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Bench Mark Assessment Test Critique

- For the Test Critique Assignment I choose the Bench Mark Assessment Test for fourth grade. I think it is a great asset to know how my bilingual students are performing against other fourth graders or even to compare them with the national and state scores. The Bench Mark Assessment test is not an option, all students in grades third through eight who take the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) must take the Bench Mark assessments test. The Bench Mark Assessment test primary purpose of the Mathematics and Reading Benchmark Assessments test is instructional improvement and not accountability The Bench Mark assessment test was developed to help teachers to measure students’ strengths an...   [tags: Test Critique]

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Critique of The Final End of The Wicked by Edward Fudge

- Critique of The Final End of The Wicked by Edward Fudge The Final End of The Wicked written by Edward Fudge tries to give us the contrasting side of the argument between the wicked’s final destruction and the never-ending conscious torture. The author talks about the ever feared eternal punishment that is bequeathed with the wicked. He presents his article with a very simple understanding to the readers which position he is supporting. He restates his opinion which says the idea of unending torture is merely an irreligious view based on assumption and not in scripture....   [tags: Article Critique]

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Critique of Research Design

- Critique of Research Design The purpose of this critique is to analyze the design of a research study conducted by; Donna Kazemi, Maureen Levine, Jacek Dmochowski, Mary Nies, and Linman Sun called “Effects of Motivational Interviewing Intervention on Blackouts Amoung College Freshman”. It was accepted in January 21st, 2013 and was published in the Journal of Nursing Scholarship. This study was conducted on 188 volunteer freshmen at a southern university. Kazemi et al. (2013) state the goals of the study were to see if motivational interviewing (MI) worked as an effective intervention to reduce blackouts among freshman, who partook in high-risk drinking or drug use, during a sixth month per...   [tags: critique of research design]

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Review of Woodcock Johnson III Diagnostic Reading Battery and Critique the Test

- Review of Woodcock Johnson III Diagnostic Reading Battery and Critique the Test Abstract The report will critique Woodcock Johnson III Diagnostic Reading Battery (WJ III DRB) and compare my report to the Mental Measurement Yearbook (MMY). The assessment will include the evaluation, in relation to Woodcock et al.’s (1989) WJ III DRB, on the description and purpose of such tests along with ease of use, administrating and interrupting results based on converting raw scores to standard scores including analyzing the results....   [tags: Test Critique]

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A Critique of M.Stack and D.Kelly's Popular Media, Education, and Resistance

- A Critique of M.Stack and D.Kelly's Popular Media, Education, and Resistance I found this article very interesting and relevant to me as a future educator. It brings to light the importance of media education and awareness, since it plays such a large role in our society. It states in the article that many young children watch about 14 hours a day of television in a week, that is a huge amount of exposure for such an impressionable age group. The significant impact that the media has on us is probably why so many people in our class are doing presentations on topics related to the media....   [tags: Article Critique]

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Event Critique: Minnesota vs Purdue Feb. 24th 2010

- Event Critique: Minnesota vs Purdue Feb. 24th 2010 The event I attended was the Gopher Men's Basketball game against the Purdue Boilermakers on February 24 at Williams Arena ("The Barn"). The construction of Williams Arena was completed in 1928 and originally housed a variety of Gopher Athletics. In addition to housing the men's basketball team, as it still does today, winter football training, tennis, and track all called the facility home at one point1al University of Minnesota History of Williams Arenahttp://www.gophersports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=8400&ATCLID=310102 ....   [tags: Event Critique]

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Nietzsche's Critique of Religion

- Nietzsche's critique of religion is largely based on his critique of Christianity. Nietzsche says that in modern Europe, people are atheistic, even though they don't realise it. People who say they are religious aren't really and those who say they have moved on haven't actually moved on. Certain people in society retain features of Christianity. For example, socialists still believe in equality in all people. Others still have pity for the poor and needy etc. Nietzsche dislikes religion especially Christianity because it encourages and promotes slave morality....   [tags: Nietzsche's Critique of Christianity]

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A Humean Critique of Descartes

- A Humean Critique of Descartes Montreal has big potholes. Lots of them. If one is to truly understand the philosophy of Hume and Descartes, one must understand what they would do with crummy roads as civil engineers in Montreal. Hume would probably repave the roads based on the success of past designs and the results of empirical data. Descartes, on the other hand, would probably leave nothing unscathed after attacking the problem with reason, scrapping the existing roadmap and re-building roads with new foundations and new directions....   [tags: Descartes Critique Philosophy Philosopher Essays]

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Science Of Desire Article Summary and Critique

- Summary The article The Science of Desire presents ethnography and its proponents play an important role in modern business world. Author Ante began with an example, the satellite-radio war, to show how ethnography worked in business. In satellite-radio war, Sirius Satellite Ratio made a team of social scientists, designers, and ethnographers. Through studying customers’ habit of listening to music, watching TV and reading magazines, the team concluded several facts that can defeat competitors....   [tags: Article Analysis Critique]

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Concert Critique of Mozart and The Height of Classicism

- Concert Critique of Mozart and The Height of Classicism      On Sunday, December 07, 2003, I attended the Mozart and The Height of Classicism concert that was held in the Lincoln Theater of the New World Symphony orchestral academy. Conducted by Nicholas McGegan featuring pianist Robert Levin. There were two pieces of music during this concert, one of the movements was performed by the pianist alone as a solo, Mr. Robert Levin. The program’s title was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Chaconne from Idomeneo....   [tags: Analysis Critique Music Musical Essays ]

