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Step to Developing a Research Project - This article’s main focus was prevention of falls through safety interventions. The intervention could be utilized in combination or as one, but in the end the cost was low and the patient fall rate was decreased. The falls was reduced because the problem was identified and they addressed the problem by implementing a safety strategy that would address and correct the problem. The falls rate was reduced within a time frame that was cost effective for the organization. Rognstad, M., Fredheim, O. S., Johannessen, T....   [tags: Reading, Research Question, Hypothesis]
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The Big Five Research Project - The purpose of this report is to provide answers to the questions presented in the research project in the Rasmussen general psychology class. The first question ask was what are the five personality traits according to the prominent five factor model. According to the psychology.suite101 website (Pawlik-Kienlen, 2007) the big five personality traits are as follows: • Conscientiousness - being disciplined, dedicated and organized. This also means being self disciplined and having goals in life and striving to achieve them....   [tags: Research Analysis] 887 words
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Joint Research and Development Project - Joint R&D projects in their development and organization are supported within a network structure, that is, in a set of partners connected by a set of ties (Borgatti and Halgin, 2011). The partners can be firms and institutions of at least four different countries national or international firms and institutions, and the ties that connect partners serve as the “pipes” through which information flows (Podolny, 2001). Joint R&D projects, therefore, constitute a network structure in which each partner is considered a node of the network, and network ties represent the relationship of collaboration in the development of the joint project....   [tags: joint r&d, network project, diversity] 796 words
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Uses of the Human Genome Research Project - So what is a human genome and why is the government researching it. The Human genome is the sequence of roughly 20,000 genes that make up human Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), or the building blocks that tell cells what to do. The government project named Human Genome Project (HGP) started in 1990’s, and is trying to unravel the 3 billion chemical base pairs in a DNA strand (http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/physician-resources/medical-science/genetics-molecular-medicine/current-topics/human-genome.shtml.) DNA is made up of phosphates, sugars and amino acids, Adenine (A), Thymine (T), Cytosine(C) and Guanine (G)....   [tags: Human Genome Project]
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Classroom Action Research Project - Classroom Action Research Project I chose to focus reading with a first grade student. This student has missed a lot of school in the past and has moved around frequently. On the FAST assessment, this student scored at the bottom of all first graders. Reading is of high importance and an intervention in this area is in high need. What impact can an direct, systematic instruction on phonemic awareness, phonics, and letter names and sounds using the Imagine It. intervention guide and supplemental materials, for 30 minutes a day, have on a first grader performing significantly lower than her peers....   [tags: reading, student, practices, instruction] 1906 words
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Action Research Project - When I first read about the action research project, I was pretty excited to see that I was going to get to work with a child, plan an intervention, and carry out the proposed plan. This was the first experience I have gotten in my college career that has allowed me to work directly with a child by using a method of teaching and instruction that I could plan and execute. Although it seemed like a daunting task to have to do for the first time, I was very excited for the opportunity since that very thing is what I plan on making my future career out of when I graduate....   [tags: Teaching Method, Intervention]
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Algae as Renewable Energy Research Project - The purpose of this project was to determine if algae would produce more energy than sunflower oil and canola oil. The hypothesis was that algae would produce more energy. The type of algae that was used for the experiment was chlorella. The project experiment involved growing algae in water which was placed under a carbon dioxide tank. The algae required a 12 hour light cycle per day to grow efficiently. Once grown, the algae was placed into a bomb calorimeter to measure the amount of heat energy it produces....   [tags: experiment, calorimeter, lipids] 1573 words
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Research Project: Las Meninas Paintings - Research Project: Las Meninas Paintings Velazquez first painted Las Meninas in 1656 as a portrait for the king of Spain. Many other artists have attempted to recreate or make their own rendition of the subject. Pablo Picasso made a series of 55 paintings pertaining to the same subject of Las Meninas. regarded as one of the most influential paintings, many artists have taken inspiration form this monumental work. One of my first cultural awakenings happened when I was 10. In the summer entering fifth grade, my parents took us on a trip to Spain....   [tags: Art History, Humanities]
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Research Project: Difficulties Found During The Process - Upon starting my research project I made the assumption that as I had planned everything out, everything would just fall into place and would mean that the completion of the study would be relatively easy. However, not everything has been completed as easily as I first predicted and I have had to deal with a variety of unexpected difficulties. Whilst none of these difficulties have been too severe, they have occurred at various stages throughout the project which has meant that I have had to adapt and improve several parts of my research project....   [tags: Research paper, time management]
