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“The true test of the greatness of a work of art is its ability to be understood by the masses.”

- “The true test of the greatness of a work of art is its ability to be understood by the masses.” The statement "The true test of the greatness of a work of art is its ability to be understood by the masses;" is highly problematic. Art in itself has an ambiguous definition that combines concepts of aesthetics and personal emotion. When one thinks of art, it becomes clear that the definition of art is too abstract. Art can be anything from cavepaintings to heiroglypics and pottery. Does this mean that art as it is defined is too broad....   [tags: Art]

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Wesel's Night - The True Test in Faith

- All around the world people lose their faith in God for many different reason, either they or a love one has been diagnose with and deadly disease or an unexpected death occur in there family, they need somebody to blame, so most of them God. In Elie Wisel novel "Night" Elie explain how his faith in God was tested throughout the book, as he was force to leave his home, separated from his family, observe how many was being killed all around him, and witness children being thrown into huge ditches of fire, alive....   [tags: Elie Wesel]

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True Education

- Education has come a long way in the history of man, but has it come far enough. Education now days is getting more generalized and robotic; it is just memorizing specific facts for test questions. Although many believe students are getting a true and valuable education, many students would argue that America’s education system is profoundly lacking. Education has and will always be an issue because; it is consistently shifting with the needs of students. A true education involves more than the core classes of reading, writing, math, and science....   [tags: Common Core, teaching, student, school, test]

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The Virtues of Love in Shakespeare's "Let me not to the marriage of true minds"

- William Shakespeare's "Let me not to the marriage of true minds" is a Shakespearean or English sonnet that attempts to determine the true meaning of love. The dictation used to write this sonnet reveals a number of meanings to readers. The speaker uses the imagery to compare love to a ship lost at sea. The writer often uses caesuras, in this poem, which applies emphasis on some parts of the poem. The author uses many elements to define what true love is not; then, he moves on to tell what true love is and how it withstands the test of time....   [tags: true love]

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Why Evolution is True, by Jerry A. Coyne

- Why Evolution is True is a book by Jerry A. Coyne about how modern man slowly evolved from single cell organisms. This book has changed my whole perspective of evolution. Before I read this book I was a strong believer in creation but while reading this book I realized that there are to many connections between all of earths animals. I am unable see a scenario where we could share so much of our genes with other creatures and still say that we did not evolve from other animals and were just created by a god....   [tags: Why Evolution is True]

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Methods Used to Test and Select the Best Applicants

- In the chapter review, I learned that employment tests must be valid and fair to pass legal scrutiny. The reading provided information about methods used to test and select the best applicants such as: (1) minimum test score of an applicant to be considered for hire (passing scores); (2) another variation would provide the names of top three to five applicants to hiring authority, who can select from that group (rule of three – top-down); and (3) a statistical technique based on standard error of measurement that allows similar test scores to be grouped (banding)....   [tags: employment test, unethical issues]

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Strengths of a Language Test

- Introduction Tests are an important part of the learning process and language teachers cannot obviate this fact. Language tests have not always been considered accurate and relevant. It once was asserted that they had a negative impact on the teaching and thereby, having an undesirable effect on learners (Hamp-Lyons, 1997). Without assuming that all tests have a negative impact on the learning, it is important to keep in mind that all instruments used to measure learners’ knowledge should be rigorously reviewed to assure the quality of the learning outcomes....   [tags: instrument, text, writing]

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Racism: The Implicit Associations Test

- What is racism. The definition given by Merriam Webster’s dictionary is, “a belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial difference produce an inherent superiority of a particular race”. From the definition alone we can see that racism and prejudice are horrible and incorrect errors in a person’s thinking that no one would, or should, be proud to admit to having such feelings. Is it true though, that race or prejudicial feelings do not come into consideration at all to such people who profess they truly do not bias towards those of another race or group....   [tags: Racism Essays]

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The Myers Briggs Personality Test

- ... In analyzing each of the traits it helped decide if they were accurate and others point of views about the findings. For the first personality the test found me to be an extrovert over being an introvert. Being an extrovert is an individual who is outspoken and stimulating company. Also, someone who has good social skills and enjoys being with others. I find this to be relatively accurate. I do enjoy being around others, but I don’t have the best social skills. While I agree with this my parents on the other hand disagree entirely....   [tags: Personality psychology, Psychology]

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Test Bias

- In the helping professions such as psychology, counseling, social work and education, it is imperative that we as professionals understand tests and be able to administer them properly to our clients or students. Tests should be carefully selected, as each has a purpose and as we are aware, there are biases within various tests. A biased test is one in which there are methodical distinctions in the meaning of test scores correlated to different groups. Most tests are well-formulated; however none are absolute....   [tags: Bias in Mental Testing]

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Psychometric Tests And My Personal Experience

- ... This is a form of filtering down the number of applicants, although the interviewing stage provides the means of selection, despite its subjectivity the tests provide a uniform set of standards to measure one candidate objectivity against another (Johnstone,1999). Psychometric tests are favourable by businesses as they are objective. They are a widely used tool and are becoming increasingly popular within the recruitment process of businesses; as they help identify the most suitable candidate....   [tags: Psychometrics, Test, Standardized test]

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The True Character Of God

- ... Satan says that if Jesus is who he really says he is, then the angels must come and save him. Jesus surely could have done this and the angels would have saved him. Also, the people around would have seen this great wonder that Jesus preformed to save himself. Satan was attempting to make Jesus force God into saving him. If Jesus had leapt off the pinnacle of the Temple and forced God to save him, this is not trust. Jesus would not be trusting in God and being obedient. Instead Jesus would have been forcing God or “holding a gun to God’s head in an attempt to manipulate him into doing what he wanted” (pg....   [tags: God, Bible, New Testament, God in Christianity]

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How to Prepare for a Test

- How to Prepare for a Test During my last semester at college, I postponed thinking about preparing for my tests. As each test day came closer, I got worried and desperately started cramming. I drank enough coffee to keep the whole city awake and woke up thinking that I would get a low grade. Eventually, I realized that students who always earned A's on their tests were not just lucky, but they really studied hard all through the semester. There are different ways to prepare for a specific test, and each individual must perfect his or her own style....   [tags: Process Essays Papers]

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Intelligence Test : Measure Reasoning And Problem Solving

- ... A person can be good at math in which determines the ability to calculate or think sequentially or be bodily kinesthetic in which a person could be good at sports. Furthermore, the numerous variables that may have accounted for my test scores was my anxiety. This emotional condition, “interferes negatively with the capacity of concentrating one 's attention and the mnemonic performance, making it difficult for the subject to remember the material studied for the test/exam.” (Sterian, M., & Mocanu, M....   [tags: Intelligence, Intelligence quotient]

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The Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-III Test

- Introduction It can be said that there are numerous tests that have been created by psychologists all over the world, but of all those tests how many are as unique as the Millon. Through rigorous research and reading I have selected the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-III test. The Millon Clinical Multiaxical Inventory (3rded: MCMI-III) is a widely used psychological assessment of clinical and personality disorders (Grove, W. M., 2009). This test, now on its 3rd edition, has embodied several innovative ideas in personality and psychopathology assessment (Grove, 2003)....   [tags: psychological assessments of disorders]

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Personality Test Evaluation : The Five Factor Model Of Personality

- ... 277). Personality could be a function of biology, culture or epigenetics (the ways in which genes are influenced by the environment). This means there is an open question of how much personality can change or how much it is affected by the environment based upon the way that personality is presented in the Five Factor test. For example, I might seem very introverted if I am in a social situation where I am not comfortable with the majority of the people around me while if I am in a scenario talking about a topic I feel comfortable about, I might be very extroverted....   [tags: Big Five personality traits]

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What Is True Friendship?

- What is a true friendship. Every person needs a friend - a person spiritialy close to you, someone with whom you would like to spend time. A friend is a person who will support you in sorrow and in joy, who will always try to help and give you advise. One of the basic human needs is communication. Communicating with who you can trust, who always understand and support, on whom you can rely on in any situation. This is the exact definition of a good friend - a sincere, faithful and honest person....   [tags: personal reflection]

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Should Standardized Testing Be Qualified For Higher Educational Opportunities?

- ... For example, students who come from higher-class neighborhoods have been known to score higher on standardized tests simply due to having more educational resources, which in turn affects racial minorities with lower incomes. Ivory Todson, who is an editor-In-Chief of the Journal of Negro Education, asserts this claim by stating, "In the U.S., Black and Hispanic students carry the burden of scoring lower on essentially every known measure of achievement or aptitude than Whites and Asians" (Todson 181)....   [tags: Education, Psychometrics, Standardized test, Test]

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Test-Oriented or Ability-Oriented

- Test-Oriented or Ability-Oriented It is known to the world that China has thousands of years of culture, and education is always an important part of carrying on and developing culture in Chinese history. With the changing of time, the content of education and the method of education have changed a lot. And now in the twentieth century, what does education look like in China after thousands of years of development. There are some kinds of problems existing in the current Test-Oriented Education system, and therefore, another more scientific education system, Ability-Oriented, is needed....   [tags: China Education Chinese Argumentative Papers]

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Strategies for Test Taking and Their Effects

- ... According to Beidel, Turner, Ferreira (1999) test taking strategies can be defined as ways which are applied for the purpose of improving learners’ and test takers’ ability to deal with testing procedures more easily which may result in a better test performance and school achievement. Cavallaro & Meyers (1986) argued that the result of test-taking strategies can be seen more on the performance of students who already possess good study habits (as cited in Beidel, Turner, Ferreira 1999). Pourdana, et al (2012) maintained that use of strategies mainly in reading comprehension help learners to deal with complicated and unfamiliar vocabularies which may lead to comprehension failure....   [tags: comprehension, language, anxiety]

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Standardized Testing Vs. Education

- ... How can you measure education quality and intelligence if the test-taker is not even receiving knowledge of certain questions on the test. There’s one final reason on why standardized tests do not measure education quality and intelligence. This is the fact that the test only evaluates a student’s performance on one day. This causes problems because we do not know exactly what is going on in a student’s life that day. Anxiety, family related, and other unpreventable issues can greatly distract a student from the matter at hand and cause the student’s score to plummet....   [tags: Education, Psychometrics, Standardized test, Test]

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Who Is The Clark Doll Test?