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Critique of Is there a God? by Bertrand Russell

- The article “Is there a God?” was written by Russell in 1952 at the request of a London magazine; however, it was not published (547-548). Russell, an advocate of science, was known for his unconventional views and social criticism (“Irvine”). This article came at a time when science was finally establishing significant ground. Discoveries in the 20th century such as the theory of relativity, evolution and quantum mechanics meant that people were finally looking towards scientists for answers (Polanyi)....   [tags: Atheism, Article Critique]

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Critique of an article from the Journal of Applied Physiology

- Critique of an article from the Journal of Applied Physiology "Effect of different protocols of caffeine intake on metabolism and endurance performance" Introduction In 2002, a group of Australian researchers published a paper entitled the "Effect of different protocols of caffeine intake on metabolism and endurance performance". Caffeine use during sporting events has become much more popular and has widely studied. The purpose of the research was to examine the work increasing (ergogenic) effects of differing regiments of caffeine on metabolism and performance while simulating the typical nutritional preparation an athlete would do for a race....   [tags: Physiology Journal Article Critique]

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Critique of Three Journal Articles on Substance- Abuse Prevention

- New Directions For Substance- Abuse Prevention In the article, New Directions For Substance- Abuse Prevention (2011), Anderson (2011) stated that his main purpose was to describe the problem of substance abuse among college students, discuss strategies that have already been in effect, discuss ways in which college campuses can be more effective in prevention and finally, discuss what things campus leaders should know, say and do in order to help with substance abuse prevention. The article starts of discussing the nature and significance of the substance abuse problem among college students....   [tags: article critique]

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The Development of Karl Marx's Critique

- 1. Marx’s work, for the unfamiliar, has been usually reduced to The Communist Manifesto and/or to some abridged versions of Capital. This, of course, makes impossible a serious analysis of his work. A great deal of Marx’s contribution is not only outside his most popular books, but in the evolution of his though, in his intellectual path, in the dialog between his ideas. In paying attention to that, we are giving Marx his real importance. In this sense, it is crucial to describe and understand the context and the process which led to the development of Marx’s ideas, both in his earlier texts and in the later ones....   [tags: Comparison of Critiques, Political Economy]

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The Beautiful in Kant's Third Critique and Aristotle's Poetics

- The Beautiful in Kant's Third Critique and Aristotle's Poetics ABSTRACT: I argue that Kant's analysis of the experience of the beautiful in the third Critique entails an implicit or potential experience of the sublime, that is, the sublime as he himself describes it. Finding the sublime in the beautiful is what I call philosophical beauty. I then consider some aspects of Aristotle's analysis of tragedy in the Poetics, specifically his identification of the key elements of tragedy as those involving the experience of fear and pity, which leads to a catharsis of these emotions....   [tags: Kant Third Critique Aristotle Poetics Essays]

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Critique of Thank You for Smoking?

- Critique of “Thank You for Smoking…?” “Thank You for Smoking…?” is an article written by Peter Brimelow about the benefits of smoking. Brimelow provides some very clear points which are well addressed. Even though I do not agree with the subject that “smoking, in a way, is good for you,” (141) I think Peter Brimelow did a thorough job of making his opinions credible to the reader. Major Claim and Grounds This essay is a good example of a deductive essay because it moves from generalizations to specific instances (McFadden, 2003)....   [tags: Critiques]

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Critique of a Research Article about Incarceration in the Household by Loper & Nichols (2012)

- Background In a study of children that had a family member or family associate incarcerated prior to their 18th birthday, Loper & Nichols (2012) attempted to address the impact that such incarceration had on such children. It was expected, consistent with previous literature, that household incarceration would have an impact on academic outcomes. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the relationship between household incarceration and two outcomes: failure to graduate high school and extended school absence....   [tags: Journal Article Critique Example]

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Candide: A Critique

- Let me start off by saying that I thoroughly enjoy satires; it is the genre I appreciate most for its employment of wit and militant irony. Upon delving into Candide by Voltaire I was lured in by its display of ridiculously brutal situations that dramatized the many evils of human experience. I think Voltaire wonderfully crafted this particular satire through his conglomeration of themes and symbolisms. Seemingly swiftly Voltaire takes the reader through a manifold of episodes of extreme cruelty that prove both horrible and vividly comic....   [tags: Candide Voltaire Review Critique]

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Research Article Critique: A Critique on Bitchener

- The objectives of this study were: “(1) to investigate whether targeted corrective feedback on ESL student writing results in improved accuracy in new pieces of writing over a 2-month period and (2) to investigate whether there is a differential effect on accuracy for different corrective feedback options.” (p.103) Methods and results This study aimed to answer the following questions: 1. Does accuracy in the use of two functions of the English article system vary over time. 2. Does accuracy in the use of these features vary according to the type of corrective feedback provided....   [tags: Corrective Feedback, Metalinguistic]

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Culture of Critique

- Americans have embraced debate since before we were a country. The idea that we would provide reasoned support for any position that we took is what made us different from the English king. Our love of debate came from the old country, and embedded itself in our culture as a defining value. Thus, it should not come as a surprise that the affinity for debate is still strong, and finds itself as a regular feature of the mainstream media. However, if Deborah Tannen of the New York Times is correct, our understanding of what it means to argue may be very different from what it once was; a “culture of critique” has developed within our media, and it relies on the exclusive opposition of two confl...   [tags: American Culture]

