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Focus Questions on Teacher Observation - Focus Questions 5 1. I think the most common way I see the teachers helping the children is by being a role model. Showing the kids how to act towards peers and authrity figures. Kids are very intuative, they pick up on things very easy. So if you showing the children respect the kids will take that with them and show respect to others. I noticed anytime a child was having problems one of the teachers would always get down to their level and talk to them, making sure to make eye contact and not to talk above them but instead to talk to them....   [tags: teacher assessment report] 1634 words
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Collecting Scientific Research Data - Introduction In his short paper Phillips (2010), attempted to explain the development of the use of observation by the research industry and the way the industry has begun to self-regulate themselves in order to maintain public confidence. With the various methods of collecting scientific research data coming under scrutiny when it involves researching the human, it is only logical that with the advancement of the internet and how humans use it, that internet research should also fall within these guidelines....   [tags: naturalistic observation, organizational strategy]
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Explainations of Research Methods in Two Psychology Articles - Psychologists have been carrying out different areas of researches in the society, aiming to find the causation between the different factors and human behaviour. In this essay, I am going to explain two research methods used in the two articles and evaluate the ethical issues involved in the research articles. AC 2 Firstly, I am going to explain the research method used by the psychologists in each article. In the ‘The science of love: Harry Harlow and the Nature of affection’ article by Cherry (ND), laboratory experiments using rhesus monkeys were used by Harry Harlow and his fellow psychologists to study how child development can be affected by the level of motherly love a child receive d...   [tags: observation, animals, unethical ]
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Methodology: Teaching Songs and Games to Learn Letters - Chapter Three Methodology This study was designed to explore the use of songs and games in teaching letter knowledge and sounds to a group of grade two students. This chapter covered the research design, a description of the participants, the data collection techniques, the implementation process and data analysis. Research Design Tomal (2010) explained that during action research, is concerned with using a systematic process to address educational problems and make improvements. The researcher exploits suitable interventions to gather and analyze data and then implement actions to improve the issues....   [tags: knowledge, research, classroom, observation] 2526 words
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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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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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Conflicts of Man Versus Nature in “Hatchet” by Gary Paulsen - ... An advanced network between mind and body all supplied to Brian's personality evolution and to his emerging manhood. Brian develops a keen taste of observation, applying his senses not only for his quest, but also to embrace the breathtaking sights and sounds of nature. Being a city boy he was, he had mainly been exhausted of his sensibility. Exposure to the woods and living alone enabled him to go through a more enhanced process of what is known as observation learning. A growth mechanism which deals with acquiring knowledge through observation by senses by anticipating other people’s behaviors....   [tags: survival, observation, learning] 851 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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Class Obervation on Reading Comprehension Skills - ... She seems to be creating a positive environment in which to learn. After the students discussed these questions in groups, they share their ideas with the rest of the class. The instructor goes around the room and each student answers one of the questions. The instructor elicits more responses with each student. If the students make any errors, she doesn’t correct them so as not to embarrass them. It also seems like she’s more interested in having them speak freely than correctly. In another example the instructor gives students a handout for word problem ....   [tags: math, skills, strategies, discussion] 1073 words
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Performance Evaluation Assesment Methods - According to Gipps (1994), assessment can be defined as the use of a wide range of methods used for evaluating performance, attainment and needs, including formal testing and examinations, practical and oral assessment and classroom based assessment and observation. Assessment strategies can be described as a process that organises actions and ideas, usually in a step-by-step fashion, which help to guide practitioners in carrying out an assessment. Assessment can be categorised into formative, summative, diagnostic and evaluative....   [tags: classroom, dignostic, observation] 1411 words
