As you have learned in this fifth week of class, it is essential to understand how to plan for effective vocabulary and content area instruction for students with disabilities. In the classroom, it is important for all lesson plans to not only integrate effective strategies for instruction and accommodations for students with disabilities, but to also align with Common Core State Standards. This lesson plan will focus on using effective, research-based strategies for teaching vocabulary (or a content area) to students with disabilities. Your lesson plan should use at least one, if not multiple, research-based strategies for teaching in this content area for students with disabilities. Your textbook has a plethora of strategies, but you may also seek other strategies as well in other peer-reviewed texts or articles that were required or recommended this week. By now, you should be close to mastering writing lesson plans that have a clear learning objective that is aligned to Common Core State Standards. Additionally, the lesson plan should incorporate an assessment task aligned to the learning objective and standard. The lesson plan should include evidence-based strategies for students with disabilities, and should integrate self-determination skills. This is the final lesson plan before you will put them all together as a portfolio in Week Six. For this lesson, you may plan for your choice of grade level, type of classroom, and disability areas. You may use your own classroom and create a fictional classroom setting for the lesson. Although the Internet is a rich source of free materials and teaching suggestions, this lesson plan and all subsequent plans MUST BE YOUR OWN ORIGINAL CREATION. Using this lesson plan templatePreview the documentView in a new window (or all the elements included in the template), the following components are required in your vocabulary or content area lesson plan: Introductory information: Provide the lesson title, grade level, and subject area for the lesson. Describe the classroom for which you are planning the lesson, such as classroom setting, number of students, and any other pertinent information about the classroom. Students with mild/moderate disabilities in the classroom: Describe at least one learner with a mild/moderate disability who will participate in the lesson. Include the type of disability, the student’s individualized needs, and any pertinent information about the student(s). Common core state standards and lesson objective: Explain how the specific learning objective for the lesson aligns with the Common Core State Standard that the lesson plan will address. Assessment: Describe how you will assess student learning of the lesson objective based on the age/grade/ and needs documented. Accommodations or modifications to be provided: Describe the accommodations you will use throughout the lesson to address the individualized needs of each student with a disability. Teaching procedures: Describe the teaching procedures, including teacher input and modeling, guided practice, independent practice, and closure. This section must include strategies from the text and peer-reviewed articles related to effective strategies for teaching students with disabilities. You must cite your sources to demonstrate your knowledge of effective strategies. Checks for understanding: Discuss a minimum of three ways that you will check for understanding throughout the lesson to ensure students are grasping pertinent and central concepts in your lesson. Reflection/self-determination: Reflect on how the assessment will help inform you of your students’ achievement of the learning objective, as well as how it will inform your future instructional actions. Also, include what plan you will take if the students do not meet the assessment objectives. Finally, your reflection should discuss how you will promote self-determination in this lesson plan to support your students with disabilities. This assignment should be approximately three to five pages in length (not including the title and reference pages). At least one to two peer-reviewed sources, which may include the textbook for this course, should be used and cited in the lesson plan. APA format must be used throughout the paper for in-text citations and references.

As you have learned in this fifth week of class, it is essential to understand how to plan for effective vocabulary and content area instruction for students with disabilities. In the classroom, it is important for all lesson plans to not only integrate effective strategies for instruction and accommodations for students with disabilities, but to also align with Common Core State Standards.

This lesson plan will focus on using effective, research-based strategies for teaching vocabulary (or a content area) to students with disabilities. Your lesson plan should use at least one, if not multiple, research-based strategies for teaching in this content area for students with disabilities. Your textbook has a plethora of strategies, but you may also seek other strategies as well in other peer-reviewed texts or articles that were required or recommended this week.

By now, you should be close to mastering writing lesson plans that have a clear learning objective that is aligned to Common Core State Standards. Additionally, the lesson plan should incorporate an assessment task aligned to the learning objective and standard. The lesson plan should include evidence-based strategies for students with disabilities, and should integrate self-determination skills. This is the final lesson plan before you will put them all together as a portfolio in Week Six.

For this lesson, you may plan for your choice of grade level, type of classroom, and disability areas. You may use your own classroom and create a fictional classroom setting for the lesson. Although the Internet is a rich source of free materials and teaching suggestions, this lesson plan and all subsequent plans MUST BE YOUR OWN ORIGINAL CREATION.

