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East Asian History and Culture Seminar - So far the timing of our seminars has coincided remarkably well with the pacing of my Advance Placement World History course. The Monday after our first seminar, I was scheduled to lecture about Qing China and Tokugawa Japan; last Monday I had already planned to cover the Meiji Restoration. The more I learn about East Asia, the more the pieces of the global history puzzle fall into place for me, and I know my World History students are benefitting. One of the major connections that I made in the last seminar was spurred by The Meiji Revolution film....   [tags: Seminar Analysis] 795 words
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Senior Seminar - Senior Seminar The importance of this topic to me is that this is what I want to do when I get older. I enjoy working with these children and helping them to learn while learning myself. I want to do this project because I want to learn more about children with disabilities and "ordinary" children that then of what I already know. I got involved in this subject last year while I was in Government Class with Mrs. Leach. I was looking to do something for my community service hours but I didn't want something boring to do....   [tags: Papers] 371 words
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Writing in Mathematics Seminar - Mathematics is different from some other disciplines such as art and music in that it builds upon itself. It has traditionally been based on a series of axioms and theorems derived from these axioms, from which more theorems can be derived. Therefore, when an essay asks us to eliminate a concept fundamental to mathematics, it is difficult to make a choice since each concept has its merits and is necessary for understanding concepts that build upon it. This essay, although not feasible to implement in the real world, accomplishes the goals of a Writing in Mathematics seminar, which are to encourage students to think creatively about mathematics, increase the students’ skills in writing effective arguments, and show the students that there is far more to mathematics than what was taught in high school....   [tags: higher Education, math, higher learning] 830 words
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Seminar: Felicity and Mr Frost - Seminar: Felicity and Mr Frost Felicity whined as her mother tugged at her shiny red raincoat, "Come on sweetheart, school starts in a minute, the class won't get very far without their teacher." The rain was hammering now and Susie looked fondly down at her three-year-old daughter as she splashed in every puddle on the way to St. James Primary on Madison Street. "Not far now darling" sighed Susie; this journey was so much quicker alone, although it wasn't felicity's fault that her nursery school was closed because of a hole in the roof....   [tags: Papers] 553 words
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Honors Senior English/AP English Seminar: Course Overview - Honors Senior English/AP English Seminar COURSE OVERVIEW The course structure and curriculum is organized in part to align with the requirements and guidelines in the May 2007/May 2008 edition of The AP English Course Description book. As stated on page six of that guide, the course intends to enable students to “write effectively and confidently in their college courses across the curriculum and in their professional and personal lives.” That effectively sums up the purpose of this two-semester course....   [tags: Course Overview]
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Othello Seminar - The Theme of Love In William Shakespeare's Othello the Theme of Love is very important. The main themes conveyed are: Love can be used against you/ love can be manipulated, and love is blinding (unconditional love). The theme of love can be used against you is best shown in Othello and Desdemona, Cassio and Bianca, Roderigo and Desdemona, and Iago, Roderigo, and Brabantio. The theme of love is blinding is best shown in Desdemona and Othello, Emilia and Iago, and Brabantio and Desdemona. Love can be used against you/ Love can be manipulated....   [tags: essays research papers] 1781 words
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seminar in helping - My perception to the social work filed is basically the problems that exist in our nation which need to be recognized more clearly than it is. A number of prominent individuals have been attacked or killed by people with a psychosis or other mental disorders. Violence and aggression displayed by the mentally ill is usually directed against partners or family members, rather than others. There is little evidence of an increasing number of violent acts made by patients with psychosis, but books suggests that patients with major mental disorders have an increased risk for committing such acts compared with the general population Fed by highly selected information in the mass media about their very rare contribution to one type of tragedy, homicide, the public, it has been said that unless people with a mental disorder are once more segregated, “the streets will not be safe." Society that admits to uphold values such as the purity of life, equality, peace and non-violence can at the same time endorse capital punishment as a method of justice....   [tags: essays research papers] 761 words
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Industrial Revolution Seminar Questions - 1) What caused the Industrial Revolution. There are multiple reasons that the Industrial Revolution started. It was mostly made possible by a revolution in agriculture, which improved farm productivity. New types of soil, the development of crop rotating, and the invention of new devices, such as the seed drill, all served to increase the quantity and quality of farm produce. This meant that there were less famines, and that women would have stronger babies, so population skyrocketed. Population explosion from both declining death rates and the enclosure movement, in which rich landowners kicked farmers off their land, resulted in more people migrating to the cities to find jobs....   [tags: Industrial Revolution, questions,] 1306 words
