Research Papers on Counseling in Education

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  • Alternatives to Student Learning Assessed

    In six pages student learning options are assessed in order to determine that testing is not necessarily the best assessment instrument and focuses more on such other alternatives as journals, portfolios, methods based on performance, and observations. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Learning Theory in 'Stand & Deliver'

    This is a 4 page paper that reveals how Stand and Deliver demonstrates the ability to positively motivate and influence students in an approach based on Albert Bandura's observational learning theory. There is a bibliographic listing of 3 sources.

  • English Language Learning and Lau v. Nichols

    In nine page this paper considers English language learners and the legal chronology pertaining to them with the focus being on the case of Lau v. Nichols. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • An Examination of Anti Oppressive Training Schemes

    In a paper consisting of eleven pages learning styles such as those of Paulo Freire are applied to anti oppressive training scheme development and includes tactile, auditory, and visual learning styles and the issues a teacher devising a course of study must be apprised of. Nine sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Influential Factors in Early Childhood Learning

    In seven pages childhood learning is examined in terms of influential factors with theories including multicultural materials, interaction with parents, and environment are emphasized in terms of their importance. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Social Learning Theory of Albert Bandura

    In seven pages Bandura's theory that bridged cognitivism and behaviorism is explored in terms of establishing goals and includes in the discussion of a program based on the theory designed to reduce children's physical aggression. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Social Pedagogy and Protest

    In a paper of six pages, the writer looks at social pedagogy and the act of protest. Protest is viewed as an extension of the social critiques being taught in reaction to capitalist hegemony in educational institutions. Paper uses ten sources.

  • School Infiltration by Crack Cocaine

    In five pages increased youth usage of crack cocaine is examined in terms of the 'cool' perception of drugs that suggest school drug programs have ultimately failed in getting their messages across. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Learning How to Drive and the Lessons Learned Along the Way

    In eleven pages this paper discusses the skills and personal development learned in this personal narrative on learning how to drive with the theories of Kolb, Lewin, and Maslow also considered. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Gender Bias and the Developmental Stages of Kohlberg

    In four pages this paper discusses gender bias with regards to mathematics education through an application of Kohlberg's stages of development. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Ultimate Value Question and Axiology

    In a paper consisting of five pages Robert S. Hartman's 'value mathematics' is examined as an approach to daily life and the value that can be attached to these experiences. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Improved School Learning Through Student Uniforms

    In five pages this paper discusses the student learning benefits realized from wearing school uniforms. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Traits of Children with Learning Disabilities

    In ten pages characteristics that are common to learning disabled children are examined. Twenty four sources are cited.

  • Brain Based Learning and Curriculum

    In twenty five pages Title IX, its implications, and the curriculum development and changes it inspired are examined with brain based learning included in the discussion. Twenty four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Rain Forest Interdisciplinary Unit for Second Grade

    In six pages second grade disciplinary units are examined in terms of their various elements and goals which are then related to the PA Standards followed 5 disciplinary level activities with the focus being rain forests. There is no bibliography included.

  • Sociological and Biological Definitions of Sexuality

    In eight pages this paper discusses sexuality in terms of societal and biological definitions and how these influence gender concepts. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Importance of Healthy Lifestyle

    This paper makes a case for offering health education programs in elementary schools. Topics include: definitions of health and wellness, value and importance in school, benefits of healthy population. There are four sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Dropout Rates in High Schools

    In four pages this paper examines the various factors that influence the rates of high school dropouts including such predictors as gender and cultural or ethnic group. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • An Article Review on HIV/AIDS

    4 pages and 4 sources. This paper provides an overview of an article on HIV/AIDS published in the Houston Chronicle. This paper considers the central points of the article, including controversies over the misconceptions that have lead to an increase in the HIV infection rate in certain populations.

