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Rate of Literacy in Indian Women - The rate of literacy in Indian women is dismal in comparison to India’s progress in other areas, as well as in comparison to other economically similar countries. In a country which is fast becoming one of the world’s largest superpowers, less than half of the female population is literate. This figure is much lower than that in China as well as in many low-income economies which are far behind India’s in terms of many other developmental achievements. The resultant social inequalities in India are robbing women of basic freedoms, reducing their quality of life as well as the quality of life of their families....   [tags: Research Proposal]
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Influence of the Nazis on Literature - FREE I-PAD!!. Now that I have your attention: Changes throughout history have always marked literary revolutions. The greater the change to the world, the more literature is affected, and there are fewer bigger changes in the course of history than World War II, the catastrophic result of a mentally sick group pursuing an equally sick dream. Hitler’s rise to and career in power resulted in major lifestyle changes that influenced literature published after World War II. Hitler was an anti-Semitic, anti-Capitalist radical, but for years he had no one to impress his ideas on....   [tags: Literary Review ]
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Factors that Determine Whether the Athens Olympics are Viewed as a Success or Failure - Factors that Determine Whether the Athens Olympics are Viewed as a Success or Failure Athens 2004 will be judged on a strict criteria by it's billions of viewers worldwide, the criteria they apply determine whether they believe Athens 2004 was a success or a failure. I will now proceed to discuss the factors that will feature in the criteria. The many factors include the events security, the events organisation, how memorable the games were, the game's attendance, how dominant the drug doping stories were and (to many the most important) how well their nation did, and this is the factor I will first discuss....   [tags: Papers] 912 words
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The Arts in Boston Overcome Hard Times - The Arts in Boston Overcome Hard Times Visions of the Sugar Plum Fairy may be dancing in some people’s heads for this up-coming Christmas season, but for the Boston Ballet, a non-profit organization, these visions are being high kicked out of the way by the Radio City Rockettes, who will be replacing the Nutcracker at the Wang Theatre in the 2004 season. With the poor economy that has engulfed the nation, many non-profit organizations in the Boston area are feeling a financial burden, most recently the Boston Ballet....   [tags: Ballet Economy Economics Essays] 2125 words
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Increasing Education in Developing Countries - Third-world countries struggle with numbers of problems. Food shortages, lack of clean drinking water, and disease are just a few issues that developing countries are facing. Another important issue is that of education. Several factors make it obvious that an increase in education is greatly needed in developing countries and solving this problem may prove very difficult in these poverty-stricken areas. Leaving the population of these countries uneducated creates a vicious cycle that only sends them spiraling deeper into these problems....   [tags: Education ]
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Paramount a Representation of Hollywood - Paramount, one of the big five Hollywood studio corporations, controlled the most amount of theatres in the United States during the 1930s and 40s. This meant they had an advantage when the economy in the US turned around after the great depression. This being said, many more factors come into play when defining to what extent the studio is a typical representation of a major Hollywood studio corporation in the 1930s and 40s. In this essay I will be going in-depth into what extent Paramount is a representation of other key studios in Hollywood in the 1930s and 40s....   [tags: Studio Corporation, Theaters, Hollywood]
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How Bullying has Affected the Entire Student Population or the School Climate - Everyone agrees that there are negative effects to the students who are being bullied. They are affected mentally, socially, and more often than not, are reluctant to attend school. There are many studies about bullying in school and the impact on the child who is being bullied, but there are not studies on how bullying has affected the entire student population or the school climate. This article focused their attention on the school wide impact of bullying. The study looked at 7,058 ninth graders in 289 schools in Virginia....   [tags: bullying, bulied, bully] 522 words
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The Two Types of Underprivileged People in To Kill a Mockingbird - In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, the main character, “Scout” learns that there are two types of underprivileged people in this world. The first type of poor people are those such as the Cunningham’s, who are so humble, that they manage live with the very little that they have. The next types of poor people are those such as the Ewells, who are a load of filthy, drunkyards. This family takes everything for granted, without the least bit of appreciation. These two families are examples of the poor people in this world....   [tags: To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee, poverty, ] 574 words
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How Scholarships Can Pay for Your College - Merit scholarships are contests that require you to win something based on your sport, or academic accomplish. A need based scholarship helps you with your tuition if financial aid does not cover everything. Merit, and need based scholarships can help you pay for college. A need based scholarship can be a loan or federal money given to you every semester. A merit scholarship can be award to you if there are good grades, or an athlete’s talent involved. In everyday life you have to earn rewards. For example scholarships are built on hard work....   [tags: Merit scholarships, scholarships, college, ] 516 words
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The Work of the Magistrates Court and Magistrates - The Work of the Magistrates Court and Magistrates In the legal system there are many different types of courts. This essay talks about the Magistrates Courts and the Magistrates themselves. The office of magistrate dates back to the 12th century when Richard 1 appointed "keepers of the peace". They have performed judicial functions since the 13th century and the term, justice of the peace was being used as far back as 1361. Magistrates were in charge of the police up until 1839....   [tags: Papers] 1357 words
