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    In an experimental study (in the field of psychology or indeed any scientific field) variables are broadly split into two types: dependent and independent. The dependent variable is the outcome...

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    To discuss all of the customs and traditions of the United Arab Emirates would require an entire book, if not more than one, but I can certainly describe a few cultural practices here which are...

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    I can think of one important application of Maslow's hierarchy of needs in today's society. As we teach students, we can gain insight into their struggles if we understand Maslow's theory. The...

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    In Raising the Bar and Closing the Gap: Whatever it Takes, the authors argue that professional learning communities (PLCs) can be instrumental in a school's attempts to reach all of its students....

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    The three big ideas behind the concept of the Professional Learning Community is that they help students learn (not simply be taught); that they involve teachers in a collaborative process; and...

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    Gross domestic product, or GDP, is an economic term referring to the sum total monetary value of all goods produced in a particular country, as well as the value of any services performed there....

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    In the United States, we have a system of separation of powers. We have a legislative branch that is composed of two houses, the House of Representatives and the Senate. We have an executive...

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    In the traditional meaning of democracy, all members of a group contribute to the decision making process, typically through voting. In fact, the term "democracy" comes from the Greek demokratia,...

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    Very simply, Weick's sensemaking theory examines the cognitive processes that underlie the ways people make sense of ambiguous situations. Essentially, the theory asks, "how does somebody try to...

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    Gender and sex have long been recognized as being two distinct characteristics. Sex refers to the sex organs with which a person is born, as well as their chromosomes (XX=female, XY=male). Gender...

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    Part 3(A): As wheat bread is a normal good, an increase in income will result in an increase in demand. 3(B): A substitute good is a good that can serve as a replacement for another good. In this...

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    The original Thirteen Colonies were founded as extensions of British territory for the purpose of cultivating and processing resources which might be valuable overseas and in the New World. Many...

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    Prior to the Industrial Revolution, most production took place on a very small scale. One household might grow their own food, grow fibers for cloth, weave their own cloth, and even make their own...

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    In this context, reviewing the field means becoming familiar with the existing scholarship on a problem and summarizing or analyzing it before putting forth one's own ideas. The first reason for...

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    Privilege is a certain sense of immunity, right, or freedom granted to a person, and this plays a major role in society. In an egalitarian society, privilege does not really exist because all...

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    Everyone in the world faces scarcity. There are no exceptions. Even Bill Gates cannot escape scarcity. Scarcity is endemic to the human condition. Scarcity exists because people have limited...

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    Beginning the book's discussion with the Response to Intervention (RTI) approach, Pyramid Response to Intervention explains that RTI shifts the burden of educating students who struggle to learn...

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    One movie that encapsulates some ideas and values that make our democracy work is A Civil Action, from 1998, starring John Travolta and Kathleen Quinlan. The movie is based on the book of the same...

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    The 1946 Constitutional referendum in Australia defined the ability of the legislative branch to pass laws related to social services, including unemployment insurance, allowances for pregnant...

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    In statistics, interpolation refers to the process of estimating a value that exists within two points on a line or curve. Linear interpolation is a relatively simple process, because plotting the...

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    Marxism is a sociological perspective that views society through class conflict, analyzing social hierarchies and the means through which conflict creates social change. The functionalist...

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    Students fail in school for various reasons. Many school buildings have a student team of concern available for teachers who notice students exhibiting at-risk behaviors. This team will gather...

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    The social sciences have a great deal of interest in different cultures: in fact, most fields in the social sciences (anthropology, psychology, etc) have a discipline called "cross-cultural...

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    The most common reason proposed for why people need government is that people need government in order to protect their rights. This idea is often called the “social contract” and it was made...

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    Interpersonal communication is the face-to-face exchange of thoughts and feelings between people. This form of communication is advantageous to building strong relationships with others....

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    Steve Harmon is the novel's protagonist and narrator who is on trial for the robbery and murder of Aguinaldo Nesbitt. Steve is a self-conscious individual who struggles with his identity throughout...

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    There are two main ways of thinking about how we should “deal with” other countries. We can say that one of these ways of thinking is more selfish while the other is more idealistic. The first...

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    Naturally occurring items are goods found in nature. Trees, water, minerals--all of these are naturally occurring. However, unless someone is there to utilize the items. Trees become resources...

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    Increasing globalization and market dominance of the Western world as a huge impact on traditional culture, including ideals of beauty and aesthetics. In India, traditional values of beauty vary...

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    The 1946 social services referendum in Australia was a vote to amend the Australian Constitution with provisions for social benefits. These benefits include allowances for pregnant women, mothers,...

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    Why acid rain is harmful to humans and the environment. 1) Acid rain can contribute to respiratory diseases and exacerbate existing medical conditions. For example, the nitrogen oxide in acid rain...

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    Gender construction in Bollywood films and Indian cinema is as complex an issue as gender-based identity is in India today. We need to define some terms before delving into the issue of gender...

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    Because various natural areas in the world differ considerably, from the cold Arctic to the warm tropics near the equator, the people who live in these regions differ substantially in terms of...

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    There are not necessarily any similarities at all between these two systems other than the fact that both have governments. These two systems can be quite different. In a federal system, power is...

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    There are lots of qualities of people to keep in mind as you associate with them. Based on the attached text, though, one quality to definitely keep in mind is whether or not the person that you...

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    The answer to this depends on whether you are asking about the word “nation” in technical, social science, terms or in layman’s terms. The way that social scientists use the word...

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    The level of government spending on goods and services is $3 billion because of the equation for GDP. As you can see in the link below, GDP is made up of four elements. Those elements are...

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    Price elasticity of demand is the degree to which the quantity demanded of a product will change as the product’s price changes. It can be important for the government for at least two reasons....

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    Social structures are systems or relationships which organize the way individuals and groups of people interact with one another. We consider them to be fairly fixed, if not static, and to be...

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    We answer one question at a time at enotes, and I have selected the question on culture and education to respond to. Each of your other questions can be submitted, one at a time. Gladwell has a...

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    Both the monarchy and the dictatorship are systems of government with one person as ruler, but they differ in some important particularities. Historically, a monarch was the single most powerful...

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    Approximately one quarter of Americans have diagnosable mental illnesses each year, according to the National Alliance of Mental Illness. In addition, a large percentage of Americans report feeling...

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    Ethnocentrism causes problems both for individuals and for societies as a whole, especially in our contemporary highly globalized world. In much of our work and even daily lives we encounter people...

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    Freud was well known for his theory of psychosexual stages. This theory is a model for human development. Freud was motivated to biologically explain the psychology of humans. The model consists of...

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    Price elasticity of supply is important for government because it can tell the government something about what the incidence of taxes will be. When governments impose taxes, they can be felt more...

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    First, the conflict perspective says that all aspects of our society come about through conflict between groups. Groups compete to create the rules of our society. When a group wins, it is able...

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    Researcher bias, also called "experimenter bias," is what happens when someone conducting a study intentionally or unintentionally influences the results based on their own expected outcome. An...

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    The main tools of macroeconomic policy are taxes, government spending, and monetary policy. These can all be used to combat recessions and overheating and, to some degree, stagflation. Recessions,...

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    Within the context of the social sciences, the physical features of a country matter a great deal more than most people realize. Physical features are a country's geography and climate, and these...

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