Education  (tagged articles)

The keyword Education is tagged in the following 59 articles.

2017, Vol. 9 No. 11
Men who choose to work in Early Childhood Education (ECE) face both discrimination and a privileged status due to their under-representation in this gendered occupation. This lack of men working in ECE leads to their status as tokens, which in turn... Read Article »
2017, Vol. 9 No. 10
The United States government started exploring the soft power potential of student and scholar exchange programs as early as 1908, with the establishment of the Boxer Indemnity Scholarship Program.[1] The father of the theory of soft power, Joseph... Read Article »
2017, Vol. 13 No. 1
Published by Discussions
A quintessential aspect of many American girls' childhood involves plastic bodies (Rogers, 1999, 112). Pieced together by molded plastic heads, plastic arms, and plastic legs that are efficiently mass-produced by our formidable technology today,... Read Article »
2017, Vol. 9 No. 03
The process of selecting a dissertation adviser can be accomplished in a number of ways. The importance, however, of this process should not be understated. This relationship between adviser and advisee often can be the difference between completing... Read Article »
2017, Vol. 9 No. 01
A commonly observed trend among American universities is the relative underperformance of minorities in the academic arena. The usual, often lazily regurgitated explanation for this phenomenon revolves around socioeconomic situations that minority... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 8 No. 11
J. D. Salinger is a household name in America, but relatively few people know of his Glass family characters. Seven impossibly bright and witty adult siblings and their parents populate his later work, from their first appearance in the short story... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 8 No. 06
Although Education is at the forefront of innumerable research and development initiatives, some countries remain significantly under-researched. While increasing statistics exist on development indicators and Education in The Lao PDR (hereafter... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 6 No. 2
Published by Clocks and Clouds
What is the meaning of the American Dream for educated black Americans? How do perceptions of the equality and the achievability of the American Dream among educated black Americans correlate with the dominant discourse on the subject? This research... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 3 No. 1
Using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997, I estimate a multinomial logit choice model for the college major decisions of first-generation college students|students who are the first in the families to attend college|and non... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 8 No. 03
Nontraditional students represent a substantial proportion of those enrolled in higher Education institutions. The purpose of this literature review is to identify (1) distinctions between traditional and nontraditional students and (2) factors... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 8 No. 03
For today's children, technological devices such as iPads, smartphones, and e-readers are quickly replacing more traditional "toys" as sources of learning and entertainment. With their capacity to contain a multitude of activities within a single... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 8 No. 02
This study was designed to explore current issues of access, interests and attitudes towards technology use in STEM related courses for a population of middle school students enrolled at a Title I urban school in the South. The participants in the... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 8 No. 02
This study explored the interplay of stereotypical behaviors and social skills interventions in a clinical environment when stereotypy was not the focus of the interventions. A case study design was implemented to observe two participants that exhibited... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 8 No. 02
Building a framework to understand a complex system, such as American Higher Education, requires a focused approach. The richness of history behind colleges and universities in the United States can lead analysts in any number of directions. From... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 8 No. 01
Academic writing is the process through which people with specialized knowledge formulate and communicate their ideas. The process helps the writer organize his or her thoughts on a particular subject, and it supports the dissemination of knowledge... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 6 No. 1
Published by Clocks and Clouds
The Troubles, a period of conflict between mostly Protestant Unionists and mostly Catholic Nationalists in Northern Ireland, ended in 1998 with the signing of the Good Friday or Belfast Agreement. The division of society, however, continues in its... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 6 No. 2
University websites across the country showcase the important underlying values of study abroad: experiencing a "local" culture, creating interactive conversations, and empowering students through personal and academic development. This research... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 6 No. 2
Like other communication-related fields, such as broadcast journalism and print journalism that typically have their own student-led organizations, strategic communications students obtain hands-on experience through student-run agencies, which... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 5 No. 1
Environmental communication is now an emerging and a significant curriculum from schools to research centers. The effective and efficient environmental communication occurs when learners interact with their surrounding environment/ecology in which... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 5 No. 1
