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Although kids may appear to be jumping and laughing all day, they also face the threat of stress. This can come from many sources be it family issues, bullying issues or even education system. An examination-oriented education system can bring unneeded stress with improper implementation.
Grades are all that matters in an examination-oriented education system. Get a high grade and you get the affection from the teachers while other students gawk at you in awe. Low grades invite low-self esteem and isolation. This is because the students are bound to be highly competitive and subconsciously, they create caste among their friends. Those who have low grades are seen as unworthy to fit into their circle of friends.
Students are forced to know and learn everything their study by heart in order to get good grades during examination. This can be easy for some while it can be very difficult for others, especially those who are hands-on type of people. Inability to perform may only result in embarrassment although being shunned by other friends will bring harsher impact to the students’ lives.
A student will have to invest a lot of his or her time if a student wants to excel in studies. They will lose their childhood in the process, missing the chance to mix around with their peers. This can hamper their social skills learning skill, a skill that is bound to be important throughout their lives.
Once the aim is set to get higher grades in tests, other activities will have to be sacrificed. Teachers are bound to cut extra-curricular activities such as sports and also discourage creative activities so that students can study longer. This should not happen because the students have worked hard in the class and studying so they should be allowed to take part in such activities as an outlet to release stress. How can they reduce stress if they have to pore over a book day and night?
Examination-oriented education system may have a noble aim. However, the implementation should be done carefully so it will not affect the students. Everyone should understand that every individual is unique; some may excel academically while others can rely on hands-on expertise.
Definition of Student Affairs:
Aditi M Sengupta, Eastern Michigan University
Introduction: Student affairs Professionals are responsible for academic advising and support services delivery at colleges and universities in the United States and abroad. The division is an integral part of higher education system that seeks to serve the needs of the student. The Staff is responsible for program development and research techniques that benefit the student as a whole. They are also responsible for incorporating professional values through campus activities, counseling and resources (McClellan, G.S. & Stringer, J. 2009). Good practices in student affairs includes: 1.Engaging students in active learning. 2.Helping develop students’ coherent values and ethical standards. 3.Setting and communicating high expectations for student learning. 4.Using systematic enquiry to improve student and institutional performance. 5.Using resources effectively to achieve institutional missions and goals. 6.Forging educational partnerships that advance student learning. 7.Building supportive and inclusive communities.
Purpose of Student Affairs : The primary purpose of the student affairs program is to complement and enhance the college’s central educational mission. The student affairs philosophy is based on self governance i.e. students assume responsibility for themselves and their actions. A concurrent goal is to develop an effective support community within each residence hall that reflects and addresses the broad range of student experiences, life within a rigorous academic environment and concerns for the future. Professional staffs of student affairs fulfill an important role in helping students in making transitions and empowering them to make decisions. The structure of self governance includes the student affairs, student government, the committee on student life, the housing committee, the judicial system and the hall councils. A true teaching system is a practiced teaching philosophy by itself (McClellan, G.S. & Stringer, J. 2009). The questions that can be asked while defining Student Affairs: When asking about the Philosophy of education, the questions that commonly come to mind are: What do you believe about teaching? What do you believe about learning? How does that play out in classroom? How does student identity and background make a difference in how you teach? What do you still struggle with in terms of teaching and student learning? These are often the questions that come up to mind while teaching the philosophy of higher education based on idealism, realism, neo-theism, pragmatism and existentialism (Amey, M. J., Reesor, L. M. 2002).
