Watch the film below. It is called True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality (HBO 2019). It is one hour and forty minutes long; be sure to give yourself enough time to watch it all. True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight For Equality (HBO, 2019) (Links to an external site.) True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight For Equality (HBO, 2019) Once you have watched the film, answer the following questions:
1. Describe three things that you learned about Stevenson in the film that were not in the book.
2. In your own words, explain the point that Stevenson is making in the film about the historical connection between slavery and incarceration.
Process for peer feedback on Problem Description Memo draft instructions (Due on eclass as well as to your partner by end of day Nov. 2nd)
YOUR NAME: ________________________________________
YOUR Colleague’s Name: ________________________________________
Choose a partner.
Using SQ3R, read and review your partner’s draft.
As you peer review your partner’s work, fill in the document below. It would be a good idea to have the assignment open in front of you as you work through this peer review process. Remember that you are working to support your colleague as he/she/they revise and improve their own work to best meet the requirements of the assigned task.
The final step is to write a reflective piece.
Save your file as a Word or PDF, using the professional naming convention as discussed in class.
Submit your final review to Moodle and email to your partner.
Peer Review Process – Some Guiding Prompts and Questions
Feedback and suggestions (enter your responses here, bullet points are fine)
First impressions: Appearance?Does the proposal address the three main Tasks for the proposal assignment? Is it clearly marked
Survey and scan: Is it easy to see important information?Does the language look straightforward?Is it concise?
Read the draft: Is the information relevant and to the point?What kind of tone is used? Is it appropriate?Does the draft speak to the audience? If not, what can you suggest? Are sentences clear and reasonably free of serious grammar errors?
Assessing Research: Apply the CRAAP evaluation criteria to the listed sources. Do the sources pass the test? Review the assignment: do the sources meet the stated requirements of the assignment?Is the information complete? Is the rationale for the chosen research sources credible? Are there potential gaps in the research provided? Does your partner need more research or more appropriate research?
Assessing the Problem Statement: Does the PROBLEM STATEMENT meet the requirements stated on the assignment? Assess with reference to below points: PROVIDES FULL CONTEXT STATEMENT. (Audience, purpose, your position as a writer, specific strategies, etc.) DESCRIBES THE PROBLEM in specific detail. EXPLAINS HOW the problem affects company or organization operations or costs. EXPLAINS WHY the problem requires a solution. Gives the BACKGROUND of the problem or situation. Indicates the PURPOSE of the future recommendation report. INTRODUCES THE ANNOTATED LIST OF REFERENCES.
Assessing Annotated Bibliography: Does the Annotated Bibliography meet the requirements stated on the assignment? Assess with reference to below points: Uses correct APA format for each reference. Cites at least three current articles (nothing older than three years; only one web source). Reflects a *range of sources*. Annotations include at least four sentences (about thesis, support, purpose, and audience).
Assessing Format and Organization: Does the assignment meet the requirements stated on the assignment? Assess with reference to below points: Set up as a short memo report Presents material in an organized manner Uses headings, paragraphing, spacing, and typography well.
Additional suggestions: Offer a minimum of three additional suggestions that will make your colleague’s MEMO more effective as a problem outline for the next assignmentOr, alternatively provide some concrete suggestions for how to make the final MEMO stronger for the audience.
Reflections on the peer review process: How will you change/review your own MEMO now that you have been through the process of peer review?How has this peer review process developed your skills as a reader, researcher and writer? Be specific.
a) ECO 105 CPI for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) SeriesReport-20201029022657_f63149
b) ECO 105 Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey SeriesReport-20200429151252_417a96
1. Determine the actual numerical change in the CPI from January to December of each year from 2000 to 2019.
2. Which year shows the greatest increase?
3. Find the percentage change in the CPI from January to December of each year from 2000 to 2019.
4. Which year shows the greatest decrease?
5. Use the Consumer Price Index (CPI) spreadsheet to compute the average CPI for the years 2000 through 2019.
6. Use the Labor Force Statistics spreadsheet to find the December unemployment rates for 2010 through 2019.
7. Create a graph/chart including the year, the average CPI and the December unemployment rates for 2010 through 2019. You may use separate graphs if needed.
