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Technical Documentation - Technical Documentation The software that will be used for The Castletown High School System will be Microsoft Excel. This is a spreadsheet program that allows the user to carryout calculation and functions by using formulas. The machine should have a printer attached to it so that the users are able to print their work when they are done. The users of the system do not need to be overly good with computers but they do need a basic knowledge of how the system operates. The system has been designed to help those users who are not overly good with computers....   [tags: Computer Science] 564 words
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Project Documentation - Project Documentation Introduction One of the administrative tasks in a hospital is to keep a record of loans to patients of equipment such as wheelchairs and crutches. The patients borrowing the equipment may still be in hospital or they may have been discharged. Records have to be kept of what equipment has been borrowed, by whom and when, and also if any equipment is not available because it is being repaired. You have been asked to create a computer application to replace the present manual one to record the necessary details to enable greater control to be kept and so cut down on loss and wastage....   [tags: Papers] 999 words
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Collection and Documentation of Health History - Collection and Documentation of Health History Purpose of Health record Health history or health record is a systematically created document which stores the complete history of the diseases and physical conditions of the patient. This document gives a chance to the physicians to understand the complete background of patient’s physical health and helps them to plan their further strategy for the treatment of the patient. This document also provides an opportunity to educate medical students and to provide data for medical research (Makoul, 2003)....   [tags: Health Care] 1561 words
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System Elements Documentation - System Elements – Documentation Documentation in any situation is important however, documentation in system development is imperative. Most often a very important, and most times overlooked, task is documenting the internal design of software for the purpose of future maintenance and enhancement. A project plan should identify the type and level of documentation personnel must produce during each step or phase of the project....   [tags: Organization Business Management] 1206 words
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Documentation and Fabrication in Phonography - Documentation and Fabrication in Phonography ABSTRACT: In most general terms, my paper is about the mixture of agendas in the recording industry, where documentation, with its apparently educational implications, becomes difficult to distinguish from a range of distinct, even opposed, goals—which I group under the heading "fabrication." After a few historical remarks, I develop the concept of what I call works of phonography (WPs)—that is, sound-constructs created by the use of recording machinery....   [tags: Music Essays] 6235 words
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Monitoring Students' Difficulties: Response to Intervention Documentation - Federal mandates allows the use of “response to intervention (RTI)” (Bender, 2008, p. 150) documentation as a way to monitor a student’s difficulty with learning in the classroom setting. Therefore, assessments administered to students in the classroom are part of the RTI process. Every student learns differently, and understanding how a student learns can help a teacher differentiate between students who require specific methods of instruction that will enable them to learn, and students who struggle because of a possible disability (Bender, 2008)....   [tags: Education, special education, elementary]
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Schindler's List as An Accurate Documentation of the Holocaust - Schindler's List as An Accurate Documentation of the Holocaust World War II is considered one of the most costly wars in all history. The number of soldiers killed in battle is immense. These soldiers died fighting to protect the free world. This war is also considered one of the most costly wars because of all the people who were killed during the Holocaust. The Holocaust was a tragedy to the people living in Germany and surrounding countries, because of the massive amount of people who were killed....   [tags: Movie Film Essays Jews Nazi History WWII 2]
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mathew brady and the photographic documentation of the civil war - Mathew Brady was the son of Irish immigrants who came to the United States in the late 1830's, later that year they became residents of Saratoga Springs, where they became acquainted with the artist, William Page. Page was a large influence on Brady's artistic lifestyle teaching him trades such as jewel making, case making, and painting. Page took Brady under his wing and they moved to New York where Brady met Samuel F.B. Morse an artist who instructed Page in earlier days. Morse began the new art of photography, which his friend Daguerre from Europe had just began....   [tags: essays research papers] 330 words
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The Entertainment Fields - The Entertainment Fields In this literature review, I wil attempt to explain the wealth of opportunities available to technical communicators in the electronics entertainment industry due to the changing nature of video game the technical communication and electronics entertainment fields. I believe an abundance of opportunities exist for technical communicators in the video game industry because the industry itself is stil rather young and poselopingnorms. Documentation and information organization are an integral part of video ga me construction....   [tags: Technology Video Games Papers]
