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Social Work Literature Review - Literature Review INTRODUCTION It is of paramount consideration that social workers are conscious of, aware and sensitive to the cultural demands of their clientele. This is because culture is a pivotal factor upon which a great deal of conduct, norms, social connections and mindsets of clients revolve. For social workers there is need to understand and appreciate how cultural traditions influence relationships with a diverse panorama of client needs and demands....   [tags: Literature Review] 1904 words
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Character Education Literature Review - 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 thus takes a holistic approach to the development of character in students by developing the “cognitive, emotional, and behavioral aspects of moral life.” Through character education, students can gr...   [tags: Literature Review]
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Effects of Poverty on Children: Literature Review - This literature review of twelve previously published research articles has focused on summarizing some of the effects of poverty on children. The selected articles all focused on the major effect of poverty on children, and were sorted into four sub-categories or themes based upon a specific focus areas of this complex and not yet fully understood issue. These themes included developmental, educational outcomes, health, and parenting effects, and how they were impacted by children living in poverty....   [tags: Literature Review]
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Bullying Literature Review - Introduction Educators attempt to provide safe, nurturing environments where students can thrive. Any disturbance to this climate can have negative affects on students’ educational performances. Bullying is one such disruption. Unfortunately, physical and verbal abuse are nothing new in the school setting, however, the rise of technology in our country has created a new setting for bullies to target their victims. Cyberbulling, or the use of any number of technological means to harm or harass another, has become an increasingly prevalent occurrence, specifically among school-aged children (Campfield, 2006)....   [tags: Literature Review ]
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Initial Proposal for Dissertation Topic - Initial Proposal for Dissertation Topic Topic: Benefits of Business Intelligence in the Retail sector: A Case Study of three companies done in Delhi & NCR. Background: What is Business Intelligence. Business intelligence (BI) is the process of gathering enough of the right information in the right manner at the right time, and delivering the right results to the right people for decision-making purposes so that it can continue to yield real business benefits, or have a positive impact on business strategy, tactics, and operations in the enterprises....   [tags: Business ] 1113 words
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A Review of the Literature on Marijuana - A considerable amount of literature has been published on cannabis specifically marijuana. These studies classify marijuana into three species: Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, and cannabis ruderalis. In fact, Cannabis sativa is the most widely used and recognized among the other species due to its ability to produce more fiber and oil. For many years, the plant has been used for making clothes as well as lighting and soap. Nevertheless, cannabis is widely used at the present time for intoxication and medical treatments....   [tags: Marijuana Literature Review]
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Literature Review: Unbearable Lightness of Being - In the novel Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera, dreams take an important place as key symbolism. In this respect, dreams represent and foreshadow the future, they provide a deeper knowledge on characters’ feelings and their issues. Dreams seem to be the author’s way of telling the reader what is really happening in each of the characters minds. In this way the complicated lives and romantic relationships which many of the characters endure have led the author to create images and profound introspection of their past and their worries, by expressing those in dreams....   [tags: Literature Review]
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Literature Review of 5 Articles - Literature Review of 5 articles Based on secondary research of articles that our group had conducted, it led us to the problem statement that quality does not meet price. We accumulated five significant articles and utilized its information in order to generate the problem statement. What we noticed is that there were a lot of articles regarding quality issues related to Sony laptops. This made us question the high prices of Sony's offerings. The first article, entitled “Sony shares drop after VAIO recall," from the New York Times talked about the consequence of the 438,000 units of VAIO TZ laptops that were recalled last year....   [tags: Article Review] 1466 words
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Critique of Hardy's Dissertation - This paper reviews Hardy’s (2008) dissertation on perceptions of school counselors and school administrators with the respect to the roles of school counselors as they implement the New York Comprehensive School Counseling Model. This critique will examine the problem and purpose of the study, literature review, methodology and conclude with discussion and summary. The Problem (Hardy’s, 2008) study focused on two problems. The first concern focused on “the ambiguous role definition of actual practice for school counselors since New York State school counselors responsibilities are defined by local school district administration instead of the components of the New York State Model....   [tags: school counselors, school administrators]
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Forensic Psychology Literature Review - Forensic Psychology, which is occasionally referred to as Legal Psychology, originally made its debut in the late 1800’s. A Harvard Professor, Professor Munsterberg, introduced the idea of psychology and law with his book, On the Witness Stand in 1908. Since the inception of the idea of psychology and law there have been proponents, as well as though that have spoken against the theories proposed by Munsterberg’s, along with other scientists, theorists, and psychologists that believed that Forensic Psychology had no standing to be linked to topics of law....   [tags: Literary Review ]
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Literature Review: "The War of the Worlds" - The sheer mentions of the words science fiction bring to mind certain hackneyed topics we Americans see in the media, those topics being technology and aliens. As different as each topic may be, juxtaposed, they share a key element that fuel the creative minds of science fiction writers. It is not the fact that they each have drastically advancement these past one hundred years, but rather the thought of an invasion. Although the idea of technology one day overpowering us has dominated Hollywood films for the past decade, it is a rather new topic....   [tags: Literature Review]
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Literature Review: "The Great Gatsby" - The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is by far one of the most interesting yet congested books I have ever read. I feel as if the story is shifting as soon as I was able to tell what was happening. One idea that was constant was the themes, symbols and motifs used throughout. Love and the seduction of money, to me, were the most influential themes that I noticed in the book. Instead of picking them apart I would like to combine them. They worked in synchronicity, together, to define the environment, characters, style of life during that time....   [tags: Literature Review] 867 words
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Literature Review: My Ántonia - In My Ántonia, by Willa Cather, Peter and Paval help to portray what America was for many immigrants. Like many other immigrants, Peter and Paval see America as a place for a fresh start. In Russia the pair survived an unfortunate sledge massacre. However, the reason their sledge survived was because of foul play. The situation was one of those 'kill or be killed' situations; nonetheless they were exiled from their town. In fact, for five years “They went away to strange towns … [and] Wherever they went, the story followed them” (Cather 44)....   [tags: Literature Review ] 1842 words
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"Generation X" Literature Review - Douglas Coupland’s Generation X is a novel in which young adults essentially tell each other stories of their life, and these stories tell the views of the generation as a whole. As one can imagine, because of all the storytelling, the use of literary devices is littered throughout the course of the novel. In the first half of the novel, we are given a good sense of who the main characters are through detailed character development of their past and their views. There have been three static characters established; Andy, Dag, and Claire....   [tags: Literature Review ] 1083 words
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Alfie Kohn Literature Review - Since the implementation of No Child Left Behind (NCLB), schools and society have taken a different perspective on how to assess the student‘s progress. Schools are forced to make decisions based on assessments and how to show adequate yearly progress (AYP). Alfie Kohn points out that, in some cases, our students have become victims of standardize testing. In his article, Standardized Testing and Its Victims (2000), he demonstrates how testing have become detrimental to our students instead of helping them....   [tags: Literature Review ]
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Literature Review: Behavioural Responses of Student Bystanders in Situations of Bullying - Bullying is a serious occurrence that is plaguing youth all over the globe. Bullying, a form of aggression, can be experienced in four forms: physical, verbal, social or cyber (Oh & Hazler, 2009; Trach, Hymel, Waterhouse & Neale, 2010). However, all bullying is composed of three specific concepts—causing their victims harm, possessing greater power then their victims and repetition (Oh & Hazler, 2009). Read into the definition of “bullying” and one would simply identify a bully and a victim yet they would likely fail to identify a key influence: bystanders....   [tags: Literature Review]
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Clustering in Financial Services: A Literrature Review - The theory of cluster has became one of theory that considered important in the regional economic development theoryin the recent worlds. It suggest that the co-ocation or geographic proximity results for firms that do clustering will be crucial to increase the economics scope of the firms, mainly due to lower input cost that are resulted from agglomeration economies and facilitates knowledge spillovers which can increase the firms’ productivity (Wolman and Hincapie, 2010, p1). Therefore, this can creates more competitive firms that do the clustering, and also produce significant growth for the firms....   [tags: markusen, clustering, financial services]
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Health Reform Literature Review - Health Reform Literature Review According to Ehlke (2009), Buerhaus, Ulrich, Donelan, and DesRoches (2008), the health insurance and health care system in America have become an overly politicized arena. Some authors like Healy (2010) perceive that the current health care system is a political positioning that is highly subjective and devised to benefit a select few while the majority will suffer under the heavy burden of higher premiums. It is affirmative that the health care system needed urgent amendments (Guevara & Mendias, 2002)....   [tags: health insurance, health care system]
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The Proposal Book Review and Description - Experiencing something new is almost always a refreshing experience. Whether it be something along the lines of learning to ride a bike, discovering a hidden talent, or in my case, reading something besides a ponderous and at times depressing work of literature. Given that we are exposed to humor almost every day, it was a pleasant experience to encounter a story that relates to this component of everyday life. Anton Chekhov’s The Proposal is a comical play that is distinctive from others, given its circumstances, in the way the author has written his play, as well as how the reader can interpret what he is trying to convey....   [tags: anton chekhov, comic play, lomov]
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Literature Review of "Interventions Used to Help with Emotional Eating" - A common behavior that happens amongst women of middle-age is emotional eating. This occurs when women eat to hide their negative emotions. There are a few disorders that are related to emotional eating, which are important to know about to determine if the participant may have the disorder. That way it would be easier for the behavior to be change because of medicines to help. The first one is Binge-Eating Disorder (BED) where a person consumes an insane amount of food in one sitting. The second one is Night-Eating Syndrome (NES) where the person does not have an appetite during the day but then obsessively eats after 8pm, usually because of insomnia or frustration....   [tags: Literature Review]
