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Technology, Social Media, And Their Affect On Long-distance Relationships - With recent advancements in technology (e-mail, phone, text, social media, and video conference), couples can manage and maintain their relationship with a simple touch of a button. Foremost, communication through technology is important to couples involved in long-distance relationships (LDRs), as the demand for relational development requires constant attention. The term “long-distance relationship” can often carry a negative association for those seeking love. There is a perception that geographical distance will prevent a strong and happy relationship from developing; however, it does not deter all couples from staying together....   [tags: Facebook's Affect on Long-Distance Relationships]
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Long Distance Relationships in College - “Long-distance relationships in college.” Does that sound frightening, or does it sound like a poorly stated joke. Many people believe that long distance relationships are the sole thing that you do not get yourself into when going off to college. You choose your university, you choose your sorority or fraternity, you choose your classes, and you chose your major, but whatever you do you should never choose to be in a long-distance relationship when pursuing higher education. For many newly dubbed “adults,” college life entails a world full of partying, studying, hooking up, and experimenting (whatever that may entail)....   [tags: couples, college life, relationship]
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Long Distance Relationships in College - “Long-distance relationships in college.” Does that sound frightening, or does it sound like a poorly stated joke. Many people believe that long distance relationships are the sole thing that you do not get yourself into when going off to college. You choose your university, you rush your sorority or fraternity, you enroll into your classes, and you select your major, but whatever you do you should never choose to be in a long-distance relationship when pursuing higher education. For many newly dubbed “adults,” the spectacular college life contains a world full of partying, studying, hooking up, and experimenting (whatever that may entail)....   [tags: Couples, commitment]
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Effects of a Long-Distance Relationship - When I moved from New York to Texas I left behind the most important thing: love. I had been dating Franky for a year when I up and moved south. It was a really sad parting for us both, but we decided to continue our relationship as long-distance to see how it would work out. However, I knew deep down that it would not last very long. Long-distance relationships are hard, and the chances of them failing are great. Needless to say, the odds were not in our favor and our relationship ended four months afterwards....   [tags: why my relationship failed, personal account] 584 words
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Long Distance Communications and Collaborations - On line or perhaps the better term is long distance communications and collaborations is effected by a myriad of problems, in this paper we have decided to concentrate of two major areas of concern they are; the difficulty in building personal relationships and the subsequent lost of person connection in a virtual environment and cultural barriers which could cause team members to not connect in the same environment. In dealing with the first it could be speculated that one of the problems which we have in today’s visual and virtual world is that we have in many way lost our sense of closure....   [tags: Communication ]
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Types of Long-Distance Communication - For hundreds of years, or at least since pens and paper became commonplace, people who wanted to get in touch with other people separated by distance had only one way to do it: they wrote letters, the only means of long-distance communication, at least until the invention of the telegraph in the 19th century. But where would Western civilization be without letters. As author of ‘To the Letter” Simon Garfield stated, we wouldn't have most of the New Testament—whatever you may think of St. Paul, he was indisputably a tireless letter writer....   [tags: letters, telegraph, email, mail] 735 words
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Bow and Arrow: The Long Distance Effect - Since primeval times, people have been fascinated by bow and arrow. This combination was the first machine and the ‘extended arm’ of man – right after the throwing of stones or the spear – and is the epitome of the ‘long-distance effect’. Bow and arrow improved this long-distance effect, have mechanized it and made it more efficient. Now, the extended arm could reach farther and the distance to the target became larger and more secure. From the beginning, man has used this weapon not only for hunting, but also for armed conflict, murder and raids....   [tags: bow, arrow, missiles, mozart] 1503 words
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The Story Behind Long Distance Relationship - The story behind Long Distance Relationships Everyone has encountered someone in their life being trapped in a long distance relationship no matter how bad of a reputation they have. Have you ever wondered what science says about long distance relationships (LDR’s) or if they ever work. With reference to a series of articles and recent studies, understanding what is behind LDR’s and why society loathes them, will become very evident as you read further. LDR’s are a great way to get to know one another without all the drama a ‘normal’ relationship brings....   [tags: bad reputation, absence, cheating]
