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The Watch

- I am sitting in a still room, borrowing a moment to inhale the serenity that seems to float in the air like a cloud of fog, and listening to the silence. Listening closely, I notice that the silence, an absence of apparent sound, is its own symphony; it is an orchestration that is being kept alive by a carefully beating drum. I concentrate on the drum’s beats, observing that its rhythm is steadily and confidently throbbing. When glancing, I make a discovery and erupt with laughter. At this moment, precisely 1:43 PM, I realize that the incessant pulsation is not the tempo of tranquility, but rather the ticking of my watch....   [tags: Observation Essay, Descriptive Essay]

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White Bread

- White Bread The plastic wrapper of a loaf of Wonderbread’s D’Italiano white bread is colored brightly with the primary colors one associates with childhood and kindergarten playroom activities. The swirling script lettering of the word D’Italiano makes the bread seem somehow more special than bread packaged with ordinary block lettering. On both ends of the shiny, clear wrapper, boldly colored round dots resembling bright balloons are arranged upon a blazing red background, conveying the joy and happiness the bread would bring to any sandwich and my fifteen-year-old life....   [tags: Observation Essay, Descriptive]

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee

- Nestled in the Smoky Mountains, Gatlinburg has become an area that East Tennessee State University students go to visit. Gatlinburg offers something for many; however, the city has some growing pains such as traffic and limited space. Thus, the city of Gatlinburg offers many things that a traveler could need and want, provided that he or she is willing to overlook the city’s rapid growth. Entertainment in the area is targeted at a wide variety of age groups and interests that include some of East Tennessee State University students....   [tags: Observation Essays, Descriptive Essays]

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Butler, Tennessee

- The town of Butler is not a very well known place, but I would not trade anything in the world for it. In this quaint little town one will find a wide variety of year round activities and traditional festivals. I have traveled to many places in our nation and to other nations, but I have yet to find a place that is as dear to me as my hometown. Most of the inhabitants of Butler will tell you the same thing, whether they have traveled or not. Butler has such a picturesque landscape that it is often the subject of many photographers....   [tags: Observation Essays, Descriptive Essays]

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Poly Canyon

- It is a sunless morning shrouded in mist. The clouds look ominous with the threat of rain. It is quiet, for no creatures are awake yet, not even the hikers. The air is crisp and smells fresh after a night covered in the ocean fog. A Eucalyptus grove stands at the trail entrance with a deliciously pungent greeting that carries through the air. Along the trail as the foliage gets thicker, it is evident that Mother Nature knows the autumn season has arrived. Leaves have begun to turn the fall colors and drop to the trail floor....   [tags: Descriptive Nature Essays Observation]

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The Hike

- It is cold, foggy, and dark. Everything looks dead around me - brown grass, bare and skinny trees, my tired classmates. I look at the wildlife and think about greener, more beautiful places. I imagine that I am hiking in North Carolina or Austria, where nature needs no sprinklers to remain green. Why am I awake now. How can I find beauty on this hike. How can I possibly write an essay about this. Despite my negative thoughts, I force myself to focus on the hike. Birds soar through the crisp air, singing their morning melodies and landing on trees and telephone wires....   [tags: Observation Essays, Descriptive Essays]

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Assisi, Italy

- Assisi Before and After Francis and Clare. Assisi is a town located in the province of Perugia and Umbrian region of central Italy (?Assisi?).. It is located at the foot of Monte Subasio, which is 1300 feet or 400 meters above sea level. The narrow, winding streets and the surrounding city walls are indicative of the region?s medieval history (?Assisi?).. Although the town is primarily known as the birthplace of St. Francis, it was an important location for the Umbrians, Etruscans, and Romans (?Assisi?).....   [tags: Observation Essays, Descriptive Essays]

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Mountain Biking

- Mountain Biking I have come to love bicycles in the course of the past year. I am especially fond of mountain bikes, including my own. Riding it opens up a whole new world of opportunities and challenges for me. I am still fairly fresh to the whole mountain biking scene, so I push myself to become better with more experience. Riding is an outlet; it is something I can channel pent up energy through. I love the sport because it is a full body, soul, and mind experience that affects all five of the senses....   [tags: Observation Essays, Descriptive Essays]

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The Supermarket

- The Supermarket The other day I walked into the supermarket to buy a box of Kleenex. I was faced with a variety of colors, textures, box designs, and even the option of aloe. All these features designed for a product to blow my nose into. Selection wasn't limited to the Kleenex section, either…I found abundance in every aisle. We seem to always want more - more choices, more variety, more time. In fact, even the word "supermarket" implies a desire for more than just a simple market. No longer just a place to buy food, the supermarket has become a place to cash a check, buy a birthday card, or pick up some tulip bulbs....   [tags: Observation Essays, Descriptive Essays]

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The Plains

- The vivid memory of the plains never leaves me. I can return to this place at any moment. I close my eyes and take a deep breath. My lungs are filled with the clean and pure air, a welcome change from the thick hazy air of the outside world. I am alone with only my thoughts and emotions to keep me company. The summer breeze, warm upon my face is filled with the sweet smell of the tall billowing grass. Soft green hills surround me. I am not certain where they begin or where they end. Far into the distance I can see another farmhouse....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive, Observation]

