Please answer each question individually in complete paragraphs (please do not repeat the question before the answer). A reference must be added to the end of each question. Please only put three questions on each page
As the country passes a second year in the presence of the COVID-19 virus, what element of national resilience appears to be the most in need of revision/re-enforcement and emphasis from your perspective? Support your response with specifics.
What two issues or areas such as pandemic response (i.e. COVID), cyber, or power systems in the area of resilience pose the greatest economic or political threat to the United States? Why have you chosen these two areas?
Using the internet as well as professional journals, articles and other academically recognized sources, discuss the following in this week’s discussion:
What are some objections to fire department involvement in the plan review process voiced by architects, developers, and other public officials and what as fire prevention professionals, are benefits that counter those objections?
this week focuses on the legalization and decriminalization of drugs, including marijuana, in our society. Based on the readings from this week, and your reflections on your own beliefs, what is your perspective on the question of legalization of drugs, including marijuana?
Describe specific benchmarks that you would look for when observing children as indicators that they are progressing in their physical development. Give specific examples supported by the theories presented in the readings and lesson content.
One of the most influential psychologists in the area of memory and eye witness testimony is Dr. Elizabeth Loftus, who has spent decades as a research psychologist and memory expert in legal cases. Go to the following website. Read the article and view the video based on her work. Note the controversy surrounding “false memory syndrome”.
After reading this article and watching the video. Answer the following.
Discuss the fallibility of memory and the controversy surrounding repressed memories. Think about the limitations of human memory involving eyewitness testimony in court. What kind of implications do particular limitations of human memory have on the use of eyewitness testimony in criminal and civil court cases?
Often, we tend to view marital instability in terms of the likelihood of failure. That is, people who are more likely to divorce are also more likely to “fail” in life.
The discussion of divorce trends helps us to place the question of “Who divorces?” in perspective. Think about the likelihood of divorce, using the information from the video Marriage & Divorce Rates Through History, the E-Book “Sociology of the Family: Chapter 12”, and some of your other readings to discuss divorce.
What are some of the factors in our society that might lead to divorce?
What are some of the individual factors that might lead to divorce?
Have you seen this play out with the people you know? (Support your position with the readings and/or other sources)
After divorce many couples end up getting remarried. Existing data show that overall, remarriages provide men and women with more choices in controlling their lives, but reactions by stepparents are more mixed. Consider the many challenges of stepparenting that might interfere with the potential rewards of a remarriage. Give me your thoughts on this and use the readings and/or other sources to support your answer.
Sentencing philosophies and models are created by legislatures and imposed by courts. However, it falls upon our nation’s correctional institutions to administer the punishment defined by legislatures and imposed by courts.
In your initial post, compare and contrast determinate vs. indeterminate sentencing models. Of the two, which do you believe is more effective in reducing recidivism rates? Explain and support your position with the research literature.
Snyder v. Phelps, 462 US 443 (2011) involved members of the Westboro Baptist Church picketing at the funeral of Marine Lance Corporal Matthew Snyder. Please read the decision by clicking on the case name and give a summary of the facts of the case, the issue, the Court’s decision and whether or not you agree with the court’s legal reasoning. In oral argument, Justice Scalia questions the applicability of the “fighting words” doctrine enunciated in Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire, 315 U. S. 568 (1942). Despite Scalia’s discussion, the doctrine is dismissed in a footnote in the majority opinion and barely mentioned in the concurring opinion. Please watch the video and answer these questions.
Please choose an upcoming event and write a very specific logistical timeline for the event. In other words, what would happen from the beginning moments of setting up the event to the end of evaluating the event after the event ends?
This week’s discussion topic has four separate parts. Please follow the steps below to complete this week’s discussion:
Part I: Discuss some of the reasons why companies become sponsors of sports teams, sporting events, and individual players.
Part II: Briefly discuss any possible negative outcomes such a relationship could produce, and why.
Part III: Provide an example of either a positive or a negative sport sponsorship relationship. Explain why this sponsorship is positive or negative.
- What is a Q Score?*
- How do Q Scores impact professional athletes?
- Should professional athletes strive for high Q Scores? What are the benefits of high Q Scores? Are low Q Scores problematic for athletes? Why or why not?
- Finally, what are your thoughts about the athletes who appear on the “Most Marketable” list for 2020? Do you see what you would expect, or are you surprised? Please explain.
*The Nielsen company has created a similar ranking system which is called an N Score.
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What system will you use to safeguard so that you remain objective and abide by the laws? What will you be looking for? Why? How might you objectively and legally evaluate the applications you are receiving?
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Using Moore’s positioning formula (2006) develop a positioning statement for your product and/or service (USP) as per the specific directions.
click on the Library tab in the classroom. Pick one (1) of the areas mentioned in the week three Lessons and respond to the following. Number your answers and write in complete sentences. Do not include the questions in your post.
- Which area of the library did you select?
- How did you get there?
- What did you find particularly interesting or helpful about this section?
- What did you learn by exploring this section that you did not know already?
- Did anything surprise you or particularly impress you?
Plagiarism is not something that just might occur in college papers; there are social and financial consequences to plagiarism in the real world (CO4). Please review the following plagiarism cases:
- Jayson Blair and the New York Times.
- Jonah Lehrer and the New Yorker.
- “Surfin’ USA” and “Sweet Little Sixteen.”
- Jane Goodall an her book, “Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder.”
Choose one of the above examples and answer the following:
- Describe the plagiarism or unethical behavior that occurred.
- What was the outcome of this plagiarism or unethical behavior?
- Find another example of real world plagiarism and share it with the class.