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Trends of Social Networking - The growth of social networking is one of the fastest growing digital trends to exist. Many social networking sites boast with millions if not billions of members. Prominent examples of these social sites are Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Members of these networks use them daily to communicate, share various types of information or to collaborate with other members. Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook in 2004 and its sole purpose is to give people the power to share and connect with the world. With 1.23 billion monthly active members, Facebook has certainly surpassed all other social sites....   [tags: communication, digital trends]
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Trends in the Hospitality Indus - Trends in the Hospitality Industry Nowadays trends are everywhere. You can find them in every industry and they play a huge role. The retro trend in clothing, the SUV trend in the car industry, but nowhere else are trends more important than in the hospitality industry. But what exactly is a trend. A trend describes usually the time measurable course of a development into a certain quantitative and/or qualitative direction. In economics, trends are changes of the behavior of the society. In marketing research this describes the change and development of the consumerism and consumption behavior....   [tags: Industry Trends] 1440 words
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Speculation on the Causes of a Trend - Former United States Secretary of Education John W. Gardner evaluates the current state of American schooling in this way: “Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.” Whether or not Gardner is right about schools failing to provide analytical instruction needed, something is awry in today’s public schools. The legitimacy of this assessment can be seen in the advancement of the homeschooling movement....   [tags: Trends]
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The Global Trends - In the world that we live in today, it is something that has many effects on what if that may happen depending on certain scenarios. The Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds has the information that may help the United States depending on the future that we take on to better the country has a whole. In the fusion scenario, the World élite countries have joined to impose a ceasefire. In this scenario fusion should be a realistic item that could possible happen with the United States and other key countries like china, working together to fix certain issues....   [tags: future scenarios, alternative worlds, fusion]
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Emerging Trends in the Field of Psychology - Psychology, from the moment of its inception, has been a source of fascination for one and all. In its most generalized form, psychology can be understood as study of behavior and mental processes (Rathus, 2007). The technical concept of psychology has progressed through various meanings from the study of the soul, then consciousness, then to behavior. Now it is seen as a study of the cognitive aspects to constructive aspects. Like its meaning and conceptualization, trends in the field of psychology; pure and applied, have been continuously changing and developing to meet the needs of the society....   [tags: Positive Psychology, Cyber Therapy]
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Trends in the Industry of IT and the Business Cycles - The name information technology was used for the first time in 1958, in an article in Harvard Business Review and since that time this industry has seen only innovations throughout the history. Some problems that the industry is facing are the increase competition from the offshore and inshore players, the slow growth of the hardware sales, the decrease in the IT spending globally etc. But despite all the problems and challenges that the industry is facing, the opportunities are many. One of the most important ones is the increased number of the smart device users which is established as a very profitable segment for the information technology segment....   [tags: information technology, cloud computing, it]
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Trends - Introduction: Harrison College is a family owned, proprietary educational institution headquartered in Indianapolis, with a total of 13 campuses, a culinary school, and an online division. Started in 1902, Harrison College has grown from a small business school to a four-year college offering degrees from the Schools of Business, Health Sciences, Information Technology, Veterinary Technology, and Criminal Justice (Harrison College, 2010). Beginning in 1986, the vision for Harrison College changed to that of an organization dedicated to “family, faith, health, and job.” This vision allowed the school to prosper and realize a rate of growth not seen in the previous 84 years (Harrison College,...   [tags: Education, Harrison College] 2043 words
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Trends in Media and Body Dissatisfaction - A growing body of research suggests that media portrayal of the thin-ideal has negative effects on body satisfaction, but has this knowledge translated into practical solutions. First, this analysis will review literature describing the correlation between the media’s portrayal of thin-ideal and body dissatisfaction. Subsequently, a review of recent empirical studies about trends in media and body dissatisfaction will be presented. Finally, researchers’ recent implications of disparity in gender body dissatisfaction reporting will be summarized....   [tags: Media, Thin-Ideal Body] 967 words
