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The Capstone Program - The Alaska Region's "Capstone Program" is a safety program in Alaska that focuses on increasing aviation safety through the use of the latest advancements in modern technology. Although being one lonesome state out north, Alaska has approximately 10% of the nation’s air carrier / commercial operators which accounts for approximately 35% of the nation’s air carrier / commercial operator accidents. The NTSB had recorded 112 accidents in Alaska involving air carrier / commercial operator during 1994 to 1996....   [tags: Flying Technology Airline Aviation Safety] 930 words
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Capstone Experiences in Career and Technical Education - Capstone Experiences in Career and Technical Education Capstones are culminating experiences in which students synthesize subject-matter knowledge they have acquired, integrate cross-disciplinary knowledge, and connect theory and application in preparation for entry into a career (Fairchild and Taylor 2000). Durel (1993) evocatively describes them as a "rite of passage" or "liminal threshold" through which participants change their status from student to graduate. A capstone course should be both a synthesis—reflection and integration—and a bridge—a real-world preparatory experience that focuses on the postgraduation future (Fairchild and Taylor 2000; Rhodus and Hoskins 1995)....   [tags: Employment Jobs Businesses Essays]
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Senior Capstone - Senior Capstone Observations I visited the Ronald McDonald House on September 15, to meet a family that was staying there because they had a very ill child. I was there to interview Mr. and Mrs. Davis who’s had their five-year-old son, John was at Children’s Mercy Hospital. The Davis family was there because John has leukemia and needed chemotherapy. When I first met John, I was at a loss for words. I saw a five-year-old boy that didn’t have any hair (like me) and was thin like a cable wire....   [tags: Free Essay Writer] 1437 words
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Curricular Aims: Assessment of University Capstone - Curricular Aims: Assessment of University Capstone Albert North Whitehead (1929) believed that the raison d’etre of universities was neither for the imparting of knowledge nor for the opportunity for research. Cheaper alternatives for both were and are available to achieve those functions. Instead, he asserted. The justification for a university is that it preserves the connections between knowledge and the zest of life, by uniting the young and the old in the imaginative consideration of learning....   [tags: Education School Essays]
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Verizon Wireless's Benefits Package - Verizon Wireless may be losing at least one competitive advantage as a result of lack of knowledge about how employee benefits packages in the wireless industry compare. Studies have shown that valuable employees and top talent candidates are highly influenced by employee benefits packages considered to be good (Paterson, 2013). The leadership team’s determination and call for organizational growth, translates to both retaining current employees and enticing new candidates to join, an area in which a top employee benefits package is a major contributor....   [tags: capstone project, wireless industry]
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Capstone Project - An economic management issue in the public sector is unemployment (or joblessness) occurs when individuals are without work and actively applying and looking for work. The unemployment rate is a measure of the prevalence of redundancy and it is calculated as a percentage by dividing the quantity of those unemployed by all individuals currently in the labor force. Throughout periods of recession, an economy usually encounters a relatively high unemployment rate. According to International Labor Organization report, “more than 197 million individuals globally are not in workforce or six percent of the individuals were without a job in 2012.” (Allegretto & Lynch, 2010) Persistently high rates o...   [tags: Unemployment, BLS, GDP]
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Capstone Project - The Impact of the Unemployment to Pertinent Stakeholders The influence of the redundancy towards relevant stakeholders privileging through the establishments of corporate governance and the labor code the investment of settled in insiders, e.g., stakeholders and existing employees, can go against the premium of pariahs, conceivably be (prospective) employees and minority shareholders. Security of the premium of insider workers confines the mechanism that in a market economy, however quite faultily, leans towards shifting labor wherever in the economy its productivity is higher....   [tags: AD, TANF, OECD]
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Music and its Impact on the Memory of Teenagers & Young Adults. - Franz Liszt once said "Music embodies feeling without forcing it to contend and combine with thought, as it is forced in most arts and especially in the art of words. If music has one advantage over the other media through which a person can represent the impressions of the soul, it owes this to its supreme capacity to make each inner impulse audible without the assistance of reason. Reason, after all, is restricted in the diversity of its means and is capable only of confirming or describing our affections, not of communicating them directly in their full intensity....   [tags: audience, performance, ]
