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The Relationship Between Two Itinerant Workers in Of Mice and Men

- John Steinbeck’s ‘Of Mice and Men’ focuses on the relationship between two itinerant workers: George and Lennie. The average itinerant worker moved from place to place to find work, travelling alone. They led very lonely lives, and the majority had no family and didn’t belong anywhere. But George and Lennie travelled together, the simple desire for company and friendship; as well as their dream binded John Steinbeck’s main characters together. George and Lennie’s dream is to live on a farm with a bit of land and a few animals; somewhere that they can call their own....   [tags: John Steinbeck, Literary Analysis, Analytical Ess]

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Nick's Evolving Perceptions of Gatsby in Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby

- The line of attack we use in order to identify individuals around us is an intriguing thing. Our perception is forever shifting, forever building, and affected not only by the person’s actions, but by the actions of those around them. In Scott F. Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby Nick Caraway’s perception of Jay Gatsby is always changing. All the way through the novel, Nick’s perception of Gatsby changes from him perceived as a rich chap, to a man that lives in the past, to a man trying to achieve his aspirations but has failed....   [tags: literary analysis, analytical essays, english lite]

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Supernatural and Natural Imagery in Jane Eyre

- Supernatural values and natural imagery are a major theme throughout Charlotte Bronte’s novel, Jane Eyre. This essay will examine the representation of natural and supernatural values that play an integral role in developing the story in Jane Eyre. From the beginning of the novel, the main character, Jane encounters the supernatural. Charlotte Bronte uses both supernatural and gothic themes to enhance situations for the reader and to develop the characters. In particular natural imageries have been used to convey a human connection with the natural world and human nature (Franklin, 1995)....   [tags: Literary Techniques, Analytical Essay, Charlotte B]

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Viewing Frankenstein’s Monster as a Human

- Viewing Frankenstein’s Monster as a Human The literary critic Harold Bloom, in his Afterward in the Signet Edition of Frankenstein states that, “The monster is at once more intellectual and more emotional than his creator.” Bloom continues to say that the creature is more human, more lovable, and more to be pitied than Doctor Frankenstein (292). Throughout the novel Frankenstein, the monster portrays more human qualities than his creator Dr. Frankenstein. Dr. Frankenstein appears less human than his creation because he rejects his own creation and he fails to plan for the results of his experiment....   [tags: mary shelley, literary analysis, analytical essay]

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Nora's Decision to Leave in A Doll's House

- Many women in modern society make life altering decisions on a daily basis. Women today have prestigious and powerful careers unlike in earlier eras. It is more common for women to be full time employees than homemakers. In 1879, when Henrik Ibsen wrote A Doll's House, there was great controversy over the out come of the play. Nora’s walking out on her husband and children was appalling to many audiences centuries ago. Divorce was unspoken, and a very uncommon occurrence. As years go by, society’s opinions on family situations change....   [tags: Ibsen, literary analysis, analytical essay]

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Companies Must Analyze Data to Gain Greater Insight

- 1. Executive Summary “Data is a precious thing and will last longer than the systems themselves” - Tim Berners Lee (inventor of world wide web) 3. Introduction The most challenging job in every business is to make it efficient to survive this volatile market place. To tackle this issue the business should know about its customer better. This can be achieved by analysing the huge data that the business generated. Business Intelligence refers to skills, process, technologies, application and practices used to support decision making....   [tags: customer service, support, technology, ]

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Factors of a Job Evaluation Scheme

- Factors of a Job Evaluation Scheme A job evaluation scheme is “a method to determine the value of each job in relation to all jobs within the organization.” A job evaluation process is useful because sometimes job titles can be misleading- either unclear or unspecific- and in large organizations it’s impossible for those in HR to know each job in detail. The use of job evaluation techniques depends on individual circumstances. Job evaluation is often used when: establishing the relative value or size of jobs or roles, providing as objective as possible a basis for placing jobs or roles within a grade structure, making certain that consistent decisions will be made about grading jobs or r...   [tags: Employee Management]

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The Four Key Behavioral and Social Styles

- Misunderstood Behaviors* The Four Key Behavioral and Social Styles The key in any relationship is to understand why people act and react the way they do towards each other. By understanding behavioral social styles and identifying which best describe yourself and those around you, you can create better communication and understanding between family, friends, co-workers and business associates. Although creating a productive and cohesive team is the goal in most business relationships, it is not always the easiest thing to accomplish....   [tags: Psychology]

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Three Primary Types of Decision Making Systems

- Define the three primary types of decision-making systems, and explain how a customer of Actionly might use them to find business intelligence. The three primary types of decision-making systems are: the transactional support system, the management information system, and the decisions support system (FreeTutes.com, 2014). First, the transactional support system encompasses all of the information contained within a single business process or unit of work, and its primary purpose is to support the performing of daily operational or structured decisions....   [tags: transactional support, management information]

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Novel and Developed Approximation for Motion of a Spherical Solid Particle in Plane Coquette Fluid Flow

- The article solves the motion of a spherical solid particle in plane coquette fluid flow by using the HPM-Padé technique which is a combination of the Homotopy Perturbation method and Padé approximation. The series solutions of the couple equations are developed. Generally, the truncated series solution is adequately in a small region and to overcome this limitation the Padé techniques, which have the advantage in turning the polynomial approximation into a rational function, are applied to the series solution to improve the accuracy and enlarge the convergence domain....   [tags: Research Analysis ]

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The Life of Charles Babbage

- The Life of Charles Babbage Charles Babbage 1791-1871 Born December 26, 1791 in Teignmouth, Devonshire UK, Charles Babbage was known as the “Father of Computing” for his contributions to the basic design of the computer through his Analytical Engine. The Analytical Engine was the earliest expression of an all-purpose, programmable computer. His previous Difference Engine was a special purpose device intended for the production of tables. Both the Difference and Analytical Engines were the earliest direct progenitors of modern computers....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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Is The International English Language Testing System Reliable and Fair?

