Thursday, January 23, 2020
Like Water For Chocolate Ã as a FantasyÃ Love Story Ã Like Water For Chocolate is a fantasy-type love story. It teaches a lot about family life in Mexico, the country where it took place. The owner of the De la Garza ranch where the family lived was Mama Elena, who raised three daughters on her own because her husband had died. Tita, the youngest daughter and main character, was the youngest of the three and a wonderful cook. Tita was the narrator's great-aunt, so the story took place in the earlier part of the 20th century. Tita spent most of her life in the kitchen putting together amazing recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with the help from Nacha, the cook. Ã Ã One day, Tita fell in love with a young man named Pedro. Pedro and his father came to the ranch to ask Mama Elena if Pedro could ask for Tita's hand, but the rules in their family were that the youngest daughter could never get married. According to tradition, Tita would have to stay at home and take care of her mother until the day her mother died. This broke Tita and Pedro's hearts. Mama Elena told Pedro he could marry Tita's sister, Rosaura though, and he did just so he could be closer to Tita. He never felt any love for Rosaura. Ã Ã Meanwhile, Tita stayed at home everyday, cooking and feeling depressed, and Mama Elena did not make things any better. She always yelled at Tita, and made Tita do everything for her. Tita could hardly even talk to Pedro either because Mama Elena was constantly watching, and would yell at them every time they talked. Later, Pedro moved away with Rosaura and her other sister, Gertrudis, had run away with some man, and later became a prostitute. Nacha died, leaving only Mama Elena, Tita, and Chencha, the servant, left on the ranch. One day, Tita went insane because of her overly-strict mother, so her mother sent her with Dr. Brown, so he could take her to a mental institution. He was so in love with Tita that he never took her there. He took care of her in his house and they later planned to get married. Then, when he was gone on a little trip, Tita and Pedro met up, and got back together. When Dr. Brown came back, Tita told him the news about her and Pedro, and he told her to decid e who she wanted.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
* The book Of Mice and Men was set in the time of the great depression of the 1930Ã¢â¬â¢s in California in a place called Soledad. Men travelled around looking for any work they could find, they had to leave families and homes just to make money. Even firms and companies went bankrupt, these were depressing and desperate times, no hope and no future. * During this period of time there was a depression in America. Unemployment was high, so men moved from ranch to ranch looking for work, never staying in one place long enough to firm any real relationships, so this was a very lonely existence. * John SteinbeckÃ¢â¬â¢s inspiration from came from him at an earlier age working as a migrant farm worker and so he understood completely about the conditions and life around him so he could really create an atmospheric story. * It is based on two men, George and Lennie, who travelled from ranch to ranch. George is a small and fairly intelligent man while Lennie is a large man of very little intelligence. They had travelled together for a long time. * In my opinion, the most obvious point made throughout the book about the world of migrant workers is that it is lonely. George tells that Ã¢â¬Å"Ã¢â¬ ¦guys like usÃ¢â¬ ¦are the loneliest guys in the world. They got no family. They donÃ¢â¬â¢t belong no placeÃ¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ . This is also shown when Slim comments that he Ã¢â¬Å"Ã¢â¬ ¦hardly never seen two guys travel togetherÃ¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ Most migrant workers travel on their own and this is why George and Lennie face some fairly intrusive questions from their new boss when they first arrive at the ranch. This boss even finds it so unusual that he asks George, referring to Lennie, Ã¢â¬Å"Ã¢â¬ ¦what stake you got in this guy?Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ . He also again refers to this being unusual by saying Ã¢â¬Å"Ã¢â¬ ¦I never seen one guy take so much trouble for another guyÃ¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ . * They are many characters in the novel that are also lonely and this is due to sexism, ageism, but mainly racism. One perfect example is CrooksÃ¢â¬ ¦Crooks, the black stable buck is forever being picked on by the other men at the ranch, mostly because of his colour. In the time in which the book was set, black people in America were thought of as lower than white people. At the ranch, Crooks cannot live in the bunk Ã¢â¬â house with all the other men, but he has to sleep in the harness room, at the back of the barn. Crooks is given no privacy, and gets quite cross because he is not allowed to enter the bunk-house but the other men can just walk into his room. In the book he says to Lennie, Ã¢â¬Å"YouÃ¢â¬â¢ve no right to come into my room, nobody got any right in here but me.Ã¢â¬ * Another reason is because of your age. Candy is lonely because he is old, and is different from the other hands. His only comfort is his old dog, which keeps him company and reminds him of days when he was young and whole.He has no relatives, and once his dog is killed is totally alone. He eagerly clutches at the idea of buying a farm with George and Lennie, but of course this all comes to nothing.CandyÃ¢â¬â¢s disappointment is expressed in the bitter words he utters to the body of CurleyÃ¢â¬â¢s wife, whom he blames for spoiling his dream. Paragraph 1 * George is a kind man. He travels with Lennie and helps him to survive although Lennie is more of a burden than a help, and creates many problems for him. He is also friendly, and almost immediately makes friends with Candy, Carlson, Slim, and the other ranch hands.He has matured a lot since the incident he relates to Slim where he made Lennie jump into a river just for fun. He realises that Lennie depends on him, and needs him to survive.George often insults Lennie and Ã¢â¬Ëgives him hellÃ¢â¬â¢, but he doesnÃ¢â¬â¢t really mean it. Although he often talks about how well off he could be without Lennie he secretly doesnÃ¢â¬â¢t want Lennie to leave, and when Lennie offers to do so in the first chapter, George virtually pleads with him to stay, Ã¢â¬Ë Ive got you an youÃ¢â¬â¢ve got meÃ¢â¬â¢. This is because George also depends on Lennie to a certain extent for his unconditional friendship. George is intelligent, as Slim points out in chapter three, but also modest in denying being smart. He expresses his desire to be different from other ranch hands who merely work for a month and then spend all of their money, but also realistically realises that his dream of owning a house with Lennie (or anyone else) is unlikely to ever come true. Overall, George is an intelligent and kind character. He is thoughtful enough to realise that the best thing for Lennie is to shoot him, for the alternatives are even worse, and compassionate enough to kill Lennie himself. * Lennie is a massive, extremely strong man, who has no living relatives. He travels about the country searching for work with his companion, George. LennieÃ¢â¬â¢s Aunt Clara had asked George to take care of Lennie if she ever died. The most obvious feature of LennieÃ¢â¬â¢s character is that he seems retarded. He is a man who has the mind of a child. Slim is one of the first characters to notice this, remarking that Lennie is Ã¢â¬ËJesÃ¢â¬â¢ like a kidÃ¢â¬â¢ and CurleyÃ¢â¬â¢s wife also comments on how he is Ã¢â¬ËJusÃ¢â¬â¢ like a big babyÃ¢â¬â¢. Lennie doesnÃ¢â¬â¢t know his own strength, and this is one of the things which lead to his eventual downfall. He realises that he is, Ã¢â¬Ëstrong as a bullÃ¢â¬â¢, but he canÃ¢â¬â¢t judge how much force to use for certain actions. That is why he kills his pets, when he only intends to pet them and play with them. It is this inability to judge his strength, combined with his desire to pet things and CurleyÃ¢â¬â¢s wifeÃ¢â¬â¢s desire to be petted and admired which leads to LennieÃ¢â¬â¢s inevitable death. The ability to judge oneÃ¢â¬â¢s own strength is one of the first signs of maturity, and it is important that Lennie doesnÃ¢â¬â¢t have this ability. Despite the major flaws in his character he is amiable and Ã¢â¬Ëfriendly Ã¢â¬Ë, and doesnÃ¢â¬â¢t do any of the bad things he does on purpose.He has a poor memory, and has to repeat things to himself many times to remember them. Even then, he still forgets them. He has a blind faith in George, trusting in him to protect and look after his welfare. For example, remember the incident George describes to Slim when he told Lennie to Ã¢â¬Å"jump in the riverÃ¢â¬ and Lennie obeyed, without a thought to his own well being. This illustrates LennieÃ¢â¬â¢s trust in George, and also his immaturity.However, it must be noted that Lennie can still be quite crafty, as when he cunningly persuades George to tell him the story about the rabbits by threatening to leave him. Paragraph 2 * Because of LennieÃ¢â¬â¢s handicap George has established a personality around his companion to make it easier to live around him. George has found a way of coping with Lennie which is to shout at himÃ¢â¬ ¦. Ã¢â¬ God aÃ¢â¬â¢ mighty, if I was alone I could live so easy.