Essays Tagged: "surveys"

Ways to Increase College Bookstore Sales

ch for viable ways to increase sales to students and faculty, I interviewed employees, administered surveys to college students and faculty, and conducted an independent observation to determine the c ... should be tapped into. According to the information obtained in my independent observation and the surveys, sweatshirts, T-shirts, and shorts with campus logos are desired products and are not carrie ...

(4 pages) 85 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Linking Media With Fitness Perceptions, A Study on the Affect of Media on Fitness and Body Image

ined the media and how it affects fitness and body image. This was assessed by collecting data from surveys taken by three groups of ten high school students, five of each sex. Two of the three groups ... exposed to no images or the control group, whereas the groups score was the dependent variable. The surveys were distributed to thirty students, ten in each group, five of each sex. The dependent vari ...

(5 pages) 207 0 5.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Lucid Dreaming, Asleep and Aware

by the Dutchpsychiatrist Fredrick van Olen in 1913. It simply means 'clear dreaming' (Blackmore363).Surveys and research have shown that 50 percent of all Americans have had atleast one lucid dream in ...

(5 pages) 68 0 4.0 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Crime and the United States

because society at the time deems them wrong.In these days crime is more easy perceived by society. Surveys of public opinion in the United States show that more and more people believe that crime is ...

(3 pages) 84 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

In Defense of Gambling: The flip-side of the coin you are not told about.

all but three states (Hawaii, Tennessee and Utah), and most Americans admit to gambling sometimes. Surveys done in 1999 for the National Gambling Impact Study Commission told us that 86% of Americans ...

(5 pages) 145 3 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Glossophobia.

e than speak in public. In fact Glossophobia, of fear of speaking, has surpassed even dying in some surveys. It is believed to be the single most common phobia , effecting as much as 75% of all people ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

"Binge Drinking in colleges" research paper on binge drinking.

rinking have been found to be higher in ones younger years than at any other point in his/her life. Surveys suggest that over 80 percent of college students drink alcohol, and that 15-25 percent of co ... nd the difference between the perceived and the actual behaviors tend to be quite large. Conducting surveys of actual student behavior and publicizing the results can quickly reduce the extent of heav ...

(6 pages) 227 0 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Motivational Theories Paper.

ill also help in preparing for possible conflicts.After analyzing the data from the work motivation surveys, management decided that the merger team fell under the factors explained in two motivationa ...

(7 pages) 512 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Stats changed from before 1960 until present.

ing, going to a place of worship, and reading a newspaper have changed as well the results from the surveys will.In 1947 the Gallup Poll asked if you smoked, and according to the poll 66% of the peopl ... ere are now 9% who never read one. My expectations of what was to happen fit right along with these surveys tell us; that in six years those who read a newspaper more than one time a week has dropped ...

(4 pages) 19 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The sense of being stared at

at someone is looking at them from behind, and then when they look they see that they were correct. Surveys carried out by Braud, Shaffer and Andrews (1990) showed that 70 and 97% respectively of the ...

(3 pages) 38 1 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Research in Communications

y research-It is first-hand research. It may include interviews which you conduct. It also includes surveys or questionnaires which you organise and analyse. Be careful how you use information collect ... r cities, provincial cities and rural areas.The Nielsen Media Research Company conducts the ratings surveys in Australia. The company is an American-owned multinational. It provides the ratings resear ...

(3 pages) 220 1 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Communication - non-verbal

as been estimated that up to 20% percent of Americans suffer from sever speech anxiety. In fact, in surveys of the most significant fears of Americans, public speaking most often ranks in the top ten ... ights, water, closed spaces, death, spiders and the dark. I believe I participated in most of those surveys. I am quite comfortable letting "George" do it, let the other person do the up-front speakin ...

(6 pages) 248 0 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

The Great Depression - Main Causes, Impact on the Economy, Solving the Depression, and Lessons Learned. Works Cited included

pression. However, after careful research from articles, books, videotape, and previously conducted surveys, on the main causes of the depression, we realize that the recession that we are in is far f ...

(13 pages) 490 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > The Great Depression

Wage Discrimination in the Workplace (Note: Received a Grade of B)

iews were conducted between the dates of February 9th and 12th covering another 1,002 adults. These surveys included 997 men and a total of 1,009 women. Sixty-nine percent of those polled believe that ...

(7 pages) 255 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Critical analysis of "Dangerous Minds," by author John Pekkanen

cular stand on the issue. He has researched for this piece very carefully, taking relevant news and surveys from the last couple of years and piecing them together in an informative manner.The author' ... used.Facts in this piece are everywhere. Pekkanen has done his homework; he has delved into several surveys and news articles. Since Pekkanen has no argument on this matter, he has presented his facts ...

(4 pages) 39 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A Guide to Human Resources

any policy.All employee welfare is monitored through regular staff meetings and employee engagement surveys that are carried out regularly. All findings and recommendations are discussed with the gene ...

(7 pages) 396 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Assess the Advantages and Disadvantages of Official Statistics

to produce them.Two main sources of official statistics are the government and its departments, and surveys. For example, government departments such as the Home Office and Education and Skills reques ... m organisations such as local tax offices, social services and hospitals. An example of a source of surveys that produce official statistics is The Office for National Statistics, which is a governmen ...

(4 pages) 26569 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Sexual harrasment agains women

e has become very widespread. It has become one of the most serious problems across Canada. "Recent surveys of letters to the editor indicate that most women feel that sexual harassment is the norm an ...

(8 pages) 176 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Abortion during the 1920's. history, alternatives, pros and cons, popularity, etc.

n because of this and women were quick to turn to any alternative, whether it was dangerous or not. Surveys showed that during the 1920's 10 to 20 percent of women had had an abortion (Reagan, Leslie, ...

(3 pages) 69 2 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

CONSTRUCTIVIST TEACHING STRATEGIES

to teaching science described here. "Enquiry" willBe used to refer to all other questions, probes, surveys, or examinationsOf a general nature so that the terms will not be confused."Inquiry" should ...

(27 pages) 384 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers