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Social disorganization and crime.

Social disorganization and crime. Write a research proposal in a minimum of 1,200 words in the introduction, body, and conclusion (excluding the words in the title, abstract, and reference page), addressing the following questions/instructions. • Review thoroughly a sample paper posted at Blackboard. • Choose one topic out of the following topics. Available topics: 1. alcohol and crime, 2. depression and violence, 3. anxiety and crime, 4. victimization and crime, 5. poverty and crime, 6. social disorganization and crime, 7. drug and delinquency, • Write an appropriate abstract, introduction, body, AND conclusion. • Identify & explain (in your current research proposal) research question, hypothesis, sampling technique, data collection method, independent/dependent/control variables, threats to validity & reliability, study limitations, suggestions to future studies, AND statistical analysis. • What would be your policy recommendations that may result from addressing these questions above? The essay should: • Provide the word counts in parentheses at the end of your essay. • Include a references page and have at least 7 peer-reviewed journal references. • Not have typos, grammar errors and possible problems with APA format (www.apa.org). • Have less than 30% match rate. The originality will be examined through the percentage of ‘overall match’ in the SafeAssign. Once submitted, the submission portal will inform the ‘match’ percentage. Students may submit multiple times after paraphrasing to reach less than 30%. Only last attempt will be graded. Seek any means possible to reduce the match rate.

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Opinion Essay Assignment

ENGL 101, Fall 2022 Paper III, the Opinion Essay Assignment: Write a 3 to 4 ½ -page (900 – 1350 word) argument on a “hot button” topic (see link to list below). Your essay should follow, in every particular, the formal guidelines that are in the “Formatting Your Papers” file on Blackboard. Paper III is worth 25 points. CONTENT: 1. Begin with an introduction that provides context and includes an argumentative thesis. 2. Include all five features (introduction, narrative, confirmation, refutation and concession, and summation) of the Classical Argument model (see handout). 3. Use source material in support of the lines of argument you present in your confirmation. 4. Include a variety of quotations, paraphrases, and summaries from your sources (at least one quotation must be in block form) in support of topic sentences that begin body paragraphs. 5. Treat your opposition’s best arguments in a separate section (refutation and concession) or as part of your lines of argument (confirmation). 6. Write a conclusion that gives your reader a sense of closure (or finality). 7. Proofread your text for errors in punctuation, grammar, spelling, and mechanics. FORMAL CONCERNS: • Your paper must be 3 to 4 1/2 pages in length (approximately 900-1350 words), exclusive of your Works Cited; your paper must be supported by a minimum of two sources (these may come from our classwork, AUD Library databases, and/or Google (as approved by me). • It must be typed, double-spaced, and conform, in every particular, to the guidelines established in my handout entitled Formatting Your Essays (available on Blackboard) • The first page of your paper should start with a header (last name plus page number), heading (top left), and title. Please do not append a title sheet to your text. • Your title should be centered (capitalize all substantive words) in plain text below the heading on page one. • In addition to the text of your paper, you will provide a Works Cited in MLA Documentation style with links (URLs) to your sources. • You are advised to clear external sources (those that result from a Google search) with me. • Reminder: Sources are not limited to e-books and articles from journals and magazines but may include DVDs, video and film, questionnaires (surveys), lectures, pictures and graphs, interviews, etc. • Frame all references to sources in your text (typically, in a signal phrase and parenthetical note) and cross reference them with the alphabetical (by author’s last name) list of sources in your Works Cited. We will discuss “framing” in class. ►The final draft of the Argumentative Research Paper is due on Turnitin.com on Monday, Dec. 5 (Section K) or Tuesday, Dec. 6 (Sections A&J). Link to list of 25 “Hot Button” topics: https://thebestschools.org/magazine/controversial-topics-research-starter David Taylor on Argument: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0m-JW0mSBfg

