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Clarity As A Good And Understandible Message

- Written Assignment Unit 3 Clarity is an ability to share ideas in an easy and efficient way to a receiver, this clarity is not only about the word choice, but also about the tone of the voice the source says it. All this because even when ideas are great, if they are not conveyed in the correct way, the source will fail at providing a good and understandible message. It is recommended not to make use of euphemisms when trying to be clear, it is more advisable the usage of the actual intended word....   [tags: Apple Inc., Macintosh, Mac OS, Microsoft Windows]

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A Reflection On The Mind Of Clarity

- Since no words could adequately describe her transient moment of clarity, Surina was unable to share her experience with anyone else. Was it the cosmic consciousness that Eoin described. Even though the illumination lasted only for an instant, it stayed with her for somehow she no longer felt as alone in the world as before. Nor did anyone else feel the compulsion to share their insights as they left the meditation center, overcome with exhaustion. As Surina waited on the curb in front of the meditation center for Norval to bring the air cab from the parking lot, Stefan caught up with her....   [tags: DNA, Mutation, DNA repair, Evolution]

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The Video, Revising For Clarity, By Ms.

- In the video, “Revising for Clarity,” Ms. With demonstrated how she guided her fourth grade class through the revising process. She first reviewed the writing process. Ms. With’s writing steps are: prewriting, writing the FIRST draft, revising, editing and proofreading, and final draft and publishing. Ms. With’s writing steps are the same as Tompkins. In the video, Ms. With made a comment that the writing process is “very fluid.” Tompkins also noted, “The numbering of the stages doesn’t mean that this writing process is a linear series of discrete activities” (Tompkins, p....   [tags: Writing process, Writing, Revision, Paragraph]

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Mental Imagery And Clarity For The Reader

- When it comes to poetry, there is not one line that is written without true emotion being expressed. More times than not the writer is speaking about an event, or a real life situation that has happened to them within a time frame of their life. Poetry is utilized as an outlet, to let their audience see into in the inner circles of their souls. Based upon the words that are selected to represent the piece, a psychological picture can be created inside the reader’s mind. Creating mental imagery and clarity for the reader....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Physical abuse, Neglect]

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Understanding And Clarity Of Evidence Presentation

- This study will collect characteristics of respondents and outcomes in the same survey. The understanding and clarity of evidence presentation will be asked through structured questionnaire. 4.1 Participants Systematic review authors and guideline developers will be eligible participants. 4.2 Setting and Recruitment We will recruit participants globally. We will contact systematic review authors and guideline developers using a snowball sampling strategy and send them emails with a link to access the electronic questionnaire on “Survey Monkey”....   [tags: Preference, Utility]

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The Importance of Clarity in Writing

- The Importance of Clarity in Writing To write a good paper is there a magical recipe to follow. If there is you will not find it in these two books; Williams' Style: Toward Clarity and Grace and Strunk and White's The Elements of Style. What you will find is the elements that should be present to have a successful paper. Of all the styles mention though, one seems to stick out more then the others. This is the element of Clarity. What is clarity, you may be asking. It is simply the process of making your paper clear to the intended audience of your text....   [tags: Writing Style Styles Essays]

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Clarity Is A Clear Understanding Within Your Communication

- Clarity Clarity is ensuring that there is a clear understanding within your communication. Clarity is vital in all forms of communication whether it is written or speech. Some things that are necessary clarity is ensuring that there are specifications within the communication. An example of a time when I incorporated clarity within a text was when I created employee guides for my new trainees. Instead of incorporating language barriers I elevated and simplified my text. The guide was written professionaly, specifically, and simply to ensure that my trainees could comprehend the text fully with few misunderstandings....   [tags: Writing, Communication, Nonverbal communication]

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Towards Clarity and Boredom

- Towards Clarity and Boredom Begrudgingly Admitting the Usefulness of Style Books When God stood over the Earth, rumor has it; he decreed that he felt the need to punish English Students everywhere. His response was swift and to the point: he gave the world Style Guides. Taking the big guy’s cue, William Strunk Jr, E.B.White and Joseph Williams all set about to light that path and frustrate writers and students everywhere. Mission accomplished. However boring they might be, they do, in fact, help light the path to writing and proper English style....   [tags: Writing Writers Education English Essays]

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Finding clarity in Buddhism, Christianity, and Philosophy

- Finding clarity in Buddhism, Christianity, and Philosophy There are many things in life that work to guide us to ultimate transcendence. Philosophy and Theology (specifically Buddhism and Christianity) each employ different concepts for allowing people passage to some harmonious place. Although each following is, in part, correct in their assumption of how to sustain a meaningful life, I find that the only religion that is relevant in dictating my personal transcendence is a particular way of life found in Christianity....   [tags: Essays]

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Making Sense of Quebec and Canada’s Ocean of Confusion: the Clarity Act

- Making Sense of Quebec and Canada’s Ocean of Confusion: the Clarity Act In 2000, the federal government made an attempt to respond to the matter of confusion in referendums dealing with the secession of a province from Canada through the Clarity Act, in response to previous events in Quebec. The aim of this paper is to further explore the Clarity Act and examine its influence over potential upcoming referendums in Quebec over the matter of secession. In order to do so, this essay will first draw attention on the origins of the Clarity Act; next, it will consider the purpose and goal of the act; furthermore, this paper will deliberate on the reactions obtained in response to the Clarity Act o...   [tags: sovereignty movement, secession]