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Education and Online Classes - The days of walking ten miles, without shoes, and uphill in the snow to get an education are gone. Today students have the opportunity to attend school via the Internet through online classes. The option of taking online classes to earn an education has become ideal for those who work or need a way to fit education to their schedule. More students are opting to take this virtual route because of the flexibility for the time and place of attending classes. As a virtual college student, I cleared up a scheduling conflict by adding an online class....   [tags: Technology and Education, internet, e-learning]
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Meetings on Policy Issues - Meetings on Policy Issues The first meeting I attended was the State Early Childhood Advisory Council (SECAC) meeting. It was held in the Sillers building in Jackson, Mississippi. The meeting was held on February 9, 2012. The people in attendance were members of the council, who were made up of various leaders in the field of early childhood such as members of the Department of Human Services (DHS), EXCEL by 5, the Center for Education Innovation, and the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH)....   [tags: Meeting Review]
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Witchcraft Hysteria in Salem - Between the mid-16th century and the early 17th centuries, immigrants branched from the Church of England, and absconded to America to construct a religion that “…steer[ed] the church toward a more Protestant, Calvinistic theology, and purge[d] the church of all remnants of Catholicism.” (Salisbury) These settlers were quick to become known as Puritans as they wanted to “…purify the Church of England.” (Salisbury) To the Puritans, souls were tainted in the eyes of God until they proved themselves pure....   [tags: british history, church]
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Kronos, Peoplefluent, and Telleris - ... This time clock was a major boon to the industry of HR which had experienced very few advancements in a longer time than can be imagined. It was capable of totaling, recording, and reporting employees hours and by the mid 1980’s Kronos introduced a computer based time and attendance program to go with the time clock hardware that was a revolution for HR departments across North America. In the late 1980’s Kronos expanded to the United Kingdom, Australia, and Mexico. Today they are present in more than 100 countries across the globe with revenue that exceeds $1 billion dollars each year....   [tags: Human Resource Managment]
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Motivation Basics - Motivation Basics University of La Verne Motivating other, in particular employees who work for you, is often the most difficult thing as a manager you will need to do. There are many myths and thoughts as to what may motivate employees. Does money motivate. Does recognition motivate. What about fear. Is someone motivated by something just because maybe you are. The answer to all these may vary depending on the employee. First I will dispel some myths about motivation. The first myth is that a manager entirely motivates an employee....   [tags: Business Management] 842 words
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Fair Play - In modern professional sports, athletes are paid a wage that is determined by their potential economic impact on a team. For instance, a team will sign a player to a $10 million contract only if they believe that the player will have an economic impact of at least $10 million (Landsburg). Most professional sports leagues employ a system of free agency in which players are essentially auctioned off to the highest bidder. Usually, the team that is willing to pay the highest salary will be the team that acquires the player....   [tags: Sports ]
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Sports Marketing - Sports marketing is a delicate balance applying technology, posters, banners, and sports figures to ultimately increase the net worth of a specific team or sport. Wake Forest University outlines what sports marketing is, the skills necessary to effectively market sports, in addition they offer sources to supplement their article. As Wake Forest University hinted at technology is surging forth in the world of sports marketing, as generations are becoming more dependent on technology sports marketers are scrambling to incorporate technology into every sport and game possible....   [tags: technology, Wake Forest University, stadium]
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Uniforms in Public School? - One of the issues that our society has to deal with is whether to have "uniforms in public schools."The word uniform means "one form" which makes everyone equal. Some people say yes some say no for different reasons. I truly believe that every person has the right to be equal. People should not be judged of what they are wearing. One of the reasons schools should have uniforms is because families could save money. An average cost of a uniform in JC penny for one student a year is about three hundred dollars ....   [tags: argument, Education]
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Is Krishna an effective teacher? - Krishna is an effective teacher. Discuss with close reference to the book. An effective teacher is a teacher that produces the result that is wanted. In The English Teacher the story is told in the first person so it is difficult to tell if Krishna is an effective teacher. Nowhere on the book does a student or students or even friends and colleagues say that Krishna is an effective English teacher. So we have to discern from the pages of the book as to whether Krishna is an effective teacher. The book begins with Krishna mulling over “a sense of something missing”....   [tags: essays research papers] 721 words
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Broadway Production of Big River - Broadway Production of Big River At the time when I purchased the tickets for the Broadway production of “Big River”, a production of The Deaf West Theatre, I did not know what to expect. I questioned how they were going to express the sign language as well as singing and voice all in one. I wondered if there was going to be interpreters or was the whole story going to be told in sign language. When I first arrived and walked up to the crowd of people in line I realized that only a few people out of at least a hundred people were communicating in sign language....   [tags: Free Essays] 382 words
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Professional Sports - It’s Time to End the Corruption of Baseball - It’s Time to End the Corruption of Baseball Baseball used to be a simple game, associated with the smell of hot dogs, the sweet dew of the night air as fans rose for the seventh inning stretch, and the beautiful spectacle of the field with its freshly cut grass and newly chalked base lines. Now it seems like each game is won by at least five runs, the stadiums are half empty, and the pride of a baseball radio announcer, once an honorable career, has dwindled along with the game. Additionally, since 1976 players’ salaries have increased 168% a year, numbers too high to be blamed on inflation (Breton 4)....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]
