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Differential Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis - Knowledge about the differential diagnosis of multiple sclerosis is important for a physiotherapist in order to distinguish multiple sclerosis from other conditions that present with almost similar clinical features. The common symptoms of multiple sclerosis include fatigue, muscle weakness, blurred vision, abnormal sensation, difficulty in swallowing, bowel and bladder problems. There are few conditions that present with some of the following symptoms including infectious and inflammatory diseases of central nervous system (CNS), optic nerve lesion and demyelination disease of CNS....   [tags: Multiple Sclerosis] 884 words
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Differential Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis - Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis1 Multiple sclerosis will be diagnosed by Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), spinal fluid changes and evoked potential recording. Evoked potential recording is method use to record brain waves using electrode taped. Duration taken between stimulation and response will be recorded. The duration is known as latency. The evoked potential recording which is normally used are such as  visual evoked response (VER or VEP)  Somatosensory evoked response or potential (SSER or SSEP)  Auditory brain stem evoked response or potential (ABER or ABEP) Differential Diagnosis of multiple sclerosis are as below 1 2 o Optic neuritis o Clinically isolated syndrome or mono-s...   [tags: Multiple Sclerosis]
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A Comparison of Multiple Research Designs - Reversal design involves repeated measures of behavior in a given setting requiring at least three consecutive phases: initial baseline, intervention, and return to baseline (Cooper, 2007). As with any intervention, baseline data is a typical primary condition for beginning the process. With reversal design data is collected, until steady state responding is achieved and then intervention is begun. The condition is applied in the form of treatment and then reversal of the treatment is performed....   [tags: changing criterion,multiple baseline]
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Case of a Women with Multiple Myeloma Analysis - A 73-year old female presented to St Vincents Emergency Department, with a 3 week history of progressive dyspnoea, cough, and lethargy, on a background of a 6-year history of Multiple Myeloma. Just prior to presentation, she had also developed a fever. In terms of her presenting complaint, she described herself as an active lady, who ran her own pub, but her recent symptoms rendered her unable to carry out her normal activities, such that her husband recommended she should go to hospital. Following subsequent investigations, she was diagnosed with bilateral pneumonia and empyema, and was admitted....   [tags: Multiple Myeloma, empyema, vats] 616 words
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Learning Styles: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences - ... Individuals strong in this area are very reflective upon themselves. Intrapersonal people tend to be very aware of their own feelings and motivations. They enjoy day-dreaming and self-analysis. They tend to become philosophers, writers, and scientist. Visual-spatial intelligence is the ability to visualize things. These individuals do well interpreting maps and charts. They enjoy puzzles, drawing, and painting. Careers that visual-spatial people tend to choose are in engineering or architectural fields....   [tags: Multiple Intelligences Theory] 739 words
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Understanding Multiple Sclerosis - Introduction Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that majorly affects the brainand the spinal cord (A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia, 1). The disease affects the central nervous system and thus causes limitations of individuals to carry out various activities. In multiple sclerosis, the myelin sheath that covers nerve cell axon is destroyed causing inflammation (MediResource Inc., 1). Destructionof the membrane leads to slowed conveyance of signals from the spinal cord to the brain, which as a result leads to reduced response to different stimuli....   [tags: Multiple Sclerosis Research Paper]
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Understanding Multiple Myeloma - Multiple myeloma (MM) is a plasma cell dyscrasia characterized by the proliferation of malignant cells in the bone marrow (Porth, 2009). Also known as plasma cell myeloma, myelomatosis, medullary plasmacytosis or Kahler’s disease, MM results from the development of a monoclonal immunoglobulin (referred to as an M-protein), a monoclonal immunoglobulin light chain, or both (Ferreira, 2013). Patients with MM can present with a wide range of signs and symptoms including bone fractures, anemia and kidney damage or no symptoms at all (Lobban & Perkins, 2013)....   [tags: Multiple Myeloma Treatment]
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Multiple Personality Disorder (Dissociative Identity Disorder) - Dissociative Identity Disorder, commonly referred to as Multiple Personality Disorder, exists as a bizarre mental disorder in which a person acquires two or more distinct identities or personality states. The disorder received much attention through such accounts as Sybil and The Three Faces of Eve. Multiple Personality Disorder, caused from severe and inhuman sexual, physical, and mental abuse, affects the individuals consciousness and in turn creates altar selves. Categorized into three different groups, altar selves serve as a safety net for the individual, taking the memories out of the conscious mind and walling off the unwanted recollections....   [tags: Multiple Personality Disorder DID MPD] 727 words
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Multiple Personality Disorder in Sybil & Primal Fear - Sybil & Primal Fear In the movies Sybil and Primal fear the psychological disorder Dissociative Identity was evident in both Sybil and Aaron, respectively. Dissociative Identity, formerly known as multiple personality disorder, is a condition in which, an individual has a host personality along with at least two or more personalities with each identity having his/her own ideas, memories, thoughts and way of doing things (www.mental-health-matters.com). These identities alternate back and forth assuming control over the other identities behavior....   [tags: Multiple Personality disorder mental health] 1548 words
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The Multiple Intelligences - ... Howard entered Harvard’s doctoral programmed in 1966, and the following year became part of the Project Zero research team on arts education. Howard Gardner completed his PhD in 1971, and he remained at Harvard. Alongside his work with Project Zero he was a lecturer and then professor in education. Gardener’s first major book, “The Shattered Mind” appeared in 1975 and fifteen have followed. Howard Gardner is currently Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and adjunct professor of neurology at the Boston University School of Medicine....   [tags: single entity, human beings, research] 920 words