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IRA Attack

- The beam of white light that penetrated the atmosphere brought everyone and everything to a halt. A thunderous noise that seemed to shatter the eardrum ripped through the sky. The aftershock of the explosion had knocked most people off their feet. Consequently chaos followed, but it had not always been this way. Docklands had been a peaceful place. The early stages of development had begun in the areas surrounding the docks, but it still possessed the tranquillity that was appreciated by the residents....   [tags: Descriptive Essays, Descriptive, Observation]

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Low Tide

- The sky is grey; it is a cold November day. I look out at the sea; it also is grey. Bold, breakers, batter, the sandstone cliffs. The normally fearless, swooping, seagulls, have taken sanctuary high in their nests. Not me though. I'm here just as I always was, waiting, looking out over miles, and miles, of churning grey water. I sit and I think, wondering when you might come back, wondering if you thought of us. I'm getting wet now. Cold, fine, drizzle is falling, soaking me to the skin....   [tags: Descriptive Essays, Descriptive, Observation]

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One Student's Observations of an Online Community

- One Student's Observations of an Online Community      An online community is a place where individual users with common interest come together to build relationships with similar people.  Recently I was looking through the Yahoo and MSN websites, searching for an interesting community to join.  Unfortunately, all of the message boards I was interested in had been inactive for over a year.  Online communities must involve growing relationships among active users.  Many people believe that online communities are a waste of time and are destroying our current society.  Howard Rheingold, an author, argues another point of view (92)....   [tags: Sell Websites Buy Websites]

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History of Earth Obersvation Satellites

- ... Actually, since 1982 , NOAA satellites has helped in saving more than 6500 lives as a minimum estimate as per united state civil defense statistics. 1.3 Applications 1.3.1 Oceanic and sea observation 1. EOS services used widely in disaster effects such as oil leakage. 2. Remote sensing color of water, River flows, lake sizes. 3. Coastal and river erosions. 4. Observing ice bergs and global warming effects. 5. Maritime ship detection and asset protections 1.3.2 Ground surface observation 1. EOS can give accurate information for forestry and agricultural management enquiries such as yield prediction, drought monitoring and field boundary managements, health and density and soil moisture....   [tags: surveillance, monitoring, wavelength]

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The Need to Explain Leave Impression in an Interview

- ... On the other hand high consistency, high consensus and high distinctiveness are sufficient explanation of external causes also known as 'situational attribution' Q2) "In an interview situation, attributional processes are especially relevant in that a recruiters interpretation of information can determine the relative weight and importance of that information and subsequent decisions to hire" . In case of Rowan and his first interviewee Hagan the bias that will influence the most in Rowans decisions will be the Anchoring Bias which is a tendency to fixate on initial information from which one then fails to adequately adjust for subsequent information(Robbins, S....   [tags: perception, judgement, observations]

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Will the Earliest Hominid Please Standup?: Evoultion Exposed

- ... Creationism is the belief that life, the Earth, and the universe are the creation of a supernatural being, according to Creationism, associated in the United States primarily with fundamentalist Protestant Christianity, asserts the literal biblical account of God’s creation of mankind and the rest of the universe (Tattersall 21). Today, creationism is once again on the rise, as part of a revival of populism in the United States. Evolution is the change in the inherited characteristic of biological populations over successive generations (Wikipedia)....   [tags: theories, fossils, observations, human]

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Observations of a Teacher

- Reflecting on the microteaching activity, I would have to say I found it interesting as it showed my weaknesses in teaching. I believe that I prepared enough for the activity, but the information that I prepared was just too much to handle. I did not plan to say everything I had prepared, but I did have a plan that would cover a portion of it and then have a fast forward kind of approach to the majority of the presentation. I would then press play so to say and begin lecturing over the topic in the final part of the presentation....   [tags: microteaching, lesson, assess]

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Observations on Property in Robinson Crusoe and Second Treatise

- Observations on Property in Robinson Crusoe and Second Treatise             People have been fighting over land and possessions since Adam and Eve left the Garden of Eden. But what actually constitutes the ownership of property. In the eighteenth century John Locke and Daniel Defoe addressed this question. In his Second Treatise, Locke defends the rights of people to property and he explains the basis for obtaining and maintaining dominion over it. In Robinson Crusoe, Defoe suggests a definition of property that concurs in part with Locke's, which indicates that people can claim ownership of property when they have added their labor to some part of it....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Sleep Observations Related to Potential Errors at Work Report

- Sleep Observations Related to Potential Errors at Work Report Ladies and Gentlemen better known as board members. This study was conducted to find if there is any correlation between sleep and errors made throughout the day. I took the privilege of making this report because we are in the business of saving lives. Everyone in this medical center wants to help all of our patients to the best of our ability. Over time we have overlooked the responsibility we have to the patients that enter our doors for care....   [tags: essays research papers]

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A Student's Observations on Three Consumer Electronics Websites