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Theories and Trends in Identity Theft - ... Spamming involves sending of authorized e-mails that are advertising products and some get-rich quick schemes while phishers send emails to claim that a particular account has a problem. On the other hand, dumpsiters check on the trash cans of individuals thus getting access to copies of checks, bank statements, credit card among other records. Conversely, shoulder surfing simply still personal information and enter them into computers, phones and ATMs. However, these typologies are further subdivided to get identity theft categories like commercial or business identity theft, criminal identity theft, indentify cloning, financial identity theft and medical identity theft (CIFAS 2014)....   [tags: finances, crimes, online] 2064 words
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The Effects of Economic Trends on Society - Were the founding fathers aware of the impact their words would have on the future. One of the rights afforded to all men in the Declaration of Independence is “… the pursuit of Happiness.”(Hancock). This deceptively simple phrase has played a vital role in shaping the society of the United States. In order to understand what the founding fathers intended to convey we would have to consider the cultural period. However, it is possible to understand their purpose through the following excerpt from the Declaration: But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, t...   [tags: Economics]
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Trends in the History of American Suffrage - ... The third no state can deprive any persons the right to vote on account of sex. The fourth no state can require the payment of any tax as a condition for voting. The fifth no state can deprive any person who is at least 18 years of age the right to vote. Today, every State requires that only one person who wants to vote must be able to satisfy qualifications based on three factors: (1) citizenship, (2) residence, and (3) age. Most States require United States citizenship in order to vote. Aliens foreign who not born in this country usually cannot vote....   [tags: federal control, voting restrictions elimination] 2014 words
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Book Trends in the United States - Despite the prices of books have been constantly increasing by day by day but the publication activities have also rapidly been increasing. That rise in the prices of books is justified by an improvement in the book production and publishing standards (Thompson, 2005). A survey has been carried out by the American Association of Publishers (AAP) which suggests that serious reading is far more popular than poetry and fiction. Moreover, the popular kind of reading includes history, poetry, religion, politics, and text books etc....   [tags: Research Analysis ] 613 words
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Neural Networks and the Latest Trends - Neural Networks and the Latest Trends Introduction: Traditionally, the term neural network had been used to refer to a network or circuit of biological neurons. The modern usage of the term often refers to artificial neural network. Though the digital Computer technology is advanced a lot and does many tasks very fast and accurately, does exactly what we tell them to do, they were not able to perform some simple operations like reading, hand written note or recognizing human face or voice which seems to be difficult for even most advanced system to identify....   [tags: Information Technology]
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Trends of the Malta Insurance Market - Today's business world is complex, unpredictable, uncertain and volatile. One of the key elements of this volatility is the swift change all around us. Taking into consideration the motor insurance industry, changes have been also made during the years. Under motor insurance, there are three types of cover available. There is the third party only, which is obligatory as it is the least required by law; it covers your liability to third parties for damage or injury to property arising from the use of your car....   [tags: Automobile, Insurance]
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Trends in Obesity Since 1985 - ... Socioeconomic status is a cause that led people to being obesity. In 1988-1994 and 2007-2008 the obesity prevalence in adults increased in income and education levels. The CDC stated that, “Among men, obesity prevalence is generally similar at all income levels, however, among non-Hispanic black and Mexican-American men those with higher income are more likely to be obese than those with low income”(Ogden, 2). For women if they had higher income they are less likely to be obese than women who has low income....   [tags: diet, income, prevalence ] 754 words
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The Changing Trends of Tattooing - ... An individual will choose to get a tattoo for many reason and those reason haven’t change, it could be a statements of love, religious sign, served as amulets, symbol of something and even down to just being decorations. However, the different in modern tattoo is tattoos that’s the evolving of traditional to 3D inking (3D tattoo) and how crazy realistic it can be. Think about mechanical body fragments, insect crawling off the skin, a gaping hole in the chest with heart being ripped out, yet the tattoo still have a realistic look to it....   [tags: 3d, realistic, culture]