8. Copy the GDP information for 2000 to 2020 from the GDP spreadsheet into the CPI spreadsheet.
9. Find the GDP percent change (increase/decrease) for each year from 2000 to 2020.
10. Create a graph/chart including the year, the December CPI, the Average CPI, and the percent change (increase/decrease) GDP from 2010 to 2019. You may use separate graphs if needed.
11. What relationship do you see with the CPI and the GDP during the period 2010 to 2019.
12. Create a graph/chart including the year, the December CPI, the Average CPI, the December unemployment rate, and the percent change (increase/decrease) GDP from 2010 to 2019. You may use separate graphs if needed.
13. Is there any apparent interaction with the unemployment rate and the CPI or the GDP?
1.Run the Linear Regressions Select the variables from the data set in SPSS that you think will affect the attendance and that make the most sense. Hint: Use attendance as the dependent variable. Select your independent variables carefully.
Hint: If you include the days of the week and/or the months of the year as independent variables, make sure you exclude one day of the week and one month of the year from your independent variables. (Otherwise, you may run into problems with the full rank assumption. SPSS will automatically exclude any variables that will cause full rank problems, but it is better to exclude them yourself.) Run various linear regressions and compare the adjusted R squares with one another.
The goal of the regression is to get the adjusted R square as high as possible, but be careful not to run into multicollinearity issues. Report the results for the model with the highest R square. Report Requirements Your report must be 2 pages and include the following: the Coefficients table that SPSS provides in the output, the Model Summary table that includes the adjusted R square, the exact steps you took to arrive at the final results, any problems or challenges you encountered, and your reasons for excluding certain variables because of outliers or multicollinearity problems (if applicable).
Learning goals: To describe the uniformly accelerated motion of an object using position-time, velocity-time, and acceleration-time graphs and become acquainted with graphing techniques in Capstone analysis software.
Acceleration is the rate at which the velocity changes. For example if we have two cars and we want them to achieve 50 km/h, the car that reaches this speed faster has a greater acceleration.
The acceleration of an object during the time interval Δt, in which the object’s velocity changes by Δv, is the vector: a= Δv/Δt
An object’s acceleration vector points in the same direction as the vector Δv.
In this lab, we will simulate accelerated motion using a puck launched on an air table. One end of the air table is elevated so that the table surface is tilted downwards. A paper is placed underneath the puck, on top of carbon paper. A spark timer leaves a series of dots on the paper as the puck moves at regular time intervals. These dots are used to investigate the motion of the puck. In today’s lab, the spark timer was set to 50 ms to get more frequent data points than last lab.
Figure 1. Position of the puck at 50 ms intervals
Watch the video linked in Blackboard for on the Air Table in Accelerated Motion to observe the data collection.
Use the printout of the spark timer data, titled Lab 5 Spark Table Accelerated Motion Data. You can find this in the Week 5 folder as well as in the package of essential printables. The beginning of the puck’s path is marked with a “O”, so that you know which way to orient the page.
If you compare the beginning and end of the puck’s path, one end shows the dots more closely together and at the other end they are more spread out. Which phases of the puck’s motion correspond to these patterns?
Beginning of puck’s motion, shortly after its release:
End of puck’s motion, shortly before hitting the bottom of the table:
Explain why the dots created by the puck are closer together/further apart during these phases of motion:
Choose a series of 12 consecutive data points that look like a reasonable representation of the motion. Note that you are not obligated to choose the very first data point on your paper as point 0, and it is better to avoid doing so. If the puck was stationary when the very first data point was created, the time interval between the very first and the second data point may not be exactly 50 ms. It is best to choose a region of 12 consecutive points that are at least 1 data point removed from the first dot. Choose points where the data looks well-behaved (not too much curvature). Label these points 0 to 12 on the paper.
Measure the position of every data point (relative to data point 0,) on your sheet. Re-read the instructions from the Uniform Motion lab to remind yourself exactly how to do this. Record the position on the recording paper and in Table 1. For now, fill in only the position column and leave the uncertainty on the measurement blank. You will determine the uncertainty in upcoming questions.