- ... The psychological process relies on the integration of former information that finally develop into a final score. Since the final product of each rating process is a holistic score that has different interpretations according the scale used in the rating process, the notion that such score may ignore to describe the learner qualifications were raised.Weigle (2002) was able to show that raters often rate holistically when using an analytic rating scale and adjust their scores to match the analytic criteria....   [tags: inconsistent raters, rating scores]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Oklahoma Research Center '

- Adler, M and Van Doren, C. (1972). How to Read A Book. Oklahoma Research Center. (Original work published 1940) Context This book was written in 1940 and then completely revised and updated to reflect that changes in education by 1972. When Adler originally wrote this book fewer people had high school educations, let alone college educations than was the case even 32 years later when Adler and Doren updated the book. This book was also written during a time when interest had shifted from reading fiction to reading non-fiction....   [tags: The Reader, Reader, Kate Winslet, Education]

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Privacy Conserving in Data Processing: An Overview

- INTRODUCTION Data mining is a crucial analysis space in database system. Data processing provides us a strong tool for analysis the unknown data within the known information sets. Whereas within the same time, the explosion of knowledge brings us a aspect impact that is that private information may well be desecrated by others with none protection. And this might bring negative effects for analysis the pregnant data. Privacy Preserving Data Mining is planned to resolve this drawback. It is eluded unseaworthy the sensitive information of users....   [tags: data mining, data cube, warehouse]

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Baldwin's Writing Style in Notes of a Native Son

- James Baldwin was born in Harlem in a time where his African American decent was enough to put more challenges in front of him than the average (white) American boy faced. His father was a part of the first generation of free black men. He was a bitter, overbearing, paranoid preacher who refused change and hated the white man. Despite of his father, his color, and his lack of education, James Baldwin grew up to be a respected author of essays, plays, and novels. While claiming that he was one of the best writers of the era could be argued either way, it is hard to argue the fact that he was indeed one of the most well-known authors of the time....   [tags: James Baldwin]

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Les Demoiselles D ' Avignon

- “Les Demoiselles d’Avignon” is regarded as the first painting of the cubism period. When he saw Cézanne’s work, Picasso launched a pictorial style more radical than anything else he had produced yet. The human figures and their surrounding’s are reduced to a series of wide, intersecting panels which align themselves with the picture surface and show a cut up view of the visible world. The faces of the figures are seen both from frontal and profile positions, and their bodies are likewise forced to submit to Picasso 's new and abstract pictorial style....   [tags: Pablo Picasso, Cubism, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon]

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Questions On Teaching Generic Skills

- Frecka and Reckers (2010) survey accounting auditors who recently have graduated and employed to seek their opinions in regard to master accounting programmes in one private and other public university. Basically, their study aims to show how those auditors perceive the skills they gained from those programmes in the real practise. Respondents identify the following generic skills; critical thinking, written communication, and oral communication as the competences that should have more consideration in those programmes....   [tags: Education, Critical thinking, Learning]

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Profesional Skepticism Related to Auditor´s Performance

- 1. Skepticism Relating to Audit Quality. 2. Substantive Analytical Procedures. 3. Management Incentives. 4. NFA´s and PFG. How does the fundamental concept of professional skepticism relate to audit quality. PCAOB standards and oversight emphasize that professional skepticism is fundamental to the role and performance of auditors. The application of professional skepticism throughout the audit is a foundational aspect of audit quality and the integrity of the audit process. Professional skepticism is a key element of a quality audit, meaning not accepting the evidence gathered at face value, continuing to pursue all avenues of inquiry on the topic at hand, critically assessing evidence witho...   [tags: procedures, incentives, ]

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Safe and Effective Pharmaceuticals

- 8. Quality, safety and efficacy of drugs Safety and efficacy of pharmaceuticals are two fundamental issues of importance in drug therapy. The safety of a drug is determined by its pharmacological and toxicological profile as well as the adverse effects caused by the impurities in bulk and dosage forms. The impurities in drugs often possess unwanted pharmacological or toxicological effects by which any benefit from their administration may be outweighed (Nageswara at el., 2003). Therefore, it is quite obvious that the products intended for human consumption must be characterized as completely as possible....   [tags: Safety, Pharmaceuticals, drugs, Safe and Effective]

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History of Computer Programming

- Computer programming has evolved in many ways throughout the years. The first programmer was thought to be Ada Lovelace, who lived in the 1800’s. When translating an article about the Analytical Engine from Italian to French, adding her own notes, she was referred to as the first programmer for what she wrote in the article. Computer programming started many years ago, around the 1800’s, and is only growing today. “She has been referred to as prophet of the computer age.” (Computer History Museum, 2008)....   [tags: technology, ada lovelace]

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The Left Brain Versus The Right Brain: How Does This Impact Learning?

- THE LEFT BRAIN VS THE RIGHT BRAIN: HOW DOES THIS IMPACT LEARNING The purpose of this paper is to determine whether or not different teaching styles have a impact on learning when focused on individual hemispheric differences. For instance if someone is more left brain oriented does teaching methods with that in mind noticeably impact one's ability to learn. In order to set a base to go off of the evolution of the human brain will be covered followed by the brain processing, hemispheric differences, arguments against hemispheric differences and then the educational benefit....   [tags: teaching styles, early brain development]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Breaking The Slump '

- Baseball has been a fixture in America’s past from the early days and one may say is it is America’s pastime. Charles Alexander writes the book, Breaking the Slump: Baseball in the Great Depression Era with that in mind. Alexander has compiled a book about what baseball was like during the years when America lived in a time of great poverty and economic troubles. Alexander writes with the aim of writing a chronology of baseball and how it the happenings of the world influenced this sport. Baseball has had a great following and Alexander explains the National pastime in a way that feels like you are right there during the season....   [tags: Great Depression, 1930s, Milton Friedman, New Deal]

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An Introduction and Application of the Cyclic Voltammetry

- An introduction and application of the cyclic voltammetry Introduction When consider about the electroanalytical methods in analytical chemistry, there have a wide variety ways to think of. For example, there has a lot of voltammetry that can be considered in application such as cyclic voltammetry, square wave voltammetry, linear sweep voltammetry, staircase voltammetry. All these methods are widely used in several aspects of analytical ways in modern society....   [tags: electrodes, ]

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The Tortilla Behemoth: Through the Sociological Lens

- When faced with inexplicable working conditions, one’s first consideration would be to quit their job and to find a new one. In the case of the factory workers at Hacienda Tijuana, a Mexican tortilla factory, that is certainly not the case. Throughout this article, there are many issues that are presented to the reader. This essay is structured to examine three of the main issues. It begins by looking at the exploitation of the women and their lack of rights as workers in the factory. It examines the analytical framework that would be most appropriate for this situation and then progresses to relate many sociological theories to this issue....   [tags: Carolina Muñoz, Hacienda Tijuana]

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Revisiting Delphi Technique in Fire Safety

- Introduction In this article, Shields, T. J., Silocock, W.G, & Donegan, A. H (1990) towards the development of fire safety systems evaluation for public assembly with regards to the delphi technique. According to the Delphi technique, introducing the analytical hierarchal process was a major breakthrough in the fire safety world especially in evaluating its schemes. After its proper investigation it was keenly noted that the analytical hierarchal process (AHP) was a tool that was of for fire safety in buildings which seemed effective any general fire safety....   [tags: Article Analysis ]

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Cognitive Turn and Linguistic Turn

- Cognitive and Linguistic Turn My first goal is to question a received view about the development of Analytical Philosophy. According to this received view Analytical Philosophy is born out of a Linguistic Turn establishing the study of language as the foundation of the discipline; this primacy of language is then overthrown by the return of the study of mind as philosophia prima through a second Cognitive Turn taken in the mid-sixties. My contention is that this picture is a gross oversimplification and that the Cognitive Turn should better be seen as an extension of the Linguistic one....   [tags: Philosophy Symbols Papers]

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Why I Am an Excellent Candidate to Study Economics at Your University

- I was born in Nigeria, and moved into the United Kingdom at the age of 15. The differences between both countries, in terms of culture, environment and economic strength are vast and being aware of these differences, have shaped my life and ambitions. The importance and relevance of economic related disciplines to the modern world have led me to want to pursue the study of economics and the act of international relations at a higher level. I am particularly interested in the behavior of firms and organisations from an economic point of view....   [tags: personal statement, career choices]

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Hamlet's Character Flaws in William Shakespeare's Hamlet

- Hamlet's Character Flaws in William Shakespeare's Hamlet In every play or book that a person reads the characters are never perfect. They always have a flaw that causes a problem or conflict within the storyline. This is true for Hamlet's character in William Shakespeare's Hamlet. In several of Hamlet's speeches he discloses many flaws in his character to the readers throughout the play. These are aspects that have thus far only been able to be seen as fragments in other speeches. One of Hamlet's most renowned traits is his over-analysis of conversational topics and situations in which action must be taken....   [tags: Papers]

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Fe'nix Del Sur Case Study

- Fe’nix Del Sur Case Study In the case study of Fe’nix Del Sur, a company that sells large variety of artifacts belonging to South American and African according to the authors. I will intent to describe the use of DECIDE process in the evaluation decisions process of a company, analyze the four analytical categories for examining the case, it also describes the market of Fe’nix Del Sur, it’s possible target markets being considered by Fe’nix Del Sur and also explain Fe’nix’s distinctive competency (Kerin & Peterson, 2010)....   [tags: use of DECIDE process, business analysis]

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Thoughts on a Possible Rational Reconstruction of the Method of

