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Techniques in EFL Lessons – 1500 words

Describe, give the purpose of and evaluate three of these teaching techniques: Elicitation. Concept questions. Drilling. Substitution tables. Information-gap communication tasks.   Elicitation   ‘Elicitation’ is a term used to refer to the extraction of information. It is defined both as, “to bring or draw out” and “to provoke (a reaction, for example)” (TFD 2008). … Continue reading Techniques in EFL Lessons – 1500 words

A Comparsion of different ways of teaching ESOL to Polish workers in London – FULL DISSERTATION 10,000 words

A Comparison of Different Ways of Teaching ESOL to Polish Migrant Workers who are Residing Temporarily in London                                                 CONTENTS   PART 1: Introduction     PART 2: Literature Review 2.1. Communicative … Continue reading A Comparsion of different ways of teaching ESOL to Polish workers in London – FULL DISSERTATION 10,000 words

Teaching ESOL to Polish workers PART 2 – 2800 words

PART TWO   Communicative Approach   Communicative methodologies have been popular in ESOL since the 1980s. Richards and Rodgers describe them as “a major paradigm shift…whose ramifications continue to be felt today” (Richards and Rodgers 2007: 151). The shift is from Situational Language Teaching, where “language was taught by practicing basic structures in meaningful situation-based … Continue reading Teaching ESOL to Polish workers PART 2 – 2800 words

Teaching ESOL to Polish Workers in London – 6000 words

DISSERTATION       Title:   A comparison of different ways of teaching ESOL to Polish migrant workers who are residing temporarily in London   Subject Area:   Relevant methodological approaches to ESOL teaching; Specific techniques methods and approaches to language teaching; The sociolinguistic context of migrant labour, specifically focusing on Polish experiences, and living/working … Continue reading Teaching ESOL to Polish Workers in London – 6000 words

Education for the Young – 2000 words

Education for the Young   Much has been said about the importance of education and how vital schools are to the modelling of young minds to become self-determined individuals. However, in the past years, the educational system has been under harsh criticism due mainly to the poor achievement of students. When we aim to make … Continue reading Education for the Young – 2000 words

Discourse and Pragmatics in Language Teaching – 3000 word essay

Discourse and Pragmatics in Language Teaching Introduction Breen describes discourse and pragmatics as a large field with “several overlapping and competing definitions deriving from a range of analytical and theoretical positions” (Breen 2004: 309). Primarily, however, definitions of discourse focus on analyzing text in context, rather than isolated grammatical analysis of sentences. Definitions of pragmatics … Continue reading Discourse and Pragmatics in Language Teaching – 3000 word essay

Developing Early Literacy – Parents’ role. 2000 word essay

Developing Early Literacy: Role of Parental Involvement   Introduction People all know that languages develop out of the user’s need to express themselves. From this fact, we can therefore say that all languages are equal. This equality means that all languages, regardless of their characteristics and linguistic qualities, all meet the social and psychological needs … Continue reading Developing Early Literacy – Parents’ role. 2000 word essay

The Impact of Breakfast Clubs on Pupil Attendance and Punctuality. 3000 words

A critical review of a research article ‘The impact of breakfast clubs on pupil attendance and punctuality’.   The article, ‘The impact of breakfast clubs on pupil attendance and punctuality’ was written by Donald Simpson in November 1991 for the School of Social Science at the University of Teesside. Whilst written well, on the whole, … Continue reading The Impact of Breakfast Clubs on Pupil Attendance and Punctuality. 3000 words

The Natural Curriculum, esp Gender and Inclusion in PE – Education Dissertation, 7000 words

What Changes have taken place in the national curriculum governing secondary schools, specifically in relation to the issue of gender and inclusion in physical education?   Abstract   The paper proposes a framework for assessing the changes have taken place in the national curriculum governing secondary schools, specifically in relation to the issue of gender … Continue reading The Natural Curriculum, esp Gender and Inclusion in PE – Education Dissertation, 7000 words

Prison Education 4000 word dissertation

Research Project: Education and Training within a Prison 1. Research Topic The topic of this research is education and training within the context of a prison. As I am currently working within a prison, I have a personal interest in the subject and access to a rich source of primary data through interviews with and … Continue reading Prison Education 4000 word dissertation