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GPS Case Study

GPS Case Study analyzing Systems Engineering Used. EMA 620 Milestone One Guidelines and Rubric Overview: In this milestone, you will analyze a single case study and submit the Systems Life-Cycle portion of your final project. You will choose one of two case studies and begin the Systems Life-Cycle portion of the final project. As you examine each case study, note that there is a discussion topic for conversations about the AFIT GPS Case Study and the AFIT Hubble Space Telescope Case Study. Prompt: Review the AFIT GPS Case Study and the AFIT Hubble Space Telescope Case Study, and choose one case study for use with your final project. Keep in mind as you craft your submission that you will be learning more about the sections of the final project (Systems Life-Cycle, Requirements, Trade-Off Studies, and Risk Management) as we move through the course. This milestone is a place to share what you know now, as well as what questions you have related to your case study. The SEBoK acronym list may be helpful as you complete this milestone. This milestone should address the critical elements below, which include a draft of the Systems Life-Cycle portion of your final project. Specifically the following critical elements must be addressed:  Describe which case study you chose and why.  Explain what is interesting to you about this case study.  Select sections of the case study to use for the following sections of the final project for planning purposes in the next milestones: Systems Life-Cycle, Requirements, Trade-Off Studies, and Risk Management.  Systems Life-Cycle A. Illustrate the principal products and activities of the development project. What development process was used? To what extent did the development process reflect your understanding of the systems life-cycle? What best practices were missing? To the extent possible, use specific examples to illustrate. If the required information is not readily available or is incomplete in the case study, you may make assumptions, as long as they are clearly stated. B. Analyze the deployment of the system. For example, how was the system integrated (i.e., the pieces put together and installed into the operational environment)? How was the system fielded? What lessons were learned? To the extent possible, use specific examples to illustrate. If the required information is not readily available or is incomplete in the case study, you may make assumptions, as long as they are clearly stated. C. Examine the plans for the future of the system. For example, how will the system be maintained (e.g., repaired and updated)? How is the future evolution of the system being planned and managed? To the extent possible, use specific examples to illustrate. If the required information is not readily available or is incomplete in the case study, you may make assumptions, as long as they are clearly stated.

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Optimism difference between males and females.

Optimism difference between males and females. Dashboard Research Project Instructions Instructions Students will read a scholarly journal article and a non-scholarly article about a specific topic that will be provided in the course. Items to consider when reading the articles include noting the issue, methodology, and results. Students will choose two groups of people (15 each, 30 total) and collect data by requesting 30 people to complete a questionnaire provided in the course. Fifteen of the questionnaires must be completed by men and 15 of the questionnaires must be completed by women. Students must enter the data into a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet that is provided in the course, and then analyze the data. Students will read the data set instructions that are located in the course for additional details about what statistical procedures to conduct. Tables and graphs must be copied and integrated into a Word doc in final submission. Excel file must also be submitted. Students will develop an APA formatted, written report that contains the following sections: Introduction: Briefly summarize the concept (approximately 300 words) Refer to the scholarly peer-reviewed article and the non-scholarly article to discuss the concept Methodology: Briefly describe the following with regard to data collection (make a separate heading for each subheading below): Participants Discuss any important demographic information such as age of participants etc. Materials Describe the questionnaire—number of items and the response set (i.e. the Likert scale options) Procedure Describe how the data was collected –how did you find participants and ask them to participate Results: Briefly summarize the statistical findings from the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet and address the questions in the data set instructions about the data. This section will include a frequency polygon and content from the textbook as students answer questions about the results. Tables and graphs from Excel Spreadsheet must be integrated into the results section of this paper. Students will also assume normality and apply an independent t-test to analyze if the difference between two groups is statistically significant. Refer to the data set instructions for guidelines on what to include in the results section. Discussion: Briefly summarize the interpretation of the findings (i.e. what do the findings mean in relation to the concept) (approximately 300 words) APA Format: Include APA references for at least 3 sources (two provided resources and one additional resource) used in this report (i.e. journal article, non-scholarly or peer-reviewed article, or textbook). In-text citations need to be appropriately used and correct.

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Flower Drum Opera.

