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The Dangers for Models of Being Overly Skinny - ... It has been found that these scars are from when the models faint from starvation (DeNinno 1). The side effects do not end here. There are still many dangers that are associated with the models starving themselves. They also go through severe mood swings and fatigue (DeNinno 2). This causes them to be tired all the time and they could be a really bad effect on many things, for example if some of the girls were still studying in school or universities, being tired all the time can harm their grades....   [tags: models, starving models]
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Celebrity Role Models and Children - During these times, once you turn on your television set you are abruptly notified on yet another absurd act that a celebrity had committed the night before. The media becomes engrossed by the despicable behavior and ravages at it as if it was the final grain of rice. Once they have completed a story that is at the right level of crudeness, they deliver it to the public. The vulgar news reaches households all across the world, and then it soon pollutes the minds of innocent and young children. At a young age, boys and girls commonly compare themselves with reference groups of people who occupy the social role to which they desire....   [tags: Celebrities, children, role models,] 692 words
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Evolution of Marketing Models - INTRODUCTION Marketing is one of the vital functions of any organisation. The marketing efforts enables the firm’s products to be visible and desired by customers. Marketing decisions can be made based on certain predefined theories and models, that enable a marketer to make an educated decision (Van Bruggen and Wierenga 2000). The term ‘marketing model’ refers to any diagrammatic, mathematical or tabular representation of information that can provide insights to the user in a logical manner (Lazer 1962)....   [tags: Marketing Decision Models]
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Why Athletes are Good Role Models - Why Athletes are Good Role Models Ever since the ancient years, we have admired athletes and the hard work that they do to achieve their goal of winning. We idolize them and wish we were more like them. What happens though when the realization sinks in that they are human too and that some of them do get greedy and selfish. A lot of athletes are model citizens that you should really look up to, but there are also some bad apples in the bunch that ruin it for everyone. Athletes can inspire young people to work hard so that their efforts can pay off, but no one is pure and flawless....   [tags: Athletes Athletics Sports Role Models Essays] 1472 words
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Role Models and Leadership in "Romeo and Juliet" - There are various displays of leadership and role modeling in the Shakespearean play 'Romeo and Juliet'. When one hears the term leader, there may be some confusion around what qualities a leader may or may not possess. One should also avoid confusing a good leader with a good role model, because although a good role model may possess similar qualities, there are a few qualities that are required in order to be a strong leader. Two very good examples of the contrasts between a good leader and a good role model are the characters Friar Lawrence and the Prince of Verona, in Romeo and Juliet....   [tags: Role Models, Leadership, Romeo and Juliet, shakesp] 800 words
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Models of Health - ... 29) and Germov (2009, pp. 7-8) concur that it is the life chances formed from structural variables that influence agency (lifestyle choices) therefore, chances of good health. It is clear that social structures impact people's lives even with changes in modern society (White, 2002, p. 6) and are an important factor in health and disease development (Backholer & Peeters, 2012; Demaio, Lander, Hersch & O'Dea, 2012). Studies confirm it is the SDH that drive the inequities in health (Chaufan, 2002, p....   [tags: diabetes melitus, biomedical model]
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Cloud Computing: Services Models and Deployment Models - Introduction “At its most basic, cloud computing is moving applications accessible from our internal network onto an internet (cloud)-accessible space. We're essentially renting virtual machines in someone else's data center, with the capabilities for immediate scale-out, failover, and data synchronization. In the past, having an Internet-accessible application meant we were building a website with a hosted database. Cloud computing changes that paradigm—our application could be a website, or it could be a client installed on a local PC accessing a common data store from anywhere in the world....   [tags: private, public, hybrid, Community]
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Sex in Advertising: A Focus on Models - Sensual Advertisement Sex is visible in almost all streams of media and the seductively toned advertisements over-power magazines’ pages, television commercials, and billboards on the road. Bringing a visual ad to sell products is a good way to get people’s attention. Corporative objective of advertisement is using models to sell their products. Nowadays, typical 21st century advertisements use young teen models wearing very little clothes. Sensual actions in the pictures of advertisement are pressed on teens at the ages of 17-20....   [tags: Marketing] 1337 words
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The Role of Models in the Acquisition of Knowledge - Models have become essential for the development of human knowledge. They are the methods we follow, in order to simplify and understand more easily the realization of certain tasks involving the different fields of knowledge. When a method of thinking and way of achieving a certain goal becomes popular, the rest of the community adopts it. Hence, as soon as a method of thinking becomes predominant over another, it is said to have become a model. For example, we can consider mathematical formulas, scientific procedures, and even our way of living, areas in which a distinct model is followed....   [tags: Knowledge]
