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Killing Times [Table Of Contents], David Wills 2019 Fordham University

Killing Times [Table Of Contents], David Wills

Philosophy

Killing Times begins with the deceptively simple observation—made by Jacques Derrida in his seminars on the topic—that the death penalty mechanically interrupts mortal time by preempting the typical mortal experience of not knowing at what precise moment we will die.

Killing Times traces the logic of the death penalty across a range of sites. Starting with the struggles of American courts to articulate what methods of execution constitute “cruel and unusual punishment,” Wills goes on to show the ways that technologies of death have themselves evolved in conjunction with fraught ideas of cruelty and instantaneity, from the guillotine ...


Using Twitter To Support Reflective Learning In An Asynchronous Online Course, Tian Luo, Smruti J. Shah, Helen Crompton 2019 Old Dominion University

Using Twitter To Support Reflective Learning In An Asynchronous Online Course, Tian Luo, Smruti J. Shah, Helen Crompton

Teaching & Learning Faculty Publications

The purpose of this study was to further our understanding of the use of Twitter for promoting reflective learning. Specifically, this study investigated how students participate in Twitter-supported activities, what type of knowledge are manifested when Twitter is used to reflect on the course readings, and how students perceive the Twitter-supported activities. The data showed that Twitter was successful in keeping the learners engaged in the reflective discussion activities for a prolonged period compared to Blackboard. Students overall had a positive perception towards the integration of Twitter to support reflection and discussion along with active participation. Twitter was effective in ...


Cnl As Outcomes Manager: Improving Communication During The Er To Icu Handoff, Amy Ho 2018 The University of San Francisco

Cnl As Outcomes Manager: Improving Communication During The Er To Icu Handoff, Amy Ho

Master's Projects and Capstones

Emergency room (ER) to Intensive care unit (ICU) handoff reports are often ineffective because the lack of an standardized guideline. The aim of the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) improvement project was to improve the nurse satisfaction survey scores in the ER and ICU microsystems within a mid-sized community hospital in northern California. Participates included registered nurses, and ER and ICU managers. The failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA), Strength, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) analysis, and the Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) cycle were used for this project. Literature reviews were conducted to identify effective theories, patterns, and tools for handoff reports. Nurse ...


Project Renew Worcester, Danni Yue, Amy Zhang, Jing Han, Omid Ashrafi, Yiming Xu 2018 Clark University

Project Renew Worcester, Danni Yue, Amy Zhang, Jing Han, Omid Ashrafi, Yiming Xu

School of Professional Studies

n The client for this capstone project is RENEW Worcester which is a fledgling solar power project whose main goals are to bring renewable energy in the form of solar power into local, primarily low-income communities and are committed to the mission of making the transition off of fossil fuels to clean, renewable power. Based in Worcester, Massachusetts, they are a local chapter of Co-op Power which is a consumer-owned sustainable energy cooperative (co-op) made up of numerous different local chapters all over the New England area as well as the state of New York. The problem that we will ...


Developing Cultural Competency In Anesthesia Through Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists, Emma To 2018 University of Southern Mississippi

Developing Cultural Competency In Anesthesia Through Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists, Emma To

Doctoral Projects

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) are the main anesthesia providers in over 70% of rural hospitals providing anesthesia. Each year, over 2,000 student registered nurse anesthetists (SRNAs) graduate and continue as licensed CRNAs. This Doctor of Nurse Practice (DNP) project emphasizes the importance of developing culturally competent providers in anesthesia by promoting early outreach in cultural competence education of SRNAs. Cultural competence is described as possessing characteristics of congruent attitudes, awareness, and conduct that provides and enables effective skills in cross-cultural encounters. Encompassing cultural competency education early in the SRNAs profession may provide valuable lifelong cultural skills that will ...


Gilden's "Articles, Articles, Articles!" (Book Review), Jennifer Argueta 2018 Azusa Pacific University

Gilden's "Articles, Articles, Articles!" (Book Review), Jennifer Argueta

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Riley's "Be The Parent, Please: Stop Banning Seesaws And Start Banning Snapchat: Strategies For Solving The Real Parenting Problems" (Book Review), Laura E. Walton 2018 Cornerstone University

Riley's "Be The Parent, Please: Stop Banning Seesaws And Start Banning Snapchat: Strategies For Solving The Real Parenting Problems" (Book Review), Laura E. Walton

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Examining Delayed Onset Of Dementia In The Bilingual Geriatric Population, Erica Brown, Elizabeth Hartman 2018 DePaul University

Examining Delayed Onset Of Dementia In The Bilingual Geriatric Population, Erica Brown, Elizabeth Hartman

Grace Peterson Nursing Research Colloquium

Background: Dementia is the largest cause of dependency and disability in older adults, affecting nearly 50 million people worldwide with about 10 million new cases every year. Presently, there are no cures for dementia. Consequently, a growing body of evidence suggests that bilingualism may delay the onset of clinical dementia symptoms by several years.

Objectives: The purpose of this review is to summarize and analyze current evidence from studies that examined how bilingualism delays the onset of dementia. Evidence is reviewed suggesting that bilingualism may delay the dementia symptoms due to an increase in cognitive reserve, which refers to an ...


