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Relationships Shape Individuals in Dead Poets Society and Maestro

- Although no two relationships can ever be identical, relationships can shape individuals in similar ways. As seen in the 1989 film Dead Poets Society, directed by Peter Weir, and the novel Maestro by Peter Goldsworthy, group relationships are fuelled by common interests and beliefs and, hence, can shape individuals by enriching their shared interests. Trust, a sense of belonging and independence is developed in the individual, as they develop their personal identity and assert their own beliefs and ideals against the ultimately conforming nature of group dynamics in a relationship....   [tags: area of interests, Dead Poets Society, Maestro]

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Odysseus, The Maestro Man

- Odysseus, The Maestro Man Throughout the epic poem of The Odyssey readers are exposed to the man that captures the interest of many, Odysseus. Odysseus is portrayed as a ‘godlike’ man as well being deemed a warrior of his own class, beyond all men in mind and in comparison, the Hugh Heffner of his time. He is everything men aspire to be in many ways as well as being profoundly in touch with his emotions when it comes to women. Odysseus shows this in many different ways from tears for his wife Penelope to the heartbreak for his long-dead mother, Antikleia....   [tags: Odyssey, Odysseus, Greek mythology, Hermes]

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The Use of Imagery in Goldsworthy's Novel Maestro

- what is imagery?, Imagery is the use of vivid description, usually rich in sensory words, to create pictures, or images, to stimulate your memory. These memories can be positive or negative which authors use to connect and engage a reader by describing the five sense’s, hearing, taste, touch, smell and sight. By using imagery a author can draw the reader inside a book making him/her feel connected to the character, place, thing or event and to try and make the reader feel or see what the author wants the reader to see....   [tags: Literary Techniques, Literary Device]

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Maestro by Peter Goldsworthy and Into The Wild, by Sean Penn

- In Sean Penn’s film Into the Wild the importance of understanding ones sense of identity is expressed through the character Christopher McCandless, the protagonist of the story. He vanishes from his mainstream life and ventures alone to the great Alaskan wilderness, we emphasis with him as he journeys for the search of freedom and happiness. Through representations of panning camera shots and verbal expressions throughout, the responder can easily relate to Chris’s revelations and views on society....   [tags: Into the Wild Essays]

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The Influence of the Past in Maestro by Peter Goldsworthy and Stick Figures by Tan Shaun

- The past dictates who we are in a current moment, and affects who we might become in the future. Every decision people make in lives has an influence on future, regardless of how minimal or large it is. Some decisions people decide to make can have dire consequences that will follow them for the rest of the life. Moreover, even though if someone would want to leave any memories from past behind, however it will always be by his side. Specific memories will urge emotional responses that bring mind back to the past and person have no choose but to relieve those emotions and memories again....   [tags: musician, hitler, memories]

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The Incredible Tennis Skills of Swiss Maestro, Roger Federer

- Tennis, since its creation, has been considered stereotypically by many to be the sport of royalty and the elite of society. The modern game of tennis originated in the United Kingdom in the late nineteenth century (The History of...). Subsequent to its creation, tennis spread midst the upper class English population before spreading around the world. Throughout the history of the sport there have been key individuals who continue to assist in the growing popularity and development of the sport....   [tags: Sports, Tennis Players]

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Fda Approval Of The Vbloc Therapy System

- FDA Approval Approval of the VBLOC therapy system was very controversial. The FDA advisory panel voted yes on the device’s safety and benefits outweighing the risk, but no on the efficacy of the device. This is due to the fact that in a sham-controlled study, the Maestro VBLOC therapy system didn’t show a significant increase in weight loss compared to the sham. Although it still helped individuals lose more weight, it was not enough to meet the FDA’s super-superiority standard[12,15]. However, the Obesity Action Coalition aided EnteroMedics by bringing forth four subjects from the study....   [tags: Obesity, Bariatric surgery, Weight loss, Dieting]

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Down by the Seaside

- ... Megan could imagine what they looked like to the people in the back row: two figures, minute, producing more emotion than any organism made out of water and carbon should be able. They played sparkling pieces—Liszt, bells, Chopin—simple adaptations that made Megan lose herself in the music, but even more so in the stunning silences that followed; those miraculous instants before the applause would swell into a roar when Arthur would have no choice but to grin and bear it, his signature frown quirking upwards into a smile....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Glass Industry: Tapio Wirkkala , Gianni Toso, and Henry Halem

- In the vast world of glass, three artists have made a great impact on the way we see the medium as an art form. These three artists, Tapio Wirkkala , Gianni Toso, and Henry Halem have helped to pioneer new methods and ideas in this complex industry. Tapio Wirkkala was a highly versatile Finnish artist born in 1915. His work ranges from glassware and metalwork, to jewelry and furniture for mass production. During his career, he was artistic director of the University of Arts and Design in Helsinki for many years.He is known quite famously for his work in the Finnish glassworks company, Ittala....   [tags: geometric design, art history]

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Maintaining Western Empire During The Nineteenth Century

- Maintaining Western Empire During the nineteenth and twentieth century globalization was spreading throughout western countries. Globalization was the interaction between other countries through trade, investment, and economic interest. The western countries had stayed in power through globalization. Countries like the United States, Europe, and Britain used various methods to maintain their western powers. Western countries persevered their power by having economic control, the use of technology to colonize, and through the idea of nationalism....   [tags: United States, Western culture, Colonialism]