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Literature Review for Improving Serial Number Tracking - Improving the serial number process in an innovative manner and minimizing cost in the process will greatly benefit CV Logistics. Logistics and manufacturing companies are currently using or moving towards automated systems that increase productivity. “Hand Held Products launched the world's first commercially viable hand held barcode wand scanner in 1972.” (barcoding, 2003, para. 3) Almost forty years later the technology has become mainstream and utilized in the majority of businesses. Also, since 1972 the price of hand held scanners has dramatically dropped....   [tags: Literature Review ]
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RED CHEETAH Web Site Proposal - Overview This proposal responds to RED CHEETAH’S desire to procure a Web site provider to design the front end of the Web sites for their customers who want to establish on online store with RED CHEETAH’s e-commerce capabilities. The sites will include professionally written content and expertly designed graphics that together present a professional and credible store image. The goal of each site is to immediately capture site visitors’ attention, introduce them to the company, and showcase the variety of merchandise available....   [tags: Business Proposal] 1690 words
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A Critical Review of Pride and Prejudice - A Critical Review of Pride and Prejudice Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen, shows two characters overcoming their pride and prejudices while falling in love. In the beginning Elizabeth believes that Mr. Darcy is too proud and rude, but in time to come they start to admire and love each other. They bond together through their pride and prejudice, and in the end, they overcome the obstacles that held them back. Jane Austen was born December 16, 1775 in Steventon, England to George and Cassandra Austen....   [tags: Literature Review]
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The Step-by-Step Approach: Guidelines to writing a Literature Review - The Step-by-Step Approach: Guidelines to writing a Literature Review Globally, students and researchers alike are presented with the task of developing a literature review. This process may seem daunting to the inexperienced writer, however, there is no need for trial and error as there are known procedures and guidelines created to simplify such an assignment. A basic literature review may be defined as “A written document that develops a case to establish a thesis. This review synthesizes current knowledge pertaining to the research question (Machi & McEvoy, 2012)”....   [tags: literature search, writing]
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European Launch Proposal - EUROPEAN LAUNCH PROPOSAL Updated: 23 July 2010 OVERVIEW The following plan outlines the suggested activity for the launch of Energizer’s new Energi to Go power pack line of products in Europe. Energizer will formally introduce the products within the Energi To Go power pack line to key technology and consumer media in August. This falls within the summer holidays and is a quiet time for journalists as many are away. In addition to which, a number of the European publications shutdown for the month or operate with a skeletal staff....   [tags: Business Proposal] 850 words
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Review of Literature - Independent Study Unit – Phase 2 Review of Literature Introduction 21 of the first 23 astronauts into space were first-born; there is a reason to this (Hartshorne, 2010). They say that the order in which a person is born, and the gap years between siblings determines the personality of a person (Hartshorne, 2010). For those born first, they are seen as dominant and having the pressure put on them, while the youngest child is the most beloved (Hartshorne, 2010). The middle child at times feels neglected and has no sense of identity in the household (Hartshorne, 2010)....   [tags: Parents, Children, Age Gaps]
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Vietnam in the Beginning: Literature Review - Vietnam was a poor country and very passive except in the north where a leader known as Ho Chi Mihn converted and taught his people about communism. So upon seeing this action the United States intervened to keep the South Vietnamese from the persecution from the North Vietnamese, and to keep them from communism. Was this the right answer yes or no. Dolan, Edward. MIA: Missing in Action. Franklin Watts.New York 1989. Peace talks filled the room in Paris, France. The United States and the North Vietnamese sat their deliberating talks trying to come to a peaceful negotiation, but these talks would always end up in a shouting match, and the issue at hand would not come to a close (Dolan 27)....   [tags: Literature Review] 2397 words
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Review of Literature on Abortion in the Family - Review of Literature on Abortion in the Family Abortion is a very controversial subject that has been continuously argued over for the past few years and probably for many more years to come. Women who are making the decision are effected emotionally, mentally, and physically since their bodies are going through many changes which it is not accustomed to. The main controversy is, who's right is it to abort. Many will argue and say it is the woman's right to chose what she does with her own body, but what about the father's right....   [tags: Abortion Pregnancy Literature Essays] 1321 words
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Clear and Present Danger: Book Review - Clear and Present Danger: Book Review The book ‘Clear and Present Danger’ is a novel written by Tom Clancy in 1989 and published in 1990 by Thorndike-Magna Publisher (Beetz 824). This book has one thousand one hundred and forty pages, with the latest edition published by Berkley Books having six hundred and eighty eight pages. This novel like most of Clancy’s writings relies on a basic formula of good versus evil where the United States is represented as a nation that is on the right side (Sharp 398)....   [tags: Literature Review]
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Ethical Integrity While Writing a Dissertation - Executing the actual research of a dissertation is a process that can pose many ethical violations such as fabricating data, falsifying data, or plagiarizing (Committee, 2009). In addition, Committee (2009) stated that in order to execute research the research must know how to handle data. For my research, I will be discreet about handling data and open in communication with my participants, by issuing informed consent forms to all of my participants and requiring signatures to continue before any research is conducted....   [tags: Ethical Integrity in Research]
