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Farm Observation - Sitting in the back seat between two towering piles of clothes and snacks we drive up the abandoned streets of Adell. I see vast open fields of corn and dense wooded forest filled with life, along with the occasional, towering grain house. We pull into a dry, dusty, driveway of rock and thriving, overgrown weeds. We come up to an aged log cabin with a massive crab apple tree with its sharp thorns like claws. The ancient weeping willow provides, with is huge sagging arms, shade from the intense rays of the sun....   [tags: Descriptive Essays, Descriptive Writing] 405 words
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Workplace Observation - Workplace Observation I am currently employed at B&L pharmaceuticals, one of the largest manufactures of generic medications in the world. In this paper I will discuss how communication flows in my workplace, organizational diversity, and conflict management. With my current position as a Group Leader the flow of communication is very important. Communication Communication at B&L consists of emails, work procedures and policies, telephones, and bulletin board postings throughout the facility....   [tags: Pharmacies Pharmacy Business Essays] 435 words
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Observation of a Production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet - Observation of a Production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet On Saturday October 14, 2000, the North Carolina Shakespeare festival put on a performance of Hamlet. This show, which was performed at the Carolina Theatre in Durham, North Carolina, was directed by _____________________, who also directed ____________________. ___________________ did a really good job at playing Hamlet, which is a very hard role to act for any actor. Hamlet was produced by the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival, which is a group of actors that travel around NC and the South, running productions of Shakespeare's many plays....   [tags: Papers] 446 words
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Classroom Observation Report - Health Lesson and Observation Mrs. Tuttle is currently incorporating Health into the curriculum. The second half of the year is when the children learn their Health lessons. More often than not, it takes the place of Science. This is just the beginning of basic Health, nothing too intensive. The lesson I am going to teach, was my own idea. It will incorporate Health and Physical Education Activity, and will take place in the gym. When I told Mrs. Tuttle about it, she thought it was absolutely the cutest idea....   [tags: Teacher Observation Report] 471 words
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Participant Observation - Participant Observation Participant Observation is the study of a culture or society usually carried out by living for an extended period of time with its members. The participant-observer takes part in everyday life and carefully records such things as behaviour, events and conversations, in order to obtain a fully rounded picture of beliefs, social groupings and customs. There are two different forms of Participant Observation: Overt observation is when the subjects are aware they are being observed and allow the observer in to their lives, this is often the most criticised form due to bias, Covert observation is when the subjects are not aware they are being ob...   [tags: participant-observer] 490 words
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The Pros and Cons of Participant Observation - The Advantages and Disadvantages of Participant Observation as a Research Method This essay will examine how participant observation is used as a research method. In the main body of this essay, this idea will be addressed by pointing out advantages and disadvantages of participant observation. I will give examples to support my argument. Participant observation is the main research method favoured by interpetitivists. It involves the researcher participating in a social group to observe and experience the world as a participant while still observing the group for future analasys of their behaviour from the researchers point of view....   [tags: Participant Observation] 493 words
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Classroom Observation Report - For the purpose of anonymity I will refer to the teacher that I observed as Mr. Jones. He is a resource teacher at County High School.  The class that I sat in was comprised of students in grade levels 9-11. Mr. Jones began the lesson checking in with the students seeing how they were doing.  (I believe getting a feel for the climate of the class is good way to start.) Next, he discussed what they were going to be working on essentially providing an outline for the class period.  Third, he checked to make sure the students had everything they needed in order to begin task discussed....   [tags: Teacher Observation Report 2014] 507 words
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Classroom Observation Report - The students that I observed in the classroom were of middle to high school. I went to see 8th, freshman, 10th , and seniors classes, they seemed excited and very curious to why I was there. The middle school was more alive and rambunctious while I observed them. The High school kids were more relaxed, more comical. Some were paying attention while others seemed tuned out to the lecture or involved in socialization with friends within the class. By the end of the class Mr. Hasgil had restored the attention of everyone by using tactics such as history jeopardy with candy as the prize with the high school kids....   [tags: Teacher Observation Report] 518 words
