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Educator Interview the Interview History

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The applicability of history in the daily life, he indicated depended on how well as professor strives to relate the lessons learned in class, the literature found in books and other sources, with the daily happenings and how this can be applied in the future life. Apparently history is one of the subjects that man begins to learn in their lives even before they are in school. The stories told to them about some long time ago lifestyle, the movies they watch on Vietnam war, the childhood books they read about some influential leaders and so on are part of history that children come across at an early age. "Our live are surrounded by history and historical effects and aftermaths" concluded the professor on this topic of skills acquired by students.

The other methods in teaching history that could enhance the outcomes of the students in history is the emphasis…… [Read More]

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Finance it Is With Great

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Stories detailing the rise and fall of the Egyptians, the Roman Empire and other great nations proved mesmerizing and intriguing.

My interests in other areas have also been diversified; I have pursued many adventures, participated as president of many clubs, and won many competitions in music, sports, dance and more. My strength has always been academics however. During high school I was presented the unique opportunity to come to the United States and continue my education. It was here that I decided to study history initially. Though my parents pressured me to study finance or business, I found such work tedious at least initially. I did however entertain my parents and begin taking more classes in finance. This was probably the best decision I have ever made and helped create the professional I am today.

The more I learned the more I came to understand that finance was more than…… [Read More]

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Existence of an Individual Which

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There were certain moments in my life which did not allow me to pursue my study programs as desired; yet it was precisely this set of obstacles which consisted a challenge for me and determined me ever more strongly to pursue my goal. Therefore, I am due to graduate in May 2008 with a presentation entitled "Have Central Banks and Private Agents Become Wiser?" conducted under the supervision of Dr. Dennis Novy who has also offered me considerable support in trying to address issues such as inflation, the role of central banks, and their relation with private agents. His precious advice has led me to follow lines of thought different from the ones already addressed by the literature and has opened new research directions I intend to analyze in my future studies.

Aside from the traditional academic environment created by the universities I attended, another important input represented the experience…… [Read More]

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Achievement Gap Go Into Any

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The achievement gap also may ultimately negatively affect the U.S. As it may cause the nation to become less competitive in the increasingly global communities (What is the…, 2009). In addition, research indicates that the achievement gap contributes to students who more likely grow up to be unemployed, incarcerated, and poor. Consequently, a quality education proves critical for Black children (Elder, ¶ 3).

Causes Contributing to Achievement Gap

Causes contributing to the achievement gap between Blacks and Whites include educational targets increasingly annually, shifting demographics in the U.S., and the forthcoming addition of science targets. These and other factors such as teacher expectations, stereotyping, allocation of resources, high-quality teachers, and environment contribute to potential risks for increases in the achievement gap (What is the…, 2009, ¶ 2).

Gloria Ladson-Billings (2007), PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, reports that some perceive the achievement gap as merely one of student achievement; that the student…… [Read More]

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Criminological Theories and How They Apply to a Fictional Characters Life

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Criminological Theories and Their Application

Character History

Nikita Voronov was born in Omsk, Russia in 1977 to a 17-year-old mother named Natasha Voronov. She had gotten pregnant with him after dating a man for one month, another Russian male who was working in the mining area at the time. Once Natasha became pregnant she never saw the father of her child again who fled the town. Desiring a better life for her child, rather than the dreariness and isolation of Omsk, Natasha immigrated to Brooklyn, NY ten years later where she had some relatives living in the Coney Island neighborhood. Nikita struggled to learn English and often felt teased and isolated from the other kids at school who made fun of the fact that he couldn't communicate well with them. This led to Nikita learning how to take out his anger and aggression through violence and fighting, something that Nikita…… [Read More]

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Political Activity and Geographic Area

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4. Dr. Michael Hanchard. Political science professor at Northwestern University. Dr. Hanchard may be the most important contact in academia for any aspects of the study linked to race because Dr. Hanchard has done extensive work in both comparative politics and transnational politics. Furthermore, Dr. Hanchard may be able to provide insight into research methodology because he has done research on black political activists in various locales.

5. Dr. Wesley Skogan. Political science professor at Northwestern University. Dr. Skogan concentrates on citizens as consumers and creators of law, therefore he may have valuable insight on political involvement.

6. Dr. Dennis Chong. Political science professor at Northwestern University. Dr. Chong wrote Rational Lives: Norms and Values in Politics and Society, in which he examined the interrelationship between how people's individual choices effect their social and economic realms. Because choice of residence may be one of the most basic social choices, Dr.…… [Read More]

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Discipline of Biology Is Very

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Whereas, people needing a broad understanding of biological concepts may want to review books instead. The end result is that there is a litany of literary sources for biological resource; the chief concern is to frame the right questions to find appropriate research.

Works Cited

Neil Campbell, Biology (7th edition), Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company, 2004, hardcover

Johnson George B. 2005 "Biology, Visualizing Life." Holt, Rinehart, and Winston.

PLos Biology. (n.d.). Retrieved February 26, 2007, from http://biology.plosjournals.org/perlserv/?request=index-html&issn=1545-7885

International Journal of Biological Sciences. (n.d.). Retrieved February 26, 2007 at http://www.biolsci.org/

Perspectives in Biology and Medicine. (n.d.). Retrieved February 26, 2007, from http://www.press.jhu.edu/journals/perspectives_in_biology_and_medicine / index.html

MIT Biology Hypertextbook. (n.d.). Retrieved February 26, 2007, from http://www.biology-online.org/reference/flink/mit_biology_hypertextbook/

Borgstrom, G., 1969, Too Many, a Story of Earth's Biological Limitations: New York,

Macmillan.

Works Consulted

Coleman, W., 1971, Biology in the Nineteenth Century: New York, John Wiley and Sons.

