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The Four Periods of Literature

- ... The best anyone can do is to enjoy each passing joy and victory, not holding on to the losses or pitfalls, but learning from them and moving forward. Some men are content to simply fall in line and follow the footsteps of those who have gone before. This produces nothing more than a life which has already been played out by someone prior. The third lesson studying literature has brought me is the fact that all great things started from taking a risk. The majority of writers who copy others style and attempt to make it their own fail....   [tags: celebrating deterioration]

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Uranium in the Four Corners

- ... Opponents of the uranium mining operation want the federal environmental review updated and point out the uranium mine’s close proximity to the Red Butte Traditional Cultural Property, which was recognized and designated by the US Forest Service in 2010. Transporting the uranium has also proven to be a major concern for communities in northern Arizona, most notably Flagstaff. In 2010 the Flagstaff City Council passed a resolution supporting the Obama administration’s withdrawal of one million acres of federal land around the national park from uranium mining for 20 years....   [tags: mining, shaft, conservation, conditions]

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The Four Types of Capitalism

- Capitalism is a form of economic model that stresses on private ownership when it comes to production, trade, and industry. The goal of all capitalists is to use various inputs in order to obtain profit. The main characteristics of capitalism are capital accumulation, competitive markets and wage labor. Ever since the fall of the communist Soviet Union the majority of the nations of the world have adapted capitalism as its main economic model. However there are many forms of capitalism that are being used throughout the world....   [tags: accumulation, markets, social, state, wage]

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The Four Kinds of Attachments

- Ever wondered, why instinctively you knew that being very close to your parents or caregivers was so vital to your survival. Why did you feel like you were dying when you were not near them and when they would walk away from you just being in reach distance, you felt like you were lacking oxygen. There is a scientific explanation for all of this, it is called something that we all heard of before but do not know the psychological aspect of it. It is called attachment. There are four kinds of attachments....   [tags: secure, insecure, ambivalent]

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The Four Ps of Marketing

- Price Pricing strategy There are 4 P’s of marketing that are price, product, place & promotion. As we mentioned our product is Khadi and our market is Indian market. Our pricing strategy for India is shown in the following table. Price strategy used for the product is market oriented pricing where the research will be conducted and prices will be set according to the consumer’s perception. This will help the company in increasing sales by selling high quality product at reasonable price. The strategy may differ according to the product life cycle of the product....   [tags: price, product, place, promotion]

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Four Categories of FACTS Devices

- The FACTS device concept was introduced by the Electric Power Research Institute in the late 1980. Since then facts devices have become more and more popular in power systems. Before the introduction of FACTS conventional power flow control techniques were there but they were not fast enough, need to be manually operated and lacked proper co-ordination leading to acceptance of FACTS devices. As years pass by more and more advancement in FACTS technologies are evolving. FACTS controllers can be divided into four categories based on their connection in the network - Shunt Controllers, Series Controllers, Combined Series-Series Controllers and Combined Series-Shunt Controllers....   [tags: power systems, controllers]

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The Curse From Act Four

- Many acts from the Recognition of Sakuntala are important in understanding the play in its entirety, for example the curse that was placed on Sakuntala. The curse is a major part in the climax of the play, King Dusyanata forgetting and disclaiming Sakuntala and her unborn child. By explaining the curse from act four shows how it contributes to the play in more than one way. Also, how it helps understand the play in more depth. After Sakuntala and King Dusyanata secret marriage is performed, she is preoccupied by the thoughts of herself and her new husband....   [tags: Marriage, English-language films, Curse, Boy]

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The Four Philosophies Of Education

- There are four philosophies of education. They consists of perennialism, progressivism, social Reconstructionism, and essentialism. Each philosophy of education plays a role in American education. Today essentialism plays one of the biggest roles in American education. Essentialism tries to give all students the most basic academic knowledge, skills, and character development. I too believe in the essentialism philosophy of education. I agree with this philosophy because I believe that intellectual self-discipline should be encouraged within the classroom, all students have the ability to learn regardless of their needs, and teachers should concentrate on teaching basic skills....   [tags: Education, Learning, Educational psychology]

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Chapter Four Of Ayers Book

- Chapter four of Ayers book tells the story of an advanced placement biology class with a achievement gap that may result in students losing college prerequisite requirements. The new teacher Mr. Korshak faces a dilemma when twenty percent of his students are failing the first semester of the sophomore Advanced Placement biology class. At first teachers believed that science and math were clear cut subjects where studying produces the understanding needed to be successful in the class. Unfortunately, those twenty percent of failing students will not be able to apply to college in the upcoming year....   [tags: High school, Education, Roman numerals, Teacher]

