“The Glass Castle”

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“The Glass Castle”

Write 4-page essay for The Glass Castle. Select two topics from the list below and write a 4-page analytical paper based on your reading of The Glass Castle.

Draw two topics from this list: Parenting style Nature vs. nurture Forgiveness Alcoholism Poverty/Social Class Child neglect Resilience Self-reliance Bullying Nonconformity Materialism Hunger Homelessness

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Farm management and finance

Add an enterprise to the existing farm; introduce you to both marketing and budgeting techniques. And include income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow, and then analysis of each of these statements as well as calculate the financial ratios.

3.

Blue, Ken. Authority to Heal

Write 5 Pages Book Critique Blue, Ken. Authority to Heal. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 1987. ISBN: 083081700X

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Henry VIII and Elizabeth I

How were the depictions of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I, in films made before 1950, shaped by the rise of Fascism and the onset of World War II?
Watch the film first: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fX3i1SREp0A&ab_channel=MrsTudor1 Greg Walker’s book, ‘The Private Life of Henry VIII’, You are assigned chapters 2, 4 and 5. Examine the general accuracy of the film, in the light of historical knowledge at the time that it was made and since. It will also explore the reasons behind deliberate inaccuracies and distortions; examine the context within which the film was made and, in particular examine the particular political, social and financial circumstances that shaped the contents of the film; discuss the effectiveness of the film in both representing and interpreting past events and people.

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FENCES

FENCES tell the story of Troy Maxson, an African-American garbage collector and ex-convict who once had a promising future in baseball. His circumstances as a youth led him to prison, after which he settled down with Rose and made a family.

Paper details:
(2) READ THE PLAY and identify the protagonist or another character. (3) Use your area of expertise to advise the character about his/her choices in the play. (4) Textual evidence to support your advice is required, as well. –Give the name of the protagonist/character of choice. –Short summary of the play including the conflict. If building a PowerPoint or Prezi, bullet point the summary. –“Prescribe” the solution, based on your discipline or area of expertise. (4) Choose one of the following: –Write a short monologue with your solution for the character –Write a short dialogue –Write a song that speaks to your advice for the character.

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Johnson & Johnson

Write a financial statement analysis on Johnson & Johnson company comparing 5 years of segment of Johnson & Johnson financial statement showing the increase and decrease of each year and the reason why it increase or decrease. For example why year 2013 is lower or higher than 2014. I also want the company 5 categories of financial ratio. Please include income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow. Please include graph and picture.

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Project Management

Answer all the 4 questions and the case. Assignment 1: write 3 pages Q. 1 Compare and contrast the four project management maturity models shown in Table 1.3 (page 42 Chap. 1) – page 22. What strengths and weaknesses do you perceive in each of the models? Give examples Q. 2 Discuss the concept of emotional intelligence as it relates to the duties of project managers. Why are the five elements of emotional intelligence critical to successful project management? Q. 3 In evaluating projects across industries, it is sometimes possible to detect patterns in terms of the more common types of risks they routinely face. Consider the development of a new software product and compare it to coordinating an event, such as a school dance. What likely forms of risk would your project team face in either of these circumstances? Give examples Q. 4 Of the seven elements in project closeout management, which do you view as being most important? Why? Give examples Assignment 2: write 3-4 pages Case Study 5.1: Boeing’s Virtual Fence (pp. 192 – 193) – page 172 The Virtual Fence project, cancelled in early 2011 by the Federal government, is a true story of a project that sounded better than it could ever be due to technical problems, unreasonable or overly-optimistic projections, and a general lack of understanding of the sheer size of the required effort. Boeing was given carte blanche to run the project, with governmental oversight notably absent from the decisions regarding vendor selection, technical requirements, and first phase development. In short, the Federal government signed a blank check to Boeing for initial development and then discovered that real costs were projected to be much higher. The project was cancelled when Boeing began failing technical capability tests on initial sections of the virtual fence. Questions: 1) What problems do you see emerging from a project such as SBInet where the government allows the contractor to determine scope, manage all contractor relations, and decide how to share project status information with oversight bodies? 2) Consider the following two arguments: “The failure of SBInet was due to poor scope management,” versus “SBInet failed because of poor oversight and project controls.” Take one side or the other in this argument, and justify your response.
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Productivity

Write a research paper on Productivity/Getting things done/Willpower in college student mental health

9.

Poverty and how it affects health

The paper should identify the Social Problem; Causes, and Solutions. Be sure to identify alternative views and solutions to the social problem. The topic will be about poverty and how it affects health of the individuals.

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Water Pollution

Watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AkSXB-lRAp0 Summarize what you learned in 5+ sentences, and in 5+ more sentences, tell me why this problem occurred, what can be done, and how you would fix the problem.

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Mississippi river

Research about the Mississippi river. Find 3+ sources that talk about the problem, and solutions, and summarize. Include the citations

12.

