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Confidential Assistant Job Description - The Confidential Assistant is responsible for providing confidential administrative support for the City Manager and Mayor’s offices. These responsibilities include, performing administrative support, responding to queries, scheduling meetings and arranges logistical details, preparing a variety of confidential documents and reports, and producing Close Council meeting agendas and minutes, Performs other related duties, as assigned. ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE: The Confidential Assistant reports to the Executive Assistant....   [tags: Job Description] 651 words
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A Description of Catalytic Converters - Introduction: General Description A catalytic converter is an exhaust component used in modern automobiles to decrease the emission of toxic gasses. The average catalytic converter is capable of converting around 98% of these harmful emissions into relatively benign byproducts (UC Davis). It does this through the use of a catalyzing agent, that when combined with heat and oxygen produces a chemical reaction that is capable of converting various gasses such as carbon monoxide (CO), hydra carbons (HC), and oxides of nitrogen (NOx) into less harmful carbon dioxide (CO2), nitrogen (N2), and water (H2O) (Wiki)....   [tags: Descriptive Essays, Informative Essay]
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The Importance of a Good Job Description - Designing a recruitment plan is a very important duty for whoever is appointed this task because if an organization has a poor recruitment plan and a poor job description they will struggle to find the right candidates to interview for work and this could affect the organization if they are not well staffed with the right people. There are several steps involved in order to have a successful recruitment process, they may include; a job analysis for the department or organization (depending on the size of the organization), review or create the job description, choose a recruiting plan, such as conducting your own candidate search or hiring a firm to seek potential candidates for you to in...   [tags: recruitment plan, hiring process, human resources]
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The Description Theory of Meaning - The description theory of meaning was proposed independently by Bertrand Russell and Gottlob Frege as a response to some of the fallacies of the reference theory. Description theorists propose that instead of being a simple ‘word - world relationship’, meaning is derived from descriptions associated with certain objects and stored in our mind (or senses in Frege’s case). Frege and Russell’s accounts of the theory differ subtly in how they view descriptions. Several objections have been made against the theory, but only the most important objections will be raised....   [tags: philosophy, philosophical, research papers] 2359 words
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Russell's Theory on Definite Description - This essay is written to introduce the Russell’s Theory on Definite Description. The main content of this essay including: the definition of definite description, the puzzles concerning definite description, Russell’s Theory on Definite Description, how this theory solves the puzzles, Strawson’s objection to this theory, my evaluation on the convincingness of Strawson’s objection and my evaluation on the convincingness of Russell’s Theory of Definite Description. What is a definite description. A definite description is a phrase which is commonly written in the form ‘the so-and-so’ in which “so-and-so” is a singular noun....   [tags: Mathematical Phylosopy]
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Job Description of a Career in Education - “A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge, and wisdom in the pupils.” – Ever Garrison I enjoy literature and helping others to better understand literature, both past and present. Teaching at a high school level is what I believe will allow me the opportunity to work in the English/literature department and as well as allow me to help students better understand the basic concepts of literature. I will also be able to prepare the students with the skills that will prepare them for the rest of their lives....   [tags: teaching, education, schools]
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Geography: A Brief Description of Singapore - Brief Description Singapore started off as a multiracial country and its population was made up of a melting pot of different immigrants from different countries. Over the years, our medium of communication between the different races has been modified and peppered with numerous phrases from different languages from different dialects such as Hokkien and Malay. These phrases include “lah”, “waliao”, and “makan”. This Singaporean Slang is known as Singlish. Singlish is widely recognized by both local Singaporeans and foreigners alike, and anyone who can speak a fluent Singlish is considered a true-blue Singaporean....   [tags: multiracial, melting pot, immigrants]
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Job Description for Customer Service - A job description allows the organization to establish parameters for a role and serves as a communication tool between the employer and the employee to ensure clear understanding of expectations. According to Rue and Byars (2010, a job description is a “written statement that identifies the tasks, duties, activities, and performance results required in a particular job” (p.195). The first area a job description addresses is the key components and the purpose of the position within the organization (Rue & Byars, 2010)....   [tags: call center, qualifications,communication]
