Povery is a cause of illiteracy
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...illiteracy rate is almost zero percent, there are quite a few countries which are struggling to eradicate illiteracy by educating mass number of people. Illiteracy can be of two types, one is adult illiteracy and another is children illiteracy. There is no one and only cause for illiteracy, but biggest reason for illiteracy is poverty. People who are deprived of adequate amount of food generally are engrossed with the thought of getting food in order to survive. A person is incapable to concentrate on acquiring education with an empty stomach. People who... ?Poverty Is a Cause of Illiteracy Table of Contents Poverty Is a Cause of Illiteracy Table of Contents 2 Introduction 3 Poverty and Illiteracy 4...
Povery is a cause of illiteracy
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...illiteracy rate is almost zero percent, there are quite a few countries which are struggling to eradicate illiteracy by educating mass number of people. Illiteracy can be of two types, one is adult illiteracy and another is children illiteracy. There is no one and only cause for illiteracy, but biggest reason for illiteracy is poverty. People who are deprived of adequate amount of food generally are engrossed with the thought of getting food in order to survive. A person is incapable to concentrate on acquiring education with an empty stomach. People who... Poverty Is a Cause of Illiteracy Table of Contents Poverty Is a Cause of Illiteracy Table of Contents 2 Introduction 3 Poverty and Illiteracy 4...
Illiteracy
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...illiteracy in the country. According to a US government report, The State of Literacy in America, released in 1998 by the National Institute for Literacy (NIL) (cited in Roberts, 1998), there has been a significant growth in illiteracy in America. “Over 90 million US adults, nearly one out of two, are functionally illiterate or near illiterate, without the minimum skills required in a modern society” (Roberts, 1998). Many experts have blamed this failing on an educational system that focuses almost exclusively upon a sight-based reading program that has proven to be ineffective for the majority of learners (Hoerl... Illiteracy and its Causes According to the book Turning Back the Tide of Illiteracy,...
Illiteracy in Prison
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...Illiteracy in Prisons Illiteracy in Prisons The prison system is one of the most complex rehabilitation centers in the country. The system serves to assist people in dealing with various issues and correct their behavior. It is important to understand that prisons assist society by taking away some of the most vicious criminal that society bears and illiteracy is a major aspect in society that affects the community as a whole in very many ways. The major characteristic witnessed in society from illiteracy is the high rate of unemployment. It is important to understand the notion of illiteracy when related to the prison system. Contemporary research has shown a very high rate of illiteracy... ...
Women education In Saudi Arabia , Sustainable Development and NGO's
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...adult illiteracy rate of 2.5% for women between the years of 15 to 14 (UNEP, 2011, p. 1). The most upsetting factor of the crisis in the country’s education sector is the inability to offer the needs for the progress of Arabian women. A 2002 Arab human development report indicated that women’s education does not regularly train students, means of assessing information to become innovative. As a result, graduation rates become... Women education In Saudi Arabia, Sustainable Development and NGOs al affiliation Women education In Saudi Arabia, Sustainable Development and NGOs Background of Saudi Arabian women’s school structure The education sector for women in Saudi Arabia has been taking certain trends to...
Geographic Illiteracy: A Continuing American Dilemma
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...Illiteracy: A Continuing American Dilemma Introduction Geographic illiteracy is the lack of ability to understand and decide wisely at every level of human settlement design. Geographic illiteracy is a public and private problem that restricts the capacity of groups and individuals to operate in the physical, social, and economic domains of existing human activity (Bruckner 2006). According to a 1988 survey of Gallup Organization of adults’ geographic awareness in nine countries, the United States scored poorly in the 18-to-24 year old bracket. The study reported that one in four adults in the United States failed to spot the Pacific Ocean in the world map and one in seven adults failed... Geographic...
Adult education
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...adult learners who may have such other responsibilities like supporting families or lack of financial support for learning needs. Conflict between social and professional roles is another challenge to adult education. Awareness of needs from work environments such as need for leadership or managerial potentials may for example conflict with traditional constructs of women’s passive role in the society to undermine learning needs. Technological developments, that that adult learners may not be familiar with and possible illiteracy among some of the learners are other challenges that have been reported and continues to be...
Education In the US Prison System
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...adult inmates are illiterate; while the United States' national adult illiteracy stands at a comparatively mere 4%. Stemming from this figure are the rates of recidivism in the United States, which are also at a particular high - 41% to 71% of prisoners who... Education in the US Prison System: A Critical Discussion (Fill in with your information etc Education in the US Prison System: A Critical Discussion A prison is literally defined as a "place in which individuals are physically confined and usually deprived of a range of personal freedomsthey areconventionally institutions which form part of the criminal justice system of a country, such that imprisonment or incarceration is the penalty imposed by t...
Education In the US Prison System
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...adult inmates are illiterate; while the United States’ national adult illiteracy stands at a comparatively mere 4%. Stemming from this figure are the rates of recidivism in the United States, which are also at a particular high – 41% to 71% of prisoners who... Education in the US Prison System: A Critical Discussion (Fill in with your information etc Education in the US Prison System: ACritical Discussion A prison is literally defined as a “…place in which individuals are physically confined and usually deprived of a range of personal freedoms…they are…conventionally institutions which form part of the criminal justice system of a country, such that imprisonment or incarceration is the penalty imposed by...
Fundamental rights
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...illiteracy has been furthered by connecting to eradicate adult illiteracy. Various Articles, including Article 20, Articles 15-19, and Article 8 are dedicated to employees’ education (United Nations, 2013). Saudi Arabia is almost parallel to Kuwait in providing and ensuring individuals’ rights of health care, social care, education, and the right to privacy to its citizens. Saudi Arabia’s... ?Comparison between Four Fundamental Individual's Rights, ly Health Care, Social Care, Privacy, and Education, as Mentioned in the Constitution of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait Both the states, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait are economically strong enough to spend on the fundamental individual’s rights of its people, to ensure...
Barriers to participation in adult learning
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...adult learning strategies Adult learning is not just about providing university level educations later in life. Illiteracy is a serious problem in the United Kingdom. According to A Fresh Start (2011) “Something like one adult in five in this country is not functionally literate and far more people have problems with numeracy”. This represents over 7 million English citizens who have a need for additional education in order to allow them communicative access... ?Barriers to adult learning opportunities in the setting Introduction Going back to the setting for continuing an education that was prematurely interrupted has become a more and more crucial part of combating the declining economy of recent...
Paolo Freire's as a Great Educator
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...adult illiteracy, he gained a professorship degree in history and philosophy at the University of Recife. This region experienced a severe poverty and economy of it was declining. The first... ? Paolo Freire's as a Great Educator Introduction Education is an integral part of our life. The area of education is very broad and can be changed and improved endlessly. Changes are very important for the field of education as it should transform in order to correspond to students’ and instructors’ needs, which also change rapidly. Thus, theorists who deal with the area of education and its transformation contribute much into the development of learners’ personalities. The given paper will talk about famous...
Reflection on a View of Adult Literacy as Social Practice
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...adult literacy should go beyond the precinct of traditional model of literacy and recognize multiple illiteracies. James (2011) asserts that NLS or New Literacy Studies Model addresses the issue with wider ramifications on the cultural dynamics of power play that exists within different cultures. NLS uses multidisciplinary approach that incorporates respect innovations in cultural psychology and sociology with strong emphasis on socio-cultural history and social practice theory. Respect for social practice is maintained but factors that impede the development processes are addressed through cross cultural understanding. It focuses on adult literacy as a tool to examine... ?Reflection on a view of adult...
Ethical Issue in Adult Education and Training
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...illiteracy. This story brings into sharp focus a number of issues which though may not characterize the American adult education system, they provide for some ethical issues. One of these is the right of the scholar to choose their involvement in class. As seen in the story the Kenyan government, this had resulted to having the adults in separate classes. This was highly opposed based on different perspectives, though only Maruge’s reason has been highlighted in this case. Is it proper for an individual when... Ethical Issue in Adult Education Adult education is defined as activities deliberately fashioned for the purpose of bringing about learning to persons whose age, social roles, or self perceptions ...
India: Illiteracy Issue
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...illiteracy-in-india.html 5. Saurabh S.; Sarkar S; Panday D.K.; (2013); Female literacy rate is a better predictor of birth rate and infant mortality rate in India, J Fam Med Primary Care, 2(4); pp. 349-353. 6. Why are 40% of the world’s illiterate adults found in India? (2013); SOS Children; retrieved on 17.5.2014 from http://www.soschildrensvillages.org.uk/news/international-literacy-day/why-are-forty-percent-of-the-worlds-illiterate-adults-found-in-india 7. World Bank Data and Statistics; retrieved on 17.5.2014 from http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SE.PRE.ENRR/countries Data Table:   GDP in absolute Term 2005 834,215,013,605 2006 949,116,769,619 2007 1,238,700,195,644 2008... India: Illiteracy Issue ...
Adult friendship characteristics
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...adult relationship, but also lead their children towards betterment while selecting their friends. Pessimistic Influence Occurs in those circumstances where there is a single parent hold. In case of parents separation or divorce. Adults feel within them a sense of hollowness, which not only influences their friendship life, but also acts as a rudiment feature towards several personality disorders and mental disturbances. In case of illiteracy or backwardness of parents, adult often feels insecure in front of his colleagues or friends. After interview I analyzed that 10% adults were subject to the problem of single parenthood, among them, 5% were somehow suffering... On behalf of the...
The Color Purple. Applying Adult Learning Theory Through Character Analysis
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...adult learning theory through character analysis Many theories exist that explain adult learning and the involved process. Knowles and Mezirow are examples of theorists who have offered based for understanding adult learning. Other authors have also incorporated the theories in simulated applications as is observed in films and novels. I, in this paper, explore application of Knowles and Mezirow’s theories in the film, ‘The Color Purple’ through identification of a character that depicts adult learning, description of the character’s learning, analysis of what caused the character to learn and exploration of the theories applicability to the character’s learning. Description... through...
Lack of Staff diversity in prisons
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...adult illiteracy rate at 4% with up to 23% functionally illiterate adults. (Karowitz and Kenner, nd, paraphrased) It is reported by the National Institute of Justice Report to the U.S. Congress that prison education “is far more effective at reducing recidivism than boot camps, shock incarceration of vocational training.” (Karowitz and Kenner, nd, p. 4) Demographics of the prison population are stated to be quite diverse in nature and to be comprised of various races and nationalities. The work of Muth (nd) reports that as of June 30, 2006 state and federal prisons in the United States held... ?Lack of Staff Diversity in Prisons April 22, There has been a dramatic increase over the past few decades in...
Gender and Sexual Studies: Case Study of the Education System in Sudan
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...adult illiteracy among the women. It has been estimated that only 8 percent of the women in the country are literate, this is probably the lowest female literacy race globally. Most children in Sudan enrol for school late and this contributes to high chances of school dropout rates. In fact, only a minimal percentage of the children are in their appropriate age. 90 percent of the children are over age (UNESCO, 2011). This adversely affects the rate of girls completing the full cycle of the primary education as most of them dropout to get married... ?Gender and Sexual Studies: Case Study of the Education System in Sudan Introduction This essay seeks to answer the question on the importance of gender...
Critical Analysis of Puerto Picans as an Ethnic Group
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...adult illiteracy rate in both the male and female population is 94%. (CultureGrams, 2011). Young adults are expected by their families to attend college. The parents financially support their children’s college education expenses. The largest and most influential university in Puerto Rico is the state’s university called the University of Puerto Rico (UPR). The UPR public network is composed of nine campuses that have over 45,000 enrolled students. The two largest campuses are the San Juan and Mayaguez campuses. The UPR Mayaguez campus has an engineering... ?I. Historical Oppression, Persecution or Discrimination the Group Experienced in their History up to and including the 21st Century The island of...
Teachers as Agents of Social Change
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...adult illiteracy. As a result, his primary pedagogical goal... Teachers as Agents of Social Change: Apple's Tribute to Education Submitted by: Submitted] "Schools convey meaning and conditions that shape our lives and take control over us. The dominant social and economic system pervades in all critical aspects of the curriculum. Just as there is 'unequal distribution of economic capital in society, so, too, is there a similar system of distribution surrounding cultural capital." Michael Apple Culture is a learned aspect of the society. It is a social asset and all members of society share its elements. These cultural elements are preserved and disseminated through education from one individual to anot...
