The Informed Argument

A Multidisciplinary Reader and Guide

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Author: Robert Keith Miller

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Professional Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 633

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The Informed Argument

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub

ISBN: 9780155031852

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 370

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The Informed Argument

A Multidisciplinary Reader and Guide

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Author: Robert K. Miller

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780155414570

Category:

Page: 640

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The Informed Argument

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Author: Robert P. Yagelski,Robert Keith Miller

Publisher: Heinle

ISBN: 9780838457092

Category: Education

Page: 416

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For those who don't want readings, the Brief Edition contains the rhetoric portion of THE INFORMED ARGUMENT, Sixth Edition and is the only brief book on the market with a full-color insert.

Tracing Your Baltic, Scandinavian, Eastern European, & Middle Eastern Ancestry Online

Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Estonian, Latvian, Polish, Lithuanian, Greek, Macedonian, Bulgarian, Armenian, Hungarian, Eastern European & Middle Eastern Genealogy (All Faiths)

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Author: Anne Hart

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1532000545

Category: Reference

Page: 179

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Are you online and ready for global smart card and database genealogy for virtual travelers? Here's how to search family history for nations bordering the Baltic Sea, the Balkans countries, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East. The nations listed in this guide (all faiths) include Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Armenia, Assyria, Greece, Lebanon, Syria, and many other lands in the Middle East, the Balkans-Croatia, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Eastern Europe-Hungary, and more. Collecting details about people is moving toward smart card technology and its offspring. The new wave in genealogy is authentication technology. Authentication begins with new-wave technology used to gather population registers. Compare the new technology to the old method of door-to-door census taking, tombstone tracings, and city directory publishing. No, genealogists are not using smart cards this year, but smart card technology is being used to compile population registers in Europe. The future holds a new wave of technology used for authentication for banking transactions being applied to other areas. Currently this technology is used for collecting details for population registrars such as census taking. The application for research is of interest to family historians, librarians, and governments. It's already in use by private industry for electronic authentication. Family history is now about intelligent connections, whether it's a population registrar, census detail, or electronic identity for banking. Smart card genealogy began in 1998 in Finland with governments seeking to put census and population registers in an electronic form that would be available to researchers, and these applications are going global.

Popular Health & Medical Writing for Magazines

How to Turn Current Research & Trends Into Salable Feature Articles

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Author: Anne Hart

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595351786

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 229

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Here's how to transform your interest in popular health topics such as gene hunters, medical trends, self-help, nutrition, current issues, or pets into writing salable feature articles for popular publications. Become a health-aware feature writer, journalist, editor, indexer, abstractor, proofreader, information broker, book packager, investigative reporter, pharmaceutical copywriter, or documentary video producer. Here are the skills you'll need to transform your interest in popular science into writing health and medical feature and filler articles or columns for a wide variety of publications. For those who always wanted to write or edit medical publications, scripts, medical record histories, case histories, or books, here's a guide with all the strategies and techniques you'll need to become a medical writer, journalist, or editor. Whether you're a medical language specialist, transcriber, freelance writer, editor, indexer, or want to be, you'll learn how to write and market high-demand feature articles for popular magazines on a variety of popular science subjects from health, fitness, and nutrition to DNA, pet issues, and self-help. You'll find not only how-to techniques, but contacts for networking, associations, and where to find the research. You don't need science courses to write about popular science. What you do need is dedication to writing, journalism, or editing-freelance or staff. Feature articles and fillers are wanted on popular health-related subjects for general consumer, women's, men's, and niche magazines.

101+ Practical Ways to Raise Funds

A Step-By-Step Guide with Answers

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Author: Anne Hart

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1532000162

Category: Education

Page: N.A

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Raise funds and/or promote your favorite cause. Develop original creativity enhancement products such as writing vocational biographies. Solve problems and publish measurable results. Design practical media projects that easily can be turned into home-based businesses or one-time projects. Homeschoolers, parents, teachers, students, entrepreneurs, and workers interested in opening powerful, affordable-budget, trend-ready home-based publishing, writing, or video podcasting and video news release-production businesses and creative writing fundraising events will enjoy these unique applications to help you create your own board games, projects, businesses, publications, and events. Sample business start-ups (or one-time project) categories include the following categories: description of business, income potential, best locale to operate the business, training required, general aptitude or experience, equipment needed, operating your business, target market, related opportunities, and additional information for resources. Develop practical projects using the skills of video production, creative writing, book and pamphlet publishing, or newsletter design. These skills include adapting stories, novels, news events, or scripts and skits to numerous platforms, formats, and media types. Inform others how to avoid pitfalls and blind spots that can derail careers early in the game. The campaigns are ideal for most promotional, business, or training situations.

