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Religious and Public School's Student's Moral Beliefs in Hypothetical Situation Surveys for Establishment Clause Child Benefit Testing - The goal of my study is to analyze the results of surveys to see whether the moral side of the child benefit arguments should be acknowledged. I would like to propose a longitudinal study where surveys are used to observe what type of relationship if any exists between the type of school the student attends, and that student’s moral view. Gathering data on this relationship is important to know when state Supreme Courts have based policy using ‘Child Benefit Theory’ arguments. Whether or not there is in fact a sort of positive moral outcome from attending a particular type of school would be mean there is a difference in moral understanding different between the two types of institutions fo...   [tags: results of surveys] 1446 words
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Naval Condition Verification Surveys - • HIMP Report- 2-D tool that stores all of the survey results, recommendations, and set the required Survey and renewals at a give time interval. 3.2 Naval Condition Verification Surveys (NCVS) After completing the BSLA a verification survey is to be made within three (3) years, six (6) months before or after, the completion date of the service life assessment. 3.2.1 Structural Survey and Gauging The verification survey shall consist of an examination of any incomplete high risk areas, identified moderate risk areas, one-third uninspected tanks, gauging, and a general examination of the structure and machinery....   [tags: Survey Report] 2445 words
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The Role of Surveys - Surveys are used to collect data on many different issues, products, and events; they have become so popular that many individuals and organizations will spend hundreds of thousands of dollars obtaining accurate and relevant survey answers. One area where surveys have had an even greater impact is in the political arena. Surveys are popular tools to gauge how effective a politician performed or simply to determine whether a person is conservative or liberal their political ideology. These surveys are often analyzed for bias, as a slanted survey can potentially cause a public figure or organization to make far reaching decisions....   [tags: Analysis of Questions] 925 words
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The Correlation of Health Plan Surveys - The Correlation of Health Plan Surveys and Quality Standards The standards of care makes a real difference to the quality of our lives, whether we are the patients or the relatives of those who are. Because of budget constraints, nurses are now forced to be a jack-of-all-trades and management is placing resources wherever the need is greatest. Qualitative measures must be scrutinized in order to produce satisfactory results when considering the best care possible for our nation. Sentara CarePlex Hospital After reviewing Sentara CarePlex Hospital in Hampton, Virginia, I noticed that an area that greatly needs improvement is the response of medical personnel to patients need for help....   [tags: Healthcare]
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Salary Surveys - Salary surveys have become a common, useful tool implemented by employers to determine the level of wages that will attract employees, while also planning a strategy for compensation for the entire workplace (BNA HR & Payroll Resource Center, N/A). There are several reasons as to why employers use salary surveys; one of the main reasons salary surveys are conducted is to ultimately determine if the current salary rates being used are sufficient enough to attract and maintain workers. By understanding what the rate of pay is based on market data, a company can decide if they want to pay the same, decrease, or even increase the rate; the company's decision will, however, impact the employee....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Transit rider surveys - Introduction Often concerns over travel time and safety are cited as reasons people do not choose to ride transit; however, little has been studied about people’s real-time experiences on transit. It is important to understand the perceptions of a transit rider, including their emotional state before, during and after a transit trip. By fully understanding these perceptions, transit service providers can better plan for transit improvements. The question, therefore, is what is the best method for collecting this qualitative data....   [tags: Transportation]
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Establishing Reliability and Validity - Establishing Reliability and Validity In conducting a research or survey, the quality of the data collected in the research is of utmost importance. One’s assessment may be reliable and not valid and thus this is why it is important that when designing a survey, one should also come up with the methods of testing the reliability and validity of the assessment tools. For MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) to conduct a survey, the questions they propose to use must pass the validity and reliability test for one to conclude that the survey is reliable and valid....   [tags: Surveys]
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Using Market Surveys to Successfully Re-Brand Libraries - Using Market Surveys to Successfully Re-Brand Libraries Using Market Surveys to Successfully Re-Brand Libraries For libraries to survive they have to maintain public support and to maintain support they must re-brand their image to once again assert their necessity in the community. When someone says the word hospital people automatically think of a place to go when they are sick or injured; a place filled with medical professionals and medical equipment where they can go to be healed....   [tags: library, community, public support, demands]
