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Research Paper Proposal: The Black Death - The anticipated research paper will be taking into consideration the perspectives of the individuals that lived and died as a result of the Black Death, specifically from the year 1348 CE – 1350 CE and in the better known parts of the world during that period, the reactions, preventative measure that were taken to combat the plague, the religious and governmental response. In the collection of primary sources amassed by John Aberth in The Black Death, 1348-1350: the great mortality of 1348-1350 ; a brief history with documents1 he very succinctly provides a condensed description of each document by giving a background of the author as well as the source of the primary source....   [tags: Research Paper Proposal] 1155 words
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Research Paper on Hurricanes - I have always found the ocean to be a very intriguing part of the Earth. There are infinitely many discoveries that have yet to be made about it. My fascination with the ocean sparked the idea to do my class paper on hurricanes and what they are along with their effects. I remember hearing about all the damages from Hurricane Katrina after it hit the coast near New Orleans. The only information I really know about them is what is briefly covered on the news. I thought it would be interesting to discover the true effects they can have on not only people that endure them, but also the environment as it gets ripped to shreds by the plethora of winds and water....   [tags: Personal Research Paper]
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Hydraulic Fracturing Research Paper - Around the world, countries are dependent on oil and more often than not, foreign oil. The U.S. is at a time where they believe buying foreign oil supports terrorism and hurts our economy. Shale formations deep underground that spread all over the U.S. have been found to contain natural gas. This includes the Marcellus Shale formation and the Utica Shale formation, which can be found all throughout New York State and down the East Coast (Hydro-Fracking pg.1). To get at this abundance of gas underground, hydraulic fracturing was invented, but this new method of gas extraction safe for the environment and for the people around it....   [tags: Fracking Research Paper]
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Marketing Research Paper: Kudler Fine Foods - "Kudler Fine Foods has experienced significant growth and is now focused on expanding the services, improving the efficiency of its operations and increasing the consumer purchase cycle as a means to increasing the loyalty and profitability of its consumers" (, ). This paper will justify the importance of marketing research in the development of Kudler Fine Foods marketing strategy and tactics. It will also identify the areas where additional market research is needed and analyze the importance of competitive intelligence and analysis in regards to the development of Kudler Fine Foods marketing strategy and tactics....   [tags: Marketing Research Paper] 1030 words
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Use of the Concept Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) - Many advances in medicine have resulted in an increase in recoverability from previously believed unrescuable conditions, most notably cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). This particular advance in death mitigation has evolved over time and resulted in previously unforeseen conversations with patients and their families regarding specifying level of resuscitative efforts in the face of death. Do not resuscitate (DNR) orders, one of the outcomes of successful and ubiquitously implemented CPR, can be found throughout healthcare agencies in several countries....   [tags: health, medical technicians]
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Schizophrenia: Critique of Research Study - Schizophrenia is the most common and complex mental disorder that has an impact on many people worldwide. Not only is the disorder complex but devastating. Schizophrenia starts in the early lives of an individual and can lead to lifelong disability (Moritz, 2010). In this paper schizophrenia will be introduced as well as why this topic and discipline were chosen. There will also be a research study that will not only be critiqued by the research that is given but also how the research was presented as well....   [tags: Research Paper]
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A Critique of a Qualitative Research Paper - This paper will critique the qualitative research paper, “The use of grammatical terminology in the second language classroom: A qualitative study of teachers’ practices and cognitions” by Simon Borg (1999). Borg investigates four English teachers’ cognitions regarding the use of grammatical terminology and their actual practices in the classroom. In order to clarify the relationship between the teachers’ cognitions and their practices, Borg conducted lesson observations and interviews as data collection methods....   [tags: grammatical terminology, teacher's practice]
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Cold Fusion Research Paper - Cold Fusion Research Paper As the world becomes more aware of the growing need for a more abundant energy supply, one energy source has been swept under the carpet and virtually ignored. This source is cold fusion. Cold fusion is: “A reaction that occurs under certain conditions in supersaturated metal hydrides (metals with lots of hydrogen or heavy hydrogen dissolved in them). It produces excess heat, helium, and a very low level of neutrons. In some experiments the host metal has been transmuted into other elements....   [tags: Energy Research Papers] 3563 words