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Integración de las Tics y Web 2.0 en el Ámbito Educativo

- 1.1. Presentación del trabajo fin de grado El presente trabajo fin de grado (TFG) es una propuesta para la elaboración de un blog de aula que incluya, por un lado la selección de los recursos digitales disponibles en la red que contribuyan a conseguir los objetivos propuestos en nuestras unidades didácticas y por otro, un medio para desarrollar actividades atractivas que impliquen de una manera más activa a nuestro alumnado del primer ciclo de Educación Primaria. Pero para que los alumnos puedan utilizar las herramientas que nos ofrece la Web 2.0, es necesario que posean un nivel de competencia digital....   [tags: Tecnologia, Educación, Internet]

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De Lizardi's Mangy Parrot

- The parrot is a beautiful and intelligent bird. Mange is a festering disease that caused by parasitic mites that dig into the body and results in unsightly sores and unremitting irritation. Who or what does The Mangy Parrot refer to. Is Mangy Parrot simply Periquillo’s nickname or is it a metaphor for New Spain as well. The parrot is symbolic of the lands and people of New Spain; the colonial government is the mange infecting the land. Through the use of native language, humor and satire Fernández de Lizardi communicated his message via a multi-leveled story and thus avoided censorship....   [tags: Literature]

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Italian Culture with Michael

- Michael Murano is a 11 year old who’s ancestry stretches back the year 1540 to Alfonso and Russiano Murano who lived in Salerno Italy. Salerno Italy is located in the south-western part of Italy off the cost of the gulf of Salerno in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Italian culture is extremely diverse and has said to influenced Western culture as well as Europe throughout history. The Renaissance is popularly called the re-birth of art in Europe and was so with many different types of art and entertainment including traditional court style dances, improvisational theater, highly skilled and stunning glass making, and blood filled gladiator bouts....   [tags: Renaissance, commedia, theater, Italy]

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Music Composers: Hans Zimmer

- For this essay I will be looking at the work of Hans Zimmer to discuss how music in film engages the viewer and evokes emotion and pulls the viewer toward the film. Hans Zimmer is a German born music composer. Hans Zimmer’s love of music stems from his childhood when he learned how to play various instruments. Before Zimmer began composing music for films he was in a well-known band. The band was called The Buggles whom were famous for their song Video Killed the Radio Star. After the Buggles Zimmer played in other bands but never had another hit....   [tags: inception, dark night, biography]

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Los Conceptos de la Sociedad y Politica en Fuenteovejuna por Lope de Vega

- Los conceptos de la sociedad y política en Fuenteovejuna por Lope de Vega Durante el siglo XVII a la tiempo de la barroco, el gran autor de este análisis , Lope de Vega Escribió muchas obras que representa el tiempo y sus experiencia de su vida que es mas diferente y luego se convirtió en una gran influencia en el estilo de arte de los artistas barrocos y tales como, Cervantes y Calderón de la Barca. Félix Arturo o Lope de vega y carpió, se cambia la literatura de el barroco (el movimiento del arte) que solo una gran autor Cervantes se dicho que él era un ingenio....   [tags: exile, sociedad, politica, historia]

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The Fight for Peruvian Independence

- A very important event in Peruvian history is how Peru gained its independence from Spain. It all started with an uprising of Spanish-American landowners and their forces were led by Jose de San Martin of Argentina and Simon Bolivar of Venezuela. Because Peru was the stronghold of the Spanish government in South America, Argentine patriot, General San Martin’s strategy to liberate Peru was to use diplomacy. He sent representatives to Lima urging Viceroy Pazuela that Peru be granted independence, however all negotiations proved unsuccessful....   [tags: war, government, territories]

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Argumentative and Alternative Communication

- Individuals with severe speech or language problems use augmentative and alternative communication to supplement or replace speech. It includes a pattern of communication other than oral communication used to express thoughts, needs, and desires. Some augmentative aids that individuals use are picture and communication boards and electronic devices. This helps them increase social interaction, school performance, and self-worth. The International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC) and RESNA are organizations that aid individuals with technology needs to help enhance their communication....   [tags: severe speech or language problems]

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La Evaluación Educativa

- La evaluación es integral, continua, reguladora del proceso educativo, orientadora y compartida. Ha pasado por distintos cambios; en la Edad Media los exámenes en medios universitarios con carácter más formal, escritos y orales, lo cual era más difícil para el alumno retener la información que se le había estado proporcionando y todo eso lo llevaba a un gran fracaso. Guba y Lincoln se refieren a esta evaluación como a la primera generación, que puede legítimamente ser denominada como la generación de la medida....   [tags: ensayos]

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Moonlight Sonata

- Vienna, Austria Thunder on a cold rainy night. Dreary tears falling on washed away dreams of what was and what could have been. The applause of a crowd, their nameless faces float through the forgotten memories amidst the labyrinth of life. Whispers, like curses in the twilight hours, “Play for me maestro!” One solitary voice heard above all others; her voice. As beautiful as a sunrise, as haunting as a lonely cry upon the hills, deep in the recesses of night. Yes. Play for her. One last sonata by the moonlight....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Mangy Parrot

- Parrots are beautiful intelligent birds. Mange is a festering disease caused by parasitic mites that dig into the body and results in unsightly sores and unremitting irritation. Who or what does The Mangy Parrot refer to. Is Mangy Parrot simply Periquillo’s nickname or is it intended to be a metaphor for New Spain. If the parrot is symbolic of the lands and people of New Spain: the colonial caste system and government is the disease infesting the land. Unable to publish his views directly due to censorship, de Lizardi wrote his apparently humorous, entertaining tale as a cover for his ideas....   [tags: Analysis, Fernández de Lizardi ]

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How Does The Affect Entrepreneurs ' Psychological Well Being? A Person Job Fit Perspective?

- How does polychronicity affect entrepreneurs’ psychological well-being. A person-job fit perspective Principle Topic Entrepreneurs often need to perform multiple tasks simultaneously or intermittently (i.e., polychronicity) (Volery, Mueller, & Siemens, 2013) because they usually face fast changing environment and have limited human resources to delegate tasks. Thus, entrepreneurship offers opportunities to behave polychronically on the job (i.e., polychronicity supplies). However, as individuals are different in their preference for multitasking (i.e., polychronicity values) in that some prefer to work on multiple tasks simultaneously whereas others may prefer to finish the current task befo...   [tags: Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur, Psychometrics]

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The Fatal Flaws of the Calamitous Characters of William Shakespeare´s Romeo & Juliet

- ... Still infuriated by Romeo’s presence at his family’s ball, Tybalt decides to vent his anger by challenging Romeo to battle him. When Romeo backs away, Mercutio steps in and fights with Tybalt. After a while of fighting, the distressed Romeo steps in to break it up, but, “Tybalt, reaching under Romeo’s arm, stabs Mercutio and flees” (3.1.82). Mercutio announces that, “I am hurt” (3.1.83), and eventually dies. After witnessing his friend be slaughtered, Romeo seeks revenge on Tybalt, and subsequently slays the murderer of his best friend....   [tags: naivete, ego, headedness, trait]

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How My Current Extra Curricular Activities Will Help Me Achieve My Goals

- Ever since I was a little girl, music has always been incorporated into my life one way or another. When I was younger, the sounds of my mother playing a complex Chopin melody on the piano always filled our home with such a warm vibrancy, and I can also recall in vivid detail my five-year-old self twirling inelegantly with my mother in the kitchen to the fixed rhythm of a Selena track as we made dinner. Being exposed to these moments in my life is what prompted me to join orchestra in the sixth grade and start the road to becoming the endowed violist that I am today....   [tags: the road to medical school]

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The Performance Of The Kadima String Quartet At Los Angeles Mission College

- On Wednesday, October 19 at 4:00 pm I had attended the performance of the Kadima String Quartet at the Campus Center at Los Angeles Mission College. The Kadima Conservatory of Music, Inc. is a non-profit organization that that subsidizes grants to impede scholars of the Kadima Conservatory’s Music School. The reserve will offer the quality musical training for children whose parents could not manage. For the reason for subsidizing scholarships, giving work to musical encounters for underserved groups and propelling traditional music wherever workable....   [tags: Music, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Baroque music]

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Racism in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

- Most white people are dumb or uneducated. Mark Twain is not racsit in anyway it's just how it was back then and he was just showing us how it was. It was nothing to be racist like I said in my essay that taking the N'Word of out the Huckleberry Fin was like taking nazi out out texts book today. If you took it out it would take away the historical importance of slavery and how bad it was. Most of the black people are educated. Most of them have good jobs and are smarter than most white people. Also Mark Twain is involved in 21st century politics; when against the censoring of “Huck Finn,”.The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is again being said to be a book you to wouldn't want to read....   [tags: N'Word, nazi word, uneducated]

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Techniques Used in Producing the Stunning Horror Movie "Scream"

- Until 1996, American horror films had become disgustingly sad, desperately looking for a kick-start, yawn-filled predictability was the best we could expect. Then finally, we were able to leap out of our seats and gawp at Scream. It’s witty, clever, dangerous and fresh. With that giving hope to the horror movie genre, it was adhered by an amazing sequel. Who can forget the amazing one time prequel to the stunning trilogy of scream. Back in 1996 it came to haunt us… The brilliant director as we know of, Wes Craven; the maker of ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’; the horror movie maestro; the punch-back ultimate thriller; the complete package to your nightmare, came forward with the horrendous starter...   [tags: movies]

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7 Signs that Make You a Good Software Developer

- 7 signs that make you a good software developer Summary: In this world of competition as a software developer, getting ahead of the crowd is a big necessity. So the big question is what are the characteristics, which makes you a good software developer. The journey from an average person to a professional software developer is never easy. The passage to goodness is quite hard. So the big question at the moment is: How are you supposed to become a good Programmer. What characteristics are going to set you apart from the rest....   [tags: programming endevours]

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What Signs Drives You to Hire a Programmer Instantly?

