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Teaching Profession

Comparing and Contrasting the State of the Teaching Profession in the Early 20th Century and Today: Roles; Functions; Working Conditions, and Status of Teachers

Introduction

The state of the public school teaching profession (i.e. K-12 public school teaching) has, arguably, evolved a great deal since the ten-year period from 1900 to 1910 that marked the . . . .

Catherine MacKinnon on the Social Context of Rape

The many gains of feminism over the past decade are still tempered by the reality that women continue to be the victims of violence, even in the United States. This paper explores the issue of rape and its larger, social context. It uses the arguments of noted feminists such as Catherine MacKinnon.

This paper asserts that while . . . .

Vygotsky's Theory on Development

There are many ways for teachers to encourage, create and measure levels of cognitive development. For example, researcher Amy Chak, writing in Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior, emphasizes that the role of adults in the process of a child's learning and development should be and can be greatly enhanced through the thoughtful application of ZPD, . . . .

Thomas Hunt Morgan was an American pioneer in the fields of genetics and embryology. He is best known for his studies of mutation in Drosophila melanogaster, more commonly known as the fruit fly. Morgan's studies on mutations among the fruit flies showed that genes were carried in chromosomes, and therefore, genes were the basis of heredity. Morgan's work formed the basis for the modern study . . . .

Pharmacologic Treatment of Fear and Anxiety in the Canine

Introduction

Anyone who has ever owned a dog that was scared of certain events, objects or people can readily testify to how profound the fear can be in various breeds of canines. In fact, more than half of Americans own dogs today, and the number continues to increase. The symptoms of such fear and anxiety can range the . . . .

Birds belong to the Aves Classification in biology and live virtually anywhere in the world. They are amniotes (animals whose eggs are protected from drying out), a group that includes mammals, dinosaurs and reptiles). There are approximately 9,000 species, divided into 24 orders and 146 families (which include, for example, Anseriformes (ducks), apodiformes, caprimulgiformes, charadriiformes . . . .

Zone of Proximal Development

Vygotsky's Theory on Development

For ambitious, talented and motivated teachers, whose desire it is to encourage, create and measure levels of cognitive development, author Amy Chak - in her Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior research - has a strategy worth emphasizing in this paper. Chak believes that the role of adults in the process of a . . . .

The Crusades were seen by many in the West as a religious act, caring the banner of Christianity against the non-Christian Muslim world. There was also a strong political component. There were in fact several Crusades keeping this fighting going for two centuries. The Muslims were at first defeated and then managed to eject the Crusaders and start to rebuild the Muslim world. While some in the . . . .

Carl Zimmer Article

Certain debates will continue forever, or until information becomes available that completely negates one side or another. This is the case with evolution versus creation. One can imagine how Charles Darwin stirred things up when he developed his theory, considering that the controversy is still so hot today. Recently, Carl Zimmer wrote "A Fin is a Limb is a Wing" . . . .

Psychology

Dawkins' Selfish Gene and the History of Psychology

In The Selfish Gene, Richard Dawkins argues passionately and clearly for a challenging new approach to the study of biology and evolution. Of course, after thirty years, Dawkins' selfish gene hypothesis, which was a popularization of work being conducted in biology at the time, has become entrenched orthodoxy in some . . . .

The Endocrine Effects of Pigment Dispersal on Color Change in Fiddler Crabs

Abstract

The study of early hormonal systems in crustaceans provides valuable clues as to the functioning of the endocrine systems of higher order species. Color changes in response to environment in the Fiddler Crab helps us better to understand the interactions between the nervous system and the . . . .

Sharp force trauma macroscopic evidence on bone morphology

Chapter II: Review of Related Literature

Reviewing the literature is of utmost importance. Without a comprehensive review of literature on the subject, readers of a study are left with a lack of understanding or with a misconception that the results of the study or the subject being studied exists in a kind of bubble and . . . .

Introduction

Baylor College of Dentistry is the renowned college which has been able to deliver professionals who have provided outclass medical services to the people of America. The services and the contribution of the institute have been widely acknowledged in organizations including American Dental Association and American Dental Education Association (S. Peterson, 2003).

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Zoology - Shark Attacks

Introduction:

Under the apparent stillness of even the calmest of seas, an age-old drama plays out countless times as a creature designed for locating, stalking, chasing, and then tearing into living flesh closes in on its doomed prey. Its efficient design, mouth bristling with teeth meant to sink into flesh and never let go, and its swimming speed, . . . .