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Improving Training: In person Training vs Virtual Training - An overview of research, theory, and investigative approaches were presented in Section III. Section IV contains an analysis of relevant information as it addresses the capstone questions presented earlier. The following analysis focuses on ensuring the available data are useful and presented effectively, not on drawing any conclusions or connections. Relevant Analysis The following relevant analysis contains a review of the information surrounding the problem of a 9.5% failure rate of HRTs on call monitors in 2013 (XYZ Bank, 2014)....   [tags: schedulling, duration, employees]
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Training as the most important aspect of successful employment - Training requirements Change Management An organization generally has two ways to raise the level of individual performance: by increasing motivation, the desire of each person to do his or her job well, and by increasing individual capability, which is where training comes in. Training is undoubtedly the most important aspect of a successful deployment. Training provides employees the information and practice they will need to perform their duties effectively, accurately, and professionally. This guidance is essential to provide employees with the correct information as well as the confidence to participate fully....   [tags: Business, Employment]
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The Evil Eye in The Tell-Tale Heart - The Evil Eye in The Tell-Tale Heart        In Edgar Allen Poe's Short story "The Tell-Tale Heart" much is made of the "evil eye" of the old man. Immediately we are introduced to a man who would never hurt a fly. The narrator of the story even goes so far as to say he loved the old man. This old man is portrayed as one who would do anything for you. However, the caretaker of the old man has one small problem with the old man. The eye that darn evil eye. What could cause a person to become enraged by an eye and only one eye....   [tags: Tell-Tale Heart Essays]
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Acquisition Strategies in DoD Procurements - General Considerations Each PM must develop and document an acquisition strategy to guide program execution from initiation through reprocurement of systems, subsystems, components, spares, and services beyond the initial production contract award and during post-production support. The acquisition strategy evolves through an iterative process and becomes increasingly more definitive in describing the relationship of the essential elements of a program. A primary goal of the strategy is to minimize the time and cost it takes, consistent with common sense and sound business practices, to satisfy identified, validated needs, and to maximize affordability throughout a programs useful life cycl...   [tags: essays research papers] 481 words
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MyIT SharePoint - SharePoint is a business collaboration platform developed by Microsoft. It enables employees, project teams and businesses to effectively create and manage collaborative intranet websites to facilitate the sharing of information (Microsoft). The Georgia State University (GSU), CIS capstone project team has been assigned to the Georgia-Pacific, LLC (GP) department of Enterprise Systems & Services, the site owner of the myIT SharePoint site, which is the focus of the CIS capstone project. The myIT SharePoint site according to GP is the center of information sharing and collaboration for its IT employees....   [tags: web design, Microsoft, web site]
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Faustian Deal in The Woman in White, The Picture of Dorian Gray, and Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde - The Faustian deal and subsequent fall is a common theme throughout literature, and with each new iteration sheds increased light on the character of the individual and of society. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins, The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson are all texts which exhibit the Faustian deal and descent, complete with Doctor Faustus and Mephistopheles counterparts. Sir Percival Glyde, Dorian Gray, and Dr. Edward Hyde are all characters who are ultimately lead to their moral downfalls by their respective Mephistopheles counterparts....   [tags: wilkie collins, oscar wilde, Robert Stevenson]
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Coronary Heart Disease in Older Adults Living in Residential Care Facilities - Encompassing coronary heart disease, myocardial infarctions, and heart failure, cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for approximately 1 in every 4 deaths1,2. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is caused by atherosclerosis which occurs when the build-up of cholesterol in the arterial wall limits the travel of oxygen-rich blood in the body3. This can lead to serious problems, including heart attack, stroke, or death. CHD is a chronic and potentially fatal condition....   [tags: medicaid, demographics, heart failure]
