Awareness Essays

  • Gambling Awareness

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    After conducting an interview I came up with a few methods that can be used to aid helpless people like Abe with their compulsive gambling disorder. These scenarios are made to enlighten peoples perception of gambling and teach people that too much of anything isn’t good for you. They will show how others have attempted to reach an unattainable victory. Let’s take the poker machine for instance, it has an innocent appearance, but in reality it is as cunning and mischievous as the devil. The bright

  • Disabilities Awareness Program

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    Disabilities Awareness Program As the first student editor of this Disabilities Awareness newsletter for high school students, I was initially wary of the task. I had virtually no contact with anyone who faced a disability. I believe the fact that I was not familiar with the subject made me more curious about whom I would meet and what stories I would encounter. As editor, I presided over a group of students who helped develop and write this first edition. We have all learned a great deal from

  • Importance Of Awareness In Counseling

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    Complete awareness is a skill that I feel is most necessary to possess to be a diversity-competent group counselor. While it’s important to be aware of your own bias, stereotyping, and worldview as counselor, complete awareness can range from, what you say, what you do, and even the faces you make. Effective group leaders recognize and understand their own stereotypes and preconceived notions about other racial and ethnic groups (Corey, Corey, & Corey, 2014). Awareness of what’s going on in your

  • Animal Abuse Awareness

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    Animal Abuse Awareness “Ignorance is bliss.” Often times we hear that saying but never truly stop to think of its validity. Think of all the things we as mankind are unaware of. Obviously, there are a number of issues out there that people do not want society to know about. But when it really comes down to it, there isn’t much out there that we wouldn’t be able to learn about, if we really wanted to. Specifically pertaining to controversial or questionable public topics, the information

  • Difference Between Wakefulness And Awareness

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    dimension idea wakefulness and awareness. Wakefulness and awareness refers to one’s individual awareness of their unique thoughts, memories, feelings, sensations and environment. Wakefulness is an individual’s degree of alertness which is distinguished between being awake and being asleep. Awareness is monitoring of information from the environment and one’s own thoughts. There are many key points that consciousness touches one such as minimal consciousness,

  • Phonemic Awareness

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    individual sounds in words spoken.” Phonemic awareness is the “ability to hear the phonemes and manipulate the sounds” (p. 41). Phonemic awareness is essential because without the ability students are not able to manipulate the sounds. According to the National Institute for Literacy (2007), “students with poor phonics skills prevent themselves from reading grade-level text and are unable to build their vocabulary” (p.5) Agreeing with the importance of phonemic awareness, Shapiro and Solity attempted to use

  • Educational Awareness of the Computer and the Internet

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    It seems that persons presently in the workforce and those students who are now graduating college know less about the computer, its functions and the internet when compared to the younger generation.   These days the children in elementary, middle and high school have more access to the computer and the internet than we did when we were younger.  The internet has become the modern way of communication and research for the younger generation.  The coming generation knows more about links, search

  • The Reasoning behind ADHD Awareness Week

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    What is the reasoning behind ADHD Awareness Week? Why are there more people involved like many other charities? I have heard that the reasoning behind ADHD Awarness Week is to support the cause and treatment for ADHD. I think this is a good cause, not only to raise money to support the scientific research on the causes of ADHD, but to also educate the community. ADHD has been the leading condition amongst children and young adults for a over several decades. Why was this condition not noticed back

  • Raising Awareness About Human Trafficking

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    Raising awareness about human trafficking to try and prevent more people from being abducted has become increasingly popular. Organizations, such as Stop the Traffik, are solely focused on raising awareness about human trafficking as well as teaching communities about how it can be prevented (Aronowitz, 2013). These organizations create campaigns to inform the individuals about how to identify a trafficker. Also, the campaigns against human trafficking discuss how traffickers lie to victims to get

  • Anosognosia for Hemiplegia: A Window into Self-Awareness

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    Anosognosia for Hemiplegia: A Window into Self-Awareness You wake up in a hospital bed, scared, confused, and attached to a network of tubes and beeping equipment. After doctors assault you with a barrage of questions and tests, your family emerges from the sea of unfamiliar faces surrounding you and explains what has happened; you have had a stroke in the right half of your brain, and you are at least temporarily paralyzed on your left side. You wiggle your left toes to test yourself; everything

