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Looking for Relationships Between Variables in Malaysia - This research is a correlation design because it is a study that employed surveying method and also the variables measured in this study are used to look for relationship between the variables. There are four variables in this study. They are perceived mother acceptance. The second predictive variable is perceived father acceptance or rejection. The third predictive variable is the gender of respondent which consists of male or female. Lastly, the criterion variable of the study is psychological adjustment....   [tags: respondents, questionaire, culture] 994 words
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To Tie the Knot or Not - I have always had an interest in the motivation behind what people do. While in the process of discerning an occupation that interests and motivates me to become a better person, I realized that psychology took a grip on my interest. From the most basic everyday habits to complex decisions that affect the rest of their lives, I want to know why people do the things they do. As I talked to my mom about a month ago, she informed me that our very close family friends may soon start the process of going through divorce....   [tags: Religion]
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Manatees: The Cows of the Sea - Manatees, or sea cows, are quite different creatures of the sea. Not only do they swim slowly and awkwardly, they tend to have a rather awkward appearance to accompany this behavior. Even though many haweve heard about these majestic marine mammals, few understand everything there is to know about them. There are three main types of manatees: the West African manatee, the Amazonian manatee, and the West Indian manatee. The West Indian manatees themselves can be divided into multiple subspecies: the American, Antillean, Caribbean, North American, and Florida manatees....   [tags: west indian manatees, sea cows, animal kingdom]
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Caluclating Major and Minor Head Losses - INTRODUCTION The project was about calculating the major and minor head losses. In the first experiment, it investigate the minor head loss through pipes of different diameter and roughness, also through elbows. The experiment was about obtaining two different pressures at point 1 and 2 so we can obtain the difference in pressure so we can calculate the friction that is also present in Darcie's equation of head loss. However, in the second experiment, the purpose was to calculate the major losses from both laminar and turbulent flow....   [tags: pipes, valves, friction] 745 words
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Mining Increases Countrys' Revenues and Economy - ... This phase is the Development Phase. When access roads are constructed and staging areas are prepared, mining can take place. All Mining is correlated with extracting metals from the earth but the proposed mining project may differ in terms of extracting method. Ore deposits at depth underground hence a pit is created to extend below the underground table so groundwater is pumped out to allow active mining phase. During extracting metal takes place, the ‘overburden’ or waste rocks are removed to access to the metallic ore....   [tags: development, harmful, environment] 676 words
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The Risk Management Cycle - ... The earlier potential risks are identified the earlier mitigation and contingency plans can be developed, which will increase the likelihood of project success. Analysing risk and managing it up front provides for: (Charity Commission, 2010) 1. Anticipation of situations and problems and building of contingency plans 2. Conduction of project management activities in proportion to the risk weighting as described in the Project Risk Log 3. Better management of stakeholder and project team expectations 4. Being prepared to take advantage of positive risks Risk Review Process Risk management processes need to be sufficiently flexible and responsive to ensure that new risks are addressed as...   [tags: risk probability to occur, risk assessment] 552 words
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The Glorious Revolutions - Plan of Investigation The investigation is to compare and contrast the nature of two Russian Revolutions in 1917. The first Russian Revolution to be investigated will be the February Revolution wherein the poor living conditions and the dissent among the people of Russia led to the collapse of the Romanov dynasty and the rise of the Provisional Government. The second Russian Revolution to be investigated will be the Bolshevik Revolution which occurred after the failure of the provisional government to improve the living conditions in Russia and led to the Bolsheviks claiming power of Russia in October....   [tags: Russian History ]
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Selling Mortgage-Backed Securities - Introduction According to news article on September 2nd contributed by Rexrode (2011) from AP, “The government on Friday sued 17 financial firms, including the largest U.S. banks, for selling Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (Appendix) billions of dollars worth of mortgage-backed securities that turned toxic when the housing market collapsed”. Beyond the apparent legal issues, this article intrigued me to examine whether or not there are ethical issues involved regarding banks selling mortgage-backed securities....   [tags: Ethics, Banks, Government Lawsuits]
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Organization of Memory - Introduction In Psychology, the cognitive approach studies the mental processes of people; the organization of memory is a major area of research within this perspective (Cherry). The many theories of organization and memory originated from a study performed by Bousefield (1953) claiming that organizing in categories is the natural way to process information in long term memory (Cognitive Processes). Modeled after Bousefield’s study, the aim of this current study was to examine the effects of organization of words on the ability of recalling from memory if there are any....   [tags: Bousefield, psychology, cognitive approach]