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A Review of Related Literature on the Role of Trust in Global Virtual Teams - In this day and age, technology plays a big role in the everyday lives of people. Whether it be through the use of the cell phone or the computer, technology is vital for communication in work or in school. With various international organizations opening branches in different parts of the world, communication is key to the success of the company. Thus the birth of virtual teams. A virtual team is a group of people who communicate to other virtual teams across the world through the internet whether it be through Skype, email, etc....   [tags: Literature Review]
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Decolonization, Nationalism, Imagining and Representing Communities: A review of Post-Colonial Literature - In the course of Colonization, the world was divided into binary categories of the colonizer and colonized. These binary groups were based on a division of class, gender, race, ethnicity and the oppression of cultural traditions. Traditions of language, religion, labor, and social values were based on theologies of the colonizers, enforced upon the colonized. These binaries can be associated with the Manichean binaries discussed by Frantz Fanon in his book entitled The Wretched of the Earth. In Post-Coloniality, societies gain independence either through diplomatic political transitions or violent revolutions against the occupying force....   [tags: Literature Review]
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Homework Performance: A Review of the Literature - Homework Performance: A Review of the Literature Homework has, traditionally, been considered an important part of a quality education. Recent studies have begun to raise questions as to the validity of this school of thought. (Cooper, 2006) For the purpose of my action research project, homework is recognized as an important component in a student’s education experience. I have recently observed a problem with some of the students in my 3rd grade class not completing and turning in homework assignments....   [tags: Research Analysis ]
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Literature Review of the Mitigation Theory - ... Therefore, it is vital to make a further distinction in respect to migrants, as migrants can be classified as both voluntary and involuntary migrants, and with the effects immigrants have on the economy within Britain, how they are categorised is very relative to the argument ( Lahav, Messina, 2006,p.20). There are often simultaneous streams of migrant flows, these include out-migrants (emigrants) or in-migrants. The focus on in-migrants is where the basis for our argument stems from, these are divided into voluntary or involuntary migrations....   [tags: interpriting migration as a security problem]
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Legalization of Marijuana: A Review of the Literature - California was the first state to pass a marijuana law in 1913 followed by the rest of the states in the nation until the year of 1937, when marijuana became completely illegal at the federal level. (Guither) Before then, marijuana and specifically hemp had many uses for colonists and farmers and was such a critical crop for a number of purposes, that the government even encouraged its growth. It was not until Henry J. Anslinger saw the Bureau of Narcotics as a fascinating career opportunity that he latched on trying to make marijuana illegal so he could make a name for himself....   [tags: controversial topic, hemp, crops, medicine, weed]
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Tax Policy: Review of Literature - Keynesian supporters suggest that changes in the U.S. economy can, and should, be influenced through governmental intervention (Gaber, Gruevski, & Gaber, 2013). To influence economic conditions within the U.S., the government employs the use of monetary and/or fiscal policies. Monetary policies include changes in the money supply or interest rates. On the other hand, fiscal policies include changes in government taxation, spending, and borrowing. In either case, the type of policy implementation depends on the movement in the economy, i.e....   [tags: economic weakness, great recession]
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Literature Review on Employee Motivation - Chapter-2 Review of literature Motivation: Motivation is the reason or reasons for engaging in a particular behavior as studied in economics, psychology and neuropsychology. These reasons may include basic needs such as food or desired object, hobbies, goal, state of being or ideal. The motivation for behavior may also be attributed to less- apparent reasons such as altruism or morality. Motivation refers to the initiation, direction, intensity and persistence of human behavior. Gray and Starke defined motivation as “the result of processes, internal or external to the individual, that arouse enthusiasm and persistence to pursue a certain course of action.” Sayles defined motivation as “...   [tags: behavior, environment, productivity] 2605 words
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Literature Review of Muscular Distrophy - Background Before the project began a background literature review was done to understand the basis of the project, including any existing studies that overlap my research and studies that directly relate to my invertigation. Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a genetic disorder that weakens the muscles that help the body move. People with MD have incorrect or missing information in their genes, which prevents them from making the proteins vital for healthy muscles. MD is genetic, so people are born with the problem — it is not contagious and you can't catch it from someone who has it....   [tags: genes, weakness, therapy] 2918 words
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Literature Review on Music Education - ... Everyone that has ever heard a voice, has heard music. It is all around us and every discipline is relatable to the subject. It has been argued that studying music enhances academic achievement. The research was brought to the attention of mainstream America with the belief that listening to Mozart improved spatial reasoning skills. In the views of a music education discipline, the subject is a very intensive one to implement on the children. According to Pamela Burnard, children have the ability to decode any type of music, which helps them interpret and even conduct their own pieces of music (2000)....   [tags: brain, children´s learning, text recall] 986 words
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Reflections of Peace and Nationalism in Sri Lankan Literature - It was one evening, while I was reading the novel Anil’s Ghost by Michael Ondaatjee that my ideas for a doctoral project took shape. Before reading the novel, I had heard from my Professor who taught me Post colonial studies (a course for which the novel had been prescribed) that Ondaatjee’s only novel about Sri Lanka has often been subjected to heavy criticism because of the fact that it fails to portray the island’s civil war in a credible manner. Literary scholars have subjected Anil’s Ghost, Michael Ondaatjee’s only novel about Sri Lanka, to heavy criticism on grounds that it fails to portray the island’s civil war in a “credible manner”....   [tags: Research Proposal ] 969 words