Flower Drum Opera. The purpose of this assignment is to provide a sonic, historical, and social analysis of a musical example that connects to your own life experience – “Auto-ethnomusicology” means a study of one’s own musical and cultural ancestry. This written assignment gives you an opportunity to explore your own musical heritage by researching your cultural/ethnic/religious/geographical/chosen background and analyzing the music that is part of this ancestry using the terms and concepts we studied in this course. This assignment will consist of: 1) a title, 2). a written portion (750-1000 words; more than 1500 words, not including bibliography, will be penalized), 3) a YouTube link to a representative musical example of the highlighted music culture that will be the subject of your analysis, and 4) a properly formatted bibliography. The YouTube link does not need to be a proper video with moving images; if the sound is clear, that is fine. In addition to the YouTube link, within the body of your work, you must make reference to: A) Tim Rice’s “Ethnomusicology: A Very Short Introduction”, 2) (at least) one other course reading of your choice, and 3) (at least) two other academic sources of your choice (not course material). Critical to this assignment is to make use of terms and concepts we have explored in this class. To do so, refer to the lecture notes and test study guides to discuss as many terms as you wish – be sure to use them appropriately and with clear intention. If you come from a musical culture that we have covered in class, please do a deeper dive on the subject by either picking different music than what was played in class or providing details that were not covered thoroughly. Overly repeating content from the course will be penalized. This assignment can incorporate interviews with family members in addition to your own research, if such a thing will strengthen your analysis. These would need to be appropriately cited in your reference list. TIm Rice’s book, and many of our course materials, may offer inspiration towards generating a framework for your discussion paper. Additionally, this sample format may be helpful: Introduction: give a brief overview of yourself and your ancestral culture(s). Give a basic overview of one style/genre of music that you associate with this musical culture(s). Unpack its history, explain when and where it would be performed, discuss how it has changed (or not) over the generations. Pick a specific piece that you feel represents this musical culture and do an analysis of this song – add a YouTube link in the heading of your paper. Your analysis of the piece should consist of: An explanation of the function of the piece – where and why was/is it played? Is it folk or art music? What is the relationship between the musicians and the listeners? What is the history of this piece? Is it traditional, with no known composer? Is it an original composition? What instruments are involved? How would you describe the sound of the instruments? What roles do they play in the music? How are they constructed? What is their cultural/geographical/historical significance? What kinds of musical textures and forms are used in this example? Polyphony, polyrhythms, call and response, cyclical forms, improvisation, composition, instrumental, vocal? Look through all the terms we have covered and connect your selected example to relevant concepts. Conclusion: Describe what this music means to you. How do you relate to it? What thoughts/memories does it bring up for you? What role does music like this play in your life? How does this music compare to the music that you normally listen to? Are there similarities? What are the differences? Has anything in this course made you think differently about it, or think about the sounds in a new way? Bibliography, discography, and/or filmography in APA or MLA format. You must include a reference list including (at minimum): 1) Tim Rice’s “Introduction to Ethnomusicology,” 2) another course reading (of your choice), 3) at least two (2) academic sources (not course material), 4) an active YouTube link – with appropriately formatted citations. More sources are welcome. Filmography is only relevant if you discuss video content; if you do not refer to the visuals in your YouTube example – as in you just analyze the audio – then this goes under discography. Research Criteria: You are to access sources through the library to support your descriptions and arguments. The Grove Music Online service is a good resource for researching instruments and musical styles. Please consult a librarian for assistance in finding proper scholarly sources. Evaluation criteria: Quality of writing, demonstrated comprehension of issues, use of terms and concepts from the course materials, coherence and flow of ideas, and ability to think critically about the listening example. The rubric that will be used to evaluate your work is attached below. The secret to a good grade on this assignment: Before submitting the final product, ask yourself: does this work clearly demonstrate that I took this course? In other words, have you used terms, concepts, and examples from the readings and lectures to make your argument? *Format-wise: your submission should be completed in 12-point Times New Roman type font, double-spaced, 1-inch margins. Upload your submission as a Microsoft Word file with a .doc, or .docx extension. You are expected to pay close attention to your writing style: edit for conciseness and precision (avoid typos, unnecessary passive voices, ambiguous pronouns, expletives, redundant adjectives and adverbs, run-on sentences, and other common stylistic mishaps).

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Radical Environmental activists

Radical Environmental activists (Media Studies Course) Paper details: hello, My research question although not very clear but you have the freedom to tweak it as you see most fitting. Below are some questions that I think will help you understand my topic. Social media has to be a main focus of my study in some way. The research question should be based on your understanding of the following questions: How was the media portraying early radical environmental movements of the 1970’s and beyond? Was the mainstream media helpful in spreading their intentions behind their illigal radical direct action? Were they successful in creating the change they fought for. How did the use of social media help modern radicals environmentalists portray themselves without their need for mainstream media to share their stories, or are they still in need of mainstream news? Has the use of social media helped with their cause or are their actions of civil disobedience (glueing themselves and throwing paint on famous art work) hurting the cause. Is social media helping in recruiting new members for these radical environmental groups. ______________ Keep in mind this is a Masters MEDIA studies class.

