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A Childs Bedroom
A Childs Bedroom
A Childs Bedroom My design for a bedroom would be entertaining and offer an optimal learning environment for a child. When you walk in, on the floor you will see red carpet with ABCs and 123s in all different colors of the rainbow. To your right hand side you see the reading area, which has a purple beanbag, a lamp that is attached to a green bookshelf with many different children’s books on it. To the right hand side of that, along the same wall, is a desk for coloring it has crayons, coloring
Odds on - creating and maintaining a national art
Odds on - creating and maintaining a national art
Odds on - creating and maintaining a national art collection in South Africa The mainstay of any museum is its permanent collection. The story of the initiators and major benefactors of the South African National Gallery (SANG) is a significant one which cannot be told here, but which all the same has to be mentioned and acknowledged. The first efforts towards the formation of an art gallery in Cape Town were made in 1871 by the South African Fine Arts Association, and were given further impetus
Theories Underlying the Constructivist Approach
Theories Underlying the Constructivist Approach
Theories Underlying the Constructivist Approach Introduction According to Elliot Eisner: “teaching is an art and the creations of the teacher in producing an engaging stimulating and insightful lesson are the result of using many different skills but these are influenced by qualities and contingencies that are unpredictable’ but all teachers do operate with theory where theory is ‘a general set of ideas through which we make sense of the world” And according to Peel (1967): “psychology may be de
School
School
School Growing up, most every child in America will go to school at some point in their life. In today’s age, the majority of those kids will want to end up in some form of higher education. Why is this? Most careers demand it. Its tough to get a good with out a GED or high school diploma much less a collage degree. People want to end up in collage whether it is a community collage, or IV league. People already in successful jobs with a collage go back to school so they can catch back up with th
Trabajo Laobov
Trabajo Laobov
Trabajo Laobov Compare and contrast, making clear the strengths and weaknesses of both approaches, traditional dialectology and the quantitative approach pioneered by Labov. Refer to specific works in your answer. Before starting to answer the question i think that it would be interesting to know which are the principles of Labov´s theory: we could say that for Labov language is heterogeneous,not only in structure but also in its use. Because of the principle of this theory , that is based in va
A new Standard?
A new Standard?
A new Standard? In this paper, I am going to examine the notion of Standard English itself, in addition to its social implications. The aim of this essay is to explain the reasons why the regional dialects are gaining ground over the Standard English, and why nowadays the Standard has not a high status over other dialects. The main points which are going to be developed are these: § Differences between accent and dialect § What is Standard English? Different definitions about what Standard Engl
Why did Alexander Emancipate the Serfs and to whos
Why did Alexander Emancipate the Serfs and to whos
Why did Alexander Emancipate the Serfs and to whose benefit? Various debates over the reasons for the emancipation of the serfs have been put forward by historians. They include military, social, political, educational and economic reasons, and each has a strong case. It is not known precisely why Alexander emancipated the serfs, but the strong sense of duty he had towards the preservation of the state meant that, once he had decided that emancipation was necessary for the welfare of the autocra
History of the Dominican Republic
History of the Dominican Republic
History of the Dominican Republic Paintings by John Lewis, a locally well known Dominican painter whom Hispaniola.com commissiond to draw snapshots of the Dominican history. For at least 5,000 years before Christopher Columbus discovered America for the Europeans, the island which he called Hispaniola was inhabited by Amer-Indians. Anthropologists have traced 2 major waves of immigration, one from the West in Central America (probably Yucatan) and the second from the South, descendant of the Ara
Hitler
Hitler
Hitler Many of the worlds’ most tyrannical leaders and dictators experienced childhood traumas; many of these catastrophic traumas affected their decisions throughout their lives. People wonder why Adolph Hitler did the appalling things he did. Many believe that it primarily resulted from his violent upbringing. However, it is more likely that it was a combination of a variety of factors, and not just one that contributed to Hitler’s actions. These factors include the combination of his genetics
12 Angry Men
12 Angry Men
12 Angry Men The play 12 Angery Men by Regonald Rose shows the stress and frustration of making a decision that will completely change someones life. The story unfolds as 12 men of a jury are asked to deliberate beyond reason able doubt whether a 16 year old boy knifed his father to death. There is a witness who said that she saw the murder happen throught her window as a train was going past and an old man who said the he heard the thump of the body hitting the floor as someone ran away. Everyo