- Main Body: Programmers in this day and age of Information technology have become a necessity for both application and website development. Big shot organizations and IT firms dedicate themselves in the constant hunt for the right programmer for the job. These organizations are in for the constant hiring process to get hold of the right programmer for hire. But when it comes to interviews and coding tests only few survivors are left to be fit for the job. Most of these fellow programmers get rejected for one reason or the other....   [tags: choosing the right person for the job]

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A Profile Of The Smokey Eye Makeup For Daytime

- How to Do: Become a Pro in Smokey Eye Makeup for Daytime. The timeless classic makeup for parties is the smokey eye. And how our heart flutters seeing celebrity, super-model do the smokey eye perfectly. But hey gorgeous, even you can become a maestro in smokey eyes. We know you would have seen plenty of video tutorials and read several articles on them, but we bet our’s is simple, easy and perfect. You can never go wrong with our How-to-do smokey eyes and that too for daytime. There is always a misconception that smokey eyes are for the night parties and weddings but no you can look flawlessly right by wearing smokey eye makeup for the daytime too....   [tags: Cosmetics, Eye, Wedding, Gift]

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Pink Ribbon Bingo : The World Of Online Bingo

- Pink Ribbon Bingo Within the world of online bingo, what can be done generally has been done. That is until Pink Ribbon Bingo rolled onto the scene, as it truly is the first online bingo game site created to help raise money for breast cancer research. Many bingo sites claim to have “charity at heart”, but none do so to the same extent as Pink Ribbon Bingo. The charitable nature of Pink Ribbon Bingo simply can’t be denied, but is this matched by some super-fun bingo action. Tuck into the review below to get the full story....   [tags: Customer service, Technical support]

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T. E. Lawrence's Roles in the Arab Awakening

- “Arab unity is a madman's notion - for this century or next, probably” Thomas Edward Lawrence, (Friedman, 2011). The myths and realities of any history is what motivates great minds to endeavour and search for the accurate version of any historical event, and the modern Middle Eastern history is no exception. What is so-called ‘Great Arab Revolt’ during the First World War, is still casting its shadows on the Arabs history and generating many debates. However, the historiography of the events and the different roles that each figure had played and his/her significance became somewhat taken for granted among history readers according to their unverified views....   [tags: nationalism, revolt, ottoman]

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Analysis Of Orson Welles 's ' Welles '

- Coward Kane Orson Welles created a masterpiece. Orson Welles created Citizen Kane. Orson Welles created a change. Orson Welles created. Like the series of sentences jigsawed together, Citizen Kane is a film with a plot infused with build- ups of megalomaniac Kane’s life is what rhetorically drew in the audience. Through the realistic relationships of Charles Kane the audience were given the taste of an accumulated story line of who he was. Welles infiltrated the subconscious of his viewers through filming strategies, props and specific song choices....   [tags: Citizen Kane, Orson Welles, Opera, Gregg Toland]

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How European Identity Changed Throughout Its Extensive History

- It is no wonder that European identity changed throughout its extensive history, with the progressive people who lived during this time. One of the more specific areas the Western Imagination course focused on that explains these changes was the concentration on government. In fact according to Gregory Murry in the Western Imagination: Custom Reader this change in government is one of the five most important things to focus on in this study. The rise of the Nation-State provided the Modern West with a stronger, more centralized government....   [tags: Florence, Italy, House of Medici]

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Why Azayia Can Be Beneficial For Uk Consumers?

- Why AZAYIA can be very beneficial for UK consumers. Azayia could be the only e-commerce website that allows the UK shopper to set their own price for the item they want to buy. It is a simple platform that attracts both buyers and sellers. Buyers get an opportunity to buy their favourite products at the prices they want; sellers are able sell their merchandise in larger amounts. If you want to save money and still take home the items you want, shop with Azayia today. There are many benefits that the UK consumers should expect from Azayia....   [tags: Money, Sales, Jewellery, Silver]

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The Life and Works of Niccolo Machiavelli

- Niccoló Machiavelli is perhaps the greatest political thinker in history. He was a historian, musician, a poet, and he wrote comedies. He liked poetry as much as he liked philosophy. Machiavelli wrote and collected poems. His works, which are inspired by his life experiences, have been read by many of the worlds greatest politicians. Niccoló Machiavelli’s writing was influenced by the Medici family, the Soderini government in Italy, and his own diplomatic career. His great work, The Prince, is legendary for its impact in politics and its controversial proposals....   [tags: biography]

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Classical Music: Biography of Ludwig Van Beethoven

- Although his exact birthdate is unknown, it is believed that Ludwig Van Beethoven was born on December 16, 1770 in Bonn, Germany. This date is assumed because the records show he was baptized on December 17, 1770 (“Beethoven’s childhood” 3). The custom at that time was to baptize children the day following their birth. Beethoven was born into a musical family. Beethoven was named after his grandfather, Lodewijk van Beethoven, who was a bass singer at court and later a maestro of the chapel. His parents were Johann van Beethoven, a musician in the Electoral Court at Bonn, and Maria-Magdalena Kewerich....   [tags: baptize children, neefe, deaf]

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The Conservatory: The Story of a Castrati

- You find three sexes in Naples: men, women, and us, the castrati. Music lovers think we are angels with seducing voices, Gods, musici, while for the rest of the world castrati are just fat, repulsive capons to tease. At school normal students call us “the not wholes”, but the truth is that I'm only a regular boy who enjoys singing and doesn't have balls. I'm not an emasculate bird that hangs from the butcher's hook, nor a carnival freak. Who cares if my face and chest are hairless, or my limbs too long....   [tags: castrati, singing, voice]

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I Became A Man With A Life

- "The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work and the only way to do great work is to love what you do". My inspiration, to save others the emotional agony I had to go through, to prevent children from becoming orphans, wives becoming widows and parents losing their future generations. Sitting outside the ER on the cold December night, having lost my father an hour earlier from complications of congestive heart failure, I had to make a choice. I was in 8th grade I remember, age when teens are only beginning to enjoy, but nature had other plans for me....   [tags: Medicine, Physician, Roger Federer, Health care]

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The Youth Symphony Orchestra ( Msyo )

