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Creating A New Culture With Trepidation

- Many people face the task of learning about a new culture with trepidation. The main concern is often communication. Beyond language barriers, people fear the inability to understand a culture due to fundamental differences between the experiences of members of the culture and themselves, the outside observers. So when I first begin the course Intro to Chinese Cinema, I entered with an acute awareness of my lack of exposure to Chinese culture and thus the fear that I wouldn’t be able to understand the themes and motivations of Chinese films....   [tags: China, Song Dynasty, Culture of China]

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The Dark Light Of The Sun

- Our range of seeing visible light is small and slim, but that how we see colors. And people centuries ago gave colors meaning. We see so many colors because of the colored light that we can never quite define. It’s becomes normal in life to see so many wonderful colors, and see things. Everyone has a favorite, but sometimes we give a color the wrong meaning simply because of the way or brain sees colors at all, and because of this people centuries ago who didn’t have the same technology that we have today....   [tags: Color, White, Light, Red]

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Comparing the Light and Electron Microscope

- Comparing the Light and Electron Microscope In this essay I am going to be comparing the light and electron microscope, I will look at the advantages and disadvantages of each microscope and then analyse my findings to see if one is better than the other. The light, or optical microscope as it is also known was invented in the 17th century, it has been refined in many ways over the years but it is essentially still the same. The light microscope works by; light rays from a light source beneath the stage are through to glass lenses in series....   [tags: Papers]

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The Invention Of Skateboarding Photography

- (Eppridge 2012) (Figure 1) (Blabac 2012) (Figure 2) Skateboarding photography has changed immensely since the 1960s due to the advancement in technology and change in photographic technique. Despite what most people think, skateboarding photography is an extremely difficult and artistic form of photography that not only requires a skilled photographer, but also requires the knowledge of a skateboarder to know how these photos should look. (Refer to figures 1 and 2) In the 1960s skateboarding was hardly seen let alone photographed, but in todays society skateboarding has become one of the most popular action sports in the world with a need for photographers to capture these amazing tick...   [tags: Photography, Camera]

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Optical Lens Processing

- Inroduction When a patient orders a pair of glasses they first choose a set of frames that suits them. The patient must have a prescription must be written by an optometrist which states the needed lens power and pupil distance (PD). Lenses in the needed power are either ordered or taken from stock. These lenses come from the factory as uncut round blanks approximately four inches across. Edging is the process of cutting these optical lens blanks to fit frames, producing a pair of glasses. Equipment There are four pieces of equipment used in the lens edging process....   [tags: Process Essays]

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How a photocopier works

- Photocopiers rely on static electricity to perform an incredibly complex process every time you press the copy button. Photocopiers use a photo receptor drum, a metal drum coated in a layer of semiconductor which is usually selenium. The photoconductivity of selenium means that when illuminated photons cause it to conduct electricity but when it is in the dark it is an insulator. When photons hit the Selenium electrons are liberated allowing current to pass through. When you press COPY on a photocopier a complex process begins....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Evolution of Photography

- When going for a walk, a person takes in the beauty around them. On this particular day, the refulgent sun is extra bright, making the sky a perfect blue. White, puffy clouds fill the sky, slowing moving at their own pace. The wind is peacefully calm, making the trees stand tall and proud. There is no humidity in the air. As this person walks down the road, they see a deer with her two fawns. The moment is absolutely beautiful. Moments like this happen only once in a great while, making us wanting to stay in the particular moment forever....   [tags: Informative Essay]

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Understanding The Transgender Phenomenon

- In the article, Understanding the transgender phenomenon, Yarhouse discusses the topic of transgender phenomenon. She infers the term of gender dysphoria with an example of her patient. Beyond, she also suggests how the church should react to transgender people appropriately. To begin with, the writer of this article claims that it is one of the common mistakes that many people often confuse the meaning of transgender from the definition of gender identity and gender dysphoria. According to her, Gender identity is “how people experience themselves as male or female, including how masculine or feminine they feel.”....   [tags: Gender, Transgender, Gender identity]

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Microscope Lab Report

- Lab Work Not Included The purpose for completing this lab was to observe how microscopes function. The invention & evolution of the microscope has been an ongoing process since the Middle Ages, when the first convex magnifying lenses were introduced. In 1590, the Jansen Brothers invented the first compound microscope (two or more lenses).However, Antony van Leevenwenhoek created the first “true” microscope, in 1665, with 300x magnification & unbelievable resolution. During the late 1700’s, the microscope was reinvented with 1500x magnification....   [tags: Microscopes]

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The DCR-PC110 Digital Video Camcorder

- The DCR-PC110 Digital Video Camcorder Introducing the DCR-PC110 Digital Video Camcorder. This compact, sleek, and vertically styled camcorder is perfect for traveling and for business applications where small size is always a benefit. Not only is this unit compact and light-weight, it is also feature-packed with a Megapixel LCD Image and MPEG mode function. The DCR-PC110 is the ultimate camcorder, offering high-resolution still images (1152x864) and video in an ultra-compact package.. product features: Digital Video Recording Mega Pixel 1/4" CCD with 1070k pixels 520 Lines of Horizontal Video Resolution Digital Still Memory Mode with Memory Stick Media Carl Zeis™...   [tags: Papers]

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Four Procedures Commonly Used in Refractive Eye Surgery

- Four Procedures Commonly Used in Refractive Eye Surgery One of the first things put on in the morning and one of the last things taken off in the evening, glasses and contacts play a large part in the everyday lives of those who depend upon them to see clearly. These two types of corrective lenses allow for clearer vision, but glasses and contacts are also inconvenient. Sports, especially contact sports, are more difficult to play when glasses get in the way or break. For those who can wear them, contacts are an improvement over glasses; wearing contacts for 18 hours a day, however, is not healthy for the contacts or the eyes....   [tags: Eyes Medicine Papers]

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Physics Final Exam

- 1. A wavelength is the distance from the peak of a wave to the next peak. The frequency is how often the particles of a wave vibrate. Because the wavelength is a distance, and frequency is a time, when they are multiplied, the velocity of the wave must be found. An example of this relation is a slinky. When the waves are more separated and it takes less time for the wave to vibrates, the slinky is clearly moving more quickly. 2.Transverse waves are waves that have particles moving perpendicular to the wave motion, while longitudinal waves have particles that move parallel....   [tags: Physics]

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The Wesleyan Quadrilateral

- The term Wesleyan Quadrilateral is a theological method used to study scripture. It was believed that theologian John Wesley studied scriptures in the Bible using three lenses, hence where the Wesleyan Quadrilateral gets its name. These three lenses are tradition, reason, and experience. While quad means four and tradition, reason, and experience are only three terms, they each communicate a way that scripture can be studied, therefore the term scripture completes the quadrilateral. It is important to study scripture using the Wesleyan Quadrilateral because Wesley was known as being a relevant theologian and his views on scripture have lasted over two centuries....   [tags: Christianity, Bible, Jesus, God]

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Laws Restricting the Paparazzi

- The paparazzi - a fusion of the Italian words papatacci, meaning gnat and razzi meaning the popping of flashbulbs. It is also known as aggressive photography. The word paparazzo was coined by Federico Fellini, the name he gave to a prying society cameraman in his 1959 film "La Dolce Vita". Paparazzi photographers are fueled by large sums of money offered by the tabloid press. They try to catch the rich and famous in unflattering situations. The new breed of journalism grew by leaps and bounds after the Watergate scandal first broke in Washington, DC (Petersen's, 57)....   [tags: Celebrity Photographer Media Tabloid Law Bill]

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History of the Microscope

- "Of all the inventions none there is Surpasses the noble Florentine’s Dioptrick Glasses For what a better, fitter guift Could bee in this World’s Aged Luciosity. To help our Blindnesses so as to devize a paire of new &Artificial eyes By whose augmenting power wee now see more than all world Has ever doun Before.” Henry Powers, 1664 The Beginnings Of the five senses, the most important is sight.It aids in the process of gathering information about the environment that we are part of.However, this visual gathering is adequate only to a certain point....   [tags: Microscope Science biology History Essays]

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Charles Leadbeater And Disability And The Theory Of Complex Embodiment By Tobin Siebers

- When synthesizing “The Disremembered” by Charles Leadbeater and “Disability and the Theory of Complex Embodiment” by Tobin Siebers with a scene from the movie The Fundamentals of Caring, disability is clearly depicted throughout the scene. When Ben, Trevor, Dot and Peaches go to the Deepest Pit, Ben is talking to Dot’s dad and then receives a call from Dot, who is at the bottom with Trevor and Peaches, with a panicked voice telling Ben to hurry and come down (almost in tears). Ben automatically assumes that something has happened to Trevor because of his disability in the wheelchair, but instead its Peaches having her baby....   [tags: Disability, Wheelchair]

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Chimerix’s Decision to Grant an Experimental Drug to a Terminal Patient

- Josh Hardy of Virginia struggled with health issues throughout his young life. After his most recent bone marrow transplant in January 2014, he was unable to recover and lay hospitalized with an adenovirus. The rare experimental medicine is not available in hospitals like St. Jude which he is in. The life-saving medication is only carried by a specialized company called Chimerix. The drug Brincidofovir has not yet been released by the Food and Drug Administration to the public yet. Chimerix previously had a “compassionate care” program that enabled those in medical need to request Brincidofovir and they were granted with the drug, however Chimerix recently strayed away from this program and...   [tags: values, denied, hospitality]

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5 Things to Look for in a Freelance Writing Opportunity

- 5 Things to Look for in a Freelance Writing Opportunity When I first started writing online, I didn’t know what to look for in a freelance writing opportunity. To be honest, I barely read the Terms of Service, FAQ, or other pertinent details of any content mill where I applied as a writer. I just jumped into the unknown, headfirst, without knowing what exactly to look for in a freelance writing opportunity. Of course, I wish it were possible to turn back time and nullify past mistakes, as well as put into operation what I’ve since learned....   [tags: Reflection]

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Analysis of Interrogation Methods as a Means to Gathering Information

- Interrogation is a method commonly used by the Army to acquire information from a suspected individual or groups. The aim of this process is to make the individual to confess or give up information that can lead to recovery of personnel or protect against future dangers. Interrogations can be used in numerous ways to gather information. The U.S. Army has been involved in various Intelligence collection around the world especially since the September 11, 2001 attack, and it has been forced interrogate people for leading information to unravel various security threats....   [tags: deception, suggestability, mind-altering drugs]

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Plans Change: How a Family Health Scare Altered My Future

- Plans Change A few days doesn’t seem like a long time, but when you’re waiting to hear the fate of your husband, a few days can feel like an eternity. “I may have a brain tumor.” I felt my knees start to give, as my husband delivered this news. “We have to wait for the results of my brain scan, and it may be a few days before we know for sure”. It was during this waiting period, that I was forced to consider the unimaginable. If my husband, did in fact have a brain tumor, he may not survive. That I alone, a stay at home mom, without a college education, or any real skills to speak of, would be able to support my family....   [tags: personal narrative]

