Discussion Boards Essays

  • Online Communities - Chat Rooms and Discussion Boards

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    Online Communities - Chat Rooms and Discussion Boards To those who have never experienced an online community they may seem pointless, a waste of time or simply childish. However, for those that have expanded beyond the traditional means of communication such as, talking on the telephone or conversing face-to-face, online communities offer a new and exciting means of communication. They offer a chance to meet others, gain advice, voice an opinion, defend an argument, or to simply relax and have

  • Discussion Board

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    Abuse and addiction have a relationship due to an adolescent being addicted to a substance that could be abused as well. Abuse and addiction studies have shown effects on the brain. Abuse and addiction can happen depending on a child's environment or who they hang out with. Sometimes children may see a parent using alcohol or substances and they think that since the parent does it, they should be ok to do it as well. keywords: adolescents, abuse, addiction, substance. Abuse is the improper

  • Discussion Board

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    Neurobiology The two developmental neurologic disorders I would like to discuss are Sickle-cell anemia and Down syndrome. Sickle- cell anemia was named for the description of the appearance of the red blood cells of those who suffer from the disease. Johnson (2010) describes sickle as a chronic illness resulting from inadequate blood circulation that causes significant pain and ultimately organ failure and death (p. 132.) According to Feldman (2013) “around 1/10th of people of African descent

  • Discussion Board

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    The effect of substance abuse on the developing adolescent brain The adolescent brain is a complex entity. The introduction of drugs or mind-altering substances can have a substantial effect on adolescent brain development with long lasting impacts. Narcotics work by targeting, altering and interfering with brains the neurotransmitters. Such interference has been shown to increase addiction potential, which can permanently impair the still developing neural connections, and interfere with the adolescent’s

  • Pro-Anorexia Websites

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    the popular view of the body. In this paper, I explore the type of space that pro-anorexia websites create through the analysis of the components that most of these websites contain, such as, a warning page, definitions of eating disorders, discussion boards, ana doctrines, and “thinspiration” galleries. Pro-anorexia, also known as pro-ana, websites are a genre of websites ... ... middle of paper ... ...s into the anorexic psyche and body. The websites are sites of contradictions, much like

  • Internet Fraud and Identity Theft

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    Internet Fraud and Identity Theft The Internet is not just a medium for information; it is a tool for communication. Creating a new social sphere and environment, the Internet allows virtually anyone to be a participant. Chat rooms, discussion boards, instant messaging services and e-mail are all mediums that allow individuals to engage in communication. However, although the Internet is a public domain, individuals do not have to honestly represent themselves. Many individuals use false names

  • Job Searching in the 21st Century Myths and Realities no. 14

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    surrounding the Internet, one of the biggest claims may be how information technology is changing the way people look for jobs. A huge number of electronic job resources are available: resume posting sites, job vacancy databases, employer websites, discussion boards and newsgroups, industry salary and information sites, and general career information sites. The Internet gives job seekers access to vast amounts of information about vacancies and employers, 24-hour availability, broader geographic reach, networking

  • Cheating and Plagiarism - It’s Not Plagiarism, It’s Recycling

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    Metamorphosis, Titus Andronicus, Revenge Tragedies, Adam, Eve and the apple, and The Tempest? All these and many more are the result of plagiarism. There seems to be a great discussion on whether or not Shakespeare is the true author of the plays associated with his name. The internet seems to be full of essays, discussion boards and book reviews all dealing with this particular topic and most of the people submitting them are very forceful and definitive about their positions. In just a few hours of

  • Discussion Board: Techniques Of Interview

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    #1 Discussion Board Techniques of Interview Interviewing is one of the most difficult clinical skills to master. Both intellectual and emotional skills are required when conducting an interview. The first step of a successful interview is setting the stage for the interview. The first minutes should be to meet and greet the patient. This provides some assurance and comfort to the patient. When meeting the patient for the first time, establishing a positive rapport so that the patient will feel at

  • Discussion Board Forum 1

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    Nonprofit and voluntary type organizations play a major and integral role in American society. Each group exists today because they were established with the desire to help those in need by providing products, good and services. In the article “Toward Nonprofit Reform in Voluntary Spirit: Lessons From the Internet”, the authors stated the that nonprofit and the voluntary sector can include professional, the paid nonprofit, and grassroots organizations (Brainard & Siplon, 2004, p. 435). Even though