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The Nervous System and Multiple Sclerosis - #### change the name #######Structure of the Neuron: The nervous system is a composed of billions of cells called, Neurons. These cells deliver messages and signals from the Central Nervous System (Brain and Spinal Cord), to the rest of the body. The Neuron is found on the Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems (CVS, PVS) and they are especially designed to transmit and receive messages quickly and efficiently. (1) The main parts of the neuron are, the cell body, dendrites, axons, terminal Buttons, and the Myelin Sheath....   [tags: neurons, signal and messages, body]
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An Inside Look in Multiple Sclerosis - ... Other rehabilitation programs could be used such as physical therapy, speech and swallowing therapy, and cognitive rehabilitation (Medical News Today, 2012). There are certain precautions that a patient can do to help alleviate symptoms and help them live and cope with MS. Patients who perform physical activity on a daily basis such as weight training or cardio has shown benefits in depression, improvement in strength, muscle tone, balance, coordination and controlling bladder or bowel movements (Mayo Clinic Staff, 2014)....   [tags: immune system condition, myelin defficiency]
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Multiple Sclerosis In The Female Population - Research shows that nearly four-hundred thousand people in the United States are living with multiple sclerosis today. It is also estimated that approximately two and half million people are living with the disease worldwide. Multiple sclerosis is believed to be an autoimmune disease that affects both the brain and spinal cord of the central nervous system. The name multiple sclerosis refers to the scars or lesions that are present in the brain and spinal cord seen on an MRI. An autoimmune disorder is where a person’s immune system mistakes its own white blood cells as invaders and begins to attack itself damaging healthy body tissue....   [tags: Diseases, Disorders]
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Impact of Multiple Generations in the Workplace - ... Kraftchick, however, believes that companies should communicate to their employers by switching their technique throughout the presentation. A Personal Response to the Articles I believe Wilson makes a strong point in “Bridging the Gaps” when she discusses the importance of businesses encouraging generations to work together in areas where their preferences and beliefs overlap. If people born in different generations blindly work together to complete assignments, odds are their differences will cause conflict (unless this assignment involves an area in which they have similarities)....   [tags: language, baby boomers, gap] 1184 words
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Taking a Look at Multiple Sclerosis - ... Upon evaluation, J.S. MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS 3 complaint that for the past year she has experienced: blurred or doubled vision, severe and debilitating fatigue, moderate to severe clumsiness, and periods of poor balance. Pathophysiology Multiple sclerosis is characterized by inflammation, demyelination, and axonal damage in the brain and spinal cord with a loss of myelin that covers the axons....   [tags: disease of the central nervous system] 1113 words
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The Analysis on the Multiple Sclerosis Article - The Times Colonist report written by Katie Derosa on November 8, 2013, talks about a couple living without recognition from society until an incident of public concern draws them into the spotlight. Linda is a person with a disability of Multiple Sclerosis. Mark is her husband and he is facing charges of neglect to provide the necessities of life, after Linda was brought to the hospital under a medical emergency that almost took her life. The oppression model developed by Franz Fanon and others conceptualizes oppressed people suffer by being disenfranchised and they become invisible to the dominant society (Rothman, 203 p 9)....   [tags: power, think, health, society] 1797 words
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Differential Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis - Diagnosis is the process of identifying a particular condition via a systematic way. Differential diagnosis is the method of pinpointing all possible aetiological factors that are related with all clinical signs and symptoms and thus, precisely differentiating diagnosis until an accurate conclusion is made. Differential diagnosis is essential especially in field of neurology where many diseases share similar characteristics but has no definite examination or neurological test: Parkinsonism, migraine, amyotrophic sclerosis and also, multiple sclerosis....   [tags: Differential Diagnosis] 1293 words
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Care of Patients with Multiple Sclerosis - Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an acquired demyelinating disease of the central nervous system (CNS) that typically is diagnosed in the second or third decade of life. Normally, nerves are enclosed in myelin sheaths that help facilitate transmission of nerve impulses within the CNS and the peripheral nervous system throughout the body. In patients with MS, the myelin sheath is damaged and eventually degenerates, causing patches of scar tissue called plaques or lesions to occur anywhere randomly on the myelin sheath (Ruto, 2013)....   [tags: central nervous system, diagnosis]
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Taking a Look at Multiple Sclerosis - ... According to data, PLM effect is more in patients who underwent treatment for immunosuppressants in past. The effect of PLM is dose dependent. The chances of PML risk is greater in patients who have been administered more than 24 infusions when compared to those of less than 24 infusions. It also depends on the time interval between each infusion 5 The PLM incidence in POSTMARKET based on number of infusions 5 S.no Number of infusions PLM occurrence per 1000 patients 1 2 3 Up to 24 25-36 37-48 2-3 1.5 0.9 On 22nd April 2011, FDA set the safety update of TYSBARI....   [tags: symptoms, medication, treatment]
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The Cause of Multiple Myeloma - ... Just like most diseases, multiple myeloma has certain risk factors even though there are no known causes of why people develop it. Usually men are more aped to get multiple myeloma. In 2013, 12,000 men and 10,000 women were predicted to develop multiple myeloma in the United States. Age also pays a significant role for most people older than 50. Multiple myeloma is usually diagnosed in the mid-60s although there are a few cases under the age of 40. African Americans are increasingly vulnerable for the disease whereas Asian Americans have low risk....   [tags: disease, symptoms, uncommon cancer]