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My Seminary Experience -      For about 90- 95% of the population in my school of around 1400 people, only .00003 % of them have to wake up at 7 o’clock every school day. This is exactly 4 people in the entire school, and is the amount of people I go to seminary with every morning at 6:30. Because of this my first day of high school was a little bit different from everyone else’s first day. While the rest of the kids in the town where still fast asleep in their beds I was showering and getting ready to go to a church class held at a house a few blocks away from my high school....   [tags: Education Personal Narratives School Essays] 628 words
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Educational Reform in the Islamic Seminary of Najaf - Educational Reform in the Islamic Seminary of Najaf Introduction Preface: Preliminary Discussions Chapter 1: The Islamic Seminary with regards to the Shi'ite School of Thought … Founding Phase Chapter 2: Origin of the Educational Curriculum in the Islamic Seminary Chapter 3: The Methodical Nature of Education in the Islamic Seminary Chapter 4: Beginnings of Modern Religious Reform Chapter 5: Educational Reform Undertaken in the Islamic Seminary until 1980 Conclusion Appendices INTRODUCTION The Importance of the Discussion: The discussion at hand treats one of the more sensitive subjects in the course of Shi'ite history, namely the educational reforms in the Islamic Seminary[1] of Najaf[2]....   [tags: Papers] 1240 words
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In Search of Virtue in Honors - In Search of Virtue in Honors Of the three forms of friendship discussed by Aristotle—the useful, the pleasant, and the good—the ideal seminar most resembles the perfectly good friendship between “good men who are alike in excellence or virtue” (Aristotle 1156b). A seminar, the Swarthmore website reads, unites faculty with “small groups of dedicated and accomplished students” committed to “independent learning” and “dialogue with peers, teachers, and examiners.” In light of Aristotelian and neo-Aristotelian thought on friendship, virtue and practical wisdom, this discussion will first examine how an ideal seminar promotes student virtues and then proceed to evaluate an e-mail I wrote in response to an imperfect seminar....   [tags: Aristotle Friendship Philosophy Essays]
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Seminary Course Reflection - Now that I have completed this course, I can see the course applying to my ministry in the following ways so that I may understand the text and the different ways of preaching each subject. As a preacher, it is necessary to understand how to explain God’s promise in which he will pour His Spirit upon people in every special way so that every man receives a different gift that he who has ears and hearts will listen to God’s words and come to Him. The most significant things to my ministry are that each theme has four main different parts of teaching such as introduction, Law, Gospel, and application....   [tags: Course Review] 1114 words
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Business ethics - Current Trends and Implications: Achieving Organizational Goals Using A Systems Approach ( Information Technology as a part of Your Competitive Strategy) Introduction to Seminar Welcome ladies and gentlemen, there are many of you here today from great distances and backgrounds of all sorts. I would like to start off first by thanking you for your time. New technologies everyday are radically changing existing industrys and creating new ones. This seminar focuses on these changes and understanding how they can help you achieve success or failure in the marketplace....   [tags: essays research papers] 936 words
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MBA Admissions Essay - My Most Significant Leadership Role - MBA Admissions Essays - My Most Significant Leadership Role During the last three years I have devoted a significant amount of time and energy to the betterment of young entrepreneurs, who in this country are mistreated, stripped of opportunities, and looked down upon. In my quest to start my own business, I faced many obstacles that I later found to plague all entrepreneurs in my country. Established family heads discourage their younger members from starting separate businesses; they would rather their younger members join them in the so called "safe business." Moreover, companies and government organizations will not award contracts to young people since older people earn respect for their age rather than their ideas in this traditional sub-continental culture....   [tags: MBA College Admissions Essays] 346 words
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Wellness - Freshman seminar Wellness paper 101 Ways of doing It With Out Actually doing it This program totally wasn’t what I expected it to be. To my surprise the whole thing was actually about relationships, and what to do on dates without having sex, and or sexual influence. Attending college is a very different experience. It’s when most of us experience life situations and learn to make our own decisions. The problem is that many students, due to the influence of our society, decide to have sex because “everybody else is doing it”....   [tags: essays research papers] 768 words