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Conducting Surveys - Conducting Surveys A survey can either be administered as a census survey where every member of the appropriate population is surveyed, or a sample can be selected. A census survey gives you the most information and the most accurate picture of the population as a whole. When a population to be surveyed is small, census surveys are often recommended. When larger populations are considered, however, a census survey is sometimes not feasible because of cost and time constraints....   [tags: Papers] 873 words
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The Use of Victim Surveys as a Measurement of Criminal Activity - The Use of Victim Surveys as a Measurement of Criminal Activity Background Information ====================== The first victim surveys were carried out in the USA during the late 1960's (Biederman et al 1967, Ennis 1967 and Reiss 1967). There is a wide range of methodologies available for victim research but the most important means of data collection can be offered by household surveys. Description ----------- The British Crime Survey (M.Hough and Mayhew 1983) selected 16,000 households and interviewed at least one member who was 16 years or older from each household....   [tags: Papers] 862 words
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The Pros and Cons of Social Surveys in Sociological Research - The Advantages and Limitations of Social Surveys in Sociological Research To survey something, is to carry out a systematic overview so that a researcher can produce a comprehensive general report on it. Survey method is often used by positivist sociologists seeking to test their hypotheses, and to investigate causes and examine variables. As with every other sociological research, survey has its own advantages and limitations. Positivist research, which is in the scientific tradition, begins with a hypothesis that can be either confirmed or rejected according to the data collected....   [tags: Papers] 931 words
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Surveys on End of Life, Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide - Surveys on End of Life, Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide         Two new surveys -- one polling cancer specialists, the other polling their patients -- shed new light on the realities of dying and assisted suicide. The physicians' survey suggests a sharp drop in support for doctor-assisted suicide since 1994. The largest survey ever of cancer specialists in the English-speaking world, polling 3200 oncologists in the U.S., Britain and Canada, was released May 16. Among the findings: * 22% of oncologists support physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients in unremitting pain....   [tags: Euthanasia Physician Assisted Suicide]
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Computer Crime and Security Analysis Report - In order to compile the 2008 report on computer crime and security, The Computer Security Institute (CSI) sent out five thousand surveys to member companies and the organizations of people who had attended security events, such as conferences. Of the five thousand surveys, five hundred and twenty-two were completed and returned. The following is an analysis of CSI’s findings, with particular regard to total respondents and total loss, the top five attack types, and how the attacks likely occurred....   [tags: surveys, fraud, firewalls]
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Polls: Random Representative Sampling - Having a large sample size in a survey does not assure accurate statistics. What really matters is the sample diversity. For example: you wanted to find out how many of your workmates watch football, it would be foolish to only survey the men in your office and assume that the statistic applies for all the company’s employees. In order to get accurate statistics, you would have to expand the survey to include the female employees and the workers in other company offices. In the example above, the survey needed not only to be expanded but diversified....   [tags: statistics, surveys]
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Analysis Plan Summary - Introduction In this paper we will start to pull things together by presenting a analysis plan and many other topics pivotal to understanding the data we collected. We will build some dummy tables, interpret and present different variables. Analysis Plan Summary To start the analysis plan this writer plans to start with a pre-analysis plan to ensure they are ready to take on the task. Below is the checklist presented by David McKenzie (2012) that this writer will follow. 1. Description of the sample to be used in the study: In this writers situation the sample is area residents that dropped out of school who are between the ages of 16-25....   [tags: key data sources, volunteers, surveys]
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Overview and Assessment of Baruch College - The Operations' Management of Baruch College Introduction Baruch College has been a prominent element in the Murray Hill and Tribeca area of Manhattan for more than a century. Established in 1919, by Bernard M. Baruch, the college has provided a steady influx of cash flow to local businesses for more than a century, thanks to its students' patronage and services' demands. It can be safely inferred that Baruch College financially fuels the area to this day with its 13,777 (colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com)....   [tags: Online Surveys, Urban Location]