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Research Paper on Pakistan - PAKISTAN I chose to do my research on the customs and lifestyles of Pakistan and their people. It took me quite a while to get in contact with someone who lives there, but once I finally did, I made a friend for life. I was very curious how the Pakistani’s felt about Americans, and if I could get an honest answer from someone there. My friend “Hussain” assured me that although there are extremists, just as there are everywhere, who take their hatred for America, and for any other country that they feel “threatened” by, and use it to destroy innocent peoples lives....   [tags: essays research papers] 1849 words
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J.R.R. Tolkien Research Paper - J.R.R. Tolkien Research Paper As many have grown up during this generation, they have been dazzled by the work of J.R.R. Tolkien as well as the artistic interpretation of this trilogy through Peter Jackson. This movement started when Tolkien created The Hobbit and then later the Lord of the Rings trilogy in the 1930’s, 1940’s and 1950’s.However, there are those who have criticized both the books and the cinema for being sexist and/or racist. Tolkien is not a sexist because he develops his female characters by revealing their individualism and dynamic features, and is also not a racist because much of the criticism comes from Peter Jackson’s interpretations and because racism is harshly look...   [tags: Literary Review]
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Swine Flu Research Paper - Swine Flu Research Paper Swine flu is a disease that has placed a burden on humanity for many years. The virus of swine flu has a very intriguing history as well. Swine flu had originated from the first influenza pandemic in 1918. The actual swine flu virus had come from a pig in Iowa in 1931. Two years later a human strand of swine flu was found in London for the very first time. This was later followed by the Hong Kong flu pandemic in 1968 which had killed up to one million people worldwide....   [tags: Medicine]
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Research Paper: Roaring Twenties - Research Paper: Roaring Twenties After World War 1, America had to demobilize and revert back to a peace time economy. During the 1920’s, it was viewed as a prosperous economy since there was a new labor force due to demobilization, new inventions, and a new infrastructure. Also moral spirits were high since America along with the Allied Powers defeated Germany and the Great War was finally over. However, America began making many economic policies and decisions that will eventually lead up to the Great Depression....   [tags: U.S. History ]
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Research Paper Description - The main research question of this thesis can be formulated as follows: What are the communicative trajectories of foetal wellbeing assessments using expert ultrasound technology during routine antenatal encounters between sonographers and pregnant women. This can be subdivided further as follows: 1. What are the features of sonographers’ communication during the first stage/booking encounter (first trimester) and the normality scan encounter (second trimester) in terms of structural, interactional and thematic organisation (see Chapter 4)....   [tags: Research Analysis] 2131 words
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Wetlands Research Paper - Wetlands When most people think of wetlands the first thing that will pop into their mind will be visions of swamps and flooded plains. These marshy lands would seem to have no purpose, while in reality they are the most precious form of ecosystem that we have in America. Wetlands contribute to biodiversity, clean water, flood control, and provide a habitat for millions of species of plants and animals. Even with all this wetlands still face mass destruction, much like the rain forests they are just as productive and face similar rates of devastation (Mitchell, J....   [tags: Research Paper fc]
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Resarch Paper Proposal: The Box Jellyfish - Resarch Paper Proposal: The Box Jellyfish As far back as I can trace my memories I remember that as a child I always liked to be in the water. Swimming pools were my absolute favorite. Wherever I went, I would always ask if there was a swimming pool. However, things changed when my parents took me to Florida for the first time. When I looked out onto the ocean my parents told me that the first words that came out of my mouth were, “Look mom, dad it’s a huge swimming pool!” I bet anyone can guess what happened next; I took off on a mad dash right into the ocean....   [tags: Project Proposal] 667 words
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Summer Term Reflection Paper - Summer Term Reflection Paper As I look back on the beginning of my journey to a better career and life I can remember the weeks and months leading up to the first day of class. I remember visiting the college and speaking with an advisor to decide exactly what it was I wanted to do, and the steps it would take for me to reach my goals. I recall talking with the advisor about the requirements for my General Education credits as well my need to take a preparatory class for algebra because I scored to low on the placement exam to be allowed to take the full college level math....   [tags: Reflection Paper] 995 words
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The Legal History and Ethics of Stem Cell Research - An interesting aspect of stem cell research is how politically charged it was from its very beginning. Originally born into a conservative playing field, the bounds on stem cell research were never as open as they are now, having been suppressed by political opinion for several decades. Numerous accounts of voting to support stem cell research were blocked by individual opinions of people with the influence to do so. Today, stem cell research is more open and accepted, due to technological advancements, but I think more importantly, a changing political mood....   [tags: Stem Cell Research Paper]