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Payroll System Implementation - Payroll System Implementation Missing Images This report will first examine the Testing Process Summary. This will include a definitive test plan which will identify the major functions of the systems software and hardware to be tested as well as the required system outcomes. Secondly, the installation process and training plan summary will be identified. For this portion of the writing, a Gantt chart will be used to identify the steps and related resources needed to implement the system. A narrative explanation that will discuss the impacts of time and conversion will be included....   [tags: Payroll Software Technology]
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System Implementation And Support - Coding The coding process will change program logic into specific instructions that can be executed by computers. In small programs this work can be done by one or two programmer and in large programs this task may be divided into section that can be handled by different groups. If the program was carefully written this process should be a simple process where the logical functions are translated into program code. Other programs were written to tie our student user population into the Active Directory forest....   [tags: Computer Technology Programming] 1018 words
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Implementation of iPad for Electronic Charting - Background Nurses have long been known for their attention to patient care. The reason many nurses have entered this profession is due to their desire to care for people. The overwhelming responsibilities of documentation, chart reviews, verifying orders and medications, monitoring lab results, among others, leaves the direct care of the patient to another, possibly unqualified, staff member. Bolton, Gassert, and Cipriano (2008) estimate that a mere 23-30% of a nurse’s day is spent providing care to a patient....   [tags: Nursing]
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Occupational Therapy - An occupational therapist is a trained and licensed health care professional who can make a complete evaluation of the impact of disease on the activities of the patient at home and in work situations. Hobbies and recreational activities are considered when an assessment is made. The most generally accepted definition of occupational therapy is that it is an activity, physical or mental, that aids in a patient’s recovery from disease or injury. The Occupational therapist takes a history from the patient by conducting a thorough interview....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Impact of Time Wastage on Employees - The purpose to the study is to investigate that time which is considered not to be less than money, when sales force is involved in activities of extra unnecessary documentation The time wastage leads to employee low morale, more absenteeism, high job dissatisfaction and low organizational commitment. Due to time wastage in extra documentation activities the performance of employee decreases which directly effect on firm productivity and profitability. The research study is basically based on quantitative research technique....   [tags: Business Management]
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The Long Shadow of Little Rock: The Story of Elizabeth Eckford - In 1950's America, there was a uprising that would sculpt the world into the place we now inhabit. The particular event in question is one concerning the black communities plight in 1950's America, with names such such as Rosa Parks, Emmett Till and (most importantly), Elizabeth Eckford Heading the list of names who took a stand, and, in turn, made America the place it is today. As the years went by, details of the many riots the segregation incurred were documented. The focus of this essay will be on a particular documentation titled 'The Long Shadow of Little Rock', a book published in 1962 on what happened to Elizabeth Eckford in Little Rock, Arkansas....   [tags: Civil Rights, ] 610 words
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Preparing For A Cruise Vacation - Preparing for a Tropical Cruise Vacation Vacationing to certain tropical destinations might require more than what you think. After making reservations for the Cruise accommodations and flight arrangements you would think the tough part is over. I personally had no idea that going to the Bahamas would require more than valid state identification. I soon realized that I not only had to prepare for my financial needs, wardrobe attire, but also have proper documentation to go on the Cruise. First, you must figure out how much money or what type of credit cards or money can be used at the ports and on the ship....   [tags: essays research papers] 431 words
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Skill in Presenting Information Both Orally and in Writing - Skill in presenting information both orally and in writing. During my tenure with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and especially in my current position, a substantial part of my duties has required strong skills in presenting information both orally and in writing. As an example of my oral communication skills, I was selected by the office Director to be a presenter at an NCI symposium on the documentation of cancer research. This symposium was designed to inform cancer researchers about the new methods of cancer documentation within the NCI guidelines....   [tags: essays research papers] 336 words
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First-hand Accounts of Sarah Good's Salem Witchcraft Trial - The Salem witchcraft trials of 1692 in Salem, Massachusetts can be considered a horrendous period in American history, yet is also viewed as the turning point in what was considered acceptable in a contemporary society. In a documentation of a trial against a woman named Sarah Good, the reader is able to see the way in which such an accusation was treated and how society as a whole reacted to such a claim. Sarah Good fell victim to the witchcraft hysteria because she was different, and that fear of her divergence from the Puritan lifestyle led to her eventual demise....   [tags: American History] 719 words