How to Start Personal Histories & Genealogy Journalism Businesses

Genealogy Course Template, Syllabus, Writing & Marketing Guide

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Author: Anne Hart

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595386989

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 244

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Here's how to open your own genealogy, family history journalism, or personal history business. This includes a genealogy course template and instruction on how to start and operate a home-based business working with personal and oral histories, genealogy, family history, and life story writing. You also learn how to interview people, what questions to ask, and how to put together a business and/or a course or book on any aspect of genealogy around the world, journalism, writing, personal history, and life story writing. Start your own course using the genealogy course template to inspire you to develop your own specialties and niche areas. Work with almost any ethnic group, and create businesses ranging from DNA-driven genealogy reporting services to family history, memoirs writing, or personal history videography services. Use social history to find information such as female ancestors' maiden names that had not been recorded using hidden and niche areas of information, including ethnic, religious, and institutional sources such as widows' military pension applications. Develop genealogy and personal history classes anywhere. You'll make history. To start, first you need to create a course syllabus-either to teach beginners genealogy or to train professionals in other fields to use personal history techniques to find hidden information, or organize information for the reports you generate for your clients or family. You'll learn how to write social history by using genealogy journalism resources, find hidden records, and market your own course or write your book or report in many different areas of personal history and genealogy journalism. Make family tree charts. Start your own business, club, franchise, or course.

The Informed Citizen

Argument and Analysis

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Author: Wanda Schindley

Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub

ISBN: 9780155037854

Category: Education

Page: 545

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The Informed Citizen is about interacting in communities that reach from the classroom to cyberspace to explore today's issues and develop informed opinions, effective arguments, and polished writing. The text is founded on classical rhetoric, the schema that seems most accessible to students. Fundamental, also, are the ideas that English class does not have to be dull; that everyone has something to say; that argument permeates discourse; that building skills is not only imprtant but also exciting; and that thinking is the most important tool for writing, relating, living, and contributing.

Compliance Management in Financial Industries

A Model-based Business Process and Reporting Perspective

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Author: Mathias Eggert

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 331903913X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 96

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Since the peak of the world financial crisis in 2008, compliance management has gained more and more interest from practice and research. In particular the financial service industry is strongly regulated and has to follow specific laws, standards and guidelines. Considering the steadily increasing number of legal requirements in the design of information systems is a challenge to financial service providers. This book investigates the challenges of compliance management in financial industries and provides solutions for a compliant design of information models. From a business process perspective, an approach is presented that enables the automatic checking of business process models. From a supervisory reporting perspective a modeling technique is presented that allows for modeling regulatory data warehouse requirements as well as its analysis. Besides these two perspectives the author provides insights into the perceived relationship of Information Systems and Law.

The Informed Vision

Essays on Learning and Human Nature

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Author: David Hawkins

Publisher: Algora Publishing

ISBN: 0875861717

Category: Education

Page: 256

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An education classic is back in print. 15 seminal essays explore how children develop their understanding of the world around them.

How to Open a Business Writing and Publishing Memoirs, Gift Books, Or Success Stories for Clients

Make Hand-Crafted Personalized History

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Author: Anne Hart

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595380832

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 276

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Learn what questions to ask and how to interview people for the significant moments in their life stories, and then write, publish, and bind by hand exquisitely-crafted personal gift books, memoirs, or business success stories. Words in memoirs or life success story gift books have a life of their own. The purpose of a hand-made, finely bound memoirs or business success-story gift book is to show how two or more people bring out the best in one another. You'd be surprised how many people are satisfied to pay up to $10,000 (or more depending upon the publisher) to have only one copy of a hand-bound hardcover book published about their event or life story. What does it take to create and publish a memoirs gift book commemorating a Bar Mitzvah, confirmation, wedding, or true experience? What quality of personal book do you want to make from scratch-writing, printing, and binding? As far as printing and binding, you can make one finished book at a cost to you of only $1.50-$4.50. What you charge a client depends on what it costs you. If you create and publish a custom gift book, you'd publish only one copy of a hand bound, hard-cover book. The tome would contain anywhere from 60 to 100 photos. Text material based on phone or live interviews running at least two hours for one person (or more if needed and about two hours spent per each interview) would be about 80 to 120 published pages-slightly more, but only if necessary. Look at yourself as a designer, writer, interviewer, and book binder. Learn how to make your own pop-up books for all ages.

Informed Consent and Clinician Accountability

The Ethics of Report Cards on Surgeon Performance

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Author: Steve Clarke,Justin Oakley

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139466178

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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This timely book analyses and evaluates ethical and social implications of recent developments in reporting surgeon performance. It contains chapters by leading international specialists in philosophy, bioethics, epidemiology, medical administration, surgery, and law, demonstrating the diversity and complexity of debates about this topic, raising considerations of patient autonomy, accountability, justice, and the quality and safety of medical services. Performance information on individual cardiac surgeons has been publicly available in parts of the US for over a decade. Survival rates for individual cardiac surgeons in the UK have recently been released to the public. This trend is being driven by various factors, including concerns about accountability, patients' rights, quality and safety of medical care, and the need to avoid scandals in medical care. This trend is likely to extend to other countries, to other clinicians, and to professions beyond health care, making this text an essential addition to the literature available.

