Reflection on Alternative Assessments
Traditional and alternative assessments share some key elements, yet differ as well. All assessments, whether given as a test after a unit or alternative, should be measurable and be reliable and valid by having clear criteria to measure the learning target
Learning to Become Literate
"In any literate society, people constantly see the best way to teach children how to read and write so that the younger generation can become fully functioning members of that society." (Savage 15) This is obviously an important goal of any society that wants their chi
The Toyota Production System
A Case Study of Creativity and Innovation in Automotive Engineering
Forty years ago, Peter Drucker dubbed it "the industries of industries." Today, automobile manufacturing is still the world's largest manufactur
The paper and diagram below describe the typical progression a child makes through a state welfare system. Each figure in the diagram below links to a specific decision point described in the paper, which begins immediately after the diagram.
This chart provides a model, which highlights typical d
What alternative does Aristotle offer to Plato's claim that learning is recollection? Where would Aristotle locate the mistake in Plato's argument in The Phaedo?
In his dialogues The Phaedo and Meno, Plato, through the form of Socrates, puts forth the idea that all learning is recollection. In
While young people were grouped together and instructed/trained/initiated into adult life in the very earliest human civilizations, the story of state schooling best begins with Plato (427-347 BC), who really laid much of the philosophical and pedagogical framework for schools as we know them in the
As the Internet becomes increasingly popular, so do online classes. Last year alone, there was a 13% increase in registration for distance learning classes throughout the public university system. (Beverly Creamer, 2003) It is now possible for people to learn conveniently from home or offi
Students vs. the System
Education has always been a great factor in determining human survival and success. Whether it is learning to live in a harsh environment or learning to manage a company, education is and always will be incredibly significant. Education is so important in modern society th
Alternative Sources for Energy
Millions and millions of barrels of oil, coal, and natural gases are being pumped out of the ground on a daily basis. These fuels are being used to heat homes, run machines, and take people from place to place. It has become a part of everyday living; just as essen
Yes, it is to a certain extent. Competition is good for us as it challenges each individual. Without competition, there would be no standards and we would not know how to improve on areas we lack. In addition, we may not know where we stand, be it mentally, physically and academically. Different kin
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"NCAA Football Playoff System"
Thesis: The Bowl Championship Series (BCS) formula has been used to determine the top twenty-five teams in NCAA Division I college since 1998. Many think this system is inadequate and should be changed.
As we know, the United States consumes more power than any other country in the world. The success of the U.S. can be directly related to its power consumption. Most of our electricity that power our homes comes from burning fossil fuels (Coal, oil etc.) that
Sylvan Learning Systems
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
System Development Life Cycle
Table of Contents
Overview of System Development Lifecycle 4
Models of System Development Lifecycle 4
Waterfall Model 4
Spiral Model 5
Rapid Application Development Model 5
Phases of System Development Life Cycle
THE PIZZA HUT FRANCHISE OWNED BY MCR PRIVATE (LTD.) IS A RAPIDLY GROWING ORGANIZATION WITH ITS NEEDS EXPANDING AT A RAPID PACE.
THE SYSTEM ITSELF IS UNRELIABLE, AND CONTAINS ITS SHARE OF ERRORS. AFTER CAREFUL INVESTIGATION AND ANALYZING THE PROPOSED SOLUTION TO UPGRADE THE SYST
xxLEARNING AND MEMORY
Learning is the process of gaining knowledge or skills through study, experience or teaching. It is a process that depends on experience and leads to long-term changes in the possible behaviour of an individual in a given situation, in order to achieve a goal.
Memory is a
The Effectiveness of Hands-on Learning in the Classroom
Everyday, teachers are faced with the challenge of teaching students new information that is valuable to their future. Teachers are responsible to determine what and how information is taught. How this information
The Federal Republic of Germany is a federal
state created by the German Federal Constitution
(Grundgesetz, Art. 20 (1)). Germany consists of
16 states (Lnder) each with their own
constitution. Articles 70 et seq. of the
constitution allocate legislative powers between
The Dutch Legal System
The Kingdom of the Netherlands was founded in 1813. It was part of France from 1795 until 1813, before 1795 the greater part of the current territory was governed by a confederation of sovereign provinces.
'Central government is a constitutional mon
Overall Theme: Segregation, integration or inclusion?
- History of special needs in the UK
- Conceptualisation of special needs
- Definitions of integration
- Definitions of inclusion
- Definitions of segregation
- Who should be taught what? Why?
- Purposes of education