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Fashion Industries' Impacts on Models - What standards and limitations have occurred to make the face of models different from the actual public. When hearing the word “model,” flawless images in magazines are normally created. However, upon hearing the word “supermodel,” tall , thin, graceful images of women from New York City’s fashion week come to mind. Throughout the fashion world’s history, problems in the fashion industry have shown up. Hidden under the radar, models are often asked to lose weight if they wish to continue working for major fashion industries....   [tags: Cosmetic Procedures, Society]
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Sentencing Models and The Correctional System - How have sentencing models impacted corrections. Be sure to address the four types of sentencing models and the issues surrounding them (equity, truth-in-sentencing and proportionality). Sentencing models are plans or strategies developed for imposing punishment for crimes committed. During the 19th century these punishments were normally probation, fines and flat sentences. When someone was given a flat sentence, he or she had to serve the entire sentence without parole or early release. However, by the end of the 19th century the new models were developed....   [tags: Crime & Punishment]
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A Comparison of Instructional Design Models - Models of Instructional Design An Instructional Design Model is a framework for instruction, used by many trainers and educators, which helps to identify and explain the steps associated with the instruction process. (Rosenberg, 1982) Instructional design models attempt to identify the needs of the learner, and provide a process through which a course will be taught. Steps within the model help instructors to break down the courses they teach into a series of steps or parts in order to ensure the intended outcomes of learning are being met....   [tags: Education]
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Childhood, Children and Role Models - ... As the child watches and learns from the care givers, it becomes vital that we act in a way to show the child how we want them to act. For example, being friendly, act in kind and being honest. According to the child development website Kids Health, young children observe what their parents do and take cues from their parent’s behaviour. According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2011) ‘many child go through a rebellious stage, but this does not mean that the parent has lost their influence over the child but quite the opposite....   [tags: aristotle, celebrities, media]
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Medical and Social Models of Disability - It could be said that in modern industrial society, Disability is still widely regarded as tragic individual failing, in which its “victims” require care, sympathy and medical diagnosis. Whilst medical science has served to improve and enhance the quality of life for many it could be argued that it has also led to further segregation and separation of many individuals. This could be caused by its insistence on labelling one as “sick”, “abnormal” or “mental”. Consequently, what this act of labelling and diagnosing has done, is enforce the societal view that a disability is an abnormality that requires treatment and that any of its “victims” should do what is required to be able to function in...   [tags: Illness vs Disability]
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Social and Medical Disability Models - Introduction In this assignment, I aim to provide the reader with an overview of two prominent models of disability: the medical model and the social model. More specifically, I intend to outline the differences between these models, especially their theory and practice. Firstly, I will note the definition of what a model of disability is and point to its relevance in disability studies. I will also briefly examine the origins of both the medical and social models, but mainly outlining the contributions of their respective theoretical content and influence in society....   [tags: Disability]
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Social Models in Western Europe - Introduction Europe’s diverse social models are rigid and protectionist and were a result of years of steady global economic growth. However, the rapid changes of the global economy in the twenty-first century have created a multitude of threats and opportunities for the European economy. Two of the crucial policies – the Single Market and the monetary union could enable the transformation of its economy to address the challenges of globalization. In this paper, we analyze the affects of these social models on European firms through the eyes of the German auto industry and Volkswagen....   [tags: Economics ] 1976 words
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Examining Structure Models for Ethics - In the past couple of decades the businesses sector and other organizations have witness a significant amount unethical conducts of corporation and individuals that have impacted stakeholders’ faith in the market. One the major ways organizations have attempted to circumvent unethical and legal misconduct is ethics auditing. Ethical auditing is used by corporation as mean to plan for ethical disasters, which in all likelihood would result in considerable legal and financial expenses and interfere with normal operation of the business including its staff, efficiency, reputation, and stakeholder faith in them ( Ferrell, Fraedrich, & Ferrell, 2013)....   [tags: Businesses, Organizations, Unethical behavior]
