1.ssay 1: Person I Admire
This essay assignment is the culmination of all your previous work in this module. You have
in this module. You have already engaged in the beginnings of the writing process of this essay. You have:
Brainstormed ideas (see Chapter 11 in SMG) about the essay in the Discussion Board.
Condensed your ideas down into manageable points around a working thesis.
Displayed knowledge of Description essays from Learning Activities
Drafted a Writing Activity (WA2) about this Description essay.
Consulted with a writing tutor to find areas of strength and areas of improvement.
Finally, you will now compose the final draft of a description essay that:
contains a clear thesis
identifies clear points to support your thesis
engages in critical thought about the subject chosen
uses 2-4 main ideas (points) that support your overall essay thesis
allows you to expand on your chosen topic
This essay assignment represents the first steps in writing any written essay for any academic course. The idea of thesis and support are the cornerstones of all essays. They represent the last part of the writing process. However, you may still revise your essay before final submission. This form of essay writing is the basis for all other academic writing pursuits. This skill translates to almost all careers that require critical thinking, critical reading, and responding in writing. Practicing "how to" write an essay carries over into any field's task of "what" you need to write. This skill will help with all formal writing.
Write a 900-word essay, in MLA format, about a person or fictional character in whom you have an interest.
Select a subject (person or fictional character you admire)
Look to your Discussion (D1) and Writing Activity 2 (WA2) for your subject
The person may be current or historical
Some fictional characters have positive traits that can be identified.
Select several (2-4) traits about the person or character that you admire and write about these. These will be the essay's main ideas.
Biographical information should be used only to support claims.
Your essay should focus on the traits you admire. Do not write a biography or tell a story.
Example of what not to do: This person was born in 1979. They were born in middle Tennessee. They went to elementary school is 1985. They graduated in 1998.
Instead, follow this example: This person was born in middle Tennessee. Entering elementary in school in 1985 was hard for them. They never felt that they belonged in kindergarten. However, they persevered, learning that school was a place for them to grow and be themselves.
Focus on the "why" you admire them instead of a list of traits. In the above example, perseverance and learning to be themselves are the traits the writer of the essay admires.
Organize your main ideas to establish the essay's pattern of organization.
Your main ideas (traits you have chosen) need to be clearly organized.
Decide in what order you wish to discuss these main ideas (traits)
This organization needs to be presented in your introduction, preferably as the last sentence of your introduction in the thesis statement.
Note: your thesis is generally the last sentence in your introduction, but it not a requirement.
Follow this structure throughout the rest of the essay.
Always check to see if your main ideas/topic sentences, in each paragraph, relate back to your thesis statement.
Compose 5 well-developed paragraphs that support a clear thesis statement that is arguable.
5 paragraph minimum
introduces your essay and presents your thesis
three body paragraphs
Each paragraph contains one of your chosen admirable traits about your subject
expressed in a topic sentence in your paragraph
Each trait needs to transition to the next one in the next paragraph
look to your chosen pattern of development
rephrases your traits into one last paragraph
reflects the earlier thesis, but with the knowledge of your traits expressed throughout the essay
This essay is a basic form of an argument essay. The essay should make an argument such as that the person or character selected is worthy of admiration because of the traits selected.
Criteria for Success
A successful essay:
Meets basic requirements of the assignment
Has been written by the student submitting the essay, for this class, and for this semester,
Does not contain plagiarism of any kind
Academic dishonesty is an offense of the NSCC Student Code of Conduct, punishable by a failing grade or zero
Has a clear thesis, main ideas, and pattern of organization
Has been carefully edited and proofread to minimize grammatical and other editing errors
These can be remedied by editing and with Writing Tutor visits and peer reviewing
Follows MLA style and guidelines (spacing, indent, margins, etc. )
The essay will be graded with the Grading Rubric for Essays. Please familiarize yourself with this rubric before you submit your essay. Here is the condensed version of the rubric:
2.Develop a brief snapshot that you could give to a colleague traveling to these countries outlining the key cultural differences
he key cultural differences and similarities between Australia and Japan. In what ways might these differences reduce message clarity in the exchange between the visitors and their hosts?
Using the AIA model of interpersonal communication from chapter 5, explore the communication behaviors between the Australian visitors and their Japanese hosts. What special role did Takeshi play in these dynamics?
Based on your assessment of this case, what were the primary clashes in cultures, customs, and expectations between the two groups?
While hierarchy was clearly evident among the Japanese executives, it was not among the Australians. How do you think the Japanese made sense out of this? Explain.
What cultural assumptions, if any, did each side make about the other in their approach to communicating? Were these assumptions accurate?
What can you learn about any culturally mediated cognition (or information processing) involved in this case (see chapter 5)?
What can you learn about the use—or lack of use—of communication protocols in this case (see chapter 5)?
Women are not allowed in many of the more important dining and drinking establishments because of restrictive customs and traditions.
Many of these are ‘members only.’ In view of this, how can women break into these inner circles where critical business decisions are often made?
How could Robert and Luke have better prepared themselves for their visit to Japan?
What lessons does this case offer for global managers visiting a foreign country? What lessons does this case offer for host managers?
4.13.7 Seeking a Compatible Position
Where are the jobs? Even though you may not be in the market at the moment,
the moment, become familiar with the kinds of available positions because job awareness should be an important part of your education.
