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Problem Solving Essay Examples

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The Life Story of Problem Solving
Like most people I have problems, but like some of those people running away from the problem is not an option. Sometimes thinking of a solution thoroughly isnt always the first thing on my mind. Thinking back on my past problems I found that sometimes thinking of a solution thoroughly was the only thing on my mind On Sept...
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Developing and Selecting Solutions in Graham Parker's Structured Problem Solving Guide
Developing and Selecting Solutions Graham Parkers Structured Problem Solving Guide describes the problem solving process in four phases, one of which is Developing and Selecting Solutions (Phase 4). The other phases are not summarized here, however, it is noteworthy to mention that Phase 4 is the entering into solution d...
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How Personality Types and Temperament Affect Decision Making and Problem Solving Skills
Individual differences can have a great impact in a team's ability to solve problems and make decisions. Cooperation in small learning groups is expected to promote active learning because the differing opinions, ideas, suggestions and knowledge of other team members draw each learners' attention to more alternatives and fo...
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An Analysis of a Heuristic Problem Solving Which are Common-Sense Rules Drawn From Experience
Heuristic problem solving are common-sense rules drawn from experience, used to solve problems. Or simply put the heuristic method of problem solving is a rule of thumb. By contrast, algorithms are straightforward procedures that are guaranteed to work every time. Heuristic programming characterizes programs that are self-...
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A Description of the Problem Solving Process by Graham Parker
Developing and Selecting Solutions
Graham Parkers Structured Problem Solving Guide describes the problem solving process in four phases, one of which is Developing and Selecting Solutions (Phase 4). The other phases are not summarized here, however, it is noteworthy to mention that Phase 4 is the entering into solution deve...
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An Overview of the Steps in Problem-Solving Process
1&2. The first step in the problem-solving process is intake and engagement of the client, which was conducted about eight months ago as a result of the needed group home placement. I went to her home where, at that time, she was still living with her parents. Through several meetings I obtained a full and lengthy socia...
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A Look into the Violent and Non-Violent Ways of Solving Problems
Problems and Personality Aurora’s virginity has been stolen. Her brothers are expected to get revenge. This is a major life problem. Her brothers are expected to kill for revenge. This is a solution to this major life problem (Marquez 37). Will they kill the man who took her sisters virginity? How the Sandoval brother’s de...
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The Need for Students to Become Effective Problem Solvers
Students need to be able to learn how to become effective problem solvers. They should be able to identify problems, evaluate those problems and then decipher a way to transfer their learning to those problems in a way that will bring about a solution. If a student is able to perform in a problem solving situation a m...
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Computer and Human Problem Solving
Some tasks challenging to human are easy for computers to solve while some tasks difficult for computers are trivial to human. Instead of solely improving human’s skills or software, researchers channeled human brainpower using computer games to solve problems challenging both computers and human. The proposed dissertation...
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The Solving of an Algorithm
Algorithm is a clearly defined procedure for obtaining the solution to a general type of problem, often numerical. Algorithm is a step-by-step problem-solving procedure, especially an established, recursive computational procedure for solving a problem in a finite number of steps. An algorithm might repeat in steps but it....
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An Analysis of the Importance of Constructivism
Students need to be able to learn how to become effective problem solvers. They should be able to identify problems, evaluate those problems and then decipher a way to transfer their learning to those problems in a way that will bring about a solution. If a student is able to perform in a problem solving situation a m...
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An Essay on Problem Solving
Problem Solving
Like most people I have problems, but like some of those people running away from the problem is not an option. Sometimes thinking of a solution thoroughly isn't always the first thing on my mind. Thinking back on my past problems I found that sometimes thinking of a solution thoroughly was the only thing on...
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An Analysis of a Problem Based Learning Commonly Referred to as PBL
Introduction
Problem based learning commonly referred to as PBL is a type of learning that challenges and encourages learners to learn through engagement in real situations.  It helps in simultaneous development of problem solving strategies and displinary knowledge base.  It makes and helps students develop problem solving...
