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Dad - Personal Narrative- Dad My brother and I were standing in a white room where people were franticly running around. I looked at this man being wheeled by lying on a blood soaked bed. His eyes were swelled shut and he was moaning in excruciating pain. I took a closer look and realized his skull was exposed. His scalp was completely off the side of his head. Tears started coming when I thought about this poor man's family. How were the doctors going to tell his wife and kids what he looked like; or even worse, he had died....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile] 899 words
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Grandpa - Personal Narrative- Grandpa Routinely pushing play on the answering machine, as I do every time I get home, I was about to hear the words that would forever change my life. The sorrow and agony in her voice gave away the horrifying news I had been regretfully waiting. My heart sank as I sat and reflected on what had happened. Since I was a little kid, my grandpa, Howard Scheuster, has always been a role model in my life. He was an intelligent man, loyal Christian, prominent family leader, and hard worker, thus I had many reasons for looking up to him my whole life....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile] 515 words
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Grandma - She's sitting there, a blown-out shell as hulking and vacant and lifeless as the enchanted castles of my beloved fairy-tale stories. The television cries for attention, but her eyes refuse to acknowledge even its blatant wail. Behind tinted glass-is that smudged dirt or a protective coating?-eyes finally flutter open, the first sign of life. Are they blank. Do they beg for help or scream of past and present pain. I can't say-I haven't the courage to look. The world rotates around its axis three times an hour and I run with it....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile] 1419 words
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Profiles In Courage - Profiles In Courage is a book that focuses on the adversity that very few United States Senators have been willing to deal with in order to cultivate their ideas of better democracy. It focuses primarily on the independent thoughts and views that those few politicians have been willing to stand up for, with other odds against them. The first Senator that is focused on is John Quincy Adams of Massachusetts, son of John Adams. He was a Puritan and a Federalist, with odd loyalty to his father. One of the odd things about the younger Adams was his constant sense....   [tags: Kennedy US Government ] 1683 words
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Tesco - Task 1: History of a Business Tesco History Tesco was founded in 1919 by Jack Cohen. The Tesco’s in 1919 sold surplus groceries from a stall in the East End of London. The brand Tesco, was first introduced in 1924 when the founder, Jack Cohen, purchased tea from T.E. Stockwell. Jack Cohen then made new labels, using the first three letters of the supplier’s name, TES, and the first two letters of his surname, CO, thus making TESCO. The first store was opened in Middlesex, in 1929, and not only until 18 years later in 1947 did Tesco find its way onto the Stock Exchange as Tesco Stores (Holdings) Limited....   [tags: Company Profile History Market Analysis] 1159 words
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Profiles in Courage: Sam Houston - Sam Houston was a great man in our history. He stood up for what he believed was good for the Union not the North or the South. When Sam was rebuked for providing the winning margin for his opponents he said “I know neither North nor South; I know only the Union.” He also said everyone “…must stand firm to the Union, regardless of all personal consequences.” He was fiercely ambitious, yet at the end he sacrificed for principle all he had ever won or wanted. He was a Southerner, and yet he steadfastly maintained his loyalty to the Union....   [tags: essays research papers] 643 words
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Identity - Some young people create profiles as their friends have, they desire to join in their peer group and to share a common experience with their friends. Joining like-minded peers appeals to their collective self-esteem, which eventually, gives them the unexpected pleasure in expressing themselves on SNS profiles. Often, young people provide specific information (e.g., name, birthdate, relationship status) on SNS, although such disclosure is often considered as personalized. Profile generation is an explicit act of writing oneself into being a digital environment (Boyd D., 2008) and participants must determine how they want to present themselves to those who may view their self-representation or...   [tags: Technology, SNS Profiles] 761 words
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Presidential Candidate Profiles - Candidate Profiles I. Al Gore A. US Vice President and Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore, was born on March 31, 1948 in Washington D.C.. His father Albert Gore Sr., a congressman from Tennessee, served in the House of Representatives and his mother Pauline La Fon was one of the first women to graduate from Vanderbilt Law School. Gore, a Baptist, attended Harvard where he received a degree with high honors in government. Even though he was strongly opposed to the war in 1970 Al joined the army where he served his time in Vietnam as an army reporter....   [tags: essays research papers] 890 words