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The Clarity And Research Of Psychology By Laying Out Three Different Forms Of Research

- This paper examines the clarity to idiographic theory and research in psychology by laying out three different forms of idiographic research. These three forms are not assuming general laws, unique manifestation research, and intraindividual research. All these types of research use different approaches, make different assumptions, and have different relation to the congressional standard. For at least 80 years, investigators have faced off regarding the relative benefits of idiographic and nomothetic research methodologies with various calls for expanded measures of idiographic research....   [tags: Scientific method, Research]

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Comparing The Element of Style and Style Toward Clarity and Grace

- Comparing The Element of Style and Style Toward Clarity and Grace Stylish writing has never been much of an issue before reading Strunk and White and Williams. I personally would interpret style as being an individual refection of one’s self. In reading “The Element of Style” and “Style Toward Clarity and Grace” I learned that style isn’t necessarily just a reflection of an individual’s style but it is also how the many rules to writing are used when composing a piece. In Strunk, White and Williams’ attempts to educate formal writers on how to write stylish, understandably, and within the rules, they give great examples of the usage of correct grammar, composition, and words and expression...   [tags: Compare Contrast Comparison]

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The Elements of Style and Style Toward Clarity and Grace

- Strunk and White's Elements of Style and Joseph Williams' Style Toward Clarity and Grace When I initially thought about writing style I believed that there would be some nice neat definition, and maybe a few rules that would govern writing with “style”. It turns out that I grossly underestimated this topic and while I knew that writing style would be a topic of considerable depth, I did not fully understand the degree that I would be pondering the issue of writing with “style”. The first book I encountered, The Elements of Style written by William Strunk Jr....   [tags: Teaching Writing Education Essays]

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Madness as The Pathway to Mental Clarity in Shakespeare's Hamlet

- Madness as The Pathway to Mental Clarity in Shakespeare's Hamlet Intelligence is often mistaken for brilliance, and conversely genius is mistaken for madness. Some of the greatest minds have been misconstrued in there time, and it is not until their whole life is taken into observance from the outside looking in, that their genius is realized and appreciated. Websters dictionary defines madness as "the act of being foolish or illogical." Ironically this form of thought has prompted some of the greatest advancements in government, science, and technology....   [tags: Papers]

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Comparing The Elements of Style and Style Toward Clarity and Grace

- Comparing The Elements of Style by Strunk and White and Style Toward Clarity and Grace by Williams Both The Elements of Style by Strunk and White and Style Toward Clarity and Grace by Williams emphasize the importance of ‘style’ in writing. Though they agree style is important, their approach and views of style differ. Stunk and White’s book was published in 1912 and was written for the old-fashioned ivy leaguers. This can be expressed by their use of the pronoun ‘he’. According to Strunk and White ‘he’ should always be used....   [tags: Compare Contrast Comparison]

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The Need for Simplification of the English Language as Explained in Politics And The English Language” by George Orwell

- ... A trend that is noticed throughout his piece is the social conditions and how it can affect ones language. Our surroundings, if negative, will have an effect on the way language is used. He makes the case that it becomes ugly and inaccurate because out thoughts are foolish, but the slovenliness of our language makes it easier for us to have foolish thoughts (p.788). His logical explanation centers on the five passages that were presented in the beginning of his piece, and he continues to reflect upon it throughout with the most significant issue being the author’s lack of meaning....   [tags: clarity, arguement, tone]

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Lets Foil: The Use of Foil Characters to Reveal Personality Depth in Hamlet by Shakespeare

- Lets Foil In the play Hamlet written by William Shakespeare, the character Hamlet is a multi-dimensional character with multiple personalities that give the play a greater depth and perspective. Through his monologues and soliloquies, many different personalities of Hamlet are exposed, including his three basic contrasting personalities: clear-minded vs. troubled, action vs. inaction, and obedience/innocence vs. revenge. Throughout the story, both contrasting personalities are depicted by both Hamlet himself and other similar foil characters who are in similar circumstances but react in drastically different ways....   [tags: clarity, revenge, obedience]

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The Benefits of Meditation

- What are your thoughts, views, musings and experiences etc. regarding meditation. As we all can learn from each other when it comes to sharing ways of creating a healthy, happy and vibrant life work balance. It is well known and proven that over time the benefits of meditating on a regular basis promotes the development of inner calmness, connectedness, focus, flow, a clear clarity of mind, a focused and more stable grounded concentration, along with coherency of thought, increased creativity, being more open and receptive to receive insights, solutions to problems and new ideas, a balanced and harmonious centred inner equilibrium, a relaxed happy body, mind and spirit, which in turn assists...   [tags: clarity of mind, concentration]

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Compare Raymond Carver’s Cathedral and Ernest Hemingway’s A Clean, Well-lighted Place

-   Ernest Hemingway and Raymond Carver are two of the most influential authors of American literature. Carver’s literary works are often considered to have a close connection to Hemingway’s, because of their similar writing styles, such as simplicity and clarity (Mclnerney, 1989). However, though their works share the same aesthetic feature, their works convey fairly different philosophical inquiry on values of faith and existence. Ernest Hemingway’s A Clean, Well-lighted Place and Carver’s Cathedral are two works with distinctive views on questioning the life and manhood....   [tags: life, manhood, faith, existence, clarity]

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Elements of Making an Effective Request

- 2.2 Elements of making an effective request. Sometimes people ponder over why their request are never fulfill, by listeners, in the way they really want. In order to make an effective request the speaker has to plan it and be prudent (Potts 2012). According to Pamela Potts (2012), “there are specific elements that, if present, will ensure that a request in effective.” The author later goes on to say; “effective means that if person accepts the request, the likelihood that they will deliver what was requested is high.” (Potts 2012)....   [tags: plan, clarity, speaker, listener, action]

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Seeking Clarity: What is a Supervillain?

