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Specialized Courts - Specialized Courts “Specialized courts differ from traditional courts in that they focus on one type of offense or offender. Usually the judge plays an intensive supervisory role. Other criminal justice components (e.g., probation) and social services agencies (e.g., drug treatment) are involved and collaborate closely in case processing.” (Office of Justice Programs [OJP], 2008). High statistical correlations between offenders may demonstrate a need or possibility of specialized courts. These courts focus on the underlying issues behind the offending and try to cure it at it’s roots (NIJ, 2008)....   [tags: Criminal Justice]
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Professional Specialized Study - Professional Specialized Study Entry and the road for study into various professions in the U.S differ significantly from many different countries. Here you will get a general idea of requirements for medicine, dentistry, nursing, law and veterinary medicine. The bibliography contains information on some other areas and there requirements and professions. Dentistry study Dental study normally starts after completing 4 years of undergraduate study in the U.S. Undergraduate programs relating to dentistry are not offered at universities and so students who want to learn dentistry can have a major in any subject although, they will need a minimum amount of required undergraduate courses in physi...   [tags: Higher Education] 845 words
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Pharmacy Technicians: A Specialized Discourse Community - Pharmacy Technicians: A Specialized Discourse Community Overview of pharmacy technicians: Do they fit the criteria of a discourse group. When doctors prescribe medication for their patients, a local retail pharmacy is most likely to be utilized to fill the order. However, there is a growing population of older Americans that are no longer able to live independently and must reside in nursing homes or assisted living facilities. In order for this vulnerable population to receive their medications, a different kind of pharmacy is needed, these are known as LTC, long term care pharmacies....   [tags: Doctors, Medication, Patients, Pharmacies]
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Students That Suffer With ADD Should NOT Be Placed In Specialized Classes - Should Students that Suffer with ADD Be Placed in Specialized Classes. Many adults and caregivers do not know what Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is and therefore do not know how to properly care for those children. They believe that because their children have ADD, they will not be able to learn or succeed in a normal class with other normal students. The truth is that only 1 out of every 35 students with ADD need additional help outside of the classroom because they are not sufficiently learning in it(Cowan)....   [tags: special Education, learning disabilities] 1662 words
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The Explosion of Both Specialized and General Social Media - The use of social media is growing rapidly. The power of social media and the impact that it can have on the business of marketing is unbelieveable. Thanks to Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter, it is easier to catch people’s attention and get them interested in a business. Social media is also good for advertising and a great way to get a business out there. The explosion of both general and specialized social networks on the internet has enabled patients and practitioners to talk to each other and amongst themselves in a myriad of ways that would have been unimaginable just a few years ago....   [tags: pinterest, facebook, linkedin] 1378 words
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Why Specialized Care for Sleep Apnea is Important - Many people are not aware that they stop breathing for a few seconds while they are asleep. Sometimes, these episodes consist of marked reduction in airflow, brief pauses in breathing that may last at least ten seconds, or complete stops in breathing for short periods. This condition is better known as sleep apnea, a sleep disorder that is common among adults and frequently results in a significant reduction in blood oxygenation. Specialized Care for Sleep Apnea Affected individuals are often not aware of their condition, but their bed partner, spouse or room mates may notice that they snore loudly, stop breathing for short periods, gasp for air, suddenly wake up and fall back to sleep....   [tags: snore loudly, airway pressure, surgery]
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Female Soldiers Need Specialized Protective Body Armor - Female Soldiers Need Specialized Protective Body Armor In today’s ever changing world, people who serve in the United States military face extreme danger. Danger is eminent for both men and women when deployed abroad. For women the threat is even more apparent because protective vests were designed for a man’s body. Over a decade into the war against the Taliban, women’s protective gear is finally being developed. Some think perhaps a little too late, considering women have been deployed since the very start of the war....   [tags: importance of body movement in the field] 2010 words