History book review

Altschuler, G. C. (2004). All shook up: how rock n roll changed America. New York: Oxford University Press. Shi, David E., and George Brown. Tindall. America: The Essential Learning Edition. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2015. At least One Primary Source written around or during the 1950’s Book Report Guidelines – At Least a 4 Full Page Essay (not including Title, name, & bibliography) The paper is required to use and cite the Assigned Book, the Textbook, and at least One Primary Source for any and all details, facts, and quotes included in the paper. Do not include any alternative sources or website sources (i.e. Wikipedia, History.com, etc.). At least 6 direct quotes are required to be included from All Shook Up and another 6 from the textbook America: The Essential Learning each, plus 3 quotes from one or two Primary Sources are expected, totaling 15 direct quotes.

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Lack of sleep and children developmental

Discuss in an essay: Does lack of sleep cause developmental problems for children?

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Addressing themes

Choose ONE of the following themes to address. For whichever theme you pick, focus on only one of the words within the brackets to cover within your paper. So, for example, if you decide to write on religion, you would analyze either how the works represent the religious beliefs of the time or how the works challenge religious beliefs, but NOT both. • Religion: How does the work [represent or challenge] religious beliefs? • Politics: How does the work [support or oppose] political authority? • Freedom: How does the work portray the [struggle or triumph] of freedom? • War: How does the work show the [glory or horror] of war? • Heroism: How does the work depict the [traits or achievements] of a hero? • Nature: How does the work represent nature’s [beauty or power]? • Love: How does the work illustrate [love or lust]? • Gender: How does the work [exhibit or defy] traditional roles for men and women?

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Harlem renaissance

Identify one movement, fad, or invention that developed during the 1920s and discuss it. Conduct further research and use this opportunity to educate the rest of the class on your topic. Then, explain how this event or movement has influenced us today. Cite your sources. (At least 150 words)

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Infants’ development

Write 7 pages research paper on Infants development

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Interview Response

Interview a school psychologist about diagnostic assessments and his or her role in the process of evaluating individuals with exceptionalities. Your interview should address the following
1. The criteria and distinguishing factors of nonbiased formal and informal diagnostic assessments; 2. Examples of and how nonbiased formal diagnostic assessments are administered to individuals with exceptionalities, including any legal and ethical requirements; 3. Examples of and how nonbiased informal diagnostic assessments are administered to individuals with exceptionalities, including any legal and ethical requirements; 4. How the school psychologist interprets information from a nonbiased formal diagnostic assessment; 5. How the school psychologist interprets information from a nonbiased informal diagnostic assessment; 6. How the assessment information is used in making eligibility, program and placement decisions for individuals with exceptionalities; and 7. Strategies in communicating assessment results to various stakeholders. In 250-500 words, summarize and reflect upon your interview.

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Destiny vs. the Ghost Dance

Manifest Destiny was a 19th-century American belief that put the United States government and mainstream Americans in direct conflict with Native American peoples. The emergence of the Ghost Dance is one manifestation of this clash of cultures. Considering the textbook and online materials, discuss these issues in the questions below. Number your responses. Write 4-5 sentences for each question. What were the two opposing positions in this conflict over land and rights: Manifest Destiny vs. the Ghost Dance? Explain each position. What was the outcome of this dispute? How is the Ghost Dance dress pictured in your book symbolic of the conflict? What meanings did it have for the people who wore it?

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Ethical Theory Essay

A Professional Code of Conduct This paper will include a set of five to ten principles that, combined together, provide a code of conduct for YOU in the role YOU plan to fulfill in your professional life. You may focus on a code of conduct as the professional you will be or you may address a code of conduct you will share with your staff or co-workers in your professional role, i.e. owning a retail company, managing a veterinary clinic, etc. You should begin by researching codes of conduct that exist for people in your position, either by personally inquiring or by doing online research. You may use some of these in your code of conduct but you must add your own to put your stamp on it. The sources you find should be referenced appropriately. Once you have established the codes of conduct, you must discuss what ethical theory (or theories) apply or reject each code. This should be the main focus of the paper. You must discuss at least 3 separate ethical theories. Within the paper, you may also discuss the reasons for your code of conduct choices indicating the overall intent of your code in its entirety.

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Article analysis

Find a professional article relating to the subject matter and topics for project management and your own interests. Expected length is one page. Articles must be from a manufacturing or business related journal, publication or professional website and no older than 2 years old. The papers should: State the subject and briefly summarize the important points. Discuss the impact of the concepts identified in the article on industry and/or individual companies you either agree or disagree and defend your position. Suggest how the ideas can be used. You are required to clearly identify the source of the article, or provide a copy so that it can be obtained easily. Failure to provide a source will result in a zero (0) for that assignment.

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Stuart Hall and Mills

Using the work of Stuart Hall and Mills, write 3 full pages of analysis of the conflicts presented by Chavez as the reasons for the boycott. Discuss how each of the work of Hall explains or supports this moment. In your analysis, include a definition for Right-to-Work laws. Explain how different bodies of government may be implicated as a target by Chavez, Farm Workers Movement and the American Indian Movement (AIM). Submissions must use at least three direct quotes from the article and Inequality textbook.