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integrated marketing and the many factors - “Integrated marketing communication simply recognises the need to plan and build up all relevant marketing communications so that they work together in harmony to the greatest effect with greatest efficiency” (Pickton and Broderick, 2001: 47) Linton and Morley “list ten potential benefits of integrated marketing communications” (Linton and Morley 1995: 124) • Creative Integrity • Consistent Messages • Unbiased Marketing Recommendations • Better Use of Media • Greater Marketing Precision • Operational Efficiency • Cost Savings • High-calibre consistent service • Easier working relations • Greater agency accountability In brief the value of IMC is that it will help an organization • Assess the market and set their objectives • Hone communication messages and target key stakeholders • Leverage resources • Build internal databases and marketing resources • Tie together the tone and style of all corporate communications, collateral and advertising It is without question the main reason for using any combination of the core marketing activities is to help mainstream communications with customers....   [tags: essays research papers] 648 words
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How to Solve the Foreclosure Crisis: Buy Smaller Homes - My solution to the foreclosure crisis may be an unpopular one, but it is one that will reduce foreclosure losses to the lenders, create a floor in declining property values and assist defaulted/foreclosed homeowners in securing alternative rental housing. Homeownership has always been a part of the American Dream, but somewhere along the line, it morphed from a goal into a right. Homeownership can be achieved if we as individuals work hard in our chosen fields to earn an income that will support our ability to repay our debts, manage our credit wisely and save what we can for a down payment....   [tags: Economics, Mortgage, Housing Crisis]
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Personal Narrative about Friends and Relationship Advice - What are Friends for . "Oh god What has happened to you" she asked. " He slapped me" "What do you mean he slapped you, what happened" again she asks. "I told him that our relationship wasn't going anywhere and I thought it was best for us to go our separate ways" "Is this the first time this has happened to you" another question she asks. "You know I never keep anything from you but this is the one thing I thought I could sort out my self" I told her all the aspects of my relationship and she could not believe what she was hearing, my abuse has been going on for months now and I didn't think I could tell anyone until now....   [tags: Personal Narratives] 1419 words
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A Look At Discrimination - You are a professional burglar. You specialize in stealing small, valuable objects such as jewelry, coin and stamp collections, cash, etc. You have been casing a neighborhood and have narrowed your target down to two houses reputed to have large selections of the things that you like to steal. A retired Marine general who has a substantial collection of firearms and whose hobbies include hunting, skeet shooting, and target practice with various pistols owns the first house. A lawyer for the ACLU who is an active member of the James Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence owns the second house....   [tags: Discrimination] 1554 words
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My Learning Style - This paper will identify which of the Kolb learning styles best suits me and why I think so. It will also give some examples from my past and present to support these findings. After determining, the learning styles that best fit me and completing an inventory exercise, I have concluded that I learn best using audio and visual techniques in the learning process. I agree with everything this exercise has brought to light. I never knew that these styles were the meaning by which I learned. I have also included examples as to how I see the use and benefits of these learning styles in my career....   [tags: Learning Styles]
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Mary Kay Ash: One of the Great Leaders of the Twentieth Century - ... She left that company, moved to Dallas and started work at World Gift where her sales the first year were equal to that of the company’s entire sales team. She was a dynamic force, unstoppable, or so it seemed. She realized she had reached her limit when they passed her over for promotion in favor of a man she trained. History repeating itself was not for her, she decided to retire and write a book on the business of sales. Being the great leader she is, she realized she had created a business model she could start herself, a place where women would not be passed over but celebrated for their success....   [tags: Biography ]
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First Impressions: How Do First Impressions Strike Us? - ... By the end of the seminar he was well groomed, dressed in a three piece suit and no longer instilled fear in the guests of the conference. Ironically, most if not all of the people in the room made the same assumptions that I did; black man, dressed like a rapper, getting to close to people had to mean trouble. I felt ashamed of falling prey to cynicism, judging this man solely by his appearance. The speaker’s character and personality traits did not change; he was still the same successful and confident man....   [tags: Psychology]
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Believe in Yourself - In the year 1975, I was in the sixth grade and my teacher Ms. Crabtree setup a field trip for my class to visit a well known writer and author by the name of Claude Bristol, who wrote the book, The Magic of Believing. This field trip left such an impression on me that it was the most memorable event I ever attended. Claude Bristol’s main purpose for inviting my sixth grade class to attend his seminar was to explain the importance of belief in our lives. We were taught that belief has a major effect in our lives....   [tags: Personal Experience] 579 words