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Riordan Manufacturing HR System: Architecting and implementing a more sophisticated, state-of-the-art Information System - Riordan Manufacturing HR System: Architecting and implementing a more sophisticated, state-of-the-art Information System PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION Interaction with Managers and Users Before beginning a preliminary investigation, a memo or an e-mail message would be sent out to managers and employees to know about the investigation and explain my role as a systems analyst. I would meet with key managers, users, and IT staff to describe the project, explain my responsibilities, answer questions, and invite comments....   [tags: HR System Business] 1539 words
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Practicum Project: Creating a Women and Infants Clinical Summary Screen - Practicum Project: Creating a Women and Infants Clinical Summary Screen The adoption of clinical information systems is one way that healthcare organizations are making an effort to improve patient safety, provide a means to exemplify regulatory compliance, and facilitate exchange of patient information between care providers (Kirkley & Stein, 2004; Nadzam, 2009). To achieve this goal, Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJH) recently implemented a new CPOE/clinical documentation system. One of the objectives of the new system was to give bedside clinicians a standardized electronic tool, known as the Clinical Summary, for bedside shift hand-off reporting....   [tags: Project Plan] 2010 words
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The eBlackChampaign-Urbana Website - The history of African-Americans in Champaign-Urbana has gone virtual. A new project, called eBlackChampaign-Urbana, is working to bring together the documentation of this important history online to find new ways to celebrate, remember and use it into the present and future. The eBlackChampaign-Urbana website (http://www.eBlackCU.net) features digitized newspaper clippings, photographs, church programs, obituaries, research papers, scrapbooks, maps and more on the local African-American experience....   [tags: Local History] 902 words
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Executive Summary: Kai Technology - Executive Summary Kai Technology is dedicated to providing our clients with the highest quality IT services in a cost-effective and timely manner. We recognize the importance of finding the right solution that meets the unique needs of your business. We build solutions that will help solve your problems, improve your bottom line and give you a true ROI. KAI Technology will provide the following services under this agreement: • Network Maintenance Services • Network Documentation • Scheduled Onsite Support Services • Service Call Network Maintenance Services - We take responsibility in providing the most secure and stable IT environment for your specific business needs....   [tags: Information Technology] 1462 words
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Healthcare Delivery Issues - The purpose of this paper is to discuss how Electronic Medical Records (EMR), affects healthcare delivery. I will discuss the positives and negatives this issue has on healthcare and how it effects the cost and quality for healthcare services. In addition, I will identify any potential trade-offs to cost or quality. Lastly, I will discuss how the EMR affects my job as well as any challenges or opportunities this issue presents. Electronic Patient Data affects on Healthcare delivery In 2009 President Obama, through the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, pledged to provide incentives to the nation’s physicians and hospitals to convert to an electronic healthcare system in attempt to improve the quality of care and reduce cost (Freudenheim, 2010)....   [tags: Healthcare, argumentative, persuasive]
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Falls Among Older Persons with Dementia - “Fall may be defined as an unexpected event in which the person comes to rest on the ground, floor, or lower level” (Struksness, Lindström, Lord, Slaasletten, Johansson, et al., 2011). In older populations, falls are quite common, but with a mental illness such as dementia, the problem is worsened. This cross-sectional study showed that the most common causes of falls reported by nursing staff were individual factors like physical impairment and mental impairment. Background: Falls are a common cause of death for people over the age of 65....   [tags: Healthcare]
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Electronic Medical Records and Charting - Electronic Medical Records and Charting Today’s healthcare is changing, and more hospitals are commencing to go paperless using computers for both medical records and charting. Computers are widely accepted, in personal and professional settings. It is an essential requirement for computer literacy. Numerous advances in technology during the past decade require that nurses not only be knowledgeable in nursing skills but also to become educated in computer technology. While electronic medical records (EMR’s) and charting can be an effective time management tool, some questions have been asked on how exactly this will impact the role and process of nursing, and the ultimate effects on patient safety and confidentiality....   [tags: Medical Technology ]
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Learning Disability Transitions - Transitioning from high school to college is a rough time for anyone. There are tests to pass applications to fill out and scores to send in. An increasingly common graduation requirement is the achievement of passing scores on an exit exam, otherwise known as high stakes testing. Huge decisions have to be made by students graduating high school and they are even rougher for students with Learning disabilities. According to the No Child Left Behind Act, signed in by George W. Bush, schools are required to give these high stakes tests in order to document their academic progress....   [tags: education]
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IT Security - Denial of service (DoS)- This type of attack occurs when a hacker overloads a server or network device with numerous IMCP (Internet Control Message Protocol) ping requests, such that it is unable to respond to valid requests. By updating to the latest service pack and applying security patches, you can minimize the threat of DoS attacks by reducing the vulnerabilities in the TCP/IP network protocol. Although disabling ICMP can remove valuable troubleshooting tools, it can effectively remove the possibility of DoS attacks....   [tags: Computers and Security]
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Total Quality Management - Total Quality Management The emergence of the global marketplace demands that a company act on a global scale to be competitive. Competing on this level requires that a company provide a superior product and superior service. Companies desiring to achieve international quality status now have a manufacturing, quality control, and documentation standard in which to strive. ISO 9000 is the implemented international process management baseline for which all participating organizations will adhere....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework Essays]
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Implementation Phase of Communication Assets Project (CAP) - Implementation Phase of Communication Assets Project (CAP) Abstract This paper discusses the implementation phase of the Communications Assets Project (CAP) Software Configuration Management (SCM). CAP is an interoperable communications inventory software package. The project manager for CAP has asked for an analysis for software configuration management. This paper includes the six major activities: coding, testing, installation, documentation, training and support. This document is a discussion on the transition from the design phase to the implementation phase....   [tags: Software Technology] 1536 words
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The Italian Anatomist Gabriel Fallopius - Gabriel Fallopius was one of the most noteworthy and respected Italian anatomists of the sixteenth century. He was known as many things during his life time. Although, to this day, he is well known for many of the great discoveries he encountered. During his lifetime of the 16th century, many people didn’t know much about the inside of today’s reproductive system, how they looked like, or what they were. Gabriel Fallopius inspired so many of his students to continue researching in the medical field who later became famous medical professionals....   [tags: Gabriel Fallopius, Anatomists, history, ]
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Managerial Problems With The Performance Review Process - Managerial Problems with the Performance Review Process Most employees do not look forward to performance reviews neither do managers like to give them. But in today's companies, performance reviews are a necessary tool. They are used to promote employees, to compensate for jobs well done, and most of all, to allow for the employee to know how well they perform. Due to poor performance reviews, many employees are terminated each year....   [tags: Management Employee Training] 1017 words
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Bluetooth - COPYRIGHT INFORMATION Soldat and all the file formats the program produces are Copyright (C) 2001-04 Michal Marcinkowski. All rights reserved. ===================================================== ANTI-HACK PROTECTION Because of the Anti-Cheat protection system used in Soldat you cannot use any hack tools like: memory finders, trainers, packet editors, hex editors and disassemblers while Soldat is running. It is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED to CLOSE all programs running in the background while Soldat is on....   [tags: essays research papers] 445 words
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crisis - The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 presents an integrated, comprehensive record of U.S. decisionmaking during the most dangerous U.S.-Soviet confrontation in the nuclear era. Some 3,400 unique records relevant to the crisis, totalling approximately 17,500 pages, are reproduced in the microfiche. Much of the documentation focuses on U.S. decisionmaking during what Robert Kennedy called the "Thirteen Days" of the missile crisis—from McGeorge Bundy's October 16, 1962 briefing of President Kennedy on the discovery of Soviet missiles in Cuba to Nikita Khrushchev's October 28 decision to withdraw the weapons....   [tags: essays research papers] 485 words
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Legalize Euthanasia - Euthanasia is very controversial topic in the world today. Euthanasia, by definition, is the act of killing someone painlessly ,especially someone suffering from an incurable illness. Many people find euthanasia morally wrong, but others find people have control over thier own bodies and have a right to die. A solution to this problem is to have the patient consent to euthansia and have legal documentation of the consent. Euthanasia and assisted suicide is a rising controversial problem in the world....   [tags: Euthanasia]
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Who Was The True Shakespeare? - The Shakespeare name is known by almost everyone. The true identity of the great writer is still a mystery. There isn’t a single picture to portray the true identity of Shakespeare. When you look at the pictures they are different and resemble someone else. We know that he was a well educated business man, knowledgeable in the law and Royalty just for starters. The man credited with the works doesn’t poses these qualities. Over the years, more people ask the same question, who was the true Shakespeare....   [tags: Biography ]
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Evaluating Compliance Strategies in Medical Billing and Coding - In the medical billing and coding process there are several steps. In the medical billing process physicians prepare and sign documentation of the patients visit. The next step is to post the medical codes and transactions of the patients visit in the practice management program and to prepare claims. The process used to generate claims must comply with the rules imposed by federal and state laws as well as with payer requirements. Claims that are correct help to reduce the chance of an investigation of the practice for fraud and also the risk of liability if an investigation does occur (Valerius, Bayes, Newby & Seggern, 2008)....   [tags: Healthcare]