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Motives Driving ODA Flows: An Analysis of the Australian and Spanish Foreign Aid Profiles - State decision making at the international level is often decomposed and analyzed with the domestic pressures of the state in mind; this method of framing international actions certainly extends to include the foreign aid sector of a state’s foreign affairs and is often used to help explain the trends and behaviors a state’s aid giving assumes. Foreign aid—or in the context of this paper more specifically Official Developmental Assistance (ODA) as defined by the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)—has long been a cornerstone of a developed nation’s international policy agenda but has been openly criticized as a modern for...   [tags: Australian Government]
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Profiles in American Enterprise A.G. Edwards Inc. - Profiles in American Enterprise A.G. Edwards Inc. The industry for securities is undoubtedly an exciting and fast paced industry. This means that brokerage firms such as A.G. Edwards and Sons must always be watching the stock prices on every stock in the market so that they can give their clients maximum profit. When A.G. Edwards and Sons’ clients do well then in turn so does the brokerage firm. A.G. Edwards Inc. is not the biggest corporations in America, but yet it is still a very large corporation and has great importance in the industry for which it participates....   [tags: essays research papers] 3024 words
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Character Profiles from O'Neils Long Days Journey Into Night - Character Profiles from O'Neils Long Days Journey Into Night Description: James Tyrone is 65 years of age, but looks to be in early 50’s. He is about 5ft 8inches tall, is broad-shouldered, and deep-chested but appears taller and more slender due to his soldierly posture. Walks tall, head up, chest out, stomach in and shoulders squared. Very attractive for being older, he has deep set dark brown eyes and thinning gray hair. Sports a full white beard. Personality can be described as cheap, penny- pinching and stubborn....   [tags: Papers] 1240 words
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Finding Nemo: Psychological Profiles of Its Characters - We all know the popular family movie “Finding Nemo” a kid’s movie that tells a journey of Marlin, a father clown fish, who crosses the vast ocean to find his son Nemo. During Marlin’s journey he comes across many new and scary things, but like any good children’s movie Marlin does eventually find his son Nemo and they go back home and live happily ever after. This all sounds good right. Wrong. Looking at this movie from a psychologist point of view, or in my case a psychology students’ point of view you slowly begin to realize from the moment the movie starts each and every one of the characters in this lovely kids movie is kind of messed up in their own special way....   [tags: personality traits, psychology]
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Take a Minute to Think Before You Post - People really need to become more cautious of what they post on social networking sites like Facebook and Myspace. Here’s why. Many people believe that once they post a comment or a photo on a social network site, it is private and only viewable to their friends and family. Unfortunately, that is often not the case. What many consider being private is actually open to the public and can be viewed by businesses, colleges and universities. Even though people believe that their social networking profile is private due to their privacy settings, they still need to be careful....   [tags: Social Networking ]
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Issues In Psychological Profiling - Issues In Psychological Profiling Historically, crime and criminals have always caught the attention of law-abiding citizens. Whenever there is mention of serial killers or unsolved murders or abductions, psychological profiling, floats to the top of the list of concerns (Egger, 1999). Psychological profiling is an attempt to provide investigators with more information about an offender who has not yet been identified (Egger, 1999). Its purpose is to develop a behavioral composite that combines both sociological and psychological assessment of the would-be offender....   [tags: Psychology]
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Racial Profiling: An American Crisis - The concept of racial profiling has been given many different definitions. According to the American Civil Liberties Union, racial profiling refers to “the discriminatory practice by law enforcement officials of targeting individuals for suspicion of crime based on the individual's race, ethnicity, religion or national origin.” Everyday, people fall victim to racial profiling. Some people argue that racial profiling is a necessary and practical form of law enforcement. Others deny its entire existence....   [tags: Racism, Prejudice Essays] 2004 words
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Overview of Criminal Profiling - Being a criminal profiler is not like it is on all the television shows, but it is still an interesting and important job. Criminal profilers have been used to close many police and federal cases. They work in several homicide cases involving rape, racial killings, brutal killings, and involving serial killers. They help make it easier for the police to find the right person by examining the crime scene. Being a criminal profiler is a tough job but with hard work and dedication it is a great career choice....   [tags: career, criminal justice]
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LinkedIn: The Fastest Growing Media Platform in The World - Prior to this assignment I had heard about LinkedIn many times but for some reason never created a profile. However, after being required to create a LinkedIn account I now realize the vast potential that it has to offer. For starters, it is one of the fastest growing social media platforms in the world. “LinkedIn’s global network adds approximately one new member every second” (Eyres, 2009). Secondly, it provides people the opportunity to network with professionals who may work in the same field as you or people who have similar skills....   [tags: media marketing, cloud technology]