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What´s a Literature Review? - ... The first signs of graffiti in New York were people from a low privileged background trying to voice the boundaries between race and class (Gopnik (2011). In Libya graffiti was used to express freedom, it was used to voice forbidden thoughts in public but today graffiti is less about politics and religion and more about personal style and art (Gopnik (2011). Today makers, pens, paint and the most popular material, spray paint, are used to do graffiti. It is more about looking good and artistic self-expression, it can include drawings and words that some people may call art and some may call it vandalism (Gopnik (2011)....   [tags: graffiti, vandalism] 1834 words
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Research Proposal: Effects of Social Networking on Undergraduate Student’s Grades - Introduction Social networking has made its way into American culture quickly and is more prevalent now than ever before. Many people have different views on the relevance and benefits of social networking, whether they are positive or negative standpoints. Nevertheless, social media and networking is a part of our American lifestyles as a whole. As a Computer Information Systems major and studying the foundations and composition of computer applications, I would like to research the effects that social networks have on underclassmen undergraduate students attending an Historically Black College or University....   [tags: Research Proposals]
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Democratic Policing Literature Review - Introduction The theory of democratic policing is no monolithic, cogent and cohesive doctrine. Rather like democracy itself, the literature on democratic policing is characterised by oft-competing claims and counter-claims as to its core principles, goals and arrangements. This literature review canvasses the notable differences and similarities in the various characterisations of democratic policing, and also briefly looks at the challenges that some authors argue are already threatening the dominance of the theory....   [tags: Political Science]
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Literature Review; Training Evaluation - I have focused my research for this literature review on the two topics which I will be looking at for my project; participant reaction to training and participant learning transfer to their personal (work/study) context. In this literature review I will examine each topic briefly and explain the key issues I will then go on to talk about my research in relation to the key issues that I have identified REACTION LEARNING Two major debates dominate the area of Reaction evaluation measures, the first how useful are evaluation measures which measure trainee reaction to learning and the second that there are no comprehensive evaluation measures which define learning and present a tool which is...   [tags: Evaluation Measures] 2161 words
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Literature Review: Nurse Retention - ... Another study by researchers Shader, Broome, Broome, West and Nash entitled “Factors influencing satisfaction and anticipated turnover for nurses in an academic medical center” involves the investigation of the relationship between nurse retention and factors such as work satisfaction, stress, age, schedule, and cohesion among employees (2001). The researchers performed a cross-sectional study in which nurses from a university hospital were asked to complete a questionnaire. The questionnaire was a self-report using a Likert scale to determine nurses’ opinions on several topics including stress, staffing ratios, effective collaboration and overtime....   [tags: healthcare professionals, nursing shortage]
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Proposal For A Senior Employment Agency - PROPOSAL FOR A SENIOR EMPLOYMENT AGENCY BY COLORADO SPRINGS EMPLOYMENT INC. INTRODUCTION Grants Request Document Type: National Aging Grant Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2010-AOA-SL-1007 Opportunity Category: Title IV Discretionary Projects Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement Expected Number of Awards: 7 Estimated Total Program Funding: 7 Award Ceiling: $100,000 Award Floor: $100,000 Grant Application Due Date: April 21, 2010 Grant Proposal Three page description including the following information: Senior employment agency details of funds requested Detail need for service Expected impact of senior employment in the area Stated goals and objectives Ti...   [tags: Business Proposal]
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Literature Review- Administrative Law - Literature Review Administrative Law is the law regarding the exercise of powers by public authorities. That authority must have a legislative role or the policies must be developed through the legislature, it must understand that it has constitutional and judicial constraints and finally it is a buffer between the judicial and the executive branch of government. With that being said it must be stated that in the entire public service no written policy on the re-enlistment of persons exists, however; there are several precedents that has been set hence, the legitimate expectations of police officers....   [tags: Legislative Role, Policies, Constitutional]
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Literature Review on Advertising - CHAPTER TWO LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1 Introduction Advertising is increasingly important in our modern life (Munusamy & Wong, 2007). It was because it can use to transmit a message to a great number of audiences easily (Al-Boloshi, 2010). Hence, many researchers have done their research about advertising. For example, there are many researchers test about the entertainment, informativeness, and credibility of mobile advertising (Haghirian & Madberger, 2005; Chowdhury et al., 2010; Al-Boloshi, 2010)....   [tags: advertising, researchers, attitude, factors] 3340 words
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Literature Review: Oral Health - 1. Literature Review 1.1 Significance of Oral Health Oral health is important to everyone. People may need to face their own oral problems. Some important findings has been explored. According to the 2001 Oral health Survey established by Department of Health(2001) in Hong Kong and Annual Report 2010 of Bureau of Health Promotion in Taiwan(2010), 9 persons in ten have different level of periodontal disease. This indicates that people may not maintain a good oral health and do not have enough knowledge to having good oral health....   [tags: urban, research, disease, oral]