  • Diversity and Inclusion in Education

    This 8 page paper provides an overview of the issue of diversity in the educational setting, with a focus on the issue for two dominant subcultures. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Parental Issues in Education

    A 3 page research paper that discusses 3 parental issues in education, which are: How parental values affect children’s education; how home-schooling affects performance in higher education; and whether parents should be allowed choice under the NCLB. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Government, Financial Assistance, and Childcare

    In five pages the expenses of childcare is discussed in terms of supporting increased financial assistance by the government so that childcare expenses could be covered and children can have all of their emotional, physical, and mental needs met. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Issues of Socialization and Achievement in Homeschooling

    In five pages this paper examines homeschooling in a consideration of children's development of social skills and scholastic achievement. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Tardiness of High School Students

    In five pages this paper discusses tardiness in high school students in a consideration of reasons and the impact of this tardiness on these and other students in the classroom. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Literature Review on Absenteeism

    An 8 page research paper that addresses the topic of chronic school absenteeism, that is, when a student misses more than 18 days of schools, which is a severe problem that is evident throughout the public school system and not just a phenomenon of the upper grades (Breaoen, 2007). This literature review examines what empirical literature conveys on the topic of elementary school absenteeism. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Sex Education Programs That are Broad Based vs. Based on Abstinence

    In a paper that contains twelve pages the arguments for abstinence sex education programs are compared with those advocating a more broad based approach and expresses the need in certain areas for a more broad based program in order to halt the incidences of sexually transmitted diseases and teen pregnancies. There are six bibliographic sources cited.

  • Debate: Comprehensive v. Abstinence Sex Education

    This research paper takes the position that comprehensive sex education is more effective than abstinence sex education programs. Four pages in length, seven sources are cited.

  • Academic Cheating

    This 5 page paper discusses academic cheating: why students do it, how they do it, and what can be done about it. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • ACADEMIC DISHONESTY AND THE IMPACT ON HIGHER EDUCATION

    This 5-page paper discusses the concept of academic dishonesty (cheating, plagiarizing, etc.) and its impact on higher education. The paper also discusses academic dishonesty and its impact on life lessons

  • ADHD and ADD and School Compulsory Medication

    The proactive drug use of young children with these disorders is the subject of this research paper consisting of fourteen pages and the tendency to overprescribe in order to comply with unrealistic behavioral expectations. There are thirteen bibliographic sources cited.

  • Decisions on the Educational Needs of Children With Down Syndrome

    A 3 page discussion of the emotional struggles that confront parents of Down Syndrome children both on receiving the news that their child has the syndrome and as they try to make decisions about their child’s education. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Importance of Black History Month for African American Youth

    A 5 page paper which illustrates why Black History Month is important for the African Americna youth to learn and celebrate. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • The Role of First Language in Second Language Acquisition

    This 11 page paper examines the role of first language in second language acquisition. The paper considers the way that the level of proficiency and use of a native language will impact on the acquisition of the second language, for example, the way the development and use of a langue such as Spanish or Japanese will impact on the ability to learn English. The paper looks at the research which has taken place bringing together a range of studies to assess the scope and scale of the influence. The bibliography cites 17 sources.

  • Multicultural Educational Tool of Drama

    In twelve pages the ways in which drama can serve as an important tool in American multicultural education is examined with the inclusion of a lesson plan. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Do Schools Have a Gender Gap?

    In twenty five pages this research paper examines schools in a literature review and survey pertaining to the issue of gender inequality. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 20th Century Educational Inequality

    In three pages educational inequality as it continues to exist in the 20th century is discussed.

  • High School Teens and High Dropout Rates

    This paper examines the reasons why an increasing number of teenagers are quitting high school in twelve pages with various suggestions offered to combat this problem. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Development and Value of Alternate Education

    The paper presents an in-depth examination of the way in which alternate education models, such as vocational training schools have evolved and may add value to the education of students. The paper includes consideration of different teaching and learning theories as well as tracing the of the developments in the alternate approaches to education and some of the early schools and models. One hindered and eighty seven sources are cited in the bibliography of this one hundred and eighteen page paper.