- he True Consequences of Racism We learn to be racist, therefore we can learn not to be racist. Racism is not genetical. It has everything to do with power. -- Jane Elliot Various children of different races were brought into the room, one at time, at the table there was only two dolls one black and one white. The children were asked various questions about the dolls. Most strikingly one of the little African American girls when asked which doll she was after having tied bad attributes towards it, pointed to the black doll....   [tags: Race, Racism, African American, Black people]

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The Myers Briggs Personality Test

- ... It has been essential for me to have a time in the middle of the day set aside for reflection and meditation. Some days, this time is used for me to read my bible, as my world view focuses around Christ and His finished work on the cross. Amen I have often been described by family and friends as calm and reserved. This trait in my experience with education is almost vital. Children will follow the example and if I am excitable and perhaps on the rambunctious side the children will follow suit....   [tags: Personality psychology]

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The Indium Scan Test

- ... In Britain Indium has been found in flat screen televisions and also in I pads and computer monitors. In 2012 85% of all Indium was used to make indium tin oxide, used in LSD T.V’s Indium use is rapidly increasing, another on is making of aircraft parts, it contains agents that stop them from wearing out by preventing them from reacting in the air. Amazing!. What is an Indium Scan. An Indium Scan is a type of nuclear scan, in which a radioactive substance called Indium, is injected into your body....   [tags: nuclear, substance, blood patient]

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The Stroop Word-Color Test

- Introduction: In this Stroop experiment we attempt to investigate the inference in perception by showing 20 participants a Stroop color model and a controlled black and white model and compare the reaction times of the two. Stroop investigated in interference in perception demonstrating perception is a dynamic process open to influence. The Stroop word-color test can be modified into other languages other than English, thereby demonstrating how the Stroop Effect "works" across a range of languages, i.e....   [tags: Experiment Analysis]

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Stereotypes Are Not True

- Women are not as smart as men. Men are strong and do all the work. Americans are tolerant but arrogant. All African Americans outside of the United States are poor. Black people are stronger than white people. These are some famous stereotypes representing conventional and oversimplified beliefs about specific type of individuals or groups. Contrary to common perception, stereotypes may be a product of prejudices and exaggerations rather than truth. Harold Evans in this regard said, “Attempting to get at truth means rejecting stereotypes and clichés.” ("Harold Evans Quotes - BrainyQuote.")....   [tags: Society, Bias, Prejudice]

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IQ test

- According to the website, I have an IQ of 113. I feel as though a site like could produce a “g” score because they make you pay too see an analysis of your results, which indicates to me that they put some effort into producing fairly accurate scores. General intelligence, also known as “g”, describes an individual’s specific mental ability, which is measured by tasks on an IQ test (Myers p. 405). The site breaks down your overall IQ results into different categories of intelligence and gives you an IQ score for how well you tested in a given area....   [tags: Argumentative]

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Personality Test

- Intelligence Quotient (IQ) tests are common all over the world. The tests were initially conducted on young children mostly at the kindergarten age to measure their cognitive abilities in relation to others of the same age in a bid to ascertain the level of attention the pre-scholars would require from teachers upon joining school. In modern times, these tests are carried out on adults for different reasons such as for fun/general knowledge or to determine the best candidate for a job or academic purposes....   [tags: Psychology]

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Are Standardized Tests a True Reflection of a Child's Knowledge?

- The purpose of standardized testing is to measure students progress in a variety of academic subject areas. Standardized tests vary depending on the state. A few of the test administered in florida are the FCAT, ACT, and SAT. So much emphasis is placed on passing these tests that students spend more time worrying about it the consequences they will face if they fail, than actually preparing for the exam. Is this test a true reflection of a students knowledge. A student’s academic level and future should not be determined by a 105 question test on reading and mathematics....   [tags: curriculum, educators, expression]

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Student Assessment - Limitations of the IQ Test

- IQ test stands for an ‘intelligence quotient’ test, or a cognitive ability test and these tests are taken frequently by many people as a measure of one’s intelligence. The view that an IQ test accurately determines, or even estimate, and individual’s intelligence is very arguable, and has not been without controversy. IQ tests work on the notion of Symbolic Logic, and since this is not correlated with intelligence, there is uncertainty over what is being measured. The very notion of intelligence can be debated on vigorously, due to the vast possible definitions of the essence of intelligence....   [tags: Education, Teaching]

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Test Anxiety : The Crippling Fear Of Failure

- Test Anxiety: The Crippling Fear of Failure Fear is used as the umbrella term for a seemingly innumerable amount of emotions and traits, namely because fear presents itself in a number of ways. If you have ever experienced any anxiety or phobia then you have encountered something that you are afraid of and that feeling was produced by fear. The purpose of this essay is to introduce the reader to a specific kind of terror, and that is “testophobia” or test anxiety that can be brought on by an apprehension of failure....   [tags: Anxiety, Fear, Emotion, Anxiety disorder]

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight – A Test of Chivalry

- Sir Gawain and the Green Knight – A Test of Chivalry Essay with Outline  Loyalty, courage, honor, purity, and courtesy are all attributes of a knight that displays chivalry. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is truly a story of the test of these attributes. In order to have a true test of these attributes, there must first be a knight worthy of being tested, meaning that the knight must possess chivalric attributes to begin with. Sir Gawain is self admittedly not the best knight around. He says "I am the weakest, well I know, and of wit feeblest; / and the loss of my life [will] be least of any" (Sir Gawain, l....   [tags: Sir Gawain Green Knight Essays]

