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    A Student Taking a Gap Year is Conceivable

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    The Gap year, taking a year off from college to work, travel or volunteer, has been growing in popularity in recent years in the US. This practice began in Britain in the 1960’s, and has spread to other parts of the world. Deciding to take Gap year after graduating high school, during or after college is a realistic alternative for students who are unsure of their true aspirations for the future. Having this time is a worthwhile and sometimes life-changing alternative, when the student feels bored

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    Youth Athletics

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    Youth Athletics In Reading, Massachusetts, one parent was beaten to death by another parent after a scuffle at a youth hockey game (Sachs). In Palin Beach, Florida, a father of a little league player was sentenced to three years in prison after taking a gun and pointing it at a coach (Gehring). In Port St. Lucie, Florida, a headline in the evening paper read, "Spectator Bites off Man's Ear at Youth Baseball Game" (Pallerino). Why would parents act in such negative ways? They are too competitive

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    Sojourner Truth's Life and Accomplishments

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    Sojourner Truth was an outspoken woman who fought for women's rights, black's rights, and antislavery. She fully believed what she spoke when she said, "Truth is powerful and it prevails." Sojourner Truth stood up for something she believed in, and it is still affecting people's lives in many positive ways today. Sojourner Truth, originally named Isabella Ardinburgh, was born sometime between 1797 and 1800, in New York, to James and Betsey Ardinburgh. Isabella had a total of ten to twelve siblings

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    Music Education: The Sound of Success

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    Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 3 Mar. 2011. Hodges, Donald A., and Mary Luehrsen. "The Impact of a Funded Research Program on Music Education Policy." Arts Education Policy Review 111.2 (2010): 71-78. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 3 Mar. 2011. Huckabee, Mike. MENC Centennial Congress, Orlando, Florida. June, 2007. Web. 24 Feb. 2011 Kantrowitz, Barbara, and Connie Leslie. "Readin', writin', rhythm." Newsweek 129.15 (1997): 71. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 24 Feb. 2011. Madsen

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    Behavioral Techniques in the Classroom

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    structures have bee... ... middle of paper ... ... Moore, W.L & Cooper, Harris. (1984). Correlations Between Teacher and Student Backgrounds and Teacher Perceptions of Discipline Problems and Disciplinary Techniques. Retrieved March 19 from Ebsco Host Database. Roe, Betty & Ross, Eleanor. (1998). Effective Disciplinary Techniques. Retrieved March 19, 2004 from http:// academic.wsc.edu/edc/linked_files/student_teach_Handbooks/part6_disciplinary_techniques.doc. Short, R.J., & Short P.M

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    The True Cost of Doing Business Overseas

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    California Congressman Joe Baca once said, “Products made in china are cheap through the exploitation of the work force. Every time we shop, we are driving the nail further into the coffin of manufacturing jobs (Joe Baca).” Congressman Baca hit that that nail on the head, but whose workforce really being exploited? In recent years there has been much discussion of offshoring; whether it be a call center for when your computer breaks, or the manufacturing facility for the air bag that could save

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    The Debate Over Downloading Music for Free

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    will be very hard to stop. Works Cited Atkinson, Claire. “Grammies Take Hard-line Against Online Music Piracy.” Advertising Age. 9 Feb. 2004: 3. Academic Search Premiere. EBSCO Publishing. 3 April 2004. Green, Heather. “Downloads: Next Generation.” Business Week. 16 Feb. 2004. Academic Search Premiere. EBSCO Publishing. 3 April 2004. Recording Industry Association of America. 2003. 3 April 2004. http://www.riaa.com/issues/piracy/default.asp

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    Elements of Life

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    about Literature: A Compact Guide and Anthology. Ed. John Schilb and John Clifford. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2005. 665-667. Chariots of Fire. Polydor, 1981. Logan, William. “The Unbearable Lightness of Elizabeth Bishop.” EBSCO Publishing Service Selection Page. EBSCO Host, 1994. Web 15 Nov. 2011 http://web.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail?vid=6&hid=125&sid=1192eb89-75c9-49f3-be04-c73548537bba%40sessionmgr115&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#db=aph&AN=9502082743

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    Galloway. "Success With Less Stress." Educational Leadership 67.4 (2009): 54. MasterFILE Premier. EBSCO. Dec. 2009. Web. 9 Feb. 2014. Freeman, Andrew. “Finland’s Education System: 10 Surprising Facts That Americans Shouldn’t Ignore.” TakePart. Participant Media, 14 Aug. 2012. Web. 13 Feb. 2014. Galloway, Mollie K., and Denise Pope. "Hazardous Homework?." Encounter 20.4 (2007): 25-31. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. 2007. Web. 9 Feb. 2014. Redding, Alexis Brooke. "Extreme Pressure: The Negative Consequences

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    religious television programming: A multidisciplinary analysis of televangelism.” Review of Religious Research. June 1989. 329-343. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO Host. Web. 26 February. 2010. Gutwirth, Jacques. “From the Word to the Televisual Image: The Televangelists and Pope John Paul II.”Diogenes. 1999. 122-123. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO Host. Web. 26 February. 2010.

