Essays Tagged: "important concepts"

Discuss some of the implications of new techologies for teaching and learning in universities.

in this essay.It has been suggested that using computers in the learning process can implement four important concepts of learning: breaking down complex information into more manageable pieces, activ ...

(1 pages) 72 0 2.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


was needed. The study of oceans was named oceanography.Density, salinity, and temperature are very important concepts in the study of oceanography. The salinity and temperature of the water influence ... The dominant plants of the sea are the microscopic phytoplankton, while copepods. The copepods are important, since they provide the major link in the transfer of energy from the phytoplankton to the ...

(12 pages) 186 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

To teach or not to teach, a question that is presently on many administrators' minds about The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. For those who read the book without grasping the important concepts that Mark Twain gets across 'in between the lines', many problems arise. A reader ... ery is used as insight into the nature of blacks and whites as people in general. Overall, the most important thing to understand is that Mark Twain is illustrating his valuable ideas subtly and not p ...

(5 pages) 82 0 3.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Breakdown of an educated person, Refers also to articles by Mary E. Clark and William Zinsser

elings and Values.All of these are building blocks that help make up an educated person, but just asimportant, these are the same qualities that form an individual.One of the most important concepts t ... pulativecapacity has grown to the point where we can now annihilate ourselves as a species.'Another important aspect of being an educated person is a firm grasp of the use ofLanguage. This person need ...

(4 pages) 85 0 3.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Ethnocentrism and Cultural Relativity.

y and respect people have for other culture groups. These two types of behaviors are related to two important concepts known as ethnocentrism and cultural relativity.Ethnocentrism is "the attitude of ... n a group (in-group) in relation to other (out-group)".... (Harper-Collin Dictionary of Sociology). Importantly, there are also three levels of ethnocentrism: a positive one, a negative one, and an ex ...

(2 pages) 248 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Review of the findings of the joint parliamentary Standing Committee on Family and Community Affairs in their inquiry into child custody issues of Australia.

ts to those sections of the Act affecting children. The amending legislation introduced a number of important concepts, these included:Section 60B the objects of the Parts and Principles underlying th ...

(5 pages) 46 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Coaching styles and strategies

or team (House, 1971). To examine coaching/leadership styles and strategies an understanding of the important concepts and definitions must first be understood.The NCF's (2000) definition of coaching, ... , how practice and competition is organised, which methods to discipline players are used, and most importantly what role the athletes are given in decision-making processes. Martens also suggested th ...

(8 pages) 350 0 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Why Study History?

tory and follow our generations' footsteps into greater achievements. History helps us to learn the important concepts that might help us in our own past, present, and future.Another reason would be o ...

(1 pages) 38 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Usage of the extended metaphor in Emily Dickinson's poem #371

extended metaphor may provide the opportunity to reflect on even more deep and hidden, but just as important concepts the author chooses to convey. Similarly, in the poem # 371, Emily Dickinson uses ... uently the poem thoroughly can be analyzed to trace the elements essential to the theme. It is very important to use such elements where poem may otherwise be seen pointless. In the poem #371, Emily D ...

(3 pages) 46 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Investigating Niels Bohr: The Atomic Bomb

I. Dr. Niels Bohr was a very important man and scientist for many reasons. I will cite several here, but many more works and acco ... development of quantum physics. He is responsible for the Correspondence Principle, one of the most important concepts for the understanding of the relation between quantum events and experience in th ... meaning of these developments, and is responsible for the Correspondence Principle, one of the most important concepts for the understanding of the relation between quantum events and experience in th ...

(4 pages) 26 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Time Value of Money (TMV) Paper

IntroductionIn financial management, one of the most important concepts is the Time Value of Money (TVM). Many of the assets businesses and individuals o ... the company more income than it cost it to issue the bonds.ConclusionThe Time Value of Money is an important concept in financial management. Money left on its own is devalued by inflation. Investors ...

(3 pages) 638 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

What Insights Have You Gained About Change from Robert Gray's "North Coast Town"?

o alteration. It is a complex topic that has a range of meanings and concepts involved in it. Three important concepts about change can be highlighted in the poem "North Coast Town" written by Robert ... of now and then- an analysis of the change- results in appreciation of what was once there.Another important concept identified is: how one views change depends upon their context or perspective. Cha ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Raising of the Corporate Veil - ENRON

1 Important ConceptsIn his landmark work "Wealth of Nations," Adam Smith recounts a fascinating histor ... rated businesses, to voluntary associations, or to groups of individuals. It is therefore extremely important that a corporation have its own separate bank accounts and that it be treated at all times ... nclude strategic planning, risk management, and financial reporting. The board of directors has the important role of overseeing management performance on behalf of stockholders. Its primary duties ar ...

(30 pages) 417 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Time Value of Money

In financial management, one of the most important concepts is the Time Value of Money (TVM). Time Value of Money concepts helps a manager or ... re informed decisions in regards to the investment or budget decision.The Time Value of Money is an important concept in financial management. Money left on its own is devalued by inflation. Investors ...

(3 pages) 285 0 4.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Art styles in Greece and Etruria

gure style.Ancient Greeks were a unique set of people for their time period. Individuality was very important to them; they felt that people should be able to be free and 'do their own thing' providin ... e to this philosophy, the Greeks had some major accomplishments. (The Ancient Greeks) "The two most important concepts which the ancient Greeks followed were found inscribed on the great shrine of Del ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

The Importance Of Symbolic Interaction

alt with the great intellectual issues and the importance of science and evolution. One of the most important concepts he introduced was that of the conversation of gestures, this was what he termed t ... tion to take place.When viewing social interaction for a Meadian perspective one is able to see two important themes in his work. The first is the level of interaction pertaining to the non- symbolic. ...

(2 pages) 49 1 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


Paul Gilroy, in chapter 5 of his book There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack, touches upon many important concepts that relate to the topic of African Diaspora. I would like to discuss two of the ... ng black nationalism. He also focuses much of his attention to the effects of music on culture, and importantly on politics. Black culture has definitely been incorporated into all of the socie ...

(1 pages) 375 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lester Electronics Financing Alternative Benchmark

any by issuing debt and equity. This determines the capital structure of the company, which is very important once the business begins to run. Cash flow is also another important aspect of the busines ... siness because it aids business managers in making decisions for the company. These are some of the important concepts related to the Lester Electronics scenario. Lester Electronics would like to acqu ...

(25 pages) 286 0 4.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


Intelligence Like so many important concepts in psychology, intelligence cannot be observed directly. A person cannot feel, sm ... ces the intellect of the human minds, but numerous studies have shown that the environment plays an important role in human IQ's.Some psychologists believe that intelligence is strongly affected by he ... because they have identical genetics and would be in the same environment. The environment plays an important role in intellectual development.Many people feel that the environment is dominant. "Stron ...

(2 pages) 50 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors


us preached was dependent on believing and understanding his divine nature.Buddhism maintains three important concepts to understanding this religion karma, samsura, and nirvana; Moreover, Karma is th ... ne existence is the direct cause of the type of individuality, which appears in the next. The third important concept to Buddhism is the concept of nirvana. This term means, "The blowing out" of exist ...

(3 pages) 45 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith