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  • Purpose Of The Education System
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    Despite the changing times, education remains a cornerstone for society. Technology advances, the economy fluctuates, and politics change, but education remains something seen as, not only important but imperative for personal and social growth. Yet, as important as it is touted to be, the quality and purpose of learning is often lost in the assembly-line, manufactured process of education that exists today. In a highly structured and economics-driven world, the educational system may be viewed ...
  • Cost Of Computer Technology
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    Learning Through Computer Interaction Learning and Memory We are one the brink of a major revolution in means of learning. Very few people understand what is about to happen. Even most professional educators are still unaware of the implications that human-computer interaction has on learning. The revolution will occur within the next 10 years and will affect out educational system at all levels. This revolution in the way people learn will be based on the technology of the digital computer. Lea...
  • Excellence And Equality In Public Education
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    My personal philosophy of education is that every child has the right to an education. This education should be such that every student has the equal opportunity to succeed and learn at the highest level they are capable. I believe that the purpose of education is to educate people who are well-rounded individuals. By well-rounded, I am referring to graduates who will be able to apply their education to numerous aspects of life. This includes people who are going to college and people who will b...
  • Educated Person
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    Why be an educated person? The term 'education' can mean many things. An education is the collective knowledge a person has, but what does an education mean? Although an education can be paid for, no one can physically give you an education, so it is not a gift. There are societal situations where an education is a necessity, but not many globally. Education is a tool to be utilized differently in every part of the world. Knowledge is power, but some knowledge is more powerful depending on your ...
  • Webster's Universal English Dictionary Definition For Education
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    Education There are many definitions of education, many people have different options of education and how it should be taught. I however will explore three definitions. William James' definition who was a philosopher and psychologist will be explained. I will use an online dictionary. Lastly, Webster's Universal English Dictionary definition for education will be explored. William James states that, "Education, in short, cannot be better described than by calling it the organization of acquired...
  • Common To A Good Education
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    U. S and Greece: Differences and Similarities in Education Jo Smith There are many differences and similarities in education in Greece and The United States of America today. The differences, which there are many of, are focused on the different ideas of what is important in our different countries. The similarities are basic in an education and to have a successful country which both do have to be the same. Greece and the U.S. have only four major similarities which are common to a good educati...
  • Sylvan Learning Centers And Sylvan Education Services
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    Sylvan Learning Systems Case Study The Sylvan case study illustrates the challenges of building value and improving business performance through an acquisition and diversification strategy that did not coincide with the capabilities and competencies that originally built the Sylvan brand. Sylvan was founded by W. Berry Fowler in 1979 and during his six year tenure, Berry developed the franchise business model, training and educational programs, and teaching methodology that provided Sylvan with ...
  • Basic Quality Of Education Among Schools
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    As far back as the beginning of our nation, early leaders emphasized the importance of education and provided funds to create education for children from every background in our country. Thomas Jefferson said, Above all things, I hope the education of the common people will be extended to; convinced that on this good sense we may rely with the most security for the preservation of a due degree of liberty. He knew the importance of education (Jennings, 1996). In early America, there was concern f...
  • Critical Thinking 4 Learning
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    Critical Thinking 1 Running head: Critical Thinking Components of Adult Learning Critical Thinking Components of Adult Learning Critical Thinking 2 Abstract This essay examines the effects of critical thinking on life-long learning. Critical thinking is an activity that questions the assumptions underlying our personal ways of thinking and acting and then prepares us to think and act differently. This essay describes the key ingredients of critical thinking and identifies ways these ideas may be...
  • More Pressing Factor For Discontinuing Prison Education
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    Educating Prisoners - An Unnecessary Effort Crime knows no bound, no race, no social status, no gender. In prisons, all criminals are criminals, whether they have committed felony, rape or assault. White-collar crimes are the same as any other crime. Still, most inmates are from the middle class and lower class of our society. However, committing crime, and what kind of crime, is still the choice of the person, whether he has attained a formal education, a higher degree of learning or not. Still...