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Screening Social Networks for Job Hiring - People should embrace the practice of social network screening and use it to their advantage. People are now living in a technology-based age, making it only natural for the world of social media to be incorporated into an employers hiring process. A popular reason for not hiring a candidates after performing a social network screening was spelling and grammar errors in posts made online (Brown, V., & Vaughn, E., 2011, p.220), yet this can be easily fixed. Additionally, the internet allows people to demonstrate their skills as a candidate....   [tags: confidentiality, social networking]
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Constructs of Self-Determination Theory Through a Person-Oriented Lens - In this article, Ratelle, Guay, Vallerand, Larose, & Senecal (2007) look at constructs of self-determination theory through a person-oriented lens. According to Ratelle et al (2007) one benefit of using this person-oriented approach to allow natural motivational profiles to surface rather than forcing student responses to fit into existing categories. By using this method, as well as examining areas of academic achievement, Ratelle et al (2007) hope to discover if one existing student motivation profile is more beneficial than another....   [tags: Article Analysis]
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Michel Foucault, Panopticism and Facebook - Welcome to Facebook. Make yourself comfortable as with each status, piece of information, and picture, you are slowly, but surely, more and more under the power of others. Why, you might ask. Isn’t Facebook just a great, flexible, free blog that one can use to create a virtual identity and keep up with everyone. Well, remember how they say that knowledge is power. Exactly. Everyday, you and your friends give Facebook the power to know your likes and dislikes, where you are from, colleges attended, pictures with you at every stage, and even where you are right now....   [tags: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn]
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Top Sites for Christian Singles - Top Sites for Christian Singles "You cannot be lonely if you like the person you're alone with." --Wayne Dyer While I enjoy being single, I do occasionally like male company for dinner, dancing or just good conversation. Fortunately, there are many sites for singles to find friends, dates and even mates; however, I was interested in sites for Christian singles. After contacting several megachurches to inquire as to which sites were most used by their singles, we learned that the directors for the ministries were not asking this question and the singles where not volunteering the information—although the felt the services were being used....   [tags: Social Media] 1143 words
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The Psychology of Social Media - Living in the 21st century requires one to stay current with latest technological advancements. Ever since the development of social networking sites, people are now able to create a carefully-crafted identity for themselves. This has led psychologists to question how well these online personalities match the person in front of the computer. The innovative branch of media psychology looks into how social networking portrays individuals and initiates human interactions within a society. A basic question is how well are people able to get to know each other through social networking sites....   [tags: Facebook Twitter YouTube Essays]
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Privacy and Security Issues on Facebook - Executive Summary Problem Statement: In this white paper we will address how privacy and security can be improved on Facebook. Important Points: · Background of Facebook · Privacy Problems with Facebook · Possible Security and Privacy Solutions · Summary · Works Cited Background of Facebook Facebook allows people to connect with friends across the seas with different cultures. Originally, Facebook was started in 2003 by a man named Mark Zuckerburg in his college dorm room at Harvard University....   [tags: Social Networking, Online Privacy]
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Searching for My Education Soul Mate - ... I feel I have the upper hand going into my application process because I have this valuable knowledge that alters the way I look at colleges completely. Similar to a relationship with another human, I want to build trust with potential universities. I must ask the hard questions to save myself from an educational heartbreak. Before I can even think about looking for matches, I must develop my own profile to help attract the right kind of university. The last thing I want to do is drive away classy, highly-esteemed universities with a subpar profile....   [tags: university, honesty, relationship] 565 words
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The Use of Profiling to Combat Terrorism - Profiling by Israel security forces is a very important factor when it comes to fighting terrorism. Profiling allows for certain types of people with similar characteristics to be grouped and identified to help understand why certain people commit different crimes. Because the profile of a terrorist has changed over time, Israel now uses a type of profiling that is predictive. Instead of looking at the crime after it has already been committed to profile the criminal, Israel uses predictive profiling to determine the suspicion and threat of everybody before any criminal activity is able to occur....   [tags: Terrorism ]
