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ADA and Legal Considerations

Using at least two peer-reviewed articles: -Describe how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the law influences working with students who have a disability. -Share a case that you have worked on in the past or invent one that will apply to this discussion. You can change the information as you need to in order to

Career Development Program

I need some assistance with these questions: -Can you examine and discuss the organization, implementation, administration, and evaluation of programs at career centers. -Consider all your newly acquired information about the multi-faceted steps and considerations in developing career programs and career centers. As you fou

Dissertation Process in Research

I am thinking about completing studies for a Ph. D in Psychology. Can someone help me with explaining how does completing a dissertation fits into the Doctorate of Psychology (emphasis on Teaching) and what are at least two potential benefits of completing the dissertation. Also, what is the role of the prospectus and proposal i

Characteristics of Effective Psychology Instructor

Can someone help me with explaining at least three characteristics (i.e. professional, communicator, student centered, expert, enthusiast, ethical, authoritative, confident, respectful, positive, etc.), that are essential for effective psychology instruction. Also, what strategies might be employed to develop those characteristi

Career Counseling Across the Lifespan

I need some help analyzing the 'Racial Disparities and Discrimination in Education' article (attached), and also answering these questions: -synthesize your understanding and then justify career counseling across the lifespan. -State what really struck you after reading the article (see attached), and identify the influence

Education Achievement Gap

I need some help analyzing the attached article by Farkas: 1. While considering the article by Farkas, (see attached) use three conclusions from the research that inform a potential career counselor about possible causes for the educational achievement gap. 2. Whether you are working with children directly or not, articulate

Skills for Qualitative Reasoning & Analysis

I need help in determining what skills would someone needed for with qualitative reasoning and analysis. Also, to what extent using a software package can informed one's understanding of research in general, and how can it help in reading the findings of a research article?

Social influence and Juvenile Delinquency

You are a sociologist, and you are noticing that the juveniles in your area are starting to cause legal problems and are beginning to overload the juvenile court system. Using a sociological theory, in 1,000 words explain the theory's relation to juvenile delinquency. Describe how it relates to juveniles by explaining what th

Social influence and Behavior

1. Please provide a real-life example of informational social influences impacting a person's decision or behavior. Provide a real-life example of normative social influences impacting a person's decision or behavior. Can the influence of conformity, compliance, or obedience be decreased? How would this impact the situations

Explaining the Leader-Member Exchange Theory

Please describe how to develop and maintain effective leader-member exchanges. Describe the skills, traits, and sources of power that help leaders build effective social exchanges with followers. Just need a 180 plus word personal opinion.

Prejudice and Culture

Prejudice has traditionally been assumed to be the product of some form of malice, brought about by social or emotional forces. In recent years, there has been increasing research on how prejudice can result from cognitive processes, without malicious intent. Can you explain how and why cognitive processes can produce prejudice.

Homework help

Please help me with these two questions. In what ways do the typical attributions of people from collectivistic cultures differ from those of people from individualistic cultures? Why do these differences exist? Provide empirical evidence supporting your explanations Can you please describe the ways in which knowledge about

Types of Leadership Power

Opinion on what similarities and differences exist between charismatic and other types of leaders? 160-180 words

Texas-Mexico Border Studies: Literature Review

I need help in writing a literature review on this attached topic. It is suppose to be about 10 pages long. I am not requesting the expert to write or complete the assignment for me but I will appreciate a 4-5pages long that I can develop and build on for future research. I have already search some literature on the topic and pr

Sample size and qualitative study

I am working on a qualitative study about stress in Firemen (see Attached), and I have to find and justify a sampling strategy and sample size for the qualitative research plan. Can someone help with the following questions: - From which sampling strategy would my study benefit? What factors contribute to this decision? - W

Different Styles of Leadership

Need an opinion on what are the key strengths and weaknesses of the supportive, directive, and participative styles of leadership? Substantiate your response. 160-170 words

social facilitation

What is social facilitation and how it related to drive theory? What is the mere presence effect and what does it have to do with social facilitation?

Dichotomy

Two men were arrested for assaulting each other in what would be called a "bar brawl." The bar owner did not press charges, and the two men were released. The next week, people gathered in the same bar to watch "pay-per-view television." The same two men got into a cage and behaved in exactly the same manner. Neither of the men

Third-Culture Kids (TCKs)

This solution briefly defines what Third-Culture Kids (TCKs) are and some special issues and challenges that they face, 250 words of notes and references are integrated.

Impression Management Strategies

I would like to no more about impression management. What are typical differences of impression management and self-handicapping strategies? Could you help with a couple of examples of impression management and outcomes?

Use of Theory in Qualitative Studies

Compare and contrast the role of theory (theoretical framework and conceptual framework in qualitative research) in the five main qualitative approaches (case studies, narrative, phenomenology, grounded theory, and ethnography.

Conceptualizing a framework for a qualitative study

Read and analyze the framework being used in the attached article. Does the article use a theoretical framework or conceptual framework in qualitative research. Furthermore discuss the appropriateness of that framework for the study.

Four Approaches of Qualitative Research

Can someone help me to develop examples of the following four approaches of qualitative research? a. Case study Approach: example of a research problem, research purpose, and research questions for this approach. b. Observational Approach: example of a research problem, research purpose, and research questions for this appro

Ethnography approach to firefighting stress

Of the five major approaches to qualitative research (case studies, narrative, phenomenology, grounded theory, and ethnography), I am thinking of using the ethnography approach. If I do use this approach, what would be the next best choice for research questions such as whether being a fire-fighter is stressful? Why is this the