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Interpersonal Communication-Cultural sensitivity

Cultural sensitivity is a an attitude and way of behaving in which we're aware of and acknowledge cultural differences; it's crucial for such global goals as world peace and economic growth as well as for effective interpersonal communication (Franklin & Mizell, 1995). In William Gudykunst's and Young Yun Kim's article, Communic

Application of Concepts

Apply concepts identified in class to your life. Address the following: Dependable Strengths ->(107 examples of possible strengths: Athletic, Resourceful, Adaptable, Motivated to Achieve, Organized, Initiator, Analytical, Managing, Altruistic, Playful, Ehical, Leader, Communicator, Competitive, Caring, Considerate, Broad p

War and Fear: Literary Tone and "A Farewell to Arms"

What is the tone of "A Farewell to Arms"? What sets the tone? How does it affect the interpretation of the events in the story? Could the tone be read differently by another reader? Do you think the author considered this in setting the tone?

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost

Explain how Robert Frost uses inverted word orders in "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening." What effect does Frost's word order have on the poem? Does it contribute to your understanding and/or enjoyment of the poem?

Active Listening

What about active listening is so important in one's personal and professional life? How would you go about coaching a friend or co-worker (who is not familiar with the term) to incorporate active listening into his/her communication?

Critical Thnking

Discuss the two sides in this scenario, then choose one of them and justify your position. What contradictions come into play? Cicero agreed to teach a student law under the following conditions: the student would pay the first half of the fee at the beginning of the course, and the second half after he won his first cas

The Fall of the House of Usher

How does Edgar Allan Poe's setting affect "The Fall of the House of Usher"? Discuss the symbolism involved in Edgar Allan Poe's description of the house itself and its surroundings.

Types of Actors

There are five types of actors: Impersonator, Personality, Star, Wild Card, and Character. Come up with examples of each type of actor (in addition to those identified in the text) and explain in detail why you think they fit each particular category.

Effects of the Feminist Movement in the West

The feminist movement in the West resulted in significant changes for women in all parts of their lives. The feminist movement in the West came into being with the radical student protest movements, and the United States civil-rights movement, in 1960.

Epic of Gilgamesh

In relation to the Epic of Gilgamesh: How was his journey important to the story? Why does Gilgamesh go on this journey? How is the journey response to an external or internal event, or is it a response to a challenge? A loss? A temptation? What obstacles did Gilgamesh encounter and what lessons does he learn from thes

Comparison and contrast between Heaven and Hell

Choose only 1 from the following: 1. Write a paper in which you contrast yourself with one of your closest friends. Be sure to state an overall contrast and to choose three or four bases of contrast. Use vivid details that will increase the appeal of your paper. 2. Write a paper in which you compare two people you know-one f

Edit the Passages: Pronouns Clear Antecedent

36.8 Edit the passages below so that all pronouns have clear antecedents, agree with their antecedents, and are in the appropriate case. Margaret mead was probably the best-known anthropologist of the twentieth century. It was she whom wrote coming of age in Samoa, a book will known in the 1930s and still in print

Rewrite each sentence to eliminate unclear pronoun refrences

Rewrite each sentence to eliminate unclear pronoun refrences. Some sentences have several possible correct answers. 1. The tight race between presidential candidates john Kerry and George W. bush in 2004 compelled him to campaign intensively in many states. 2. The candidates debated three times, answering them thoughtfully. 3

Encountering People From Different Cultures

Please help with the following problem. Think of the time recently when you either encountered someone from a different culture observed a person from a different culture having difficulty in a customer situation. Please describe the situation and discuss what you learned from it.

A Major Issue Facing Politicians Today

The global economic crisis that hit the world in 2008 was caused by an interaction of economic and financial factors, and restoring health to the financial sector requires a determined policy response from politicians.

To Kill a Mockingbird and Impact of Literature

1. Write an analysis of the themes, conflicts, characters, and symbolism/motifs in To Kill a Mockingbird. 2. Summarize the main points of the book as you see them and the message Harper Lee wanted readers to take away from it. 3. Has this book left a mark on your life? How? If not, why not? 4. Give your thoughts on how litera

Pressure Ulcer Development & Influencing Factors

Please help answer the questions (1-6) at the bottom based on the article: KWONG E.W.-Y., PANG S.M. W. -Y. , -C. , ABOO G.H. & LAW S.S. -M. (2009) Pressure ulcer development in older residents in nursing homes: influencing factors. Journal of Advanced Nursing 65(12), 2608?2620. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2009.05117.x 1. I

Feminism and the Media

Black women in feminism and the media: Book Report Guidelines Write a report on "Sula by Toni Morrison?" in which you do the following: Briefly describe the main characters and events in the book Discuss how those characters and events illustrate, explain and/or contradict what you have learned about Black feminism in the

Synopsis of Ebay Founder, Jeff Skoll's, BBC Interview

BBC Interview with Jeffrey Skoll May 2009 1. Notable points of interest from this interview. 2. Describe his academic pathway to where he is today. 3. Why do you think Jeff Skoll is not a household name? 4. What would you descr

Oedipus the King

Does Oedipus seem to have free will in the play or is his fate predetermined?

Chopin's The Awakening

CHAPTER 1- A green and yellow parrot, which hung in a cage outside the door, kept repeating over and over: "Allez vous-en! Allez vous-en! Sapristi! That's all right!" He could speak a little Spanish, and also a language which nobody understood, unless it was the mocking-bird that hung on the other side of the door, whistling

Swift's "A Modest Proposal" Discussion

In "A Modest Proposal," at what point did you realize you were reading satire, and what helped you to reach that conclusion? Explain what Swift's main idea really is and why he chose satire to express it. Are there more effective ways he could have made the same point?

Misplaced or Dangling Modifiers

*Edit the following passage to eliminate any misplaced or dangling modifiers. Henry Matisse and Pablo Picasso are considered often to have been the formative artists of the twentieth century. Although rivals for most of their careers, a traveling exhibit called "Matisse Picasso" exhibited their work side by side in museums in

Dangling Modifiers

Edit the following sentences to correct any dangling modifiers. If a sentence is acceptable as is, circle its number. 1. Admired by many women artists as a pioneer in the mostly male art world, Georgia O'Keeffe lived and worked without regard to social conventions are artistic trends. 2. One of the most admired American artis

Eliminating Faulty Parallelism.

Revise the following sentences to eliminate any faulty parallelism Example: Newlywed couples need to learn to communicate effectively and budget in a wise manner. **Revised: Newlywed couples need to learn to communicate effectively and budget wisely. 1. Impressionism is a term that applies primarily to an art movement of th