Philosophy of Student Affairs: The search for student affairs philosophy goes on. The importance of maintaining a philosophical heritage in student affairs and higher education is for the formulation of policy and programming. An autonomous philosophy of education has four subdivisions: analytical, clarifying the understanding of educational concepts and terms, metaphysical, stating the reality that lies behind the facts of education, ethical or normative justifying statements of recommendation in education and epistemological providing a theory of knowledge for education. The breadth and depth of Higher education Institutions in United States are unique. Higher Education in United States is reflected according to the dynamic changes that happened in the American society over time including the abolishment of slavery, the emancipation of women, the civil rights movement, overseas conflicts and wars and other factors. The main stay of Higher education philosophy has been adherence to the fundamental principle originally founded to support the academic mission of the Institution accepting the diversity based on the commitment and development of the student as an individual person(MacKinnon, F.J.D., & Associates 2004). Perspectives on Student Affairs: The first publication of -The Student Personnel Point of View- of 1939 published its fiftieth anniversary in 1989 focused on assumptions and beliefs to shape the works of Student affairs. In the present state of Higher Education these beliefs and assumptions are the foundations of the philosophy that guides the work of Higher Education. In addition to the mission and diversity of the Institution concerned, the new additions included the environment, the communities, common good and rights of the individual, set limits on behavior, intelligent risk taking and encouragement of independent thoughts and teaching. Hence the new philosophy is a guide to the individual student and the Institution (Amey, M. J., Reesor, L. M. 2002). Values and Ethics of Student Affairs: Rentz’s book on the critical issues of Student Affairs has mentioned the set of principles that embodies the ideals of student affairs profession. The main theme of the values as mentioned in Rentz is -the mission of student affairs flows from the mission of the Institution.-, based on the civil and the legal discourse of the Institution, communication and diverse assumptions in the learning community. The underlying concepts that support the profession focus on the administrative and management role of the Student Affairs Professional(Amey, M. J., Reesor, L. M. 2002). The ethical dimensions of Student Affairs are the cornerstone of the Profession. The five simple but powerful ethical principles as stated in Rentz’s : The Foundation of student Affairs, include: respecting the autonomy of the Individual and the Institution, doing no harm, helping others, being just and being trustworthy. These are the stronger foundations of the ethical principles that are applicable to individual students, student groups and Institutions. The main skills of the student Affairs Administrator is the balance of the individual rights of students and does common good to the educational enterprise (Amey, M. J., Reesor, L. M. 2002).
Theoretical Foundations of Student Affairs: The theoretical groundwork for student affairs assist the student affairs practitioners from a wide variety of disciplines, include psychology, sociology and education( Amey, M. J., Reesor, L. M. 2002).The student development theories can be generally classified into five categories:Psychosocial (Chickering’s vectors), Cognitive-structural (Perry’s cognitive model), Typological, Person-environment interaction models, and the Student development process models , Organizational theories. Psychosocial theories include theories of life-long issues that tend to occur in sequence and are correlated to chronological age, concentrating on individuals’ progress through various life stages by accomplishing certain deeds. The cognitive structural theories address how student perceives, organizes and reasons about their experiences. Person environment theories address interactions between conceptualizations of the college student and college environment, looking at behavior as a social function of the person and the environment. Humanistic existential theories concentrate on certain philosophical concepts about human nature about freedom, responsibility, self-awareness, and self actualization so that education and personal growth is facilitated. The organizational models are more focused on individual growth and development as compared to organizations of the higher education The model that has been cited in Rentz’s book about organizational models are the rational model, bureaucratic model, collegial model and the political model(Amey, M. J., Reesor, L. M. 2002).
Student Affairs Administration Framework: Successful operation of an educational Institution requires competent administrators. Student affairs administrators direct and coordinate the student services. Vice president of Student affairs or student life, Dean of Students and Director of Student Services direct and coordinate admissions, foreign student services, health and counseling services, career services, financial aid, and housing and residential life, as well as social, recreational, and related programs. The framework of Student affairs administration includes academic advising, career services, counseling, discipline and judicial affairs, multicultural affairs, orientation, residence halls, student activities, student financial aid and student health. All the education administrators hold leadership positions with significant responsibility (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2008-09).
Financial challenges in Student Affairs: Distribution of limited financial resources is an important challenge in all organizations. In student affairs managing the Institution’s budget often involve program performance evaluation, policy analysis, operational and financial plans, funding initiatives, and conformance with established procedures, regulations and organizational objectives. According to Budget of the US government -$95 billion in loans and grants are provided to help 10.9 million students who pay for college- (Budget of the US Government, 2009) which has brought a ray of hope to the Student affairs financial aid services of Institutions of Higher Education. In recent years as limited funding has led to downsizing and restructuring of the different aspects of Institutional budget, the role of student Affairs supporting the Financial resources are seeing their role broadened(Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2008-09).There is a always a provision of the financial challenges in the student affairs profession to expand.