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Young Adults in Long Distance Relationships - Summer romance, crazy flings, and first loves; these are all common occurrences during those high school years. High school relationships are essentially the beginning of a teenager’s dating career; dating helps young adults develop their emotions and temperament while being with a significant other. In a way dating prepares students for the real world that they will soon have to endure. For teens in high school, the most complicated relationships are long distance ones. Long distance relationships are a difficult task to handle, with each individual willing to take a chance at ‘tough love’....   [tags: Sociology]
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Can Long Distance Relationship Work? - A long distance relationship can have many meanings and experiences may be very different from one person to another. For some people, living a long distance from a loved one may be a normal routine in life, while for some people the occasional distance can be difficult and challenging. A long distance relationship can be for a few days, years, or months can occur over a few days, months. For other people, long distance relationship is just like something normal in their family structure, and other people it is like a new experience....   [tags: communication, romance, commitment]
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Going the Distance: Long Distance Relationships in College - ... It has been reported that, “75% of college students at some point have been in a long distance relationship,” (Penn State Behrend: “Long Distance Relationships” 1). In addition, “25% to 50% of college students are in a long distance relationship at any given time” (Penn State Behrend: “Long Distance Relationships” 1). Couples that identify with the idea that there is no hurt in trying, find that it might not be so bad after all. Although abruptly severing ties is not the appropriate response to a grand separation to come, leaving one another with the idea that both parties are on the exact same page is not a wise path to take either....   [tags: couples, visits, stressors] 1354 words
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Long Distance Relationships and Social Media/Networking - Introduction: Just like any other relationship that is formed between two people in the throes of intimacy, long distance relationships are filled with struggle and sometimes heartache. However, the question is, are these relationships worth it. If two people’s love is so strong for each other, it stands to reason that no distance would come between them. Perhaps the old adage speaks most in saying, “true love conquers all” – distance included. After experiencing a long distance relationship first hand, I have found that the distance can, in fact, provide more unique and special aspects than many would normally consider....   [tags: relationships, love, social media] 1229 words
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Long Distance Relationships - Long Distance Relationships Relationships have been around since the beginning of mankind. There are many goals in life that people pursue and having a soul mate is one of them. One type of relationship that is practiced most among teenagers is long distance relationships. Due to the fact that so many teenagers fall in love so quickly and are immature, they will not let go of partners even though they may have to separate. Many people find it difficult to stay in one relationship for a very long time yet alone a long distance relationship....   [tags: essays research papers] 512 words
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Long Distance Learning - Long Distance Learning Distance education allows you to study at home or in your office, according to your own schedule, there are no classes to attend. Generally, each course comes with a manual that may be accompanied by videotapes, audiotapes, audio CDs, computer diskettes, CD-ROMs, etc., depending on the nature of the course. As well, many courses incorporate computer conferencing, e-mail, listservs, computer-based quizzes, and the Internet. Some courses are entirely on-line, using the World Wide Web as an innovative learning environment....   [tags: Education Research Learn Essays]
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Pros and Cons of Long Distance Relationships - When I entered into my long distance relationship I was nervous, I had heard about how long distance relationships are unlikely to work in the long term. The first thing I did, living in the era of the internet, was to perform a Google search to see what exactly I could find to quell my nerves. It is evident from all the resources available—from the search “long distance relationship information” over 7.3 million results were found—that many others face similar fears. If we search for those people looking for help by typing in “long distance support group” then 5.6 million results are found....   [tags: Expository Essays 2014]
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Weaponry during the Elizabethan Period - The weaponry during the Elizabethan period was the most advance weaponry known to the world. The most common weapons used were crossbows, longbows, war hammers, spears, early forms of pistol and cannons. With all this weaponry Europeans also needed armor, like chainmail and plate armor. Different types of weapons and the different kinds of armor were a key component to warfare during the Elizabethan period, in Europe. Long distance weapons were essential to European combat. The main long distance weapons used by Europeans during that time were the longbow and the crossbow....   [tags: History, Long Distance Weapon] 1044 words
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Smith's Outlook on Life in Sillitoe's The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner - There are two basic facts in Smith’s life: one, that he’s in a war with the “In-laws,” and two, that he’s going to fight it until the day he dies, or die fighting. From Smith’s perspective, there is an impassable line between him and the In-laws, who are out to get him, and his best method of success is beating them down. In taking revenge on the governor of Borstal, Smith thinks he has succeeded. What Smith doesn’t realize is that he, not the governor, truly loses when he loses the race. Smith needs to revise his world view to realize that there is a better way of getting what he wants, and the revenge he seeks is only a sign of his weakness and unhappiness with his own life....   [tags: Literary Analyis, Analytical Essay] 2187 words