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Cultural diversity and deaf children

How cultural diversity influence the academic achievement of deaf children from immigrants families relative to their White deaf peers.

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Project Management

Where do Projects come from? Discuss

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Jazz at Work Forum

Watch the JazzatWork video. Also watch the Innovating Jazz video. Discuss these questions: 1. Why does this approach to team-building work? 2. How might the “jazz metaphor’ be useful for teams? 3. How might this approach be applied to other situations?

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Witch Hunt / French Indian War

A lot of attention recently has been given to the use of the term ‘witch-hunt’ in American politics. As you probably know, the term became common vernacular in America after the famous McCarthy trials of the 1950s, where Sen. Joseph McCarthy accused many government officials of being Communists. After hearing more detail about the Salem Witch Trials, why do you think this term resonates in the American political conscience?
The common narrative in American history is that the French and Indian War (Seven Years War) accelerated a growing divide between Britain and the American colonies. Through this telling, the American Revolution seems inevitable following the French and Indian War. Do you think the war between Great Britain and the American colonies was unavoidable? Was independence the only logical conclusion?
When answering the two questions please separate them and be brief.

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Foundation of Army Leadership

Write an Expository/Informative with a Strong Thesis Statement Graphic Organizer

27.

Social Media Rules in the UAE.

Write two articles about social media rules in the United Arab Emirates. in the poster add 5 points do and 5 don’t with graphics and texts.
Create a ‘Do’s and Don’ts poster on the topic of privacy, photographs and social media for tourists coming to the UAE. First, create a list of the laws and their articles over privacy and cybercrime. To do this, go into ‘Instructor’s Teaching Materials (folder week 10) and read through the pdfs/newspaper articles. Also bear in mind what the problems might be when tourists post photographs on social media. Second, create a Do’s and Don’ts poster, telling tourists on the poster in informal language (that is, not using legal jargon) what they can and can’t (or shouldn’t) do with regard to photographs and privacy. Please quote the sources and texts from the laws/ newspaper articles which you use to create your poster in the form of footnotes at the bottom of the poster. Also provide a full list of references in a separate appendix.

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Business report

Write a business report (addressed to your supervisor) focused on how your company should use analytical models such as break-even and forecasting to make strategic business decisions. Provide examples that are not only specific to your current employer, but that also demonstrate your ability to create and apply these analytical models. Support your views with appropriate evidence and sources properly cited using APA style.

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Good performance and areas of opportunity

Draft a 3- to 4 page paper analyzing areas where there is good performance and areas of opportunity from the sample Dashboard. Analyze the data provided in the Dashboard and select an area of performance that needs improvement. Include information on why this area was chosen. Develop a nursing plan that includes suggestions on how to improve performance on the selected indicator. Be sure to provide at least three best practices from the evidenced-based literature to support your suggested nursing plan.

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Diagnosis

A fifteen-year-old female presents to your clinic complaining of shortness of breath and a nonproductive nocturnal cough. She states she used to feel this way only with extreme exercise, but lately, she has felt this way continuously. She denies any other upper respiratory symptoms, chest pain, gastrointestinal symptoms, or urinary tract symptoms. Her past medical history is significant only for seasonal allergies, for which she takes a nasal steroid spray but is otherwise on no other medications. She has had no surgeries. Her mother has allergies and eczema, and her father has high blood pressure. She is the only child. She denies smoking and illegal drug use. On examination, she is in no acute distress and her vital signs are: T 98.6, BP 120180, pulse 80, and respiration 20. Her head, eyes, ears, nose, and throat examinations are essentially normal. Inspection of her anterior and posterior chest shows no abnormalities. On auscultation of her chest, there is decreased air movement and high-pitched whistling on expiration in all lobes. Percussion reveals resonant lungs. 1. What is the chief complaint? 2. Based on the subjective and objective information provided what is your 3 top differential diagnosis listing the presumptive final diagnosis first? 3. What treatment plan would you consider utilizing current evidence based practice guidelines?

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“ZOOMLION

Read case study: “ZOOMLION – AN OVERVIEW on page (23-26), and case study “THE VIRTUAL FARMERS MARKET” on page (168-169). In a 4 to 6 page written report, address the following questions:
1. How relevant is marketing to an entrepreneurial waste management business’? 2. How important is the involvement of an entrepreneur in the marketing success of his/her firm? 3. Logan Dairy makes handmade and award- winning goat cheese in Yorkshire. The cheeses are sold from the farm mainly to local delicatessens and restaurants throughout East and West Yorkshire. One of their most successful cheeses is rolled in freshly milled black pepper to give a light spicy crust to the cheese before it is packaged. What are the advantages and disadvantages for Logan Dairy of promoting their products using the Virtual Farmers Markets? 4. Why would customers want to buy Logan Dairy cheeses from a local delicatessen? How would Virtual Farmers Market communicate the products’ values and benefits in ways that mimic ‘real’ marketing communications? 5. What would you include in a communications mix to promote Logan Dairy cheeses and why? Document your citations throughout the text of your report; APA is the accepted format for all Westcliff University classes. Your papers must include an introduction and a clear thesis, several body paragraphs, and a conclusion. Top papers demonstrate a solid understanding of the material AND critical thinking.