- Superheroes are often the pure forces of benevolence who strive to protect those weaker than them. However, the presence of superheroes always begets the rise of supervillains who stand to oppose them. These entities are constructs of malevolence who represent ideals that are the antithesis of superhero ideologies. However, the characteristics of a supervillain are shrouded in ambiguity and necessitate creation of a concrete and descriptive definition. There are particular criteria that are essential to the classification of supervillain....   [tags: superheroes, excalibur]

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Comparing The Elements of Style and Grace and Style Toward Clarity and Grace

- Comparing The Elements of Style and Grace and Style Toward Clarity and Grace Webster’s dictionary defines style as a particular or distinctive fashion, form or manner. This leaves much unsaid in context to the world of writing. Everyone looks at style differently because everyone has their own interpretation of what it is. The Elements of Style and Grace and Style Toward Clarity and Grace are two different books. Though these books have many differences, a lot of the ideas are the same; they are just written in different styles....   [tags: Compare Contrast Comparison]

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Grice's cooperative principle in the legal system

- H. P. Grice, in his theory of conversational implicature, demonstrated the heavy reliance of linguistic communication on contextual cues (Grice, 1975). In “Logic and Conversation” (1975), he states, “Make your conversational contribution such as is required, at the stage at which it occurs, by the accepted purpose or direction of the talk exchange in which you are engaged.” This Cooperative Principle (CP) asserts that participants in a conversation will tailor their contributions to the conversation to further its purpose....   [tags: Logic and Conversation, clarity]

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On Style

- On Style Style is a very ambiguous word. Asking the question, “What is Style?” is almost a philosophical endeavor, comparable with “What is Truth?” Asking the question, “What is Good Style?” is even harder. Society’s boundaries are constantly shifting to accept or banish items from the definition, in art and writing specifically. Yet there are certain elements that remain constant in all these changes, and these are the elements that style manuals try to pin down. Before the class reading/blogging project began, I thought of style as the method a writer uses to communicate his/her ideas to the reader....   [tags: Style Toward Clarity Elements Writing Essays]

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How Effective is the Ending of 1984 by George Orwell?

- One of the most important structures for a story is the ending, and the question that always should be asked is “How effective is the ending?” The purpose of the ending is to try to clarify to the readers the message that was trying to be said throughout the book, and looking at how well this is done is answering the question “How effective is the ending?” In 1984, written by George Orwell, we will see how effective 1984s ending is, and how well it was written. The beginning of the closing chapter (Chapter 6; part 3), starts off with imagery “A ray of sunlight slanting through a window” “A tinny music trickled from the telescreens” these terms of imagery make the reader imagine as if they we...   [tags: clarify, answeing, purpose]

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Nurse Practitioner Should Be Able to Recognize these Descriptors and Take Them as Potential Indicators of Pain and Clarify with Further Questioning

- ... The followings are common behavioral and nonverbal pain assessment tools which can be useful for older populations: (1)The Non-Communicative Patient’s Pain Assessment Instrument (NOPAIN), (2) Pain Assessment in Advanced Dementia (PAINAD), and (3) Assessment Checklist for seniors with Limited Ability to Communicate (PACSLAC). First pain assessment tool is Non-Communicative Patient’s Pain Assessment Instrument (NOPAIN). It is prepared to support nursing staffs to measure pain level of demented patients (Ferrari, et al., 2009)....   [tags: health care professionals procedures]

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The Ethical Code Process Can Help Me Clarify For Myself My Ethical Principles

- Introduction The ethical code process can help me clarify for myself my ethical principles. For me, I have my own opinions to decide what I should do and what I should not do. All of them made up my world view, value view, and life view. There are two main ways that my ethical come from. The first is my parents, my teachers, and my friends told me. The second is my own life experience taught me. Such as never make a promise what I cannot achieve, do my best to avoid to harm others, and if I am able to help others, just do it....   [tags: Ethics, Business ethics, English-language films]

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Attempting to Clarify the Mystery of Eating Disorders

- Eating disorders are hard concepts to grasp. They are not only a mystery to those who do not suffer from their pain, but also to those who have lived with them for many years. These disorders have affected countless amounts of young women throughout the world and they continue to ruins lives, ruin families, and ruin souls everywhere. Many bystanders to these diseases wonder this: “What in this world is preposterous enough to tear women apart so completely that they feel like turning to eating disorders is their only way to escape?” Every single day, we are unknowingly exposed to one of the main causes of eating disorders....   [tags: media, habits, pressure]

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Bettelheim's Theory: Fairy Tales Clarify Realism

- There is nothing more precious and heartwarming than the innocence of a child. The majority of parents in society want to shield children from the bad in life which is appreciated. Within human nature exists desires of inappropriate behavior; envy, deceit, selfishness, revenge, violence, assault and murder. The most well-known fairy tales depict virtue and the evil in life. Even more important, the form and structure of fairy tales suggest images to the child by which he can structure his daydreams and with them give a better direction to his life....   [tags: Cinema]

