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Should Colleges Really Eliminate The College Lecture?

- Summary In the article Should Colleges Really Eliminate the College Lecture. by Christine Gross-Loh, Loh discusses the relevance of traditional college lectures and how it could become obsolete in the near future. She explains how a “flipped classroom” could be more beneficial in terms of academics and show improvements in students learning abilities. Loh explains that not every college professor is properly taught how to give a lecture, making it difficult for students to get the correct education from a professor who isn’t trained to explain the material....   [tags: University, Professor, Lecture, Education]

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A Lecture On College Lecture Hall

- College Lecture Hall Introduction I have not always taken my classes online, I used to go to class every day and listen to the lectures given by my professors in person. I have had many great experiences with in class learning but I have also had some less than great experiences. Those experiences that were less than great were the classes where by the professor taught by lecture and test alone. The two experiences I am going to use as examples are very different form one another, one being a great learning example where the setting used an approach environment and the other being a poor example that used an avoidance environment....   [tags: Educational psychology, Education, Teaching]

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The Year Lecture ( The Last Lecture )

- This book (the last lecture), is filled with awe-inspiring circumstances. Of course life can come with some hurdles or challenges, but the tendency for Randy to handle his medical situation with phenomenal valor, is an outstanding qualities that shows leadership and focus on what matters to him, his family, and vision before he moved on to the next realm. The first skill observed is goal setting. Dating back to when Randy was a child, he had several goals that he wanted to achieve, and he actualize these dreams....   [tags: Carnegie Mellon University, Randy Pausch]

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Personal Statement : Lecture On Lecture

- a. Connection to Lecture. I haven’t given recent feedback as I’ve been in business school for over a year receiving dubious feedback from others, nevertheless, there were many times when some of the biases discussed in Lecture 7 were on display in myself and my colleagues. For starters, feedback is often too self-focused in the sense that the person giving advice is inclined to look for shortcomings of others relative to their own strengths. For example, I would often receive feedback from superiors that focused on my shortcomings relative to a trait that the person giving feedback found important, often because he or she exhibited relative strength in this area....   [tags: Donald Trump, Ivana Trump, Elite, Abilene paradox]

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A Lecture On The Holocaust

- This lecture was about the different couples that survived the Holocaust. Photographer Lloyd Wolf was the speaker and did an awesome job with bringing the pictures on the screen to life. From what we were told about the couples, they loved each other and had nothing bad to say about one another. Of course they had a few disagreements but nothing major. All of the couples that we learned about had one thing in common, and that was they all loved and wanted each other’s company. In every interview that Wolf introduced to the people, they all said the same thing....   [tags: Jews, The Holocaust, Family, Germany]

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The Last Lecture

- If I had made a list of my child hood dreams, I admit, it wouldn’t be very impressive. I never wanted to be a firefighter or a policeman. I never had the urge to be a millionaire, and I never even thought of being a G.I Joe or Army Man. If you could see my list, you would see only two words scribbled down in that chicken scratch hand writing of mine. But only one of those words would follow me out of that first grade class room and stick with me to this present day. By now, curiosity must be coursing through your veins, just to know what my child hood dream is....   [tags: Biography]

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Are College Lectures Unfair?

- Annie Murphy Paul’s “Are College Lectures Unfair?” is a well-written research based argument, but is it solid. In her article she questions “Does the college lecture discriminate. Is it biased against undergraduates who are not white, male and affluent?” She spends the rest of her essay providing evidence that active learning would benefit students who are “female, minorities and low income first generation college students”, while passive learning provides a bases for discrimination against the under- privileged....   [tags: Education, Educational psychology, Lecture]

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Tuesdays With Morrie And The Last Lecture

- Throughout history, books and speeches have guided, entertained, informed and helped persuade people. The First Amendment guarantees our right to freedom of speech, which allows for us to read or write whatever book we want, and have the ability to have free speech. We all die, but how would you react if you knew your death was sooner than later. Morrie in the book “Tuesdays with Morrie” and Randy in the “Last Lecture” both are ill, and know they are going to die soon. At a first glance, you may think Morrie and Randy are very similar, both, dying, living life to the fullest, talking about complicated stuff, and both teaching....   [tags: Carnegie Mellon University, Randy Pausch]

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A Lecture On The Gentrification Of Boston

- 1. Dr. Sylvie Tessot’s lecture was on the gentrification of Boston, mainly focusing on the South end of Boston. She began her lecture giving us background information on Boston and how and why the South End of Boston began to be gentrified. Firstly, she looked at gentrification of this area starting in the mid-50s which people said contained five percent of the population, but ninety-five percent of the problems. She made some association with City Hall and their willingness to give out loans beginning the start of Urban Renewal....   [tags: Sociology, Middle class, Social class]

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Performance Lecture: Relationship with an Audience

- ... The placards helped to conclude our presentation and emphasise key points whilst the video material appeared to be a strongly successful element through informing the audience with enough information about the practitioners in an engaging, humorous and memorable manner. This was often parodic, therefore linking back to the techniques of absurdist theatre. Linking back to the main topic our audience relationship, it was highly important that our own audience felt self-aware and were critical, not passive to what they observed, producing witnesses rather than spectators, as we found Tim Etchells wanted from his audiences....   [tags: theater styles, drama performance]

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A Lecture At Carnegie Mellon University