- Thoughts on a Possible Rational Reconstruction of the Method of "Rational Reconstruction" ABSTRACT: Rational reconstructions standardly operate so as to transform a given problematic philosophical scientific account-particularly of a terminological, methodological or theoretical entity-into a similar, but more precise, consistent interpretation. This method occupies a central position in the practice of analytic philosophy. Nevertheless, we encounter-even if only in a very few specific publications-a vague image of it....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Papers]

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The Validity of a Scarlet Letter Analysis

- Numerous interpretations of Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter are published, displayed and debated since the original novel’s creation. However, the motif of “speech and silence” is explored by Harold Bloom in his book, Bloom’s Modern Critical Interpretations. Bloom claims that the characters in the novel view “speech as an act of potency” meaning that authority is established around conversation in the novel (1). In this extended critical writing, Bloom compares the different characters of the family to specifically explain their role in the novel’s dialogue by comparison-and-contrast....   [tags: Bloom’s Modern Critical Interpretations]

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Teaching Reasoning Methods in the Classroom

- In High Schools across America, students are being told to analyze, synthesize, evaluate, and so on. But do students truly understand what is being asked of them. Has anyone actually taken the time to explain to them what it means to analyze something. A student told to analyze a text may provide a combination of summary and opinion. These two items, while important, do not add up to analysis. Analysis is a more exact process than simply playing critic. In An Introduction to Student Involved Assessment for Learning, Rick Stiggins (2012) walks the reader through a variety of reasoning methods including but not exclusive to analysis, synthesis, and evaluative reasoning....   [tags: Education, Teaching]

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My Mistakes and Improvements in Writing

- ... Also, reading out loud, it helps to notice grammatical errors. Although I have acquired helpful reading, writing, and analytical skills, I am not an expert in any of them. I still struggle at noticing my mistakes and knowing when to make the proper correction. For instance, in my essay “We Are Where We Come From”(Essay 2) after knowing most of these skills I still managed to make a lot of mistakes such as run-ons, fragments, and other errors. An example of one of my run-ons is “Without our families to give us a sense of who we are the world would be like the Dead Sea full of lost souls searching for their personal identity.” This run-on is missing a comma after “are”, and before “world”....   [tags: reflective essay, run on sentences, ]

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Teaching Through Interactions Within The Classroom

- 1. Since students spent a lot of time in the classroom, the relationship and interaction with the teachers is of highest importance because if handled right it is a powerful tool to engage or if used wrong the most powerful disengaging tool. It promotes competence and development in many ways. Hamre and Pianta have developed a Teaching Through Interactions (TTI) framework to translate the overwhelming literature into concepts and assessment for the classroom and to evaluate classroom interactions within three different domains: emotional support, classroom organization, and instructional support....   [tags: Risk, Decision making, Risk management]

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What I Learned About The Curriculum

- In the following unit the two main things we learned about was rubrics, how to make them and what exactly does engineering mean in science. I really liked how we are focusing on rubrics because all my life that is how I have been graded but I do not see how they are made and the different types of rubrics there are. The first rubric we talked about was the holistic rubric. “Holistic rubrics are constructs that contain different levels of performance that describe the quality, quantity, or quantity/quality of a task” (Luft, pg....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Engineering, Design]

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Health Risks Determined by Epidemiology

- Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of health related states or events in well-defined populations. The goal of epidemiology is to understand the causes of disease variation and limit disease, injury and death in a community by intervening to prevent or limit outbreaks or epidemics of disease and injury. Epidemiology provides the most compelling evidence for measuring environmental risk to humans. Epidemiologists are public health professionals who investigate occurrence of disease-or other health related conditions or events in specific populations....   [tags: disease, bacteria, environment]

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Dam Break Flows and Flooding

- Dam break flows could lead to serve flooding with catastrophic consequences, such as damage to properties and loss of human life. Therefore, Dam break flows have been the subject of scientific and technical research for many hydraulic scientists and engineering. The mitigation of the impacts to the greatest possible degree requires modelling of the flood with sufficient detail so as to capture both the spatial and temporal evolutions of the flood event (Jorgenson, 2004), as well of the velocity field....   [tags: damage, loss of human life]

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Public Managers And Policy Making

- 1. The purpose of this response is to assert the active role of public managers in policy making. By using their technical, analytical and managerial skills public managers can be effective in the policy process and just in implementation. Public Managers have to participate in the policy making process. Previously, according to scholars, “policy process” was considered “decision making” (Wu, Ramesh, Howlett, & Fritzen, 2010). Under such pretense, public managers considered their role merely with policy implementation....   [tags: Government, Policy, Public policy, Implementation]

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My Personal Assessment Of Strengths

- Personal Assessment of Strengths The Personal Assessment of Strengths assignment will assist me in better understanding the assessment results. I will speak to my reaction to the results. I will also discuss how my strengths relate to my leadership style. 1. Describe your initial reaction to finding out your top five strengths. My top five strengths were as I expected them to be. According to the assessment I’m a Relator, Focused, Analytical, strong in belief and discipline. The qualities are extremely evident in my daily life....   [tags: Management, Leadership, Thought, 1995 singles]

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Portable Capilary Electrophoresis Insturment

- Portable instrumentations for field analysis is growing rapidly due to its availability of results, elimination of complications with sample storage and transport, and better cost effectiveness than conventional benchtop analytical systems. Portable analytical instruments need to have compact size, lightweight, robustness, and low power consumption along with automation of operation.1 Capillary electrophoresis (CE) is the separation of a mixture into its components by a strong electric field imposed between the two ends of a narrow capillary tube filled with electrolyte solution, which separated solutions by differences in mobility without the presence of stationary phase.2 With advantageous p...   [tags: portable instrumentation for field analysis]

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What is Ion Chromatography?

- The term chromatography refers to different methods of molecular separation between a mobile phase and a stationary phase based on various physio-chemical properties. There are many types of chromatography that are used as analytical tools in environmental science, forensics, metallurgy, biology, etc. Some common examples are thin layer chromatography (TLC), gas chromatography (GC), high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and ion chromatography. Ion chromatography (IC) was introduced as an analytical technique by Small, Stevens, and Bauman in 1975....   [tags: chemistry, molecular separation]

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Admiral Grace Murray Hopper and Lady Augusta Ada Byron Lovelace

- Ada & Grace: Practical Visionaries Imagine a computer programmer who still programs in bits and bytes and has never heard of the terms "bug" or "de-bugging." Then, stretch your mind much further, and try to imagine a world without computers. Most of us, no matter what age, don't have such powerful imaginations. But without the contributions of women like Admiral Grace Murray Hopper, who developed the first compiler, and Lady Augusta Ada Byron Lovelace, who made the idea of an Analytical Engine accessible to a world without computers, our most advanced computing device for general use would very likely still be a simple calculator....   [tags: Computer Science]

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The Verification Principle and the Falsification Principle

- The Verification Principle and the Falsification Principle The verification principle was devised by a group of philosophers who called themselves the logical positivists. They were influenced by many philosophers one was Wittgenstein and is ‘picture theory of language’ Wittgenstein’s theory was that a statement can only be meaningful if it can be pictured and/or defined in the real world. Thus only assertions of statements that were in principle, verifiable could convey factual information as they have the means to be tested....   [tags: Papers]

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The Problem with Jazz Analysis Discussed in Robert Walser's Article "Out of Notes: Signification, Interpretation, and the Problem of Miles Davis"

- Missed notes, unfamiliar formal structures, and technical intricacies have plagued musicologist’s understanding of Miles Davis’s performances and why he is considered “someone who is indisputably one of the most important musicians in the history of jazz.” However, as Robert Walser discusses in his article, “Out of Notes: Signification, Interpretation, and the Problem of Miles Davis,” part of the problem is the approach taken by musicology for analyzing jazz music itself, attempting classicism of jazz to legitimize it as part of the European classical music tradition....   [tags: music]

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Political Science: A Degree that Will Change Your Life and the World

- Political science; a degree that will change your life, and the world. "The method of political science is the interpretation of life; its instrument is insight, a nice understanding of subtle, unformulated conditions." -Woodrow Wilson I. As Woodrow Wilson said, political science is an instrument of insight. Political scientists help us to understand decisions and conditions set upon society by our government....   [tags: career choices]

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Supply Chain Management : Management Of The Flow Of Goods And Services

- “Supply Chain Management is the management of the flow of goods and services. It includes the movement and storage of raw materials, work-in-process inventory, and finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption. Interconnected or interlinked networks, channels and node businesses are involved in the provision of products and services required by end customers in a supply chain.”[1] “Supply chain management is the streamlining of a business ' supply-side activities to maximize customer value and to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.”[1] Some of the main components of Supply Chain Management are: “Supply chain planning (SCP) is the component of supply chain ma...   [tags: Supply chain management, Management, Inventory]

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The Doctoral Journey: Benchmarks of the Doctoral in Education Journey

- Many skilled educators never journey beyond the Master's level in education. Before you take the plunge into the highest level of education, there are many factors to consider. This paper explores some of the benchmarks for the doctoral candidate. Also, this paper considers the features that a quality doctoral school offers. The Doctoral Journey Almost all teachers, certainly all public school teachers who want to obtain tenure, will seek and complete a master's level of study in the subject that they are teaching, or in education....   [tags: Doctoral student, education, PhD, ]

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Reflection of My Completion of an Assessment and Clinical Intervention

- My reflection on carrying out an assessment and a clinical intervention is a complex process. Many factors are involved which creates lots of difficulties over the process, especially when applying theory into practice (Beder, 2000; Howe, 1987). Often these factors require a substantial effort of social workers to establish connections between them to gain a holistic view of a given situation, and to create a theoretically sound framework to guide their practice (Howe, 1987). I assign these factors into two categories: analytical and conceptual....   [tags: social work, theory, conceptual]

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The Strengths And Their Impacts On An Individual 's Life

- One of the more heavily talked about subjects discussed in CORE this semester was the Gallup Strengths, and their impacts on an individual’s life. Thanks to these in-class discussions, I’ve learned a lot about what I am good at and why certain things are important to me. Depending on what strengths a person has there will be certain things he or she will be able to do better, want to have in the workplace, and value accordingly. CORE has let me let me explore these topics about myself to make sure I’m on a path that will lead me to a career in which I will be working at my full potential....   [tags: Need, Want, WANT, Lebanon]

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Transitioning AP U.S. History to an American Studies Program