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Irony in Swift's A Modest Proposal - Although I realize your concern, you have missed the point of this well thought out essay completely. Despite what you may think about A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift, this essay is a satire master piece filled with irony. Swift’s essay was not intended to convince people to eat babies, but to call attention to the abuses Catholic’s face from their well-to-do Protestants. He only uses eating babies in his essay to explain to the reader the impossible burdens the Protestants are imposing on the Irish Catholics and by making their life hard, they are making a life of a new born impossible....   [tags: A Modest Proposal] 806 words
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View into Tucson Research Proposal - Introduction A research conducted pertaining to a city is always concerned with a number of areas that describe it. One of the areas of study could be the lifestyle of the habitants of the city. Another area of interest could be the avenues, lanes, recreational facilities that are in the city, as well as most of the welfare amenities used to make life better for its dwellers. This is a research proposal on a study into Tucson’s geographical location and the lifestyle of its dwellers. It is concerned about the town’s positioning, strategic placement of the streets and all the developments that make the town conspicuous....   [tags: Research Proposal ]
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A Critical Review of Animal Farm - A Critical Review of Animal Farm Once again, George Orwell shows his literary genius in writing. Through a brilliantly designed plot, the evidence for the horrors of totalitarianism, communism, and revolution have been shown. Throughout history, these types of events have destroyed societies, and George Orwell uses his strength in satire to show this. In someways, he even pokes fun at the communist regimes around the world by symbolizing them as animals. Truly, this book is not only serious in its message and theme, but it also gives a very entertaining story at the same time....   [tags: Literature Review]
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Resarch Paper Proposal: The Box Jellyfish - Resarch Paper Proposal: The Box Jellyfish As far back as I can trace my memories I remember that as a child I always liked to be in the water. Swimming pools were my absolute favorite. Wherever I went, I would always ask if there was a swimming pool. However, things changed when my parents took me to Florida for the first time. When I looked out onto the ocean my parents told me that the first words that came out of my mouth were, “Look mom, dad it’s a huge swimming pool!” I bet anyone can guess what happened next; I took off on a mad dash right into the ocean....   [tags: Project Proposal] 667 words
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Literature review:Reading Comprehension - In this information–driven age, preparing students to read a variety of texts with complete understanding should likely be one of our educational system’s highest priorities. Understanding is more than just the ability to produce information on demand (knowledge) or the ability to perform learned routines (skills). “Understanding is the ability to think and act flexibly with what one knows.” (Active Learning Practice for Schools, n. d.) A review of the literature in the area of reading comprehension of elementary-age students shows two principle areas of focus....   [tags: Education]
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Economic Literature Review - CHAPTER II: REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE 2.1 Introduction This chapter reviews the literature on exchange rate, stock market, the relationship between exchange rate and stock price. Few of this literature, the majority of the studies discuss the relationship between stock price and exchange rate. 2.2 Exchange rate The development of International Finance Corporation is an important trend of the world. Exchange rate is the most important international trade adjustment lever. As a national production of goods are calculated by the cost of national currency, to compete in the world market, the products cost must related to the exchange rate....   [tags: Economics ] 1144 words
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Literature Review of the Experiences of Obese Children - ... Obese children face a number of social consequences such as, stigmatisation, negative stereotyping, discrimination, teasing, bullying and social marginalisation. Saunders (2003), notes that there are inconsistencies in friendships amongst overweight and obese children. It has been found that overweight children often claim that they have more friends than they actually have and are more likely to be socially isolated from their peers, as being more sociable with them may open them up to more teasing....   [tags: ethical dilemmas, health issues]
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A Literature Review on Post Occupancy Evaluation - Introduction: Through out this essay I will conduct a literature review on post occupancy evaluation, to give the reader and myself a better understanding what A Post occupancy evaluation (POE) is. I will also look into how it works for different people involved with the building and what benefits it may have for both the client and the users of the site. I will be looking for research to back up the use of this particular way of gathering data. This understanding of POE will then provide the information that the reader and myself require to understand the data gathered....   [tags: data collection methods]
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Ecosystem Literature Review - Ecosystem Literature Review The aquatic ecosystems are home to some of the most diverse life forms on the planet. From plankton and plants to fish and even to large mammals, the aquatic ecosystem provides shelter to such a diverse range of life that few other ecosystems can ever compare to this large scope. In the aquatic ecosystem, there are many factors that allow for biotic life to flourish. Some of these factors include biodiversity, energy flow, and nutrient cycling. Not only do these factors allow for the prosperity of the aquatic ecosystem function, but also allow for the proper function of the other factors....   [tags: Environment]
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Analysis of A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift - Analysis of A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift In his biting political satire called ?A Modest Proposal,. Jonathan Swift seeks to create empathy for the poor through his ironic portrayal of the children of Irish beggars as commodities that can be regulated and even eaten. He is able to poke fun at the dehumanization of the multitudes of poor people in Ireland by ironically commenting on what he sees as an extension of the current situation. Swift?s essay seeks to comment on the terrible condition of starvation that a huge portion of Ireland has been forced into, and the inane rationalizations that the rich are quick to submit in order to justify the economic inequality....   [tags: A Modest Proposal Ireland Literature Essays] 1077 words