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Designing a training session presentation

Design a training session presentation (8-12 slides) for one of the role groups in the organization that will be responsible for implementation. Introduction Training and educating those within an organization who are responsible for implementing and working with changes in organizational policy is a critical step in ensuring that prescribed changes have their intended benefit. A leader in a health care profession must be able to apply effective leadership, management, and educational strategies to ensure that colleagues and subordinates will be prepared to do the work that is asked of them. As a master’s-level health care practitioner, you may be asked to design training sessions to help ensure the smooth implementation of any number of initiatives in your health care setting. The ability to create an agenda that will ensure your training goals will be met and will fit into the allotted time is a valuable skill for preparing colleagues to be successful in their practice. Instructions To help ensure a smooth rollout and implementation of your proposed policy and practice guidelines, design a training session presentation for one of the role groups in the organization that will be responsible for implementation. Provide a brief summary of your strategies for working with your chosen role group. Explain the impact of the new policy on the group and the importance of the change to improve quality of care. Explain how the group is important in implementing your proposed policy and practice guidelines and why you chose this group to pilot your proposal. Determine appropriate instructional content and explain to the group the learning activities and materials they should expect during the training session. Prepare an annotated agenda for a two-hour training session. During this training session, you will want to ensure that the individuals you are training understand the new policy and practice guidelines. You will need them to buy into the importance of the policy in improving the quality of care or outcomes and their key role in successful policy implementation. You must help them acquire the knowledge and skills they need to be successful in implementing the policy and practice guidelines. As outcomes of this training session, participants are expected to: Understand the organizational policy and practice guidelines to be implemented. Understand the importance of the policy to improving quality or outcomes. Course Navigation  Mary Burke FACULTY 4 NEW  Meghann La Tourelle COACH  Tutorials Support Log Out Mathilda Rayburn-hooks Understand that, as a group, they are key to successful implementation. Possess the necessary knowledge and skills for successful implementation. Requirements The strategy summary and annotated training agenda requirements outlined below correspond to the scoring guide criteria, so be sure to address each main point. Read the performance-level descriptions for each criterion to see how your work will be assessed. In addition, be sure to note the requirements for document format and length and for supporting evidence. Summarize evidence-based strategies for working with the role group to obtain their buy-in and prepare them to implement the new policy and apply the associated practice guidelines to their work. Why will these strategies be effective? What measures might provide early indications of success? Explain the impact of the new policy and practice guidelines. How they will be implemented? How will they affect the daily work routines and responsibilities of the role group? Justify the importance of the new policy and practice guidelines with regard to improving the quality of care or outcomes related to the role group’s work. How will the policy and guidelines help improve the quality of care or outcomes? Explain the role group’s importance in implementing the new policy and practice guidelines. Why is the work and buy-in of the role group important for successful implementation? How could you help the group feel empowered by their involvement during implementation? Determine appropriate and effective instructional content, learning activities, and materials for the training session. How will each proposed activity on your agenda support learning and skill development? Can you complete the training within the allotted two hours? Deliver a persuasive, coherent, and effective audiovisual presentation. Be sure that the information and arguments you present are aligned with the needs of your audience. Review the organization of your slides for clarity. Proofread your slides to minimize errors that could distract the audience or make your message more difficult to understand. PRESENTATION FORMAT AND LENGTH You may use Microsoft PowerPoint or other suitable presentation software to create your slides. If you elect to use an application other than PowerPoint, check with your faculty to avoid potential file compatibility issues. If using PowerPoint to create your presentation slides, you may use the SoNHS Professional Presentation Guidelines [PPTX] as a template. Be sure that your slide deck includes the following slides: Title slide. Presentation title. Your name. Date. Course number and title. References (at the end of your presentation). Apply current APA formatting to all citations and references. Your slide deck should consist of 8–12 slides, not including a title slide and references slide. Ensure you provide speaker notes for each slide to fully address scoring guide criteria. Supporting Evidence Cite 2–4 external sources to support your strategies for working with the group you have identified and generating their buy-in, as well as for your approach to the training session, activities, and materials. Portfolio Prompt: You may choose to save your report to your ePortfolio. Competencies Measured By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and scoring guide criteria: Competency 1: Analyze relevant health care laws, policies, and regulations; their application; and their effects on organizations, interprofessional teams, and professional practice. Explain the impact of a new policy and practice guidelines. Competency 2: Lead the development and implementation of ethical and culturally sensitive policies that improve health outcomes for individuals, organizations, and populations. Justify the importance of a new policy and practice guidelines with regard to improving the quality of care or outcomes related to a selected role group’s work. Competency 4: Develop strategies to work collaboratively with policy makers, stakeholders, and colleagues to address environmental (governmental and regulatory) forces. Summarize evidence-based strategies for working with a selected role group to promote their buy-in and prepare them to implement a new policy and apply associated practice guidelines to their work. Explain a selected role group’s importance in implementing a new policy and practice guidelines. Determine appropriate and effective instructional content, learning activities, and materials for a training session. Competency 5: Produce clear, coherent, and professional written work, in accordance with Capella’s writing standards. Deliver a persuasive, coherent, and effective audiovisual presentation.