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Specialized Bicycle Components Inc. - This case study is about “Specialized Bicycle Components Inc.” known as Ride the Red “S”. Specialized was founded in 1974 by Mike Sinyard. According to Chris Murphy, director of marketing for Red “S”, specialized is for serious riders. He says, “The customer is buying the ride from us, not just the bike.” The company began to produce its own bike parts by 1976, and introduced the first major production mountain bike in the world in 1980. Specialized now has an extensive global distribution network of 5000 retailers in 35 countries in Asia, North America, South America, and Australia....   [tags: Business Analysis] 1279 words
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Young Athletes Should Not Be Specialized Too Early - Young Athletes Should Not Be Specialized Too Early In the world of sports today there is a much greater interest in finding talent at a very young age. Unfortunately, one must question whether this interest is a personal interest for others who have something to gain, or a genuine beneficial interest for the young athlete. It seem as though everyone today has the "what's in it for me mentality", which can be dangerous. These people, whether it be other athletes, coaches, or parents train athletes at too young of an age....   [tags: Free Essay Writer] 525 words
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Health Care System of Finland, United Kingdom, and Ethiopia - The aim of health care in Finland is to maintain and improve people's health, wellbeing, work and functional capacity and social security, as well as to reduce health inequalities. The system is based on preventive health care and well-run, comprehensive health services. The MSAH (The Ministry of social affairs and health) is responsible for social and health policy and preparing associated legislation. (MSAH, 2013 ) The Finnish health care system has gone through big changes since the Second World War and the whole publicly organized systen has been a success story....   [tags: primary, specialized, care, health] 2363 words
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Nursing Informatics Expands as Nursing Continues to Change - ... & Mustrian, K.pg6). There has always been a need for structured information management however, the term “informatics” wasn’t adopted until about three decades ago. Nursing informatics was officially designated as a specialty in 1992. As the technological revolution began, hospital computer systems became more sophisticated but the need for nursing specific software grew. The importance of the internet and wireless technology became paramount to efficiency in patient care. Nursing informatics technology is constantly evolving with science and medicine....   [tags: health care, specialized, management] 520 words
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Steps for Designing, Implementing, and Assessing an ESP Course - 1. Introduction An ESP course entails rigorous adherence to its absolute characteristics that define it as need based pedagogy which uses specific content and specialized language to help learners acquire proficient use of language in diverse academic or workplace contexts. ESP involves various steps in designing, implementing and assessing a target course. This includes identification of the key issues that are specific to the teaching and learning context, cognizance of the implications for the course design, conducting a comprehensive needs analysis, collating the results of research, analysing data, developing course outline, selecting materials, defining appropriate methodology, develop...   [tags: Specialized Language, Evaluation]
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Division Between Neuropsychology and Personality Assessment. - ... In this chapter, I discuss the current division between neuropsychology and personality assessment. I examine differences in training, test usage, and scientific literature that give rise to somewhat different (and perhaps incomplete) perspectives of our patients. I then discuss the neuropsychological challenges posed by traditional personality assessment and behavioral measurement of children and adolescents and the types of “lessons” that personality assessors can learn from neuropsychology....   [tags: specialized psychology, incomplete evidence] 660 words
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Atlas - The Agile Anthropomorphic Robot - Atlas - The Agile Anthropomorphic Robot Introduction In most of the situation chance to finding victims still alive the rescuers have very short time to find the trapped or missing victims in collapsed structure. The solution for this use technology can make a great help for rescuers. Intelligent mobile robots can be very helpful and efficient tools to speed up search and rescue operation. Rescue robots are also useful to do the job in situations that are dangerous for human rescuers. They can enter into gaps and move though small hole that difficult for human and even trained dog....   [tags: rescue robot, specialized mission]