  • Piaget's Developmental Stages Of Learning
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    Consider the differences between the way in which children and adults learn Introduction In this assignment, I intend to consider the possible differences between the way in which children and adults learn. For instance, Piaget believed there to be schemes with four distinct stages of cognitive development. Between birth and the time a child is ready for school, he / she will pass through two of the four stages. These stages are the Sensorimotor Stage and the Preoperational Stage. Alternatively,...
  • Education Of Our Own Culture
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    My Quality Education For years I've heard that in order to succeed one has to receive a quality education. It's kind of funny though, with all the talk about the need for this great quality education nobody ever says exactly what it is. While examining this strange phenomenon I've discovered the basic universal elements of a 'quality education'. I've also learned that everyone has different standards by which they judge what is and what isn't a quality education, different groups are treated dif...
  • Association For Educational Communications And Technology
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    Allen, B.S., & Otto, R.G. (1996). Media as lived environments: The ecological psychology of educational technology. In D.H. Jonassen (Ed. ), Handbook of research for educational communications and technology, pp. 199-225. New York: Simon & Schuster Macmillan. Aronson, E. Blaney, N., Stephan, C., Sikes, J., & S napp, M. (1978). The jigsaw classroom. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage. Band ura, A. (1982). Self-efficacy mechanism in human agency. American Psychologist, 37 (2), 122-147. Bereiter, C. (1994). I...
  • Rousseau's Theory Of Natural Education
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    The neglected education of my fellow-creatures is the grand source of the misery I deplore. -Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Women. Rousseau and Wollstonecraft believed that children should be allowed to grow freely and learn to use their education practically. Children would then grow up to be free thinking adults that would keep soceity from becoming materialistic and oppressing. Nonetheless, they vehemently disagreed on who should receive such an education. Rousseau though...
  • Knowledge And Formal Education
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    Mans essential characteristic is his rational faculty. Mans mind is his basic means of survival his only means of gaining knowledge. Man cannot survive, as animals do, by the guidance of mere precepts. He cannot provide for his simplest physical needs without a process of thought. He needs a process of thought to discover how to plant and grow his food, or how to make weapons for hunting. His precepts might lead him to a cave, if one is available but to build the simplest shelter, he needs a pro...
  • Jo Best July 08 2003 It Firms
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    PRESENTATION OF THE ISSUE E-learning is developing day by day. When the advent of IT and the development of a more knowledge-based society, the role of the educational sectors needs to be redefined to cope with the challenges and opportunities that IT have bought about. In this July, UK education and skills secretary have called upon IT company to lend a hand in getting e-learning into schools and colleges. The government are committed to making e-learning a fundamental part of all education. Jo...
  • Antollini's View Of Education
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    In the novel Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger, Holden Caulfield is a troubled youth. He is a lonely and lost teen in search of meaning and purpose. Holden finds guidance in his former teacher, Mr. Antollini. "I'm not trying to tell you, that only educated and scholarly men are able to contribute something valuable to the world... And-most important- nine times out of ten they have more humility than the unscholarly thinker". Mr. Antollini's statement implies that you need a balance of both b...
  • Differences Between The Education Systems
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    Everyone has a different upbringing and with that comes a different education. I had a major change in my education two years ago. Only two years I moved from Germany, where I had done all my schoolwork in German to New Zealand, where I had to do my schoolwork in English and hardly knew anyone. I had to cope with doing my sixth form certificate in English, as well as jump one and a half years to be with the same aged people. A well rounded education is the first step towards a society that refle...
  • Ethics Of Distance Learning
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    Introduction The impact of technology on teaching in both the traditional classroom, as well as distance learning is huge. Distance education in the form of online or web-based has emerged as a core educational strategy. The Internet and other networking technologies have given us, the students, different avenues through which a formal education can be obtained. Most higher education institutions have found the online classroom to be cost effective, wide reaching, as well as a technologically wo...
  • America Education
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    Education is a very important to Americans. The reason is because; an educated society is greater than the riches of the Arab oil fields. Just like the Southern Africans were being taught by the whites Southern Africans. That the whites were teaching the natives that the ways that were brought in were the only. Since the whites controlled everything, it was against the law to revolt or teach anything bad about the white people. The oppressor sought fit to teach the oppressed the ways that it has...

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