Garland, a., 1975, Life Science in the Twentieth Century:…… [Read More]

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Bradley and Susan Domestic Violence Crisis Scenario

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Crisis Management: Hostage Scenario

The primary issue determining whether or not a crisis situation is a hostage scenario is whether human lives are at stake (McMains & Mullins, 2010, p.12). Bradley has taken a total of 11 hostages: his wife Susan, her professor whom Bradley believes is her lover, and nine other students. Bradley has not made an explicit threat to their lives, but he has weapons with him, is not allowing the hostages to leave, and is clearly in a highly emotional state. While it is a hostage scenario, it is not what one considers a true hostage scenario. In those scenarios, the hostage has no value to the hostage taker (McMains & Mullins, 2010, p.13). Susan is Bradley's wife; therefore, she has value to him. Moreover, the professor has some value to Bradley; as Susan's suspected lover, he is not interchangeable with other hostages. Therefore, this scenario qualifies…… [Read More]

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Loss and Creature

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Loss of the Creature

Notice how Rembrandt employed chiaroscuro in his works," began my art history professor. "His technique revolutionized the way that artists portrayed sources of light on the canvas." glanced around me. About twenty students sat neatly behind their desks, faces illuminated eerily by the glow of the overhead projector. The scene was ironic: our professor trying to convey an understanding of chiaroscuro through a painting done five centuries ago, when right before our eyes was a true example of the contrast between light and shadow. Art history is an arena in which the "loss of the creature" is felt most profoundly. In his essay "The Loss of the Creature," Walker Percy notes that biology students are removed twofold from their subjects of study, first by layers of packaging, of labels and names, and second by a confounded array of theories. Similarly, any classroom discussion of art fails…… [Read More]

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Health Care -- Ethical Issues in Evaluation

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Health Care -- Ethical Issues in Evaluation Research

Ben is a professor and Alyssa is his graduate student in health sciences. Ben is the program chair for a conference with publications that are "refereed" or reviewed by an expert board of editors before publication. The conference has a policy that accepted papers must be presented by their authors but Ben does not mention this policy to Alyssa. He suggests that Alyssa submit a paper to the conference and that he will present it because the conference is being held abroad and he cannot support her trip to the conference. Alyssa writes the paper entirely with her own research while funded by an external fellowship, and submits it with herself as the sole author. She gives several drafts to Ben, who does not comment on any of them. Alyssa's paper is accepted by the conference, she is then advised of their…… [Read More]

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Business Source Premier Nielson Library Deals Marketing

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Business Source Premier (Nielson Library) deals marketing issues. The article current ( month). Refer text chapter titles heading topic suggestions. Make include article attachment include URL I refer article.

Business Article Analysis

The article that is reviewed in this paper is titled "Off and Running: Professors Comment on Olympics" and presents certain important opinions on the Olympic games. The article presents the comments and opinions of important specialists that focus on marketing and business administration, like Stephen Greyser, John Macomber, and John Gourville. These are some of the most important professors at the Harvard Business School. The most important points of this article refer to the explanations these experts try to provide on the marketing success of the Olympics in comparison with other sports competitions. In addition to this, they try to identify some of the factors that determine the success of the organizers (Greyser et al., 2012). The pricing…… [Read More]

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Whorfian Hypothesis Tis Nature's Work

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" The authors go on to mention that by comparing the Navajo silent film research with similar research using African-American high school drop-outs in Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania filmmakers, some "universals" and some differences as well came to light in the relationships between film and "linguistic" and cultural variables.

Zhu Zhifang, "Linguistic Relativity and Cultural Communication," Educational Philosophy and Theory. The author, a Whorf hypothesis believer, goes to some lengths in this piece to establish that due to globalization, philosophy is no longer universally believed to be the "ultimate foundation of cultural communication" (Zhifang 162). And yet, traditionalists still believe that the "merits of a culture" are given value based on how closely that culture adheres to the "objective truth and ideal morality." And there are two "presuppositions" associated with that view; one is metaphysical ("all cultures share the same worldview"); the second is the "linguistic presupposition that all…… [Read More]

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Structural Inequality & Diversity Root

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" (Dafler, 2005) Dafler relates that for more than thirty years children who were 'half-caste' "were forcibly removed from their families, often grabbed straight from their mother's arms, and transported directly to government and church missions." (Dafler, 2005) This process was termed to be one of assimilation' or 'absorption' towards the end of breeding out of Aboriginal blood in the population. At the time all of this was occurring Dafler relates that: "Many white Australians were convinced that any such hardship was better than the alternative of growing up as a member of an 'inferior' race and culture." (2005) it is plainly stated in a government document thus:

The destiny of the natives of Aboriginal origin, but not of the full blood, lies in their ultimate absorption by the people of the Commonwealth, and [the commission] therefore recommends that all efforts be directed towards this end." (Beresford and Omaji, Our…… [Read More]

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Technology-Driven Change Where Does it

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Analysis

Certainly, differences have arisen between instruction in the traditional classroom and instruction in the online virtual classroom. but, does that really mean that the role of the facilitator in distance learning is really going to be degraded to a low-skill job? Most likely not. Those who believe this to be the case wrongly undervalue skills when it comes to the needs of distance education, most of which are the very same as face-to-face education. To be effective, both traditional and online instructors should motivate students, facilitate communication, and foster collaboration. In fact, the onus for communication and collaboration is even higher to overcome the isolating nature of distance learning. Perhaps Simmons and Moore had not realized more than eight years ago how much communication channels such as e-mail, phone, video, discussion forums, and online chats would become a part of distance learning technologies. Thus, their view of facilitators is…… [Read More]

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Business - Human Resources Human

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List each of the transfer of training situations created by Dr. Camp, and identify how each of those situations relates to the information in the textbook related to transfer of training.