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Due Process Procedures - The law of due process simply mean educators accused of something have protection. The protection should be fair and reasonable to balance social concern such as government affair and criminal behavior. The employee rights originated from state and federal constitutional provisions, statues, and regulations. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects educators employed in private or public schools (Oliva, 2009). In addition, the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment protects educators from discrimination; amended in 1972 to include educational institutions (Dhanoa and Kleiner, 2000)....   [tags: Justice System ]
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Informatics In The Healthcare Industry - Informatics in the Clinical Area Informatics has affected many areas of the medical field. Informatics has improved the field by “helping people to revisualize and redesign their information management and knowledge management skills and learn new ways of using clinical data to mange clinical practice and patient care” (McLane & Turley, 2011). The purpose for this paper is to explore informatics in streamlining paperwork, provide decision support tools, and review contribution that is made towards patient safety....   [tags: Information Technology]
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The Case of Susan - Susan is a freshman enrolled at your small private university. She hopes to graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, majoring in visual arts and maybe someday attend graduate school for a master’s in fine arts. Although Susan is an art major, she is required to take two English courses that require a great deal of writing. Susan reveals to you that she has an Auditory Processing Disorder. You learned in your EDCEP 853 College Students with Special Needs course that a person with an auditory processing disorder periodically experiences an inability to process verbal information....   [tags: Case Study]
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Accounting Systems - Accounting Systems In accounting systems, certain controls are needed to ensure that employees are doing their jobs properly and ensure that the system runs properly. These checks are in the best interest of the organization. These controls come in the form of internal and external controls for the system. The internal controls are the checks that are placed in the system by the company's own management and directors. Today more and more companies are moving from the manual accounting systems to computerized accounting information systems....   [tags: Business Management]
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Job Description Analysis - Job Description Analysis Introduction With the changing responsibilities of today’s human resource Personnel, one of the main functions that needs redress is the accuracy of the documentation pertaining to Job Descriptions, Performance Standards, and performance Evaluations or appraisals. In many organizations these documents are either outdated or non-existent. With the adoption of recent regulatory provisions, compliance to these regulations has becomes a major concern to HR departments everywhere....   [tags: Human Resource Resources] 690 words
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Four Core IT Applications Paper - Four Core IT Applications Paper Technology is derived from the Greek word tekne, meaning an art or craft. Logia is an area of study; thus technology is the study or science of crafting. Clinical information technologies are changing the way healthcare is delivered. Networks of delivery systems and health plans are being created by research organizations to support innovation and the advancement of technologies in healthcare. This clinical information technology is leaning towards "prevention-oriented, consumer driven model of healthcare....   [tags: Technology Innovation IT] 1418 words
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Solving the Foreclosure Crisis - While America’s economy continues a very slow recovery from one of our nations most pronounced recessions, many look at the foreclosure crisis in the real estate market and understand that the over-all economic health of this country will not be completely on track until foreclosure rates have come back in line to a more standard historical rate. The housing market and its current failures lie at the base of a so far lack luster recovery of our economy. While the Federal Government can claim to have created a program, Home Affordable Modification Program or HAMP, to help stem the tide of the new foreclosures that continue to flood the market, a closer look at this programs failures and the lack of other government intervention give us an idea of why our foreclosure problem continues to grow....   [tags: Foreclosures, ] 1239 words
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How to Solve the Foreclosure Crisis - How to solve the foreclosure crisis. If one looks at the existing foreclosure epidemic we can logically find a solution. What would be the logical solution if there were not underlying parties to take into consideration such as; private mortgage insurance, investors, government backed guidelines, borrowers’ nuances, property values and finally call centers, employees that are not trained properly and overseas servicers. If we take the above out of the picture and get back to logic we have a couple of options, a borrower can decide if they would like to modify their loan or if a short sale is a better option....   [tags: Economics, Mortgage, Housing Crisis] 1001 words
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The Foreclosure Crisis - The foreclosure crisis has become a wave, afflicting neighborhoods of every type. This problem must be addressed before it ruins more families, neighborhoods, and bank accounts. There are several things the United States government can do without notably adding to the ever-increasing budget deficit. In the first section of this essay, I will propose following New York’s Governor David Paterson’s method of dealing with the foreclosure crisis. Following that, I will explore alternatives to the Treasury department’s plan to “shame” lenders into doing a better job as well as ways to deal with the paperwork that confuse so many homeowners....   [tags: Economics] 1425 words