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Observation of Earth’s Constellations - ... Andromeda is one of the farthest objects discernable to the naked eye, and the closest spiral galaxy in proximity to our very own galaxy the Milky Way. The Big Dipper is an arrangement of seven stars, the brightest that make up the constellation Ursa Major, also referred to as the Big Bear by the Dutch. Similar in appearance to a large ladle or drinking gourde, it prove quite beneficial as a navigational aid in the 19th century, as fleeing slaves would "follow the Drinking Gourd" or the two “pointer stars” at the gourde’s end....   [tags: Galaxy, Stars] 525 words
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Observations at the Park - Observations at the Park A cigarette butt lies next to my foot, still emitting a trace of smoke. Nearby on the dusty asphalt a pigeon waddles self-consciously, bobbing its head as if pecking the air for some invisible food. A squirrel churrs a threat to his brother, challenging him to romp. The walkway before me never becomes silent. A buzz of voices blends with the city soundscape of cars driving and trucks backing, swingsets squealing and sparrows chirping. A toddler, holding tightly to his sister's stroller, yells "Achtung....   [tags: Observation Essay, Descriptive Essay] 527 words
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Child And Parent Behavior Observation - Child And Parent Behavior Observation      I am almost always surrounded by the interactions between children and their parents. I hear it at my work, I hear it in restaurants, but most of all I hear it at my house. My mother owns a daycare and every night I hear parents being hit by a barrage of questions. When children are being picked up they always have a couple of questions for their parents. Children are always asking about the meal for the night or whether they can go over to a friend?s house or have some body over....   [tags: Sociology Child Psychology Essays] 532 words
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Taking a Look at My Yoga Class - ... Not only does yoga relive stress, it also builds muscle strength and coordination. Before class started, Amanda informed us that she was going demonstrate moves and repeat them so each member would be able to perform the moves efficiently. Some of the moves that she mentioned that we would be learning were sun salutations, happy baby, and a proper full body stretch. The first move that we learned was the sun salutation. It consisted of many different moves that were put together in a sequence....   [tags: participant observation assignment]
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Nonverbal Communication Observation - Nonverbal Communication Observation Nonverbal communication is rich in meaning. Everyone communicates through nonverbal gestures and motions. I realized that you can decipher a lot from an individual or individuals by just paying close attention to what they do, and that words are not really necessary. Watching two people interacting, I figured that they are really close by their space communication, eye language, and body movements. Space communication can help an observer depict a lot from a conversation he or she is witnessing....   [tags: body language, eye movement] 542 words
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Observation of The Pub - As I open the double glass doors at the Pub I am overwhelmed with all of the noise. This place sounds more like a bar than a laundry mat. There is music playing, beeping from the arcade games, a metal fan going, tumbling noises from the dryers, and wet clothes being thrown around in the washers. I can barely keep my train of thought. The humidity in the room made it very uncomfortable. The smell on the other hand is great it smells so clean and warm. The room was filled with many different people....   [tags: Narrative, Descriptive Essay] 544 words
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Participant Observation: Understanding Society - Participant Observation as the Most Effective Method of Understanding Society All case studies require either overt or covert observation to collect the information necessary to complete the study. Both covert and overt have their advantages and disadvantages; they both add different but similar ideas and theories to a study. These two methods have been used in a variety of case studies but the ones that I am going to focus on are James Patrick’s study of Glasgow gang’s, Laud Humphreys study of the tea room trade in America and Ann Oakley’s study of first time pregnancy with women in the UK....   [tags: Participant Observation] 553 words
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Field Observation: Observing St. Paul - The method that was used in this research was field observation. Field observation is when you conduct a research observing what people do and what they say. When you conduct other researches, you focus on theories, but when you conduct field observation, you focus more on the communalities that your subject lives in, schools they attend, and the neighborhoods they live in. In conducting a field observation, there are two techniques inductive and deductive techniques. Inductive techniques are when observers don’t focus on a theory but creates a theory after doing the research....   [tags: inductive, deductive, research] 556 words