PGCE 3500 words – MULTICULTURALISM Literature Review

Multiculturalism: Literature Review With reference to relevant literature on the subject, assess the positives and negatives of the British approach to multiculturalism. This work will provide a review of relevant literature within the field of multiculturalism in order to address the research question. It is organised thematically. Its thesis is that there have been many … Continue reading PGCE 3500 words – MULTICULTURALISM Literature Review

Reform of the Education system essay – 2500 words PGCE

If you were able to reform the education system in Britain, what form would it take? Use the ideas and theories of philosophers, sociologists and psychologists to support your answer. The question is more difficult and complex then it may at first seem. Reforming the education system relies on a multiple and varied context of … Continue reading Reform of the Education system essay – 2500 words PGCE

Rousseau and Education 3000 words

Discuss how one of the following has examined the purpose of education.  You must direct your response to issues in Education Studies. You must select ONE from the list below: Ivan Illich (1926 – ) Howard Gardner (1943 – ) Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)     It is somewhat surprising that the study of education as … Continue reading Rousseau and Education 3000 words

Education Studies 3500 word essay

  Education studies is a relatively new discipline which concerns itself with the important question of how people develop and learn throughout their lives [Bartlett and Burton 2007:4]. In 2004, Davies and Hogarth [2004:425] observed that education studies was becoming an academic discipline in its own right. Its newness emanates from the generational shift in … Continue reading Education Studies 3500 word essay

Communities and Social Exclusion 3000 words

Communities To many observers the concept of community remains in the realm of ideology when confronted with societal upheavals and fractious divisions exposing youth violence, street gangs and turf rivalry amongst different sub-cultures and social exclusion, especially when listening to the punitive responses from politicians, the police and criminal justice system. Such is the external … Continue reading Communities and Social Exclusion 3000 words

Degrees and Employment 1000 words

Critical reading and writing   Question Two When planning a career how important is getting a degree? Discuss The importance placed upon getting a degree for career aspirants draws mixed opinion from the academic community, the professional sector and post-graduate employees who are at the terminal point in the process. The “incentives to complete further … Continue reading Degrees and Employment 1000 words

Gender and Education 3500 words

How has achievement by gender changed since the end of World War 11?   In order to discuss how gender achievement has changed since the end of World War 11, a brief account of the history of the development of British education should be considered.  An analysis of these changes, using different theoretical perspectives along … Continue reading Gender and Education 3500 words

Special Educational Needs 3000 words

Special Education Assessed Assignment: Part Two   Educational Provision and Attitudes Toward Children with Special Educational Needs has moved from Segregation to Inclusion   Discuss the above statement   This essay will largely agree with the above statement. It will argue that educational provision and attitudes toward children with Special Educational Needs has largely moved … Continue reading Special Educational Needs 3000 words

Diaspora essay 1400 words

A Theoretical Analysis of the Narrative of Migration   This essay will put the narrative of migration outlined in Assignment One into a theoretical context. It will do this, first of all, by considering definitions of diaspora from writers such as Cohen (1997) and Braziel and Mannur (2003). Proposing that James’ migration can be best … Continue reading Diaspora essay 1400 words

Education for Sustainable Development 500 words

    ESDGC: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship The UK and EU response to Global Warming (500 words):   It is a well-known fact, in the light of the recent climate change warnings and scientific research, that the adverse impact of global warming is not restricted to the horrific meltdown of the Arctic … Continue reading Education for Sustainable Development 500 words

Book review: ALCOHOL 500 words

Book Review Heath, D.B(ed) (1995) International Handbook on Alcohol and Culture. New York: Greenwood.   This work reviews the book International Handbook on Alcohol and Culture edited by Dwight B. Heath.  Assessment is provided to the overall work in conjunction with providing specific focus to Martin Plant’s chapter on the United Kingdom.             In the … Continue reading Book review: ALCOHOL 500 words

Studying Psychology 2500 words

‘There is a lot to be gained by studying a topic in psychology from more than one perspective.’ Discuss this claim drawing on chapters 2 and 3 from book 2 to illustrate your points.     There are many different perspectives in psychology that aim to study and understand a particular topic in relation to the … Continue reading Studying Psychology 2500 words