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What is Communication? - Communication is defined as the conveyance of information from a sender to a receiver, which is conducted through various mediums such as writing, speaking, electronically, gestures etc. Communication can take place between two people in a conversation or with more multiple receivers like in university lectures. It can also take place on paper, through body movements and online. Social media over the past decade has grown exponentially over the internet and has become a significant part of the modern person’s lifestyle and influences the way they communicate with other people....   [tags: social media networks, interpersonal]
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Shear Essence Salon - Operations Plant and Facilities The salon will be in a landmark building that keeps with the historic look and traditional feel of a Jacksonville, Oregon. Due to the financial downturn of the industrial real-estate market, Shear Essence would be able to purchase a building in the area desired, for a price of $625,000, located in Nunan Square Development, 690 G Street. One of five buildings in the commercial development of the Nunan Square, the building has the potential for professional offices or retail....   [tags: commercial development, tenants, stylists]
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Management Report for Company K - Internal communication is vital to building employee engagement, which brings competitive and financial benefits to organisations (CIPD, 2010). In the globalised working environment, the challenge is delivering messages to a multicultural workforce, whilst setting the basis for engagement. This report: • assesses multiculturalism influence over internal communication; • determines the most appropriate internal communication channels and messages to engage employees within multiculturalism; and • draws recommendations for the organisation internal communication strategy....   [tags: internal communication, multiculturalism]
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Language Learning in Primary Schools - Primary schools that introduce language learning at an earlier phase may do so for a number of purposes, but it is because of the benefits of learning a language at a younger age that this paper has chosen Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) as its target scheme of work. For the purpose of this assignment the focus language will be French (but the strategies to be discussed will apply to any MFL). The ideas within the scheme of work will be critically discussed as part of university experience, school practice and relevant research....   [tags: language acquisition, language experience]
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The Significance of Cultural Heritage - Cultural heritages Limitations and Opportunities There are some limitations and opportunities for cultural heritages in Hamilton Square. The limitations are: • The legal names are limited. The impacts are subjected to national and local planning policies and documents. The historical buildings and monuments and surrounding environment are specific, especially the settings of listed buildings such as Hamilton Square and Birkenhead Park Conservation Areas ( Appendix 4, 2008). • Unspecified Heritage Assets....   [tags: Archaeology, Hamilton, heritages]
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Sports Therapist Preparation for Matches - As Redhead, J and Gordon, J stated “To fail to prepare is to prepare to fail” (2012. P.2) shows how important it is to prepare in medical emergencies in sport. One of the main things that a sports therapist should do in preparation of any match or a situation that would result in any form of trauma/injury is an Emergency Action Plan (EAP).an EAP is a formal document covering the steps to be taken in the occasion of a medical crisis or disaster (France, R.C.2011). Not only should there be an EAP but it should be assembled and well-rehearsed in advance as this helps with the efficiency of preventing any further injury and transporting the athlete off of the pitch as fast and effectively as pos...   [tags: medical emergencies in sport] 1048 words
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First Grade Reading Lesson Plan - Lesson focus: Reading Class level: Primary 1 Learning Outcomes: By the end of the lesson, pupils will be able to: 1. Use visual cues to infer and predict episodes in a children’s narrative 2. Use knowledge of the episodic sequence in the book to infer and predict repeated action in a children’s narrative 3. Recall the sequence of episodes in a children’s narrative Beginning stage of lesson Description of lesson Teacher and pupils discuss the picture and title Teacher creates interest in the book by relating to pupils’ past experiences Teacher asks pupils to predict the content of the narrative Rationale/Teacher Language Let’s look at the picture, tell me what you can see....   [tags: Rhymes, Teaching, Planning] 729 words
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Training and Induction at Romec - ... • It ensures that all policies and procedures are communicated to all employees accurately and in a consistent manner. • It helps create a professional impression of the company and its management style. • It helps establish clear expectations of the employee to help performance. By making a new employee feel welcome it makes it easier for them to integrate themselves within the organisation and with their new colleagues. This will also help reinforce to the individual that they made the right decision by joining the company which in turn helps build the morale, self esteem and sense of motivation within the individual....   [tags: guide, procedures, policies, hr] 1382 words
