24 August 2015

Todays Me Society

Create an Annotated Bibliography using three of the readings and/or video assigned for Module 3.

Below is a sample of an Annotated Bibliography entry for one source. The entry includes the source (in APA Style) followed by two paragraphs: 1) a summary of the source and 2) a reflection on how the source will be used in one's own research
Annotated Bibliography

Stanhope, H. (2010, August 11). How low can you go: living on minimum-wage in America. American Living, 1, 63+.

This article explains the author's experiential research in which she attempts to ascertain whether it is currently possible for an individual to live on a minimum wage in America. After shadowing a waitress, a maid in a cleaning service, and a Walmart sales employee for six months, Stanhope summarizes her experiences and reflects on her findings, including the individuals' relationships with fellow workers and their financial struggles.

While my paper addresses single parenting, Stanhope's article is especially effective in the portion of my essay that addresses employment. One of my supporting points addresses the difficulty single parents’ face as they attempt to balance rearing a family while providing financially. Specific quotes from the workers who were shadowed will provide support for my points through real life examples. Further, Stanhope provides scholarly research on the economy and the rising cost of living in America today, which also lends support and credibility to my thesis.
SLP Assignment Expectations
Demonstrate the ability to create an Annotated Bibliography.The basics of APA style®. (n.d.). http://www.apastyle.org. Retrieved February 23, 2014, from http://www.apastyle.org/learn/tutorials/basics-tutorial.aspx

How to create a works cited or references list: Introduction. (n.d.). The Bedford Research Room: Retrieved February 23, 2014, from http://www.bedfordstmartins.com/catalog/static/bsm/researchroom/workscited/

What does an APA style references list look like?. (n.d.). The Bedford Research Room:. Retrieved February 23, 2014, from http://www.bedfordstmartins.com/catalog/static/bsm/researchroom/workscited/APA_style.asp

Brooks, D. (2011, May 30). It's not about you. The New York Times. Retrieved February 22, 2014, from http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/31/opinion/31brooks.html?_r=0

If we could see inside other people's hearts. (n.d.). Vimeo. Retrieved February 22, 2014, from https://vimeo.com/77450643

Mackey, M. (2012, January 28). The 'take care of me' society is wrecking the USA | The Fiscal Times. The Fiscal Times. Retrieved February 22, 2014, from http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2012/01/28/The-Take-Care-of-Me-Society-is-Wrecking-the-USA

More young people are moving away from religion, but why?. (2013, January 15). NPR. Retrieved February 22, 2014, from http://www.npr.org/2013/01/15/169342349/more-young-people-are-moving-away-from-religion-but-why

Olson, C. (2011, March 30). America's 'me' society. – FreemanJournal.net. Retrieved February 22, 2014, from http://www.freemanjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/514587/America-s–me–society.html?nav=5002

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24 August 2015

Write on the author and bookSubject: . The thesis will tell briefly why the author is important and place the book within his overall work. (example: William Faulkner is perhaps the most important American writer of the 20th century and Absalom, Absalom! is undoubtedly his masterwork.) In the body briefly discuss the author and then concentrate on the work. Describe where it fits in his/her career, discuss what the book deals with, discuss the theme of the work, and also the characters. Include a paragraph that tells your personal feelings about the work.

Suggestions: Introduction; In the Body—1 para. dealing w/biography; 1 para. dealing w/the writer's work in general; 1 para. dealing with plot(s) of the piece you read; 1 para. dealing with theme(s)/characters..etc. of the piece you read; personal feelings concerning the piece you read.; conclusion.

Sources: 5 sources, plus the book itself. (Remember, at least two sources must be in 'paper form'.) Check TCL (Twentieth Century Literature Criticism) or NCLC (in this case, use ref. citation form plus original pub. form). Check also other encyclopedias and books on subject. Also, quote from and cite the work itself.

Form: Follow the essay form, use quotes correctly, include a correct work cited page.

Here is a list of authors for you to choose from:

American: James Fenimore Cooper; Washington Irving; Benjamin Franklin; William Gilmore Simms; Edgar Allan Poe; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Henry David Thoreau; ; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Herman Melville; Walt Whitman; Mark Twain; Mary Wilkins Freeman; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Sarah Orne Jewett; William Dean Howells; Henry James; Kate Chopin; Stephen Crane; Frank Norris; Jack London; Edith Wharton; Theodore Dreiser; Willa Cather; Sherwood Anderson; John Dos Passos; Eugene O'neill; Jean Toomer; Zora Neale Hurston; Thomas Wolfe; F. Scott Fitzgerald; Ernest Hemingway; William Faulkner; John Steinbeck; Ayn Rand; Katherine Anne Porter; James Thurber; Eudora Welty; Raymond Chandler; Dashiell Hammett; Jim Thompson; David Goodis; Ralph Ellison; Tennessee Williams; Richard Wright; Vladimir Nabokov; Flannery O'connor; John Cheever; John Updike; Norman Mailer; Joseph Heller; Saul Bellow; Joyce Carol Oates; Toni Morrison; Louis Erdrich; Alice Walker; Bobbie Ann Mason; Kurt Vonnegut; Jack Kerouac; William S. Burroughs; Carson McCullers; Thomas Wolfe; Henry Miller; Annais Nin; J.D. Salinger; Harry Crews; H.L. Mencken; Nathaniel West; John Irving; Tim O'Brien; Erskine Caldwell; Carson McCullers; Upton Sinclair; Sinclair Lewis; Gore Vidal; James Branch Cabell; Thomas Pynchon; Amy Tan; Jim Thompson; David Goodis

