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Communication and languages

You are surrounded by language and communication! Language and communication has become more expansive in our new digital world. While these changes do open many doors, there are also new areas to reflect on. Think about your day today. - Have our rules and theories also changed? - What about our interactions and expectatio

Nursing Research And Patient Care

Identify one area of nursing research that has improved patient outcomes. State the study and its impact on patient care. How have these findings changed your nursing practice?

Mental Health Counseling: Health Status

John's Case Study: John is a 51-year-old African-American man with Type 2 diabetes, diagnosed 4 years ago. John weighs 270 pounds and is 5 feet 10 inches tall. John has also been diagnosed with hypertension. John's physician tells him that if he does not lose weight, he will likely develop a severe case of cardiovascular diseas

Newsletter for Educators

Create a newsletter for educators. Address the following: 1. Identify the social and ethical issues relating to intellectual disability identified by both families and society. 2. Suggest resolutions to the issues you present. 3. Consider the elementary and secondary schooling period.

Background music: beneficial or a distraction?

Some people need something going on in the background in order to think and others do not. With regards to online learning and more specifically development, this is a fine line for those developing web-based learning environments. How does one meet the needs of all learners in an environment? Clark and Mayer's (2008) view is

Jillian's case study - Mental Health Counseling

Review Jillian's Case Study and ensure you have read the articles listed in the studies activity. Answer the following questions: - If Jillian were your client, what else would you like to know about her? - Based on the articles you read, what might explain aspects of her personality in relationship to her health status and l

"Golden Age" in American higher education

From 1945 to 1970, a new set of problems helped to transform higher education. After 1949, there was an explosion of enrollments due to governmental agencies that recognized that higher education had been proven effective, even during the war. This led to the creation of public policies at both state and federal levels. Desc

Success an Excess

Thelin (2011) mentioned that from World War I to World War II, university and college enrollments increased dramatically. However, the retention of students presented a challenge during this time period. College administrators had some difficulty managing students because of the expanded number of students being enrolled. Di

Coherence and Redundancy Principles

Just your opinion and input, thanks. Why are the coherence and redundancy principles important in an e-learning environment? Provide examples. The coherence principle and the redundancy principle are important in an e-learning environment and to be aware of when creating assignments or webpages for learners to view. The

Curriculum and Instruction

Identify and describe effective strategies used to foster understanding and maintain learners' attention. Explain why the strategies are effective.

Performance Gaps in Instruction

What is a performance gap as it relates to instruction, and how is a gap identified? How would you use an HPT process to assess performance gaps between desired outcomes and actual results?

Strategic Impact Model

What is the Strategic Impact Model? Considering performance improvement, do you think this model is useful? Why or why not?

How to Investigate Problems and Issues in Life

• Describe how you will investigate a problem and issue in your life. • Attempt to resolve these issues by creating potential solutions. Use the following questions to develop your paper and help you create a solution • Describe how you are going to conduct the research necessary to solve the problem and issue? Wha

Factors that Impact the Pre- and Post-Natal Stages

Explain the etiological and environmental factors that may inhibit normal development of children from pre-natal to post-natal stages. What critical decisions are mothers (and fathers) required to institute in order to abate the occurrence of such etiological factors and teratogenicity that may affect normal development?

Attitude and Practice Differences Across Countries

Share at least two significant differences between attitudes and practices regarding early education and care in the United States and in other countries. Include a reflection of which approaches you chose to highlight have the most positive impact on quality of care.

how technology enhances socialization

First, choose an age level (toddler, pre-school, or elementary age). Then, list three positive examples of how technology has enhanced socialization for children in that age group. Give two additional examples of how parents/educators can use technology to further enhance a child's socialization.

The history of higher education

Critically reflect on the impact of topics, trends, and events of historical eras on higher education and the dynamics surrounding the university-builders in the formative decades between 1880 and 1920. Think about what it would have been like to be a college student during this time. Then reflect on the time when you first enro

Stereotypes and Fallacies

I have a discussion question that states considering the fallacies discussed in "An Introduction to Logic". I need to construct three different arguments that display distinct fallacies. Give an explanation of why each makes a mistake in drawing the conclusion it does. Can you give me any thoughts or input?

Applying integrated graphics in e-learning

Locate an online learning activity that you think effectively applies integrated graphics in e-learning and an online learning activity that you think does not effectively apply integrated graphics in e-learning. Then, share the URLs to the websites and briefly explain (following word count) how each of the websites uses graphic

Performance Management Features

Please help with the following problem. Include at least one reference in the solution. Which characteristic from the key performance management features is present in an organization or your choice? What are the implications of the presence of this characteristic on the organization?

Education And Our Economy

What are some of the shortcomings of the American education system? How does it fare in regard to other Western nations? How can it be improved?

Identifies some of the funding challenges faced by higher education.

Could you help me with a project on university finances please? What challenges do current higher education institutions face regarding funding? What are some of the possible solutions to these challenges? How do these institutions derive the majority of their funding to begin with?

ISPI - Ten Standards: Instructional Design

Review the 10 standards as defined by ISPI. How do the 10 standards relate to the design of an instructional plan which you are familiar? The ten standards are based on ISPI's four principles, following a systematic process, and agreeing to a code of ethics. They are summarized as follows: 1. Focus on results and help client

Formative Assessment

What is the purpose of formative assessment within the process of instructional design? How often should it be performed and how can you perform it? How does formative assessment differ for a designer and a classroom teacher?

The multimedia principle

With regards to the multimedia principle, if you were to develop a list of dos and don'ts for instructional designers using the multimedia principle what 2 would you list for dos and for don'ts each would you include and why?