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I Want to Specialize in Psychology - ... I am quite proficient in dealing with people because of my outstanding communication and interpersonal skills and can deal with every kind of people of diversifying natures and attitudes. I can retrieve personal information of every individual very easily by just communicating with them, as the people love to share their secrets with me. Another reason of sharing their secrets with me is that I am a good listener and adopt a liberal attitude towards others by giving respect to their way of thinking or their judgement or beliefs on anything....   [tags: personal statement] 613 words
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Specialised Project Introduction - This essay will serve to introduce the topic of my Specialised Project and will highlight the structure that will be used to present its findings as well as briefly discuss the nature of each section and how it will relate to my final project. Given the subject matter of the dissertation it is apparent that a thesis is a suitable structure in which to explore the hypotheses that will be put forward. It will consist of a combination of theoretical and empirical research, i.e. based on observation and experiment....   [tags: Research Introduction]
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Heart Centers in Baton Rouge - Heart By-pass Surgery in Baton Rouge One of my close family friends needs advice on where to have coronary artery bypass surgery in Baton Rouge. Coronary artery bypass surgery is a major operation that is performed when a person’s coronary arteries are blocked by plaque. During surgery, a piece of a vein or artery is used to form a bypass for blood to be able to go around or bypass the blockage in the heart caused by plaque buildup. The places that he is considering having the heart bypass procedure are Baton Rouge General Medical Center, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, and Ochsner Medical Center of Baton Rouge....   [tags: heart by-pass surgery] 1764 words
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Types of Verbs Used in Articles Discussing Code-Switching - Investigating the Different Types of Verbs Used in Articles Discussing Code-Switching by means of Specialized Corpus. This paper is based on a specialized corpus that I have built so as to examine the type of verbs used in articles concerned with code-switching. According to Sinclair (1991), a corpus is a collection of “natural occurring-language texts” which characterize a language or language variety. A specialized corpus contains texts of a specific type or genre and aims to be representative of that language type as it is stated by Bennett (2010)....   [tags: linguistics, written English]
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Specialists are Not Overrated - The speaker's contention that generalists are more important than specialists is, in some respect, a reflection of the current problems in our society. Specialists are clearly more preferred for very technical or highly specialized fields but, at the same time, the understanding of what we as human species are and where our evolution or the progress is directed does require much broader perspective. First let's acknowledge that specialists are not overrated and sometimes even greater specialization is required in some fields, such as medicine, scientific inquiry or sports....   [tags: specialists, generalists, philosophy, ] 701 words
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The Ongoing Debate Over the Use of Stem Cells - In the past two decades, many technological and scientific advances have been made in order to make life easier for many people who suffer from cancer, disease and sickness. Among these advances there is something revolutionary called stem cells. Stem cells can help restore and regenerate almost all parts of the human body such as the heart, kidney, liver, and many other organs. Although stem cells offer a lot, there are many views against and for stem cells, and among these views lies the debate of whether stem cells should be legalized or not (NIH 2)....   [tags: Stem Cells, argumentative, persuasive, medicine] 1329 words
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The Pros and Cons of Stem Cells Use - The primary cells that divide to create new cells in the human body are stem cells. There are different types of stem cells, with different capabilities. There are some that can only create certain types of cells, while others can create almost any type of cell, and some cells that have differentiated can turn back into stem cells. Stem cells not only have the capability to divide to create new cells, but they are flexible enough to turn themselves into different types of cells. The trouble is that this differentiation, with some exceptions, is a one-way process....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 1958 words
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Neural Pathway Specificity for Music Processing - There are two conflicting theories in neuropsychology that attempt to explain music processing in the brain. In a recent review, Peretz and Zatorre (2005) argue that there is evidence that points to the existence of music-specific processing pathways in the brain. Alternatively, an earlier review by Peretz and Hyde (2003) suggests that the brain is not specialized for music, rather, it is specialized to process the fine and coarse acoustic cues related to music and speech. This paper will discuss an analysis of the evidence for both theories in order to determine which theory best accounts for the evidence to date....   [tags: neuropsychology, auditory disorder, speech]