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Reform Models in Collegiate Sports - ... Academic scholarships under this movement are viewed as hire contracts rather than educational gifts (Slaughter & Rhoades, 2004). This implies that Amateurism is perceived by athletes’ right advocates as a means of denying college students their protections and rights that are enjoyed by other employees in sports including the right to get fair share of reward of revenue that they generate as well as compensation allowance. The divergent views of the three major schools of thought in regard to college reforms has elicited mixed reactions from all the stakeholders of college sports across the united states....   [tags: Athletes, College, Students, Sports]
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Background: The Service Quality Models - Background: the service quality models The context of service quality has not been perceived uniformly. Cullen (2001) for instance portrayed two sets of quality context: objective, and perceived quality; the first focuses on the standards and guidelines being set up by professional bodies, while the second pertains to customers' perceptions. Similarly, Gronroos (1984) abstracted the service quality into technical and functional. By and large, literature on service quality has been lined up behind the latest category while maintained a level of disintegration with the first....   [tags: Business Management ] 1550 words
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Super Models of the Media - Cindy Crawford, Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, and Gisele Bundchen, just to name a few, are some of the world’s most beautiful super models. They make their living being beautiful and unapproachable. Perfectly applied make-up, designer clothing draped over thin hips and bony shoulders. Hair coiffed teased and piled high upon their entitled, snobbish heads. Lights. Camera. Action. It’s to be expected in this industry of beauty. So how does a Burger King hamburger fall into the category of super model....   [tags: Media]
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Theories and Models of Leadership - Introduction In an effort to provide scientific basis for the oft times artistic nature of what we call leadership, academics have long posited theories and models that attempt to explain and even guide this key interpersonal function. In this paper, two prominent leadership theories, Situational Leadership and Contingency Theory, are examined. Each model is given the same rubric by which to be studied, including Definitions and Descriptions, Strengths, Limitations and Critiques, Key Impacts, and concluding with a Personal Response....   [tags: situational leadership, categories]
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Productivity of Home Business Models - ... Various other ASA chassis are available and can support up to 5000 users with 700 Mbps of encryption. Supported Protocols There are many different remote access technologies available to choose from. Traditional dial-up modem remote access, has declined in popularity due to the low speed of analog modems and the ubiquity of Internet access. Point to Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) was once a very popular remote access solution as it is available on a wide range of platforms and easy to configure....   [tags: Remote access, VPN, dial-up networking]
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Modern Day Role Models - THESIS STATEMENT Saint’s qualities can be viewed as more effective modern role models and leaders than the contemporary media influencing the youth. PURPOSE STATEMENT The purpose of this research paper is to discuss the influence of the with the media today and how saints can be viewed as role models today, which will be supported with books and web sources on the related topics. INTRODUCTION Saint’s qualities can be viewed as more effective modern role models and leaders than the contemporary media influencing the youth....   [tags: Sociology, Leadership] 1836 words
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Anorexia Among Super Models - ... Twiggy was the beginning of extreme thinness among models. (Brumburgh) In the mid-1990’s another trend came about. It was called Heroin chic. Heroin chic was characterized by pale skin, dark circles underneath their eyes, and an angular bone structure. They were going against the healthy and vibrant looks of many models. This new look was reflective of the new drug addiction with heroin. The price of heroin decreased and its purity increased bring about this new look. They now wanted their models to have emaciated features....   [tags: diet, beauty pageant, thinness]
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Ethical Decision Making Models - Introduction Ethical responsibilities are relevant in business, education, and other institutions and communities. In seeking a higher education position, making ethical decisions will be significant. Assessing ethical conduct is a key element to improving the resolution of ethical conflicts. Asking questions and surveying individuals in the medical field, businesses, colleges, and other areas will provide useful information about the impact and influence of ethical conduct. Empirical research indicates various factors influence and affect ethical behavior....   [tags: Ethics ]
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Developing Effective Decision Models - Week 2 Page 1 Decision Models – Problem Categorization LDSP: 6720 – Developing Effective Decision Models June 14, 2010 Week 2 Page 2 There are a number of different problem solving methods, techniques and styles, and the purpose of this paper is to explore some of those differences. One can apply a systematic approach to problem solving, an emotional approach or an intuitive or ‘gut feel’ approach. Further, there are procedures and formulas to follow or, one can just pontificate the variables and use a philosophical slant which involves perspectives such as “In order to fully understand the answer, one must more fully understand the question” (Chinese p...   [tags: Problem Solving]