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Future In Diplomacy - My interest in conflict resolution was shaped by the circumstances of my birth. As the product of an American father and Israeli mother, I had the opportunity to experience life in two nations. Growing up in the United States, I had the privilege of being unfamiliar with the threat of war. I went through the day, like many young Americans, never worried about the future of the nation I call home. However, spending each summer with my Israeli family in Tel Aviv, I was introduced to a world of uncertainty....   [tags: Personal Desires/Plans] 650 words
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Conversations of Thought - Conversations of Thought There are written and read conversations taking place this very moment. The written conversation is one that happens between me (ongoing thought- conversation) and what is written onto paper. The read conversation takes place when a person, other than me, picks up what I’ve written and reads it. Thought-conversation is going on in my writing to you today; there are some going on in collegiate assembly halls, and in the conscious minds of many. However, I cannot—nor can you at the moment—read (make believe you’re not reading this right now---oops, I’ve just Ong’ed you) or hear most of these arguments, debates, agreements, disagreements, assertions that carry on....   [tags: Conversating Thinking thoughts Essays]
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Teachers and Computers - Teachers and Computers: The Task Ahead Our world is becoming increasingly dependent on technology. In factories, offices, highways, and homes, one can find a plethora of machines in use. It makes sense then, that one would find some of the same technology in the schools. There is an obvious need for incorporating technology into the schools and curriculum. The task ahead for today’s educators is to learn how to use computers efficiently, develop a technology team in their school, and successfully include computer-based instruction in their classroom....   [tags: Technology Education Essays]
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Effects of Facebook - ... Thus, a comparison with the most active groups of Facebook users was insured. The survey was conducted by questionnaire which was distributed to 30 students; 10 from each course. The questionnaires were given to them personally and by sending a copy of it to their university email address. It consisted of ten different types of questions; yes or no, multiple choices, agree/disagree with a statement, and statement questions. The results were displayed using pie charts and bar graph in order to aid analysis....   [tags: Social Networking, Social Network]
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Comparing Bronte's Wuthering Heights and Dickens Coketown - Comparing Bronte's Wuthering Heights and Dickens Coketown      Throughout British Literature, compositions created by honored literary artists reflect current dominant lifestyles. The differences in prevailing environments are visible when comparing Emily Bronte's Withering Heights and Charles Dickens Coketown. Bronte reveals the wild unbinding freedom available though country living predominate in the late 17th and early 18th century, whereas Dickens explains the disheartening effects of industrialization, which caused massive urbanization and numerous negative consequences....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]
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Perception in Director Spike Jonze's "Adaptation" - Perception in Director Spike Jonze's "Adaptation" The film begins with the voice of Nicholas Cage as Charlie Kaufman berating himself for the image he perceives himself to be, namely, a “fat-ass”, while at the same time, he knows what he needs to be: “Just be real, confident, that’s what women like.” Throughout the film, Charlie struggles with two conflicting views of himself: the poised, confident man he could be and the bumbling, awkward man he sees himself to be. Through the narrative technique of inner monologue, the audience has access to all of Charlie’s thoughts and insecurities....   [tags: Film Response Movies Analysis] 721 words
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Miss California Essay - The Miss California, USA Seminar At the Miss California, USA seminar we were directed in how to apply makeup the correct way for stage lighting and also we had a number of evening gowns modeled so that we could know what is acceptable. We also had numerous swimsuits modeled for us by other delegates who I will be competing with. The person in charge of the USA pageant organization is Carolee Munger from San Luis Obispo, CA. She taught us how to present ourselves in the presence of our judges and also how to reach for our highest goals....   [tags: essays research papers] 1086 words
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Traffic Safety - Traffic Safety The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) defines aggressive driving as "the operation of a motor vehicle in a manner that endangers or is likely to endanger persons or property"—a traffic and not a criminal offense like road rage. Examples include speeding or driving too fast for conditions, improper lane changing, tailgating and improper passing. Approximately 6,800,000 crashes occur in the United States each year; a substantial number are estimated to be caused by aggressive driving....   [tags: Safe Driving Road Raods Cars Essays] 4612 words
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The Use Of Crime As A Device In Crime And Punishment And A Doll’s House - Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment and Ibsen’s A Doll’s House have one main thing in common: crime. In A Doll’s House Ibsen highlights the injustice of the law, and the restrictions it puts upon individuals in society, while Dostoevsky uses it to show freedom through law and the need for individuals to abide by it. Both the novel and the play introduce crime to the plot at the very beginning of the work. In A Doll’s House Mrs. Linde enters and Nora tells her about “it” but immediately says that “Torvald mustn’t hear” (Perrine 876)....   [tags: Ibsen Dostoevsky Compare] 1042 words