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How Technology Has Changed Workplace Communication - TITLE PAGE …………………………………………………………………..1 TABLE OF CONTENTS …………………………………………………………………2 INTRODUCTION …………………………………………………………………3 COMMONLY USED COMMUNICATION TOOLS ……..………………………………………………………....4 TYPES OF DIFFERENT COMMUNICATION TOOLS ………………..……………………………………………....6 IMPACTS OF COMMUNICATION TOOLS ON WORKPLACE ……………..………………………………………………...8 ADVERSE IMPACTS OF COMMUNICATION TOOLS ………..……………………………………………………….13 IMPACTS OF NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS …..…………………………………………………………….15 CONCLUSION …………………………………………………………………..17 REFERENCES …………………………………………………………………..18...   [tags: Communication Technology]
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Weighing the Controversy and Good of Stem Cells - ... Since totipotent cells can become any cell in the human body, they have become the ideal treatment possibility cell and gene therapy, tissue engineering for transplants, and cell replacement for diseased cells. However there is an ethical challenge with the harvesting of the totipotent fetal cells. A pluripotent cells occurs after four to five days when an embryo forms into two layers. The outer layer is the placenta. The inner layer is the pluripotent cell and where tissues of the body will begin to specialize....   [tags: embryo, disease, genes] 1174 words
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Life Contrary to Specialization - ... “the stupidest peasant or tribesman is more competent than the most intelligent worker or technician or intellectual in a society of specialist” (Berry 116). Berry demonstrates that specialization can eventually lead up to stupidity due to tribesman have learned more from roaming the wild and having any issues since Mother Nature aided them. “I became intimate with intimate with the elements of that particular universe… I find the Myriad relationships in that universe comforting. They form a ‘coherence of which I once was a part’” (Lopez 182)....   [tags: mother nature, humans, corruption] 736 words
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Small Business Cybersecurity and the Public Cloud - Symantec’s recent State of the Information survey – conducted over 38 countries worldwide – found that subject matter experts expected their data storage needs to increase by 178% over the next year (Kilpatrick, 11). This is a truly astounding number that has already been realized. Data storage needs continue to expand yearly at similar levels. How will small business keep up financially with a burgeoning infrastructure. What about paying the cost required to ensure security, both in terms of specialized equipment and qualified personnel to operate it....   [tags: technology, symantec]
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Adult and Embryonic Stem Cells - We must start at the basic, what are cells. Cells are the basic unit of living things. We all have trillions upon trillions of cells that make up our body. Our body has three main cell types which are: Ectoderm, Mesoderm, and Endoderm. Ectoderm cells are in the skin, hair, eyelids and nerves cells for bones, Mesoderm cells are in muscles, tendons blood vessels and kidney construct the linings of two tubes within the body and Endoderm cells are in digestive tubes and respiratory tube. There are also stem cells.” Stem cells are unspecialized cells that have two defining properties: the ability to differentiate into other cells and the ability to self-regenerate.” (Kochar)There are different ty...   [tags: cells, stem cell, adult, embryo]
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Overview of Orthopedics - Overview of Orthopedics / The Orthopedic Team What is orthopedics. The word orthopedic comes from two Greek words: · ortho meaning straight · pedia meaning children Orthopedics is the branch of medicine concerned with diseases, injuries, and conditions of the musculoskeletal system - relating to the body's muscles and skeleton, and including the joints, ligaments, tendons, and nerves. The proper title of this medical specialty is orthopedic surgery, although orthopedics is a generally accepted term....   [tags: essays research papers] 933 words
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Gene Expression in Eukaryotes - Distinct characteristics are not only an end result of the DNA sequence but also of the cell’s internal system of expression orchestrated by different proteins and RNAs present at a given time. DNA encodes for many possible characteristics, but different types of RNA aided by specialized proteins sometimes with external signals express the needed genes. Control of gene expression is of vital importance for an eukaryote’s survival such as the ability of switching genes on/off in accordance with the changes in the environment (Campbell and Reece, 2008)....   [tags: DNA Sequence, Nucleotides]
