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The History and Spread of the American Sign Language
Culture American Sign Language (ASL) was developed in the 1800s by a significant Deaf community in the U.S. ASL is not related to English, although it borrows from English as many other spoken languages do. Similarly, ASL has other words order that are different from English such as idioms, jokes, and poetry which are all...
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An Examination of the Relationship Between Online Anonymity and Its Effects on Uncivil Discourse and Malicious Behavior and the Ways to Solve the Issue
Abstract This paper examines the relationship between online anonymity, its effects on uncivil discourse and malicious behavior, and a comparison of different methods of managing those effects. In the paper, I argue that steps can be taken to reduce the amount of uncivil discourse without infringing on 1st Amendment rights...
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An Analysis of the Impact of the Printing Press in the Renaissance, Reformation and Scientific Revolution
In modern society, it has become increasingly difficult to comprehend
an age before the existence of print. With the advent of mass-media
publications, and the inevitable dominance of electronic communication,
even today's paperbound texts are set to become relics of the past. Indeed,
human progress as a whole owes a great...
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15 pages
An Analysis of Anonymous Communication by the Use of Graffiti in Universities
College students use various public mediums to communicate with each other every day; such as in person or on social media. But there are some places on campus where communication takes place that are public, but also private. These spots can be found in our campus libraries and take the form of semi-private study carrels....
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A Study of the Interaction of Nonverbal and Verbal Messages in a Conversation
Nonverbal Communication Kinesics is the interpretation of body expressions which are used as complement for an effective communication. Gestures, facial expressions, posture and body movement, emphasize what a person is trying to say and give information about emotions and attitude. This nonverbal messages interact wi...
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Speech Generating Devices and Their Effects in the Classroom
Speech Generating Devices and Their Effects in the Classroom As America’s education system progresses more students with disabilities are being mainstreamed into a general education classroom. Chung and Carter observe that interactions between students with and without disabilities are beneficial to all students, because t...
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11 pages