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Literature Review on the Integration of Technology in the Classroom - Literature review will be conducted to examine and critiqued previous research regarding integrating technology in the classroom. The number students that use or have access to technology on a daily base increases daily. Technology has reshaped our educational system, from integration in the classroom, collaborating with peers, and how test are administered to students. Integrating technology in our educational system can assist the special needs students and prepare students for 21st century employment....   [tags: education, learning, barriers] 2128 words
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Literature Review of the Reliability of Children as Eyewitnesses - Evidence provided in many courtroom cases can range from DNA samples, eyewitness testimony and video-recordings, to name a few. What happens when one of the main sources of information in a case comes from a child. Even worse, what if the child is the victim in the case. The topic of children participating and providing testimony in courtroom settings is an image that, presumably, most would not associate as a “usual” place for children. Yet in cases such as sexual abuse or violence towards a child or within the child’s family, it is not impossible to have cases where children are the predominant source of information provided for judges and jurors....   [tags: eyewitness testimony of children]
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Sex Offender Treatment: A Literature Review - The purpose of this literature review is to discuss the importance of sexual offender treatment, to compare and contrast research points regarding treatment, and to address the validity of the peer reviewed articles. Every year 6,000 sex offenders enter treatment (Waldram, 2008). Various therapeutic treatment options are offered, and the primary focus is to rehabilitate and change behavior. The body of research reveals different therapeutic treatment models and discusses the purpose and effectiveness of each model....   [tags: sex offender, cognitive behavioral therapy, recidi]
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Critical Review of Rebecca - The gothic romance and mystery of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca show the style in which a deep, dark secret is held at the beautiful Manderley, and a young love is influenced by the haunting of Manderley’s former mistress. Using the harrowing style of suspense, Daphne tells a tale of a young woman trying to live a life in the home of someone who has not quite left yet. With extraordinary scenery, strong symbolism, and plenty of hidden irony, Daphne du Maurier has made an everlasting psychological thriller....   [tags: Literature Review]
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Literature Review on the Importance of Eating Breakfast - ... This kind of breakfast has more advantage to regulating mood, alertness and attention because glucose and insulin in the body are more stable (Yao, Shun, Guo, Hui &Jian, 2011). In order to maintain a better condition throughout the day, a meal with the combination of protein and carbohydrates is the better choice. Protein steadies blood sugar levels while carbohydrate significant to offer energy which means that combining these two type of nutrition in the morning would lead to more ideal performance....   [tags: mood, concentration, protein]
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Literature Review on Organizational Change and Mergers - Organizational culture and change is at the heart of the issue surrounding the merger of the DFD and MFD. In this research project, organizational culture is defined as the shared assumption among members about how to react to external and internal factors (Schein, 1992). Organizational change is defined by the degree of change to the organization’s core elements (Cornelissen, 2008; Hannon, Polos, & Carroll, 2004; Griffin, Rafferty, & Mason, 2004). It is one of the purposes of this project to examine the effects of the merger on the culture of both departments....   [tags: culture, employees, communication] 2203 words
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Literature Review: Poverty and Juvenile Delinquency - TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS ............................................................................................................... 2 LITERATURE REVIEW .............................................................................................................. 3 Family Factors ............................................................................................................................ 3 Parenting .....................................................................................................................................   [tags: Research Analysis ]
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Temporal Lobe Epilepsy: A Literature Review - Studies of the disease were found by using the Texas A&M Corpus Christi library through electronic search of temporal lobe epilepsy. Four primary research and one review article were used to complete this literature analysis. The articles discussed are condensed in Table 1. Regarding EI in patients with TLE and patients with extra temporal lobe epilepsy was a case-control study that had three groups. Group 1 consisted of forty patients with TLE. Group 2 consisted of thirty patients with extra temporal lobe epilepsy....   [tags: Disease, Neuropsychology, Clinical Evaluation]
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Temporal Lobe Epilepsy: A Literature Review - Regarding EI in patients with TLE and patients with extra temporal lobe epilepsy discussion verifies the concept of EI. EI is the skill to 1) comprehend emotions and express feelings, 2) comprehend others emotions and sympathize with them, 3) regulate emotions, 4) use emotions as an adaptive function, 5) the use of self-motivation in a positive manner [1]. The anatomical structure of the brain known as the amygdala is vital to emotional responses to particular stimuli. Facial expressions are understood by the amygdala....   [tags: ]
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Juvenelian Satire in A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift - Effectively ushering change in society or pointing out faults that have existed and gone unnoticed can be a daunting task for any social commentator. Often, blandly protesting grievances or concerns can fall upon deaf ears and change can be slow or non-existent. However, Jonathan Swift in his pamphlet A Modest Proposal, uses clever, targeted, and ironic criticism to bring the social state of Ireland to the attention of indolent aristocrats. He accomplishes such criticism through satire, specifically Juvenalian satire....   [tags: A Modest Proposal] 1059 words
