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The Three Competencies of the Mentor Role - The three main competencies of the Mentor Role are "understanding yourself and others, interpersonal communication and developing others" (Hesketh et al pp 4). Because high school students are less experienced the author used this role continually in an effort to develop his students and guide them through their learning experiences. Per Hesketh et al the author must determine his own strengths and weaknesses so he can maximize them. "Your weaknesses can be overcome through self-development" (Hesketh et al....   [tags: Mentor Model Study] 1877 words
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Becoming a Mentor - One thing I believe is a necessity in growing up is having a mentor. Having a mentor is, not only, beneficial for the mentee but also the mentor. Being a mentor is a learning experience for everyone participating, it helps people grow as a person and friendships are created when a bond if formed. Some people might think it's a waste of time for a child or that it'll never work out for a troubled delinquent but based on the research I've done, I have proven them wrong. Through-out this paper I will provide the pros and cons of mentoring and how they affect both mentor and mentee....   [tags: Human Development, Life Skills]
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Mentor Graphics - Mentor Graphics Objective To complete all aspects of the exercise regarding D type flip-flop, TTL and CMOS and to familiarize us with the HDL software which is Mentor Graphics. This software is capable of constructing and simulating a particular design. As for this assignment 1, we are given 4 weeks to complete the assignment. It is compulsory to attend every lab sessions as there is no alternative software to use. Only a certain limit of time is given for the use of the software and therefore designing of circuit is required to be completed before attending the lab....   [tags: essays papers] 1850 words
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Martin Luther King Jr.: My Icon, Mentor, and Model - From long ago, I can recollect that Martin Luther King Jr. is an icon to me, as well as a mentor and a model. I also feel that he is an inspiration and a true leader because of the efforts he made to help African Americans obtain their civil rights in the United States. With Dr. King’s influence on me, at the age of 12 and 13, I had performed Martin Luther King speeches, winning 1st place two years in a row at my middle school. Accomplishments that Martin Luther King Jr. has achieved brought a new perspective to the minds of other individuals and set himself apart from many other activist leaders, and establishing himself as one of the greatest and most influential speakers in U.S....   [tags: Biography] 1547 words
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The Leader as Mentor: Jesus Christ - Introduction “Follow Me!” The call to His disciples was straightforward. Three short years later, after watching and listening to the Master, Jesus gave a final charge, “Go and make disciples.” (Commonly known as the Great Commission, it is the call to all followers of Christ as well.) Jesus chose to implement the fulfilling of the New Covenant through 12 men who He called, appointed, and commissioned (Willson, 1990). His methods were unconventional and revolutionary for that time. Training was extensively and exclusively provided by Jesus while living with Him for three years prior to His ascension....   [tags: christianity, jesus, disciples]
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Human Development Shaped by Biology and Experience - HUMAN DEVELOPMENT SHAPED BY BIOLOGY AND EXPERIENCE The first core concept suggested by From Neurons to Neighborhoods depicts human development forming from the interplay of an individual’s biology and experience. Early scientists in this particular field created testable hypotheses to understand the dynamic interaction between the nature-nurture phenomenon. For example, some scientists such as Arnold Gesell considered emerging skills to be the product of an individual’s genetic make-up, while others, such as John B....   [tags: nature, nurture, behaviorism, Vygotsky, mentor]
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The Immersion of Transformational Leadership - Introduction Leadership has evolved dramatically over the one hundred years. From its early stages of endowed personality characteristics, leadership has evolved to a more dynamic and fluid process that surrounds itself in a more inclusive environment. While many leadership theories compare and contrast one another, the immersion of transformational leadership has truly projected the thinking of leadership into a new form of logic and context. Transformational leadership is formed on a basis of inspirational and motivational qualities that drive a leader to guide others in such a way that is instrumental in the individual growth as well as the group growth within an organizational or perso...   [tags: mentor, coach, morals, ethics, decision making]
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Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury: Three Mentors - “It was a pleasure to burn” Bradbury (1) Is the first line of Ray Bradbury’s classic Fahrenheit 451, the line itself is thought by the book's main protagonist Guy Montag. Although from that line alone he wound not exactly seem like the ideal protagonist of a science fiction novel. Throughout the story Montag has some life altering experiences that change him; he starts out as a fireman (the kind that burn books, as opposed to saving lives) and ends up belonging to group of intellectuals who memorize books in order to someday write them down again....   [tags: Plot Summary, Intellectuals]
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Teachers as Mentors in Critical Pedagogy - Teachers as Mentors in Critical Pedagogy The young world history teacher stood stern and erect before her students. Around the side of her arm she wore a black cloth. "My name is Ms. Aping. When you are responding to me, you will direct me standing up as Ms. Aping, ma’am. You are not to speak unless I request for you to do so. I will teach you what you need to know, and I expect you to learn it well…questions are quite unnecessary. If you fail to abide by my rules you will spend a great deal of your lunchtime with me....   [tags: Teaching Learning Essays] 1006 words