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How Ineffective Management Affects Head Start

- RMSER Head Start (herein referred to as HS) is a federally funded preschool program that has been operating in Colorado for over 30 years (Rocky Mountain Service, Employment, Redevelopment website, n.d.). Unfortunately, HS has experienced a lot of issues in recent years that have proven to be very costly for the program. In 2011, the Federal Review Findings indicate numerous compliance issues with program governance and communication, as well as problems with accurate and timely reporting (Rocky Mountain Service, Employment, Redevelopment website, n.d.)....   [tags: Poor Administration of Head Start]

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What it Takes to Have a Good Involvement in your Job

- Job involvement is the extent to which an employee recognizes his or her work, participates in it actively and regards his or her performance to be significant to self-value. A job-involved individual is the one who does not have any thoughts of quitting the work in his or her entire life. An employee’s job involvement in an industry is fully enhanced when related to job clarity, supervisory support and co-worker support. Co-worker support Co-worker support is the support that a worker acquires from his or her colleague in the working place....   [tags: job involvement, coworker support, supervisory]

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Why I Don 't Know If You?

- I don 't know if you have ever been close to an Alzheimer 's patient but it 's confusing. It 's scary. It 's sad. It 's a slow, painful way to leave for everyone involved. You say goodbye long before the body leaves and your new normal becomes seeing someone you love look at your face with a certain empty look that 's hard to explain. There 's no longer the fire and life in their eyes that you once used to see. There is however, moments of clarity. In the midst of the confusion, you see a small light in their eyes for a few minutes....   [tags: 2006 albums, 2007 singles]

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Effective Communication in the Workplace

- ... If a person receives a critical email from a co-worker, they’re more likely to respond in a negative and destructive way if they write an email back immediately. This is because when people aren’t actually face-to-face with another person when communicating with them, it’s easier to say more negative things to that person. This is why clarity is so important, because it gets rid of the disinhibition effect. If people are clear about their intentions, and communicate face-to-face, the disinhibition effect is much less likely to take place....   [tags: workplace environment, honesty, employers]

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Broadcast Journalists and The Inverted Pyramid Style of Presenting the News

- In 1965, American broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow stated, “We cannot make good news out of bad practice.” Although this quotation was originally in response to critics who wanted him to ignore racial problems to promote a better public image abroad, it can also be applied to the importance of presenting a quality newscast. In America, news media is considered the forth branch of the United States government. This concept stems from a belief that it is the news media's responsibility to deliver clear and accurate information to the populace in a compelling manner....   [tags: Journalism, Textbooks]

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The Benefits Of Using Theories Outweigh The Drawbacks?

- The benefits of using theories outweigh the drawbacks because, without theories to break down information, it is difficult to understand international relations. Theories are blueprints that help us to understand our changing world in any possible way. They lend out a helping hand in seeing the larger picture that makes up international relations. The benefits of theories are the clear plans they present of what is to be expected, having an organization of their ideas, and presenting more than one hypothesis; however, the drawbacks are finding flaws within a theory, ignorance of different levels of analysis, and the possibility of finding useless information....   [tags: Scientific method, Theory, Hypothesis]

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Writing As A Two Goal Endeavor

- Authors Mayher, Lester and Pradl (1983) in their book titled, Learning to Write, Writing to Learn describe writing as a two goal endeavor. First, the only way one can learn to write is by writing. Second, “writing can be a means for learning.” The authors’ views of both goals of writing are not traditional views. Writing serves as an “engaging transaction through which the learner makes her own connections and builds her own meaning.” The addition of the writing standards for science from the Common Core standards mirrors the goals of Mayhner, Lester and Pradl (1983)....   [tags: Learning, Education, Writing]

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Differences Between American and Indian Managers

- ... Studies shows that U.S. CEO found to be transactional styles in leadership, which means “Motivating employee to act in interests of the company by getting the deals,” with that being said, “If you want a promotion, meet the target goals”. (HBR, Leadership lessons from India 2010). On the other hand, data shows that an India leadership style is Charismatic because they encourage to employee to care about the goal of organization and leaders. India leader always have been involved in societal issue....   [tags: leadership, motivation, deals]

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Motivation Can Help Improve Job Performance

- Motivating Employees Have you ever taken into consideration how motivation can affect your work environment. In the health care field, motivating employees can be very challenging because associates are individuals, meaning what works for one may not work for another, so managers must communicate. Motivation is a state of feeling or thinking in which one is engaged or aroused to perform a task or engage in a particular behavior (Burns, Bradley, & Weiner, 2011). Motivation can help improve job performances....   [tags: Maslow's hierarchy of needs, Motivation]

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Effective Auditorium Desing

- 1.0 AUDITORIUM DESIGN An auditorium is designed in a way in which it will accomplish effective projection of the sound to the rear of the auditorium so that distant listeners will not experience an extreme loss of sound level caused by the inverse square law. This projection is normally achieved by having a sufficiently long reverberation time. The inverse-square law is any physical law stating that a specified physical quantity or intensity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance from the source of that physical quantity....   [tags: accoustics, architecture]

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Comparison Of Perugino And Caravaggio