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A Brief Look at Multiple Sclerosis - Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a CNS autoimmune disease with multifactorial etiology5. Although the exact cause of this disease is still unknown, but genetic and environmental factors influence susceptibility to the disease. Low serum concentration of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) and immune response to Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) are most considered crucial factors.8,10,11,13,23,30 But so far no single factor has been identified as the causal risk factor for trigger of MS. Recent sero-epidemiological papers have shown that elevated antibody reactivity against Epstein-Barr nuclear antigen-1 (EBNA-1) and viral capsid antigen (VCA) is associated with an increased risk of multiple sclerosis (MS).1,3,14,...   [tags: autoinmune disease with multifactorial etiology] 1434 words
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Taking a Look at Multiple Sclerosis - Our bodies spend countless amounts of energy fighting off and defending ourselves from harmful diseases. Diseases come in many shapes and sizes, vastly affecting the systems of our body. One of the most important systems i our body is the nervous system. The nervous system is composed of a complex network of neurons which enables our bodies to incorporate information from the outside world, integrate, and perceive that information. In addition, the nervous system allows us to act through motor control....   [tags: diseases that affect the nervous system] 2600 words
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Implementing Multiple Intelligences Into The Classroom - My philosophy of education would be to implement Multiple Intelligences in the classroom for several reasons. The first reason is that it enhances cooperative learning. The second reason is that a teacher can create an effective learning environment by having students participate in hand-on activities. Third reason is that the visual learners can enjoy watching different cultural films and slides to have an awareness of the various customs. Fourth it teaches students one of the most important elements in life about social skills....   [tags: Education philosophy, teaching] 1469 words
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Through The Mind of Multiple Intelligences - The outlook on life has altered throughout the last century. Psychologist, neurologist, and educators are now discovering the body and mind are more intricate than what it used to be perceived as. There are innovative techniques to observing the intelligence that an individual has or is capable of doing. Psychologist Howard Gardner produced the Multiple Intelligence theory (MI). Gardner (1999) expressed intelligence as “the ability to solve problems or fashion products that are of consequence in a particular cultural setting or community”....   [tags: Howard Gardner, psychology]
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Pluralism with Multiple Methods of Adaptation - Pluralism with Multiple Methods of Adaptation Gould and Lewontin present an argument criticizing the way evolutionary science solely relies on adaptations in the current environment. Their argument, known as pluralism, asserts that evolutionary biology continues on the path adaptationism without ever exploring other methods. Gould and Lewontin propose several alternative approaches, the fourth of which states that an identical trade into different organisms of the same species can be led to in different ways that have the same result....   [tags: evolution, organisms, development] 580 words
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Transfer of Multiple Babies: In Vitro - Embryo transfer can happen in many different animals including humans. Many people do not know that most farmers do embryo transfer because they use their dominant genetics in order to produce dominant offspring. Embryo transfer is not only better on the economic side such as costs of transferring eggs from cow to cow but the offspring you get from the egg will improve your herd and bring in more profit. Some transfers of preimplantation embryos occur in laboratories/vet offices due to fact that embryos from donor females cannot be immediately put in recipient females after harvest due to there may not be any recipients....   [tags: test tube babies, embryo transfer]
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An Inside Look at Multiple Sclerosis - Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system. MS is a common neurological degenerative disorder and can be debilitating in some people. MS is known for its combination of remission times and its times of relapsing. Many people with MS live well with the disease and learn to adapt to their bodies new challenges. Typically, when a person is hospitalized for his or her MS disorder, the crisis is related to the secondary complications of the disease. For example, later in the disease process some patients can become fatigued more easily and are not able to move around as good as they once could....   [tags: inflamatory disease of the central nervous system]
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Multiple Means of Student Assessment - Question #1 – Education is currently experiencing a major student achievement initiative to reform curricula by remedying the discrepancy between the curricula guide, the instructional plan, and the variety of assessment measures. Why are multiple measures needed to address the full depth and breadth of the expectations for student learning. The current tool used to determine individual student ability, and the effectiveness of schools and school districts, consists of a singular measurement assessment process....   [tags: Teaching] 868 words
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Different Types of Multiple Sclerosis - ... Strangely enough, Multiple Sclerosis affects women to men in an almost perfect ration of 2:1, although it appears that men are more disabled by the disease than women are. Although there is no known cause for MS, Dr. Montelego, who has conducted various experiments involving the disease, found that Vitamin D may hold a key to solving the puzzle. This is because Vitamin D supports the immune system and helps prevent auto-immune disorders like MS. Therefore, people living close to the equator, who receive the vitamin year-round, typically have a lower risk of developing Multiple Sclerosis....   [tags: relapsing-remitting, genetics, spinal cords] 1690 words
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A Life with Multiple Sclerosis - ... By using an MRI, it is possible to show lesions in the brain and spinal cord that may be causing the symptoms (MS Focus). Evoked potential tests are also used to help diagnose MS by measuring electrical activity in specific parts of the brain while also showing whether MS has impacted the sensory, visual, or auditory pathways (Cleveland Clinic). Votta 2 A spinal tap, also known as a lumbar puncture, is also a common test many doctors use to help diagnose Multiple Sclerosis (Mayo Clinic). A spinal tap is done by placing a large needle into a patient’s back to get a small sample of spinal fluid to examine for irregular amounts of white blood cells or proteins....   [tags: diagnosis, brain, weakness] 644 words
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Interferon Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis - Multiple sclerosis is a progressive disease affecting the central nervous sytem, causing various forms of sensory and motor disturbances. It is a long term condition, in which symptoms can wax and wane. Relapses are common and progression of the disease may result in various complications. Interferon treatment may help slow the progression of multiple sclerosis and prolong intervals between relapses. What is Multiple Sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune condition where the body attacks the myelin covering of its nerves and brain tissue....   [tags: disease, central nervous system]
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An Overview of Multiple Sclerosis - ... The initial RRMS disease progresses and reaches a threshold where the neurological symptoms become irreversible, and no longer being functionally compensated, this leads to a change of clinical features, which indicates the onset of SPMS (Lassmann et al., 2012). Pathologically, demyelinations of the axons often occur at spinal cord region, in which the loss of axons results in spinal cord atrophy. Moreover, most plaques are chronic inactive with only a few revealed to be active plaques. Therefore, the clinical feature of SPMS is marked by slowly ascending paralysis or progressive ataxia (Roncaroli & Campus, 2005)....   [tags: chronic inflammatory demyelinating disease]
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Overview of Multiple Personality Disorder - Multiple Personality Disorder (Dissociative Identity Disorder) Mental disorders have perplexed physicians, psychiatrists and the general public since the beginning of time. One specific disorder called Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), also known as Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD), has caused controversy between those who believe it is real and those who think it is purely part of an individual’s imagination. For those who believe strongly in its presence, it poses very existent consequences and hardships....   [tags: mental disorders, schizophrenia]
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Vitamin A and Multiple Scolorosis - Vitamin A and Multiple Sclerosis There is countless research that widely associates vitamin D and vitamin A in possibly decreasing adverse effects of multiple sclerosis (MS). Although, vitamin A is not as popular in research as vitamin D it has shown in certain trials to be beneficial to patients suffering from MS, but more commonly there is a positive link to vitamin A in animal trials of treating experimental autoimmune encephalitis (EAE) the animal version of MS, . Vitamin A is a fat- soluble vitamin that can function in immunological responses as well as brain development....   [tags: Advanced Nutrition Micronutrient, MS, Vitamins]
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Learning Differences and Multiple Intelligence - ... A visual learner may have difficulty listening to an explanation and would rather have someone demonstrate what is being taught (LearnngRX, 2003). Auditory learners tend to benefit most from traditional teaching techniques. Many teachers use a lecture-style forum, presenting information by talking to their students. Regulating voice tone, inflection, and body language will help all students maintain interest and attention. These learners succeed when directions are read aloud or information is presented and requested verbally (Farwell, 2000)....   [tags: Education, Auditory, Visual]
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Formation of Multiple Personae Online - In past generations identity was defined by how we viewed ourselves internally but as social media has evolved throughout the internet era, individuals forms their identities externally according to what the digital world views as acceptable; then forms multiple personas to fit each and every virtual situation. Persona can be defined as the aspect of someone's character that is presented to or perceived by others; so by way of the internet one has the ability to think through what they are about to say before they say it and present an aspect of themselves that they see as positive....   [tags: Social Networking Online, Social Medias]
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A Multiple User Operating System - Introduction The operating system provides the graphical user interface simplifies the use of computers for users. Operating systems can be divided into few major types that are Single User OS, Multiple User OS, Real Time OS and Embedded OS. A Single User operating system provides access to the computer system for a single user at an instant. Single user operating system provides access to one user but support multitasking. A Multiple User OS allows more than one user to access the computer system at an instant....   [tags: multitasking, computers, punched card] 1805 words
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Multiple Personality Disorder in "Identity" - In 2003, Columbia Pictures presented the film Identity. This film is about a man who is accused of murdering multiple people during a night at a motel. There was a wicked storm that flooded the roadways so the travelers could not drive any farther. They stopped at this motel to stay the night. There were a total of eleven people who were going to be staying the night at the motel. As the night went on, one by one, each of the eleven people at the motel are found deceased except for one person named Paris....   [tags: Cinema]
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Multiple Sclerosis and Action Potentials - 1. (10) b. Explain why in multiple sclerosis the action potentials take longer to reach their muscle and neurological targets or do not reach them at all, resulting in muscle spasms and weakness in one or more limbs, bladder dysfunction, local sensory losses, visual disturbances and other neurological deficits. c. Explain the speed of action potential in the normal person. Be sure to provide documentation using any example from the literature (provide the pdf-version of the article) and summary that supports your conclusion....   [tags: neurological defecits] 1719 words
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Multiple Types of Ocean Pollution - Ocean pollution is an out of sight, out of mind kind of situation. Pollution enters the ocean through how humans dispose of waste, accidents and carelessness. Ocean pollution destroys everything and there are multiple types of ocean pollution. There’s thermal, oil, plastic, and chemical pollution. Over 80% of ocean pollution is from land based activates which are careless. Ocean pollution causes hundreds of deaths to ocean plants and animals because of human negligence to the ocean. Each living person generates an average 2.2 tons (22t) of domestic waste every year and a lot of that waste ends up in the ocean....   [tags: oil pollution, chemicals, domestic waste] 631 words
