reymond

Chronicle: Enliven The Flame

By Anne-Lise Reymond A friend told me that as a child, she used to draw on a sheet of paper a keyboard with white and black keys. She would then sing while playing her imaginary piano. Today, she is a pianist. I also remember having had a young neighbor whose main activity consisted of pulling […]

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selin_alperer_tatli

Chronicle of the Month – February 2009

Motivation: A Key Contributor to Success in the Language Classroom By Selin Alperer Tatli Among the factors that affect second language learning, motivation has been cited as a key contributor to success in language learning. The term is related to the psychological readiness and openness of the learner to learn the language. It also calls […]

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thierry_dime_bolla

Chronicle of the Month – December 2008

The future of developing countries and today’s financial crisis By Thierry Dime Bolla Since last summer, the whole world is facing a financial crisis that shakes off capitalism. Some governments want to be reassuring, but the reality proves the opposite. All financial centers are in red and confronted to huge difficulties. In spite of enormous […]

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henri_saxer

Chronicle of the Month – October 2008

Curriculum vitae and motivation letter: your passport for employment By Henri Saxer All types of works treating the issue of dossier of the candidate give, without exception, very precious counsels to the concerned public. Nevertheless, experience has shown me that the concerned person having read and re-read the said works, at the time of beginning […]

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jerumanis

Chronicle of the Month – September 2008

Education: Passport to Civilisation By Professor André-Marie Jerumanis This is how Prof. Sabino Palumbieri defines education. The absence of education, therefore, would lead to barbarous acts. This approach to education, sheds light on the etymological significance of the word e-ducere, which means “to lead outside”. This is the liberation that Plato’s Myth of the Cave […]

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vanstone

Chronicle of the Month – May 2008

Respect, Reason and Critical Thinking for the Modern Classroom by Gordon Vanstone “Education either functions as an instrument which is used to facilitate integration of the younger generation into the logic of the present system and bring about conformity or it becomes the practice of freedom, the means by which men and women deal critically […]

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henri_saxer

Chronicle of the Month – April 2008

Curriculum vitae and motivation letter: your passport for employment By Henri Saxer All types of works treating the issue of dossier of the candidate give, without exception, very precious counsels to the concerned public. Nevertheless, experience has shown me that the concerned person having read and re-read the said works, at the time of beginning […]

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mathilde_captyn

Chronicle of the Month – March 2008

Is feminism outdated? By Mathilde Captyn March 2008 is the women’s international day. But why celebrate a day for only 51% of the world’s population? The 20th century saw numerous feminist movements created to obtain the right to vote, the right to abort and to get rid of the conservative image that a women is […]

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sandrine_sahakians

Chronicle of the Month – February 2008

Black Cinema – Why Should We Care? By Sandrine Sahakians Unless you are Black or a Film Major, you probably don’t know much about the black cinema. That’s where I come in. Let me tell you about what you are missing and why you should care about black cinema. I am sure you will be […]

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odilon2

Chronicle of the Month – November 2007

Differences and Marginality by Odilon Mbog We continue here the reflection started in the month of Jully concerning the attitude that one should adopt in the face of the reality of existence of groups, of categories and of all the features which tend to put people together and to exclude others, naturally or artificially, and […]

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