special educators are asked to take on the roles of intervention specialists, RtI experts, and Tier
evaluators in addition to their undersold roles as high-quality instructors who perform daily with
professional practices of rigor, excellence,...
2003). In addition to improving the core academic instruction, by working together, educators
will have the opportunity to focus on instruction and monitoring students’ response to accurately
determine those in need of special education...
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meet and share should have priority. The school administration and school leadership team must implement these learning opportunities (Clauset & Murphy, 2012). Time for faculty to collaborate should be...
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must be able to provide “concrete strategic and tactical recommendations,” (Durante & Feehan, 2005, p. 13). The empirical world consists of
“the minute by minute, day to day social life of individuals as they interact...
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So many variables and emotions are involved in each relationship that without each person sacrificing, the relationships do not mesh well. No matter how easy or hard the transition is to add another woman to the family, the...
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to handle the things that bother them about another person. Sister-wives do not always get along; when this happens, each woman must evaluate her own needs and work out the issues. Much like interviewee #13, Interviewee #4...
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husband. Some of the young sister-wives even called her “Mom” for a while as they matured in their roles as wives and mothers.
There are no relationships in monogamous culture that are the same as that of a sister-wife....
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analyzed. These dimensions include communication styles, authority associations, unity within the group, community roles, loyalty to the organization, relationship to the environment, and placement of values.
The model was...
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economies. China and India “will become the world's dominant suppliers of
manufactured goods and services” (BRICs, n.d.).
Hegemony/Elitism and Identity through Discourse
Amandeep Sandhu explains that the countries of the world...
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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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About us (2009). Retrieved February 20, 2009, from: http://www2.goldmansachs.com/
Babson, A. N. C. (2005). Making sense of objective knowledge: Anthropological
challenges to literalism and...
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manner. Once they are shown a reason to unite with someone or a reason to respect or even serve someone, they easily make the necessary adjustments and redraw their personal views. In other words, they simply need a reason to...
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Mandates, like NCLB (2002) and IDEIA (2004), include high expectations for student proficiency, quality instruction, and research-based strategies which address achievement...
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boat were trying everything to get over the top or through the water. Nobody was paying attention to the door on the boat. This went on for awhile when finally I said why don't we just open that door right there and walk off...
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Discussion: Post-Katrina Review
After executing the necessary steps of the model, the cultural analysis revealed that the New Orleans Ninth Ward community was indeed culturally unique, and therefore required a unique...
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neighborhood. Knowing that so many people qualify as disabled and that many others likely suffer from additional ailments due to a lack of proper medical care should have instigated an immediate change in evacuation plans.
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Current crisis research has uncovered numerous successful methods for responding to a crisis situation. However the ability to correctly select a response strategy and pair it to a type of crisis still...
b) Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other
information and examples related to the topic.
c) Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g.,
another, for example, also,...
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gap. “Effective communicators will more likely make effective leaders because they
understand the need to place quality effort in communicating with their followers”
(McFarlane, 2010, p. 7). The author included information...
The objectives for this capstone project were to (1) fulfill the capstone requirement for
the Master of Arts in Professional Communication degree, (2) learn how to design a college-level
course, and (3) create a body of work...