The purpose of this study was to test, by means of
a controlled classroom experiment, the effectiveness of
an experimental method involving the introduction of
regular dictation of unpracticed material beginning with
Lesson 25 in the Gregg Shorthand Manual Simplified,
Second Edition, by Gregg, Leslie, and Zoubek.
The study involved...
The purpose of this study was to analyze and describe
the opinions and characteristics of black students enrolled
in Portland Community College.
Data were obtained through a random sampling of two
groups of subjects who were invited to participate in the
study as follows: (1) Black subjects were 109 students...
This history concerns the scientific contributions of Charles
Babbage (1791-1871) to mathematics, to the invention of calculating
machines, and machine tools, to the development of scientific ideas
through a wide variety of scientific investigations and his involvement
in several different scientific reforms. Babbage considered himself
a philosopher in the broadest...
This research addresses the functional characteristics of a single
organization. It specifically investigates one of the largest festival
organizations in the United States, The Portland Rose Festival Association
(PRFA). In this case, three groups within the PRFA are its foundation: the
paid staff, the executive committee, and the volunteer directors....
The climate in which communication occurs is a result of
how employees in an organization perceive and react to such
factors as rewards, support, trust, openness, decision making,
and leadership. The purpose of this case study is to identify
and describe communication climate factors in a health care
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is a formidable international force operating and perpetuating religious, military, and violent agendas. In 2014, ISIS established a worldwide Caliphate governing religious authority across Middle Eastern territories. ISIS operations are grandiose and large scale, longevity and survival are predicated on recruitment. One...
Communication plays an important role in the life
of a couple. This study seeks to determine the nature of
couple communication. This study compares and contrasts
the differences and similarities in communication between
childless couples and parenting couples. The material
for this study comes from interviewing ten married