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Factors Influencing Women to Engage in Prostitution Research - ... Not only did we not pursue the said aspects in data gathering but also in the planned activities set by the group. At first our activities involved social networking, advocacy text-based videos, posters & flyers, advocacy booth, and mascots. All pushed through except for the last two simply because of the time constraint my group mates and I encountered. Now, in conducting the whole governance project, the big question is, have I attained the ideal practice of citizenship. Yes and the first factor that proves my practice in citizenship would be that I looked at the problem from a sociological perspective....   [tags: observation, age, illegal, communicate] 558 words
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Observation of Chicago Lobbies - Walking the various spaces for this assignment led me to be struck by the various ways space is used to create an impression, even an emotional response. Of the locations visited, the Thompson Center and Palmer House-Hilton seemed to use this to the most effect. I also had a strong reaction to the interior of the Chicago Cultural Center and discuss that here as well. The atrium of the Thompson Center is an impressive, imposing space. The skeletal framing of the building is visible throughout, creating awareness of the structure itself....   [tags: Observation Essay, Descriptive Essay] 560 words
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Observation of a Video Segment - ... The facilitator at the head of the table begins the conversation. He has white hair and wears a blue jacket. He calls everyone’s attention to a meeting the previous day. The other participants appear to briefly reflect on the events before reacting to his question, “What was your sense of the meeting yesterday?” At first, participants take on reactionary positions, offering overview and summary format answers concerning the outcomes. They take on responsive roles, fulfilling a subordinate and reactionary role....   [tags: Participants, Leadership, Meeting]
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Observation of a Hallway - The building labeled B appears to be the main building for courses at Local Community College. Students walk in and out of the building all day and stop only to enter a classroom or buy food from the vending machines which fill one corner of the building’s long hallway. Often, students sit on the chairs that line the walls while waiting for a class to start, but for now the hallway is nearly empty and waiting for the ambush of students. Outside the classroom, a number plaque reading one-hundred and seventy is sitting on the wall framed in blue....   [tags: Observation Essays] 582 words
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Adolescent Observation Report - Confidential Material The names used in this Adolescent Observation Report are fictitious. This is absolutely necessary to protect the privacy of the adolescent being observed. Person observed: Mary Age: 18 Gender: Female General description: about 5’2”, black hair, brown eyes, about 100 lbs. Place of observation: at my work, World of Tile Company Others present: Other co-workers Cultural group: Chinese Physical Development Mary has reached her body height at 5’2”. Although, when she was younger she had to take growth hormones because she was not growing when the rest of her peers were....   [tags: Adolescence Development Observation] 593 words
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The Usefulness of Participant Observation as a Sociological Method - The Usefulness of Participant Observation as a Sociological Method Unlike other research methods participant observation allows the sociologist to look at people in their natural environment. It is often referred to as a naturalistic approach. The research does not artificially interfere with people’s lives and they are free to act as normal. This allows the researcher to gain an insight which surveys cannot produce. This is illustrated by a well-known quote: “As I sat and listened, I learned the answers to questions I would not have the sense to ask if I had been getting my information solely on an interview basis.” By W.F....   [tags: Participant Observation] 610 words
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An Observation of My Friend - Sunday - the day of self-loathing for most college students who have squandered their weekends and dread the awaiting workload. Crammed into lounge booths, commiserating over brunch, students nurse sullen moods and hangovers with orange juice and french toast. Allen Wilcox is playing with his broccoli, head cocked, eyes crossed. Looking sidelong to make sure that people are watching, he picks up the half-bagel from his plate, thick with cream cheese, stands up on his chair and rubs it erotically all over the front of his pants....   [tags: Profile Essays, Observation Essay] 618 words
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Observation of Moon’s Phases - ... The eight divergent phases of the moon that occur during the span of a month and are exhibited as it travels along its orbit around earth. The moon phases as the occur are New, Waxing Crescent, First Quarter, Waxing Gibbous, Full, Waning Gibbous, Third Quarter, and Waning Crescent Moon. The new moon marks the commencement of the moon phases and is characterized by the inconspicuousness of the moon because of its centralized locations midway between the earth and the sun. Throughout the waxing phase, the section of the moon that appears luminous and discernable to earth increases in size as it orbits the earth, unveiling to us a more significant portion of its illuminated disk....   [tags: Solar, Satellite] 620 words