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A Political Philosophy that All People Sould be Treated Equally

- A political philosophy built upon the concept of equality, egalitarians believe that people should be treated equally in all respects. Specifically, people “should be treated as equals, should treat one another as equals, should relate as equals, or enjoy an equality of social status of some sort.” While at first this idea may seem like a panacea, there are both positive and negative implications of this philosophy. Considering the benefits of a society based on equality, discrimination and unfair practices that favored (or priviledged) one group of people over another group would be eliminated (especially in regard to the distribution of wealth and income)....   [tags: society, discrimination, citizens]

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Analysis of Lila Abu-Lughod’s Do Muslim Women Really Need Saving?

- Lila Abu-Lughod’s article titled, “Do Muslim Women Really Need Saving?” takes a closer look at the problematic ethnocentric approach many have when trying to gain an understanding of another culture that may be foreign to that individual. In this analytical paper, Lughod looks at women in Islam, specifically the treatment of women and how it might be utilized as a justification for invading into a country and liberating its people. The country Lughod refers to in her article is Afghanistan, and Lughod points out the misunderstanding from the people to the Bush administration like First Lady Laura Bush who believed that intervention was necessary to free women from the captivity of their own...   [tags: Media, Culture, Liberal Imperialism]

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The War Between Soviet Union And The United States Escalated

- War Two tensions between Soviet Union and the United States escalated. The USSR were committed to spreading communism and on the contrary the US was trying to contain it. This lead to competitions between countries to create bigger and better weapons as well as sparking a fierce rivalry between space programs. The Cold War and Space Race ushered in a new area of knowledge and progressiveness, that changed the world forever. They created many new products directly from products created originally for use in space, fueled education reform in America, and a new created a new way of approaching foreign policy....   [tags: Cold War, Soviet Union, Nuclear weapon]

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Eye Sight Is The Most Important Sense Of Human Body

- Eye sight is the most important sense of the human body because without eye sight one will forever live in mystery. For example, they would not know what people around them look like, what their surroundings look like, and probably most important of all, what they would look like. Eye sight is more important than other human senses in many ways. For example, if one was blind but could still hear and someone tries to explain something, like a color, to them, they would never understand what the concept that person is trying to explain....   [tags: Eye, Retina, Cornea, Visual system]

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Narrative Mythology in the Red Corvette by Lois Erdich

- When reading literature, often times we attempt to use particular threads of thought or lenses of critique to gain entry into the implied historic or legendary nature of literature. To accurately process a tale in the light in which it is presented, we have to consider what we perceive from multiple viewpoints. We must take into consideration intentional and affective fallacies and the socioeconomic circumstances of the presenter/author/narrator. We also have to consider how our personal experience creates bias by placing the elements of the story into the web of relationships that we use to interpret the external world....   [tags: Red Corvette]

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Implications Hegemonic Assumptions Have on You as a Teacher

- ... I asked myself is complete control in the classroom more important than discipline. Yet I didn’t want to be a pushover in the classroom. “Learning activities cannot take place effectively in a classroom full of 30 pupils unless you are given authority to control, manage and as and when appropriate” (P 86. Essential teaching skills, Kyriacou, 2007) I assumed in my own head then that I need to be very strict with the pupils inside the classroom and decided not to tolerate any form noise. I felt that this would help my teaching in the classroom as I could teach in a classroom without constantly having to tell pupils to be quiet....   [tags: classroom management, peer observation]

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Feminism in The Things They Carried by Tim O´brien

- Of all the literary lenses, one would not think that feminism would be a prevalent topic in a war novel. In Tim O’Brien’s iconic book, The Things They Carried, the idea that women were just as important as men acts an important theme, however from a different perspective. Movies and epic war stories tell of the heroic actions of the World’s finest: bulky men with an appetite for battle. Yet, there always lied a backbone. Comfort, inspiration, ease, all things that women provided to soldiers during any war....   [tags: women, warriors, inanimate objects]

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The End Of Romans On The Eyes Of God

- The main theme that I can see is that it is through and by faith that people are saved. It is not through good works or even following the law. Paul writes in Romans that both Jews and Gentiles are equal in the eyes of God (Romans 10:12, NIV). Paul shows the readers of Romans then how God used the Jews and their law in order to draw in the rest of the world to the acceptance of Christ. At the end of Romans chapter 1 and all of chapter 2 Paul is writing about the Jews and their turning away from God....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Salvation, Bible]

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Literary Analysis Of John Updike 's A & P

- Literary theory is a way in which readers look at works of literature through lenses. These lenses allow the reader to consider the literature with ideas in the schools of theory. Literary theory includes the Formalist lens, where the reader only uses the text to make meaning of a piece. Reader response is where the reader brings his or her thoughts or experiences to make sense and interpret literature. The biographical Lens is where the reader looks at the author’s life and the author as a person to make inferences on what portions of a piece might mean....   [tags: Fiction, Short story, John Updike, Sociology]

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Interview At Massachusetts Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty

- I decided to interview a clinician at Massachusetts society for the prevention of cruelty to children (MSPCC), which is my internship placement. While I have been working at MSPCC for three years and I have worked in partnership with a clinicians working within in-home therapy cases. There is one clinician in particular who I have learned many lesson from. Her name is Alyssa Zeneits MSW, LCSW and she agreed to let me interview her to gain insight as to what are some difficulties in diagnosing clients....   [tags: Psychology, Family therapy, Diagnosis, Family]

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How Technology Should Not Be A Non Technology Class

- I was faced with a good challenge this week, one to help a senior citizen who is computer illiterate to be able to make it through a modern day class English 111 class. The use of technology should not be the deciding factor on if a student will be successful in a non-technology class. Or should it be. However, I think of those who have been involved in education for the past ten years, and how much knowledge is taken for granted. We could really say that the unspoken assumptions are the foundation of the Virginia community colleges....   [tags: College, Higher education, University, Literacy]

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The Most Common One Is You Die Or Hell?