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Description of a Standard Nail Clipper - Description of a Standard Nail Clipper The standard nail clipper is a portable tool used for trimming fingernails and toenails. It can also be used for filing your nails and removing the dirt from behind your nails. The nail clipper has two main parts that are bolted together and provide the necessary leverage to trim the nail. Attached to the base of the nail clipper is a file that is connected by a circular shaft that allows you to rotate the file 360 degrees about the shaft. A bolt to the base connects the second part that provides leverage and this rotates about the bolt to either a position that is parallel to the main part or at a point that is 43 degrees at an angle to the mai...   [tags: Descriptive Essay] 365 words
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A Detailed Description of Schizophrenia - Comparison Contrast Paper Introduction Schizophrenia is described as a very severe, chronic, and debilitating cognitive or psychological problem that is highly characterized with increased mortality and morbidity, heavy burden to the public health care and socioeconomic development in terms of treatment and management, and increased risks to a plethora of life threatening adverse health events and complications (Gaebel, 2011). This condition is categorized as a terminal or lifelong mental condition that makes it difficult for the affected individuals to behave or function normally, display normal emotional reaction, think rationally, and in most situations, the affected patients are un...   [tags: psychology, signs, symptoms]
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Description of the Evaluation Program - Description of the Evaluation Program For this reflection paper I chose to look back at my first year as an elementary school assistant principal and the training and experience I had with the teacher evaluation process. The year was 2004 and during the first month of school I was assigned to participate in a three day training session on how to observe and assess teachers using the Formative Observation Data Instrument (FODI) and the Formative Observation Data Analysis (FODA) forms. I attended this training with six other new assistance principals from schools within the district....   [tags: Teacher Evaluation ]
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Service Description and Situational Analysis - Service Description and Situational Analysis C&T Learning is a literacy educational program designed to help children who are below their expected reading levels, for example a 5th grader who reads at a 2nd grade level. C&T Learning will provide a comprehensive learning analysis and approach to the ongoing problem continuing facing some children. The program includes, music, physical education, English, reading, writing, and math. C&T learning will follow an academic curriculum based on current trends to personal lifestyle of the children by encouraging them to read at home, and parents will be playing a critical role in achieving their goal of having every child reading at or above grade...   [tags: Business Analysis] 1226 words
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Description of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy - Description of the Disorder Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a genetic disorder that is characterized by progressive muscle degeneration and weakness. It is caused by a mutation of the DMD gene that can be inherited through transmission of an X-linked recessive gene. DMD codes for the muscle protein, dystrophin. As a result, people who are affected with this disorder are not able to make this protein in their muscles, causing them to become weak and not function properly (NHGRI, 2014). This disorder moves quickly throughout the body and rapidly gets worse....   [tags: genetic disorder, mutation, x chromosomes]
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Therapeutic Use of Drumming Description - Music, as a form of therapy, has been steadily growing as an effective intervention for a diversity of populations. Drumming in particular, has been identified as a form of healing for centuries and remains a tradition in a variety of cultures to this day. In the field of Recreation Therapy, therapeutic drumming can prove to be an invaluable intervention in program development for select populations. There has been a substantial amount of clinical research that supports therapeutic drumming, much of which relates directly to recreational and rehabilitative purposes....   [tags: music therapy, drumming, drums]
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Description of Racial Microaggressions - Microaggressions are committed constantly, among numerous people without them realizing it. I must say I am completely guilty of also playing part in this act. These acts are done constantly and no one understands the affects it has on people. Miller and Garran (2008) states, “Racial microaggressions are similar to aversive racism. They are “subtle, stunning, often automatic,” verbal and nonverbal putdowns and social assaults that wound people of color unbeknownst to the perpetrator” (p.97). This is what produces pain and anger inside countless of people....   [tags: education, ged, college, racism]
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Description of Cluod Computing - Cloud computing can be described as a platform as well as an application. When it comes to platform it enables supply, configuration, and also the reconfiguration part, on the other hand, servers can be in the form of machines or virtual machines. It also describes the applications that are extended so that access can be done through the help of the internet; and hence for this reason huge data centers and potent servers are taken help to host the web application, and other useful services. It can also be said to be a metaphor for the Internet and in the description some points are to be taken care of (Armbrust & Fox, 2010)....   [tags: it hardware, software, platform]