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    in the poems. “Mirror” describes t... ... middle of paper ... ...arch Premier. EBSCO. Web. 27 Mar. 2010. Axelrod, Steven Gould. “THE MIRROR AND THE SHADOW: PLATH’S POETICS OF SELF-DOUBT.” Contemporary Literature 26.3 (1985): 286. Academic Search premier. EBSCO Web. 27Mar. 2010. Freedman, William. “The Monster In Plath’s Mirror’.” Papers on Language & Literature 29.2 (1993): 152. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 27 Mar. 2010. Kukil, Karen V. The unabridged journals of Sylvia Plath. New York:

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    starting at an early age and pushed me to stay active throughout my life. ... ... middle of paper ... ...emier. EBSCO. Web. 27 Oct. 2011. Hatzigeorgiadis, Antonis, and Stuart J. H. Biddle. “Negative Self-Talk During Sport Performance: Relationships with Pre-Competition Anxiety and Goal-Performance Discrepancies.” Journal of Sport Behavior 31.3 (2008): 237-253. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 27 Oct. 2011. “History of Sports.” History of Sports. Web. 1 Nov. 2011. Larson, Reed, and Sean Seepersad

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    The Stranger Cultural Analysis

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    511-517. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 26 Apr. 2011. Camus, Albert, and Matthew Ward. The Stranger. New York: Knopf, 1993. Print. 24 Apr. 2011. de Cavarlay, Bruno Aubusson. "Can criminal statistics still be of scientific use? The French criminal justice system 1813-1980." Historical Methods 26.2 (1993): 69. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 26 Apr. 2011. Scherr, Arthur. "Camus's THE STRANGER." Explicator 59.3 (2001): 149. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 24 Apr. 2011. Scott, Nathan

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    Henry James' The Turn of the Screw

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    ... middle of paper ... ...Couldn't Say.” Studies in Short Fiction 26.2 (1989): 135-143. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. BYUI Lib. 25 Oct 2005. http://search.epnet.com/. Groome, David, and Nina Grant. "Retrieval-induced forgetting is inversely related to everyday cognitive failures." British Journal of Psychology 96.2 (2005): 313-319. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. BYUI Lib. 26 Oct 2005. http://search.epnet.com/. James, Henry. The Turn of the Screw. Peter G. Beidler. Boston: Bedford

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    The Amazing Growth of Youth Sports

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    friends ... ... middle of paper ... ... 37.1 (2006): 39-49. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 3 June 2011. Theokas, Christina. "Youth Sport Participation—A View of the Issues: Introduction to the Special Section." Developmental Psychology 45.2 (2009): 303-306. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 3 June 2011 Weintraub, Boris. "YOUTH SPORTS." Parks & Recreation 44.7 (2009): 36-41. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 3 June 2011 Whitaker, Jonathan, Andy Cunningham, and James Selfe. "YOUTH SPORTS

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    Character Education Literature Review

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    The basis of good character involves being respectful, honest, hardworking, responsible, caring, and understanding. Parents and teachers alike wish for their students to possess good character; but what does “character” mean in the realm of education; and whose responsibility is it to ensure that students do in fact develop good character? The Character Education Partnership (2003, pg. 1), defines good character as involving “understanding, caring about, and acting upon core ethical values”, and

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    Context of the Problem Technology has become part of Americans everyday lives. From the Internet to cell phones we constantly rely on technology throughout the day. Since technology has become an integral part of our daily lives, educators have tried to integrate technology into teaching in order to improve student learning. Research studies have established that students’ use of computers can improve students’ standardized test scores (Hew &Brush, 2006). However, some studies have shown no difference

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    The Resistance to Change

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    caused sexual ... ... middle of paper ... ...who refuse to change with the times become lost in time. Works Cited Dilworth, Thomas. "A Romance to Kill for: Homicidal Complicity in Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily'". Studies in Short Fiction. EBSCO Publishing. 36.3 (2003): 251-262. Academic Search Complete. Blinn College, Bryan, Lib. 18 Oct. 2007 Faulkner, William. "A Rose For Emily". Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing. X.J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia. 10 (2007): 29-34

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    The Impact of E-book on the World

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    Modern Society is making way for this new technological world of E-books, which are making an impact on the world, creating change in organizations and internet access, individual’s reading habits, and to the future generation of education. E-books are still books, but it is different in many ways from traditional books. Vasileiou and Rowley made a study to define e-book and not compare it to a tradition book. They state: An e-book is a digital object with textual and/or other content, which arises

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    Subliminal Advertising

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    657-674 Kiesel, Diane. “Subliminal Seduction.” ABA Journal 70.7 (July 1984): 25. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. [Delgado Community College Library], [New Orleans], [LA]. 12 February 2008. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx? direct=true&db=aph&AN=4786809&site=ehost-live>. Kilbourne, Jean. “Jesus is a brand of jeans.” New Internationalist (Sep. 2006): 10-12. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. [Delgado Community College Library], [New Orleans], [LA]. 12 February 2008. .

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