Definition Essay Examples

Chapter 6 – Learning – Definition & Examples

Learning A relatively permanent change in an organism’s behavior due to experience. Types of Learning Habituation/Sensitization Classical Conditioning Operant Conditioning Observational Orienting Reflex The reflexive redirection of attention that orients you toward the unexpected stimulus Habituation A decrease in response caused by repeated exposure to a stimulus. Like music in the hall way, you may […]

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Psychology social learning theory definitions

Conformity Change in a persons behaviour or opinion because of a real or imagined pressure from a majority or minority. Internalisation Accept group opinion as correct, therefore we change our private view. Identification Change out public opinion to be accepted in a group but may not change out private opinion. Compliance Go along with the […]

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PPR definitions

Accommodation a convenient arrangement; a settlement or compromise Adaptation adjusting the way you teach a lesson depending on the best way the students learn Admission Review and Dismissal (ARD) This is the name of the committee responsible for making the educational decisions for a student. The parents, or adult students, are members of the ARD […]

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8 Parts of Speech – Definitions

noun names a person, place, thing, or idea adjective modifies a noun or a pronoun and answers these questions: which? what kind of? how many? adverb modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb and answers these questions: when? where? how? how much? why? pronoun is used in place of one or more nouns or […]

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Definition of a Family

Defining a family is difficult because many different people have many different ideas on what a family is and is not, there is no right or wrong answer, its all about others perspectives. Since many people have many views on what a family is, there is no set definition. Vanier institute claims that a family […]

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Definitions of Poverty

In the textbook Families in Poverty by Seccombe (2007), she gives 4 explanations for poverty, which one do you think best explains poverty? Why? Seccombe introduces Individualism, Social Structuralism, Culture of Poverty, and Fatalism in attempt to explain the existence of poverty. All four of them together seem to cover all aspects of poverty and […]

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Definition Responsibility

Responsibility is the act or process of being responsible. Persons that are considered responsible are accountable for their own action and/or expressions. A great way of defining responsibility is doing what’s right or following through with obligations. Personal responsibility is being accountable for oneself such as staying healthy, managing emotions and treating yourself and others […]

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Extended definition of an abstract term: Art

With the advent of the computer age, advanced science and technology have overwhelmed many aspects of our lives, and even our possibilities of survival are affected. But turning to the humanities where the world of man’s spirit is evident in humans, rather than technical values, we experience a certain degree of relief. Art is very […]

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Narration, Definition, Example, Cause and Effect

My country house is one of my favorite places in on earth. I spent there all my childhood. I was only about one year old when I first time went there. I have so many happy memories of time spent there: for example my first sport, swimming experience. For many reasons my country house became […]

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The Definition of Insanity in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

As Ray Bradbury once said, “Insanity is relative. It depends on who has who locked in what cage. ” In his novel, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Ken Kesey depicts this arbitrary line between sane and insane. By elucidating the oppressive role of the mental institution and portraying its patients as more eccentric than […]

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Definition of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a way of behavior that includes threatening and intimidating a marriage partner for the purpose of controlling and having power over the partner. It is a way f abusing the rights/feelings of a partner. It can come as an emotional abuse, physical abuse or sexual abuse. Emotional abuse can be done through […]

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Definition Essay on Self-Sacrifice

The key into being a good person lies in out hearts. If we cannot seek goodness from the things around us and we cannot supplement ourselves with the need to do good things for others, we might nit be able to see the effect of such kindness to every people who witnessed such heroic act. […]

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The use of definition in Peter Fussell’s Stigmatic Uniforms

Extended definition not only defines but clearly explains the phrase. Extended definition has two elements. One is short to briefly concise about the topic while other is explanation. An extended element of definition is described with some more elaborations while remaining in the borderline of definition. Elements of extended definition include brief concise meaning, a […]

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Definition Essay on Coming of age

Coming of Age is a process whereby an adolescent becomes an adult. It is a time of transition that is celebrated in cultures throughout the world. The age at which this transition takes place varies throughout the world and can be anything from 16 to 21. The media has begun to make use of this […]

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Extended Definition – Gay

Often times when someone walks down the sidewalk, they hear a plethora of different words used in ways that seem uncommon to what they know. Due to the evolution of words and their meanings, older meaning become outdated and replaced with the new meanings. For example, the word “gay” has transformed over the ages and […]

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A Feminist Definition of Sexual Harassment

Superson’s definition of sexual harassment: Any behaviour (verbal or physical) caused by person A, in the dominant class directed at another B, in the subjugated class, that expresses and perpetuates the attitude that B or members of B’s sex is/are inferior because of their sex, thereby causing harm to either B and/or members of B’s […]

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Definition of an Airport

The airport is a central area from where the airplanes depart and arrive from other countries so that there is easy control and monitoring of the air traffic.

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