations for administrators, and coordinates many federal aids to education. It assists the president in executing his educational policies. The Department of Education purpose is to assist America's student's, and to make sure everyone has equal access to education. When congress passed the public law in 1979 creating the Department of Education it also declared these purposes;

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    Essay Length: 875 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 29, 2010
  • Philosophy of Education

    Philosophy of Education

    As a future educator, my philosophy of education is student centered. I believe on focusing on the individual needs of the student, as well as involving them in the process of learning. I believe that students learn best through real-world experiences. I also believe that not all students relate to material in the same way. Motivation and interest are the two most important aspects when teaching students, because it gives them the desire to learn

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    Essay Length: 486 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 29, 2010
  • Autism: Educational and Social Effects

    Autism: Educational and Social Effects

    Autism: Educational Social Effects As a student living with no impairing physical or mental disability, it is difficult to imagine life any other way. On the other hand, when taking the time to contemplate what people with disabilities, such as Autism have to cope with, I realize just how much I take for granted in every day life; such as options to any class, learning at a normal pace, and peer interactions, to name a

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    Essay Length: 907 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 30, 2010
  • Prison Inmate Education

    Prison Inmate Education

    The article "The Impact of Career and Technical Education Programs on Adult Offenders: Learning Behind Bars" by Howard Gordon and Bracie Weldon (2003) studies of how prisoners receiving educations in prison reduces the recidivism rate. Gordon and Weldon studied the inmates who were participating in the educational programs at the Huttonsville Correctional Center in West Virginia and claimed that inmates who participated in the educational programs were less likely to recidivate once released back

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    Essay Length: 1,830 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 30, 2010

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