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Developing Effective Decision Models - Week 6 Page 1 Decision Models – Problem Analysis LDSP: 6720 – Developing Effective Decision Models July12, 2010 Week 2 Page 2 There are a number of different problem solving methods, techniques and styles, and the purpose of this paper is to review the analysis portion as it relates to the case study assigned to this week. Further, this paper will provide a critique to the solution of the case study problem which will include three distinct errors made in the problem solving phase....   [tags: Problem Solving ]
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Models of Decision Making - MODELS OF DECISION MAKING:  SWOT Analysis Model  Poster’s Five Forces Analysis  PEST Analysis SWOT Analysis SWOT Analysis is the most common and renowned model for decision making in the business world today. It is used for conducting the audit, study and analyze the overall strategic position of the business and the environment in which the business operates SWOT is an abbreviation of Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. The main objective of SWOT analysis is to devise the best strategy for the organization, using it to prepare the business model for the company while keeping in view the resources, capabilities and constraints that are applicable....   [tags: Business Management ] 575 words
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Psychological Models -             Thestudy of psychology has been crucial to the understanding of behavior and thehuman mind as early as 1000 B.C. (Rescorla). With its wealth of research andstudies, psychology has provided valuable insights into the human mind and it’s functioning. These insights, however, rely on many models of psychology and require a complete understanding of all psychological models to be successfully applied to the understanding of human behavior. The four main models of psychology are the biological model, the psychodynamic model, the cognitive model, and the behavioral model....   [tags: Research Papers on Psychology 2014]
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Nursing Models - A model is a simplified representation of the structure and content of a phenomenon or system that describes or explains the complex relationships between concepts within the system and integrates elements of theory and practice (Creek et al 1993). A nursing model is a collection of ideas and knowledge that represents nursing from the writers’ perspective, presenting different ways of looking at and understanding nursing (Aggleton & Chalmers, 2000; Hogston & Simpson, 2002). Thus, nursing model is a concept of what nursing is and are used as a tool to assess patient's needs/problems....   [tags: Health Care, The RTL Model] 471 words
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Business Models And It - Business Models and Information Systems “A business strategy is a well articulated vision of where a business seeks to go and how it expects to get there” (Pearlson & Saunders, 2004). An organization’s decisions regarding both organizational and information systems strategies must be governed by this overarching business strategy. The information technology strategy must fit into the business strategy and be reevaluated constantly to ensure the company is meeting its strategic goals. The information systems strategy will both affect, and be affected, by the business strategy....   [tags: Business Model Strategy Technology Implementation] 985 words
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The Influence of Role Models on Young People - Role models have an astounding effect on the lives of young people in our society. A role model has the ability to shape the views, ideals, and actions of a young person. Role models help youth to discover how they wish to become in the future. The influence that role models have over young people is tremendous. It is important for role models to be positive and responsible in instilling good morals and values because future generations are directly dependent on the role models of today. By examining the influence of role models, role models in the community, and role models in the media, we will be able to determine the true effect that role models have on the lives of youth....   [tags: A Role Model's Impact on Youth] 596 words
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Wireless Channel Models - Wireless Channel Models [1][2] Various models have been used to represent the characteristics of wireless channels. Some models treat wireless channels in the same manner wired channels are under strict limitations to obtain high simplicity in the analysis. Other models have higher complexity to accommodate for actual conditions in wireless channels. The most common models used for wireless channels include the Additive White Gaussian Noise (AWGN) channel model, the Rayleigh channel model and the Rician channel model which are shown in figure 1....   [tags: Technology ] 1424 words
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Models to Help the Improvement of your Business - ... The models are here to help you improve the way your business is and to look at your business from a financial standpoint. The models will help you make the best decision that you can make to better the business. Six Sigma can be used as a guideline to help you reach goals and the Triple Bottom Line can help you think about your finances as what your profit and losses are. The Six Sigma model will there for a better understanding of what your company delivers as far as product, workflow, the employees, and the success of the business....   [tags: six sigma, triple bottom line, business owner]
