Subject English (intro Writing)
1. Choose a topic:
Consider a challenge relevant to your field of study i.e. Computer E engineering Technician and
relevant to your field of study i.e. Computer E engineering Technician and narrow your focus to a specific method,
technique, or project designed to meet the challenge. (In other words, identify something happening in
your field that addresses the problem you chose.)
2. Find sources about your topic.
Conduct research on your selected topic. Find three sources related to your topic. At least one of those
sources must be from the school Library.
• Potential sources include:
o scholarly sources
o popular sources
o non-text sources
o online source (public website)
o book, e-book, or report
Include links to sources. If a link is unavailable, provide information sufficient to find / verify source.
3. Evaluate research:
For each source:
• complete a CRAAP analysis (template & guidelines provided)
3.Respond to ALL FOUR QUESTIONS. Each question carries 5 marks. Response to each question attempted should be at least 500
ould be at least 500 words. The document should adhere to APA guidelines. Please state the question and then post your answer below the Question.
Q1. How does marketing research help in the marketing planning process? Use a hypothetical business (e.g. a small sporting goods store, local hardware manufacturing small business, an independent publishing company, etc.) to discuss how market research helps in compiling market intelligence with regard to aspects such as product decisions, customer segmentation decisions, brand and pricing decisions, keeping stakeholders happy.
Q2. NuVision Lens, a mail-order contact lens company has struggled to break even after being five years in the eyewear market. The company’s founders had thought that high demand would exist for mail-order supply as a low-cost alternative to purchasing contact lenses at optical outlets. However, the market share of NuVision continues to be much less than the retail stores. NuVision Lens has hired you as their marketing consultant. Outline the steps that you will take to formulate a problem statement and research objective on the above situation.
Q3. Your friend, Ms.Destiny Brown is the CEO and founder of ‘Hide and Chic’ an upscale leather goods store based in Houston, Texas. Ms. Brown is actively considering to expand her company’s product line to include sports accessories including golf gloves, premium quality leather grips for tennis, squash, racquetball, badminton rackets, leather sports bags, etc. She has hired you to undertake a marketing research study to determine whether a market exists among retail outlets and sporting goods distributors in Houston, for these specialty items under the ‘Hide and Chic’ brand name.
Define and describe the target population for this study?
Discuss the sampling methods that could be used in this study.
Recommend, with reasons, the most optimal sampling procedures for this study.
Q4. Farm Fresh Grocery’ (FFG) has always used paper bags for sacking groceries. However, management has noticed that some competitors are offering reusable bags to their customers. FFG management has asked you to find out if its current customers would prefer bringing the reusable bags every time they visit the FFG store. A) Select two projective techniques to use in your research. Give reasons for your choice. B) Describe in detail how your two chosen techniques would be applied to this research problem.
Take me as someone who has always had an interest in air pollution, but doesn't have the time to learn
earn about it independently. I am hiring you to learn all that you can about it and put together a report that will summarize all the information so that I can learn as much as I can in as little time as possible. Here is what you need to include in your report:
An explanation of air pollution. What is air pollution? //
Explain 4 causes of air pollution.
Explain 2 sources of air pollution. What are the toxins or pollutants that contaminate the air?
Explain at least 5 effects of air pollution on human health and/or the environment.
Explain 3 solutions to stopping air pollution. What can be done by the government or private organizations?
Work cited page should also be included, listing all the sources you used to get your information.
THIS REPORT SHOULD BE TYPED AND ORGANIZED IN 5 OR MORE PARAGRAPHS. READ THE RUBRIC BELOW CAREFULLY TO UNDERSTAND HOW THIS PROJECT WILL BE GRADED!!
WORKS CITED PAGE
General guidelines for citing sources:
List entries alphabetically by author (if no author list title first)
Separate entries with periods
Author, last name first. "Webpage title." Website title. Date published/updated. Organization/publisher. Date accessed. < URL >
Landsberger, Joseph. “Citing Websites." Study Guides and Strategies . 12 May 2005. University of
X. 13 May 2005. < http://www.studygs.net/citation.htm >.
These websites will format your citations for you: http://citationmachine.net/ & http://easybib.com/
**You should use google slides or powtoons to put together your information. You should have a minimum of 6 slides not including the title slide with your name.** DUE FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 2020
Three or more required elements are missing (not including additional facts).
1 or 2 required elements are missing (not including additional facts).
All required information is present, but no additional information is given.
All required information is present, including two additional facts.
Quality of information
Information has little or nothing to do with the main topic OR sections do not provide any supporting detail or explanation.
Information clearly relates to the topic, but some sections are lacking detail and explanation.
Information clearly relates to the main topic and all sections include some supporting detail and explanation.
Information clearly relates to the main topic and all sections include significant supporting details and explanation.
Title page is not present at all AND/OR there are errors in typing, spacing, no picture, etc.
Product has improperly formatted title page AND/OR no picture or not creative.
Product has incorrectly formatted title page and has pictures.
Product has a title page in the proper format, has pictures and is creative.
5 or more grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors present throughout the product.
3-4 grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors present throughout the product.
1-2 grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors present throughout the product.
No grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors present throughout the product.
Works Cited page not present.
All sources are documented with 3-4 errors in format OR Works Cited is not done a separate page.
Works Cited is done on a separate page and all sources are documented with 1-2 errors in format.
Works Cited is done on a separate, properly headed page with all sources documented in proper Works Cited format.
5.WORD BANK USE WORD BANK FOR 1-17 ONLY!! Longitude Political Map Prime Meridian Latitude Location Equator Caucasus Mountains Apartheid Nationality
ator Caucasus Mountains Apartheid Nationality Physical Map Relative Location Geography Human-Environment Interaction Region Absolute Location Movement Place 1. “What is it like there?” 2. What is 0 degrees’ latitude? 3. What is 0 degrees’ longitude? 4. What is the exact position of a place on the earth? 5. “Where is it?” 6. What are parallel lines that measure north and south? 7. What is the study of the earth and the people on it? 8. What kind of map shows mountains, rivers, plains, etc.? 9. “How does the environment affect man?” 10. What are lines that measure east and west? 11. What is the position of a place in relation to another place? 12. What is the mountain range that separates Europe and Asia? 13. “An area with similar characteristics.” 14. What kind of map shows boundaries and countries? 15. What is the term used to describe segregation of Blacks and Whites in South Africa? 16. “How are people and places connected?” 17. Belonging to a particular nation by origin, birth or naturalization: For 18-20 Please CIRCLE all Answers that Apply 18. Desert: a. Rainy b. Cold c. Hot d. Humid 19. Tundra: a. Rainy b. Cold c. Hot d. Humid 20. Rain Forest: a. Rainy b. Cold c. Hot d. Humid Multiple Choice For Questions 21-31 Please Choose the Letter of the Correct Response 21. What is the longest river in N. America? a. Mississippi b. Ohio c. Missouri d. Colorado 22. What is the longest mountain range in N. America? a. Appalachian b. Rocky 23. What are the oldest mountains in N. America? a. Appalachian b. Rocky 24. What mountain range is over 4,000 miles long? a. Rocky b. Himalayan c. Appalachian d. Andes 25. Where is the world’s largest rainforest? a. Africa b. North America c. South America d. Asia 26. Who colonized most of Africa? a. North America b. Asia c. Europe d. South America 27. What is the largest desert in the world? a. Sahara b. Arabian c. Mojave d. Kalahari 28. What is the longest river in the world? a. Rhine b. Amazon c. Mississippi d. Nile 29. What is the capital city of the U.S.? a. Atlanta b. Washington, D.C. c. Detroit d. Los Angeles 30. What is the largest continent? a. North America b. Africa c. Antarctica d. Asia 31. What is Asia’s most heavily populated country? a. China b. India c. Pakistan d. Thailand Map Practice For Questions 32-40 Please Use the Map Below to Match the Locations to their Letters on the Map. For Example: 32. Rocky Mountains = B 32. Rocky Mountains 33. Appalachian Mountains 34. Georgia 35. Washington, D.C. 36. Great Lakes 37. Mississippi River 38. Gulf of Mexico 39. Atlantic Ocean 40. Pacific Ocean
8.11. In a game, you draw thirteen cards with replacement from a deck of playing cards. If you draw any
y aces or twos, you lose the game immediately. You also lose if you draw picture cards(J,Q,K) more than twice. In this question, you’ll study the probability of winning this game.(a) What is the probability of drawing no aces or twos after thirteen draws?(b) Given you have drawn thirteen times, none of which is aces or twos, what is the probability that you draw at most two picture cards?(c) What is the probability to win this game?
12. Suppose you are tossing an unbiased coin for100times.(a) What is the probability of getting50heads and50tails?(b) LetXbe the random variable counting the number of heads you observe in this exper-iment. What is the expected value ofX? What is the variance ofX? What is thestandard deviation ofX?
13. The following are probability distributions for two random variablesX,Y.
(a) Construct the probability distribution table for the random variableXY.(b) Find E[X],E[Y] and E[XY]. Is is true that E[XY] =E[X]E[Y]?(c) Find the variances σ2X,σ2Y,σ2XY of X,Y and XY. Is it true that σ2XY=σ2Xσ2Y?
14. The aliens who are fond of gambling came back to play another game with you. In this game, you first toss a coin5times. If you observe3or fewer tails, you roll a die3times. If youobserve4or more tails, you roll a die20times. What is the probability that you end up with at most two6’s in your dice rolls?
15. (Challenge question, worth2points) You have two bags, each of which contains10marbles.Each time you remove a marble from a random bag. What is the probability that after one of the bags is emptied, there are still exactly3marbles in the other bag?