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    Notes run big for AVID students. Avid stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination. Cornell notes are a technique to take notes down. Cornell University stated, "The Cornell note-taking system is a note-taking system devised in the 1950s by Walter Pauk, an education professor at Cornell University."(CornellUniversity.1). He later on published, this is his best-selling book How to study in college. Cornell notes has it pro's and cons to it. Cornell notes has three parts that can be very useful

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    A student seeking better retention of material taught in the class-room environment may employ the Cornell note-taking method. With such a method, the three sections of the note-taking outline can aid the student’s retention by improving encoding. For a student to be able to retain oncoming material, they first must be able to encode, as in interpret and internalize, oncoming material (Faber, Morris, & Lieberman, 2000). The note-taking section forces the student to use elaborative rehearsal which

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    Prince William

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    Prince William tries to live a normal life, but being royalty makes it just too hard (Morton, Diana: Her True Story, 79). "He is the most fascinating person of 1997," says Walters (Unknown, Facts on Prince William, 1). Prince William lives an active life where he deals with disappointments of the past, but family members help him deal with the future. In Paddington, London William was born at St. Mary's Hospital (Gilmer, The Royal Archive, 1). Prince William Arthur Phillip Louis Mountbatten Windsor

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    she also changes because Atticus, her father, asks her to. In the early chapters of the book, Scout picks fights at the slightest provocation. One example of this is when Scout beats up Walter Cunningham, one of her classmates, for “not having his lunch”, which isn’t a very good reason at all. “Catching Walter Cunningham in the schoolyard gave me some pleasure, but when I was rubbing his nose in the dirt Jem came by and told me to stop. ‘You’re bigger’n he is,’ he said … ‘He made me start off on

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    OPRAH WINFREY

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    reporter at WTVF-TV in Nashville. In 1976 Oprah was offered a job at the ABC-TV station for WJZ in Baltimore. The newstation posted billboards around the whole city support of the new show. The goal was to make a record-breaking salary such as Barbara Walters with her one million dollars a year. Oprah approached her new job with typical gusto. But WJZ’s management frowned on Oprah’s habit of spontaneous reporting and her refusal to read the news copy ahead of time. The lack of preparation resulted in mistakes

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    Slave Masters – Some Good, Some Bad

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    Reynolds and Walter Calloway illustrate that some slave masters provided their slaves with the necessities of life, did not stand for slave cruelty, and were concerned for their slaves' spiritual well-being, while others did the complete opposite. Mary Reynolds, who spent the first part of her life as a slave in Louisiana, and Walter Calloway, who spent the majority of his life on a plantation in Alabama, both spoke about how hard the work was on their master's plantations. Walter worked in

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    When Walter decides not to take the extra money he is offered it helps prove Hansberry's theme. Her theme is that money can't buy happiness. This can be seen in Walter's actions throughout the play. While Mama is talking to Walter, she asks him why he always talks about money. "Mama: Oh--So now it's life. Money is life. Once upon a time freedom used to be life--now it's money. I guess the world really do change . . . Walter: No--it was always money, Mama. We just didn't know about it." Walter thinks

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    Ethics of In Vitro Fertilization

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    approach to life and its moral dilemmas (Walters 22). Ethical inquiry is important to us when we are unsure of the direction in which we are heading. “New philosophy calls all in doubt,” wrote John Donne in the wake of the Copernican Revolution and of Charles I’s violent death, suggesting that new thoughts had challenged old practices (Donne). Today, new practices in the biomedical sciences are challenging old thoughts: “New medicine calls all in doubt” (Walters 22). Few moral convictions are more deeply

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    Walter Morel of D.H. Lawrence's Sons and Lovers Throughout the novel, we gain a good understanding of what the character of Walter Morel is like, in certain parts, we can 100% empathise with Gertrude and understand her struggle and strife, yet there are moments in the text, when I for one, see Walter is the vulnerable, mis-understood character he really is. I believe he is the one, not Gertrude, who deserves the readers sympathy. We know Walter to be an alcoholic, and in all honesty a pretty

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    Walter Benn Michaels' Our America: Nativism, Modernism, and Pluralism Walter Benn Michaels is an active literary theorist, and is currently a Professor of English at the University of Illinois, Chicago. In Our America: Nativism, Modernism, and Pluralism, Michaels examines American literary modernism, emphasizing its “participation in a crucial shift in American conceptions of race [and identity]” (Lee). While Progressivist racism is based upon a “racial hierarchy and the assimilation of non-Negro

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