Using this lesson plan templatePreview the documentView in a new window (or all the elements included in the template), the following components are required in your vocabulary or content area lesson plan:

Introductory information: Provide the lesson title, grade level, and subject area for the lesson. Describe the classroom for which you are planning the lesson, such as classroom setting, number of students, and any other pertinent information about the classroom. Students with mild/moderate disabilities in the classroom: Describe at least one learner with a mild/moderate disability who will participate in the lesson. Include the type of disability, the student’s individualized needs, and any pertinent information about the student(s). Common core state standards and lesson objective: Explain how the specific learning objective for the lesson aligns with the Common Core State Standard that the lesson plan will address. Assessment: Describe how you will assess student learning of the lesson objective based on the age/grade/ and needs documented. Accommodations or modifications to be provided: Describe the accommodations you will use throughout the lesson to address the individualized needs of each student with a disability. Teaching procedures: Describe the teaching procedures, including teacher input and modeling, guided practice, independent practice, and closure. This section must include strategies from the text and peer-reviewed articles related to effective strategies for teaching students with disabilities. You must cite your sources to demonstrate your knowledge of effective strategies. Checks for understanding: Discuss a minimum of three ways that you will check for understanding throughout the lesson to ensure students are grasping pertinent and central concepts in your lesson. Reflection/self-determination: Reflect on how the assessment will help inform you of your students’ achievement of the learning objective, as well as how it will inform your future instructional actions. Also, include what plan you will take if the students do not meet the assessment objectives. Finally, your reflection should discuss how you will promote self-determination in this lesson plan to support your students with disabilities. This assignment should be approximately three to five pages in length (not including the title and reference pages). At least one to two peer-reviewed sources, which may include the textbook for this course, should be used and cited in the lesson plan. APA format must be used throughout the paper for in-text citations and references.

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ommunication within Families Three 17 year old high school students are planning on going to an 8pm movie together on a Friday night. Sally has no curfew, so she didn’t think going to the movies would be a problem. Sally asked her mother on Tuesday if she could go and her mother said “yes.” When Friday arrived, her mother told Sally that she couldn’t go to the movies anymore, it was too late for her to go out, and she needed to stay home. Her mother then left to go to the bar, and Sally was left to feed and care for her younger brother. Mary asked her father if she could go to the movies. He responded that as her curfew was 9pm she was not allowed to go to the movies. Mary did not want to question her father’s decision, so she kept quiet, even though it was the weekend, and she had no responsibilities on Saturday morning. Mary asked her mother if she would try to talk to her father to convince him to lift the curfew for one night, but her mother refused to do so. Sam asked his parents if he could go to the movies. His parents stated that while normally his curfew was 9pm, it was a weekend night and he had no plans early in the morning on Saturday. Sam’s parents decided that as long as his homework and chores were finished, he could have an extension on his curfew for the evening, and could go to the movies. On Friday afternoon, Sam completed his homework and chores, and left to see the movie, with the promise to call his parents if the movie got out later than 10pm. Respond to the following using the information from the text and lectures: Identify which boundary is best described by each family in the scenario above. Identify which boundary inadequacies are present in each family, if applicable. Explain how each boundary and boundary inadequacy manifests itself. What behaviors contribute to the development and maintenance of each of these boundaries? Which of these teens are at risk for future substance abuse and why? What can parents do to avoid or change any maladaptive boundary patterns in their families? Create a PowerPoint presentation of five to seven slides, with detailed speaker notes to present to a parent organization. Assignment 2 Grading Criteria Maximum Points Distinguish the boundary type that best characterizes each family. 8 Determine the boundary inadequacy demonstrated by each family. 8 Provide at least one example of how each boundary type and boundary inadequacy manifests itself. 20 Describe at least two behaviors that contribute to the development and maintenance of each boundary type. 20 Determine which teens are at risk for future substance abuse and explain why. 12 Provide at least two suggestions for what parents can do to avoid or correct any maladaptive boundary patterns in their families. 12 Write in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources, display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation. 20 Total:

ommunication within Families

Three 17 year old high school students are planning on going to an 8pm movie together on a Friday night.

Sally has no curfew, so she didn’t think going to the movies would be a problem. Sally asked her mother on Tuesday if she could go and her mother said “yes.” When Friday arrived, her mother told Sally that she couldn’t go to the movies anymore, it was too late for her to go out, and she needed to stay home. Her mother then left to go to the bar, and Sally was left to feed and care for her younger brother.

