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Gêneros Textuais E Práticas Discursivas Jurídicas: A Arquitetura De Uma Petição Inicial, Marcia Terezinha Jerônimo Oliveira Cruz Nov 2010

Gêneros Textuais E Práticas Discursivas Jurídicas: A Arquitetura De Uma Petição Inicial, Marcia Terezinha Jerônimo Oliveira Cruz

Marcia Terezinha Jerônimo Oliveira Cruz

O objetivo deste trabalho é analisar a Petição Inicial enquanto gênero textual. A importância do estudo se justifica no fato de a Petição Inicial se constituir na peça inaugural de toda demanda na esfera cível, de procedimento ordinário. A pesquisa baseou-se em levantamento bibliográfico composto do conceito de gênero textual proposto por Koch (2005) e Marcuschi (2008) e na concepção teórica e método sóciosemiótico de Ruqayia Hasan explicitados por Motta-Roth e Heberle (2005). Do ponto de vista jurídico, o estudo se fundamentou no Código de Processo Civil Brasileiro e na concepção de linguagem jurídica de Bittar (2006). O procedimento analítico ...


International Students’ Engagement With Effective Educational Practices : A Cross-National Comparison, Daniel Edwards, Hamish Bennett Coates, Ali Radloff Oct 2010

International Students’ Engagement With Effective Educational Practices : A Cross-National Comparison, Daniel Edwards, Hamish Bennett Coates, Ali Radloff

Dr Daniel Edwards

International students in USA universities have higher levels of engagement with their institution when compared to international students enrolled in Australasian universities. ❚ The largest difference between USA and Australian international students was related to student and staff interactions. ❚ The growth in engagement with their institution between first and later year students among the international cohort is more prominent among those enrolled in USA than those in Australia or New Zealand. ❚ Among Australasian higher education students the international student group on average have higher levels of engagement than domestic students. ❚ When compared cross-nationally, the engagement score difference between international students in ...


Editor: 2010 Conference Abstracts, Michael Smithee, Guillermo De Lost Reyes Sep 2010

Editor: 2010 Conference Abstracts, Michael Smithee, Guillermo De Lost Reyes

Michael B. Smithee

Includes abstracts of papers presented at the 2010 Annual Conference.


Which Secondary Education Systems Work Best? The United States Or Northern Europe, John H. Bishop Sep 2010

Which Secondary Education Systems Work Best? The United States Or Northern Europe, John H. Bishop

John H Bishop

Northern European teenagers are 10+ percent more likely to graduate from secondary school than their American counterparts and learn considerably more as well. This paper explains why Northern Europe’s upper-secondary schools have achieved school cultures that accomplish so much more than typical American secondary schools. The keys to N. Europe's success are: 1. Parents/students decide which program of study to enter. 2. Programs have well signaled reputations that influence access to occupations/professions and higher education programs. 3. Undertaking a challenging program confers prestige. 4. If the program turns out to be too difficult or poorly taught ...


Faculty Success: Developing A Research And Publication Agenda, Kathleen P. King Aug 2010

Faculty Success: Developing A Research And Publication Agenda, Kathleen P. King

Kathleen P King

Anyone associated with higher education will acknowledge that tenure track faculty have to perform a fantastic balancing act. Compared to an administrative or line role in an organization, higher education faculty have tremendous autonomy and freedom. However, they face competing demands of many different (and good) opportunities, and for them the stakes are always high. Help is here! This article introduces a powerful strategy for staying on track in the research strand of this competitive journey.


Innovative Teaching Approaches That Stimulate Active Student Learning, Norman Powell, Sherwood Thompson, Roger Cleveland Apr 2010

Innovative Teaching Approaches That Stimulate Active Student Learning, Norman Powell, Sherwood Thompson, Roger Cleveland

Norman W. Powell

No abstract provided.


Globalizing Culture: The Responsibility Of Higher Education To Encourage Cross-Cultural Understanding And To Maintain Higher Standards For Students By Frances Meres, Michael Smithee Mar 2010

Globalizing Culture: The Responsibility Of Higher Education To Encourage Cross-Cultural Understanding And To Maintain Higher Standards For Students By Frances Meres, Michael Smithee

Michael B. Smithee

No abstract provided.


Internationalizing English Courses And The English Major, By Barbara Hunt And Daniel Ross, Michael Smithee Mar 2010

Internationalizing English Courses And The English Major, By Barbara Hunt And Daniel Ross, Michael Smithee

Michael B. Smithee

No abstract provided.


Internationalization: A College/University Imperative By William B. Delauder, Michael Smithee Mar 2010

Internationalization: A College/University Imperative By William B. Delauder, Michael Smithee

Michael B. Smithee

No abstract provided.


