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12 Sep 2013

The Timeless Time in "The Library of Babel"

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

The rise of modernity marked a strong and visible transformation within society. It seems that, to some extent, the numerous technological breakthroughs could lead to a re-thinking of social norms and values, in which everyone is connected with each other. Inevitably, what follows is the...

12 Sep 2013

The Decline of Music Education in America's Public Schools

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

In most cultures, music making has typically been regarded as nothing more than an enjoyable pastime and has even been looked down upon as a sign of laziness. In a well-known fable by Aesop, a grasshopper spends the summer months doing nothing but playing and making music while the ants are all...

12 Sep 2013

Administrator challenges

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

A prison is an institution that has been crafted to detain convicted criminals as a rational and humane form of punishment. “Prisoners' daily movements are tightly prescribed, and their compliance with routines is strictly enforced. The purpose of restrictions on inmates' freedom...

12 Sep 2013

Scientific taxonomy and earth's biodiversity

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

Much like the human species of the planet Earth is diverse, so are the animals who also roam, fly, creep, swim, breathe, and exist on the planet. Each animal comes from a particular group. There are mammals, like the snow leopard and dolphin; there are insects like the lady bug and the Karner...

12 Sep 2013

The scientific method

Case study - 1 pages - Educational studies

The Scientific Method is a process of steps that uses critical thinking and inductive reasoning. There are five steps to the Scientific method. The steps are: observe, question what you have observed, create a hypothesis that relates to the observation and the question or questions you made from...

12 Sep 2013

The effect of weight on pulse rate

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

The heart is the most important pump muscle in our body that pumps blood , thereby maintaining the flow of blood through the entire circulatory system. The pulse rate is the number of times it beats per minute. It can be determined by feeling pulse areas on body and by special BMP...

10 Sep 2013

Futures of corrections

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Legislative statutes in criminal law offer punishments for wrongdoing. Punishment for criminal offenses attempt to cause suffering to the criminal as well as deterrence from committing future crimes. The numerous types of sentencing and rationales within the criminal justice...

05 Sep 2013

Motivation and empowerment paper

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Motivation, empowerment, and delegation are crucial to the operation of an efficient criminal justice organization. Management that is focused on motivating, empowering, and delegating tasks to their personnel reaps the rewards of pervasive passion and innovative problem solving in the workplace....

05 Sep 2013

Communication process

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

Communication is the transference or exchange of thoughts or information. “Although this is a simple definition, when we think about how we may communicate the subject becomes a lot more complex” (N.A., 2012, pg. 1, para. I). The communication process has eight key factors: “the...

05 Sep 2013

Popularity of tattoos growing in American culture

Case study - 6 pages - Educational studies

The word "tattoo" stems from the Tahitian word “tatu”, meaning “to mark or color [the skin]” (Webster, 1913). A tattoo is the placement of pigment within the skin to create a picture or design. The process of tattooing is produced by deep puncture wounds in one's skin....

04 Sep 2013

Organizational effectiveness paper

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

Selection tools are used by employers to determine if a potential new hire is the right person for the job. Selection tools in essence separate the good from the bad. Selection tools weed out potential employees that have great strengths and will become assets to the organization from those with...

04 Sep 2013

Motivation: Maslow's hierarchy of needs

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

There are theories that have been developed to explain the concept of human motivation, personal training, and management skills of employees in their professions. Among those theories is Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. Maslow's hierarchy is a theory was developed in 1943 by a psychologist named...

04 Sep 2013

The security plan: Private Doctor's office

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

The target area is of a private physician's practice. The location for the practice is a known urban part of town. The location of the practice has both benefits and downfalls. Since the practice is located in a very busy and highly populated section of town, the practice is well known and has...

04 Sep 2013

No place is really safe

Case study - 1 pages - Educational studies

My Grandfather is an Evangelist minister for Greater Works Ministry in North Carolina. I spoke with him briefly as I expressed my concerns about the article. He attempted to reassure me as he says that there is nothing to worry about, as his patrons are the “kindest men and women God has...

03 Sep 2013

Case study of Elvis Presley

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

On January 8, 1935 Elvis Aaron Presley was brought into the world in East Tupelo, Mississippi (Hansell & Damour, 2009). Elvis' had a twin brother that was born a half of an hour before he was but sadly he died during birth. His father was incarcerated for the period of...