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Building Partnerships in Professional and Military Education Schools - On Sep 11, 2001, al Qaeda threatened the United States (U.S.) national security, and we are still combating terrorism. Since that time, al Qaeda and other extremist groups have also been endangering some of the U.S. allies. Realizing the magnitude of this international fight, the U.S. needs help from its partners to counter violence worldwide. National Strategic Guidance The National Security Strategy (NSS), the National Defense Strategy (NDS), and the National Military Strategy (NMS) directives define the U.S....   [tags: schools, military education, education,] 1474 words
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Solving The Foreclosure Crisis - How To Solve the Foreclosure Crisis Foreclosure occurs for many reasons. Unfortunately in America, it is happening at an astounding rate. According to RealtyTrac, Inc, over 342,000 households received at least one foreclosure-related notice in the month of April. The solution to the foreclosure crisis is not simple. It will require the commitment of the buyer’s, sellers, lenders, and politicians, and agencies in the community. Foreclosure is not only detrimental to families but also to communities to whom these abandoned homes are left....   [tags: Economics] 1030 words
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How to Solve the Foreclosure Crisis - How to Solve the Foreclosure Crisis Upon considering the foreclosure crisis I decided upon a solution based on my own personal experience. My husband and I paid off thousands upon thousands of dollars of debt, sacrificed vacations and other luxuries in order to obtain the financial standing to purchase our home. Shortly after purchasing our home in 2002 our situation changed drastically and so did our lives. In November 2003 I was down-sized from my employment of six years. Due to a medical condition I was unable to return to work for two and a half years, which eventually led to the foreclosure of the home for which we had worked so hard....   [tags: Economics] 1045 words
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A Genre Analysis of Graduate-Level Reading Response Blogs - Introduction As a community, academics are increasingly accepting the use of public, online, journal style writings known as weblogs (blogs) as a valid pedagogy for the classroom. The attraction of using blogs within a classroom setting stems mainly from the discursive possibilities that the new technology offers: namely, that blogs allow for a discussion of nearly any topic in a socially moderated medium that encourages participants to compare, expand upon, and modify their understanding of that topic in relation to the ideas of their peers....   [tags: Analysis]
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Pursuing a Degree in Criminal Justice - Today our world is filled with crime. The people committing these crimes must have a consequence for their illegal actions. The system in place to keeping everything fair and safe is called the criminal justice system. This was put in place to ensure there is fairness and justice served to people who break the laws set up by the government. Criminal justice is one of the most important majors one can study due to the necessity to keep the streets safe and clean. From street cops, to state troopers all the way to criminal psychologists the criminal justice system is a very important part of modern society as it keeps us safe from murders, rapists and various other criminals....   [tags: Criminal Justice]
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Electronic Self-checkout System - ... The authors further contends that even with jockeying that is nondiscriminatory with respect to service time, the average wait in the single queue system will be longer if for any reason combining the queues increases the service times even slightly. There are several possible reasons why such increases might occur. It may take time to get from the central queue to the next available server. It may be that the physical proximity of the customer to his or her ultimate server can allow some overlapping of service such as unloading a shopping cart or getting a form to fill out while the current customer signs one....   [tags: Technology, Cashier Checkout System] 1318 words
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The Four Key Practices of Beaufort County Early College High School - ... In addition to ¬¬¬designing each student’s program with the end in mind, BCECHS is designed for success and optimal learning and mastery. Because each class completes high school requirements as a cohort, class sizes remain small and teacher to student ratio is low. Class sizes currently range from 1 to about 30. But even in the larger sections, smaller or individual educational opportunities are provided and sometimes mandated. Unlike other schools, BCECHS offers a weekly seminar for students who are not performing up to par in classes....   [tags: Education]
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Global Marketing Research - ... If the organization is concerned with maintaining sales and operations in a long term aspect, then exporting business into New England is not the ideal market to globalize based upon the information depicted in a seminar that Mitch Brooks attended. The seminar extended evidence that “geographically close market, or even that most psychically close one, may not be the best choice for long-run profit maximization and/or market share” (Aaker, 2007, p. 74). The issue of long term goals not being met when globalizing business into New England can be solved by deciding upon a new location....   [tags: Marketing ]