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Coaching Assessment Models - ... The immediate concern is important because of its effect on present outcomes and future possibilities. The goal of this initial observation is the identification of the client’s challenges as perceived by their own frame of reference. The coach can use this opportunity to ask probing and open-ended questions in an effort to seek additional clarity. Commitments Commitment is the second area of observation and the coach is determining what or to whom the client is committed. Understanding or recognizing the client’s commitment identifies the required action for bringing about a change in behavior....   [tags: five elements model, mood]
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The Negative Impact of Beauty Contests and Models - ... Im sure that we have all heard of Kim Kardashian and even seen some pictures of her every once in a while. Media says that we need to have a fake buttox and fake breasts and fake everything to be pretty and to be accepted in this world. Before Kim Kardashian was a model, she was flat chested and didn't have a booty. She is what society would categorize as a “loser”. Although she was very pretty without these things, she added the chemicals and toxins in her body so that she could get attention whether it be wrong or not....   [tags: Beauty Contests are Harmful]
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Option Pricing Models - Option pricing models The option pricing models is somewhat of a gamble to some investors and a to others a pattern-based method of investing. According to Hoadley Trading & Investment tools (2011), Black-Scholes model is used most commonly to determine the fair market value of the option in play. This model uses five key determinants of an option’s price such as price, strike price, volatility, time to expiration and short term interest rate. This model will let you calculate the option prices quickly but unfortunately it is not too accurate....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Information Processing Models - One of the AASL’s standards for 21st century learners is [they will] “inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge” and “follow an inquiry- based process in seeking knowledge in curricular subjects, and make the real-world connection for using this process in [his/her] own life.” (ALA, 2007, p. 4) Three research process models that help students make independent choices, ask questions, find resources, and discover information are the Big6™, Kuhlthau’s Information Search Process, and I-Search. This paper will compare and contrast these models and discuss their use in teaching students to research on their own....   [tags: Research Management ]
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Juvenule Crime Models - There are many issues with crime and violence in the United States, but very few are more controversial than the issue of juveniles in crime. How are juveniles getting involved in crime. What is causing America’s youth to do things that their parents should’ve instilled as morally wrong. What are ways to control and possibly eliminate these issues that affect the way we live. For the past century, criminologists have been studying juvenile related crime and a few theories have come up. These theories have, in the mid to late 20th century, been shaped into models....   [tags: criminality, violence, rehabilitation, model]
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Importance of Role Models in To Kill a Mockingbird - Take a moment to think, what would you do if you didn’t have your parents/guardians. How would you be acting. Where would you be. Adults have a big part in a child’s life not only because they are there to support them but being role models to show them how they should be acting and maturing over time. The novel “To Kill a Mockingbird written by Harper Lee” takes place in a small town named Maycomb and it has a great deal to do with children maturing over time and how adults come into place as role models....   [tags: To Kill a Mockingbird Essays]
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Different Leadership Models - Yukl noted “another way to view leadership is in term of an influence process that occurs naturally with a social system and is diffused among the members” (2006, p. 4). His observation influences the belief that “leadership as a social process rather than as a specialized role” (2006, p. 4). Many scholars and practitioners also indicated that leadership implicates with social activities such as culture, education, economy, politics, society, and environment (Bass, 1997; Couto, 1995; Gardner, 1995; Kanter, 1991; Marques, 2010; Ogawa & Bossert, 1995)....   [tags: Yukl’s, compare, contrast, comparison]
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State Diplomacy Models - State Diplomacy Models Through recent history, state diplomacy wad divided dichotomously, only involving soft or hard power. Soft power is the ability to obtain preferred outcomes through attraction while hard power involves the use of coercion and payments to force the other party to consent to the coercer nation’s desires . When determining which diplomatic approach to pursue, countries often consider four core motivations: its past relations with the target country, its international image or the image it wishes to project, its citizens’ level of implicit consent, and dependent and independent variables....   [tags: Carrot and Stick, Commercial Opportunities]
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Tactical Game Models - What is tactical Game Models or (TMG), Tactical game model is teaching student and athletes the basic understanding of a game by slowing everything down so that the Students can stop and see what they are doing. It is not an understanding of how to watch the game but playing the game, for example teaching offensive and defensive tactics so the student will be better off. There are a number of sports you can use Tactical game model for; here are some examples football, soccer, basketball, hockey, chess and even track....   [tags: Students, Teaching, Athletes, Sports]