- AP U.S. History has been a rite of passage for many Colorado Academy sophomores since the early 1990s. Their odyssey begins in May when I meet with the enrollees, lay out the expectations, announce the summer reading assignment, and offer encouragement. While some emerge from the meeting a bit disheveled, most are confident, buoyed by the fact that they have demonstrated the requisite talents to take the plunge into a course that is supposed to be the equivalent of a college level course. Fast forward to the first day of classes, and the tensions quickly mount....   [tags: Education, History]

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A History of Curvature and Applications of Hyperbolic Space

- While the study of curvature is an ancient one, the geometry of curved surfaces is a topic that has been slowly developed over centuries. The Ancient Greeks certainly considered the curvature of a circle and a line distinct, noting that lines do not bend, while circles do. Aristotle expanded on this concept explaining that there were three kinds of loci: straight, circular, and mixed (Coolidge)Then in the third century B.C. Apollonius of Perga found that at each point of a conic section there is exactly one normal line (Coolidge, 375-6)....   [tags: geometry, ancient greeks, einstein]

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Database Management System

- DBM405 (Database Management System) Abstract The research that I have done for this individual assignment where I need to provide a brief explanation of OLAP, Data Warehouse and Data Mart, Three-tier architecture and ASP was through a research online. I found that most of these acronyms for computer terminology are hard to find when the meanings that apply to your subject or acronym you are un-aware of it. In conclusion all the above words are related one to each other. Let me start this paper providing a shot briefing about how hard was for me finding most of the explanation of these four terminologies that I will be explaining below....   [tags: Technology]

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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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K-Tag Ceremony a Poem by Luci Tapahonso

- With this text, the reader becomes aware of how the autochthonous nature of Diné spirituality influences every aspect of their belief system. We see this involvement with nature through several different analytical lenses including sacred narratives, ceremonies and rituals, religious specialists and power. Through sacred narrative ad ceremony and ritual in the novel, we see connection with place and nature during the K-Tag ceremony in the poem entitled “K-Tag Ceremony”. Ceremonies and rituals with ties to nature are also seen in the chapter entitled “Tune Up”....   [tags: dinés pirituality, short stories]

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My Interest in the Study of Law

- If medication heals one's corporeity, then law is the medicine for society, maintaining the process of societal order. If religion rectifies one's soul, then law is the religion for society, shaping people's morality and leading to a harmonios society. Law is the "operating system" shaping the society. But is also influenced by people, politics, and social institutions, therefore reflecting the society as a whole. The diverse and multifaceted nature of law, but also it's inseparable relationship permeating almost all aspects of the society attracts and induces me to study law at degree level....   [tags: statement of purpose, career choices]

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What Motivates And Influence Consumer Purchase Behaviors?

- What I discovered about myself, is that I have a personality type of a “protagonist”. The “Protagonist” basically describes myself adequately, as they find it easy to communicate with others, natural born leaders, and are full of charisma. All of those characteristics tie in to the type of skill and job that I soon want to be possessed in. That job and skill lies in the Marketing field. My attraction draws to this specific job because I am an outgoing person, persuasive, and use my creativity to the best of my ability....   [tags: Marketing, Advertising, Marketing management]

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The Legal System Of The United States

- Overview While the overwhelming majority of legal cases cycle through the judicial system by settling out of court, courts remain crucial to the orderly operation of American society (Friedman, 1984). The court system as we know it is not unique to the United States. The American legal system is the result of the synthesis of other legal traditions brought on by early immigration, with elements of Dutch, Spanish, English, French, and even Native American law within the system. Perhaps most definitively, due to English colonial supremacy, the American system to most closely resembles the English legal system (Friedman, 1984) English Example From the English legal system, the American court sy...   [tags: United States, Law, Common law, Appeal]

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Fuzzy Trace Theory: A Brief Overview

- Fuzzy Trace theory functions and serves as a better model for explicating reasoning and decision making. There are five parts of “processing in reasoning and decision making: (a) stored knowledge and values; (b) mental representations of problems or situations; (c) retrieval of knowledge and values; (d) implementation of knowledge and values; and (e) developmental and individual differences in monitoring and inhibiting interference” (Reyna & Brainerd, Dual Processes in Decision Making and Developmental Neuroscience: A Fuzzy-Trace Model, 2011)....   [tags: Decision Making, Gist Mode of Processing]

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Revealing Venom Complexity through Mass Spectrometry

- Introduction Venoms from animals have been known to be rich sources of bioactive molecules. They are highly specific and potent to certain ion channels, membranes and receptors, creating a huge potential in field of drug discovery (Escoubas et al. 2008; Bailey & Wilce 2001, Prashanth et al. 2012). Analytical tools have been crucial in uncovering the peptide libraries they contain (Escoubas et al. 2008, Prashanth et al. 2012) Venoms are highly complex, indicating the large amount of molecular species or components even from a single individual....   [tags: biochemistry, venoms from animals]

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The Murders in the Rue Morgue

- A. The Murders in the Rue Morgue begins with “propositions” (Poe 2) to help the reader follow the reading through the use of critical thinking like that of a chess or card player. The chess player must wait and contemplate each move of another player, while the card player is more prone to memory perception. Poe then introduces his acquaintance Dupin and expounds on his abilities. Then “Extraordinary Murders” (5) begins the sequence of the detective like story. The murders were written about in the local paper and giving no clue, leaving the mystery unanswered....   [tags: Propositions, Literary Review]