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Marketing Research - I am now going to be explaining the limitations of marketing research. Limitations are restrictions that the business has to face; these can affect market research and market planning. Primary research compared to secondary research is expensive as preparing and carrying out research is high. Research is further time consuming, to be done right it requires a plan. Researching start to finish is longer for getting the results they need. This contributes to the development of the market plan’s forecasts of expected results, as the results that the business is hoping to achieve in duration of time can be delayed....   [tags: Surveys, Focus Groups, Questionnaires] 852 words
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The Pros and Cons of Participant Observation or Surveys as a Research Method - Introduction In our daily activities as humans, we consciously and unconsciously observe what people do around us, how they do it, and sometimes ask why they do what they do. In so doing we gain a better understanding of their ways of life. Anthropologist and sociologist too mention but a few, professions employ the daily observations we engage in as humans in a methodology called participant observation. Dewalt and Dewalt (2002:1) define participant observation as “a method in which a researcher takes part in the daily activities, events, rituals and interactions, of a group of people as one of the means of learning the explicit and tacit aspects of their life routine and culture.” Partici...   [tags: Social Research Methods]
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Linkert Survey - Customer survey is one of the toughest and mind boggling task many fear doing, especially those who provide services to customers. There have been debates on the best method to be used in ensuring that the survey is accurate. Different methods have been proposed concerning the accuracy of some of the methods used, and no proper consensus reached on the method to use. Different business uses different methods, but in the recent past many surveys have been done using the Likert Scale Questionnaire Method....   [tags: customer survey, service delivery, feelings]
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Satisfaction Survey Research - Satisfaction Survey Research Current Survey Background Perhaps no other research tool utilized by social scientists is as sensitive to social and technological change as the sample survey. Survey research is a multibillion dollar industry in the United States. Surveys provide critical information to decision-makers in government and business. Polls and their results are widely discussed by the general public and media. Because of the size, complexity, and expense of major surveys, which can include tens of thousands of respondents and exceed $100 million in cost, surveys inevitably come to reflect social and technological change....   [tags: Survey Research Market] 1472 words
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Applied Survey Methods - Survey Pointers “The rightful concern of statisticians is the use of science to provide relevant information on large populations, to be made available to decision agents within a short period of time and of acceptable quality.” I n this fast changing world, problems in almost all fields of human endeavor have to be solved and resolved on scientific bases. The influence of decisions based on quantitative information has never been more evident than in the present decade especially with the use of modern technology....   [tags: Survey Methods Statistical Theory Essays]
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Results of Child Abuse Survey - The primary method was conducted using a series of distributed questionnaires to children for my research. The reasons why I used questionnaires are because I think I will obtain appropriate and honest responses which relates to their personal experiences. The data collected was then categorized by data into gender, age from age 8 to10, age 11 to 13, age 14 to16, age 17 to 19 and type of abuse. The surveys were equally distributed, a total of 13 surveys were handed out to children between 8-18 years of age that have been victims of child abuse/ neglect....   [tags: Primary Research on Child Abuse] 921 words
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Benefits and Flaws of a Resistivity Survey - What am I going to research. In this case study, I am going to research what resistivity is and how a resistivity survey works using the physics principles. I am also going to explore what benefits this technique might bring, but also what flaws there could be. Additionally, I am going to explore a famous historical use of this method. What is resistivity. Resistivity is the oppose to conductivity. It's a measure of material's ability to oppose the flow of electric current. It is a property of the material, and it remains constant, not depending on the certain shape of the material, however it does depend on the mass and density of the particular material....   [tags: electric, soil, digging] 1158 words
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Divorce Survey Findings - Introduction People have always wondered about divorce and its causes and effects. When I was a young girl I used to ask ’’,why do people get married if they are going to get divorced in the future?’’ When I grew up I realized that anyone could go through divorce. Divorce has become a phenomenon that is increasing around the world. Fourteen weeks ago I had not known the real definition of divorce and did not expect to find out all these astonishing facts, results and statistics. I have chosen this topic because it was the one and only opportunity to discover men’s opinions about divorce and women’s, as well....   [tags: Arab, survey, marriage] 1536 words