- Randy Pausch was a man who found much success in his life. He received his bachelors degree from Brown University, and went on to earn his Ph.D in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University, later becoming a professor there. He had been employed with major companies, such as Adobe Systems and Walt Disney Imagineering. In September 2006, Randy Pausch discovered that he had terminal pancreatic cancer, and was given 3-6 months to live. He underwent a pancreaticoduodenectomy to remove the tumor from his pancreas, but by August 2007 the cancer had returned....   [tags: Carnegie Mellon University, Randy Pausch]

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My First Lecture At The University

- Antidotes It was my first lecture in the university, having previously gone through a university experience; I was expecting a very similar experience. However the setting was completely different the sitting arrangement was in a group form, the lecture room was arranged in an unconventional (informal) way more like a social setting, the method of learning contrast everything I was used to. I was wondering how I am going to cope as well as get the best from the lecture. We were ask to write about our previous leaning experiencing highlighting both our failures and success and what they could be attributed to....   [tags: Educational psychology, Education, Constructivism]

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The Lecture On Beowulf By Carolyn Anderson

- Beowulf Lecture Summary The lecture on Beowulf, by Carolyn Anderson, provided some helpful information about the text. She revealed some background about the manuscript and text, and she also discussed some important concepts in the book. Those concepts include the difference between masculine and feminine, heroes and monsters, hosts and guests, and the relationship between men and kin. There is only a single manuscript of Beowulf left, and it was nearly destroyed in a fire in 1731. The manuscript was being kept in a library, and the library caught on fire....   [tags: Beowulf, KILL, Anglo-Saxons, Saxons]

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A Lecture On The Auditorium Room Architecture

- The class that I observed my mentor, Dr. Badiee, teach contained about 150 enrolled students. Dr. Badiee provided a special lecture on microaggressions for Dr. Campbell’s race and racism class. The classroom was located in the physical sciences building in the main lecture auditorium. The auditorium room architecture is slanted so that the students in the back are elevated in comparison to the front row of students. There were three columns of seating right, middle, and left. A large majority of the classroom was filled with students and as an observed I selected a seat in the back middle row....   [tags: Teacher, Learning, Education, Sit-in]

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The Presence And Action Of The Word Lecture

- The presence and action of the word “lecture” is often perceived to have a negative connotation, as people feel berated when being lectured. In the poem “Girl,” Jamaica Kincaid presents a mother who is lecturing her child. The lecture that the mother is giving her child can be initially discerned as one that is given in a negative way. However, through further analysis, it is seen that the mother is giving her daughter advice on how to live in an Antiguan and patriarchal society because she wants her daughter to grow up to live a successful and fulfilling life....   [tags: Family, Woman, Procedural knowledge]

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The Lecture Given By Jo Thakker

- The lecture given by Jo Thakker, focused on the definition, symptoms, DSM-5 criteria and epidemiology and etiology of Trauma and Stress-Related Disorders. When defining these disorders, it was important for Jo to distinguish between stress and stressors. Sue, Sue, Sue and Sue (2016) define stress as a psychological or physiological response stressor that is internal (p.165). Stressors are defined as the external events that place a demand on us that is psychological or physiological (p.165). These distinctions were important to make known in the lecture, as they play a role in distinguishing between the types of stress and trauma disorders....   [tags: Psychological trauma]

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A Lecture On International Flows Of Humanity

- With a large number of immigrants already residing within the United States, it is time to change how we deal with immigration. In chapter four of “Global Issues, Local Arguments” June Johnson introduces the topic of crossing borders and discusses how it leads to immigration. In Kofi Annan’s “Lecture on International Flows of Humanity,” he states that the migration of people is inevitable, but must be regulated through policies. He argues, “the answer must lie in managing migration-rationally, creatively, compassionately and cooperatively” (148)....   [tags: Immigration, Immigration to the United States]

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The Idea Of The Last Lecture

- “We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand” (24). Life has ups and downs and it is bound to happen to everyone. Whether it is a death in a family to getting fired. But there is one thing you can do to make your life interesting. Every child has a dream. A dream whether it is about meeting a famous basketball player like Kobe Bryant to sitting in the front seat, driving a ferrari on the racing track. It’s even more exciting when you are about to cross it and put it in the completed bucket....   [tags: Carnegie Mellon University]

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A Lecture Discussion On Hip Hop

- Overall, there was not very much from the lecture discussion that I can relate to statistics, however, the lecturer did use percentages throughout her presentation. For example, she said that eighty percent of hip hop CDs are bought by white teenagers showing that white people are also listening to the genre of hip hop. Additionally, Professor Gloria Ladson-Billings showed graphs which had percentages of what race voted for what political party. It was the use of percentages and graphs that helped give me a visual idea of how racial idea is still very much of an issue in present day....   [tags: Race, White people, Race, Black people]

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What I Learned On The Lecture

- as she has age, she has try new things that she never had before. She also told me that she has no problem tasting food and that she enjoys spicy food. From what we learned on the lecture, I was expecting her to have a decline of what she eats or at least that food didn’t taste the same but this was not the case. They say that if taste decline, smell declines as well but this wasn’t the case with my interviewee. She told me that she had no issues with smelling, except that she can’t handle perfume as before....   [tags: Gerontology, Old age, Ageing, Sleep]