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Towards Conversation Entailment : An Empirical Investigation" by Chen Zhang and Joyce Y - In the research paper \Towards Conversation Entailment : An Empirical Investigation", the authors Chen Zhang and Joyce Y. Chai investigate the problem of conversation entailment [which is the process of inferring hypotheses from conversational scripts]. For this they examine two levels of semantic representations - basic representation based on the syntactic parsing from conversation utterances and augmented representation which takes into consideration conversation structures. The authors further explored two techniques to capture long distance relations between language constituents - implicit modeling based on the length of distance and explicit modeling based on actual patterns of relati...   [tags: paper critique, long distance relations] 562 words
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Long Distance Relationship And How To Make It Work - Long Distance Relationship and How To Make It Work Dear Love Lady, I have a love problem and I don't know what to do. I am a freshman in college and so is my boyfriend. We have been together since our senior year in high school, and we are very much in love. But, since we've been at college, we have developed a problem. We don't see each other from month to month. You see, we go to colleges in completely different states. We have always lived on the same street, but now we are so far apart....   [tags: essays research papers] 771 words
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Dating and Relationships - Long-distance Relationships Work - Long-distance Relationships Work     Do long-distance relationships work. That has been the question I have been asking myself since I left for college this past fall. It's one thing to leave behind your friends and family when you go away to school. However, what happens when you leave behind your high-school sweetheart. Is there any hope your relationship could last. Doesn't everyone eventually grow apart. What about the loneliness that you will feel while being away. Won't one eventually cheat or lose interest in the other....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]
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Relationships in Long Distance by Tony Harrison and My Grandmother by Elizabeth Jennings - Relationships in Long Distance by Tony Harrison and My Grandmother by Elizabeth Jennings The two poems that I wish to compare are both about relationships, "Long distance" by Tony Harrison and "My grandmother" by Elizabeth Jennings. Both are about family and grief which they explore through the theme of death. The speaker of the poems talks about the loss of a relationship that had once existed. "Long distance" has a much closer relationship theme than "My grandmother". Long distance focuses on love that does not end with death and it continues however "My grandmother" focuses on the miss of love that could have been there....   [tags: Papers] 761 words
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Comparing The Sick Equation by Brian patten and Long Distance by Tony Harrison - Comparing The Sick Equation by Brian patten and Long Distance by Tony Harrison In this essay I am going to compare and contrast 'The Sick Equation' by Brian Patten and 'Long Distance' by Tony Harrison. 'The Sick Equation' is about how two parent's intense arguing and general disrespect for each other had such a damaging effect on their son's thoughts, personality and life as an adult. Stanza one gives us some background information to the poem. The poet mentions the word 'school' in the opening line so we can assume he is between the ages of ten and sixteen....   [tags: Papers] 1487 words
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Exploration of Family Relationships in The Sick Equation, Looking For Dad, and Long Distance - Exploration of Family Relationships in The Sick Equation, Looking For Dad, and Long Distance Analysing the poems "The Sick Equation" and "Looking for Dad" by Brian Patten, it can be observed that both texts share the theme of loss, family relationships and separation. Another poem with this theme is "Long Distance " by Tony Harrison. In these poems, the writers' feelings and emotions are similarly conveyed through their use of linguistic devices and techniques. Although the poems are alike in theme and meaning, the situations, language, style and structure are very different....   [tags: Papers] 1758 words
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Analysis of Long Distance by Tony Harrison, I Shall Return and The Barrier by Claude McKay - Analysis of Long Distance by Tony Harrison, I Shall Return and The Barrier by Claude McKay These poems will be compared by the theme, Poetic devices and structure of the poems. Harrison's Long Distance explores the theme of death of loved ones within a family triangle. Most of Harrison's poetry focuses on his life, such as his working class childhood and family life. Similarly, in Claude McKay's The Barrier, the theme of the poem is love for another person, but here it is for someone of the opposite race....   [tags: Papers] 1378 words
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The Themes of Loss and Isolation in Looking for Dad and the Sick Equation by Brian as Well as Long Distance by Tony Harrison - The Themes of Loss and Isolation in Looking for Dad and the Sick Equation by Brian as Well as Long Distance by Tony Harrison When exploring poems it is clear to see that there are many analytical and poetic devices used to emphasise meaning and theme throughout the verses. The 3 poems that employ examples of this are 'Looking for dad' and 'The sick equation' by Brian Patten and 'Long distance' by Tony Harrison. There are many different ways to express feelings through the use of poetry and the main feature in the 3 of these poems is Loss and isolation....   [tags: Papers] 1902 words
