Parenting Education for Low-Income Parents of Preschoolers: What is the Most Effective Approach?
Parent education programs have been found to be effective interventions for lower-socioeconomic families. (Baydar, Reid, & Webster-Stratton, 2002). Although research has reliably reported that any parent training is better than no parent training (Helm & Kozloff, 1986), the effectiveness of group parent education programs which emphasize relational improvement is largely unknown. The present study attempted to address this question by comparing archival data collected between the years 1999 and
Family Influence on Children’s Second Language Literacy Building: A Case Study of Korean Families
This qualitative case study aims to explore the effects of family influence on children’s second language acquisition (SLA) by investigating Korean parents’ perspectives on early English education and their strategies for the children’s second language literacy building, both in Korea and in the U.S. The data collection depended primarily on interviews and observation. For the triangulation of this data collection, children’s artifacts were also analyzed. I applied triangulation to the d
A Writing Teacher Learns from his Students: The Symbiosis of Student-Centered Pedagogy and Teacher R
This teacher research study documents the attempts of a college writing teacher to use response-oriented, student-centered pedagogy as a means of providing practical learning experiences for his students while simultaneously providing a practical professional development opportunity for himself. In pursuit of this goal, the teacher promoted a dialogue with the students that sought to engender their sense of engagement in the class while simultaneously encouraging their criticism and analysis of
A Comparative Study of Metaphor in Arabic and English General Business Writing with Teaching Implica
The study aims to compare and contrast the usage and understanding of English and Arabic metaphors. My research attempts to reveal how similar and different Arab secondary learners of English respond when asked to answer or interpret metaphors in both their native and acquired languages. Furthermore, in this dissertation, I also attempted to address the impact of culture in metaphorical thinking. The study made use of a holistic approach, utilizing textual analysis, conversation meetings, partic
Mysteries of Kinect for Windows Face Tracking... Today's post from Carmine Sirignano, a Developer Support Escalation Engineer on the Kinect for Windows talks in detail on how the Kinect for Windows Face Tracking actually works, providing some cool code samples too... Since the release of Kin
Today's post from Carmine Sirignano, a Developer Support Escalation Engineer on the Kinect for Windows talks in detail on how the Kinect for Windows Face Tracking actually works, providing some cool code samples too...
Since the release of Kin
Convocation Friday, June 13, 2014, 2:30 p.m.
McMaster University convocation ceremony for the Faculty of Social Sciences
Material/Immaterial In the lecture titled MATERIAL | IMMATERIAL, Vincent James will describe how VJAA works systematically and critically to contextualize their architectural projects and expand the range of possible design responses beyond the formal identity of the architects. Through a wideranging search for an embedded logic that lies beneath each work, the firm explores the essential markers of site, function, materiality, and technology to serve as an armature for its development.
Over grondstoffen en eindigheid : Een doortastend onderzoeker Water, olie, goud, … het lijkt soms alsof we dat eeuwig ter beschikking hebben. Maar is dat wel zo? Een speciale detective komt de leerlingen waarschuwen voor de eindigheid van grondstoffen. Hij vraagt hun hulp. Samen onderzoeken ze …
Water, olie, goud, … het lijkt soms alsof we dat eeuwig ter beschikking hebben. Maar is dat wel zo?
Een speciale detective komt de leerlingen waarschuwen voor de eindigheid van grondstoffen. Hij vraagt hun hulp. Samen onderzoeken ze …
Evaluatie pedagogische begeleiding Dit document geeft de resultaten weer van een eerste evaluatie van:
Dit document geeft de resultaten weer van een eerste evaluatie van:
Todadri's lecture 2 part C
By: icamvideo Boulder summer school 2014 videos
Africa and the World: the view from Washington
Ambassador Wolpe will comment on the Obama Administration's Africa policy and its perceptions of the continent's place in the international community today. Howard Wolpe is former special envoy to the Great Lakes Region for President Barack Obama. Dr Chris Alden is Co-Head of the Africa International Affairs Programme at LSE IDEAS. Michael Cox is Professor of International Relations at the Department of International Relations at LSE.
Watch: Blair Chamber and Concert Choirs
The Blair Chamber and Concert Choirs, directed by David Binns Williams, performing their spring 2010 concert on April 11 in Ingram Hall. Media Contact: Cindy Steine email@example.com
Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water for the future.
Britain was the first country to industrialise, and it acquired the largest empire ever during this same period. But its sphere of economic influence extended far beyond the boundaries of the formal British Empire. This unit focuses on the economics of empire, using a case study of one town, Dundee in eastern Scotland, to explore this huge topic.
2.4 ‘Culture, identity and power’ Having unpacked some of the issues to do with the term ‘Roman empire’ we turn now to ‘culture, identity and power’, wide-ranging terms involving many different aspects which are often closely interlocked. The following essay, ‘Looking for culture, identity and power’, is designed to help you consider various factors and experiences that helped to shape culture, identity and power as social forces in the empire. It introduces some key topics and terminology. Pl
Having unpacked some of the issues to do with the term ‘Roman empire’ we turn now to ‘culture, identity and power’, wide-ranging terms involving many different aspects which are often closely interlocked.
The following essay, ‘Looking for culture, identity and power’, is designed to help you consider various factors and experiences that helped to shape culture, identity and power as social forces in the empire. It introduces some key topics and terminology. Pl
2.7.1 The building of Thugga
From Rome to Pompeii and Ephesus the excavation of Roman remains is well known, but what of Roman remains in Africa? This unit looks at the Roman city of Thugga and examines the influence that Roman architecture and art had on Africa and its people.
Tribute to R. Scott Appleby
A tribute to R. Scott Appleby, professor of history and director of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. Dr. Appleby received the distinguished faculty award at the Notre Dame vs. Army football game on November 20, 2010, at Yankee Stadium in New York City. http://nd.edu/aboutnd/spotlight/appleby/
Australia-Japan security relationship: Koko kara doke e? (Where to from here?)
Allan McKinnon, International Security Division, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Dr Masashi Nishihara, President, Research Institute for Peace and Security, Tokyo and Professor Kent Anderson, Director, School of Culture, History and Language at ANU take part in this forum. The forum, 'The Australia-Japan security relationship: Koko kara doke e? (Where to from here?)' was recorded at The Australian National University on 17 November 2010. It was organised by the National Security College
Homeland Defense- Combating Violent Extremism panel
An international component was introduced with the third panel's focus on lessons learned in combating violent extremism. Mr. Frank Cilluffo of GWU's On Nov. 17 and 18 the Center for Strategic Leadership was joined by its partners in the Consortium for Homeland Defense and Security in America in hosting the 5th annual Homeland Defense and Security Symposium at Carlisle Barracks. Homeland Security Policy Institute led discussion of both domestic and international concerns surrounding the issue,