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Lecture Me By Molly Worthen

- In her article, “Lecture Me. Really”, Molly Worthen addresses the issue college students know all too well: how to lecture properly. Published in the New York Times, Worthen writes a passionate article about lecturing but from the perspective of a professor. Worthen presents the idea that lecturing, although some may think ineffective in the classroom, is a way to truly challenge and engage students into critically thinking. Worth dictates this idea with an excellent build up logical argument but lacks the proper evidence to support her claims creating a faulty argument....   [tags: Critical thinking, Logic, Rhetoric, Argument map]

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Lecture on Nothingness: John Cage

- In Cage’s poem the use of no words is the language he develops, which includes the silence of blank spaces, sentence gaps or fragmentation, and the flow or continuity of the entire piece, is as critical as the use and placement of actual words. Together, in balance with each other (not with words in a more exalted position than no words), they form what he wishes to say in a manner similar to a musical composition. And what he wishes to say is there is nothing to say - there is no one phrase of words that sums up the poem’s significance....   [tags: Literature]

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Science Lecture Hall With Fear

- Coming into to college, I was not sure what to expect all I knew was that I needed to work hard and I would be fine. I was now officially an adult and no one could make choose how I spend this great amount of time. All of the free time I had I didn’t use it properly which hurt me. It was October 14, 2016 I walked into the Physical Science Lecture Hall with fear. During the test, I found myself skipping over a lot of the questions and looking up at time every few minutes. In contrast, the other 300 plus students who, sat in the burgundy chairs with the small brown desks, had their heads down answering the exam questions....   [tags: Debut albums, 2007 singles, Friendship, Better]

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Strategic Management Of Practice Lecture

- a) From the Strategic Management of Practice Lecture, there are 4 forms of organizational configurations: Entrepreneurial, Bureaucratic, Professional and Innovative. The entrepreneurial organization is a simple, flat structure. One or a few top managers hold decision-making power for the whole company. Compared with other types of organization, the entrepreneurial is more unstructured and informal. The single focus system makes the organization to be fast, flexible, and lean but has significant risk on decision making....   [tags: Management, Organization, Strategic management]

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Dr. Sandman 's Lecture

- The first recommendation discussed in Dr. Sandman’s lecture was for an agency to not over-reassure (Sandman, 2004). Reassurance gives the affected population a sense that things are under control, that there is no need to modify day to day business and that those in charge of the situation are addressing all aspects of the situation. There are positive aspects to reassuring a community. The populace should be calmer in the face of a crisis, exhibit less panic, develop the trust of the community leaders and cause less drain on available resources....   [tags: Decision making, Decision theory, Risk]

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The Lecture Provided By Professor Elias Kary

- The lecture provided by Professor Elias Kary on the nineteenth of November merely was a recapitulation and overview of the previous lecture, plus a summarization of the past few weeks of class lecture/material. There was an overview of Applied Anthropology and how “anthropologists have a practical place in solving problems.” (Kary 2015) There was an overview of colonialism; the Maori and Moriori of New Zealand; and the history of anthropology itself. There was a foray into the work of Charles Mann and revisionist history, particularly from the point of view of his book 1491....   [tags: Sociology, Anthropology, Culture]

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Guest Lecture Reflection

- The guest lecture by Peter Johnson, last Thursday, was highly informative for many reasons. Peter Johnson brought in a vast amount of Maine political knowledge. Mills spent time in both the Maine Senate and Maine House of Representatives and recently ran for Governor of Maine. Today Mills is the executive director of the Maine Turnpike Authority and was chosen for this position by Governor Paul. The most important insight that Peter Johnson left us was his opinion and rationale for paying teachers more....   [tags: political, legeslature, taxes]

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Lecture 40 : The First Year Of Fighting

- Lecture 40: The First Year of Fighting 1. Reviewing the factors covered in this lecture, how would you access each side’s chances for victory. For the North/US, there was more experienced military men than in the south, or according to Lecture 40, “five-to-two advantage in military-age manpower (1).” Plus manufacturing was more outstanding than in the South, and US had a regular army and navy. This would help the US gain victory due to the men to be more experienced, have more supplies, and have a better army and navy....   [tags: American Civil War, Abraham Lincoln]

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A Lecture On Space, Race, Class, And The City

- Professor Oberdeck’s lecture on space, race, class, and the city was a very systematic approach to understanding how inequality has been formed in cities. She discussed several factors that caused inequality like class conflicts, home value, urban renewal and urban resistance, but the ideas that resonated with me were local and global techniques of racial segregation. I thought it was interesting how much structural intention there was to divide people of different races and classes stemming from policy makers and landlords....   [tags: Racism, Racial segregation, African American]

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The Lecture Notes On Sexually Transmitted Diseases

- In the lecture notes on sexually transmitted diseases, when STDs are diagnosed there is usually more than one infection present (Galbraith, 2015). This is very true in my patient. Susan had contracted chlamydia and gonorrhoea and she also had thrush. Susan’s normal vaginal flora was also detected. I know that Susan contracted chlamydia as the sample curve matched the positive control curve on the real-time PCR graph, this indicates a positive identification for chlamydia DNA. Due to Chlamydia trachomatis not having a cell wall, it could not be Gram stained (Galbraith, 2015), it is also an intracellular obligate bacterium which means it cannot grow and survive outside the body (Rogstad, 2011)...   [tags: Bacteria, Agar plate, Microbiology]

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The On The Online Video Lecture : Why Be Moral