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Application Essay into an MBA Program

- On the first day at my new job right after graduation, the Vice President asked me why I became a structural engineer. My answer was “I want to contribute to society and my local community using my strengths in numbers and analytical thinking.” This answer has never changed to this day. I moved to this country when I was 18 years old. My parents were very passionate about providing me and my sister with the best opportunities available even above their comfort zone. They let me and my sister move to the United States because this is the country of opportunities....   [tags: engineer, challenges, manage, company]

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Questions On Martial Arts And Gaming

- Hello Class, 1: Engage in your favorite play activity. I find it hard to answer this question as there are so many activities that I enjoy. There are some that I am still able to do while others I had to be set aside. However, I still enjoy them and try to do them when I get a chance. Though to be clear, and to follow directions, I 'll narrow them down to two: Martial Arts and Gaming. I love martial arts as it helps me focus my mind. I can be overly analytical when I look at a subject and Martial arts helps me focus my mind to keep me from being overly analytical....   [tags: Game, Play, Karate, Martial arts]

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Management Plan For A Project Management

- Plan Stakeholder Management The input elements of plan stakeholder management consist of a project management plan, stakeholder registry, enterprise environmental factors, and organizational process assets. The tools and techniques comprises of expert judgement, meeting and analytical techniques. Lastly, the outputs are stakeholders’ management plan and project documents (PMBOK, 2013, p. 399) (see figure 2). Note: Reprinted from " Project Management Institute”, A guide to the project management body of knowledge, Copyright 2013 by Project Management Institute, Inc....   [tags: Project management, Management, Planning]

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Developing A Strong Operations Management Team

- A business needs to develop a strong operations management team to survive in modern times. A business must have an operations management team set up so that the employees can perform effectively. Communication between management and employees can affect the behavior and relations among employees within the business. An effective manager understands that organization structure and performance to achieve revenue success is built on human relations and effective business behavior that will drive the business in a competitive market....   [tags: Decision making, Management, Decision theory]

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Computer Science: The Practical Application

- Growing up in Africa, I saw little of computers. My high school got its first computer in 2006 only two years before my graduation, and prestigious institutions, like hospitals, limited its use to data storage. Despite their dearth, their flaws, like mismanagement, insecurity and corruption, were conspicuous around me. This birthed and kindled my passion for technology and encouraged me to seek out resources that exposed me to computers as a problem-solving science. I became acquainted with cyber cafés that were remote and costly, but the investment was worthwhile....   [tags: Personal Goals]

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English Education: A Social Imperative

- Books are mind-vacations, intelligence-enhancers, shielded adventures, and champions of inspiration awaiting discovery. Obstinately analytical individuals often argue against the necessity of mandatory high school English courses, citing literature’s functional ‘uselessness’ as proof of their delusional position’s validity. However, pervasively influential in its role as developmental catalyst and accolade to imagination, the study of literature is educationally essential because it represents a timeless testament to the unchanging nature of humanity....   [tags: Influence of Literature, Education]

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Questions and Answers - Immunohaematology

- 1. In the article, Henry (2009) states; “In the context of immunohaematology testing, quality control systems should also be able to detect instrument and human errors such as transcription, transposition and transmission”. Discuss the meaning of this statement to demonstrate your understanding of types of error. 10 marks (Half a page) Routine immunoheamatology tests may seem reliable and simple, however,reagent failure and technical errors can and do occur both in manual and automated systems. Very dangerous errors such as transposition and transcription can be made....   [tags: Quality Testing, Errors]

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Left Versus Right Brain Learning

- Our brain and its learning styles have always been in a constant state of change and thus it’s ever evolving. The brain is divided into two major areas, the left and the right brain; they both impact our learning abilities differently. Today, a closer look at the fundamental question of the left brain vs. the right brain and how this impacts our overall learning will be explained. According to (Scannell & Burnett, 2010) the term learning can be broken down as “the sum of patterns utilized by an individual.” There are two sides of the brain which directly impact learning and create different ways of receiving, storing and responding to information which ultimately impacts our overall learning...   [tags: hemispheric style, feelings, emotions]

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The Modern History of Computing

- INTRODUCTION Computer has been an important gadget in many peoples life. Computers come in various design, size and types. For example, there are computers that needs to be placed on the desk or on a flat surface like the desktop computer and the laptops. Where else we have the computers that can be carried along with us like the mobile phones and tablets. Computers are so important that it is used to communicate by billions of people. For example people use computer for far distance communication like sending emails to friend and workmates or talking to family members at any time without restriction and this is really convenient....   [tags: data handling and communication technology]

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Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness

- ... Is it talking about darkness in the literal or figurative sense. Would we be considered naïve if we thought evil could be contained or is darkness a necessary evil we all posses and an undeniable part of our reality. Reality. Are we, the sentimental beings driven by passion, hope and emotional bonds ever able to cope with raw reality. Whether reality is there, sitting on a chair in front of us, looking at us right in the eye or whether reality hides itself under false pretense or human facade is irrelevant....   [tags: story analysis]

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Construct, Internal, and External Validity

- ... But both argued that due to time and financial constraints, they could not review the data collected with key informants to correct any mistake, inaccuracies, clarifications which to some extent threatened the validity of their studies. 8.2 Internal Validity This refers to establishing a causal relationship, whereby certain conditions are shown to lead to other conditions (Yin, 2009, p.40). The goal of seeking to establish causality is more evident in explanatory or causal studies rather than descriptive or exploratory studies (ibid)....   [tags: data, evidence, study]