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Critique of Plato

- Introduction In this paper, I will explain and critique Plato’s view of reality. I will argue that Plato’s argument is problematic because it fall’s victim to numerous fallacies, the most famous of course being the third man problem. First I will explain a problem in Plato’s theory. Finally I will suggest an alternative to Plato’s theory. This issue is important because the question of reality has plagued philosophy since its beginning, which many people feel has still never been satisfactorily answered....   [tags: Philosophy, Greek]

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A Critique on a Critique of a Speech: Lessons in Leadership from FDR

- Everybody Will ALWAYS Judge You A Critique on a Critique of a Speech Many people throughout history have read and reread and discussed, critiqued, dissected, and reinterpreted other people’s stories and speeches. They all try to find a new way to look at them and try to make everybody listen to their ideas of what they mean. They pick out every tiny little detail of the said speech until there’s not much more to admire and sometimes they often miss the entire meaning of the written work. It is found to be rather tedious and obnoxious to take somebody else’s work and turn it into something else completely....   [tags: inaugural, action, evidence]

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"The Great Gatsby" - A Critique of Capitalism

- F. Scott Fitzgerald’s masterpiece, The Great Gatsby, can be read as a critique of capitalism. Fitzgerald created a world where class and money are the essence of everyone’s desire. The plot and the settings of unfolding events in The Great Gatsby are perfect examples of structures of capitalism, along class lines, which allows for a Marxist capitalist critique. Even though Fitzgerald wasn’t a socialist or Marxist himself, he shows in his book how capitalism creates and alienates different social classes....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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A Critique of The Times Online Website

- This report gives a critique of The Times Online website using a number of design aspects which include searchability, Navigation, usability, design, interactivity and content. The main problems identified in the website include a mixture of main content with advertisement content, too long pages and some of the images appearing to be quite blurred. The recommendations for redesign include separating advertisement content from the main content by placing it on top of the page just before the logo, shortening the pages and using hyperlinks to get to various sections and using high resolution images on the site....   [tags: the times, navigation, website]

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A Critique on the Character and Citizenship Education

- This academic exercise serves to provide an institutional critique on the Character and Citizenship Education (CCE) from its conception in 2011. My hypothesis suggests that CCE is a continuity of the historical economic-efficiency paradigm centering on the symbiotic discourses of survival, global competitiveness & “communitarian” (Chua, 1995) vision and model of citizens’ character, values and functions. Through a structural analysis or ahistorical-comparative method” (Neuman, 2006) on the history of values education within the contexts of the corresponding economic imperatives - economic pragmatism and social cohesion appears to be at the centre of these discourses....   [tags: economy, competitive, pragmatism]

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Religious Terrorism Is Not Unworthy Of Critique

- At present, terrorism has become the subject of great debate, study and controversy (Lacquer 2003). This is perhaps due to the current declared war on terror after the events of 9/11 and the subsequent events that have followed since then (Hoffman 2006). From this, it has resulted in the popular belief that religion is the root of all terrorism (Gunning and Jackson 2011), and seemingly it is believed that religion is connected to violence virtually anywhere (Juergensmeyer 2003). Similarly, Jones (2008) claims that religious terrorism has become the scourge of the modern world....   [tags: Terrorism, Definition of terrorism]

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A Critique of a Qualitative Research Paper

- This paper will critique the qualitative research paper, “The use of grammatical terminology in the second language classroom: A qualitative study of teachers’ practices and cognitions” by Simon Borg (1999). Borg investigates four English teachers’ cognitions regarding the use of grammatical terminology and their actual practices in the classroom. In order to clarify the relationship between the teachers’ cognitions and their practices, Borg conducted lesson observations and interviews as data collection methods....   [tags: grammatical terminology, teacher's practice]

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Critique Of The Behavioral Model Of Personality

- Critique of the Behavioral Model of Personality Introduction A large part of human behavior is learned, and it is possible for the learned behavior to become unlearned. New behaviors can be learned throughout a person’s lifetime. This is what the behavioral model of personality is all about. Research for the Behavioral Model of Personality was mainly conducted on animals. This was because animals were easier to attain for research purposes than humans. The findings that came from animal research was later put to use with humans’ real life situations....   [tags: Behaviorism, Classical conditioning, Psychology]

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A Critique / Synthesis Of The Following Articles

- Ghida Al Kharfan Mrs. Nina Shalhoub English 204- Section ll 15 March 2016 A Critique/Synthesis of the following articles: “Salt in the wound: Will India rise up against the oppression of foreign clinical trials” by Glenn McGee and “Call to Check ‘Unethical’ Drug Trials in India” by Rahul Verma. In his article “Salt in the wound: Will India rise up against the oppression of foreign clinical trials” written in April 2006, Glenn McGee, the director of the Alden March Bioethics Institute at Albany Medical College, argues that the abuse of the poor people in India by western pharmaceutical industries approaches a kind of “imperialism”....   [tags: Clinical trial, Pharmacology]

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Critique Of The Meaning Of Christ

