Explore BrainMass

Learning & Teaching

Methods in earlychildhood and curriculum development

Develop a curriculum that can be implemented in an early childhood classroom using the philosophy of John Dewey, Jean Piaget, and Lev Vygotsky and others. How does these philosophies indicate developmentally appropriate practices in the areas of science and mathmatical concepts. What is the theory of constructivism and the Zon

Causal Factors of EBD

How can one use (a) Biological, (b) Family, and (c) Culture, to identify causal factors of EBD?

What to do about College

Why should one attend college? We have many reasons for and against attending college. During a time when it has become more of a monetary concern than simply a middle class rite of passage, it is best to go to college for a specific skills based degree. Humanities seem less important these days, as Art and Poetry do not and

Human Resource Planning and Evaluation

Describe a type of organization of interest to you in the education/training industry (K-12). Select one job description category that would exist in that organization (teacher or adminstrative assistant) and describe the job. Explain the rationale for the elements of compensation detailed for the job. Include citations and refe

Training departments are beginning to fulfill the needs

1. Training departments are beginning to fulfill the needs of life-long learners in three important areas: core training, collateral training, and career training. How might each pertain to your current and possible future situation? 2. How might organizations that have a high need for replacement and newly trained employees

Human Resource Planning and Evaluation

You are a senior leader in a school or business, and have been asked to conduct an internal audit of the organization's HR function. Write a memo to supervisors in your organization, outlining a Human Resource audit process, methods, and key success measures for each HR system to be audited. Relate your proposal as specifically

What is meant by Visionary leadership?

1. What is meant by Visionary leadership? 2. Describe Customer-Driven Excellence. 3. What are the Seven Steps to Strategic Planning? 4. What is a TQM Exemplary Organization? 5. Describe the Baldrige Award Program. 6. Look up Deming red beads theory and discuss what it has common with Safety.

EBD Students and Accommodation

What is unique about the EBD (Emotional Behavior Disorder) student population? What is considered a "standard" accommodation vs "non standard" accommodation? What is the difference between implementation for special ed student use?

Special Education for Parents

I am creating a power point presentation for parents who have children that suffer from emotional behavioral disorder (EBD). I need to know how to explain to them exactly what emotional behavioral disorder is, what causes it, and what are the facets of this disability are. I would also like to know what type of activities the p

Erikson's theory of Holland personality types

Using the following outline help me to write about each of the following: Write an introductory paragraph about growing up on a farm and going to church with father all the time. I need to refer to Erikson's theory or Holland personality types or Bronfenbernner. Please also list two references. a. Father being the bread w

Impact of Musicians and Performance

Ready for a virtual field trip? Follow this link to Austin City Limits. Choose two artists that you have not heard before, then watch and listen to their featured songs.

Decisions about Classroom Curriculum

How much input should parents, community members, and local leaders have in deciding what is to be taught? Justify your response. Should all students be taught the same curriculum? Why or why not? Should we teach religious studies in public schools? Why or why not?

Discuss paradigms and what they mean to TQM

1.) Click on the link below, and view it in its entirety. Discuss paradigms and what they mean to TQM. You will need to google the below address, for some reason blackboard is not letting you click on the link. 2.) Vision, Mission, and Planning.These three words are completely foreign

Effective Safety and Health Training

Effective Safety and Health Training Chapters 1, 2, & 3 Break down an OSHA regulation according to the first four steps outlined in the Steps in the Design and Development of Training section in Chapter 2 (page 7). Your outline should be emailed to me as a attachment by the deliverable due date outlined in the course calenda

Preference of Online Learning Environments

Why would one prefer an online learning environment where instructors are more of a guide on the side than a lecturer and one prefers to read on one's own than be lectured to? Do you think that this environment is possible in the face-to-face scenario or do you think that it is only possible online?

How Influential Are Scarce Resources?

After reading the articles Mowle on worldviews and external conflict; and Dinar on scarcity and conflict along international rivers), answer and discuss the following questions: How influential are scarce resources in bringing about and sustaining violent conflict? Is the statement presented at the beginning of Dinar's arti

Media, Health, Fitness and Adolescents

What influences do you think media messages about health and fitness have on cognitive development in adolescents? How does health and fitness affect or influence cognitive development?

Foundations of Adult Education and Training

1) What are several strategies you might use to support a group of new retirees who take your basic computer usage class at the clubhouse in their retirement village? Assume that most of these people have little to no computer experience. 2) What are the reasons that adult learners tend to prefer non-traditional learning mode

Principles of Designing Effective E-Learning Instruction

What are the principles for designing effective e-learning instruction? Which principle is the most important and why? Can someone discuss with me an example and explanation on how segmentation and pre-training enhance e-learning instruction?

Piaget's Theories

Summarize the key components of Piaget's Theory of Development. How is this theory similar to and different from Information Processing Theories?

Childhood Development

Compare and contrast the five Information Processing Theories of Development. Choose one that you support the most and explain why.