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Legal Debate Paper

Legal Debate Paper details: Prepare: Read chapters 2 and 3 of Calvert, Kozlowski, and Silver (2023) to learn more about the foundational ideas behind, and importance of, the First Amendment for both citizens and journalists. Reflect: Based on what you’ve learned in those chapters, consider the most important elements of First Amendment for journalists and share a real-world example that allows you explore the relevance of the law. The example must be one that is concrete in that it is evidenced by having been enacted or presented. Write: In your initial 250-word post, you must do the following: Explain the key dimensions of the First Amendment and how it impacts journalists Describe the central elements of your case Analyze how your chosen example highlights some important considerations for thinking about the freedom of the press specifically and how this could impact your career has a journalist. Be sure to include at least one in-text citation from the reading or viewing material for the week and you must also properly cite the examples that you used and provide links to them or upload them. At the end of your post, include your name and a full reference for all sources cited in the body of your post. All citations and references must adhere to APA style guidelines as outlined in the Writing Center Links to an external site.. https://ashford.redshelf.com/app/ecom/shelf/course-section/4317709

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Modern Markets

Modern Markets: How malls are not only shopping centers, but social hubs, eateries, and entertainment centres Paper details: The central assignment of Senior Seminar is an extended, independent research project. You will produce an original, high-quality research paper on a subject that fascinates and intrigues you, and you will share your research with your classmates in a presentation. You can select any topic related to modernity and/or life in today’s world for this project. As with any research project, however, your work should begin with a clear and focused question, problem, or observation. You should also ensure your work is led by a central argument made in dialogue with scholarly literature you have sourced; your paper should not merely be a descriiptive essay “about” a topic. Integrate course ideas and readings within your paper and presentation to demonstrate your understanding of modernity as a theoretical, historical, and political concept. Paper • The final draft should be approximately 15 pages in length, excluding footnotes, endnotes, and bibliography. • You should find and use at least 10 academic sources in the paper, excluding readings from the syllabus. • Format your work carefully. In particular, all references and quotations should be cited within the essay using a standard referencing style, such as MLA, APA, or Chicago, and a bibliography should list all sources you have used in the paper. Consult an expert if you are unsure how to cite sources correctly. • The paper will be designed, developed, and drafted in stages under supervision. Class activities and pre-draft writing assignments will help you. Manage your time carefully during the semester and seek advice and feedback regularly. Please use sources provided and add more https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=li1i9b0vUPs please check out the work of Mona Abaza on malls in Egypt.

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Changing Social Service System.

Unit 10 Discussion Paper details: A Changing Social Service System. As a Human Service Professional, you will encounter clients who have a multitude of problems and needs. As our society changes, it is our responsibility to stay aware of the changes and how those changes impact the services we provide. It is also our responsibility to know what services and programs are available in our own community. Please use the assigned readings and use the Library to research peer-reviewed studies to support your post. Please respond to the following: Locate a program in your community (Chicago) serving one of the societal problems you identified in the unit 9 discussion. Identify the name of the program and provide a brief descriiption of the program including the services the program provides. How do the changes that have occurred in our society and the family unit impact the way in which we as Human Service Professional provide services? Are there any special considerations we need to take into account when we are providing services to family (i.e., legal custody, extended family, or nonbiological individuals who are perceived as family) Do Human Service Professionals need to be more knowledgeable of things like legal issues surrounding who can consent for treatment and the difference between consenting for treatment and the ability to make educational decisions? https://centralusa.salvationarmy.org/northcentralillinois/coronavirus-disease? Salvation Army SNAP/Food Stamps/Link https://youth.gov/youth-topics/preventing-youth-violence/forum-communities/chicago/brief. City of Chicago’s Youth Violence Prevention Plan. Walsh, F. (2017). Strengthening Family Resilience (3rd ed.). The Guilford Press, New York.

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