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A Career as a Zoologist - When the average person thinks about zoology, they usually think about a zoo and or animals. As said in General Zoology, many questions come with this topic. “What is life. In what ways are the various kinds of animals alike or unlike in structure, internal processes, and modes of life. How do animals carry on their activities. How are the many kinds related to one another. In what ways does man resemble and differ from other living things. The answers to many of these questions are provided by the science of zoology.” (General Zoology, page 3)....   [tags: Zoology]
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Specializations of The U.S. Special Operations Teams - ... These are the first wars in which ironclad ships were used, which proved to be a major improvement as compared to the alternative old wooden ships. Nearly a hundred years later, during World War II, the Navy underwater demolition team was established. The underwater demolition team was a selective group of the best Navy officers. World War II was a “test run” for the underwater demolition team, which moved on to become Navy SEALs in 1961. The SEALs were authorized as the Navy’s Special Forces on May 21, 1961 by John F....   [tags: navy, army, air force] 2431 words
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Least Restrictive Environment in San Francisco Unified School District - Least restrictive environment (LRE) is among the six standards enacted by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), to govern the education of students with various special needs and disabilities (Jacob, Decker, & Hartshorne, 2010, p. 106). The other five principles are; free and appropriate public education, individualized education program, parent participation requirement and the protection of rights of children with disabilities and their parents (Farris, 2002, p. 1). This principle supports the education of students with disabilities together with non-disabled learners to the greatest extent that is appropriate....   [tags: Education ]
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The Heated Debate Concerning Stem Cell Research - The topic of stem cells can become a very controversial subject in the scientific research world. Stem cells serve as an internal repair system to restore other cells as long as the person or animal is still alive. By doing so, many fatal and untreatable diseases such as leukemia and Parkinson’s would be able to be treated and cured. The origination of stem cells is what stirs up great controversy across the nation and among the world. Until recently, scientists primarily worked with two kinds of stem cells: embryonic stem cells and non-embryonic or “adult” stem cells....   [tags: Medical Research]
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George Wilhelm Friedrich and the French Revolution - ... Hegel distinguishes four types of Reflective History: Universal, Pragmatic, Critical, and Specialized. “Universal” history attempts to cover and describe a long period of time and gives an overview of, for example, an entire people or entire nations. This type of history is broad and represents general facts and is also marred in Hegel's opinion because of the historian's own prior understandings that influence his report. In referring to the manner in which the historian approaches his reporting of history, Hegel points out, “Here the main thing is the elaboration of the historical material, which the historian approaches with his spirit – this being different from the spirit being cont...   [tags: theology, philosophy, reflection] 1876 words
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The Importance of Stem Cell Research - Stem cell research is a topic almost everybody in the world has a viewpoint on. Many view the issue of stem cell research and stem cell therapy as morally wrong and a crime against humanity, others view the study of stem cells as the next step in modern science. What are stem cells. Stem cells are non-specialized cells that have the capability to mature into more specified cells to help with certain functions or diseases. Cells are the basic building blocks of the human body and these tiny structures compose the skin, muscles, bones, and all of our internal organs....   [tags: stem cell]
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Analysis for MHM Business Strategies using Management Tools - Analysis for MHM business Strategies using Management Tools TABLE OF CONTENTS 1.0 Introduction Companies use market entry strategies to expand their business in new markets. This research paper aims at analyzing the market entry strategies. External environment and internal environment analysis plays a key role in developing a market entry strategy. Mergers and acquisitions, establishing a wholly owned subsidiary, joint venture, strategic alliance, franchising etc. form the common forms of market entry....   [tags: Firefighting, Market] 1540 words
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A Career in Medical Psychology - Psychology is usually a really enormous subject matter. They are a lot of numerous career fields of therapy. Therapy being a scholarly analyze with the brain as well as actions goes towards Historic Greeks. There is also proof of subconscious believed within ancient Egypt. Psychology seemed to be the branch of philosophy until the 1870s, whenever the idea created just as one separate medical discipline. Psychology edges with a few other career fields as well as physiology, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, sociology, anthropology, along with philosophy as well as other pieces of the humanities....   [tags: education, clinical psychologists]
