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    general economic thought because if there is a scarcity present, then there is a choice to be made about this scarce resource. Moreover, Rittenberg and Tregarthen (2009) also point out that what distinguishes economic approach from any other science, whether social or not, is that economists study this “choices” assuming that people try to maximize their decision making to reach a maximal value. These maximizing choices are presumed to be made at the margin and with the aim to reach maximal…

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    Personal Statement of Melanie Ayllon Three years ago I had to decide where my focus for the next three and a half years would lie. I needed to choose between languages, science, arts or economics and law. I decided to take economics and law as part of a bilingual program (German and English) at my school. My decision was not primarily based on my interest in economics and law, but rather on the opportunity to take half of the syllabus in English. To participate in the bilingual program you could…

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    Behavioral science is a complementary subject for this semester, but I was blank and clueless what this subject is about. So, I just register it since we need to do so. When I saw my class timetable, I think this class may be boring and tiring because it is in the evening. Surprisingly, when I enter the class for the first time, I saw a very enthusiastic lecturer that is Dr Tan Kit-Aun. He spread his positive and energetic vibes to me and my classmates. I was amazed with his spirit, but…

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    While Struggling with a learning disability such as ADHD, the feeling of discouragement and illiteracy negatively impacted my academics as a child. I have faced several obstacles growing up with ADHD, but I realized that adhd is not a “disability”, it’s the ability to process knowledge at my own pace. That self-confidence is what gave me the encouragement and drive to seek a higher level of education and meet all my life goals. When I was a child and others would ask, “What do you want to be…

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    Economic Effects Of Zoos

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    The study on the Lincoln’s Children Zoo is not the only study that shows the extreme economic impact zoos and aquaria have. There are many other people that have researched, and show how zoos are economic generators for the communities. Based on the information interpreted by Thomas (2011), “Looking just at Texas, a study determines that AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums generate $884.2 million in economic activity annually for the Lone Star State. They also employ 8,998 people and provide…

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    research methods allows researchers to describe, explore and explain various social phenomena. Quantitative methods seek to obtain information about the social world that is already in or can be converted to numeric form (Conley, 45). This method is similar to the scientific method in use of trying to use treatment and control (placebo) groups to determine how changes in one aspect of a situation affect another social outcome. Information gathering using quantitative methods is…

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    explain sociological events in Chicago. W.I Thomas (1863-1947) was an influential sociologist who was at the University of Chicago in the early 20th century. Thomas mainly focused on the importance of the interactive dependence of individuals and social life and culture. He is well known for his term “the definition of the situation”. This term means that before an individual acts, he or she examines and deliberates the situation. He argues that individuals will make decisions based on how…

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    talks about how Kilpatrick when he was the new institutional dispensation he implemented a militant separatism. With this militant separatism Kilpatrick was able to separate the “subject matter from pedagogy, and the separation of forward-thinking social thinkers.” As a result of this separatism the army’s strengths increased because its “principles were the best ones socially, scientifically, and philosophically” (Hirsch,…

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    Rather, he sees the task of a cultural social historian as one of uncovering the threads of voice and action that permit us to reconstruct some dimensions of “French peasant worldview” and to see how startlingly different that worldview is from the modern view. Our distance from the French peasant…

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    Relational Climate

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    Quantitative research techniques are employed by many a researcher to study a process and delve into the answers, and then present them to promote social change. Dennis et al (2013) employs this method by first formulating a series of research questions to guide them in their research. These questions are as follows: 1. Is the quality of the teaching-learning process dependent on the organizational climate? 2. Is there a different relationship between quality of the teaching-learning process and…

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