  • Phonological Awareness

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    Phonological awareness (PA) involves a broad range of skills; This includes being able to identify and manipulate units of language, breaking (separating) words down into syllables and phonemes and being aware of rhymes and onset and rime units. An individual with knowledge of the phonological structure of words is considered phonologically aware. A relationship has been formed between Phonological awareness and literacy which has subsequently resulted in Phonological awareness tasks and interventions

  • Understand The Importance Of Self Awareness Essay

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    Self- Awareness is the thinking skill that focuses on our ability to judge our own performance and behaviours”, ref; Learning works for kids 2018. In an ECCE setting self-awareness helps the ECCE practitioner and the child become aware of their own and others feelings and behaviours. It allows for appropriate responds in social situations, as if one notices their talking too loud in a library they will react with lowering their voice to a suitable level. Having self-awareness gives oneself emotional

  • Environmental Justice: Raising Awareness

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    Environmental Justice: Raising Awareness The Discovery of Environmental Racism The majority of the U.S. population is not aware of the problem of "environmental justice." Most people would not even know what the term means if they heard it. In this paper I will write about the discovery of "environmental racism" in the early 1980s and report what is known about it today. I will then argue that making the general public aware of the problem is a crucial step towards environmental justice.

  • Community Project Results: Sexual Assault Awareness Event

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    Community Project Results >>What information was presented? What did you want the community to “take away” from the event? The sexual assault awareness event was an incredible experience. We were able to engage in our communities in which we live by going to places of business and other community organizations these places allowed us put up flyer to advertise our event. We were hoping that this would be a good way to give details about our event and to encourage people to attend and bring information

  • College Admissions Essay: My Contribution to Disability Awareness

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    My Contribution to Disability Awareness It's 8 o'clock in the morning and the corridors of Mill Road Elementary are busier than Grand Central Station. The only difference is that Mill Road students are about a foot shorter and ten times more energetic than your average Grand Central Station commuter. In comparison with the dorm room I have just left, these walls are papered with hundreds of drawings and paintings. The hallways could compete with any modern gallery in terms of sheer bulk and some

  • Comparing and Contrasting Self-Awareness in the Works of Emerson, Whitman and Poe

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    Defining Self-Awareness in the works of Emerson, Whitman and Poe Literature in the American Renaissance influenced the Romantic sentiment that prevailed during this period: the emergence of the individual. This materialization evolved out of the Age of Reason, when the question of using reason (a conscious state) or faith (an unconscious state) as a basis for establishing a set of beliefs divided people into secular and non-secular groups. Reacting to the generally submissive attitudes predominant

  • Phonological Awareness Skills in Kindergarten

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    sounds, and recognizing onset and rhime allows a student to be able to translate all the symbols we call an alphabet into sounds to create words. Phonological awareness is also a major component of any successful reading program. In the kindergarten classroom students come to me in the fall and are struggling with phonological awareness skills. Many of these children do not possess the basic phonetic skills such as rhyming. The purpose of the needs assessment is to determine if these skills are

  • Self Awareness In Nursing Essay

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    Emotional Intelligence and reflective practice are integral components of building therapeutic relationship in nursing Self awareness in nursing refers to how glowing nurses comprehend themselves, their strengths, weaknesses, attitude and ethics in order to better transact with their patients. Self- awareness includes review of self, together with self confidence. Self -regulation express beyond one`s emotion and being trustworthy. For nurses to be able to empathize with their patients and treat

  • Princess Diana Spoke Volumes on AIDS Awareness

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    During Princess Diana's life she helped with many foundations and charities. But she finally dedicated herself to one cause in particular. Princess Diana became very involved with helping AIDS sufferers and their families. Starting in the early nineties until her death in 1997 Diana did everything she could to help all AIDS foundations. Even though she was regal, she did not consider herself better than any AIDS sufferer, and constantly held AIDS victims and visted them when everyone else was afraid

  • The Theme of Self-awareness in Frankenstein, Flowers for Algernon, and A Clockwork Orange

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    Self-awareness is the main theme that is present throughout all three novels, Frankenstein, Flowers for Algernon, and A Clockwork Orange. All four characters, Charlie, Alex, Victor, and the monster are aware of themselves. Alex’s awareness is revealed in the first page of the novel when Alex says, “What’s it going to be then, eh?”(Burgess 1). In Flowers for Algernon, Charlie’s consciousness is shown through his written progress reports. In Frankenstein, the monster sees his reflection in the water