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Research Project on Business Economics Curriculum - Introduction The accomplishment of anything worthwhile in education and other circles depends on the accomplishment of its objectives and aims (Glenn 1). The educational curriculum provides the blueprint through which students and teachers accomplish their educational goals. In simpler terms, an educational curriculum provides an educational structure to propel students, administrators and teachers towards a sense of academic progression. When analyzed comprehensively, an educational curriculum provides administrators with a dynamic and comprehensive program to guide the learning activities of existing and prospective students (Glenn 1)....   [tags: Educational Research, teaching]
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How to Plan a Research Project - Planning your research is the main topic discussed in this chapter. Talking about your research helps establish responsibility for it. The research plan that I established this year with all my classes was the utilization of flash cards. It’s going very well, the majority of the students are completing and presenting their flash cards to me. The reason for this could possibly be that I am grading the flash cards as a quiz grade. This provides enough incentive for them to complete. Grades have slightly improved but I am not for certain due to the short time frame....   [tags: flash cards, study techniques] 609 words
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Research Project: Women In Advertisements - As we dive farther into the 21st century the way we communicate with mass media is also evolving. Newspapers are dying in the print form and making a transition to the online platform, TV is also switching online so consumers have the freedom to watch at their own convenience instead of following the TV guide, and much of the media is fading into the hands of the public and they are gaining control due to camera phones and blogs. But advertising is one aspect of the media that still can afford to put its efforts in every medium, including magazines....   [tags: sexism, stereotyping women] 2295 words
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Weight Loss Research Project - In the American Culture we have adapted many ways of the Greek and Roman Empires. Our society has the laid back lifestyle of the Greeks and the physical fitness of the Romans. Statistics show 45 percent of Americans set a goal every year to achieve weight loss/fitness. Of that 45 percent, and just under half of Americans still maintain their New Year’s Resolution (Hub Pages). The question is why is weight-loss so important in America. There are many answers and factors that play into figuring out the equation....   [tags: Health]
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Research Project Acknowledgments - First and foremost, my deepest appreciation goes to my supervisors Dr. Hermann Moisl and Professor Claire Lamont. If it had not been for their knowledge, persistence, and kindness, this work would never have been completed. I am under a considerable obligation to express here a feeling which may not appear in the sequel: my deepest sense of gratitude to them both for unforgettable experiences and unlimited support. It was Dr. Moisl who first introduced me to the world of computational linguistics and has since then been a great source of inspiration....   [tags: Personal Statement] 708 words
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Report on a Group Research Project - Report on a Group Research Project Introduction In an age of information, people have an increasing number of options to access media for entertainment and information. Yet radio remains to be one of the most accessible and cost-effective conventional media, especially for people with limited financial resources such as university students. However, according to the cursory observation of the researchers of this project, the radio listening patterns of and their effects on university students have not been adequately addressed....   [tags: Papers] 1204 words
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Research Project on Violence in Sports - Research Project on Violence in Sports Our group has collectively decided to discuss the topic of violence in sports, especially riots in relation to sports. Riots occur for many reasons, but for our topic we will focus on riots that are caused by or occur at sporting events. We hope to explain why many violent acts happen at sporting events in stands, outside arena's, and after games. In order to look into this matter, we must first understand what violence in sports is and how it may affect young children's mindsets....   [tags: Papers] 465 words
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Science Research Project (Solar Energy) - According to my research about solar energy I recommend that FPL develop more solar energy production facilities and assist individual homeowners in applying solar panels to their homes. My recommendation is based on many factors. One of the major factors for considering solar energy is that Florida is almost always sunny. There are about 8 hours of sunlight for a normal day and it seems logical to harness the sun’s energy for our needs. When storing solar energy it makes more sense to connect to a utility grid and sell the excess power to a utility company because the batteries that store solar energy are very expensive and large....   [tags: Solar Energy]
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Vietnam Research Project - Vietnam Research Project 1. Vietnam was a conflict that was originally fought by the French. They acted this way to follow the 'Truman doctrine' but by 1950, war had flared up again and America joined. In '54 Eisenhower had come up with the 'domino theory' as a justification for the involvement. This theory stated, "If South Vietnam falls to the Communist, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Burma, India and Pakistan would also fall like dominos. The Pacific Islands and even Australia could be at risk." After the French were defeated in 1954, Vietnam was split in two; the north was Communist, led by Ho Chi Minh, and the south was Capitalist under Ngo Dinh Diem....   [tags: Papers] 1130 words
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Research Project Encryption - Research Project Encryption Should the US government limit the strength of encryption products to eavesdrop on people’s everyday life. I remember exchanging secret letters with my friends in Japan as a child. We developed a code in which each letter of the Japanese alphabet was replaced by the one that follows it. For example, if we had used English, "Z" would have been replaced by "A". Each of us had the key to understanding this code but outsiders didn’t, so we didn’t have to worry if one of our brothers intercepted our letters....   [tags: Encryption Writing Code Privacy Essays]
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Fraud, Waste and Abuse Research Project - Fraud, Waste and Abuse Research Project Combating fraud in the private sector is a difficult task. Trying to combat fraud in the public sector is daunting. In 1999 15.7% of the American workforce were employed by a government entity (federal, state, and local).[1] Mirroring society, government will have its share of perpetrators. The difference from the private sector is in the scope of the fraud committed, the loss of the public trust, the blaring headlines from news media, and difficulty in making necessary changes to combat the problems....   [tags: Government Business Argumentative Essays]
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Career Research Project: Pharmacist Responsabilities - One of my goals after I have finished high school is to attend pharmacy school. Pharmacy is the career that I want to pursue and have been for a couple years. The reason pharmacy interests me is mostly the setting, having options of working in a hospital, community pharmacy, or even a laboratory. My main interests in school involve math and science, which pharmacy is mostly composed of. My main goal I hope to achieve in life is to attend pharmacy school, graduate, and then become a licensed pharmacist....   [tags: pharmacy, pharmacists, prescription] 738 words
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Validity: Critical Thinking About A Research Project - Validity A research is valid to the world when a number of key concepts are used in the research design. The document must be organized and planned according to the criteria used in the field. Some important concepts to know include: validity, variable, operationalization, sample, measurement, measurement error, causation, plausible rival explanations, hypothesis, reliability, and unit of analysis. The researcher must learn how to apply each key concept in an effort to make the research study valuable....   [tags: validity, variable, operationalization]
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Research and Brainstorming is Vital for Your Project - Have you ever experienced that you were stuck and lost in the middle of writing an essay because you did not do a good job on researching, brain storming the topic, and creating outline before you started. I have, and I ended up realizing that I do not know what I am talking about. Of course I got a bad grade on that essay. Starting your project without a project definition would be the same. What is the odd that you make the perfect website without understanding basic details of your project. Every client has different needs, requests, goals, and restrictions....   [tags: outline, website goals]
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F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby Research Project - F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” takes place in the 1920’s portraying the Jazz Age, Prohibition, Organized Crime, also showing several examples of women and their attitudes/role in society. All four of these topics are tied together in some way shape or form in reality, whether it be women going against prohibition by buying alcohol off gangsters and going to speak easies or Americans completely changing all their basic roles in society in general. Women wore their tops much lower, skirts a lot shorter, and their hair was bobbed....   [tags: historic and literary analysis]
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Research Project About Likelihood of Smoking for Children of Smokers - Research Project About Likelihood of Smoking for Children of Smokers The research question I have chosen to study is: If a parent smokes does that increase the likeliness of a child to pick up the habit. In my hypothesis I believe that the presence of a parent who smokes in the family will not inspire the child to pick up the habit as well. The research design I chose to use in my research was the quasi-experimental with interrupted time series. I think this is a very important topic to talk about considering all the attention tobacco companies have been receiving....   [tags: Papers] 1306 words
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Current Business Research Project Paper Synopsis - Current Business Research Project Paper Synopsis Abstract This assignment was designed to address several subjects related to an article of the student's choosing. The subjects discussed in this synopsis answer the definition of the business research article reviewed, the article's research purpose, the business problem investigated, data collection methods used in the research, and the researchers' conclusions. The article chosen from the University of Phoenix library is entitled, "International Reality of Internet Use as Marketing Tool"....   [tags: Business Analysis Strategy] 773 words