The statistical analysis serves two purposes: it enables program administrators to gauge the effectiveness of its training methods and identifies candidates who can contribute further to its success. Statistics provide one of the most objective measures of understanding. This facilitates the transfer of training by identifying employees whose actual performance indicates that they may require additional training to achieve satisfactory performance levels. The one-day refresher training facilitates transfer of training by providing a mechanism to gauge real-world experience with its implementation, in addition to providing a source of specific adjustments suggested by difficulties and any concerns identified in the first attempts to implement training in the organization. According to available research, subsequent reinforcement substantially increases the transfer of both…… [Read More]

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Work Opportunity Tax Credit Wotc

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Rather than being idle and receiving public benefit, individuals of working age typically prefer completing useful work. Mark P. Altieri, an associate professor of accounting at Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, and Jason A. Rothman, (2006), an associate at Wickens, Herzer, Panza, Cook and Batista, note a number of enhancements to WOTC in the article, "Surviving Katrina: Tax breaks for victims of the costliest catastrophe in American history."

According to Altieri and Rothman (2006), in regard to the WOTC - general law, under IRC section 51, the WOTC provides motivation for employers to hire economically disadvantaged individuals. These disadvantaged individuals include qualified ex-felons, food-stamp recipients, veterans, summer youth employees, as well as individuals who receive certain welfare benefits (Altieri & Rothman, ¶ 23). Altieri and Rothman explain that in the past, the WOTC -- Katrina was expanded to embrace individuals whose principal residence on August 28, 2005, was located in…… [Read More]

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hawaii language culture and affirmative action

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Grassroots movements and peaceful protests have helped promote equality in Hawaiian higher education. In 1991, a fierce debate waged throughout the nation over the legitimacy of affirmative action programs. That debate helped to showcase the need to take action—affirmative action—to conscientiously and constructively solve the problem of institutionalized racism.
In a KFVE news show entitled “Island Issues,” two professors from the University of Hawaii talk about the need for affirmative action and how it can be put into practice at the senior levels of education. Professors Marion Kelly and Mimi Sharma focus on faculty diversity as opposed to student body diversity. The professors debate the host of “Island News” about some of the misconceptions about affirmative action. Those misconceptions include the “quality” question, a position that takes the short-range vision. The quality question is related to the perception that promoting minorities would mean promoting people who are less qualified for…… [Read More]

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Leadership Ethics by Lamar Odom That Basically

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Leadership ethics by Lamar Odom that basically examines whether doing the right thing is enough in leadership. The author examines this issue given that the behavior of leaders has been one of the most intriguing issues in today's society and in order to provide insights on ethics in leadership. The title of the book provokes deeper thoughts in the minds of leaders even before they open the book to commence reading. The author of this book is a leadership and ethic consultant who has not only taught numerous courses but also carried out several trainings on this intriguing topic. Professor Odom developed interest in examining this issue following the cliche answers he received from time to time on the question of what ethics is. Actually, Odom's work in examining ethics in leadership was fueled by the concerns he had regarding the cliche answers he received from students and corporate executives.…… [Read More]

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Lab She Said Smiling No Wonder Your

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lab! she said smiling. "No wonder your grades are so awesome!"

Ann said hardly a word to me all year. Although she was in at least two of my classes each semester since I started at UTSA, I think that maybe Ann felt a little intimidated by me. Ann is an all-American college student, a woman from a small town Kentucky who had never left the greater forty-eight. The farthest place she had been to away from her home town was Los Angeles. On the other hand, I hailed from far-off Japan, a country she had probably only read about and seen pictures of on television or books. Because Ann was a science student and not a geography buff, I wondered in fact if she even knew where my home country was on a world map.

A love to research!" I told her enthusiastically, conscious that I wanted to make…… [Read More]

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Educator's Perception of Tenure

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Educator's Perception Of Tenure

Introduction to the concepts

According to the purpose statement, the purpose of the designed study is to use a mixed-methods approach to investigate the underlying perceptions of university professors with particular emphasis on three areas of analysis as follows: (1) Issues related to tenure and post-tenure review; (2) Cultural resistance or enthusiasm towards various implementations; and (3) Organizational effectiveness in current strategies for handling tenure and post-tenure reviews. Ultimately the researcher's goal is to gather empirical evidence related to perceptions of tenure and organizational effectiveness in order to inform policy makers and others important to making decisions about tenure and post-tenure review for an institution.

Academic tenure is offered typically to only those faculty or associate faculty in the most senior positions with strong track records in teaching, research, and/or administrative/executive roles (Joughlin, 1969). Generally, tenure is offered only when rigorous criteria are met as defined…… [Read More]

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PSI System and Other Educational

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Summary

The Keller/PSI approach to academic and professional training has been documented to improve student performance as measured by course completion rates and subject matter retention among students. On the other hand, there are considerable practical and technical problems implementing the Keller/PSI approach within traditional educational institutions. Meanwhile, there is little if any empirical evidence suggesting precisely how the Keller/PSI model benefits learning outside of the focus on the reduced deadline orientation that is the hallmark of that teaching methodology.

Substantial evidence exists to suggest that the success of the Keller/PSI approach is actually attributable to other changes typically attributable to Keller/PSI, such as the broadening of the range of media of instruction, despite the fact that those changes are natural consequences of the Keller/PSI design rather than deliberately conceived components of the approach. The empirical evidence of the increased success of CAPSI programs further bolsters that argument.

