Knowledge Essays

The One That Works Best

There are a lot of factors that influence how one grasps information. Each and every person is unique in their ability, interest and background knowledge and it is safe to assume that there is a preferred style of learning that works best for them. The common styles of learning are visual, auditory, and kinesthetic but a style can be determines in further depth through many different evaluations. I have learned a few things about myself and my own personal learning…

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Learning Curve

The term “the learning curve” has a popular, well-known meaning in American culture. In consideration of how and when you start to examine the way that term is used, most people discover that the primary and perceived meaning of the term really doesn’t make any sense. If the curve is drawn on a chart which tracks resulting knowledge against time spent learning, it might look like the Tetris© (a popular logic game) graph here to the right. By visual consideration,…

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Delivering Learning and Development Activities

The aim of the lesson plan (above) was to provide employees the knowledge and skills to draft a quality CV. Typically, employees are not familiar with how the recruitment process works, and are even less versed in drafting a CV. Many have not felt the need to apply for new roles in the past due to the security and comfort of the roles at that time. This was also confirmed from the output of the CV Workshop Pre-Assessment that were…

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Active Listening

Active listening is one of the most rewarding skill sets that I have learned from the lesson because it has really contributed to my personal growth and my professional lives. Active listening skills refer to the skill of being fully present when you are in a conversation with someone. Very often when we are in a conversation, we are not paying any attention to what the person is saying. We are just waiting for our turn to talk. We are…

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The Poem _ithaca_ and How Allusion Is Used in It

Allusion is a reference to a historical or literary person, place or even with which the reader is assumed to be familiar. In the poem, “Ithaca”, the author refers to Lestrygonians, Cyclopes, and the Poseidon. Lestrygonians are cannibals who destroy all of Odysseus’ ships except his own and kill the crews. A Cyclops is a ficticious creature with one eye. A Poseidon is a fierce monster. “Ithaca” When you start on your journey to Ithaca, Then pray that the road…

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Form of Education

“Education is the key to success”. Everyone knows about it. Education come in many forms, that’s why many people are speaking and writing about it, some with authority and some are ordinary. But does everyone knows the real meaning of Education? How can we say that we are already educated person if we don’t know exactly the real definition of the word Education? And how can we apply it in our daily lives? Education is a stage of such a…

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No Zero Policy

In most schools in many states, teachers and parents consider a grade of zero acceptable for incomplete homework. It is common for teachers to give zeros for late or slacked off assignments. Unfortunately, few teachers or parents question the usefulness of the consequence, and students continue to reap the consequences without benefit. Giving zeros as an punished measurement produces failure rather than performance. Administrators conjure up the fact that raising questions about grading procedures could induce powerful emotional responses from…

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Classroom’s Learning Environment

1.1 Many things combine to create a classroom’s learning environment. This can be on an individual or environmental factor impacting positive or negative on learning, efficient or inefficient. Much of this depends on the plans you have in place to deal with situations that affect this environment. The list below looks at each of these things in order to help teachers better understand how to ensure that they are creating a positive learning environment for all students and eliminate negativity….

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Are Computer Teachers Better Than Human Teachers

Although computer teachers have some advantages, I prefer humanteachers. Human teachers make learning fun, and they can be caring and understanding. Computer teachers do have some advantages. The computer teachers can teach more than the humanteachers can in about the books. They have better memory than the human teacher has because they are computers, computer can memorize anything. Moreover, computer teachers will be fairly to all of the students. In addition, students learn from the computers, they can learn more…

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Dorothy Livesay’s Poem _experience_

Dorothy Livesay’s poem “Experience” teaches that if one learns solely from outside sources, then one will never know what it is to feel independence and self-growth. By examining the authors personal experiences, the imagery, and the symbolism used the above statement will be proven true. Dorothy’s personal life had a large influence on her opinion about independence and self-growth. Her lengthy career spanning over 5 decades, her involvement with politics and her general travelling not only across Canada but Paris…

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Developing Yourself and Others

In order to carry development needs analysis on myself, I made use of customer feedback surveys that include customer complaints and compliments. This technique is representative of the entire customer opinion as KAYA Doncaster is the sole customer for which the team is contracted to. KAYA Doncaster has a procedure to ensure feedback to its service provider through completing surveys, complain or commendation. The survey is based on the performance of my team as a whole, providing the service. This…

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Service Learning

Service Learning is an opportunity that only few fortunate students are able to participate in. I am very thankful that I have taken advantage of this opportunity. This whole experience has opened my eyes in many ways. It seems that every day in Mrs. Pickett’s 1st grade class is a whole new day. On the first day at my job site at Lexington Elementary School I was somewhat nervous, but after I met Mrs. Pickett the nervousness completely disappeared. I…

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Tree of Knowledge

In the Paradise Lost, Milton has created the character of Satan with unparalleled brilliance and heroic energy. Satan, the leader of the fallen angels, rises to the occasion with unusual strength and inspires his comrades with his undying conviction in his own ability and that of his followers. He refuses to accept his defeat with his strong conviction that “Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heav’n” (Book -I. line 263). Satan not only convinces his audience but also…

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Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Self reflection However experienced we are, there is always something to learn and to learn from. It is also often easier to see learning happening when we get things wrong rather than getting it right as it can be easier to learn what not to do. It’ s good practice to write up your reflections on every session you teach. This will not only give you the best chance of doing it better next time, but will also provide material for…

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The Importance of Literacy and Numeracy Skills

The two key subjects in primary school are literacy and numeracy. They are at the heart of Curriculum for Excellence, as the knowledge, skills and attributes which equip children and young people (CYPs) for learning, life and work. It is understood that literacy and numeracy helps learners to gain fundamental skills necessary to achieve success in life. So there is a national strategy to improve literacy and numeracy in CYPs to support them to live satisfying and rewarding lives as…

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