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The Motives for Learning in Elementary Students: The Parents and Teachers Agency

According to conception of cultural and historical development, motives represent essential structural component of any kind of activity. Learning at school is a kind of collective joint activity according to activity theory. Motives might be conformed and evaluated during learning process as its essential element. Different motive might be acquired during interactions within learning process.…
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Factors that Affect Student Motivation in Organic Chemistry: Measuring Correlations to Gauge Student Attitudes

Motivation is the personal investment that an individual has reaching a desired state or outcome. In learning, motivation influences the direction, intensity, persistence, and quality of learning behaviors in which students engage. To measure the motivation of  students  enrolled  in  undergraduate  organic chemistry courses, a survey was developed to gauge student attitudes about the course…
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Teaching of Grammar Categories: An Approach According to Activity Theory

Acquisition  of  grammar  and  methods  for  teaching  of  grammar  is  a  topic  of  discussion  within educational system in many countries. Normally, pupils at primary and secondary school show strong difficulties  in independent  writing  production,  which  depends,  among  other  things,  on  general knowledge  of  basics  of  grammar.  No  original  strategies  or  innovation  methods  are  proposed  in…
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The Social-role Play for the Formation of the Symbolic Perceptive Actions in Preschool Children

The  goal  of  this  study  is  to  identify  how  it  is  possible  to  promote  the  development  of  symbolic perceptive actions by social role play in preschool children. 20 preschool children between 5 and 6 years old from the city of Bogota were included in the study. The level of symbolic development was assessed by application…
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The Agricultural Extension System of Family Farm Schools in Cameroon

This chapter analyzes the extension system used by Family Farm Schools in providing agricultural information to farmers to alleviate rural poverty and hunger in Cameroon. It examines the background of Family Farm Schools and the unemployment problem of school leavers and advances the view that moving away from pure state paternalism to a partnership between…
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Women and HIV/AID in Zambia

Introduction: The possibility of an AIDS free generation cannot be realized unless we are able to prevent  HIV  infection  in  young  women.  Therefore,  information  on  sexual  behaviour  could  help  to mitigate the spread of HIV/AIDS by developing effective prevention strategies. Global estimates show decline HIV prevalence among young people, little is known about the burden…
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Study of Learning Problems in Adolescents from the Historical-cultural Perspective in Neuropsychology

The background of the article is historical and cultural neuropsychology, which proposes analysis of learning activity from the level of its functional brain organization. Qualitative assessment of difficulties and functional analysis of syndromes permits to determine brain  cortical and subcortical factors or mechanisms, which participate in fulfillment of different actions and operations of learning activity…
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The Role of Problem-based Learning in Post-graduate Pain Medicine Education?

Doctors are expected to assist, teach, train and assess colleagues at almost all stages of their careers yet doctors themselves have received little formal training on how to teach. Teaching is as much a science as an art. Teachers should know their audience to help personalize the learning experience. We propse that substituting a traditional…
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Teacher smile your stress away! Emotional Labour, Stress, and Stress Management Techniques in the Eastern Galilee

Teaching is an emotional profession that requires delicate balances. This study aims to explore the ways in which teachers in the Eastern Galilee (Israel’s northern periphery) cope with stress. Our main purpose is to examine the links between teachers’ stress, its sources and consequences, and stress management techniques and their positive or negative effect on…
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