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The Crucible, by Arthur Miller: A Test of Character

- The word crucible describes an event that involves a test or trial of someone or something. In the story The Crucible by Arthur Miller, various characters endure a severe test of honestly, bravery, and goodness. Throughout the story, a series of events lead to tragedies, which involve these characters to make important decisions. If chosen incorrectly, it may lead to the death of another innocent person, or possibly even themselves. These events however, will bring out the true colors of everyone in Salem, whether they truly good or evil....   [tags: Analyis, Character Traits]

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Test Creators Should NOT Edit Quotes

- Whether you know it or not, the plethora of literary excerpts that you have been exposed to throughout your education may have been edited and sanitized. That’s right, those so-called “quotes” extracted from literary professionals may very well have been mangled and rearranged so as not to risk “offending” any test takers or to avoid “controversial issues.” This may not sound like a major concern to many, however, how can we know the extent to which the creators of standardized tests warp these works....   [tags: standardized tests, Anna Quindlen]

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Emotional Intelligence Test And Social Style

- ... My lowest strength includes motivating oneself. According to (Mayer & Geher, 1996), motivational intelligence would include understanding inspirations, for example, the requirement for accomplishment, alliance, or force. In other words, it is the desire to do something. Throughout my whole life, I have always doubt my capabilities. According to (Philip, 2014), feeling unmotivated is when you are stuck in activities or jobs that are very unfulfilling and unhappy. Based on my experiences, I have never liked what I study....   [tags: Personality psychology]

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The International Personality Item Pool Test

- Personality is one of the key things that psychologists assess, and it is comprised of various things. Happiness, activity-level and sociability are key aspects in the life of every person, and they differ from person to person. These are one of the components of a person’s personality, and there are various causes of the differences in these key life elements (Srivastava, John, Gosling & Potter, 2003). There are considerable differences between males, and females, and it shows that gender impact a number of aspects in the lives of people....   [tags: psychology, assessment]

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Taking the Test

- Taking the Test Many essays have been written that one could describe as touching, or something one could easily relate to. A very good example is “Taking the Test” by David Groff. He writes about taking an AIDS test, and records all his feelings and emotions as he waits for, and receives, what could be something that may lead to a death sentence. This essay is enjoyed by many people, because it is touching, it is easy to relate to the pressure, and stress that is connected with taking a test, and it is a new, recent subject that could, or does, affect people now....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Test Craze

- Test Jonathan and I are trying to find out what gender I am. Or, rather, we are trying to find out what gender I am supposed to be. I have, throughout my life, been fairly sure I was female, but there is a new test online that claims it can predict genders with 100% accuracy. Jonathan already took it himself, and afterwards seemed even more self-actualized than usual. Jonathan is the only person I have ever heard describe the theories behind Catholicism as "too mean", and, being the sort of person who likes to share love, kindness, and self-actualization with friends, he has made me next in line for testing....   [tags: Personal Narrative Original Writing]

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What is the Definition of True Love?

- "I wanna love you and treat you right; I wanna love you every day and every night: We'll be together with a roof right over our heads; We'll share the shelter of my single bed; We'll share the same room, yeah. - for Jah provide the bread. Is this love - is this love - is this love - Is this love that I'm feelin'?"--- Bob Marley. Bob Marley wrote and sang about love just like hundreds of people before him. His idea of true love was sharing with someone in order to meet the basic needs and spiritual way of life....   [tags: essay on love]

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The True Belief Theory Of Knowledge

- The true-justified-belief theory of knowledge is an attempt to subject knowledge to analysis. The theory falls under the category of Epistemology, a branch of philosophy dealing with knowledge. The theory, in short, seeks to answer the question, what does it mean to know something. What parts lead up to a point, when someone can claim to have knowledge of something. The true-justified-belief theory of knowledge or “JTB” has three such components seeking to answer the aforementioned questions....   [tags: Truth, Epistemology, Belief]

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The Definition of a True Education

- After more than 200 years later, this great America has overcome many hurdles such as becoming independent from Britain, a civil war, and the civil rights movement; yet it still has not overcome one thing: education. Administrators or the school board may think they are doing well at their job based on test scores taken by the students but they are not. Too many kids are unprepared for college and too many students drop out of high school for reasons such as pregnancy, financial issues, and having lost the motivation or desire to learn to continue their education....   [tags: knowledge, teacher, exam, testing, student]

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The True Cost Of Animal Experimentation

- ... This indicates experimenters are absent of a conscience with absolutely no trace of a beating heart while committing these atrocious actions, purposely taking the gift of sight away from defenseless animals, forever taking away the ability to see and therefore their ability to live in this world independently. The merciless acts committed in these abhorrent laboratories are unforgivable; the people who give their vote of approval are bullies and should be condemned as such, willing to see a defenseless being beaten and maimed....   [tags: Animal testing, Experiment, Psychology]

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Is Justified True Belief Knowledge?

