Learner Autonomy

What is Learner Autonomy and How Can It Be Fostered? Dimitrios Thanasoulas The Internet TESL Journal 2. What is Autonomy? For a definition of autonomy, we might quote Holec (1981: 3, cited in Benson & Voller, 1997: 1) who describes it as ‘the ability to take charge of one’s learning’. On a general note, the…

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Andrew Carter Case

Andrew-Carter, Inc. (A-C), is a major Canadian producer and distributor of outdoor lighting fixtures. Its fixture is distributed throughout North America and has been in high demand for several years. The company operates three plants that manufacture the fixture and distribute it to five distribution centers (warehouses). During the present recession. A-C has seen a…

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Wolfram Alpha: The Computational Search Engine

The Web Search market has been dominated by Google, forcing Microsoft and Yahoo to form an alliance in July 2009 to get a larger slice of the huge web search pie. The new Wolfram/Alpha Search engine, however, tries to compete with Google and other similar search engines by “researching” rather than just “searching” data. Stephen…

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Walmart Case Study

Question 1) Determine the Core Competences of Wal-Mart. Substantiate your answer. In order to determine the core competences of Wal-Mart, I will first need to conduct an internal analysis of Wal-Mart before we could identify the core competences of the company. The internal analysis consist of a few components, first we will have to identify…

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Apple Business Strategy

STRATEGIC AUDIT WORKSHEET FOR APPLE INC. Prepared by: MGMT 4480 FALL 2009 I. CURRENT SITUATION A. Current Performance: Apple announced financial results for its fiscal 2009 fourth quarter ended September 26, 2009. The Company posted revenue of $9. 87 billion and a net quarterly profit of $1. 67 billion. These results compare to revenue of…

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Google Annual Report

About Google! 2008 Annual Report Unemployment 100 80 60 40 20 0 100 80 60 40 20 0 Foreclosure ‘04 ‘05 ‘06 ‘07 ‘08 ‘09 ‘04 ‘05 ‘06 ‘07 ‘08 ‘09 We are all in uncharted waters. – CEO Eric Schmidt Query volume index for “unemployment” and “foreclosure” from Google Trends 2008 Founders’ Letter Since…

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Leisure and Media

Society is constantly exposed to various forms of media, be it television, radio, newspapers or the growing internet, that portray either constructed or natural images of events and issues that consequently influence our view of the world, our behaviour and our leisure pursuits. The extent to which individuals are either passive or active in recognising…

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The Flq and Trudeau

Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures Faraaz Akhtar History 30 Mr. Whelan December 12th 2008 Canada has always been known as a peaceful country. Among other parts of the world consumed by riots, lawlessness and violence, Canada is seen as an oasis of democracy, freedom, and responsible government. However during October of 1970, it was…

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Physical Education Goals

“What I Intend to Accomplish as a result of This Course” During my time in the Wellness center, I am going to work on decreasing my body fat. After completing many labs, I conclude that I’m completely unhealthy, which I already knew, but it was confirmed for me. So I’m mainly aiming just to become…

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Elderly Interview

cRunning head: ELDER INTERVIEW Elder Interview Jorge Fernandez Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing NURS 3313 – Care of the Healthy Aging Adult Elder Interview General Appearance Normal Signs of Aging Mrs. L is a 64 year old female Caucasian who lives in West Texas. Her hair is naturally gray, but she…

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