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Behavioral Theory of Personality: B.F. Skinner - B.F. Skinner is a major contributor to the Behavioral Theory of personality, a theory that states that our learning is shaped by positive and negative reinforcement, punishment, modeling, and observation. An individual acts in a certain way, a.k.a. gives a response, and then something happens after the response. In order for an action to be repeated in the future, what happens after the response either encourages the response by offering a reward that brings pleasure or allows an escape from a negative situation....   [tags: behaviorism, punishment, observation] 1529 words
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Nature vs. Nurture and People´s Genetic makeup - ... Examples of an extreme nature positions in psychology include Bowlby's theory of attachment, which views the bond between mother and child as being an innate process that ensures survival. Likewise, Chomsky proposed language is gained through the use of an innate language acquisition device. Another example of nature is Freud's theory of aggression as being an innate drive (called Thanatos). Despite that the genetic tendencies may exist, many supporters of the nurture theory believe that these genetic tendencies are unimportant and that the environment plays more of a crucial role in shaping our behavior....   [tags: Environment, Observation, Heredity] 1129 words
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A Review of Nirvana for Sale by Rachelle M. Scoot - ... Following this historical situating, Scott then looks at how the Dhammakaya temple has used discourses on merit making within Buddhism to create a situation where “the better Buddhist you are the more wealth you accumulate” (51), reminiscent of the argument laid out in Weber’s Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. This orientation towards modernity and capitalism is framed by the temple as “positive” (52), embracing the forces of modern global capitalism being intertwined with the tradition of merit making through the lay population giving donations to the Sangha....   [tags: wealth, piety, observation, religion]
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Implications Hegemonic Assumptions Have on You as a Teacher - ... I asked myself is complete control in the classroom more important than discipline. Yet I didn’t want to be a pushover in the classroom. “Learning activities cannot take place effectively in a classroom full of 30 pupils unless you are given authority to control, manage and as and when appropriate” (P 86. Essential teaching skills, Kyriacou, 2007) I assumed in my own head then that I need to be very strict with the pupils inside the classroom and decided not to tolerate any form noise. I felt that this would help my teaching in the classroom as I could teach in a classroom without constantly having to tell pupils to be quiet....   [tags: classroom management, peer observation]
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Best Practice in Caring for Patients with an Ostomy - ... The WOCN (2010) establishes as best practice that the family also be involved in this discussion, as they will likely help the patient in the initial phase of recovery. The nurse should provide the patient with an approximate time frame of how long the surgery will take, the recovery period, and then plan for once the nurse discharges the patient. Taylor (2012) suggests preoperative information place a valuable role in reducing postoperative pain anxiety and aiding faster recovery. The patient should be allowed to ask questions not only of the surgery but the recovery, expectations for long term care, and what psychosocial and physical changes may occur after the procedure (WOCN, 2010)....   [tags: surgery, nurses, observation]
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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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Orthopedic Physical Assessment and Physical Therapy - ... These tests include vertebral artery testing and cervical instability testing (Dutton, 2012). The vertebral artery test rules out any blood supply being cut off to the brain (Magee, 2008, p. 150). In terms of cervical instability testing, the transverse ligament and alar ligament tests should be done to avoid any bones in the cervical spine moving out of place to damage the spinal cord (Magee, 2008, p. 180). When these two red flags are tested and found to be negative, the rest of the exam can start....   [tags: injury, diagnosis, patients, observation]
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The Philosophy of Socrates on Souls - ... Socrates concluded that focusing on fulfilling a wider scope of the world through knowledge of our souls was far more valuable than being limited to the study of the anatomical aspects of the universe. By gauging not only the palpable aspects of the world gives a greater understanding of which surrounds us. Socrates acknowledged the significance of this and, concluded that we must focus our study on the mind itself. However Socrates set on self-analysis it did not stop him from alienating himself from society....   [tags: observation, actions,values, purpose] 639 words
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The Problem Between Science and Religion - Science and religion have always been in opposing viewpoints, historically. Science has a mentality that is based off of knowledge, observation, and experimentation. However, religion has no factual proof of anything, it is solely based off of faith and feelings. The problem between these two subjects is that one has factual evidence and one does not. Science is able to explain the laws of gravity - if an item is dropped it will fall. Religion is able to explain a single persons experience with a supernatural being....   [tags: knowledge, observation, faith, feelings] 1304 words