Misperception is Reality: Understanding the Hoover/Roosevelt Policy Continuum
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...adult illiteracy to economic racial discrimination. The WPA represented not only an extension of an informed Hoover administration policy but the formalizing of social study itself and the “factoring in” of social dynamics at the policy formation level. The impact of the WPA and, by extension, of the Reconstruction Finance... ? Misperception is Reality: Understanding the Hoover/Roosevelt Policy Continuum Herbert Hoover projects the stodgy, arch-Conservative image of a president whose inaction sacrificed America’s economic well-being. In recent times, historians and economists have reassessed the influence of Hoover’s progressive economic policies on the New Deal. This has led many to regard the Hoover...
Kentuckys Educational System; Argument by Definition, Evaluation, and Proposal
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...adult illiteracy rates... number Kentucky’s educational system; Argument by Definition, Evaluation, and proposal Introduction The society in Kentucky is frequently involved in making ethical judgments in relation to issues affecting schools. Such considerations create the relevant school curriculum through the practice of teaching and learning new methodologies. Education plays an essential role in the society as everyone participates in the society. The task of the parents and teachers is to support the child’s education (Horn 343). They also have a role of encouraging the whole society to avail living structures aimed at supporting the components in the teaching criteria. The goal of education remains ...
Latin America Politics
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...Adult illiteracy rate (% aged 15 and older), 1995-2005 .. 3 Population not using an improved water source (%), 2004 9 Children underweight for age (% under age 5), 1996-2005 4 Population living below $1 a day (%), 1990-2005 .. Population living below $2 a day (%), 1990-2005 .. Population living below the national poverty line (%), 1990-2004 .. 4 HPI-1 rank minus income poverty rank .. 04. Human and income poverty: OECD countries, Central and Eastern Europe and the CIS Human poverty index (HPI-2) rank .. Human poverty index (HPI-2) value (%) .. Probability at birth of not surviving to age 60 (% of cohort), 2000-05 11.3 Population lacking functional...
The Chinese economy has maintained a momentum of rapid growth while many other economies in the world have slumped. How will China continue to maintain such strong momentum?
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...adult illiteracy from 52% in 1964 to 17% in 1999 (Wang & Yao, 2003). Despite the increased enrollment in primary and tertiary levels, tertiary levels are still low. The government has made efforts to increase the enrollment rate from 11% in 2000 to 15% in 2005 (Dahlaman & Aubert, 2001). The government has increased efforts to improve tertiary enrollment rates, to ensure... Economy of China OF THE 29TH NOVEMBER Introduction The 21st century has seen a dramatic decline in the world’s economic development to a slow 2 percent. In contrast, the people’s republic of China has registered an impressive annual growth rate of over 7 percent with a historic 10% in 2010. This paradox has attracted many people’s...
The World's Poorest Countries
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...ADULT ILLITERACY: THE ROOT OF AFRICAN UNDERDEVELOPMENT, Education, 130(3) 490-498 Klein, LR. (2005). Developing countries in International Trade, UNCTAD, Retrieved on December 13 2011 from http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/ditctab20051_en.pdf Kwenda, P, (2010), An Analysis of Welfare Changes in Zimbabwe, African Development Review, 22(4), 511-525. Mahdi, ST, (2009). Trade Liberalization and Poverty Reduction in Developing Countries: The Case of Africa, World Trade, World Poverty: Third Conference of Institute... ?World’s poorest countries In the 21st century many counties in the world are facing the problem of underdevelopment. The poorest countries are at a competitive disadvantage with the developed and...
The Chinese economy has maintained a momentum of rapid growth while many other economies in the world have slumped.
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...adult illiteracy from 52% in 1964 to 17% in 1999 (Wang & Yao, 2003). Despite the increased enrollment in primary and tertiary levels, tertiary levels are still low. The government has made efforts to increase the enrollment rate from 11% in 2000 to 15% in 2005 (Dahlaman & Aubert, 2001). The government has increased efforts to improve tertiary enrollment rates, to ensure that a majority... ?Economy of China OF THE 29TH NOVEMBER Introduction The 21st century has seen a dramatic decline in the world’s economic development to a slow 2 percent. In contrast, the people’s republic of China has registered an impressive annual growth rate of over 7 percent with a historic 10% in 2010. This paradox has attracted...
Adult Crime, Adult Time
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...Adult Crime, Adult Time Introduction As a result of havinga broken family or suffering from traumatic childhood experiences such as a negative peer-pressure, poor quality of child-rearing, and violence that are present within the family circle (Humphrey; Wasserman, Keenan and Tremblay), most of the commonly committed juvenile crimes are theft-related, drug abuse and alcohol violations, or sexual offenses. Other non-violent offenses include skipping classes, violating the curfew laws, and running away from home (Stahl). The US crime law requires the juvenile offenders who are below the age of 18 should be treated rather than be punished. I strongly support the idea that juvenile... Number and Number...
The worlds poorest countries are at a competitive disadvantage in every sector of their economies. They have little to export. They have no capital; their land is of poor quality; they have disproportionate unemployment and their education attainment l
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...ADULT ILLITERACY: THE ROOT OF AFRICAN UNDERDEVELOPMENT, Education, 130(3) 490-498 Klein, LR. (2005). Developing countries in International Trade, UNCTAD, Retrieved on December 13 2011 from http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/ditctab20051_en.pdf Kwenda, P, (2010), An Analysis of Welfare Changes in Zimbabwe, African Development Review, 22(4), 511-525. Mahdi, ST, (2009). Trade Liberalization and Poverty Reduction in Developing Countries: The Case of Africa, World Trade, World... World’s poorest countries In the 21st century many counties in the world are facing the problem of underdevelopment. The poorest countries are at a competitive disadvantage with the developed and the developing nations in each and every...
Adult development
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...Adult learning Adult learning Learning has to encompass motivation by the of a particular if good results have to be achieved. In relation to the study conducted by Wlodkowski (2010), extrinsic form of motivation improves learning among the adult learners. Extrinsic motivation may be in the form of rewards after completion of tasks by the adult learners. This allows the learners find satisfaction and validation for their learning; thus, evoking intrinsic motivation in them by boosting their drive to learn. On another point of view, Wlodkowski (2010) indicates that educators must use the individual experiences that the...
Adult development
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...Adult Development Adult Development Androgyny and psychosocial development among college and adults. Alan S. Waterman, Trenton State College, and Susan Krauss Whitbourne, University of Rochester. Journal of Personality Introduction The article majors on the relationship between androgyny and psychological development among college students and adults in view of personality. Androgyny means the presence of male and female characteristics not only sexually but behavioral and in dressing. The purpose of this study was to discover any advantages of androgyny through application of life span theory of personality by Erikson...
ADULT EDUCATION
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...adult educational workshop to develop entrepreneurial skills. As such, this small community conforms to the description of a social organization in terms of the Six Master Processes, as shown below: 1. Communication: Open communication pattern between participants and program promoters and educators were evidently applied. 2. Boundary Maintenance: This aspect is depicted through the perceived barrier between the authority and knowledge manifested by the educators, vis-à-vis those... September 7, Blackboard Post: Continued Discussion of Community The community that was previously described was composed of out-of-school youths, predominantly female and who opted to be actively involved in an adult...
Adult Learner
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...Adult Learner Article Fiona, MacKinnon-Slaney, The Adult Persistence In Learning Model: A Road Map To Counseling Services For Adult Learners, Journal of Counseling & Development, 07489633, Jan/Feb94, Vol. 72, Issue 3. MacKinnon Slaney discusses in article 'the Adult Persistence in Learning Model: a road map to counseling services for adult learner' that Learning approach puts light on individual matters of an adult learner such as the Adult Persistence learning procedure issues, and environmental issues connected to the particular foundation to guide counseling services for adult learners. As a result, adult learner development in advanced education must be understood with care... [Supervisor's Adult...
Adult Educator
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...Adult Educator ? Challenges, Strength and Weakness of Adult Educator Teachers play a central role in the training of the adult learners. Thus, as an outstanding teacher is required to be enriched with a wide range of qualities. This ought to work in line with his/her duty to realize the main goal. It is true that being an adult educator is an extraordinarily diverse job marked with different forms of work domains and different kinds of institutions. Research has it that there is a greater degree of informal learning. In fact, from the researchers, eighty percent of all we learn is acquired informally (Usher et al, 2007,...
The development process in Sweden reflects the success and efficiency of the fiscal policies of the government
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...Adult literacy rate (% ages 15 and above) (HDI), 2002 92.6 GDP per capita (PPP US$) (HDI), 2002 7,010 Education index 0.86 Human development index (HDI) value, 2002 0.768 HDI Rank 76 Human poverty index (HPI-1) Rank 22 Human Poverty Index (HPI-1) Value (%) 13.1 Therefore, from the above tables, one can get an idea about some important development indicators, such as GDP, life expectance, and adult illiteracy. In that sense, the above tables with the values they contain are extremely informative about the development cases in Egypt, Paraguay, Mozambique, Sweden and Thailand. Reading those... ?Employment in Sweden Unemployment is in fact a universal problem that can be traced in almost all countries of the ...