- A Student's Observations on Three Consumer Electronics Websites In today’s world of technology, electronics have become an essential part of our lives. With the advances in technology and communication systems, the sizes of integrated circuits or chips decrease every year, which in turn make the electronics smaller, more reliable and more powerful. In addition, due to the economic crisis, customers’ demands are becoming more crucial. They prefer cheaper products with better functions which consume less power....   [tags: Sell Websites Buy Web Sites]

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Phenomenology of Dreaming

- ... They underscore that simply enumerating the features of a dream or dream series does not address the process of dreaming. By this they mean the "what" of dream experience: the sensations, thoughts, emotions, and presentational mode (e.g., bizarreness) of the dream. They find that sensations, i.e., visual, auditory, and bodily phenomena, are ever present in dreams, and that dream characters' thoughts consistently influence dream actions. The authors imply that an explanation of dreaming per se should address sensations and thought in dreams, rather than emotions or bizarreness....   [tags: laboratory observations, REM sleep]

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Observations and History of the Blow Fly

- Blow fly Include a number of species including the common bluebottle fly, Calliphora vomitoria (Linnaeus) the green bottlefly, Phaenicia sericata (Meigen) and others. Adult flies are metallic blue, green, copper or black colored flies that otherwise resemble house flies in appearance. Adult:Blow flies are a diverse group ranging from 6 to 14 mm in length and generally having a metallic sheen to their bodies. The black blow fly has a dark, olive-green body, black legs, and orange pubescence around the mesothoracic spiracles....   [tags: species, habitats, larvae]

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Use of the Observational Method in Qualitative Research

- Introduction For a century, researchers in many disciplines and fields have widely used the approach known as qualitative research in their studies. There are many definitions of qualitative research that have been provided. Following are some of the definitions of qualitative research: “Qualitative research is a research strategy that usually emphasizes words rather than quantification in the collection and analysis of data.” (Bryman, 2008, p.366). “Qualitative research is an umbrella term for an array of attitudes towards and strategies for conducting inquiry that are aimed at discovering how human beings understand, experience, interpret, and produce the social world.” (Sandelowski, 200...   [tags: words, quantification, data collection]

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Observations of Women in "Trifles"

- Whose side are you on. The men’s. Or the women’s. In “Trifles” by Susan Glaspell, the women are more observant than the men. The women in the play discover Mrs. Wright’s motives for the murder of her husband. The sexist and rude men are preoccupied by the bigger problem when they should be looking for small details that lead to the bigger problem. The women in the play are observant. For example when the men are looking for evidence in the kitchen the women take notice of a quilt that is not finished, “She was piecing a quilt....   [tags: Play Analysis]

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Short Story- Observations of Hell

- Now at the gates of this wretched new domain I observed two prim and spritely characters dressed in a suit and tie and a long red dinner dress. None other than Ronald and Nancy Regan, smiling gleefully, “Just say no!” they chirped in unison. A chill was sent down, the cold emanated through me. The muffled cries could already be heard beyond the crystalline gates, the jagged bars of methamphetamines could barely hold back the anguish of the countless souls ensnared in this pit. My master informed me that none were allowed to speak here, their mouths and nostrils bound, lest they be able to feast of the drugs surrounding them....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples]

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Genetic Observations Through The Studies Of Hybrid Corn, Single Gene

- Genetic Observations Through The Studies of Hybrid Corn, Single Gene Human Traits, and Fruit Flies The basic foundation of modern genetics was led by Gregor Mendel (Corcos, 1993). Mendel was not the first to experiment with heredity, and our Lyman Briggs biology class will not be the last to deal with genetics. Genetics is the science of heredity. In our lab, we had three main objectives. First, we evaluated our data on monohybrid and dihybrid corn cross seed counts against Mendel’s theoretical expectations of independent assortment and the segregation of alleles....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Report of Class Observations

- WEEK #1 September 13th, 2013: 10:10-11:00 The first week as I observed the class, there was an obvious concept in play through the class. A new student was taking part in the class, and she stuck out like a sore thumb. I could tell that she didn’t have the same flow and presence that each of the other student had. She was different and new, and the rest of the class saw that as well. There was a cultural difference taking place, even the minor differences in how she dresses and how she spoke had a noticeable impact....   [tags: teacher perspectives, education assessment]

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Social Observations

- Social scene 1: Two teenagers, a guy and a girl, were at the bus station having a conversation with one another. They were both Caucasian. They seem to have direct eye contact with each other. Their facial expressions showed interest. They were smiling, and it felt genuine. Most noticeably, the guy would stare at the girl and turn away. He would look at the ground. Furthermore, the girl would play with her hair. This created attention between them. The guy was doing ridiculous things, such as, making goofy smiles....   [tags: Sociolgoy]

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Gaming Observations

- At 1:15pm Saturday afternoon, I am currently hanging out at the student gaming center with the pool tables and a line of arcades in front of me. At least nine to twelve players are gathered around 2 gaming arcade machines in front of me. The two main popular ones that are of interest would be the Street Fighter 3rd Strike and the Marvel vs Capcom 2 machines. The gamers are heavily immerse in watching the players and cheering them on. I am observing four players playing on two separate machines....   [tags: Gaming, narrative]