Running With The Big Dogs: What International Scholars And Administrators Need To Know During Economically Challenging Times By Carl Patten, Michael Smithee Mar 2010

Running With The Big Dogs: What International Scholars And Administrators Need To Know During Economically Challenging Times By Carl Patten, Michael Smithee

Michael B. Smithee

No abstract provided.


Cultivating Cultural Curiosity: Incorporating International Students Into The Fabric Of Campus Internationalization, By Norma George, Michael Smithee Mar 2010

Cultivating Cultural Curiosity: Incorporating International Students Into The Fabric Of Campus Internationalization, By Norma George, Michael Smithee

Michael B. Smithee

No abstract provided.


Nanny Of The Maroons And The Mythology Of [My]Self, Marva S. Mcclean Dr. Mar 2010

Nanny Of The Maroons And The Mythology Of [My]Self, Marva S. Mcclean Dr.

Marva S McClean Dr.

This paper examines the central role Nanny of the Maroon plays within the West Indian ideology of resistance & empowerment.


Designing Successful Online Courses - Part 2, Kathleen P. King Feb 2010

Designing Successful Online Courses - Part 2, Kathleen P. King

Kathleen P King

Once again, our major goal is to provide faculty with consistent guidance through the many instructional decisions and design steps they need to pursue in this process. This process is a fantastic opportunity to craft a virtual learning space in which people can engaging in learning beyond the constraints of time and space.


Designing Successful Online Courses, Part 1, Kathleen King Feb 2010

Designing Successful Online Courses, Part 1, Kathleen King

Kathleen P King

By a long shot, the most frequent question faculty ask me about online courses is "Where do I begin to design online learning?" This is an excellent question because it demonstrates the need to contemplate planning and designing online learning rather than haphazard construction. The "seat of the pants" approach has lead to many confusing and unsuccessful distance learning course designs. This article provides a proven approach which fits different ways to ease into distance learning for novice and advanced alike.


Five Strategies For Successful Writing Of Reports And Essays, Kathleen P. King Feb 2010

Five Strategies For Successful Writing Of Reports And Essays, Kathleen P. King

Kathleen P King

Many people cannot get started with their literary projects because they do not know where to start. In this brief article, I share insight from years of teaching students and professionals of all ages how to prepare professional work.


Causal Effects Of Single-Sex Schools On College Entrance Exams And College Attendance: Random Assignment In Seoul High Schools, Hyunjoon Park, Jere R. Behrman, Jaesung Choi Jan 2010

Causal Effects Of Single-Sex Schools On College Entrance Exams And College Attendance: Random Assignment In Seoul High Schools, Hyunjoon Park, Jere R. Behrman, Jaesung Choi

Hyunjoon Park

Despite the voluminous literature on the potentials of single-sex schools, there is no consensus on the effects of single-sex schools because of student selection of school types. We exploit a unique feature of schooling in Seoul, the random assignment of students into single-sex versus coeducational high schools, to assess causal effects of single-sex schools on college entrance exam scores and college attendance. Our validation of the random assignment shows comparable socioeconomic backgrounds and prior academic achievement of students attending single-sex schools and coeducational schools, which increases the credibility of our causal estimates of single-sex school effects. Attending all-boys schools or ...


A Comparative Perspective On The Secondary And Post-Secondary, Christopher Metzger, Rebecca Maynard, Julie Vultaggio, Tsukasa Daizen, Sumonta Promboon, Kin Yuen Ip, Sp-Young Park Dec 2009

A Comparative Perspective On The Secondary And Post-Secondary, Christopher Metzger, Rebecca Maynard, Julie Vultaggio, Tsukasa Daizen, Sumonta Promboon, Kin Yuen Ip, Sp-Young Park

REBECCA A MAYNARD

This research critically examines the education systems of six nations (Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Switzerland, Thailand, and the United States) in order to understand and compare approaches to general and vocational education, with a particular focus on secondary to postsecondary transitions. It follows an interpretative paradigm, emphasizing collaborative qualitative interpretation of data based on both documents and case studies lead by the research team. Results are organized around four themes: (1) system structures, (2) degree of differentiation, (3) commonly held values and beliefs, and (4) postsecondary application/transition processes.


Globalization, Changing Demographics, And Educational Challenges In East Asia, Hannum Emily, Hyunjoon Park, Yuko Butler Dec 2009

Globalization, Changing Demographics, And Educational Challenges In East Asia, Hannum Emily, Hyunjoon Park, Yuko Butler

Hyunjoon Park

In recent decades, globalization and regional integration have brought significant economic and demographic changes in East Asia, including rising economic inequality, growing population movements within and across borders, and the emergence or renewed geopolitical significance of cultural and linguistic minority populations. These trends have coincided with significant changes in family formation, dissolution, and structures. How have these changes played out in the diverse educational systems of East Asia? In what innovative ways are East Asian governments addressing the new demographic realities of their student populations? This volume offers a snapshot of key educational stratification issues in East Asian nations, and ...