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Tough economic times: The impact on employee motivation and morale - Chapter Two Introduction The main purpose of this project is to uncover factors responsible for causing a 36% decrease in employee satisfaction for the department of EHS over a 5-year period (2005-2010) reported in EHS’s 2010 employee satisfaction survey (EHS, 2005; EHS, 2010). With over 64,000 full-time employees making up the State of Colorado’s workforce it is imperative to determine how best to improve employee satisfaction and morale as these directly affect job performance and workplace safety (Barling, Kelloway, & Iverson, 2003; STAR, 2009)....   [tags: Business, Employee Satisfaction] 1663 words
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Making the World a Better Place with My Communications Degree - Various people throughout my educational pursuit have asked me, “What can you do with a degree in Communications?” My answer is, I can do many things but mostly I want to deliver messages in order to help others. I am a networker by nature and I want to use that skill in order to help initiate positive change. In order to capitalize on my innate persuasive talents, I feel I must strive to speak to people and not at people. Anyone can talk but a true communicator can extract information and talent from others and shed a positive light on an issue or a cause....   [tags: Organizational Communication]
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Proposal For Changes to the Sustainment Pre-Command Course (SPCC) - The Mission of the Army Logistics Management College (ALMC), now referred to as the Army Logistics University (ALU) at Fort Lee, VA is to enhance the readiness and sustainability of United States Forces through training, education, consulting and research in Logistics, Acquisition and Operations Research Systems Analysis. In joint with the ALU, the Sustainment Center of Excellence (SCoE) runs eight different versions of battalion and brigade-level pre-command branch or technically focused courses....   [tags: Military Education] 2490 words
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The Process of Research: The Institutional Review Board - Introduction During the process of research, professionals collect data or identifiable private information through intervention or interaction. While this is a vital part of the scientific and medical fields, every precaution must be taken by researchers to protect the participants' rights. Ethics, outlined by the Belmont report; requirements, described by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS); and regulations, laid out by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are verified by an Institutional Review Board (IRB)....   [tags: human rights, minimal risk, ]
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How Swing Dance and Jazz Music Impacted America - My capstone project pertains to how swing dance and jazz music impacted America and the affects it had on the line of segregation during the time of the Great Depression. For many years the time and era of swing and jazz always amused me. Though they were hard times and people basically had nothing to live for, the fact that music, swing and jazz in particular, brought them to life, was a beautiful concept. Music and dance are two things that I believe gives people a reason to tolerate the adverse effects of the world....   [tags: great depression, new orleans]
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A Literary Imagination Put to a Halt - Kate Chopin’s literary career began to flourish after her husband’s death and her deep intimate thoughts of her social and marital status were revealed in her fictitious works. Her imagination that she had put into her works was perceived to be her own intimate thoughts that she longed to live during her marriage. She had a “pursuit of solitude, independence, and an identity apart from her children—and apart from the men who always admired her.” (Chopin 114) Her beginning literary career quickly prospered yet came to an abrupt ending once her book The Awakening was criticized for its feminist delivery, adultery, immorality, and its attempt to advocate for the repressed women of the 19th cent...   [tags: Biography ]
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Marcellus Shale: Is it Worth the Risk? - You’ve been sick for a while now, but none of your doctors can diagnose your ailment. You want answers, you’re desperate; especially since your condition is not getting any better, it’s steadily declining. You finally find out the cause of your terrible illness, and it makes you feel even worse: it’s your water. A Marcellus Shale drill has contaminated your drinking well and it’s been making you and your family deathly ill. According to the Environmental Studies Capstone, shale is a type of rock that contains fossil fuels....   [tags: wastewater, shale drilling, pollution]