- The artists of the Baroque had a remarkably different style than artists of the Renaissance due to their different approach to form, space, and composition. This extreme differentiation in style resulted in a very different treatment of narrative. Perhaps this drastic stylistic difference between the Renaissance and Baroque in their treatment of form, space, and composition and how these characteristics effect the narrative of a painting cannot be seen more than in comparing Perugino’s Christ Delivering the Keys of the Kingdom to St....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Effective Leadership Is Not About Making Speeches Or Being Liked

- “Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.”- Peter Drucker (1909). What makes a true leader. What does a leader have to contribute to the team in order to receive high productivity from the team. Are there specific characteristics that would evident to indicate what an efficient leader would project. All of these question relate to one specific term, individual attributes. In an organization, individual attributes are considered in incentive to the hiring manager....   [tags: Individual, Individualism, Employment, Team]

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Rhetorical Analysis : Business Communications For Success

- Clear, concise and effective written communication is not easy to master; it requires practice, patience and persistence. Written communication is more difficult because unlike oral communication, it requires experience and knowledge to convey tone, clarity, conciseness, arrangement, and expectation; qualities needed in the business environment to write clear and effective communications, void of misunderstandings. In our textbook, Business Communications for Success introduces Aristotle’s elements of rhetoric, an effective set of strategies with means to present and persuade an issue....   [tags: Rhetoric, Writing, Communication, Linguistics]

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My Personal Note On The Editing Process

- As I have been looking back at my previous essays during the editing process I have noticed how far I have come along in my writing. While I still have some shortfalls in my writing abilities I believe that I have learned to be a better writer than I thought I could ever be. When I looked back at my first essay and compare it to essay three and my revised essay one for the portfolio I now realize how much better I am at writing. There are many times in my first essays that I would stray from the topic I was supposed to be discussing and ended up on a topic not relevant to my topic sentence....   [tags: Essay, Writing, Critical thinking, Article]

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How Technology Can Improve Student Memory

- Memory is one of the most important aspects of any child 's education, without them being able to recall what they have been taught; there is no teaching or learning occurring. Fortunately, there are some key ideas and activities for teachers to implicate in the classroom to improve student memory. COMPOSE standing for Connection, Odds of success, Meaningfulness of the materials, Practice, Organizational clarity, Strategies, Emotion, is a teaching skill which when used effectively in the classroom can enhance student memory with easy and fun activities....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Lesson plan]

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A Communication Contract For An Association

- The Communication Contract The aim of this paper is to write a communication contract for an association which I am on the board of directors. This board is the local bowling association board, Loveland Estes Park Bowling Association (LEPBA). This association exists to ensure that all local bowlers are represented at the national level and to ensure bowlers are awarded the bowling achievements that the bowler earns. This communication contract will discuss the objective, the various clauses that are included and anticipated outcome or conclusion of this communication contract....   [tags: Communication, Management, Board of directors]

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The True Value Of Fairy Tales

- In An Introduction to Fairy Tales, Tatar asserts that the true value of fairy tales in everyday life is immeasurable, yet overlooked. When most people are young, Tatar states that fairy tales are read and viewed as a way of escaping from reality. As years pass and it becomes time for childish things to be put away, the impact that fairy tales have had start to show by the beliefs and actions of those that have read them. Tatar exemplifies this impact in her own life by referencing to her personal copy of the Grimm’s fairy tales....   [tags: Little Red Riding Hood, Fairy tale]

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Aristotle 's Elements Of Rhetoric

- Aristotle’s Elements of Rethoric ENGL 1103 University of the People Aristotle’s Elements of Rethoric Clear, concise and effective written communication is not easy to master; it requires practice, patience and persistence. Written communication is more difficult because unlike oral communication, it requires experience and knowledge to convey tone, clarity, conciseness, arrangement, and expectation; qualities needed in the business environment to write clear and effective communications, void of misunderstandings....   [tags: Rhetoric, Writing, Communication, Linguistics]

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Top 10 Best Iphone 6

- Top 10 Best iPhone 6/6s Plus Screen Protectors Reviews The Apple iPhone screen protector, will guard your phones against wear, tear and the elements. When purchasing a display protector for my phone, I am always guided by factors such as protective features, product brand, durability and price. Top iPhone 6S/6 Screen Protectors 1. Tech Armor Ballistic Glass Screen This incredible ballistic glass screen is compatible with 4.7’ iPhone 6S Apple iPhone 6. The ballistic protection will protect your phone from high impact drops and scratches....   [tags: IPhone, IPod Touch, App Store, Apple Inc.]

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Mental Models Associated With Leaders

- My research focuses on the mental models associated with leaders in a crisis situation. In order to grasp the thought process during a catastrophic event, it is essential to analyze a conceptual model as it applies to a leader’s cognitive abilities, which is composed of two facets noted as the descriptive and prescriptive mental models, (Combe & Carrington, 2015). The descriptive metal model focuses on the interpretation of external changes that occur in a crisis, (Combe & Carrington, 2015). The prescriptive model concentrates on cause and effect and future actions that provide clarity in the midst of ongoing changes, (Combe & Carrington, 2015)....   [tags: Thought, Cognition, Mind, Psychology]

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A Mixed Method Study Requires Validity, Trustworthiness And Legitimation

