Determining the credibility of a print source.

Describe the steps that you should take to determine the credibility of a print source.
How do the steps that you take to determine the validity and credibility of an online source differ from the steps you take for print sources? Give specific examples by comparing and contrasting sources you have encountered in your research. Your response should be 2-3 paragraphs.
Using the constructive feedback you received from your group in Module 4, finalize another draft of your research paper. This paper must contain at least five paragraphs, a references page, and a title page. Be sure to follow APA style. Recall that your paper must include at least three reliable sources: at least one of the sources must be a book and one must be a scholarly article. Use the steps you describe in #1 above to consider the reliability of the sources you have chosen.

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Prices and how price fixing, competition, and government regulation

For years now, utilities, phones companies, and cable/Internet providers have been deregulated, which, in theory, gives customers more choices. However, many consumers still only have one choice when it comes to their natural gas provider or cable/Internet provider. And those who do have a choice tend to be faced with prices from two or more companies that are near identical to each other. And neither is lower than the prices before the deregulation, which is not what consumers were expecting after being told the deregulated market would offer more competitive prices. Explain why competition in these areas has not lowered prices and how price fixing, competition, and government regulation play a role.

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Economics question

Most countries in the modern world have some sort of letter mail delivery system. The United States Postal Service is, by far, the most efficient, affordable, reliable system in the world with every box in the country being delivered every day of the 6-day delivery week. Not to mention a first-class letter costs the same whether it is mailed next door or across the country. Yet, many people feel the monopoly of the USPS isn’t fair because there is no competition. If you want a letter mailed for less than $1.00 the USPS is the only choice (other package carriers can deliver letter mail, but the rates are much higher than the USPS.)

If monopolies are bad, why does the government insist on keeping this one alive by blocking competition? What if the USPS decides to cut Saturday delivery (as has been discussed every few years for the past 20 years) or, due to a decline in mail volume, cuts delivery to 3 days per week. Would the government still be able to justify a monopoly then? Or should monopolies all be done away with? Explain your answer.

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The etiology of Kate’s disorder

Kate is born with features that do not look quite normal. Her eyes are wide-set and slightly slanted. Her nose is short and flat, and she keeps her mouth slightly open. There is a straight crease across her palm, and her fifth digit is unusually short. The doctor tells her parents she has an inherited disorder. If you were the doctor what would you diagnosis Kate with? Discuss the etiology of Kate’s disorder? What is the biggest risk factor for this disorder? How can or will this disorder affect Kate? What test could have been completed to diagnosis this disorder before Kate’s birth?

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Competency Case Dilemma

Discuss a competency-related scenario or a case of your choice, either from our readings or related to a situation that you have encountered in which you address the specific steps you would take to embrace ethical practices in your work. In what ways does the scenario you have selected present an ethical, legal, professional, or moral problem related to competency issues? In what way does your professional code of conduct offer possible solutions or opportunities for resolution? What are the implications of your ethical decision-making and actions for the client in this case, for those related to the client, and for you as a professional? In addition to the required readings, cite at least two additional references.

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Nursing questions

  1. Discuss the five types of Hepatitis in terms of etiology, symptoms, treatment and prevention.
  2. Discuss is the difference between the etiology and symptoms of cholelithiasis and cholecystitis. Can a person have cholelithiasis and cholecystitis at the same time? How can cholelithiasis and cholecystitis affect the liver and pancreas? Explain why one cannot live without the pancreas.

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Child Development

Summarize both professional, peer-reviewed articles by addressing the follow for each study. Repeat this sequence for each article.
What question/hypothesis was the researcher trying to answer or investigate?
Define the variables studied.
Describe the sample.
How did the researcher gather data in the study?
What were the results? How do the results affect your understanding of information processing and intelligence in early childhood learning environments?
What did you learn about how data is used in early childhood learning environments from this study?
Compare and contrast both studies and explain the similarities and differences.

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