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Natural Descriptions in Coleridge's and Lord Byron's Texts - Natural Descriptions in Coleridge's and Lord Byron's Texts Works Cited Missing Two closely related texts, one that we've studied in this class and one that we haven't, that handle natural description differently are Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" and Lord Byron's "Manfred." Both of these texts' central characters have experienced trauma, and their portrayal of their environments reveal the effects that the events have left on them. While Coleridge's mariner is unable to consolidate his past and is relegated to constantly relive it, Byron's Manfred has protected himself from his unnamed vice by distancing himself from his feelings and environment....   [tags: Compare Contrast Description Essays Papers] 1409 words
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Description of an Intranet - Description of an Intranet An Intranet provides the facilities and technology of the Internet, only on a private network. It works by connecting computers together and linking them via a communication tool called a protocol. The company's intranet will be kept private from certain users by means of software located on an intranet server called a Firewall. Therefore, Phone Ease can have complete control of what electronic based information is to be accessed by certain users. For example, technical based information; billing, stock availability and so on, can be accessed by the salesmen as they will require this information in order to carry out their daily tasks....   [tags: Papers] 1848 words
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Target Market Description - Writing Part One --Target Market Description The target audience for APS Healthcare online newsroom would be; customers, members, consultants, prospects, health coaches, health providers, local and international media, healthcare journals and magazines and state agencies for healthcare. The online newsroom should provide easy access of all the latest press releases, archived press release, corporate, executive information, white papers, background information, podcast or videos, logos, images high res and web versions, photos, RSS feeds and social media links....   [tags: Business Management ] 1144 words
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Meta Tag Description - Meta Tag Description: Vitamins for acne explained in just 10 simple points here. Inter-relationship between hormonal and metabolic regulation to cure acne...scary facts about vitamins, and a sure cure solution for acne. Alternate Title: The 10 Important Vitamins For Acne and Their Roles In Healing 10 important Vitamins For Acne . The Complete Guide A lot has been said about minerals and vitamins for acne... What causes acne and skin damage. Excess sebum secretion in the skin, hormonal imbalance, stress, weak immune system; allergic reaction to cosmetics; excess of alcohol, smoking, vitamins or other drugs; overeating, bad enough to disturb the normal digestive process....   [tags: Health] 1048 words
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Comparison and Description of Three Video Games - Tomb Raider is one of the most elite games that I have ever played. Tomb Raider is one of those games that draws you in by way of its photo realism. One of its most compelling qualities is its use of scale when fight bosses. The enemy is usually ten times your size and power. Tombs Raider’s naturalistic qualities can cause your heart to pound as game play progresses. Many fascinating elements play a part in its design. Tomb Raider uses contrasting in dark places to scare the daylight out of you....   [tags: tomb raider, riot games, league of legends]
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Analysis and Description of McDonalds’ Dollar Menu - The content of this document begin by introducing McDonalds’ and also explains the company’s dollar menu. The document also contains a description of my selected product; ‘the dollar menu’ in terms of the four utilities of customer value, mainly possession, time, place and form. The document also identifies the product’s target market in the US as well as in China, the competition of the product category in both home and foreign markets, it contains an explanation of how I would apply the segmentation, targeting, and positioning (STP) approach to market the product in the foreign market; it discusses the major environmental facts and trends in the foreign markets that might affect sales of t...   [tags: mcdonalds, fast food, dollar menu, hamburguers]
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Project Management Life Cycle Description - To complete the task at hand. the project team will utilize the project management life cycle to ensure the projects forward movement. This cycle promotes an organized manner in which to keep the project within the time scope, budget scopes, and facilitates fluid processes to harness risks and make appropriate decisions based on research, analysis, and proper process usage. This cycle includes five phases: initiating the project, planning the project, executing the plan, monitoring and controlling aspects of the project, and closing the project....   [tags: cost management, budget scoopes, planning stage]
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Broadcast or Sound Technicians and Radio Operators - DESCRIPTION: The career as broadcast or sound technicians and radio operators requires technical skill in the candidate. Broadcasting technicians and Sound Technicians can achieve a successful career with the increase in experience. KEYWORDS: Broadcast Technicians, Sound Technicians, Radio operators, Ham Radio Operators, Amateur Radio Operators, Sound Operators, Sound Engineering Technicians SYNOPSIS: 1. Broadcast Technicians, Sound Technicians, Radio Operators. 2. Tasks 3. Qualifications Required 4. Other necessary Skills 5. Place of Work 6. Job Opportunities 7. Remuneration 8. Job Progress 9. Employment Forecast Broadcast Technicians, Sound Technicians, Radio Operators Broadcast techn...   [tags: Job Description] 1002 words