- The purpose of the article Is Justified True Belief Knowledge. by Edmund Gettier was to argue that justified true belief does not provide sufficient conditions for knowledge. He provides two points that he bases his argument on, and then offers two examples explaining his argument which are based on fallibility and luck. I will explain one of these examples and argue that a fourth condition, eliminating inappropriate causality, should be added to justified true belief to ensure that in the case provided, justified true belief does not fail to be knowledge....   [tags: Belief, Epistemology, Truth, Edmund Gettier]

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Belief Is True Or False?

- ... Even though there is no simple way to come to the conclusion of whether any belief is true or false it is possible to define just what it means for a statement to be true or false. There are three prerequisites when it comes to ascertaining the nature of truth these are as follows. "Trust must be such as to admit of its opposite, falsehood" this differentiates knowledge by acquaintance or knowledge of things from the knowledge of beliefs which have the dual nature of either being true or false....   [tags: Truth, Epistemology, Logic, Belief]

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Christian Is A True Christian

- True Christian The World has many annotations on what it means to be a true Christian. Some want you to believe the truth and some leads you towards the lie. The bible defines a true Christian as a person who accepts, Son of God, Jesus Christ as his lord and savior, and believes god sent Jesus to die on the cross for our sins and his resurrection on the third day. There is so many denomination of Christianity now days, people are left confused on who to believe. Being a Christian is not only believing in Jesus Christ but also having to obey and spread the gospel and being saved with baptize....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Bible, New Testament]

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Questions on the Multiple Choice Test

- Questions on the Multiple Choice Test After reading an article on Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead in a “Rolling Stone” magazine, these are two examples of questions that I would ask my students on a test (in a multiple-choice format.) These questions are also representative of two different levels of Bloom’s taxonomy. 1) As a member of the Grateful Dead, what was Jerry Garcia’s only radio, billboard hit single. a) Throwing Stones b) Touch of Grey c) Built to Last d) Franklin’s Tower Correct answer: b....   [tags: Papers]

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Traits of a True Leader

- Introduction A true leader not only demands respect, but has the necessary leadership traits to command it. Negative qualities, such as harshness and verbal abusiveness may exact compliance from members of the group, but it will be most likely out of fear, rather than dedication to the cause, or project, at hand. An employee may be left to think that if he didn't need this job to pay his rent, he would terminate his association with that employer immediately. On a certain dance reality show, the proprietor, who is known for being mean, may have the right to rule her studio with a rod of iron, but the important question to explore is if she will have a studio ten years from now if she con...   [tags: Leadership]

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Test Assessment Analysis : Mental Status Exam

- ... Test development and history: The are currently three versions of the assessment available. The adult version, originally developed by Miller in 1985 is currently in it 's third edition. In 1990, an adolescent version of the SASSI was developed, and in 1996 a Spanish version was developed (SASSI, 2001). Normative information and test statistics: The current adult version was based on a sample of 2,015 respondents from various settings throughout the United States, including addiction treatment facilities, general psychiatric hospitals, dual diagnosis programs, vocational rehabilitation programs and sex offender treatment programs (SASSI, 2001)....   [tags: Reliability, Psychometrics, Clinical psychology]

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Millon Adolescent Clinical Inventory ( Maci ) Test Critique

- ... Meaning, if someone is active, they can adapt to any environment they are put in or manipulate the environment to fit their current need; whereas, with the passive side, they will just go with the flow of the environment, not changing it to fit their needs. (McCann, p.14, 1999) Another polarity, the pain-pleasure polarity, describes how people tolerate and go after pleasure or pain. People desire pleasure and turn away from pain. The self- other polarity describes life experiences. A person can get something that reinforces their ideas of perspective from themselves; also, a person can get reinforcement and structure from other people....   [tags: Psychology, Personality psychology, Mind]

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Animal Testing is the Best Way to Test Products

- 1. Introduction Thesis Statement: If animal testing were prohibited, then in what way would the effectiveness of a product be verified. A quote by Amanullah Ashraf states that, 'in order to gain something, we have to lose something '. According to this, I will be discussing animal testing. Audience: everybody who thinks animal testing should be prohibited. Purpose: convincing people that animal testing is the best way to test products and its not “cruel” and “inhuman” as people say. 2. Body paragraphs Topic Sentence: Sheltering the safety of people, animals and the environment....   [tags: Animal Testing Speech]

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Theories of Personality

- Introversion has the greatest chance of negatively affecting SLA. Students that are afraid of embarrassing themselves by speaking incorrectly or by not being able to speak at all may try to avoid opportunities that would otherwise aid their learning (Zhang, 2008). Since 1960, personality has emerged as major field of specialization among doctoral candidates (Vance & Macphail, 1964). Many investigations have been accomplished followed by literature on a variety of theories of personality. The importance on individual differences and distinctiveness of the individual are the most frequent features of the study of personality....   [tags: Psychology, Personality Test]

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William Faulkner's Speech Put to Test in a Rose for Emily

- On December 10, 1950, William Faulkner won a Nobel Prize and gave an acceptance speech in Stockholm Sweden. In his speech he explained his trust and advice for future writers, and mentioned the importance to put their soul, sweat, agony, and heart into their work, only then can true work come about. As Faulkner spoke of this, it can only be wondered how this applies to his very dark short story, A Rose for Emily. This creepy text could be automatically by cast out as a depressing story about a woman who could never let go, but once put into deep physiological thought, it could be seen as an excellent example for Faulkner’s speech....   [tags: crazy, courage, heroic]