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Late Adulthood Observation: Doris - ... She comes in on a weekly basis. During this time she will play with, feed, and rock the infants. She began volunteering a few years after the passing of her husband, outside of this volunteering; Doris does not socialize with others in her age range on a regular basis. The holidays are a hard time for Doris, not just the passing of her husband, but also with her children being so far away. I have observed her desire for independence and to stay as healthy as possible. Doris has arthritis in her hands and legs....   [tags: grieving, volunteer, work, children]
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My Observation of a Science Class - Field Book Essay In a science class teaching the teacher must use student centered approach to convey his or her ideas or teaching matters. I observed a science class on rocks and minerals. The teacher used a teacher centered approach with very little participation from the students. I do believe that children centered approach gives better opportunity for students to participate and learn. But the teacher used no motivational devises to stimulate interest. The objective of the lesson was to make the students able to identify 15 different types of rocks and mineral and the difference between them....   [tags: communication, teacher, students] 636 words
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Classroom Observation Report - The school that I visited was new. It was the first year of the school opening. The school board had combined two schools into one, so the students had to adjust to their new environments and new individuals. They seemed to be getting along well with each other. Since the school is new the teacher has to adjust to new problems that araise. Times for the subjects and times for using the computer labs change. So the teacher must always be fixable for anything. In this observation of this classroom I learned about the enjoyment of teaching....   [tags: Teacher Observation Report] 646 words
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Observation of a Photograph - Observation of a Photograph Observation is a valuable and rich source for gathering data for a qualitative study. It offers the researcher firsthand insight into a phenomenon by personally experiencing the same through his/her five senses (Creswell, 2013). It not only provides an inquirer with the opportunity to document participants, activities, settings, behaviors, and other aspects by directly observing them, but also permits him/her “to better understand and capture the context within which people interact” (Patton, 2002, p....   [tags: researcher, details, setting]
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Naturalistic Observation - Naturalistic Observation Naturalistic observation involves recording subjects' naturally occurring behavior while they are in their natural environment. This experiment revolves around this type of observation. Specifically, it involves the observation of the various human dyads (male-female, male-male, female-female,) social interaction, within in a public environment. Focal points of observation included conversation space (distance between individuals heads,), and body language. All behaviors were observed in an unobtrusive manner....   [tags: Papers] 675 words
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Ant Observation - The Observation of Ants Introduction Myrmecology has been around since the late 18th and early 19th century. Myrmecology is derived from the Greek word Murmek, which means ant. There are three main names that are most noteworthy: Linne who produced “Systemae Naturae” which he describes eighteen species of ants. Fabricius created five more genera and further described other species. Latreille was the most significant, he collected and studied the ants of Europe and described many species overlooked by his predecessors....   [tags: essays research papers] 678 words
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The Scientific Method -      The scientific method is a process that outlines a number of principles for answering questions. Many people in day-to-day situations use the scientific method. For example, if I were to try to start my car and it doesn’t work, my first reaction would be to think of reason my car is not starting. This is just a brief example of scientific method. The principles in Scientific method should be used in an orderly manner to answer your questions. Scientific method lets people research true things as well as false....   [tags: Observation Hypothesis Experiment Conclusion]
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Observation Assignment at a Park - Observation Assignment at a Park Hayden Park was an interesting place for a Freeze-Frame assignment. For those who have not heard of a Freeze-Frame, it is simply sitting in one spot for 15 to 20 minutes observing ones surroundings. So to continue, at first glance, Hayden Park is a typical Valley of the Sun type park. Most of these typical parks have grass, picnic tables, some trees, and usually some sort of sports availability such as a basketball court or soccer field, or both. In addition, the parks also have pleasant surroundings....   [tags: Descriptive Park Essays Papers]
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The Southern Star Observation Wheel - The Southern Star Observation Wheel was destined to be Melbourne's most important public sculpture in over two decades. Coming off the Tullamarine Freeway and through City Link’s ellipsoidal sound tubes adjacent to the housing commission, the wheel provided the foreground to one of the city’s best angles and was an architectural statement to new visitors. The infamous 120-metre-tall wheel was touted as being a world-class tourism attraction, but now sits as a scar of failed enterprise and questionable engineering in the Melbourne landscape....   [tags: City Planning] 714 words