- It’s weird you hear all these interpretations of what happens to you when you die. The most common one is you go to heaven or hell. I remember when I had my earthly body doing the things I love to do best which was cooking and spending time with my kids and I had so many grandchildren. Oh, and my beloved husband, I remember when he would sit down at the piano in the house and the family would just stand around and sing to their hearts content. “Why, why did I have to be taken from what made me whole?” I know that you can’t live forever, but I was taken too soon to only return to this earth as an object without the sense of smell, taste and touch....   [tags: Family, English-language films, Marriage]

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Science Fiction Movies Take a Leap: 3-D Technology

- Science fiction movies have taken a leap with the use of its new technology: 3D. With the help of 3-D camera systems, projectors, sound effects, and shutter glasses, film makers have been able to improve science fiction movies, captivating audiences of all ages. It was not until 2004 when 3-D technology regained its popularity after having a thwarted emergence during the 1920s. The first 3-D movie was produced in 1922. Although Avatar is considered the best 3-D film ever made, several movie critics disagree, arguing that “House of Wax”, produced in 1923, has been the best 3-D movie so far....   [tags: Technology ]

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Review the Role of Amoeba in Human Disease

- Introduction Free-living amoebae (FLA) are eukaryotic organism found ubiquitously in nature (Khan N.A, 2006). They are present in soil (dust), air and water providing amoeba multiple opportunities to spread (Cateau et al, 2014). These can be pathogenic or non-pathogenic. Pathogenic FLA can invade and cause opportunistic and non-opportunistic infections in humans, which are found in the genus Naegleria Fowleri, Balamuthia Mandrillaris, Acanthamoeba, and Sappinia Pedata (Gianinazzi et al, 2009; Khan N.A, 2006)....   [tags: Free Living Amoebae, Eukaryotic Organism]

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Liberal and Real Views of the Ukraine Crisis

- Jack Donnelly states that “Theories are beacons, lenses of filters that direct us to what, according to the theory, is essential for understanding some part of the world.” These various theories, or lenses for viewing the world help us understand the way in which countries interact and why things occur in the field of international relations. The two main schools of thought in the field are Realism and Liberalism. One must understand these theories in order to be able to understand what is happening in the world....   [tags: Crimea, Russia, violating international laws]

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Benjamin Franklin 's Role Model Of An American

- Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin represents a role model of an American who started from rags to riches. Benjamin Franklin structured the American life politically by structuring the Declaration of Independence, The Constitution, The Stamp Act, The Treaty of Paris, as well as other important acts and documents. Economically he helped create jobs by being an inventor and entrepreneur. Socially he fought for the education of man. The Albany Plan of Union was a proposal to create a unified government for the thirteen colonies, suggested by Benjamin Franklin, then a senior leader and a delegate from Pennsylvania, at New York in July 1754 in Albany....   [tags: Benjamin Franklin]

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Benjamin Franklin 's Role Model Of An American

- Benjamin Franklin represents a role model of an American who started from rags to riches. Benjamin Franklin structured the American life politically by structuring the Declaration of Independence, The Constitution, The Stamp Act, The Treaty of Paris, as well as other important acts and documents. Economically he helped create jobs by being an inventor and entrepreneur. Socially he fought for the education of man. The Albany Plan of Union was a proposal to create a unified government for the thirteen colonies, suggested by Benjamin Franklin, then a senior leader and a delegate from Pennsylvania, at New York in July 1754 in Albany....   [tags: Benjamin Franklin]

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Analyzing The Development Of Hector And Celia Sanchez

- Analyzing the development of Hector and Celia Sanchez within each of the lenses,will assist in breaking down some of the difficulty that is occurring within the entire system as a whole. Gaining understanding of the person in environment, biopsychosocial, social cultural and social change lenses, along with specific theories within each lens, will allow for analyzing the two family members further in depth. 
 First, analyzing Hector as well as Cecilia from the person-in- environment lens, will deliver understanding of each member as an individual within their own particular environment....   [tags: Environment, Natural environment, Ecology]

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The Theory Of Function / Maximation / Environment

- Genotypic Function/Maximation/Environment In further analyzing the problem, no one in my organization was attempting to step beyond the genotypic function. In addition, the problem I had was in no way tied to the principle of maximization. I do believe the environment of our school was not at its highest potential due to the lack of essential components to create and sustain student achievement. I believe all teachers are committed to storing essential information to assist our students in the best way possible while creating a classroom which excites and facilitates learning....   [tags: Education, Political philosophy, Teacher]

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Leadership Philosophy And Health Care Administrator / Manager

- So fast the time went for the course and we all are at the end of the course. I learned so many insights from the class during interactions on weekly discussions and PBL case scenarios. All the courses provided the knowledge for to advance skills and abilities required for the leadership. The Northouse (2013) mentioned various methods to attain the success for leadership. Like the trait approach, which highlights the personality of the leader. The skills approach puts emphasis on the capabilities of a leader....   [tags: Management, Organization, Conflict, Leadership]

