Transferable Skills Of Being A Resident Assistant At College - 1,338 words
Being a Resident Assistant means being ready for anything. Being a Resident Assistant means being a leader, a role model, and a caregiver. Being a Resident Assistant means being prepared for the future. In my case, being a Resident Assistant is of the greatest benefit, especially relating to my future career choice of being a teacher. Being a teacher presents many obstacles from the beginning, many of which being a Resident Assistant already covers, and prepares for. The skills I develop now as a Resident Assistant are key to my future as a teacher. Many of the skills a Resident Assistant gains are those of administration. These skills include filling out forms, keeping up with paperwork, an ...
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Mark Posters The Mode Of Information - 1,361 words
ENGL444: BOOK CRITIQUE - Mark Posters The Mode of Information Mark Posters The Mode of Information can be seen as something of an attempt to establish a new discourse in socio-political theory. He does this mainly through the concerted criticism of several prominent philosophers, including Marx, Foucault, Derrida and Baudrillard. Typically, his prime concern with the bulk of most of these philosophers works is their tendency towards totalization, or their failure to adequately incorporate an understanding of what Poster sees as the mode of information into their theorizing. From what remains of his counterparts theories, Poster attempts to assemble his new discourse, incorporating into the e ...
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Affolding In Education - 2,155 words
The World Wide Web is being seen more and more as an effective and above all inexpensive means of delivering courses in the tertiary education sector. It is important however that financial imperatives to not take precedence over educational goals. In the search for an effective approach to Web learning, an re-examination of learning theory is required. This paper examines the three broad philosophies of Behaviourism, Cognitive Theory, and Constructivism and reviews their potential for delivering tertiary education via the Web. Problems with the Web are identified, such as the abstract textual nature of current Web technology, and the poor interactivity resulting from limited bandwidth. One ...
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Colonization - 1,209 words
The promise of new riches and the potential discovery of the fabled Northwest Passage were the primary objectives, which fueled the exploration of the New World. Yet these goals were not practical enough when the European nations decided to colonize the Americas. Apparently, "a prosperous and enduring colonial empire depended on self-sustaining economic development" (page 33) rather than an autocratic and rigidly controlled colony in which everything was to benefit the parent country. The degree of success in colonizing the Americas would be measured by this fact. As long as a country could quickly populate its colonies and establish a self-sufficient economy, it would be ahead in the race t ...
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Abused - 1,239 words
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Environmental Policy Versus The Economy - 1,237 words
Environmental policy versus the economy It is in the ring set up by greedy corporations and enviro tree huggers where the top card is the economy versus the environment. To help gain support, the economy yells, The Green groups may decry economic growth, but it is growth itself that makes environmental protection possible and popularpollution is as old as human activity, but only recently have we been rich enough to worry about it.10 On the other side, we have Putting pollution controls in place-or even preventing pollution in the first place-sometimes saves businesses money.1 Its not a question of jobs versus the environment. There will be no jobs left on a dead, scorched Earth.2 While the ...
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Unemployment - 1,278 words
Unemployment, ever think about what happens to people when they loose their job? Where do they go? What do they do? How do they provide for their family? These are everyday facts about unemployment, one of the largest measuring sticks for an economy. Before you can answer any of these questions. We must determine what causes or influences unemployment? Government is the cause of unemployment. Government has a great deal of influence on unemployment. For instance, government increases minimum wage rates, which price out potential employees. Regulations that government issues affects unemployment. These regulations places high cost onto business that decrease their profits, which in return dec ...
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Status Of Women In Islam - 1,857 words
The Status of Woman in IslamThe status of woman in Islam constitutes no problem. The attitude of the Qur'an and the early Muslims bear witness to the fact that woman is, at least, as vital to life as man himself, and that she is not inferior to him nor is she one of the lower species. Had it not been for the impact of foreign cultures and alien influences, this question would have never arisen among the Muslims. The status of woman was taken for granted to be equal to that of man. It was a matter of course, a matter of fact, and no one, then, considered it as a problem at all. In order to understand what Islam has established for woman, there is no need to deplore her plight in the pre-Islam ...
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Green Permits - 1,051 words
Transferable discharge permits create an economic incentive to reduce pollution and exhibit many other advantages over the current command and control pollution regulation system. However, 'green permits' on a large scale would be difficult to allocate fairly, and the efficient economic outcome may not be the socially desirable outcome. Introduction to Green Permits 1. Green Permits as an incentive to reduce pollution: cost to pollute- tie up money induces costs/benefits of pollution to owner of permits a. polluter pays incentives for research and development 2. Green Permit benefits over Command and Control under CAC delay is profitable new technology must develop to ever-changing EPA stand ...