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Holland Hall Classroom Observation - ... The classroom environment was filled with many posters with factual information along with information about composers. The students sat three rows of chairs. Students came in calmly and in a straight line and sat in their seats. For an anticipatory set, the teacher utilized a recording of a song. The students sat there and listened. The teacher gave nothing for the students to focus on, so some of the students were uninterested rather quickly. The next part of the lesson was a short lecture about the Olympics....   [tags: teacher methods, education analysis] 714 words
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Child Care and Observation - Observation is very important in young children because that is how you get to know a child better. While observing how a child interacts with their peers, adults, and how they behave in different settings, you are getting to know the child without speaking to them. It may be important to observe a child but at the same time it may mislead you into being judgmental, too soon. For instance, if you observe a child misbehaving, not getting along with the other children or talking back to the teacher, you might get the impression that he/she is a 'bad' child and you might treat and act differently with that particular child....   [tags: Child Psychology Essay] 715 words
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Observation of Young Infants During Day Care - Location: Sunny Days Day Care This day care center is a good base for study in this field. Unlike most other day care centers, this center is Spanish speaking but is not exclusive to infants of Spanish origin or background. The center is open to infants of all ethnic backgrounds and the purpose is to teach a second language at an early age when it is easiest to pick up. The Nurse to infant ratio is: 2:6 The children can attend between the hours of 9.30 and 18.00 Breakfast, lunch and tea provided along with fruit time Subjects Child A (of English background) Child B (of English Background) Child C (of Spanish Background) Child D (of Spanish Background) C...   [tags: Child Observation Report] 726 words
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Workplace Observation - In the workplace there are many different aspects of the organization. Some of the aspects or 'culture' of an organization are organizational diversity, dress and language, how communication flows, and organizational policies. Below I will discuss several aspects of the company I work for and define what the different cultures are. How Communication Flows As we know today there are many ways how to communicate. There is email, verbal, Internet, intranet, etc. However, there is only two ways communications flows....   [tags: Business Management Descriptive Communication]
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Classroom Observation Report - Exploration, into the workings of a classroom, always provides a unique experience. Each teacher does her class a little different. There are so many different standards that must be reached and so many different opinions on the best way to meet the requirements. Experiencing the differences in each class helps me to develop my opinion and ideas on what I want to see in my classroom and how I want to handle my students. I work at United Methodist Church’s child development center/ preschool. I did my observations there....   [tags: Teacher Observation Report] 737 words
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Child Development: Toddlers Observation - This observation was mostly conducted behind a one way glass. I watched the children but they did not know I was there. The ages of the children served in that program were in the range of 18-36 months. Curriculum used in that program is considered Creative. Qualifications for staff must hold to work in this program is a Child Development Associate’s degree (CDA) or Bachelors in Early Childhood Education. The kind of family involvement this program offers includes training, car seat safety, health dept....   [tags: Toddler Observation Essay] 741 words
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Workplace Observation - I work at a waterfront restaurant with a fine dining atmosphere. The observable aspects of organizational diversity, communication flow, dress and appearance, conflict management, and organizational policies are different than most organizations. Organizational culture can be defined as the system of shared actions, values, and beliefs that develops within an organization and guides the behavior of its members (Schermerhorn, Hunt, & Osborn, 2003). My current organization uses standards, rules, and policies to ensure the organizational culture they want to achieve is obtained....   [tags: Business Analysis ] 742 words
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Observation of Sub-Atomic Particles - ... The unpredictability inherent with this result and the fact that it seems to contradict both Newtonian physics as well as reality, make it a less than ideal paradigm for many physicists. E) David Hume would have vehemently objected to my answer on part C). Hume’s word view was largely based on the belief that, to understand events in the universe, we must look to their cause. This casual link is, therefore, disrupted under the conditions witnessed in the aforementioned experiment, as we can see a cause but the result side of the chain is unknown....   [tags: Newton, Einstein, Hume, Dirac] 751 words