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The Study of Adult Learning Models and Theories - There are many models and theories that contribute to the adult learning process. When most educators think of the adult learning process andragogy is usually one of the first thoughts. According to Malcolm Knowles, Andragoggy is “the art and science of helping others learn (Merriam, Caffarella, & Baumgartner, 2007).”Andragogy are learning strategies focused on adults. It is often interpreted as the process of engaging adult learners with the structure of the learning experience (Clardy, 2005). Andragogy assumes that adults have different learning characteristics and requirements than children....   [tags: Education]
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Circle of Conflict and the Triangle of Satisfaction Models - Circle of Conflict and the Triangle of Satisfaction Models Introduction This paper will discuss two different conflict models and how they may be used to diagnose a particular conflict. Each model will be described in a way, which better helps understand the conflict. Potential confidentiality issues within the conflict will be described as well. Both the Circle of Conflict and the Triangle of Satisfaction Models are both effective tools at assisting a practitioner at diagnosing and resolving conflict....   [tags: Conflict Resolution ]
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Security Management Models for Information Systems - Background Security management within the context of information systems “needs a paradigm shift in order to successfully protect information assets” (Eloff & Eloff, 2003). Due the rapid increase in information security threats, security management measures have been taken to proactively remedy the growing threat facing information security. As a result of this, security management “is becoming more complex everyday, many organization’s security systems are failing, with serious results” (Fumey-Nassah, 2007)....   [tags: Security ]
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Athletes as Role Models throughout History - The world of role models in athletics has been around for millenniums and can be traced back as far as 776 B.C. when the athletes were thought to be demigods (half human and half god) and the first Olympic games took place on the site of Olympia. Though the only event was the 200-meter sprint, many people looked up to them and expected more than just a 200- meter sprint from these “god-like” men.(WEBSITE) Today, more and more people are beginning to look to athletes like the ancient Greek did: for more than just entertainment....   [tags: Athletes, Behavior, NBA, NFL]
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Core Theoretical Models of Coaching and Mentoring - In this essay, the advantages and disadvantages of two core theoretical models of coaching (GROW and Skilled helper model) and one of mentoring (5 C’s mentoring model) will be critically appraised. Coaching and mentoring are not about learning to do something the right way, but are about helping to lead an individual to find their own way of doing it practically and efficiently. Coaching and mentoring sessions are guided with theoretical models, which help focus both the coach and the coachee in attaining desired outcomes for problem situations....   [tags: Coaching and Mentoring]
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Critical Analysis - The Models of Public Policy - According to William Jenkins (1989) public policy is a set of interrelated decisions taken by a political actor or a group of actors concerning the selection of goals and the means of achieving them within a specified situation where those situations showed in public policy be within the power of those actors to achieve. In this case, public policy involves making policies that are involved in enhancing health care reforms in the Canadian situation. Policies are often as a result of a multiple decisions but multiple decisions taken by multiple decision makers through government organs....   [tags: Health Care ]
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Athletes can be decent role models - Since professional sports were first introduced, players have been viewed as role models. Recently the question has been raised as to whether or not this is a proper thing for them to be. Michael Vick tortured and murdered dogs, Barry Bonds cheated his way to stardom, and countless others are just no-good, pampered divas. There are some that shine out through the mess of egotism and are devoted athletes who give back to the community. This suggests that there can be no blanket statement as to whether professional athletes should serve as role-models....   [tags: Sports]
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Are Athletes Really Bad Role Models? - Assignment 3: Athletes aren’t role models-Really. Many famous athletes aren’t exactly angels. Take a look at Tiger Woods and John Terry (Chelsea footballer). Both are extremely successful players of their respective sports. Unfortunately, they are also prone to giving up to their hormones and desires. Tiger Woods allegedly had sex with at least 10 different women during his marriage. John Terry had an affair with his best friend, Wayne Bridge’s wife. Both players are now divorced. With all these scandals about athletes going on, it is not surprising that people are calling athletes bad examples to the younger generations....   [tags: Media, Examples, Negative Influences]
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Scale RC Airplanes - a Way to Relive Aviation History - Scale RC airplanes are miniature models of real full-scale airplanes in almost every detail. They match everything from the markings on the fuselage right down to the design of the landing gear. These remote control planes recreate some of the best known legends from the history of aviation. Whether you are a fan of famous war-birds like the Curtiss P-40 or you like legendary civilian aircraft like the Cessna 182, scale RC airplanes offer you the opportunity to relive aviation history by flying a model replica of an actual legend....   [tags: Historical Models]