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Core Elements of Health Education and Risk Reduction Activities - Core Elements of Health Education and Risk Reduction Activities A number of core elements should be considered in health education and risk reduction program and evaluation activities. Effective Health Education and Risk Reduction program activities: • State realistic, specific, measurable, and attainable program goals and objectives. • Identify methods and activities to achieve specific goals and objectives. • Define staff roles, duties, and responsibilities. • Define the populations to be served by geographic locale, risk behavior(s), gender, sexual orientation, and race/ethnicity....   [tags: essays research papers] 1108 words
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Homeless Children and the Educational System - Homeless Children and the Educational System Many people still think of homeless transients as alcoholics and/or mentally disabled. The truth is, the current homeless population consists of runaway adolescents, single adult males or females, battered women and over one million homeless families with children – typically headed by a female parent. To be homeless means that one’s primary residence is a public or private shelter, emergency housing, hotel, motel, living with family or friends or any public space – like parks, automobiles, aqueducts or abandoned buildings (Pawlas, 1996)....   [tags: Family Poor Papers]
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Modern Britain as a Secular Society - Modern Britain as a Secular Society Secularisation has become more of an issue among Sociologists recently than it has been in the past, it is the argument of whether or not Religion is losing it's importance in today's Society. Bryan Wilson defined Secularisation as being "The process whereby religious thinking, practices and institutions lose social significance." This definition itself and not just the topic alone causes problems, it might be argued that it is not possible to measure the significance of such a personal thing as religion and if it is possible it may not even be true that Religion held such a significance in the first place....   [tags: Papers] 892 words
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New Teaching Methods for Nontraditional Students - Missing Figures New Teaching Methods for an Untraditional Audience It is becoming more and more common to see older students, or nontraditional students (ages 24 and above), entering college campuses. "Nontraditional" students now make up 36% of the college population (Justice and Dornan, 1). Although some question older students ability to perform in a college setting, research has proven that nontraditional students actually perform better than the traditional students (18-22 year olds). The significant differences between the traditional and nontraditional student has prompted the question whether institutions need to alter their teaching methods to fit the needs of the nontraditional s...   [tags: Non-traditional Students Education College]
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High School Dropouts - Working two jobs, paying bills, and trying to live a good life are what most dropouts go through. Education is a key factor in succeeding in life. However, not all students get to complete their high school and continue on to a college. Completing high school and getting a degree from college is the ticket to a better lifestyle. As we look around us, people are still living and paying off their bills even as dropouts from high school. However, they are living at a hand-to-mouth situation. Most dropouts probably work several jobs to just pay off their bills and support themselves....   [tags: education, student, policy, Texas]
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Economics of College - As we grow up, everyone asks us what we want to be when we grow up. Once we get a little older, they ask where we want to go to college. They ask every question imaginable, except how we are going handle the financial responsibility. The decision to attend college quite often results in major student debt. This debt often influences a person’s decisions on where to attend college or if they are able to attend college. With attending college there ensues a large financial burden, but it is difficult to find a job without a degree....   [tags: Finances, College Tuition, Americans, Education]
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Overcoming Tuition Spikes - As tuition costs are constantly rising more college students will face the sticker shock of acquiring a secondary education. Still struggling with flat economies, huge budget deficits, and ballooning college enrollments, many states significantly raised the cost of attendance (Arnone). This leads to greater stress on family’s financial situations and less spending in the economy by the recent graduates due to their constant payments to the student loans that they acquired during the continuation of their education....   [tags: Tuition Costs, College Students]
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Definition of Literacy - ILY Secretariat (1989) defines literacy as a relative concept, which encompasses a range of reading and writing skills. In international circles, the term basic literacy is used to indicate the ability to read and write your own name. The term functional literacy means the ability to read and write well enough to accomplish simple everyday reading and writing tasks in a particular society. For Australia, the goal of functional literacy in English is essential but not adequate. Literacy involves the integration of listening, speaking, reading, writing and critical thinking; it incorporates numeracy....   [tags: sustainable society, writing skills]
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Parents for Public Schools - Parents for Public Schools Today, the push for more accountability of student performance changed how assessment will be measured and judged in public schools. Not only will students be assessed through test scores, but also through attendance, school work, and observations. Parents hold the schools responsible for the advancement of their students’ knowledge. Different tests are given to measure their intelligence level which is either used to compare one student to another or measure their performance based on a pre-existing body of knowledge....   [tags: essays research papers] 606 words
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Fan Violence: Whos To Blame? - “These people want to hurt you. It’s frightening. You feel like you’re in a cage out there”. Reggie Smith, (Berger, 1990). Spectator violence at sporting events has been recorded throughout history. People who have power over the events, often team owners, indirectly influence the amount of spectator violence by encouraging the factors contributing to violence, in order to benefit themselves. Sale of alcohol, encouraging crowd intensity, creating rivalries, and targeting social groups, are factors affecting the degree of spectator violence and can be proven to be influenced by the owner’s actions....   [tags: essays research papers] 2400 words
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School Uniforms Solving the Problem - School Uniforms Solving the Problem Over the past couple of years, school uniform policies have been enforced as the most efficient method for “solving” problems such as crime and attendance ratings in our public schools. Many schools state that it is quite true that uniforms are lowering such mentioned rates of crime tremendously, but can this really be proven. Currently, there have only been informal studies that try to actually see if uniforms are helping, no long term studies. Technically speaking then, mandating uniforms in our school systems is not the key to fixing problems with the youth....   [tags: essays papers] 507 words