  • Discussion Board 3: Collaboration Analysis

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    Discussion Board 3: Collaboration Definition: “Collaboration is a method through which both parties try to satisfy their goals by not making concessions, but coming up with a satisfactory solution – a win/win situation” (Satterlee, 2013, p. 174). Summary: The article “Enhancing collaboration” was written by two authors Silverstone and Thomas, who both have adequate knowledge about managing their business and always come up with incredible solutions to success. In this article, collaboration is mentioned

  • Discussion Board #2: Behaviorism and Tantrums

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    Behaviorism, or learning theory is one of three “grand theories” of human development. The focus of behaviorism is observable behavior, with no reference to mental processes. As a learning theory behaviorism, assumes that learning occurs via interactions with the environment, through the process of conditioning. The two main forms of conditioning, are classical conditioning (learning by association), and operant condition (learning from consequences).Classical conditioning, is the learning process

  • RE: Discussion Board 2 Kevin Linhart

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    RE: Discussion Board 2 Kevin Linhart I agree with Kevin’s statement that financial statements provide only a partial look at the picture when valuing a company. While providing the financial data such as sales, expenses, gross profit, total assets and liabilities, and net worth it leaves out the internal influences that most influence the bottom line. Kevin is correct in stating that war, natural disaster and terrorism are all world events that influence the value of a company’s stock. In fact

  • Coeducation at Haverford

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    founding day in 1833, the Haverford School's notion of a "liberal and guarded education for Quaker boys" became a reality. Jumping forward in time to 1870, a decisive change was on the horizon: the faculty and students had voted to go coed. However, the Board of Managers did not concede and Haverford remained single sex for over a century after the students and faculty had spoken. It wasn't until 1980 that a freshmen class comprised of both men and women entered Haverford. Yet it is the decade prior to

  • Using Listservs and Discussion Groups in the English Classroom

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    Using Listservs and Discussion Groups in the English Classroom Virtually everyone is on the Internet these days from my 85-year-old grandfather to my five-year-old nephew. We are checking our emails from long lost friends and next-door neighbors. As adults we are paying our bills, filing our taxes, and scheduling our appointments. But the phenomena is not exclusive to adults; teens are on there more than ever communicating with one another, shopping, and finding out information about endless

  • Online Community Experience

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    perspective of online communities I had no other choice but to join one. I looked at several different sites such as MSN.com and YAHOO.com that had discussion boards available to join but I just couldn’t find one that fit my interests. I then logged onto MTV.com where I found a discussion board all about my favorite TV show: The Real World. The board was a community of people who shared a common interest in the show and could come together to discuss its characters and storyline. I am a faithful

  • Topics of Discussion in Educational Studies

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    Topics of Discussion in Educational Studies I read the article “Another Look at what young Children Should Be learning” because the title interested me, how do we decide what to teach and when? Who controls the standards for a school? Is it up to the teacher or is it something that the teachers were told to teach? In many cases I understand that it is a mixture of both the teachers influence and what the teacher is required to do. This makes me think back to my own experiences in school, being

  • Waking Life

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    screen. The backgrounds frequently waver, making it look like all of the action is taking place on board a gently rocking ship. This is all intentional, since every moment of Waking Life is meant to be transpiring inside a dream. ). They are present in an interlude, having an intriguing discussion about dream activity and reincarnation. Indeed, Waking Life is comprised of a series of philosophical discussions ranging from how language evolved to the role of the media in modern life to free will & quantum

  • The Benefits Of Online Classes

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    each individual or group (Bricout 1). Provided there are no technical problems, using the internet seems to be “less hectic” (Caris 3) and allows a certain type of freedom. For example, students who are shy are no longer scared to participate in discussions because their identity is somewhat anonymous. However, not all is anonymous because the constant responses from a professor create a sense of presence that keeps the student on task and concerned with their own work. Many students enjoy working

  • Her Passion for Learning

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    took me eighteen years to realize what an extraordinary influence my mother has been on my life. She' s the kind of person who has thoughtful discussions about which artist she would most want to have her portrait painted by (Sargent), the kind of mother who always has time for her four children, and the kind of community leader who has a seat on the board of every major project to assist Washington' s impoverished citizens. Growing up with such a strong role model, I developed many of her enthusiasms