Curriculum Design for Kindergarten Teachers in Korea 3000 words

ELT Curriculum and Syllabus Design and Assessment   Introduction   This project presents and evaluates a course designed for use in teaching English to trainee Kindergarten teachers in Korea.   Part One presents the research undertaken before implementing the course design. First of all, it defines the key terms in this project: ‘Curriculum’; ‘syllabus’; ‘aims’; … Continue reading Curriculum Design for Kindergarten Teachers in Korea 3000 words

Dissertation: VOCABULARY LEARNING ACROSS LEVELS – 12,0000 words

Comparison of Vocabulary Learning Strategies Across Levels                                                     CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION     1.1. Rationale and purpose of the study   Human beings communicate with each other by means of … Continue reading Dissertation: VOCABULARY LEARNING ACROSS LEVELS – 12,0000 words

Differentiation and Literacy 2000 words EDUCATION essay

How can a realistic and manageable approach to differentiation be implemented in the classroom particularly when there are children with literacy difficulties.   Tomlinson (2010) defines differentiation as “an approach to teaching that advocates active planning for student differences in classrooms”. This general definition is supported by others such as Petty (2010), who classifies it … Continue reading Differentiation and Literacy 2000 words EDUCATION essay

Inclusion and Integration of Special Needs in EDUCATION essay 1500 words

  Assignment Title   Discuss the differences between ‘integration’ and ‘inclusion’. What does the ‘Salamanca statement’ mean when it talks about a ‘welcoming school’ in context of inclusion?     The educational setting for primary school years is a context in which contemporary debate over matters of inclusion and integration finds its focus. Such debate … Continue reading Inclusion and Integration of Special Needs in EDUCATION essay 1500 words

Teaching Philosophy in Schools 1700 words essay

Why should teachers of children between 3-12 years of age study philosophy, and in particular ethics? Refer to Aristotle’s Virtue ethics.   It has been highlighted by a large amount of research that teachers of children between 3-12 years of age and the children themselves need to study philosophy, to a certain extent, whilst in … Continue reading Teaching Philosophy in Schools 1700 words essay

Reflections on University Life ESSAY

Assignment: Patchwork Text   The purpose of this assignment is to provide a ‘patchwork’ text which exemplifies the professional and reflective practice which I have personally developed as a result of undertaking the course.  The reflection will be based on a number of small texts and other patchworks narratives which will then be extended and … Continue reading Reflections on University Life ESSAY

Education – Governance essay plan 1000 words

Ball, S.J. (2008) ‘New Philanthropy, New Networks and New Governance in Education’, Political Studies 2008 Vol.56, 747-765 Text Summary   Ball’s study is situated within the context of political science examining a shift from government to governance. By this, he means a shift from a centralised bureaucratic hierarchical model of power and control to a … Continue reading Education – Governance essay plan 1000 words

Education – essays plans x 2, Multiculturalism

Plans   Multiculturalism literature review   Question:        With reference to relevant literature on the subject, assess the positives and negatives of the British approach to multiculturalism.   Introduction: Definition of multiculturalism. Outline of the purpose of a literature review. Highlight the main sources of literature on the subject. Proposed research methodology and techniques of research … Continue reading Education – essays plans x 2, Multiculturalism

Education in a Prison 6000 words

Research Project: Education and Training within a Prison       Preliminaries   This project sets out to explore the ways in which education and training are delivered within a prison context, including issues of prisoner attitude and motivation, the types of training on offer and relevant contextual factors. Chapter One outlines the main research … Continue reading Education in a Prison 6000 words

Innovation and Change in Higher Education 5000 words Master.s 2.1/1 level

Innovation and Change in Higher and Professional Education   What are the connections and tensions between policies regarding funding, access and quality in higher education?   Introduction   Research into education policy suggests that it cannot be understood simply as a statement, transparently communicated and put into place by Government. Rather, as Ball (2008, pp.6-7), … Continue reading Innovation and Change in Higher Education 5000 words Master.s 2.1/1 level

Education – 2000 word commentary on an article

Critical Commentary on: J.M. Bolivar and J.H. Chrispeels (2011), ‘Enhancing Parent Leadership Through Building Social and Intellectual Capital’, American Educational Research Journal, February 2011, Vol. 48, No.1, 4-38.   The article under review discusses parental leadership programmes within an American setting, focusing on Hispanic parents in two schools in Los Angeles. It sets out to … Continue reading Education – 2000 word commentary on an article