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Rhetorical Analysis - RHETORICAL ANALYSIS Analyzing the codes used in the University of Arizonas Natural Science On-line Class Attendance Policy, a genre emerges disparaging the traditional view that knowledge is sharpened through the exchange of ideas. To make the class more appealing to non-traditional students the University has designed an attendance policy which does not eliminate traditional forms of interaction, but instead devalues them subversively thus discounting their necessity. Connotations within the policy divert the unsuspecting student into a particular learning mode....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Employee Absenteeism - We all have been absent from work for one reason or another. Some are absent more than others, but when it takes place on a regular basis then absenteeism is a noticeable problem for that company. Absenteeism can defined as habitual absence from work, thought to reflect employee demoralization or dissatisfaction. Employee absenteeism is a costly problem for almost all employers. The definition of absenteeism, its causes, its affects on productivity, and its costs in terms of finances and administrative effectiveness are quite clear, the challenge is in taking affirmative action to control it....   [tags: excessive absentee cases]
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Trading Peace For Profits - As the Bible says “To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under Heaven”. Woodstock 1969, it was a time for love ... and hate. In a country with race riots and the Vietnam war a single dove perched on a guitar neck changed America for ever and brought a new light to the world in just 72 hours. Dubbed “three days of peace and love” the legacy of Woodstock spawned a sequel...Woodstock 1999. To go into all the differences between Woodstock 69 and Woodstock 99 is a task that couldn’t be completed by Woodstock 2004(which is already in the works)....   [tags: essays research papers] 1361 words
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NCAA Division Membership Criteria - NCAA Division Membership Criteria The NCAA is an organization that was established in 1906 to administer intercollegiate athletics. It enforces the rules for various sports and the eligibility criteria for athletes. The NCAA supervises athletic contests for about 80 national championships in about 20 sports per year. The NCAA has gone through some structural changes throughout the years. When the organization first started it had every team and conference on equal levels. It took a while but finally there was some long overdue changes made....   [tags: Papers] 563 words
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Alcohol on College Campus - A growing number of students on college campuses are taking their life in their own hands each time they consume large quantities of alcohol in a short period of time. This popular method of drinking, called binge drinking, is a social stigma passed down from past generations. Students consider binge drinking a recreational way of life that is reninforced with alcoholic berverage "hangouts" located near college campuses. The fraternity and sorority houses are known for their wild parties....   [tags: essays research papers] 503 words
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High School Graduation Rates in California and the United States Based on Race and Ethnicity - Between 1990 and 2012, high school graduation rates in 25-29-year-olds have increased from 86 to 90 percent; this overall national rise is reflected in each of the ethnicities, White, Hispanic, Black, and Asian/Pacific Islander (National Center for Education Statistics [NCES], 2013a). Prior to 2012, nationwide standardized objective measures did not exist for measuring four-year high school graduation rates; tracking educational progress varied from state to state. Thus, state education data collected from 1990-2012 are inaccurate as effective comparative groups unless knowledge of the state-specific previous methodologies is utilized (U.S....   [tags: social issues, race, ethnicity]
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The 1946 Reintroduction of Blacks into Professional Baseball and the Social Change that Resulted - In 1868, blacks were banned from professional baseball and were forced to create their own baseball leagues, known as the Negro Leagues. Then in 1946, blacks were re-introduced into professional baseball when Jackie Robinson debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers. This event gave hope and tangible evidence that a civil rights movement was possible. The integration of blacks had an effect on much more than baseball; it had an effect on an individual, national, and global level. The introduction of blacks into baseball has led to a social change throughout America....   [tags: Sports, Negro Leagues] 1614 words
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Holidays and Our Consumer Culture: The History and Current Trends for Christmas Shopping - Holidays have always been known to affect our consumer culture for many years, but how it all began eludes many people and very few studies have been completed on it. Even though some say that the subject is too broad to precisely identify how holidays, especially Christmas, directly affect our market, I have found that people’s values, expectations and rituals related to holidays can cause an excessive amount of spending among our society. Most people are unaware that over the centuries holidays have become such a profitable time of year for industries that they now starting to promote gift ideas on an average of a month and a half ahead of actual holiday dates to meet consumer demands....   [tags: economy, american history]
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Love of Baseball in Milwaukee: the Cream Citys, Bears, Orioles, Braves and Brewers - Abner Doubleday may not have known that his game would change people, cities, and an entire nation, but that happened to Milwaukee and the United States. Milwaukee’s “first” baseball game played in 1859, ended after three innings with a score of 40-35 (Mishler 1). Yet, that was only the beginning of Milwaukee’s love affair with baseball. Fans have cheered for Bears, Brewers and Braves, among others. Through thick and thin, Milwaukeeans have supported their heroes and the heroes have given it right back; this is the story of Milwaukee and its main love, baseball....   [tags: sports]
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A look at Sharon Parks Faith Development: Creating Meaning Through a Core Curriculum - “Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel” This quote by famous Greek philosopher, Socrates touches upon educations purpose as an instrument used in the creation and cultivation of a desire for knowledge. Higher education provides for an opportunity where emerging adults can find the tools needed to further develop and question the world in which they live. In relation, Dr. Sharon Parks’ theory of faith development explores this important period. This paper seeks to examine her notion of meaning and how it can be used and facilitated within a core curriculum....   [tags: leadership, ethics, education]