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Evidence Based Course Development in Nursing - A model for evidence based instruction in nursing is discussed. This model delineates method by which evidence based course development can be approached systematically and systematically. Phases and activities inherent in three course development phases - specifically planning, design and application are outlined. Application of the Model for Evidence Based Course Development in Nursing will lead to the institution of a course document that encompasses a core curriculum, a didactic plan and an implementation strategy....   [tags: Nursing Essays] 1643 words
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Developing a Global Payment Data Warehouse - Citigroup PDW: Developing a Global Payment Data Warehouse MIS600 – Information Systems Capstone December 15, 2013   Table of Contents Project Value Statement 3 Project Strategy Statement 4 Figure 1: Sample Weekly Progress Report 5 Cost/Financial Assumptions 6 Success/Risks Criteria 6 System Alternative Assessment 6 Table 1: Citigroup PDW Investment Payback Analysis 9 Table 2: Citigroup PDW Feasibility Matrix 10 Attachment A – Payback Analysis 11 Table 3: Option 1 – Do Nothing Payback Analysis Table 4: Option 2 – Technology Refresh Payback Analysis 13 Table 5: Option 3 – Redevelop Application Payback Analysis 13 References 14 Project Value Statement As one of the nation’s larges...   [tags: Citigroup, methodology, financial data, bank]
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Step to Developing a Research Project - This article’s main focus was prevention of falls through safety interventions. The intervention could be utilized in combination or as one, but in the end the cost was low and the patient fall rate was decreased. The falls was reduced because the problem was identified and they addressed the problem by implementing a safety strategy that would address and correct the problem. The falls rate was reduced within a time frame that was cost effective for the organization. Rognstad, M., Fredheim, O. S., Johannessen, T....   [tags: Reading, Research Question, Hypothesis]
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Steven Spielberg's Adaptation of War Horse - ‘The media we use and the stories they tell help to make us who we are’. - Mastronardi (89) As the formative years of childhood lay the foundational stones of a kid’s future, the transformative energy of children’s literature is something that cannot be ignored. According to Perry Nodelman, literature for children is part of a colonization process that adults play on their own offspring in the same way the Western super powers controlled the Orient. They are spoken for, therefore silenced; their histories are written for them so that they might live accordingly....   [tags: War Horse by Michael Morpurgo]
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Multiple Means of Student Assessment - Question #1 – Education is currently experiencing a major student achievement initiative to reform curricula by remedying the discrepancy between the curricula guide, the instructional plan, and the variety of assessment measures. Why are multiple measures needed to address the full depth and breadth of the expectations for student learning. The current tool used to determine individual student ability, and the effectiveness of schools and school districts, consists of a singular measurement assessment process....   [tags: Teaching] 868 words
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Information Management Questions and Answers - 1) What does information management mean to you. Someone has rightly said, "Information management is a bridge between users and technical implementers, between aspiration and reality, between what's unrealized and what's possible." Information drives the economy. If employees of an organization know the value of information based decision making, it can help the organization drive forward. Information Management is about learning the different aspects of information, technology and people. It is about understanding the user groups, their needs and making a useful product....   [tags: Information Management Essays] 902 words
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Review of Aristotle's Nichomachean Ethics - Aristole’s Nichomachean Ethics is a critically acclaimed piece of literature that has laid the framework for philosophy as we know it today. It is considered to be a historical piece that was the first to address ethics in a unified, clear, and concise manner. The book was translated by F. H. Peters with an introduction by Hye-Kyung Kim. Aristotle was one of the great early philosophers who ventured to speak to humans about how they conducted themselves as they related to others; however, some of Aristotle’s ideologies were debated by his counterparts for hundreds of years....   [tags: Greek Philosophy, All The President's Men] 1379 words