British: Henry Fielding; Tobias Smollet; Oscar Wilde; Joseph Conrad; Thomas Hardy; James Joyce; Virginia Woolf; D.H. Lawrence; Charles Dickens; Sir Walter Scott; H.G. Wells; Samuel Becket; Grahame Greene; Anthony Burgess; Charles Darwin; George Eliot; George Sand; Mary Shelley

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24 August 2015

Aquarium of the Pacific
Name:_____________________________________
Lab 6: Aquarium of the Pacific
Goals
1. Learn about the impacts of climate on the polar regions
2. Become familiar with the world’s ocean ecosystems
3. How is climate change and human activities changing the oceans
Arctic and Antarctic: Our Polar Regions in Peril
1. What is happening in the Arctic?
2. What is happening in Antarctica?
3. What is the greenhouse effect?
4. Why is climate change occurring?
Name:_____________________________________
Blue Cavern
5. There are three major habitat divisions (canopy, midwater, holdfast) in the kelp forest.
DRAW and NAME at least 3 fish you see in each of these habitats.
6. Describe at 3 ways that some fish have adapted to living in the kelp forest. (be specific
about the species and its adaptation)
a.
b.
c.
Name:_____________________________________
7. Kelp has become an important component of many commercial products. Name at least 4
products that you use regularly.
8. What is the difference between a seal and a sea lion? Describe at least 3
ways.
a.
b.
c.
Shark Lagoon
9. Sharks have many adaptations that make them great predators. Describe at
least 4 of these adaptations and explain how it helps them as a predator.
a.
b.
c.
d.
Name:_____________________________________
10. What are 3 ways that sharks are threatened by humans?
Intertidal Communities
11. Intertidal communities – Organisms that live in this environment must
endure the rising and receding of tides throughout the day. Name 4
stressors that make their home in the intertidal must deal with.
a.
b.
c.
d.
12. What are the advantages of fish belonging to a school?
a.
b.
c.
Name:_____________________________________
Penguins
13. Do all penguins live in Antarctica? Why?
Northern Pacific
14. A bird’s beak can tell you a lot about its feeding habits. Draw three
different types of beaks, name the bird and describe how it helps the bird
eat.
a.
b.
c.
15. A bird’s feet can also tell you about its lifestyle. Draw the feet of 2
different birds and explain what they are adapted to.
a.
b.
Name:_____________________________________
Tropical Pacific
16. Coral reefs are thought of to be the rainforest of the sea because of the
diversity of organisms that are found there. As you are walking through this
area of the aquarium find something…
a. With a shell:
b. With stripes:
c. With a big eye:
d. With tentacles:
e. That changes color:
f. That changes sex:
g. That is endangered:
h. With a backbone:
i. Without a backbone:
j. That lives with a friend:
k. That has a false eye:
l. That is venomeous (poisonous):
Coral Reefs
17. Coral Reefs – Living the coral reef has challenges. What are some of the
defenses that organisms who live there have to cope with living in the reef?
Name:_____________________________________
18. Compare the coral reef to the kelp forest. What are some of the major
differences between the organisms that live in these two habitats? Explain
why these differences may exist.
19. Organisms that live together in a relationship that benefits both animals
called symbiosis. Describe 2 symbiotic relationships that you’ve seen at the
aquarium.
20. Explain how humans are changing the ocean ecosystems.
a. Blue cavern:
b. Shark lagoon:
c. Intertidal communities:
d. Penguins:
Name:_____________________________________
e. Northern Pacific:
f. Tropical Pacific:
g. Coral reefs:
h. Gulf of California:
21. Is there anything we can do?

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24 August 2015

Analyze the specific marketplace situation in detail, including organizational strengths, weaknesses, environmental opportunities, and threats

Develop a 12- to14-page marketing plan (not including the title and reference pages, charts and/or graphs) for any product of your choice. Your marketing plan must:

Analyze the specific marketplace situation in detail, including organizational strengths, weaknesses, environmental opportunities, and threats (SWOT analysis).
Develop an organizational mission statement, and forecast performance goals using your situational analysis.
Design a marketing strategy based upon your objectives.
Create an appropriate integrated marketing mix, which will include your ability to effectively appeal to the specific market segments you will be targeting.
Develop a written summary and specific recommendations for the implementation of your plan.

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Analyze the specific marketplace situation in detail, including organizational strengths, weaknesses, environmental opportunities, and threats Develop a 12- to14-page marketing plan (not including the […]


24 August 2015

Leadership

n opportunity will be given to you to integrate your learning from the course by writing a report on a book dealing with leadership. The report will analyse the style of leadership described in the book from the perspectives of the two texts we have used and other insights gained through the course.
This project is not a review of the book or a summary of what it teaches about leadership. My expectation is that you will use the concepts learned in the course to analyse the leadership style presented in the book and to point out similarities and differences between what the book presents and what we have looked at in class.

(Please note that it is not required that you take what we have learned as the right way for leadership. There are many paths.)

The title of the book chosen should be submitted to me before October 30th with a one paragraph description of it and why you think it will provide a good starting point for your discussion of leadership. The book needs to be one that focuses on leadership, biographies and works of fiction will not be accepted.

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