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The Four Nursing Of Nursing

- The Four Metaparadigms of Nursing Patient The first defining concept of the metaparadigm of nursing is the patient also known as, the human being or persons (Butts, 2015). This concept is the reason for nursing. Individuals as a whole experience wellness and illness at some point in their lifespan and seek out medical care. Nursing is defined by providing care for individuals and assisting them in meeting their health care needs. The patient should be the center of all care provided. Each patient is different and requires individualized care....   [tags: Health care provider, Health care, Medicine]

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A Family Of Four Kids

- Growing up in a family of four kids, I have always felt compared to my siblings which made me feel intimidated. I was born and raised in Benin, which is located in West Africa. Benin is a francophone country so all the national schools teach in French. My parents decided to enroll us all into a private English school from childhood.During the first few years I did well, but reaching grade 4 I started fluctuating in my classes. Since I was not doing as well as my sibling, who seemed like geniuses to me, I felt intimidated....   [tags: High school, College, Higher education, Sibling]

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We Blessed With Four Kids

- I am by name Ruben Majok Aleer Aguer husband to Achol Kuir Deng. We blessed with four kids namely Aguer 5 yrs, Aluel 3 yrs, Apajok 2 yrs and Aleer 4 months. I have been married for almost 6 years. The reason we are here today is very surprised for the fact that we had no single argument since we married due to the respect we share from each other. I have never raised my voice on my wife and quarrelling to each other. My wife was being influencing by someone I help on the street call Deng Chiluel Atem....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Mother, Punk rock]

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The On Day Four Gods

- On day four God said, “Let there be lights in the vault of the sky to separate the day from the night, and let them serve as signs to mark sacred times, and days and years, 15 and let them be lights in the vault of the sky to give light on the earth” (Gen 1:14). God made the sun, moon and stars, to shed light upon the earth. On day five God said, “Let the water teem with living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the vault of the sky” (Gen 1:20). God created every living creature of the seas such as fish and every winged animal like bird....   [tags: Adam and Eve, Garden of Eden, Book of Genesis]

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The Four Color Theorem

- Since hundred years ago, when people started to make maps to show distinct regions, such as states or countries, the four color theorem has been well known among many mapmakers. Because a mapmaker who can plan very well, will only need four colors to color the map that he makes. The basic rule of coloring a map is that if two regions are next to each other, the mapmaker has to use two different colors to color the adjacent regions. The reason is because when two regions share one boundary can never be the same color....   [tags: Math Research ]

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The Big Four Auditors

- ... It is to show proof or documentation of business activities. The “auditor” then checks these documents and recorded events to make judgments and give opinions on how to improve effectiveness on control and risk management. All public companies, by law, have to undergo audits. It is crucial to see whether the capital being invested in firms is being done legally. In their auditing service, they offer reports professionally and with excellent quality. Their specialists are basically business advisors that give advice on improvements for many firms....   [tags: KPMG, Ernst and Young, Deloitte]

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Niko Tinbergen's Four Questions

- Consider at least two of Tinbergen's 'four questions' in relation to filial imprinting. Tinbergen’s ‘four questions’ refers to a publication from 1963 by Niko Tinbergen, one of the founding fathers of behavioural biology (Giraldeau, 2012). In which he outlined four questions in the study of animal behaviour, namely causation, development, function described as the survival value and evolution. Although Tinbergen’s questions were not original, as causation, function and evolution questions had already been discussed previously by biologist Julian Huxley, Tinbergen added a fourth question to the study of animal behaviour regarding development (Giraldeau, 2012)....   [tags: Behavioral Biology, Animal Behavior, Causation]

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The Four Noble Truths

- The Four Noble Truths The four sights that Siddhartha was hidden from all his life are what compelled him to find the Four Noble Truths. When Siddhartha set out to see the outside world he saw the sights of old age, sickness, death, and the wandering monk. Siddhartha’s ultimate goal was to end all the suffering he had experienced as well as what he had seen others experience. His discovery of the solution began with the recognition that life is suffering. The First Noble Truth is that the suffering of birth, old age, sickness and death is unavoidable—this suffering or dis-ease is also known as dukkha....   [tags: Buddhist studies, religious precepts]

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Four Phases of Grief

- John Doe was born on January 28, 1924, in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. John Doe began the conversation by telling me when he was four years of age his older brother woke him up while holding a shot gun in his hand. John Doe’s brother began to tell him he needs to get up but quietly so he does not wake his parents. He and his brother went out to the cornfields near his house and lay on the ground. John Doe said with a smile, “I can still hear my brother whisper in my ear that we were going to get dinner for the family.” John Doe looks up and sees two deer in the fields, his brother, only five years old, raises the gun and kills one....   [tags: poverty, attachment, psychodynamic]

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Aristotle's Four Main Causes

- To some the causes and effects of things are mutually exclusive, and coexistence with one another. When observing specific equipment or even life, the question stands that there must be an account that took place before such items ceased to exist. Particularly, Aristotle argues that each thing, whatever it may be, will have causes, or types of explanatory factors by which that thing can be explained. The significant knowledge of causes allows for specific accounts to be known. It’s like questioning what occurred first the chicken or the egg....   [tags: Philosophy]

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Four Definitions of Nationalism

- Nationalism was a debatable issue in 19th century. It had developed differently in Western Europe and Eastern, Central Europe. Western Europe was identified with Civic Nationalism, and nationalism was also seen as an imperialist and economic movement. In Eastern and Central Europe, however, there were many types of nationalism, such as the popular nationalism, that aimed at national liberation and unification. Benedict Anderson has a theoretical definition of nationalism, which aim at correcting previous definitions of nationalism and create a single, universal theory of nationalism....   [tags: Nationalism]

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Four Major Workforce Changes

- The four major workforce changes over next five years in the workforce are as follows: gender, age, diversity, and family-focused. In addition, the public workforce transformation is a result of changes in the laws and executive orders, such as the Executive Order 10925, Executive Order 11374, Equal Opportunity laws, Execute Order 8802, and Civil Rights Act. Furthermore, the combination of legal changes and executive orders preventing discrimination based on race, gender, religion, color, and national origin in recruiting, hiring, and firing allowed for more women and other minorities to enter the public sector workforce....   [tags: Labor Issues]

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Four Classroom Management Strategies

- Behavior problems will unavoidably arise in the classroom no matter how much planning I do to prevent problems. I cannot prepare for all the misbehaviors that can and will arise in my classroom throughout the school year. Due to these unforeseen behaviors I have assembled four strategies that will assist me in handling the minor disruptive behaviors prior to, and during the disruptive behavior. These strategies are: scanning the class frequently, using proximity control, remaining calm and providing an immediate response to the problem, and involving humor in the lesson....   [tags: Education, teaching, student behavior]

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Four Major Market Structures

- There are four major market structures; perfect competition, monopolistic competition, oligopoly, and monopoly. Perfect competition is the market structure in which there are many sellers and buyers, firms produce a homogeneous product, and there is free entry into and exit out of the industry (Amacher & Pate, 2013). A perfect competition is characterized by the fact that homogeneous products are being created. With this being the case consumers have no tendency to buy one product over the other, because they are all the same....   [tags: Competition, Monopolistic, Oligopoly, Monopoly]

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Is It Important For Children With Hearing Loss?

- Based on the research from a variety of articles, it is important for a child to acquire language at the earliest age possible in order to have appropriate communication and language use later in childhood. Due to the risks and costs of surgery, lack of age appropriate speech and language assessments for infants, and the risk of infection after the implant is placed, a family’s decision to acquire a cochlear implant should be taken very seriously and with much prior research. A common treatment option that has been deemed as appropriate for children with hearing loss is to learn to communicate through the use of another language, such as American Sign Language (ASL)....   [tags: Sign language, American Sign Language]

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I Watch A Very Interesting Video Called Through Dead Eyes

- Today I watch a very interesting video called Through Dead Eyes. This video was about how Deaf culture has changed in a positive manor throughout the years. It highlights special moments in Deaf culture such as attempting to teach Deaf student’s spoken language, how Deaf people are no longer discriminated in our culture, and how technology has impacted the learning ability of dead people. I really enjoyed this documentary and learned a lot of new things about Deaf Culture. Watching this film has made me realize that Deaf Culture has come a very long way....   [tags: Sign language, American Sign Language]

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Learners Of Second Language Learners

- This article presented interesting topics, such as how learners of second language (L2) acquisition learn to become fluent with a new modality. Another perspective mentioned was how L2 learners of American Sign Language (ASL) experience problems improving their signing skills and fluency. This article helped me to uncover my current struggle with my acquisition of ASL, and how I can improve my signing skills. Leach’s article mentioned many new aspects of how adult second language learners of ASL struggle with language acquisition....   [tags: Sign language, American Sign Language]