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Developing a Payment Data Warehouse - Citigroup PDW: Developing a Global Payment Data Warehouse MIS600–Information Systems Capstone December 13, 2013   Table of Contents Data Model 3 Entity Model 5 Purge Records 7 Project Costs, Staffing, Resources, Dependencies, and Schedule 8 Scope Change Documetation 10 References 12 Data Model Facts Table The star schema is the essential model of a data warehouse blueprint in which a central fact table or tables containing quantitative procedures of a unitary or transactional environment is/are related to various dimensional tables which contain information used to group and constrain the facts of the fact table(s) in the way of a query....   [tags: Citigroup, bank, payment systems, manager]
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My Air Force Mission - “Dude 14, we’ve just located 10 anti-coalition militia in a bunker located 300 meters from our position. Request an immediate strike on that target!” Imagine hearing those words screamed into your ear and knowing that in the next moment you were about to execute a task that you trained seven years to do. This was my situation during my first combat sortie in Afghanistan. It goes without saying that employing weapons against enemies of the United States comes with a great amount of responsibility....   [tags: Personal Experience Essay] 844 words
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Personal Value Philosophy Paper - The past twenty five years have been brutal in regards to public opinion polls and the attention given to our public officials and their ethical standards. “Several have expressed the belief that our leaders are, at best, self-interested or, at worst, corrupt, thereby contributing to the problem. In addressing the public’s concern, some officials have attempted to explain this “unfortunate situation” by attributing it to a general decline in personal ethics, the inevitable result of increased power and luxury....   [tags: Reflection ]
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Organizational Change: A Dissection - Change is an inevitable part of life involving individuals and organizations. The purpose of this paper is to analyze a significant organizational change. The analysis will explore the change, the reason behind the change, key players, the timeframe, the outcomes, leadership strategies, mistakes made by key players and suggestions to alleviate the mistakes. Identification of Organizational Change The significant change being analyzed is the revamping of the academic portfolio within the University of Northern Colorado’s American Sign Language-English Interpretation (ASLEI) program....   [tags: business, organizational change]
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Year One Reflections - Year One Reflections My first year in the doctoral program challenged me with newfound learning in an exciting environment. I am so pleased I learned new concepts and principles about leadership. Amazingly, I retained the information better because the year involved practical work. I am grateful for the experience because I was introduced to skills applicable to my life. As I reflect on the years learning, I could not be more excited about what is to come next. The Hero’s Journey assignment became a vital assignment with great meaning....   [tags: Personal Experience] 1224 words
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School of Management - In reviewing the personal qualities that have influenced my career as a real estate developer, I would first like to identify those qualities that I have found to be foundational and which have served as guides for my life, both personally and professionally. These foundational qualities include honesty, integrity, dependability and competency. These four qualities are of the utmost importance to the success of one’s professional career and toward the contributed success of the organizations they work for....   [tags: honesty, integrity, dependability, competency] 802 words
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Mobile Maintenance Management - Since the early 2000s the manufacturing industry has trended towards employing preventive maintenance methodologies in production areas in order to maintain a competitive advantage. Industries have used a process called “condition monitoring” to identify critical equipment parameters such as temperature, vibration and visual inspection characteristics such as leaks and abnormal noise to predict and prevent mechanical failure. This process moves the concept of maintenance away from a tactic of “fail and fix” to an optimal approach of “predict and prevent”....   [tags: condition monitoring, mobile computing]
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The Grudge - Lesson Four: Capstone Review (The Grudge) The film I recently watched was The Grudge. The film was filmed entirely in Tokyo where Japanese director Takaghi Shimizu brought the popular Japanese horror stories to the American movie viewers. I went into The Grudge expecting a horror film based on the previews I had seen. When I watched the movie I found it to be quite a bit scary than what the previews had made it to be. So the film held up to its previews, however it was scary I would not rank it very high....   [tags: essays research papers] 494 words