My goal in life concerning a career in Student Affairs: As an initial commitment to the career of a Student Affairs profession, I want to encourage, support and prepare students to assume leadership positions in higher education to achieve greater talents in their future ambitions. The points of view which I would like to see in myself as a student affairs administrator are expertise in leadership skills, public speaking, establishing goals, making contacts, fundraising, intent, strategy and planning as well as a grass root activist as an educator to encourage undergraduate and graduate students in their advocacy and advancement of higher education principles ( Jennifer Byler Institute, 2010).
Conclusion: Student Affairs Profession is a challenge of professionalism and scholarly practice to show that simple activity and hard work are not enough. There is a continuous reflection, commitment, learning, growth that is acceptable to the students and Institutions. This requires an active participation in a professional community and continual learning and development to provide excellent service to students (Carpenter & Stimpson, 2007).
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Distance education colleges are a very flexible selection for college students that are involved in other projects or who want to save money by reducing education expenditure. There are many solutions accessible for students. Consequently, we get more and more familiar with junior, community and technical colleges.
These versions offer different certification options.There are two solutions available for college students:a bachelor’s degree (that lasts four years) or an associate’s degree (that lasts only two years).The system allows the students transfer from two to four years education programs.
Distance learning programs developed a lot lately and provided a great occasion for all the college students that want to improve their education. Distance education colleges provide virtual training courses. They offer the same information as a traditional college where lessons are held on a regular basis by teachers and students go to these classes.
When attending a conventional university, the attendance is obligatory. Distance learning courses are not so restrictive because college students have opted for flexible classes and assessments.
Distance education colleges have reached a high degree of popularity due to particular facilities these formats offer. If you are attracted in any of the distance studying programs available, check the list underneath:
– high degree of flexibility
This kind of education is incredibly popular because it is very flexible. Because of this, distance learning it’s a very convenient option for students.The distance learning student enjoys more free time today. Now, he is able to set up his own learning timetable, as learning materials are at his disposal and he is not required to attend certain classes. He can improve his education and also work.
– expenditure reduction
There are numerous opinions regarding distance education colleges. But no voices could fight against cost reduction arguments.Everyone agrees that distance education colleges are accessible to a larger amount of college students ready to pursue with their academic education.
Sometimes financial problems are the major impediments when we want to accomplish our personal objectives. Since distance education colleges have received authorization to train and certificate students, learners who found impossible to go on with their post-secondary education, now they have certainly get over this kind of obstacles.
– superior education standards
As overall flexibility has created accessibility in education, the next following chain-reaction is on the labor market. Therefore, due to an increasing number of applicants who acquired post-secondary education, employers consider themselves free to set professional standards and demands higher and higher. If you would like to be competitive on the labor market, you have to go to a college.
If you are interested to accomplish a superior level in education, inform on the chances distance education colleges provide, you may expand your career chances. You also need to pay attention to occupational preparation you want to choose.There are many colleges that provide this type of distance education.
The material used in print and online publications needs to be prepared and laid out by individuals that understand the technology used to do so. Students can learn how to pursue higher education through desktop publishing schools, and train to format and use various graphics to publish material by entering undergraduate training programs offered inside vocational colleges.
A comprehensive understanding of desktop publishing software is obtained when students complete programs. The objective of training is to teach students a variety of skills such as balancing white space, formatting typography, and laying out a printing plate for a publication. Training is centered on developing the knowledge needed to use the production phases of publishing and design principles that push the industry forward. Students enter the field understanding how to use the latest in desktop publishing technology to produce visually dynamic products.
Certificate programs dive right into teaching students the design and layout practices used to develop strong multimedia documents. Students learn the pre, production, and post-production phases of publishing. This level of training is perfect for students that are pursuing entry-level careers. In order to begin a career students need to understand the basics, which include:
*Photo Manipulation Techniques
Training centers on these areas and more, to prepare students to use software programs like, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Pagemaker to successfully publish content. Education covers many subjects that aid in the accumulation of the skills needed for the industry. Coursework focuses on the field as a whole through studies in web design, document design, digital imaging, and electronic publishing. Students are able to take their knowledge in these areas and work for a variety of publications. Jobs can be entered that focus on multimedia, print design, and publication work. Becoming a graphic designer, layout editor, and an electronic publishing specialist are options available to dedicated students.