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Effects of School and Class Size on the Quality of Students' Education - Introduction Education is fundamental in today’s modern society and is the subject of endless debates across the United States. Recently, it has risen to the top of both state and national agendas (Finn, 2002). One reform movement currently being debated is the effects of school and class size on the quality of student education. Advocates of smaller classes argue students learn more when there are fewer students in the classroom. Many studies are conducted to try to prove this theory. Although some studies show positive results, the many failed experiments led opposers of class size reduction to believe that there is no link among class size and student learning....   [tags: Education, Small Classes] 2096 words
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Compare and Contrast the Oracle HRMS/Soft People and Kronos Workforce Ready. - “A human resource information system (HRIS) is a system of software and supporting computer hardware specifically designed to store and process all HR information and keep track of all employees and information about them” (Gully, &Phillips, 2012). Many HRIS systems exist in today’s technology bases business world which can be compare and contrast in the areas of “payroll, work time, benefits, administration, recruiting, training learning, performance records and employee self-service” (Gully, &Phillips, 2012)....   [tags: HRIS systems]
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Jay Gatsby's Illusions in Fitzgerald’s American classic "The Great Gatsby" - In life, what we perceive tends to show misconception in how the thought plays out. A good example would be the character Jay Gatsby in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s American classic: The Great Gatsby. Gatsby was unable to distinguish between his love for Daisy, a reality, versus the illusion that he could recapture her love by establishing and inventing a fraudulent past. He believed he could repeat the past, and acquire a flaunting wealth. In the novel, Jay Gatsby seems incompetent in establishing a difference between the realities of his life versus the illusion he made out....   [tags: Fitzgerald, Great Gatsby, reality, ] 699 words
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Profiting on Conservation: Animals in Captivity Abused for Human Entertainment - Animals have been used in entertainment before Shamu became the headliner at Sea World. Ancient Romans threw innocent people and animals into a coliseum solely to entertain the spectators in the stands. People have been paying to see animals perform tricks for the past two thousand years. Marine animals are often captured or rescued from the wild under conservation terms, but trained by punishment instead of positive reinforcement to perform in themed shows in order to boost attendance for Marine Parks mainly for profit....   [tags: Animal Rights]
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The Application of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Within a Prison Setting - The current prison and criminal justice system has not proven to be helpful in rehabilitating offenders and preventing recidivism. To successfully alter this situation it is important to understand what steps and measures are available to assist those who find themselves imprisoned. The techniques used in cognitive behavioral therapy have proven to be effective in treating depression, anxiety and drug addictions among other things. Analyzing the techniques developed in cognitive behavioral theory and applying them to psychotherapy in prison environments can assist in making improvements in the prevention of criminal activity, rates of incarceration and safety and security of the general popu...   [tags: criminal justice, prison system, depression]
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Republicans and Christianity: Can a Political Party Own a Religion? - Many scholars make the claim that religion and politics are so closely intertwined that it almost impossible to separate the two; the idea that the break in church in state really is not a break, but a bond. If one agrees with that, then which party closely resembles a religious ideal. There must be one party that can make the mass of religious participants happy with their public policy. There are many people that would support the idea that the Republicans as a whole are more supportive of what many religious people want....   [tags: median voters, polarized voters, ]
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Telecommuting, a Solution to Employee Morale and Retention Issues - We as employers are facing problems retaining key employees and keeping employee morale at a positive working level. This phenomenon is a new challenge seeking an affordable and implementable solution. I believe that telecommuting is a solution that should be considered to solve both employee morale issues and key employee retention issues. These issues are well documented in the 2008-2009 Northrop Grumman exit survey results. The results of 500 exiting employees of 5 years or less tenure documented their desire for an alternate work schedule and more succinctly, telecommuting....   [tags: retention, telecommuting, ]
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The Sacrament of Love Feast Brethren Beliefs and Practices - The Sacrament of Love Feast Brethren Beliefs and Practices Love Feast has a rich and deeply spiritual history in the Church of the Brethren. The event is one of the sources of the foundation and hallmark of the Brethren faith. This report will study the context and history of Love Feast within the Church of the Brethren. It will demonstrate how Love Feast encourages a spirit of unity and supports the work of love, humility and service as demonstrated by the life and example of Jesus Christ. The study is the result of a communion service that was held at the home of a member of the Northview Church of the Brethren congregation in Indianapolis, Indiana....   [tags: Religion]
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Cause and Effect Essay- Effects of a College Education - The past has shown time and again that one who has been well educated succeeds in life. If a person attends college limitless doors will open for him or her because one has multiple possibilities in the career field. Since one has the qualifications, particular career options will continue to provide themselves. One will most likely be paid more money because one has a large wealth of knowledge, and have been professionally trained in certain areas of expertise. Financial success, excessive knowledge, and endless career possibilities are a few basic effects of a college education....   [tags: higher education, employment, career] 815 words