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A Christmas Carol - Description Of Scrooge - The true description of Scrooge first appears about quarter way through the book, before then there are only a few minor references to his character. The description begins metaphorically as it features the words “ A tight-fisted hand at the grindstone”. Its metaphorical because it is trying to portray that Scrooge is literally as tight as the hand to the grindstone. Then soon after this seven adjectives follow, “ Squeezing, Wrenching, Grasping, Scraping, Clutching, Covetous, Old sinner”. They are used effectively as each one has an individual meaning describing seven trates of Scrooges character, which begins to give the reader a visual picture of how the character may conduct himself....   [tags: essays research papers] 636 words
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Tragedy of Ambition as a Description of Macbeth - Tragedy of Ambition as a Description of Macbeth Tragedy of ambition is indeed at the very heart of, and is the very essence of Macbeth. While other themes flow through the text and contribute to the downfall of Macbeth, ambition remains the fueling desire that plagues Macbeth throughout the duration of the play. In tragedy, the responder views the fall of a hero, and the events causing this descent. The text is focused on Macbeth's main flaw, ambition, or the desire to achieve his goals and dreams, as the cause of his tragedy....   [tags: Papers] 901 words
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Location and Description of the Algonkian Indians - Location and Description of the Algonkian Indians - Algonkian lived in Quebec and Ontario; starting from the Ottawa valley, beneath Hudson Bay and above lower Ontario - the areas in which they lived in were dense woodlands with trees, such as, birch and evergreen; and snow covered the land most of the year. Adaptation to the physical Environment Home - Algonkian homes were called Wigwam, there frames were built out of saplings of tall, young tree trunks which were tied together with narrow strips of bark or root fibers, to form a dome shape - the frame was covered with woven mats or barks, then was firmly tied to the frames - light birch bark were used as covers in the summer and heavy e...   [tags: Algonkians Indians Native Americans Essays] 1219 words
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Description of Life in the Trenches - Description of Life in the Trenches You might be thinking that life in trenches was non-stop death, violence, and pain. But have you ever thought about why. Or what do soldiers do in their trenches when they're not fighting or dying. Do you always trust sources when you read them. Do you always believe what they say on television documentaries. How can you without a source of evidence. I am going to be telling you what life was really like in the trenches. Firstly, soldiers had to put up with conditions in the trenches....   [tags: Papers] 540 words
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Description of Different Feelings in Sonnets - Description of Different Feelings in Sonnets In this essay, I am going to look in detail at three sonnets showing very different feelings. I will show all the main features and try to explain what the writers were trying to show and underline in there sonnets. Each of the three sonnets I have chosen are by different writers and also from different centuries, I have decided to look at ‘God’s Grandeur’ by G.M Hopkins, ‘Death be Not Proud’ by John Donne and also ‘Shall I Compare thee to a Summer’s Day’ by William Shakespeare....   [tags: Papers] 1531 words
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Analyzing the Description of Alison - Analyzing the Description of Alison The story of Alison is a typical set piece of courtly romance. This classic example of courtly romance is represented in the description of her appearance and her relationships with John, Nicholas and Absalon. The male attitude to marriage in the time that Chaucer was writing 'The Miller's Tale' was very selfish. It was to produce a male heir and to improve social and economic status. Usually very little sexual activity was indulged in between the husband and wife, thus the young wife falls prey to admiration from other men....   [tags: Papers] 771 words
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Career as a Lawyer - Career as Lawyer Description: Career as a lawyer is very respectful as they serve to maintain the law and order. They are responsible for providing justice to the innocent and punishment to the offenders. Career as Lawyer on one side is challenging and risky but on the other side, it is prestigious and honorable as well. Key words: Career as Lawyer, Career as a Lawyer, Lawyers Career, Lawyer’s Career, Lawyer Career, Career of Lawyers, Career of a Lawyer, Career of the Lawyer, Lawyer as a Career, Lawyer as Career, A Lawyer, Lawyer, Lawyers, Lawyer as one Career, Career – Lawyer, A Lawyers Career Career as Lawyer Synopsis: 1. Introduction 2. Tasks 3. Educational Qualifications 4. Interper...   [tags: Career Description] 967 words
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Description of the Shubb Capo - Description of the Shubb Capo Introduction- General Description The Shubb Capo is a simple mechanism that is used to bar the strings of any fretted, stringed instrument, on a certain fret therefore changing its key. The Capo consists of four major parts: the main frame (figure #3), containing the string bar and to which all of the other parts are connected, the neck brace (figure #2), which is the piece that secures the capo to the neck of the instrument, the pivoting lock mechanism (figure #1) that works with the locking screw, to force the neck brace to the back of the neck of the instrument, and the protective rubber arm (figure #4) that fits over the string bar to pad the fret bo...   [tags: Papers] 553 words