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What is an Interview? - What is an Interview. An interview is a conversation, which is held between two or more individuals where some questions are asked by the interviewer to obtain information about the interviewee. When the assignment Conduct a Job Search was given to us, we were excited. This kind of project was not only to help graduating students, like ourselves but anyone who is entering the workforce. An interview can be one of the best experiences. The interviewing program we have developed will be taught through slides, presentation, systematic activities, and skits....   [tags: Interviews Employment Workforce JobsEssays]
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AT&T Business Analysis - AT&T Business Analysis Executive Summary The world is experiencing a communications revolution. The Internet, e-Commerce and other developments (including the convergence of communication technologies) are profoundly reshaping economic and social life. AT&T must position itself to meet the challenge of this revolution. The strategic development of information-based industries is a key to the future social and economic development of the world. The telecommunications industry is of vital importance to the development of the information-based economy....   [tags: Business Management Essays]
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Immunization in Sub-Saharan Africa - INTRODUCTION Immunization is one of the most powerful tools available to improve public and global health. In sub-Saharan Africa immunizations form the basis of primary health care activities, it is the most important and sometimes the only activity in primary health care that brings mothers and children into repeated contact with the health system (Shirley, 1999). Immunisation services have also been used in sub-Saharan Africa to establish a basis for other health care activities where these are lacking, for example distribution of Insecticide Treated Nets, provision of antenatal care and family planning services (Ehreth, 2003).By combining three innovative preventative approaches, it was h...   [tags: Health Care] 1083 words
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Translating Research into Practice - Introduction A financial burden such as the cost of medication can cause decreased compliance, increased complications and sometimes death . In 2005, a national study showed that 90 percent of the elderly take up to five prescription drug medications daily, thus, placing a tremendous financial burden on the elderly causing the decrease in dose or the refusal to get the prescription filled (Safran et al, 2005). The cost of medication on the elderly has been identified before, however, little has been done to assist the elderly in this endeavor....   [tags: Medical Research]
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Radian6 - Marketing Research - Introduction The purpose of this report is to provide information about Radian6's social media monitoring software and the use of their software to manage marketing information. The primary focus of this report is to analyse key issues that face marketing researchers in relation to the use of Radian6's software, and to provide recommendations to marketers who are considering using the software to gather marketing information and engage customers. This report is made up of four key issues: choosing the right tools to gather primary data, ensuring relevance of netnographic data, gaining insight into data and using market data to help manage customer relationships ....   [tags: Marketing ]
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Assessment of Counselling Skills - This essay evaluates the counselling skills used during a 30 minute integrative counselling session with a male client aiming to combine strengths of person-centred theory, attachment theory and cognitive-behavioural therapy. It starts by offering a case formulation based on Padesky and Greenberger (1995), as well as Lazarus’ (1973) multimodal assessment template the BASIC ID (cited in Prochaska and Norcross, 2003, p.496), of a married young male client called Eric, who is suffering from anxiety and marital relationship problems triggered by unemployment and influenced by existing difficulties within the client's relationship to his mother....   [tags: person-centred, attachment, cognitive]
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The Republic of Cameroon - The name of my country is the Republic of Cameroon. Cameroon, which is located in Central Africa, shares its border with the Central African Republic, Chad, the Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria. Cameroon has an area of 183,568 square miles. Tennessee is 42,180 square miles which means Cameroon is roughly 4.35x the size of Tennessee or a little bigger than California which is 163,695 square miles. Cameroon has a diverse terrain with coastal plain in the southwest, dissected plateau in the center, mountains in the west, and plains in the north....   [tags: climate, population, history]
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Drug Testing Welfare Recipients - ... The unemployment rate goes beyond the lack of available jobs in the U.S.; unemployment also falls back on the individuals without jobs. While there are many unemployed Americans who do everything in their power to find a job, there are also several who abuse the system. Heritage.org reports that of the adults reported to be using illegal drugs, a majority of the users were unemployed. As seen in Appendix 3, 17.5% of adults using illegal drugs in 2010 were also unemployed. Additionally, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, severe barriers to unemployment were experienced by substance abusing women by more than double of those who do not abuse substances....   [tags: welfare assistance policy needs to change]