- 1. (711 Words For Question One) In class, we studied the idea of morality in the online video lecture “Why Be Moral,” where we heard the fictional story of “Smith,” the successful cheater (Hettche, 2011). Smith was a man who excelled all throughout his life by cheating. First, he began cheating on spelling tests in elementary school, then continued cheating on into junior high. Many people thought that Smith’s cheating would surely catch up to him later on, but he continued to succeed with the assistance of technologies such as spell check....   [tags: Utilitarianism, Ethics, Virtue ethics]

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Never Let Me Go Lecture

- Never Let Me Go Lecture The lecture was filled with anticipation of what the speakers might say, what their thoughts on the book were and why it was chosen. When I first listen to the first speaker it sound a lot like our little group meetings and a question flu by “why did I come” or “they are just repeating what I know”. It was only when the first speaker got to the end was went I became more interested. The sentence or quote that peaked my curiosity was the first quote the was taken out of the book....   [tags: Thought, Mind, Psychology, Sentence]

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Mgmt 565 Guest Lecture Summary

- MGMT 565 Guest Lecture Summary Ashitha Annamalai On the 29th of September, 2015, we had Marc Hochman, the VP of the Procurement team from A.T. Kearney present a guest lecture on Building the Brand for Procurement. He gave us a brief talk about the future of Supply Chain Management by 2020. The topic that interested me the most from his talk was about ROSMA - Return of Supply Management Assets. Marc mentioned that A.T. Kearney has come us with this ROSMA framework which is going to be a revolutionary performance measurement standard enabling procurement by quantifying its financial contributions....   [tags: Supply chain management, Management, Mathematics]

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Issues Presented During Class Lecture

- Discuss and reflect upon issues presented during class lecture. The issue that was presented during class was “Documentary Photography” and “Documentary film”. We looked at early history documentary pioneer work such as, “Russell Lee” “Dorothea Lange”, “Mary Ellen Mark” and “Pare Lorenz”. How their documentary works has influenced throughout the year and illustrated historical evidence of that period. Russell lee documented the great depression by photographing the event, which became an icon images to the audiences of great depression (financial crisis)....   [tags: Great Depression, Dust Bowl, Great Plains]

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Gender Norms And Power Dynamics Within The Lecture Hall

- Taking the time to notice the gender norms and power dynamics within the lecture hall has presented itself with interesting discoveries. The lecture attended was a first year social science course, and in a large lecture theatre. This being said, this lecture hall consisted of an estimated 300 students; most of the students being female. The lecture was taught by a female professor who appeared to be in her thirties. This lecture attended consisted of multiple gender stereotypes and exemplified various levels of gendered power dynamics....   [tags: Gender, Female, Education, Male]

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How to Give a Lecture

- How to Give a Lecture Lecturing is not simply a matter of standing in front of a class and reciting what you know The classroom lecture is a special form of communication in which voice, gesture, movement, facial expression, and eye contact can either complement or detract from the content. No matter what your topic, your delivery and manner of speaking immeasurably influence your students' attentiveness and learning. Use the following suggestions, based on teaching practices of faculty and on research studies in speech communication, to help you capture and hold students' interest and increase their retention....   [tags: essays papers]

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Rhetorical Analysis Of George Fox 's ' Lecture '

- Lecture I: James starts by emphasizing that his source material will be scholarly. The writer clarifies his plan further by announcing that he will be excluding from consideration the ordinary religious believer, who follows the conventional observances of his country. It would be unsuccessful to study the second hand religion of such a person. His religion has been made for him by others, communicated to him by tradition, determined to him by fixed forms by imitation, and retained by habit. It would benefit us very little to study this second-hand religious life....   [tags: Religion, Spirituality, God]

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I Attended A Session At The Patricia Adams Lecture Series

- For my second learning outside of the classroom experience, I attended a session at the Patricia Adams Lecture Series. The speaker was a woman named Sheila Heen, who is a professor at the Harvard Law School. She teaches a class about negotiation. She is also a New York Times best-selling author. Along with her long-time business partner, Doug Stone, she has written two books called Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most and Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well (Even When it’s Off-Base, Unfair, Poorly Delivered and Frankly, You’re Not in the Mood....   [tags: 2006 singles, Psychology, Learning]

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A Lecture Monika Tyler The Course Leader Of Bachelor Of Nursing

- In this lecture Monika Tyler the course leader of bachelor of nursing came in and spoke to us about what its like being a nurse what you are require to do in order to become a nurse. Monika spoke about the type of people nursing is right for and reasons to do and not a Nursing degree. Monika also explained and defined nursing and then specifically explained what a Registered nurse is. This lecture also highlighted emerging new roles for nurses, pathways into the bachelor at Victoria University and touched on the difference between the amount of males and females who are are currently working as a nurse....   [tags: Nursing, Registered nurse]

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The Lecture About The Book ' Never Let Me Go '

- The lecture about the book “Never Let Me Go”, was presented by five Speakers, who shared their thoughts about the book. As the first speaker begin, it reminded me of our little group meetings. It was only when the speaker got to the end, that I became more interested. The sentence or quote that peaked my curiosity was the first quote that was taken out of the book. The speaker reads back “I saw a new world coming rapidly. More scientific, efficient, yes. More cures for the old sicknesses. Very good....   [tags: Thought, Mind, Psychology, Human]

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The Lecture About The Book Never Let Me Go