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Mentos Experiment - MENTOS + SODA = . Problem: Which brand of soda tested spews the most liquid when three Mentos are doped into a 2-liter of each brand. We know that the reaction between Mentos and soda is an explosion, but what we are trying to figure out is which brand causes the biggest reaction. Hypothesis: If three Mentos are dropped into a 2-liter of Diet Coke, Diet 7-Up, and Dr Thunder, then the Diet Coke will have the largest reaction to the Mentos. Materials: 1 pkg. Mint Mentos candies 2-liter Diet Coke 2-liter Diet 7-Up 2-liter Dr....   [tags: Chemistry] 604 words
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Motivators and Mentors - Motivation, as defined by Princeton University (2010) is, “the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior” (para. 1). There are different types of motivation and different people require different methods to desire to act. Great historical motivators have influenced change, in minds and in hearts. Motivating people to do things that they are unwilling or uninterested in doing is a great challenge....   [tags: Leadership]
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Intonation Patterns in the English Spoken by English Mentors - ... Tone The tone refers to the kinetic tone carried by the tonic syllable, or the nucleus, in a tone group. Unlike static or level tones, it is a major change in pitch direction. An accented syllable in a tone group is said on a level pitch, high or low, but the most prominent syllable in it (i.e. the nucleus) is said with a changing pitch. This changing pitch, or tone, is several different kinds, the most important of which are called fall, rise, fall-rise, rise-fall and level tone. The fall, rise and level tone can be subdivided into high fall and low fall, high rise and low rise and high level and low level respectively....   [tags: english, language tone, speech]
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Mentoring Nursing and Healthcare Students - The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) defines the role of a mentor as a nurse with specific training who is able to facilitate learning, and supports and supervises students in a practice setting (NMC 2008). Mentorship plays an integral part in the next generation of practitioners and nursing professionals play a vital role in guiding a process that allows the transference of knowledge, skills and attributes from healthcare professionals to the students they are working with (English National Board and Department of Health 2001)....   [tags: Nursing Education, Teaching Methods]
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Just Do It For Me: The Roles and Responsibilities of A Teacher - As new teachers leave the world of the University for the world of teaching, they often do not fully understand what is expected of them. The roles and responsibilities of a teacher can be vague and hard to understand when a new teacher is unwilling to ask questions of a mentor teacher, or the mentor teacher is unwilling to aid the new student. As Cathrine Le Maistre states in her paper, titled “Mentoring Neophyte Teachers: Lessons Learned from Experience” there is a much higher level of attrition after the first year of teaching than in any other year (2000)....   [tags: Education, Teachers, Le Maistre] 1323 words
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Mentoring in an Acute In-patient Mental Health Ward - In this essay I am going to discuss the key enabling traits required by a mentor (Morton-Cooper and Palmer, 2005). I will analysis the different ways I have utilized these enabling traits as a mentor to influence the successful mentoring of my third year student in an acute in-patient mental health ward. The essay will be supported with relevant educational theory. Finally, I will reflect and evaluate on my performance as a mentor. Mentoring is an important role to undertake as a nurse, formally or informally in once professional life....   [tags: Mentoring Essays] 2125 words
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Mentoring a Third Year Student Nurse - For this assignment I will address Morton- Cooper & Palmer (2005) enabling traits and discussed the core skill of a mentor. I will analyse and reflect on how I’ve utilised these skill with a third year student nurse in my practice area (cardiology) I will also reflect and evaluate my mentoring experience with my learner to see if there is any area of improvement or changes to be amended. The Department for Health (2001) defined a mentor as an individual who facilitates learning and supervises and assesses students in the practice setting....   [tags: reflect on mentoring experience ] 2077 words
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Nursing Mentorship Program - As Finkelman (2006) stated, “Mentoring, and important career development to that can be used by nurses any type of set or specialty, can be used to develop the critical leadership skills needed by nurses. All successful leaders have had mentors are our mentors” (Finkelman,2006, p. 390). Currently my facility has a six to months mentoring program for new graduates. This program is in addition to the current preceptor program that orients the new graduates to the unit they will be assigned. Most of these new nurses are graduates from local nursing schools and have done most of their clinical nursing education at this facility....   [tags: Nursing Practice, Nursing Profession]
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Sustainability and the Male Role Model - The question of whether a community is sustainable is far from being simple. First, we must define the community; is it geographic, family, educational, fiscal, etc. Then, we must define sustainability for that community. Community is defined as “the experience of belonging” (Block, 2008). But, belonging to what. A club, a family, an educational institution. Each of these has potential to be defined as community. What about sustainability, meaning sustainable development (Morse, 2010). In his 2010 book, “Sustainability: A Biological Perspective,” Morse explains that sustainability is the intersection of three areas of environment, economics and community....   [tags: Gender Studies]