Through The Eyes Of A Singaporean Child: What’S Missing In Ecce Policy And Practice?, Sirene Lim Dec 2009

Through The Eyes Of A Singaporean Child: What’S Missing In Ecce Policy And Practice?, Sirene Lim

Sirene Lim

No abstract provided.


Diversity Certificate Training, Norman Powell, Sherwood Thompson Dec 2009

Diversity Certificate Training, Norman Powell, Sherwood Thompson

Norman W. Powell

No abstract provided.


Literacy Gaps By Educational Attainment: A Cross-National Analysis, Hyunjoon Park, Pearl Kyei Dec 2009

Literacy Gaps By Educational Attainment: A Cross-National Analysis, Hyunjoon Park, Pearl Kyei

Hyunjoon Park

No abstract provided.


Charity Translated As Social Entreprenuership, Marco Tavanti Dec 2009

Charity Translated As Social Entreprenuership, Marco Tavanti

Marco Tavanti

Fr. Afiliano Fajardo, CM (AKA: Fr. Nonong) exemplify Vincent de Paul in its innovation toward poverty reduction. This reflection shares the social entrepreneurship and social development approach of the Vincentian Center for Social Responsibility (VCSR) at Adamson University in Manila, Philippines.


The Inclusion Of Students With Disabilities In The Syrian Arab Republic, D. Jill Williams Dec 2009

The Inclusion Of Students With Disabilities In The Syrian Arab Republic, D. Jill Williams

D. Jill Williams

No abstract is currently available.


Rehabilitating Closed Schools: A Daunting Challenge For Pakistan, Wasim Qazi, Khalid Rawat, Shams Hamid Dec 2009

Rehabilitating Closed Schools: A Daunting Challenge For Pakistan, Wasim Qazi, Khalid Rawat, Shams Hamid

Wasim Qazi

There are 6034 non-operational schools in Pakistan's southern province of Sindh further complicating the work of the donor agencies; more than half of these non-operational schools (3843) only exist on papers. These shadow schools exist only to usurp international aid earmarked for education. Our research shows that proximity to the population; unavailability of teachers; and lack of infrastructure are some of the fundamental causes driving the closure of more than thirteen percent of schools. Our position is that a large number of these schools can be rehabilitated but that requires a three-phased plan. If implemented, proposed plan would enhance ...


Trainer, Trainer Corps Preparation Program, Sora Friedman Dec 2009

Trainer, Trainer Corps Preparation Program, Sora Friedman

Sora Friedman

No abstract provided.


Accessing The Publication Arena Through Collaboration, Norman Powell, Roger Cleveland, Sherwood Thompson Dec 2009

Accessing The Publication Arena Through Collaboration, Norman Powell, Roger Cleveland, Sherwood Thompson

Norman W. Powell

No abstract provided.


Investment In Vocational Education And Training, Justin Brown, Peter Noonan, Mike Long, Bruce Chapman, Philip Mckenzie Dec 2009

Investment In Vocational Education And Training, Justin Brown, Peter Noonan, Mike Long, Bruce Chapman, Philip Mckenzie

Justin Brown

No abstract provided.


Teachers Podcast, Kathleen King Dec 2009

Teachers Podcast, Kathleen King

Kathleen P King

This site and its companion site provide over 200 hrs of on-demand digital audio faculty development (k-12 teachers as primary focus). Dr. Kathy King and Mark Gura have been producing and hosting The teachers Podcast (Fka as podcast for teachers) since 2005. Check out this informative and fun series which has garnered over 5 million downloads thus far.


Mentoring And Social Networking To Improve Experiences Of First-Year Apprentices, Justin Brown, Philip Mckenzie, Adrian Beavis Dec 2009

Mentoring And Social Networking To Improve Experiences Of First-Year Apprentices, Justin Brown, Philip Mckenzie, Adrian Beavis

Justin Brown

No abstract provided.


Supporting Disadvantaged Learners In The Australian Vet Sector, Justin Brown, Sue North Dec 2009

Supporting Disadvantaged Learners In The Australian Vet Sector, Justin Brown, Sue North

Justin Brown

This paper investigates support models for supporting disadvantaged learners and job seekers in the education, training and employment sectors. This research was commissioned by NVEAC to assist with its identification of preferred models of support for disadvantaged learners in the VET sector.