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How To Write A Good Research Paper - A Research Paper is a type of academic writing that needs more theoretical, significant and methodical level of question. Although a research paper is a kind of term paper, some term papers don’t require academic research. Not all research papers can be considered as term papers. An objective of writing a research paper is to allow people to read the work selectively. In order to make an impression over the reader, in other words to make a paper readable following some points should be noted:  Print or type using a 12 point standard font, such as Times, Geneva, Bookman, Helvetica, etc....   [tags: Instructional Essay, Process Essay, How To Essay] 1050 words
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Biochemistry Research Paper - Toll-like receptors are proteins that play a significant role in the recognition of pathogens such as viruses and bacteria, thereby initiating an innate response. The TLR family recognizes structurally conserve molecules known as pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMPS) derive from these viruses and bacteria. TLR7 have been shown to mediate the recognition of single stranded RNA (ssRNA) viruses, whereas TLR9 recognizes non-methylated CpG sequences in bacterial DNA molecules. However, the molecular mechanism by which non-methylated CpG DNA and ssRNA viruses activate the innate immunity is not well understood....   [tags: Health, Diseases, Viruses, Bacteria] 1897 words
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Research Comparison Paper - INTRODUCTION Overview Depression is when a person’s feelings of sadness and worthlessness control how they handle daily activities and relationships (National Institute of Mental Health 2009). This illness is something that most people need to be treated for (National Institute of Mental Health 2009). In the study Quality of Life in Depression, several patients are looked at to see what their quality of life is with depression. One of the aspects that the study found about depression is that even after people are treated for depression the person may still ridding themselves of the illness completely (Ay-Woan et al 2005)....   [tags: Health, Diseases, Depression] 1985 words
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Economics Research Paper - Economics Research Paper It seems every day there is dire news about the economy. Particularly about issues that have been affecting our everyday lives. One specific issue is currency. Money has always been a serious problem for many Americans. Most Americans have a difficulty taking care of their wealth and are unable to use it for expensive items. Some have trouble saving up and using it for items they do not need. Although we question many other issues reported on the news that pertain to money, Americans are generally concerned about matters that America has decided to act upon, such as the state budget cuts....   [tags: Economics] 1324 words
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Loss: A Stage of Writing a Research Paper - Loss has everything to do with writing a research paper. It starts with a loss of words when nobody knows what word to pick. Then there is a loss of money because you’ve had to fuel your car up to go to the Auburn Library and make tons of copies of your research. By the time the thesis is due, a loss of words comes back with a disappearing reason why the word is important. With the etymology most students are completely lost because, despite being given a crash course on how to read the Oxford English Dictionary, they have no idea what they are reading....   [tags: Language]
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Research Paper on Anabolic-androgenic Steroids - Research Paper on Anabolic-androgenic Steroids       Anabolic-androgenic steroids are a group of hormones, which includes the natural male hormone, testosterone, and a number of synthetic compounds. "Anabolic" refers to muscle building, while "androgenic" refers to increased masculine characteristics. Anabolic effects are basically muscle growth. Androgenic effects produce secondary male sex characteristics like facial hair, body hair, deepening of the voice, and so on. In the 1950's scientists were trying to isolate the muscle building properties without the masculinizing effects....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Research Paper: Difficulties for Women in Afghanistan - Difficulties for women in Afghanistan In Afghanistan, there are many differences in the lives of males and females. A child’s life is based around their gender, because gender is an important and prized aspect of a person’s life. Both boys and girls do not live luxurious lives, they are subject to disease, malnutrition and war in Afghanistan. However, while these are similarities among the genders, there are many more differences. Roles in economics, education and childhood are some of the many differences in boys and girls lives in Afghanistan....   [tags: domestic activities, gender roles, inferior]
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Analysis of Newspaper Research Report Paper - Analysis of Newspaper Research Report Paper Obesity is on the rise in the United States in both adults and children. On average, 30% of children suffer from obesity and over the past years recognition of the disease and its consequences have elevated nevertheless, the disease remains untreated and undiagnosed (Moran, 1999). Studies show that overweight children are at a statistically greater probability of developing health issues, which eventually lead to death. The seriousness of the disease triggered many research studies; one of these researches is reviewed below....   [tags: Article Analysis ]
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Leadership Paper In Mental Haelthcare - Introduction In mental health, it is important to ensure the safety of staff, patients, and other who come into the mental health environment. This is accomplished by safety and security procedures used by the mental health facility. One of the safety procedures is the removal of contraband from the patient upon admission and throughout the length of stay if suspected of possessing contraband (Pelletier, Poster, & Kay, 1990). “Contraband is broadly defined as any item that is potentially hazardous to patients and staff, including weapons, razors, matches and lighters, medications, and so forth” (Pelletier et al., 1990, p....   [tags: Management Paper, Safety, Patients, Staff]