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Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences - In 1983 an American developmental psychologist, Dr. Howard Gardner, at Harvard University released a document that outlined his theory about multiple intelligences. He believes that everyone has eight different intelligences that, those being linguistic intelligence, logical-mathematical intelligence, musical intelligence, bodily-kinesthetic intelligence, spatial intelligence, interpersonal intelligence, intrapersonal intelligence and naturalist intelligence, with the last one being added later in 1999....   [tags: Education ]
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The Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome - There is a variety of different types of shock and each type can be caused by many different things. “Shock is classified as cardiogenic (caused by heart failure); neurogenic or vasogenic (caused by alterations in vascular smooth muscle tone); anaphylactic (caused by hypersensitivity); septic (caused by infection); or hypovolemic (caused by insufficient intravascular fluid volume)” (Huether, McCance, 2010, pp.1696-1697). There is also traumatic shock which is similar to hypovolemic shock and septic shock....   [tags: traumatic, neurogenic, organ dysfunction]
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Multiple Personalities Disorder Analysis - Multiple Personality Disorders (MPD), or what has been re-classified, Dissociative Idenitfy Disorder (DID), is a deliberating and frightening illness for the DID individual; as well as their friends and family. The meaning of DID (Dissoiative Idenity Disorder) usually means that a person has more than two self-states or identities, which often times appear like entirely different personalities. When one is under the control of one identity, the person usually is unable to remember some of the events, but is able to keep other personalities in control....   [tags: did, identity disorder, personality ]
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Multiple Case Study Analysis - Summary This is an education research paper that explores the qualitative research method known as Multiple Case Study Analysis. It will look at design, implementation, and analysis. It will further touch on what is meant by a case study in itself. Introduction As asserted by Stake (2006), “The multicase study is a special effort to examine something having lots of cases, parts, or members” (p. vi), which by the study of those parts, is able to then better understand the something as a whole, and the ways in which it functions across different scenarios....   [tags: Education, case study, definition, solution]
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Lupus and Multiple Sclerosis - Lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus) is an autoimmune condition that is characterized by systematic damages caused on the immune system by the body itself. The most affected parts if the body by this condition are, heart, kidney, liver, joints, and the brain. With these parts of the body affected, the entire body can end up being paralyzed or rather not working well. Lupus or SLE is commonly recognized by butterfly rush which spreads across the nose and cheeks (Magro et al. 2013). However, the most common symptoms for lupus are joint pains and swellings, kidney failures, fatigue, and photosensitivity....   [tags: illnesses that affect the immune system]
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Multiple Access Relay Network - We consider a multiple access relay network where each source transmit channel coded packets, relay decode the transmitted packet, generate network coded parity symbol, and retransmit it. We assume the relay has multiple antennas, so relay to destination link is MIMO channel. We consider two MIMO transmission mode at the relay, spatial multiplexing (SM) and beamforming as transmit diversity (TD), and assume that the relay use different network coding scheme depending on the MIMO transmission mode....   [tags: Technology, Network] 654 words
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Overview of Multiple Sclerosis - This research paper, will discuss the pathophysiological, psychosocial, economic and cognitive effects which Multiple Sclerosis (MS) has on the affected individual, family and society. It will make mention of how a professional nurse would support the individual, the family/carer. Finally, the nursing process and the professional role of the nurse according to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) code of conduct which sets a standard for all nurses and midwives (NMC, 2008) will be reviewed....   [tags: health, disease, epidemeology]
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Multiple Intelligences: Howard Gardner - Everyone thinks intelligence is being smart and that it is inherited, but what if intelligence also refers to skill. Each person is embodied with intelligence, but it might not be the intelligence that you see in school by form of tests. If you can’t see these intelligences by tests; then how do you know if you have an intelligence. According to the website Multiple Intelligence (MI)-Howard Gardner (2014), Howard Gardner is the man who came up with the idea of multiple intelligences and he describes intelligence as “the ability to create an effective product or offer service that is valued in a culture,” while the traditional definition as from Merriam-Webster dictionary (2014) defines inte...   [tags: smart, skills]
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Living with Multiple Personalities - Living with Multiple Personalities Most Americans have not heard of Multiple Personality Disorder, mostly because it only “affects about 1% of the U.S. population” (Falco 3). MPD is a dissociative disorder that is considered the most dangerous in its class. Dissociation is the disturbance of multiple cerebral functions that constitute the thought of consciousness. The first reported case of MPD dates back to 1646. There was a steady rise in reports during the 19th century, but concern about the disorder slowly faded during the early 20th century because of patients faking their symptoms and the affairs between therapists and patients....   [tags: Dissociative Disorder, Dangerous. Symptoms]
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Code Division Multiple Access - ... Nano implies 10^(-9) which is very small . After nano scale development, the scientists of the semiconductor had faced many challenges. The greater challenge was how to combine the Intellectual properties(IP) from various sources quickly and efficiently. These have been overcome by introducing system on chip technology which is very grooming topic in modern technology. System on chip mostly called as SOC is a best solution of combining a number on functionality into a single chip. System on chip is called as bus architecture based technology....   [tags: radio communication] 548 words