Ã¢â¬ He supports him in the way he needs although when he is angry he does criticize him Ã¢â¬Å"As dum as a horseÃ¢â¬ . * George thinks of Lennie as a companion as he doesnÃ¢â¬â¢t have any family. On the other hand he finds him as a pain. Lennie feel the same way to a certain extent but also fears George as he is in control and orders and protects Lennie. They travel together searching for work on ranches and so never settle, and so donÃ¢â¬â¢t establish true friendships with others, but since they have each other they seem secure, but Lennie gets into a lot of trouble and so needs George so really George doesnÃ¢â¬â¢t have time for himself, which is why they do almost everything together. * Others see this relationship as different:- Slim comments Ã¢â¬ Aint many guys travel around toghtherÃ¢â¬ ¦.Maybe everÃ¢â¬â¢body in the whole damn world is scared of each otherÃ¢â¬ . George and Lennie are different as Lennie says Ã¢â¬ I got you to look after me, and you got me to look after youÃ¢â¬ * Dreams are significant when considering how these men as one of the ways in which the characters combat the loneliness and hopelessness of their existence. For example the Ã¢â¬Å"dream farmÃ¢â¬ , a dream shared at first only by George and Lennie, later spreads to include Candy and Crooks, as they are all desperate to escape their lonely lives Crooks reveals that it is the favourite dream of the itinerant ranch hands: Ã¢â¬ËSeems like everÃ¢â¬â¢ guy got land in his head.Ã¢â¬â¢ It is a powerful dream, however, and even Crooks falls for this, for a short time.To Lennie, the dream is a cure for Ã¢â¬Å"disappointment and lonelinessÃ¢â¬ , and he often asks George to recite the description of the farm to him. Paragraph 4 * Crooks is an even lonelier character than Candy, because not only is he old and a cripple, like Candy, but he is also black. Most of the men have a lot of prejudice against Crooks, referring to him with derogatory terms such as Ã¢â¬Å"niggerÃ¢â¬ . (Prejudice around slavery wasnÃ¢â¬â¢t rare) * He lives in the shed at the other end of the ranch, isolated from the rest of the workers there. * Crooks is a victim. We are told by Candy that the Boss takes his anger out on Crooks, though Crooks does nothing wrong. * Crooks spends his time alone reading and is a fairly knowledgeable person, as he owns a copy of the California civil code for 1905 He also plays horseshoes until dark. This shows us that Crooks is interested in reading as is most likely one of the smartest of the crowd. This also suggests that he has found reading as an Ã¢â¬Å"escape routeÃ¢â¬ from the Ã¢â¬Ëterrible worldÃ¢â¬â¢ around him. * Crooks reveals that it is the favourite dream of the itinerant ranch hands: * As a result of the discrimination against him, Crooks has become bitter and cynical. This is why when Lennie and Candy tell him about their plan to buy a house he reacts with scorn and disbelief. Ã¢â¬ËSeems like everÃ¢â¬â¢ guy got land in his head.Ã¢â¬â¢ It is a powerful dream, however, and even the cynical Crooks falls under its spell for a short time. Paragraph 5 * CurleyÃ¢â¬â¢s wife is described as having full rouged lips and wide spaced eyes, heavily made up. Her fingernails painted and her hair hung in little rolled clusters. * Most of the ranch hands except for Slim brand CurleyÃ¢â¬â¢s wife as Ã¢â¬ËtartÃ¢â¬â¢. In fact, she is portrayed as such whenever she appears, obviously playing up to and teasing the men. We can definitely say that she is lonely. John Steinbeck illustrates how lonely Curleys wife is when she says Ã¢â¬ I never get to talk to nobody. I get awful lonelyÃ¢â¬ She says so several times, and that is to be expected since she is stuck on a ranch with men who dislike her and rarely talk to her, as they fear getting into any sort of trouble with her husband Curley, Ã¢â¬Ëstay away from herÃ¢â¬â¢. However, she attempts to overcome her loneliness in the wrong way. George immediately realises that she means trouble when she first turns