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Comparing Mentoring and Coaching - Comparing Mentoring and Coaching There are some key differences between mentoring and coaching. Mentoring- is known as the transfer of wisdom and has a protégé or mentee that takes an interest in their career path. The protégé is guided and advised by the mentor who has worn the same shoes and traveled the same path, usually someone older and wiser. The mentor guides, persuades, and encourages a person to reach their full potential in life, in a position in an organization or in a career. Mentors who may be immediate superiors are helpful in career developments of the individual, and in some cases guidance is provided by executives or managers higher up in the organization....   [tags: Business Management Studies Essays] 1631 words
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The Concept of Mentorship - In the following assignment the author will critically explore, discuss, reflect upon and evaluate mentorship within clinical nursing placements. With particular reference to learning disabilities and respite care, the author will look at the needs and benefits of mentorship, as well as the problems and constraints, especially being in such a specialised service. The author will explore the area of orientation, looking at why it is such an important aspect of the whole placement area. Once these aspects have been explored, the author will go on to discuss the placement, the problems that have been encountered throughout and the ways in which these can be addressed effectively, to ensure that...   [tags: Health Care, Nursing] 1080 words
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Trainee Assistant Practitioner for Foundation for Practice - The aim of this essay is a reflective account in which I will describe a newly acquired skill that I have learned and been able to implement within my role as a trainee assistant practitioner. (T.A.P.) for Foundation for Practice. I have chosen to reflect upon neurological observations on patients that will be at risk of neurological deterioration. Before I begin any care or assessments, I should have a good theoretical underpinned knowledge, of the skill that I am about to put into practice, and have a good understanding of anatomy and physiology, in order to make an accurate assessment of a patients neurological status....   [tags: T.A.P., Nursing] 2180 words
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Deception and Disguise in Homer’s Odyssey - Homer’s Odyssey challenges the common view on deception as employed only maliciously. Both a mortal, Odysseus, and one of the most revered goddesses, Athena, have the common noble goal of bringing Odysseus back home to his family after nearly two decades of absence. To achieve that goal, they mainly use deception and disguise in various forms that their physical and mental powers allow. Odysseus is famous for wittily deceiving others through verbal means, fact noted by Menelaus and Helen of Troy (Book 4)....   [tags: literary analysis, homer, odyssey]
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Early Childhood Education: Kindergarten Reflection - Kindergarten Reflection Entering my kindergarten teaching experience in the last quarter of school year I had to quickly become familiar with kindergarten content standards and the school’s curriculum. To do this I observed my mentor teachers instructional time with the children and gained as much information as I could about the children’s educational standing by developing a professional relationship with the my mentor teacher and the children. I learned that the majority of my kindergarten children had not previously attended preschool and that this was their first year of school....   [tags: Education, child observation, teacher observation]
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Teen Bullying Must Be Stopped - Bullying in school environments is not a rare or recent development by any means. However, it would appear the intensity and consequences have reached new, devastating heights in more recent cases. I was shocked to discover that there have been five recent teen suicides from bullying, in the high school in my current city. According to one of my local news-station’s website, www.foxnews.com, in Mentor High School (Mentor, Ohio) there have been four cases of teen suicides from bullying in a little more than three years....   [tags: Education / Peer Harassment]
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The Use of Tobacco by Teens - Teenage smoking can be a result of the influence of other teens, or maybe the amount of peer pressure. This can cause a teen to want to smoke or even think about smoking (Alcid, Arthur, page 1). Statistics show that 794 student and 22.4 percent of teens claimed to be tobacco users. (Alcid, Arthur, page 1). Teens tend to be more abrasive when smoking, and seem to act different while smoking and once they have gotten into the habit of smoking make it a constant thing. In 2003, 21.9 percent of high school students currently smoke cigarettes (Alcid, Arthur, page 1)....   [tags: Teenage Smoking]
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How To Be A Good Entrepreneur - ... Usually were those planning is two times more successful than that there is no. 3. Character that is positive Nice personality like understand, easy going and so on very helpful in someone success. If feel become as it is when hot tempered foot, not for bearing and so on can make become successful entrepreneur, think again. According to Park and Peterson (2006) signature strengths are positive traits that a person owns, celebrates, and frequently exercises. The list above is more than a simple demographic....   [tags: Entrepreneurship, Business Planning, Career]
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Teaching: A Commitment to Lifelong Learning - Teaching: A Commitment to Lifelong Learning Education is an ever-changing part of society. A classroom teacher is faced with new challenges and obstacles that have never been dealt with before. Students come to the classroom with different life stories. Every student has strengths and weaknesses that surface in the classroom environment. Teachers must understand and focus on utilizing each student's strengths and work to improve weaknesses. Students learn in a variety of ways. The classroom must be a safe zone that appreciates student's viewpoints and allows room for mistakes....   [tags: Teaching Education Essays] 548 words