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The Hong Kong Education System - In recent years, Hong Kong education system has undergone a great change. In the past, students studied five-year junior secondary education, two-year senior secondary education and three-year tertiary education. Since school year 2009/10, secondary and tertiary education composed of three-year junior secondary education, three-year senior education and four-year tertiary education (3-3-4 Scheme). Apart from the academic structure of education system, new compulsory subjects like Liberal Studies was also introduced to facilitate independent thinking of students....   [tags: sociological perspectives] 1963 words
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Stem Cell Research - As the research teams of the EuroStemCell project teach in their educational short film A Stem Cell Story, there are certain stages of development while in the uterus where most of our cells stop dividing and stabilize into a specific kind of cell. They do not mutate throughout our life. These cells are referred to as specialized cells. Once they are damaged or die they cannot regenerate themselves. There is one kind of cell that never specializes during development. They are called stem cells and they are the only known cells that can renew themselves....   [tags: embryo, embryonic stem cell, ethics]
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Stem Cell Research - ... Pluripotent cells can become all of the cell types that make up the body and multipotent cells can develop multiple cell types but do have limitations compared to pluripotent cells. Adult stem cells, which are also known as somatic stem cells, are multipotent because they also have the option of specializing into several different cell types.3 These cells are found in adults and children and are located in a variety places, a few of those being fat or bone marrow. Typically the unspecialized stem cell is located among specialized cells in an organ or tissue that repairs itself with the stem cells when the specialized cells become damaged or worn.....   [tags: scientific, medical communities] 1135 words
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Gifted Segregation vs. Integration - ... Both sides can be content with this solution because it offers both of them a practical and efficient way to accomplish both of their goals at the same time without hurting either side. A gifted mind is a complex thing that requires various stimuli to keep it active on its many different levels. First, it requires social stimulation that is easily found in a traditional integrated classroom in which the gifted student can interact with a diverse student group without going out of their way....   [tags: separate classes, peers, education]
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The Children Left Behind - ... According to the National Center for Learning Disability, “approximately 5 percent of the total public school enrollment is identified with LD under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act”. With that large of a portion of the school age population having a learning disadvantage, there is very little extra help being provided for these children. No Child Left Behind (NCLB) behind is the main program currently in place to assure as many US children pass school as possible. NCLB was enacted with at risk children in mind, but very little attention has been paid to kids who learn differently or at a slower rate than the majority of their peers....   [tags: learning disabilities, dropping out of school] 797 words
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Comparision of the Competencies for Advanced Practice Nurses - ... Nurse educators serve through sharing knowledge and skill to prepare students to participate in the future of the nursing profession. Educationalists nurses possess and demonstrate extensive clinical wisdom. Nurse educators apply themselves in jobs outside of the teaching arena in addition to performing teaching positions. Nurse practitioners (NPs) enjoy competencies including those based in scientific foundation. Competencies based in scientific foundation include application of analyzed data and evidence to build upon advance nursing practice....   [tags: specialization, scientific, educators]
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Child and Adolescent Development: Bullying and Victimization - Publication Information: The Publication “Understanding Bullying and Victimization During Childhood and Adolescence: A Mixed Methods Study” was originally published in a journal called Child Development. The study’s place of publication was at The University of California at Riverside. The original date of publication for this study was in the January/February 2011 issue. The study was first published in print, but was made available on the web on February 3rd, 2011 (Guerra, Williams, Sadek, 2011) Intended Audience: “Understanding Bullying and Victimization During Childhood and Adolescence: A Mixed Methods Study” is published in a journal with a variety of readers....   [tags: Adolescent Behavior]