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Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis - ... , P. , P. , P. . [11] Definition 1. • P. , choice. Choosing one alternative from a set of alternative, A. • P. , sorting. Sorting alternatives in predefined homogenous groups which are given in a preference order. • P. , ranking. Ranking alternatives from best to worst. • P. , description. Describing alternatives in terms of their major distinguishing features. Figure 2.1 provides an intuitive example of problématiques in MCDA. In the example, there are seven alternatives available for a particular multiple criteria decision analysis....   [tags: Vendor evaluation] 1789 words
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Multiple Fronts for Germany - Multiple Fronts for Germany Compounding the manufacturing weakness of the Germans is that they were fighting the Allies on multiple fronts. The multiple fronts prevented the Germans from concentrating their naval power in the Atlantic. If the Germans had been able to concentrate their naval forces in the Atlantic they would have inflicted greater damage on the Allies merchant fleet. Instead, the Germans had to ensure a powerful naval presence was maintained in the Mediterranean Sea to combat the Allied naval powers massing in the Mediterranean and to protect their supply lines and lines of communication to Africa....   [tags: History, War, The Battle of the Atlantic] 2071 words
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Multiple Access Relay Channel - In wireless networks we have high and time varying packet losses due to the effect of fading. One way to provide communication without effect of fading is to introduce channel coding and network coding in the system operation. Channel coding (redundant symbols/ bits at the physical layer) is to add redundant information into inside the packet to recover errors in the original information. Network coding (redundant packets at the network layer) is to add redundant information across multiple packets....   [tags: Replay Selection Schemes, Wireless Networks]
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Cognitive Development: Multiple Intelligences - In this paper, I will give a brief overview of Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences (MI). I will also discuss the merits and critiques of the theory in the field of cognitive development. I will also discuss the applicability of Gardner’s theory to my personal development. The final section will cover the application of the theory in a counselling framework. This will be supported by discussing theoretical orientations that would best adopt application of Gardner’s theory. Theoretical Overview Gardner’s theory of MI offers an alternative view of intelligence which has measured intelligence based on the results that would predict success in the current educational system....   [tags: education system,gardner's theory, intelligence]
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Multiple Flavors of Hedonism - ... To build hedonism into the definition is merely to say that that “own interest” is pleasure. Jeremy Bentham, too, helps define ethical hedonism though that is not his end goal: “Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure. It is for them alone to point out what we ought to do, as well as to determine what we shall do” (319, emphasis in original). Ethical hedonism is the normative version of hedonism; that is, it offers us a choice of what we should do, either act in a way that maximizes pleasure for the self or don’t....   [tags: pleasure, desire, moral] 1312 words
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Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD): - Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD): Have you ever been sitting day dreaming, or got lost in a book or work. After you finish the book or your work, you come back to earth and remember what occurred while you were day dreaming or lost in that book or work. With a person that has MPD, it is not that easily done with most. Most individuals that have MPD do not remember anything that had occurred within hours or minutes of the event. Some think MPD is a hoax created by movies such as “Three faces of Eve” or “Sybil”, but is that a fact....   [tags: Psychology ]
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Multiple Cause of Suicide - ... 20-50% of committed suicides have tried to commit before, therefore previous suicide attempts are also a significant risk factor (Smith). Often times if a person is contemplating suicide, warning signs and risk factors will be shown. Multiple cases of suicide have been linked to some type of depression or psychological disorder. One out of every six suffers from a mood disorder or depression. When someone has untreated or incompletely treated depression, suicide is often the outcome. People with schizophrenia have a high possibility of suicide because the hallucinations occurring in their mind could be telling them to kill themselves....   [tags: signs, risk factors, depression] 794 words
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Multiple Sclerosis - Multiple sclerosis is a complex, autoimmune disease caused by damage of the fatty myelin sheaths around axons of the brain and spinal cord which leads to demyelination, lesions (scaring) and inflammation1, 2, 3. This damage leads to disruption of nerve impulse along axons resulting in the many symptoms seen in multiple sclerosis patients. Although its exact etiology is unknown, current research indicates that multiple sclerosis is a complex combination of genetic and environmental factors. It has been established that multiple sclerosis is not inherited but research is being focused on genetic influence and suceptibility3....   [tags: Medical Research]
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Multiple Sclerosis - Multiple sclerosis, also known as MS, is one of humankind’s most mysterious diseases. No one knows the exact cause and there is no exact treatment. Still multiple sclerosis has the ability to affect nearly 3 million people worldwide and at least 500,000 people in the United States (Boroch). This disease tends to be more common in individuals of northern European descent and women are more than twice as likely to develop multiple sclerosis as men. Of those 3 million people, most of them are between the ages of 20 and 50 years old (Dangond)....   [tags: Diseases, Disorders]
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Multiple Sclerosis - Multiple sclerosis Definition: Multiple Sclerosis is a demyelinating disease cause a widespread degeneration of the central nervous system (CNS) which gradually results in severe neurological deficits. The disease is characterized by remissions and relapse, erratic onset and duration is flare up acutely. Each relapse may involve different area in white matter in central nervous system (CNS) . Etiology: There is may involve in genetic and environmental factor, which may cause immunologically mediated inflammatory response with CNS ....   [tags: Differential Diagnosis] 2072 words
