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Examining personal ethics

Assignment: Write an essay (2 pages, double spaced) that details a person in your life who has a strong ethos. In order to do well on this assignment, you will want to write well and provide detailed examples of what makes this person ethical and respected. What makes this person so well-regarded? What do they do, say, or

Analysis of a communications case study

How to analyze a communications case study re "Every Word Counts: Business Communications Can Come Back to Haunt You" - Rank issues and relevant information in order of importance - List potential solutions and analyze - List key communication skills and provide a critical analysis of each one - Write a brief critical ana

How to Write a Descriptive Paragraph

I need some assistance getting started on the following: You are required to write a descriptive paragraph. The topic is: A public place. You must demonstrate mastery of the following in your paragraph; be sure that the depth (length) of your paragraph is sufficient to demonstrate these concepts. a. Topic Sentence - Be s

How to Develop an Essay

English 103 Essay Instructions For this essay, you will apply some of the critical reading, writing, and thinking skills you have been learning in this class to an evaluation of an argument that you will choose from recent published articles about current topics. How to Proceed: Follow the instructions/steps below 1. C

Professional Communication

In today's technological world, people spend quite a bit of time sending information via social networking sites, instant messaging and e-mail as alternatives to traditional face-to-face and voice-to-voice communications; however, communication is a two-way activity. What is the role of the sender and receiver or encoder/deco

Zeigists Deemed Plagiarism

I have to write an essay about plagiarism and can clearly define the term, but would like to provide a counterargument in my paper. Are you able to give me a little guidance?

Relationship Tips and Rituals

Many couples have used these questions to determine if a lifetime of love was in their destiny. For some, their partner's answers made it clear they were not meant to spend a lifetime together. Other couples who have been together for many years have found that these questions have brought them much closer together. "My husba

Conflicts among friends and family

What recent conflicts have you faced with your family or friends, and how were those conflicts dealt with? Were the conflicts resolved? Did you use or see any of the theories suggested by DeVito?

Digital Immigrant Accent

Can a "digital immigrant accent" be seen in such things as turning to the Internet for information second rather than first, or in reading a manual rather than assuming the program itself will teach us to use it? Are educators or students going to have to make the most changes?

Blogging and Its Ramifications in Business

McCuan, J. (2008, November). A cold call, a blog, and a $20 million lawsuit: A North Carolina entrepreneur blogs a warning to her industry?and gets sued for her troubles. Inc., 28-30. Can you help me write a response to this case, providing a clear analysis of critical issues involved in this case noting problem(s) with thei

Listening to a speech

What are some factors that inhibit listening? Rank these factors in order from "most likely to interfere" to "least likely to interfere." Outline your opinion of the actions necessary to active listening. Is it ethical to have a private agenda when preparing a speech? Discuss using examples to support your position.

Discussing Childhood Obesity

Preliminary research: In 550-700 words with 3 references two must be from the following sources Pro Quest database and the other must be a scholarly resource. Original only please Using the following paragraph help me to complete it by answering the following questions. 1. State your topic. My topic is Childhood obesity. Prov

Graduate Learning Communities

How do you think the graduate educational experience will be different from the undergraduate experience? How would you describe a graduate learning community? What would be the key components of a learning community and how might it be different from an undergraduate learning community?

Impact of Schedule on Relationships

Please help with the following problem involving the impact of schedule on relationships. While observing your own communication patterns, or of the people around, what impact does your schedule have on your relationships and what steps can you take to improve your relationships? Also, can you track and summarize how oft


What is a different perspective on plagiarism, and how do the events of accusation sometimes unfold?

Digital Immigrants in the Fray

The conversation provided in this excerpt discusses how technology impacts the learning style of both students and teachers in face-to-face and online courses.

Communication Between Men & Women

Communication Between Men & Women Watch this short video on the differences between men and women and communication: Read this quote: "Yes, according to proponents of the "men and women are from different galaxies" school of thought, women are said to be self-effacing and apologet

How should these sentences about the American food problem be altered or copied?

A Discussion topic was about the problem "or perceived problem" with food that Americans appear to have. Now, let's turn to solutions. Recent efforts to reverse the national trend toward being overweight include combating childhood obesity, upgrading public school lunches, and sparking interest in "corporate fitness." Browse som

Success in English Class

How can one ensure success in either a high school or college level course in English class, or any other class that has essay writing components?

How to Overcome Fear In Public Speaking

Does anyone have any neat strategies they use to overcome fear, which is the most common problem in public speaking? What about tips for organization in speech making? Also, what types of skills are involved in "oral presentation" and how does it relate to writing and the writing process?

Biases in the Research Process

As you are researching, you are most likely to run into documents that might sway both ways. You are more likely to use information that supports your thesis and maybe not use the others that don't. 1. When you do this, is it considered bias on your part as a writer and therefore discounts everything else in your paper? 2.

Examples of Statistical Bias

In some ways, one could say that the countries selected for this study are very "skewed" in terms of their relation to one another and their overall attitudes on food. The French, it could be argued, have genetically better disposed heart conditions that could give them much less reason to worry; the United States are culturally

Interpersonal Communication Among Various Cultural Groups

Six Fundamental Patterns of Cultural Difference: -Different communication styles -Different attitudes towards conflict -Different approaches to completing tasks -Different decision-making styles -Different attitudes towards disclosure -Different approaches to knowing Culture is often at the root of communication c

Communications Discussion Question

Long formal reports are not often written in business; however, describe a specific scenario for which you might have to create a long formal report, analyzing what would be needed to make the report effective.