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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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The Core Six: Essential Strategies for Achieving Excellence - The first book I read as part of my Capstone experience is The Core Six: Essential Strategies for Achieving Excellence written by Harvey F. Silver, R. Thomas Dewing, and Matthew J. Perini. In this book, the authors discuss 6 key strategies for teachers and educational leaders can use to better help students with the “demands of the Common Core.” (Silver, 2012) These strategies are designed to help students with the standards in English, Social Studies, Science, and any other technical subject in any educational level....   [tags: my Capstone experience, Silver, Dewing, Perini]
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Foodborne Illness Diseases - ... This also means that water is not always safe to drink. European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control states that some Escherichia Coli strains are able to produce a toxin that could produce serious infection(parag.1).To sum up, Escherichia Coli is harmful to humans. Shigella is a foodborne illness that is harmful to society. Kidshealth from Nemours claims that Shigella are bacteria that can infect the digestive tract and cause a wide range of symptoms. Some of these symptoms include diarrhea, cramping, and nausea(parag.1)....   [tags: capstone research paper]
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Volunteering as a Senior - ... Moving the patient to different positions will solve the problem of pressure sores. A person who is paralyzed in their legs may need different adjustments and treatments as to were if someone who is paralyzed in the arm (“Caring for the Paralyzed”). Young Williams The other big part of my Capstone is volunteering at Young Williams Animal Shelter. I will be helping mainly with socializing, cleaning, teaching, and making sure the animals find a proper home. The biggest reason animals are rescued is because they are being abused....   [tags: personal narrative] 1121 words
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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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The Use of Sources to Justfy a Study's Research Problem - ... 67, 2012). I have a myriad of articles where by these methods have been used. Articles that I have read include, but are not limited to, “Transformational Leadership Characteristics Necessary for Today’s Leaders in Higher Education.” by L. M. Basham (2013) and “Examining the Invisibility of Girl-to-Girl Bullying in Schools: A Call to Action” by Suzanne SooHoo (2009). What I found to be interesting is Suzanne SooHoo used her personal experiences in this journal by citing her own publications as resources....   [tags: experience, citations, deficiencies]
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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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Music and Memory: The Impression of the Soul - ... For my capstone I wanted to test individuals that fall into the age range of young adults and teenagers and comprehend whether or not music, would impact their memory depending on whether I play classical or recent pop music for them. If playing music in class while students work would help students perform finer in school, than standardized test scores could move up and graduation rates would have the opportunity to increase. Music and its affect all originated from neuroscience. Using modern technology, we are able to document this from an M.R.I....   [tags: expression of feelings] 2000 words
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Compare and Contrast the Rise and Fall of Mesopotamia and Egypt - ... These texts which are usually used to study for AP tests were particularly helpful in making sure I got the right dates down. This was one of the things I worried about profusely due to the fact that there were several different dates for the rise and fall of both Empires on many different sites in which were all legitimate websites. This issue persiste was one that put a halt in my research for a while. After that was solved I had to find things that were both similar and different about both Empires....   [tags: world history, ancient civilizations] 1624 words
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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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Design and Simulate a Gas Dehydration Unit for the Pilot Plant at CNA-Q - ... Compressed natural gas (CNG) is used in rural homes without connections to piped-in public utility services, or with portable cylinders. Natural gas is also supplied by independent natural gas suppliers through Natural Gas Choice programs in the European countries. The following pie chart indicates the uses of natural gas in various sectors worldwide. 2.2 Natural Gas in Qatar The natural gas in Qatar covers a large portion of the world supply of natural gas. According to Oil & Gas Journal, as of January 1, 2011, reserves of natural gas in Qatar were measured at approximately 896 trillion cubic feet (25.4 trillion cubic meters) (Kukemelk, n.d., para....   [tags: chemical processing technology]
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How the Red Scare Influence Arthur Miller's Book on the Salem Witch Trial - ... Although “The anti communist hysteria of the early 1950s was actually the second Red Scare of the United States.”(Fitzgerald 16), “the first occurred after a revolution in Russia in October of 1917”(Fitzgerald 16), the country reacted in greater fear than the the first time as proved “In New York City, 11,000 police and detectives were kept on twenty-four-hour duty, guarding all federal, state, city, and county buildings, as well as the Stock Exchange and the homes of prominent men.” (Murray 116) showing how much hysteria had invaded the government and the people....   [tags: rights, freedom, government]