A wealth…… [Read More]

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Biology as a Cross-Interdisciplinary Study

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There are many different types of website that talk about biology; some of them include university websites which allows access to differing portals of biological information. Such websites as University of Michigan's "biology resource network" is an important source of information for all access to biology articles and databases from U. Of Michigan scholars and professors. Other websites include organization websites such as those of the American Society of Environmental Biology, and other such organizations which uses the internet as a portal to all of their actual article information. Finally, there are websites that are specifically targeted for causes within biology, such as websites targeting stem cell research.

There are many different opportunities to find the right information within biology, it is necessary to siphon through a lot of different information. Understanding where to find accurate information is the hardest part of any research.

Barnett, L. et al., 1955, the…… [Read More]

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Philosophers and Fingerprints

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Philosophers and Fingerprints

Gandhi and Fingerprinting

Today's environment has a lot more security measures that seem to border the notion of a police state. With the threat of terrorism constantly looming over the American public, there have been a lot more allowances in security measures. This, however, would be seen as a violation of rights and privacy by many philosophers, including Mahatma Gandhi.

Gandhi was a powerful force in the fight against oppression and public injustice during the English occupation of India. His philosophies captured the attention of the world and helped show that you don't always have to fight violence with violence to win. Gandhi preached the importance of self-discipline as a way to ensure good citizenship and behavior without coming into breaches with the law. According to his principles, "Brahamchraya means control of all the organs of sense. He who attempts to control only one organ, and allows…… [Read More]

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New Teacher Supports

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New Teachers

SPECIAL EDUCATION GRADES 8 -- 12

The objective of this study is to interview a teacher and have them review their experiences in a graduate program and discuss components of the program that have been of particular value to them and why these program components have been of value. This study will have the teacher discuss their practicum or field work, observation lessons, including strengths and limitations of the lessons, what areas were discussed during post-observation conference with the observing professor, including recommendations for strengthening teaching skills and building positive relationships with students on the high school level. This study will additionally review five articles that address the problems facing new teachers (in both general and special education) and the kinds of documented supports that have been found to help new teachers effectively respond to such problems.

Introduction

The work of Stansbury and Zimmerman (2000) reports that one-third…… [Read More]

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Mentoring in The Role of Mentoring Michael

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Mentoring

In "The Role of Mentoring," Michael Stephens shows how mentors can be useful in the field of librarian science. Using the basic principles upon which mentoring programs are developed, and which are supported in our textbook, Stephens advises the use of technology to facilitate mentoring. In the article, the author expresses the value of mentoring for the librarian profession. Mentoring is more than just teaching and training the new librarian. It has to do with the totality of the position, including the working environment. For example, a mentor can help the new recruit to get along well with coworkers and managers. Mentoring has not played a significant role in developing new librarians, but it should, states Stephens.

There are benefits for professors as well as librarians when introducing a mentoring program. For one, the mentoring program can facilitate networking and communications between various departments. However, one must be careful…… [Read More]

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Teaching Assistant Resume

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Teaching Assistant Resume

Teaching is an essential part of learning. Without a teacher's effort, there is no way a student can ever succeed. As a student and tutor, I have witnessed both sides of the coin, seeing how teaching can impact not only the learning environment, but also the overall motivation of the student to learn as well. Therefore, I understand the complex combination of factors that all blend together to create a fertile learning environment.

To understand the mind of the student, you must reflect on your own experience as a student. I know well the stress of taking college classes and having to deal with some subjects that are not my specialty as a result of having to complete some undergraduate major requirement. Not all students in a classroom will want to be experts in that field. This is something I learned through actual experience in classrooms as…… [Read More]

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Zakat to the Muslim Is

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SPSS was used to analyze the data collected from the participants. A Pearson correlation coefficient evaluated the relationship between the ordinal variables (such as gender and tendency to give zakat maal or zakat fitah) and evaluated whether significance in the relationship existed. Chi-square was employed to evaluate whether ordinal and categorical relationships are significant or not and if so the level of their significance.

Lessy's (2010) discovered that most participants (54) gave their zakat fitrah to mosques, whilst 490 gave it directly to the poor, and only 20 gave their zakat fitrah to foundations. On the other hand, the reverse was evidenced with zakat maal where 45 participants gave directly to the poor, followed by only 25 who gave to mosques. 10 participants, on the other hand gave to orphanages and educational institutions, whilst a mere 8 individuals gave to relief organizations.

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Attitude and Behavior Developmental Task

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" (Halpin and Burt, 1998) DuBois states: "The history of the American Negro is the history of this strife -- this longing to attain self-conscious manhood, to merge his double self into a better and truer self. In this merging he wishes neither of the older selves to be lost. He would not Africanize America, for America has too much to teach the world and Africa. He would not bleach his Negro soul in a flood of White Americanism, for he knows that Negro blood has a message for the world. He simply wishes to make it possible for a man to be both a Negro and an American, without being cursed and spit upon by his fellows, without having the doors of Opportunity closed roughly in his face. (DuBois, 1903)

The work of Pope (1998) conducted a study to make examination of the relationship between psychosocial development and racial…… [Read More]

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Crisis Negotiation Though Bradley and

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Use sound reasoning to explain to Bradley how the situation will get better if he allows the hostages to go free. Perhaps the negotiator can call in a favor on Bradley's behalf if Bradley shows a sign of good faith and allows the hostages to go free.

Providing Bradley alcohol would be against protocol, but the food and the promise of aiding Bradley is getting the help he needs rather than going to jail may be of help. Bradley is looking for help right now and not to get drunk. He also may be looking to make a demand that the negotiator will say no to in order reiterate the fact that Bradley does not trust the police.