Adult development
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...Adult development Learning among adults differs from the learning among juveniles in many ways. While many juveniles approach learning as an unavoidable obligation, adults approach learning as a necessary pre-requisite of achieving excellence in the professional performance owing to their realization of the importance of learning and its potential to inculcate the necessary skills and competencies in them that they require to exhibit good performance at the workplace. Adults reach this realization after many tough real-life experiences. Such experiences include but are not limited to; not being able to acquire a job...
Adult Communication
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...Adult Communication Coaching and Mentoring What is the difference between coaching and managing a team? The roots of coaching applied to the filedof business lie in the field of sports and games, while managing has been more applied to organizations and business enterprises. More than two decades ago Harvard educationalist and tennis expert Timothy Gallway gave a definition for coaching, which is valid even today. His definition reads “coaching is unlocking a person’s potential to maximize their own performance. It is helping them to learn rather than teaching them”. (Whitmore 2003, p. 8). Such a definition of coaching implies that in coaching a team the emphasis is on...
Adult ADHD
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...Adult ADHD Adult ADHD The mere ability to understand what Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is as well as its diagnosis and effects on adult life is not enough, especially for couples. Couples should also be able to understand how to cope with, appreciate, love, and support their partners suffering from ADHD. The ADHD Effect on Marriage: Understanding and Rebuild Your Relationship in Six Steps by Melissa Orlov is one important book that offers this kind of helpful information. The book gives an account of Melissa’s personal experience with ADHD and how it affected her marriage. She describes (2010) how she and her husband...
Adult education
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...Adult Education Ireland has a long tradition of providing learning opportunities for mature The Local Studies, Community Studies and Computer Studies Programs are designed specifically for such students. They are offered at the specified Campus on a part-time modular basis. The in-built flexibility of the degrees is designed to accommodate the many demands that mature students face when they return to education. Since the introduction of the Adult Education Programs they have attracted students from a variety of backgrounds. Feedbacks from students who have graduated indicate that the rewards that accrue from completing the degree greatly outweigh the challenges posed by the experience... ...
Adult Crying
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...Adult Crying First School Affiliation Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 0 Introduction 3 1 Background Information 3 1.2 Rationale and theoretical framework of the study 4 2.0 Literature Review 5 2.0.1 Gender 5 2.0.2 Culture 7 2.0.3 Personality 8 2. 1 Present Study 9 3.0 Methodology 10 3. 1 Participants 10 3.2 Data gathering and analysis 10 Discussion and conclusions 11 References 12 1.0 Introduction 1. 1 Background Information The ability to cry is a part of being human. Vingerhoets, Bylsma and Rottenberg (2009), assert that crying is a universal form of human expression that permeates human life, from the beginning (primal scream) until the end, when a person dies. Individuals from all... ? Adult...
Adult nursing
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...ADULT NURSING Scenario Jane David is a 35-year-old female who presented with the complaint of feeling unwell for 2 to 3 weeks. On questioning, itappeared that her symptoms are vague. She complains of loss of energy and feeling generally unwell. On closer questioning, it was apparent that she has had some dysuria and frequency of micturition. She also states that she is now passing much less urine than her usual. It was also revealed that she is slightly nauseous and has no appetite. Despite these, she is feeling heavy. Student nurses suggested she has probably urinary tract infection (UTI). Exploration of UTI Symptomatic acute bacterial urinary tract infections (UTIs)...
Adult Communication
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...Adult Communication What is your view of the meaning of “communication competence? The Webster dictionary defines communication as “a process by which information is exchanged between individuals through a common system of symbols, signs or behaviour”. This is too simple a definition of communication with the focus on the exchange of information. It fails to take into consideration the factor of shared meaning into communication, for as human beings, we do not exchange information like machines do, but rather we need to understand the information exchanged. The example of the meaning of the term “rubber” brings clarity for the need of shared meaning. In the United Kingdom...