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Apaches Research Project - 200 Apaches massacred, 100 more murdered, and 148 laying dead at Chihuahua Mexico, was something the Chiricahua Apache tribe, and many other tribes, lived through on a regular basis (Hoxie 1).  All of the previously mentioned, in addition to wars and being parted from their own land, were some of the consequences due to a country seeking to expand and conquer new territory, regardless of what or who they had to eliminate in order to accomplish this goal.  However, if Americans would have taken a more peaceful path in order to conquer the land of the Natives, if there would have been respect and honesty, and the many treaties made would have been honored, then these massacres would have been...   [tags: Native Americans Mexico Colonialism] 2308 words
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FeelGood Research Report and Service Project - Mission FeelGood is an organization founded with a purpose that is simple, yet effective: “End world hunger, one grilled cheese at a time.” It operates under five principles: entrepreneurship, partnership, passion, innovation, and sustainability (FeelGood Deli Handbook). FeelGood makes grilled cheese sandwiches for donations while simultaneously spreading awareness through social interactions (Little). The expression used for a person trying to determine an amount to donate is, “whatever makes you FeelGood.” This expression is how the organization was named....   [tags: Volunteering Experience]
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Instructional Research Project : Teaching Reading Comprehension Skills to Third Grade Students - CHAPTER FIVE: DISCUSSION Discussion Purpose of Project The goal of this project was to test a unit of instruction designed to teach 3rd grade students comprehension strategies to help them become better readers. The formative evaluation investigated whether the unit was effective at teaching ten comprehension related objectives and identified areas for improvement in the unit. Evaluation Methodology Subject Matter Expert (SME) Phase. The subject matter expert read and evaluated the unit using a checklist of characteristics, and then shared her thoughts with the researcher in a questionnaire using the checklist to help guide her....   [tags: teaching, elementary education, literacy] 1277 words
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Analysis of a Research Project on Dementia Patients Being Cared for by Adult Daughters - The research questions were essential to guiding the explorative study. They are directly stated and identifiable and reflect the information provided in the literature review. Research Hypothesis Due to the lack of information regarding the perspectives of women with dementia on the care they receive from their adult daughters, there is not sufficient data to formulate a hypothesis. The research was aimed more towards building a knowledge base and developing a theory than towards testing a hypothesis....   [tags: ethics, credibility, health] 755 words
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TV's Influence in Fashion - ... 3. Linda Walker: Owner and administrator of Worn On TV (http://wornontv.net) Worn On TV is devoted to identifying the designers of clothes worn on over 30 popular TV shows. Limitations A common limitation of interpretive research is that it abandons the scientific procedures of verification, and therefore the results of this project cannot be applied to other situations. Another limitation is that the ontological assumption is subjective rather than objective. However, I would argue that interpretivism requires the researcher to look at their data thoroughly, so that the data informs the researcher about the phenomenon being investigated, instead of my own preconceptions, making it – es...   [tags: Research Project] 2076 words
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Market Research Implementation Plan: Problem Identification and Project Outline - Market Research Implementation Plan: Problem Identification and Project Outline From humble beginnings in 1901 to current day, Harley-Davidson strives to build and provide not only a mode of transportation but also a lifestyle. According to Harley-Davidson (2001-2011), the company mission reads “We ride with our customers and apply this deep connection in every market we serve to create superior value for all of our stakeholders” (Company, para. 2). The company always has not experienced the success they are realizing today and no one knows what challenges tomorrow can bring....   [tags: Marketing ]
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Research Design Is the Outline, Purpose, and Specifications of the Project - ... This method based on the type of research conducted has its advantages which renders it appropriate for this research. According to Malhotra(1993;188)”a structured questionnaire given to a sample of population and designed to elicit specific information from respondents is defined as survey method.” The main advantages of survey methods includes , ability to gather data of a particular respondent at any given time(Kumar, Aaker, & Day, 2002). In addition to that, a survey method is more flexible and adaptable for collecting data(Malhotra & Birks, 2007).It can also be noted that through a survey , researchers can gather a large data sample quickly and efficiently (Hair & Anderson, 2010)....   [tags: quantitative, data, hypothesis] 736 words
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A Study to Determine the Prevalence of Pressure Ulcers in Spinal Cord Injury Patients and Underlying Factors (in a Governme - I have done a research project in fulfillment of the Bachelors of Science in nursing at Rufaida College of nursing, Hamdard University, New Delhi, India. The project was, ‘A study to determine the prevalence of pressure ulcer in spinal cord injury patients and its possible underlying factors in a selected Government hospital of New Delhi in India'. The objectives of the study were, to determine the prevalence of pressure ulcer in spinal cord injury patients and find out the possible underlying factors for the development of pressure sore in spinal cord injury patients....   [tags: Nursing Research Project] 735 words