Your Task. Save or print a job advertisement or announcement from (a) a job board such as Indeed; (b) LinkedIn, Glassdoor, or a mobile app such as JobAware and JobCompass; (c) a company website; (d) a professional association listing; or (e) the classified section of a newspaper, online or in print. Select an advertisement or announcement describing the kind of employment you are seeking now or plan to seek when you graduate. Save this ad or announcement to attach in Blackboard
13.10 Writing a Unique, Personable Cover
Your Task. Using the job listing you found for Activity 13.7, write a cover message introducing your résumé. Decide whether it should be a letter or an e-mail. Review the chapter discussion of cover messages. Hiring managers want your true self to shine through. Avoid canned phrases. Instead, try to work out how you wish to come across in your message. If your instructor directs, you may get help from your peers in editing and polishing your cover message. Again, revise until it is perfect.
5.PLAN AND DESIGN CHAPTER
Hi, my thesis is on the locus of control and psychological well-being of adolescents. I have completed
adolescents. I have completed the Literature review. I have to plan a research design for the thesis. ABOUT THE THESIS:
Population- 13+ to 19 years adolescents
No of IV s- 2 that is, Gender is the First IV and Locus of Control ( LOC) is the second IV
Levels of IV- Gender has 2 levels ( male and female). LOC has two levels ( Internal Locus of Control and External Locus of Control). Both IV s are categorical variables.
List of DV s-
1. Self Esteem
4. Academic motivation
5. Exam Anxiety
6. Life Style
Each DV will be measured by using appropriate Statistical scales. All DVs will be taken as continuous variables. All the scales measure the quantitative aspect only.
DV MEASUREMENT: Each of the scales that will be used to measure DV contains several areas or dimensions or sub-categories. For example, the self-esteem scale contains 78 items divided into 6 categories like personal, social, emotional, academic, intellectual and moral.
THESIS AIM- To check the impact of IV s on each of these DV s in isolation and also investigate the interaction effects between gender and locus of external. I will be using the SPSS package for calculations.
Problem 1: Which is the most appropriate Statistical test or design that should be used here? I believe a 2x2 ANOVA will be best suited here.
Problem 2: If I am measuring the impact of IV s on each DV in isolation, should I use several Two Way AONVA tables or a single MANCOVA table?
Problem 3: Each of the DV is measured using scales containing several dimensions. Are such dimensions of the scales need to be treated as the levels of the dependent variables? In other words, do the levels of DV are decided as per the dimensions of the scale that was used to measure the DV? If this is so, then even if I am measuring the DV s in isolation; each DV will have multiple levels, which in turn will change my design from Two Way ANOVA to perhaps MANCOVA? What is the right approach here?
Note: I have not intentionally divided DV into any levels.
Kindly help me to arrive at a statistically significant research design! If possible, kindly briefly explain the type of the design as well as the rational or suitability of the sign for my research problem.
Design and write pseudocode using a repetition structure
Design and write Java for a class, including attributes, accessors, mutators, and
va for a class, including attributes, accessors, mutators, and constructors.
Design and write Java for an application program that instantiates and uses objects of a user-defined class.
Use the repetition structure in class methods and application program modules.
Perform error checking.
Use a graphical drawing program (ArgoUML) to create class diagrams.
Directions for completing and submitting the homework:
You will be submitting the following files:
Pseudocode written with Word, Notepad++, or similar application
The application class created in 3b below
The UML class diagram created in ArgoUML, Raptor, or similar application
Write the pseudocode needed to complete Chapter 5, number 9 – Pennies for Pay.
Implement Pennies for Pay in Java.
The Secondhand Rose Resale Shop is having a seven-day sale during which the price of any unsold item drops 10 percent each day. Design a class diagram showing the class, the application program, the relationship between the two, and multiplicity. Then write the Java code as described below. Be sure to follow the CSI 117 Style Criteria (Links to an external site.) for naming conventions, class diagrams, pseudocode, keywords, and operators.
An Inventory class that contains:
an item number and the original price of the item. Include the following:
A default constructor that initializes each attribute to some reasonable default value for a non-existent inventory item.
Another constructor method that has a parameter for each data member, called the overloaded constructor. This constructor initializes each attribute to the value provided when an object of this type is instantiated. Be sure to incorporate adequate error checking for all numeric attributes.
Accessor and mutator methods for each attribute. Be sure to incorporate adequate error checking for all numeric attributes.
Extra credit for including Javadoc comments.
An application program that contains two methods: the main() module and the printSaleData()module.
The main()module must do the following:
create an Inventory object using the default constructor
use a loop to get inventory items from the user. The user should enter the item number and the original price of the item. This loop should continue until the user indicates that they have no more items to enter. For each item entered by the user, the code inside the loop should do the following 2 items:
set the attributes of the Inventory object by calling the appropriate method in the Inventory class for each item entered by the user
send the Inventory items, one at a time, to the printSaleData() module for processing
Extra credit for including Javadoc comments.
The printSaleData()module must accept an Inventory object and produce a report that shows the item number and the price of an inventory item on each day of the sale, one through seven, using a loop. For example, an item with an original price of $10.00 costs 10 percent less, or $9.00, on the first day of the sale. On the second day of the sale, the same item is 10 percent less than $9.00, or $8.10.
8.provide real world examples of 3 of the fallacies listed in the chapter on Logic. For example, the Appeal to
ppeal to Nature- if one claims that anything that is natural, is good ( or better than something else) then they may be committing the fallacy of appeal to nature. An example of this is a show that used to be on the Discovery channel called "Naked and Afraid". On the show survivalists spend 21 days in remote locations without anything- including clothes. Few, even those participating on the show, would argue that using clothing (which is technically, unnatural) is inherently bad because it is not natural.