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Vampires in the Lemon Grove

Write a research essay on this story with literature focus.

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JUSTICE

Explain a way in which an inclusive, common humanity approach has helped further social progress towards justice for all. Give a current, specific example of this and explain in what significant ways this approach is different from an exclusive “us vs. them° approach to social justice. (The “common humanity” approach is exemplified by the teachings of Buddha, as well as the writings and speeches of civil rights activists Dr. King and Pauli Murray.) I would like this paper to mention or relate to the theory of justice proposed by John Rawls

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Reflection and evaluation

READ THIS BOOK….Tweak: Growing up on Methamphetamines by Nic Sheff and complete a case reflection and evaluation paper on the material. fill in assessment forms. The case reflection and evaluation paper should answer the following questions:
1). How did the content relate to the disease concept of addiction? 2). What were the risk factors that may have led the person to chemical dependency? 3). Would you diagnose the person with a substance use disorder? If so, why? 4). What was the impact that this person’s drug abuse/addiction had on his/her family? 5). Did the person get sober? How many times and how? 6). If they relapsed, what did that look like? 7). How does the person feel about being in recovery? What was the ending to their story? 8). If you were working with this person/family, what services would you provide and why? What treatment do you think this person needs?

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Presidency Assignment-Executive Order

One of the many responsibilities of the President involves issuing “executive orders.” How is an executive order different than a law? What gives the President the power to issue such orders? What sorts of things can be done by executive order? Go to the President’s website: http://www.whitehouse.gov/ Links to an external site. At the top, left corner, click on the three little lines, then “News,” then “Presidential Actions.” Find an executive order issued in May 25, 2018, called “Promoting Accountability and Streamlining Removal Procedures Consistent with Merit System Principles.” Write a 2 -5 page essay on this executive order, making sure you cover the following topics: What is an executive order? How is an executive order different from a law? By what authority can the President issue this order? (Don’t just copy the “…by the authority vested the Constitution…” blurb. Explain.) Explain the issue President Trump is attempting to address with this executive order, and what you think about it. Do you agree or disagree with the order? What is the order’s current status?

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WWI Poetry Piece

For this assignment, you will be reading some WWI poetry with very different perspectives on the War. Then, you will get to write your own WWI poetry piece, inspired by what you’ve learned about the Great War, and by what you’ve read from other poets. What do you think about these poems? Which one do you like best, and which least, and why? What are the authors trying to convey through their words? Answer these questions in a paragraph or two, and then write your poem. It needs to be at least 3 stanzas;
Here are your links: Dulce et Decorum Est: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/46560/dulce-et-decorum-est (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
I Saw a Man This Morning (Achilles in the Trenches): https://www.poetWoundation.org/poems/57324/1-saw-a-man-this-morning (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
The Soldier https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poems/13076ithe-soldier (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Gethsemane: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/46776/gethsemane (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

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Technology

1. What is information? 2. What you hope your role in the information professions will be. and why. (Can use bullet point, example)
Sources needed No specific sources required

38.

Leadership models

One model of leadership being adopted by many organizations, disciplines, and vocations is servant leadership. Describe this model. Identify two reasons why these groups are adopting this model.

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Historical financial crises.

Briefly summarize the common features and consequences of historical financial crises.

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The American cancer society

The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Together with its supporters, ACS is committed to helping people stay well and get well by finding cures and by fighting back. Critical Thinking Questions: 1. Imagine that a family friend or colleague has just been diagnosed with cancer. Explain how the American Cancer Society might provide education and support. What ACS services would you recommend and why? 2. According to statistics published by the American Cancer Society, there will be an estimated 1.5 million new cancer cases diagnosed each year over the next decade. What factors contribute to the yearly incidence and mortality rates of various cancers in Americans? What changes in policy and practice are most likely to affect these figures over time 3. Select a research program from among those funded by the American Cancer Society. Describe the program and discuss what impact the research will have on the prevention or treatment of cancer.

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Public health issue

Select a public health issue and write a 750-1,000 word policy brief that provides a brief summary of the issue, options to solve the issue, and the best way to solve this issue. Select a public health issue from one of the following American Public Health Association websites: Climate Change (https://www.apha.orgttopics-and-issues/climate-change) or Topics and Issues (https://www.apha.orgRopics-and-issues).

42.

Meetings place within the Hospitality Industry

In a two page double spaced paper discuss the overall Organizational Structure of the Hospitality Industry to show how the Meeting industry fits in
43.