Mary asked her father if she could go to the movies. He responded that as her curfew was 9pm she was not allowed to go to the movies. Mary did not want to question her father’s decision, so she kept quiet, even though it was the weekend, and she had no responsibilities on Saturday morning. Mary asked her mother if she would try to talk to her father to convince him to lift the curfew for one night, but her mother refused to do so.

Sam asked his parents if he could go to the movies. His parents stated that while normally his curfew was 9pm, it was a weekend night and he had no plans early in the morning on Saturday. Sam’s parents decided that as long as his homework and chores were finished, he could have an extension on his curfew for the evening, and could go to the movies. On Friday afternoon, Sam completed his homework and chores, and left to see the movie, with the promise to call his parents if the movie got out later than 10pm.

Respond to the following using the information from the text and lectures:

  • Identify which boundary is best described by each family in the scenario above.
  • Identify which boundary inadequacies are present in each family, if applicable.
  • Explain how each boundary and boundary inadequacy manifests itself.
  • What behaviors contribute to the development and maintenance of each of these boundaries?
  • Which of these teens are at risk for future substance abuse and why?
  • What can parents do to avoid or change any maladaptive boundary patterns in their families?

Create a PowerPoint presentation of five to seven slides, with detailed speaker notes to present to a parent organization.

Assignment 2 Grading Criteria
Maximum Points
Distinguish the boundary type that best characterizes each family.
8
Determine the boundary inadequacy demonstrated by each family.
8
Provide at least one example of how each boundary type and boundary inadequacy manifests itself.
20
Describe at least two behaviors that contribute to the development and maintenance of each boundary type.
20
Determine which teens are at risk for future substance abuse and explain why.
12
Provide at least two suggestions for what parents can do to avoid or correct any maladaptive boundary patterns in their families.
12
Write in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources, display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
20
Total:

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Assignment 1: Alignment of HRM and Business Strategies Due Week 3 and worth 100 points Select a publicly traded company to research and evaluate its Human Resource (HR) and business strategy, HR department job positions, and ways it markets its company regarding human capital. Some company Websites that provide this information are listed below: Marriott: http://www.arubamarriottcareers.com/JobDescriptions.html Allstate: http://www.jigsaw.com/id209321_d40/allstate_insurance_human_resources_business_contacts.xhtml State Farm: http://www.statefarm.com/about/retirees/news_articles/hr_serv_assist.asp Ford Motor Company: http://corporate.ford.com/careers/career-paths/human-resources?&ccode=US Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which you: Propose how you would ensure the HR strategy is in alignment with the business strategy. Describe the HR job positions and the responsibilities listed for that HR department. Determine which HR job positions you would prefer and explain why. Analyze how the selected company can establish HRM strategies to improve competitive advantages. Propose three (3) ways that the company can increase diversity. Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources. Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements: Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions. Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length. The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are: Examine the role of human resource management (HRM) in organizations and how it supports the organization’s business strategy. Evaluate human resource strategies and how these strategies align with business strategies. Create a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Formulate HRM strategies and policies to recruit, select, place, and retain the most efficient and effective workforce. Use technology and information resources to research issues in strategic human resource development. Write clearly and concisely about strategic human resource development using proper writing mechanics.

Assignment 1: Alignment of HRM and Business Strategies Due Week 3 and worth 100 points

Select a publicly traded company to research and evaluate its Human Resource (HR) and business strategy, HR department job positions, and ways it markets its company regarding human capital. Some company Websites that provide this information are listed below:

Marriott: http://www.arubamarriottcareers.com/JobDescriptions.html Allstate: http://www.jigsaw.com/id209321_d40/allstate_insurance_human_resources_business_contacts.xhtml State Farm: http://www.statefarm.com/about/retirees/news_articles/hr_serv_assist.asp Ford Motor Company: http://corporate.ford.com/careers/career-paths/human-resources?&ccode=US Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which you:

Propose how you would ensure the HR strategy is in alignment with the business strategy. Describe the HR job positions and the responsibilities listed for that HR department. Determine which HR job positions you would prefer and explain why. Analyze how the selected company can establish HRM strategies to improve competitive advantages. Propose three (3) ways that the company can increase diversity. Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources. Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions. Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length. The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

Examine the role of human resource management (HRM) in organizations and how it supports the organization’s business strategy. Evaluate human resource strategies and how these strategies align with business strategies. Create a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Formulate HRM strategies and policies to recruit, select, place, and retain the most efficient and effective workforce. Use technology and information resources to research issues in strategic human resource development. Write clearly and concisely about strategic human resource development using proper writing mechanics.

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Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper comparing juvenile courts with adult courts. Include the following in your paper: Select a U.S. Supreme Court case from Ch. 4 of The Juvenile Justice System, or another relevant juvenile court case. Describe your case and the legal issues facing the juvenile and the court. Analyze the possible outcome of the case if the juvenile were an adult and tried in adult court. Include an overview of the juvenile justice system, with a comparison of the key differences between juvenile and adult courts, including roles and language differences. Describe the adjudication process by which a juvenile is transferred to the adult court system, and why the transfer did not occur in your chosen case. Include a summary of the analysis discussion you had with your collaborative group. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper comparing juvenile courts with adult courts. Include the following in your paper: Select a U.S. Supreme Court case from Ch. 4 of The Juvenile Justice System, or another relevant juvenile court case. Describe your case and the legal issues facing the juvenile and the court. Analyze the possible outcome of the case if the juvenile were an adult and tried in adult court. Include an overview of the juvenile justice system, with a comparison of the key differences between juvenile and adult courts, including roles and language differences. Describe the adjudication process by which a juvenile is transferred to the adult court system, and why the transfer did not occur in your chosen case. Include a summary of the analysis discussion you had with your collaborative group. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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Purpose of Assignment This activity helps students recognize the significant role accounting plays in providing financial information to management for decision making through the evaluation of financial statements. This experiential assignment requires students to use ratios to evaluate and analyze a company’s liquidity, solvency, and profitability. Assignment Steps Resources: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), University Library, Library resources: Company Directories and Financials Tutorial help on Excel® and Word functions can be found on the Microsoft® Office website. There are also additional tutorials via the web offering support for Office products. Select a publicly traded (shareholders), U.S. corporation with which you are familiar or one where you currently work or have worked in the past. Research the company on the Internet and DOWNLOAD the Income Statement, Statement of Shareholders’ Equity, Balance Sheet, and Statement of Cash Flows and attach to your paper or create a separate file for submission. Develop a minimum 700-word examination of the financial statements and include the following: Determine the net income for the current fiscal year (FY). Is this income up or down from the prior year? Explain the relevance of changes in net income to investors. Determine the ending balance in shareholders’ equity. Why would organizations such as labor unions be interested in this? Determine the total value of assets. Discuss the relevance of the total value of assets to potential creditors and why this is important. Compute the return on assets. Discuss the relative profitability of the company based on your results. Compute the working capital and current ratio. Evaluate the relative liquidity of the company based on your results. Compute the debt to assets ratio and the free cash flow for your company. Analyze the results and comment on the relative solvency of the company. Discuss how the financial statements are used in your current role or a position you would like to hold. How might these aid you in managerial decision making? Review Grading Guide in the Week 1 Syllabus for specific requirements. Excel Spreadsheets must be printable on one page (either portrait or landscape format). Show your work in Microsoft® Word or Excel® Complete calculations/computations using Microsoft® Word or Excel®. Include the four financial statements along with your assignment. Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

Purpose of Assignment This activity helps students recognize the significant role accounting plays in providing financial information to management for decision making through the evaluation of financial statements. This experiential assignment requires students to use ratios to evaluate and analyze a company’s liquidity, solvency, and profitability. Assignment Steps Resources: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), University Library, Library resources: Company Directories and Financials Tutorial help on Excel® and Word functions can be found on the Microsoft® Office website. There are also additional tutorials via the web offering support for Office products. Select a publicly traded (shareholders), U.S. corporation with which you are familiar or one where you currently work or have worked in the past. Research the company on the Internet and DOWNLOAD the Income Statement, Statement of Shareholders’ Equity, Balance Sheet, and Statement of Cash Flows and attach to your paper or create a separate file for submission. Develop a minimum 700-word examination of the financial statements and include the following: Determine the net income for the current fiscal year (FY). Is this income up or down from the prior year? Explain the relevance of changes in net income to investors. Determine the ending balance in shareholders’ equity. Why would organizations such as labor unions be interested in this? Determine the total value of assets. Discuss the relevance of the total value of assets to potential creditors and why this is important. Compute the return on assets. Discuss the relative profitability of the company based on your results. Compute the working capital and current ratio. Evaluate the relative liquidity of the company based on your results. Compute the debt to assets ratio and the free cash flow for your company. Analyze the results and comment on the relative solvency of the company. Discuss how the financial statements are used in your current role or a position you would like to hold. How might these aid you in managerial decision making? Review Grading Guide in the Week 1 Syllabus for specific requirements. Excel Spreadsheets must be printable on one page (either portrait or landscape format). Show your work in Microsoft® Word or Excel® Complete calculations/computations using Microsoft® Word or Excel®. Include the four financial statements along with your assignment. Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