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Strategic Evaluation Document for Amazing Destinations - ... The marketing mix is one of the basic ideas in marketing for an organization. The classification of marketing needs a discipline in the marketing mix. By simulating the conceptual integration and purifying the discipline by a meaningful measurement of marketing mix efforts and effects. This was logically proceeding for the realization of the existence of the marketing mixtures that develops the concept based on the variety of the forces that are caused by the managements for providing the variety mixes....   [tags: observation, planning, business productivity] 2644 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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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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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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Elementay Schools Classroom Observation - ... According to Bandura, there are four major sources of self-efficacy: experiences, social modeling which is when you witness other people successfully complete a task, social persuasion, and psychological responses. Bandura notes in his explanation for self-efficacy that “it is not the sheer intensity of emotional and physical reactions that is important but rather how they are perceived and interpreted.” Teaching, especially young children in the elementary schools, how to minimize stress and increase their confidence on difficult tasks, can improve their self-efficacy....   [tags: studying and teaching strategies] 1914 words
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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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What´s Making an Aesthetic Judgment? - Making an aesthetic judgment is about expressing an opinion of whether a work of art is worthy of being intrinsically valuable. The means of arriving at an aesthetic judgment has being a topic of much debate among philosophers and psychologists, as it begs into question what the qualities of aesthetics are (if such exist), and the cognitive mechanisms that propel us to define them as so. Perhaps aesthetic judgment can be thought of as something derivational; for the means of arriving at any judgment involve a process of assessments, in which we decide whether something is good or bad, big or small, beautiful or ugly....   [tags: observation of art, value] 2781 words
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Gender Differences in Behavior - In order to determine the gender differences in behavior in boys and girls, I observed seven activities for ten minutes, taking a total of five observations of the numbers of boys and girls each activity. This experiment took place on October 9th from 4’ o’clock to 4’ ten at County Elementary School. I performed this experiment in the school’s After School Program because having a smaller sample size is easier to keep count and observe. From the beginning of this experiment, there was a total of twenty-two boys and thirty girls, age ranging from six to eleven....   [tags: Child Observation Essays]
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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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Child Observation - Leroy is a 2nd grade African American student at Martin Luther King Elementary School. He is 8 years old and lives with his mother and two older brothers. His favorite school subject is math. He likes to play video games and basketball, especially when he is playing with his friends. Leroy’s favorite holiday is Christmas, for he gets to visit his grandma and enjoy all the delicious foods that his mom and grandma cook. When asked where would he go if he can go anywhere, he responded with Skate Park....   [tags: Child Development Project]
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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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Collaborative Observation Project - Introduction I have teamed up with two other people to carry out a collaborative project. The reasons for doing a collaborative project is by working with others you can achieve more ‘the word use is synergy and the implication is that a team of people can achieve more together than each could as individuals.’ (Lacey p) Introduction about myself and the two colleagues I observed. I have written a bit about each person and how they were influenced to go into teaching. Myself After leaving school at the age of 16, I went straight into hairdressing....   [tags: Education]
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Behavior Management in the Classroom - In light of my School Experience (SE), I will be analysing, discussing and evaluating an aspect of classroom practice. The practice that I have chosen is ‘Behaviour Management’. Behaviour management plays a key role within the classroom and there are a number of techniques used by teachers on a day to day basis. I will look at these techniques in detail, analysing and evaluating them with the work of behaviour management authors and also taking into account my SE observations. During my SE I was put into a Year 6 Class....   [tags: Child Observation] 1692 words
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Primates Observation: Spider Monkey and Sifaka - I chose to study the behaviors of the Spider monkey and the Sifaka. I chose them for a few reasons, one being that Spider monkeys are incredibly adorable and two Sifaka’s remind me of a childhood television show, Zoboomafoo. These two primate groups also struck my attention in class, so this project was a perfect opportunity to dig a little deeper. The behaviors I chose to observe were social interactions and locomotion. The biggest differences I noticed between the two primates were that the Spider monkeys have the prehensile tails and without exerting extra energy is able to engage in a few common locomotion patterns such as quadrupedal, suspensory and bipedalisim....   [tags: social interaction, locomotion, behavior, energy]
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Analysis of Class Observation: Learning Disabilities - There are thirteen categories of special education. Of the thirteen categories, the most common category students are to be identified with is learning disability. A learning disability is “a neurological condition that interferes with a person’s ability to store, process, or produce information, affecting the person’s ability to read, write, speak, spell, or compute mathematics” (Lerner & Johns, 2012, p. 8). There are many different types of learning disabilities, such as dyslexia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia and dysgraphia....   [tags: Classroom, Students] 2310 words
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Critical Thinking and Discussion Student Observation - ... Over the last 6 weeks we discovered the rigid nature of arguments, but we also saw the need to remove rigidity to think outside of the box for critical thinking. Over the last few weeks I have been able to observe how critical thinking skills are developed in my own writing and thinking along with my classmates. I found the points that my classmates highlighted in this week’s discussion to be some of the skills developed in their writing along with my own. Assignments (50 to 100 words) This week’s assignment required us to write an action plan using the tools of the course....   [tags: Logic, Course, Assignment]
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The Coaching Process - This report concentrates on implementing a systematic observation on the use of Instruction, Hustle and Scold verbal coaching behaviours of a County Level Coach. Within this report the behaviours will be justified in regards to academic literature, the method of the observation will be presented and results of the observation will be discussed to gain a further understanding of the coaching process. The Coach observed is a County level club swimming coach who has been coaching swimming for 12 years....   [tags: Experiment, Systematic Observation]
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Scientific Method: The Continental Drift Hypothesis and Plate Tectonic Theory - The initial ideas of the continental drift hypothesis led to the development of plate tectonic theory. In order for the theory to be accepted, the whole scientific concept had to undergo the extensive process of scientific method. This involves an initial Observation leading to a hypothesis, attempting to explain the occurring observation. In order for this to be determined, predictions are made to explain the specific hypotheses, which are then backed up by evidence, finally leading to having a generally accepted theory....   [tags: observation, earth's mantle, sea floor]
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Peer Coaching or Clinical Supervision - Peer Coaching or Clinical Supervision Overview Supervision could be interpreted from many points of view and have many perceptions about it. Differentiating description from interpretation in observation is so crucial for instructional improvement (Glickman, et al., 2014). Also are different methods that an administrator might use while doing his or her supervision, furthermore, how this information is going to be used to further assistance teachers. As Glickman, et al., (2014) mentions that observations are a method of assessing and planning skills are useful to a supervisor in setting goals and activities for himself or herself as well as for others....   [tags: Observation, Method of Assessing, Planning Skills]
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Unidentified Mineral Samples Subjected to Obervation and Experimentation - Introduction In this lab, eight unidentified mineral samples are the subject of observation and experimentation. The purpose of this lab is to identify the samples based on the observations and experimentation. This paper will identify each of the samples and briefly discuss each one. Mineral A - Kaolinite Kaolinite, composed of hydrated aluminum silicate, is the result of “sedimentary rocks whose sediments were derived from weathered igneous and metamorphic rocks” (Schroeder, 2013). Much like talc, it is white in color....   [tags: mineral lab]
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The Developing Toddler - The Developing toddler The purpose of this essay was to observe the everyday experiences a child has and how it is an illustration of theories and concepts of child development. To also have a better understanding of how these theories and concepts take important role in the child’s life. The observation took place in the child development classroom. The children observed were, Joshua at fourteen months old, Roman at twenty-one months old, Elizabeth at twelve months old, and Jayden at twenty-eight months old....   [tags: child observation, child development] 1868 words