If the alcohol is a necessity to Bradley, the negotiator may try to pull some strings and allow it. Against protocol or not, if lives are in danger, providing the alcohol to…… [Read More]

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Criminal Law Cases Examinations

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People v. Goetz (1986)

1. Give an overview of the case.
The controversial People v. Goetz (1986) involves the Defendant, Bernhard Goetz (Defendant) who shot and injured four young black men on a subway train in the Bronx. Four black youths, Troy Canty, Darryl Cabey, James Ramseur and Barry Allen were riding the subway train; two of the youths had screwdrivers hidden on their person, later admitting the intention of using these screwdrivers to unscrew the coin boxes attached to arcade games. The defendant was also riding the train and had an unlicensed .38 caliber pistol, a gun he had procured in 1981. Canty approached Goetz with possibly one of the other young men beside him, and said, “Give me five dollars”: there was no use of force nor was their a display of a weapon. The Defendant answered by standing and releasing four shots from his unlicensed gun, the…… [Read More]

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Teaching Is More Than Instruction and Tests

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Teacher I Ever Had

As we move from childhood to adolescence and on through young adulthood and beyond, many of us can look back and focus on one particularly effective teacher or professor we were blessed to have had the opportunity to have learned from. There is a tsunami of evidence that as bright, alert young people we are like sponges when it comes to learning new and interesting things about the world. That is especially true when we take a course from a very effective teacher or professor. Thesis Statement: When a teacher has a unique, charismatic way of making important points and motivating students to rise above mediocrity -- and who gets the most out of everyone because he establishes trust and his lectures are compelling -- students become better people and more prepared for the "real world" outside the university.

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Learn How the Law Works by Memorizing

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learn how the law works by memorizing a set of rules or theorems. A misconception lies in the commonly asked question, "What is the law?" -- since it presupposes that it's all laid out somewhere on great stone tablets. The truth is that the answer often is, "It depends." As you'll soon discover the legal system basically is a method of applying abstract rules or social policy to concrete situations. To comprehend its workings, you have to get involved in the process -- it's a little like learning to swim in that you've got to jump in and splash around a bit. It's not an unpleasant sensation, but it may seem little strange until you get used to it and learn to keep your head above water. You'll discover it's a bit like peeling an onion in that as you strip away one layer of complexity you find another one…… [Read More]

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Grown More Mindful of How

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However, if I was rewriting my letter to Melfi, I would have used more research and included some specific citations, to substantiate my analysis. Drawing upon personal reflection is useful in appealing to the reader's sense of ethos or pathos, but logos is also necessary to be persuasive. I would have used statistics regarding the alcoholism rate amongst young people in the United States, for example, versus other countries. Although I criticized Melfi for not using sufficient logos in her essay, I think this is also true of my response.

Fortunately, I believe I have drastically improved in my ability to find credible and substantive analysis to support my argumentation. In my first draft on drug and alcohol policy at Drexel, I once again relied primarily upon my own personal impressions and gut instincts, rather than drawing upon research on the issue. I believe that I made a good point…… [Read More]

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Crisis Management This Is a Hostage Situation

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Crisis Management

This is a hostage situation, because Bradley is holding Susan, her professor, and nine other students in a room. Bradley has weapons and is in a distraught emotional state, refusing to let any of the hostages leave. "In most hostage incidents, the explicit threat is to the hostage's life. It is not the loss of property, status, or belonging to a community that is at stake. Life itself is at stake" (McMains & Mullins, 2010, p.12). Therefore, this qualifies as a hostage situation. However, it is a specialized type of hostage scenario in that one of the hostages, Susan, is Bradley's wife. In a true hostage scenario, the "hostage has no value to the hostage taker as a person" (McMains & Mullins, 2010, p.13). In a family-violence hostage scenario, the hostage has value to the hostage taker as a person. The other nine students and the professor do…… [Read More]

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Concert Report the New Experimental and Improvised

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Concert Report

The New, Experimental, and Improvised Music Concert was held at the Laidlaw Recital Hall in Mobile, Alabama on November 1 from 7:30-9:00. The concert featured a mix of newly composed pieces, as well as experimental and improvised ones. There were eight pieces in total, performed by both students and professionals. The following report discusses the performers and their pieces, in sequential order.

John Goforth performed the first piece; he is a senior majoring in music and is the Presser Scholar of Music. He presented a new composition.

Goforth's piece is titled "Adam vs. The Monster." It was performed on trumpet; the piece is soft and slow-tempo and incorporates a percussive ensemble.

Jerry Alan Bush performed the second piece. He teaches piano performance and literature and is a professor at Piano Faculty at USA.

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Social Performance Part 2 This a Continuation

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Social Performance, Part 2 This a continuation assignment. Imagine company ethics program effective program. The Federal Sentencing Guidelines Organizations encourages firm set ethics programs.

Company: Pinnacle Professional College

Pinnacle Professional College is a for-profit institution that offers technologically-related continuing education courses, professional certification, and degrees primarily in technical fields such as dental hygiene, diagnostic sonography, and radiology. For-profit institutions have come under increasing scrutiny by the federal government for taking student's money, causing them to go into debt, and giving them with degrees of little value. To set the school apart from such unethical institutions, Pinnacle must show that that students move on to gainful employment that they would not otherwise have been able to obtain without attending Pinnacle. Pinnacle also has an ethical responsibility to ensure that students to not accrue more debt than they can conceivably pay off in a reasonable period of time. According to one NYU…… [Read More]

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Toni Morrison's Sula & Feminism

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From girlhood," Sula shows a natural gift for daring, Lorie Watkins Fulton writes in African-American Review (Fulton, 2006). Sula in fact persuades Nel to join up with her in order to confront the bullies on Carpenter's Road; and when Sula shows the guts to pull her grandma's paring knife from her pocket and slice a piece of her finger off, the boys star "open-mouthed at the wound" (Morrison 54).

