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Junior High School High School Dropouts
1,609 wordsThree of the four highest rated possible reasons for student dropout essentially support findings of previous research; "loss of interest, "scheduling conflicts, " and "lack of parental support" apparently are perceived as continuing problems with respect to loss of students in instrumental music programs. However, the reason perceived by directors as the major contributor to student dropout, student "lack of commitment to work, " had not emerged in previous research. Apparently this psychologic...
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Taking Into Account Personality Types
2,506 wordsA Further Investigation of Major Field and Person-Environment Fit: Sociological Versus Psychological Interpretations of Holland's Theory There are different facts that influence the growth of achievement of college students during the period of their study. To evaluate the impact of various facts, Hollands theory is often used. In this work the congruence between the students' personalities and their major field environments is examined. It is known that personality dynamics and social-environme...
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Health Care Workers Hiv Positive
378 wordsArticle Critique The qualitative study Content analysis of AIDS patients' beliefs about the treatment offered by health care workers in the field of human services was chosen for examination. The study used content analysis as a data gathering method. The purpose of the study was to examine and verify the opinions and beliefs of AIDS patients concerning the attachment of their needs during the clinical treatment of AIDS (Figueiredo, 1996). The content analysis was efficiently performed to know s...
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Absent Fathers And The Effects On Children
2,548 wordsAbsent Fathers and the Effects on Children Section I Introduction and Statement of the Problem Background and Context Children with absent fathers are reported to be the most vulnerable and problematic children (Arendell, 1993; Garry, 1997; Wark, 2000; Parker, 1991). They often have problems both in school and at home (Balcom, 1998; Fagan, 1999), due to behavioral and educational problems (Bryant, 1997). The number of families with absent fathers has increased significantly (from 0. 57 million i...
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Taking Into Consideration Inter Textual
2,128 wordsSabbath Chapter I Introduction In the manner of history, Seventh-day Adventists have argued that the perpetuity and the meaning of the Biblical Sabbath should be considered not only significant from the standpoint of theology, but also in the capacity of potentially eschatological encouraging presage of the loyalty to the Creator God in the future, as they were taught that the second coming of Jesus Christ will be definitely preceded by the global crisis with the Sabbath as a central and importa...
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Present Study Positive Impact
1,655 wordsResearch Proposal/Pilot Study: What Is The Effect Of Storytelling On ESL Kindergarteners' Comprehension And Vocabulary? Introduction Problem Statement The purpose of the present study was to find out whether storytelling has effect on ESL Kindergarteners' comprehension and vocabulary. In order to find answer to the problem statement, the study was to determine whether the ESL Kindergarteners, who are told stories by storyteller, are able to remember information to the same extent as ESL Kinderga...
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Vast Majority Survey Conducted
2,348 wordsRunning head: IT PROJECT DELIVERY IT Project Delivery IT Project Delivery Table of Contents Executive Summary Introduction The CHAOS Report Made By Standish Group In 1995 The CHAOS Report And IT Project Delivery Factors Today Processes And Practices IT Development Organizations Should Be Putting Into Place To Promote Successful IT Project Delivery References IT Project Delivery Executive Summary The present study strives to introduce some objectivity on assessment of objective causes of IT proje...
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Local Governments Role In Crime Prevention
1,531 wordsLocal Governments Role in Crime Prevention Introduction In order to provide an effective response to crime, and to explore the role of the Australian local government in crime prevention, it is crucial to understand the philosophy underlying the subject. The present study focuses on local governments role in crime prevention with specific reference to arrangements in NSW and explores future directions for local government involvement in crime prevention. Local Governments' Role in Crime Preventi...
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Put Into Practice Ethnic Minority
1,771 words... professionals from the communities. The researcher developed intervention strategy, the outcomes of which were evaluated by all study participants. The participatory action research (PAR) approach used in this study leads to meaningful discoveries and insights into the problems of cervical screening among minority ethnic women and allows the problem to be examined in a social context and to be addressed with appropriate considered actions. Was there a clear statement of the aims of the resea...
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Social Psychology Green Card
2,031 words... information (M = 2. 33; SD = 1. 82) did not differ in their assessment of the communicator from participants who received the short version (M = 2. 53; SD = 1. 36), t (31) < 1, ns. In both conditions, the mean assessment of the communicator? s credibility was at the lower end of the scale which had the end points 1 and 9. Attitudes Towards the Green Card A single factorial ANOVA with the attitude scores at the first time of measurement as dependent variable reveals differences between the ex...
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Significant Association Between Words Association Between Words Memory
592 wordsMemory is involved in all aspects of our lives and can be thought of as the to retain information and demonstrate retention through behaviour. We have vast amounts of knowledge stored in our memory system which we are able to access quickly and effortlessly, thus implying that stored knowledge must be highly organised to allow us to retrieve the appropriate information for a given situation. This organisation will be determined by the way that information is encoded into memory, and the way know...
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Negative Affect Negative Feedback
753 wordsThe Effects Of Excuse Validation In Reducing The Effects Of Excuse Validation In Reducing Negative Affect Excuse-making is a common strategy people invoke to feel better following a negative event. When excuses are advanced in public, their effectiveness may depend on whether they are validated by others. The present study was conducted to assess the emotional impact on participants of having their excuses validated by a supportive stranger in a conversation about a real life negative event, as ...
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Young Childrens Higher Levels
2,758 wordsRunning Head: Storytelling and EmpathThe Effects of Storytelling on Expressions of Empathy in Preschool Aged Children Sarah E. Shafer Earlham Colleg Abstract The present study examined affective and cognitive empathy in preschool children. Seventeen children, ages three to five years, were given The Young Childrens Empathy Measure to determine their understanding of empathy. Participants were then read a childrens story and given the empathy measure again, to see if they expressed more empathy a...
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Young Childrens Higher Levels
2,692 wordsThe present study examined affective and cognitive empathy in preschool children. Seventeen children, ages three to five years, were given The Young Childrens Empathy Measure to determine their understanding of empathy. Participants were then read a childrens story and given the empathy measure again, to see if they expressed more empathy after hearing about a sympathetic protagonist. A second baseline score was obtained one week after the story was administered. On measures of cognitive anger, ...
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