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The Impact of ICT on an Adult in Employment Including the Effect on His/Her Working Style - The Impact of ICT on an Adult in Employment Including the Effect on His/Her Working Style Rapid changes in information and communication technology (ICT) over the last decades have had a radical impact on how today’s organisations work, cooperate and compete. Information systems, Telecommunication and the Internet challenge the thinking on organisational structures and industry boundaries and fuel the debate on globalisation. The growth and subsequent burst of the dot-com bubble demonstrates how firms continue to struggle how to best take advantage of the new technological possibilities....   [tags: ICT Essays] 808 words
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Significance of the Night of the Long Knives for Hitler's Power - Significance of the Night of the Long Knives for Hitler's Power In the interwar years of 1933 to 1939, Europe saw the rise of Nazi Germany, which was to become the capstone of the inter-war period, and led to the eruption of World War II, shattering the fragile peace overseen by the League of Nations. But how did a party that was in a state of political decline manage this. The Nazi regime's advancement was paralleled by the life of its leader, Adolf Hitler, who perfected his oratorical skills and worked for the advancement of the Nazi party....   [tags: Papers] 1420 words
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Zora Neale Hurston - Celebrating the Culture of Black Americans - Zora Neale Hurston - Celebrating the Culture of Black Americans In her life and in her writings, Zora Neale Hurston, with the South and its traditions as her backdrop, celebrated the culture of black Americans, Negro love and pride with a feminine perspective that was uncommon and untapped in her time. While Hurston can be considered one of the greats of African-American literature, it’s only recently that interest in her has been revived after decades of neglect (Peacock 335). Sadly, Hurston’s life and Hurston’s writing didn’t receive notoriety until after her death in 1960....   [tags: Zora Neale Hurston]
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Hawthorne's Young Goodman Brown - Moral and Philosophical Considerations - Young Goodman Brown: Moral and Philosophical Considerations The terror and suspense in the Hawthorne story function as integral parts of the allegory that defines the story's theme. In allegory (a narrative containing a meaning beneath the surface one), there is usually a one-to-one relationship; that is, one idea or object in the narrative stands for only one idea or object allegorically. A story from the Old Testament illustrates this. The pharaoh of Egypt dreamed that seven fat cows were devoured by seven lean cows....   [tags: Free Essays on Young Goodman Brown] 954 words
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The Very Unhappy Ending of Lord of the Flies - The Very Unhappy Ending of Lord of the Flies   William Golding's Lord of the Flies indeed has a happy ending in the literal sense. The boys are rescued as their foolish cruelty reaches its apex by the loving, caring, and matured outside world. On the other hand, by whom and what are the boys rescued. Symbolically, the "happy ending" is exactly the opposite. Far from sacrificing artistic excellence, Golding's ending confirms the author's powerful symbolism. Readers know ample about the boys society and where it heads long before the "rescue." Ralph will be killed and to remain a perpetual gift to the "beastie." The boys' xenophobic view of the beastie is ironically unfounded because the b...   [tags: Lord of the Flies Essays] 835 words
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The Conflicted Japan of Yukio Mishima’s Spring Snow - The Conflicted Japan of Yukio Mishima’s Spring Snow Yukio Mishima was a revolutionary author. His dramatic public suicide is the perfect capstone to a life full of turmoil and unrest. Mishima himself was as conflicted as his many stories and plays, which tend to play out the problem of which direction is Japan heading, and should the nation be developing that way. Mishima romanticized the samurai and nurtured a lifelong affair with traditional Japanese theater. At the same time, he admired the West and studied Western art and literature avidly....   [tags: Spring Snow] 1627 words
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Progress Report Of My Educational and Career Goals - Progress Report Of My Educational and Career Goals I am writing to bring you up to date on the progress that I have made on my educational goals, career goals, goals completed, goals in progress, fie year goals and action steps, ten year goals and actions steps, and potential obstacles to achieving goals. I am confident you will find the results of the report useful for evaluating the progress of my educational and career goals. Educational Goals: Education is extremely important part of my past, present, and future goals....   [tags: Personal Narrative Education ] 1400 words
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Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales: The Parson’s Tale - Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales: The Parson’s Tale The critical acclaim for The Canterbury Tales as a whole is matched by the puzzlement over the work’s conclusion, the “Parson’s Tale” and Chaucer’s retraction. By modern standards, it hardly seems the “merry tale” the Parson promises his audience, and after the liveliness of much of the rest of the Tales, it appears to close the work not with a bang, but a whimper. However, this does not mean that the tale and retraction aren’t worthy of consideration, both independently and in the larger context of Chaucer’s masterpiece....   [tags: Chaucer Canterbury Parson Essays]
