Over the past few years, social justice issues has been on the forefront. We have discussed the basics of advertising and how it impacts culture and business. You are going to create your own social justice ad campaign. In preparation to do so, you will need to complete a brainstorming activity. Utililze the advertising concepts from this topic to complete.
Writing is not just for communication between you and the reader, it is also a tool for you to try to make sense of what you want to know and how you will figure it out.
So for this reflection, truly let go of making me happy and making me understand something. Don’t worry about me the reader and focus on you the writer. Let’s see what happens with that.
The first and second chapter of The Second Shift introduce the premise of the book. The author shares her exploration of how heterosexual couples divide and share the work of raising kids, caring for the home, and making a living. She writes about the “family myths” — “versions of reality that obscure a core truth in order to manage a family tension.” She also talks about “gender strategies” where each person defines gender expectations in order to explain their choices.
What are your thoughts about “family myths?” Is that something you experienced in your own family? Or that you’ve seen in other families? Are there cultural family myths — on TV or movies, in books, online — that you can think of?
If a company is sued or falls under government investigation, anything an employee writes/has written may fall under legal scrutiny. Companies are called on to produce emails, IMs, voice messages, and anything other company communication the lawyers may want.
Keeping the barriers of communication in mind, you are to locate a lawsuit that was/is based on a failure to communicate, no more than ten years old. Find a company that was sued because the communication was called into question (discriminatory language, or unclear emails, letters, reports, interviews, etc.). Your written response should include:
The situation. What happened that led to the lawsuit?
The response. What does each side claim?
The result. Has a verdict been ruled or has the suit been settled?
Your interpretation. What do you see as the main communication errors? What could have been done differently to clarify each party’s needs? Did both parties act ethically?
Please remember to respond in a professional manner, including proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation. The assignment should be around two (2) pages, double-spaced. Any outside sources should be cited properly in MLA or APA format. Always include a heading on your document with your name, class, and date. Also, use the submission guidelines under the syllabus for titling your files.
Learning Outcomes: By completing this assignment, students will
Identify the major verbal and nonverbal barriers to communication
Discuss potential legal consequences of communication
Analyze the ethics of communication
Revise for content, style, tone, and correctness
Analyze the writing situation for audiences and purposes.
For each journal, you will analyze one of the assigned readings for that corresponding week. For example, for week four, journal three, you will analyze either “The Origins of Civil Society” or “Total Domination.” What kind of government-related information do you see in these readings and how do they influence the way you see the world? Why does it matter that we look at how these affect society? Talk about how your perception has changed after reading these works. When doing so, you will choose two important quotations on which to elaborate. and discuss. You must explain why they are significant enough to mention, how they impact the understanding of argument, and why they apply to current culture, issues, society, etc. This is your opportunity to respond to the literature and show how much critical thinking and writing you are able to do with the material.
Discuss at least two (2) non-government organizations (NGO) that assist with the public with cyber-crimes in the United States (non-profits, think tanks, etc). You may choose the NGO, but provide a brief synopsis of their mission statement and how they assist (provide a link to the organization as well).
Write a paper on the points identified in The Curmudgeon’s Guide to
Getting Ahead you most need to adjust in order to connect with older generations. Do not
simply give me a summary of the book – give me a self-reflective perspective of points the
author makes that you personally identify with.
Go online and find a recent hack or data breach (2019-2022). Using the typology defined by Holt et al., what type of incident was this (hint: use the venn diagram in Ch.1). Please provide the link to the news article or discussion of the data breach in your response.
Explain your choice and the rationale behind for part 1 in about 500 words.
Look around your home for a computer or device connected to the Internet (your choice).
1. What stance do you think the manufacturer has taken on the security vs. privacy debate, explain your choices and rationale.
2. According to Schneier, what problems do small connected devices (IoT) present to security practices (explain 2 problems).
1.Define the terms “rhetorical situation” and “rhetorical flexibility.”
Write a paragraph or two explores and examines the factors that affect the way you write and use language in school, at work, with your family, and with your friends. What affects your communication style and rhetorical choices?