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Garlic Effects Bacteria - ... My group predicted that if S. marcenscens is exposed to crushed garlic soaked filter paper, then the growth of the bacteria would be inhibited more than it would be with the rinsed garlic or water filter papers because it would contain a higher potency of the chemical released from the breaking down of the garlic’s cell walls. Methods To conduct this experiment, the first thing we had to do was collect our materials. Our instructor had previously prepared our petri dishes by sterilizing them and filling them with agar, the food source for our bacteria (Gibson, 2014)....   [tags: experiment, remedy, observation] 1204 words
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Phases of The Nursing Process - Introduction The nursing process is “An organised, systematic and deliberate approach to nursing with the aim of improving standards in nursing care” (Rush S, Fergy S &Weels D, 1996).The five steps of the nursing process are assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluating. It was developed by Ida Jean in Florida, USA in 1958 and it was transferred to the UK by 1970.The ‘process ‘is neither a ‘model ‘nor a ‘philosophy’ as it is sometimes defined but merely a method of reasonable discerning and it needs to be used with a clear nursing model....   [tags: data collection, observation, physical examination]
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Lesson Planning Through Observation of an English Language Class - Lesson planning is an important component of teaching English language because a good teacher must make a lesson plan in order to achieve the objectives of a lesson. This term, I had a chance to observe grade 6 students.The classroom was composed of 31 students. All of them were native speakers of Turkish and their English proficiency level is elementary. In the lesson which I attended, the teacher taught simple present tense. So,the main objective of this lesson was to make the students use the simple present tense....   [tags: Grammar, Turkey, Activities] 537 words
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My Conformity Project: Observation during Thanksgiving - • There were quite a few different groups. I would say that there were probably 4 different groups. The younger kids were split into their own group. My older cousins were split into another group. Then, my aunts and uncles were also split into different groups. After all of that, there was just me and my grandma who didn’t really fit into a group because we had nobody close to our age there, so we made up most of the “out group.”’ • My younger cousins were pretty much running around and chasing each other the whole time....   [tags: bhavioral analysis] 1453 words
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Time and Cost Estimating Techniques - Time and Cost Estimating Techniques Estimating work times provides several benefits for the project manager. It gives an idea of the level of effort required to complete a project. This information then enables the project manager to produce a realistic plan based upon that effort. Estimating also helps the project manager anticipate the budget for the project. There are many formal techniques available to estimate time and cost for activities. Please refer to the Project Management Reference Section for more details on these techniques....   [tags: Project Management Observation Essays] 1243 words
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A Passover Seder - ... The Seder plate is full of symbolism for the holiday and the entire story of Passover is contained on the plate. On the plate are maror, karpas, charoset, zera, beitza, and chazeret. Maror is a bitter herb that reminds the Jews of the bitterness of enslavement. Karpas is a green vegetable that symbolizes hope and renewal. Charoset is a mix of fruit, nuts, wine and spices that represents the mortar the ancestors of Egypt used to build the structures. Zeroa is a roasted bone that is symbolic of the offering of the paschal lamb eater at the temple in ancient time....   [tags: Seder observation, religious holiday service] 765 words
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Busy Bubbles Laundromat and Car Cleaning - Busy Bubbles Laundromat and Car Cleaning Free drying is for wash customers only May not be the most welcoming of banners, and yet if you are a wash customer you are one of the privileged and included. This wonderful space of washing, drying, tanning and car cleaning has to be the one and only Busy Bubbles. A small building just north of NDSU, this is an extraordinarily busy little corner of the world we call Fargo- Moorhead. Not only, can you wash your car and tan; this is a 24-hour laundromat that features: free drying....   [tags: Observation Essays, Descriptive Essays] 1611 words
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Netball Shooting Video Observations - This essay is about the observation and analysis of the technique/composition of the performance of the performers on the video provided which is, a netball shooting video. Just for a beginning, in netball today, two basic shots are used which are, Australian high release and Caribbean shot. Netball has a unique style: the ball is released high and is usually released while shooter is stationary. Accuracy, composure, toughness, precise technical work and released game pressure situations are the key ingredients to consistent, high percentage shooting....   [tags: Game Review ]