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The Documentary On The Film ' Kypseli '

- The film Kypseli not only portrayed elements of mendacious comments, but is also considered unethical and contradicting. While previewing the film, one could see that the film contained lapses and the narrator was being self-consciousness and ethnocentric. According to Ruby, “one can become self-conscious without being conscious of that self-consciousness” (Ruby 2000, 155). That is to say, non-anthropological films tend to be misleading and portray false assumptions because of cultural biases. For instance, the narrator, Ruth Silveira started out the film by mentioning “the peasant society of Kypseli, a small isolated Greek village on the island of Thera” (Hoffman, Cowan and Aratow 2006)....   [tags: Anthropology, Culture, Cultural anthropology]

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Women Have the Burden of Birth Control

- Worrying about getting pregnant is a pain that everyone who is sexually active has to face, or should face. The question is, who does that burden of worrying about getting pregnant fall on. As evidence will show, women take most of the burden or responsibility when it comes to providing contraception during sex. Women have more invested when it comes to sex due to the consequences that result from failing to protect against pregnancy. Looking at the burden of contraception in four different ways, the time involved, the cost of birth control, the physical side effects of contraception, and the effect due to failure of contraception....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Intepretating Emeli Sande's Read All About It

- When I first heard Emeli Sandé’s Read all about it, I fell in love. It was a song with intense lyrics and a wonderful piano ballad. Although her song could be interpreted in a lot ways .I felt it described my quiet, timid character perfectly and had a connection with. I listened to it all the time especially when I had a terrible day. To me, Emeli Sandé was trying to encourage me to come out of my shell, overcome my fears and put the world and its troubles behind me. During the last few weeks that I have spent studying Text and Meaning, with the all the literary theories learnt in this course, Read all about it is more than the shy ones breaking out of their shell....   [tags: marxist, feminist, song]

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The European Union Has No Grand Strategy

- A profusion of scholarly works and articles regret that the European Union does not develop a grand strategy and militate to confer an enhanced military dimension on the EU. These views imply that the European Union has no grand strategy or has an inadequate one. However, this conclusion does not fit with all existing conceptions regarding grand strategy. In the meantime, people seem more inclined to accept that NATO has a grand strategy. Additionally, increasing the military dimension of the European Union as some promoters vehemently advocate would disturb the balance and cooperation existing between the EU and NATO....   [tags: European Union, Europe, European integration]

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Leadership And Leadership Development : John Maxwell

- John Maxwell is a distinguished author, speaker and pastor who specializes on leadership and leadership development. This paper is outlines my reflections from watching his YouTube video presentation of his five levels of leadership. It was insightful that Maxwell, (2013) explained that all leaders start at level one, then continue to develop in their capabilities through level five. He outlines each of the five stages, identifying the attributes and tendencies of each of the levels. He describes that followers view leaders through different lenses, each the lenses is a reflection of one of the five stages....   [tags: Leadership, Management]

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Application Of Self Representation ( P2 )

- A selfie is a specific form of self-representation (p1) and is usually taken from a smartphone. Smartphones allow individuals to take a selfie and share it instantly on social media platforms such as Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, etc. as a form of self-representation (p2). The constant development of social media platforms and applications has allowed users to easily create and share their personal content, such as selfies, as social media is known to be a method for self-representation (p2) (p52)....   [tags: Social media, Facebook]

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A Political Economy Of Foreign Direct Investment

- Reaction Paper The purpose of this paper is to discuss chapters two, four, and five of Jensen’s Nation-States and the Multinational Corporation: A Political Economy of Foreign Direct Investment. There are three primary topics and arguments in each chapter which can be viewed from several contextual lenses. First, chapter two focuses on how multinational corporations and their investments contribute to both domestic governments and the global economy via FDI inflows. Second, chapter four concentrates on debunking the race to the bottom thesis and determining the impact of government consumption, spending, and intervention on the level of FDI inflows....   [tags: Multinational corporation, Corporation]

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A Teacher Is Not A Critical Educator

- :My college experience has been very eye opening and realizing that as a future educator I might be limited to what I can do and teach my students. A critical educator is someone that teachers critically to what they believe is best for them and for their students that not because someone teachers a certain way they also have to teach on the form. Understand that every person is different and that everyone learns at different rates and ways. A critical educator is the educator that creates critical thinkers that do not just  to class because they are required but because they want to learn....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Critical thinking]

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A Clockwork Orange, by Stanley Kubrick

- A Clockwork Orange is a Stanley Kubrick film from 1971. Kubrick directed the film and wrote the screen play based on the 1962 novel from author Anthony Burgess. A Clockwork Orange was originally rated, “X” and nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Film Editing and Best Screenplay, but lost in each category to William Friedkin's The French Connection ( The set design is by John Barry, costume design by Milena Canonero, music by Wendy Carlos and cinematography by John Alcott....   [tags: Film Analysis]

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The Red Convertible by Lois Erdrich

- When reading we often harness particular threads of thought or lenses of critique to gain entry into the implied historic or legendary nature of literature. To accurately process a tale in the light in which it is presented, one must consider the text from multiple viewpoints. Taking into consideration the psychological circumstances of the presenter/author/narrator, we can get a view into how our personal experiences can create bias in interpretation. By placing the elements of the story into the web of relationships used to interpret the external world, we bring a view of the text from the external perspective....   [tags: Narration Styles, Psychoanalytic Concepts]

