Moore (1993) is a qualitative research article that gives the reader an insight into how different teachers have different approaches when it comes to teaching bilingualism in the English classroom. The…
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The realities in Morgan’s stories are uncommon because what he writes is also common for students who have little or no English background with the English language. The only difference is the style through, which they approach their realities.
In the case study, it is clear that the teachers are in denial to accept the validity of the student’s realities and experiences and existence of previous learning experiences, whether home based or school based. To understand the concept of the teacher’s refusal to accept the student’s reality, the author explores the English learning experience of two Bangladeshi children who attend mainstream English lessons. The study was conducted at an inner city school because it was public and had multicultural policy settings. The first study indicated that the teachers’ approach to Abdul made him weak, in that, instead of bilingualism being beneficial to him; it became a challenge because his teacher made it difficult to accept his realities. The first study was supported by the Cummins’ theory of Common Underlying Proficiency. The second study showed that the teacher can make the student learn better if they understand and accept their realities. “It was noticed that in subsequent work an= number of changes occurred to the student’s writing” (Hammersley & Woods, 2014, 187). In the case of Mashud, he learnt bilingualism fast, because his teacher was willing to accept his reality and help him correct grammar and make the relevant changes in his composition. The study concludes with the reflections of Ms. Montgomery, where it is seen that although she does not understand the cultural diversity of the student, it does not hinder her from dealing with the realities of his student. “These doubts led Ms Montgomery to think carefully on broad issues related to cultural reproduction” (Hammersley & Woods, 2014, 188). By so doing, she achieves to hasten a
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These people present with several complaints which may help in assessing the indices of suicidal risk. In order to prevent suicide health professionals should have the ability to accurately assess a patient. However, their attitudes towards suicide, intuitive understanding and insight of suicide, clinical knowledge and skills acquired over time, and the context will largely influence the assessment process.
This critical appraisal of a qualitative research article focuses on a study about what breast cancer patients experience when they get skin toxicity as a side effect of external beam radiotherapy. Although there have been several studies about breast cancer before, the authors claim that this is the first qualitative study that probes into the insights of the patients themselves as they go through the painful side effect of skin toxicity affecting their quality of life (QOL).
The research articles being critiqued here are “Hourly Rounding Challenges With Implementation of an Evidence-Based Process” by Deitrick, Baker, Paxton, Flores and Swavelyand “Hourly Rounding: A Replication Study” byOlrich, Kalman, and Nigolian,which arequalitative,and quantitative researchesrespectively.
As part of going through the main discussion, the article written by Griffiths, Camic and Hutton (2009) entitled “Participant experiences of a mindfulness-based cognitive therapy group for cardiac rehabilitation” will be used in giving out real-life examples to back up the arguments that will be presented in this essay.
These two articles related to treatment for varicose vein, with the first research study by Darke and Baker explores the efficacy of the technique of Ultrasound guided foam scleropathy in the treatment of varicose
sis will obviously be useful in understanding one’s ability in catching the nerve of research materials, analysing the various factors of the paper etc. In this critique, an analysis of the paper ‘A home visiting project for reception children predicted to experience
The aim of the researcher decides the nature of research method executed. For example, to gain familiarity with the phenomenon, the exploratory research is applied and to know the behaviour of any situation, individual or group, the descriptive