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Description of the at-risk student - Description of the at-risk student Across the United States, there are certain factors that predict a student’s likelihood of becoming at-risk for failure. Benard says that, “Social science research has defined poverty, a social problem, as the factor most likely to put a person at-risk for ... school failure”(1997). Since there were 12.1 million children living in poverty in the United States in 2002, according to the census, the at-risk rates for students is just as high. Poverty is not the only risk factor, however....   [tags: essays papers]
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Music Concert Experience and Description - Music Concert Experience and Description On October 19th I attended the State University Symphony Orchestra, State University Wind Symphony, and State University Choir concert, which was sponsored by the State University School of Music and Dance and was also held at in the Smith Recital Hall. Harold Warman conducted the SU Symphony Orchestra and the SU Wind Symphony while Frank Almond conducted the SU Choirs....   [tags: Papers] 749 words
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Description of Two Psychological Approaches - Description of Two Psychological Approaches Describe two of the following psychological approaches: the psychodynamic perspective, the cognitive perspective, the humanistic perspective, or the physiologicalperspective. Then, compare and contrast the two approaches that you have described. In what ways are they similar. In what ways do they differ. Then, choose a particular problem behavior or disorder and discuss how these perspectives would view both the cause and the treatment of the problem behavior or disorder....   [tags: Papers] 1197 words
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Salmonella – description, pathogenesis, symptoms - Salmonella – description, pathogenesis, symptoms Salmonella is a gram-negative bacillus that causes inflammation of the GI tract and in some cases, if the immune response is not sufficiently powerful and treatment is not administered, can become systemic and cause even more serious conditions throughout the body. After ingestion, these bacteria cause infection by invading the epithelial cells of the small intestine and macrophages. Though there are more than two thousand different subspecies of Salmonella, few of them are able to cause serious conditions in humans—for most, the disease resolves itself in a matter of days....   [tags: Medicine Food Poisoning Illness]
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Description of the Whole Nike T90 Laser III Advertisement - What is the main thing that a soccer player wants in his/her game. A perfect pair of soccer shoe for his game. Shoes that give them full control over the ball with a perfect accuracy that help him to soccer a goal. In my opinion, Nike did an excellent job in making their advertisement about their new T90 III laser soccer shoe. The main theme of the Nike – T90 III shoes in the advertisement, “Nike – Hit the Target,” is no matter how good you play or how famous you are in the soccer world. You still need a pair of shoe that will help in gaining control over the soccer ball and give you accuracy with speed....   [tags: soccer shoes, t90 shoes, nike, ads] 796 words
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Evaluation of Reading Recovery: Description and Review of Research - Description of the Intervention Reading Recovery is a program that was created by Marie Clay in New Zealand (Moore & Wade, 1998). She designed a program to help early readers who were having difficulty so they might progress to a reading level similar to their classmates (Lose, 2000). The program was later brought to the United States and implemented in Ohio. It has gained popularity in many other states since that time. Many authors state that Reading Recovery is an intensive one-on-one program of instructional reading activities, tailored to the specific needs of each student (Glynn & Crooks, 1992, Hobsbaum & Peters, 1996, Roehrig, Pressley, & Sloup, 2001, Moore & Wade, 1998)....   [tags: early Education, literacy, elementary education]
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Fractals: A Mathematical Description of the World Around Us - Fractals, a Mathematical Description of the World Around us In being characterized with fractional dimensions, Fractals are considered to be a new division of math and art, which is perhaps why the common man recognizes them as nice-looking and appealing pictures that are valuable as background on computer screens and art patterns. But they are more meaningfully understood by way of the recognition that many of nature’s physical systems and a lot of human works of art are not standard geometry forms....   [tags: Mathematics ]
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From Description to Analysis - From Description to Analysis The Problem: One of the most difficult and important skills I teach to my Reading & Composition students is that of moving from descriptive writing (what amounts to plot summary in an English literature class) to analytic writing, to writing that communicates the student's ideas rather than the studied author's ideas. By the middle point of the semester, students for the most part have understood how to present a central argument for their papers, but they do not write in such a way that their argument pervades the essay assignment....   [tags: Graduate Admissions Essays] 771 words