- The lecture about the book Never Let Me Go, Made five important points. speakers might say, what their thoughts on the book were and why it was chosen. When I first listen to the first speaker it sound a lot like our little group meetings and a question flu by “why did I come” or “they are just repeating what I know”. It was only when the first speaker got to the end was went I became more interested. The sentence or quote that peaked my curiosity was the first quote the was taken out of the book....   [tags: Thought, Mind, Psychology, Sentence]

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Summary of Stiglitz's Pareto Lecture

- This lecture by Stiglitz is about how and why Pareto or near-Pareto improvement is hard to achieve, through his experience in Council of Economic Advisors for the United States government. First, Stiglitz writes about Adam Smith`s invisible hand theory as an explications of conditions under which market equilibrium will be Pareto efficient, and discusses about the importance of government intervention by writing that in presence of imperfect information or incomplete market, there will always be some intervention by which government can make everyone better off....   [tags: Pareto Stiglitz]

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The Public Lecture Movement During The Civil War

- Introduction In the half-century from the end of the Civil War to the eve of World War I, educative institutions and learning opportunities for adults proliferated (Stubblefield & Keane, 1994). There was a need for the increase awareness and development of adult education. Motives for diffusing knowledge and culture were diverse and included the desire for commercial gain, an intrinsic belief in the value of a liberal education, and a conviction that knowledge, diffused to all segments of the population, would propel civilization forward (Stubblefield & Keane, 1994)....   [tags: Education, Higher education, World War II]

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The Hour Long Lecture Of Bell Hooks And Cornel West

- The hour long lecture of Bell Hooks and Cornel West deemed to be one of the most informative lectures over the culture of African Americans I have listened to. It was not only amazingly informative, but Hooks and West touched on many subjects that we have already covered and are currently learning in class. These subjects include transgression, white supremacy, patriarchy, consciousness, racialized sexism, and what is very relevant in today 's current society, the privilege of whites in America....   [tags: Race, Racism, White American, African American]

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Fr. Francis Clooney Lecture With Guest Speaker

- On Wednesday, October 7, I attended the Theology Department’s Annual Keating Lecture with guest speaker Fr. Francis X. Clooney, S.J. Fr. Francis Clooney gave an interesting presentation about interreligious learning in the Catholic Church. I personally found his lecture quite interesting, and full of knowledge about religion that I had not yet discovered. There were a few things that stuck my interest, the first being when he said that he had to learn from his Hindu Buddhist students in order to teach them....   [tags: Religion, Christianity, Roman Catholic Church]

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My Family 's Continuous Lecture And Dissatisfaction

- The frigid January air did nothing to limit the rage seeping out of every inch of my body. It flabbergasted me that I still had the self-control to keep myself from lashing out at my family. My nails dug deep into my hands, hidden behind the pockets of my sweater while using every ounce of strength and sanity to hold back. Every step that I took wanted to turn to a running start; a need to run away from everyone 's voice. I wanted to scream and holler at my family for their ignorance. What do they know about being a student in a specialized high school in America....   [tags: High school, Family, Filial piety, Education]

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The Baroque Masters Lecture Performance By Dr. Yelena Grinberg

- The Baroque Masters lecture performance by Dr. Yelena Grinberg showcased a selection of keyboard works composed during the Baroque Ear (1600-1750) by t Baroque Masters George Frederic Handel, Domenico Scarlatti, and Johann Sebastian Bach. The ideal of the Baroque period was that music should not only be pleasing, but it must also induce very strong, visceral emotions and stir the passions of the soul. Some important features of the Baroque ear are the precise and elevated rhythms, clear and defined meter, irregular or embellished melodies, and an enriched and unified texture which was he together by the ongoing ground bass known as basso continuo....   [tags: Baroque music, Johann Sebastian Bach, Music]

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A Lecture On American Men And Violence Against Women

- For this assignment we were required to attend an event that had something to do with the women culture. The event that I choose to attend was called “ More than a Few Good Men: A Lecture on American Men and Violence against Women” and it was presented by Jackson Katz. And although I missed the first 30 minutes of the event, the whole topic of conversation was interesting and fascinating. The event consisted of two parts, the first one being about domestic violence and the second being about the by-standard effect as well as the way that media and movies give young boys their ideas of masculinity....   [tags: Violence, Domestic violence]

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The Sandel 's Lecture, The Two Moral Reasoning

- During Michael Sandel’s lecture, the two moral reasoning’s he described was Consequentialist and Categorical moral reasoning. According to Sandel, Consequentialist moral reasoning locates morality in the consequence of an act, while Categorical moral reasoning located morality in certain duties and rights. (Harvard University (Producer), n.d.) To explain these moral reasoning’s he used scenarios. His first scenario was about a “you” driving a trolley car with broken brakes, would you turn the trolley to kill one worker or continue to go straight and kill five workers....   [tags: Morality, Ethics, Civil disobedience]

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The Brown Sisters Lecture

- The Brown Sisters Upon hearing the narrative assignment, I found myself stunned that I would actually have to attend a lecture outside of my classes. When scanning the list of possible events, the Brown Sisters lecture stood out in my mind. I had just completed an essay solely devoted to the decision and it’s impact on society so I thought it would be interesting to hear a first hand account of the tumultuous times these brave women faced. The lecture turned out to be more interesting than I originally imagined though I left with a slight sense of dissatisfaction....   [tags: Brown versus Board of Education]

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Attending a Lecture on Brown vs. Board of Education by Julian Bond