After conducting a study in May of 2014 on nutrition communication in Ecuador and how it affects consumer behaviour, researchers identified a gap between the level of Education obtained by students and the knowledge of nutrition provided to them... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 7 No. 05
Language difficulties are cited as the most critical issue facing international students today. This study particularly looks into the influence of language difficulties on the wellbeing of international students. The study was conducted at a student... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 7 No. 04
Senate Bill 1720 took effect in the state of Florida in 2014. This new Education policy makes college placement tests and remedial courses voluntary for many students preparing to enter college, with the aim of providing better access to college... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 7 No. 03
This paper examines the latest attempt by the United States Department of Education to enact new regulations for addressing the issue of whether many post-secondary Educational program offerings are appropriate in preparing students for gainful... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 2014/2015 No. 1
At present, ‘more than 80 percent of Afghan women are illiterate’.1 However, in the rural regions of Afghanistan, where more than 74 percent of the population lives, the illiteracy rate of females is closer to 93 percent.2 Following... Read Article »
2014, Vol. 6 No. 11
While international literacy results show Canada maintaining a strong standing, there have been declines in the results for both traditional and digital literacy in several provinces, including New Brunswick. A trial of authentic literacy activities... Read Article »
2014, Vol. 6 No. 11
In today’s society, the categorization of gender in our Educational system is leading to a socialization of masculinity and femininity, which is reaffirmed by gender-biased curriculum, testing, and activities. By attempting to define gender... Read Article »
2014, Vol. 6 No. 10
Third grade reading proficiency is believed to be an important benchmark in Education. The transition from third grade to fourth grade marks the shift from “learning to read” to “reading to learn” other subject material.... Read Article »
2014, Vol. 6 No. 09
Higher Education in the UK has experienced radical change over the last two decades. As a result of the increased supply of university graduates, bachelor’s degrees no longer function as a good signal to employers and more individuals are... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 5 No. 12
The evolution of the governance model in higher Education is a complex idea to pin down with simple definitions. New stakeholders, innovative ideas, and external demands make the institution of higher Education a panacea for the ills of society.... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 9 No. 2
Published by Discussions
Throughout the American Education system, the assessment of writing skill and general academic performance through timed essay examinations has become increasingly pervasive, contributing to the determination of grades and course placements and... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 3 No. 2
The following is a case study of the author’s country of origin, Romania, and its journey back to sustainable living. Her article describes, outlines, and explains how Romania has undergone change with respect to its approach to sustainable... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 5 No. 02
From elite universities’ admissions publications and demographic data, an otherwise uninformed observer might conclude that race is now a problem of the past.[1] And because these institutions are considered to be ‘gatekeepers’... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 2 No. 1
Published by Clocks and Clouds
Girl's Education is universally recognized in the International Development community as an important aspect of development. Educating a woman has a significant impact on her opportunities and her community as a whole. Despite the many positive... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 4 No. 12
Interest in the intersection of religion and politics has grown in salience in the Post-9/11 era. Recent scholarship purports that when it comes to religion, Americans are profoundly ignorant. This ignorance leads to religious insensitivity that... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 4 No. 09
The United States’ Education system is unprepared to discuss Islam, despite the pertinence of religious Education in the modern world. With the events of September 11, 2001, the words “Muslim” and “Islam” have become... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 4 No. 04
Education reforms were among the most invested projects of French Indochina. The colonial government introduced them for several purposes, including to train a class of elites to serve in local administrative bureaus and to penetrate and “... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 3 No. 11
This study used Q-methodology in order to explore the diverse range of meanings and understandings that young males construct in relation to testicular cancer (TC) and testicular self-examination (TSE). Using both conventional and online methods... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 3 No. 10
This study considers the remote causes of examination malpractice in the Nigerian Education system with a view to suggest new ways of combating the problem. Three research hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. Using the multistage stratified... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 3 No. 07
