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What are the two types of approaches in research? Explain.

The two main types of research are qualitative research and quantitative research. Qualitative research is descriptive in nature, because it generally deals with non-numerical and unquantifiable...

Latest answer posted August 3, 2019 3:16 pm UTC

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What does it mean to be a professional teacher?

The idea of being a "professional" teacher reaches into so many different aspects of this diverse career. Here are some things for you to consider in this descriptor. First, professional teachers...

Latest answer posted August 3, 2019 12:53 pm UTC

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A cowboy rode into town on Friday, stayed three days, and rode out again on Friday. How did he do that?

Friday in this riddle is the name of a conveyance: a horse, car, motorcycle, etc.—anything that can be ridden. The other clue word in the phrasing of the question is “on.” The riddle could be...

Latest answer posted August 3, 2019 5:05 pm UTC

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Types Of Menu

The other five types of restaurant menus are: 1) A la Carte menu The A la Carte menu prices each food item separately; it often contains greater choices for the customer. There are any number of...

Latest answer posted September 16, 2016 5:00 pm UTC

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What examples are there of Marxism in society today?

Very few societies today are thoroughly Marxist, but many, if not all, have employed Marxist theory to some extent in progressing and making societal change. Some nations, like China, officially...

Latest answer posted July 3, 2016 11:11 pm UTC

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Types Of Communication Context

Context is one of the basic components of human communication. It refers to the setting in which communication is taking place. However, there are several different kinds of communication context...

Latest answer posted September 6, 2019 9:40 pm UTC

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Why is it important for a teacher to understand human growth and development?

Teachers play an important role in the growth and development of students. Teachers help students by imparting knowledge and guiding them through the acquisition of the knowledge. They also ensure...

Latest answer posted February 28, 2018 8:50 am UTC

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What Is Approach

There is a difference between approach and method. An approach is a way of dealing with something or somebody. A method is the process used or the steps taken to deal with an issue or a person. I...

Latest answer posted October 2, 2017 6:44 pm UTC

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What is a simple definition of the physical environment?

A physical environment can be described as anything we can physically experience through our senses—touch, smell, sight, hearing, and/or taste. The physical environment includes both the natural...

Latest answer posted October 6, 2019 4:48 pm UTC

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Why is it important for a teacher to study child development?

By understanding child (and adolescent) development, a teacher can make the most appropriate decisions possible about expectations for students, how to best have students engage with the material,...

Latest answer posted May 18, 2016 6:42 pm UTC

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of space tourism?

What a fun question! The limitless boundaries of space hold both mystery and innate intrigue, and there are so many incredible possibilities. The advantages of space tourism center around...

Latest answer posted November 4, 2019 9:55 pm UTC

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Why is it important to study the history of computers?

There are many technological advances many of us assume have been with us forever, and for some of us, technology like computers have been around longer than we have. Most of us are more interested...

Latest answer posted July 10, 2019 11:43 am UTC

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The Lottery (short story vs movie) In the 1996 film "The Lottery", what is the plot diagram (exposition, rising...

One major difference that changes the story is that Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery,” originally published in 1948 in The New Yorker, doesn’t focus on one main character. It’s an overview of the...

Latest answer posted October 26, 2017 5:54 pm UTC

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Characterize yourself by describing the things that you possess and value. Specifically , identify three or four...

This is an entirely personal question that each student has to answer on his or her own, drawing upon those items in his or her possession. No one can do that for you. In general terms, however,...

Latest answer posted March 21, 2014 2:28 am UTC

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What is meant by "the rule of the road"?

The literal meaning of "the rule of the road" (often referred to in its plural "the rules of the road") entails all of the precautionary methods one must put in place to ensure that one is driving...

Latest answer posted June 9, 2014 6:35 pm UTC

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of computers in the teaching and learning process? How do they affect the...

Wow! This question is timely for me, because I will be teaching at a school next year in which, all students will receive apple laptops. They will be allowed to take the computers home, and we...

Latest answer posted July 18, 2009 7:08 pm UTC

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What is the importance of microsoft powerpoint to the teacher? Show the importance.

In my experience, Powerpoint has been an invaluable classroom tool. From a practical standpoint, it is one form of technology that costs our school nothing to provide at the moment. (its already...

Latest answer posted November 24, 2009 10:36 am UTC

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What is a example of microeconomics?

The field of economics can be broken down into two main branches: macroeconomics and microeconomics. While macroeconomics studies the economy from a large scale perspective, such as on a city,...

Latest answer posted February 12, 2020 2:02 pm UTC

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What is more important, quantity or quality? quality vs. quantity

This really depends on what you are talking about. In some cases, quality is what matters. If I am baking a cake, I would rather have one good cake then twelve so-so cupcakes. However, if I am...

Latest answer posted September 18, 2012 10:22 pm UTC

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What are some examples of imagery in Chapter 4 of The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros?

Imagery is comprised of words that conjure the five senses in our imaginations: sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell. In chapter four of The House on Mango Street Cisneros uses the image of the...

Latest answer posted August 6, 2017 4:04 pm UTC

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What is your favourite quote and why? My favourite quote would have to be I can accept failure, everyone fails at...

My favorite quote is: "Gentlemen. You can't fight in here, this is the war room!" Spoken by Peter Sellers' character (The President of the United States) in the movie "Dr. Strangelove: Or How I...

Latest answer posted July 27, 2012 2:58 am UTC

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How do you answer questions in short (MLA) format? I have summer work that I am doing and that is how my teacher...

There is not such a thing "short format" in the MLA guidelines for style. Your teacher might be referring to the way you punctuate titles of short fiction, or perhaps he or she is instructing you...

Latest answer posted July 29, 2009 7:36 am UTC

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What's a "short note?" I've seen quite a few people asking for "short notes."  I've never heard the term, I'm...

I usually just answer as briefly as possible. We are not supposed to do a student's work directly anyway. I have noticed that there are a lot of questions about India on enotes. Sometimes I feel...

Latest answer posted August 27, 2011 9:21 am UTC

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Define inter- and intra-organizational.

Interorganization means between two organizations. Therefore, interorganizational procedures occur when two or more organizations join together and share information or collaborate. This can be...

Latest answer posted February 28, 2019 9:23 am UTC

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What is the advantage and disadvantages of self-reliance? What is the advantage and disadvantages of self-reliance ?...

The more self-reliant you are, the more you can help others. Those who are constantly in need of help from others have a difficult time offering help to anyone else, in my experience. To me, this...

Latest answer posted March 31, 2012 1:38 am UTC

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What do you usually do in your free time?

Free time? What’s that!? Joking aside, I do have some free time despite a busy work week. Virtually all of my free time is given to my wife and two young boys. It really is inexplicably relieving...

Latest answer posted January 5, 2018 2:29 pm UTC

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What are the similarities and differences between Pavlov and Skinner?

Pavlov and Skinner were two psychologists who pioneered the ideas of conditioning, contributing greatly to behavior theory and helping to develop new ideas and techniques for training and changing...

Latest answer posted November 18, 2019 5:56 pm UTC

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Mark The Stress In The Following Words

I will separate syllables in these words with a vertical line "|" and mark the stressed syllable in each word with bold font. e | xa | mine e | xa | mi | na | tionThe word "examine" has three...

Latest answer posted November 13, 2017 12:48 pm UTC

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How does a speaker properly conclude a debate speech?  

The elements involved in properly concluding a debate speech include: 1. Referencing the introduction Hearkening back to the opening of the speech adds cohesiveness to the overall speech. It gives...

Latest answer posted March 29, 2016 7:04 pm UTC

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What is the difference between a compound sentence and a complex sentence?

Just to add a little more detail about compound sentences, there may be two or more independent clauses: "I was very thirsty, and I wanted something refreshing; the lemonade stand a block down the...

Latest answer posted August 26, 2014 4:41 pm UTC

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How do we communicate without using words? I am doing this project on how people communicate with others without...

Nonverbal communication involves facial expressions and body language. Body language includes posture and gestures. We communicate so much, often without knowing we are saying anything at all....

Latest answer posted September 26, 2011 10:26 am UTC

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What are the similarities and differences between classical and operant conditioning?

Both of these terms are used in behavioral psychology. Classical conditioning involves an involuntary behavior and a response. This was made most famous in the case of Pavlov's dog who came to...

Latest answer posted October 10, 2017 9:07 pm UTC

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Advantages Of Library

A library is a place to go. It is quiet--or supposed to be. It has big tables and fairly comfortable chairs. It has an atmosphere of studiousness, introspection, meditation, peace of mind. It is a...

Latest answer posted February 25, 2013 1:11 pm UTC

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Describe the following key areas of diversity and their characteristics: culture, race, and...