- 2. Yoder’s Critique of the Meaning of Christ in Christ and Culture For Yoder, in Christ and Culture, Niebuhr understands Jesus Christ as “a moralist” who “points us away from the many values of our social life to the One who alone is good” (33) [then explain in your own words: the Jewishness of Jesus/ selectively critical] Jesus points our sight away “from all the conditioned to Unconditioned” (59, 33). Culture as a whole is morally dubious; therefore, Jesus “came to abolish culture, ignoring everything concerned with material civilization”....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Trinity, Gospel]

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Critique Of The Scientific Management Theory

- Introduction The aim of this essay is to present a critique of the scientific management theory presented by Taylor. In order to fulfil this aim, critical evaluation and analysis in the light of relevant examples has been conducted in this essay. Critique of the Organization Theory The scientific management theory is an organizational theory that has its emphasis on the analysis and synthesis of the workflows. The main objective of this theory is to focus on bringing improvements in the economic efficiency particularly in terms of the productivity of the labour....   [tags: Organization, Management, Scientific method]

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Psychology Critique Of Trauma And Ptsd

- Journal Critique of Trauma and PTSD in patients with Schizophrenia or Schizoaffective Disorder Destin Jones General Psychology Ms. Christian The overall problem expressed in this article is that the author believes that Posttraumatic Stress Syndrome or (PTSD) is under-diagnosed and put off to the side as a main concern. Though as it states in the article, Posttraumatic Stress Syndrome and Trauma have a high prevalence in patients that have a severe mental illness such as Schizophrenia or Schizoaffective disorder....   [tags: Psychological trauma]

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A Harsh Critique on Hierarchy and Difference

- A Harsh Critique on Hierarchy and Difference Octavia Butler’s trilogy Lilith’s Brood contains a myriad of characters who would be marked as “different” in contemporary American society, whether it is because of their race, gender, sex, or species. Their differences are often the catalyst for conflict between others who see themselves as more normal and, therefore, better and higher ranked in the human hierarchy. Butler’s disdain for human hierarchical tendencies is clear in Lilith’s Brood as she often calls human intelligence and hierarchy “the human contradiction”....   [tags: Character Analysis]

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Critique on the Book The Leadership Challenge

- Critique on the Book The Leadership Challenge The Leadership Challenge Summary The Leadership Challenge by Kouzes and Posner (2007) is the result of twenty years of research on the factors that influence and create great leadership. Through studies and stories from leaders with various backgrounds throughout the world, the practices and characteristics that create great leadership are delineated. Leadership is viewed not as a group of inherent characteristics, but as learned behavior that anyone can achieve....   [tags: Literature Review ]

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Film Critique Of The Wizard Of Oz

- Film Critique of The Wizard of Oz The Wizard of Oz is a film created by MGM Studios in 1939, directed by Victor Fleming and starring Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale, Frank Morgan as the Wizard and Margaret Hamilton as The Wicked Witch of the West. The Wizard of Oz is commonly known as the classic film of American cinema and is loved by many people. It can be classified as a Family, Fantasy, Musical film due to the touching messages told throughout the film, the magical special effects featuredn and the beautiful musical numbers highlighted in the film....   [tags: The Wizard of Oz, Land of Oz]

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Argument Of Moral Relativism : A Critique

- Argument from moral variability, as we discuss in our philosophy class, it is an argument to support Ethical Relativism, this argument claims that since different people have different moral standards, so there is no universal moral standard. As Stace claimed in his essay “ Ethical Relativism: A Critique”, “For the absolutist there is a single universal moral standard. For the relativist there is no such standard. There are only local, ephemeral, and variable standards.”(Stace, para 7). What Stace indicated in his argument is: people form different moral standards based on their backgrounds, circumstances, and ages, one thing treated right for this group may be treated wrong for the other g...   [tags: Morality, Moral relativism, Relativism, Truth]

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A Critique Of Modernization And Dependency Theories

- In his article, “A critique of modernization and dependency theories in Africa: Critical assessment”, author Jephias Matunhu presents three different theories of development that have been present within Africa’s history. Matunhu proposes that two of the major forms of development that have taken place across the African continent, modernization and dependency, have been extremely detrimental to the development of Africa. These theories of development, both based in Africa’s legacy of development at the hands of colonialism have attempted to force progress and growth through western perspectives, as opposed to an afro-centric view....   [tags: Africa, African Union, Human Development Index]

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Marxist Critique Of Social Welfare

- Marxists see society in terms of a conflict between economic classes; a dominant class, the ‘bourgeoisie’, owns and controls the means of production whereas an industrial working class, the ‘proletariat’, is exploited by them (Spicker 2008). In the context of social policy, from a Marxist perspective, rights to welfare are given not to secure a fairer system, out of benevolence or in recognition of the importance of advancing some form of equality, but to protect and conceal the selfish interests of the dominant class (Taylor 2007)....   [tags: Marxism, Capitalism, Socialism, Communism]

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Critique on Leadership: A Communication Perspective

- Critique on Leadership: A Communication Perspective Summary “Effective leadership is the product of the creation and delivery of inspiring and compelling messages.” (Hackman & Johnson, 2009, p. 336). This book is a comprehensive review of historical insights, current theories and recent research on leadership theories and leadership issues, with an emphasis upon how effective leaders communicate. Leadership: A Communication Perspective is based on the current and somewhat American idea that leadership can be learned and anyone can be a leader....   [tags: Literature Review ]

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A Critique of OPEC, The Website