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Airport Observation - The heart begins racing the moment the car pulls into the airport parking lot. The smell of jet fuel, automobile exhaust, and hot tarmac combine to assault the senses with images of exotic escapes and the kind of freedom that can only come from airports. I feel the thrum of the engines at takeoff and the vibration of the plane during the flight in my skin. I see people listening to MP3s and playing video games. I hear the couple behind me chatting about the weather in Florida and the possibility of rain....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Description] 754 words
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Analyzing Chilrdren: Child Observation - Children are some of the most interesting creatures on Earth. At any moment they may do something that makes you laugh. The next moment they may do something that makes you want to crawl under your seat in embarrassment. That’s what drew me to them. I’m around adults all day and all night since starting college. I wanted to sit and observe God’s most precious creation in action. My mother-in-law’s home was the most obvious choice for my observation. She keeps several children, including my sixteen month old son, in her home daycare business....   [tags: Child Development] 759 words
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Class Observation Report - ... He put the ball in again and stared at it; I kept on looking at him to see if he would press it. He kept on looking at me and on the candy dispenser while saying, “Ooh ohhh”. “Where is it, ‘Child A’. What do we have to do?”, I said. He was still looking at me and on the ball dispenser. I assisted his hands on the switch again and after three tries he did it by himself. Earlier today, children were playing with the ball dispenser as well. They were dancing whenever they hear the music it plays whenever the switch was pressed....   [tags: education tools] 771 words
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Workplace Observation - Workplace Observation There are some observable aspects of organizational culture such as ethical standards and behavior, organizational diversity, dress and language, conflict management and technology impact on culture. Sotheby’s International Realty The organizational culture at Sotheby’s International Realty (SIR) is described as a high-involvement management type organization centered on high quality service. With high-involvement management described as one that recognizes human capital as its most valuable resource by carefully selecting and training individuals and giving them “significant decision-making power, information, and incentive compensation” (Hitt, Miller, & Colella, 2006,...   [tags: Business Management Analysis] 785 words
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Classroom Observation Report -  Classroom Observation On Monday February 24, 2014 I visited Mrs. Randus’ third and fourth grade split class at Kline Elementary. Her classroom consisted of a mixture of third and fourth grade students who were tested and labeled as gifted in various subject matters. Mrs. Randus was responsible for teaching the children language and reading skills. The class consisted of an equal number of boys and girls, along with a wide variety of cultures....   [tags: Teacher Observation Report 2014]
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Observation Project of Teaching Styles - The observation project component consisted of ten hours, two hours per age grouping. I selected four different settings and enjoyed my time at each place. Each location and setting is different as well as teaching styles. When I observed an infant room at the King’s College Early Learning Center, I was in awe over how well the childcare providers as well as how the classroom is setup. Most importantly I enjoyed my time with the infants. While I was in the room there were 6 infants, most of the infants were not mobile but were very active in play and attempting to be mobile....   [tags: classroom, infant, toddler, group] 803 words
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Workplace Observation - Workplace Observation Corporations are the building blocks for communities, counties and cities. They have their own agendas and can impact these areas in minute and monumental ways. The major factor which predicates this impact is their organizational culture. Organizational culture has been defined as, “the system of shared actions, values, and beliefs that develops within an organization and guides the behavior of its members” (Schermerhorn, Hunt & Osborn, 2005). Employees are key factors which alter how corporate cultures evolve....   [tags: Organizational Culture Corporations Essays] 805 words
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Aggregation Status on Soil Potassium in Illitic Loess Slowly Swelling Soils Possessing High Specific Surface Area - ... The common form of the linear regression stepwise (LRS) function is as follow (one-order equation): Where Yi is the dependent output that is predictable by selecting two autonomous variables as the X1 and X2 inputs. A, B are coefficients of these inputs that can be positive or negative. ε, is the random error of models. Genetic Algorithm (G.A) Solver, a time-honored technique going back to Pearson’s 1908 use of it, was employed here to show a more precise equation than linear regression stepwise....   [tags: physicochemical properties, organic, observation]