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The Deaf Event I Attended

- The Deaf event I attended was the DEAFestival. This festival took place at the Los Angeles City Hall on October 3rd at 12:00pm. I specifically attended this event because I felt I would be much more comfortable at a larger gathering with more space and people rather than a small one such as Starbucks. Since the festival was greatly occupied I had more time to observe, take everything in slowly, and prepare myself. To say the least, I was extremely nervous. In fact, I don’t remember the last time I was genuinely that apprehensive....   [tags: American Sign Language, Sign language]

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The Deaf Children Of America

- Every child deserves equal access to education; unfortunately, throughout previous centuries education has been denied based upon lack of resources for specific individuals. One group greatly affected by the shortcomings of the education system was the deaf children of America. Europe was among the first to create fundamental educational standards for deaf children and acknowledge their abilities as active members within society. Both oralism and manualism were utilized to teach young deaf pupils around the continent how to read, write, and communicate....   [tags: Sign language, American Sign Language]

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Gesture as a Mediating Factor in Speech and Sign Language Storytelling

- Gesture as a Mediating Factor in Speech and Sign Language Storytelling There are many hearing individuals who do not know sign language but move their hands when speaking. Chances are these people would have a hard time telling the same story if asked not to use their hands. Additionally, the story told without the assistance of gesture would likely seem lackluster by comparison. The question becomes, to what degree is gesture an integral part of effective storytelling and how much does it add to the complexity and richness of a story....   [tags: Language Education Teaching]

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Four Freedoms

- Ramsis #53 Mon. 4:00-6:40 History 110 Nobiletti 12/12/13 Four freedoms 11 months before the United States of America would declare war on Japan, President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered a speech to the American people known as the “four freedoms” on January 6, 1941.1 The main purpose of this speech was to rally support to enter World War 2, however in order to declare war the United States Of America had to abandon the isolationist policies that emerged out of WWI. These four freedoms would establish human rights after the war, but more importantly they would resonate through the United States for decades after the war....   [tags: freedom of spech, freedom of religion, want, fear]

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Israel's Refusal to Sign the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty

- Israel has recently come under fire from the United Nations for their failure to sign the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty. If Israel doesn't want to abide by the UN's ruling, then why did they give up part of their own sovereignty to be part of the United Nations. John Locke explains this in his essay The Treatises of Government. His thesis basically is that states are "willing to joyn in Society with other who are already united, or have a mind to united for the mutual Preservation of their Lives, Liberties, and Estates." Israel like other members of the UN, joined for security reasons....   [tags: Papers]

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Connecting Courses: Introducing The Four Personality Types to The Four Misbehavior Goals

- Personality type plays a large role in how a student behaves in the classroom and interacts with his/her fellow students and teachers. Identifying personality types in our classroom can help us to avoid misbehavior problems before they begin or once started help us to better understand the student and to help that student make better choices in the future. What I propose in this paper is a combining of Linda Albert’s (2003) cooperative discipline technique as detailed in Cooperative Discipline and Don Lowry’s (2004) personality types as detailed in Keys to Personal Success....   [tags: Education]

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Four Geometry Formulas

- As you begin the course of geometry students are generally familiarized with frequently used formulas in mathematics. These formulas include finding the perimeter and area of two-dimensional figures and finding the volume and surface area of three-dimensional figures. For every diverse shape there is a related formula for finding its perimeter, area, volume, or surface area. Therefore, we will only focus on four formulas for four singular shapes or figures. We will find the perimeter of a square, the area of a triangle, the volume of a right circular cylinder and the total surface area of a sphere....   [tags: Geometry]

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four way equivalence

- According to the four-way equivalence model, both interest rates and inflation rates are theoretically associated with expected changes in spot rates. Your task is to review the empirical evidence relating to this assertion and determine whether these theoretical relationships have any basis in fact. The “Four Way Equivalence Model” is a relationship between interest rates and inflation rates keeping in view the foreign exchange rates and also the changes that are expected to take place in spot rates....   [tags: economy, spot rates]

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Four Political Theories

- There are four political theories that have taken shape throughout time. Each theory addresses the question of who holds power and the influences in the public. The theories include; The Pluralists Theory of Democracy,Hyper-pluralism, Elite Pluralism, and the Traditional theory. Although each theory is completely different, they all exhibit the common idea;people, either as individuals or groups, can make a difference in government. The Pluralism theory has an affect on many aspects of America; Military spending, Education, and Healthcare for the elderly....   [tags: Pluralism]

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Aristotle's Four Causes

- To know a thing, says Aristotle, one must know the thing’s causes. For Aristotle the knowledge of causes provides an explanation. It is a way to understand something. Because of the importance of causality to knowledge and understanding, Aristotle developed something like the complete doctrine of causality, distinguishing efficient, material, formal, and final causes, and later concepts of causality have been derived from his analysis by omission. Aristotle’s four causes gives answers to the questions related to the thing to help ascertain knowledge of it, such as what the thing is made of, where the thing comes from, what the thing actually is, and what the thing’s purpose is....   [tags: ancient Greek philosophy]