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Educational Theories on Teaching English - Assessment: Student Prompts/Teacher Directions English language learners (ELL) preschool students and regular English speaking students fit into Krashen theory of second language acquisition in several ways. First it focuses on essential interaction rather than being educated through rules and error revision to inherited language. Second, the teacher must establish information that is understandable to preschool ELL students using effective strategies and methods. Third, ELL preschool students must be comfortable and motivated for language acquisition to occur....   [tags: Preschool Level] 1044 words
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Women´s Knowledge and Power: The Importance of Gaining Support - It is not possible to be entirely self-sufficient. People need support to do well in society; they need to learn from the mistakes that their predecessors have made, as well as their triumphs. Throughout the interviewing process, as well as the class of Women’s Knowledge and Power, the importance of gaining support, having mentors, and never giving up has become abundantly clear. Without mentors, teachers, and friends the world would be full of people making the same mistakes, and going in circles....   [tags: mentorship, determination, women]
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My Journey as a Teacher - In 1992, as a first year teacher, the principal gave me the classroom key, the teacher’s editions of texts, and asked that I teach 9th, 10th, and 12th grade English. I was alone with texts and no one to help or lead me. I reflected on my student teaching experience and missed the guidance and collaboration provided by my supervising teacher. A few weeks after school started, two new English teachers arrived; we became our own learning community, before the word was en vogue. We worked to establish standards and assessments to monitor student progress....   [tags: Education, teaching] 969 words
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Mentoring Children in their Education - ... I took that class my junior year of high school and enjoyed every second of it. The third of the class we spent on learning more in depth about what it meant to be a mentor to little children in elementary school and the impact we could make. This included research on child development psychologists, their theories, and even a book about children that we could choose. Once we got past that aspect of the class, we got to go visit the elementary classroom for the first time. From the first moment we walked into the classroom their eyes were gleaming with excitement and joy....   [tags: Child Development, Education, Psychology]
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Child Observation: Case Study of an Elementary Student with Aggressive Behavior - The student that I am observing for my case study is a very imaginative student in our classroom. I believe this because I can say one word to this student and he can come up with a whole story just from that word. When he works one on one with a teacher, he is very cooperative and polite. I recently noticed that if a fellow classmate were struggling with a particular concept, he would try to give them hints towards the answer. There are quite a few patterns of behavior that have been interfering with this student’s school success....   [tags: Student Observation Report] 1015 words
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Reflection on Six Week Medical Placement - This is a reflective essay based on my experiences whilst on my six week medical placement on a haematology ward at a local hospital. The aim of this essay is to discuss the psychological and sociological impact on the family when a loved one dies, and then focus on how the nurse supported the husband and relatives through their loss. I chose this particular incident as I felt very strongly about the care given to this patient shortly before her death, and felt the need to reflect on it further....   [tags: Nursing Reflection]
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Virtual Learning Environment in Education - ... (Rizzo, A., et al, 2006). VLE also applied at the secondary school. Through Virtual Learning Environment, students can learn in many environment or scene based on their course of study. For example, students that taking Biology subject can explore from factual into fantasy which means in Virtual Environment they are in 3D and immersive and also feeling presence in the environment. Their memory can be stimulated in Virtual Environment to memorize the scientific term in their course. This increase the student’s motivation because they were enjoying the tools used by the teacher initiate their memory towards what they learn....   [tags: motivation, virtual environment, knowledge]
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Student Nursing Assessment Analysis - Introduction According to Quinn (2000, p. 200), “Assessment is the exercise of judgment on the quality of students’ work, as a way of supporting student learning and appraising its outcomes.” The training of the contemporary nurse should focus on both what the Student nurse or student midwife nurse is suppose to be doing as well as how it should be done (Palomba & Banta 2001, p. 71). This paper, will therefore, critically analyse the following five issues. Firstly, whether the assessment was conducted fairly and accurately....   [tags: Nursing Essays]
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Demian: The Story of Emil Sinclair’s Youth by Hermann Hesse - In the story, Demian, Sinclair states that people help themselves without the help of others in such matters. When a person gets help from teachers, mentors or advisors, this support is not meant to put a person down, but to motivate and help move them along in life. People helped Sinclair get through life in many situations, starting when he was a little boy at the age of ten. There are some who may come through one's life and try to hinder him or her from getting them where it is that they need to be because of jealousy or many other reasons....   [tags: Hesse Demian ] 1526 words