up in the bunkhouse, and it is hardly surprising that her actions lead her new husband to be fiercely jealous. She is so cruel because of her unhappiness, her isolation and the failure of her dreams. She dreamt of being Ã¢â¬Å"in the moviesÃ¢â¬ or even in a Ã¢â¬Å"showÃ¢â¬ . She is disappointed and marries Curley to spite her mother only to find out Ã¢â¬Å"he aint a nice fellaÃ¢â¬ . She wishes she could have made something of her life. She walks around the ranch, dressed inappropriately and seductively. and she has only been married a couple of weeks. She admits to Lennie that she doesnÃ¢â¬â¢t like her husband and regrets marrying him. She seems to be of limited intelligence, as this shows her how desperate she is to escape. It is partly her desire to be petted and admired which leads her to allow Lennie to stroke her hair, which in turn leads to her death at LennieÃ¢â¬â¢s hands. She is only ever known as Ã¢â¬ËCurleyÃ¢â¬â¢s wifeÃ¢â¬â¢ which indicates that the author viewed her as a possession of CurleyÃ¢â¬â¢s rather than a human being. I pity her as she made a mistake into leading herself into these problems with Curley and this is making her bored ill. Paragraph 6 * The next afternoon, Lennie is in the barn. All of the other men are outside playing a game of horseshoes, and LennieÃ¢â¬â¢s only company is his dead puppy. Lennie had accidentally killed it. He fears that George will not let him tend and feed the rabbits if George knows that he killed the puppy. While Lennie wonders what to do, CurleyÃ¢â¬â¢s wife appears. She tries to get Lennie to talk to her, but Lennie is reluctant, since George had threatened to forbid him from tending his rabbits if Lennie ever did so. When she directs LennieÃ¢â¬â¢s attention to his puppy, though, Lennie forgets about not talking to her. He explains everything to her. CurleyÃ¢â¬â¢s wife listens sympathetically, and she tells Lennie about her aspirations of being an actress, and how she believes her mother deliberately thwarted her plans. She becomes angered by LennieÃ¢â¬â¢s continual references to rabbits, and asks him what his attraction to them is. Lennie explains that he likes to touch and pet soft things, like rabbit fur. * CurleyÃ¢â¬â¢s wife allows Lennie to stroke her hair, but panics when he wonÃ¢â¬â¢t let go. She begins to struggle and scream, and Lennie, also in a state of panic, shakes her to make her stop saying, Ã¢â¬Ë I donÃ¢â¬â¢t want you to yell. You gonna get me in trouble jusÃ¢â¬â¢ like George says you willÃ¢â¬â¢, and he covered her rouged lipped mouth with his large palms. She continued to scream and struggle and now the fully nervous Lennie shouted angrily at her, Ã¢â¬Ë DonÃ¢â¬â¢t you go yellinÃ¢â¬â¢ , and shook her; and her body flopped like a fish Ã¢â¬Ëhe shakes her so violently that her neck broke and she died instantly. Lennie knows that he has done another bad thing and remembers that George told him to go and hide in the brush down by the river, so he quickly runs there. Sometime later, Candy enters the barn and discovers the body of CurleyÃ¢â¬â¢s wife. He runs and fetches George. George realises what has happened, and says that he has to tell the others. Candy protests, rightly pointing out that Curley would deliver no mercy to anyone who had killed his wife. Candy is in favour of letting Lennie escape. He asks George if it is still possible to buy the house, but his dreams are shattered when George says it isnÃ¢â¬â¢t. When George tells the labourers the news, they all go into a frenzy, and seem affected by blood lust. Curley is furious and vows to kill Lennie. Carlson rushes off to get his gun, and even Whit wants to join in the hunt. Carlson reports that his gun has been stolen, and everyone thinks that Lennie is responsible. George begs Curley to have mercy on his companion, but Curley says he canÃ¢â¬â¢t because Lennie has a gun. All of the men run off except for Candy, who lies down in despair. * The relationship between George, Lennie and Candy was now destroyed. * This relates to the Ã¢â¬Å"theme of dreamsÃ¢â¬ as they couldnÃ¢â¬â¢t get their own place and so their dream had crumbled as well. Paragraph 7 * Loneliness affects many of the characters, and Steinbeck seems to show that it is a natural and inevitable result of the kind of life they are forced to lead. The itinerant workers are caught in a trap of loneliness Ã¢â¬â they never stay in one place long enough to form permanent relationships. Even if such relationships existed, they