Physician resentment toward the push by a variety of health

What is your assessment of the origins and validity of physician resentment toward the push by a variety of health care entities to standardize care? If you were a physician, how would you be planning your practice for the future?

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Genetic engineering

1. Thoroughly describe how energy in the bonds of a glucose molecule is used to build a bond in ATP in the mitochondria. Be sure to use the electron transport chain and the ATP Synthase in your answer. Use you own words.
2. Describe five similarities between cellular respiration and photosynthesis. Your response must be a minimum of 150 words and must cite information from your textbook AND one additional scholarly source.
3. What is genetic engineering? Describe one application of genetic engineering that affects your everyday life.

45.

The impacts of free trade agreements on trade flows

Analyzed the topic both in the political and economic aspects

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Church-state, the Roman and Orthodox

How did church-state relations shape the growth and development of both Roman and Orthodox Christianity?

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Approach to cancer care

Write a paper (1,250-1,750 words) describing the approach to care of cancer. In addition, include the following in your paper: 1. Describe the diagnosis and staging of cancer. 2. Describe at least three complications of cancer, the side effects of treatment, and methods to lessen physical and psychological effects. 3. Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

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Downtown Toronto

What is Your Assessment of the View that Downtown Toronto is Undergoing a Major Physical/Structural Transformation Towards -Manhattan of both its Skyline and Use?
Include a thesis statement (i.e. what your answer to the overall questions on the Reports outline will be) at the beginning of your Report In addressing this report, students should assume one (1) of the roles of the five (5) principal stakeholders in the public land use approval process, along with the depiction of your interaction with the other four (4) stakeholders

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Travels of a Chocolate Bar

Build upon your work by now comparing a fair trade chocolate bar to a non-fair trade chocolate bar produced by a large corporation (for example, Hershey’s or Nestle). You may also wish to draw on the film, Nothing like Chocolate, as well as any other films and reports. Cite your sources. Remember, you need a thesis (argument) — do not just write a ‘book report.’ Option: You may write this paper on coffee instead of chocolate, again comparing a fair trade product to non-fair trade production. A useful film available to stream is entitled Cappuccino Trail.

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World hunger and child malnutrition

Review what the “big-picture” problem( world hunger and child malnutrition) is and how it relates to community nutrition. Use at least 3 peer-reviewed journal articles to describe the problem, population, prevalence and incidence (whatever may be applicable). Websites and review papers should not be used. The problem and population you discuss should match the primary clients of the site and the problem the site is trying to fix.

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CHALLENGES LEADERS OF TODAY FACE

Choose two issues or challenges that the leaders of today’s health care organizations face. Select from among the
following topics:
Staff Shortage (Physicians, Nurses, Allied Health Providers, Ancillary Services)
Reorganization in Response to Merger or Consolidation of Services
Layoffs as a Result of Declining Revenues
Influx of Registry, Part-Time, and Temporary Contract Staff
Poor Performance Outcomes Leading to a Reduction in Medicare Reimbursement Dollars
Poor Job Satisfaction Rates Resulting in Turnover
You are the manager of an ancillary service department at a large, 500+ bed hospital. Develop a proposal (750-1,200
words) that is directed toward your staff, in which you address the following:
Inform the staff of the two issues (from the topics provided) your organization is facing.
Describe the impact of these issues on your department.
Describe how improved communication, collaboration, and teamwork can improve conditions in your department.
Identify at least two examples from the required or recommended readings of techniques found to foster inclusion and improve communication and collaboration.
A minimum of three academic references from credible sources are required for this assignment.

52.

Aquinas’ sense

Paper details v Prompt: Is there something that is necessary(in Aquinas’ sense)? P.S. Necessary as in must exist
Sources needed No specific sources required .This paper will contain a statement of a thesis or proposition to defend, along with one or more arguments in support of it. AN argument is an attempt to justify the claim of truth for a given assertion by reference to the truth of other assertions that support or are evidence for the claim.

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Age of Alexander on the visual arts and architecture of Hellenistic Greece.

Describe and discuss the impact of The Age of Alexander on the Visual Arts and Architecture of Hellenistic Greece. Be sure to reference at least one specific example (primary source) of a work of art, to illustrate your conclusions. You must discuss, in detail, the historical context of the art you chose. Your paper must be between 750-1250 original words in length and in MLA format. Feel free to add any images to the paper but remember to add a caption. It should have at least 3 sources.

54.

Historical book review

Submit a historical book review covering US history from 1607-1877. The work will be non-fiction, written by a historian, 4-5 pages typed, and incorporate a minimum of two other reviews written by historians on the same book. Step 1 is to go the San Antonio College web page. Under Library look for Lib-guides at the top. Type in my name Greg Johnston. 1301 Book reviews.
Aligns with the following SLOs
1. Show the argument/thesis present by the historian.
2. Determine what primary and secondary sources were used.
3. Describe the effects of historical, social, political, economic, cultural and global forces on this period of US History.
4. What were the effects of the choices and actions?
5. Analyze the influence of civic engagement on the development of the community effected in this work.