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Four Buyer Steps

- Chart: Four Buyer Steps This may look like a great deal to take it all at once, but we are going to drill down into each step later in the book. All of this will come together for the reader when we are discussing what the buyer is trying to accomplish and what is needed from the provider at each step. By laying out the steps and understanding our strategies to move the buyer forward, we can improve our actions and compress time. A basic premise is that by observing and measuring these steps, we will in fact remove buyer friction and improve the experience....   [tags: Marketing ]

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Four Corner Debate

- Four Corner Debate My criteria for making my decision: -Did contemporary society respond effectively. -What did people do to respond. -Has the problem been taken care of. -Has problems similar to these historical issues occurred today. I agree that contemporary society has done enough to respond to the legacies of historical globalization. Throughout history there has been many controversial issues. I believe that modern society has done well in response to these tragic. We have seen responses from many levels of society, from government and from citizens themselves....   [tags: legacies of historical globalization]

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The Christ in Majesty with Symbols of the Four Evangelists

- ... Christ is also surrounded by stars, which could represent the heavens and his own divine nature. The Four Symbols of the Evangelists surround him as reminders to the Revelation of Saint John in the last book of the bible about the coming apocalypse, when the judgment of the people occurs. Around these symbols, the artist placed seven lamps to symbolize the seven Christian communities where Saint John addressed his revelation . In the band below, separated by geometric designs similar to San Vitale, the twelve apostles with halos stand holding books....   [tags: notorious paintings, Art history]

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It Will Be The Best Four Years Of Your Life Or Will It?

- It Will Be the Best Four Years of Your Life…Or Will It.             “College is fun as long as you don’t die” (Tsugumi Ohba). Each year millions of young adults are faced with the decision to attend higher education or go straight into the work force. These young adults are being influenced by their parents, teachers and peers on this major life decision. While they should listen to advice given to them, in the end the final decision should be made by the individual, not by someone else. Before young adults are even able to go out and experience the world they are faced with the life changing decision to go to college; many young adults will benefit from higher education, however, some young...   [tags: Higher education, College, High school]

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The Dharma: Exploring the Four Noble Truths

- The Dharma is, in the most utterly existential of senses, infinitely complex yet infinitely discreet. In the dissection of the most perplex and the most convoluted of elements in reality, the Dharma provides an all-encompassing web of insight – a truth per say . In essence its affluences can be predicated upon a bipartisan foundation in the realms of abstraction and attachment. From the fundamentals of The Four Noble Truths to the general coherency of Chan, abstraction and attachment combine to endow the absolute spine that supports the Buddhist elements....   [tags: buddhism, religions]

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Study of the Four Lakes in the Yahara Chain

- Carpenter et al., related the phosphorus (P) loadings, exports and concentration in the Yahara chain (a group of four lakes) in Wisconsin, USA, to some load reduction plans. The authors expected that the water quality enhancement should be in balance with the managements in all the chain. The parameters used in this research were: 29-33 years of data for P inputs, outputs, initial concentrations for each lake and the activity of zooplankton (Daphnia pulicaria) only in for the two upper lakes (Lake Mendota and Lake Monona)....   [tags: Mendota, Monona, Waubesa, Kengosa]

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My Grandmother : A Mother Of Four Children

- Shehnaz Soni is petite and beautiful; she is about 5 feet and 3 inches and has a smile that offers love and compassion. She is the light at the end of the tunnel and offers kindness and helps her family and friends. She comes from a middle-class family from Karachi, Pakistan; her parents maintained the family because her dad was a photographer and loved taking pictures, and he also managed shops. Although both parents were raised in Karachi, her dad was born in India before the independence from Pakistan....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Divorce, Parent]

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False Confessions and the Norfolk Four Case

- ``In criminal law, confession evidence is a prosecutor’s most potent weapon’’ (Kassin, 1997)—“the ‘queen of proofs’ in the law” (Brooks, 2000). Regardless of when in the legal process they occur, statements of confession often provide the most incriminating form of evidence and have been shown to significantly increase the rate of conviction. Legal scholars even argue that a defendant’s confession may be the sole piece of evidence considered during a trial and often guides jurors’ perception of the case (McCormick, 1972)....   [tags: confession evidence]

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The Four Parenting Styles and Children's Outcomes

