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Mock town hall meeting: Substance Abuse

I would like assistance in understanding the following as it pertains to my topic of choice: Substance abuse in the region of Columbus, Ohio Guidelines for the Moderator Part One: Examine the problem and barriers to recognizing the existence, magnitude, urgency and relevance of the problem. 1. Clearly identify your regi

Using Aristotle's Classification Scheme

Using Barack Obama as an example, what is memorable about him and makes him an effective speaker? Aristotle's classification scheme includes ethos, pathos, and logos. Which combination does Barack Obama have? Why? To be effective as a communicator today, what qualifications are needed?

The Birthmark, by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Could you please help me with some ideas to start an essay on Nathaniel Hawthorn's The Birthmark regarding this topic: What does this story illustrate about what men and women find attractive or unattractive in each other? Give at least two examples from the story. Thank you.

The Birthmark

1. What does the birthmark represent for Georgiana? For Aylmer? For Aminadab? 2. How is the theme of married love illustrated in this story? What form does love take for each main character? How is it expressed? 3. What traditional marital roles go Georgiana and Aylmer enact? To what extent are these roles still in evidence t

Associate Degree Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Associate degree clinical laboratory technicians/medical laboratory technicians perform all the routine tests in an up-to-date medical laboratory and can demonstrate discrimination between closely similar items and correction of errors by the use of preset strategies. The technician has knowledge of specific techniques and instr

An Easy Way to Write a More Organized Paper

A professor shared an idea with me that I thought would be beneficial for students who have a difficult time organizing information when writing research papers and other large articles.

The Future of Technology

I've decided to write about the future of the telephone. How it's emerged within the past few decades. My instructions are as followed: Digital Futures In this project, you will explore the future of digital technologies by choosing a specific technology that you're interested in (video games, the Internet, social media,

Argumentation Techniques and the Language of Persuasion

You have spent much of the last five weeks learning about various argumentation techniques and the language of persuasion. You read and wrote about both, but this is knowledge is useful beyond the college environment. Think about that as you identify and write about a time when you would use the language of argument in written f

Abraham Lincoln and Persistence

In what ways did Abraham Lincoln overcome adversity and achieve success? In what ways does Abraham Lincoln represent the concept of "persistence"?

A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning and Love III

A comparative essay, discussing the conflict between sin and grace in the poetry of John Donne (A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning) and George Herbert (Love III). The solution entails a critical appraisal of both poems, followed by a cross examination geared towards exploring the similarities between the two poems as well as

Argumentative Writing

Topic: Should homosexuals be able to marry? Include the following: 1. Thesis - Identify a specific claim relative to the topic you chose and defend it with as strong an argument as possible. The best way to develop a thesis statement is to offer an answer to the question, and then state in a clear and specific sentence t

Public Service Campaign

You will develop a Public Service Campaign that may serve those in your community and your community's little league baseball team. Below you will find a breakdown of what you will need to include within your Public Service Campaign: - Public Service Announcement Script - Mission Statement

Interview for Research

One way to have primary source material for your research project is to create questions for an interview, to conduct the interview, and to report your findings within the paper. For this assignment, you are to create a series of questions you could use in interviewing someone who is an authority on the topic you are researching

A New Earth: Example Question

Regarding "A New Earth" by Eckhart Tolle, is there anything in Tolle's book that resonates as being particularly unclear? Just one idea that he could have explained or elaborated on better? About 100 words are needed.

Public Service Campaign and Fundraising

Based upon a public service campaign. Fundraising - If you feel that there is a cause that you are passionate about and would like to see your community follow that passion, you can convince others to participate in a fundraiser to help that cause. Get family and friends involved with a walk/run for a cure by donating their

Angeolou Statements Quoted.

Choose one of Angelou's statements quoted in Meet the Writer that you find particularly striking - perhaps her comment about courage, the similarity of all people, or equal rights. Do you agree or disagree with the statement? Does Angelou's belief relate to your life or the lives of people around you in some way? Write a letter

Avoiding Fallacious Statements or Using Argument by Authority Paper

Write about an original topic in a 5 paragraph essay (300-450 words).You are to adopt either the positive or the negative version of the topic statement. Argue the side you choose as you would your own idea. As you write, you will present the information in what may turn out to be similar to a five-paragraph essay format. Yo

HIV and Aids: transmission of AIDS, groups at high risk for the disease, universal precautions, how to guard against AIDS, primary prevention strategies for HCV, recommended steps in Needlestick prevention and why Hepatitis B poses a greater threat than HIV.

1. What do the acronyms "AIDS" and "HIV" mean? 2. What are the known ways that AIDS is transmitted? 3. List the groups of people who are considered high risk with regards to AIDS. 4. List five ways that AIDS is not transmitted. 5. Briefly explain universal precautions and their use. 6. List four ways to guard against contra

Inductive or Deductive Writing

Choose to write about AN ORIGINAL topic in a short 5 paragraph response (300-450 words). These are sample topics only so please feel free to use your own ideas. Answers previously used in other classes are not to be used. 1. We should eliminate personal income tax in the United States. 2. The internet should be free.

Article Review: Abortion Issues -- for example purposes only.

Identify four articles regarding abortion and choice. Evaluate your sources using the criteria below. For each source, create a references page entry followed by a short paragraph in which you evaluate that source. Credibility Source appears trustworthy based on author's credentials, reputation of publisher or sponsoring o

Catering to a Specific Audience

When you write effectively and persuasively about any topic, why is it necessary to know for whom you are writing, to be able to clearly define the terms you use, and to be able to back up your points with a body of credible information? Assume that you might be asked to write something of this nature for your future job. What h

Business Correspondence

A. Last winter, in consultation with your doctor, you chose to have some minor surgery done. This elective surgery requires a hospital stay of approximately three days and at least another four days of recuperation time at home. Originally the surgery was scheduled for early February. You made the necessary arrangements

Conflict management: Cohesiveness, conformity and groupthink

Together a team is stronger than one person alone. For example, if you are supposed to give a group presentation and one person doesn't show up, the rest fill in. At first it may seem like the rest of the team is taking up the slack, which may seem unfair, but that is also the benefit of a team. They compensate for other teammat

Interpersonal skills and positive work relationships

In some situations, strong interpersonal relationships can actually be an *obstacle* to productivity. She notes that it is very important to distinguish what's important to you at the job place, for example having friends or having a job to support your family. It is so important to leave work at work and home at home. As an exa