55.

Team work organizations

You are a virtual group working on a team paper so that is what you are being asked to analyze! As you know, virtual teams are increasingly common in our interconnected global workplace. There are positives and challenges to working as a group in a virtual environment. Answer the following questions in relation to virtual teamwork in organizations:
Identify one challenge that cause work groups to fail, a recommendation to address each challenge, and the role of the group’s leader in implementing each recommendation.
The focus of the assignment should not be specific to one organization/industry and the researched material should be grounded in the current literature related to team structuring and related issues, why groups fail, and the best practices for addressing the failures and getting the group on the road to success.

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Book analysis

Read Chapter 3, pp 53-86 of the book of ‘Water Wars” from author Vandana Shiva and the article The Damage Done and the Dams to Come.” The link for this article is https://culanth.org/fieldsights/730-the-damage-done-and-the-dams-to-come In this writing, you should attempt to answer the following questions: What is the relationship between readings? What is the major argument? Are you persuaded? What about the themes is compelling? These entries should not be summaries, but rather critical pieces that reflect upon the readings in some way.

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Edwidge Danticat work analysis

Write a 5 to 6-page contextual analysis (historical, cultural. political, or biographical) of the works of Edwidge Danticat.

58.

Enterprise Data Management Concepts

Company Name: Cisco System(OEM networking equipment) .The case study company has experienced rapid growth in both the size of its client base and also in the services provided to clients. Unfortunately, the growth in data management policies, procedures, and systems has not kept pace with the growth, and the company finds itself in a position where sensitive data are not adequately protected, and content management is insufficient to ensure the accuracy and availability of the data. To resolve this problem, the company has enlisted the aid of a consultant with expertise in enterprise data management and data govemance. After initial planning meetings with the company’s chief executive officer (CEO) and chief information officer (CIO), the consultant has determined that the first step in the project should be to evaluate the company’s current major content requirements. The consultant will also establish an implementation plan for a new enterprise content management (ECM) system. How should this evaluation be done, and what should be included in the results?

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Learning and development age 3-5

Write a research paper on the topic in APA format include abstract, word cited/ source 1 Article 1 book and 1 website

60.

Bioethics

Identify an article, news story, or media account about a newsworthy bioethical issue. The web address of the piece (if available) should be provided along with a brief summary of the issue and a statement about its importance and implications
https://nypost.com/2018/11/03/mom-to-the-internet-anybody-want-to-trade-my-girl-embryo-for-a-boy/

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Hate Speech and Hate Crimes

Write a two-page response paper. Upon completion of these reading.

1. The assignment is based upon reading of the following:
– First Amendment of the US Constitution – Fourteenth Amendment of US Constitution – 18 U.S. 249- The Matthews Shepard and James Byrd Jr Hate Crime Prevention Act – The legacy of Hate Crimes in American History, Pezzella – Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire 315 U.S. 568 (1942) – RAV v. City of St. Paul Minnesota – Wisconsin v. Mitchell – Virginia v. Black – Aprendi v. New Jersey

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Stakeholder

Your Supervising Manager called a meeting early Monday morning to discuss the tasks you will need to accomplish in this week. He/she was very complimentary about the efficiency of your performance and quality of the submitted Memos. However, further investigation is necessary to make sure all areas of the response were covered accordingly.
You are asked to conduct research and to compile the information about the HC affiliated stakeholders in this situation in a table (attached). Make sure to choose the stakeholders that will be involved in your area of expertise (as per your job description). For example, the Clinical coordinator may choose the CDC (Center for the Disease Control) as a stakeholder due to the mandatory reporting and follow up on the guidelines. CDC affiliated stakeholder would be a local health department that reacts to the situation based on CDC provided preparatory guidance. At the same time, the local health department would be a direct stakeholder for the Clinical Coordinator because its representatives will be directly involved in guiding potential public health issues at the site. All information should be presented in a table format. You can use bullet points, subcategories, and other white space organizational components.

63.

Mara Poetry

Lu Xun spoke of Mara poets as dissenting voices in society, and the need for the equivalent among Chinese writers. What writer do you think could be credited with stepping up to this position as outlined?Using the stories in the course pack, pick one author and explain how they challenge the established system and call for change. You will need to consider the historical context; what establishment is the author challenging and why? How do they express their ideas in their stories/works? While your literary analysis should be brie y related back to the relevant historical context, don’t forget that the main support of your paper will come from your analysis of the story itself.

64.