Adult Developement
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...adult development. Beginning with young adulthood and ending with the elderly stage of development, this paper will describe the various characteristics that define what each stage... I. Introduction Human development is an area in psychology that has been continuously explored. Various studies have attempted to determine the general pattern of growth of human beings. Moreover, these studies have attempted to describe the various stages of human life. There are various facets that define human development. In each stage of a human's life, several changes occur. As a human being ages, changes can be observed in his physical, cognitive, and psychosocial state. This paper will aim to detail and describe ad...
Adult ADHD
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...Adult ADHD Adult ADHD The mere ability to understand what Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is as well as its diagnosis and effects on adult life is not enough, especially for couples. Couples should also be able to understand how to cope with, appreciate, love, and support their partners suffering from ADHD. The ADHD Effect on Marriage: Understanding and Rebuild Your Relationship in Six Steps by Melissa Orlov is one important book that offers this kind of helpful information. The book gives an account of Melissa’s personal experience with ADHD and how it affected her marriage. She describes (2010) how she and her husband...
ADULT LEARNERS
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...Adults Learners – Interview This is an adult learner who is an Aviation Electronics Technician, who in his latter days finds himself to be a mature person to pursue a higher education degree. He is verbal and is adamant of what he wants to pursue and how to go about it. This researcher selected this person because he is ________________. The responses that the interviewee gave were clear and to the point. He did not go around issues. He was sure of what he was saying and versed, given the information solicited and provided. This is in accordance with Fogarty & Pete (2007). He knew at a younger age that he could not have continued a higher education degree since he did not see himself ready... ...
Adult Development and Adult Learning
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...Adult Development and Adult Learning Application of Adult Development to Adult Learning Introduction A major element of effective adult learning that is usually ignored is the role of adult development and how it affects adult learning. This issue is overlooked mostly by adult educators because most people base the knowledge on education rather than on the psychology of development or human development. It is, therefore, worthwhile to note that the characteristics of development of adult learners need to influence the strategies of teaching and learning that are under implementation. This article provides an overview on the various aspects of adult development, how they affect adult learning...
Pregnant Adult
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...Adult Sur Pregnant Adult There is a saying, sometimes verbalized in a jocular manner, that a pregnant woman is eating for two; and, indeed, she is. Although not realized by all mothers- (and fathers)- to- be, her nutritional intake is critical to the health of her child throughout life. In fact the mother-to-be should be well nourished before conception takes place because early in the pregnancy significant and rapid developmental changes that depend on her prior balance of vitamins, minerals, and other nutritional occur. The mother’s nutritional state before pregnancy determines whether her uterus will be able to support the growth of a healthy placenta during the first month... isn’t...
Adult Pedagogy
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...Adult Pedagogy Adult Pedagogy Techniques for college level teaching at a college in the 21st century Introduction Effective teaching in the dynamic world is one of the most challenging careers in the teaching profession. Seeking excellence in this field extends further than basic cognitive issues to deal with non-cognitive needs of both prepared and underprepared students. As economical challenges are encountered by many colleges to implement what is almost an open admissions policy, learners are likely to represent a puzzling diversity of class, racial, and cultural identities. Students will also probably show widely different levels in their readiness to...
Develop a research question from practice (adult nursing, accident and emergancy) and discuss the reasearch methidology, methods and ethics appropriate to both
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...adult nursing community, as well as other health service providers, that many of the ADs prescribed are abandoned by elderly patients (Freedman, Agree, Martin & Corman, 2006; Gitlin, 1996; Hartke, 1998). This study will use qualitative field research to investigate elderly user perceptions of ADs in general, their usefulness, and perceptions of satisfaction or dissatisfaction. It is anticipated that this research... Why do elderly people prescribed with assistive daily living devices abandon them? Study Purpose: Assistive devices (ADs) are technology in the formof high-tech or low-tech devices that can assist the independence of the older person who experiences a disability. There is concern amongst the...
Adult lifespan
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...adults look at people who are 50 years old and above as useless and put them into nursing homes. This should not be the case. Age is just a number that measures the span of time that a person stays in this world. What today’s youth should understand is that if not for the people who are already in their senior age, the world today will not be the way that it is. Age should not be gauge of a person’s competency towards achieving success and fulfillment in a fast paced world. Age is Just a Number Children always look forward to their birthdays... Age is Just a Number When wines are aged, the better taste it will get. This perception sometimes does not work towards people. There are instances that young...
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