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How the Telescope Opened the Universe

- Telescopes were one of the most important inventions in the science of astronomy. They opened up the sky, allowing people to see things previously invisible. With telescopes, scientists could look beyond the visible sky and learn about what exists past the night sky. From the earliest telescopes of Galileo’s age to the incredible telescopes used today, they have allowed people to see just how large the universe is and what makes up that universe. How the Telescope Opened the Universe When Galileo created his telescope and aimed it towards Jupiter, not only did he have the first view of something beyond the Earth, but his discovery proved that there was more to the night sky than the small p...   [tags: astronomy, telescopes, galileo]

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Looking Back on the MBA Program

- Looking back An in person interview was part of the application process for the executive MBA program. In this interview, Julie Orzabel explained the program as “doing 4-6 weeks of a regular MBA program in a single weekend”. At first, this makes sense but now I think nothing is farther from the truth and it should not be the objective either. The most impactful courses in the curriculum are these that provide the basic concepts rather than full course content. Without the professional work experience these concepts would not make as much sense as they do with real-life experience....   [tags: basic concepts, architecture, customer]

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Contrasting Theories Of Color And Color

- Contrasting Theories of Color There has always been an understood correlation between light and color. Color cannot be seen when there is no light,but if there is too much light the world will only appear white. Today there is an understanding of what it is that makes color and how light is the key to it. It is understood that an object appears to have a color only when its apparent color is reflected back. There is also a known correlation between the wavelengths of light and their apparent color....   [tags: Color, Light, White, Visible spectrum]

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Staphylococcus Epidermidis Is A Gram Positive

- Introduction Staphylococcus epidermidis is a gram-positive, coagulase-negative cocci found in clusters and is one of the 40 species that belongs to the genus Staphylococcus. It is a major resident flora found in the skin. Their distinguishing factor from other bacteria in the genus is that 1–2 mm in diameter and it is sensitive to desferrioxamine (LINDSAY and RILEY, 1991). It was discovered 1884 by Fredrich Julius Rosenbac. He had discovered that S. epidermidis grew in white colonies, whereas Staphylococcus aureus grew in yellow colonies, initially decided to name it Staphylococcus albus (Licitra, 2013)....   [tags: Bacteria, Immune system, Staphylococcus]

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Sociology Of The Discount Retail Store

- “I’m going to Target” is a common phrase to hear nowadays, especially among the young generations. The discount retail store offers a large variety of products attracting a wide spectrum of customers. The store serves a bigger purpose within society, but how does it affect individuals’ interactions that are recycled into the behavior of society and how does it negatively contribute to the evolution of society. Sociological Imagination can be applied to the picture to better understand the bigger picture and further examining it by applying Functionalism, Symbolic Interactionism, and the Social Conflict Theory to discover new topics of research to further the study of sociology....   [tags: Sociology, Social stratification, Anthony Giddens]

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Pushing Products through Advertising: Camera Advertising

- There are many ads for different products these days on market. A product needs a good ad to attract many people and make good competition. Advertising has become part of producers’ life to win consumers hearts. All cameras serve the same purpose “to make memories memorable” or it is dead. There are different types of approaches camera advertisers use to attract the buyer to the product. Companies like Canon and Nikon use techniques such as glittering generalities, testimonial, need for affiliation and aesthetic sensation as propaganda methods to attract their buyers....   [tags: Advertisement, marketing]

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Pale's Paradigm and Lamarck's Paradigm

- According to Tomas Kuhn, “normal science means research firmly based upon one or more past scientific achievements, achievements that some particular scientific community acknowledges for a time as supplying the foundation for its further practice” (Pajares ). The achievements that Kuhn defines as paradigms help the scientific community develop a scientific method to resolve puzzles. Particular puzzles that paradigms fail to solve and eventually lead to paradigm shifts are called anomalies. Since Kuhn first introduces the relations of these three terms to philosophy of science in “The Structure of Scientific Revolutions,” scientific communities have improved their understandings of science a...   [tags: Philosophy, Scientific Assumptions]

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Human Existence and Human Suffering

- All throughout our history, we humans have constantly evolved and developed to an extent where we can give an account to the world we live in. From Epicurus to Thomas Aquinas, from Aristotle -who taught one of the greatest kings namely Alexander the Great- to Sartre and Camus were all for the search of why we are on this planet. What drives us to live or perhaps to die, even if it is by one’s own hand. When arguing about the meaning of life, one has to take into account that every doctrine, thesis, antithesis, thought and emotion can only be explained and defined through the human perspective....   [tags: Human Existence]

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Chemical Care of Household Products

- ... If you sip antifreeze spit it out quickly and rinse your mouth immediately.Then go to the doctor. A safer alternative to ethylene glycol is propylene glycol. Look at the label to see if there are products containing the less toxic chemical like propylene glycol when you are buying antifreeze. Oil-based paint. Containing, organic solvents that can be irritating to eyes and skin, cracking of skin, oil-based paint is very dangerous.If it is inhaled headaches ,nausea , dizziness and fatigue will be resulted in .Frequent exposure of this substance can cause problems with blood, liver and kidneys....   [tags: injuries, accident, safety, toxic]