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My Observations of Classrooms - ... He was also observed to be fidgeting in his seating position, stretching his arms and looking away when the teacher was teaching. He took time to start doing his worksheet too. His social interaction with his peers is poor. He spoke very little to his classmates when doing class work. He was unable to give eye contact when spoken to by teacher or by me. He spoke only when necessary when he tried to point out his classmate’s mistake by counting forward and backward. He was unable to verbalize the mistake clearly to his classmate....   [tags: students, development, recommendations, ] 2648 words
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My Observations of Parenting - ... The boy complied with his father he did not act out against him so it showed me that the father has an understanding of his child. The discipline was developmentally appropriate and the father diverted his son away from the problem (Bigner & Gerhardt 2004). I rated the interaction of encouragement between the mother and son a 2 for the reason that she was present and attentive in the situation by going over his knowledge of fruits in a creative way and responded to him immediately after each question....   [tags: authoritative, positive reinforcement, interaction] 1976 words
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The Importance of Being A Good Learner - A good learner needs to have some sort of creativity sense, problem-solving methods, be able to learn new things and manage themselves all throughout life. Education should be intended to amplify the abilities of skillful individuals with leadership qualities and are committed to taking a stand in social issues in the world today. A well-educated individual does not just seek to work a dream job and be able to live a nice life but instead should always commit to doing hard work, dedicating oneself to duty and always strive for excellence all throughout life....   [tags: experience, observation, creative]
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Overall Reflection on Interactive Science Concepts - I thought the observations and interactive activities really added to my understanding of some concepts in Science. The activities allowed us hands on exploration of new ideas and ways to teach students Science. I really liked the spinning top activity. While building this activity, I found it interesting that student can come up with different ideas to achieve the same task. We had six groups and six different interpretations of what out tops should look like. This allowed us to explore through trial and error to achieve the same goal....   [tags: activity, investigation, explore, observation] 515 words
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Field Visit on Environment to Nepal - My face, which had been sweltering under the scorching sun, suddenly felt a bash of chilly wind that tumbled down the lush green hill. The hill, patched with few settlements, was so serene that it almost felt lifeless. Cherishing these exulting refreshments from mother nature and cursing the excruciating heat, I dragged my exhausted legs up the step inclination. Finally, I reached a small community. There, the lifestyle was primitive, but the hospitality was heartwarming and the cleanliness was meticulous....   [tags: observation, topics, society, production] 546 words
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Workplace Observation - My paper will talk about the communication in our department and company wide. The next topic my paper will talk about is culture that exists in our organization for safety in the workplace and home. Then we will move into a process that our company have which address conflict in the workplace. Finally, the technology enhancements that we have changed to improve our process, address customers concerns, and automation of some of our service we offer to our customers, which include our meter reading department....   [tags: essays research papers] 1140 words
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Workplace Observation - In all the different places I have worked there has always been a dress policy. In the Army we wore BDU’S and I always had to have my hair up. When I started working as a CNA again I had to ware a uniform “Scrubs” and there again they liked are hair to be up. I think in every job setting there should be a dress code for one it will distinguish you from everyone else and it lets the employees respect their job. Language had never been a real big problem to have to censor in the jobs that I have had....   [tags: essays research papers] 894 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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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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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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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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Gym Observation - Personal space, body language, and overall interaction between the participants in the gym was something that I hadn't paid enough attention to in the past, from the distance I could see that their interests. The intimate couples that I noticed in the gym seemed again sought to have created a private space for them by erecting invisible barriers through their private body language directed only at each other, resulting in considerable more space between these couples and other groups of people in the gym....   [tags: Descriptive Writing Examples] 1666 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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Entrepreneur Observation Report - This report outlines a very small business of my brother’s. It describes his business, target market, financial plans, and marketing plans. I have tried to keep a neutral opinion about his opinions as much as possible. I have tried to keep my inputs and thoughts in the conclusion only. The whole idea of my brother, insert name here, owning a business started in early March of 1998 when one of the neighbors jokingly suggested he should raise chickens and sell them to people. A few days later he realized it could be easily done, and with a profit....   [tags: essays research papers] 1671 words