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Protective Relays’ Developments and Trends - One of the most complex disciplines in Electrical engineering is the Power System Protection which requires not only the well understanding of the different components of power system and their behaviors but also the good knowledge and analysis of the abnormal circumstances and failures that can occur in any element of power system. Moreover, the rapid changing and development in relays principles as well as in their technologies are additional factors that oblige those people working in the field to expand and update continuously their knowledge....   [tags: Electrical Engineering, Power Systems]
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Trends in African American Families - Research studies have shown that African Americans are currently the least likely ethnic group to be married in this country. This paper will examine some of the reasons why this trend exists when there was a time when marriage rates among blacks were about equal to those of whites. History, culture, economics and dominant culture influences have impacted the current trends in African American families. Many are choosing to postpone marriage, while others are finding alternative ways to cultivate family and raise children....   [tags: nonmarital sex and unwed parenthood]
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Trends of Democratization in Colombia - ... (CIA, 2014) In addition to the state’s boundaries, three important geographical points can be identified on the map above. Firstly, Bogotá, the capital of Colombia, which is centrally located within the state. Another geographic landmark is the Andes, the longest continental mountain range, which runs through the western side of Colombia from north to south. Lastly, to the east of Bogotá and the Andes is Los Llanos, a grassland plain which extends into Venezuela and undergoes extreme climate change....   [tags: politics, demographics, geography] 533 words
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Global Trends in the Environment - The environment of planet Earth is being harmed and the causes of environmental degradation are mostly man made. Natural resources are being exploited to provide energy, food, and technology for an ever-growing global population. In the process, the globe is warming at an unprecedented rate, water and air are being polluted, and forests are being destroyed; however, awareness and education are encouraging the search for environmental first aid. The climate change occurring now, which affects every continent and ocean, has both human and natural causes....   [tags: Environment ]
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Fashion: Following the Coolest Trends - ... For example, shorts fit best in the summer and spring. Leggings would fit best in the fall and winter. There are many types of leggings. Multicolored leggings are like printed, with flowers and any other kind of design. One strange fact about jeans is that it even has a birthday it’s on May 20th. Skinny pants and sweatpants are in fashion right now, as you can see I wear skinny jeans almost everyday. Pajamas are the softest, don’t you agree. In my opinion pajamas are the best type of pants to wear....   [tags: change, style, clothing, accessories, shoes] 773 words
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Trends in Construction Dispute Resolution - ... CPR had an effect across the court system, proceedings dropped dramatically. Within two years of the reform, civil litigation overall was down by 37%. Various civil court cost issues have made courts less attractive as the CPR introduced a summary of costs to simplify the costs question. Cost problems include, conditional (no win, no fee) arrangements (introduced in 1995 as a new means of funding litigation) provide for a success fee. However this has spawned satellite litigation to recover winner’s lawyer’s fees....   [tags: determinations, procedures, industry] 2054 words
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Celebrity Culture and Fashion Trends - ... When he was first spotted wearing a Harmax suit in 2009, sales rapidly increased for the company. Hartmax took advantage of the immense opportunity and advertised on their official website “Dressing Presidential. Pick your power suit. President-elect Barack Obama found his at Hart Schaffner Marx” (Jones 1). Since using President Obama, sales in suits has rapidly increased saving the nearly bankrupt company. Furthermore, men of all ages have increasing been influenced by celebrity endorsements used by the fashion industry....   [tags: actors, actresses, politicians, musicians] 798 words
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Recent Trends in Economic Variables - In order to assess the current state of the economy, the examination of important economic indicators or variables has always played a vital role in the understanding of the complex economic systems we live in. The analysis of these economic variables studied by many, not only has served as a tool to evaluate the current economic performance of a country, but also has allowed experts to envisage and continue the pavement of an economy's road. Currently, some economic variables have had favorable improvements indicating a general good outlook for the economy for the following months, requiring a further individual analysis and comparisons in order to foresee crisis or successes....   [tags: economic system, price index, gdp, pmi] 724 words
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Globalization: History, Trends, and Technologies - ... The advantages of free trade are described by the theory of comparative advantage, which defined means a lower relative cost of production than someone else. With this as long as each country specializes in products that it has a comparative advantage in, trade will be beneficial to both countries. There seem to be valid reasons that globalization could develop into minimal liberty, not more. In any event, technological, psychological, demographic, and economic forces that appear beyond the control of any country are driving globalization....   [tags: economy, communication, market] 703 words
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Future Trends on Smart Phones - ... In fact, the sales of popular gaming consoles like PlayStation and Nintendo 3DS have gone down because of smart phones. Qualcomm has come up with a new Snapdragon 805 processor which gives a 40% improvement on graphics and computing power. Such processors will help smart phone vendors to come up with a device which can give a desktop like experience to the users. iv) Mini versions of flagship phones are running amok – There are lots of consumers who find the 5 inch phones not too pocket friendly....   [tags: screen resolutions, water resistant] 853 words
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Unemployment Trends around the World - ... People were unemployed in the UK corresponding to 5.5%of the total labour force. In 2004, employment in the uk was at an all time high of 27.8 million people. The unemployment trend at that moment was downward which was.... In 2005 the number of those unemployed dropped to 4.8%. As from 2007 to 2008 unemployment rate remained almost the same. From 2009 to 2010, unemployment rate in the UK went up to 7.98%. At the end of 2012, the number of job seekers available for work was ...... while unemployment rate rose to 8.02%....   [tags: business economics] 1510 words
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Employment Trends in Nursing - The United States Department of Labor identifies the current trends of employment that affect the nursing world. “Registered Nurses (RN) at this time represent the largest occupation in health care, with 2.5 million jobs” (Vallano, 2008, p.169). Vallano (2008) proceeds to summarize the employment trends in nursing by giving percentages of the present nursing rate in the hospital setting and the employment rate for the future of nursing. The percentage of nurses in the hospital setting is standing at 59 percent and the employment rate for nursing is expected to reach 23 percent from the year 2006 to the future year of 2016, this rate is said to be faster than the average for all occupations (...   [tags: Nursing Essays]
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Tech Trends and Gadgets - Tech-savvy individuals like using different kinds of technology. For them, these advances have made their lives so much better. For one, they can connect with their friends and families anywhere they go, even if they're away from their computer desks. Two, gadgets made their lives more organised thanks to mobile apps, such as Evernote or Bliss Control (http://www.tech-noob.com/popular-web-apps-to-make-2013-your-year/). Lastly, business transactions are becoming more efficient thanks to mobile technology....   [tags: mobile banking apps, scanadu scout] 544 words
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Identifying Long Term Trends - ... Other things to consider would be the inflation and exchange rates depending on the market. Hedging against various currencies would be a great idea in combination with insurance policies to protect Nike from losses in foreign markets. Overall it is imperative to study as many economic variables as possible when working in any market. Until you understand the economy and the financial trends of a region you will be just guessing and then you will probably lose more than you make. (Six key economic variables (Power Points)., 2002) There are many techniques used to forecast market movements and no matter which method your business tends to use they will fall into one of two overarching a...   [tags: nike, economy, market]
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Trends and Healthy Options - Not surprisingly, the world of event planners is fast-pace, and ever changing world, in the chaos the only thing that is constant is change. Keeping up with the latest trends in event planning meetings and convention industries could be a full time all by itself. However, staying on the cutting edge is an essential component of any planner’s job description. Satisfying stakeholders and CEO’s demands that the event planners to find cost-effective ways to do business. Meeting and exceeding the clients exceptions, will have them coming back for more....   [tags: Nutition, Food, America]
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International Criminal Justice Trends - Introduction Crime has continually evolved thus becoming more complicated especially due to technological developments. The other factors that have contributed to crime complexity includes demographic changes for males below 30 years of age which is a crime-prone age limit; and macro-economic scales that include the unemployment rate, consumers' spending power and economic stability of the region. These factors revolve around individual's income generating potential which is an aspect that draws a line between wealth and poverty....   [tags: crime, technological development, internet]