If I can do that to myself, what you suppose I'll do to you?" (54-55) Sula asks the shocked bullies. Nel is impressed, the boys back off, and a feminine-strengthening act by Sula helps build an even stronger friendship between Sula and Nel. On page 58 of the book, an important passage leaves alert readers with memorable imagery - for some it relates back to their youth, and for others it builds up something that was perhaps left out of their…… [Read More]

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Red Pencil the Author Theodore

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Apart from being an uncommon book about schooling written by an eager intellect, it is as in a debate neither expediently right nor left that regularly breaks down (Rotherham, 2005).

Furthermore, the book isn't just a litany of complaints as whenever Sizer writes about education; it has always been worth paying attention (Rotherham, 2005). Thus, from numerous vantage points Sizer is considered plenty of sausage making in the field of American education and written significantly about it.

Sizer's has always believed and taken schools as the center of control, merging well with permissiveness along with conservative political philosophy. Therefore, despite of Sizer's disdain for No Child Left Behind, the National Education Association will not be quoting this book as a road map for modification or transformation in education (Rotherham, 2005). Thus, this political tension between left and right is what makes this book "The Red Pencil" appealing and exciting more…… [Read More]

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Ensuring Equal Employment Opportunity Safety Women Ambition

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Ensuring Equal Employment Opportunity Safety" "Women, Ambition (Still) Pay Gap." Watch video: "Women, Ambition (Still) Pay Gap" Rosabeth Moss Kanter, interview Harvard Business School professor, located Harvard Business Review website: http://blogs.

Equal Employment Opportunity

There are several issues that companies should address when discussing equal employment opportunities. One of these issues is represented by the pay gap between men and women and the percentage of women reaching top management positions in these companies. Some of the reasons that contribute to this situation have been identified by Harvard Business School professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter. The professor has revealed that one of the most important factors that influence such situations is represented by the fact that women must combine work with the family life and with other activities that most men do not have to deal with.

This is somewhat true, given the fact that most men have the possibility to spend…… [Read More]

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Colombia Is the Third-Largest Recipient

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During this penultimate period of violence under Rojas, the violence that wracked Colombia assumed a number of different characteristics that included an economic quality as well as a political one with numerous assassinations taking place. These were literally contract killings there were sponsored by opposition forms. There were also horrendous genocidal acts that were carried out by gangs combined with authentic revolutionary fighting in some regions of the country.

The fourth and final phase of the Violencia began with the fall of Rojas Pinilla and the reconciliation between the Conservative and Liberal parties that resulted in the creation of the Frente Nacional government.

The majority of the strictly sectarian Violencia was finally stopped for the most part during this final phase of this ugly chapter in Colombia's history, and the cessation provided the opportunity for the governmental forces to address the root causes of much of the violence during the…… [Read More]

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Conversation With Peters the Future

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As Peters describes, this is a revolutionary event. In his view, the creation of learning spaces, combined with the advent of the Internet will create the "future university," the "three elements" of which are "distance education," "online education," and "scholarly face-to-face discourse" (Peters 2003), thus rendering the traditional university obsolete.

Chapplow (nd) reminds students that technology still has limits that humans do not in her article, "Online Higher Education." Despite Peters' ambitious view of educational technology, Chapplow's argument still reigns true. The future university may make the traditional university obsolete, but only if the future university makes adequate provisions for Peters' (2003) third element of that university -- "scholarly face-to-face discourse." Technology, in its infinite ability to move quickly and concisely toward a goal, may not be able to provoke the true questioning nature of education. Even via "learning spaces," where educators may be able to interact with their students…… [Read More]

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China City and Country Ideals

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She then receives abuses at home and at school for her choices, even though her choices are directly evident of communist ideals. She therefore feels as if no one from the principle to the janitors respect her and she receives no respect even at home. Cuiyuan faces a universal challenge, as her ideals have told her that the right thing to do is study hard and achieve academic success, this she has done, yet it is not really appreciated because she has not met the old standard of academics and has not chosen a path that will improve her family. Though the family may be improved by the esteem of their daughter's rise to become a professor they are still challenged by the fact that this path is not yet defined enough to offer improvement, in the same manner that thousands of years of tradition based on marriage as the…… [Read More]

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Brent Staples Called Black Men

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While America prides itself in declaring it is a free nation where people with different skin colours live in harmony and where democracy is victorious, providing people with the same rights and benefits, the sour truth is that the same America is strongly prejudiced against non-white people.

Not only are they feared or believed to be inferior, but the whites express their superiority through measures which have real deep impact upon the lives of the others. Such is the case of the characters in the novel written in 1982, such is the case with the author of the "Black men and public spaces" essay and such is the case with yesterday's adventure involving Harvard professor Gates.

The characters in "The color purple" communicate their pessimist views regarding the evolution of the Americans society in which the very development of black people is biased. The author suggests that while black people…… [Read More]

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Teaching College Students

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students properly prepare for difficult examinations and long papers like theses and dissertations?

Students will encounter levels of difficulty in their studies that they may be not used to or unprepared for during their first several years of university. Therefore, it is important to properly prepare for the rigors of university academics. How the student prepares depends largely on his or her course load and the subject matter, as well as the student's comfort level with that subject matter. Preparing for exams and long-term papers requires the student to have a great deal of self-discipline and a good sense of timing. Avoiding procrastination is essential. The student needs to identify weak areas in his or her learning as soon as possible, and devote extra time to strengthening those areas. Maintaining a daily academic discipline, such as daily course readings or laboratory time, will help keep the student mentally prepared to…… [Read More]

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4 Stages of Development and Jean Piaget

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Jean Piaget's 4 stages of development

JEAN PIAGET THEORY OF 4 STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT

Stages of Cognitive Development

According to Piaget, assimilation and accommodation processes go on all through life. He, nevertheless, believed that cognitive development took place sequentially, one stage after another, in all children at about the same age. At the different phases of cognitive development, the outlook and interactions of children with their environment tend to vary. Piaget had four phases of cognitive development. These were: the sensorimotor, preoperational, concrete operational and formal operational stages (Nevid, 2009).