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How to Write a Research Paper: Questions and Answers - Step 1: Define Your Research Purpose The purpose of my research is to find information about a city that I would might like to settle down in and I have chosen San Diego, California. Step 2: Take a Mental Inventory I live in the country in a small town in Maine a state in New England. I do not mind the climate sometimes I may wish for better weather but, it is a losing fight. I like the free air the proximity to the Atlantic Ocean and New Hampshire. I like also that Portland not far and Boston is near by as well....   [tags: san diego, research questions, purpose]
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Anatomy of a Research Paper - Wodge: A Definition "I don't want a great wodge of prose, but about double what we have at present." (Ezra Pound, 1913) The word wodge, whose meaning can be surmised from its heavy, lumpish sound, is not particularly common in American usage. It is, however, a wonderful word that ought to be given more recognition. It offers a more vivid description than its synonyms, for example, blob, cluster, or clump. A highly descriptive word, wodge is developed from a combination of the words wad and wedge, the sound of which evokes images of weight and sedentariness....   [tags: essays research papers] 649 words
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Fur Is Dead Research Paper - The grade I recieved for this paper was an A+, just incase you were wondering.... “Fur is Dead” Taking a look into a once strong industry, shocking facts are revealed. The fur industry brings in an average of $1.5 billion in sales each year. Furs were considered a beautiful and feminine version of clothing by many women, until the public became aware of the horrors that accompany the industry. Activists have been a voice for animals tortured for their fur, making the public aware, and diminishing the old view of fur....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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8 Steps In How To Write A Research Paper - Here are 8 steps in how to research a research paper. These 8 steps are easy to follow and will increase your accuracy in researching your paper. These steps are a helping tool for any college or high school student with a long or short paper. Like any other writing project, research writing is a process involving a number of steps. Although you may be overwhelmed at first by the large scope of a research paper, if you break the task into smaller tasks, you'll find yourself able to complete even the largest assign-ment....   [tags: essays research papers] 1087 words
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Macbeth Senior Research Paper - In Shakespeare’s lifetime he wrote many plays. Many of them were critically acclaimed and others cast aside. The crowd always wanted to be more thoroughly entertained and Shakespeare always tried to keep up with the people’s needs. In 1605, Shakespeare was being hounded for another work of genius. Hamlet and King Lear had just been completed and the people begged for more. He knew not of what to write and like many playwrights, he did research. He found two stories from Hollinshed’s Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland....   [tags: essays research papers] 1787 words
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Research Article Analysis: Juveniles in Prison - Research Article Analysis This research analysis is meant to measure the effects of this particular program against the goals it set out to accomplish as a means of contributing to subsequent decision making about the program and improving future programming. This applied research study is an evaluation research project of social science that is intended to supply scientifically valid information with which to guide public policy. The goals of this evaluation research are to provide feedback to policy makers in concrete and measurable terms....   [tags: jain, research paper, criminology] 2016 words
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Career Research Paper: Army National Guard - Career Research Paper: Army National Guard The Army National Guard is a whole new way to serve. It’s all about commitment to help communities in need. It’s solid dedication to the country in war and in peace. They form an elite team that shares similar core values, convictions, and beliefs. To be in the National Guard can mean serving the country part-time, one weekend a month and two weeks a year as most Guard members serve. This is what makes them different from the other branches of the military....   [tags: essays research papers] 1226 words
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Research Paper - War in Iraq - Natasha Biletnikoff Research Paper Composition II In 1991 President George Bush sent U.S. troops to Kuwait to force out Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and his troops who were trying to take over Kuwait, thus starting the Persian Gulf War. This war started in 1991 and this war also ended in 1991 and an agreement was made between George Bush and Saddam Hussein. The agreement was that Iraq must destroy any chemical and biological weapons they had. This peace treaty also entailed that United Nations inspectors would search Iraq on a regular basis to make sure these weapons were being destroyed....   [tags: Current Events] 683 words
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Research Paper - Class Size - Research Paper - Class Size Class size is a very popular topic that is greatly research through out educational settings. Class size deals with how many students are in the classroom at once. Class size can vary greatly. It can depended on the location of the school, where the more rural areas have only one high school while in a city environment there could be twenty-three high schools in one area. Location also depends on the amount of population in that area. Class size also can depend on the level of schooling....   [tags: essays papers]
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Research Paper on Randolph Bourne - Research Paper on Randolph Bourne Randolph Bourne was an American intellectual, an author and a pacifist who established a name himself as a sharp critic of social pretences. He was born in 1886 in Bloomfield, New Jersey, a small town on the East Coast. Bourne was disfigured at birth by the attending physician's forceps, and an attack of spinal tuberculosis at age four left him stunted and hunchbacked. Bourne always lived in a sort of emotional isolation and therefore seldom appeared in public, but devoted himself to writing and study....   [tags: Bourne Biography Author ] 927 words
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Global Market Research Case Study Paper - Global Market Research Case Study Paper Sperry/MacLennan is architectural company based in Canada. The firm main architectural project is recreational building. The firm had been in business since 1970’s and face up and down in the market. The firm currently has 19 employees. In this paper, reader will gain knowledge about opportunities facing Sperry/MacLennan, key issues in growth, and important of global marker research. Summary of Company Drew Sperry, one of the two senior partners in Sperry/MacLennan, founded the company in 1972 as a one-man architectural practice....   [tags: Marketing ]
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Integrated Cirriculum Research Paper - Integrated Cirriculum Research Paper Integrated curriculums are constantly becoming more popular with educators each and every day. It seems that with this increased enthusiasm there should also be an increased activity of integration taking place within the classroom. This, however, does not seem to be the case. Math and Science integration has been widely talked about and supported by educators young and old, but critics state that there is little evidence to show the effectiveness of integration in the classroom....   [tags: Essays Papers] 955 words
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Violent Crime Research Paper - Violent Crime Research Paper Nothing does more to tear our families apart than violent crime, guns, gangs, drugs, and the fear that walks alongside those terrors. Violent crime and victim rights have become a major concern for most citizens in the United States of America. Statistics indicate a decline in violent crimes in our country and an increase in our national prison population. Released prisoners commit most violent crimes. Gun control legislation, reform programs, victim rights awareness, and other programs are abundant in our country, but do little to alleviate violent crime....   [tags: Criminal Murder Jail Prison Essays Papers]
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Astral Projection Research Paper - Astral Projection Research Paper Throughout history, people have been experiencing astral projection. Commonly called out-of-body experiences (OBEs), these are events in which one's consciousness actually seems to be separate from the physical body. These are often described by people who have near-death experiences(NDEs). Until recently, they were kept secret by the people who experienced them for fear of being deemed insane by society. However, there were those few who pursued this experience with an open, yet sometimes fearful, mind....   [tags: Papers] 2369 words
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Child Adoption Research Paper - My sister Katie feels like she “doesn’t belong” with my family. As kids, we used to play dress up with one another and Katie would always ask my mom to make her have blonde hair just as I did. My mom would then put a yellow towel on her head so that she could pretend she did. As a child I could not understand why Katie would want to do such a silly thing to try and look as I did. In my eyes we were both the same and nothing else mattered. As we got older, it became more apparent to me how different we really were....   [tags: Adoption]
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Elizabeth George Research Paper - Elizabeth George Elizabeth George is a world-renowned mystery writer. George is known for her mystery novels set in England. It’s hard to see that an American author could write all these mystery novels set in England and know a lot of its features, but with her well research and great plot she could easily be mistaken for a British writer. George is most known for her first book, A Great Deliverance, for which she was also nominated for the Edgar and the Macavity Awards. From her days as a teacher to her days as a writer, George has really risen in the literary world of mystery novels....   [tags: Biography]
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Gorilla Research Paper - Common name- Gorilla Scientific name- Gorilla gorilla class- mammalia order- primata family- pongidae genus- gorilla The gorillas live mainly in coastal West Africa in the Congo, Zaire, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon. Gorillas live in the rain forest. They usually live on the ground but build nest in trees to sleep in. Gorilla troops keep a 15-20 square mile range which often overlaps the range of other troops. There are three different kinds of gorillas. The eastern lowland gorilla the western lowland and the mountain gorilla....   [tags: essays research papers] 854 words
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Research Paper - Research Paper Inclusion is a type of teaching that is being researched by many school districts across the country. It is the act of combining special education students in a regular classroom environment. Inclusion is a very controversial topic when it comes to the education of children, both regular and special education students. There are many beliefs in the welfare of all students and their ability to learn and function together. This belief has put a damper on school districts adopting the program of full inclusion....   [tags: essays papers]