would probably be destroyed by the demands of the itinerant life. Candy is lonely because he is old, and is different from the other hands. His only comfort is his old dog, which keeps him company and reminds him of days when he was young and whole. He has no relatives, and once his dog is killed is totally alone. He eagerly clutches at the idea of buying a farm with George and Lennie, but of course this all comes to nothing. CandyÃ¢â¬â¢s disappointment is expressed in the bitter words he utters to the body of CurleyÃ¢â¬â¢s wife, whom he blames for spoiling his dream. George is also caught in the trap of loneliness. Just as Candy has his dog for company, George has Lennie (who is often described in animal-like terms). Continuing the parallel, George too is left completely alone when Lennie is killed. The dream farm is his idea, and he says Ã¢â¬ËWeÃ¢â¬â¢d belong there Ã¢â¬ ¦ no more runninÃ¢â¬â¢ around the countryÃ¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬â¢. Another lonely character is CurleyÃ¢â¬â¢s wife. Newly married and in a strange place, she is forbidden by Curley to talk to anyone but him. To counter this, she constantly approaches the ranch hands on the excuse of looking for Curley. The only result is that the men regard her as a slut, and Curley becomes even more intensely jealous. Finally, her loneliness leads to her death as she makes the Ã¢â¬Ë serious error of trying to overcome it by playing the tease with Lennie. Curley himself is lonely. His new wife hates him as do all the ranch hands who despise him for his cowardice. He has married in an attempt to overcome his loneliness, but has blindly chosen a wife totally inappropriate for the kind of life he leads. His feelings are all channelled into aggressive behaviour which further isolates his wife and leads to the incident with Lennie where his hand is crushed. Crooks is another who is isolated because he is different. He copes with it by keeping a distance between himself and the other hands. When he does allow himself to be drawn into the dream of working on George and LennieÃ¢â¬â¢s dream farm, he is immediately shut out by GeorgeÃ¢â¬â¢s anger. * The conclusion, in my opinion is that people are brought together though loneliness and separated as they grow hostile (Crooks). It is like an endless game which has to be played by someone before someone gets eager and makes it worse by instigating. This is fateÃ¢â¬ ¦what will happen will happenÃ¢â¬ ¦. Just like a game Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦.. someone always winsÃ¢â¬ ¦..and someone always losesÃ¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦..!
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Introduction America is know as the land of opportunity, but on the surface America is a country full of discrimination. Lately there has been a lot of discrimination going on in America. Police have been chastised for discriminating against African Americans. Homosexuals and other members of the LGBT community are being discriminated against for being who they are. As Americas economy stays at a lower status classism seems to rise as well. America seems to be on the verge of an enlightenment period of equality. Race Since the Ferguson Missouri Incident in 2014 America seems to have turned its attention to racial discrimination and abuse by police more than usual, especially in the case of African Americans and Latinos Americans. Police have been shooting unarmed African Americans without just cause. These police are unfairly being let of the hook do to them being law biding officers making their word stronger than others. 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Monday, December 30, 2019
The New Jersey Institute of Technology is a public research university with an acceptance rate of 64%. Located on a 45-acre campus in Newark, New Jersey, NJIT offers easy access to New York City. Undergraduate students can choose from over 126 degree programs and majors within six schools and colleges. NJIT has a 17-to-1Ã student/faculty ratioÃ and ranks as a top-tier national research university. Students can participate in 140 clubs and organizations, and the school has an active fraternity and sorority system. In athletics, the NJIT Highlanders compete in the NCAA Division IÃ Atlantic Sun ConferenceÃ for most sports. Considering applying to NJIT? Here are the admissions statistics you should know, including average SAT/ACT scores and GPAs