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The Impact of Single-Parent Families on College Student’s Education - We want to know about the educational experiences of college students who were raised in single-parent homes. We are performing an interpretive qualitative research study that is descriptive. We will use non-probability, snowball-sampling methods to gather idiographic data from intensive interviews. We will be covering college student’s overall performance in school, their educational aspirations, and family, teacher, and peer involvement throughout their education. Also, we will explore students’ belief about the impact of their parent’s academic attainment and achievement as well as their financial situation....   [tags: education, adolescents]
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Understanding the Relationship Between Education and Health in India - Introduction Education and health are two essential sectors that can play an important role in determining any region’s social development. Education provided during the first few years of a child's life plays an important role in the growth and development of children and allows them to live healthier and productive lives. The benefits attained from primary education expand beyond individuals who receive schooling directly. Other members of the society also gain through externalities (Pradhan and Subramanian, 1999)....   [tags: Education and Health Essays]
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College Universtiy Students Should Take Advantage of Open Curriculum - Is education system in collegues good enough to prepare us for the future?Although students start the last stage of their education life, does it make sense to give the freedom of choosing compulsory courses to university?For example in some collegues, history lesson is compulsory for computer engineer departments, electronics lesson is compulsory for civil engineer departments and advanced mathematic lesson is compulsory for fine arts departments.There can be some explanations for university administration about this subject, but in my opinion,(as a university student) this traditional system needs to be changed, because every individual person has different characteristics and needs and un...   [tags: education system, freedom, future]
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A History of the Factory Model of U.S. Education - From Prussia with Love: A History of the Factory Model of U.S. Education Public education in the U.S. is modeled after the 18th century Prussian factory style system of education which hinders creativity and ultimate academic success. To understand the roots of modern mass education, one must begin in Prussia. In 1806, the nation- state suffered a huge military blow and Napoleon’s army conquered much of its territory. The Prussian government decided that the way to overcome their loss and create a stronger, unified state was through education, and whether or not as a result of this idea, Napoleon’s army was eradicated in the War of Liberation of 1813-1815 (Cubberly 456)....   [tags: creativity, prussian factory, mass education]
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Nature vs. Nurture and the Impacts on Human Intelligence - In current times many psychologists agree that nature (genes) and nurture (environment) both play important roles in the sculpting of intelligence in individuals, they work together constantly to guide maturity. This paper will look briefly at how intelligence is measured and the validity of those measurements. Additionally an argument for how environmental factors; education and parental health may influence the intelligence level of the individual throughout life. The Wechsler scales, among others are one of the most widely individually administered measures of cognitive function (Wechsler, 1997) and together with other psychometric assessments have proved useful for identifying students...   [tags: Intelect, Environment]
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Achievement First: Closing the Black-White Student Achievement Gap - Achievement First is a charter management organization (CMO) that operates 17 schools from the elementary to the high school level in New York and Connecticut. Achievement First works to close the black-white student achievement gap by providing a high quality education to students in low-performing urban districts, having started initially with Amistad Academy in New Haven and moved into Hartford and Bridgeport, Connecticut, and New York City. Achievement First has been recognized for its impressive results – with two K-8 schools reaching the top four percent among New York City schools on the Department of Education’s Progress Reports in 2008 and with Achievement First’s flagship middle sc...   [tags: Education, teaching, teachers] 1707 words
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Year Round Schooling Benefits Teachers and Students Alike - Year round school or the modified school year is a rearrangement of the traditional school year to provide the students with continuous learning throughout the school year. Students receive the same amount of instructional time as a traditional school. In year round schools, the instructional time is balanced without of school time more evenly. (Winter, 2005) The National Association for Year Round Schooling defines it as “a schedule which contains no break lasting longer than eight weeks-schools are able to keep their students in constant learning mode, and are able to use the intersessions between periods of schooling to address the problems of students who are falling behind.” (St....   [tags: Education, teaching] 860 words
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The Benefits of School Uniforms in Public Schools - In the United States today, millions of students’ attend public schools and face some sort of violence that is associated with that school. It can be gang related or just simply bullying in the school. Because of these rising issues, parents are being forced to pull their children out of public school and home school them for their safety. Is this the best action for the children. Will they be missing out on many life skills that are learned while attending schools with peers their own age. How can the schools make our children feel safe so that they are able to attend the public schools and so that schools don’t lose out on valuable funding from the state....   [tags: Education, dress code]
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Increasing Parental Participation in Lake Worth Middle School - The purpose of this study is to implement a plan to increase parental participation in Lake Worth Middle School. The target is parents of middle grade students in Lake Worth Middle School, who do not participate in the school process and are negatively affecting their children’s success. A comprehensive review of educational literature shows that most researchers agree about the importance of parental involvement to boost academic success (LaBahnn, 1995; Epstein, 1995; Henderson& Berla, 1994). LaBahnn (1995) explained that parental involvement not only benefits the student in question, but it also benefits the teacher, the school and the other students in the classroom....   [tags: Education]