Analyze your instruments and the dataset (dots) and determine the instrumentaluncertainty.
Analyze your instruments and the dataset (dots) and determine any observationuncertainty due to a curvature in the puck’s path. Re-read the instructions from the Uniform Motion lab to remind yourself exactly how to do this. Show your work below:
What is your estimation of the total absolute uncertainty for any given position measurement? Combine the two values of the two uncertainties as you did in the Uniform Motion Lab. Include this uncertainty in the position measurement in Table 1 and show your calculation below:
Include a scan of your data sheet with your markings at the end of this document in the Appendix.
Table 1. Data representing the motion of a puck sliding down an inclined spark table. Do not complete the displacement, velocity, or acceleration columns until the instructions tell you to do so. Only position
Use the position and time data in Table 1 to plot a graph by hand of position-versus-time using mm spaced graph paper. Be sure to label your axis, provide a title, and include error bars (assume there is no uncertainty in time). The length of your error bars must match the actual size of the absolute uncertainty. Use “nice” numbers when choosing your axis scale, so that the smallest tick marks represent a multiple of 1, 2, 5, or 10.
Based on the graph you plotted, what type of motion did the puck undergo? Explain what information you used to conclude this. And what kind of function does your graph resemble? If it resembles more than one type of function, use the equations for accelerated motion to justify the most likely function.
Include your position vs time graph at the end of this document in the Appendix.
Group Checkpoint – You must complete up to this point at a minimum before meeting with your group members and instructor during the synchronous lab hour.
This week your position vs time graph was not uniform. It should look more like the graph in Figure 2, where a best fit curve of the data is shown in black (it is up to you to describe what mathematical function this should represent). The velocity at a particular point is given by the slope of the tangent line to the curve at that point. This is illustrated by the green line, which runs tangent to the best fit curve at . The slope of the green line represents the velocity at .
Figure 2. Example of a position vs time graph of a puck undergoing uniform acceleration. The green line represents the tangent of the best fit curve at the point at . The slope of the green line gives the velocity of the puck at that instant in time.
One option to obtain the velocity at each point is to draw a best fit curve to fit the data, then draw a tangent line at regular time intervals, and then calculate the slope of each tangent line. As this is a little time consuming, we will use an approximation that works very well for data undergoing uniform acceleration: the displacement between two points can be used to approximate the average velocity at the midpoint in time between the two points. This is show in Figure 3, where the points at and are used to approximate the velocity at . Imagine a line drawn to connect the points at and , shown in Figure 3 in blue. The slope of this line can be calculated using the rise and run between the points:
This works out to a velocity (displacement over time). It turns out that the slope of the line connecting the two points is parallel to the tangent line at the midpoint between them (the green tangent line at ). You can observe this by comparing the slopes of the blue and green lines to see that they are parallel. Therefore, the velocity at can be calculated using the displacement between and ( on the graph) and the time difference between and (). As the slope is parallel to the slope of the tangent line at , it is a good approximation for , the velocity at time . This approximation will be used to calculate the velocity at the odd numbered time intervals (, , , etc.).
Figure 4. The slope of the line connecting the points at and , shown in blue, runs parallel to the slope of the tangent line at the midway between the two points at .
To begin using this approximation, calculate the displacement of the puck between even numbered data points and record the values in the third column of Table 1. Show a sample calculation below:
Calculate the uncertainty of the displacement by propagating the uncertainty of the two position measurements. Reminder of subtraction rule:
Show a sample calculation below:
Use this approximation to calculate the velocity of the puck at odd numbered time intervals and record the values in the fourth column of Table 1. Show a sample calculation below:
Use uncertainty propagation to determine the uncertainty in the velocity from the uncertainty in the displacement. Assume that there is no uncertainty in the time measurement.