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Power: The Federal Government And The Union Movement - 2,661 words
When discussing power and its implications, one must take into account several key things: who the proponents are, what positions they hold, and what they have to gain from exercising power. Generally, it is obvious when power is employed, it is one group contesting the other, and an outcome is achieved by the exercise of power, usually by the group in the strongest position. However, often, relations become distorted when institutionalised power is at play, and likewise with people power groups. The present relations between the Federal Government and the union movement continues to be a struggle for both parties. By introducing Industrial reforms, the government has made a two-pronged atta ...
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Volution In A British Context - 1,980 words
Advanced Higher Modern Studies To what extent has devolution of power diluted the central control of the Cabinet and government within the British state. At present, the UK Parliament in Westminster is the supreme political assembly. The UK Parliament is one of the oldest representative assemblies in the world. Parliamentary government in the United Kingdom is based on a two-chamber system. The House of Lords (the upper House) and the House of Commons (the lower house), which sit separately and are constituted on entirely different principles. The legislative process involves both Houses. This has been the case since the signing of the Magna Carta in 1215. The mechanisms of such a great mach ...
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My Style Of Management - 897 words
In todays world, management is dynamically challenged by a vast number of external, as well as, internal forces. The shrinking of a qualified workforce, globalization, technological advances, and political tides only but scratch the surface of these challenges faced by modern day management. Gone are the days of the thirty year employee. Businesses of today must continually redefine new and creative ways to increase their organizations flexibility, in order to adapt to todays fluid and ever changing world economy. The internet has forever changed the way that people communicate. Gone too are the days of social irresponsibility in regards to the environment. As are the abilities to shoot, mov ...
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The New Understanding Of Keynes And Fishers Theory - 727 words
Keynes three psychological factors affecting the money demand have been accepted by all for many years. Under the current economic situation, I have some new understanding about several points of his theory and about Fishers quantity theory of money. First, Id like to state some assumptions about my analysis. While we talk about money demand, we always emphasize the desire to obtain the money and the ability to get it, that is , we tend to define the nature of money demand, however, the range of money demand has not been mentioned, that range plays a great part in the analysis and understanding of money demand. We all know that the demand and supply of money are closely connected, and the mo ...
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Career Focus On Accounting - 1,237 words
If people are interested in the accounting field, they should ask themselves if they really want this career. Do they have the patience and the responsibility to deal with a variety of people waiting for their solutions to all the companys budging problems? Accountants are always on the edge of their seats while works. There isnt hardly any room for mistakes in this field. They must be precise in everything they do. Anyone willing to go on the wonderful journey to become an accountant must understand the process. Accountants have variety of areas that could be occupied in this career. An accountant performs accountant services that includes, preparing financial statements, prepare tax return ...
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Aids Conspricay - Is Aids Biological Warfare? - 3,123 words
... at AIDS is caused by immoral behavior, immoral sexual behavior or immoral drug use. He knows that's a lie, but he is a liar, so what do you expect. He's the master of deception. He was in on it, I have no doubt whatsoever. We said we were going to return this document. This is the House of Common Social Services Committee, and this is a document prepared by the Royal Society of Medicine. You can not get more official than this in Great Britain. And this is what they say: "The scale of the deceptions and misinformation perpetrated by virologists, clinicians and editors of scientific and medical journals about the infectivity of genital secretions, compared with that of blood and saliva, h ...
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The Chinese Room Revisited - 1,903 words
ter>Sam Vaknin's Psychology, Philosophy, Economics and Foreign Affairs Web Sites Whole forests have been wasted in the effort to refute the Chinese Room Thought Experiment proposed by Searle in 1980 and refined (really derived from axioms) in 1990. The experiment envisages a room in which an English speaker sits, equipped with a book of instructions in English. Through one window messages in Chinese are passed on to him (in the original experiment, two types of messages). He is supposed to follow the instructions and correlate the messages received with other pieces of paper, already in the room, also in Chinese. This collage he passes on to the outside through yet another window. The compar ...
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The Exporters Pocketbook - 4,786 words
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The Exporters Pocketbook - 4,883 words
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A Conflict After Highschool - 1,611 words
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Costco - Stack It High And Sell It Cheap! - 2,186 words
h2>Costco - A Cathedral of Consumption Costco, most certainly, is a Cathedral of Consumption. Costco has contributed to individuals consuming far more than they need to consume. It has become a place of hyper-consumption and their great size is enchanting to many shoppers. Thus, going to Costco has become a family outing for some people. Above all, Costco is evolution, on a scale that is easy to examine. First people purchased needed items at a Town Fair. Then it was the Mom and Pop markets, the Soda Fountain, then the Five and Dime. The Market followed, then the Grocery store, the Drug Store, and finally the victorious Super Market. But unlike the others, Costco is Brontosaurus and T-Rex co ...
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