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Describing 7.3 L Injectors and How They Are Put Together - This senior research project is describing how 7.3 litre injectors and how they are put together, how they operate. This project will teach you all about 7.3 litre injectors, test them, and know how they work. There are many parts to an injector, internal and external. All the parts have a very specific job of what they do and how they do it. All the parts work together and with some oil pressure your injector fires. There are many internal parts to the injector. Starts with a barrel then moves down to a plunger then there is a check valve, below that is a spacer with the nozzle springs inside of it, lastly is the nozzle....   [tags: senior research project] 755 words
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World War II in the Pacific - Notes for Research Project (World War II in the Pacific) • “Japanese expansion in East Asia began in 1931 with the invasion of Manchuria and continued in 1937 with a brutal attack on China. On September 27, 1940 Japan signed the Tripartite Pact with Germany and Italy, thus entering the military alliance known as the ‘Axis’” (Holocaust Encyclopedia 1). Also gained “from the Philippines to Burma to the Aleutians to the Solomon’s” (Pacific Theatre 1). • “Seeking to curb Japanese aggression and a withdrawal of Japanese forces from Manchuria and China, the United States imposed economic sanctions on Japan....   [tags: notes for research project]
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Who Says Thank You More Often, Males or Females? - There is no disputing that while we are out and about we must walk through many doorways. Whether we are at work, school, the mall, a supermarket, a restaurant or the post office we have all been in the position where nearing the entrance to a building can have an effect on our day. When a person sacrifices a few precious seconds out of their busy schedule to reach back and hold the door open it has the tendency to induce a smile. But can it muster up a couple of words. It is one of the first phrases we learn as children, yet sometimes it seems that not enough of us have mastered it....   [tags: research project] 940 words
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Augustus Ceasar of Rome - ... He later adopted the name of Gaius Julius Caesar, and with it was able to secure an official recognition as the former leader’s adopted son. Although it was he was able add his family’s name, Octavianus, he chose not to do so, and is usually referred to as Octavian, until he took the designation of Augustus. Path to Power “Hasten slowly.” ~Augustus Augustus was 17 years old in Apollonia (the modern day Albania), when the news of Caesar’s death reached him. Many of the former ruler’s allies rallied to Augustus to help defeat their rival, Mark Antony....   [tags: Julius Caesar research project]
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Teaching and Learning English as Second Languae - The need to improve English language learning has led to considerable progress in second language research in our country. In spite of this fact, as reported by *Eurobarómetro (2005), we are still far to reach the communicative skills in English that characterizes other European countries, what turns even much more necessary to continue boosting research on the learning and acquisition of that language. Inside the field of the *eneñanza, the main worry consists in improving the communicative capacity through the investigations centred in the skill of oral production....   [tags: research project vigo] 613 words
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The Clinical Effectiveness of Exercise Training for Patients With Chronic Heart Failure Critique - Leslie and Buckley (2010) stated that the population they studied was Caucasian males and females between the ages of 47 and 81 years of age. There were twenty two total participants 18 were male and 4 were female. The intervention was identified as Patients attended outpatient supervised exercise training sessions twice a week for 12 weeks…. Each session began with a 10 to 15 minute warm up period, consisting of free arm and leg movements, stretches and breathing exercises. This was followed by 22 minutes of exercise training, comprising of aerobic and low intensity resistance exercises…....   [tags: Nursing Research Project]
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Proving the Stereotype that Males Are Better at Withstanding Pain than Females - ... According to Cristen Conger, males and females process pain in different types of ways. Researchers at UCLA discovered that the cognitive part of the male brain lights up when dealing with pain, and in females, the limbic system is shown to light up, which is related to emotion (Conger). Because of other experiments, this prediction was made. For the procedure, an even number of male and female volunteers were gathered. A Tupperware container was filled with ice and another container was filled with room temperature water....   [tags: experimental research project]
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Aggression and Violence in a Mental Health Units - Assaults in the healthcare setting are recognized as a growing problem. In considering the violence and aggression in mental health units, the larger issue of violence and aggression in mainstream culture must not be ignored. It has been observed that physical attack in a mental health unit setting appear to be happening more frequently while the attacks include patient-to patient and patient-to-staff aggressive behavior. Most commonly, reporting of aggressive behavior toward healthcare staff is noted; however, it cannot be completely explained by patient characteristics or staff member behaviors (Foster, Bowers, & Nijman, 2006)....   [tags: Nursing Research Project]
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The City of Culture in the Province of Galicia - The City of Culture is a cultural center that was created for the Province of Galicia in northwestern Spain. Its design is adopted from three different sets of information. First, the street plan of the medieval center of Santiago is overlaid on a topographic map of the site, which overlooks the city. Second, a modern grid is placed over the medieval routes. Third, through the use of modeling software, the hillside’s topography is allowed to distort the two flat geometries, which will generate a surface that repositions old and new in a way that has never been seen before....   [tags: research project, cultural centers in Spain] 560 words