News programme analysis

Watch produced news coverage of the same story from three different television networks to compare and contrast now the stories were presented. We are specifically looking at television news coverage; written news articles are not acceptable for this assignment. Sources must be cited in APA style in the essay and a reference list.
Consider the following:
What was the headline of the news story shown on the screen? How does the headline affect the viewers perception of the story? Who was the target audience for this story? What images were shown on the screen? Was there a reporter live on the scene? Were there other speakers being interviewed? How was the credibility of the speakers established during the story? What words and language establish that credibility? What social groups did they belong to? What social groups are left out of the presentation? Was the story taken at face value or was there evidence of sensationalism for entertainment value? Use direct quotations and descriptions of screenshots to support your conclusions. What type of ethical considerations were required for the station’s coverage of the story? Was there evidence of bias in the coverage? Finally, analyze the similarities and differences in the stories you viewed. Applying your knowledge of media-related theories, which one best explains your observations and conclusions. Be sure to explain that theory in a few sentences. Do not reach back into Week One (intrapersonal communication) or Week Two (interpersonal communication) for an explanatory theory.

65.

Sports

Based upon the assigned readings and presentations, you will answer all questions
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ATwFkYpVys – Please, use VPN to get access to video

Should sport impose a minimum eligibility requirement based on age (e.g., in women’s tennis, 14 yr. old’s can compete against 30 yr. old’s.)? What strategies would you suggest keeping kids involved in sport or otherwise physically active throughout their teenage years and early adulthood? What four or five changes would you make to youth sport programs as they exist today. Explain reasons for each change as an interactionist theorist would be likely to do? List 4 current coaching scandals and explain how each of these scandals hurt the young people involved, the university and cast a doubt on the integrity of coaches? Taking the position of a feminist theorist, research possible reasons for the low percentage of female coaches and suggest strategies for improving the situation. In other words, what is the cause and what are some possible solutions? List the standards, certifications and continuing education for prospective coaches?
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66.

MOVIE CRITIQUES

Watch the movie APICS Greater North Jersey presents a workshop about the financial management for the Supply Chain Professional watch the workshop being presented.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mo6MECuQRA&feature=youtu.be then write it’s critiques.

67.

Reflection paper

Read the textbook Biliteracy from the Start — Chapter 10.
Reflection Question/Statement:
Question 1 (Chapter 10): Discuss the illiteracy unit on expository texts through the lens of enacting Literacy Squared in teachers’ classrooms. Develop an action plan that identities a timeline for implementing the elements of the holistic biliteracy framework into your biliteracy instruction.

68.

My Ideal U.S. Health Care System

1. Overall scholarly tone, adherence to APA format, including grammar, punctuation, spelling, sentence construction, etc. 2. Describe in detail your vision of an ideal U.S. health care system, including the state located. Make a brief comparison between your health care systems to one other health care system outside of U.S. 3. Include feasible financing mechanism that is realistic in terms of human behavior 4. Describe the services your health care system would provide and identify the patient population. 5. Identify which type of APNs would be added to the system, what type of services they would deliver as well if PM and physicians would be added (and what services they would deliver).

69.

Transition

Write a thoroughly researched paper on a consequential transition essay in which you focus on a consequence/related consequences of a transition (other than transitioning to college) in your (or a well-researched person’s) life. You must conduct field (e.g., an interview, a survey, or poll) research relative to this consequential transition and which you will include in your essay.

70.

Enterprise Data Management Concepts

Enterprises are accumulating substantial amounts of data that are necessary for their business operations. As the quantities of data increase and the systems and processes used to manage these data become more complex, enterprises need better management of the content. The term enterprise content management (ECM) is used to describe this management process. For this discussion, research the library and Internet for information about ECM, and respond to the following questions:
Why do you think ECM is important to an organization? What aspect of ECM is most influential to the health of an organization, and why? Select 1 area of ECM, and discuss the importance of this area to the effective management of content in an organization.

71.

Health Care administration among stakeholders

1) Write a paper of 1.000-1.200 words that compares and contrasts the competing visions of health care administration among stakeholders, identifies the areas where they conflict, and discusses how those conflicts could be seen in the delivery system.
2) Refer to the assigned readings to incorporate specific examples and details into your paper. (I will upload the assigned readings)
3) Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

72.

The Nature of Psychological Research

Intelligence tests were designed based on the belief that there are measurable differences in ability between individuals that can help to predict future performance. There has been a long-term debate on what the word intelligence really means and a more heated debate on how much of intelligence is a product of nature (genetics) and how much is contributed by nurture (environment). In this discussion, we will explore the arguments for each of those influences.
As you create your discussion post, consider the following:
What is intelligence? What evidence do we have that genetics play a role in intelligence? What evidence do we have that environment is also involved?
Complete the following: Over the last hundred years there has been a great deal of discussion and research that has tried to determine the relative influence of nature and of nurture on intelligence. The consensus today is that both make a strong contribution. Find one piece of evidence showing that nature (genetics) makes a contribution and one showing the influence of nurture (environment). Describe each of these pieces of evidence and explain why it supports the influence of either nature or nurture, as appropriate. What is the practical importance of understanding that intelligence is influenced by both factors?

73.

The book “Breaking Open the Head”

Write an essay that applies the Toulmin template in each body paragraph. Identify seven major claims made by the author as you read the text. Write a single topic sentence for each of these major claims. Use the formula, “Pinch beck claims X (#).”

74.