- A Critique of “OPEC” – The Website OPEC stands for “Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries” and is comprised of the largest oil-producing nations of the world. Through OPEC, these Member Countries work together to control the price and availability of oil--one of the most significant commodities in today’s worldwide economy. Founded in September of 1960 with headquarters in Vienna, the OPEC organization is currently comprised of twelve member countries (History of OPEC, 1). OPEC’s mission is defined in a formal organizational statute that identifies their role “to coordinate and unify the petroleum policies of its Member Countries and ensure the stabilization of oil markets in order t...   [tags: Website Review]

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A Critique of Endgame and Play

- The mis-en-scene which is the arrangement of actors and scenery in a theatrical production is vital to the success of a play. Throughout this critique I will review two different plays and examine their use of costume, lighting, and set design to convey a message through a strong mis-en-scene. “Play” opens with three figures encased in large urns with only their faces visible. The urn as a prop is significant because it symbolizes the individuals’ being trapped by their own desires; doomed to repeat them....   [tags: Plays]

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Film Critique of Dances with Wolves

- Film Critique of “Dances with Wolves” This is a wonderful movie that is set in 1863 during the civil war. The main character is John Dunbar, a Lieutenant in the United States Army, who is played by Kevin Costner. The movie begins with Dunbar in the field hospital with a severely wounded leg that the Dr.’s are planning to amputate. Dunbar decides that he does not want to live minus a leg and leaves the field hospital, takes a horse and rides across the length of the enemy lines where he expects that he will meet his death....   [tags: Soldier, Sioux, Culture]

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A Critique Of On Dumpster Diving

- A Critique of On Dumpster Diving According to Mayberry (2009) Lars Eighner, a graduate of the University of Texas, became homeless in 1988 and again in 1995 (p. 351). Some of the accounts from Travels with Lisbeth (1993), a book by Lars Eighner, depicted what he went through and what he found during his homeless state. A homeless person must eat and sleep but may not know where or when this might happen next. The human will to survive enabled Eighner to eat food from a dumpster, reach out to other for handouts, and sleep in places other than a bed with covers....   [tags: Homelessness, Poverty, Homeless shelter]

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Critique : Why Tipping Is Wrong

- Critique: Why Tipping is Wrong The idea of tipping has always been normal to myself, as I was a kid and still now I see my parents leaving tips for the waiter/waitress when we go out to eat. It never occurred to me until I got older that it was hard for these workers to get by as their salary depended upon their tips. Once I read Saru Jayaraman’s article on “Why Tipping is Wrong” I was unsure of what I was getting myself into. However, it brought light and told how we should be getting rid of tips and giving the workers a fair and decent salary....   [tags: Minimum wage, Wage, United States, Poverty]

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Outline Of A Critique Of Policy

- Critique of Policy Just like everything in this world there are strengths and weaknesses to be examined. Strengths allow for an individual to realize the things that are done well and that will benefit themselves or others in the future. Weaknesses allow for an individual to find ways to improve and create something better. Realizing that there are strengths and weaknesses within us and within concepts is important in bettering these both aspects. Acts such as The College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007 are no exception....   [tags: Debt, Loan, Education, Student]

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Analysis Of Choreographers ' Showcase Critique

- Choreographers’ Showcase Critique During the show was appreciated various choreographic styles with a dramatic or soft performance, different musical rhythms, and cultural implications. Throughout the show the dancers’ movements excelled with professionalism and the elements, such as the light effects and the costume’s details, enhanced the choreographies. However, in all these factors mentioned above, helped to communicate the choreographers ' intention on the meaning of the dance. At the beginning of Choreographers ' showcase, the first dance was entitled Holding On from the choreographer Nicholas Granavel....   [tags: Dance, Choreography, Dance therapy]

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Strauss 's Critique Of Religion

- In this essay I will advance the argument that Strauss’s account of cultural Zionism’s limitations is inaccurate as well as revelatory. Strauss’s critique of a strictly cultural Judaism reflects not so much his affirmation of Orthodox religious practice, but his rejection of cultural particularity more generally. Recognition of the universalist undercurrent animating Strauss’s rejection of Jewish cultural particularity affords us the additional opportunity to reassess Strauss’s analysis of the Jewish condition in Why Remain Jews....   [tags: Judaism, Jews, Nation, Religion]

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Plato 's Critique Of Democracy

- Cambridge dictionary defines democracy as the belief in freedom and equality between people, or a system of government based on this belief, in which power is held by elected representatives or directly by the people themselves. Democracy has been in existence for at least 2,500 years, and is believed to have originated in Ancient Athens. Plato’s critique of democracy is thought provoking. Plato claims that democracy is a stage of political being, he believes believed that from oligarchy comes democracy, and from democracy comes tyranny ....   [tags: Democracy, Oligarchy, Plato, Leadership]

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The Critique Of German Ideology

- a large group of people who live together in an organized way, making decisions about how to do things and sharing the work that needs to be done. All the people in a country, or in several similar countries, can be referred to as a society."Society Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary." Society Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary. Cambridge Dictionaries, n.d. Web. 12 Sept. 2016. A careful study of the Critique of German Ideology made it clear to me that society posses certain ingredients which makes it differ from other human forms of growth....   [tags: Karl Marx, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel]

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Beloved: Critique with New Historicism