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Affective Organizational Commitment Survey - Purpose of the study The purpose of this planned study is to assess the level of affective organizational commitment displayed by the managerial staff at Fastenal Company. This study will help improve the practices and procedures used by management, and see what factors relate most to the affective organizational commitment level of the managerial staff. Fastenal is an American company based in Winona, Minnesota. The company was founded in 1967 by Bob Kierlin, and was incorporated on December 24, 1968....   [tags: Management, Practices, Procedures]
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Understanding Survey Research - Perhaps the way to define what survey research is, is best done by understanding what is it not. Survey research is not design although some have argued that it contains aspects very similar to design. Some scholars have even called it art rather than a science. I tend to agree with them because the management of the various component of survey research is crucial to it yielding valid data. To this end, Trochim and Donnelly (2008) note that one of the means researchers utilize to collect data is via survey research....   [tags: social research, methods] 576 words
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Springdale Shopping Survey - In a continuation of the Springdale Shopping District Survey, use of confidence intervals is introduced to improve upon the evaluation of the quality of the statistics derived from the survey of a sample population. There has historically been an assumption that the respondents represent a simple random sample of all potential respondents within the community and that the population is large enough that application of the finite population correction would not make an appreciable difference in the results....   [tags: statistics, confidence interval, sample population]
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Use of an Attitude Survey in GMFC Labor Talks - Introduction Well-constructed employee attitude surveys can provide insight into organizational characteristics which impact employee behavior and organizational performance (Williams, 1998). Companies may use survey results to modify their management style, organizational culture, workplace characteristics, or incentives in order to improve worker satisfaction and overall productivity (Williams, 1998). Although the link between employee attitudes and actual work performance has been found to be somewhat inconsistent (Schleicher, Watt, & Greguras, 2004), research has confirmed at least a moderate correlation between job satisfaction and rates of employee absenteeism and turnover (Gibson, Iv...   [tags: job satisfaction, productivity]
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Survey of Marijuna Usage at Texas Christian University - ... For example across the United States there are many different ways marijuana use handled in the criminal justice realm. According to the MPP, Marijuana Policy Project, Kansas is one the state with some the harshest drug policies. If an individual is caught with a gram of marijuana they face a one year prison stay and a one thousand dollar fine. Any subsequent marijuana charges can carry a prison stay of at least 10 months and up to three and a half years. Also they would be faced with a one hundred thousand dollar fine....   [tags: legalize, criminal, health, study] 577 words
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Health Information National Trends Survey 2007 - The dataset I will be working with will be HINTS 2007, the Health Information National Trends Survey. HINTS produces data regarding the public’s awareness about cancer information, questions and concerns regarding their own personal health, and overall perceptions about available health information from professionals. This data was collected through survey responses from adults 18 years and older through in-person surveys as well as via telephone and the Internet, with the proposed intent of gathering information about difficulties in health communication and to help better understand individuals’ health concerns, particularly with regards to cancer....   [tags: Public's Awareness, Cancer Information, Dataset]
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Death Penalty Survey - Death Penalty Survey It's my belief that people often lack enough information to have an informed opinion, but go ahead and give their opinions anyway. Given the time, money and desire to complete this survey again I'd change my approach. I'd attempt to educate them more on the subject by providing them some detailed information such as factual statistics on both the pros and cons of the death penalty. Thus providing them with a broader background relating to the subject. I feel that by providing factual statistics and historical data that it would greatly add to the validity of the survey....   [tags: Survey Death Penalty Essays] 1549 words
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Beach Survey - Beach Survey In a group we did a beach survey of the protected beach and the unprotected beach. At each of the two locations we measured the angle of the beach and the depth of the sand. To start our beach survey we laid out measuring tape from the sea to the cliff (or 30 meters out) on the unprotected beach but on the protected beach the tape went from the sea wall to 30 meters out. We used survey poles - 3 meters apart - making sure they were vertical. At each survey pole we took a trowel and measured the depth of the beach....   [tags: Papers] 1610 words