Synthesizable VHDL Design for FPGAs

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Author: Eduardo Augusto Bezerra,Djones Vinicius Lettnin

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3319025473

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 157

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The methodology described in this book is the result of many years of research experience in the field of synthesizable VHDL design targeting FPGA based platforms. VHDL was first conceived as a documentation language for ASIC designs. Afterwards, the language was used for the behavioral simulation of ASICs, and also as a design input for synthesis tools. VHDL is a rich language, but just a small subset of it can be used to write synthesizable code, from which a physical circuit can be obtained. Usually VHDL books describe both, synthesis and simulation aspects of the language, but in this book the reader is conducted just through the features acceptable by synthesis tools. The book introduces the subjects in a gradual and concise way, providing just enough information for the reader to develop their synthesizable digital systems in VHDL. The examples in the book were planned targeting an FPGA platform widely used around the world.

The Informed Gardener Blooms Again

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Author: Linda K. Chalker-Scott

Publisher: University of Washington Press

ISBN: 029580033X

Category: Gardening

Page: 248

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The Informed Gardener Blooms Again picks up where The Informed Gardener left off, using scientific literature to debunk a new set of common gardening myths. Once again, Linda Chalker-Scott investigates the science behind each myth, reminding us that urban and suburban landscapes are ecosystems requiring their own particular set of management practices. The Informed Gardener Blooms Again provides answers to questions such as: Does using drought-tolerant plants reduce water consumption? Is it more effective to spray fertilizers on the leaves of trees and shrubs than to apply it to the soil? Will cedar wood chips kill landscape plants? Should I use ladybugs in my garden as a form of pest control? Does aerobically brewed compost tea suppress disease? Every year Chalker-Scott receives hundreds of e-mails from around the world on these and related topics. Her advice, based on more than twenty years of experience in the field of plant physiology, has helped home gardeners, landscape architects, and nursery and landscape professionals to develop scientifically based sustainable landscaping practices. Watch the book trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWrk2894iyA

The Informed Air: Essays

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Author: Muriel Spark

Publisher: New Directions Publishing

ISBN: 0811224007

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 352

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Together for the first time in one sparkling, delicious volume, here are the greatest essays of Muriel Spark A fantastic essayist, the inimitable Muriel Spark addresses here the writing life; love; cats; favorite writers (T. S. Eliot, Robert Burns, the Brontës, Mary Shelley); Piero della Francesca; life in wartime London and in glamorous “Hollywood-on-the-Tiber;” 1960s Rome; faith; and parties (on her first New Year’s Eve, as a baby sipping her mother’s sherry: “I always loved a party”). Spark’s scope is amazing, and her striking, glancing insights are precise and unforgettable. From the mysteries of Job’s sufferings, she glides to Dame Edith Sitwell’s cocktail advice about how to handle a nasty publisher, and on to the joys of success.

Atheism: Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide

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Author: Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199808663

Category: Philosophy

Page: 26

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This ebook is a selective guide designed to help scholars and students of social work find reliable sources of information by directing them to the best available scholarly materials in whatever form or format they appear from books, chapters, and journal articles to online archives, electronic data sets, and blogs. Written by a leading international authority on the subject, the ebook provides bibliographic information supported by direct recommendations about which sources to consult and editorial commentary to make it clear how the cited sources are interrelated related. This ebook is a static version of an article from Oxford Bibliographies Online: Philosophy, a dynamic, continuously updated, online resource designed to provide authoritative guidance through scholarship and other materials relevant to the study Philosophy. Oxford Bibliographies Online covers most subject disciplines within the social science and humanities, for more information visit www.oxfordbibligraphies.com.

The Informed Student Guide to Management Science

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Author: Hans G. Daellenbach,Robert L. Flood

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781861525420

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 303

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The Informed Student Guide to Management Science is part of a new IEBM series designed specifically for students. Compiled by a team of recognised experts from around the world, this guide equips students with basic reference material for everything they need to know about management science. Comprising an A-Z listing of over 400 entries, including coverage of the most recent conceptual developments in this rapidly changing field, this serves as an invaluable reference a biblea on the subject.

Moral Theory and Moral Judgments in Medical Ethics

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Author: B.A. Brody

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9400927150

Category: Philosophy

Page: 232

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principles. A second solution to this problem is to develop a scale for weighing the significance of the conflicting principles in a given case and for concluding which action should be adopted because it is supported by the weightier considerations in that case. Such a solution seems more realistic than the lexical ordering approach, but the development of such a scale is a problematic task. Still other, more complex solutions are possible. Which is the best solution to this problem of conflicting principles of bioethics? We need a moral theory to answer that question. This is the first reason for concluding that the principles of bioethics are not the true foundations of justified judgment in bioethics. What is the problem of the unclear scope and implications of the principles of bioethics and how can an appeal to moral theory help deal with that problem? The scope of a bioethical principle is the range of cases in which it applies. The implications of a bioethical principle are the conclusions to be derived from that principle in those cases in which it applies. It is clear from a review of the discussions in bioethics that there are major unclarities about the scope and implications of each of the principles. Consider, for example, the principle of autonomy.