Sensorimotor Stage: From Birth to 2 Years

With six sub-stages, this stage is characterized by considerable growth in the infant's cognitive development. A child at this stage develops more complex skill sets and ways of behavior. An infant at this stage makes use of its senses as well as developing motor skills to survey its environment. The infant's intelligence is…… [Read More]

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War of 1812

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War of 1812 and how the United States and Great Britain managed the effects of the War of Independence -- military and political perspective requirements for the degree of AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY

© Copyright by Terry Wayne Huffstickler

ACKNNOWLEDGEMENTS

I wish to thank the faculty at American Military University, without their unwavering support and commitment to student learning I would not have been able to complete this degree. Several professors have provided more insight than others but all have been helpful and I have learned much during this process. Dr. Don Sine has been the most influential, his combination of having a military and civilian background enabled him to provide a perspective that was most beneficial to those of us Service Members.

I have found the instruction throughout this program to be thought provoking and challenging but at the same time rewarding. This program has not only maintained but stirred…… [Read More]

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Criminal Verdicts

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Criminal Cases and Their Resolutions

Discuss one (1) real-life criminal case, taken from current events, and identify the court that took jurisdiction. Explain why the court that took the case was the appropriate one for the particular circumstances. (Jodie Arias)

The Jodi Arias case is being tried in Maricopa County by the Maricopa Superior Court. The reason why that court took jurisdiction is because the crime was allegedly committed in Mesa Arizona. Mesa is located in Maricopa County. Part of the reason that the court was tried by the Superior Court was connected to the fact that the Arias was charged with murder in the first and because the state sought the death penalty. Thus, the stakes are high enough to warrant the use of the superior court. "The case has not yet been sent to the jury for their determination on whether Petitioner is not guilty or guilty of…… [Read More]

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Choosing the Sex of an Offspring

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Gender of a Baby:

The issue on whether parents should be allowed to choose the sex of their baby has been a major controversial issue in the recent past that has attracted huge debates between proponents and opponents of such practice. This issue has received huge attention because of long-term use of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) to help pregnant women in the United States and across the globe. This technology basically involves the transfer of fertilized human embryos into a woman's uterus through in vitro fertilization (IVF). Advances in Assisted Reproductive Technology have contributed to various innovations such as Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis, which enables parents to choose prenatally the sex of their offspring (Bumgarner, 2007, p.1289). This technology enables parents to select the sex of their babies through the use of medical techniques. While it is considered as a major breakthrough in reproductive health, Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis has been surrounded…… [Read More]

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Hate Speech on Campus

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Hate Speech on Campus

Colleges and universities have always portrayed themselves as the bastions of free speech and expression. However, in the growing diversity of college communities, more universities struggle to maintain the balance between protecting free speech and providing a welcoming learning environment for all its constituents.

As a result, many campuses have initiated speech codes, intended to protect people and groups from hate speech, which is often accompanied by violence. This in turn has given rise to charges that though hate speech may be offensive, it is also free speech and therefore deserves protection under the First Amendment.

The first part of this paper examines arguments that hate speech deserves constitutional protection. The next part then examines how hate speech hurts victims and destroys tolerance. In the conclusion, this paper argues that the First Amendment protects even hate speech. Thus, campus speech codes and other restrictions on freedom…… [Read More]

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Little Women and Popular Culture

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Little Women, Louisa May Alcott's defining work, which brought her much fame in her time, is a biographical account of her family. In the book, her father Amos Bronson is Mr. March and her mother Abigail May is Marmee, while her older sister Anna is Meg and younger sisters Lizzie and May are Beth and Amy, respectively. And Louisa May is the lead character, Josephine or Jo March, the second daughter. The novel, published in 1868-1869, made Alcott a major author of her era.

The March family is poor all throughout, and the women are always doing routine housework, which bores and frustrates them. Mr. March serves as a Union chaplain in the Civil War, which then rages, and he writes his family to inspire them to be more tolerant of their poverty and hardships. The girls wake up on Christmas morning to find copies of books under their pillows,…… [Read More]

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Rhetorical Analysis of the Article I'm Sending

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Cross-Media Response to Digital Manipulation of Still and Moving Images" was originally published in the Fall of 1996 by the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media. The primary author of the study, George Albert Gladney, holds a Ph.D. In Communication and serves as the Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Communication & Mass Media at the University of Wyoming, Laramie. The secondary author, Matthew C. Ehrlich, also holds Ph.D. In Communication and researches the sociological attributes of mass media communicators. The article presents a multitude of scientific research, including detailed "survey data for a cross-media comparison between newspaper photo editors and television news directors to assess the ethical response to digital image processing and enhancement technology," to support the contention "that television news directors tend toward less strict ethical standards in application of the technology" (Gladney and Ehrlich 496). The authors employ a highly formal…… [Read More]

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Forgotten Group Member

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Forgotten Group Member

Group Development

There are four main stages of group development: forming, storming, norming and performing (MindTools, 2013). During the forming stage, members are attempting to discover their roles and logistics. Team leadership is solidified during the forming stage. The storming phase involves people clarifying roles and begin to work on the project; some group members may try to avoid tasks. The norming stage involves the establishment of a hierarchy, solidification of leadership skills, a greater commitment to the team goal, and progress towards the goal. The performing stage involves hard work leading to the attainment of the goal (MindTools, 2013).