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Child Observation Report - Natalie lives with her mother, Rachel, her father, Paul, and her baby sister of 10 months Katie. Rachel is a housewife and does not have a job outside the home, but is planning to go back when both children go to school. Paul is a full time self-employed joiner working 8:00-6:00, but helps around the house and with the children on a morning, night and weekends. They live in a large bungalow on a small poultry farm in quiet village in North Yorkshire. They have a large grassed garden at both front and back of the house....   [tags: Eary Childhood Development] 2200 words
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The Painting - The Painting "A picture can paint a thousand words." I found the one picture in my mind that does paint a thousand words and more. It was a couple of weeks ago when I saw this picture in the writing center; the writing center is part of State College. The beautiful colors caught my eye. I was so enchanted by the painting, I lost the group I was with. When I heard about the observation essay, where we have to write about a person or thing in the city that catches your eye. I knew right away that I wanted to write about the painting....   [tags: Observation Essay] 1128 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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Kinship and Social Bonds in Female Chimpanzees - ... This was done by observations at two different time periods. The first period was from October 2003 to September 2004 and the second time period took place October 2007 until March 2008. The study only analyzes chimpanzees from the Ngogo community. Some sources which could have made the sample atypical would be if the chimpanzee was not social, not a chimpanzee or from a different area. The study used a Pairwise affinity index, the Doncaster Index, as well as matrix permutation tests as tools to help determine different aspects of observations made on male and female chimpanzees....   [tags: social, mammals, research, study, observation]
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Participant Observation at the Cab Calloway School of the Visual and Performing Arts - You enter the hot, cramped, dark auditorium of Cab Calloway School of the Visual and Performing Arts. You put away your ticket and playbill you were given at the entrance when you paid for the show. There is a buzz of chatter in anticipation of the middle school production of The Wizard of Oz. The historic theatre has had over 300 productions in the past 50 years and is in much need of repair. Young children are climbing on the worn seats, making the holes bigger. Fathers are checking their recording devices, while mothers are discussing their child’s role in the play....   [tags: The Wizard of Oz review] 870 words
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Understanding Ecosystems in Today's Society - ... • Books and pens to make notes. • Cameras to later observe the ecosystem and share your findings. • Laptop to record number of plant species. Place chopsticks, or whatever stick objects you have, in the group in a 1x1m2 quadrat with string wrapped around the sticks. Count the number of plant species in the quadrat sectioning them off into five different groups, trees, shrubs, herbs, grass and moss. Trees being one singular wood growth while shrubs have multiple stems coming from the ground. Grass is blade like leaves....   [tags: 32 m observation and case study]
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City Council Meetings Observations - The Dahlonega City Hall was crowded on the evening of March 1st 2010. The seats were full, except for at the very front, and the standing room was filled almost out the door. The crowd, mostly made up of students, leaned in to hear as the voices of the City Council members faded in and out of the faltering sound system. The six City Council members and the mayor sat along a bench as if they were the judges at a hearing. Because of the ongoing discussions and the crowd, I thought I had arrived a few minutes late; but I was able to find a seat in the front two rows....   [tags: Event Observations]
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Impressions Obtained from a Visit to the Dr. William E. Anderson Library at Calvary Christian High School - It is important for all librarians, whether they work in an academic, public, special, or school library, to visit other facilities and observe and discuss how they operate their library. New thoughts, ideas, and ways of accomplishing tasks can be gathered and put to use in other libraries. This paper will discuss some of the aspects and impressions obtained from a visit to the Dr. William E. Anderson Library at Calvary Christian High School. Calvary Christian High School is a private, church, secondary school located in Clearwater, Florida....   [tags: School Observation]