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A Career in Forensic Accounting

- ... They can be a part of criminal investigations, personal injury claims, fraud investigations, matrimonial disputes, professional negligence cases, expert witness cases, and a part of mediation or arbitration. They work alongside lawyers, police and law enforcement agencies, government departments, banks and financial institutions. The opportunities are great and the many different groups you could work with make it an exciting opportunity. Even though forensic accounting is relatively new to some of society, as incidence of white collar crime continues to increase, the demand for forensic accountants will increase (Idowu, 2011)....   [tags: define, statistics, feedback]

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Sigmund Freud And Carl Jung

- The two theorists that come to mind when the term or the subject of psychoanalysis is Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung. Arguably the founding fathers of the psychoanalytic theory in psychology. Both men have similar views but choose different ways to come about those ideas. Freud being famous for his views and being considered the father of psychoanalysis and the emphasis of the unconscious mind. A follower of Freud but disagreed with some of his theories causing Jung to break off and create his own theories in the collective unconscious....   [tags: Carl Jung, Sigmund Freud, Unconscious mind, Mind]

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Passive Observation And Active Experimentation

- History has shown the two common ways of learning that humans have been using for centuries: passive observation and active experimentation. Passive observation is a way of taking things in by investigating and examining the subject without explicit interaction. On the other hand, active experimentation is direct interaction with the subject to acquire something about it. Those two ways can now be seen in schools or at work. In schools, some students learn new concepts by sitting through lectures and contemplating about the lessons or/and actively conducting experiments such as scientific labs....   [tags: Religion, Philosophy, Reason, Belief]

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Different Kinds Of Spread Options

- 1 .1 .Introduction Spread options are options on the difference of two or more underlying asset prices. For a call option on the spread between two assets, the payoff at maturity can be written as C=max⁡(0,S_1-S_2-K) for a put option P=max⁡(S_1-S_2-K,0). we will have where S_1 and S_2 are the prices of two underlying assets, and K is the strike price. At maturity, if the spread S_1-S_2 is greater than the strike price K, the option holder will exercise the option and gain the difference between the spread and the strike price....   [tags: Futures contract, Derivatives, Options, Derivative]

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Marketing Analysis : Digital Marketing

- Digital marketing is a growing field that “promotes products or brands via one or more forms of electronic media.” Examples of “advertising mediums that might be used as part of the digital marketing strategy of a business could include promotional efforts made via the Internet, social media, mobile phones and electronic billboards, as well as via digital and television and radio channels” (businessdictionary.com) This method of advertisement makes a digital marketing analyst necessary to help navigate a company through the proper marketing channels....   [tags: Marketing, Advertising, Marketing research]

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Why I Want to Further My Studies in Geography, Mathematics and Psychology

- Seeing those around me work hard day and night to have that extra penny in their pocket, has been the source of my interest in how money can control individuals...Societies...Countries and the world. And only a few who truly understand money and its system, can understand that control. I want to be one of those few. As a person I have always been interested in the business side of the world. Studying the competitiveness of it all and the challenges of the business world. Since studying Business and economics at GCSE level I found myself drawn into the financial aspect of businesses and I found myself drawn to the financial side of a business....   [tags: statement of purpose]

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Dynamic Characterization of High Frequency MEMS/NEMS Using Raman Spectroscopy

- This paper proposes the development of Raman spectroscopy system which has capabilities to characterize the motion of high frequency MEMS/NEMS and devices without surface feature. Raman spectroscopy is being increasingly used as a technique to characterize such devices to overcome inconveniences of other optical measurement techniques of which include laser vibrometer, stroboscopic imaging, interferometry, electronic speckle pattern interferometry, laser holography and blur synthesis. These techniques are limited in frequency to less than 30 MHz and either requires the measurement to be performed along the line of motion or by utilizing a surface feature....   [tags: Science]

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Carl Jung, A Huge Figure in Psychology

- Carl Jung, one of the largest figures in 20th century psychology, was born on July 26th, 1875, to Paul Achilles Jung and Emilie Jung in Switzerland. According to Barbara Hannah, “Jung belonged organically to Switzerland, just as much as its famous mountains, and was just as much rooted in Swiss soil.” (Hannah, 1997) The Swiss’ famous reluctance to engage in wars fostered a culture where people looked more to their own issues rather than those of foreign lands. According to Jung, “We have a tolerable social order in Switzerland because we fight among ourselves.” (Hannah, 1997) Jung’s family had a strong religious background: his father was a reverend, and his maternal grandfather was a theol...   [tags: freud, dream analysis, collective unconscious, ]

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The Development of Personal Computers

- The Development of Personal Computers The history of the computer goes back hundreds of years. From the abacus through the modern era the evolution of computers has involved many innovative individuals. It was out of this desire to innovate many fascinating tabulating machines developed. The modern computer, therefore, evolved from an amalgamation of the genius of many individuals over a long period of history. Many people shaped the world by making the efforts to develop technology. An early counting machine (and relative of the computer) can be traced back to 3000 BC....   [tags: Computers Technology Software Essays]

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