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iRead Grant Proposal - Washburn Women's Venture Partners: Proposal for Grant Funding: the iRead Common Reading Program Purpose: The iRead common reading program at Washburn University was developed to enhance the educational experience of the students and the greater Washburn/Topeka community. • Common reading programs merge the curricular and cocurricular components of college and reinforce the message that learning occurs both inside and outside the classroom.* • Such programs help students understand that reading, critical thinking, discussion, and other activities are expected in college and contribute to learning.* • Reading can promote more meaningful learning....   [tags: Verbal Proposal] 860 words
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Illiteracy Project Proposal - Did you know that many children as well as adults cannot read. Statistics show that if they have the resources they need that reading can be enhanced. For my senior project I plan to do an extensive book drive for educators to assist children as well as adults still in school learn to read by providing proper books for daycares, elementary schools and adult learning centers to use. After receiving authorization from the following facilities, I will set up boxes and bins at places such as Publix, different public schools, and my parent’s work....   [tags: Project Proposal]
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CENTRAL ARKANSAS BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE – A BUSINESS PROPOSAL - CENTRAL ARKANSAS BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE Business Intelligence (BI), what is it. Why is BI important to the small business owner. More importantly, why is should a small business hire someone to help analyze their “data”. What can a consultant know about a Used Car Dealership, Fast Food restaurant, or a Law Office. That question while relevant is not a question that will be answer within this proposal. This proposal will focus on how Central Arkansas Business Intelligence, through “Data Analysis” and “BI Tools” can and will help any business, small or large, in Central Arkansas become a “Data Aware” business....   [tags: Business Proposal]
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Technical Security Policy Proposal for Small Company - TicTek Inc is a small company with about a hundred employees and one facility. The company sells home security electronics online. The devices are manufactured by a third party company and shipped to TicTek, whereupon they are warehoused until they are purchased through the company’s website. The warehouse staff prepares and ships customer orders in the same facility which houses the office staff and management. TicTek has a few major stockholders, but the majority of the company’s stock is owned by its executives and employees....   [tags: IT Security Proposal]
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Literature and HIstory - Pulitzer Prize winner, Barbara Tuchman, once said, “[b]ooks are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature is dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.” Just like Barbara has mentioned in her quote, literature always have reflected the historical event that was happening on the time the books were written. For instance, expansion of Christianity and the belief of immortal life through being a hero on their own epic, during Anglo-Saxon period is shown on the famous epic; Beowulf....   [tags: Literature]
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Fiction Book Review - 1. Crime and Punishment 2. Fyodor Dostoyevsky 3. Fyodor Dostoyevsky was a Russian novelist who mainly dabbled in the suspense and literary fiction genres. He was born on November 11, 1821 in Moscow while Russia was still known as the Russian Empire. He was taught mathematics at the St. Petersburg Academy of Military Engineering but he detested the subject and began to consider a career in literature. Dostoyevsky then began writing his first novel Poor Folk which was published in 1845. In 1849, he was incarcerated for being a part of a liberal intellectual group and soon after he was exiled from Siberia....   [tags: Literature Review] 1341 words
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A Modest Proposal, to Save the Country’s Image: Examining the Oppression Toward the Irish Poor - A Modest Proposal, to save the country’s image: Examining the oppression toward the Irish poor A Modest Proposal: For Preventing the Children of Poor People in Ireland from Being a Burden to Their Parents or Country, and for Making Them Beneficial to the Public was published in 1729 by Jonathan Swift. It was published during an economic crisis and a period where the English developed a great dissatisfaction toward the Irish. The Irish were facing a devastating economic crisis during the 1700s. The Irish faced starvation and Swift wanted to expose the misfortunate lives of the poor in order to have the country striving for change in the lives of each....   [tags: Literature Review]
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The Ethical Values Held in Accounting, A Literature Rewiew - ... However like everything when the ethical values that are integrity, objectivity, professional competence and due care, confidentiality and professional behaviour are complied with, it can still leave accountants to be faced with many potential ethical dilemmas. Jackling, Cooper, Leung and Dellaportas (2007) carried out an online survey in relation to ethical issues and put it forward to sixty six different professional accounting bodies. They found out from their research that the largest ethical challenges accountants face include conflicts of interest, earnings management and whistle-blowing....   [tags: code of ethics, principles, integrity] 1416 words
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A Modest Proposal With A New Critical Approach - A Modest Proposal With A New Critical Approach A Modest Proposal, by Jonathon Swift is very much an ironic persuasive essay. He is proposing the eating of babies as a way to help with poverty. Throughout the essay he makes many thought-out yet almost unthinkable arguments that support his proposal. You do however know he doesn't really want people to start eating babies. He is just trying to show a major problem in a shocking way. His arguments for the eating of babies are as follows: it would greatly reduce the number of poverty stricken people (especially children); it would give those same people income when they sold their children; the nation as a whole will have more money because o...   [tags: Johnathan Swift Modest Proposal Essays]
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