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Internal College Of Engineering Expense Distribution Report Instructions, Angela Engebritson 2021 Boise State University

Internal College Of Engineering Expense Distribution Report Instructions, Angela Engebritson

IPS/BAS 495 Undergraduate Capstone Projects

When creating an instructional document, you will end up with a detailed record that outlines a step-by-step process resulting from all the of your trials and knowledge you experienced during that undertaking. I found that I learned more about myself during this process than I did about the results of activity itself. I will no longer look at training resources the same. This simple document, which could range between one page to hundreds of pages is the result of someone’s experiences. What the document doesn’t tell you is that someone most likely spent hours of research, hundreds of actions, or …


Minimizing Errors In Information Technology, Cameron N. Secaur 2021 Boise State University

Minimizing Errors In Information Technology, Cameron N. Secaur

IPS/BAS 495 Undergraduate Capstone Projects

Our team had not been given structure as to how issues were to be addressed and resolved. The leadership was under the impression that verbally communicating what they wanted for their standards would be sufficient. However, this allowed for more mistakes than was acceptable. Faced with many different issues from user provision, to user termination to basic issues with many different programs; I had to find a solution that would help alleviate the excess of mistakes. The creation of documentation that would provide a stable infrastructure and policy to follow for technicians appeared to be a great way to resolve …


The Write Stuff - Autumn 2021 (Vol. 18, No. 4), Research Medical Library 2021 University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

The Write Stuff - Autumn 2021 (Vol. 18, No. 4), Research Medical Library

Write Stuff 2021

  • The growing acceptance of preprints in biomedical publishing
  • NIH biosketch changes
  • Opening up the functionality of Microsoft Word with the Read Aloud tool
  • NCI’s Author Arranger tool for manuscript title pages
  • NIH tips for writing a research plan
  • Unusual terms used in scientific writing and publishing: Creative Commons


Where To Find Approved Protein Names Online, Amy Ninetto 2021 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Where To Find Approved Protein Names Online, Amy Ninetto

Word for Word 2021

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Where To Find Approved Gene Names Online And How To Use Them, Amy Ninetto 2021 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Where To Find Approved Gene Names Online And How To Use Them, Amy Ninetto

Word for Word 2021

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The Dictionary: Beyond Basic Definitions, Ashli Villarreal 2021 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

The Dictionary: Beyond Basic Definitions, Ashli Villarreal

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Faculty Writing: A Collaborative Approach To Producing Manuscripts., Jennifer Wilson, Pamela Walter, Shoshana Sicks, Elena Umland 2021 Thomas Jefferson University

Faculty Writing: A Collaborative Approach To Producing Manuscripts., Jennifer Wilson, Pamela Walter, Shoshana Sicks, Elena Umland

Academic Commons and Scott Memorial Library Staff Papers and Presentations

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News Reporting And Rendition Of Some Value Laden Words In English And Arabic, Rafid Al-Rubaye, Saleem Al-fahad 2021 Irbid Private University, Jordan

News Reporting And Rendition Of Some Value Laden Words In English And Arabic, Rafid Al-Rubaye, Saleem Al-Fahad

Jerash for Research and Studies Journal مجلة جرش للبحوث والدراسات

Language plays an essential role in achieving objective news stories in journalism. With the progress made over the last decades in the fields of media and telecommunications, news stories written in a given language are expected to be translated and presented for the audiences of other languages. It should be remembered that the translator has a significant role to play in observing the objectivity of the texts rendered from a cultural


Using Commas With Dates And Locations, Editing Services, Research Medical Library (formerly Scientific Publications) 2021 University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Using Commas With Dates And Locations, Editing Services, Research Medical Library (Formerly Scientific Publications)

Word for Word 2021

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Engl 1301 - English Composition I - Language And Communication, Glenn Shaheen, Ymitri Mathison, DeLinda Marzette -Stuckey, Richard Schmitt 2021 Prairie View A&M University

Engl 1301 - English Composition I - Language And Communication, Glenn Shaheen, Ymitri Mathison, Delinda Marzette -Stuckey, Richard Schmitt

Open Education Resources

This OER packet contains the course materials for ENGL 1301 - English Composition I . In academic settings, the reasons for writing fulfill four main purposes: to summarize, to analyze, to synthesize, and to evaluate. You will encounter these four purposes not only as you read for your classes but also as you read for work or pleasure. Because reading and writing work together, your writing skills will improve as you read. Eventually, your instructors will ask you to complete assignments specifically designed to meet one of the four purposes. As you will see, the purpose for writing will guide …