- Symphonies have been an attractive idea since the 1500s. In our modern era, the concept of a youth symphony is not particularly common, but certainly feasible. By definition, a youth symphony orchestra must only consist of musicians who are younger than eighteen years of age. Four certain criteria must be met to be an authentic, immersive youth orchestra. The criteria that make a youth symphony authentic is the size of the orchestra, the quality of the music, the repertoires chosen, and the programs within the orchestra....   [tags: Orchestra, Brass instrument, Woodwind instrument]

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Women 's Role During Colonial Latin America

- Women’s Role in Colonial Latin America “What kind of society made it possible for women to act independently, even when this caused conflict with the men around them” (Gauderman 132). The Spanish system was socially, administratively, and politically decentralized, and the family was also part of the decentralization. One of the objectives of this decentralized system was to prevent any individual or group from consolidating a position of absolute control (126). Equality was not the goal of the legislation and the state, but to uphold social and legal norms (1)....   [tags: Marriage, Legitimacy]

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The Suppression Of Women In Pygmalion

- Twentieth century Britain is dubbed the Victorian era in which the woman is just the female of humanity, and that they have certain things to do in society. It is socially accepted that women care solely for the children, the house, the cooking and the cleaning and the men are the breadwinners and disciplinarians. Writer, Bernard Shaw, who was "dedicated to tearing down what he saw as the oppressive veil of Victorian ideal of womanhood-that women are self-sacrificing, pure, noble, and passive" (2215)....   [tags: Bernard Shaw]

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Lamentation and the Evolution of Technique

- The Renaissance was a time of rebirth, as its name entails. In Italy, more people were becoming literate and more books were being printed. More scientific discoveries were being made and therefore more theories were being published. In this time of intellectual prosperity, art also made a great leap. Perspective was the main change during this time period, and throughout the years, starting around 1400, it became more involved and more intricate. Eventually artists were so adept at using it, that it became the primary way to insert intimacy and feelings of emotion into a painting....   [tags: Art Analysis ]

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Ludwig van Beethoven: The Musical Genius

- Ludwig van Beethoven was the composer of the most celestial and significant music written at any time. He was the first musician to link the classical period of 18th-century and the novel birth of Romanticism. Beethoven’s absolute step forward in the world of music came in his instrumental work, not forgetting his symphonies. In contrast to his forerunner Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, for whom composing music seemed natural, Beethoven strived to make his work flawless. On December 16, 1770, Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany; he was baptized on December 17, 1770....   [tags: Biography Essays]

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The Magic of Music in Film

- The importance of music in movies is highly regarded for manipulating the viewer’s emotions and helping them immerse into the story. Music is one of the prime elements in cinema. Without it a movie would feel dull and unexciting. There are three elements in a movie: one is acting, the second is picture, and the third one is music. It is a holy trinity; if incomplete, there would be a lack of sensation and excitement. Both acting and picture can stand independently from one another, but music is the one that makes the movie memorable....   [tags: Leitmotif System, Audience's Emotions]

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Fashion Designer: Clemente Ludoviko Valentino Garavani

- “I know what women want. They want to be beautiful” ( said Valentino Garavani who was one of the most influential fashion designs of the 20th and 21st century, “Known for his classic designs, he's been dressing the world’s rich and famous for almost the last five decades. Valentino has built his once small fashion house into a fashion empire.” ( His career in fashion started in the fifties but his passion for it began as a young child with the approval and encouragement of his parents....   [tags: women, giancarlo]

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A Decline in Revenue at Quantas

- I choose this news because I think that this airplane industry is having a decline in revenue problem. So I interested to analyze this airplane company. But before I analyze this company, I want to explain a little bit about this airplane industry. A Qantas airway is an airplane industry from Queensland, Australia, and the head office of this airlines industry located in Sydney, Australia. This industry was found by 3 people named Paul McGuiness, Hudson Fysh, and the last one is Arthus Baird. This industry was founded on the 16th of November 1920....   [tags: airplane industry, business analysis]

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Strategic Commentator: Biography of Robert Kagan

- I. Introduction Robert Kagan has been described as a “neoconservative historian,” and yet the commentator’s views are more complex than can be squeezed into one phrase. Kagan does exhibit some of the hallmarks of neoconservative ideology, including the continued belief in American exceptionalism, and a willingness to use terms like “new world order.” Kagan vehemently opposes the belief that the American hegemon is declining in status and power, admitting only that the United States is rethinking its role in foreign policy and international affairs....   [tags: neoconservative, ideology, exceptionalism]

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Nursery: Outdoor and Indoor Activity

- INTRODUCTION This observational critique will plan, implement and critically evaluate two activities within a maintained nursery school, designed to develop early scientific skills through growth both indoors and out. The learning outcomes for the activities will be taken from the revised Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum (EYFS) (EE, 2012) within one of the specific areas ‘Understanding the World’. It will also evaluate the important role of the practitioner when providing for the unique child within an enabling environment....   [tags: EYFS, Understanding the World, children]

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I Want For A Job

- “We found jobs in the Gnaritus Orchestra!” Gabriel gushed, bubbling with excitement. “Maestro Muireach liked our compositions so much that they are now on the program for all future welcoming ceremonies beginning next week. I never imagined that our music would follow Verdi’s Four Seasons!” “It’s not so hard to imagine,” Stefan added right away. “Your concertos are out of this world quite literally. I decided to finish my book before looking for a job. Writing the manuscript is a full-time venture since there is a great deal to say about all the changes in our lives....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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William Priestley 's Chief Function