How reliable is this film (source E) as a represen
How reliable is this film (source E) as a represen
How reliable is this film (source E) as a representation of the assassination of J.F.K? Oliver Stone is very strongly Pro-Kennedy, who believes that American and World History would have been improved if Kennedy had lived. Stone wants to persuade the audience that the American government is corrupt and that they are behind Kennedy’s death. He believes that they were behind the conspiracy that was used to cover up the truth. This is why he portrays Linden Johnson in a bad light, for example casti
Inequality Experienced By the Latinos and Latinas
Inequality Experienced By the Latinos and Latinas
Inequality Experienced By the Latinos and Latinas of the United States Assignment 1 Hispanics/US April 11, 2004 The Latinos and Latinas of the United States have faced many challenges over the years. Despite their contributions to the making of the United States, they have and continue to experience social, economic, and political inequality. The purpose of this essay is to discuss the inequalities experienced by the Latinos and Latinas of the US. Social equality is something that each individua
Plato’s Allegory of the Cave
Plato’s Allegory of the Cave
Plato’s Allegory of the Cave Humanities I – 13Z Summer 04 Because of how we live, true reality is not obvious to most of us. However, we mistake what we see and hear for reality and truth. This is the basic premise for Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, in which prisoners sit in a cave, chained down, watching images cast on the wall in front of them. They accept these views as reality and they are unable to grasp their overall situation: the cave and images are a ruse, a mere shadow show orchestrate
THE BEGINNING TEACHER
THE BEGINNING TEACHER
THE BEGINNING TEACHER Assignment 2 – Productive PedagogiesRECOGNITION OF DIFFERENCE Course Code: Tea 4201 Course Name: The Beginning Teacher Due Date: 10 May, 2004 Contents Page Number 1. Introduction 3 2. Part One 4, 5,6,7 3. Part Two 8, 9 4. Part Three 10, 11 5. Conclusion 12 6. References 13 Introduction The role of every teacher is to provide instruction, assessment strategies and processes, which will result in improved learning outcomes for all students (The Commonwealth Government, 2002)
Islamic World
Islamic World
Islamic World The Islamic world faced a major challenge during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Expanding Western European states and economies played a dramatic role in determining events, both on global scale and within Islamic world. “A major shift in power occurred as declining Muslim fortunes reversed the relationship of the Muslim world to the West, from that of ascendant expansionism to one of the defensiveness and subordination.” (Esposito p125) By the end of the century, ma
To what extent was Alexander II a Tsar liberator?
To what extent was Alexander II a Tsar liberator?
To what extent was Alexander II a Tsar liberator? Alexander II did introduce a number of reforms, which were quite revolutionary for that period of time. Many historians therefore believe that Alexander II deserves the title ‘Tsar Liberator’. Views of Alexander II do, however, differ to a great extent, When regarding Alexander II Saunders says “his enthusiasm for change lasted a mere four years, it may be that his reputation as the ‘Tsar liberator’ is ill deserved“ 1this strongly suggests that A
Women Rights
Women Rights
Women Rights Since the first American colonies existed, women have been characterized for having less civil rights with less career opportunities than men. For many years women have been fighting to enjoy their own rights. Women have raised their voices to demand their full civil and political rights. Women have had to overcome many economic, political, and even social obstacles created by men just to be treated in an equal way in the American society. Generally, the womeni lives have been chara
Women’s Suffrage Movement
Women’s Suffrage Movement
Women’s Suffrage Movement The women’s suffrage movement, symbol of nineteenth and early twentieth century feminism then and now, is the most visible manifestation of women’s emancipation, but it is merely the tip of the iceberg. Those who attacked women’s suffrage were attacking much more than the idea that women as well as men should enter the polling booth. My thesis statement is as follows: Unlike the opposition to a wider male suffrage, women’s suffrage was opposed not so much because people
Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte In the age of Enlightenment the political landscape was changing. Therefore, the French rebelled against King Louie XIV and Marie Antoinette. Thus, the emergence of Napoleon. Napoleon Bonaparte was born on August 15, 1769 in Ajaccio on the island of Corsica near Italy. He was one of eight children born to Carlo and Letizia Buonaparte. Carlo was a lawyer branching off his family to the Florentine nobility. Napoleon went to many schools throughout his life. In 1779 he went to sc
The Black Panther Party for Self ‑ Defense