BIOGRAPHY OF GERMAN GEOGRAPHER ALEXANDER HUMBOLDT: A BIOGRAPHY OF HUMBOLDT'S CONTRIBUTION & INFLUENCE ON MODERN GEOGRAPHIC THEORY

PURPOSE OF THE STUDY

The purpose of the study conducted and reported herein is to research and examine the German Geographer, Alexander Humboldt, and through means of a biographical literature, review to inform this study of the contributions that . . . .

Descent of Man

Since their earliest history, humans have been intrigued with their origins. Prehistoric cultures developed creation myths that tell of a separate creation of man and of the domination of man over the rest of the animal world. The Roman statesman Cicero wrote of gods, universe and the creation of life on earth for humans. It was not until the late 1700s and early 1800s . . . .

Ralph Waldo Emerson was born in New England in 1803 and is known for his essays, poetry, and lectures. He entered Harvard College at the young age of fourteen and after that attended divinity school. In 1829, he became a minister of Boston's Second Church (Richardson). The poet was also married in 1829. He and his wife suffered the loss a child in 1931 and his wife died later of tuberculosis. . . . .

Jewish History

STATEMENT OF THESIS

Jewish history was promoted by the scribes or the Levites in early Jewish history and later on the popular educator and teachers promoted learning of the scriptures within the Jewish people so that history would be preserved however, at the time Christianity emerged this factor influenced the ancient writings in terms of how this history was . . . .

Cheetahs

The Magnificent Cheetah have always wondered about the life of a cheetah because I think they are beautiful and magnificent animals. This made the topic for this paper easy because I find it fascinating to learn more about these animals and also discover new facts I did not know. The cheetah is an easily recognizable large cat that lives primarily in Africa. They are easy to . . . .

The Life of Pi by Yann Martel

This is a story about a16-year-old Indian boy named Pi, when he and his zoo-keeping family come to a decision to resettle themselves as well as a few animals to Canada, Pi winds up stranded on a lifeboat with a hyena, a zebra, an orangutan, and a Bengal tiger named 'Richard Parker.'

It seems to me that the book is about a person's assessment of faith . . . .

Edible Insects

What's for dinner?" It is a household question of old, often asked with full of longing and bugging with anticipation of a satisfying dish. "What's for dinner?" you asked and the chef speaks out the menu. For starters, a serving of hot termite egg soup. A Caesar salad topped with worm crisps, baked to perfection, or just Mopane worms, salted and ready to eat. You are to . . . .

America and the Ottoman Empire

Introduction

Currently, the United States and the Islamic world are at odds over many issues, and while the policy of the U.S. is to find ways of finding areas of agreement with Islamic countries, there are still basic differences between the two areas and the religions they support. Islam is a hierarchical religion, and to a great extent, the . . . .

Art

Even in work as abstract and deconstructed as cubism, notes Steinberg, "where the Renaissance worldspace concept almost breaks down, there is still a harking back to implied acts of vision, to something that was once actually seen," (p. 82). Art is always rooted in the familiar and borrows from the world of nature. However, some artwork challenges the supremacy of verticality. As . . . .

Polydactylism

Polydactyly is a relatively common condition in which extra digits on the foot or hand develop during growth of the fetus. This essay presents a discussion of the organs and cells which are affected, along with a discussion of the genetic basis of the condition. Finally, there is a brief discussion of the treatments which are available for the condition.

Specific . . . .

Anthropology

Historical Foundations of Anthropology

Essay 1

How do the methods of 19th Century Evolutionists explain the development of marriage, family, political organization, and religion?

The development of the evolutionary theory of societal development arose from the precept that all cultures arose in a uniform manner. Early theorists believed that various . . . .

Freud Sublimation Football secretly believe that if one had the means of studying the sublimation of instincts as thoroughly as their repression, one might find quite natural psychological explanations which would render your humanitarian assumption unnecessary."

Freud 308-309)

The development of modern pastimes if often thought divorced of history, and yet Freud and other . . . .

TAXONOMY

SCIENTIFIC TAXONOMY AND BIODIVERSITY

In scientific terms, taxonomy refers to the science, laws or principles of animal and plant classification, especially in the fields of biology, zoology and botany and can be defined as "a process of classifying living organisms in specific established categories" (Smith, 2005, p. 56). According to Edward Thompson, taxonomic . . . .

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