- Challenges Validity. A mixed method study requires validity, trustworthiness and legitimation. This study, as presented, had a wide variety of validity challenges. Some of them may not have existed, but since the article lacked details, it failed to address the potential concerns. External validity. The biggest threat to the validity of this study was the lack of external validity and generalizability because the study could not use random sampling. The target population was ‘effective teachers’ but the teachers were found using two databases that were not specified as including the entire population of effective teachers....   [tags: Sampling, Data collection, Qualitative research]

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Taking a Look at Pragmatism and Its Philosophers

- Charles Sanders Peirce, William James, and John Dewey receive the lion’s share of the create developing the philosophical tradition called Pragmatism. The idea originated in the US during the 70’s, when C.S. Peirce developed a methodical way of inquiring and working through thought. Peirce’s ideas break away from traditionally accepted philosophy of the time, such as Descartes, and he creates Pragmatism. These three men, considered by many as the forefathers of Pragmatism, did not see eye to eye on all issues....   [tags: Sanders Pierce, William James, John Dewey]

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Electronic Contract Formation For New Zealand Online Services

- National party member Paul Goldsmith was the parliamentary member in charge of the amendment of section 13A. Paul’s reasons for the amendment started off by stating, “Contracts are ... the foundation of this nation and our economy”. Paul then mentioned the growing reliance on electronic contract formation for New Zealand online services. Paul stated that section 13A (1) clarifies that section 11’s timing of receipt rules do in fact, apply to contractual disputes as well as other information transmitted electronically....   [tags: Contract, Contractual term, New Zealand]

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Characteristics Of Change At Florence Middle School

- Characteristics of Change Need The Route to Intervention (RTI) initiative at Florence Middle School (FMS) addressed the need to boost reading and math proficiency for the school’s lowest achieving students. Formerly these students were assigned to a remedial course where they received extra help on class assignments and tests. However, this class did not diagnose students’ learning gaps nor did it provide any remediation for reading or math. The new initiative focused on separating students who scored in the bottom 25 percent based on their Mississippi Curriculum Test 2 scores (MCT2) into one of two remedial classes to receive small group or one-on-one support within to overcome learning gap...   [tags: High school, Education, Middle school, Teacher]

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The Reliability of Memory

- According to Sternberg (1999), memory is the extraction of past experiences for information to be used in the present. The retrieval of memory is essential in every aspect of daily life, whether it is for academics, work or social purposes. However, many often take memory for granted and assume that it can be relied on because of how realistic it appears in the mind. This form of memory is also known as flashbulb memory. (Brown and Kulik, 1977). The question of whether our memory is reliably accurate has been shown to have implications in providing precise details of past events....   [tags: false memory formations]

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A Writer's Choice

- A Writer's Choice "The words we use to communicate our impressions cannot alone constitute a vocabulary sufficient to describe style, but they are part of one…" (Williams 18-19). This excerpt from Joseph M. Williams' Style Toward Clarity and Grace conveys a common theme in his book: Style is complex, and it is a matter of choice. Although writers across the nation may have been taught similar features of style and therefore produce similar products, they may choose to use or disregard those elements of style at will....   [tags: Writing Style Styles Essays]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' Politics And The English Language '

- An Analysis of George Orwell’s "Politics and the English Language” (1946). Orwell’s article on the English language is on point because it defines how people have become lazy in how they communicate with each other. This type of “slovenliness” is part of the problem in terms of why the English language is often misused by the speaker: “The slovenliness of our language makes it easier for us to have foolish thoughts” (Orwell para.2). Due to the speaker’s laziness, the language becomes confused, and the person begins having “foolish thoughts” that do not have very good accuracy....   [tags: Writing, Writer, Style guide, Creative writing]

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Individuality and Dependence in Mansfield’s “The Daughters of the Late Colonel”

- Katherine Mansfield, a writer known for challenging her readers’ notion of femininity, manages in “The Daughters of the Late Colonel” to further challenge the perception of women in twentieth century society. Mansfield outlines a relationship between two sisters, Josephine and Constantia; as well, Mansfield frames each woman’s struggle in coping with the loss of her father, Colonel Pinner. Each sister is dependent on the late Colonel and without him this dependence becomes over exaggerated and mindless....   [tags: sisters, society, enlightenment]

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Writing with Personal Style

- Writing with Personal Style Writing style is completely malleable. In this sense, style is effected by the author’s mood, intended audience, knowledge on the topic, attitude toward the topic, environment and state of consciousness-- give or take. Some may even say that the movement of the moon changes one’s ability to bring words together. But that is not the whole story. Given a group of fifty students, all generally similar, put in the same environment, taught by the same teacher using the same techniques (et c), you will have fifty different styles....   [tags: Writing Styles style Essays]

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The Magic Hour By Gregory Crewdson

- “My pictures are about a search for a moment, a perfect moment… for that instance, my life makes sense.” Gregory Crewdson is not only a photographer, but also a director and composer of scenes. Growing up with dyslexia, he found profound meaning and understanding in the still image, frozen in time. Each image is composed very intentionally and with great attention to detail. The scenes he creates are so fully developed that the line between fiction and reality becomes blurred. He chooses, or casts, actors to be in his images, and revisits the settings he chooses to observe them at different times of day and with different light qualities....   [tags: Photography, Camera, Image, Light]

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An Analysis Of Robert K. Massie 's ' Catherine The Great '