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You, the managerial accountant, are asked by the CFO (Mr. Smith) of Wilson–West Manufacturing (a new company) to set up a product costing system. The following are the types of expenses that will be included: Direct labor Direct materials Utilities Depreciation Maintenance Insurance on the equipment Rent on the plant Administrative salaries Rent for the office In a memo format, explain to Mr. Smith and the president what will be included in product costing. Explain what is involved in a product costing system. Explain why Wilson–West Manufacturing needs to have a product costing system. Allocate the above expenses as fixed, mixed, or variable expenses. Prepare calculations for the following, and explain your computations: Variable cost: The unit rate is $0.25, and the actual hours used for manufacturing are 15,000. Mixed cost: The unit rate is $0.25, actual hours are 10,000, and the fixed cost is $5,000 per month. Total cost: Use your calculations from above. Explain this to Mr. Smith who will prepare these calculations on a monthly basis. provide 2 in-text citation references for this assignment. websites need to be included or points will be deducted!!

You, the managerial accountant, are asked by the CFO (Mr. Smith) of Wilson–West Manufacturing (a new company) to set up a product costing system. The following are the types of expenses that will be included:

  • Direct labor
  • Direct materials
  • Utilities
  • Depreciation
  • Maintenance
  • Insurance on the equipment
  • Rent on the plant
  • Administrative salaries
  • Rent for the office

In a memo format, explain to Mr. Smith and the president what will be included in product costing.

  • Explain what is involved in a product costing system.
  • Explain why Wilson–West Manufacturing needs to have a product costing system.
  • Allocate the above expenses as fixed, mixed, or variable expenses.
  • Prepare calculations for the following, and explain your computations:
    • Variable cost: The unit rate is $0.25, and the actual hours used for manufacturing are 15,000.
    • Mixed cost: The unit rate is $0.25, actual hours are 10,000, and the fixed cost is $5,000 per month.
    • Total cost: Use your calculations from above.
  • Explain this to Mr. Smith who will prepare these calculations on a monthly basis.

provide 2 in-text citation references for this assignment. websites need to be included or points will be deducted!!

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Read Chapters 20 and 21 as well as the Share Our Wealth information by Huey Long. Once all reading is complete, respond to the following items: What were the most radical aspects of Long’s plan? Did any of his ideas become reality? Upon whose law did Long base his ideas? Do you think this assertion increased or diminished support for his ideas? What did Long predict would be the consequences if the nation failed to adopt a program such as his? You are required to submit an initial posting that addresses the items above.

Read Chapters 20 and 21 as well as the Share Our Wealth information by Huey Long. Once all reading is complete, respond to the following items:

  • What were the most radical aspects of Long’s plan?
  • Did any of his ideas become reality?
  • Upon whose law did Long base his ideas?
  • Do you think this assertion increased or diminished support for his ideas?
  • What did Long predict would be the consequences if the nation failed to adopt a program such as his?

You are required to submit an initial posting that addresses the items above.

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In the term paper, you are expected to select a country that underwent democratic transition in the recent past which is commonly referred to as the third and fourth waves of democracy. The notion of waves of democracy was introduced by Samuel P. Huntington’s in his historical analysis of the global democratic process. According to Huntington, the adoption of democracy happened in three waves: • The first wave began in the early 19th century across North America and Western Europe in the aftermath of the American and French revolutions. • The second wave began after World War II. • The third wave began in the mid-1970s starting in Portugal and Spain before spreading across Asia, Africa Central Europe and Latin America. • The fourth wave has recently been added by some scholars and refers to the Arab spring that spread in the Middle East after 2011. Your essay should include descriptive and explanatory analyses. In the descriptive portion, you will ask questions such as: when and how did the transition to democracy transpire? Who were/are the major actors? What were their interests and how did they reach consensus? What were the institutional changes in the pre and post-transition period? What can be said about the success and/or failure of the democratic transition? The explanatory analyses of your essay deal with questions like: what factors explain the outbreak, successful transition or failure of democracy to take hold in that specific country? · Organization: your essay should have clear logical structure with an introduction, main body, and conclusion. There should be logical flow and transition from one idea to the next, regularly developing or building on the previous one.