- Beloved is a Pulitzer Prize winning novel written by Toni Morrison and published in 1987. The story follows Sethe as she attempts to make peace with her present (for her, post Civil War America) and her past as a former slave and the atrocities she suffered at the hands of the "benevolent" Gardner family. Information given to the readers from different perspectives, multiple characters, and various time periods allows her audience to piece together the history of the family, their lives, as well as provide insight into slavery and the aftermath as a whole....   [tags: literary analysis, Toni Morris]

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Liberal Humanistic Critique of Gladiator

- Ridley Scott’s epic film, Gladiator, won five Academy Awards, including Best Picture in 2000. Scott’s film, details the fall and rise of the great Roman General, Maximus Decimus Meridius. The Roman Emperor, Marcus Aurelius, tells Maximus that he wishes that he become his successor, instead of his son, Commodus. Angry, Commodus, murders his own father, thus becoming the emperor, and sentences Maximus and his family to death. He escapes, but the Emperor’s men murder his family and burn his home. Slave traders, then capture him, and sell him into slavery....   [tags: Film Review]

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Journal of Teacher Education Critique

- Introduction The Journal of Teacher Education has been in existence since March of 1950. According to the journals website (http://jte.sagepub.com/) it has an impact factor of 1.891 and is ranked 18 out of 184 in Education & Educational Research. The purpose of this paper is to critique issue 64 volume 3 of 2011. This paper is organized so that description of information is presented about the authors, institutions and topics of each paper, then a synthesis of the teacher education articles, and finally implications for the field of teacher education. Description This journal issue included seven total articles; four were research articles, two were literature reviews and one was an edito...   [tags: Education, teaching]

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Critique Of The Working Poor

- When writing a book that person is faced with not only the vulnerability of expressing their opinions, but also the acceptance of what another person’s opinion might be from reading the book. In fact critics have a very strong influence on what a person will take in when reading a book. Their critique will determine whether that person will take the time to buy and read the work that author spent many months or even years to write. “While agreeing with Shiplers points of the working poor, I also agree with the critics’ critique of the non-working poor who live at poverty in America and the faults in the lack of a broader study.” Joel Schwartz, a critic who took the time to read Shiplers boo...   [tags: Poverty, Poverty in the United States]

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Critique Of Your Interviewing Skills

- Critique of your interviewing skills My experience at the simulation was a more positive experience than my last one. Even though I do not believe I did a bad job at my last simulation, I do feel that I had more confidence and was more prepared for this time around. After watching my own interview, I realized that I was able to more effectively listen to the client and allow for silences to not make me feel uncomfortable. At times, I even felt that our conversation had more passion towards it and did not feel like a fake encounter with a stranger....   [tags: Emotion, Feeling, Better, Need]

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Quantitative Research Critique On Women

- Quantitative Research Critique Women attempting to become pregnant and those who have already conceived have a multitude of recommendations they are asked to follow provided by health care authorities. The recommendations are suggested in order to provide optimal outcomes for the mother/baby dyad based on current research and evidence. Article Summary Clare Dunney, a research Midwife and Deirdre J Murphy, a professor of obstetrics in Ireland wanted to know what health behaviors pregnant women reported engaging in and identify “at risk” groups of women....   [tags: Pregnancy, Childbirth, Folic acid, Uterus]

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Critique Of Whitman 's Pedagogy

- Critique of Whitman’s Pedagogy (A critique of Walt Whitman’s themes and ideas in Song of Myself 6, 46, 47) Pedagogy is a teaching style that is used to help students learn. Teachers often have a unique pedagogy that they prefer to follow. Some teachers prefer to lecture, others model, some simply assign the work, and to each their own. “…there is some evidence of teachers abandoning formal pedagogies in favor of informal ones…” (Cain). Walt Whitman was no different; he preferred a hands on approach when it came to teaching, and through his approach, he learned as much from the student as they did from him....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Walt Whitman, Song of Myself]

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A Critique Of Daily Life

- A Critique of Daily Life in Ancient Egypt In this critique of Kasia Szpakowska’s book, Daily Life in Ancient Egpyt, I am going to discuss her purpose, my likes and dislikes, her use of images, and how I felt this book related to this course. Daily Life in Ancient Egypt was an excellent choice for this course. The information supplements the in-class lectures by providing sufficient information into the life of the mundane versus the life of the rulers and the pharaohs. It provides information that is clear and concise so the reader doesn’t need to dissect the information and gains a clear understanding of real life for the Ancient Egyptians....   [tags: Ancient Egypt, Egypt, Egyptian language]

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Wollstonecraft 's Vision And Critique

- The purpose of this paper is to discuss the eighteenth century feminist philosopher, Mary Wollstonecraft. Specifically, it explores her vision and critique of the relationship between the genders by explaining her position and her prescription to remedy the deficiencies she identifies with regards to gender inequality. Additionally, this evaluation asserts that at present, we have partially achieved the realization of Wollstonecraft’s vision of women in society, which dates back two centuries. Finally, it emphasizes the importance of the continued of study of Wollstonecraft’s philosophical ideas in society today....   [tags: Gender, Feminism, Sociology, Political philosophy]

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A Critique of Confucian Morality

- A Critique of Confucian Morality For many centuries, Confucianism has been widely revered by the Chinese for its emphasis on morality. Confucius, who lived from 551 to 479 BCE, is different to most philosophers in that he showed no interest questioning his existence, the possibility of a God, or the reality that he seemed to live in; instead he focused on the human relations side of philosophy as it was his belief that people should “give (themselves) earnestly to the duties due to men … (and) keep aloof from (spiritual beings)” (Confucius 195)....   [tags: ancient oriental philosphies]