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Naturalistic Observation of Toy Store And the Effects on Gender Role Development - We as Americans tend to think little about Gender Role Stereotyping and its place in our society, but it is nevertheless an important topic to discuss. Parents, following the cues of society, purchase toys for their children that encourage the stereotypes of males being action and fighting-oriented and females focusing on friendship and child-rearing. Although this may be beneficial in some cases, there may also be repercussions for specific individuals who do not fall under those stereotypes and therefore may feel pressured to be something other than who they really are....   [tags: sterotyping, society, boys, girls]
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Analysis of the Provision in Your Setting with Reference to Theory and Guidance - ... In doing this we assure that both child and parent are happy with the setting and with their progress. There are two members of staff in my room who plan mostly, and I contribute towards it by speaking to parents and asking if the child has been on any trips recently and then I plan using the parent’s ideas. I have three key children; I plan around them, do their tracking and I also do each of their progress files. There is another child at the Nursery who has Downs Syndrome. I support a member of staff in helping towards his needs and his Individualized Education Programme (IEP)....   [tags: nursery, observation, development, framework]
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Child Custody-Court Observation - After half an hour of searching, finally I have the opportunity to observe a court in person for the first time. At the 302nd Family Court in downtown Dallas on the 3rd of Dec, 2013, the case I was observing was a child custody case between Anna Smith and David Smith. The case number as show on the board outside the court is DS-12-08126. Furthermore, the Judge of 302nd Family Court is Tena Callahan. It was quite an experience when I step inside the Court building and don’t really know where to go....   [tags: personal experience account] 833 words
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Workplace Observation - The organization I work for is DBS, it is a world leader in the development and manufacture of compact, professional infra-red electronic testing tools. The company was founded in 1940, it has more than 2,000 employees around the world. DBS products are used by technicians and engineers in service, installation, maintenance, manufacturing test and quality functions in a variety of industries throughout the world. I have only worked for DBS for 4 months and I am proud to be part of the organization....   [tags: essays research papers]
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Sea Critter Observation - At eight in the morning, my classmates and I boarded the bus which would take us to Homer and to an exciting adventure down by the beach, Bishop’s Beach to be exact. An adventure to the beach was a wonderful idea , we were all excited about it. After an hour drive from Nikolaevsk School we , the students along with Mr. Klaich, Mrs. Pancratz and Mr. Sellers were greeted by two scientists. Once we were in our gear, (boots, hats, and warm coats) the scientists began their explanation on beach etiquette and the rules....   [tags: Science Lab]
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Use of Psychiatric Observation and No-suicide Contracts (NSC) - Research Question In patients who utilize psychiatric services, does the implementation of observation or no suicide contracts increase patient safety. The use of various observation methods, including no-suicide contracts (NSC), in the treatment of patients who utilize psychiatric services is currently the standard of care. The use of no-suicide contracts became commonplace in the USA in 1973 when Drye, Goulding, & Goulding published a report which reflected data from their own practice. McMyler and Pryjmachuk (2008) explain Drye’s study: Firstly, within a 5-year period in the authors’ own practice, NSCs had been made with 600 service users and none had resulted in suicide....   [tags: Quality and Safety Education for Nurses]
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Christopher Hitchens and His Observation on North Korea - Author Christopher Hitchens spent part of the year 2010 in North Korea. After he returned he had this to say in a conference: I knew what I’m not going to say about North Korea. I’m not going to say it, Schoolchildren are marched to school carrying pictures of the dear leader and the great leader. The loudspeakers speak of nothing but the dear leader and the great leader. At workplaces there are sessions set apart everyday for cries of hatred against the United States, and the west, and South Korea....   [tags: great leader, schoolchildren, propaganda]
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Mediation and Restorative Justice Center - Venue: Mediation and Restorative Justice Center Mediation is the process of negotiating with the assistance of a third party. The third party termed a “mediator” is the guide of the process directing the interested parties through the stage of beginning, middle, and end, and hopefully ending the process, and hopefully ending the process with a resolution of the conflict. In recent years, courtroom litigation has been on the decline and the use of mediation has become the preferred method to resolve cases....   [tags: mediation observation report] 1018 words
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