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Voice Over IP - Voice Over IP Abstract This paper demonstrates the new technology of voice over ip. This emerging technology will prove to be a cost reducing effort for companies to look into over the next several years. Over the last three to four years the technology has also been introduced to the consumers which has added to savings on their monthly phones bills and they way that they conduct business from day to day. Voice over IP the Wave of the Future Description Voice over IP is a method of taking an analog signal and turning into a digital signal that is transmitted over the internet....   [tags: Internet Phone Call Communication Long Distance] 1945 words
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The Distance Between Segregation and Home - Ever is a Long Time by W. Ralph Eubanks and Dixie by Curtis Wilkie are two well written memoirs that attempt to explain the struggle the two authors face while growing up in Mississippi, leaving Mississippi as adults, and later in life returning to Mississippi to reconcile with the state’s dark past. Additionally, one can argue that Curtis Wilkie, a poor white, and W. Ralph Eubanks, a middle class black, are not the stereotypical persons that one may expect to write about the racial inequalities of Mississippi because neither experiences racism early in life....   [tags: Ever is a Long Time, Dixie, Memoirs, Analysis]
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Distance Education - Distance Education Since the dawn of the Industrial Revolution in the nineteenth century, advances in technology have provided people with the means for a new form of education, known today as distance education. In recent decades, the wondrous array of electronic communications technology has given distance education new status. It seems to have something to offer almost everyone. It is now a normal form of education for those in employment, for homemakers and for those who choose not to go to schools or universities for the purpose of learning....   [tags: Distance Educate Education Essays] 1164 words
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Blackboard and Distance Learning Technology - Blackboard and Distance Learning Technology Over the years there have been numerous tips, tricks and gimmicks educators have used in an effort to reduce their teaching load. Is there anything that can be done to lessen the scholastic load without sacrificing quality instruction. Yes there is, it's the Internet. Finally applications such as WebCT ™ and Blackboard™ have merged to create the ideal software support application for distance education. These products provide you - the educator - with the ability to seamlessly integrate your traditional classroom presentation with the virtual capability and extend your scholastic "reach" across the street, or around the world....   [tags: Education Internet Distance Learning Technology] 946 words
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Distance and Height of Cannon Projectiles - ... Figure 2: right-angle triangle In figure 2, a right angle triangle is drawn, with the following notations: The AB line is called the Hypothesis (Hyp, representing the initial speed) The AC line is called the Adjacent (Adj, representing the horizontal speed) The BC is called the Opposite (Opp, representing the vertical speed) The next step is split up into two parts to find the vertical speed per second, and the horizontal speed per second. From trigonometry we know: Sinθ= Opp/Hyp Cosθ= Adj/Hyp Tanθ= Opp/Adj First we want to find the vertical distance the projectile moves....   [tags: mathematical investigation]
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The Pros and Cons of Distance Learning - In a K-12 setting, distance learning or traditional learning requires careful planning that must take place in order for the educational process to work for the students. When we look at both forms of education there are still pros and cons to both. Although online learning has made a major impact in the world of education, many people have not accepted this form of education. One of the reason for their concerns is that students cannot get fast answers to their questions about the assignment from the teacher....   [tags: Educational Technology ]
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Education: Learn from Distance - Classes delivered over the internet have augmented the traditional style of face to face education by giving students the option to learn from a distance. The utilization of technology as the primary means for learning is a deviation from conventional methods. However, online based institutions are comparable to traditional colleges or universities because they offer the same standards of learning, while also requiring a firm commitment to obtaining a degree. There are unique challenges that online learning present, but by identifying and addressing those challenges, online universities are able to afford adults the opportunity to balance life with school, while achieving personal goals that...   [tags: classes, internet] 648 words
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Student Survival Guide For Distance Learning Education - Student Survival Guide for Distance Learning Education Introduction Learning can be a difficult task to anyone who wants to expand his or her knowledge. With the help of online schools, learning has stepped into a new environment that is growing rapidly. Secondary education is now possible for students who want to complete his or her degree online. This might not necessarily be the ideal education for some students but it is perfect for others. A student in an online school must learn to use his educational skills and tools to ensure that he or she receives the maximum benefits of college online....   [tags: Student Guide How To Distance Education] 1082 words