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The Philosophy of International and Free Trade - ... Basically it is different from off shoring because it involves transferring between two parties instead of two different countries, as they can be both based in the same country. It is used to describe the practice of private corporation to hand over an entire business function, a project, or certain activities to an external private provider, for example the legal services as previously mentioned. Nevertheless there is a strong linkage between off shoring and out sourcing. It is very common that the two parties involved in an out sourcing practice are based in two different countries....   [tags: global scale, off shoring, liberalization] 1139 words
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Human Resource Planning and Organizational Strategy - Human Resource Planning and Organizational Strategy The nature of strategic planning Strategic planning is something all upper management must engage in this type of planning. Allen, Plunkett and Attner (2013) “defines the firm’s position, formulates strategies, and guides the execution of long term organizational functions and processes” (Allen, et al. 2013). This being said strategic planning is a simple step by step guide to creating long term goals according to resources and environment. Elements of strategic planning Allen, Plunkett and Attner (2013) stated four questions that are designed to answer critical questions about a business....   [tags: strategic planning, management]
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Jewelery-Making Techniques and Career - jewelry-Making Techniques and Career A gemstone is defined as “a stone that can be used in jewelry when it is cut and polished” (Merriam-Webster). Jewelers and gemologists (gem specialists) are two possible career choices for someone who wishes to work in the jewelry industry (CFNC). Jewelers cut, shape, repair, and sell jewelry and determine the value of gemstones (CFNC). Gemologists can be a little more specialized. According to the Gemological Institute of America’s website, these specialized fields can include appraisal, design, buying, wholesale, and working as a bench jeweler, lab and research professional, auction specialist, or manufacturer (GIA)....   [tags: career/job choices]
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Human Cloning - Imagine a future where humans are manufactured, a future where humans are created by science, a future where humans are the new lab specimen. Human cloning is like opening Pandora's Box, unleashing a torrent of potential evils but at the same time bringing a small seed of hope. No matter how many potential medical and scientific benefits could be made possible by human cloning, it is unethical to clone humans. Before the ethics of human cloning can be discussed, the mechanics of cloning must be understood first....   [tags: Genetics]
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Embryonic Stem Cells In Scientific Research - Most cells in our bodies are specialised to do a particular job. Like white blood cells are good at fighting off invaders, but they can’t carry oxygen like red blood cells. Stem cells on the other hand have the remarkable potential to develop into many different types of cell in the body. In addition, in many tissues they serve as an initial repair system, dividing without limits to replenish other cells as long as the person or animal is still alive. When a stem cell divides, each new cell has the potential to remain a stem cell or become a more specialised cell....   [tags: Ethics] 592 words
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Karl Marx and Labour Division - ... On the contrary, according to Marx, capitalism creates a division of labour, which forces people to undertake and specialize in one skill only (Marx and Engels, 160). He argues that such division of labour “is exterior to the worker” and the worker “does not confirm himself in his work, he denies himself, feels miserable instead of happy” and can not escape (Marx, 79). However, division of labour can be practical and engaging in ones labour can be satisfying. Many societies reached tremendous levels of advancement that Marx himself could not have anticipated....   [tags: communist societies, inequality] 722 words
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Problem-Solving Courts are Helping to Reform the Justice System - ... In my current career, it is my job to help rehabilitate youth offenders, so treatment and rehabilitation of the underlying issues that cause someone to commit crimes is very important to me. Traditionally, before drug courts, anyone charged with a crime went to traditional courts. These courts were not specialized and were “little more than revolving doors for specific classes of offenders” (Lynch, pg. 309-310). Traditional courts did little to address specific issues of offenders and instead are more focused on sentencing an individual and moving on to the next....   [tags: crime, drug, rehabilitation] 527 words
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