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Failing God 's Test ( Rough Draft )

- Failing God’s Test (Rough Draft) When you see a black man today, year 2015, you don’t gasp at the fact that they can probably afford better clothes than you can. You don’t get upset at the fact that they might even be a better dancer than you. Today it is expected that an African American should be our president or that an African American could be with the white women by the end of the movie because it is true love. Now imagine it is the 1930’s, and you are walking down a street looking at the African wearing better clothes than you are....   [tags: Black people, Racism, African American, Race]

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The American Therapeutic Recreation Association 's Code Of Ethics

- ... Assessment Process: Selection and Implementation of Assessment Criteria for selection and/or development of assessment It is extremely crucial that a CTRS knows how important it is to know what reliability, validity, and practicality especially how it effects assessment. Reliability is how consistent the assessment results are on different occasions with different set of equal items. It is all about how closely one is related to another. “The goal is to increase the measurement of true test score and reduce the amount of error score as much as possible” (Stumbo & Peterson, 2009, p....   [tags: Psychometrics, Validity, Test, Concurrent validity]

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Education Reform : The State Of The Nation 's Attention, It 's Never A Good Sign

- ... The number of tests students must take each year is increasing, taking away from actual learning time and putting increasing pressure on student performance. Some teachers have had their curriculum and instruction time restricted by state-mandated tests, and students find themselves encountering high-stakes assessments on a yearly basis, where a single week or even day’s performance will determine whether or not they can advance or graduate. Many educators and parents are beginning to oppose this system, although Indiana policy is only beginning to reflect their concerns, first of which is the fact that any test quantifying intelligence is not a 100% reliable indicator of the true intell...   [tags: Education, Standardized test, School, Teacher]

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The Twix Advertisement Issue

- Professional persuasion straddles many lines of ethicality. For Twix, the ethical dilemma came in the form of a candy bar in the hand of a cheating boyfriend. A bite of Twix pauses time long enough for the boyfriend to concoct a lie about the incriminating text message his girlfriend found on his phone. Based on the results of the TARES moral consequences test, it is unethical for Mars, Inc., to run this advertisement. The first measure of ethicality verifies the truthfulness of the message. As Bivins describes, “The communication should be factually accurate.” The Twix advertisement uses humor rather than deception to exaggerate the effects of the candy bar....   [tags: twix, candy bar, tares test]

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How Standardized Tests Do Not Measure How Much A Child Has Learned

- ... Similarly, school is where students find out where their talents lie, and many student 's will find that their talents are not academic. Skills in areas such as sports, art, and music will not be assessed on any standardized test. So, the kids who naturally excel in those activities may find themselves as average or lacking in the areas that are covered on standardized tests. But regardless, these kids will be labeled with the score that they receive on the standardized test and forced to live with it....   [tags: Education, Standardized test, Psychometrics, Test]

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Micro Propulsion Attitude Control System Testing

- Each Micro Propulsion Attitude Control System (MPACS) tube underwent testing prior to assembly and launch. The first tests for MPACS occurred on 10 and 13 May 2004. These tests involve firing each tube and documenting how many pulses are observed. However, there are no details to exactly which PPT was fired, so from this point in the analysis, the most conservative (longest) duration will be assumed to be for the PPT that shorted on 2 Nov 07 (PPT Cluster 2, Tube 2). Additionally, since there are no time records available, a frequency of 1 Hz will be assumed....   [tags: Test Analysis]

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Heroic in Paradise Lost by John Lost

- ... S. Lewis, who claims that Satan's character moves from “hero to general, from general to politician, from politician to secret service agent, and thence to a thing that peers in at bedroom and bathroom windows, and thence to a toad, and finally a snake”6. C. S. Lewis's detailing of Satan's various images gives a strong image of the deterioration of character, but also a picture of the “loss of poetic energy or resonance”7 which was once applied liberally to his character. Satan moves from the heroic war figure in Book I and II to the sneaking serpent by Book IX, his reasoning for becoming a snake being that it was the “fittest imp of fraud … his dark suggestions hide /From sharpest sight...   [tags: true hero, romance, satan]

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Christianity: True Justice

- Zechariah 7:9-10, “Execute true justice, show kindness and mercy to each other. And do not oppress the widow or orphan, the sojourner or poor. And do not plot evil against each other, says the Lord.” This is true justice. God calls us on this earth to love, care, show kindness and mercy to one another. As i saw on a picture with a little boy holding up a sign saying “When the power of love overcomes the love of power, then the world will know peace.” It is impossible to be in favor of justice for some people and not be in favor of justice for all people....   [tags: god, lord, united nations]

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The Theory Of Truth Determines A True Statement

- ... The exchange between Socrates and Cephalus is a proper emulation of an elenchus, which is Greek for "Refutation", in the sense that through their cross-examination of each other including Cephalus’s son, Polemarchus, justice 's popular thinking has become more controversial. The definition of justice according to the philosophers is different and makes sense given different scenarios even in modern times. 2. Definitively, a lie is asserting something that a person believes to be untrue with the sole intentions of convincing their audience to fathom it as the truth....   [tags: Morality, Truth, Justice, Existentialism]