The current system of collegiate football and basketball in America’s universities is littered with corruption caused by the nationwide popularity of “big time” college sports. The positive effects that student-athlete performance... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 3 No. 03
Online forums are also known as discussion boards or message boards. They enable users of a website to interact with each other by exchanging tips and discussing topics related to a certain theme. Learning through online forums is an important learning... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 3 No. 03
Tribal communities in India mainly consist of forest dwellers who have accumulated a rich knowledge on the uses of various forests and forest products over the centuries. According to Article 342 of the Indian Constitution, the Scheduled Tribes... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 3 No. 01
President Obama has an immense task before him. In this upcoming year, he will be responsible for the long overdue reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001. This act is based on the standards-based reform model which is comprised... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 3 No. 01
The mere mention of the English Language Arts content area, for many people, might conjure images of ancient, dusty tomes, the sound of a classroom full of pens scratching across college-ruled paper, or the palpable befuddlement of students staring... Read Article »
2010, Vol. 2 No. 12
Testing has changed in many ways since it first appeared with the beginning of public Education led by Horace Mann. Standardized testing is the most commonly used and well known method of testing used in the United States as well as numerous other... Read Article »
2010, Vol. 2 No. 06
President George Bush came into office in 2001 after both a campaign and outcome that shook the nation. Following the controversial Presidential election results, George W. Bush promised the American people that he was the right person to do this... Read Article »
2010, Vol. 2 No. 03
At the University of Southern California Film School, there are two main goals: to foster creativity and encourage technical growth. As the Cinema-Television School website states, “This is an environment in which the flow of creativity... Read Article »
2010, Vol. 2 No. 02
Paulo Freire was a Brazilian ideologist whose radical ideas have shaped the modern concept of and approaches to Education. In his essay The 'Banking' Concept of Education, Freire passionately expounds on the mechanical flaw in the current system... Read Article »
2010, Vol. 2 No. 02
“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” Whether black, white, red or yellow, all of these students... Read Article »
2010, Vol. 2 No. 02
Since the 1990s, homeschooling in the United States has jumped to impressive numbers, with special assistance in 2000 from the so-called “Harvard for Homeschoolers” program, founded by Michael Farris (Farrah, 2009). Community colleges... Read Article »
2010, Vol. 2 No. 02
The Karimojong people of the Karamoja region of Uganda are perhaps one of the few groups left on the planet that remain mostly disconnected from modern civilization. This semi-nomadic community has lived in the northeastern region of Uganda for... Read Article »
2010, Vol. 2 No. 01
Transgender children are some of the most vulnerable students in America’s schools. Nobody knows how many there are, and very few educators know what to do with them. Despite extensive advocacy efforts, trans youth are subjected to bullying... Read Article »
2010, Vol. 2 No. 01
When the United States purchased Alaska from the Russian Empire in 1867, it did not simply grow by 663,000 square miles; it also accepted responsibility for the people living within its new borders. But America has not fulfilled its responsibilities... Read Article »
2010, Vol. 2 No. 01
Oppression tends to exist in compartmentalized, clearly labeled categories of race, social class, gender, or sexual preference. While these rigidly defined categories may have been applied to allow for rational discussion of problems and solutions... Read Article »
2009, Vol. 1 No. 12
Homework continues to be a controversial topic. The debate over homework is an old one, with attitudes shifting throughout the debate over the years. Proponents and opponents make cases to support their views on the necessity and importance of homework... Read Article »
2009, Vol. 1 No. 12
In Enhancing the Recall of Presented Material, Larson (2009) examined the effects of different styles of note-taking and which ones seemed to benefit undergraduates when tested on the material they were expected to know.  This study specifically... Read Article »
2009, Vol. 1 No. 11
The ability to control one’s sexuality and make informed, responsible decisions about one’s sexual health is a basic human right. The Netherlands, Sweden, Australia, France and Germany protect this right by providing comprehensive sex... Read Article »
2009, Vol. 1 No. 10
Language use is a major factor in defining one’s cultural identity. People learn slang, lingo, jargon, idiomatic phrases, and other language tools, and with them participate in a cultural, social environment in which they can thrive. For ethnic... Read Article »
2008, Vol. 1 No. 2
Dr. David J. Skorton, president of Cornell University, first introduced the idea of a new initiative emphasizing the international development of human capacity through the dissemination of university research, teaching and outreach at his first... Read Article »
2000, Vol. 1999/2000 No. 1
On Thursday 25th November, over 15,000 students gathered in London for a march and rally against tuition fees and student loans. Since the New Labour government announced they would implement the Dearing report’s recommendation to charge people... Read Article »

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