of admitted students. Acceptance Rate During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, NJIT had an acceptance rate of 64%. This means that for every 100 students who applied, 64 were admitted, making NJITs admissions process somewhat competitive. Admissions Statistics (2017-18) Number of Applicants 8,123 Percent Admitted 64% Percent Admitted Who Enrolled (Yield) 24% SAT Scores and Requirements The New Jersey Institute of Technology requires that all applicants submit either SAT or ACT scores. During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, 90% of admitted students submitted SAT scores. SAT Range (Admitted Students) Section 25th Percentile 75th Percentile ERW 580 670 Math 610 710 ERW=Evidence-Based Reading and Writing This admissions data tells us that most of NJITs admitted students fall within the top 35% nationally on the SAT. For the evidence-based reading and writing section, 50% of students admitted to NJIT scored between 580 and 670, while 25% scored below 580 and 25% scored above 670. On the math section, 50% of admitted students scored between 610 and 710, while 25% scored below 610 and 25% scored above 710. Applicants with a composite SAT score of 1380 or higher will have particularly competitive chances at New Jersey Institute of Technology. Requirements NJIT does not require the SAT writing section or SAT Subject tests. Note that NJIT participates in the scorechoice program which means that the admissions office will consider your highest score from each individual section across all SAT test dates. ACT Scores and Requirements The New Jersey Institute of Technology requires that all applicants submit either SAT or ACT scores. During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, 17% of admitted students submitted ACT scores. ACT Range (Admitted Students) Section 25th Percentile 75th Percentile English 23 32 Math 25 31 Composite 25 30 This admissions data tells us that most of NJITs admitted students fall within the top 22% nationally on the ACT. The middle 50% of students admitted to NJIT received a composite ACT score between 25 and 30, while 25% scored above 30 and 25% scored below 25. Requirements New Jersey Institute of Technology does not require the ACT writing section. Unlike many universities, NJIT superscores ACT results; your highest subscores from multiple ACT sittings will be considered. GPA In 2018, the mean high school GPA of NJITs incoming freshman class was 3.59, and over 90% of admitted students had an average GPA of 3.0 or above. This information suggests that most successful applicants to New Jersey Institute of Technology have primarily B/B grades. Self-Reported GPA/SAT/ACT Graph New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) Applicants Self-Reported GPA/SAT/ACT Graph. Data courtesy of Cappex. The admissions data in the graph is self-reported by applicants to New Jersey Institute of Technology. GPAs are unweighted. Find out how you compare to accepted students, see the real-time graph, and calculate your chances of getting inÃ with a free Cappex account. Admissions Chances New Jersey Institute of Technology, which accepts nearly two-thirds of applicants, has a somewhat selective admissions process. If your SAT/ACT scores and GPA fall within the schools average ranges, you have a strong chance of being accepted. However, NJIT has a holistic admissions process involving other factors beyond numerical data. A strong application essay and a glowing letter of recommendation can strengthen your application, as can participation in meaningful extracurricular activities and a rigorous course schedule. The admissions office is looking for applicants who rank in the top 25% of their class, or have a 3.0 average GPA. They are also looking for students who show improving grades over time. Applicants to design or architecture programs will need to submit a portfolio along with their application for admission. In the graph above, the blue and green dots represent students who were accepted. Successful applicants typically had SAT scores (ERWM) of 1050 or higher, an ACT composite of 21 or higher, and a high school average in the B range or better. As with most colleges with a technology-focused mission, NJIT applicants tend to demonstrate particular strengths in math and science. All admissions data has been sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics and New Jersey Institute of Technology Undergraduate Admissions Office.