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Thermodynamic Optimization of Flow Over an Isothermal Moving Plate - The system of equations 7 and 12 with their boundary conditions has been solved numerically with Shooting method where the results were in best agreement with previous studies [3]. Moreover, for the first time, an equation for generated entropy is presented and minimized inside the boundary layer over a moving flat plate. Having considered the concept of λ, the problem is studied for λ<0, λ<1 and λ>1. It is worth mentioning that we have assumed that in Eq.20,〖 θ〗_∞=2, Re=1000, Pr=1, Ec=0.01. Fig.1 shows velocity profile for a moving plate in opposite direction to free stream velocity, i.e....   [tags: Scientific Research ]
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Where did privacy go? - Media Article Dan Tynan, “Your Facebook profile may be sold by a Russian hacker”, PC World website, 26th April 2010. Section A – Presentation of the issue The first decade of the second millennium has seen a technological and communicational boom, something especially seen in everything which is inside or related to the internet. The internet and its facilities has become a very big part of the human of today as it is useful not only to individual people but to groups of people. The most popular form in which users get to use the internet these days is with social-networking....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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Facebook: Our Technological Human Web - What is it about Facebook that is so intriguing. It drives bosses and professors crazy as subordinates peruse profiles, notes and pictures of their friends and friends of friends instead of doing the tasks at hand. Is it that we can connect our past and present(what do you mean past and present) together in a public forum. Perhaps our intrigue is really fueled by the framework, multimedia elements, and multifacetedness of our profiles, which promote our narcissism in a socially acceptable public medium....   [tags: Social Networking, Online, Internet] 781 words
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Criminal Investigative Psychology - Criminal Investigative Psychology is the area in Forensic Psychology that is least likely to be acknowledged. The majority of people see this as merely a criminal justice area of expertise. In actuality, this area is strongly associated with how the human mind works. Psychologists can apply their knowledge of human motivation and behavior to areas in the criminal-investigative arena. The criminal profiler creates a psychological profile or picture of a suspect based on what he/she knows about motivation, mental illness, and also human behavior....   [tags: essays research papers] 347 words
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Criminal Profiling - The process of inferring the personality characteristics of individuals responsible for committing criminal acts has commonly been referred to as criminal profiling. (Turvey) Criminal profiling can also be referred to as, behavioral profiling because when a profiler creates a profile they refer to the behavior of the offender. The general term criminal profiling can also be referred to as crime scene profiling, criminal personality profiling, offender profiling, psychological profiling and criminal investigative analysis....   [tags: Criminology ]
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Social Media and its Influence on our Youth - The correlation between the development of youth and social media has become blatant. Although few of the consequences are favorable, the majority have displayed a negative impact. The drive social media can implement on youth is exceptional. The pressure and strain social media can place on our youth is an enduring force which leads individuals to question themselves as a person and feel inclined to fit a norm expressed in media and social media of our society. The underlying force social media can play in the lives of the youth is astonishing and is a force that must be dealt with and controlled, for it not only holds the power to give an individual strength, but also to break them down....   [tags: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube]
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Negative Aspects of Online Dating - Negative Aspects of Online Dating With technology advances steadily in today’s society, individuals steadily advance too. One of these aspects includes dating. Individuals in today’s society hope to find companionship through online dating websites so that someday some online daters might be able to find a companion. With websites like eHarmony, Match, Christian Mingle, OkCupid, Black People Meet, and JDate, finding the one seems to be easier and more convenient than ever. Most of these websites even display statistics showing that one out of five relationships start online....   [tags: new age relationship searching]
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People Under the Age of 15 Should Not be on Facebook - There are things in the great world of Facebook that kids should not be exposed to at a young age, and it also can get quite annoying to older people who are using Facebook the way that it’s intended to be used. Facebook was created by Mark Zuckerberg, a Harvard undergraduate student, who was into creating websites. He started off with making a website that permitted students to see what classes their friends were in, so that they could see their friends in the class and want to join also. Later he wanted to transform his idea to an even greater website that would transform the world of social networking forever....   [tags: Social Networking, Social Network]