- WILLIAM stepped into the cool November air. Not even the excitement of learning where he would spend the spring semester of his senior year student teaching could dull his ill-tempered mood. The maestro conducting his executive function directed a mental orchestra to alight a cascade of tears in one moment, and a torrent of abuse the next. William inhaled deeply, hoping the crisp autumn air would settle his angrily churning thoughts. He hawked a mouthful of phlegm and spat violently as he crossed the gravel driveway in front of the three-family home where he rented an apartment on the top floor....   [tags: Barack Obama, Joe Biden, University, United States]

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My Experience At High School

- Ever since I could remember, I never thought that I was going to graduate from high school, let alone attend college. Before now, I never took school seriously. During one particular school year, while still attending high school, I actually performed very well in my classes and ended up receiving excellent grades for that year. However, my success was short lived as, unfortunately, I would have a downfall in my class performance and inevitably fail. I was depressed and decided not to continue my studies....   [tags: High school, College, Graduation, Graduate school]

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What Does It Mean? Maya?

- What does it mean to be Maya. This is a question that has had lots of contention and has been hotly debated between anthropologist and many professionals. Some think that identity is subjective and what is Maya is only to be determined by the Maya people, but there is contention among them as well. Does a Maya person have to hold the same traditions that their ancestors once had and maintain the same rituals and way of life, to be considered Maya. Many ignorantly lament the loss of the Maya culture and tradition modernity has influenced it, but there is not loss; it has simply shifted as it historically has in the past....   [tags: Maya civilization, Maya peoples, Guatemala]

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Sumi Jo

- Sumi Jo Sumi Jo has captured the heart, the mind, and the imagination of the world with her remarkable musicianship and her equally commanding personality. More than that, she stands for Korean culture and art worldwide. Sumi Jo was born in Seoul, Korea in 1962. She graduated from Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome after 3 years of study in keyboard and vocal music. A disciple of Maria Callas and Dame Joan Sutherland, a Korean vocalist, Sumi Jo has emerged as one of the most beautiful voices in contemporary Opera....   [tags: Korean Art Artists Culture Vocalists Essays]

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Luigi Boccherini

- Luigi Boccherini Luigi Boccherini was a prolific composer, particularly of chamber music with a distinctive and highly wrought style, and he is the chief representative of Latin instrumental music during the Viennese Classical period. Boccherini was also an exceptional cellist. Luigi Boccherini (his baptismal first name Rudalfo was never used) was the son of a cello or double bass player, Leopoldo Boccherini. Luigi was born in Lucca, Italy in February 19, 1743. The Boccherini family had considerable artistic gifts....   [tags: Papers]

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Account of My Village in the Style of Bill Bryson

- Account of My Village in the Style of Bill Bryson Me, I am from nirvana. Another term would be to describe it would be a thriving cesspit. Many consider this place to be the economic and political nerve centre of Europe. Do you ever wonder where all the stars who don’t live in Hollywood live. Well lay your minds at rest they live in Yarnton. Yarnton isn’t famous for its high employment rates. It’s famous as the entertainment centre of Europe. Yarnton is probably the smallest village in the world; it’s a place where leprosy has over-run the millions who live there....   [tags: Free Essays]

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Monteverdi Musical Works

- Monteverdi is the most important Italian composer of the early to middle Baroque period, and, indeed, one of the most influential figuresin the history of music. His music represents the transition from theRenaissance to the Baroque period. Born in Cremona in 1567, he served at the court of the Dukes of Mantua from the early 1590s until 1612, when he moved to Venice as maestro di cappella at the basilica of St. Mark. For the time it was one of the most coveted musical posts in Italy and is a position he retained until his death in 1643....   [tags: Music History]

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Statement of Purpose

- My experience as an Afro-Latino actor stretches back over fifteen years when I joined the Teatro Escola Macunama in São Paulo, Brazil. At that time, my goal was to become a professional theatre actor. This experience exposed me to different acting systems such as Stanislavsky’s method of physical actions; Brecht’s Epic Theatre and its distancing effect; Grotowski’s experimental Poor Theatre; and Lee Strasberg’s technique of improvisation and affective memory. In the end, the rigor of my training taught me that discipline must exceed the refining of a particular technique, because the maturation of an actor stems from a relentless reflection over the practice....   [tags: Afro-Latino Traditions, Cultural Identity]

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- How have three texts you have studied enhanced your understanding of relationships. Refer to Maestro and two other texts of your choosing. Relationships are a complex part of today’s society and affect all areas. All relationships are different, and they influence the decisions made by people and others around them. The three texts ‘Maestro’ by Peter Goldsworthy, ‘Dead Poets Society’ directed by Peter Weir and ‘Goodnight Mr Tom’ by Michelle Magorian all enhance the understanding of relationships....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Divine Comedy - Indignation and Sin in Dante’s Inferno

- Righteous Indignation and the Sin of Intemperate Anger in the Inferno Allora stese al legno ambo le mani; per che 'l maestro accorto lo sospininse dicendo: 'Via costà con li altri cani!' Then he reached out to the boat with both hands; on which the wary Master thrust him off, saying: "Away there with the other dogs!" Dante's and Virgil's scorn seems at first glance to echo the sin of intemperate anger which infects the foul waters of the Stygian marsh. Filippo Argenti, the weeping sinner who emerges from the mire, is eternally punished for his anger....   [tags: Divine Comedy Inferno Essays]