- Broken Promise of Brown I attended a lecture entitled the Broken Promise of Brown which was given by Julian Bond. This took place at Smith Memorial Hall on April 2 at 7:30 p.m. As I entered the building and made my way to the main entrance of the auditorium, I noticed that this CAS/MillerComm lecture was more formal than the usual CAS/MillerComm lectures. CAS/MillerComm was the sponsor of this event and also sponsors an entire lecture series free to the public. As I entered the auditorium there were a cameraman and interviewer asking people as they walked in what they knew about the Brown vs....   [tags: Lectures Julian Bond Race Segregation]

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Professional Legal Ethical and Social Issues

- ... Fig 1. Flowchart of legal issues source: JISClegal information ETHICAL ISSUES: Ethics defined as moral principles that govern a person’s behaviour or the conducting of an activity (Oxford 2014). Ethical issues are considered to be morally good practices that should be followed and professional bodies involved. The issues like freedom of information, privacy, copyright legislations, legality of software and social media misuse are all within the use of IT. Ethics is not just about what is right and what is wrong (Garret & Lewis, 2008).it also includes moral systems and principles and stakeholder analysis....   [tags: lecture capture system]

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Large Lecture Classes

- Large Lecture Classes Having left the confronting atmosphere of home schooling or typically small high school classes. Large Lecture Classes Having left the confronting atmosphere of home schooling or typically small high school classes, college freshmen’s find it difficult to adapt to large lecture classes. There classes are varying in size from 50 to 200. In my fall class, Chemistry 1301, Professor Dr. Young teaches approximately 70 students every morning. Typically, classes like Chemistry 1301 at Baylor University contain 70 to 100 students....   [tags: Economics]

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The Sad Nature of the Conflict between Israel and Palestine

- ... Learning about the carelessness that the Israelis have towards the Palestinians really shocked me. It’s horrifying how soldiers casually shoot everywhere, not really caring who or what they shoot at. After learning about the Old Testament, though, this makes sense to me. Since the people of Israel are Jewish, they don’t believe that the Messiah has come yet and must still live by the laws of the Old Testament, where God demanded they eliminate many people groups through “holy war.” Through this understanding, it makes sense that the Israelis don’t think twice about shooting even at Palestinian children....   [tags: Palestinian lecture reflection]

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Live Your Life to the Fullest

- Randy Pausch once said, “We cannot change the cards we are dealt with, just how we play the hand.” The last lecture is a speech that professor write. It is what the last lecture they would say if it was the last lecture they’d make in their life. In The Last Lecture, Pausch explains his childhood dreams and everything he accomplished to make them possible, and how to help other accomplish their dreams. Pausch is an inspiring fighter; he’s considered a fighter for the fact that since he found out he has ten tumors in his liver, yet he still lives his life to the fullest....   [tags: writer, lecture, cancer]

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Risk, Demography, and Technological Evolution in Non-Industrial Populations

- ... The Risk hypothesis involves the risk of resource failure and the increasing complexity of task-specific tools compared to multi-task tools. The Mobility hypothesis basically states that the structure of the toolkit is limited by the amount an individual can carry without the help of domesticated animals or vehicles. This means that an extremely mobile individual would have a smaller toolkit so they could carry it all at once. The Population Size hypothesis uses cultural drift (similar to genetic drift) as a basis for toolkit variation....   [tags: summary of Mark Collard's lecture]

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A Personal Reflection Paper of Teaching & Learning

- People is unique product. Differences in background, education, experience, intention make peoples different. You, me, my friends, your colleagues, everyone have different idea, life style, working style, learning style, and teaching style. The followings are my own reflections of learning and teaching based on my experience, moreover, they can be changed along the life. First Learning Style When I studied in bachelor of engineering, I used to get A from one subject that I only sit in the class and listen to the instructor....   [tags: pure lecture, transcript, grade]

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Education Must Empower Students to Think Critically

- ... Instead of memorising information they need to understand the concepts, grasp what the subject is about and then formulating answers would come naturally. Learning takes place when we engage ourselves with the work, when we make it ours. The student’s role should not be to just memorise the information but to firstly understand it and then question it. It is not possible to learn and memorise something without understanding its actual definition and whether or not it is actually true and not a fallacy....   [tags: lecture, memorize, exams]

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Notes on a Lecture About DNA and Ethics

- Chemistry Essay I went to a lecture that was called “ Who Owns Life?” The person who spoke at this lecture was David Magnus, Ph.D. He is the Assistant Professor and Graduate Studies Director at the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania. I learned things that and did not know about my DNA and my body. The questions were raised, “ Do we own our bodies?” and “ Who plays God in the 21st Century?” What I found out was our DNA in our bodies we do not actually own. Dr. Magnus posed the question to us, “ How many people in this room have their DNA on file somewhere in the United States?” Only one person raised their hand and said that they have their DNA on file....   [tags: essays research papers]

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I Attended The Opal Tometi Black Lives Matter Lecture

- For my intercultural campus event, I attended the Opal Tometi black lives matter lecture. Opal Tometi is currently a major activist in search of equal rights for African americans as well as the cofounder of the black lifes matter movement. The black lives matter movement is a movement that is focusing on creating an equal America for everyone. It was inspired by all of the racial violence that is occurring across America today. During Tometi’s lecture, the current social injustices were addressed as well as what we have to do to correct them....   [tags: Race, African American, Black people]

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The Slave Ship : A Human History By Marcus Rediker And Rebecca Ginsburg 's Lecture