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Description Of ICT Systems - Description Of ICT Systems Introduction ============ In this report I will be investigating how two contrasting organisations use ICT. The two organisations I have chosen to compare are a high school, in this case Buile Hill High School, and a motorcar company, this being Ford. I will be looking at how ICT helps these organisations operate. I will be analysing the advantages and disadvantages of the systems these organisations use and the impact of these ICT systems within these organisations, referring to implications such as cost, working practices, and security matters such as data protection....   [tags: ICT System Essays] 2190 words
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Case Description - CASE DESCRIPTION Outer Shores School District is an urban school district with approximately 2,730 students and 930 staff (Approx. 430 teachers, and Approx. 500 support staff). The district is comprised of six buildings - 3 elementary, 1 middle and 1 high school. The administration building is located at the center of the school district. Maple Street Elementary - K-5 building with approximately 510 students - 3 miles west of high school Market Street Elementary - K-5 building with approximately 520 students - 2 miles east of high school Main Street Elementary - K-5 building with approximately 530 students - 3 miles south of high school Middle School - 6-8 building with approximately 730 st...   [tags: Education School Improvement ] 1280 words
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Description of The Beach - The waves are crashing. The sun is setting. People are laughing and embracing under the sunset. I feel the sand squish slowly through my toes as I gaily walk down the shoreline of the Outer Banks. My all time favorite place to be is the beach. The weather at the beach is the most quarreling of all places in the world. One minute you are relaxing lazily on the sandy seashore reading a most invigorating book. I sit engrossed and allow the foamy mist from the rampant ocean spray your face lightly as though it was the touch of a feather....   [tags: Personal Narratives, Descriptive, Observation] 536 words
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Job Description Analysis - Job Description Analysis Introduction With the changing responsibilities of today’s human resource Personnel, one of the main functions that needs redress is the accuracy of the documentation pertaining to Job Descriptions, Performance Standards, and performance Evaluations or appraisals. In many organizations these documents are either outdated or non-existent. With the adoption of recent regulatory provisions, compliance to these regulations has becomes a major concern to HR departments everywhere....   [tags: Human Resource Resources] 690 words
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European Union Description - European Union Description In 1967, three European institutions merged. The three institutions were the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC), the European Economic Community (EEC), and the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom). When the three merged, they formed the European Community or EC. On November 1, 1993, the 12 members of the European Community ratified the Treaty on European Union, or Maastricht Treaty. The twelve members were- Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain....   [tags: European Union Essays]
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Descriptive Essay - The Swimming Pool - Descriptive Essay - The Swimming Pool The tiles were still dirty from the residue of chlorine and pittle combined into one thick layer of impossible gunk. This gunk surrounded the edge of pool right where the water met the lowest part of the tile and was even apparent underneath the shallow water fountain around the back end. The ring had been worn away in spots where the missus had got so fed up that she was gonna put an end to this "ring of filth" once and for all. A few times she had started, but had always found a broken nail or straying hair to become spontaneously obsessive about when her arm got tired of scrubbing....   [tags: Description, Observation] 543 words
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Comparing Description and Imagery in The Foghorn and The Signalman - Description and Imagery in The Foghorn and The Signalman  For  this assignment I will be looking at two short narratives. One was written by Bradbury, in the mid twentieth century ,'The Foghorn' and the other was written by Dickens, 'The Signalman' over one hundred years before. Both are based on supernatural themes and ideas.      It is obvious that Dickens tale was written in the mid nineteenth century because his style of writing  is very different to the more modern techniques writers employ today....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]
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The Description of Characters in Charles Dickens's Books - The Description of Characters in Charles Dickens's Books “A characters description clearly shows the kind of life they have led and the person they have become” This statement suggests that in a story the description of each character gives some hints towards there past and present self. I agree with this statement because most stories whiles describing a character for the first time may hint towards there past using word play or threw what they may be wearing or doing at that time....   [tags: Papers] 1097 words
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Unpleasant Description of the Hall - Original Writing - Unpleasant Description of the Hall - Original Writing I entered the enormous dull hall, my expressions were solemn and the emptiness inside of me grew deeper and deeper with loneliness. I looked around and found lions engraved intricately into the walls, they too looked confused and distressed like me, they were the only objects in here besides me. I felt miniature, and the high ceilings made the hall feel as if it belonged to a giant. The silence was deafening me from head to toes; the atmosphere around me was very confusing, such a big hall yet no people....   [tags: Free Essays] 389 words
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