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Neil's Observations

- Neil sometimes thought that he had multiple personalities. He became aware of the possibilities when his friends noted that he seemed to disappear into his music. When he finishes it would take some moments before he was receptive to his audience. They of course were right, for he was completely cognizant of his having slipped away to other places in his universe. They are a places without stress. It's a place of creation where only abstraction and imagery could possibly exist. He was an explorer in a diaphanous world surrounded by sounds that took on a lifelike presence....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Middle Childhood Observations

- Alexander, Enrique, and Alexis are the names of the children I observed. They have different gross motor skills and fine motor skills. However, their differences are in the sophistication of each ability. Alexander, who is 7 years old is very active. He was jumping and trying to count by jumping on the tile floors to see how many there were across the living room. He is developing typically to his age. What has influenced this level of physical development is the amount of myelin in the brain increases and raises the speed at which electrical impulses travel between neuron....   [tags: physical development, motor skills cognitive, ]

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Cultural Observations From A Somalian-American

- Did you ever know that every country has different cultural values and norms that may cause misunderstanding among cultures around the globe. Of course, I didn’t really know that till I migrated from my country to the USA. A long time ago, I believed that the world was filled with homogenous societies which are based upon one culture only and that culture must be my own culture which I must follow as the ethnocentric standard to all other nations in the world. But later, I had experienced living in multi cultural communities and different continents around the globe, such as Africa and Asia, where getting involved in other people’s lives is very common....   [tags: Cultural Issues]

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My School Experience through Observations

- So far, I have observed the class Freshman English II, section B, led by the senior assistant. It is a very large class, as I already pointed out in my previous reports. The students tend to misbehave and make noise during the lecture, thus the teacher is obliged to use some disciplinary actions, such as asking them to be silent. There were students who plagiarized their homework essays, which disappointed Mr.. As a disciplinary action, he held a twenty-minute speech to admonish them for their immoral and illegal deed, and to demonstrate to them the possible consequences of their actions....   [tags: education, academic, rules]

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- Home      My definition of home is not a word I can say or a thought I can think, but a feeling. This feeling is like a calm that settles over me like a blanket, just a quiet assurance telling me I belong in that place. It took me forever to understand where exactly that place was, and the answer was always right in front of me. This feeling would come and go, and I would never recognize it because I knew that only my address and the house that I parked my car at and went in to eat and sleep for 18 years was my home....   [tags: Personal Narrative Home Descriptive Observation]

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Black and Blue Friday

- The Friday after Thanksgiving is everything from a bargain hunter’s dream come true to a husband’s worst nightmare. Since the early to mid-sixties it was been given the name “Black Friday.” Black Friday is day where stores around the country open their doors early to welcome the start of the Christmas shopping season. This is the day if you get to the mall by five a.m., you are late and will not find a parking place. It is the same day where you start off by being cussed by a pregnant woman, and end by being beat-up by an elderly lady resembling your grandmother....   [tags: Social Observations]

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Seven Rules For Observational Research

- Seven rules for observational research: how to watch people do stuff Observational research, ethnography, or, in plain English, watching people do stuff, seems to be hot these days. Newsweek touts it ("Enough Talk," August 18, 1997), which means it’s getting to be mainstream, but I find that a lot of clients aren’t very comfortable with it. Certainly, compared to traditional focus groups, mini-groups, or one-on-one interviews, observational research accounts for a pitiably small portion of most research budgets....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Observations on the Writing Profession in The Republic by Plato

- Questioning of the Writing Profession Plato’s The Republic For all the time today’s students spend learning to write well, Plato is skeptical of those who spend their lives crafting words. In the tenth chapter of The Republic, Socrates condemns poets as imitators. In the dialogue that bears his name, Phaedrus wonders whether words in the constructed rhythms of speech or poetry will obscure Truth, the philosopher’s ultimate goal. Speech-writing is just the clever use of rhetorical device, poetry is faulty imitation, and both empty voices can deceive us....   [tags: Plato's Republic Essays]

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Shakespeare's Hamlet Essay: Observations on Gertrude

- And What of Gertrude in Hamlet.       To what extent does evil reign in the heart of Queen Gertrude in Shakespeare’s Hamlet. This essay will delve into her character, and into the deposit of literary criticism regarding her, in order to analyze her character in depth.   Philip Edwards’ “The Ghost: Messenger from a Higher Court of Values?” expresses the necessity of the Ghost leaving the guilt of Gertrude to the afterlife:   The final injunction, ‘Leave her to heaven’, must temper our feeling of the Ghost’s personal vindictiveness....   [tags: GCSE Coursework Shakespeare Hamlet]

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Susan Glaspell's Trifles - Some Observations

- Trifles I would like to make three major points. Major #1: Since this is the first play we’ve read, the stage direction really caught my eye and I tended to consider it very seriously in determining the meaning of the work. The most obvious direction, which the essay by Parrish discusses, is that neither Mr. nor Mrs. Wright ever appear in the play, and Glaspell was the first to use this type of direction (which was later recognized as uniquely her own.) Other important examples of the play’s direction (not spoken lines) are: ( ......   [tags: Trifles Essays]

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Being an Only Child

- Introduction (Personal Statement) As individuals grow older, face encounters, and endure numerous experiences, they have a tendency to eventually discover an inclusive sense of security in their daily life. Keeping a blind eye open to anything outside of our comfort zone, often times we see no reason to think about how different our lives could have been if particular events had not occurred. For instance, take a second to meditate about your life now and imagine how differently it would have been if you eradicated or altered something else....   [tags: personal reflections and observations]

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Weaver Girls Cognitive Development

- Four young girls that I babysit for, Mackenzie, Maggie, Meredith and Morgan, are sisters of varying ages and developmental levels. Mackenzie is eight years old, Maggie is six years old, Meredith is three years old and Morgan is sixteen months old. Each girl is at a different stage in cognitive, physical, mental, social and emotional development. I have babysat for the girls for four years now and was able to watch them grow and change in many different ways. Since they are from the same family, I was also able to see how nature and nurture played into their development....   [tags: psychological analysis, personal observations]

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Observations From Both Sides Of The Refrigerator Door

- Book By Robert Fulghum Report by (Your Name Here) Uh-Oh was written by Robert Fulghum, it is 244 pages long and was published by Villard Books. This book is a collection of small stories pertaining to the life of the author, and also his opinions, thoughts, and philosophies. There are no specific characters that are through the book except the author. This is not a novel, but yet it does continue some of the ideas written in his previous books, All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten and It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It....   [tags: essays research papers]

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My Observations Upon Waking Each Morning

- A small crack in the egg-smooth walls of sleep, and I can sense a day circulating around me. Thin air holds images: a man sweeping trodden debris of dream off city sidewalk one hour before any pedestrian footfall. Shy birds made of confusion and tissue paper. Dissipating, those intent silent seconds when one listens in vain to pull full sentences from the soft dinner-party murmur of dreams and reality. To sort the sounds of the real bedroom from the mingling sounds of the Protean. The world opens up between my eyelids, and my eyelids open onto white ceiling or white wall....   [tags: Descriptive Essays]

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Teach like Your Hair's on Fire: The Methods and Madness Inside Room 56

- ... According to Rafe, “Level 1 thinking is based on fear. Eventually we want our children to behave well not because they fear punishment but because they believe it is right” ( 15). After sharing his personal philosophy and teaching style, the second part of the book called, The Method, shares Esquith’s passionate approach to the various subjects in the curriculum. His teaching strategies, such as his careful choice of books and film, his detailed approach to planning fieldtrips, his success at teaching Shakespearean theatre, his hands on band and class economic system, once again highlights his total commitment to his students....   [tags: Rafe Esquith, classroom techniques, observations]

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Four Year Old Development Analysis

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

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Descriptive Essay - The Woods in Autumn

- The Woods in Autumn It is not true that the close of a life which ends in a natural fashion- --life which is permitted to put on the display of death and to go out in glory- --inclines the mind to rest. It is not true of a day ending nor the passing of the year, nor of the fall of leaves. Whatever permanent, uneasy question is native to men, comes forward most insistent and most loud at such times. There are still places where one can feel and describe the spirit of the falling of leaves....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing, Observatio]

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Descriptive Essay - The Meadow

- The Meadow           On a crisp autumn afternoon, I sat idly under an enormous oak tree watching as a whirlwind whisked across the rolling hills of  the meadow.  As it passed by me, the whirlwind scooped up a dormant pile of leaves lying next to the oak tree.  The leaves appeared to come alive twisting, turning, and dancing about the meadow.  They were sporting their new fall colors of red, orange, brown, and yellow.   The brittle autumn leaves seemed to be having a party.  As the party moved out of sight, I began to think about the last time I visited the meadow.  The memories of my last visit are vivid with relaxed and peaceful thoughts  motivated by the images, scents, and sound...   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing, Observatio]

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Essay About The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock: Observations

- Paralysis in The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock Prufrock's paralysis follows naturally from this subjectivizing of everything. If each consciousness is an opaque sphere, then Prufrock has no hope of being understood by others. "No experience," says Bradley in a phrase Eliot quotes, "can lie open to inspection from outside" (KE, 203). Prufrock's vision is incommunicable, and whatever he says to the lady will be answered by, "That is not what I meant at all./That is not it, at all" (CP, 6). The lady is also imprisoned in her own sphere, and the two spheres can never, like soap bubbles, become one....   [tags: Love Song J. Alfred Prufrock]

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The Media Industry in Malaysia

- The media industry in Malaysia is slowing growing and following the global trends. There are several theories which can be applied to study and understand the implications that the media industry has on people. For this research, the theory chosen to be researched on, investigated, critiqued and examined its application to any areas in the Malaysian media industry is the social learning theory. Explanation & discussion of the theory Albert Bandura, a psychologist who proposed the social learning theory....   [tags: social and observational learning,albert bandura]

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Therapeutic Induced Hypothermia

- During clinical this week, the student nurse got the opportunity of an observational experience in a Specialty Care Unit. The student was directed to the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) to observe a patient that was critically ill and receiving extensive treatment. The student observed a nurse caring for a patient while administering therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest. The patient L.E. is a 73 year old male. The patient has no history of coronary artery disease or any problems with his heart....   [tags: Nursing Observational Experience]

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Albert Bandura: Observational Learning

- Albert Bandura, born December 4, 1925 (Bandura 2013), is a very well known theorists in the world of psychology. A professor at Stanford University for much of his career, from 1953 until 2010, he has been recognized many times in this field (Bandura). His awards include, but are not limited to: the Lifetime Achievement award from the American Psychological Association, the James McKeen Cattell Award, the Grawemeyer Award and a Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Psychological Association (Olson, & Hergenhahn, 2012)....   [tags: awards,development, social, theory, modeling]

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Observational Taxonomy for Children

- Observational taxonomy as it relates to the nature of early social interaction, is a classification system that uses a code of different behaviors that are seen when observing children during play and non-play and is further divided into cognitive and social categories. Amongst the many theorists, Mildred Parten and Jean Piaget are significant to the field of early observational studies comprising of children in the free play atmosphere. Parten asserted that social participation amongst preschool aged children amplified as the child’s age increased (Parten 1932)....   [tags: social interaction, classification system]

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Observing a Child at Elementary School Recess

- A Child at Elementary School Recess This observation is of a 10 year old male child during his lunch recess at an elementary school located in the South Bay area. The student participates in a day treatment program for children with emotional/social difficulties. The length of this observation was approximately forty five minutes. For the purpose of confidentiality this student will be referred to as John. In the first section of this observational analysis a brief description of the program which John participates in will be given....   [tags: Observational Social Skills Psychology Essays]

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Implementing Observational Learning

- The following essay provides the reader with a cursory understanding of observational learning and how it may be implemented within the classroom. The paper first explores a workable definition of observational learning primarily through the concept of modeling and vicarious learning. The second part discusses the roles of the teacher and environment. The paper then discusses how observational learning may be used to teach positive attitudes and effective thinking skills, also achieved through vicarious learning....   [tags: Education, teaching]

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Observational Learning of Violent Behavior

- Today violence has become an every day experience in life. Playing video games or turning on the television, and flipping through the channels at random, you will most likely stumble upon various forms of violence. Does it desensitize or help us tolerate violence. And the most controversial issue, does it cause violence. Most humans learn by simply watching, and then imitating the action rather than trial and error or direct experiences of the consequences of our actions (this is not to say that watching and imitating is the only way of learning)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Observational Learning Help Children Learn How to Behave

- ... Laughter show activity in the brain (the area that is always active when processing emotions); cause the body to be aroused. Therefore, laughter is an emotional. In order to understand how significant laughter is similar to other emotional response, it must be examine through gender. In regards to laughter, gender difference will be taken into consideration as well as brain activity and parent(s) interaction. Laughter as an emotional response In order to consider laughter as an emotional response, first emotional response must be identified....   [tags: experience, emotions, response]

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Process of Learning

- There are many ways that children and adults learn but there are two processes of learning which have been of great debate for many years. Observational learning and cognitive learning have been theories which many great philosophers have been researching extensively. Both theories provide valid points and both can be applied to our world today. The question is do I believe in them and can they somehow be integrated. I believe that learning is observable yet I also recognize that there are many other factors to consider when discussing this issue....   [tags: Education Essays Observational Cognitive Learning]

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Oberservation and Analysis of Organizational Behavior: UTIS

- The organization that I went to is a part of IUPUI. Many of you will know this group as UITS, sense I used to be a part of this group awhile ago my old boss said it would be fine if I just sat in to see what was going on and this also allowed me to do this assignment. UITS is the group at IUPUI that is in charge of minting and making sure that all the technology on campus is working as it should. This organization has a great deal of many layers making it an ideal organization to study and understand what exactly is going on....   [tags: encryption, technology, ethic, device, leadership]

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Diverticulitis and Bowel Movements

- Risk Factors In one observational study, patients with constipation were not directly related to diverticulosis. Patients who had more frequent bowel movements developed a greater risk for diverticulitis (Sames, 1970). The risk of developing diverticulitis increases with age. Changes related to age, like a weakened elasticity of the colon wall contribute to formation of diverticula. In countries where a high fiber diet is common, the rate of diverticulitis is drastically lower than countries with more processed food choices and lower fiber intake....   [tags: observational study, risk, development]

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Nurse Intervention: An Observational Analysis

- Knowing how to prioritize and to balance client's needs are critical thinking skills in the nursing profession and are extremely important for a novice practical nurse to develop. Good skills in setting priorities link with good time management, because all our actions have different levels of importance (Ref.). A new nurse should learn to not just focus on one problem at a time but to see the whole picture of the client's needs then use their prioritization skills after. It all starts with the assessment where a patient and a nurse work together to define the client's needs....   [tags: Amenhorrea, Patient]

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Comparing the Anatomy and Physiology of a Domestic House Cat, to that of a Human