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Framing Coaching and Mentoring in the Context of Small Enterprise Consulting - ... • Both mentoring and coaching can be used for performance. • There is a time line situated (even though it differs from relationship to relationship) Both coaching and mentoring is a relationship between parties 2 or more. This can be a formal or informal relationship based on the reason for having a coach or mentor. Coaching and mentoring looks at the development of people, this is in various different forms and methods used to develop people. For example mentors can look at developing a mentee’s overall goals, aspirations and work towards that in both a formal and informal manner....   [tags: Coaching and Mentoring Essays]
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The Epic of Gilgamesh, translated by N.K. Sandars and Braveheart, directed by Mel Gibson - Throughout history, there have been countless stories, legends, myths, and tales featuring larger-than-life heroes that metaphorically or even physically go to the ends of the earth achieving heroic feats and gathering companions along the way, each playing their own role in the hero's story. Many of these epics have the same plot structure and similar character archetypes that make these stories stand out from the rest, giving them a distinct and unique style. The story The Epic of Gilgamesh translated by N.K....   [tags: Epic Analysis, Character, Theme]
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Big Brothers Big Sisters Canada: Mentoring to Prevent Crime - The Big Brothers Big Sisters organization was founded in the United States in 1904 by Ernest Coulter, who worked as a court clerk and noticed a trend of increasing numbers of male youth passing through the courtroom, and decided he would attempt to affect change. That year he formed what would be the beginnings of Big Brothers of America by gathering thirty nine adults, and challenging them to pair up with a child and become their mentor in order to help foster that child’s growth and development (Big Brothers Big Sisters America [BBBSA], “Who We Are,” n.d.)....   [tags: Business Analysis ]
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The Hobbit as an Archetypical Story - The Hobbit as an Archetypical Story The Hobbit, Written in 1937 by J.R.R. Tolkien, is an episodic adventure of a hobbit named Bilbo Baggins. Bilbo’s adventure takes him away from his quiet little hobbit hole in Hobbiton, through countless perils and unfriendly encounters, to the lonely mountain where Smaug, the magnificent dragon, lies sleeping. As a work of literature, The Hobbit expresses Vogler’s twelve stages of the journey in a very orderly and concise manner. These twelve stages create a journey with many levels of character development and personal growth....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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The Golden Age for Jews - ... In the letter the author calls for god to “guide him to Islam.” The author also mentions he wants his mentor to be granted peace. These two ideas shown in the letter are representative of the thoughts about Jews in this time period. Due to the Jews paying their tax, the Jizya, they were protected. So all calls for conversion were to be peaceful. Our source for this contract between the Dhimmis and Islam leaders for this protection is the Pact of Umar. Stating, “All of this we promise to observe… and receive protection from you in exchange.” (Pact of Umar, in-class Handout) This shows a major part of the tolerance that the Muslim world gave Jews and Christians....   [tags: islam rule, dhimmi laws, christianity]
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Analysis of Song How to Save A Life by The Fray - The Fray's hit song, 'How To Save a Life,' tells a story of a mentor, also a friend, who is trying to 'save a life' of a troubled youth. The story starts off with the teenager and this friend sitting down to have a talk about what is wrong in the teen?s life. The second line reads, 'he walks, you say sit down it's just a talk,' this showing anger and fear of what might be brought up in conversation, so he tries to run away from the problem. Although neither individual wants to have the talk, they both respect each other enough to be polite, 'He smiles politely back at you/ You stare politely right on through.' Then the narrator mentions a metaphorical 'window to your right/As he goes left a...   [tags: essays research papers] 838 words
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Teaching Strategies for Students with Disabilities - In my years of learning to be an educator, and specifically a music educator, I have struggled with how to teach to students with special needs. Despite taking several special education classes, I struggle with how I am going to apply these strategies I have learned into my music education classroom. With this in mind, I have noticed that several students in my observations of local music classes have disabilities, but are excelling. I did not notice any strategies being implemented by the teacher....   [tags: Special Needs essays]
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Ideal Leadership Described in Beowulf - In order to accurately analyze Beowulf, the reader must understand first what exactly is leadership, what makes a good leader, and lastly, how does leadership affect the context of the poem as a whole. Leadership can be defined in a myriad of ways; but for the purpose of the question, it is but not limited to the affect someone who takes charge of a group of people with authority or rank; to be an influence to those who look to the leader. In the epic poem, “Beowulf”, there are two different views on leadership based on their leaders {i.e....   [tags: Epic Poems, Grendel, Anglo-Saxon] 580 words
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Importance of Training and Mentoring - Importance of Training and Mentoring The management is committed to training and development in the field of industrial cleaning and sanitation industry. These two components are part of our culture, and we believe that the way to fulfill this commitment is to provide training for new and current employees. For this reason, we have implemented a new training program with a mentor base. We recognize the value of mentoring as an important instrument of organizational learning. Mentoring provides an opportunity for successful individuals to share knowledge and to advise employees....   [tags: Human Resource Employee Improvement Strategy] 1227 words