Reminder of the division by a constant rule: if then when c is a constant value. Show a sample calculation of the uncertainty propagation:
Use the velocity and time data in Table 1 to plot a graph by hand of velocity-versus-time using mm spaced graph paper. Be careful that the time you use for each datapoint corresponds to the actual time for that velocity value (hint: they should all be odd time intervals). Be sure to label your axis, provide a title, and include error bars (assume there is no uncertainty in time). The length of your error bars must match the actual size of the absolute uncertainty.
What function does this graph approximate? What does that tell you about the velocity?
Create a best fit line in order to find the average slope of the graph. Calculate the slope, showing your work here:
For this final assignment, your task is to conduct research and find an organization that is currently facing a legal challenge. Step 1: Research an organization that faced a legal challenge within the past two years. This company can be a local business, national brand, or global enterprise. Step 2: Review the findings of the court and research the information presented by both parties (plaintiff and defendant). Step 3: Present a detailed, cohesive review of the case from both perspectives. Step 4: Offer a final argument of your own opinion of the case. Do you agree with the court’s findings? Do you disagree? Why?
Read: Bauer, William Jr. 2012. “The Giant and the Waterbaby: Paiute Oral Traditions and the Owens Valley Water Wars.” Boom: A Journal of California 2 (4): 104–117 (screenshots of reading in materials) – Write a critical analysis of the article as it relates to course material. You must incorporate at least 2 course readings in your analysis beside the Bauer article (the two course readings that are besides bauer are: “The Lie of the Land” (located in materials) and “Collisions at the Crossroads” by Genevieve Carpio – In your analysis you might consider the following questions. Your paper must be 3 double-spaced pages.
• What are the Water Wars? How do Paiute oral histories challenge the narrative of the Water Wars?
• What is the relationship between identity and water for the Paiute people?
• Why does LA factor in? Is LA the real villain for the Paiute people? • How did Paiute oral traditions reframe the timing of events?
• What does this article tell us about processes of settler colonialism?
Building upon the results you gathered when completing these assessments, conduct a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats analysis of your results. Your SWOR analysis is your opportunity to analyze your results and make the assessments personal to build upon your management skills. For each assessment, plot your results in a four quadrant SWOT. The strengths are what you do well, the weaknesses are what you might struggle with, the opportunities are the items that your team might view as room to improve, and your threats are what your team might view as you need to fix this. The results:
1.) How do I rate as a manager? Scored a 43. Rate high as a manager. 2.) Assessing your Theory X and Theory Y tendencies? 37. Puts me as a Theory X Management style. 3.) Refining your sense of culture? Scored a 28. Now low but not high. 4.) Global Awareness? Scored a 30. High score. Aware 5.) Decision-making styles? Scored a 21. Quick to act. 6.) Finding comfort level? Scored a 64. Mechanistic structure.
Organizational management will provide the leadership to guide corporations to be better corporate citizens and engage in more socially responsible behavior. Based on your experience, what management attitudes and qualities are needed to successfully guide organizations towards social responsibility and corporate citizenship? Can these attitudes and qualities be shaped in business school programs? Post your initial post
epidemiology and etiology (including vectors if any) symptoms treatment prevention
Pick a country or culture in the course of this paper, you should only be talking about this one country or culture
Choose three (3) of the following topics and break your paper into the corresponding sections, clearly labeled: epidemiology and etiology (including vectors if any) symptoms treatment prevention
Report Format: Font: Times New Roman Size 12 Pages: at least 3 pages, not including the cover page and references page) Margins: 1” Space: instead of double space (Chicago), follow 1.5 References: Don’t forget to paraphrase: remember that we do not quote in science Format: Chicago Style Guide Student-Tip-Sheets (Links alone will lose points) – Papers without references will not be graded. Age of References: preferable < 2 years Acceptable References: scientific magazines, medical and nursing journals, the Internet (only if reliable sources such as; CDC, WHO, the Dept. of Health, scientific articles from ASM or other reputable journals). Absolutely no Wikipedia allowed or bogus websites! If you use the Internet, you must provide all the information regarding the source where you got the information from and using the correct format (Chicago) Works cited page: the last page of your paper should list the works cited in your paper; make sure to refer to the Chicago-style guidelines.