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How I Got to Write my Book: Letters From a Middle Eastern - Defining Goals I love to write, I express my emotions towards a certain topic through writing, which lead me to the idea of writing a book. My goal for this capstone was to write a book that will explain real life experiences of people who battled hardships in their lives. I hoped to learn from these people's hardships, so it could help me battle my hardships, and to help all the readers overcome all the hardships in their lives. My goal was to interview people, write down their stories, type their stories, put it into one book, bind the book, and give my book to people to read, so they can understand the hardships of people living in the Middle East....   [tags: personal goals and achievements]
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Reflections of OMDE 670, the Most Important Course of My Masters' Program - ... Consequently, it caused a slight disconnect in my cumulative knowledge. However, as in supervision, learned in DEPM 604, clear directions are important and more significant when followed or instilled in the learner. This is also my practice and why my interest is to prepare new learners to the online infrastructure. I also constantly tell freshman; although not practiced myself in this program, no one is going to lead you by the hand, you must show initiative and create your own learning, find techniques and strategies that work for you, employ them from the beginning of your educational career....   [tags: empathy theory, learning, graduae] 1119 words
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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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The History of Money and Banking in the United States - Introduction This capstone project organizes and discusses the history of money and banking in the United States. With the current debates on the Federal Reserve’s Quantitative Easing policy, the climate of hostility in Washington over what role the federal government should play in the economy, it only makes since to take a look back at the history of money and banking in the United States. In order understand the past, so that we may create a more prosperous future. With the broad scope and breadth of this subject, a major question was asked to narrow the subject: What has caused booms and busts in the past and how or can we prevent them....   [tags: economy, federal reserve, policy] 1723 words
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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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Master of Computer Science at the University of Calgary - STATEMENT OF PURPOSE Secure yet Unsecure, is an age that we live in. However, in today’s time of information and digital media, vulnerabilities will happen. Valuable assets cannot be hidden forever, nor can any locks prevent its theft. At some point, because of the vulnerabilities existing in our system, the secrets and our data will be accidentally revealed or actively discovered or unintentionally be given away by someone we trust. My passion to secure the cyber environment drives me intensely to research and delve deeper into the flaws and vulnerabilities and find their infallible remedies....   [tags: statement of purpose] 1157 words
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My Work as an Interaction between Art and Technology -    Situated on the top floor, the art classroom rarely has visitors. In the largely emptied room, a boy sits in the corner, surround by paint, brushes, and any art supply one can think of. Hands covered in dry paint and deeply immersed in his work, only here can he be himself. He spent most of his highschool times in this room. During that period he decided to pursue a career in art. Back in my cube, designing away at the new graphic user interface, I recall when I dreamed of becoming an artist....   [tags: statement of purpose] 575 words
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Loyola University School of Education Graduate School Entrance Essay - Graduate Student Personal Statement for Loyola University I truly hope that you will take my application into consideration for the Loyola University Maryland School of Education. Teaching and education is a passion of mine and I feel that this graduate program will help me hone my skills to become a well-rounded and effective educator. I bring to the table experience in academic research and applied experience as an employee of the Harford County Public Schools. Just this month, I graduated from Washington College with a Bachelor of Arts in American Studies....   [tags: Social Studies, Disability, Teaching] 872 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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Career Report on a Certified Nurse´s Aid (CNA) - Instead of discussing a primary career choice and a secondary career choice, I will be providing information on my short term career goal, along with my long term career goal. Given that I am already working in the health care field, there are still a lot of things that I am not allowed to do because I am not certified yet. So I must get my feet wet by being a Certified Nurse’s Aide so that I may do any necessary things in order to help facilitate the residents further. A Certified Nurse’s Aide (CNA) does a lot of day-to-day care with each and every patient....   [tags: course, admission, program]
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The Key to Buiness Success: A Great Team - I wasn’t sure what to expect from this capstone class. I was sure what I wanted some knowledge and tools that I could apply to my current and future jobs. The biggest thing I learned was how much strategic management has to do with whom you choose to hire and work with. Of course now it seems obvious as companies are made from people, not strategic plans and tactical operations. My perception was that this class would teach me more about business when choosing new products to develop, investment opportunities, and more tangible focused strategies....   [tags: management, hire, work, operations] 568 words