To increase career options and personal marketability many students complete associates degree programs. The major areas of page design, writing, page layout, and editing are explored as students learn to use desktop publishing for both web and print products. Courses coincide with the software application being studied such as FrameMaker. Other courses that supplement understanding how to use programs that build the skills needed to develop and produce publications. Computer illustration, marketing communication and technical writing courses are some of the common subjects studied within an associate degree level of schooling. Students can learn advanced design concepts and desktop publishing skills by continuing their education in a traditional colleges’ bachelors degree program.
Obtaining certification shows the skill level of students, which will help them professionally. By obtaining the Adobe Certified Expert certification students show their proficiency and understanding of one or more desktop publishing software applications like Dreamweaver.
Higher education training completed through vocational colleges teaches students to become qualified professionals in the field. Students that are interested in this industry can begin their learning by enrolling in accredited desktop publishing schools that are approved by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) to receive quality training.
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Learning is a continuous endeavor with no boundaries of time and space. Only the spirit and determination serves the quest to seek and strive for knowledge and nothing else.
Upholding the above principle, choosing the path to study further is made easier with the distance learning mode of education. For those who seek to enhance their skills after a long gap, or from a highly demanding work-zone distance education helps them fulfill their objectives. Let us learn how
Many a time, the choices we make in life make us compromise on something or the other. But given, that point of time and space, those choices would have helped us go forward. Take career-choices, for instance. Those with an overwhelming sense of patriotism or a keen desire to serve the country, join the army, immediately after +2.
There are others, who are entailed into the family business at a very young age, to learn the nuances of the trade. The mass-section of the society constituting the labor force is compelled to join the clan of workers to increase the monetary earnings for the family. And of course, the homemakers who embrace family life at an early age dont have much choice but to discontinue their studies, in view of the pressing demands of a family.
The gap between a career/life- choice and education need not necessarily stay forever. As the Indian higher education system takes a leap forward to reach out to the larger section of the society, distance learning is perceived as the mode of continuing education. Of the total enrolment in the higher education category, the ODL system accounts for 24%. Being accessible, flexible and affordable, the distance education model is student-centric and is driven through self-paced learning.
The eligibility to join distance learning programs is less stringent compared to their campus counterparts. Age is not a bar, here, making this model of education open for many who want to bridge the wide gap between discontinued education and their present-day academic dreams/ambitions
Let us see how distance education can balance out the demanding career choices for:
Army personnel: As mentioned, those interested in joining the army do so, post their 12th standard. The rigorous training schedules and postings at various places, over a period of time, dont leave much room for regular college. As the need for better academic status remains, distance learning, programs at the UG, PG and diploma levels, with a wide range of specializations, serve the academic interests of the defence forces.
The labour Force: Be it artisans, craftsman or the workers at a manufacturing unit, there are many options in choosing a distance learning program at the diploma or degree level. Some distance learning universities have set up schools for Vocational education, to upgrade the skills of the labour force and make them readily employable.
Entrepreneurs: Those inheriting a family business are compelled to leave studies to get into the groove of the business. Though experience and exposure play a vital role in honing the skills of the entrepreneur, a professional degree will certify the expertise. Distance learning in MBA or BBA can open up many avenues of opportunities to make the business grow and flourish.
Homemakers: Homemakers, as they juggle different family priorities, can leverage the distance learning model to their advantage. There are programs for those willing to kick-start their career such as MBA, MCA etc and there are the arts and commerce programs for those seeking to enhance their academic status. Homemakers aspiring to encash on the numerous online job opportunities can hone their skills through short-term distance learning programs.
The option of continuing our higher studies through Distance education doesnt limit us on the choices we make. The flexibility of joining a distance learning program, anytime, and securing a degree, always keeps education as a doable and workable option.
If you are looking for a decent education software for the kid you can look on iTunes store to get the best app for your smartphone and tablet. There is lots of title out there that offer enjoyable and entertaining education for your kid for instance alphabet understanding, animal learning, and much more. one of those applications is Dinorama, Dinorama is a fun as well as interesting application to instruct your kid about the great creature in the past, dinosaur. Having cute graphic and straightforward control Dinorama surely has plenty to give. Let’s find out what this application is offering under.