The Black Panther Party for Self ‑ Defense
:The Black Panther Party for Self  Defense: Huey P. Newton an Bobby Seale 8April03 History 204 In 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his nonviolent methods of attempting to attain change for american Blacks through leadership. Nonviolence had achieved success with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Segregation and the barriers set up for american Blacks to keep them from voting were seemingly easier to overcome than were the issues
PATTON
PATTON
PATTON Period 3 Patton Report There have been many movies based on the lives of people made and unfortunately there are some that like to stretch the details too much. Luckily, “Patton” is not one of them. It accurately portrays the life of Patton during his command in World War Two from his time in Africa to the German Surrender. It shows his rough personality throughout the movie and proves to be quite entertaining. The film, which came out in 1970 was directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, produc
Poverty
Poverty
Poverty Poverty is a wide spread problem that is present everywhere in the world. The effect of it is quite the same everywhere. However, even though some countries have the resources to eliminate poverty, most do not choose to do so. For example, the U.S. ignores poverty at home, while spends 50 billion dollars to fight the war in Iraq as given in War Resistance League website (http://www.warresisters.org/piechart.htm). The question of poverty was discussed in books by U. Sinclair, R. Cohen and
Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson During the period of the Civil War, there lived a woman. This woman was one of the most influential and famous authors of her time and this present time. This poet took on her own approach to poetry which gave her a sense of individuality. Her poetry has inspired many young poets around the country. Her name is Emily Elizabeth Dickinson. I chose her because she is different, and to herself. She kind of remind me of myself. I may not be as extreme as her, but in a lot of way I am
Immigration
Immigration
Immigration The United States is a nation of immigrants and the earliest people were the Native Americans who came from Asia. The rest of the people left Europe, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, South and Central America, the islands of the Pacific, and the Middle East coming more towards the 18th century. The United States has witnessed the transformation from an American Indian population to a rich display of ethnicities and races. Due to high migration, the minority population is comprised of nea
Hugh Williamson (1735-1819)
Hugh Williamson (1735-1819)
Hugh Williamson (1735-1819) North Carolina Hugh Williamson was born of Scotch-Irish decent at West Nottingham, PA.on the 5th of December 1735. At the age of sixteen, he entered the College of Philadelphia and received his degree of Bachelor of Arts in 1757. In 1759 Hugh Williamson became a licensed Presbyterian preacher, but was never ordained. Around that time, he also took a job as professor mathematics at his alma mater. To prosecute his medical studies, Williamson left his native country for
Capital Punishment
Capital Punishment
Capital Punishment Susan Smith intentionally drove her car into a lake with her two children strapped to the back seat, but the jury decided that capital punishment is too cruel for murdering her infant daughters. The word capital in capital punishment refers to a person\'s head. In the past, people were often executed by severing their head from their body. Today, in the U.S., most prisoners are murdered by lethal injection. Capital Punishment has been a major issue in today\'s society; seventy
Egypt
Egypt
Egypt . “I used to sit with my family ,and shut myself off the noise the kids made around ,and keep reading till the sunset without feeling any thing around me.” These few words from Marie Qurie‘s diary signifies the importance of reading in guiding those scientists and achievers all their life. Nowadays, the situation is different. Many people are concerned about the future of this generation, who shows no desire or attachment towards reading. Many opinions where said, and several researches we
Law and communication
Law and communication
Law and communication Outcome 2: Copyright Explain the existing laws of copyright and explain the main principles and background of copyright law The active copyright law is the copyrights; designs and patents act of 1988. Copyright law gives the creators of literary, dramatic, musical, artistic works, sound recordings, broadcasts, films and typographical arrangement of published editions rights to control the ways in which their material may be used. Copyright is essential because it guards the
United Nations
United Nations
United Nations The United Nations is a great organization, which enforces peace and security around the world. Canada’s Involvement with the UN is a good thing because it gives Canada many allies and the allies consist of some of the greatest powers in the world. What the UN does for peace: Preserving world peace is a central purpose of the United Nations. Under the Charter, Member States agree to settle disputes by peaceful means and refrain from threatening or using force against other States.
ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder)
ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder)
ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder) Predominantly Inattentiveness Introduction to Special Education Notes: o Even though the scientific term is ADHD there are some that refers to it as ADD with the different subtypes. o ADHD predominantly inattentiveness is still known by many people as ADD, even though that is not the right term. o In places where ADHD is mentioned alone in the paper, the research is about ADHD as a whole. Introduction Most of us have heard of the term Attention Defi
Affirmative Action Misconstrued
Affirmative Action Misconstrued
Affirmative Action Misconstrued There is much controversy about Affirmative Action and whether or not there is still a need for these policies to exist in today’s United States society. For one to make a decision on where they stand on this issue it is imperative to look over the history, facts, and issues at hand. When looking over this information I would have to conclude that I support affirmative action. According to Marquita Sykes from the National Organization of Women, August, 1995 newsl
Asian Philosophies of Critical Thinking EXTENDED E
Asian Philosophies of Critical Thinking EXTENDED E
Asian Philosophies of Critical Thinking EXTENDED ESSAYAsian Philosophies of Critical Thinking: divergent or convergent to western establishments? MAY 2003 AbstractThe research question of this extended essay came across at a very early stage in my life. Having been born and developed from a family with all its members being University instructors and professors, I was often involved in arguments related to the lack of critical thinking in Asian cultures. As I got older, having had the chance to
Bibliography
Bibliography
Bibliography 1. Studinger, Michael. Home Page. Jan. 2001. Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University. 2 Oct. 2003 http://www.ideo.columbia.edu/mstud inger/vostok.htm . 2. United States, NASA. Exotic Microbes Discovered Near Lake Vostok. 10 Dec. 1999. 2 Oct. 2003 http://science.nasa.gov/newhome/headliaes/ast 10dec199_2htm . 3. Pokar, Magdeline. Oldest Ever Ice Core Promises Climate Revelations. NewScientis. Sept. 2003. 2 Oct. 2003 http://www.newscientist.com/new/news.usp?id= Ns99994121
The Speech the Graduates Didn’t Hear
The Speech the Graduates Didn’t Hear
The Speech the Graduates Didn’t Hear The article The Speech the Graduates Didn\'t Hear, by Jacob Neusner is about a professor who uncovered the lies at Brown University. First the author tells us how students at Brown were taught how giving up was easy, but failure tells who you are in life. The author then tells us how the professors pretended to care for the students at Brown and how the professors gave students good grades because they did not care about the students. The author councludes th
College
College
College Students throughout the country enter college each year without the needed study skills. It is not unusual for bright students to get through the lower grades and even through high school without much studying. But when those same students get to college they often find they are completely lost and their grades are falling at alarming rates. Study skills in collage are vital if the student wants to get the most out of his college experience and wants to succeed. In addition, the student
Community College vs Senior College (4 years)
Community College vs Senior College (4 years)
Community College vs Senior College (4 years) 3rd period AP Language May 14, 2004 There are many different types of colleges, each different in one-way or another. There are Liberal Arts, Universities, Upper Divisions, Agricultural, Technical and Specialized, Public, Private and Community or Junior colleges. If you were a student looking for a college, which type of college would you attend? Is it better to attend a four-year college right away or a community college? With so many different type
Education
Education
Education INTRODUCTION Throughout the twentieth century, there have been many changes made to the structure of the education system. These include the 1944 Education act which made secondary education compulsory and introduced the tri-partite system of school, though the move to a comprehensive system of schools in the 1960´s, to the introduction of the National Curriculum in 1988. While official statistics have shown that all these measures have served to increase the overall levels of educatio
Language Acquisition
Language Acquisition
Language Acquisition Essay One How to Teach Past and passive forms of gerunds and infinitives October 10, 2002 While teaching a language there are factors we take for granted. Sometimes we present a certain theme/structure to our ESL students without putting ourselves in their shoes, and assume that they have understood everything just because they did not have any questions. We tend to forget that sometimes confusion can be the barrier to curiosity that results in lack of questions from studen
Evaluate the subcultural theories of crime.
Evaluate the subcultural theories of crime.
Evaluate the subcultural theories of crime. Subcultural theories of crime and deviance explain deviance in terms of the subculture of a social group. The theories argue that particular groups develop and maintain norms and values that differ from those held by the majority of modern day western society. Robert Merton argues that deviance results not only from \'pathological personalities\' but also from the culture and structure of society itself. Merton begins his contention from the standard f
FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY
FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY
FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY Introduction:- FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY is a relatively new branch of psychology but relates to one of the fastest growing areas of the discipline as indicated by an increase of the practice of clinical psychology within the legal system and the increasing interest expressed by undergraduate and graduate students. The word forensic is derived from the Latin word forensis meaning of the forum where the law courts of ancient Rome were held. Dictionary meaning of psychology is scienc
Prejudice is Ignorance
Prejudice is Ignorance
Prejudice is Ignorance Prejudice is defined as hatred or unfair treatment of a particular group, such as members of a race or religion or nation , the dislike or distruct of a person, group,custom etc that is based on fear or false information or to make any judgment without having adequate informations. Prejudice can be defined as dictionstereotyping, racism and segregationary as hatred or unfair treatment of a specific group because of preconceived attitudes or opinions about other people. Pr
Globalisation
Globalisation
Globalisation The term “globalisation” has been an open and broad topic of debate in particularly today’s modern society. The term globalisation means, the process to which countries intervene with others providing money for either goods or services. But the word has been captured by many multinational corporations, and using it to their advantage. Many activists claim that this is hurting other developing countries, who are being exploited by. However, if one is aware of the good that comes out
Great Aspirations: A Literary Essay on Great Expec
Great Aspirations: A Literary Essay on Great Expec
Great Aspirations: A Literary Essay on Great Expectations One of the essentials of human fulfillment is a sense of satisfaction within oneself. An inability to achieve this would result in an ambition to improve or a yearning for something more. In Great Expectations, Dickens attempts to portray the theme that dissatisfaction evokes great aspirations for amelioration or rectification. This overarching theme is evident throughout the novel and is shown primarily in Mrs. Pocket, Miss Havisham, Pip
Free Speech, Hate Speech, and Equality of Citizens
Free Speech, Hate Speech, and Equality of Citizens
Free Speech, Hate Speech, and Equality of Citizens Nov23/01 POLI SCI 101(A) On October 23, 1998, abortionist Dr. Barnett Slepian, was shot and killed by a sniper’s bullet. The sniper in question was part of the radical pro-life contingency in the United States. Bill Baird, another abortionist, had his own clinic fire bombed. When holding a news conference afterwards, he stated, “I fault publicly the Roman Catholic Church, the Right to Life people, and all anti-abortion forces who use the rhetor
INTERNET USAGE ON TEENAGES
INTERNET USAGE ON TEENAGES
INTERNET USAGE ON TEENAGES THE REASONS FOR CONNECTING TO INTERNET AND USAGE FIELDS OF IT AMONG THE YOUNG PEOPLE AGED 12-19 IN LAST 2 YEARS 29/04/1999 ABSTRACT This research aims to determine the reasons for the young people aged between 12-19 to connect to internet and the usage fields and the reations of people’s personalities and virtual habits. Especially last 2 years, the usage of internet is so increased and this affected all the levels of society. Finding out their reasons to connect to i
IS THE CELTIC TIGER A PAPER TIGER?
IS THE CELTIC TIGER A PAPER TIGER?
IS THE CELTIC TIGER A PAPER TIGER? Last year Ireland’s GDP grew faster than anywhere else in the world. In 2001 Ireland remains at the top of the OECD growth league (Economist Intelligence Unit, 2001: 10- 11; OECD, 2001: vi). Nonetheless, though the Irish economy continues to attract the headlines, gone is the euphoric tone of even a year or two ago. Now attention focuses more on plant closures by (mainly U.S.) multinationals and the downward revision of growth forecasts. Economists debate the p
Immigrants and Crime
Immigrants and Crime
: Immigrants and Crime: Out of the Melting Pot and into the Fire English 102.5 Research Project 1 Crime is inherent in our nature. When Eve took the bite of the apple it was the first sin, but whether in legend, religion or history, all evidence leads to the same thing: as long as there are laws or rules of any kind, there will be people to break them. As the saying goes, rules are meant to be broken. Crime has no limits whether in time or space, race or culture. It is the ultimate “given” in the
Jane Eyre is a Feminist Novel
Jane Eyre is a Feminist Novel
Jane Eyre is a Feminist Novel In what way might Jane Eyre be considered a feminist novel? What points does the novel make about the treatment and position of women in Victorian society? With particular attention to the book’s treatment of marriage, is there any way in which it might be considered anti-feminist? In the novel Jane Eyre, there is plenty of evidence to suggest that the tone of Jane Eyre is in fact a feminist novel. With strength and integrity, Jane is able to break free from the rol
Equality between men and women
Equality between men and women
Equality between men and women In this essay the myth of equality between men and women will be discussed and progress made by women so far, for the fight of equality will be examined. Two areas will be mainly looked at; equality of men and women in the workplace and equality of men and women in the home. In the nineteenth century most women in Britain did not have many of the legal and political rights, which men had. Most women were dependant on men for money and support. They faced major disc
Genetics & The Red Haired Italians of New York
Genetics & The Red Haired Italians of New York
Genetics The Red Haired Italians of New York Biology 6th Period March 3rd, 2000 Purpose: 1. To discover how brown hair, brown eye Italians can have red hair, hazel eye babies. 2. To compare and contrast Punnett Square data to class/actual data. Hypothesis: N/A Materials Procedure: (Same as Handout) Data: Punnett Square Data: B b B BB Bb b bb bb BB= 25% Bb= 50% bb= 25% Class/Actual Data: BB Bb bb 3, 3, 7, 4, 1, 4, 2, 3, 4, 4, 4, 5 Total=44 5, 6, 3, 5, 9, 4, 6, 7, 4, 5, 3, 5 Total=62 4, 3, 2, 2, 2