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Education in the 21st Century: The Problems and Prospects of Distance Learning - Abstract This paper attempts to identify some of the challenges impeding the effective implementation of distance learning. It explain the characteristics of distance learning and how emerging technology can be effectively employ to bring about the desired learning outcomes among learners. The study highlight the Pros and Cons of distance learning and suggestions for maximizing it advantages was discussed. Introduction The term distance learning are interchangeably use as distance education, distributed learning, correspondent learning, web based learning and on-line learning....   [tags: Education ]
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Natalie Goldberg’s Long Quiet Highway: Waking Up in America - Natalie Goldberg’s Long Quiet Highway: Waking Up in America “I don’t think fate is a creature, or a lady, like some people say. It’s a tide of events sweeping us along. But I’m not a Fatalist, because I believe you can swim against it, and sometimes grasp the hands of the clock face and steal a few precious minutes. If you don’t you’re just cartwheeled along. Before you know it, the magic opportunity is lost, and for the rest of your life it lingers on in that part of your mind which dreams the very best dreams—taunting and tantalizing you with what might have been.” (from the film Flirting, 1990) “Every moment is enormous, and it is all we have” (Goldberg xii)....   [tags: Long Quiet Highway]
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Willie Stark as Huey Long - Robert Penn Warren’s novel, All the King’s Men depicts the tale of the rise of a political leader named Willie Stark. Many readers have speculated that Warren based Willie Stark’s character on Huey Long, a controversial, political leader from Louisiana who was prominent during the early 1900s. Although Robert Penn Warren has “repeatedly denied that Willie Stark is a fictional portrait of Huey Long,” many aspects of the novel directly correlate to the political career and personal life of Huey Long (Payne)....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Robert Penn Warren] 1211 words
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Distance Learning - Distance Learning missing works cited Definition and Description of Distance Education Distance education is any academic learning method that lets the teacher and the student participate and communicate in a convenient manner, while sometimes in different places and sometimes at different times. The distance education concept has allowed a diverse set of individuals to continue their education, whether it is for personal or professional satisfaction. The teacher is still able to create, design, and plan with goals and objectives, and the student is able to learn and experience through the distance (Davey, 1999)....   [tags: Education Educating Learn Essays] 2287 words
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Online Distance Learning - Online Distance Learning Throughout the past few decades, online distance learning has become a prevalent method of teaching. Through the use of technology, the field of education has been slightly altered to fit the needs of both the educators and their pupils, by developing a communication system. For example, creating email addresses and generating websites, where the teacher and student can interact. The development of online distance learning is beneficial to the future of education because it provides more opportunity for students....   [tags: Teaching Education]
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Mother Any Distance by Simon Armitage - Mother Any Distance by Simon Armitage This poem is written by Simon Armitage in which he talks about the relationship between him and his mother and the great affect she had on his life. "you come to help me measure windows, pelmets, doors…". This shows that his mother helped him a lot whenever he needed someone to help him. The quote also shows us that he's moving into a new house because you would usually need to carry out these measurements when moving in, but even after he will be moving into a new house and away from her security, she is still there for him....   [tags: Papers] 438 words
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Analysis of 3D Artist Richard Long - Walking. A natural progression in the development of a person. From the day a baby begins to walk, it becomes a fundamental activity that he does for the rest of his life. Walking is a universal movement that we do not consciously think about in order to do it. Walking a line is probably the easiest thing a human being can do to mark his place, to have his footsteps imprinted on the land. Richard Long, a British contemporary artist, engages with the world by walking, and interacts with natural materials and sometimes, the forces of nature....   [tags: Art Analysis ]
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The Long Trail - The Long Trail GRAPH The Long Trail, “Vermont’s footpath in the wilderness”, is the oldest long distance hiking trail in the U.S.. The Long Trail was conceived on the peak of Stratton Mountain in southern Vermont by James P. Taylor (1872-1949) as he waited for a thick fog to lift. On March 11, 1910 twenty-three people met in Burlington and founded the Green Mountain Club, and the Long Trail was on it’s way to becoming real. Work began on the trail in the Mt....   [tags: Essays Papers] 500 words
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The Long Patrol - Brian Jacques was born in Liverpool, England where he still lives today and writes all of his books. Brian Jacques is well known for his writing of the Redwall book series. His other professions involved him being longshoreman, a stand-up comedian, a long-distance truck driver, and a playwright. Brian Jacques started writing these books as stories for children with disabilities at a special school in his hometown of Liverpool. The Berkley Publishing Group 1997 I would definitely recommend this book for a friend to read....   [tags: essays research papers] 1133 words
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The Cultural Dimensions Theory by Professor Geert Hofstede - Hofstede’s Value Dimensions According to World Speaking, after examining the actions between civilizations, Professor Geert Hofstede created the cultural dimensions theory. He constructed the model based on four primary cultural elements: power distance, uncertainty avoidance, individualism/collectivism, masculinity/femininity, and long-term/short-term orientation. Each of these dimensions holds a different cultural value that is common around the world. Hofstede ranked Indonesia on the first four of these dimensions....   [tags: power distance, uncertainty avoidance]