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Planning for Professional Development - ... Within the article, the authors discuss that there exists an exploitation of opportunities that are afforded within educational institutions to teachers pertaining to professional development (Karagiorgi & Nicolaidou, 2013). The authors argument is that professional development must take a more systematic approach one in which utilizes, “teacher educators,” in order to assist within professional developmental opportunities. Teacher educators, within the article, are believed to be individuals in which provide instructional guidance as well as support to those in which serve presently as student teachers for the purposes of their growth and development as teachers (Koster & Dengernik, 200...   [tags: education, professional development, mentoring]
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An Assessment for the Scott Cares program - ... Students referred or selected will be interviewed by the program’s coordinator to explain the program, and gauge for interest. Students expressing interest in participation will be enrolled in the program. The mentors for this program will be faculty and staff member volunteers from Scott High School. This program will start in September, and conclude the final week of the school year (approximately 36 weeks). Assessment Procedures Assessment for the Scott Cares program will consist of pre-, mid-year, and post- assessment utilizing two instruments, the Student Engagement Instrument (SEI; Appleton, Christenson, Kim & Reschly, 2006) and the Student Engagement Scale/Questionnaire (SEQ; Dor...   [tags: students, school, learning, academics]
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The Art of Collaborative Learning - As young adults in college we learn many tools that we will use and take back out into the world. Among these tools, the most important is independence. Independence means losing the training wheels that mentors have given students, and using the information they have provided them to create a life. Mentors guide college students into becoming the adults they will be one day. Even though students may not be independent while they are receiving help from mentors, mentors give the students the ability and confidence to eventually be on their own....   [tags: Critical Thinking, Collaborated Learning]
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Main Aspects of Education: An Argument for Experience, Curiosity, and Commitment - Education is one of the most difficult matters in human life, because it involves the society as a whole and the individual. People have many different ways of learning, and often these methods fall into what are called, traditional and nontraditional educations. Traditional education is to attend classes at school where there are teachers and pupils. Nontraditional education may involve traveling, hands-on experiences, or reading. However, these two types of education are based upon five components of education: experience, curiosity, mentoring, communication, and commitment....   [tags: education]
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Wireless Laptop Technology Integration in the Classroom - The main issues regarding technology integration in the classroom according to a number of teachers are planning time, technical support, instructional support and ongoing training initiatives attributes to a gradual progression (Swan & Dixon. 2006; GaDOE, 2008). Although, most teachers support the integration of new technologies available to the class, there are some who do not. The principal argument and concerns from some teachers are the distraction that wireless laptop technology may create for the learner and their peers (Fried, 2008)....   [tags: Educational Technology] 1867 words
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Reflective Practices and Health Care - In recent years, reflection and reflective practice have become well-known term with in the health care arena. They are words that have been debated and discussed with in the health care setting (Tony and Sue 2006). Reflective practice is essential for nurses, as nurses are responsible for providing care to the best of their ability to patients and their families (NMC, 2008). Reid (1993) states reflection is a process of reviewing an experience of practice in order to describe, analyse, evaluate and so inform learning about practice....   [tags: nursing, health care, reflective practices, ] 1308 words
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The Alchemist as a Monomyth - ... The unknown world would be presented as a far, mysterious or scary place (Campbell 58). The first trait-the call to adventure- might be a little hard to notice In The Alchemist, as it take place when Santiago dreams of a treasure under the pyramids while he is in his homeland Andalusia. The vision Santiago dream of is his call, as a call to adventure can happen in any form. However this call is indirect and would not have been understood without the interpretation of the Gypsy woman who says “...you must go to the Pyramids in Egypt...There you will find a treasure...” (Coelho 15)....   [tags: Joseph Campbell, The Monomyth]
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Summary about the Nursing Theories - ... In the study the nurse leaders and group members self-reported perceptions was used as a valid indicator of their group’s power capacity and actualized power. The total score obtained was then compared to the scoring grid. Higher scores indicated higher levels of group power. If the score is less, it indicated the area where the group has room for improvement. The tested proposed measurement model for this instrument was found to have an adequate fit with the data. The findings from the study provide evidence that King’s theory can be used as a framework for testing the SKAGPO instrument....   [tags: watson's theory, palau's theory, nursing]
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The Monomyth Through Star Wars - ... Again it is important to note not all 17 must appear in order to be classified as a monomyth and also a lot of these are dependent on the reader’s interpretation. The first of these aspects from Campbell’s theory is “the ordinary world”, which our hero Luke lives within. Luke is the presumed nephew of a family of moisture farmers on the planet Tatooine. His parents are presumed dead and he shares no extraordinary bloodline or rich heritage, or so he is told. He receives his “call to adventure” in an out of timeline fashion in relative to a traditional myth....   [tags: Death Star, Luke Skywalker]