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We Are What We Buy

- We are what we buy We live in an era of constant change, where things evolve with a speed so high that we can hardly keep up with it. We are faced with a wide-range of choices in every field of our lives and we constantly have to educate ourselves in order to make the best decisions. Specifically in the field of shopping people encounter so many options that sometimes the reasons of a purchase can say as much about a person as ethnicity, religion or gender can. In order to consume we have to produce first, therefore Lowenthal`s statement is completely reasonable: “We called the heroes of the past “idols of production”: we feel entitled to call the present day heroes “idols of consumpt...   [tags: ethnicity, religion, gender, consumption]

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Taking a Look at Bilingualism

- ... Some featured in the film were able to control themselves to stop when they needed to, but others took it to a new level. Some of the teens would play at all hours of the night and day, and therefore their lives were affected in a negative way. Extreme cases have shown stories of kids who died in the internet café from starving. In these cases, these teens were not able to distinguish between digital reality and the real world. Army men and women instead of going out to war were at a computer controlling a plane that shot at the enemy....   [tags: print literacy, digital technology]

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How Technology Is Too Fast

- As technology advances it creates revolutionary things like the 3D printer that can be seen as a big jump in advancement in technology while some say that still go to slow. Furthermore, many people are raving toward technology because it eases a person living style, however there are some people that argue that technology is moving too fast that the skill is too hard to acquire so lots of people are out of a job and/or needs go back to school to learn some new skills. In addition, 3D printing, making the cost of goods & service even lower than they are now and it reduce the amount of labor needed for the business quota....   [tags: Inkjet printer, 3D printing, Nervous system]

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Contemporary Theories On Religious Anthropology

- In the third chapter of the Scupin book, contemporary theories on Religious Anthropology are discussed. Unlike both the Rational and Antirationalist of the past, contemporary theorist attempted to gain a more empirical understanding of religion. Leading the fight against the 19th century unilinear evolutionists was Franz Boss. Boss focused his studies with the Kwakiutl tribe in Canada, and he focused on the importance of field work. He was outspokenly critical of past anthropologists claiming that their “arm chair” tendencies lead to falsified data and forged conclusions....   [tags: Anthropology, Cultural anthropology, Culture]

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Historical Criticism And Social Class

- “The problem with extracting political meaning from literary sources may lie in close readings that are not sufficiently anchored in the surrounding historical context” (Prior). Britain is filled was filled with social hierarchy, changing throughout time. The literature that has been written in the country has been based on which social class you have come out of. Being from a different social classes give you a different view on how things really are around you. When situations are different around you, you write in various ways, expressing different perspectives....   [tags: Social class, Working class, Middle class]

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Technology And The Police Force

- Over the past few years technology has been rapidly advancing in our everyday lives. We now live in a world where essential services, such as the justice system, use technology in order to better their practices. The justice system, and more specifically the police forces, have been improving technology like cameras in order to provide high quality policing. Some examples of the technology that has improved in the police force are drones, robots, and vest cameras. Advancements in technology, such as drones, robots, and vest cameras, have benefitted the police force in order to safely and effectively search areas with potential crime and allow for accurate evidence to be captured and used in...   [tags: Police, Constable, Crime, Criminal justice]

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Luke Is An Ethical Dilemma

- In the following case, Luke is involved in a very perplexing conflict, or Ethical dilemma. This situation is an Ethical dilemma, and not just a regular “everyday” problem, because to Luke there might not be an obvious answer. He can also be thinking that both choices, keeping his commitments of confidentiality and telling his brother, Owen, are both correct things to do. If Luke tells his brother about the project, then he might concur with a theory known as Breach of confidentiality. “Breach of confidentiality occurs when someone gives away information that was supposed to be kept private.” (GENB4350 Online Lecture, Ethical Reasoning 1)....   [tags: Ethics, Philosophy, Immanuel Kant, Secrecy]

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The Jewish Culture And Heritage

- A popular composer, Irving Berlin, was from Jewish descent that wrote well-known songs like “White Christmas,” “God Bless America,” and “Blue Skies” (Kamp, 2015). Many individuals are oblivious to the reality of how each separate culture is different but also has similarities. Judaism is a complex culture and heritage that has been practiced by a large quantity of people for centuries. Experiencing the variety of cultures that are part of the world benefits everyone by expanding their knowledge and increasing acceptancy....   [tags: Judaism, Torah, Culture, Persian Jews]

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The Theory Of Cell Theory

- Cell Theory Origin The cell theory was not just created by one scientist at one point in time. The cell theory was discovered over the course over hundreds of years, by many scientists, some of whom have never been recorded. The three principles of the cell theory that are used today are: 1. All organisms are composed of one or more cells. 2. The cell is a basic unit of life. 3. New cells arise only from cells that already exist. The origin of the biological term cell came from Robert Hooke in 1662....   [tags: Cell, DNA, Eukaryote, Francis Crick]

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Negatives And Negatives Of Photography

- 1.Same as everything else Photography have some positive and negative impacts. It really depends how we use this technology. A positive example can be the picture of earth taken out of space. For the first time we could see how Earth look like from another planet. another advantage of photography is valuable source of record and it also show emotions and feeling. Its very easy to see the emotions like sadness, happens and other emotions in the photo. It can give us a new experience for example the picture of Earth....   [tags: Photography, Image, Camera obscura]

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Iphone 7 : New Design

- The Apple iPhone 7 is most likely the next generation iPhone which will be released next year. Just a few months after the iPhone 6S and 6Plus were released; there are plenty of rumors about iPhone 7, its design, specifications and release date. Expectations are high that the iPhone 7 will have a design to that will satisfy consumer’s appetite for a new, thin and faster device, which previous models haven’t been able to offer. iPhone 7 design release date Apple alternates between substantial physical design in the full numbers, and internal updates in the corresponding ‘S’ upgrades....   [tags: IPhone, Apple Inc., IPod Touch, Multi-touch]