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The Lack of Diversity in Higher Education Institutions - This essay will be arguing that colleges and universities should promote more efforts to diversify and create equal representation of all students. Attending higher education institution for minorities has been an uneasy struggle and one that few minorities accomplish. The dilemma of African American enrollment for example, in a college lecture hall at Texas A&M containing 250 seats, only a maximum 4 out of 250 seats will contain African American students. Unfortunately, many institutions are similar to Texas A&M University, they have an underrepresentation of minorities their on campus in relationship to white students....   [tags: Importance of Education Essays]
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Violence and Its Effect on Child Growth Physically - A child exposed to violence at an early age causes many different effects psychologically, physically and emotionally. From short term effects to long term affects these problems may or may not be reversible. It’s important for families to provide the proper love and care for children as they enter the most important stages of the developmental period of their life. According to the National Center for Children Exposed to Violence, current estimates indicate that as many as ten million children per year may witness victims of violence in their homes or that children in communities across the United States are witness to violence at alarmingly high rates (Edelson)....   [tags: Sibling Bullying, Short and Long Term]
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Overview of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen - “Pride and Prejudice” is a novel written by Jane Austen. Jane Austen is an 18th &19th century English novelist. The novel was published in 1813. Millions of copies of the novel have been sold over the years. The novel has many adaptations including the popular 1995 BBC television version starring Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle. This 1995 version stays true to the original story. The conflict facing the main character was a common one in the 19th century; women who lacked a fortune needed to marry well (in other words marry a rich gentleman regardless of love)....   [tags: Wickham, Mr. and Mrs. Bennet]
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The Planning Process for a Live Public Event - Contents Contents 2 Contacts 3 Introduction 4 Event details 5 Event Description 5 Event Location 5 Entertainment 5 Attendance 6 Audience Profile 6 Equipment 6 Promotion 6 Communications 7 Organisational Structure 8 Staffing 8 Contractors 9 Health and Safety 10 Welfare Prevision 10 Noise Management 10 Crowd Management 11 Entrance and Exit Points 11 Management of attendees 12 Signage and public information 12 First aid cover 12 Fire risk assessment 12 Risk assessment 13 Emergency vehicle access 13 Evacuation plan 13 Legal implications, licences and contractual arrangements 14 Licensing 14 Insurance 15 Contracts 15 Financial implications 16 Contacts 1. Bristol ambulance service – Address: J...   [tags: Planning a Live Event]
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America Should Increase Taxes and Lower College Tuition - For at least a century, tuition at selective private colleges and universities has risen annually by two to three percent more than the rate of inflation (Ehrenberg 1). Tuition increases at public colleges have slowed slightly, but the cost is still out of reach for low-income students. Financial aid has dwindled. A select group of colleges and universities are cutting their tuition; (Carapezza, 2013) however, student debts can stick with a person, even after graduation. Due to a university’s cost, a handful of tuition is passed down to the students....   [tags: Argumentative Essays]
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Effects of Binge Drinking on College Academics - Alcohol use among college students has always been a popular subject among teachers, parents, researchers, and even students. The actual act of drinking alcohol is not necessarily the problem, whether legal or not. The main problem is the act of binge drinking of college students, of age or not. Drinking modest amounts of alcohol may have some consequences, but binge drinking has more negative consequences than normal modest drinking. There are many examples as to the consequences that binge drinking can cause to college student’s lives, but one of the main consequences that students face as a result of frequent drinking is poor academic final grades....   [tags: Alcohol ]
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The Essentiality of School Club Web Sites - Every school club should have a web site. The Internet is a colossal, extensive, and globe-spanning apparatus in our lives. You can find indications of the Internet everywhere you turn. According to Centerspan, a comprehensive source of transplant information, the Internet is a “worldwide collection of computer networks, cooperating with each other to exchange data using a common software standard.” It is so immense that there are approximately 2 billion Internet users according to the 2011 statistics of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)/Information & Communications Technology (ICT) Indicators database....   [tags: Education]
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History of Education Legislation in the UK - One of the first pieces of education-related legislation goes back as far as 1870, when Free State education was introduced. Although school attendance wasn’t compulsory, it did offer children from less privileged backgrounds the opportunity to attend school for free. This is clearly an education policy reducing social class inequality, as it is allowing those having no money being allowed to attend school without having to pay. A second piece of education policy that could be said to have a main aim of reducing social class inequality is The Education Act of 1944....   [tags: education regulation, education policy] 1222 words
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Character Education Programs Needed in Public Schools - In schools all throughout the world, no two students are going to learn at the same pace, or behave the same way in a classroom. Every student is going to come from a different family life and background. Each family will have a different set of rules which might be completely different than the rules stated in classrooms. Some students will have character education instilled in their home lives, while others will not. With the media portraying negative messages all around us, individuals’ attitudes and opinions of others has become pessimistic....   [tags: Importance of Education Essays]
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Recruitment and Selection Process in Southwood School - CONTENTS SYNOPSIS 2 CASE ANALYSIS 2 RECOMMENDATION 2 BIBLIOGRAPHY 2   SYNOPSIS This case study is regarding the recruitment and selection process of the Southwood School. They focus on particular recruitment method: to advertise all teaching positions in a specialist newspaper publication called TES (Times Educational Supplement). In this publication basic advertisements were placed one time, and interested candidates were instructed to contact the school to ask for an application package which comprises all the required documents in detail to help out the candidates....   [tags: Human Resources, Cognitive Ability]