In the term paper, you are expected to select a country that underwent democratic transition in the recent past which is commonly referred to as the third and fourth waves of democracy. The notion of waves of democracy was introduced by Samuel P. Huntington’s in his historical analysis of the global democratic process. According to Huntington, the adoption of democracy happened in three waves:

  • The first wave began in the early 19th century across North America and Western Europe in the aftermath of the American and French revolutions.
  • The second wave began after World War II.
  • The third wave began in the mid-1970s starting in Portugal and Spain before spreading across Asia, Africa Central Europe and Latin America.
  • The fourth wave has recently been added by some scholars and refers to the Arab spring that spread in the Middle East after 2011.

Your essay should include descriptive and explanatory analyses. In the descriptive portion, you will ask questions such as: when and how did the transition to democracy transpire? Who were/are the major actors? What were their interests and how did they reach consensus? What were the institutional changes in the pre and post-transition period? What can be said about the success and/or failure of the democratic transition? The explanatory analyses of your essay deal with questions like: what factors explain the outbreak, successful transition or failure of democracy to take hold in that specific country?

  • Organization: your essay should have clear logical structure with an introduction, main body, and conclusion. There should be logical flow and transition from one idea to the next, regularly developing or building on the previous one.

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Case Assignment Problems need to include all required steps and answer(s) for full credit. All answers need to be reduced to lowest terms where possible. Answer the following problems showing your work and explaining (or analyzing) your results. Submit your work in a typed Microsoft Word document. 1. The final exam scores listed below are from one section of MATH 200. How many scores were within one standard deviation of the mean? How many scores were within two standard deviations of the mean? 99 34 86 57 73 85 91 93 46 96 88 79 68 85 89 2. The scores for math test #3 were normally distributed. If 15 students had a mean score of 74.8% and a standard deviation of 7.57, how many students scored above an 85%? 3. If you know the standard deviation, how do you find the variance? 4. To get the best deal on a stereo system, Louis called 8 out of 20 appliance stores in his neighborhood and asked for the cost of a specific model. The prices he was quoted are listed below: $216 $135 $281 $189 $218 $193 $299 $235 Find the standard deviation. 5. A company has 70 employees whose salaries are summarized in the frequency distribution below. Salary Number of Employees 5,001–10,000 8 10,001–15,000 12 15,001–20,000 20 20,001–25,000 17 25,001–30,000 13 a. Find the standard deviation. b. Find the variance. 6. Calculate the mean and variance of the sample data set provided below. Show and explain your steps. Round to the nearest tenth. 14, 16, 7, 9, 11, 13, 8, 10 7. Create a frequency distribution table for the number of times a number was rolled on a die. (It may be helpful to print or write out all of the numbers so none are excluded.) 3, 5, 1, 6, 1, 2, 2, 6, 3, 4, 5, 1, 1, 3, 4, 2, 1, 6, 5, 3, 4, 2, 1, 3, 2, 4, 6, 5, 3, 1 8. Answer the following questions using the frequency distribution table you created in No. 7. a. Which number(s) had the highest frequency? b. How many times did a number of 4 or greater get thrown? c. How many times was an odd number thrown? d. How many times did a number greater than or equal to 2 and less than or equal to 5 get thrown? 9. The wait times (in seconds) for fast food service at two burger companies were recorded for quality assurance. Using the data below, find the following for each sample. a. Range b. Standard deviation c. Variance Lastly, compare the two sets of results. Company Wait times in seconds Big Burger Company 105 67 78 120 175 115 120 59 The Cheesy Burger 133 124 200 79 101 147 118 125 10. What does it mean if a graph is normally distributed? What percent of values fall within 1, 2, and 3, standard deviations from the mean? . Module 3 – SLP FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTIONS Continuing with the data you collected in the Module 1 SLP, (attached below) write a paper (1- to 3-page, typed Word document) including all of the following content: • Include your data from Module 1. • Create a frequency distribution table for your data. You can use Excel or Word. • Calculate the standard deviation. • Calculate the variance. • Is this a normal distribution? How do you know? • What are the implications? Submit your paper at the end of Module 3. SLP Assignment Expectations Answer all questions posted in the instructions. Use information from the modular background readings and videos as well as any good-quality resource you can find. Cite all sources in APA style and include a reference list at the end of your paper. Note about page length: Your ability to clearly articulate and explain these concepts is being assessed. The page length is a general guideline. A 3- or 4-page paper does not necessarily guarantee a grade of “A.” An “A” paper would include detailed information and explanations of all the assignment requirements listed above. The letter grade will be based upon demonstrated mastery of the content and ability to articulate and apply the concepts in the assignment. Keep this in mind while writing your paper. Your paper should follow the academic writing format and APA format given in “Writing Style Guide” and “Writing Workshop” on TUI web portal “My resources” tab.