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The German Shepherd Is The True Criterion Of Beauty

- Max vom Stephanitz, founder of the German Shepherd breed said it best, “Utility is the true criterion of beauty.” The German Shepherd is a dying breed, not because it is losing popularity, but because it is drifting too far from it’s origin. Initially the breed was supposed to be versatile, confident, smart, courageous, and aloof to strangers. They were sable, grey, and black. They had straight backs, and normal functioning hind limbs. Health problems were nearly extinct. This breed still lives today, but most people’s idea of a German Shepherd is different....   [tags: German Shepherd Dog, Dog, Genetics, Hip dysplasia]

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The True Meaning Behind The Green Lantern

- Among all the movies I have watched, the one that caught my attention the most was Green Lantern. This is because of the metaphorical way in which it shows class struggle, the characteristics of the power given to the main character, the imagination, creativity and suspense shown in the movie and the maturation of the main character throughout the movie. My favorite movie, Green Lantern directed by Martin Campbell, is a Science fiction and action movie that shows the life of a human test plane pilot, Hal Jordan, who became a member of an Intergalactic police force called Green Lantern Intergalactic Corps after receiving a green ring from a dying non-human creature....   [tags: marxist, feminist, patriarchy]

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Into the Wild: Chris McCandless is a True Hero

- The famous story of Chris McCandless’s journey, Into The Wild, provokes the reader to ask a certain question at the end of it all: Is Chris McCandless someone people should look up to. Or is he just another person who bit off a little more than he could chew. With various accounts from people who met this young man in the novel, it’s hard for someone not to show bias on this topic. Many viewed him as brave and heroic for his accomplishments; others viewed him as an unprepared, ignorant child who left a great life to escape his personal endeavors....   [tags: Into the Wild Essays]

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The True Nature of Head Lice Transmission

- Summary: This study aimed to discover the true nature of head lice transmission. Prior to this paper there were two proposed mechanisms for transmission. These mechanisms were either head-to-head transfer or via fomite. Transmission was tested simulating possible scenarios lice could be transferred. This included speed, angle and orientation of louse transferring objects, such as hair. The researchers concluded that a slow relationship between hairs must be maintained along with proper orientation in order to permit transmission....   [tags: Health Care]

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American Servicemen and Women: True Heroes

- It is an honor to have the best men and women defending the freedom of the United States of America. Without them, the celebrities, sports figures, and cultural icons would not be able to enjoy the things that do on a regular basis. The service men and women sacrifice so much for our freedom, they in turn lay their own lives on the line for us daily. In return they receive minimal pay and leave their loved ones behind. In reality these men and women are the real heroes. Today’s heroes are determined by a person’s eyes rather than their heart....   [tags: military issues, military families]

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Elizabeth Taylor, a True Hollywood Star

- “I’ve been through it all, baby. I’m Mother Courage.” Elizabeth Taylor has been through the worst of it with her numerous marriages and illnesses, but she toughed it out and kept pushing forward. Her “I can conquer the world” attitude got her through all of the obstacles she faced. Elizabeth stayed in the spotlight from the time she was nine years old until the day she died. Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor was a true, old-fashioned Hollywood celebrity that overcame many hardships in her life. Elizabeth Taylor, or Liz for short, was born February 27th, 1932 in Hampstead, London, England, UK to American parents, Sara Warmbrodt and Francis Taylor....   [tags: celebrity, beauty, filmography, Oscars]

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A Test of Character in The Crucible by Arthur Miller

- A Test of Character in The Crucible   A crucible refers to a harsh test, and in The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, each person is challenged in a severe test of his or her character or morals. Many more people fail than pass, but three notable characters stand out. Reverend John Hale, Elizabeth Proctor, and John Proctor all significantly change over the course of the play.  All participants in the witch-hunt were influenced by the society that existed in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692. Salem operated as a theocracy, a government ruled by and subject to religious authority....   [tags: Essay on The Crucible]

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High Stakes Testing Should Be Banned

- ... Some people, teachers or not, like to be tested and ranked in such a black and white manner. While this is true, it doesn’t mask the majority that are not part of that group. I will stress this point, that the small positive effects are not a ticket to continue on as normal ignoring the negative. Every plan no matter how horrific can be spun to have a positive. Nuclear warfare helps with population control. This doesn’t make nuclear warfare a proper plan of action. Teachers feel the pressure to perform well on the high stakes test, that is true even if they are in a good position to not be penalized....   [tags: Education, Standardized test, High-stakes testing]

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High Stakes Testing ( Hst )

- ... If the students are in the higher tiers, only based on pure luck, the teacher can complete their job without pressure. HST was applied by well-meaning supporters, but has failed and grown into a monster. Now is the time to make the necessary changes. Curriculum is another casualty of HST. The decline of balanced curriculum in the school systems across the country has been gradual and corrosive. Many decisions to cut curriculum began as budget decisions, arts programs being one of the major unpopular reductions....   [tags: Education, Standardized test, High-stakes testing]

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A Flexible Gene-Based Test for Genome-Wide Association Studies