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Observations Carried out on Children Should Be Objective - All observations that are carried out on children should be ‘objective’. According to the Oxford online dictionary objective means that a person or their judgement should not be influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing facts – in other words, the observations should be unbiased. You should always be non-judgemental about the child and base your observation from only what you have seen on that specific day, not taking any past events into consideration – it is important that all children are treated fairly and equally to make the observation valid (based on the truth – Collins English dictionary) it is essential to make observations valid to increase objecti...   [tags: judging a child, subjectivity] 1411 words
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Investigation of Sodium Thiosulphate and Hydrochloric Acid - The purpose of this investigation is to record the amount of time taken for a reaction to occur when sodium thiosulphate is mixed with hydrochloric acid. The equation for this reaction is: Na2S2O3 + 2HCl → 2NaCl + S + SO2 +H2O Sodium thiosulphate (Na2S2O3), after reacting with Hydrochloric Acid (HCl) produces yellow sulphur, which is the cause of the solution becoming cloudy. The amount of time taken for the reaction to occur is known as the reaction rate. The rate of a reaction can be commonly explained by Collision Theory....   [tags: Chemistry, observation] 641 words
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Early Childhood Education: Kindergarten Reflection - Kindergarten Reflection Entering my kindergarten teaching experience in the last quarter of school year I had to quickly become familiar with kindergarten content standards and the school’s curriculum. To do this I observed my mentor teachers instructional time with the children and gained as much information as I could about the children’s educational standing by developing a professional relationship with the my mentor teacher and the children. I learned that the majority of my kindergarten children had not previously attended preschool and that this was their first year of school....   [tags: Education, child observation, teacher observation]
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People on Public Transportation - The bus is short and only has seating for eighteen passengers. It is white on top, black on the bottom with a12 inch wide green stripe along the side of the bus and the letters K A T S, boldly displayed on the green stripe. There are 3 steep stairs to climb, to get on the bus. The day I rode it was raining and cold. The windshield wipers ticked back and forth, clearing the wind- shield of rain. There were three passengers, all of them where white; two men, one woman. The older gentleman was casually dressed....   [tags: Observation Essay] 956 words
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Catholic Palm Sunday Service - ... Without and celebration, life would be repetitive and dull. While looking forward to celebrations in the future, we remember those of the past and sources which help to trigger our memory of these past celebrations are any special lights and candles, plants, incense, colours, food and drink which we attach to these memories. (Smith-Shank, 2002: 57)Celebrations also contain ritual behaviours such as blowing out the candles, marching in parades, competing in sporting events, singing songs and making toasts....   [tags: performance observation] 1658 words
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Observations in All Our Kin - Carol Stack finds herself in a curious place as a young white woman venturing into a black neighborhood in hopes of alleviating negative stereotypes and bringing illumination into a semiosphere that is altogether ignored or even despised. While she defined her purpose as the attempt to “illustrate the collective adaptations to poverty of men, women, and children within the social-cultural network of the black urban family” (28), her methods are not merely those of an outside observer spouting back information, but truly that of an actively engaged participant....   [tags: Carol Stack]
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Observe a Sixth Grade English Class at Bain Middle School - Observe a Sixth Grade English Class at Bain Middle School I observe at Roosevelt Middle School, which is in River Forest, in Mrs. Braun’s sixth grade English class on Tuesdays in the morning. As I have observed, I have noticed that the classroom is student-centered. During computer time, Mrs. Braun focused more on helping the students get into the computer program to start the assignment than on having enough time to get the assignment done. Several times, Mrs. Braun gave helpful comments on how to do things on the computer or in the program, such as how to install automatic spell check....   [tags: Teaching Education Class Observation] 779 words
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My Visit to a Greek Orthodox Church - I have decided to visit a Greek Orthodox Church, Saint Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox church. I went alone because I figured that this would not draw too much attention during the service. I tried to find a nearby church that will give the service partially in English. When I found one near me it was my luck that I went at the time when it was all spoken in Greek. The English service was at six in the evening, and the all-Greek service started at ten in the morning. So to my discouragement I was at a lost at any attempts that I had preplanned to adapt to this new environment....   [tags: Observation Essays Descriptive Essay] 1063 words
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