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The Importance of Good Role Models - The Importance of Good Role Models          Charles Barkley stands in a dimly lit gym with a basketball squeezed between his beefy hands. He is only filming a commercial. Or is he. As he looks squarely into the camera, he declares, " I am not a role model...I am paid to wreak havoc on the basketball court" (Smith 1). After he says this, a question begins to form in the minds of the viewers. Who, then Charles, should be a role model. Now, just because this is a commercial for a basketball shoe does not mean Charles Barkley does not have a reply floating around in that shiny bald head of his....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Models of Determination of Interest Rates - The Interest Rate (IR) is considered as one of the most important economic factors affecting every household, firm and government all over the world. It is, as described by Parkin et al (2005), the opportunity cost of holding money, that is, the price of borrower are willing to pay for the use of the loan. On the other hand, it is also the compensation to the risk that lenders take in lending the money. (investopedia.com, n.a. 2003) By lenders and borrowers, it refers to individuals, businesses, financial instruments and governments....   [tags: UK England Economics Interest Rate] 1640 words
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Models of Choking: A Study of Sport performance Under Pressure. - ... (2008) which investigated whether a PPR can improve performance under pressure for 3 ten-pin bowlers showed that performance for all bowlers increased by an average of 29%. In this study, the PPR included modification of optimal arousal levels, behavioral steps, attention control such as focusing on a target and cue words. In another study conducted by Marlow, Bull, Heath, and Shambrook (1998), looking into the pressures of taking a water polo penalty shot showed that using a PPR before the penalty shot increased the 3 athletes performance by 21%, 25% and 28%....   [tags: Choking, athletes, PPR]
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are todays celebrities role models - Are today's superstars really role models for today’s youth. I think they are. So many people in the entertainment business set great examples for our youth to strive for the best and most out of life. Take musicians they really come through in times of need. Take this past few weeks with the tragedies in New York City and Washington D. C they have helped organize relief funds and benefit concerts for the families who lost their loved ones. They went to the scenes and helped out by passing out food and water....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Importance of Program Evaluation and Three Evaluation Models - ... Finally, it uses instruments to obtain information that would inform changes to the curriculum. This is aligned to vocational education as occupations are constantly changing and evolving this feedback is of paramount importance. CIPP Model CIPP model was originated by Daniel Stufflebeam and Egon Guba. CIPP is an acronym representing the four types of evaluation identified by this model namely, context evaluation, input evaluation, process evaluation and product evaluation. According to Stufflebeam, evaluation is the process of delineating, obtaining and providing useful information for judging decision alternatives....   [tags: curriculum evaluation, TVET, education]
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The Relevant Concepts, Theories, and Models about Leadership - ... The type of leaders: A group of researchers led by Lewin et al (1939) set out to identify different styles of leadership. Lewin placed the styles of leaders into one of the three categories, Autocratic leader, also known as authoritarian leadership, is a type of leadership style characterized by individual control over all decisions and little input from group members. Autocratic leaders typically make choices based on their own ideas and judgments and rarely accept advice from followers. Autocratic leadership involves absolute, authoritarian control over a group, Democratic leadership, also known as participative leadership, is a type of leadership style in which involved followers in d...   [tags: leadership, charismatic leaders, motivators]
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Bioethical Models that Deal with Maternal-Fetal Issues - ... Discussion After reading the case and conducting a literature review on ethical issues in regards to maternal-fetal issues, I would have to say that I agree that a pregnant woman’s autonomy takes precedence over all other ethical issues. It is my belief that a fetus has no moral standing. Human beings are considered to be independent, separate individuals. Being that the fetus depends on Jane’s body for survival, it cannot be considered to be a human being. Jane’s moral claims are precedence over those of the fetus as she is an independent human being that has the ability to make autonomous decisions about her body....   [tags: pregnant women, conception, c-section]
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Culturally Dominant Models of How to be and Look a Man - ... Tennant's rugged appeal and messy dress sense, is contrasted by the sculpted and clean cut look of Smith which is more a in line with the crisis of the man theory. Combining with his performance, such as the over-stylization traditional with the matinee idol in the scene of capture by the Queens guards by Matt Smith, is a movement to a post feminist masculinity as the hero solves conflict through communication, not physical strength. Yet, however this irrelevance on physicality can be argued as traditionally British with a national preoccupation with 'brains over brawn' (Britton, 2011)....   [tags: male authority, masculinity, modern man]
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