- Slavery of course has never been a positive thing for society, but never had I thought about how it may have been misrepresented. The chapter “African Paths to the Middle Passage” in The Slave Ship: A Human History by Marcus Rediker and Rebecca Ginsburg’s lecture both showcased the lesser known information about the Atlantic slave trade. Professor Ginsburg’s slides showed us multiple maps which misrepresented the cruelties of the slave trade. Humans were being shipped by the masses half way across the world, but the same maps that we grew up learning about slavery with put their value on par with common goods like cotton and wood....   [tags: Atlantic slave trade, Slavery, Africa]

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Unwanted Benefits

- Unwanted Benefits According to the Birmingham-Southern College Catalog, students must attend 24 lecture and arts events by the end of their senior year. The college has a list of approved lectures, performances, recitals, and events from which the students decide the events they want to attend. The lecture and arts events have an effect on the students who have to attend as well as those who have an opinion of the requirement. It gives a student a sense of duty and responsibility. If 24 credits are not completed before the end of a student’s senior year, then that student will not graduate....   [tags: lecture, arts]

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Presentation Of The Common Book Lecture, Hela Cells And The Ethics Of Human Research

- In the presentation of the Common Book lecture, Hela Cells and the Ethics of Human Research, the presenter, Dr. Frederick Grinnell asked two questions. Dr. Frederick Grinnell questions were; was the practice of the hospital which operated on Henrietta Lacks and used her tissues for research unethical or illegal then. Is that practice unethical or illegal today. The story of Henrietta Lacks, is a story about an African American woman who was sick and had an operation. Some of her tissues samples were taken without her consent and some of it was used in a medical experiment without her consent....   [tags: Health care, Medicine, Public health, Health]

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What I Got At Our Textbook For The Class, And My Lecture Notes

- Day one, As you know I am a very busy college student with classes, extra circulars, homework, friends, and a boyfriend. This week though in my gender and society class we talked about primary and secondary groups. We also talked about doing gender and how gender structures interactions. In the next few days I will be looking and analyzing how these things work in my every day life. But for today I want to explain these few things and how they work or are looked at in society. In this I am going to make a definition for each one of the three words by looking at our textbook for the class "Gender: Ideas, Interactions, and Institutions" and my lecture notes....   [tags: High school, Sociology, Woman, Man]

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Leadership Day I Attended The Political Science Major Lecture

- For Leadership day I attended the political science major lecture. I regret that my seminar did not travel anywhere like other majors or have the same networking opportunistic like the criminal justice major seminar being held next door. Part of the leadership seminar was identifying personal values and representing this institution. Honesty is a trait that holds strong with most cadets here and it is certainly a value that The Citadel believes in. Holding true to the standard of honesty, I must be honest that this seminar did not present anyone with new concepts....   [tags: Non-commissioned officer, Officer, Motivation]

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Government and Markets

- ... Spiter stated that: ” Think about it. AIG was a worthless shell. Anybody would say: “I’m giving you, as a conduit, a check for $12.9 billion; you’re turning around and giving the check to Goldman. I want stock in Goldman. I don’t want stock in a worthless shell.” The Fed and the Treasury didn’t consider that possibility. I don’t know why, but it returns us to the question of who pays. The taxpayer picked up the whole bill. That was wrong" (Fora TV, 2009). The question is raised why would any individual lest our government want to invest in a failing business....   [tags: review of lecture by Elliot Spitzer]

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Julian Bond's Lecture on Brown vs. Board of Education

- Loose Ends Still Untied Aurora is not known to be the greatest town in the suburbs of Chicago, so it is a typical move for the people from my side of town to claim residence in Naperville. I will be the first to admit that I have often betrayed my hometown and laid claim to its relatively glamorous neighbor. Naperville is one of the country’s “best places to raise a family,” or so I have heard. I wouldn’t be too surprised, considering the amount of wealth that flows through the town....   [tags: Julian Bond Race Affirmative Action]

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Series on Intellectual Property Controversies

- Series on Intellectual Property Controversies It might not have been how I originally wanted to spend my Saturday night, but then again if I hadn’t of gone it would have been extremely difficult to write this paper. I attended Molly Kleinman’s lecture about copyright and how it’s linked to libraries. So there I was with my pen and note book ready to take notes for later use. She first started out just talking about the purpose of copyright. From there she gave two different points of views on copyright, first was what it means according to the constitution and then according to some big companies....   [tags: Lecture Analysis Copyright]

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How Are Gendered Patterns Of Interaction Described? E Lecture? Your Current Or Past Romantic Relationships?

- Question #1: To what extent are gendered patterns of interaction described in e-Lecture #6 present in your current or past romantic relationships. After reading the e-lecture “Seven Common Reasons Why Relationships End” and analyzing my past relationships below are some of the quotes that I relate to my breakups: “There are many other aspects of life, which, in their perspective, can justifiably take higher priority. To them, these prerogatives may include career, education, personal ambition, social and professional networking, passionate projects and pursuits, and personal fun and adventure....   [tags: Interpersonal relationship, Love, Human bonding]

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I Attended The Beringia And The Global Dispersal Of Modern Humana Lecture That John F. Hoffecker

