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  • Brandeis College Case Study

    campus and traveling for leisure among students? The null hypothesis is that there will be no correlation, since one is a more limited study and the other one is a more inclusive category. Methodology: To address the research questions, the study relies on descriptive analyses of data from a survey that was administrated to 270 students at Brandeis University from different class years, ethnic/race, sexual identity, social-economical status, undergrad, and graduate students. The descriptive analyses include different statistical methods, such as, Chi-Square, independent sample T-Test, Bivariate correlation, and Binary regression. The survey focuses primarily on the students’ spending, such as acquiring textbooks, living on campus vs. off campus, enrolling in the university’s meal plan, transportation costs, as well as any other costs that are important for the students’ needs and success during college. Since the respondents all come from different backgrounds, there is a high chance that some of the expenses represent a burden for some of the students, it is why the survey also addresses ways students can earn money, such as having a job on or off campus and work study. Findings: Through a series of different descriptive statistics, from the 270 respondents, 259, in other words, 96% of the respondents, answered the question of whether they live on or off campus. When compared with the variable of whether the student receive financial aid or not, the study found that 166…

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  • The Importance Of Sport Doesn T Building Character

    Among today’s society there are an abundance of critics of sport. They criticize the politics, money, and behavior among sport and how it can affect an individual. Most of those critics also believe that sport does not build character. I partially agree to this statement; however, I believe that sport can build character when it is practiced in an environment that thrives on and teaches character and moral development. Then the athlete has an opportunity to become morally developed and gives…

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  • Morality In The Iliad

    Natasha The War on Morality Morality is defined as principles concerning the line between right and wrong, or good and bad. Ethics is defined as moral guidelines that govern a person's actions. Morality and ethics are often suspended in war time. This fact is demonstrated by the massive amount of civilian casualties that wars seem to carry as well as, the destruction of homes and land. But why would such a thing occur. After all, wars are fought by humans who have the capacity for compassion.…

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  • Descriptive Essay About A Descriptive Idea

    A Clouded Idea Second period was by far my least favorite class of the day. The room was hot and sticky with a gross arm pit smell. Those combinations made me dread Eco every single day. I defiantly wasn’t the only one that hated that class, everyone that walked in practically held their nose. The sad part is we all knew why the class room smelled, it wasn’t because the school was old or something was wrong, it smelled like that because Jackson Lindoff was there. Jackson was a boy that…

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  • Descriptive Methods In Psychology

    First, the experimental method, which involves manipulation and control to examine a cause and effect relationships . Experimental methods help us make discoveries on the “why” of behavior. Conversely, descriptive methods take place in a more natural setting. Descriptive methods help researchers depict a person or group through direct observation. Sylwester and Purver (2015) used the descriptive method to collect data. Their methods would not apply to experimental methods because it did not…

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  • Examples Of Descriptive Statistics

    Introduction Statistics is the practice or science of collecting and analyzing numerical data in large quantities, especially for the purpose of inferring proportions in a whole from those in a representative sample. The following paper seeks to provide basic knowledge in some specific areas of statistical data analysis. Descriptive statistics Descriptive statistics is the term given to the analysis of data that helps describe, show or summarize data in a meaningful way. Descriptive statistics…

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  • Descriptive Paragraph

    Have you ever been so madly in love that when you see that person you freak out completely, your breath goes away, suddenly you have chicken skin, and the butterfly in your stomach becomes a whole zoo? I have, twice, with both of the stories equally interesting, but I can only tell you one, and this is how it all begun. When I was a little girl, with black and curly hair and a smile in my cute face from ear to ear I had a friend. He was the son of one of my mom’s best friends and he lived next…

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  • Descriptive Vacation

    During the summer of 2014, my family and I enjoyed a vacation in one of the most beautiful place I have ever visited. My uncle had won a trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico for the whole family and we were ecstatic to say the least. I remember looking at pictures of the unbelievable mansion we would be staying in called Casa China Blanca, but no picture captured how amazing it truly was. Although, the entire city was not as luxurious as our gated community, I still believe Puerto Vallarta is one of…

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  • Descriptive Statistics In The Movie

    Movie Analysis Going to the movies is considered a treat for some Americans, and just another day for others. The movie business is a huge business not only in the money made while in the theaters but also through dvd and merchandise sales. In this paper, we will analyze the relationship of opening gross, total gross, number of theaters show in, and weeks in the theater through descriptive statistics. Mean In determining the mean of a set of data, you are determining the middle of the data…

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  • Descriptive Or Experimental Study

    1.3: Indicate whether each of the studies described below is a descriptive or experimental study, and what could be learned from these. An experimental study describes a situation in which a procedure — or experiment — is purposely introduced to a situation to determine the outcome (Nedha). Whereas a descriptive study describes a natural situation which is studied for observation without any interference (Nedha). If Instructors were to give three groups of children different types of computer…

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