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    Understanding Business Research Terms and Concepts

    The first article discusses the overall Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people; and Building a Foundation for a better understanding. In this article you will find accompanying research on the generally health status of the LGBT community. A condition in order to review existing research on sexual-gender-minority health, this article presents research encounters […] More

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    Understanding contesting claims about the pork barrel issue

    The talk started with the historical background of Priority Development Assistance Fund. It was truly insightful as I have come to learn when and how it was created. It was surprising to know the total amount of the PDAF that legislators get. I don’t think it is very reasonable for them to get that high […] More

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    Understanding nursing research

    Explain the importance of random sampling. What problems/limitations could prevent a truly random sampling and how can they be prevented? The importance of Random sampling is that it gives a sense of equality. Each person has the same probability of being chosen as their neighbor. This sampling is trying to represent the whole population. Since […] More

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    Understanding Your Student’s Learning Style

    All children have unique learning styles. Students gain strong benefits when their teachers and Learning Coaches recognize their strengths and weaknesses as learners. Howard Gardner, a psychologist and professor of neuroscience at Harvard, developed one theory in 1983. Gardner defines “intelligence” not as an IQ but, rather, as the skills that enable anyone to gain […] More

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    Understanding the principles and practices of assessment

    Understand the principles and requirements of assessment 1.Explain the functions of assessment in learning and development. 2.Define the key concept and principles of assessment. 3.Explain the responsibilities of the assessor. 4.Identify the regulations. Compare the strengths and limitations of arrange of assessment methods with reference to the needs of individual learners. 5.Compare the strengths and […] More

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    Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

    1. Explain the functions of assessment in learning and development The function of assessment in learning and development is primarily to provide a measure of the students progress. Assessment is carried out through formative (checks throughout the course), passive (to test against previous marks), and/ or summative (at end of course) activities to help the […] More

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    Understanding Leadership Styles

    There are many different factors and situations that can influence your choice of leadership style at any given time. Different individuals require different levels of support and direction depending on many factors including their skill set, maturity and willingness to carry out the proposed task. No single leadership style is considered to be correct; an […] More

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    Understanding Organisations and the Role of Human Resources

    Human Resources are the most vital resource for any organization. It is responsible for each and every decision taken, each and every work done and each and every result. Employees should be managed properly and motivated by providing best of their abilities as per the industry standards. There are many activities in HR that the […] More

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    Understanding Probation and Parole

    If you don’t follow the Criminal Justice System closely and what they stand for it is easy to confuse many departments within our states. The media and many members of the public often commit this error when it comes to what Probation and Parole stand for and their purposes. I myself use to mistaken these […] More

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    Understanding the Research Process

    This required Portfolio assignment will provide you with the opportunity to practice and hone your research skills. It has been designed to help you think scientifically about real world problems and issues and to apply your knowledge of the research process to various topics in Psychology. This assignment accomplishes that goal by challenging you to: […] More

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    Understanding management

    Introduction There are many different leadership and management theories, some of which may appear contradictory. The Author will briefly outline why they think there are so many different theories and the differences and similarities between managing and leading and how this contributes to such a vast literature on leadership and management. The Author will outline […] More

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    Understanding Dementia

    Understanding Dementia Dementia is not a disease but a group of conditions resulting from a disease such as Alzheimer’s and Vascular dementia or a group of symptoms which may result from age, brain injury, confusion, difficulty in performing day to day or familiar tasks, changes in personality, mood and behaviour. Dementia is a condition in […] More

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    Understanding employment responsibilities

    List the aspects of employment covered by law: The Data Protection Act 1988 – This act covers the rights of an individual. Written, confidentially, retrieval and handling of verbal information. Equality Act 2010-This act has replaced previous anti-discrimination laws with a signal act, making the law easier to understand and strengthening protection in some situations. […] More

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    Understanding Retail

    Organisations are effected by many different competitive factors that they are forced to face. Organisations will try to strike competitive advantages by marketing using the fours P’s; product, price, place and promotion. The four P’s will influence all organisations to analyse the structure of their marketing as it is vital that they override the competitive […] More

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    Understanding and Managing Behaviour in the Learning Environment

    As teachers, we have a duty of care to understand and be aware of the current legislation that can have an influence on the management of behaviour in the learning environment. Managing behaviour is an area that can determine that all learners have the right to achieve; therefore, it is important that we understand the […] More

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    Understanding Safeguarding of Children and Young People

    Understanding safeguarding of children and young people ( for those working in the adult sector ) 1:1 Some of the Policies and procedures along with practices include : The Children Act 1989 allocated duties to local authorities, courts, parents and other agencies in the United Kingdom, to ensure children are safeguarded and their welfare is […] More

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    Understanding Leadership Styles

    There are a number of factors that will influence the style of leadership a leader may choose, such as: The working environment, The task or project that is being tackled, The staff themselves and their preferred style of working, along with their personal traits and qualities How do you determine what is an appropriate style? […] More

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    Understanding how to be a good Class President

    Being the class president is a time consuming and frustrating position, but it is all worth it. I have been the class president all four years of high school, and although you gain experience, new problems always arise, so you have to develop new skills in handling them. The job is a little easier having […] More

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    Understanding the Principles and Practices of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

    This essay intends to examine some of the principles and practices of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy an approach to therapy that has become a staple of modern day therapy and reflective professional practice based on ‘actively constructing a collection, selection and interpretation of data’ (Finlay and Gough, 2003, p.5). This examination will begin with a critical […] More

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    Understanding Organizational Performance

    The focus of this paper will be on investigating an organization, their performance management system and our recommendations for the future. Historically performance management is defined as evaluation a firm through metrics such as return on investment and economic value added. Our analysis will cover not only the financial performance of our chosen firm, but […] More

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    Explain Aristotle’s understanding of the Prime Mover

    Explain Aristotle’s understanding of the Prime Mover (25 marks) In Aristotle’s book the Metaphysics, he calls the cause of all movement the Prime Mover (P.M). The Prime Mover to Aristotle is the first of all substances, the necessary first sources of movement which itself is unmoved. It is a being which is eternal, and in […] More

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    Understanding the Department of Veteran Affairs

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) goes unrecognized by most Americans. Most Americans are unaware of the impact it has had in these past decades on the country and its people. Military members and their families depend on the VA assistance during their transition back to living as a civilians. Without this assistance there is […] More

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    Understanding Business Ethics

    Over the recent years, Primark have been recognized to not supplying organic cotton, as well as using child labour to manufacture their products. Unfortunately, nearly all cotton production is hugely reliant on pesticides which are derived from petrochemicals. It is known that 2.5% of all farmland worldwide is used to grow cotton where pesticides is […] More

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    Understanding Leadership

    1.1 Describe the factors that will influence the choice of leadership styles or behaviours in workplace situations. In most workplace situations, no one style is used on its own, a good leader will change the style as the situation changes. The factors that determine the style are the same which ever leadership style is used […] More

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    Understanding good practice in workplace coaching

    UNDERSTANDING THE CONTEXT FOR EFFECTIVE WORKPLACE COACHING • 1.1 Describe and define the purpose of workplace coaching Coaching as defined by the International Coach Federation (ICF) is: … an ongoing partnership that helps clients produce fulfilling results in their personal and professional lives. Through the process of coaching, clients deepen their learning, improve their performance […] More