- ... Microphages will swallow up the antigen and determine it dangerous or not. One of the most difficult parts is for the microphage to recognize the bacteria as self or non self so it does not destroy itself. When the antigen is consumed, it is displayed to helper B and T cells so they can create an immune response to the antigens. The skin is the most effective at stopping these antigens, as it covers your whole body. Helper t cells attack and destroy the antigen by summoning killer t cells. The B cells produce antibodies to neutralize the antigens, and marks them for destruction by other immune cells....   [tags: cat lab, observational activity, whiskers]

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Different Groups in the Concert: An Observational Essay

- A couple of months ago, I went to a concert up in Denver. The band that played was called dada. They are a three-man pop rock band that have been playing since their first album was released in 1992. The band has a small following, but the amphitheater still was still quite full by the time the band started playing. Before this concert, I had been to a couple others in the past with bands of a similar type playing in a similar setting to that of the amphitheater I found myself in a couple of months ago....   [tags: Society, Band]

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A Critical Analysis of Strategies that Promote Inclusive Practice in Assessment

- This essay will examine two assessment strategies, firstly that of observation and secondly, The Common Assessment Framework (2007), in order to critically analyse their potential to promote inclusive practice in assessment. It will demonstrate the purpose and objective behind these assessment strategies and the use of assessment for a range of purposes drawing on current issues in practice and discussing measures used by practitioners. It will also demonstrate the importance of collaboration between professionals, learners and parents to ensure respectful and shared assessment practice showing an awareness of the importance of considering validity of content and technique to support the chi...   [tags: Education, Evaluation]

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Clinical trials

- Introduction Clinical trial is biomedical or health related research studies in human being that follow a pre-defined protocol. Research is an activity designed to test a hypothesis that helps in concluding and developing knowledge. It is a protocol that has an objectives and procedures to reach those objectives (1). There are two types of clinical studies. One is interventional studies in which the research subjects are assigned by the investigator to a treatment or other intervention, and their outcomes are measured....   [tags: interventional studies, observational studies]

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Water Analysis and Observational Information, A Research Question

- Research Question: Is distilled, filtered, spring, and tap water detrimental to the health of humans. Review: Water is an essential element that the human body needs to survive, to live. There are six different kinds of water that is distributed and gathered amongst citizens of the United States of America. Well water, tap, distilled, spring, filtered, and electrolyte water are all effect the human body’s health. Guess what. Electrolyte water is the only healthy water to consume. Electrolytes in bottled water such as Smart Water, helps balance body fluids and maintain homeostasis....   [tags: distilled, filtered, spring]

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The Importance of Not Being Subjective

- Essay 1 In this essay you will be finding out the importance of not being subjective. Subjective means that you are ‘of, relating to, or emanating from a person's emotions, prejudices, etc.’ (Collins English Dictionary , 2011) This means you would be influenced by your own personal feelings and would be judging a child. This could be because of how the child has behaved before. By doing this, you would be recording the behaviour that you expect the child to be doing rather than what the child is actually doing....   [tags: objectivity, judging a child]

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Description of the Evaluation Program

- Description of the Evaluation Program For this reflection paper I chose to look back at my first year as an elementary school assistant principal and the training and experience I had with the teacher evaluation process. The year was 2004 and during the first month of school I was assigned to participate in a three day training session on how to observe and assess teachers using the Formative Observation Data Instrument (FODI) and the Formative Observation Data Analysis (FODA) forms. I attended this training with six other new assistance principals from schools within the district....   [tags: Teacher Evaluation ]

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How Can Correction Code Strategy Improve Students' Ability to Write Independently?

- ... Also they were out of task. Ms Shamsa spent two minutes revising the classroom rules, which are written by both the teacher and the students. Yisrael (2012) stated that the teacher has to write two or three rules and have the students write the rest. So, I noticed that the students tried hard to not break the rules because one of the rules is if anyone in the group made noise or misbehaved the whole group will be punished. During the observation, my role as an evaluator was detached. I was just sitting in the classroom and recording the actions during the lesson and never interact with the teacher or the students during the observation process....   [tags: supervision and evaluation of instruction]

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Primate Behavior a Study of Orangutans and Mandrills

- ... Overall the observation showed many of the behaviors that are explained in Larsen's book and the San Diego Zoo Orangutan Website. One difference that was noted often was the interaction with the human primates and how they almost seemed to cohabitate. The Mandrill enclosure was about 110 ft long and 15-20ft wide, it included about 4-5 natural trees that were 25ft+ tall, the enclosure was completely covered by a net that surrounded the entire enclosure. The enclosure included a lower area that was mostly dirt and included a small puddle of water; and an upper area that had rocks, tree trunks and was mostly grassy....   [tags: biology and primate analysis]

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The Role of Natural History

- In Cuvier’s introduction he discusses the essence of natural sciences as to “render sensible in all its parts the mutual influence of every being” (Cuvier, 4). Cuvier is able to show that natural history is an indispensible part of natural philosophy and can successfully unveil the laws of nature. In making this assertion Cuvier argues that natural history plays an equal and scientific role in uncovering the system of natural sciences when compared to more empirical methods such as dynamics or chemistry....   [tags: Science]