Remote Working During The Pandemic: Mapw Graduates In The Workforce, Jordan Dollar 2021 Kennesaw State University

Remote Working During The Pandemic: Mapw Graduates In The Workforce, Jordan Dollar

Master of Arts in Professional Writing Capstones

From early 2020 to 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic forced millions of employers across the globe to abruptly shift to virtual workspaces to both facilitate safe work environments and offset operational costs in a time of economic uncertainty. This sudden change accelerated the already growing trend of remote working in a rapid fashion and, for many, signaled the start of a new era of professional operations. As one could imagine, this also created a myriad of anxiety and stress for those workers unprepared for the change. Existing research suggests that this change was especially impactful for Generation Z and Generation Y …


Hyphenating Temporary Compounds: A Low-Stress Guide, Bryan Tutt 2021 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Hyphenating Temporary Compounds: A Low-Stress Guide, Bryan Tutt

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Outcomes Of Training In Smart Home Technology Adoption: A Living Laboratory Study, David Wright, Daniel Burton Shank, Thomas Yarbrough 2021 Missouri University of Science and Technology

Outcomes Of Training In Smart Home Technology Adoption: A Living Laboratory Study, David Wright, Daniel Burton Shank, Thomas Yarbrough

English and Technical Communication Faculty Research & Creative Works

While various forms of smart home technology have been available for decades, they have yet to achieve widespread adoption. Although they have risen in popularity during recent years, the general public continue to rate smart home devices as overly complex compared to their benefits. This article reports the results of an eight-month study into the effects of training on smart home technology adoption. Building upon the results of a previous study, and using the same living laboratory approach, we studied the effects of training on the attitudes of a group of residents toward use of smart home technology. Results show …


The Write Stuff - Summer 2021 (Vol. 18, No. 3), Research Medical Library 2021 University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

The Write Stuff - Summer 2021 (Vol. 18, No. 3), Research Medical Library

Write Stuff 2021

  • A friendly reminder about Core Grant citations
  • Using BioRender to create scientific figures
  • Reminder to grant authors: Check for grant requirements to publish in open access journals
  • Promoting research articles


La Plage Des Enfants Perdus De Jilali Ferhati: Une Cinécriture Ou L'Étude De Quelques Motifs, Rochdi ELMANIRA 2021 Faculté des Lettres et des Sciences Humaines, Univérsité Ibn Zohr, Agadir, Maroc

La Plage Des Enfants Perdus De Jilali Ferhati: Une Cinécriture Ou L'Étude De Quelques Motifs, Rochdi Elmanira

Dirassat

This article deals with the centrality of modern cinema in the work of JILALI FERHATI «La plage des enfants perdus». Through the motifs of the cine-writing, the author proposes a grid of analysis that focuses on the cinematographic practice where the filmmaker and the spectator are the custodians of the work and its meaning. The article presents the present of representation and the multiplicity of forms perceived through the play on the tools of cinema and direction.


All Ready Or Already?, Kathryn Hale 2021 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

All Ready Or Already?, Kathryn Hale

Word for Word 2021

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First Things First: Deciding Between First And Firstly, Tammy Locke 2021 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

First Things First: Deciding Between First And Firstly, Tammy Locke

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Majority Of Or Most?, Ann Sutton 2021 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Majority Of Or Most?, Ann Sutton

Word for Word 2021

No abstract provided.


The Rhetorical Significance Of Women Deminers And Female Participation In Post-Conflict Operations, Brenna N. Matlock 2021 James Madison University

The Rhetorical Significance Of Women Deminers And Female Participation In Post-Conflict Operations, Brenna N. Matlock

Masters Theses, 2020-current

Across the globe, all female or mix-gender demining teams are working to eradicate landmines and other explosive remnants of war that threaten their communities. However, more generally, women are often absent from the various elements of security and peacekeeping that exists in post-conflict environments. The purpose of this research is to examine the rhetorical significance of women deminers and to analyze wider implications for female participation in post-conflict operations. Using a phenomenological, feminist, and transformative framework, I collected qualitative data from a range of public texts (or “artifacts”) written about women deminers and from online surveys distributed to women demining …


Are Control Subjects "Healthy"?, Lizzie Hess 2021 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Are Control Subjects "Healthy"?, Lizzie Hess

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