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Media Portrayals of Promiscuity and a Related Survey - The media is known for displaying a large quantity of violence and sex on television, possibly desensitizing situations that should not be taken lightly in real life. Two previous studies show sexual attitudes portraying entertainment television tend to correlate to attitudes, beliefs, and actions of people in real life. According to a study, television suggests that sexual encounters take place between young, attractive individuals, overemphasizing heterosexuality, and ignoring the fact that major risks are included in such impulsive actions....   [tags: Gender Studies] 995 words
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Sampling Techniques for This Marketing Research Case - The sampling techniques that was used for this research were basic marketing research techniques (Gilbert n.p). A survey will be carried out on participants to determine the current customer base at the existing EDO location here in Prince George. A keen observation of the customers at the EDO location in the pine Center mall taking observational notes on the number and frequency of visits amongst identifiable groups. The records will be taken for a period of two weeks before gathering enough data to start making inferences....   [tags: survey, data collection]
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File Sharing Survey - File Sharing Survey With a coke in one hand and the computer mouse in the other, Jack Napster is busy downloading Mp3's from Limewire with his super fast college Ethernet connection. Jack Napster lives for his music and consequently makes use of file sharing programs in order to keep up with current musical trends. He can access all the new hit songs and even some underground artists that his friends have recommended to him. Jack feels that file sharing is an ethical practice even though it is deemed illegal by the law....   [tags: File Sharing Illegality Essays]
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Practical Work Survey for Organism Identification in University of Greenwich Medway, Kent - I. Introduction Plants play a vital role for life existed on Earth. There are many types of plant species, which can be, distinguish by leaf shape, size of flower and petals (Cope et al. 2012). Kent and Cooker (1992) stated that identification of plant through special characteristic and physiological structure that the taxonomic nomenclature has applied in botanical flora. A quadrat surveys conducted surrounding the University of Greenwich at Medway, which focused to identify the plant in a grassland area and invertebrate....   [tags: bacterial action in proteins] 2741 words
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The Inaccuracy of National Crime Victimization Survey Research - The Inaccuracy of National Crime Victimization Survey Research However consistent the evidence may be concerning the effectiveness of armed victim resistance, there are some who minimize its significance by insisting that it is rare.[15] This assertion is invariably based entirely on a single source of information, the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). Data from the NCVS imply that each year there are only about 68,000 defensive uses of guns in connection with assaults and robberies,[16] or about 80,000 to 82,000 if one adds in uses linked with household burglaries.[17] These figures are less than one ninth of the estimates implied by the results of at least thirteen other surveys...   [tags: Papers] 1603 words
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Likert Scales: Composition, Opportunities, and Limitations - ... The third is composed of a statement followed by five response options of strongly agree/agree/undecided/disagree/strongly disagree. The fourth component is has the same options like the third one but the statement has a conflicting fact. Interestingly, Albaum (1997) described a different model of Likert scale composed by distinguishing between attitude direction and the strength of that attitude. This requires a first question to whether the respondent agree or disagree followed by a second question about the strength of his/her agreement or disagreement....   [tags: survey, simplicity, successs, interpret]
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Why Students Chose Not to Return to College - ... The KC Student Center contains many different opportunities for students to come and blow of the pressures that accompany being a college student, some of the things in the center for students to do include pool, Ping-Pong, foosball tables, as well as many video games like the X-box 360, Nintendo Wii, and the PlayStation 3. While this center is open throughout the weeks during the school months, the weekends always see a high influx of students, from what can be gathered from the article every weekend the school host’s video game tournaments that include cash prizes to the winners....   [tags: survey, population, study] 1903 words
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Survey of Public Opinion Regarding Immigrants and Immigration - Survey of Public Opinion Regarding Immigrants and Immigration My perspective on the issue of US immigration is different than most Americans because I came to the United States as an immigrant. Firsthand, I know what it's like to stand in long lines at the immigration office, hoping to have my number called to speak with a screening officer. I know how hard it is to survive the jobless 6-month parole period while waiting for an immigration interview. And I know what it's like to have my immigration application denied due to technicality....   [tags: Term Papers Research] 1508 words