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FE Research Outline

- In this outline, I will briefly describe my area of focus in my research provided with reasons. Then, I will go on to describe observations that I find inspiring, useful and worth mentioning. The research question will be stated and methods of data collection and respective difficulties will be illustrated thereafter. Finally, I will indicate what I have already read and what I intend to read in the bibliography. Area of Focus In my research, I will focus on the area of motivations. It is because in my observation, I found most students on task even they have been misbehaving, let alone what ability they have, what year they study or what lessons they attend....   [tags: Research Proposal ]

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Human vs. Computer: Comparison of How the Truth of a Statement is Determined in the Framework of WVO Quine’s Holism

- IV. Reasons for Holism Thesis and the Web-of-Belief Model: Language Acquisition Why reasons offered by TDE are not enough. While Quine’s positive account is as compelling as it is gripping, his negative account falls short of out and out refutation of old dogmas. For one, neither the Duhem Thesis nor the failure of Carnap’s reductionist program is sufficient to firmly establish the fallacy of the Dogma of Reductionism. Duhem originally stated his thesis as an empirical observation strictly about the challenges that physicists faced when confirming theories of physics (Ariew, 2011)....   [tags: Language]

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Coaching Assessment Models

- There are many different assessment models developed which enable the coach to assess the client from a number of varied perspectives. The majority of these models are simply used as a tool, providing a schema for noting observations. An ideal assessment model is an instrument used to obtain structure within the framework of the coaching encounter. The coach is never limited to the parameters of the model, but the model should provide a guide in the evaluation of the client. In other words, the model allows the coach to develop a frame of reference for client observation....   [tags: five elements model, mood]

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Quine's Physicalist Epistemology

- Quine's Physicalist Epistemology Quine, in his article "In Praise of the Observational Sentence," claims to establish naturalized epistemology and the work of science as a realist mapping of the world. Invoking Rorty's criticisms of foundationalism from Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature, this paper analyzes Quine's observational sentence by discussing the unresolved issue of justification. It discusses whether a causal explanation can be a justified true belief and adequate "grounding" of knowledge....   [tags: Philosophy Theories Papers]

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Is Ethnography a Suitable method for Research

- Is Ethnography a Suitable method for Research on Residential Satisfaction and Community Participation. Ethnography within its wider field of research is described as the study of people&#8217;s behaviour in terms of social contexts, with emphasis on interaction in everyday situations (Lindsay, 1997). It is further defined as research that constitutes the art and science of describing a group or culture (Fetterman, 1989). However, the specific definition that will be used throughout this work, is that of its role within qualitative research, which is summarised by Wainwright (1997) in his paper in The Qualitative Report, stating that ethnography can be distinguished as: &#8220;...the...   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Analysis of a Sociologist's Research of Family Life

- Analysis of a Sociologist's Research of Family Life This essay sets out to cover possible ways of researching the family including case studies. The research methods I will be using in this essay are questionnaires, interviews and observation, which are types of primary research. There are many different types of research methods, two types being primary and secondary research. Primary research is carrying out the research from scratch without using any previous research. Secondary research is using information that has already been collected....   [tags: Papers, Sociology, Family Values]

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The Discovery of DNA’s Molecular Structure

- Theoretical models for the molecular structure of DNA can be likened to scientific theories. DNA’s structure was determined largely because scientists scrutinized the relationship between theory (a particular theoretical model of DNA) and observation (x-ray crystallographic patterns, or bonding patterns between bases and sugar-phosphate groups, for example). Inductivists, falsificationists, Kuhn, and Feyerabend all have different accounts of how scientists have related theory to observation....   [tags: Science Genetics Papers]

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Methods for Acquiring Information

- Methods for Acquiring Information A sociologist's goal is to identify recurring patterns of and influences on social behavior. Sociologists use nearly all the methods of acquiring information, from advanced mathematical statistics to the interpretation of texts to study social behavior. The sociologist use surveys, direct observation, experiments, and existing sources. They use these methods to solve problems about social behavior in human groups as well as individuals. In their research, they look for primary resources....   [tags: Papers]

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Women's Rights

- INTRODUCTION The given case, Claiming the Throttle : Multiple Femininities in a Hyper – Masculine Subculture ( Martin et al, 2006 ) is a re-inquiry of Schouten and McAlexander’s (1995) ethnography of Harley – Davidson owners that deals with issues of feminism in a hyper – masculine subculture. This case focuses on the liberalization and the sense of achievement and equality gained by women on the usage of motorcycles through the voices of women riders....   [tags: Legal Issues, Ethnography, Feminism]

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Plasma Donation

- Plasma Donation Save a life, donate plasma. Plasma donation is a process many college students pursue in the efforts to make a sort of supplementary income while attending school. However, many other people in society do not know what all plasma donation entails. This essay will discuss the many aspects and details that the plasma donation process involves. These details include the donor’s waiting time and check-in, the donation process itself, and finally the finishing touches of the donation process....   [tags: Observational Essays]

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