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  • My Goal For The Group
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    While studying Thoreau's "Civil Disobedience" in my group, I learned that patience is necessary when working with people. Although when I came to this conclusion I was not aware of the comforts and advantages of working in a group. Some people like working in groups, then there are the independent type, these people enjoy working on their own. These people generally tend to be not very sociable. Of course there are exceptions to everything. Some people on the other hand are able to work as a gro...
  • Intangible Rewards In Group Work
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    Working in-groups may sometimes be time-consuming and unproductive, but there are also some tangible and intangible rewards that we benefit from. When you think of tangible rewards, you think of something you can see and feel. In a group environment, tangible rewards like merchandise and travel, the target group has the opportunity to see them and feel them and therefore form an emotional attachment to them. Cash awards do not provide the long-lasting effects of merchandise since cash awards are...
  • Standard Of Contemporary Dance Technique
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    Our year 11 contemporary dance assessment for semester 1 consisted of dance exercises taught by Rachel. Due to a dance injury I sustained 14 weeks ago I was unable to participate in the assessment but, instead was asked to asses my peers and write corrections and strengths they demonstrated throughout the class. In this class I really feel, as a group, they lacked an effective dance vocabulary. In answer to the question 'What do you feel you need to work on in this exercise?' there was only real...
  • Limits From Your Body
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    FREE PLAY The title of the second section in the book Free Play appropriately called The Work. The word work has several meanings, for most it is some act of labor or some skill they perform for money. To others work could be an artistic term, a final product of creativity. Not only could a work be a painting or a sketch but it could also be a score or in this case a dance, choreographed or not. In everyday life one always hears practice makes perfect. Lately in Improvisational Structures class ...
  • Hallway Hangers And The Brothers
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    In his research Jay Macleod, compares two groups of teenage boys, the Hallway Hangers and the Brothers. Both groups of teenagers live in a low income neighborhood in Clarendon Heights, but they are complete opposites of each other. The Hallway Hangers, composed of eight teenagers spend most of their time in the late afternoon or early evening hanging out in doorway number 13 until very late at night. The Brothers are a group of seven teenagers that have no aspirations to just hang out and cause ...
  • Known About The Writing Of Hippocrates
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    Greek philosopher Hippocrates is Greek physician, who is often called "the father of medicine". Despite the existence of an elaborate tradition surrounding his name, modern scholarship recognizes that actually very little is known about his life, his activities, or his writings, and what is known is based indirectly on authors who lived at least 200 years after his death. The only contemporaries or near contemporaries who mention him are Plato, Aristotle, and Menon, a pupil of Aristotle. The inf...
  • Racism Cases
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    Racism has always been a major issue in the workplace. Some is just rude comments made in ears distance of others; some are comments or gestures made toward an individual. Catching it early or preventing it from ever happening is hard to do, but it is possible. According to Aaron Bernstein, "there are on average of 9,000 cases of racism filed since 1990". (par 5). And in the year of 2002 there were 29,910 reported cases (EEOC). With modern day work groups this seems like an awfully high amount. ...
  • Every Innovative Idea
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    It is true that there are many great innovative ideas arise from individuals in history. But I think it is too absolute to conclude that groups of people cannot bring about innovative ideas. The speaker overemphasizes the good aspects of individuals and negates the goods of the groups. Actually, groups sometimes are beneficial to the innovative ideas in almost every fields even in the art fields, which often be regarded as working individually. The experiences of persons in the group are differe...

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