Saturday, December 21, 2019
BSHS 325 Entire Course Week 1-5 ( A Graded ) Follow Link Below To Get Tutorial https://homeworklance.com/downloads/bshs-325-entire-course-week-1-5-a-graded/ Description: BSHS 325 Week 1 Course Description BSHS 325 Week 1 DQS (1) Should a pregnant woman who consumes illegal drugs that damage her child be punished as a criminal? Explain your reasoning with references to support your thoughts and ideas. (2) How does general systems theory influence human services delivery? BSHS 325 Week 1 Assignment Foundation of Human Development Paper BSHS 325 Week 1 Assignment Foundation of Human Development Worksheet BSHS 325 Week 2 Course Description] (1) What are the social constructs associated with early and lateÃ¢â¬ ¦show more contentÃ¢â¬ ¦How will this benefit you and the client? What policies might a nursing home institute to minimize the chances that its residents will develop institutionalism? Why are such policies uncommon? How would you apply the strengths, needs, abilities, and preferences principles in your desired future, or current, human services career? How will this benefit you and the client? What policies might a nursing home institute to minimize the chances that its residents will develop institutionalism? Why are such policies uncommon? BSHS 325 Week 4 Assignment Death and Dying Brochure BSHS 325 Week 4 Assignment Later Adulthood Development Report BSHS 325 Week 5 Course Description What community efforts have been developed in your area to decrease substance abuse? How effective are these efforts? How can they be improved? How does technology and media connect people to the community? What are the effects of these connections on human well-being? What community efforts have been developed in your area to decrease substance abuse? How effective are these efforts? How can they be improved? How does technology and media connect people to the community? What are the effects of these connections on human well-being? BSHS 325 Week 5 Assignment Family Systems Presentation BSHS 325 Week 5 Assignment Macro System and Human Service Professional BSHS 325 Entire Course Week 1-5 ( A Graded ) Follow Link Below To Get Tutorial
Friday, December 13, 2019
According to common belief, we, especially the younger, usually learn many things from previous generations. Some even believe that the young cannot teach in turn the elderly. To my way of thinking, I do not agree with this idea in many aspects. We will write a custom essay sample on The Young Can Teach the Elderly or any similar topic only for you Order Now On one hand, I admit that the elderly has played an important part in teaching young men, and we benefit a lot from their knowledge. In particular, they have incurred and undergone many events in their lives; therefore, they have gathered lots of experiences, which are very useful for us. Time has taught them how to deal with problems and difficulties, and they can teach us about it. On the other hand, I feel we, the young, in turn can teach them about a lot of things as follow. The first thing to mention is modern knowledge, especially innovations in technology, which the elderly can hardly follow. For example, we can show them about how to use the internet, a marvelous invention in modern day, which is quite strange to them. Similarly, the elderly usually are not familiar with learning foreign languages, like English, thus we teach them how to learn and use it effectively. Another thing we can teach the elderly is communication skill. As we can see, the elderly tend to limit their relationships, and they almost communicate with a few relatives and friends only. On the contrary, the young usually talk to a lot of people, even strangers, through using social network or chatting utility. Hence, they always feel happy and relaxed, because they can share their emotions and thoughts with many people. Moreover, they feel more comfortable and self-confident in real lifeÃ¢â¬â¢s communication, therefore may succeed more in work. All these things should be taught to elderly, whose timid characteristics sometimes lead to their failure. To sum up, though the knowledge of the elderly is very large and extensive/ however experienced and wise the elder generation may be, they sometimes have to learn many things from the young. Only by this way can they achieve success in this new era. Vice versa, the young should also take all advantages from the elderly to be more successful in life. How to cite The Young Can Teach the Elderly, Essay examples
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Question: Discuss About The Advantages Of Choosing Fabricated Timber Based House? Answer: Introduction On the off chance that one looks at a pre-assembled timber outline house to places of other sort inside such qualities as warmth protection, development speed, assortment of alternatives for inside and outside enrichment, and, above all obviously, the development costs, at that point pre-assembled timber outline sort houses are no. 1 in any of those qualities. Lower development costs. The development expenses of a pre-assembled timber outline house are unimaginably low, on the off chance that one thinks about them to other building methodologies and innovations. On the off chance that building a timber outline house, you will spare finance development materials, time and work. And you will achieve higher floor space effectiveness per square meter, than for a block or solid building. Least upkeep costs. The upkeep of a pre-assembled timber outline house is extensively less expensive, on accounting of all around created warm protection. A place of this sort will give a warm and comfortable microclimate amid the winter a long time at least warming expense. The warmth protection level of a 20 cm thick timber outline house divider compares to a large portion of a meter thick solid square divider. Particularly because of its productive warmth protection, timber outline houses are considered to be earth well disposed as they require bring down measure of regular assets to be expended to supply warming. Boundless development arrangements: The pre-assembled timber outline house innovation empowers to fulfill any design