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Taking Care of the Children-Personal Narrative - Taking Care of the Children-Personal Narrative Last year I was able to work with a group to teach others about issues dealing with the children of today. I was approached by a group to put on an eight-hour seminar that concerns children. No one was sure what they wanted except that it would be with a church group that had a day care that operated during the day. I decided to take on the project and began to do my research. The topic of children brings up a lot of different areas that you can go....   [tags: Papers] 367 words
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Stretching towards Self Psychosynthesis - Stretching towards Self Psychosynthesis Referring to my last supervision paper for December I note my suggestion that I might access some insight concerning emerging purpose through attention to my body. Although at the time of writing that paper my intention was to look after my body, what has happened since is just the opposite. I began the process by going on a course of herbal pills to detox, a course which I studiously ignored. In the midst of finding ways not to adhere to my agenda I attended the January seminar which concentrated on body work....   [tags: Papers] 434 words
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Gustav Robert Kirchhoff - Born: 12 March 1824 in Königsberg, Prussia (now Kaliningrad, Russia) Died: 17 Oct 1887 in Berlin, Germany Gustav Kirchhoff 's father was Friedrich Kirchhoff, a lawyer in Königsberg. Gustav's mother was Johanna Henriette Wittke. In 1988 Gustav Kirchhoff went to the Albertus University of Königsberg to study math when he was at the age of 18. In 1833 Frans Neuman and Jakobi set up a mathematics-physics seminar at Königsberg. Kirchhoff attented at the seminar from 1843 to 1846. It was while he was studying with Neumann that Kirchhoff made his first outstanding research contribution which related to electrical currents....   [tags: biographies biography bio] 506 words
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Building Bridges: Overcoming Obstacles in Christian-Muslim Relations - dsfsCitain this January to take part in a seminar entitled "Building Bridges: Overcoming Obstacles in Christian-Muslim Relations". Tony Blair also praised these Christians and Muslims for coming together at the conference being hosted by the Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey, to promote post-September 11 dialogue. The is same George Carey who in November 2000 said he believed the use of military force, which has resulted in the murder of tens of thousands of Muslim lives in Afghanistan, was necessary”....   [tags: essays research papers] 2969 words
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Learning English, Critical Thinking and Analyzing - Over the time that I have learned English, I have gained many new knowledge and understanding of the English language. I have learned about sentence structures, plot diagrams, Socratic seminar, and vocabulary, and essay writings, elements of literature, symbolism, poems, and double entry notes. But overall, my best effort is put into critical thinking and analyzing. I always try my best to answer questions such as identifying themes, foreshadowing, and symbolism. I hope that my grades are improving as I get more used to the school systems and the teaching styles of different teachers....   [tags: ESL, ] 582 words
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Identifying My Learning Style - After reviewing the three different learning styles I have come to the conclusion that the one that best fits who I am is a tactile/kinesthetic learner. A tactile/kinesthetic learner is someone who learns best by moving around, by being hands on, and they may even have a hard to time sitting or standing in one place for a long period of time. I know that personally I find it hard to stay alert when someone is lecturing to me. However, when I am able to touch something, or put something together, or physically move around, I am more apt to stay alert and actually remember what I am supposed to be learning....   [tags: Education] 509 words
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Guiding Students To Find Their Passion - When I was a high school student, I was interested in science to a point but did not believe that I was cut out for a career in science. In fact, I did not even consider studying science in college until I participated in the Watershed Watch program at UNH. The two-week environmental science seminar was intense. Guided by experienced scientists, students were empowered to build foundational knowledge of basic information and research techniques, and used that knowledge to conduct their own scientific research....   [tags: Career Goals] 707 words
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Steps to Solving the Foreclosure Crisis- Decrease Interest Rates, Create Jobs, Financial Education and Stimulus Programs - Foreclosure is an important issue in the United States and needs to be ended or decreased rapidly as soon as possible for the sake of America’s economy. The foreclosure of homes has decreased the state of the economy, and rendered millions of Americans homeless. There are four key solutions that will stop foreclosures in the United States and able millions of American to keep their homes. The first solution is having banks lower their interest rates for all citizens who are in financial need of an interest rate deduction....   [tags: foreclosure, economy, financial] 1092 words
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The Essence of the Human Spirit - The Essence of the Human Spirit My mother taught me the two most important lessons I have learned: you really can do anything if you work hard and dedicate yourself to it; and, every person has a responsibility to contribute something toward improving the world. She taught me by example. When I was eight, she went to college to fulfill her dream of becoming a teacher. Very few things in my life have been more inspirational than watching her, a poor woman with a husband and four children, graduate summa cum laude from college....   [tags: Graduate Admissions Essays] 996 words
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