Christine's group is in the performing stage of development. The team members are all working to the attainment of the goal. Even Mike, the team member who is failing to meet expectations has performed some work to teach the goal. However, because there are problems in the…… [Read More]

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Effecting Change the Use of

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According to a 2002 survey conducted under the auspices of NIH, ecstasy abuse among college and university students in general is a widespread trend that impedes academic performance (Bar-on, 2002). The NIH survey targeted 66 4-year American universities and colleges alike. The projected findings indicated a diminishing trend in undergraduate academic performance amongst students who indulge in binge drinking and abuse ecstasy in the process. Elsewhere, a Harvard College drug study indicated persistent drug users were more likely to miss lectures and delay in their coursework than the average student (Montgomery & Fisk, 2008).

A parallel IP Research dubbed "Predictors of academic achievement and retention among college freshmen" projected that while certain students manage to cope with the new life role upon entering college, a good number of students flunk out of college before completing their freshman year. According to this research, 75% of the freshman drop out is related…… [Read More]

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Start Off by Saying Thank You for

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start off by saying thank you for all your help and support throughout this summer term. I really appreciate your assistance. However, I would like to express my thoughts and concerns about the final exam. In particular, I found the final exam to be overly difficult in its organization and in its terminology. Some questions on the exam were unclear. I also found that the sheet that you allowed us to bring in was of no help at all. After the many hours and dedication that I had put towards studying and preparing for this exam, I feel quite frustrated. After consulting with some of my fellow students, I discovered that I am not alone in this assessment.

Also, I appreciate the fact that Professor Wong instructed everyone to shut off their cell phones, but the instruction should have applied to everyone including the exam monitors. One monitor had her…… [Read More]

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Enlightenment on American Culture and

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Ethics and Plagiarism a Short Analysis the

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Ethics and Plagiarism

A Short Analysis

The subject of ethics is one that is becoming less and less important in society today. As the world expands to encompass corrupt politicians, sketchy businessmen and lying religious figures as part of an unmistakable whole, linked by technology, one must, inevitably ask, where ethics is discussed or even recognized anymore. Despite the misconception that it is always a distant 'other' committing ethically questionable actions, this subject should be discussed closer to home. The remainder of this paper will thus focus on ethics as it relates to education, writing, and plagiarism.

The first topic to cover is an examination of what being ethical really is. According to one definition, "Being ethical is […] not the same as following the law. The law often incorporates ethical standards to which most citizens subscribe. But laws, like feelings, can deviate from what is ethical. Our own pre-Civil…… [Read More]

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Tube as a Key ICT

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"Oh, brave new world indeed," she concludes (11).

Improving Online Education Programs

The growth of "distance education" offerings, also called online education, has been dramatic over the past few years. "Online education has experienced tremendous growth" as colleges and universities -- and private companies that offer training services -- convert "face-to-face classes to online courses" (Revere, et al., 2011, p. 114). Writing in the Quarterly Review of Distance Education, the authors review the advantages of learning online, especially for adults and for students employed full time that cannot attend classes. Also, the authors note that online courses can be boring and even tedious when existing Web-based technologies are not put to use (Revere, 117).

"Because communication within online text-based systems does not always flow as naturally as in face-to-face settings," there is a need to embrace technologies to make the class work more interesting and vital (Revere, 120). The authors…… [Read More]

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Tenure Mixed Methods Post-Tenure Review

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This denotes that different perceptions of tenure are produced by different statuses and tenure opportunities amongst personnel. The present research question is designed to yield a discussion on how these differing perceptions may impact the effectiveness of an organization. This will require examination of matters such as the impact of hierarchy and the quality differentials between tenured or tenure-track professors and part-time, non-tenure track or adjunct professors.

5. Does tenure impact research, service, and teaching?

This research question hints at better understanding the purpose and results of the granting of tenure. Tenure, our research denotes, was created as a way of protecting opportunities for university professors to focus on matters such as research and publishing. As a result, we anticipate that its defense is often steeped in the view that such protection allows for better research and better service to the community. Simultaneously, critics of tenure argue that there is…… [Read More]

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Mode Postmodern Literature Two Examples

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The second half, entitled "Airborne Toxic Event, however, serves the role of criticizing the reality of American society and the result of its obsession with consumerism. In the second half, a chemical spill releases a mysterious airborne toxic event over Jack's home area, requiring everyone to evacuate. This event forces Jack to confront his own mortality and society's general fear of death and how it attempts to prevent death through chemical cures which in fact may ultimately cause death. In the book, Jack actually buys Dylar, a drug that promises to cure the fear of death.

Even the title White Noise is symbolic of the distortion of the truth and the end of the American Dream. It summarizes the novel's message that such obsessions as consumerism, media saturation, faux intellectualism, conspiracies have all led to the disintegration of American society by making it impossible for an individual to discover their…… [Read More]

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Computer Science MS Degree Application

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I have a knack for computer science/web design. In middle school, my uncle showed me how to upgrade the memory on my desktop computer. It was not long before I was installing systems, detecting and resolving computer issues and replacing hard drives on laptops. My first course at (name university) continued this interest with projects using Perl, CGI and PHP. Later, I added Macromedia Flash for animation to my repertoire and then Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator to be able to design a more aesthetic user interface. After graduation, I added Ajax, cold fusion, ASP, xml, JavaScript, CSS, RSS to my talents. Working in a business setting, I learned the importance of meeting the client's varied needs and expectations, explaining the different technologies and staying on task.

At (name of university), I would like to pursue the master's topic "Security Issues for the Use of Semantic Web in E-Commerce under (names…… [Read More]