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Technology: Innovations of Google - Innovations of Google Today Google is one of the most well-known companies in the world but like most internet startups it has humble beginnings. Google originally began as a research project by two Stanford university Ph.D. students. Larry Page and Sergey Brin began the project for the Stanford Digital Library Project in 1996 to develop an integrated online library of information. (Hamen 7) Early search engines were difficult to use because they only listed results based on the number of times the search term appeared on the web site....   [tags: research project, larry page and sergey brin]
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Establishing a Project Vision for the Recruiting Solutions Project - Introduction Project Management. The very term evokes images of project managers pouring over Gantt charts, assigning work out to their teams, and soliciting updates. By definition, project management entails significant management, but what about leadership. The two are by no means mutually exclusive, but how do they differ. One definition suggests management is the art of getting people to get things done; leadership is the art of getting people to want to get things done. Researchers Dale Christenson and Derek Walker believe leadership is critical for any project and a project vision “is a significant contributing factor to project success” (39)....   [tags: Project Analysis]
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Presenting a Methodology for Project Managers - 1.1. Background of Construction The construction of a complex structures is a major undertaking. That to in the public sector project feasibility and public support for future projects are partially based on the success of past projects. And in the private sector large complex structures can be financially rewarding or devastating for both the builder and owner. Most complex projects share the common theme that they are brought with risks and uncertainty that can cause cost escalations. For example, that about 80% of all projects begin the construction process with a high level of uncertainty....   [tags: cost, construction, research] 1600 words
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Reflection of Portfolio Project - • How do you feel you performed on the Portfolio Project in leveraging your knowledge and skills gained throughout this course. I feel that I showed more about my knowledge and skills gained when I took to the recommendation of my classmates on my introduction paragraph. During the Peer review, I was able to revise and submit my response. I felt more confident about what I was writing to express my points and why it was important to also refer to the “looking-glass” theory. It was important to me how my peers understood and review the Portfolio Project because my peers that were also going through the same process in trying to succeed in the course with the goal of reaching their career goal...   [tags: employees, skills, research] 554 words
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Distressed Real Estate Project - Purchasing a distressed property and turning it into a gem that you can be proud of begins with a confident investor, willing to take a risk, and a confident project manager, willing to diligently plan and efficiently coordinate the project. In the next few paragraphs I will effectively analyze and outline a scenario to utilize a budget of $150,000 towards a distressed property. There is certainly an opportunity to make a large monetary profit and maximize the return on investment. But if this project is approached correctly there is an opportunity to include an even greater gain: to leave a beneficial, green footprint on the community....   [tags: Project Proposal]
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Optimism Bias in Project Management - Introduction Projects are widely used by many organizations and government institutions in the course of conducting their business. One of the reasons for this is because they have been proven to be effective in initiating change and translating strategic programs into daily activities. However, it has been established that most projects fail to deliver on time, budget, and customer specifications. In most cases, this failure is caused by over-optimism by the project management team. This over-optimism commonly referred to as optimism bias can simply be defined as overestimating the projects benefits and conversely underestimating its cost and duration time....   [tags: Project Management Essays]
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Illiteracy Project Proposal - Did you know that many children as well as adults cannot read. Statistics show that if they have the resources they need that reading can be enhanced. For my senior project I plan to do an extensive book drive for educators to assist children as well as adults still in school learn to read by providing proper books for daycares, elementary schools and adult learning centers to use. After receiving authorization from the following facilities, I will set up boxes and bins at places such as Publix, different public schools, and my parent’s work....   [tags: Project Proposal]
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A Survey of Project Management Websites - This assignment calls for an internet search of four project management-related terms and a summarization of three websites regarding one of these topics as well as the Project Management Institute’s website. Furthermore, a justification of how organizations can invest in enterprise project management for IT projects shall be provided. On December 12, 2013 a Google search on the following terms was conducted: Project Management, Project Management Careers, Project Portfolio Management, and IT Project Management....   [tags: Project Management Institute, Mind Tools]
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