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Penton Media's Subscriber Database - Penton Media sample plan was created from the use of a stratified disproportionate random sampling with subscribers that are considered as belonging to one of 42 cells (seven industry groups by six job titles). Penton received a total of 710 complete questionnaires. Penton discovered that 676 out of the 710 respondents were responsible for making decision at their companies. However, Penton examined only the responses for the 676 buyers. Penton analyzed the 676 respondents by weighing responses in each cell divided by the percentage of the total population....   [tags: survey, sample , design plan] 695 words
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The AUC Core Curriculum Is the Most Critical and Inflenetial Necessity for a College Student - Our hypothesis: The AUC Core curriculum is the most critical and influential necessity for the college student. Many AUCians asked and are continuing to ask about the importance of this program and the significant need of studying it to them. As we all know that the Core curriculum includes several categories which may not correspond to a student’s major or field of interest, so why should the student take it. Our project aim is to answer this debatable question. We will be studying the program and evaluating it critically, ask professors and take their opinions and also make surveys and questionnaires for the students—the freshmen and the graduates as well—for their experience and views....   [tags: results, knowledge, study, program, survey] 2147 words
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The Joint Commission - The standards of the Joint Commission are a foundation for an objective evaluation process the may help healthcare organizations measure, assess and improve performance. These standards are focused on organizational functions that are key for providing safe high quality care services. The Joint Commission’s standards set goal expectations of reasonable, achievable and surveyable performance of an organization. Only new standards that are relative to patient safety or care quality, have positive impact on healthcare outcomes, and can be accurately measured are added....   [tags: Survey, Healthcare, Patient Treatment] 800 words
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A Survey of Tragedy - A Survey of Tragedy A modern tragedy of today and a tragedy of ancient Greece are two very different concepts, but ironically, both are linked by many similarities. In “Poetics”, Aristotle defines and outlines tragedy for theatre in a way that displays his genius, but raises questions and creates controversy. Aristotle’s famous definition of tragedy states: “A tragedy is the imitation of an action that is serious, and also as having magnitude, complete in itself in language with pleasurable accessories, each kind brought in separately in the parts of the work; in a dramatic, not in a narrative form: with incidents arousing pity and fear; wherewith to accomplish its catharsis of such emotion...   [tags: Oedipus The King, Death of a Salesman]
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Leadership Capacity in Education Study - ... Sygielski - President, Lynold McGhee – IRB, and Kia Harris – Grad Student Reviewing tool, defining parameters, creating IRB letter for participants 3/28 – 2 hours Lynold McGhee, IRB Kia Harris, Grad Student Developing plan of engagement for the remainder filed experience 3/28 – 1 hour 3/31 – 1 hour Kia Harris, Grad Student Lynold McGhee, IRB Interviews 1:1 4/3 – 4/28 8.5 – hours Tim Dolin, Academic Affairs Sheila Ciotti, HBG VP Juanita Mort, CFO President John Eberly, Finance r Jennie Baar, HBG Dean Aimee Brough, HR Director Cindy Doherty, Provost Michael Walsh, Chief of Staff Maureen Royer, JHU Electronic survey circulated • Creating coma delaminated data for email addresses 22 C...   [tags: cabinet capacity survey, school improvement]
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Video Games and Children in The article, Information Technology Use and Creativity: Findings from the Children and Technology Project - The article, Information Technology Use and Creativity: Findings from the Children and Technology Project, was posted online in November of 2011. In this article Linda A. Jackson, Edward A. Witt, Alexander Ivan Games, and other contributors discussed the relationship found between creativity and video game playing in 12-year-old children. For their research, a correlational study design was used to test this relationship because of the lack of causality. A causality experiment was not used to because the question of whether or not Internet causes real changes in thinking or behavior remains unanswered....   [tags: visual-spatial skills, survey, experiment]
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Lung Cancer: The Relationship Between Gender, Age, and Ethnicity - ... The responses were: male (2,969) or female (4,696). Second, “Which one or more of the following would you say is your race?” The responses were: White (5853); African American (743); Asian (227); American Indian/Alaskan Native (179); Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander (30); refused (42); and don’t know (99). Finally, “How likely do you think it is that you will develop cancer in the future. Would you say your chances of getting cancer is…” The responses were: very low (1,130); somewhat low (1,729); moderate (2,872); somewhat high (995); very high (353); refused (27); and don’t know (217)....   [tags: survey, HINTS, cancer related data]
