Do ever wish that you could write the perfect university essay? Are you left baffled about where to start? This easy-to-use guide walks you through the nuts and bolts of academic writing, helping you develop your essay-writing skills and achieve higher marks. From identifying the essay type and planning a structure, to honing your research skills, managing your time, finding an essay voice, and referencing correctly, Writing Essays For Dummies shows you how to stay on top of each stage of the essay-writing process, to help you produce a well-crafted and confident final document.
Essay Assessment is considered to play a central role in educational process as essays are the most useful tool to assess learning outcomes. Consequently, essays have been incorporated into many of the standard testing programs like SAT (Systematic Aptitude Test), GRE (Graduate Record Examination), TOFEL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and GMAT (General Management Aptitude Test). Though the importance of essay assessment is elevated, the process of assessment using human evaluators is more of extremely labor intensive, time consuming and subjectivity. Hence, automatic essay scoring systems are developed to overcome all these problems in manual essay assessment. Currently, a number of automatic essay scoring systems using different techniques are available commercially or as a result of research in the field. However, most automatic essay scoring systems address English language. Therefore, this study is an attempt to develop similar systems for Amharic language which is the official language of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.
In today’s globalized economy no country can survive without getting involved in business within and cross borders. So, to make business competitive, Intellectual Property is necessary. Intellectual Property regime is developing in Asia. Nepal is in the midst of a political transaction, and with low level of economic and social development, it has remained behind in the protection and enforcement of IPRs. In spite of being member of WTO and other International IP Instruments, Nepal have an inadequate legal regime. In the absence of proper domestic laws and negotiating skills on the part of the developing countries, Nepal is not able to benefit from favorable provisions inside the IP system. However, lack of adequate legal frame work is not only the concern, the inventor, per se are not aware of their rights, which means Intellectual Property awareness is minimum. With new democratic setup, country priority must be in developmental sectors, paving the way for FDI, high investments in research and development (R &D) production, will help in developing IP regime in Nepal. This book, therefore, looks at some aspects of intellectual property in Nepal.
This is a three-essay research work that examines the effects of objective aspects of business organizational culture and the region on objective measures of the outcomes of sustainable competitive advantage. The first essay examines the association of objective aspects of business organizational culture on objective measures of sustainable competitive advantage. The first essay recommends that firms increase the number of training hours devoted annually to each employee and increase the percentage of production employees participating in empowered work teams. The second essay describes a conceptual model and provides recommendations for best business practices for manufacturing firms that realize the ultimate ability to generate competitive advantage when their resources are exposed to global market processes. The third essay explores the link between the firm and the region. This essay recommends economic development policy makers and business leaders to consider new business models that take advantage of regional economies in order to stay competitive.
This book sheds light on assessing written coherence of non-native English speaker writers and utilizing open-sourced in educational practice. The study presented in the book demonstrated the power of Centering Theory in assessing written coherence for non-native English speakers. When Centering Theory is extensively adopted in auto-summarizing and coherence research, it is less used for non-standard written English. The book proposes that the theory can be effectively used in detecting coherence breakdowns in Chinese English learners. Furthermore, from the book it is interesting to find that a complex semantic analysing tool can be built up with various open-sourced software tools. This makes it possible to deliver pedagogical applications at a more acceptable speed and cost.
Published in two volumes, these books provide a student audience with an excellent scholarly edition of Malthus' Essay on Population. Written in 1798 as a polite attack on post-French revolutionary speculations on the theme of social and human perfectibility, it remains one of the most powerful statements of the limits to human hopes set by the tension between population growth and natural resources. This is the two volume set.