Quite simply, the game is a time management skills game where being a park owner you have to feed, make habitat for dinosaur, selling popcorn, and even more. Although there are numerous thing to complete, this game is not hard to learn and quite addicting for some part. Your kid can learn to manage a park as well as understand the financial as well because they must take care of the snacks selling, feed fee, and ticket. Next to handle all the stuff that’s must be carried out your park, you’ll be able to hire an worker to assist you run the park effectively.
This app really train your kid the way to be a young entrepreneur, there are lots of random circumstance that occurs during the day such as rainstorm that make the ticket sale change, crop disaster make the food cost high, and even piggy bank to make them fascinated. Those random circumstance could make your kids think and study from what they’ve to do in order to make the park continue running. Near the management, your children can also play of course together with the dinosaur by providing them with food and even touch them while using touch screen.
For that dinosaur, you are able to breed it with 8 different colors in every kinds. Not just that could make your park much more colorful, you can also have several dinosaurs with all your favourite color. There are numerous mini games that you could have fun with like finding lost items, getting a tour guide to assist you see the dinosaur, and even help your visitor found their most favorite dinosaur. Even though the day seems okay, sometime your park requires some servicing and you have to do the repair by yourself. This application really offer lots of things to find out and to carry out for your kids, you’ll be able to download this game on iTunes for free.
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Distance education is preferred by many students and adults nowadays. The main reason behind this is that many working professionals and students who live in remote areas are unable to attend regular classes. There are students who do not have enough money to spend on obtaining degree by attending regular classes. There are many universities today that offer distance education courses for almost every field of education. These courses are of high quality and the valuation of the degrees and diplomas are also equally acceptable.
Huge number of professional courses is also available today through distance learning universities. These distance learning universities have center all over the country and you get registered with the nearest center you choose. You can opt for courses in any field of education of your choice like computer, agriculture, job oriented, designing, management and many more. These courses are just to name the few. If you are interested to complete your education or improve or update your qualification, you just need to find the right distance learning institute or university.
When selecting the university, you should not get carried away by the advertising of that university. It is better you visit the website and go through the details of the learning programs and read reviews of that university as many as you get. Analyze the fact and if possible compare the facts with other universities also. This will help you have the confidence that you are choosing the right and genuine university. Do not forget to make certain that the university offers you complete flexibility so that you can spend time and effort according to your convenience.
The distance education courses that you choose must be very important for you. Also, you should have the confidence and dedication to complete the course within the time limit provided by the university. These courses are specially designed to help students upgrade their education and qualification even if they do not have sufficient time to attend regular classes. These courses are extremely beneficial for the older age group of people who have the desire to accomplish degree but cannot attend college for the same.
Many community colleges, distance learning providers and colleges and universities off Early Childhood Education (ECE) certification, diplomas and degrees. Most certificate, diploma and associate degrees can be completed in one or two years, while university degrees, which are specialized and tend to focus on specific skills or areas of study such a special needs or administration, are four year programs.
One thing in common for all types and lengths of programs is the need for observation and hands-on learning through volunteering and practicums. Child development classes are an important component for all the programs as well, focusing on stages of development, instruction techniques and classroom management, and these are more effective when the information taught can be observed first-hand.
It is crucial to observe the developmental levels and teaching methods, and to practice the techniques in an actual classroom setting, with typical children and teachers in a standard early childhood program. While personal experience as a parent, sibling or babysitter can be incredibly helpful, it isnt the same as observing a group of children in a preschool or childcare setting.
A crucial part of an ECE program is the supervised observation and practicum. Many programs have access to an on-site daycare or preschool, sometimes known as a teaching lab, even while it is a functioning, licensed childcare program. Other programs, such as distance learning providers, will help to arrange practicum placements with programs in the community.
Students are never expected to work with the children at the beginning of their practicum, especially not in a teaching capacity. The first sessions in a classroom are observing children, often with specific assignments of what is to be observed, and assignments based on their findings. Very gradually students are given teaching tasks, from small lessons and circle activities through to planning and leading full lessons and activities independently. All of this is under the direct supervision of licensed ECE staff on site, who are in consultation with the course instructor. This is a crucial part of the certification program, regardless of the level of certification being pursued.