Strategic plan for the five years to 2023

The company is about to review and update its strategic plan for the five years to 2023. As part of this process the Chief Financial Officer has asked you to undertake a strategic analysis of the company and prepare a 2,500 word report

75.

Gender equality

Discuss why gender equality is important ?

76.

Ice Cream Shop Business Plan

Make a business plan using the currency in Philippine (Peso) that is located in Manila.

77.

Immunizations

Imagine you have a friend who has an infant. She has heard much about immunizations and is not sure if she wants to immunize her child or not.
What recommendation would you give your friend and why?
End with a critical thinking question to your classmates.

78.

Spoken Language

Watch the following video and analyze it: https://wvvvv.youtube.com/watch?v=2m1YethxbQQ
When you watch the video, it is recommended you activate the subtitles, as it is easier to tell what the child is saying. After watching the video, write up answers to the following questions:
Identify which video you watched from the above list.
Using the “Spoken Language in the First 2 Years” milestone chart in the text (Chapter 3), identify where this child’s oral language skills are at based on milestones. Justify how you reached this conclusion by examples from the video.
Look at other language concepts in the chapter, such as babbling, holophrase, naming explosion, etc. that were demonstrated by the child in the video.
Select the concepts that applied to the child and explain how they were presented by this child.
Explain in your own words the three theories of language development described in Chapter 3. The theory titles are 1) infants need to be taught, 2) social interactions foster language, and 3) infants teach themselves.
Describe which of the three theories you see influencing this child’s language skills. Use something specific from the video to justify your answer.

79.

Stress and the Immune System

Write an in-depth literature review about a topic of interest. When The Stress Response Is Necessary When The Stress Response Is Harmful How Is The Immune System Affected By Stress? How Stress Weakens The Immune System Immune System Suppression Chronic Inflammation How to Beat Stress and Restore Your Immune System

80.

Instrument UAE -based environmental application

Write a 1 page – 2 research papers about UAE -based environmental application.
Underwater drone: 1 page – 2 research papers about UAE -based environmental application.

7.

Information Gathering and Processing

In developing the dissertation prospectus, the doctoral researcher must clearly define a theoretical foundation/conceptual framework and explain how the foundation/framework connects to the research questions surrounding the problem under investigation. In this assignment, you will explore factors that influence information gathering and processing and explain how these ideas could become the theoretical foundation/ conceptual framework of a dissertation prospectus. Consider, then, that much like using the scientific method in research, individuals have varied queuing mechanisms that influence how information is gathered, hypotheses are tested, and conclusions are drawn. Researchers such as Kahneman, Fredrickson, and Prochaska have greatly influenced the contemporary view of reasoning, problem-solving, decision making, and motivation.
General Requirements:
Use the following information to ensure successful completion of the assignment:
• This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
• Doctoral learners are required to use APA style for their writing assignments. The APA Style Guide is located in the Student Success Center.
• This assignment requires that at least two additional scholarly research sources related to this topic, and at least one in-text citation from each source be included.
• You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.
Directions:
Write a paper (1,750-2,000 words) that discusses factors that influence information gathering and processing. Address the following in the paper:
1. Briefly describe the fast brain/slow brain concept presented by Kahneman.
2. Briefly describe the positivity ratio concept presented by Fredrickson.
3. Briefly describe the readiness concept presented by Prochaska.
4. Analyze how each of these concepts influences the process of creating hypotheses, testing hypotheses, and drawing conclusions. Which of these researchers’ concepts is the preferred model? Why?
5. Using the model you identified above as the preferred model, draft a sample theoretical foundation/conceptual framework for a dissertation prospectus that is based in that model. You may use your own topic/prospectus if the model is applicable.

Resources for paper:

Prochaska, J. (2001, January 10). Helping populations progress through stages of change [Video].
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Prochaska J. O. (2006). Moving beyond the transtheoretical model. Addiction, 101(6), 768-774.
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Evers, K. E., Prochaska, J. O., Johnson, J. L., Mauriello, L. M., Padula, J. A., & Prochaska, J. M. (2006). A randomized clinical trial of a population- and transtheoretical model-based stress-management intervention. Health Psychology, 25(4), 521-529. doi: http://dx.doi.org.lopes.idm.oclc.org/10.1037/0278-6133.25.4.521
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Prochaska, J. O., Wright, J. A., & Velicer, W. F. (2008). Evaluating theories of health behavior change: A hierarchy of criteria applied to the transtheoretical model. Applied Psychology, 57(4), 561-588.
doi:10.1111/j.1464-0597.2008.00345.x
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Frederickson, B. (2013, November 2). Meng-Wu Lecture: Barbara L. Fredrickson, Ph.D. [Video].
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Fredrickson, B., & Branigan, C. (2005). Positive emotion broaden the scope of attention and thought-action repertoires. Cognition and Emotion, 19(3), 313-332. doi:10.1080/02699930441000238
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Kahneman, D. (2011, November 10). Daniel Kahneman: Thinking, fast and slow [Video].
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