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The Crime Survey for England and Wales - The Crime Survey For England and Wales (CSEW) An anonymous and confidential household survey revealing unreported crimes and showing that anyone can become a victim. Participants are chosen at random according to postcode, providing a mixed sample from alternative areas and backgrounds. Conducted within a person’s home by an impartial interviewer it provides a more comfortable and familiar setting enabling victims to open up and provide clarity and details of crimes that they may otherwise not have reported, such as sexual offences (ONS,2013)....   [tags: Official Statistics, crimes, universal questioning]
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A Survey on Transformation of BPMN to BPEL - III. LITERATURE SURVEY Many researchers have studied the transformation between BPMN and BPEL. Most of the research conducted in this field is analytical in nature. Only few insights exist into the practical use of BPMN. Most notably is the work of Ouyang et al. [10, 11] and [12], who propose that BPMN to BPEL transformation be accomplished by multiple phase matching of pattern and graph transformation. An algorithm for generating readable BPEL code from BPMN model is presented in [10] which generates BPEL code from BPMN model by discovering structural patterns in the BPMN models which in turn are mapped into BPEL structured activities....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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Survey about Patients with Cancer - Science, and the pursuit of knowledge, has always been fascinating to me. I feel there is no greater accomplishment than to be able to analyze a problem, understand it, and implement a solution for the greater good. Because of this intrinsic need in people to make advances in scientific knowledge, the process of conducting research has been well developed. Following these guidelines in module one, I developed an experimental randomized trial to study the effects of telehealth on 30 day readmission rates in cancer patients....   [tags: readmission, error]
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The Health and Wellness Survey - By living in such a technically advanced society, I feel there are several things that account towards the decisions we make every day in regards to our health. To further describe the claim that we live in a technically advanced society, we are surrounded by images that are often directed towards health and image. Covers of magazines, famous people, and athletes are all images that most people strive to become or look like. Personally, growing up I always aspired to become a professional hockey player....   [tags: Health] 806 words
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Social Norm Violation Survey - My target point for this survey was a 5-storeyed shopping mall located at the centre of my town. I visited the mall at around 4.00 PM, as it is always busy at this time of the day. The mall had four functioning glass walled elevators and each elevator had a maximum capacity limit of ten people. I decided to carry out my survey in all the elevators and the survey lasted for two hours. At the end of the survey, I had made five complete trips in each elevator and according to my partner’s record, the total number of observers were 200 people....   [tags: shopping, mall, elevators, observers, avoid] 518 words
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Survey of American Literature - As a survey of American literature there are many influential and celebrated authors. Jack Kerouac has become a well known writer whose nontraditional style has led him to fame. In Jack Kerouac’s writings, he used a stream of consciousness, spoke chaotic and randomly, and used long run on sentences. In “Big Sur”, Kerouac uses run on sentences that reach around 9 lines long. In the conservative 1950s, his stream of consciousness approach to writing was unheard of. Kerouac’s style was revolutionary for his time....   [tags: American Literature]
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American Community Survey - Introduction The definition of American Community Survey (ACS) by the U.S. Census Bureau is “an ongoing survey that provides data every year and giving communities the current information they need to plan investments and services [1]. All rights reserved. Used here for educational purposes only." The American Community Survey intended to deliver the most recent demographic, economic, social, and housing evaluation during the years. The ACS is a part of the U.S. Census Bureau and they save some information every year that is approximately in more than 40 different topics....   [tags: U.S census, data, master address file]
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Cell Phone Survey - Introduction From a formal survey of five different people on mobile marketing trends, tastes, likes, dislikes and their perceived consumer value of the technology. It is relatively clear the demographics vary from range to range versus other marketing channels. The goal of this report summarizes and analyzing each people taste and preferences to note the findings and address, how each participant uses his or her technology to enhance their lifestyle. Survey Data “Since there is such an extreme difference in mobile adoption across demographics, direct targeting is vital to an effective campaign (Cook, 2009).” The primary purpose of the questions used from the mobile marketing questions...   [tags: Technology]
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Time and Stress Management in the Workplace, A Survey - Introduction This report is to demonstrate the outcomes of Time and Stress management in the work place, what affect is has on yourself and your colleagues. The details will contain importance of effective Time Management, Identify strengths and Weaknesses and also identify causes of stress and its impact on the workplace. Questionnaire/Survey has been sent out to colleagues to assess their own time and stress management in the work place this is to determine if they are good with their own time and what stresses are caused in their own workday....   [tags: questions, employees, responsibilities] 882 words