30 Aug 2013

Salmon farming

Case study - 6 pages - Educational studies

Aquaculture involves the raising and harvesting of various species of fish and oysters. This practice is relatively new for salmons but it has been practiced by other civilizations over the past thousands of years with other species of fish. With the increasing demand of aquatic...

29 Aug 2013

Traditional and non-traditional cultures

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Comparing and contrasting two different cultures, fortifies the existence of one versus the other. It tends to shed light on the extremes and subtleties that exist within each of the cultures studied. Placing cultures in a compare and contrast study one may find similarities, influences, and...

28 Aug 2013

The legal and political issues of Darfur

Tutorials/exercises - 4 pages - Educational studies

In 2003, the escalation of conflict in Darfur has been one of the biggest humanitarian crises of the twenty-first century. The United Nations did not call it genocide and sent only a limited number of mediators and United Nations personnel to Sudan. There were many...

28 Aug 2013

Restorative justice and the juvenile justice system

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

This paper defines restorative justice as a process, facilitated by an objective party that involves victim and offender in dialogue to resolve issues resulting from a crime or wrongdoing. It explains the origins of restorative practices going back as far as 2060 B.C. and the beginning of the...

28 Aug 2013

Gender and family

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

In any given year there is an estimate three million runaways. Children run away from home for a number of different reasons; “may be [they are] evading the law, suffering depression, or dealing with a personal crisis, most are running from a disturbed family or home life.” (Siegel and...

28 Aug 2013

Elements of religious tradition - published: 28/08/2013

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Religion exists to provide hope to the otherwise hopeless. Religion can offer comfort, instill morals, aid in healing the sick and helping poor, and also assist in coping with the death of a loved one. Religious practice depends on the faith. The religions are similar as much as they are...

23 Aug 2013

Architecture and the environment

Essay - 2 pages - Educational studies

Individuals perform in a different ways depending what is happening within their environment. Within the human civilization, individuals take into account the effects that the environment has upon them. Conversely, human beings rarely take into account the effects that architectural structures...

23 Aug 2013

The effects of population density and noise

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

With the world increasing its numbers in population more clamor and contamination has become a byproduct. For some individuals the noise is endurable but for others it is unbearable. Many sizeable metropolitan areas and towns tolerate the overcrowding of the inhabitants intensification....

20 Aug 2013

Descriptive and Inferential Statistics

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

All the way from fundamental figures such as data portrayal, to utilizing multifaceted statistical method so to see potential blueprints or fortify scientific claims, the function that statistics bring research is immense and vital when dealing in psychology. This is also true with reference to a...

20 Aug 2013

What is meant by merit goods?

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Merit goods are basically products which are considered to have some sort of intrinsic value. However, such a broad definition may be inadequate and ambiguous, neglecting the complexities: For instance, what kind of “value” must it possess for it to be considered a merit good? To what...

20 Aug 2013

Sanskrit and Latin: A comparative study

Case study - 8 pages - Educational studies

As the eighteenth century approached its end, another revolution was unfurling alongside the French Revolution. William Jones, in 1786, wrote, “the Sanskrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more...

20 Aug 2013

How far should scientists be held responsible for the effects of their discoveries and inventions?

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

A phenomenon of recent years is the emergence of a class of full-time scientists. Accompanying this phenomenon is the question: to what extent should scientists be held responsible for the effects of their discoveries and inventions? In my opinion, they should be, to a large extent, because of...

20 Aug 2013

A peace of dynamism

Case study - 1 pages - Educational studies

When, some three thousand years ago in ancient China, the Duke of Zhou set about building up the Zhou Dynasty, he instituted as a way to organize society the rites and music system, using rites to give expression to the differences between people on the one hand, and music to transcend these...

16 Aug 2013

Anna Freud

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

There were a number of women during the 1850s who contributed to the field of psychology. These women were established, open-minded theorists and counselors. Although women of yesterday made remarkable contributions to the field one woman demanded attention over all the others. That woman's name...

16 Aug 2013

Ashford bus 642 week 5 discussion

Case study - 1 pages - Educational studies

After polling a small sample of my fellow enlisted military coworkers, asking them for their “career aspirations for the next five years,” I can now use content analysis to assess their responses. As Cooper and Schindler (2011) stated, “Content analysis follows a systematic process...