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Performance of Grupo Bimbo Company - Introduction Grupo Bimbo founded in 1945, is the largest Mexican owned baking and confectionary company which manufactures over 10,000 products under 100 different brands. Some of their biggest confectionary brands are Barcel, Mrs. Baird's, Entenmann's, and Pullman whose products include chocolate bars, hard candies, gummies, licorice, and many more. Their headquarters are located in Mexico City, but they operate on a global scale with their biggest markets being the Americas, Asia and Europe. Grupo Bimbo employs over 125,000 people across 19 different countries....   [tags: confectionary, market, expansion] 1506 words
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All Kinds Of Love by Carolyn Jaffe and Carol H. Ehrlich - Throughout the course of our lives we will experience the deterioration of a loved one due to illness or aging. This may cause us to make a choice of how and where we choose our loved one to die. Authors, Carolyn Jaffe and Carol H. Ehrlich, in their book All Kinds of Love, illustrate how the relationships between doctors, patients', family, friends, hospice volunteers, and hospice nurses all play an important role during he patients last days as they try to reach a "good death". In the book's foreword, Rabbi Earl A....   [tags: Hospice Care for Dying]
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Case Study on Air Asia - Case Study on Air Asia I. A full Strategic Appraisal Introduction: In the year 1993, Air Asia was founded by the Malaysian Government as a sister airline to the major Malaysian Cargo airline known as MAS. After its establishment Air Asia started its operation in 1996 and early 2002 Air Asia was less recognised as MAS aviation was dominating the market. There was a complete support from the Government as a part of State Own Enterprise focusing on the national objective in-lieu of giving attention to commercialization....   [tags: strategic appraisal] 2016 words
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Starbucks Global Strategy - Starbucks Global Strategy De Wit and Meyer (1998) refer to market tendency towards homogeneous variety and tighter international linkages as globalization. The need for global strategy is outlined by the fact that companies are subject to global forces and consumer demands. As a consequence, firms are faced with a challenge of modifying their existent strategies to gain and sustain their competitive advantage in a rapidly changing environment. A well-designed global strategy can help a firm to gain a competitive advantage, that as identified by Sumantra Ghoshal of INSEAD can arise from Efficiency, Strategy, Risk, Learning and Reputation (Appendix1)....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework]
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Fallacies in the Media - Throughout the years, the public has become dependent on the media to keep them up to date with current events worldwide and in their local communities. In fact, many people rely completely on the media, believing that the information that is provided is factual. However, the media has gradually slipped into a trap. The trap is the overuse and abuse of language and reasoning fallacies. Reasoning fallacies are exceedingly common in daily newspapers, television reports, presidential speeches and over the radio....   [tags: abuse of language] 1081 words
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Dance is a Sport - Dance is a Sport Dance is a unique sport because it combines the grit and sweat of sporting events, such as track and field, with the style and extravagance of a fashion show (D.Fowler, 2000). With such an atypical style, dance can be found in various forms. Dance can be entertainment, tradition, recreation, a competitive event, or even a simple act of joy. So should dance be classified as a sport....or what. Many people believe that dance is a "cute" activity that is "fun" but shouldn't be taken seriously....   [tags: Papers] 819 words
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America Online Inc., - Strategy Analysis of America Online Inc. Prior to 1995, AOL was very successful in the commercial online industry relative to its competitors CompuServe and Prodigy primarily because of its pricing rate structure which was the easiest for customers to understand and plan for ahead of time. CompuServe and Prodigy offered the same pricing as AOL for its standard service, but, charged additional fees for premium services and downloading which made it more difficult for customers to anticipate their monthly spending....   [tags: Business Case Study Marketing, solution] 1162 words
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Differences in Geometry - Differences in Geometry Geometry is the branch of mathematics that deals with the properties of space. Geometry is classified between two separate branches, Euclidean and Non-Euclidean Geometry. Being based off different postulates, theorems, and proofs, Euclidean Geometry deals mostly with two-dimensional figures, while Demonstrative, Analytic, Descriptive, Conic, Spherical, Hyperbolic, are Non-Euclidean, dealing with figures containing more than two-dimensions. The main difference between Euclidean, and Non-Euclidean Geometry is the assumption of how many lines are parallel to another....   [tags: Papers] 1389 words
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Nature Of Religion - Religion is defined into three main parts: 1. beliefs and worship: people's beliefs and opinions concerning the existence, nature, and worship of a deity or deities, and divine involvement in the universe and human life, 2. System: an institutionalized or personal system of beliefs and practices relating to the divine and 3. Personal beliefs or values: a set of strongly-held beliefs, values, and attitudes that somebody lives by. Each human being has their own view on religion and this is seen throughout the findings and is stated in the answer s to the analysis questions....   [tags: Religion] 1244 words