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Multiple Relationships - In a national survey exploring the significant ethical challenges and dilemmas faced by helping professionals, respondents ranked “blurred, dual or conflictual relationships” among the most difficult to navigate in their day to day practice (Barnett, Et Al., p. 401). Dual relationships, also commonly referred to as multiple or nonprofessional relationships, are defined in the American Psychological Association’s ethics code as “ones in which a practitioner is in a professional role with a person in addition to another role with the same individual, or with another person who is close to that individual” (Corey, Corey & Callahan, p....   [tags: Ethical Challenges, Dilemmas]
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Multiple Sclerosis - In this essay, the disease Multiple Sclerosis (MS) will be reviewed. This piece of work will lay emphasis on the pathophysiological, psychosocial, economic and cognitive effects it has on the individual, family and society. It will also make mention of how a professional nurse would support the individual, the family/carer, the nursing process and the professional role of the nurse according to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) code of conduct which sets a standard for all nurses and midwives (NMC, 2008) ....   [tags: health, disease, fatigue]
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Multiple Sclerosis - Introduction Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a debilitating autoimmune disease. The Central Nervous System (CNS) is attacked by the immune system; creating lesions that interrupt the correct signaling of nerves, spinal cord, and brain (Frankel, & James, 2011). Inhibiting development of this disease is crucial for maintaining quality of life and fatigue for individuals with MS. There has been vast amount of research on the effect of various exercise training programs, and their benefits for MS (Motl, & Gosney, 2008, Krupp, 2003, Chen, Fan, Hu, Yang, & Li, 2013)....   [tags: Autoimmune Disease, Nervous System]
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Multiple Sclerosis - Most illnesses are unexpected and can lead to life changes. A chronic illness can lead to a life altering illness. While some chronic illnesses can be cured in a few weeks or months many last a lifetime. Chronic illnesses typically have a significant impact on clients, like treatments, coping, and dealing with possible side effects. When the chronic illness progresses to death then the illness would be life altering. According to webmd.com Multiple Sclerosis or MS is a disease that affects the brain and spinal cord resulting in loss of muscle control, vision, balance, and sensation....   [tags: Chronic Illness, Treatment of Patient]
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Multiple Sclerosis - Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease of the central nervous system (CNS). It is considered an autoimmune response because the immune system attacks the myelin sheets of CNS. These attacks can take place anywhere in the brain and spinal cord. The results are areas of hardening in the myelin sheets which unable the communication of nerve impulses to their designated locations. As consequences of the malfunction of the myelin sheets the nervous systems slows down in response to stimuli. (Zawada, 2010) Etiology Multiple sclerosis is a disease that has been around for centuries....   [tags: Disease, Disorders]
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Multiple Oppositions Approach - Multiple Oppositions Approach I. The Multiple Oppositions approach is an approach that concurrently contrasts multiple target sounds to a comparison sound. Often there is a phoneme collapse, with many sounds being represented by one sound. The phoneme /d/ may replace /t/, /k/, and/or /g/. Any word containing replacement sounds is treated as a homophone. “For example, for a child who collapses voiceless obstruents to /t/ word-initially, the multiple opposition treatment set might include /t/~/k, s, tʃ/ and result in contrastive training words such as tip versus Kip, sip, and chip” (Williams, 2000, p....   [tags: Language ]
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Multiple Pesonality Disorder - Video #1: Multiple Personality Disorder The first video aims to discuss questions related to multiple personality disorder. The documentary starts with a brief historical background of the disease. Starting from medieval, religious community described the state in which a human being was possessed by the evil forces, a condition that is called multiple personality disorder in modern psychiatry. In the early 20th century, the study on this subject has led psychologists to the assumption that a person can have multiple separately functioning personalities....   [tags: video analysis] 1599 words
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Multiple Personality Disorder - Multiple Personality Disorder One particular disorder in the medical field called Multiple Personality Disorder, has caused controversy between those who believe it is real and those who think it is purely part of an individual’s imagination. Multiple Personality Disorder is characterized by the existence of two or more distinct alters or personality states that persistently have control over a person. For those who believe strongly in its existence, it poses very real consequences and hardships....   [tags: two identities, psychotherapy, medication]
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Multiple Personality Disorder - Multiple Personality disorder is a disorder that not many people get diagnosed with, which includes two or more personalities within one individual. This affects the people that are diagnosed with it by so much. Patients that deal with this disorder face everyday problems that make them struggle with events that may seem easy to normal people. There is also another name for this, which is Dissociative Identity Disorder (D.I.D). This is the well-known name for the disorder. When people get diagnosed with Multiple Personality Disorder, they usually start out in early adulthood (Bayer 16)....   [tags: psychotherapy, personalities, identity disorder]
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Multiple Myeloma Cancer - ... 657) The cause of affected plasma cells is unknown; however, almost all people with multiple myeloma have genetic abnormalities in their plasma cells that probably contributed to the cancer. Some of the abnormalities may include: a defect related to chromosome 14 in which a piece of one chromosome moves to a different chromosome (translocation); extra copies of certain chromosomes (hyperdiploidy) or an abnormality in which part or all of chromosome 13 is missing. (mayoclinic.com/health/multiple-myeloma/ds00415/dsection=causes)....   [tags: blood, antibodies, plasmacytomas] 1088 words