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Research Critique : Nursing Research

- Research Critique Tintu Thomas NRS-433 V Introduction to Nursing Research 09/28/2014 Problem statement In the recent past there have been a lot of concerns growing as regards support worker in healthcare. Most of them have been extending their practice towards tasks that should only be carried out by the registered professional nurses and midwives (Griffiths & Robinson, 2010). The support workers have been engaging in the midwifery and nursing tasks which involve direct clinical practices, posing serious health risks to the patients and themselves, as they are not trained in these fields....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider, Regulation]

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Critique On Against Gay Marriage

- Critique on Against Gay Marriage Is marriage strictly between male and female, or should it also be open for homosexuals. William Bennett, a well known politician believes in the traditional marriage, being between a male and female. His thesis reads “We are engaged in a debate which, in a less confused time, would be considered pointless and even oxymoronic: the question of the same-sex marriage” (409). Not only is this statement bias, but other elements of his work held problems. The way his case was defended was ineffective to his case....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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The Theory Of Scientific Critique

- Individual responsibility provides a just and effective base that current Australian legal system. This following essay will analyse how the criminal justice system rests upon the idea of individualised responsibility with reference to the main two core principles that make person criminal liable, these being the Latin phrases Mens Rea “guilty mind and atus reas “Guilty act”. These two core principles will then be used to critically analyse the current model of individual responsibility to support that it is an effective and fair system for Australian criminal law....   [tags: Crime, Criminal law, Criminal justice, Police]

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Marx 's Critique Of Religion

- Is Marx’s critique of religion for the most part correct, partially correct, or too simplistic (black and white) to be right. In my opinion Marx 's investigation into the realm of religion is for the most part correct, but his views do imply very black and white reasoning; he said all feedback starts with the feedback of religion. The portrayal of religion as the heart of a cutthroat world in this way turns into an investigation not of religion essentially but rather of the world as it exists. What this shows is that his thought of religion, governmental issues, financial aspects and society in general was not just a philosophical activity, but rather a dynamic endeavor to change the world,...   [tags: Karl Marx, Marxism, Philosophy, Religion]

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A Critique Of Legal Positivism

- This paper will provide a critique of legal positivism through consideration of its origins, principle scholars, theoretical assumptions, limitations. It will include an example of relevancy through the complex and divisive issue of same-sex marriage. Legal positivism is a theory defined as, “a method of legal study that concentrates on the logical structure of law, the meanings and uses of its concepts, and the formal terms and the modes of its operation and that tries to understand the nature of law”(US Legal Dictionary - Law and Legal Definitions, 2016, n.p.)....   [tags: Law, Legal positivism, Natural law, Jurisprudence]

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Evaluation Of A Course Critique

- Question#1 According to OSHA, “effective” means that the information and training provided must work. “Employees must carry the knowledge from the training into their daily jobs. For example, if asked, they should know the hazardous chemicals are present in their work area, and should also know how to protect themselves” (Haight, 2012, pp. 104-105). It is extremely important to measure the effectiveness of your HazCom training to ensure that you met all of your training objectives and your employees understand/retain the material....   [tags: Occupational safety and health]

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Speaker Critique Assignment On Baseball

- Speaker Critique Assignment On Friday September 23th, I attended Mr. Paul Tuke’ s public speech at WQ Room 127. The time was 6: 00 P.M-7: 00 P.M. He is an instructor who teaching in IEI English program. His presentation was talking about American baseball. He gave so much baseball background to audience. He said he love baseball, his favorite team in Arizona. At beginning, he gave every audience a vocabulary list about baseball. I thought that was helpful to understand his speech. The first part of his presentation “Baseball around the word.” He used power point to show a map included America and Asia....   [tags: Baseball, Major League Baseball, Baseball]

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The Critique Point Of Marketing

- The marketing studies is comprehensive and surrounded with so much criticism. As Hackley (2009) mentioned, “an intriguing feature of marketing studies is that it has developed many new forms of research and exploration but has yet remained, in its most popular guise, a resolutely one-dimensional problem-solving discipline. (Hackely, 2009, p.45)”. Besides, he also pointed out that “an outline of some specific criticisms of managerial Marketing’s concepts might provide a more concrete point of departure for a critical marketing studies (Hackely....   [tags: Marketing, Marketing strategy]

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Marxist Critique Of On Liberty

- To begin a Marxist critique of On Liberty, a summary of both Karl Marx and John Mill’s views are pertinent to the basic understanding of their thoughts through their work. Laying out the fundamentals of their views will help us recognize what types of arguments they might have towards one another on the topic of Net Neutrality. Net Neutrality can broadly be defined as the government intervention to prevent internet providers from charging content providers more for greater access to their internet service....   [tags: Marxism, Social class, John Stuart Mill]

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Quantitative Research Article Critique

- Quantitative Research Article Critique This paper is an academic critique of an article written by Lautrette, et al. (2007) titled: “A Communication Strategy and Brochure for Relatives of Patients Dying in the ICU” and accurately reflected the content of the article and the research study itself. The abstract explained the article in more detail, while remaining concise. The type of research study, sample size, variables, intervention, measurement method, findings, and conclusion were all mentioned in the abstract....   [tags: Healthcare]