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Functions of A Wide Area Network - Introduction A Wide Area Network is geographically dispersed telecommunication network. The term distinguishes a broader telecommunication structure from a local area network. Wide area network may be privately owned or rented, but the term usually connotes the inclusion of public network. An intermediate form of network in terms of geography is a metropolitan area network. WAN is communication network that are regional or worldwide in geographic area, with a minimum distance typical of that between major metropolitan area....   [tags: telecommunications, distance, risks] 1973 words
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Suspension Bridge at Location D - ... Suspension bridges are visually appealing and light yet strong and durable. Suspension bridges are made from enormous cables that reach from one end of the bridge to the other. These cables rest on top of high towers and swoop down. They are fastened by anchorages that are on both ends of the bridge, which help stabilize the bridge. Most of the weight of the bridge is carried by wires that drop to the road surface from the main cables. These wires help evenly allocate the weight of the bridge and keep the cables sturdily in place....   [tags: bridge, ocean, distance] 613 words
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Many Philippinos are Mothering from a Distance - ... Women who disrupt the idealized image of the traditional family, in which, the woman’s primary responsibility is to care for her biological offspring. In the Philippines, transnational households are considered "abnormal or broken homes", and therefore viewed as a social and cultural tragedy. Transnational households are considered broken because the maintenance of this household divert away from traditional expectations in the family, the women as the nurturer and the men as the breadwinners; they do not meet the traditional division of labor in the family, and they swerve from traditional practices of socialization in the family....   [tags: migrants, united states, children] 1090 words
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Distance Learning versus Traditional Learning - Distance learning, sometimes called e-learning, is a formalized teaching and learning system specifically designed to be carried out remotely by using electronic communication. People could find out distance learning on the internet or searching form the school, sometimes teachers would introduce the best or the most credibility distance learning web. Such as class.com and University of Phoenix, etc. Distance learning is less expensive and is not constrained by geographic considerations; it offers opportunities in situations where traditional education has difficulty operating....   [tags: E-Learning, Electronic Communication, Education] 1207 words
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Russo Japanese War - Is distance an insurmountable problem, judging from the Russian Experience in this conflict and the British experience in the War of American Independence. In order to clearly understand the points presented, insurmountable must first be clearly defined and understood in relation to the case. For this essay insurmountable means that Russia and the British were unable to overcome distance. Distance was the single factor that led to their inability to successfully wage war and defeat their opponents baring all other difficult matters were achievable....   [tags: Russian Defeat, Distance ] 2721 words
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Loneliness of Long Distan - Loneliness of Long Distan Born in Nottingham in 1928 to a working class family, serving in the Air Force, and going through many struggles, Alan Sillitoe is known as an effective representative of the English working class. Through his story "The Loneliness of the Long-Distance R unner" and the other stories contained within the book, Sillitoe effectively criticises the legal system of England, which deprives individualism from its people, is ineffective and interferes with people's lives. His stories "Uncle Ernest," "On Saturday Afternoon, and "The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner" show these themes....   [tags: essays papers] 1158 words
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The Ad Hoc On Demand Distance Vector (AODV) - ... Nodes receiving this packet update their information for the source node and set up backwards pointers to the source node in the route tables. In addition to the source node's IP address, current sequence number, and broadcast ID, the RREQ also contains the most recent sequence number for the destination of which the source node is aware. A node receiving the RREQ may send a route reply (RREP) if it is either the destination or if it has a route to the destination with corresponding sequence number greater than or equal to that contained in the RREQ....   [tags: algorithm, nodes, routes, mobile] 722 words
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Distance Learning - Distance Learning Distance learning (education) has become an integral part of the education process over the past few decades and is growing in popularity as technology advances.(Willis 1992) describes distance education (as) "the organizational framework andprocess of providing instruction at a distance. Distance education takes place when ateacher and student(s) are physically separated, and technology…(is) used to bridge theinstruction gap." (Coutts 1996). Furthermore, "distance learning activities are designedto fit the specific context for learning, the nature of the subject matter; intended learningoutcomes, needs and goals of the learner, the learner's environment and the instr...   [tags: Education Technology Technological Papers]
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