- Gene-based tests for association are increasingly being seen as a useful complement to genome-wide association studies (GWAS) [1]. A gene-based approach considers association between a trait and all markers (usually SNPs) within a gene rather than each marker individually. Depending on the underlying genetic architecture, gene-based approaches can be more powerful than traditional individual-SNP based GWAS. For example, if a gene contains more than one causative variant, then several SNPs within that gene may show marginal levels of significance that are often indistinguishable from random noise in the initial GWAS results....   [tags: Genetics]

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Standardized Test Scores: The Best Indicator of Future Academic Success

- A college has a student’s application in-hand deciding whether or not to admit an aspiring college student. He has a 2.0 GPA, but a 28 on his ACT. Since he does not meet the admission requirements on high school grade point average, he is not admitted. The same college has another application in hand. This time it is a high school student with a 3.5 GPA, and a 16 on his ACT. He is admitted to the University. Nothing projects cognitive ability more than ACT/SAT scores, yet the student is not admitted simply because he struggled his first two years of high school before turning his life around....   [tags: higher learning, college admission tools]

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The Self Assessment Test Shows People Their Areas Of Strengths And Weaknesses

- ... I will use my strengths to improve my weaknesses by setting and implementing financial and time management goals. Also, I will use my positive visualization to improve my emotional control. Finally, I will allow myself to ask for help when I need it. Solid communication skills are important in order to clearly convey ideas. Oral communication is just as important as written communication. People write like they speak so if proper speech is not developed the writing will not be either (Bethel University....   [tags: Writing, Communication, Management, Writing style]

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The Myer Briggs Personality And Jung Typology Test My Personality Traits

- ... I typically view showing emotions as a weakness, however I know that this perception is not true. I enjoy sharing my personal experiences and the lessons I learned through the process. However, I do believe that I am aware of how others feel, a majority of the time. I enjoy connecting emotionally with others, especially if they have shared similar feelings and situations. Although being able to sense how people feel, I struggle with not allowing another’s personal life and feelings to affect my work life....   [tags: Personality psychology]

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Analysis Of The Article ' What True Education Should Do '

- ... Sydney Harris agreed. He spoke with one of his students after a lecture. His student said that he hardly has time to learn anything because he spends so much time studying. This helped prove Socrates’ observation because the student had no time to reflect on what was in his mind because he was being stuffed with other things that he had to memorize. Due to the memorization of miscellaneous facts and information, a student may easily lose their desire to analyze and synthesize things. Harris ends his article with another analogy....   [tags: Education, Learning, Mind, Sydney J. Harris]

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Thomas Edison: A True Hero

- Thomas Alva Edison is a true hero for his admirable and tremendous actions and contributions. Born on February 11, 1847 near Lake Erie, he showed much interest in mechanics and chemical experiments. He was seven years old when he moved to Port Huron. Edison, or Al as his other seven siblings called him, was very curious and attempted to test how things worked. Some of his childhood experiences included trying to hatch goose eggs, attempting to create electricity with cats, and making a boy float up into the air....   [tags: Thomas Alva Edison]

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Test for Starch and Reducing Sugar Present in Apple and Pear

- Test for Starch and Reducing Sugar Present in Apple and Pear Title: Quantitative test for starch and reducing sugar present in apple and pear Aim: To find and compare the amount of starch and reducing sugars present in apple and pear. Principle: In testing the amount of reducing sugars, the fruits had to be grounded into juice. Since reducing sugars are soluble, the sugar present in the fruit would dissolve into the juice. We can dilute and control the volume of fruit juice when doing the test, hence it is easier to compare the quantity of reducing sugar in the same amount of apple and pear....   [tags: Papers]

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Satisfying the Community While Remaining True to Self

- ... This trend can be seen throughout history and many examples of both fiction and nonfiction. Jesus Christ, for example, came to earth and gave his life for the greater good of the world (1 John 2:2). When God sent his son Jesus to earth as a man, he always knew that Jesus would die to save the people of the world from their sins. One might argue that Jesus tried to refuse sacrificing himself and that he did not come to earth with this particular goal in mind. However, through scriptural evidence, I refute that Jesus did know this would be his fate and he desired to reach his destiny because of his servant-heart....   [tags: dreams, jesus, society]

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What is Needed to Make Your Dreams Come True?

- Many people have dreams. Not everyone gets to achieve their dreams. Those who do, though, have their ways of doing it. Joe Slowinski was a determined herpetologist that started at an early age. He and his family took a trip to Kyoko, Japan where he would spend all day looking for interesting creatures to bring home or creatures that just interested him in general. He was interested in the koi ponds in particular. He saw one, and his "go get 'em" attitude would stop at nothing until he did....   [tags: devotion, inspiration, communities]

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The True Meaning of Separation of Church and State’ by Bill Flax

- Introduction Religion has always been a topic that makes people uncomfortable, it has sparked wars, legal cases and arguments. This is a controversial issue that reigns havoc in many countries and because of this American citizens are afforded religious freedom through the US constitution. The goal of the United States government has never been to make our nation irreligious but to uphold the values of religious freedom. In the 2011 article ‘The True Meaning of Separation of Church and State’ by Bill Flax, “Faith is no civil contract, but a personal matter not to be profaned by politics.” These are the exact intentions of the US Constitution and the federal government....   [tags: religion, government, creation, faith]

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