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A Personal Reflection on the Importance of Differentiated Education - During the course of this class and a previous class I’ve been learning and researching the importance of differentiated instruction. It is by no means a new concept maybe just a new term. Take a one room school house, years ago. There were no separate grade levels. Everyone was in the same classroom with one teacher and the teacher taught to meet the needs of each student in the room. This was differentiated instruction; they just didn’t know it at the time. Differentiated instruction comes from the belief that there are differences among students, how they learn, learning preferences, and interests....   [tags: teaching, educator]
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Case Study of Fluvial Landforms and Processes - Case Study of Fluvial Landforms and Processes All rivers aim to reach equilibrium so they are balanced and when they are in equilibrium from source to mouth a smooth curve is created called the graded long profile. However, as you can see from the diagram many rivers such as The Afon Glaslyn, do not acheive equilibrium and reach their graded long profile: Long Profile of Afon Glaslyn River with graded long profile [IMAGE][IMAGE] Rivers become out of equilibrium when there is a change in base (sea) level....   [tags: Papers] 1075 words
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Racial Profiling by Police - The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, categories all human beings as free. Article one identify all human beings as born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood. Article two states, Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status....   [tags: Black Lives Matter Essays]
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Benefits of Social Networking Sites - Throughout life, men, women, and youth meet people. These people will either leave a negative or positive effect on us and some will only be in our lives for a short period of time. However, once we start to lose contact with them questions arise and we begin to wonder: What does he/she look like now. ; Where has he/she been. ; How has he/she been. ; Why did we stop talking to one another. ; or what would our relationship be like if I had kept in contact with him/her. Well there is no need to wonder anymore....   [tags: Argumentative, Twitter, Facebook, social media]
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Social Networking: Privacy Issues - Is it an invasion of privacy, if we place our private thoughts and photos on social websites and other people besides out friends and family view it. Who really reads the terms of use and conditions in a privacy statement online. We just click the checkbox and keep on going. If we had to read each and every single line, no one would ever sign up on a social networking site. How do users protect themselves through the forest of privacy options so they can get the most out of Facebook, MySpace and Twitter with the least amount of risk....   [tags: Facebook, Twitter, Internet]
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A Comparison of Early Years Curricula in England and Scotland with a Focus on Planning and Assessment - In this essay I will outline the curricular systems for the 0-5 age group in England and Scotland. I will examine in detail the planning and assessment provisions of these systems which allow early years practitioners to gain insight into children's learning and to aid them in that regard. I will draw comparison between the practices of these two countries where possible, and provide criticism of each. The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) was implemented in England in 2008 and applies to all children aged 0-5....   [tags: Education, elementary education ]
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A Look Into the Impact of Facebook on Modern Relationships - Whichever category you fall under and select will grant you a different reaction from your Facebook friends and prompt new conversations. Facebook has become a major part of today’s society and has changed modern customs, like initiating and interpreting relationships. This technological innovation has redefined what it means to be in a relationship, as shown by the new importance of being Facebook official and displaying one of these relationship statuses. It allows people to put their love lives out in the public eye for any of their friends and acquaintances to see....   [tags: relationship, distrust, communitcation, happiness]
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Profiling is a Necessary Means for Discovering and Apprehending Criminals - Many studies have been made in the field of criminology, concluding that profiling is a necessary means for discovering and apprehending criminals. There are many different types of profiling and many people think of profiling differently; however, all types of profiling does work and is proven to help stop crime. This paper will explore the following: profiling and different forms of it, the closely related stop and frisk policy, different cities that have proven statistics that profiling does work, how airports are now profiling, and different serial killers that have been apprehended due to work from profilers....   [tags: criminology, racial profiling, terrorism]
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PM10 in Christchurch and the Impact It Has on Health - Air pollution, the contamination of air through pollutants and gases (The American Heritage Stedman’s Medical Dictionary, n.d.) is an issue greatly impacting New Zealand’s citizen’s health and in Christchurch, can account for up to 9.1% of all deaths (Palmer & Mann, 2011). More prevalent in winter, when the mountainous terrain, calm winter weather and the warm air layer allow for the emissions to become trapped in a cold air blanket, locking them in at street level, thus creating a temperature inversion; (University of Waikato, 2009), the recommended exposure to PM10, a pollutant with particles that have a diameter smaller than 10 microns (Ministry for the Environment, 2003) in Christchurch...   [tags: air pollution, New Zealand]