It is important to check with the state or provincial licensing body to ensure that the minimal number of classroom volunteer hours have been clocked. Usually, practicum hours can count for part, though not all, of these hours.
Preschool education is a basic and first step for the parents has to take for the better education of the children. It is generally known as early childhood education. Children are prepared for learning since birth. Experts agree that the ideal preschool must follow the learning style of the child and individual skills which is the best possible way for proper development of children. Most parents start asking friends and neighbors in the old fashioned way. An ideal preschool for children is always difficult to consider. Admittedly, this is a good place to start because a good reputation is essential for any school you have to trust the care of your child.
It is always good to search preschool center according to the standards of individual for a curriculum, faculty and staff friendly environment. A teacher must have a bachelor degree in education from early childhood if it is going to understand how children learn and grow, but many schools do not have this requirement.
A preschool education with a well maintained environment and well educated teachers who have ideas skills and concepts to implement good lessons and make children a good human being is the ideal place for every parent. Another most important thing to remember is that children should have fun and entertain as well not only the work because children are still very young, and even if education is even more important, is not to overwhelm.
The Jewish schools are designed to provide children with secular education. Early childhood education provides the foundation for a lifelong learning as well as social and academic success. Hillel Jewish community preschools are imbedded with traditional torah values are designed for the preparation and admission of students by providing them a respectful and academic environment. These religious and traditional Jewish values with torah study strive to deepen the commitment of future generation to Judaism, the jewfish people and state of Israel. Torah values ultimately enable the next generation to consider Judaism as more than a religion of theory but as a practical way of life as well.
The main idea behind all above is to say that children need a safe and nurturing environment where they can expand and explore freely to learn. A child is a precious gift from god and it is very important to take proper care before entrusting them to the care of someone.
A driver practices safety driving when he is aware of what is going on around him. He can make this possible when he recognizes the important roles of his vehicles mirrors to help him visualize the rear and sides of his car without the need to twist or turn his body. He will be able to keep his hands on his wheels when he can keep the right driving position as it is while he can look beside and behind him. A driver can be educated about the right use of car mirrors when he enrolls himself in a driving school.
A drivers education will make drivers aware that it is a must to adjust their three rear view mirrors in order to obtain the widest view while they minimize their blind spots. This practice is necessary when he drivers in a multi-lane highways where they are likely to keep tabs on side lanes. A driving school course recognizes that there are a lot of road operators who do not turn out their outside mirrors far enough and anticipate the same scenes in the three mirrors.
Driving school classes will stress the importance of drivers to do the right thing after they enter their car. That is why, they should adjust their seat and steering wheel, fasten their seat belt and adjust the three rear view mirrors. As a driving school educated driver, you should make sure that your car is visible in your side mirrors. Many drivers commit the mistake of adjusting their side mirrors too far from their cars view which will result to inability to reveal other vehicles in their blind spots.
A responsible driver cleans the outside mirrors from dirt, dust, snow and frost before he drives his car. He would know from his driving school education the value of cleanliness to make sure of the functionality of the car and its parts. He can use his rear view mirrors Night setting to reduce glare from cars behind him during a night driving.
A driver who has taken a drivers education from a driving school will look in all three mirrors before he backs up and continues to use these mirrors whenever his vehicle moves backwards. Before he passes or changes lanes, he should look on his side and rear view mirrors while he looks over his shoulders. The driver uses these mirrors to check the traffic when he enters a freeway while he makes sure that he can merge into traffic with enough space.
Driving school courses are developed to help drivers learn the right driving techniques to keep them safe and this includes the proper use of vehicles mirrors. Drivers should keep in mind that these mirrors are not installed in their car so that they can check if their hair is in place. These mirrors will help them anticipate and know whats happening around them which they cant see unless they have to twist their body. When he is educated by a driving school, he would know that driving needs concentration on the wheel and the road has making unnecessary body gestures is certainly a no-no. Thus, the mirrors of the vehicle will ensure that the driver can continue to driver with focus while he is able to have a feel of whats going outside and comes up with the right driving decision.