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Dimensions of culture, values, and communication: explore and examine experiences with "being on the edges" of the cultural norm. Address one or more of the following questions: a. Explore a time when you felt at odds with a cultural norm or norms. Keep in mind that a norm is a set of culturally ingrained principles of correct

Terri Schiavo's Parents' news Clip

Discuss how moral relativism and utilitarianism apply to this issue. The Terri Schiavo Controversy This is an information presentation about the different opinions Terri Schiavo's parents and husband had about ending or preserving her life. Background In 1990, Terri Schiavo became severely mentally disabled after her

Communication theories

I have the following example: A woman receives a tremendous job offer to work with Phillip Morris (tobacco company) but her husband died of lung cancer due to smoking for 30 years. It is the type of work she has been waiting to do. Although it is a lucrative offer, she turns down the job because it is inconsistent with her p

Introductions and conclusions

Please help with the following problem. Read the introduction and state what type of introduction does the writer use and what is the impact of that kind of introduction in this essay. Provide a brief answer. Although most of us take it completely for granted, the telephone you have in your house is one of the most amazing d

Critical Thinking is encompassed.

Of the two arguments provided in the digital story below which is valid and which is sound? When building an argument for an issue that is significant to you, do you think it is more important to be valid or sound? Script <Voice of Man> "The other day when I got home from work I heard a knock at our front door.

support and writing

Answer the following regarding the topic you chose: What kinds of supporting paragraphs (examples, details, definitions, analysis, division and classification, process analysis, comparison-contrast, cause-effect, argument) are appropriate to support this topic? Explain your answer. America's top corporations are successful

Analyzing Credibility

Look at video at and answer following questions: Who paid for each example to be created? Can you detect a slant - that is, a secondary opinion conveyed by the examples' creators? What does each example reflect about society at large? Is it credible? You think people would be skeptical of the sources'

Argument Credibility

Find a link to an online video or print news and select a story in which claims are made and note the story title and source name. Answer the following questions for this link. What claim are being made? Do the claim conflict with someone's personal observations? What background information do you have about the claim? Wha

Expository Organization What characteristics make these essays expository? Identify the type of organization each author used to develop the essay (topic, time, order, space order or informative process) Why do you think each author chose that t

Communications Media Analysis Worksheet

1. What are five communications situations in which this medium could be appropriately used? a. Sending a short report to a co-worker b. Placing an order with a supplier c. Sending the results of a medical test to a doctor's office d. Providing the agenda to attendees in advance of a meeting e. Sending an assignment to an i

Essay on ecotourism and sustainable tourism. Topics covered are living in an earth friendly matter, conserving the environment, sustaining the well being of local people, the World Tourism Organization, TravelGreen, Ecotourism Association, Ecoventura, and Smart Voyager.

Essay on ecotourism and sustainable tourism. Topics covered are living in an earth friendly matter, conserving the environment, sustaining the well being of local people, the World Tourism Organization, TravelGreen, Ecotourism Association, Ecoventura, and Smart Voyager.

Critical Thinking: editing an e-mail for clarity

Identify areas of vagueness and ambiguity and discuss how you could clarify the email message below using the writing principles addressed in the text. Hi Class, I don't have a lot of time to explain but off the top of my head answer is as a reader critical thinking affects me all ways. Not just reading but writing too.

Coach a subordinate in your organization to write a report OR memo

SCENARIO: There's a knock at your office door. You look up and see one of your employees standing there with a stack of papers in her hand. She's been working for you for about six weeks now. "Can I talk to you for a minute?" "No problem. Come on in." She enters and offers you the papers in her hand. "I need help. I'm wor

Peer feedback is discussed.

You have been asked by a classmate to critique her work for her before she submits it for a grade. You aren't very sure of how to critique a work, so you decide to do some research beforehand. In your research you decide to find the following: How would you best go about providing a critique to your classmate? What type of

Business Proposal

A solicited or unsolicited proposal of no more than three pages offering a product or service. Situation: You are an owner of a small service or manufacturing corporation which can produce better quality goods or services at equal or lower prices than your competition. You've located a potential customer. Your customer

Hawthorne help

Assignment: Pick one of the Hawthorne stories we covered and one of the O'Connor stories we will cover and compare/contrast them in terms of the representation of evil OR the theme of religious hypocrisy. Hawthorne stories are: Young Goodman Brown, The Ministers Black Veil, and The Birthmark. O'Connor stories are: A Good

International Business Memo Writing

Potential audience: President, C&C Industries. Assume that your employer will soon begin doing business in a specific foreign country and that 25 employees, including you, may be transferred there. Read one or more articles on that country from recent newspapers or magazines, or from other sources, especially online. Descr

Professional Writing in the Disciplines: Business Communications

Write a letter recommending (persuading the reader to adopt) a course of action to solve a problem or exploit an opportunity in your workplace. Apply appropriate techniques to make your recommendation persuasive, including online research information. Use any letter format in your text.

Comparing Narrative in Fiction and Nonfiction

One fictional story and one essay is, and contrast how they use narrative. As you do, analyze in what ways and on what topics a fictional narrative may be superior for discussing workplace themes and in which ways and on what a nonfiction narrative may be superior. Make sure you explain why this is the case.

Effective Presentations

What type of document design, layout, presentation template, font, colors and graphics could someone include in a business presentation?


Read the first passage and then read the second passage which was written as a source in a paper. Analyze the work in the second paragraph for plagiarism. Decide the extent to which the student has plagiarized the original source. Choose two sentences from the passage that are clearly plagiarized and rephrase them or use quot

Essay analysis help is given.

Help in analyzing how this tension between the facts and the artistic intention of the essayist relates to its success in communicating workplace themes is given. Discuss how your chosen essayist uses all or some of these techniques, making sure you illustrate your claims through examples from your selected essay.

Essay help

In managing the uncertainties of ethical issues in engineering, what are some questions that we may ask to limit some of the risk associated with designing products and systems?

Give reasons for joining a professional organization.

* Identify a professional organization or association in a field that interests you, such as the Association of American Educators or American Psychological Association. * Briefly describe the organization or association. * Explain how the organization or association may contribute towards professional knowledge and ab

Learning styles are compared.

In preparation for this assignment, complete the Multiple Pathways to Learning and the Personality Spectrum assessments located on your student Web site. Based on your findings from these assessments, develop strategies for communicating and collaborating effectively within a group of individuals with different learning styles a