- I attended the Beringia and the Global Dispersal of Modern Humana lecture that John F. Hoffecker gave on Tuesday April 19th. I chose this lecture to do this assignment on since I already had some background knowledge on the topic from my current anthropology class I am taking. We have been talking about hominins and human dispersal from other countries as our topic in class the last few weeks. This topic also seemed the most interesting out of the ones I was able to attend. John gained mine and the audiences attention by being very descriptive on the information he was giving us about how much of the land he had studied or is studying is underwater now....   [tags: Human, Pleistocene, Africa, Audience]

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The Lecture Discussed A Single Case Study Of Sixteen Year Old Girl Who Was Dealing With Anorexia

- The lecture discussed a single case study of sixteen-year-old girl who was dealing with anorexia. The speaker, Fisher, stated that he spoke to her parents only twice over the span of four and a half years that he worked with the girl. The initial meeting was to get some background information before the sessions started and the other was further into the sessions. During the only face to face meeting with the parents, he found that there were no outstanding issues in the family that could have caused the eating disorder, anorexia....   [tags: Eating disorders, Anorexia nervosa, Causality]

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A Lecture At Dickinson College, The Way We Never Were : American Families And The Nostalgia Trap

- In Stephanie Coontz’s lecture at Dickinson College, The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap, she discusses the myths of family life and the way marriage has changed over time. She talks about her basic philosophy about the positive aspects of these changes and how these changes have “reshaped” the idea of family and marriage today. The first aspect of family Coontz talks about is single parent families, which she explains is a concept we think of as new but is actually quite traditional....   [tags: Marriage, Divorce, Love, Alimony]

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Do Large Lecture Halls Offer a Good Learning Environment?

- Do Large Lecture Halls Offer a Good Learning Environment Higher education comes in many forms, from small private colleges with one professor for every seven students, to enormous universities which utilize teaching assistants for almost all offered classes. The question I have as a student at Purdue, a university with around 35,000 students, is are large lecture halls with more than two hundred students effective places for learning to occur. When there are that many pupils in a classroom, it is nearly impossible for an instructor to take attendance....   [tags: Teaching Education]

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Reflection of John D. Zeglis' Lecture on Leadership

- On Tuesday, February 18, 2014, I got the honor to listen to John D. Zeglis. Zeglis shared his view on leadership and different principles he believes leadership is. He has extensive experience in the telecommunications industry and also has a legal background to help shape him into the person who he is today. Zeglis has not always stayed in the same profession throughout his life. He began his professional career as an associate, and was a partner in the law firm. Starting January 1, 1984, he joined AT&T as corporate vice president....   [tags: team, experience, principles]

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Designing Student-Centered Assessments

- PLAN: Criteria for a Student-Centered Exam For the PDSA cycle I am going to use individual journal entries because they are engaging and interactive to every student, and they are a great tool in reflecting on what each student has learned in the lesson. “Student-centered assessments must be engaging and interactive, while incorporating sharing, trusting, team building, reflecting, helping and coaching.”(Pitas, 2000) The students will be given the freedom to write anything that is on their mind and the students will answer three questions that will help generate well thought out answers....   [tags: exam, video lecture]

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Leature on Racial Discrimination in Hong Kong

- Question 4 - Lecture on 16Racial Discrimination in Hong Kong: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives Good morning, Students. Today, my lecture is on “Race 6Discrimination in Hong Kong: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives”. I will explain what racism is, its role in the historical context of colonialism, and what forms contemporary racial discrimination take with reference to specific minority groups in Hong Kong. I will also talk about the relevant Ordinances in Hong Kong. Racism 14Racism means unfair treatment of people, or violence against them because they belong to a different race from your own.3Race in relation to a person means the race, colour, descent, national or ethnic orig...   [tags: racism, colonialism, miniority, ordinances]

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Two Lectures on Inferiority

- This paper will focus on two lectures that were given in class as well presentations that were given on the related material from readings. The first lecture was given on organ inferiority, and the processes that our organs use to compensate and overcompensate for the sake of the organs’ preservation. The second lecture was given on social and economic factors in character development as it addressed the historical prevalence in character building, and the affects that evolutionary development has had on the human race....   [tags: Sociology]

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Lectures and Active Learning

- Lecturing vs. Active Learning Lecturing can be defined as “a speech read or delivered before an audience or class.” (Dictionary.com). On the other hand, active learning is defined by “a learning environment that allows students to talk and listen, read, write and reflect as they apply what they are learning.” (Meyers and Jones). There are many distinguishable differences between these two types of teaching/learning styles. Lecturing may be seen as simply reading as it is derived from the Latin word “to read” (Hanford)....   [tags: Teaching Methods, Student Interaction]

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Replacing Traditional Lectures

- Traditional lectures have long been part of our educational system. They present facts and information in a concise and direct manner, yet, according to some studies, they are inferior to more active teaching methods when it comes to a student’s performance and practical skills. In spite of this, lectures continue to be a large part of most college’s curriculum, were, albeit not used all of the time, still contribute to a big portion of what is being done in class. This presents a critical problem in Computer Science courses, where active solution seeking and team work play an important role in the student’s career....   [tags: Teaching Progression, Collaborative Learning]

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Listening in Lectures

- Listening in Lectures Lectures are the main way of communicating knowledge in the classroom setting, so being able to listen well is an essential to success in one’s education. There are many different techniques that once practiced and mastered, can lead to success. The first step to good listening skills in lectures is to be prepared. By reading the chapter being covered, or re-reading notes it is easier to listen. Because the content is not being introduced for the first time, it is easier to comprehend it....   [tags: essays papers]

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