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Written versus Spoken Grammar

| April 6, 2015

Abstract Through examination of the expected educational outcomes of TESOL courses, one can begin to have a relevant discussion as to the debate between written and spoken grammar. In general academic consensus it is shown that the inclusion of spoken grammar in English teaching is preferable as it is desired by learners and the outcomes […]

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The Concept of Learning Autonomy

| April 6, 2015

Abstract An exploration of the theoretical aspect of learning or learner autonomy must include a fundamental examination of the underlying theoretical aspects of autonomy generally. This will be evaluated in light of the expected outcomes of teaching and the particular advantages of this strategy towards teaching. Through this examination, it will be analyzed concluding that […]

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Evaluate the extent to which authentic materials are useful in teaching English in accordance with a competency based learning outcome.

| April 6, 2015

Abstract To determine the extent to which authentic materials should be used in material design for English teaching one must start by being mindful of the expected outcomes of learning. To this extent there are two broad competing theories: Competency versus Knowledge-base. The practice and mission of TESOL supports a theory of competence rather than […]

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To what extent should we allow L1 in the L2 classroom?

| April 6, 2015

Introduction The use of a student’s first language (L1) in a second language classroom (L2) has been debated for numerous years (Morahan 2010) within the principles set by Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). Many teachers have any inherent understanding that teaching in a second language is cognitively more complex than that […]

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Traditional Methods and Development

Traditional Methods and Development

| April 6, 2015

Introduction Second language education has become a necessity in the modern world for refugees, immigrants, international students, individuals requiring advanced second language skills in their occupations and those receiving education or vocational training in a language other than their mother tongue (Long, 2005). The growing reliance on effective second language teaching programs has led to […]

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Reflective essay: “Design a board game” and “Who owns Zebra”

| March 24, 2015

INTRODUCTION My name is Aigerim Amanzholova, I am currently studying for my Masters in Management. During our residential weekend on the Organizational Analysis module, the tutor introduced us to reflective writing and its role in learning and personal development. I was part of several groups of between 5 – 7 people who were assigned two […]

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In what ways, basically, are writing at home and at university similar and different?

| March 24, 2015

The art of writing takes on many forms and has done so since the beginning of time. There are differing things to consider for me when I begin to write, all depending on whether I am writing an academic essay, a poem, a shopping list or a novel. Each one has its own differentiated range […]

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IMPACT OF SOCIAL CLASS ON THE SUCCESS AND EXPERIENCE OF YOUNG PEOPLE IN EDUCATION

IMPACT OF SOCIAL CLASS ON THE SUCCESS AND EXPERIENCE OF YOUNG PEOPLE IN EDUCATION

| March 14, 2015

INTRODUCTION Most of the developed economies such as the UK are faced with somewhat a paradoxical situation. Formal education, within such societies, tends to be available to all children and young people on a more or less equal basis (Brown & Lauder 2004). Furthermore, their education systems offer high quality experiences, are well resourced, and […]

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Personal and Professional Development

| March 7, 2015

Abstract An account of the author’s experiences of a ‘personal and professional development’ module. The two main sections analyse the learning experience, and focus upon a particular area for self-development. The analysis of learning covers aspects of the module which were found useful, and why, and describes ideas such as Kolb’s ‘learning cycle’ which were […]

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Impact of Globalization Trends on Education Structures and Policies

| March 7, 2015

Introduction Globalization is a widely discussed and contested topic. The process of globalization has profound impacts on the capacity of a nation to formulate its policies. It is accompanied by a seemingly endless process of change within education (Peters, 1992). Globalization is one main issue that is increasingly attracting the attention of most academicians, researchers […]

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Teaching for Creativity

| March 5, 2015

Introduction The lack of creativity in teaching has been a significant issue in recent years. In All Our Futures: Creativity, Cultures and Education, a report by the National Advisory Committee on Creative and Cultural Education (NACCE) in May 1999, there are proposals suggested to implement a wider nationwide scheme for creative education. The report highlighted […]

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HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: The Role of Vocational Education and Training in Skill Development

| March 5, 2015

Introduction This study is aimed at exploring the role of vocational education and training (VET) in developing a skilled workforce and meeting the requirements of an efficient and well-functioning modern economy. The discussion will focus on vocational education and training being one of the crucial responsibilities of employers and employees and on the part to […]

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A critique and comparison of relevant literature in relation to organizational learning and knowledge management

| March 4, 2015

1. INTRODUCTION Fiol and Lyles (1985) describe organizational learning, as being the process wherein organizations being cognitive enterprises, have the capability to accumulate information regarding their own actions, understand the effects against those of alternatives, then adopt the most relevant action in relation to future decisions. Therefore improvements within organization is based on how well […]

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Comparative analysis of Boys, Girls and Achievement (Becky Francis) and Choice, Pathways and Transitions Post-16 (Stephen J Ball et al)

| March 4, 2015

Introduction In 2000, two books were published that were based on research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council. These were Boys, Girls and Achievement: Addressing the classroom issues by Becky Francis and Choice, Pathways and Transitions Post-16: New youth, new economies in the global city by Ball, Maguire and Macrae. Both addressed issues […]

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The Effectiveness of Personal Financial Planning as a Tool in Reducing Debts amongst Students.

| March 4, 2015

Abstract A proposal for a dissertation concerned with personal financial planning and student debt. The proposed project combines secondary and primary research to investigate levels of student debt, attitudes to debt, awareness of tools for financial management and the use of such tools. A structure for the dissertation is set out including an overview of […]

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UK Education System Case Study

| January 4, 2015

Introduction Education in the United Kingdom has been a battleground of educational and socio-political ideologies. This is particularly true over the last thirty years, as different political parties taking power each made it their first priority for change.

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Education Essay: Teaching For Creativity Essay

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

INTRODUCTION The lack of creativity in teaching has been a significant issue in recent years. In All Our Futures: Creativity, Cultures and Education, a report by the National Advisory Committee on Creative and Cultural Education (NACCE) in May 1999, there are proposals suggested to implement a wider nationwide scheme for creative education. The report highlighted […]

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