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Difficulty Writing an essay at Tertiary Level - Writing an essay at Tertiary level is an extremely difficult process.   Introduction The ability to write a quality piece of writing at the tertiary level is a procedure that does not come easily. As mentioned in Marshall and Rowland (2006, p.195).the complexity of developing a style of writing that is personal and academic while processing and developing thoughts and concepts into a presentable piece of academic writing can be a daunting process ( myself included ). This essay will discuss some of the barriers a student may experience during their writing experience....   [tags: English Writing]
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Democracy is NOT Right for All Nations - Is Democracy the Right Thing For All Nations. No, Democracy is Not Right For All Nations. Merriam-Webster defines the word Democracy as a government by the people, rule of the majority, a government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised by them directly or indirectly through a system of representation usually involving periodically held free elections. It is a government designed for the peoples choice for their ruling of themselves and others within their community or even nation over political, economic, and matters for the well being of their survival....   [tags: Politics Government] 1102 words
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Career Passports and Career Portfolios - Career Passports and Career Portfolios Portfolios have long been used in some professions to showcase professional work and skill. In education, portfolios have also been used for assessment, including self-assessment (Lankes 1995; Pond et al. 1998). Both career portfolios and career passports reflect this dual focus—students assess themselves in the process of developing a product, and the resulting product showcases and documents their experiences and skills. A distinction is sometimes drawn between a portfolio as developmental and a passport as summative (Bridging the Gap 1993)....   [tags: Career Passports Portfolios Essays]
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Agony And The Ecstacy - The Agony and the Ecstacy depicts Michelangelo’s struggle to become the embodiment of Renaissance humanism. In the course of the novel Michelangelo must overcome the interference of his family, religious dogma, political intrigue, papal patronage, military campaigns, and artistic jealousy to realize his artistic ambition. Despite his father’s opposition, twelve-year-old Michelangelo becomes an apprentice, first to painter Ghirlandaio and then to Bertoldo, a sculptor, who directs a school financed by Lorenzo de’ Medici, patron of Florentine art....   [tags: essays research papers] 1845 words
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Personal Statement - I do not want to live a life of complacency. To avoid this, I plan to pursue a career filled with ample opportunities for knowledge expansion. My short-term goal is to work for an innovative company which fosters an environment of constant learning. An example of this type of company is Toyota Motor Corporation. The Toyota Way stresses kaizen, or continuous improvement, which pushes Toyota employees, from CEO to individual line worker, to constantly reevaluate current processes in order to reduce waste and shorten overall time requirements....   [tags: Career Goals, MBA Program] 743 words
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Kellogg EMBA - My short-term (within 5 years) goal is to become Country-Head / CEO of Morningstar’s international business unit in Asia or Latin America, and build it into a profitable and sustainable organization. My long-term (within 10 years) goal is to become a CEO of Morningstar’s international business globally. Personally, I am passionate about teaching, acting, adventure sports and fitness. My personal goals are to run a marathon and to set-up a nonprofit organization in the field of education. Managing a business has always been my passion and the ultimate career goal....   [tags: Professional Goals] 1290 words
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Zora Neale Hurston - Zora Neale Hurston was a phenomenal woman. At the height of her success she was known as the “Queen of the Harlem Renaissance.” She came to overcome obstacles that were placed in front of her. Hurston rose from poverty to fame and lost it all at the time of her death. Zora had an unusual life; she was a child that was forced to grow up to fast. But despite Zora Neale Hurston’s unsettled life, she managed to surmount every obstacle to become one of the most profound authors of the century. Zora Neale Hurston was born January 7, 1891 in Eatonville, Florida, the fifth of eight children to Reverend John Hurston and Lucy Potts Hurston....   [tags: Zora Neale Hurston] 1146 words
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