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Three Street Works - In the printed context of 0 TO 9, Three Street Works’ multiple identities (as a document but also a poem) are not so out of the ordinary. It reproduces some of the same flexibility ascribed to the medium of poetry by Acconci and Mayer themselves. Although 0 TO 9 also published numerous works in language in its pages that its editors may or may not have thought of as poetry, Three Street Works actually resembled the most conventionally poetic of its contents. The capitalized title next to Burton’s name signifies the page’s status as such, as this is how other poems in the meticulously designed magazine were presented....   [tags: Theater] 720 words
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Environmental Law and Sustainable Development in the Toothfish Fishery of Heard Island and McDonald Island. - Introduction: This paper will examine legal frameworks utilized by Australia to address overfishing in the Southern Ocean, specifically the Patagonian toothfish fishery around Heard Island and McDonald Islands, which is expected to potentially collapse within several years because of illegal fishing. This area is within Australia’s Exclusive Economic Zone but is more than 4,000 kilometers from the nearest port, thus placing it far beyond the range of regulators and law enforcement. The area is also within the Southern Ocean, which falls under international legal frameworks, specifically the Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources and the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Seas....   [tags: Ecology]
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Installing Additional RAM In a Desktop Computer - Owning a desktop PC can be a rewarding experience that is long-lasting. Many PC users do not know how to perform their own hardware upgrades and repairs. Users can increase the lifespan and performance of their desktop PC with simple hardware upgrades. It requires a small amount of knowledge to be capable of upgrading many of the key components inside of a computer. A large portion of users are scared of opening a PC to perform a repair or upgrade. Computer upgrades are usually very simple, and there is very little to be scared of....   [tags: Computing] 1195 words
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Porting Embedded Xinu to an Alternative Architecture - ABSTRACT In this paper we discuss porting the Embedded Xinu operating system (OS) to the 8-bit Arduino Mega 1280 due to its ability to meet several constraints. A 64-bit Linux environment and associated tools are used to develop Xinu for the AVR. The steps to port Xinu can be split into several different steps. The final Xinu image for the Arduino is 35 KB in size without any compiler optimizations. We discovered interesting features of the platform such as the division of SRAM and are in a position to improve compatibility with existing Xinu files....   [tags: Information Technology]
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The Food and Drug Adminstration - The Food and Drug Administration Over the last one hundred and eighty years, The United States has had numerous kinds of, chemist, doctors, politicians and concerns citizens that came together to form different types of groups and agencies to oversee consumer products and meet minimal guidelines. Over the decades the guidelines have become stricter with emphasis on intense processing and regulations on consumer products. During these early years, there were no federal agencies to protect the citizens from bad consumer products....   [tags: Government]
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Putting Research into Practice - According to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in 2000, states there is an estimate of over a million injuries and nearly 100,000 deaths annually attributed to medical errors. The report differentiates between active and latent errors. Active errors occur where the frontline of the effects are noticed immediately. Latent errors result from system failures, and tend to be distant from the direct control of frontline individuals (Harrington, 2009). Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) systems are the latest tool used in relation to patient safety....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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File Transfer Protocol - Introduction As the use of computers is on the rise, the understanding of networks and how they interact with computers becomes a necessity for its end users. One of the pieces that allow the interaction of computers and networks is the protocol. According to Merriam-Webster dictionary, a protocol is essentially a set of rules that define how computers communicate with other computers over a network (Merriam-Webster). There are many protocols that presently exist (e.g. HyperText Transfer Protocol, Internet Protocol), but one of the most useful protocols to users who have the desire of sharing files with one another may just be the File Transfer Protocol, or FTP....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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A Classic Folly - Introduction Scholars agree that reward systems are pivotal. Unfortunately some companies fail to engage in a system that works. Some managers, still don’t get it, and the “…folly of rewarding A, while hoping for B” continues (Kerr 1995). Employees learn that succeeding at stated goals makes little or no difference. Explanation of a Problem At a previous employer, my manager, was climbing the rank of the corporate ladder. The contracts department was small and as the company expanded so did the department....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Foreclosures - Introduction The American Dream is often thought of owning a home and is a motto so to speak that Americans have lived by since their countries inception. Government agencies and lenders have always been striving to create affordable housing for all (Immergluck and Smith, 2006; Whalen, 2008). In recent years, the subprime market has allowed many to live the American Dream who could not prior. However the subprime market has proved very unstable in the face of price depreciation and a recession, causing a glut of foreclosures....   [tags: Financial Crisis, Mortgage Market] 2518 words
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