Essays Tagged: "body of knowledge"

Computer Ergonomics in the Workplace, deals with ergonomic design of a computer workstation and office

the Board of Certification for Professional Ergonomists (BCPE), the definition of ergonomics 'is a body of knowledge about human abilities, human limitations and human characteristics that are releva ... and human characteristics that are relevant to design. Ergonomic design is the application of this body of knowledge to the design of tools, machines, systems, tasks, jobs, and environments for safe, ...

(13 pages) 247 1 3.3 May/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Psychoanalysis and Freud

ces such as thoughts, feelings, emotions, fantasies, and dreams; (2) a systematic accumulation of a body of knowledge about the mind; and (3) a method for the treatment of psychological or emotional d ... ery that HYSTERIA, an illness with physical symptoms that occurred in a completely healthy physical body--such as a numbness or paralysis of a limb or a loss of voice or a blindness--could be caused b ...

(9 pages) 675 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

OBE. The Restructuring Of American Society.

raditional classroom setting, educators focused on the input side of education, teaching a specific body of knowledge. Students were graded against predefined standards and passed or failed based on t ...

(8 pages) 180 0 4.7 May/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

George Washington

rge Washington was born in 1732 into a Virginia planter family, he learned the morals, manners, and body of knowledge requisite for an 18th century Virginia gentleman. His father died when he was elev ...

(2 pages) 57 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

This is an essay illustrating the enculturation of a Brazillian sport/martial art, Capoeira, into a commercial society

0's, and bursting onto a world scene even more rapidly. I guess its recent addition to the American body of knowledge explains the fact that Microsoft doesn't know how to spell Capoeira.The demonstrat ...

(8 pages) 57 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Aspects of the practice of science that may prove useful, especially in decision-making

ple, before coming up with a choice or decision.Earlier we have referred to or defined science as a body of knowledge, a "rational inquiry into nature." Our practice of science begins with this defini ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Developing and Understanding Curricula

e Curriculum Issues Involved In Course Design Or Re-DesignINTRODUCTIONCurriculum is often seen as a body of knowledge, the content of education to which the students need to be exposed. But curriculum ... with all training objectives laid down by the controlling bodies. In this instance the controlling body is Director Royal Marines (DRM) whom are indirectly responsible for the senior command course a ...

(8 pages) 364 1 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Biography on Dr. Ernest Everett Just an embryologist

doctorate in experimental embryologyDr. Ernest Everett Just made a huge contribution to our current body of knowledge of embryology. Although he was considered a leader in his work as an embryologist, ...

(1 pages) 28 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Course Reflection (to teacher) - Psychology

se scientific principles, carefully defined methods, and precise procedures to present an organized body of knowledge and to make predictions about how people behave. However, I had no clue of the pro ...

(4 pages) 142 1 1.9 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

George Washington

n true principles."Born in 1732 into a Virginia planter family, he learned the morals, manners, and body of knowledge requisite for an 18th century Virginia gentleman.He pursued two intertwined intere ...

(2 pages) 54 2 3.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Is science the supreme form of knowledge?

ating empirical knowledge (scientific method) and a global community of scholars where an organized body of knowledge is gained by the process and is carried by the community. Science today is conside ...

(6 pages) 86 0 4.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Religion of Scientology

ment of one's life and the world one lives in.This applied religious philosophy incorporates a vast body of knowledge developed from certain fundamental truths, such as: Man is a spiritual being with ...

(7 pages) 131 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Organisational Change

...........................................................................................72.1.3 A Body of Knowledge................................................................................... ... o mind (Bennis et al, 1969):1. The task of managing change.2. An area of professional practice.3. A body of knowledge.2.1.1 The Task of Managing ChangeThe first and most palpable definition of "change ...

(68 pages) 2383 1 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Non mainstream areas of inquiry as astrology, fortune-telling, and psychic and paranormal pursuits play a vital role in society by satisfying human needs that are not addressed by mainstream science.

h scientific method. The astrology and fortune-telling are belong to the Pseudoscience which is any body of knowledge, methodology, belief, or practice that claim to be scientific, but does not follow ...

(2 pages) 25 0 2.6 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Aborginal History

on of many physical remainder of the earliest inhabitants. Currently, there is an increasing body of knowledge which is revealing more information about ancient North America. Recent interest i ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

An Attack On Higher Education

department and the college community as a whole; 6. Researching in his/her discipline to add to the body of knowledge; and oh yes 7. Teaching undergraduate and graduate students.Now, if you look at co ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

There is an evident difference between the kind of work

e factors in common which can be summarized in the following: Science is concerned with a connected body of demonstrated truths or with observed facts. These truths and facts must be classified under ... ples within its domain through the experiment and observation.Marketing Science involves building a body of knowledge that integrates relationships, principles and generalizations within the domain of ...

(3 pages) 329 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) and Management of Neutropenia

ce the challenge of cancer through their ability to develop, adapt, and share their ever-increasing body of knowledge and skill (ANA & ONS, 1987, 1-4). This paper will outline the BMT in terms of ... l transplant, immune system must be destroyed with high doses of chemotherapy with or without total body irradiation (TBI). This preparation is called conditioning treatment (Leukaemia Research Fund, ...

(9 pages) 17 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Employee Testing Analysis

l's job aptitude. Pre employment testing is used to determine if a potential new hire possesses the body of knowledge required to fulfill a position's job requirements. "Job aptitude tests go further ...

(5 pages) 70 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Professional Knowledge and Abilities

e and sometimes critical attention in sociology (Evetts, J., 2003). The values, professional norms, body of knowledge, and technical skills are taught and inculcated in a variety of educational forms, ...

(2 pages) 60 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies