needs to be debunked. A Canadian study that has emerged based on literacy pedagogy in the 21st
century is The Multiliteracy Project that prepares students for new literacies in a global and
diverse world. The term multi-literacies is a more...
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The community of Centennial Park, Arizona was a small and quiet neighborhood that had one significant differentiating characteristic from other small, rural towns in Arizona; the members of the community openly...
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Chapter 1: Introduction and Rationale
In mainstream America, conversations about “my first marriage” or “my second wife” are commonplace and would hardly be cause for pause. With the divorce rate in the United States...
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Since the incorporation of polygamy into the LDS Church’s faith in the 1830’s, there has been strong opposition to it. In the 1856 Republican Party convention (GOP convention of 1856, 1856), members of the Republican...
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Public interest in polygamy has steadily increased in the past decade as television dramas such as HBO’s “Big Love,” talk shows like Oprah and Dr. Phil, TLC’s reality television show “Sister Wives” and news...
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In the years following the Manifesto, mainstream Americans were skeptical of the reversal of the LDS Church’s position on polygamy. In fact, many LDS Church members were skeptical of the legitimacy of Wilford Woodruff’s...
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’40’s and ‘50’s, which had broken their families apart for up to ten years. Understandably, the Centennial Park Action Committee (CPAC) tentatively began shedding light on their lifestyle that was considered strange,...
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purposes for practicing polygamy. Their work gave a holistic and broadly based understanding of what life was like for people in the two fundamentalist communities in which they worked.
To establish the...
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Chapter 4: Findings
The main purpose for the community of Centennial Park’s transition from assertive separation to assertive accommodation was to gain greater acceptance and understanding from the dominant culture....
Organizations identify enemies or villains outside the organization. Discussing and fighting against them helps unite all members of the organization. Currently we see this strategy being used to promote the purchase of goods made in the United...
Approximately 1500 B.C., maize cultivation began to spread rapidly and widely. Matsuoka et al., (2002) proposed that maize domestication spread from the Balsas Basin of southwestern Mexico into northern Mexico, then into the southwestern United...
making that will help the companies they work for succeed.
The Professional Writing and Communication course I took from Dr. Art Challis had
obvious implications for writing the workbook. I was able to apply advanced research and
another 22 percent (U.S. Department of Commerce Internet Policy Task Force, 2010).
• According to one estimate, as of 2009, advertising-supported Internet services directly or
indirectly employed three million Americans, 1.2 million of...
Eom, S. B., Wen, H. J., & Ashill, N. (2006). The determinants of students' perceived learning
outcomes and satisfaction in university online education: An empirical investigation.
Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 4(2),...
The web is taking a more prominent role in the lives of communication
professionals every day. Whether you are a marketing professional,
graphic designer, writer, or public relations expert, chances are you
1. Understand the terminology required to drive web projects
2. Learn best practices for creating your own web projects
3. Apply the scientific approach to usability in web projects
In the world of web design...
for poor school outcomes, not only because of language issues, but also because of
socioeconomic issues (Goldenberg, 2008). Most Hispanic Americans are characterized as
having low levels of educational success and high rates of poverty, and this...
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The topic I chose for my speech was American Culture. I focused on the idea that
diversity composes American culture, and there are a few values and ideals that
Americans possess, namely honesty and trust, success, and progression....