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21 May 2012
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What is meant by the acid rain game? Describe an efficient strategy for tackling this transboundary pollution problem

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

In this essay I will outline what acid rain is in terms of its causes and effects. In this context I will then explain what is meant by the acid rain game and its implications. I will then outline an efficient strategy for tackling this transboundary problem. Finally I will offer a possible...

02 Nov 2011
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The plight of single African American mothers

Case study - 7 pages - Educational studies

African American single mothers are an understudied population in the psychology field. There are many articles written about the plight of the single mother, but very few that details the issues and concerns of the African American single mother. In this paper, I will seek to point that life is...

16 Jun 2010
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Internship report at a pharmacy in France

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

A pharmacist is a healthcare professional with a mission of public service. The following paragraphs will give you a view into the life of a pharmacist. These details are compiled from an induction course conducted at the Central Pharmacy Boonefaes-Cadiou, located at Courrières. The goal of this...

07 Jul 2009
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Keeping fit as we grow older

Case study - 8 pages - Educational studies

Injuries and age lead to progressive declines in muscular strength and lean muscle mass. Evidence exists that age-related and injury related declines in muscular strength and lean mass (Feigenbaum & Pollock, 1999) can be impeded following mechanical stress on the body resulting in the form...

10 Jun 2009
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The happiest place on earth

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

Disney World was never an illusion to me as a child; I could see right through it. “It's a theme park,” my mom would explain to me. What an interesting idea. It was tangibility's final step in the evolution of imagination. First there were the playgrounds I knew as a child, consisting...

09 Jun 2009
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Girl child education and economic development in Africa

Case study - 6 pages - Educational studies

The objectives of this essay are to: Discuss reasons why girl child education is essential for economic development in Africa. Discuss reasons why the girl child in Africa is underprivileged in terms of education Discuss the impact of the low level of girl child education on economic development...

22 May 2009
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Problem definition and the Failures of U.S. Drug Policy

Case study - 10 pages - Educational studies

The “war on drugs” in the United States has not been successful because drug policy has focused on defining the problem of drugs as a criminal justice concern and not as a public health issue. By defining the drug problem in this way, focus has remained on enforcement and neglected...

17 May 2009
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The Kashmir conflict

Case study - 6 pages - Educational studies

When we speak about Kashmir, we think at first of this multitude of conflicts which concerns the history of this country. This territory situated in South Asia is a junction point of India, Pakistan and China. It always generated enormous desire. Without dwell upon the long lineage of dynasties...

26 Feb 2009
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Factors affecting voluntary termination from MSW distance learning programs by students/candidates prior to completion of degree requirements

Case study - 8 pages - Educational studies

Study Goals: To determine factors that influence MSW students, in a distance learning program conducted by a state-supported university, to discontinue the program prior to completing degree requirements. To investigate whether discontinuation reasons are idiosyncratic or if there are patterns...

25 Sep 2008
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Divorce and its effect on educational development

Case study - 6 pages - Educational studies

Divorce is something that we see more often in society today. From starting as an unheard of phenomenon within families, divorce has increased, and is encompassing more and more children each and every year. Is divorce something that we as educators can expect to affect our...

09 Jul 2008
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Salvaguardar a los niños o abandonar a las escuelas?: La política educativa del "NCLB" y su impacto en dos comunidades de Atlanta

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

Jurando que la reforma educativa bipartidista sería la piedra angular de su administración, George W. Bush fomentó una serie de propuestas a cerca del tema durante su campaña presidencial de 2000. Con la intención principal de mejorar el sistema de escuela pública a través de los Estados...

27 Jun 2008
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The problem of binge drinking, alcohol abuse among contemporary college transfer students

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

Except for scratches and wounds that occur during school breaks every year, the most notable outcomes of college drinking that frequently come to the public's attention are sporadic student deaths resulting from excessive use of alcohol like for instance alcohol poisoning or other alcohol-related...

26 Jun 2008
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All day kindergarten Vs half day kindergarten

Case study - 6 pages - Educational studies

Kindergarten programs first became popular after World War I. The kindergarten programs during that time were given on a half-day basis in order to serve more children and to save more money. During the depression, the enrollment in kindergarten programs got too low that a majority of school...

03 Jun 2008
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Methods for Improving Reading Fluency among Struggling Readers in the Intermediate Grades

Case study - 7 pages - Educational studies

The ultimate goal of reading is being able to comprehend. There are many components and stages to reading that need to be addressed before comprehension can occur, beginning with the concepts of print on up to phonemic awareness and word recognition. Many people believe that once...

02 Jun 2008
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The SAT: Standardized Aptitude Test or Stratifying Academic Troublemaker?

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

1600 has become one of the most desirable numbers in academic society. There is arguably no other number that carries so much weight, that sends such a heavy message among members of the educational system. The SAT test (or Scholastic Aptitude Test as it was originally called) has been the...

30 May 2008
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Too Dumb To Know You're Smart?

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

Since World War II high school students have become increasingly used to government imposed standardized testing: its language, its implications, its impact. Graduation tests and college admissions tests like the SAT are hotly disputed, but the Advanced Placement testing program is a...

22 Apr 2008
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Teen Pregnancy: The need for a Comprehensive Sexual Education Program in Massachusetts

Case study - 9 pages - Educational studies

Why does the United States have almost four times the rate of teen pregnancies as France? Almost nine times the teen pregnancy rates of the Netherlands? Other nations have sexual education implemented in an effective manner within their school systems. France has implemented a...

21 Apr 2008
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Pre-Travel Advice Sysytem in The UK - An Assesment

Case study - 8 pages - Educational studies

The UK residents are well-recognized international travelers exploring different parts of the world including disease endemic regions like the Indian Sub-continent & the Africa. This pattern of travel makes them vulnerable to infectious diseases like malaria and diarrhea, which are...

14 Apr 2008
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"The Separation Between Meaning and Its Signifiers and Identity as the Form Outside: The Possibilities Within Identity Politics"

Case study - 6 pages - Educational studies

A country subjects itself to the hegemony of essentialism through its use of borders to define its geography and its attempts to effectively identify itself through the distillation of its dominant cultural characteristics. It subscribes to the notion of hierarchy through the resulting...