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via thumb drive. An entire course can be distributed in one, self-contained document. Below is a list of
components that can be incorporated into an I-Text:
1. Communication Console – The main drawback of...
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community’s assets, and strengthen current and future community based projects, activities, and proposals,” (Kretzmann & McKnight, 2005, p. 1). This document provides various worksheets for analyzing the communication...
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(2000) have suggested that the longer the activities, the more effective they are. The learning opportunities tend to be more focused, allow more opportunity for active learning, and are more coherent...
seeking to measure the impact on learning and development as mentioned above. This finding,
combined with others, provides ample basis to continue promote service in college as a tool to
enhance student learning and development and to augment...
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concepts of expertise, ideation or trauma share common experiences and often result in
hyperpersonal interactions (Jones, 1995).
The second element is the sender, which benefits from an “optimized...
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Metaphor…unites reason and imagination. Reason, at the very least,
involves categorization, entailment, and inference. Imagination, in one of
its many aspects, involves seeing one kind of thing in terms of another
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extraneous conversation” (p. 269). However, from a Hyperpersonal point of view, the principal
advantage to the asynchronous channel is that there is an opportunity to be more mindful and
careful of one’s comments...
Overall Effectiveness of DRP Test
Since this study is concerned with determining the validity, effectiveness, and accuracy of these two tests, the participants’ responses were averaged together. They rated the overall effectiveness, validity,...
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The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a bank holding firm that provides services in
investment banking, investment management, and security services to major corporations
and organizations around the world (About, 2009). They analyze...
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sender provides it, then the receiver is accepting that characterization of the sender. It is
Goffman’s belief that these dramatizations are what determine the self (Goffman, 1959).
Therefore in CMC, if one wishes to be...
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since the only significant difference between the two communities is their culture, additional support for the model’s practical application can be applied. Details and proof of these differences were noted in the study and...
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Nevertheless, the effectiveness of impression management as detailed by the
Hyperpersonal Model has been questioned. Contrary to Walther’s predictions and findings,
Okdie, Guadagno, Bernieri, Geers, and...
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evaluated to see how it affects CMC. A study by Yao & Flanagin (2006) concluded that even
some individuals with little private or public self-awareness are still able to use self-presentation
to positively manage...
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The open-response questions are reported in themes that emerged as described by the teachers surveyed.
Teacher Knowledge of RTI
Several statements from the survey (See Appendix A) addressed the...
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Table 2 is used to organize teacher responses to the open-response questions in the survey that gave insight to teacher knowledge of RTI, as a result of professional development. Open-response...
Modern digital devices have a venerable history dating back to 1936. Early
digital devices were basically electrical logic machines and complex number
calculators. The first special-purpose electronic digital computer appeared in 1939
and the first...
variables. Standardized parameter estimates are normalized unstandardized parameter
estimates that allow parameters throughout the model to be compared and thus are more
functional (Hoyle, 1995). When results are interpreted, unstandardized...