  • Adult Literacy and Early Development of Language

    In fourteen pages early literacy and language development are considered in terms of adult literacy, the policy of Welfare to Work, and adult literary programs' significance. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography and statistics are also provided.

  • Standards: No Child Left Behind

    A 5 page paper which examines some of the standards for teachers in the No Child Left Behind Act. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Considerations in Standardized Testing

    A 5 page overview of the many problems inherent in standardized testing. Despite these problems, standardized testing is a requirement in the contemporary classrooms and as such must be embraced as a tool to help students develop and succeed. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Research Design in Standardized Testing

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at standardized testing. Program evaluation is used to examine the efficacy of standardized testing at meeting social needs. Paper uses four sources.

  • Standardized Testing, Immigrants And ESL

    This 5 page paper discusses nine journal articles/book chapters with a focus on standardized testing. The essay is not a summary of the articles/book chapters but rather discusses issues that are cross-referenced, such as the issue of using standardized tests with new immigrants, the disadvantages and English language learners. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Elementary Education, Standardized Testing, and Grade Retention

    In thirty pages this paper considers elementary schools' use of standardized testing such as the Iowa Test of Basic Skills in an examination of grade retention and such issues as resistance, aggression, and test anxiety. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.\

  • Perspectives On Aggression And Bullying Behaviors In Schools

    This 5 page paper begins by reporting the incidence of bullying and defining what a bully is and describing the types of aggressive behaviors they exhibit. The paper considers the cognitive, social and developmental perspectives of bullying, explaining how they interact. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Bullying and How to Address It

    An 8 page paper assesses the probable causes of bullying. The author presents a research proposal to quantify the relationship between bullying, violent media content, and shyness. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Achievement in School and Extracurricular Activities Participation

    In thirteen pages this paper presents a literature review that considers the connection between academic achievement and extracurricular activities' participation. Twenty sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Education Assessment

    In a paper consisting of five pages the ways in which assessment tools are used are considered by way of the British Pictures Vocabulary Scale and competence tests in terms of value assessment. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Dropouts Among Gifted and At Risk Students

    In six pages it is argued that students who are gifted, at risk are more likely to quit school than their peers who are not gifted. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Audit School District

    School districts receive funding from many sources at the state and federal levels. Each funding comes with laws, rules, and regulations and if the district violates those, it will find itself being audited beyond the annual external audit. In this essay, a school district misused funds. The essay discusses an audit plan with actions embedded in these discussions. There are three sources used in this fuve page paper.

  • Education and Leadership

    In five pages educational leadership is examined in a literature review that also includes the essential schools of Sizer along with stewardship leadership and leaders' shared attributes. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Reducing High School Dropout Rates in North Toledo

    A 9 page paper examining Ohio high school dropout rates. The dropout rate in North Toledo appears to be higher than in other parts of the city, and Toledo's dropout rate overall is quite high. The purpose here is to investigate why that may be and to suggest appropriate interventions. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

  • Choice of Major in College: Literature Review

    This 3 page paper gives an overview of the current literature on choosing a college major. This paper includes reason for choice of major for first and second year students in college. Bibliography list 5 sources.

  • Choice of Major in College: Literature Review

    This 3 page paper gives an overview of the current literature on choosing a college major. This paper includes reason for choice of major for first and second year students in college. Bibliography list 5 sources.

  • Bullying in Schools

    This research paper presents a discussion of bullying, first covering causal factors and then describing interventional programs as solutions. Eight pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • Bullying and School Counseling

    This research paper pertains to school bullying and the role that school counselors can play in successfully addressing this issue. Four pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • School Bullying, An Overview

    This research paper extends khbullying.doc and discusses the topic of bullying in the workplace, as well as in the nation's schools. Nine pages in length, six sources are cited.

  • Overcoming Our Passivity and Addressing Bullying

    This paper delineates the factors that contribute to the bullying phenomenon. Parents and teachers must intervene in this problem to prevent adverse impacts not just to those being bullied but to society as a whole. There are four sources listed in this five page paper.

  • The Need for Mandatory Sex Ed

    This three page essay discusses in a five-paragraph essay the need for Massachusetts to institute comprehensive sex education at the junior high level. There are no sources cited so a works cited page is not provided.

  • Adult Literacy and the New York City Public Library

    In twenty six pages this paper defines literacy within the context of the New York City Adult Literacy Initiative and also considers the NYPL's history with various literacy library programs also examined. Eighteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Adolescent Literacy Rates

    A 4 page paper. that reports statistical data from different sources regarding the literacy (reading and writing) skills of adolescents. The writer also comments on a report from Canada regarding literacy rates and identifies where the U.S. falls in terms of national literacy rates across the world. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • High School and Career Counseling

    In eight pages the need for high school career counselors that are both ethical and moral is discussed through sample cases, case studies, and career development methods and technology. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Critique of Homeschooling Practice

    In five pages this paper criticizes homeschooling in a consideration of its inconsistencies regarding regulations by the state and federal governments. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Tutorial on Personal Education Views

    In six pages this tutorial discusses education in a consideration of personal views regarding topics including education roles of the community and parents, teaching and the impact of administration, and the student population's impact. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Shootings in School

    This is a paper that looks at the causes of school shootings. There are eight sources in this eight page paper

  • Autobiographical Account of 'Math Anxiety'

    In five pages this research paper examines 'math anxiety' from the autobiographical perspective of the writer. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Anxiety In Children In The Classroom

    A 5 page paper. This essay on anxiety in children, reviews and comments on three journal articles that discuss the topic. The articles specifically deal with: strategies teachers can use to reduce anxiety; how anxiety and other factors affect student math performance; and treating and preventing test anxiety in the school. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • History of Mathematics Education Research Outlines

    In five pages 5 outlines of one pages discusses individuals with learning disabilities and how they have been accommodated in this research on the history of American mathematics. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Ethics and NCLB Act

    In eleven pages this paper examines the controversial No Child Left Behind Act in a consideration of issues of ethics as they relate to it. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Educators Views on the 2001 NCLB Act

    In fifty pages the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 is presented in this comprehensive overview that assesses standardized testing effectiveness and includes the perspectives of educators. Twenty five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Parents and Accountability

    In this paper consisting of five pages the issue of whether schools or parents should be accountable for educating children is discussed with the emphasis on single parent accountability and whether more should be expected from schools as far as accountability with regards to students from single parent households is also considered. There are five bibliographic sources cited.

  • Poverty's Effects

    This research paper addresses poverty's effects on educational outcomes. The writer discusses issues pertaining to education and special education, the social and emotional status of families, and the impact of teacher expectations. Five pages in length, which includes an abstract, seven sources are cited.

  • School Preparedness, Premature Births, and Babies with Low Birth Weight

    In twenty four pages this research paper analyzes the observation 'Low birth weight or premature birth results in school problems' in a consideration of various research studies featured in current literature. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Middle School Principals and Professional Career Development

    In six pages this research paper discusses the position of middle school principal in a consideration of professional development. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • What Makes a Public School Public

    This paper discusses the public schools, what makes them public, where their funding comes from, a brief history of education, and accountability. There are six sources listed in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Racial Profiling: The Classroom as the Base of Societal Change

    This 3 page paper explores the issue of stereotypical images created on television and in film that lead to racism and racial profiling. The paper argues that the classroom and technology are the proper forum for changing this world view. Bibliography lists 3 student sources.

  • School Dress Issues and Public School Uniform Codes

    In five page this paper argues that public schools should have student uniform policies as an example of strict dress code enforcement with the benefits of such a policy described. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Research Proposal on Achievement and School Uniforms

    In five pages this research proposal seeks to investigate whether or not the scholastic achievement of elementary school students is related to the wearing of school uniforms with hypothesis, methodology, and statistical analysis included. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Utilitarian Approach to School Uniforms

    In eleven pages this paper provides a utilitarian approach to the issue of school uniforms by recommending a district implementation of such a policy. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Children and Science Education

    In four pages this paper examines various approaches to teaching science to children in a consideration of the 'following the child' Montessori philosophy and Dr. Ben Carson's perspectives. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Style of Teaching and Gender Impact

    In twelve pages this paper examines whether or not a teacher's approach to classroom instruction is influenced by gender. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography and there are also the inclusion of five tables.