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Procurement Trends of 2014 - ... In addition, communication via online platforms will continue, especially for businesses or entities that procure from many companies or countries. Competition between procurement systems might heat up and prices might be go upwards. 2. Outsourcing. During the last few years, a lot of businesses, small and big, have been doing outsourcing to lessen business costs and increase productivity and efficiency of workers. Like technology, the option to outsource isn’t slowing and many companies are adapting long-term outsourcing....   [tags: business year, online presence] 925 words
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Adolescent Substance Use Trends - Adolescent Substance Use Trends Patterns and trends of substance use among adolescents fluctuates from generation to generation. There are many factors related to the increased risk for substance experimentation. For example, generational substance use, poor parental monitoring, and low academic performance contribute to elevated risk for substance use (Allison, et al., 1999). Substances that have remained on the forefront for adolescent use and abuse include alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana (Hussey, Drinkard, Flannery)....   [tags: poor parental monitoring, alcohol, tabacco]
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Important Trends in Bioeconomy - Important Trends in Bioeconomy 1. Bio based industries have impact on other industries. The impact of bioeconomy can also be seen in the multiplier and ripple effect of bioeconomy. It is seen that with bioeconomy there is both economic multiplier and ripple effects. This is especially important when assessing the creation of jobs in industries in a bioeconomy. As an example, the multiplier effect of direct economic contribution of the consumer supplement industry is examined and found to extend beyond direct employment, goods and services purchased, and taxation payments....   [tags: Technological Innovation]
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Technology Trends - INTRODUCTION It seems that every year people turn increasingly toward living their lives through technology. It has inundated society, families, jobs, and lives. Three developing trends that in some ways overlap each other are specifically related to living in a technology world. These trends are particularly important to the school librarian because many students are living their lives through the web. In order to reach those students, the librarian must be knowledgeable about the trends and applications and be able to use and apply them in a library setting....   [tags: Technology ]
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Assessing Crime Trends as a Security Specialist - Crime is known as an action or omission that constitutes an offense that may be prosecuted by the state and is punishable by law. Depending on where one may reside, different punishments from certain crimes can depend on the governmental bodies. Also crimes can vary by the jurisdiction from state to state. For most crimes, after a completion of affirmative action one can be punished for the conduct. Many people have the assumption that crimes are the result of intentional conduct, when most of the time it is negligent conduct such as speeding....   [tags: Crime ]
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EXAMINING THE TRENDS IN MEDIA AND BODY DISSATISFACTION - Most Western societies experience an enormous amount of pressure on individuals to conform and achieve the thin-ideal. This influence by mass-media affects just about anyone including males and females, adults, adolescents, and children. In the early 20th century, women idolized movie icons such as Marilyn Monroe and Camille Clifford. Around 1900s, Camille Clifford started the trend where the standards of beauty were set around 140 pounds, at 5’4” feet tall. Back then, the ideal female body is by having a smaller mid-section (e.g....   [tags: Body Image]
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Article Analysis: Trends in Gasoline Consumption - ... The consumer consumption patterns of gasoline have indicated a decline in our gas-guzzling ways as noted in the article by Philip LeBeau, Why America is losing its gas-guzzling ways. Many factors are contributing to the decrease in gasoline consumption such as more efficient vehicles, Americans sharing cars, telecommuting, and online shopping. All of these factors have created a modest shift from the gas-guzzling ways we had been accustomed to. Consumers purchase goods for both self-interest and necessities....   [tags: demand, consumer, automobile] 708 words
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Influence of Design Trends in Modern Design - “An art movement is a tendency or style in art with a specific common philosophy or goal, followed by a group of artists during a restricted period of time, or, at least, with the heyday of the movement defined within usually a number of years.” This essay outlines and defines three specifically chosen design trends that have been most influential in today’s modern designs. First of all the use of art movements in society are extremely under acknowledged and recognised. "Design is like gravity - the force that holds it all together." - E A Whitney The subject of ‘art movement’ is not to be mistaken for as diminutive with similar to shallow value, but quite the opposite as it can and has...   [tags: Art Movement, History]