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Symptoms And Treatment Of Pregnancy

- With all the kicks, aches and pains you might have the urge to deliver soon. Most women do not feel anything like themselves, especially during the third trimester. However, this is no indication about your feelings for your baby. The moment you hold your little one in your arms, the misery associated with pregnancy is going to seem worth it. Changes happening to your body in week 33 Notwithstanding all the little aches and pains that have become a part of pregnancy by now, you might be feeling big and dowdy around week 33....   [tags: Childbirth, Pregnancy, Braxton Hicks contractions]

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Camera Eye And Visual System

- Our eyes are an incredible and incredibly complex organ. We are able to look at and around our surrounding environments and dynamically adjust as needed. The camera can be used as an analogy to the eye and visual system, though it should be noted that there are limitations such as, cameras only capture a single still image (from that perspective, perhaps what we see is more akin to that of a video camera). The table below explains how individual components of the eye can be compared to individual components of the camera and their roles in each system....   [tags: Eye, Retina, Photoreceptor cell, Rod cell]

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Camera Eye And Visual System

- Part A. Our eyes are an incredible and incredibly complex organ. We are able to look at and around our surrounding environments and dynamically adjust as needed. The camera can be used as an analogy to the eye and visual system, though it should be noted that there are limitations such as, cameras only capture a single still image (from that perspective, perhaps what we see is more akin to that of a video camera). The table below explains how individual components of the eye can be compared to individual components of the camera and their roles in each system....   [tags: Eye, Retina, Photoreceptor cell, Cone cell]

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The Technology Of Virtual Reality

- The advancements of technology over the last 20 years have been incredible to observe. Now, Virtual Reality (VR) has given us a new way to observe this technological revolution. Virtual reality is usually thought of as an artificial, computer-generated simulation or a recreation of a real life environment or situation that immerses a user by experiencing the simulated reality firsthand, primarily by stimulating their vision and hearing through Head Mounted Displays (HMD). (1) However, there is a new inverse reflection of VR known as Augmented Realty (AR)....   [tags: Augmented reality, Virtual reality, Mixed reality]

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A Microscopic Free Living Amoeba

- Acanthamoeba A microscopic free-living amoeba that can cause rare, yet severe infections of the eyes, skin, organs, or central nervous system is known as acanthamoeba. This amoeba is one of the most prevalent protozoa found within the environment that has been isolated from soil, air, sewage, seawater, chlorinated swimming pools, domestic tap water, bottled water, dental treatment units, hospitals, air-conditioning units, and contact lens cases. The organism may find its way into the human body by passing through either the eyes because of misuse of contact lens, inciting itself into the body through abrasions, and also being inhaled into the lungs (Centers for Disease Control and Preventio...   [tags: Immune system, Infection, Inflammation]

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Advertising Analysis

- Missing Appendix/Ads Advertising Theory and Practice ASSESMENT 1 Advertising analysis The message of the Ad Background The ad campaign by OPSM is selling contact lenses, but more so informing potential customers of the ability to have a free comfort trial. The magazine ad (appendix A) is 1/3 page size placed on consecutive pages creating a flowing story style. The TV ad (Appendix C) plays for 56 seconds and would be shown in prime time slots. There is also a mail brochure Appendix B); this would be sent to existing contact lenses customers that are on file....   [tags: Business Marketing]

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LASIK Vision Correction

- LASIK Vision Correction      Are you ready to give up your glasses or contacts. LASIK vision correction is an up-and-coming procedure designed to reduce your dependence on glasses and contacts. My objective is to show both sides of the procedure, the risks involved and the wonderful possibility of not having to wear glasses or corrective lenses. Of patients with moderate vision impairments who have had the LASIK surgery performed, eighty-two percent achieve 20/20 vision or better and ninety-nine percent achieve 20/40 or better (May 60)....   [tags: Lasik Seeing Eye blind Essays]

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Mathematics of Telescopes

- Missing Figures A Brief History of Telescopes Although telescopes has been around for several hundreds of years, there has been great discrepancy as to who invented it first. Here is one authors opinion. Lippershey was a Dutch spectacle marker during the early 17th century (approximately 1600). He was one of the first who created the "looker" (now called telescope) by placing two pieces of lenses together. The discovery that placing lenses together can magnify images were made by children who took Lippershey's spectacles and looked at a distant church tower....   [tags: Math]

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American in the 90's

- The era of the 1990’s was an explosive time in American history both figuratively and literally. In the 90’s there was an extreme variety of different failures and also advances in technology. We as a nation had new advancements in space travel, our military and the way of life preparing for the turn of the century. As a country we didn’t know what the new millennium had to bring for us, but we were ready. Most significantly changing America though was from our creativeness that took place, the fear we had, and our militaristic ways....   [tags: US History]

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A Career in Optometry

- A Bachelor’s Degree in Vision Science from The University of the Incarnate Word is the first step in obtaining a Doctorate of optometry. What does an optometrist do. On a typical day an optometrist examines people’s eyes to diagnose eye diseases and vision problems, test patients’ visual acuity, perception, and ability to focus or coordinate eyes, prescribes prescriptions, contact lenses, and eyeglasses, and provides vision therapy or preoperative and postoperative care to patients in need of it....   [tags: Medical Careers]

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