necessities. Our organization is completely fit for executing any timber outline house venture. And also the outside improvement is totally subject to client's taste and money related limit. A timber outline house with completely improved outside can be made to look both as timber or a block house. Time effective development. The development innovation of pre-assembled timber outline houses permits to completely entire a house for home inside three months for the snapshot of development start. The development of a pre-assembled timber outline house can be completed amid any season, including winter. Extraordinary, yet again this is accomplished by utilizing the timber outline house building innovation Delicacy. The heaviness of a pre-assembled timber outline house is significantly light and thusly it doesn't die down rather than a solid, piece or a block house. Accordingly the outside beautification can be done directly after the fulfillment of development and also it is livable the exact instant. Establishments' development. Because of the light weight of a pre-assembled timber outline house, it doesn't require intemperate establishments. Along these lines the development time is abbreviated, and one will spare significantly on materials, transport and development. Toughness. Timber outline houses are astoundingly suited for seismically dynamic areas because of its sturdiness and light weight and as expressed before it doesn't require stone monument and exorbitant establishments. The sturdiness of a pre-assembled timber outline house assumes a critical part in its life span. Life span. The life time of a pre-assembled timber outline house will keep going for over a century, on account of its particular advancements and precisely fixed casing. Subsequently you are building a house for yourselves as well as for the coming eras of your family. The life span is given by our broad experience and use of refined advancements, which stems well in the past from such nations as Scandinavia, Japan, USA and Canada. The predecessors of the present timber outline houses can be found in Germany, which are over 800 years of age. Natural kind disposition. The materials that are utilized as a part of the development of pre-assembled timber outline houses are ecologically well disposed. The timber outline house outline is connected with an answer that shields it from dampness, spoiling and consuming. And said some time recently, the upkeep of the house requires least asset utilization. Research Gap To completely exploit the capability of, and to build the effectiveness in, timber development, an expanded hypothetical and pragmatic comprehension of the business furthermore, the procedure advancement is required. Down to earth and hypothetical apparatuses that empower a joint improvement of timber designing and construction in wood development with the business sectors dynamic requests on customization and leanness, to focused prices, are as yet deficient. Theoretical Framework These picked segments can be partitioned into some extraordinary hypothetical ranges. Process arranging and undertaking administration can be examined as far as active for instance in terms of lean development. Learning creation is an extremely complex zone furthermore; it was difficult for me to settle on which hypotheses I should center. My decision progressed toward becoming to examine information creation as far as hierarchical learning c.f. also, showing ventures c.f. As it is proposed that showing activities ought to be utilized as a way to expand the utilization of timber in lodging development. Methodology Exploratory contextual analysis - it is a moderately new kind of work appointed to understudies of higher instructive foundations, so there are dependably troubles with composing it. As per the word reference, this task includes an itemized research of the given topic went for demonstrating a total comprehension of this subject. Participants The survey participants of the research will other project managers as well as construction managers working in different construction companies or developers. Data Collection In the research data collection would include surveys and questionnaires. Data Analysis and Discussion Data analysis would be done using SPSS in the current research. Significance of Research Accordingly this think about gives a one of a kind chance to portray, investigate and clarify the systems also, procedures of the presentation of another material and new on-screen characters to development. A similar assessment indicates higher efficiency in the assembling business than in the development business. One basic issue in the development business is the fracture of the business. Truth be told, what we typically call the development business is entirely a monetary segment then an industry. It is comprised of a few related sub-bunches that have distinctive explanations behind their cooperation in development exercises. This separation controls the procedure and the store network to collaborate for conveyance of the correct item to the correct cost for the client. Embracing some key ideas (e.g. lean considering, collaborating and authoritative learning) from the assembling business is indicated out as a probability decrease creation costs in lodging development. Research Milestones Task August September October November December January January February February Selection of topic and search for justification Constructing literature Selecting appropriate methods Data collection Data analysis and representation Reviewing the outcomes Conclusions and recommendations Submitting draft of the project Printing and final submission Resources Required Resources required to explore assets incorporates: Libraries- Libraries are the most clear decision for generally scientists, Diaries- Diaries are an exceptionally valuable, regularly underrated wellspring of research, giving germane data on the advancement of civil argument, basic sentiment and logical hypothesis. The Internet- The web can be a significant asset for exposition look into however do be careful with problematic destinations and unauthenticated data. 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