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Author: Earworms Learning
Publisher: Earworms Learning
Keywords: japanese, rapid
Number of Pages: 21
Published: 2007-12
ISBN-10: 1905443072
ISBN-13: 9781905443079

Earworms is a new type of accelerated learning technique that takes the hard work out of learning. By listening to these specially composed melodies, with their rhythmic repetitions of the foreign phrase and English translation just a few times, users can pick up over 200 essential words and phrases that will not just be on the tip of the tongue, but firmly entrenched into the long- term memory. Volume 1 is a survival kit of essential words and phrases to help on a trip abroad.
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Author: Della Chiesa Bruno
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: learning, cultural, understanding, world, global, research, innovation, languages, educational
Number of Pages: 470
Published: 2012-04-24
ISBN-10: 9264123555
ISBN-13: 9789264123557

The rise of globalisation makes language competencies more valuable, both at individual and societal levels. This book examines the links between globalisation and the way we teach and learn languages. It begins by asking why some individuals are more successful than others at learning non-native languages, and why some education systems, or countries, are more successful than others at teaching languages. The book comprises chapters by different authors on the subject of language learning. There are chapters on the role of motivation; the way that languages, cultures and identities are inter
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Author: Patrick Werquin
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: outcomes, policies, practices, learning, informal, non, formal, recognising
Number of Pages: 96
Published: 2010-04-30
ISBN-10: 9264063846
ISBN-13: 9789264063846

Although learning often takes place within formal settings and designated environments, a great deal of valuable learning also occurs either deliberately or informally in everyday life. Policy makers in OECD countries have become increasingly aware that non-formal and informal learning represents a rich source of human capital.Policies which recognise this can play a significant role in a coherent lifelong learning framework, and present practices can be improved to make the knowledge and competencies people acquire outside of formal schooling more visible. The challenge for policy makers is t
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Author: Donald Hirsch
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: learning, regions, innovate
Number of Pages: 266
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 8486783321
ISBN-13: 9788486783327
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: time, prisoners
Number of Pages: 60
Published: 1994-07
ISBN-10: 0788112163
ISBN-13: 9780788112164

The Report of the prestigious National Education Commission on Time & Learning. A comprehensive review of the relationship between time & learning in the nation's schools. Concludes that restricted school schedules have a negative effect on students' learning. Glossary.
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Author: Werquin Patrick
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: outcomes, policies, practices, learning, informal, non, formal, recognising
Number of Pages: 92
Published: 2010-04-15
ISBN-10: 9264063854
ISBN-13: 9789264063853

Although learning often takes place within formal settings and designated environments, a great deal of valuable learning also occurs either deliberately or informally in everyday life. Policy makers in OECD countries have become increasingly aware that non-formal and informal learning represents a rich source of human capital. Policies which recognise this can play a significant role in a coherent lifelong learning framework, and present practices can be improved to make the knowledge and competencies people acquire outside of formal schooling more visible. The challenge for policy makers is
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Author: Mohamed Ally
Publisher: UBC Press
Keywords: training, press, education, delivery, learning, transforming, mobile
Number of Pages: 296
Published: 2009-06-30
ISBN-10: 1897425430
ISBN-13: 9781897425435

This collection is for anyone interested in the use of mobile technology for various distance learning applications. Readers will discover how to design learning materials for delivery on mobile technology and become familiar with the best practices of other educators, trainers, and researchers in the field, as well as the most recent initiatives in mobile learning research. Businesses and governments can learn how to deliver timely information to staff using mobile devices. Professors can use this book as a textbook for courses on distance education, mobile learning, and educational technolog
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