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The History of Cosmetics and the Trends in the Fashion Industry - ... Corrective makeup is the application of makeup to hide or conceal areas of the face or body. People can specialize and become very good in corrective makeup by learning different face shapes, different eye shapes, prominent and non prominent foreheads and chins. In corrective makeup it is important to know what colors neutralize each other and what colors do not look right together. Some things corrective makeup are used to cover up are birthmarks, the skin condition rosacea, burns, scars, unwanted tattoos, and other things people may want to hide....   [tags: hair, extensions, eyelash, makeup, types] 1119 words
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The Challenges and Trends in Compensation in the Public Sector - Introduction The purpose of this research paper is to review the challenges and trends in compensation in the public sector from an interdisciplinary view of local, state, and federal agencies human resources. Public sector human resource management continues to experience many challenges in the ever-changing workforce. Through the phases of the employee life cycle, human resource managers are required to keep compensation to the forefront in forming a strategic organization. Of those challenges, budget cuts, which affect pension plans, and tenure, are some of the areas of concern for human resources amongst government agencies....   [tags: human resources, benefits, employees]
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The Historical Perspectives and Trends of Children's Literature - Since the 18th century children’s literature has been held responsible for bringing entertainment to children of all ages across the world. But, when you actually think about it, what is children’s literature. The term seems easy enough to define, it is literature intended for children, but what is the definition of literature. According to Charlotte Huck (2010), literature is an imaginative shaping of life and thought into the forms and structures of language. This, in my opinion, is an excellent definition to use due to the fact that children’s literature is constantly changing....   [tags: children's entertainment, story telling]
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The Influences of Mass Media on Health Trends - ... The journalist reporting on behalf of USA Today did not present any of the limitations in their report and during that time the National Cancer Institute confirmed that no clinical trials had been carried out, but there had been “observational studies that examined the possible association between physical activity and a lower risk of developing colon or breast cancer.” The media in this instance was bias because they are more likely to report on observational studies rather than randomised clinical trials because of the lower sample size, and so articles like these should infact be lower in their hierarchy because of it’s lack of credibility due to the researchers only speculating tha...   [tags: perception, bias, journalists ] 2418 words
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Hospital Trends in The Current Economic Environment - Hospital Trends 1. How is the current economic environment affecting hospitals. According to the article, “The Economic Downturn and Its Impact on Hospitals”, the current economic environment is affecting hospitals and other heath care facilities in a number of ways. The most common issue relates to inability of the hospitals to obtain and secure relevant financing that enables health institutions to meet their daily obligations. Since most payments in hospitals lags behind the amount expected to deliver health care, most of the times hospitals are forced to borrow funds from financial institutions to meet their operating expenses....   [tags: Hospital Administration]
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Trends in Teen Pregnancy Around the World - Teen Pregnancy has been a big epidemic this past century. Not only effecting countries like the United States , Mexico and England but also countries like Canada and Sweden. The big baby boomer epidemic started it all not only in the United states but all over the world. Many people wouldn’t think that Canada has had a problem with teen pregnancy rates but it was one of the many countries that was involved with the baby boomer era. Most people didn’t know pregnancy rates doesn’t just include live births but also abortions and fetal loss rates which many people fail to add in this category....   [tags: decrease, contraception, child, life]
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The Latest Trends in Mobile Phone Advertising - ... It is apparent from the above data that mobile phone and smartphone users are increasing rapidly and so as the mobile industry. The constant growth in mobile industry and mobile phone penetration, has led to an increase interest in mobile marketing and advertising (m-advertising) phenomenon. (Akesson & Riksson n.d). But, the question is what is mobile advertising, what it is consist of and why it is becoming so popular. Discussion: According to Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) 2008b, as cited in (Akesson & Riksson n.d p.81) mobile advertising is a form of advertising that is communicated to the consumer via handsets for example ‘Mobile Web Banner (top of the page), Mobile Web Poster...   [tags: promotion, marketing, banners] 1066 words
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Fashion Trends Shaped by Economic Issues - ... Many women began to wear scarves with fringed edges. This was when beaded designs, bright colors and fringes became popular on dresses too (Hossell). Like clothing, the 1920‘s also took a great tole on women’s accessorization, the use of cosmetics, and tanning. Some popular accessories girls wore were long strand of pearls, bangles, dangling earrings and furs. The strands of pearls were normally looped a few time around the neck. Long straight fur coats without curves became very popular (Women’s Fashion Accessories)....   [tags: the 1920s, jazz age, women]
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Cultural Trends of Water Purification Systems - ... A survivalist is “someone strongly determined to survive”. (yourdictionary.com/survivalist) They are constantly prepping for uncanny events that they suspect may occur. All survivalist share a deep desire to live, therefore overcoming obstacles to survive is taken to an extreme. According to Dr. Stirling Silverman, the author of a survivalist blog, states that disaster can be divided into two broad categories. First, are disasters resulting from human activity and second are natural disasters....   [tags: outdoors, survivalists, poverty] 1145 words
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Future Trends in Game Based Learning - ... Today, game-based learning is accessible in many different industries, for four reasons: • The success of game- and simulation-based learning in the aviation, military and healthcare industries provides a powerful proof-of-concept, and an endorsement of learning effectiveness. • Advances in raw processing power with an attendant decrease in cost have brought game-based learning within reach. • The development of stable, flexible game engines and toolkits are driving down the cost of development and reducing the need for 100% custom, from-scratch application development....   [tags: teaching, research, technology] 819 words
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Health Information National Trends Survey - HINTS stands for the Health Information National Trends Survey. The purpose of HINTS is to collect data about the United States public’s use of cancer-related information. HINTS provides information on the changing patterns, needs, and behavior in seeking and supplying cancer information and explores how cancer risks are perceived. While going over the information presented in HINTS 2007, I found that HINTS had improved its methods from the first (2003) and second time (2005) they conducted this study....   [tags: Collect Data, Cacer Related Information]
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The Role of Fashion Trends on the Day to Day Life of People - ... Fashion trends, however, can be compared to a circle, where we notice that some of the old trends have made their comeback .Some of these trends include the skinny jeans, crop tops, thigh-high boots, large hoop earrings, "the Bob" haircut, tie dye, and big purses. While clothing was once a simple human necessity used for warmth and modesty ,fashion trends have come a long way, now playing an important in people’s everyday life, allowing them to create an outlet to show off their creativity by expressing themselves as well as opening the doors for many job opportunities....   [tags: creativity and self-expression] 703 words
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Current Trends in Educational Technology - Current Trends in Educational Technology Abstract Current trends in Educational Technology offer quite an array of subject matter to study. I have selected a few articles demonstrating trends I found most interesting. These include trends in research, holistic technology education, pedagogic balance in technology education and using open source software in the school. Hopefully these trends will be an eye opener for the reader. This paper is based on these journal articles: Research in Technology Education: Back to the Future (Reed, 2002); Basic Principles in Holistic Technology Education (Seemann, 2003); Partnership-Centered Learning: The Case for Pedagogic Balance In Technology Educati...   [tags: Education Technological Essays]
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Comparing and Contrasting Trends During the Baroque and Rococo Periods - Historically, periodical inspired subjects, discoveries of new techniques and the intrapersonal desires and interests of the artists themselves have influenced artistic tendencies and dictated similar and diverse trends throughout artistic periods. The Baroque and Rococo periods are exemplarily periods to extensively compare and contrast trends in artists’ pieces and notice one’s influence in another’s paintings. Comparing the work of Baroque painters Michelangelo Caravaggio and Jan Vermeer to Romantic era painter Francisco de Goya, one can see trends that were developed and perfected, passed down from generation to generation over time; and also how each artist contributed personal attribu...   [tags: art, shadows, space] 719 words
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Facts about the Global Trends - Facts about the Global Trends In this essay I will aim to answer the question, “Where, When & Why did the first states form?” This is an important question as the development of the states, is the turning point in civilisation from chiefdoms into a society, which is very similar to the one, which we live in today. The state can be defined many ways by different organisations; political theorists, historians, archaeologists and anthropologists all use different definitions. I will define the state as having a centralised government with, an elite ruling class of powerful families and rulers, a bureaucracy of government and ruling officials, an armed group which...   [tags: Papers] 1249 words
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