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Decision-Making Model Analysis Paper - Decision-Making Model Analysis Paper Before embarking upon this assignment, I never thought much about "Decision-Making Models." In fact, I was somewhat surprised at the sheer number of models I stumbled upon in my research. A quick look at Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decision_making) shows that, for business applications alone, there are well over a dozen decision-making models to suit any need. Without being cognizant of the fact, the decision-making process at my current work site closely resembles the "Pros & Cons Model." The purpose of this paper is to introduce the "Pros & Cons Model," discuss the way in which we have implemented it, and espouse some of the benefits of i...   [tags: Decision Making Model Analysis Research Paper] 818 words
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Research Paper - Research Paper Recent studies on parental involvement in education have found that there are many benefits for both the student and the adult when parents become involved in their children’s education. Without parent support, it is very difficult for a child to be motivated. From what I have seen growing up, only a small percentage of students are self-motivated, so it is absolutely vital that parents assist in the motivation process. I found this table to be particularly interesting and important....   [tags: essays papers]
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Research Paper - Research Paper Inclusive education means that all students in a school, regardless of their strengths or weaknesses in any area, become part of the school community. They are included in the feeling of belonging among other students, teachers, and support staff. The educational practice known as, full inclusion may have negative effects on the self-esteem of a special needs child. In 1975, Congress passed the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, also known as Public Law94-142. Before this law came into effect many children with disabilities were routinely excluded from public schools....   [tags: essays papers]
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Research Paper - Research Paper “As a child, I loved athletics and physical activities. I was talented, but my talent was not appreciated or approved of by most. I watched my brothers compete on school teams. It didn't matter that in the neighborhood pick-up games, I was selected before my brothers. Society dictated that I should watch, and that they should compete. So at home in the backyard, I would catch as my brother worked on his curve ball, I would shag flies as he developed his batting prowess and, as I recall, I frequently served as his tackling dummy....   [tags: essays papers]
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Research Paper - Research Paper In a child’s life there are many things that can effect school achievement. One of the most common talked about things is parental involvement. However, something that might be just as important is the income of a child’s family. There are several reasons why income is important. Higher income families usually live in better neighborhoods which means better schools. An higher income can also mean more educational programs available to a child, and the ability to choice a school. These are some factors on why family income is important in school achievement....   [tags: essays papers]
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Research Paper - Research Paper In the United States, starting salaries for teachers who have completed a four-year degree are far lower compared to many other professions, which also require a four-year degree. In most states, teachers must undergo testing and other rigorous certification requirements, but they are given the same consideration or status as beginning professionals in other areas. Although attractive incentives are offered, the compensation does not compare to the long hours of work and schooling required for a teaching career....   [tags: essays papers]
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Fire Fighting Career Research Paper - Dropping everything he’s doing Joe quickly runs to the fire poll and proceeds to exits the building, sirens soaring over head, and fire truck engines starting up, he rushes to slip on his gear, he feels good about himself knowing he’s a hero, he holds his helmet under his right arm, and jumps on the bright shiny red fire truck, he taps the sparkling smooth metal twice, and they pull out of the fire station, as they arrive at the house, he spots the bright red and orange fire, instantly everything slows down, and his heart speeds up, other than the thrill and overall well-being of this career....   [tags: Career Research ]
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The Short Story, Paper - Have you ever dreamt of your dream house. Have you ever wanted to invest in the stock market. Have you ever dreamt of winning a large sum of money in a short time. If so, I strongly advise you to read the short story ‘Paper’. In the story, Tay Soon and his wife dreamt of owning a big house so they tried their best to collect their money to buy it. As the stock market was growing interest at that time, they decided to invest some money in the market so as to pay their house. Luckily, they won the money for their house in the market....   [tags: Essaay on Paper] 741 words
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Reflective Research Paper - Reflective Research Paper I have connected the reflective research paper to objective # 1 because it made me examine my personal belief and attitude on gender equity issues. I did not realize that gender equity existed at the level that it does until researching the topic. Doing the research made me realize that the way we teach directly affects how children learn in every aspect. Gender inequities in the fields of math and science are well researched and the results are shocking. Women compromise 45% of the work force, they hold jobs concentrated in clerical, service, and professional fields such as teaching and nursing, rather than in mathematics, science, or engineering (Levin & Matthe...   [tags: Essays Papers]
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