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Nike: A Strange and Terrbile Saga

- Nike: A Strange and Terrbile Saga Image is a vital to the success of the giant international sports footwear and apparel corporation Nike. Endorsements by sports superstars like basketballer Michael Jordan, soccer maestro Eric Cantona and sprinting ace Cathy Freeman -- to name just a very few -- have made the company's "Swoosh" logo synonymous with "cool" for millions of young people worldwide. That image would be badly tarnished if it became widely known that the Nike empire is built on cheap Third World labour (including child labour), denial of trade union rights and collaboration with repressive regimes, most notably the Suharto regime in Indonesia....   [tags: Company Business]

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Turn of the century Vermont literature

- The later half of the nineteenth century and early half of the twentieth century marked a period of great change in the United States. The demography was drastically affected by the influx of immigrants who left their homelands in search of a new life. People off all nationalities, languages, and colors came together as a newfound community to live work amongst one another, regardless of differences. Men sacrificed their homeland at the expense of providing for their families, their ultimate mission....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Critique of a Website

- Critique of a Website Web sites are just like magazines, newspapers, brochures, menus, or even directions on how to make nitroglycerin from house-hold goods, in that they all have to be put together in such a manner that whoever is reading or browsing over it will be able to clearly distinguish this from that. In this sense, a critique of any particular web site will have justification, while carefully considering also that this is an altogether new medium of information exchange. Now, all of this talk of togetherness is actually a general reference to basic design principles, such as color coordination, if color is used, text size, font choice/ style, art integration, accessibility, and j...   [tags: Website Design Analysis Essays Papers]

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Film Review of Poseidon

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Mayan Religion

- Ancient Maya pyramids, now encompassed by the forest or explored by tourists, have long been viewed as mysterious places of sacrifice and bloodletting rituals. Though the religious significance of Maya pyramids has long been recognized, the casual traveler may pass right by other, less-imposing but no less important, places of religious meaning to the Maya. The small, community churches constructed during colonial times were central to religious activity in the cah. The milpa field, where corn was grown with the kol and kash cycles of slash and burn agriculture, was also a focal point of religious ceremonies performed by the humble Maya farmer....   [tags: Mayan History]

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Project Teams

- 1. ABSTRACT The script highlights the ‘plant’ member of the team as a perspicacious and pragmatic individual who is a source of innovativeness and unconventional thoughts. A discussion on the positives and negatives of a plant member is attempted. It describes the controversial decision to entertain competition among team members. The phases of conflicts, cooperation and professionalism as part of the group dynamics of the team in focus are elaborated. Forming and storming are categorised as phases of conflicts....   [tags: Sociology]

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Norman Mailer

- Made famous by the late comedian Flip Wilson, the Devil made me do it, was a quirky phrase used to pass the blame to the one entity that no one would expect anything but a mischievous act. This annoying saying became overused to the point of nausea in the seventies and became synonymous with acts of slapping girls’ bottoms or pinching in places better left unmentioned. When handed the list of book titles and authors to choose from, I immediately went for Norman Mailer. I had heard of him and some of his antics in the past and quickly decided he was the one....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Organization Management

- On March 14, the chairman of the Boards Bill Bailey and Scott Parker along with Directors Anne Ewers and Keith Lockhart publicly announced a merger proposal of the Utah Opera and the Utah Symphony. If the vote for the proposal on July 8th is in favor of the merger, Anne Ewers has been approached with the opportunity to become the CEO of the merged organization. There are many issues that must be considered going forward with the merger process. Many members of the organizations and the community are not in favor....   [tags: merger, Utah Opera, Utah Symphony]

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Thinking Our Anger

- Thinking Our Anger The events of September 11th have occasioned a wide variety of responses, ranging from calls to turn the other cheek, to calls to nuke half the Middle East – and every imaginable shade of opinion in between. At a time when emotions run high, how should we go about deciding on a morally appropriate response. Should we allow ourselves to be guided by our anger, or should we put our anger aside and make an unemotional decision. D. H. Lawrence once wrote: My great religion is a belief in the blood, the flesh, as being wiser than the intellect....   [tags: Philosophy Religion Papers]

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Claudio Monteverdi

- Claudio Monteverdi Claudio Monteverdi was born on May 15, 1567, in Cremona Italy, Monteverdi was an Italian composer of the late Renaissance and the Early Baroque, and is known as the first great composer of the operas. Monteverdi is often view as a composer of the Renaissance and of the Baroque, there is a similar pattern in that is continuous that is often viewed through his work in both styles. Monteverdi often was known as a dramatic composer, while bringing a tremendous meaning from the text he set that often turned each of his pieces into a believable musical and also produced a dramatic statement....   [tags: Composers Renaissance Biographies Essays]

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Maksym Berezovsky

- Maksym Berezovsky People are heroes in their own countries for different reasons. George Washington in the United States for being the first president and helping win independence, Ghandi in India for peacefull leadership, Churchill in Britian for his leadership, and Maksym Berezovsky in Ukraine. Berezovsky was not a war hero or a political figure. He was the first Ukrainian to be known throughout Europe.[2] He was the first Ukrainian to compose a symphony, opera and violin sonata.[3] To be considered the first is a special honor that he did not reieve until 2002 when a sonata of his was found in the Vatican by Steven Fox.[4] Some people say that only men of great genius can w...   [tags: Musician Music Berezovsky Ukranian Essays]

