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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 ...


Technology, Quality Learning And Student Disabilities: Challenges For, Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor Nov 2010

Technology, Quality Learning And Student Disabilities: Challenges For, Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor

Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor

No abstract provided.


La Autonomía Universitaria: Una Perspectiva Política, Imanol Ordorika Nov 2010

La Autonomía Universitaria: Una Perspectiva Política, Imanol Ordorika

Imanol Ordorika

En este artículo se discute la relación entre la autonomía —como forma de interacción entre las universidades y otras instituciones del Estado— con la conceptualización sobre la misma, en particular para el caso de la UNAM y otras universidades mexicanas. Se pone énfasis en la naturaleza política de la autonomía y por ende la necesidad de desarrollar perspectivas de corte político para su análisis y comprensión.


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 ...


‘El Central Volumen De La Fuerza’ (The Hegemonic Global Pattern In The Reorganization Of Elite Higher Education And Research), Simon Marginson, Imanol Ordorika Jan 2010

‘El Central Volumen De La Fuerza’ (The Hegemonic Global Pattern In The Reorganization Of Elite Higher Education And Research), Simon Marginson, Imanol Ordorika

Imanol Ordorika

No abstract provided.


The Interface Of Neoliberal Globalization, Science Education And Indigenous African Knowledges In Africa, Edward Shizha Jan 2010

The Interface Of Neoliberal Globalization, Science Education And Indigenous African Knowledges In Africa, Edward Shizha

Edward Shizha

In a globalized neo-colonial world, an insidious and often debilitating crisis of knowledge construction and legitimation does not only continue to undermine the local and indigenous knowledge systems, but it also perpetuates a neo-colonial and oppressive socio-cultural science educational system that debilitates the social and cultural identity of the indigenous African student. As Schissel and Wotherspoon (2003: vii) argue, "Educational relations are critical elements of our humanity and sociability." This paper explores the homogenizing effects of globalization and the oppressive forces of neo-colonialism that continue to work together to privilege "western-based scientific knowledge" at the expense of indigenous knowledge systems ...


The Use Of Music To Teach Life Skills To Students With Emotional Disabilities In The Classroom, Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor Jan 2010

The Use Of Music To Teach Life Skills To Students With Emotional Disabilities In The Classroom, Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor

Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor

This paper discusses the teaching of life skills to urban American youths who are highly fascinated with the hip-hop culture—songs, raps, miming, lyrics, dressing and musical rhythms, especially individuals with emotional disabilities in the public schools. This is an instructional curriculum strategy to encourage positive and active participation of these students, promote perfect school attendance, encourage good behaviors, deal with anger management and motivate committed learning in the classroom. The instructors’ understanding of students’ culture, learning needs and styles, and using such background knowledge to educate them become imperative in this setting. These urge for innovative and leadership projects ...


Integration And Innovation In Early Childhood Education In Nigeria, Onu V. C, Obiozor Et Al Jan 2010

Integration And Innovation In Early Childhood Education In Nigeria, Onu V. C, Obiozor Et Al

Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor

This survey research studied integration and innovation in early childhood education and implications for quality teacher preparation. The study was a descriptive survey research, with one hundred and twelve (112) sampled preschool teacher. Eight research questions and three hypotheses guided the study. Early Childhood Programme Instrument on Integration and Innovation (ECPAI) was constructed, validated and used in eliciting responses from the respondents. The data collected were analyzed using percentage, mean, and Paired Sample tests. The study revealed a significant difference in the opinions of public and private preschool teachers toward integration and innovative practices in early childhood education in Nigeria ...


Exceptional Black Students In American Colleges And Universities: Classroom Challenges, And Anticipated Support From Instructors And Professors, Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor Jan 2010

Exceptional Black Students In American Colleges And Universities: Classroom Challenges, And Anticipated Support From Instructors And Professors, Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor

Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor

No abstract provided.


Factors Affecting Active Community Participation In Adult Literacy And Non Formal Education Programme In Anambra State, Dr. Uche J. Obidiegwu Jan 2010

Factors Affecting Active Community Participation In Adult Literacy And Non Formal Education Programme In Anambra State, Dr. Uche J. Obidiegwu

Dr. Uche J. Obidiegwu

The purpose of the study was to find out factors affecting active community participation in adult literacy and non-formal education programmes in Anambra state. Two research questions and two null hypotheses guided the study. The design was descriptive involving 475 respondents selected from participants in the UNICEF assisted adult literacy and non formal education programme through disproportionate stratified random sampling technique. Data were collected using a 27 item questionnaire. Mean scores were used in answering the research questions, while t-test was used in testing the hypothesis at 0.5 level of significance. The findings indicated among others that lack of ...


Educational Attainment, Population Increase And The Progress Of African Americans, Amadu Jacky Kaba Jan 2010

Educational Attainment, Population Increase And The Progress Of African Americans, Amadu Jacky Kaba

Amadu Jacky Kaba

This paper claims that African Americans are making consistent progress in college or university enrollment and degree attainment. These gains in educational attainment have led to a substantial proportion of African Americans to rise in many important sectors of society, such as business, the military and politics. However, there is a concern that unlike the Asian and Hispanic populations in the United States, proportionally, the African American population is not increasing as rapidly. This slow annual growth of the African American population may have both economic and political implications in the years and decades to come.


Michelle Obama And The Black Female Diaspora: The Most Influential Black Woman In History?, Amadu Jacky Kaba Jan 2010

Michelle Obama And The Black Female Diaspora: The Most Influential Black Woman In History?, Amadu Jacky Kaba

Amadu Jacky Kaba

This paper claims that just as President Barack Obama is the most known male member of the Black World in the 21st century, so also his wife First Lady Michelle Obama is the most known female member of this racial group. Also, just as President Obama is the most powerful Black leader in history, so also First Lady Obama is the most influential Black female in history. The paper argues that Both President Obama and First Lady Obama are keeping their 2008 campaign promises to the youth who gave them a very high share of their votes both in the ...


Ciência, Educação E Livros Didáticos Do Século Xix. Os Compêndios Das Ciências Naturais Do Colégio Pedro Ii [Science, Education And Textbooks In The Nineteenth Century. The Natural Science Compendiums Of The College Pedro Ii], Karl M. Lorenz Jan 2010

Ciência, Educação E Livros Didáticos Do Século Xix. Os Compêndios Das Ciências Naturais Do Colégio Pedro Ii [Science, Education And Textbooks In The Nineteenth Century. The Natural Science Compendiums Of The College Pedro Ii], Karl M. Lorenz

Karl M Lorenz

A obra apresenta um panorama do ensino de Ciências no Brasil no século XIX, por meio da análise de livros didáticos utilizados no ensino secundário. Toma como referência os compêndios adotados no Colégio de Pedro II, por ser esta a instituição modelo para o ensino secundário público oitocentista no Brasil. Para melhor compreender o significado destas obras, que foram identificadas em programas de ensino que correspondem às reformas educacionais efetuadas pelo Governo Central de 1838 a 1898, o autor insere seu trabalho em uma discussão maior sobre o desenvolvimento histórico das Ciências Naturais e do ensino das Ciências no Colégio ...


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.