  • The Importance of Cultural Skills in Reaching Multicultural Students

    A 10 page proposal for a research study to assess teacher ability to successfully interact with students from a variety of cultural backgrounds and the relation that skill has with student performance in reading comprehension. The proposed study revolves around a ten question survey designed to assess teachers' cultural skill in Cuban-American language and other cultural elements as well as the teachers' educational approaches. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Suspension Alternative Program Grant Proposal

    In sixteen pages this research paper considers Florida's Palm Beach County School District in a presentation of a hypothetical proposal for a grant to fund an out of school suspension alternative program in a discussion of processes of evaluation and budgetary concerns. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Evaluation Theory in Academia

    This 25 page paper discusses the field of evaluation with regard to academic programs. The paper includes a literature review of program evaluation theory, which focuses on the evaluation method developed by M.Q. Patton. The method is called utilization-focused evaluation, and the writer discusses how this method can be used in developing an understanding of what information is required by key personnel so that they can evaluate the academic success of their programs. There are 20 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Learning Disabilities and Diagnostic Methodologies

    In nine pages child behavior is considered in terms of application of various diagnostic methodologies including Wechsler Intelligence Scale, Adaptive Behavior Evaluation Scale, Anecdotal Records usage, Conners' Teaching Rating Scale, and Conners' Parent Rating Scale to conclude each features limitations and that they may be overcome through the child specialist incorporation of various methodologies. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Teaching Reading

    The writer discusses the controversy over whether phonics or whole language is a better method for teaching reading. The writer argues in favor of a balanced approach that uses both methods. The paper is nine pages long and there are ten sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Teaching Profession

    A 4 page paper that begins by providing a definition for the student's personal name. The second section addresses some issues regarding teaching: definition of teacher, personal comments of writer regarding motives, the first teacher, the degrees, etc. required, job outlook, and the advantages and disadvantages of the profession. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • The Teaching Profession from a Philosophical Position

    In this first person narrative consisting of seven pages what a teacher could possibly write about the profession based on personal philosophy is presented with the assistance of a student supplied essay. There is no bibliography included with this paper.

  • Becoming Motivated to Enter the Teaching Profession

    In four pages a student's desire to become a teacher is examined in a consideration of motivating factors. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Scholastic Achievement, Limited TV Viewing, and Structure

    In three pages this paper discusses the adverse impacts limited structure and excessive television viewing have on scholastic achievement. One source is cited in the bibliography.

  • Early Childhood Education Programs and the Involvement of Fathers and Males

    In seven pages this paper considers education programs for early childhood and the importance of father and male relationships with examples of successful programs. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Emotional and Academic Development

    This paper addresses the issues of emotional and academic development The author contends that various factors, including teachers and educator involvement play a crucial role in these facets of childhood development. This seven page paper has eleven sources listed in the bibliography

  • Teen Alcohol Abuse Socioeconomic Policy Control and Proposition

    In four pages this paper considers a proposition regarding adolescents and alcohol abuse in a consideration of the socioeconomic implications such a policy with economic theory and educational approaches among the topics discussed. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • High Schools and Later Starting Times

    In five pages this research paper examines school districts in Minneapolis in a consideration of later starting times and their impacts upon high schools. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Women's Rights According to Edmund Burke and Mary Wollenstonecraft

    In six pages this paper compares and contrasts women's rights as depicted in Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke and Vindication of the Rights of Man and Vindication of the Rights of Women by Mary Wollstonecraft.

  • Controversy Over Schools Being Open All Year

    In six pages this paper examines the controversies surrounding the prospect of schooling all year round. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

 

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