How Do You Deal with a Violent Person?

By ACS Distance Education on December 13, 2022 in Psychology | comments
It can be difficult to observe warning signs which predict violence. Case notes, if available, can be helpful and knowledge of any history of violence. Someone who committed a serious violent act in the past is more likely to commit one in the future. An existing psychiatric or medical illness may also increase the likelihood of violence. Other signs include:

Developing Aggression in Children

By ACS Distance Education on December 12, 2022 in Psychology | comments
Psychologists define aggressive actions as those which involve an intention to harm or result in harm to others. The component of intention to harm is a critical issue.  If the child accidentally knocks another child off some play equipment by mistake, it would be unfair to call this a very aggressive act because of the harmful consequences, when the intention was not present.

Anderson recently wrote in the Spectator, that online learning was an oxymoron and the COVID-19 pandemic was used as a “pretext to further digitise education.”

Online and distance learning have long been considered the Cinderella of the education industry, but the massive growth in online education in recent years suggests that it is anything but.