- As a parent, I’ve made it one of my life’s goals to influence my children’s social and instrumental development and influence their outcome into adulthood. Many theories of parenting style have been developed over the years. Diana Baumrind has formed four styles of parenting authoritative, permissive, authoritarian, and uninvolved. Although all categories of parenting are associated with the defined styles of parenting, the outcome of the child is as diverse as the parenting types. Authoritative parenting is an affectionate type of parenting....   [tags: Parenting, parenting Styles, Children, family, ]

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The Porosity And Permeability Of Four Soil Samples

- Module 3 Porosity and Permeability Lab three tests and discusses the porosity and permeability of four soil samples. Three out of the four samples are provided with the lab kit and one is student supplied. The provided samples are gravel, sand, and potting soil. For the fourth, students are to provide a soil sample from their own property. The test for porosity use 100ml of water and 100ml of soil for each test. The amount of water it takes to fill the sample’s voids is called the porosity and is dictated in a percentage format....   [tags: Soil, Water, Porosity, Groundwater]

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Reviewing The Cases That The Volunteers Will Be A For The Four Cases

- In reviewing the cases that the volunteers will be reenacting for the four cases, I have briefly done a case study and my briefings are below for the cases. There are four cases that will be documented below with references back to the information that I have reviewed. The student version of writing a case brief is referenced for a summary of the case and not all the details in full depth (John Jay College for Criminal Justice, 1999). Granholm v. Heald The facts about this eight-year old case is that small wineries were not able to sell to individual consumers directly (Findlaw, 2016b)....   [tags: United States Constitution, U.S. state]

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The Four Key Behavioral and Social Styles

- Misunderstood Behaviors* The Four Key Behavioral and Social Styles The key in any relationship is to understand why people act and react the way they do towards each other. By understanding behavioral social styles and identifying which best describe yourself and those around you, you can create better communication and understanding between family, friends, co-workers and business associates. Although creating a productive and cohesive team is the goal in most business relationships, it is not always the easiest thing to accomplish....   [tags: Psychology]

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The Four Major Challenges That Netflix Faces

- 1. Briefly describe each of the four major challenges that Netflix faces. Which challenge will be the easiest to address. Why. The four challenges faced by Netflix are described below. 1) Netflix’s currently does not have a user friendly method for customers to stream videos onto television sets. Netflix is entering agreements with the manufacturers of game systems, blue-ray disc players, and televisions; to include software capable of streaming Netflix videos. 2) There is strong competition with other companies that offer video streaming at no extra charge....   [tags: Big Five personality traits]

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Research Analysis: A Discussion of the Four Worldviews

- Introduction This paper will provide a hypothetical discussion of how each of the four “worldviews” (post-positivism, constructivism, advocacy/participatory, and pragmatism) might apply to the proposed study. It will refer to the topic paper developed during the class RSH9101B (Research Topic, Problem, Purpose, and Questions) with the assistance of Dr. Kenneth Gossett, class mentor. The portion of the Topic Paper to be used will be the problem statement, which will provide the foundation for this discussion and completion of this assignment....   [tags: Research Analysis ]

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The Metabolic Activities Of The Four Bacterial Cultures

- Introduction In this experiment, the purpose is to determine the metabolic activities of the four bacterial cultures: Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Bacillus subtilis and Proteus vulgaris. As well as to understand the basic procedures for aseptically performing the experiment to contain accurate results. To do determine the metabolic activities of the organisms, four tests are conducted. The first test is the fermentation of carbohydrates. The carbohydrates used are glucose, lactose and sucrose....   [tags: Metabolism, Cellular respiration, Bacteria]

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Teaching Of The Four Day Ceremony For Puberty

- What is the specific teaching of the four day ceremony for puberty also known as the kinaalda in Navajo. When I was a little girl I did not have my own kinaalda, but I took part in it when I was young for my older sister had hers done. I never understood the full meaning of what the ceremony meant for a girl to transition into a lady. A kinaalda is when a girl takes part of the Navajo blessing way ceremony (Amrani. 1988. Web). The kinaalda translated into the “Puberty Ceremony” is considered interchangeable with both the girl and the ceremony (Amrani....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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The Four Domains Of Competencies For Registered Nurses

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Buddhism: Happiness and The Four Noble Truths

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Accounting: The Four Types of Financial Statements

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The Four Main Types of Minority Groups

- My experience in Sociology this semester was quite unique to say the least. This was the first Sociology class that I have ever taken and honestly, I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. From day one I found a deep interest in the thoughts and ideas that are associated within the study of sociology. In this specific class the main concepts that we discussed were race and ethnic relations. The first chapter that we discussed this semester was about the general diversity that takes place in the United States....   [tags: Skin color, language, unequal treatment]