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Burnout and Its Relation to Interpersonal Challenges - Discussion The findings of the research supported the main hypothesis, which stated that burnout was connected with interpersonal challenges. As established in the study, burnout among the therapists engaged in the sample increased in consistency with an increase in the levels of interpersonal problems. The study findings indicated that the relationship between burnout and interpersonal challenges agreed with the perception of the process of psychotherapy as an interpersonal practice (Hersoug et al., 2001)....   [tags: therapy, counselling]
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The Benefits of High Quality Child Care - It is common knowledge that a parent is considered the most efficient caregiver for their children. It’s also known that with daily responsibilities of caring for a child financially, parents partake in full-time and/or part-time employment. While needing to do so, many children attend daycare/preschool facilities. Granted, it is the parent’s responsibility to cautiously select where they decide to take their children. This is because parents know that while they are away for numerous hours of the day, their children are in the hands of another care provider and that their care would have an enormous impact on their children....   [tags: Child Rearing, Parenting]
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Four Major Dimensions that Contribute to Motivation - The article discusses four major dimensions contribute to motivation. The first dimension was competence (am I capable). This dimension indicated the student believed he or she had the ability to complete the task. The second dimension was control (can I control it?). Control made students feel they were in control by seeing a direct link between actions and outcomes. The students retained autonomy by having some choice about whether or how to undertake the task. The third dimension was interest (does it interests me/is it worth the effort?) Interest was the student has to have some interest in the task or saw the value of completing it....   [tags: competence, control, interest]
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Metabolic Risk and Benefit of Cardiovascular Disease - Introduction Today, there is a wide range of dietary approaches purported to decrease the risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD). We now understand that what appears to be inconsistent evidence to support a relationship between diet and CVD risk reduction is likely attributable to previously unrecognized confounders such as biological variability, co-linearity of diet variables, interaction among diet and biological factors, and differences in the strength of the relationship between clinical outcomes and biomarkers....   [tags: risk reduction, dietary intervention, healthy diet]
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Why is Important to Have Innovation Metrics - ... Zappos.com has implemented policies and metrics to support the “culture of happiness” and increase innovation and productivity. Zappos.com has been successful at keeping its customers happy through innovations in performance metrics (Furness, 2012). To begin, Zappos.com no longer measures performance by the number of calls a representative takes. Instead, the focus is on the percentage of time and employee spends talking with consumers. This allows the employee to take the time necessary to fully engage the customer and meet their needs without feeling like one must rush callers off the phone to get to the next person in the cue....   [tags: innovation, zappos, technology]
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Classroom Management Plan - Management Plan Attendance: You are expected to be at all rehearsals and all events. During band camp, attendance is extremely important because you will miss that day’s new material, and may have to be written out of the show. It is very difficult for new members to make up what they have missed. Any conflicts should be handled IMMEDIATELY. ALSO Since the band functions as a single unit and not a group of individuals, Band performances are diminished by even a single absence. Hence, you will be at ALL band rehearsals and performances....   [tags: essays research papers] 509 words
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The Five Principles of Effective Leadership - In today’s ever changing business field, it is more important than ever that great managers are also exceptional leaders. While being a leader may not be easy, it is something that all managers need to strive to achieve. Through constant education and practice every manager can sharpen their leadership skills. Through the reading and the Leadership Assessment there are five leadership principles that are most important to todays leaders including; creating a sense of responsibility, education, ability to lead by example, giving praise where it is do, and empathy....   [tags: Leadership]
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Argument In Favor of School Uniforms - School Uniforms have been debating about having uniforms in their school system for many years now. There are many advantages and disadvantages to requiring them, from court cases and many other different situations, school uniforms may be argued for many years to come. Whether people believe it or not, school uniforms do help with student attendance. Student attendance is one of the problems many schools face and the other problem is the school’s dress code policy. All students do have problems with their school’s dress code policy, with a uniform there wouldn’t be any one complaining about this other person getting away with a rule while this person gets in trouble for it....   [tags: Advantages and Diadvantages, Uniforms]
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Believing Without Belonging in Irish Society - The phrase believing without belonging can indeed be applied to the Irish context with an increasing tendency towards this form of religiosity, yet there are still those who both believe and belong and some neither believe nor belong. Religion has always been at the forefront of Irish Society. Fogarty (1984:8) in studying the 1981 European Values Survey (EVS) found that ‘every indicator of belief, informal and formal practice and attitudes to the church or churches, shows Irish people... to be far more inclined to religion than those of other countries in Europe.’ However, in the 2008 EVS survey, the number of people attending Church weekly had declined from 82.4% in 1981 to 44.2%, w...   [tags: Irish Society, Religion, God, Beliefs]
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SAP’s Lack of Variety of Sports - Problem: Marion Military Institute is considered to be one of the best schools for preparing cadets who hope to soon enter a Service Academy. The Institution exposes students to the military “way of life”, academically and physically. The particular way MMI prepares cadets is through its rigorous Service Academy Program (SAP), a personalized program by each service academy that is designed to maximize cadet’s competitiveness for earning a United States service academy appointment. The SAP program provides a challenging academic curriculum, which undoubtedly prepares cadets....   [tags: Military, Cadets, Military Schools]
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