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wound Care - Wound care (Pressure Ulcer) Descriptions During community placement, my mentor and I visited M (patient), a 75years old lady, who was presented with a Pressure Ulcer, on the heel of her right leg. On arrival, my mentor asked me to manage M’s wound. However, I have observed and participate in carrying out this skill (wound care) with my mentor on several occasions. I explained the procedure to M and gained her consent to carry out the procedure. The preparation and application of aseptic technique was quite challenging in M’s home, however I washed my hands, worn apron and gloves, and adopt aseptic technique....   [tags: Health Care, Pressure Ulcer] 859 words
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Social Care Case Study - In this essay I am outlining a case study based on a person receiving social care. I will be using relevant theory and will critically discuss the relationship among the service user, carers and family members, and relevant social care practitioners, within the context of working in partnership with service users. Amongst other matters, the discussion will cover issues arising from inequality in society and user involvement. I was working in a school for two years as a learning mentor and I worked in partnership with G for one year and half, my role was to work with pupils of all abilities who needed help to overcome difficulties that were getting in the way of their learning such as family...   [tags: Social Work]
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Drug Administration to Patients - The ability to become reflective in practice has become a necessary skill for health professionals. This is to ensure that health professionals are continuing with their daily learning and improving their practice. Reflective practice plays a big part in healthcare today and is becoming increasingly noticed. Administration of medicines is a key element of nursing care. Every day some 7000 doses of medication are administered in a typical NHS hospital (Audit Commission 2002). So throughout this essay I will be evaluating and highlighting the learning that took place whilst on placement at a day unit....   [tags: Nursing Essays]
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Internship Reflection - It has been a while since I started at the internship and I am really glad I decided to work here. I think the experience in this area is a good preview of my career and future. I am learning some important skills and finding out some things about myself and the tough skin I will need in order to stay in the area of juvenile support. One of my responsibilities involved checking the messages from the days before on the office phone. I found that some of the potential mentors sounded older. This got me wondering about the age limits of the mentors....   [tags: Reflection Paper] 1370 words
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Case Study of Chase Corrolin - Agency Context and Background The Agency The LGBTQ & Diversity Resource Center exists on the Newark campus of Rutgers University. The acronym LGBTQ stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer or questioning. The mission of this agency is to provide support for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning students on campus, as well as allies of the community. Currently the Resource Center is operating out of renovated closet space in Conklin Hall. It is a very recent addition to Rutgers Newark....   [tags: Diversity Resource Center, LGBTQ]
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Professional Experience as a Preceptor - Introduction In this paper I will discuss how preceptors and educational leaders have contributed to my nursing career and many others. The mentors who have the most influence on nurses are those that stick with the nurses and help give them the motivation they need to move through obstacles. In the first few paragraphs, I will discuss my personal experience with a mentor and the characteristics they possessed that were beneficial to me. Mentors have become a great influence in my career and many others....   [tags: Nursing Field, Support, Motivation]
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Archetypes in Grendel - Consistent in literature throughout every era and culture, archetypes represent a recurring image, pattern, or motif mirroring a typical human experience. An idea developed by Carl Jung, archetypes in literature exist as representations reflecting vital perceptions of the human psyche expressing the manner in which individuals experience the world. Using Jung’s concept, writers of all epochs embeds archetypes in structures, characters, and images of their narratives. John Gardner, in his novel Grendel, integrates several of Jung’s archetypes into his epic tale derived from the early story Beowulf....   [tags: Grendel Essays] 545 words
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Effective Teacher Evaluation Invokes Change - Introduction Effectively evaluating teachers is a constant topic in education. The perfect formula remains elusive for public schools throughout the United States. By focusing on the quality of teaching, the new trends in teacher evaluations are designed to be catalysts for teacher and school improvement (Toch, 2008). Ultimately, the goal is to raise student achievement. Toch (2008) claims there are numerous promising evaluation models, which demonstrate that it is possible to evaluate teachers in much more productive ways....   [tags: Education, teaching]
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Harry Potter's Evolution - ... The Dursleys’ lack of love towards Potter had the potential to seriously damage Potter’s ability to perform on a functional level in the real world and made it extremely unlikely that he would develop as successfully as he had in the books. Potter is a resilient child because despite having a tough childhood, he was still able to be successful in his achievements at Hogwarts. Potter’s success stemmed in part from the fact that he was able to attract mentors who would help him along the way. These good mentors were able to provide some of the advice and love that Potter might have otherwise missed out on because of the absence of loving parents (Provenzano & Heyman, 2006)....   [tags: dursley, children, adults]