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A Review of Responses to the National Endowment for the Arts Report, “Reading at Risk: A Survey of Literary Reading in America” - During the past twenty years there has been much debate over topics regarding literacy and literature in America. In June 2004, based on their comparison of literary reading surveys from 1982, 1992, and 2002, the National Endowment for the Arts released the following statement. The accelerating declines in literary reading among all demographic groups of American adults indicate an imminent cultural crisis. The trends among younger adults warrant special concern, suggesting that – unless some effective solution is found – literary culture, and literacy in general, will continue to worsen....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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A Brief Survey of the Phenomenology of Husserl and Heidegger - A Brief Survey of the Phenomenology of Husserl and Heidegger Introduction In general terms, phenomenology is a philosophy of experience. It attempts to understand how meaning is made in human experience, and it sees our lived experience of the world as the foundation of meaning. For phenomenology, how the speaking or writing subject uses language is primary both because it is how we experience its rules and conventions, in their use, and because this is the source of semantic innovation. New meaning, novelty in the world, and the possibility of a future different from the past are some of phenomenology's defining values....   [tags: Philosophy] 2062 words
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Survey on the Impact of Microsoft on Communication Systems - ... [11] It’s use in the Kinect is as a Memory Audio / Voice Recorder Windows Phone Microsoft launched the Windows Phone systems in October 2010 with the Windows Phone 7. Windows 8.1, the most recent operating system released by Windows Phone, adds multiple cores, higher screen resolution, expandable storage, a multi-touch capacitive screen, and a number of other updates for both hardware and software.[12] One of the most notable improvements to the communication systems of the phone is the addition of native support for near-field communication (NFC)....   [tags: Xbox Kinect & One Controller, Windows Hone 8.1, ]
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Employee Satisfaction Survey Analysis - Employee Satisfaction Survey Analysis The issue of increasing employee turnover has been the subject of concern for ABC International. The human capital department has reported a sharp increase in employee turnover for the past year and it has been decided that the best approach to resolving this matter would be to first conduct a research. A secondary step would be to take completed Exit Interviews for the past three years. Using these two information, ABC would be able to analyze and get a big picture of how separated and current employees feel about the various aspects of the company such as compensation and benefits package, career advancement, training and education etc....   [tags: Employee Retention Satisfaction] 902 words
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Community Crime Profile Survey - Community Crime Profile Survey with Questions The small community of Hasbrouck Heights, NJ is the one square mile home to a comparatively tiny population of approximately 7,600 people, including myself. I live on a residential street of this small suburban town where a great threat of danger and harm has never really been associated with its name. The crime rate on the city-data.com crime index is a minute 35.6 when compared to the U.S. average of 330.6. In the year of 2002 Wood-Ridge did not experience any murders, rapes, or robberies, and only 1 assault, 35 larceny counts, and 7 auto thefts....   [tags: essays research papers yyy] 2428 words
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Urban Survey of Vancouver - Urban Survey of Vancouver I live in downtown. It is the heart of the Vancouver. It’s always busy and there are a lot of people on the streets most of the time. I believe that in my area everywhere you look you can see elements that identify that this is urban and is a part of Vancouver. The most obvious elements in downtown is of course would the high buildings. These are mostly the offices of the companies that may base in British Columbia, but also outside the British Columbia’s boundaries. These building are usually tall building, some of them have the logo of the company or companies on top of the front entrance or on the top of the building....   [tags: miscellaneous] 551 words
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Internet Censorship Survey - Internet Censorship Survey Topics of censorship involving the different media have always drawn lively responses from people when asked about them. The media categories of television, printing and recordings now include the Internet. I conducted a survey of people to find out their opnion on the new medium. I asked people, "Do you think that there should be censorship on the Internet?". I conducted this survey during the week of February 14, 1997. I particularly chose this question because of these reasons: the recent news stories of children being lured into harm after being contacted via Internet; the reports of the availability of pornography; the recent cases tried on the bases of obsc...   [tags: Technology Computers Essays] 1617 words
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