- Over the past eighteen weeks I personally believe I have improved as a writer in many different ways. I will continue to work on certain areas and attempt to perfect my writing throughout my college career. In Advanced Composition I have written numerous essays and reflections, including: a literary analysis, a personal narrative, an argumentative essay, an image analysis, and a rhetorical analysis. Step by step my writing has improved with baby steps, as they say; each piece of writing had reflected how I felt and how willing I was to try....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Rhetoric, Grammar]

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Communication Is An Essential Component For Effective Leadership And Management

- Group 4 Forum Five – Group Summary Communication is an essential component for effective leadership and management. Without it, the organization will struggle carry out their mission. Simply communicating is not enough. Effective communication hinges on the clarity of the message. As Popovic and Hocenski (2009) stated, a “Leader must be able to communicate clearly to others in a language that they can understand on all levels in an organization, from the most unskilled worker through to the Chief Executive” (pp....   [tags: Communication, Nonverbal communication, Message]

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The Influence of Graphene Sheets Ionization on Their Structures

- To study the influence of graphene sheets ionization on their structures we, firstly, should define some useful parameters. There are two types of bonds in graphene sheets, one ‘horozontal’ (b1) and one ‘vertical’ (b2) (Fig. 2). Fig. 2. The model used herein to define structural parameters of graphene sheets: ‘horizontal’ (b1) and ‘vertical’ (b2) bond lengths. Terminate carbon atoms, between which the length of the sheet is measured, are colored in black. Hydrogen atoms omitted for clarity. It should be noted, that we use such notations to emphasize the basic difference of these bonds....   [tags: atom, carbon, bonds]

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Ten Traits that all Effective Leaders Should Have

- What is a leader. According to our textbook, a leader is someone who can influence others and who has managerial authority, such as a manager in a business. All managers should be leaders but that is not always the case. Now, what is leadership. Leadership is the process of leading a group and influencing that group to achieve its goals. All managers should be in a leadership role, but not all managers act in a leadership role. I’m going to talk about the ten traits that all good, effective leaders should have....   [tags: honesty, decisiveness, passionate]

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The Fundamental Phase Of The Generic Pump Approach

- PART 1 The fundamental phase of the generic PUMP approach is Define Phase as known as ‘define the project’. This phase defines and develops dependable source for essential issues in the project which would support subsequent phases in the project life cycle. It is like a foundation of a house, if it is defective, there would be a problem of the house in the future. This part should be appropriate for the other part of uncertainty management at a strategic level. And to keep the deliverables updated as iterations progress is very important....   [tags: Project management, Risk management, Management]

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The Complexity Of Mental Models Associated With Leaders

- My research focuses on the complexity of mental models associated with leaders in a crisis situation. In order to grasp the thought process during a catastrophic event, it is essential to analyze a conceptual model as it applies to a leader’s cognitive abilities, which is composed of two facets noted as the descriptive and prescriptive mental models, (Combe & Carrington, 2015). The descriptive metal model focuses on the interpretation of external changes that occur in a crisis, (Combe & Carrington, 2015)....   [tags: Thought, Mind, Psychology, Cognition]

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A Dog's Journey by W. Bruce Cameron

- ... She is a little confuse at first as to why she is reborn, but soon realizes she has to take care of CJ (clarity in her teens, no longer a baby). She is very compassionate about CJ, and knows that she is extremely important to her. “Later the back gate clanged and Rocky and I tore over to see who it might be, and there she was. We both jumped up on her and I finally growled at Rocky for acting as if he was as important to her as I was.” This shows that Molly knows she is important to CJ, and she wants to keep it that way....   [tags: character analysis]

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Evaluating Learning Resources Used in the Classroom

- Lesson planning is a map to student learning, the resources teachers use influence student learning. For this reason, it is important to understand how to evaluate instructional material. There are many things to consider when choosing material resources this paper will examine the importance of the design, procedures, clarity, and efficiency when choosing lesson plans. When choosing learning resources teachers need to ensure that all students feel valued, and supported regardless of their cultural and linguistic backgrounds....   [tags: lesson planning, linguistic differences]

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Analysis Of Descartes 's ' Descartes '

-   Descartes believes God exists and plays a key role in his belief that he is a thinking thing residing in a material world. God’s existence is an innate idea we are born with. This idea explains how our clear and distinct reasoning leads us towards knowledge. Descartes believes God to be a perfect being, so he cannot deceive us. Since he has a perfect knowledge and supplies us with truth in this world, we must believe we reside in a material world. Descartes sets apart ideas into three distinct categories: Innate, Factitious (self-evident), or Adventitious....   [tags: Mind, Ontology, Existence, Epistemology]

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Poem Analysis : My Papa 's Waltz

- Part #1--What is the theme of the poem. I picked the poem “My Papa’s Waltz” for my discussion. I feel the theme of this poem is implying there is a waltz going on between a father and son before bedtime. Thus, taking place after the father has had a hard day of work and some drinking; and he was spending quality time with his family. What poetic devices (e.g., rhythm, figurative language, etc.) are used in the poem. Offer at least two examples. Novelist Roethke uses imagery and atmosphere as poetic devices in his poem from our textbook “My Papa’s Waltz” Clugston (2014)....   [tags: Poetry, Family, Mother, Reading]

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Language And Its Effects On Language