Diversity and these aspects are sociological by nature. The study of society and the demographic, social, cultural, and generational differences fits right into the field of sociology. Therefore,...

Latest answer posted July 30, 2019 5:32 am UTC

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How do I get a Pokestop in my house?  

Pokémon Go players now have the opportunity to nominate special areas in or near their hometowns as PokéStops. This new nominating feature is currently available in beta mode and has been released...

Latest answer posted September 6, 2019 9:25 pm UTC

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What is a "bonnie" in the song "My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean"?  

Generally speaking, "bonnie" is a Scottish word that means attractive or beautiful. It is often used to describe a woman and commonly used as a term of affection in a romantic relationship. Thus,...

Latest answer posted March 8, 2017 9:07 am UTC

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What is the relationship between me and the daughter of my mother's sister? Actually, my mother is not directly...

Many riddles or "messy" problems begin with an apparent conundrum and they intentionally mislead the reader by the way they are phrased. Solving a riddle routinely requires original thought and...

Latest answer posted July 7, 2015 11:52 am UTC

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What is the difference between paraphrasing and quoting?

The difference between paraphrasing and quoting is that when quoting you use the author’s exact words, and when paraphrasing you use the author’s ideas but put them in your own words. In writing,...

Latest answer posted June 3, 2014 12:32 am UTC

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How do you parse a sentence? For example, parse this sentence: "When I married my wife, she was a teacher, but she...

Parsing a sentence is the process of breaking down and analyzing each grammatical component. You go piece by piece identifying the nouns, then the verbs, then adjectives and adverbs. By doing this,...

Latest answer posted June 19, 2019 9:48 pm UTC

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Why Is Freedom Important

In order to live with other people, there are always tradeoffs between rights and responsibilities. Our most precious right is freedom, because it is freedom that allows us to do whatever we want...

Latest answer posted September 24, 2015 10:31 pm UTC

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What are some words that decribe a sexually active female and male? Are they positive or negative meaning?Also whar...

Views of single men and women who are sexually active are usually very different. Single men who are sexually active are seen in a more positive way than females. When single females are sexually...

Latest answer posted May 23, 2010 12:01 pm UTC

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Articles And Prepositions

By definition, parts of speech fall into the category of "language arts," which is... ...essentially the study of how we use words to create and to decipher meaning. In general, schools divide...

Latest answer posted September 10, 2013 2:08 am UTC

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Discuss the role and responsibilities of line managers in regard to human resource management.

One distinction often made in management science is that between a line (or direct) manager and a "project" manager. A line manager directly supervises people, although those people may be assigned...

Latest answer posted August 8, 2019 7:23 am UTC

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What are the push and pull factors of European exploration?

"Push" and "pull" factors are usually associated with immigration. "Push" factors are the things that propel people to leave a place (religious persecution, economic downturn, famine) and "pull...

Latest answer posted January 13, 2018 6:44 pm UTC

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How is language learned, according to the Behaviorist theory of language acquisition?

"Language acquisition" refers to the process of learning a language, although behaviorist ideas of language acquisition specifically seek to understand how people learn their native language, while...

Latest answer posted November 10, 2019 3:42 pm UTC

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What might be a good, catchy title for an essay on the topic of how music affects mood and emotions?

There was a rock group in the late sixties named the Moody Blues. Such a name connotes the type of music and the emotion attached to it. Perhaps, then, you may wish to write a title that similarly...

Latest answer posted January 13, 2014 11:01 pm UTC

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Importance Of Tourism Planning

Tourism benefits the local economy of the city where it is planned. It generates jobs, increases the sales of local small businesses, and the money that these small businesses generate goes...

Latest answer posted June 29, 2015 5:35 pm UTC

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"Every expert was once a beginner." Are there other famous quotes that mean the same thing?

There are absolutely other quotes which highlight this same point—that there is value (and, in fact, liberty) in being a beginner and that we all must start off as individuals without expertise in...

Latest answer posted September 17, 2017 1:01 am UTC

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What is the difference between spinning and weaving?

Both spinning and weaving are traditional textile skills. These two activities are both related to the making of fabric, but spinning is focused on the creation of yarns or threads which are later...

Latest answer posted December 19, 2015 2:57 am UTC

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Are newspapers considered a primary source or a secondary source?

Yes, this is a rather tricky question, and points towards a nebulous conclusion: we can't specify that newspapers as a medium are a primary or a secondary source, rather we need to look at specific...

Latest answer posted August 11, 2011 9:23 pm UTC

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