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Age Study - Now so more than at any other time in human history people are living longer due to such things as advances in medicine to just healthy lifestyle choices. To some extent the reason why those of the older generation may be living longer is because of simply living simply. Quite often you will hear from the older generation that life moved at a slower pace or that if they wanted something they had to work hard and save for it. Attitude and acceptance played a big part and just being content with how life was seemed the to be the norm....   [tags: Research Study Analysis] 2308 words
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Cyber Bullying - Cyber bullying is defined as being cruel, threatening or mean to someone through forms of technology, including computers through the internet or via cell phone. Cyber bullying causes its’ victims to suffer shame, embarrassment, anger, depression and withdrawal, and even in extreme situations it can lead to teenage suicide, as quoted on www.cyberbullying.info. Through the use of action plans, the Year Eleven Health Education class aimed to decrease prevalence and increase awareness of cyber bullying, among the Year 9 student cohort at Meridan State College....   [tags: Internet, Harrassment, Health Education]
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Child Observation Report - The pre-school is in a small predominately-white rural village with a high ratio of staff. We use a key person system working within the Early Year Foundation Stage (EYFS), promoting the five outcomes of Every Child Matters. We use learning through play, risk taking (physically, emotionally and intellectually), creative thinking and listening to children to create a “whole child” philosophy. In partnership with parents who continually inform staff of their child’s welfare, disposition, activities and any concerns....   [tags: Child Development Observation] 1356 words
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Endangered Species Legislation - The latter half of the twentieth century was host to the greatest and most widespread advancements in environmental awareness in human history. It was during this time that people began to consider the effects of their polluting cars and their wasteful habits. People began to realize that something must be done to curb humans’ negative impacts on their surroundings and thus the environmental movement was born. One of the most important factors that resulted from this expansion of environmental consciousness occurring over the last several decades has been the protection of endangered species....   [tags: CITES, Endangered Species Act ]
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How Islamic Architecture in Spain Changed from the Seventh Century to the Mid-sixteenth Century - The Great Mosque of Córdoba was built in Córdoba, Andalucía, southern Spain: the capital at which Muslims exist. The great Mosque of Córdoba went under massive changes over centuries. These changes occurred because the Mosque was conquered by groups of people following different religions, including Islam, Judaism and Christianity. Each religion marked its conception through changing or adding a unique artwork that symbolized its essence. The Great Mosque of Córdoba was built by Arab architects in the eighth century and then a cathedral was added by Christian conquers in the sixteenth century ....   [tags: Architecture, Islam, Spain]
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The Effects of the Ageing Population on the British Welfare State - Introduction Since the year 1800, the global population has grown from one billion to the estimated current population of 6.5 billion. By the year 2070 the world’s population is expected to continue to grow to 10 billion people. The major increase in population has occurred in the past 50 years, and based upon the United Nations (2007) estimates and projections up to the year 2050, it is believed that the population burst experienced worldwide over the past half century will have slowed down in the northern and contemporary countries, whereas the population will continue to increase in less developed countries and southern nations....   [tags: British Politics, Funding, Resources] 2100 words
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Edmund Husserl’s The Crisis of European Sciences and Transcendental Phenomenology - Philosopher Edmund Husserl’s book, The Crisis of European Sciences and Transcendental Phenomenology, raised several concepts and ideas throughout the history of philosophy. The purpose of this essay is to explore and analyze ideas in two of Husserl’s specific themes: The Life-World and the World of Science and The Origin of Geometry. Another purpose is to try to establish, if possible, any connections or compatibilities between the two themes, or ideas within the two themes. Part One- The Life-World: The life-world, simply put, is the world as experienced in everyday life....   [tags: Philosophy, Perception, Metaphysics]
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Analysis of a Test: Authentic Assessment for English Language Learners - Design a (grammar/vocabulary/reading/writing or any area) language-skills test for your learners, then take all necessary measures to validate the test after that subject it to strong reliability check as assessment research suggests, meaning administering the test to the learners, perhaps more than once. Once the test designing and piloting process is completed, document the whole process in the form of a critical report explaining the events you went through as a test designer, validity and reliability checker, and evaluator....   [tags: validity, reliability, authenticity]