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The Four Theories Of State Societal Relation

- The four theories of state-societal relation (stated above) all have their strengths and weaknesses. However, the most convincing of all four is, in my opinion, Elitism. This is because Elitism offers the most persuasive arguments in which it appears to be the utmost representative of current state-societal relations. This is not to say that other theories (such as Marxism) do not have their merits, because they do. Nonetheless, in my perspective the general ideas portrayed within Elitism hold more credibility than Pluralism, Marxism, and Market Liberalism....   [tags: Capitalism, Free market, Liberalism, Marxism]

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What Are The Four Types Of Market Structure

- Market structure is defined by the number of sellers in the market, the buying and selling strength of these sellers and their ability to affect prices, the characteristics of the competition, the differentiation or otherwise of the products, and ease of entry into, or exit from, the marketplace. There are four types of market structure: • Perfect competition; • Monopolistic competition; • Oligopoly; and, • Monopoly. Perfect competition is characterised thus: There are many sellers, with no one organisation dominating the market, of identical products, selling at a price that is dictated by the market....   [tags: Monopoly, Oligopoly, Perfect competition]

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Problem of the Four-Day School Schedule

- Cynthia Hanks was an obsequious, repugnant, and scalding junior at the top of her class when, unfortunately for Cynthia, her school decided to change the institution’s regular schedule. Attempting to pique productivity, the school switched from having lessons every five days to having them every four days. To replace the day they took from the week, they added two hours to each of the four days. This let Cynthia socialize an extra day on the weekends, but it also meant a longer break from her lessons....   [tags: lessons, class, remember]

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The First Four Crusades in the Middle Ages

- The crusades in the middle ages were a long-lasting series of vigorous wars between Christians and Muslims over the Holy Land, Jerusalem. The crusades lasted for almost two hundred years. They began in 1099 and approximately ended in 1291. (What were the motives, and causes of these gruesome wars?) is the first question one might ask. To properly answer this question, I am about to analyze the first four crusades that had began in 1099 and ended in 1212. “Where there’s smoke, there’s fire” To understand the causes of the crusades, we must have a solid understanding of the Islamic world and Europe backgrounds – respectively....   [tags: Middle Ages, Crusades, military, religion, ]

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Bernini 's Fountain Of Four Rivers

- Bernini’s Fountain of Four Rivers constructed from 1648 to 1651 in the Piazza Navona in Rome for Pope Innocent X. The whole building consisted of two parts: the horizontal fountain and the rising Egyptian obelisk. The massive fountain is made of travertine, supporting the four river gods above and also serving as the foundation of the obelisk. Danube represents Europe. The Ganges refers to the continent of Asia. The Río de la Plata represents America, the New World, and the Niles is Africa. A certain amount of the allegory and metaphors also surround the four river gods respectively....   [tags: Ancient Egypt, Egypt, Obelisk, Rome]

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Democracy: The Four Theories (Systems) of Press

- One must first understand what a democratic system is, and its importance on journalism. According to Lyman Tower Sargent, the seven types of liberty that compose a democratic ideology are: The right to vote. Freedom of speech. Freedom of the press. Freedom of assembly. Freedom of religion. Freedom of movement. Freedom from arbitrary treatment by the political and legal system. While all of the above liberties are vital to a democratic society, those most important to journalism are freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and the freedom to assembly....   [tags: freedom of speech, polical system]

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Anatomy of a Murder: Four Expert Witnesses

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Knowing in Nursing: The Four Fundamental Patterns

- Nursing knowledge is categorized into four different fundamental patterns of knowing. These patterns are empirics, esthetics, personal knowledge in nursing, and moral knowledge in nursing. The patters of knowing are important when it comes to both the teaching and practice of nursing and are crucial within the discipline of nursing as a whole. This paper will summarize the science of nursing, the art of nursing, personal knowledge in nursing, and moral knowledge in nursing and will also apply moral knowledge to nursing practice today....   [tags: empirics, esthetics, personal, moral]

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The Four Generations Groups in Recent Times

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Four Spiritual Laws: Methods of Evangelism

- Four Spiritual Laws Summary of Method – The method that I choose was “Four Spiritual Laws.” The basic summary of this method of evangelism is there are four simple and straight forward points that evangelist must present in order to reach the person who is being evangelized. In other words, these four laws are constant and are needed in order to understand the Gospel and salvation. These laws include: God loves you, man is sinful and separated from God, Jesus Christ is God's only provision for man's sin, and we must individually receive Jesus as Savior and Lord....   [tags: Sharing the Gospel, Godly Character]

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Raising A Four Day School Week

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Four Fundamental Concepts of Knowing in Nursing

- There are different types of knowledge and different ways of knowing. Four fundamental concepts of knowing in nursing highlighted by Caper (1978) are empirical, personal, ethical and aesthetic. He divided knowledge into two forms which are tacit and explicit. Tacit is insights and based on experience and not easily visible and expressible, difficult to share and communicate with others which is highly personal. Empirical sources of knowledge depend upon an individual’s manner of observing and responding to events in the outside world (Higgs et al, 2004)....   [tags: Nursing]

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Four Americans Killed by Somali Pirates

- Recently the numbers of piracy acts in the Somali waters and even farther, in the international waters, have increased, culminating with the latest news of four americans killed on a yacht hijacked by the Somali pirates.The two articles presenting the news are Four Americans Killed on Yacht Hijacked by Somali Pirates from Fox News and Pirates Brutally End Yachting Dream from The New York Times, the latter authored by Adam Nagourney and Jeffrey Gettleman. While the main topic is the killing of four americans by Somali pirates, both The New York Times and Fox News crafted their stories very differently through their writing style, use of language and perspective on the incident....   [tags: Article Review ]

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Piaget's Four Stages of Cognitive Development

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UNESCO's Four Pillars of Learning Applied

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The Personality Theory Have Four Preferences

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Autocratic Approach Worked For Four Years

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Relationships in Four Updike Short Stories

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Four Year and Master´s Degrees

- The pursuit of an education is an aim that every human being tries to complete. Many have already entered the workforce actively chipping away toward a degree class by class. The lucky ones have been able to complete a bachelor’s degree without working a part-time or a full-time job at the comfort of their parent’s homes. People complete their four year degrees only to find it difficult to obtain suitable employment that is relevant to their degree of choice. The more fortunate ones find a job and pursue a master’s degree to further their careers in form of promotion....   [tags: College, Bachelor, Employment]

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Four Year Old Development Analysis

- The child chosen for this observation is a four year old male, who apparently is a healthy normal child. He weighs 42.5 pounds, and is 44 inches tall. His mother is Hispanic-American and his father is Hispanic; they are married and live together. The child lives with his parents and an older brother (sixteen years old, and not from the same father). He has another brother (nineteen years old, not from the same mother) that comes occasionally to the house. The child’s closest brother is twelve years apart from him....   [tags: observational learning,child's background]

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How Quickly Three Became Four

- How Quickly Three Became Four Imagine that you are about to enter your junior year in college and life is on the track that you had always planned. You are enjoying your time at the University of Rhode Island, working on your degree to become a teacher. You have been dating a nice guy for a few years. It is finally summer and you go back to a part time job that you have had after school, since high school. Little did you know that this summer job would change your life forever. Next thing you know, you have been married to your husband for twenty-nine years and have had four children together; all of which are a direct result of working that summer job....   [tags: Pregnancy, Family, Parent, Mother]

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Porter 's Four Competitive Strategies

- Porter’s four competitive strategies are very instrumental to success in the corporate world today. There are four main paradigms to this competitive strategy. These are cost focus, cost leadership, differentiation focus and differentiation leadership. Cost focus entails a company striving to have prices that are lower than the competition in order to undercut the competition in the market. Cost leadership entails economizing across the entire organization in order to achieve efficiency. Differentiation focus entails venturing into a service or product base that is different from what is available in the market therefore creating diversity....   [tags: Strategic management, Management]

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Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

- The nature of reality within the realm of idealism is considered to be a notion where human existence is present and demonstrates the extent of autonomy individuals possess. However, the freedom exerted by the people of the nation can impact the government’s control and strength over its citizens and states. George Orwell explores in his political novel, “Nineteen Eighty-Four”. Winston, the male protagonist, challenges the totalitarian state’s ideals and goals, to purse his own liberty. The Party’s control over the state manipulates the minds of all citizens to achieve their goals and ideals....   [tags: Reality, Liberty, Government Control]

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Piaget 's Four Cognitive Development

- Being a mother of two boys, ages three and six, the way they learn makes a lot of sense to me know after learning and researching Piaget’s stages of development. Since my children are still in the preoperational stage of learning, I would like to think I have a lot of knowledge on this particular stage as well as the sensorimotor stage. Since this paper is based more on the preoperational, concrete operations, and formal operations, I knew I would need to do a lot more research on these stages. Researching about Piaget was not a problem at all, but for me putting together the different tasks that I have come up with to go with the last three stages were not as easy....   [tags: Theory of cognitive development, Jean Piaget]

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