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The Severe Disease Known as Multiple Sclerosis - ... As a result, they tend to have higher levels of naturally-produced vitamin D.” In fact, vitamin D holds specific immune strengthening qualities. Make it a priority to remain nourished, keeping your immune system at optimal strength, thus preventing possible dormant diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis. There are many symptoms surrounding Multiple Sclerosis but which symptoms signify its existence in one’s life. Inflammatory symptoms are the most common ones. Blurred vision and episodes of partial blindness are some of the first symptoms to occur due to the inflammation of the optic nerves....   [tags: neurological disorders]
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Multiple Personality Disorder - Multiple Personality Disorder Mental disorders have baffled physicians, psychiatrists and the general public since the beginning of time. One particular disorder called Dissociative Identity Disorder, also known as Multiple Personality Disorder, has caused controversy between those who believe it is real and those who think it is purely part of an individual’s imagination. For those who believe strongly in its existence, it poses very real consequences and hardships. Dissociative Identity Disorder has many causes, symptoms, and treatments; unfortunately, those who don’t take it seriously use it as a scapegoat for others undiagnosed problems....   [tags: Health, Mental Disorder] 2009 words
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Multiple Sclerosis- MS - Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disorder of the brain and spinal cord. This potentially deliberating disease attacks the protective sheath (myelin) that covers the nerves causing problems by interfering with the communication between the brain, spinal cord and other areas of the body. It can cause various symptoms that come and go at first for several years. Though over time, some symptoms can become permanent and can cause disability. There is no cure for MS, however, various drugs and therapies may reduce the number of flare-ups and can help to ease symptoms and extent of disability....   [tags: Brain Disorder, Spinal Cord, Disease, Nerves]
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Hereditary Multiple Exostoses - ... The number of osteochondromas and area where they occur vary between patients. Bones throughout the whole body from the clavicle to the foot are affected. A study performed by Clement and Porter. (2011) revealed 5361 exostoses in sites all over the body as seen in figure 1. The study determined that if exostoses were found in the shoulder of the patient, the disease would be more severe (Clement and Porter, 2011). It was also found that about one fourth of all exostoses occur in the knee. As seen in figure 2, deformities around the knees cause a decrease in limb growth and thus discrepancies in the leg lengths (Clement and Porter, 2014)....   [tags: pediatric skeletal disorder] 713 words
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The Impact of Multiple Sclerosis on a Patient's Life - ... Another negative factor affecting her condition was the fact that she was sharing our house with her ex-husband with whom she had had an extremely unsettling marriage. This was disturbing her to such an extent that she even called the house “a curse” in the interview. During this hardship, she was always seeking understanding at her church, her friends and her priest. With their help, she managed to gather the courage and move away from the house and from her partner to live with me on her own....   [tags: disease of the central nervous system]
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Multiple Intelligences: Help or Hindrance to Learning - ... These seven are: • Linguistic • Logical-mathematical • Musical • Bodily-kinesthetic • Spatial • Interpersonal • Intrapersonal Later Dr. Gardner added an eighth, naturalistic, noting that there may be others as well yet to be discovered. After research into the areas of how intelligence is measured in the brain, Dr. Gardner hypothesized that as individuals we had a number of independent mental faculties that he named “Multiple Intelligences” these allowed us to learn different things in different ways....   [tags: Howard Gardner, public school setting] 951 words
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Multiple Sclerosis is a Worldwide Health Issue - Problem/Health Issue Multiple sclerosis or MS is a progressive disease that demyelinates the central nervous system, which is compromised of the brain and spinal cord. This chronic disease is broken down to four main recognizable patterns being: relapsing remitting, secondary progressive, primary progressive and progressive relapsing. Throughout these stages, symptoms such as loss of vision, fatigue, numbness/weakness of limbs, mental changes, diplopia, bladder dysfunction, and others are common ailments that victims of MS experience and suffer (Gaby, 2013)....   [tags: disabled, diagnosis, progressive] 1571 words
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Learning Styles: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences - ... Interpersonal intelligence is the ability to relate to others, in other words human relations and understanding that another person has feelings and does not interact or speak the same as you or anyone else for that matter. Intrapersonal intelligence is being able to understand yourself, and how you feel when you get angry about things or people. The one intelligence that sticks out the most to me is emotional intelligence. Emotional in-telligence can fall under each category of intelligence and style of learning....   [tags: brain, emotions, linguistic]
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The Terms Multiple Identity and Virtual Identity - ... On the other hand, Crystal compares netspeak to ordinary writing in that it is space-bound and visually decontextualized. Netspeak is not fixed nor richly structured. It is different from writing in that “it makes dynamic use of graphic effects (as in animated text), has the ability to manipulate an outer’s output (as in email framing), and is dependent on non-linear reading practices”(Crystal, 1997). Examples of the most prominent usage of netspeak forms are the use of acronyms, such as “ATB” instead of “all the best”, play on words such as “2u” instead of “to you”, and the use of emoticons (representations of facial expressions) such as ☺ to indicate a smile....   [tags: adolescents, oline media] 1684 words
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Use of Multiple Stretegies to Teach Literacy - Literacy is the term used when talking about the ability to read and write. It leads to success in K-12 school, post-secondary school, the ability to compete in the job market, and participation in democratic process (Wei, Blackorby, & Schiller, 2011). Teaching young children how to read and write however is a very complex process that requires a teacher to employ a myriad of strategies to help students. When a teacher takes into consideration all the different abilities in a classroom having multiple strategies that help all students become proficient in speaking and listening, reading, and writing, is essential....   [tags: Literacy Essays]
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