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A Look at Ways of Ensuring Students are Effective Problem Solvers
Students need to be able to learn how to become effective problem solvers. They should be able to identify problems, evaluate those problems and then decipher a way to transfer their learning to those problems in a way that will bring about a solution. If a student is able to perform in a problem solving situation a mea...
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An Analysis of the French Chemist Louis Pasteur's Practical Problems of Industry, Agriculture, and Medicine
PASTEUR, Louis (1822-95). The French chemist Louis Pasteur devoted his life to solving practical problems of industry, agriculture, and medicine. His discoveries have saved countless lives and created new wealth for the world. Among his discoveries are the pasteurization process and ways of preventing silkworm diseases, ant...
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An Essay on Problem Analysis
A problem is any matter that involves doubt, uncertainty or difficulty. Before trying to solve any matter of doubt or uncertainty, one is required to first understand and interpret the problem. Interpreting a problem means expounding or to telling the meaning of a particular problem in order for somebody to understand the s...
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An Alternative Method to the College Drinking Problem
An Alternative Method to the College Drinking Problem There seems to be a disturbing trend across college campuses. The troublesome problems associated with binge drinking cannot be denied nor can this display of disquieting behavior be ignored. The answers to this problem may be quite simple. Alcohol is not the problem it...
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Solving Problems at Work
When I meet challenges, most of them become available on their own instead of being pursued. Every day without my knowledge, they come in different scenarios. To handle these challenges, it would depend on how to solve them. When a problem becomes available, I must never think too many ideas. Many ideas could cause me...
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An Analysis of Peter Singer's Article The Singer Solution to World Poverty
Between the middle and upper classes there is a side of society that often goes unseen, a side ridden with poverty and misfortune. In “The Singer Solution to World Poverty”, Peter Singer tells Americans that sacrificing their luxuries, which are comparatively not as important they can prevent many people from dying. He pre...
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Concept of Synergy and Benefits of Being in a Team
Introduction Synergy - "The potential ability of individual organisations or groups to be more successful or productive as the result of a merger". Definition in Oxford English Dictionary 1993 Ed Synergy is the outcome of successful team work which achieves greater goals through the collective action of the w...
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A Comparison of the Characteristics of Andragogy and Pedagogy
Andragogy and Pedagogy Andragogy and Pedagogy share quite a few characteristics, but are quite different. Andragogy deals with self-directed learning through problem solving. Pedagogy is the art of teaching. I believe that Andragogy is a form of Pedagogy because in order to establish an effective way to teach something...
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Geniuses are Born to Use Creativity in Solving Problems
It is generally agreed upon by many that a large number of the world's fundamental problems, knowledge and inventions have been produced and solved and therefore advanced by a few good men in comparison; and that a large number of these solutions have came about as a result of some visualization process. For example: *Kek...
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Interior Design Requires Not Only Creativity, but Good Communicating, Problem Solving and Documenting Skills
People often think interior design is a fun job and not a real one. Picking colors, decorating, choosing sofa, curtains, and fu-fu-pillows make interior design seems more like play than work. Yes, all of these are part of designing steps, but only a mere fraction of the whole process. Designing an interior space requires no...
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The Influence of Humor in Peoples Behavior in Daniel Goleman's Article Humour Found to Aid Problem Solving
Living with Humour Recent research has shown that putting people in a good mood helps them to deal with daily problems more easily and positively. Nowadays humour is seen less as disguised hostility and more as a stimulant to problem solving and productivity. Humour is essential in every day of our lives. The author Da...
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An Introduction to the Terms and Tools for Successful Problem Solving
PROBLEM SOLVING TERMS AND TOOLS COMMUNICATION Conflicts are often caused by problems in communication. One person may have misunderstood what the other person has said. Or the other person may not have said what they meant to say. Sometimes when we're angry we don't hear what the other person is saying. Sometimes w...
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