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Romantic Virtuosity

- Romantic Virtuosity As the many socio-political revolutions of the late eighteenth-century established new social orders and new ways of life and thought; composers of the time period broke new musical ground by adding a new emotional depth to the prevailing classical forms. This period is known as the Romantic period. It accured approximately from 1820 to 1920. Artists became intent in expressing their subjective, personal emotions. "Romanticism" derives its name from the romances of medieval times -- long poems telling stories of heroes and chivalry, of distant lands and far away places, and often of unattainable love....   [tags: Papers]

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- Micheangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was the son of Fermo di Bernardino Merisi and Lucia Aratori. Caravaggio lost his father, who passed away when he was eleven years old along with his, 3 other siblings. When Caravaggio was 12, he was appointed to Milanese Painter, Surano Peterzano. During this internship, he learned basic techniques, such as selecting brushes, mixing paints, and how to build frames. During this time, he learned the Lombard and Venezian style. Around 1588 to 1592, Caravaggio relocated to Rome, Italy....   [tags: Art]

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- Martin, a veteran of the French and Indian War, thinks of himself as a battle-weary peacenik (his eldest son joins the army against his wishes), but if he believes in liberating the colonies from the tyranny of King George III, he believes even more fervently in smiting the holy bejesus out of the soldiers who have torn his family apart. That these aristocratic oppressors happen to be the same redcoats who are fighting to quash the American Revolution is, shall we say, a matter of the highest moral convenience....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Language And Professional Development Practices

- This week’s lesson in the classroom was fresh only in presentation, but not concept. The children had a formal introduction to AB patterns. Maestra Diaz says this is not foreign because it’s a concept we use in a variety of morning routines with the calendar and attendance. This week’s observation on work samples is primarily based on the collection of the last few weeks concept of ‘more and less’ but with added attention to how the children understand the concepts of AB patterns. Teachers sometimes jump to many conclusions when being approached with a concept that is not being grasped by the class or a group....   [tags: Cognition, Thought, Scientific method]

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The Probability of a Major Hurrican Hitting New Orleans

- The Probability of a Major Hurricane Hitting New Orleans            Table of Contents Executive Summary     3 Introduction     3 Hypothesis     7 Analysis & Method     8 Conclusion     10 References     12 Appendix     14 Executive Summary New Orleans, Louisiana lies at the second lowest elevation among major cities in the United States. It is a city surrounded by water, making it almost like an island. To counter this dangerous combination of the low elevation along with the lakes, rivers and swamps surrounding it, the Army Corps of Engineers built a series of levees around the city to foster its protection....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Return On Equity Of Apple Inc

- The Return on Equity of Apple Inc has constantly grown over the past 3 years and continues to do so this year. This shows us how much the company can make with what the shareholders invested into the company. It goes from 35.30 percent in 2012 to 40.37 percent in just over three years. This can be seen as a good thing for Apple Inc or a bad thing for Apple Inc. This depends on what caused the increases in the Return on Equity for Apple. At first glance this is always a good thing to see until we break down the numbers and compared to the industry average is significantly higher....   [tags: Revenue, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles]

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The Key Skills Of A Public Relations

- It is hard to narrow down three key skills that a public relations (PR) practitioner needs in order to be successful. Tench and Yeomans (2013), say that because of the number of industries and types of public relations firms that exist today. It can become difficult to define three key skills needed in order to be a public relations practitioner, however, after hearing from two PR professionals they highlighted the following three skills as being vital for a PR professional. These skills included flexibility, ability to communicate and being interested in your surroundings such as current affairs....   [tags: Public relations, Communication, Writing]

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Economia: Enseñanzas clave para que un país salga adelante en las crisis económicas

- Estas son las enseñanzas clave para que un país salga adelante en las crisis económicas que pudiera presentar un país. El poder de decisión: El gobierno como impulsador de la economía del país deberá de asumir y tomar riesgos para el crecimiento económico. El crecimiento económico depende del carácter del país. El poder del ahora: El país deberá adoptar una economía basada en la exportación, convertir la situación de crisis en oportunidades de desarrollo. El poder de la ciudadanía: autoconfianza en nuestros productos y servicios....   [tags: exportación, autoconfianza]

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Portrayal of Gender in Video Games and its Effects on Society

- According to the data presented by the Entertainment Software Association, roughly 58% of Americans play video games. Worth over 20 billion dollars, the video game industry is one of the fastest growing businesses for entertainment outlets in America. With growing influence on the public, more attention is being brought to the exact content of these games and whether they have any lasting effects on individuals outside their virtual walls. More specifically, gender representation of males and female in video games and their relationship to real societal gender roles has been a topic that has instigated considerable research by social scientists....   [tags: gender stereotypes, scociolgical analysis]

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Diferentes Métodos de Impartir el Desarrollo Profesional

- Existen diferentes métodos de impartir el desarrollo profesional, tradicionalmente se ha utilizado el desarrollo profesional en un modo presencial, pero gracias a los nuevos avances que han ido surgiendo en un mundo globalizado donde todo se encuentra girando a través de la informática y redes de internet, el desarrollo profesional no es la excepción. Los espacios virtuales de aprendizaje contribuyen al acceso a la formación continua del docente posibilitando el desarrollo profesional en un modo no presencial brindándole las herramientas necesarias en la continuidad del de los procesos mediante estrategias claves que favorezcan el desarrollo profesional....   [tags: práctica pedagógica, educación]

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