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Does Theory of Mind Exist at the Age of Three - Introduction Theory of mind (ToM) is defined as the “awareness of one’s own mental processes and the mental processes of others” (Ciccarelli, 2013). According to Apperly (2012), Astington & Huges (2013) and Wellman (2011), interest in nature begins at a very young age. Three-year-old children should be able to perceive and understand through observation (Pratt & Bryant, 1990), discriminate positive/negative emotions, and distinguish one’s and other’s desires, which is a milestone in the development of ToM....   [tags: behavioral sciences, psychology, neuroscience]
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Anciten Chinese Civiilizaiton: THe Rise of the Han Dynasty - The rise of the Han dynasty commenced with the suicide of the Western Chu Emperor, Xiang Yu. Following the collapse of the Qin Dynasty, China was under an interregnum; both the Han dynasty and Chu dynasty wanted complete and utter dominance of China. During this era, 18 kingdoms once known as the Qin Empire provoked numerous battles solely for the command of China (See Appendix – the 18 kingdoms). Of the more significant battles was the battle of Julu, where Xiang Yu defeated the Qin Empire; the battle of Julu marked the end of the Qin Dynasty (Zhou, 2003)....   [tags: chu emperor, xiang yu, qin dynasty]
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Analysis of Illy Coffé Company Expansion in International Countries - Introduction Firms exist with the purpose of create and deliver economic value (Bensaco et al 2010, p. 365); therefore, business that create better economic value than its competitors will attain an advantage position in market place. Companies might try to improve its sales (profit) through domestic expansion, product diversification or by internationalisation; this report will focus on the reasons of espressamente Illy to expand internationally; additionally, its sources of competitive advantage and, the analysis of three markets in which company want to participate....   [tags: Market, Product] 1950 words
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Successful Application of Theory to a Placement Case - An important aspect of social work is expert knowledge (Walker, 2012) and application of theory to practice, supported through research evidence (Dunk-West, 2013). In addition, the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF, The College of Social Work, 2012) outlines the expectations of social workers in the UK. As a student social worker, the PCF governs my development and practicing the application of theory is a critical stage in learning. To facilitate this application, I am placed with Southwark Council....   [tags: social work, systems theory]
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An Analysis of Bimba and Lola Fashion Chain - Bimba & Lola is a fashion chain of stores from Galicia. It holds the sale of both clothing and original accessories. The Spanish fashion firm has 183 stores and franchises in 17 different countries distributed by Europe, Asia, Middle East and Latin America, and it expects to expand in new markets. (EuropaPress, 2014). It is the business that has grown faster in Spain, due to its expand by almost all over the world offering original products with an intermediate price always keeping the latest trends....   [tags: market, growth, affordable] 992 words
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The Changeable Nature of the Air Transport Market - ... As a result, this section of the industry is becoming less distinguishable from its low cost rivals with regards to cost and the service provided . In the past, certain legacy carriers have also been known to attempt to combat their competition by creating their own affiliated low cost airlines, for example, British Airway’s ‘Go Fly’ and Singapore Airlines ‘Scoot’ . Although the flag carrier airlines have been in the market for longer, they constantly have to adapt to the ever-changing competition....   [tags: cargo, outsourcing] 843 words
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The Importance of Induction and Coaching in Business - ... You want to attract and retain the best; provide them with stimulus and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company’s mission” (A.Mulcahy 2013) The current process of induction for new starters at Romec is as follows; The line manager will confirm the new employees start date with HR (Human Resources) and also complete a new appointment form (appendix 1) which contains proposed position, grade, hours and pay details etc. This information will then be collated and a contract will be issued within 5 days....   [tags: integrating new team members] 1858 words
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Impact of Child Abuse on Mental Health - Methodology The method that is being used to observe the impact of child abuse on mental health in older adults (aged 65 and older) is quantitative research . By using the quantitative research design, researchers are able to get a numeric answer to this research question. The researcher is trying to figure out how previous child abuse affects a person during this age group (65& up) and how it affects their mental health as well. Thorough research has been conducted on the impact of childhood abuse on younger adults, or adults younger than age 65 (Sullivan, T....   [tags: Abuse, Children, Teenagers, Mental Health]
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Evaluation of the ISM Program at UiTM - Purpose This research is to evaluate the ISM program which is currently offered at the faculty of information system management (information system) at University Teknologi Mara (UiTM) and faculty of computer science (Graphics and Multimedia Software) at University Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). The evaluation consists of the requirement, fees, background and so on. In this research to compare the weakness and the strength that include in the both of university in the field required. Background Faculty of information management at Universiti Teknologi Mara(UiTM) offered the course start from diploma, bachelor , master and Doctor of Philosophy....   [tags: career and university choices] 1168 words
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