Case Assignment

Problems need to include all required steps and answer(s) for full credit. All answers need to be reduced to lowest terms where possible.

Answer the following problems showing your work and explaining (or analyzing) your results.  Submit your work in a typed Microsoft Word document.

  1. The final exam scores listed below are from one section of MATH 200.  How many scores were within one standard deviation of the mean? How many scores were within two standard deviations of the mean?

99   34   86   57   73   85    91   93   46    96   88   79    68   85   89

  1. The scores for math test #3 were normally distributed. If 15 students had a mean score of 74.8% and a standard deviation of 7.57, how many students scored above an 85%?
  2. If you know the standard deviation, how do you find the variance?
  3. To get the best deal on a stereo system, Louis called 8 out of 20 appliance stores in his neighborhood and asked for the cost of a specific model. The prices he was quoted are listed below:

$216   $135   $281   $189   $218   $193   $299   $235

Find the standard deviation.

  1. A company has 70 employees whose salaries are summarized in the frequency distribution below.
Salary Number of Employees
5,001–10,000 8
10,001–15,000 12
15,001–20,000 20
20,001–25,000 17
25,001–30,000 13
  1. Find the standard deviation.
  2. Find the variance.
  3. Calculate the mean and variance of the sample data set provided below. Show and explain your steps. Round to the nearest tenth.

14,   16,   7,   9,   11,   13,   8,   10

  1. Create a frequency distribution table for the number of times a number was rolled on a die. (It may be helpful to print or write out all of the numbers so none are excluded.)

3,   5,   1,   6,   1,   2,   2,   6,   3,   4,   5,   1,   1,   3,   4,   2,   1,   6,   5,   3,   4,   2,   1,   3,   2,   4,   6,   5,   3,   1

  1. Answer the following questions using the frequency distribution table you created in No. 7.
  2. Which number(s) had the highest frequency?
  3. How many times did a number of 4 or greater get thrown?
  4. How many times was an odd number thrown?
  5. How many times did a number greater than or equal to 2 and less than or equal to 5 get thrown?
  6. The wait times (in seconds) for fast food service at two burger companies were recorded for quality assurance. Using the data below, find the following for each sample.
  7. Range
  8. Standard deviation
  9. Variance

Lastly, compare the two sets of results.

Company Wait times in seconds
Big Burger Company 105 67 78 120 175 115 120 59
The Cheesy Burger 133 124 200 79 101 147 118 125
  • What does it mean if a graph is normally distributed? What percent of values fall within 1, 2, and 3, standard deviations from the mean?

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Module 3 – SLP

Frequency Distributions

Continuing with the data you collected in the Module 1 SLP, (attached below) write a paper (1- to 3-page, typed Word document) including all of the following content:

  • Include your data from Module 1.
  • Create a frequency distribution table for your data. You can use Excel or Word.
  • Calculate the standard deviation.
  • Calculate the variance.
  • Is this a normal distribution? How do you know?
  • What are the implications?

Submit your paper at the end of Module 3.

SLP Assignment Expectations

Answer all questions posted in the instructions. Use information from the modular background readings and videos as well as any good-quality resource you can find. Cite all sources in APA style and include a reference list at the end of your paper.