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Social Media Increases Cititizen's Engagement in Local Government - Civic engagement is challenging to achieve in a culture where individuals no longer assemble around mutual public spaces, such as a town hall or school board meeting. It is becoming more difficult for governments and elected leaders to reach citizens who divide their time between a variety of social groups, various activities, travel and more (Crowdsourcing.org, 2011). Social media are efficient tools used to reach citizens seeking alternative methods to participating in governance. Using social media at the local level seems to offer the promise of increased citizen engagement reaching citizens on a common platform and allowing for citizen comments (Hand & Ching, 2011) The evolution of soci...   [tags: facebook, feedback, communication] 917 words
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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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Why I Want to Get My MBA - Personal start:- When I was 8 year old I scored 100 out of 100 marks in Mathematics and when my class teacher announced the results whole class stood and clapped, I can never forget that overwhelming moment in my life, I was so happy and contended, and that day I understood the importance of education in life. My parents couldn’t study after high school due to financial restrictions but they always taught me importance of higher education to imagine and pursue goals. My family has been extremely supportive throughout the journey and has constantly motivated me to realize my potential to the fullest extent by providing conducive environment for studying and encouraging me in my endeavors....   [tags: statement of purpose] 1090 words
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A Shift to Handson Curriculum for Engineering - The proposed shift in engineering curriculum with focus on technology assisted teaching/learning process is integrated into interdisciplinary activity in a central facility. In this centre, the student will have access to state of the art knowhow on consumer and commercial products for acquiring hands on experience. The resulting process of learning through practice will adequately train his mind to reflect on what he learnt and how to progress further. The student will begin to align his thinking process to appreciate current status in different fields of engineering and use the tools to find solutions that meet tomorrow’s industry and societal needs....   [tags: interdisciplinary, industrial, technology] 713 words
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Ritual Use of Cacao in Maya Civilization - ... By around AD 250 (the Classic period), the lowland Maya flourished in major cities (Uxmal, Kabah, Chichén Itzá, and Copán), developing their art, architecture, and writings (hieroglyphs), where the Maya depicted ritual activities in which cacao was present (Coe and Coe 1996). After AD 600, during the Late Classic period, tall ceramic cylinders were in use as containers for cacao, as well as for the preparation of the frothy, chocolate drink that was so desired by the Maya elite (Coe and Coe 1996)....   [tags: ceremony, religion, feasting] 1897 words
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How North Korea became a Cruel Country - ... [1] The Korean People's Army boasts “an estimated 1.2 million people, or about 4 percent of the population” (Sonneborn 68-69). [4] Serving in the army, “one in five of all Korean men age 17 to 54 are active soldiers” (Gifford 4). Both men and women are obliged to serve a minimum of three to four years in the military. [2] With “more than seven million additional North Koreans...in the army reserves,” North Korea's military is an acute fighting force. Indefinitely these reserves reside in militia groups stationed in diminutive municipalities until they are called to duty....   [tags: japan, communism, hostile]
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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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Integrating Gaming Elements in the Classroom - ... (Richardson, 2012), before the students are at the stage to build games they should be able to play existing games to certain levels to learn the process of building their own games. The games built will be used to teach other students the concept that they learnt. Similar to objectives being created based on unit topic the teachers will create themes and then structure specific quests for these themes. These quests include questions or scenarios which should pose as a challenge for the students in a game-based style....   [tags: educational institutions, learning, web sites]
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Obtaining a Degree in Information Management - ... MSIM program at iSchool will help me build competencies in these areas and extend my professional experience in meaningful ways. Being able to use innovative ideas honed by technical and business knowledge to build Information Structures of organizations is something that appeals to me and ‘Information Architecture & Organization’ specialization helps me do just that. The program is inter-disciplinary and is perfectly aligned with my interests. Courses like ‘Information Systems and Modeling Using XML’, ‘Enterprise Systems Analysis and Design’ and ‘Information Retrieval Systems’ will inculcate necessary technical and information concepts in me to achieve my career goals....   [tags: degree, program, leadership, team] 1018 words
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