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Quantitative Study Article Critique

- Quantitative Study Article Critique This paper is a critique of an article written by McKinney and Jones (1993) entitled: “Effects of a Children’s Book and a Traditional Textbook on Fifth-grade Students’ Achievement and Attitudes toward Social Studies”. In their research the authors examined the effects of a children’s book and a traditional social studies textbook on knowledge acquisition and attitudes toward social studies and the textbook in a sample of 57 fifth-graders. It is the intention of the present paper to develop analytical discussion and the holistic interpretation of the McKinney and Jones’s quantitative study (1993)....   [tags: Children's Books, Text Books, Education]

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Nursing Research Article Critique

- The development of knowledge requires a number of processes in order to establish credible data to ensure the validity and appropriateness of how it can be used in the future. For the healthcare industry, this has provided the ability to create and form new types of interventions in order to give adequate care across a of number of fields within the system. Research then, has been an essential part in providing definitive data, either by disproving previous beliefs or confirming newly found data and methods....   [tags: Healthcare Nursing]

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Critique on “Sonnet 138”

- Critique on “Sonnet 138” In the sonnet “Sonnet 138” or “When My love Swears that She is Made of Truth” by William Shakespeare, he uses many types of rhyme. Written in iambic pentameter, with a rhyme scheme of ABAB, CDCD, EFEF, GG, Shakespeare includes examples of rhyme, alliteration, and personification. In “Sonnet 138,” an elderly gentleman is in a relationship with a young woman. The woman thinks the man is young although she knows he is not. Connotation changes the plot of the sonnet....   [tags: Shakespearean Literature]

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Critique on Kingdom Education

- Critique on Kingdom Education Summary Kingdom education is a process that begins with a child accepting Christ as their Lord and Savior and continues with the goal of that child reaching maturity in Christ. As such, evangelism and discipleship are part of a kingdom education that will train children to know God and have a biblical worldview. This worldview is taught through Bible stories, but is also incorporated into every subject and into educational methods that reflect a biblical philosophy....   [tags: Literature Review ]

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Critique of Hardy's Dissertation

- This paper reviews Hardy’s (2008) dissertation on perceptions of school counselors and school administrators with the respect to the roles of school counselors as they implement the New York Comprehensive School Counseling Model. This critique will examine the problem and purpose of the study, literature review, methodology and conclude with discussion and summary. The Problem (Hardy’s, 2008) study focused on two problems. The first concern focused on “the ambiguous role definition of actual practice for school counselors since New York State school counselors responsibilities are defined by local school district administration instead of the components of the New York State Model....   [tags: school counselors, school administrators]

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Methods of Literary Critique

- Criticism is one of the most important aspects of literally works because it helps the reader to have a broader perspective of the works, which could be poetry, literature or drama work. The process of critiquing works of art can be focused in areas that include psychological, theological, gender, and Marxist ones. There are a number of approaches that can be used as forms of carrying out literally criticism; one of them is the use of archetypal approach. There is no specific way to explain exactly what literature means and is to each individual person....   [tags: literary analysis, r.w. clugston]

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Critique : Intimate Apparel

- Salim Naser 0916303 THEA 1331 February 20, 2016 (opening night) Critique: Intimate Apparel This play covers issues relating to racial prejudice, cultural stereotypes, and gender roles. We are introduced to these issues through the trials and tribulations of Esther Mills, a highly talented African-American seamstress looking for love at the age of thirty five. The set, while very simple and had only a few props (bed, table, staircase, piano, and fabric store) was very dynamic and was easily changed in between scenes, sometimes all they did was change the comforter on the bed....   [tags: Protagonist, Antagonist, The Play, Esther]

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Institutional Critique

- When someone enters an art gallery, they believe they are going to view art, but under the guise of Institutional Critique, this notion often false. Instead of being the traditional art of painting, sculptures, and installations, viewers encounter, in the work of Hans Haacke, Daniel Buren, and Michael Asher in the 1970s, not much to look at, but a lot to think about. In essence, Institutional Critique is a protest against museums/galleries demanding them to view art and art exhibition in new ways, exemplified by Conceptual art where words, video, readymades, and even ideas are art....   [tags: Art]

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New Internationalist Article Critique

- With an exuberant title of SIZZZZLE, this article in the September 2006 edition in the issue 393 of the Internationalist Magazine, enunciates on the idea of advertising companies targeting children and young people to produce a higher income. Quoting through a variety of renowned child psychologists and various marketing educators, Jonathan Williams illustrates advertising as exploiting an individual’s insecurities, creating false needs and offering counterfeit solutions; hence fostering dissatisfaction that leads to consumption....   [tags: article critiques, magazines, advertising]

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Critique of a Website

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

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IBL Critique

- Inquiry based learning (henceforth referred to as IBL) is an inquisitive approach to science teaching, that uses questioning as its key component, encourages the development of problem solving skills through interactive involvement, and aims to grant a deeper understanding of the concept to be taught through the use of the five Es. Inquiry based learning is driven by the student, and can be used in a variety of ways, according to Boggess (http://assessment.tamu.edu/seminars/110807_Boggess.pdf); examples include group work, discussion, writing, using the web, activities inside and outside the classroom, engagement, and diversity....   [tags: Inquiry Based Learning, Science Teaching]

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