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Preparation for Mentorship and Assessing - Preparation for Mentorship and Assessing Introduction. Learning in practice is an important part of the curriculum and accounts for approximately 50% of the pre-qualifying nursing programme in the UK (Andrews and Roberts, 2003). Supporting students to learn is an important function for both educators and practitioners and thus teaching, assessing and mentoring are fundamental aspects of nurses' roles and responsibilities. The quality of the clinical learning environment is a national priority for both Trusts and Higher Education Institutes (Rapson, Holding and Shepherd, 2003)....   [tags: Papers Education Learning Essays Papers]
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The Hero with One Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell - ... Yoda is what Joseph Campbell’s model considers to be a mentor. The Mentor is who teaches the hero what they need to know in order to completer their journey. The mentor in the path of adolescence is any adult who has a high influence on the young man/women. This will teach him/her how to become a more mature young adult to complete is “journey” through adolescence. One theory that has been around for a large amount of time is called the Oedipus complex. The Oedipus complex is the belief in a child’s hidden and repressed desire to have sexual relations with the parent of the opposite gender....   [tags: adolescents's journey, hero]
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A Walk to Wachusett by Henry David Thoreau - ... The changing society of the Industrial Revolution and the division between America are what fired up Thoreau to begin writing. These historical periods played a significant role in a lot of his writing. As Thoreau became interested in the writing career he lacked inspiration at first; but quickly found his love for nature, his brother’s death, his friend and mentor Emerson, and his aversion towards social conformity to guide him down a path of success. During his early ages of life Thoreau was a proponent of hiking, fishing, conserving, and preserving the land....   [tags: american literature, waldo]
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Joseph Campbell - American writers tend to ply their trade in one of many genres; murder mystery, biography, and true crime are some of the most popular. Mythologists, on the other hand, are far rarer. Joseph Campbell represents one of the best examples of an American mythologist to ever have written. Particularly prominent among Campbell’s many works was the idea of the hero’s journey. Author Campbell believed that many hero’s go through similar stages before they reach their ultimate outcome. The most interesting part about Joseph Campbell’s journey of a hero is that it so accurately describes many of the journeys taken by mortal heroes whether fictional or true....   [tags: American Mythologist, Hero] 1784 words
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Servant Leadership Influence on Student Mentoring - Servant Leadership Influence on Student Mentoring Mentoring is a committed collaborative partnership, not a dependent relationship. According to Bernier, Larose, and Soucy (2005), the relationship and commitment created within a mentoring program is crucial for its success in assisting the mentee. Past studies have focused on student mentoring and its influence on academic performance, retention, and graduation. The thesis of this paper will examine the theory of servant leadership and its influence on a mentoring approach to assist students academically....   [tags: Leadership ]
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The Skills and Qualities Necessary Required to Establish and Maintain an Effective Working Relationship - The Skills and Qualities Necessary Required to Establish and Maintain an Effective Working Relationship In this essay I have chosen to explore the skills and qualities required to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with my mentor in practice in the role of supervisee. I will discuss communication skills, willingness to learn, self-awareness, assertiveness, open-mindedness, reflective skills as criteria of mentee to establish working relationship with mentor....   [tags: Employment Jobs Careers Papers]
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Tutoring Strategies for Successful Learning - Everyone has a different learning style. Unfortunately, teachers rarely have the luxury of having the time, funds, and resources to satisfy each student’s unique learning pattern. As a result, many students struggle to learn in a classroom environment. Robert E. Slavin, the author of Educational Psychology: Theory and Practice, claims“… [Peer] tutoring is one of the most effective instructional strategies known, and it essentially solves the problem of appropriate levels of instruction (Pearson 208).” Peer tutors have the potential to support and teach fellow students in a way that teachers and other adults cannot....   [tags: Tutoring Strategies]
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First Time Teachers - You have been dropped by helicopter into the heart of Beijing. You know a smattering of Mandarin and twice have tried to eat with chopsticks. You know that silk and fireworks originated in China and that you are obviously a novice trying to find your way in unfamiliar surroundings. What do you do. (Esch, 2010, p. 307) For many first time teachers, they often feel as if they have been dropped into a foreign land. According to Ferguson (2010), 25% of first-year teachers will leave the profession after three years....   [tags: Education, Teaching experience] 800 words
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Monitoring a Child's Temperature - In adherence with the NMC (2008) consent has been obtained from all individuals involved and information will be under strict confidentiality. A qualified mentor supervised all patient procedures and the individuals concerned were made aware I was a nursing student, as per the ‘Guidance for Students’ of NMC code. This essay is to demonstrate my understanding of a fundamental nursing skill of which I have gained experience of during clinical placement on an acute paediatric ward. Of the many skills required of a child nurse the monitoring and recording of a child’s temperature is a skill where accurate record keeping is evidentially important....   [tags: Fundamental Nursing Skill]
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