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Unsecured Privacy Settings, Cyber Bullying, and Facebook Crime - Face book is the world’s largest social networking site boasting over the five hundred million users. Face book allows its user’s the freedom to share videos, photos, links, and play games and interact with each other all over the world, however and whenever they feel to do so. Amidst such flexibility can come grim consequences. With diverse individuals possessing solitary personalities, instances of sabotage, devilment and wrong doings frequently coincide with the collision of personalities....   [tags: Crime, Cyberbullying, internet, social networking]
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The Characteristics os Middle School Learners - My first internship directive was to present a lesson on the characteristics of middle school learners and the middle school philosophy. It is important to note that I designed and taught this lesson before reading chapter five in the Ramsden (1992) text. Consequently, my journal reflection and later evaluation of the experience are appreciably different. To guide my lesson design, I established three student learning goals: (a) identify the emotional, physical, intellectual, and social characteristic constructs specific to the middle school learner; (b) analyze associations between the characteristic constructs and possible impediments to the middle school learning process; (c) generate acc...   [tags: education, middle school philosophy] 1020 words
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An Argument Against Racial Profiling by Police - Racial profiling in the dictionary is “the assumption of criminality among ethnic groups: the alleged policy of some police to attribute criminal intentions to members of some ethnic groups and to stop and question them in disproportionate numbers without probable cause (“Racial Profiling”).” In other words racial profiling is making assumptions that certain individuals are more likely to be involved in misconduct or criminal activity based on that individual’s race or ethnicity. Racial profiling propels a brutalizing message to citizens of the United States that they are pre-judged by the color of their skin rather than who they are and this then leads to assumptions of ruthlessness inside...   [tags: Black Lives Matter Essays]
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Criminal Profiling - The process of using behavioral evidence left at a crime scene to make inferences about the offender, including inferences about personality characteristics and psychopathology is called criminal profiling. Around the country, several agencies rely on the minds of criminal psychologists to lead them in the right direction to finding the correct offender. Criminal profiling provides investigators with knowledge of the appearance and behavior of a potential criminal. Criminal profilers are primarily employed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, most commonly known as the FBI....   [tags: Criminology ]
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Privacy and the Users of Social Networking Sites - Since their advent, Social Network Sites (SNSs) attract a lot of attention from different groups. Technical experts, Businessmen, Social Activists, and Researchers try to find out the structure of SNSs, and at the same time take advantage of those sites as normal users of these SNSs occasionally. In other words, SNSs now are an inseparable part of people’s life. Among all the concerns in social web, privacy is hotly debated between researchers, legal officials, and social network operators. Although, providing privacy on the web environment always is a big headache for stakeholders, the magnitude of these concerns is more tangible after considering SNSs characteristics which are number of us...   [tags: Social Network Sites, networking, communication, ] 470 words
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Racial Profiling or Racist Profiling? - According to the Encarta Dictionary, Racial Profiling is the assumption of criminality among ethnic groups without probable cause. Since the September 11, 2001, Al Qaeda attack on the World Trade Center, racial profiling has been the temporary tactic used to stop terrorism. After more than ten years since implementing this practice, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has made little progress. Some American citizens are still skeptical of Middle Eastern and Muslim people even though TSA has caught no terrorists through racial profiling....   [tags: Black Lives Matter Essays]
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Privacy and The Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) of 1986 - Americans pride themselves on living private lives. They appreciate the fact that they live without being under the watchful eye of someone. However, increased electronic technology has made it harder to live privately. There are privacy issues regarding Internet Service Providers (ISP), electronic correspondences, and telephone calls. More directly with the creation and increased popularity of the Internet, people who use the World Wide Web are undoubtedly concerned with their private information being leaked....   [tags: Private Technology Essays]
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The Perceived Trustworthiness of a Males With Facial Hair - The present experimental study used a 2 x 2 between groups design to examine the effects of facial hair (beard or no beard) and participant gender on the perceived trustworthiness of a male face as seen in a candidate profile. Participants (N = 100) assessed either the candidate profile that showed a photograph of a bearded candidate or the candidate profile that showed a photograph of a clean shaven candidate. The information in both candidate profiles was kept constant except for the independent variable (facial hair)....   [tags: good, mature, sex, business]
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