My Experience In Swaziland With Give Hope, Fight Poverty, Megan Kaser 2018 Purdue University

My Experience In Swaziland With Give Hope, Fight Poverty, Megan Kaser

Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement

Megan Kaser, a recent 2017 alum in the College of Health and Human Sciences at Purdue University, describes her experience with Give Hope, Fight Poverty (GHFP)—a nonprofit organization in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in physician assistant studies. GHFP’s mission is “to foster philanthropy domestically by designing service-learning programs that engage U.S. college students with rural communities in Swaziland, Africa, and work together to educate, empower, and lift orphaned and vulnerable children—particularly those living in child-headed households— out of poverty” (Give Hope, Fight Poverty, n.d.). By incorporating college students in ...


A Speech Rhythm Comparison Of English Speakers From Hawai‘I And California, Lana Lobato Aljader 2018 University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

A Speech Rhythm Comparison Of English Speakers From Hawai‘I And California, Lana Lobato Aljader

Mānoa Horizons

There has been a long tradition, since at least 1945, of research into the rhythm of speech. Considered a universal feature of language, speech rhythm is often broken down into two main categories, stress-timed and syllable-timed. Languages are assumed to fit into, or fall along a continuum between, these two categories. This study compares the recorded speech of two politicians speaking Californian English, a so-called stress-timed language, and two politicians speaking Hawai‘i English, which has yet to be categorized. Influencing languages, regional dialect, and social impacts are discussed. The software DARLA and the program Praat were used to assist ...


Prospectus, November 15. 2018, Parkland College, Ayla McDonald, Ashley House, Paul Benson, Savannah Weishaar, Emma Fleming, Morgan Parrish 2018 Parkland College

Prospectus, November 15. 2018, Parkland College, Ayla Mcdonald, Ashley House, Paul Benson, Savannah Weishaar, Emma Fleming, Morgan Parrish

Prospectus 2018

From Isolation to Academia: The educational journey of a home-schooled student; Humans of Parkland (Joseph Omo-Osagie); Stay Tuned for Radio Dramas on WPCD; Fight Hunber and Feed Hope; Peer Tutors' new CRLA Certification; Humane Society: Bios of 5 Pets up for Adoption; Letters to the editor;


Spartan Daily, November 14, 2018, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2018 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, November 14, 2018, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2018

Volume 151, Issue 36


Best In Southwest Ohio: Soche Honors Faculty Excellence, Mark D. Weinstein 2018 Cedarville University

Best In Southwest Ohio: Soche Honors Faculty Excellence, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

The Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) presented its Faculty Excellence Awards to six faculty from Cedarville University at a ceremony November 2 at the University of Dayton River Campus.


“Smaller” Rotc Unit Comes Up Big, Mark D. Weinstein 2018 Cedarville University

“Smaller” Rotc Unit Comes Up Big, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

A team of Cedarville Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets conquered much larger ROTC programs in a test of will, perseverance, physical endurance and teamwork to win the 7th Brigade Ranger Challenge Competition at Fort Knox, Kentucky. The competition was held November 2-4.


International Students To Enjoy Classic American Holiday, Mark D. Weinstein 2018 Cedarville University

International Students To Enjoy Classic American Holiday, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Cedarville student organization Campus Bible Fellowship (CBF) will partner with a conversational English class at Wright State University to give international students a Thanksgiving to remember.


Incarcerated Adults Find Award-Winning Game Transforming, Mark D. Weinstein 2018 Cedarville University

Incarcerated Adults Find Award-Winning Game Transforming, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Equations like 1 + 1 = 2 and 2 x 2 = 4 have simple answers. But sometimes equations are more complex. For one Cedarville University graduate, 18 years of teaching + a class of incarcerated adult students = a new, award-winning number strategy game.


Korean Military Veteran Pursues Pharm.D. Degree, Mark D. Weinstein 2018 Cedarville University

Korean Military Veteran Pursues Pharm.D. Degree, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

At the age of 15, SangYo Kim came to the United States from Seoul, South Korea, as an exchange student at a small Christian school in Pennsylvania. He entered Cedarville University in 2009, but took two years off for mandatory service in the South Korean military. Kim returned to Cedarville following his discharge and is now a third-year pharmacy graduate student, looking forward to a 2020 graduation.


Teen Dating Violence, Janessa Rivera 2018 R.E.B.I.R.T.H. Journey, LLC

Teen Dating Violence, Janessa Rivera

Violence Against Women conference

Teen Dating Violence (TDV) is a topic rapidly increasing in the lives of our youth, however it is not discussed in the schools or in the community. Individuals who suffer from dating violence in their youth are more likely to experience domestic violence with an intimate partner as an adult. This presentation raises awareness of the term “dating violence” and highlights the impact of TDV in the Latino community in an interactive format that includes open discussion of cultural norms and appropriation in the Latino community, which can enable TDV. Healthy strategies to prevent/identify/escape TDV are also included ...


Simulations Grow Nursing Students’ Real-Life Experience, Mark D. Weinstein 2018 Cedarville University

Simulations Grow Nursing Students’ Real-Life Experience, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Cedarville University’s school of nursing is already known for developing highly prepared health care professionals, but since the construction of its high-fidelity simulation center in 2012, the school of nursing has increased the use of hands-on learning in clinical courses. This should ensure that Cedarville meets and exceeds industry standards for years to come.


Pharmacy Grads Far Surpass National Average On Naplex, Mark D. Weinstein 2018 Cedarville University

Pharmacy Grads Far Surpass National Average On Naplex, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

The 2018 class of Cedarville University Doctor of Pharmacy graduates has achieved a 96.77 percent pass rate on the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX), exceeding the national average.


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