- If you look at the great authors throughout history, from Shakespeare to Hawthorne or even a present-day author, the English and the language that they use in their writing has altered, changed, decayed, and digressed as time has passed the human race. Language in itself is already diverse. There are thousands of different ways to say the same simple phrase, but it is thought today, perhaps now more than ever, that the English language is and has been “decaying” or becoming unsatisfactory. In today’s world of technology, it is hard to tell the reason that language could be seen as decaying....   [tags: English language, Language, Dialect]

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Achieving Organizational Goals Supports Organizations Success

- The importance of developing plans to achieve organizational goals supports organizations success. Having a clear mission statement and core values provides clarity of purpose for everyone in the organization. Coupled with the reason the organization is in business, it clarifies in simplest terms what the organization does. Employees in every organization, and every level, need to know that at the heart of what they do lies in a vison and well explained mission where cores and objectives are introduced for organizational success....   [tags: Strategic planning, Strategic management]

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A Guide to Buying Professional Sound Equipment

- If you are in the recording business, you must have good professional equipment. But, the main challenge, especially, for a home recording engineer is the stringent budget. Here is a guide on how to buy good professional sound equipment. So as to professionally conduct concerts, gigs or church services, it is also vital to have professional lighting equipment. It plays a major role in the successes of the business. Generally, a business which sells audio equipment would also have expertise in the lighting equipment....   [tags: How-To Paper]

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Obedience to Authority

- During the Vietnam War, a unit of American Army soldiers invaded My Lai a South Vietnamese hamlet resources contended was the enemy Viet Cong stronghold. That day in May 1968 an estimated 347 unarmed civilians “including women and children” died as a result (Cantrell, 2007). My Lai became one of the most controversial situations of the long Viet Nam War. When the truth came out due to letters to the government describing the horror, two questions resulted. Understanding why some of the young American soldiers that day killed so many innocent civilians and why did so few in the unit try to save the lives of as many as they could require moral clarity....   [tags: Psychology]

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The Basic Principles of Christianity

- There has always been some sort of Christianity in history. Always new ways of doing things with each generation that comes of age. The changes that are made have not been with the conception of destroying the established ways but with establishing a continuity to preserve what is now and what is new. This is known as the preservation of type or the first note of fidelity of the existing developments of Christianity also known as the Principles of Christianity. There are three particular principles that I find to be intriguingly fascinating....   [tags: Biblical Study, Theology]

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Roles of Management and Leadership

- In the lifelong learning sector there has been a requirement to adapt to ever changing economic and social influences, in order to remain competitive and to raise the quality of teaching within the sector. DfES (2006, pp11:13) introduced a key report, Raising Skills, Improving Life Chances, which suggested that economic viability should be considered a vital role of the sector, in promoting a ‘world class education system that provides a high quality learning experience for all’. Competitiveness is essential in order to remain economically viable....   [tags: Organization Performance, Effective Business]

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Art Comparing

- Artists that concentrated on the Baroque style of painting had an uncanny ability to display their style more so than the artists of the Renaissance era. In respect to their different approach towards shape, room, and work of art, the differences in their styles resulted in dissimilar descriptions. Renaissance and Baroque seem to concentrate towards the treatment of space, appearance, and color. This uniqueness affects the description of a painting and therefore it cannot be seen. More so, than in comparing Perugino's Christ delivering the Keys of the Kingdom to St....   [tags: Artists, Art Styles]

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Providing Effective Assessment Practices to Trainee Design Engineers

- ... Buckles et al. [8] argued that clear descriptions of standards of performance are important for informing students what they are expected to learn and how they should performed in their assessed work, and for informing teachers how they can assess students accordingly. For feedback to be effective in enhancing learners’ learning, the organization ought to promote the use of formative assessment to enhance learners’ learning. Firstly, this can be done by having the instructors in playing a critical role in ensuring the clarity of expected performance standards....   [tags: feedback, student, practices, assessment]

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Essay About Myself as a Writer

- A common goal for many writers is to connect with their audience. In my previous essay for this class, my goal was to invite the reader into the magical world of Disney. Unfortunately, due to my lack of preparation, the invitation to the reader was lost. I also was unable to place myself into the viewpoint of the reader making me ineffective in connecting with the audience. For an essay to be effective in conveying a message to the reader it is imperative to always draft an organized outline and to put the author at the same point of view as the reader to avoid any confusion....   [tags: Essay About Myself]

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What I Learned From Taking Business Communication

- With the concepts and skills I have learned from taking Business Communication 3301 I have personally been able to develop proper knowledge of writing a thorough essay to comply with business standards. This course has influenced my planning, searching and structuring in all aspects of my writing. I have learned, the more in depth version to basic skills in order to research the topics given and providing knowledge to properly plan for an assignment. This course assisted me in being able to create a solid foundation on which I am able to evaluate situations and respond accordingly....   [tags: Problem solving, Learning, Critical thinking]

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The Soliloquies Of Shakespeare 's Hamlet

- Are themes always mentioned in the soliloquies of Shakespeare’s plays. In William Shakespeare’s dark and symbolic play, Hamlet, he reveals the major themes of revenge, clarity and death through the soliloquies in order to clarify the plot of the story. Firstly, Shakespeare demonstrates the theme of revenge in the play’s soliloquies. The first soliloquy where Hamlet seeks for revenge occurs when he discovers from his father’s ghost that Claudius murdered his father. This information triggers Hamlet to determine a plan to get vengeance....   [tags: Hamlet, Characters in Hamlet, Soliloquy]

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