Note about page length: Your ability to clearly articulate and explain these concepts is being assessed. The page length is a general guideline. A 3- or 4-page paper does not necessarily guarantee a grade of “A.” An “A” paper would include detailed information and explanations of all the assignment requirements listed above. The letter grade will be based upon demonstrated mastery of the content and ability to articulate and apply the concepts in the assignment. Keep this in mind while writing your paper.

Your paper should follow the academic writing format and APA format given in “Writing Style Guide” and “Writing Workshop” on TUI web portal “My resources” tab.

 

 

 

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: Conflicting Viewpoints Essay – Part I Prewriting Due Week 2 and worth 30 points When looking for information about a particular issue, how often do you try to resist biases toward your own point of view? This assignment asks you to engage in this aspect of critical thinking by playing the “Believing Game.” The Believing Game is about making the effort to “believe” – or at least consider – the reasons for an opposing view on an issue. The assignment is divided into two (2) parts. In Part I of the assignment (due Week 2), you will first read a book excerpt about critical thinking processes: “The Believing Game and How to Make Conflicting Opinions More Fruitful” at http://www.procon.org/sourcefiles/believinggame.pdf. Next, you will review the Procon.org Website in order to gather information. Then, you will engage in prewriting to examine your thoughts. Note: In Part II of the assignment (due Week 4), you will write an essay geared towards synthesizing your ideas. Part I – Prewriting: Follow the instructions below for this prewriting activity. Use complete sentences and adhere to standard rules of English grammar, punctuation, mechanics, and spelling. 1. Select one (1) of the approved topics from the www.procon.org Website and state your position on the issue. 2. From the Procon.org Website, identify three (3) premises (reasons) listed under either the Pro or Con section – whichever section opposes your position. 3.For each of the three (3) premises (reasons) that oppose your position on the issue, answer these “believing” questions suggested by Elbow: What’s interesting or helpful about this view? What would I notice if I believed this view? In what sense or under what conditions might this idea be true?” The paper should follow guidelines for clear and organized writing: Include an introductory paragraph and concluding paragraph. Address main ideas in body paragraphs with a topic sentence and supporting sentences. Adhere to standard rules of English grammar, punctuation, mechanics, and spelling. Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements: Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA Style format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions. Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length. The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are: Identify the informal fallacies, assumptions, and biases involved in manipulative appeals and abuses of language. Create written work utilizing the concepts of critical thinking. Use technology and information resources to research issues in critical thinking skills and informal logic

: Conflicting Viewpoints Essay – Part I

Prewriting

Due Week 2 and worth 30 points

When looking for information about a particular issue, how often do you try to resist biases toward your own point of view? This assignment asks you to engage in this aspect of critical thinking by playing the “Believing Game.” The Believing Game is about making the effort to “believe” – or at least consider – the reasons for an opposing view on an issue.

The assignment is divided into two (2) parts.

In Part I of the assignment (due Week 2), you will first read a book excerpt about critical thinking processes: “The Believing Game and How to Make Conflicting Opinions More Fruitful” at http://www.procon.org/sourcefiles/believinggame.pdf. Next, you will review the Procon.org Website in order to gather information. Then, you will engage in prewriting to examine your thoughts.

Note: In Part II of the assignment (due Week 4), you will write an essay geared towards synthesizing your ideas.

Part I – Prewriting: Follow the instructions below for this prewriting activity.  Use complete sentences and adhere to standard rules of English grammar, punctuation, mechanics, and spelling.

1. Select one (1) of the approved topics from the www.procon.org Website and state your position on the issue.

2. From the Procon.org Website, identify three (3) premises (reasons) listed under either the Pro or Con section – whichever section opposes your position.

3.For each of the three (3) premises (reasons) that oppose your position on the issue, answer these “believing” questions suggested by Elbow:

  1. What’s interesting or helpful about this view?
  2. What would I notice if I believed this view?
  3. In what sense or under what conditions might this idea be true?”

The paper should follow guidelines for clear and organized writing:

  • Include an introductory paragraph and concluding paragraph.
  • Address main ideas in body paragraphs with a topic sentence and supporting sentences.
  • Adhere to standard rules of English grammar, punctuation, mechanics, and spelling.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA Style format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Identify the informal fallacies, assumptions, and biases involved in manipulative appeals and abuses of language.
  • Create written work utilizing the concepts of critical thinking.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in critical thinking skills and informal logic

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