Write a paragraph or two that considers the differences between writing an email to your best friend and an email to a professor. How are these rhetorical situations different? How might you adjust your word choices, punctuation, and grammar to reflect the different levels of formality between these two rhetorical situations?
Finally, write another paragraph or two about your writing on social media, in DMs, and text messages. What factors influence the rhetorical choices you make? How is this type of writing different than the writing required in work, school, or other formal professional settings?
Reflective Writings & All writing assignments requirements
Communication Skills: To include effective development of interpretation and expression of ideas through written communication: This assignment meets core writing requirements.
You are expected to submit College level work. This includes correct spelling and grammar. Follow the guidelines below and double check all of your papers for word count, spelling and grammar. All papers should be typed and double spaced.
When you open the word document, (word can be found in your student email for free, click on the waffle dots) there is a toolbar at the top.
Once you have completed your paper – Click on Review and then “word count” to get your number of words. You can then click on “Spelling and Grammar” to check your grammar and spelling.
Correct everything in blue or red and save your document with the corrections before submitting.
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Reflective writing Requirements: Follow the directions carefully to receive the maximum amount of points.
Reflective writings should be well thought out and contain a minimum of 700 words per entry. View the rubric for expectations before submitting your paper.
Writing Requirements/View Criterion Long Description
Use double spacing with an 11 point Veranda font. This is found in the word drop down choices.
For journals: DO NOT copy and paste the entry, do not use it to fill space on the page, points will be deducted if you do not complete the assignment correctly. Do NOT send as a PDF file, just attach as a “word” document. Place Your Name at the top of the Entry.
This is a “Dear Diary” to yourself. There are no right or wrong answers and I do not comment on any of your thoughts regarding the journals. The questions are just starting thoughts; you may expand on any entries. Do not copy and paste work from the Internet. See the grading rubric for more information. This is a great way for you to reflect on your thoughts.
Reflective Writing / # 1
“Your life is up to you. Spirit provides the canvas: you do the painting. There are three kinds of people: those who make things happen; those who watch what happens; and those who wonder what happened. Take charge of your life—or someone else will.”
Now that you have read Chapters 1/2/4. How do you feel about your life? Discuss some rewards that are meaningful to you. List the positive aspects of your life. What would you like to change? What keeps you from changing? What are your goals for your life and how do you plan to accomplish them?
Make notes on your personal wellness components. How’s your mental, physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual health? Discuss your stressor’s that are current in your life? What techniques are you using to manage them? Are you getting enough sleep? In your life, how do you see these chapters relating to each other?
book-Connect Core Concepts in Health, BRIEF, BOUND Edition
Paul M. Insel
1]Taking Charge of Your Health
msg to the writer
i am doing nursing at present, and am 51 yrs old mother of 2 children. for your information
Developing Ideas Writing Examination
To complete this examination, follow these steps:
Use a word-processing program, preferably Microsoft Word, to complete the examination.
At the top of every page, include your name and student number.
Be sure to save your work. If you do not have access to Microsoft Word, you must properly format your document by clicking Save As, naming it using the student number_exam number format (for example, 12345678_007175), and choosing File Type: Rich Text Format. This exam must be uploaded as a .doc or .rtf file to be graded electronically.
To submit your exam, follow these steps:
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Attach your file as follows:
Locate the file you wish to attach.
Double-click the file.
Click Upload File.
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Answer each of the following questions according to the instructions given. Question 1 (a–b) is based on the following paragraph.
There are many types of rain, and they all create a different mood. Spring rain on fields and flowers can feel refreshing. On the other hand, a cold, steady rain in the middle of winter can make you feel a little sad. A thunderstorm might feel frightening, or it might feel exciting. All types of rain are necessary to water the earth’s grasses and plants. No matter where you are, you can use the mood created by rain as an inspiration to start writing.
Write the sentence that is the topic sentence of the paragraph.
Write the sentence that is irrelevant to the topic and can be eliminated.
List four types of grammatical or punctuation errors to look for when you’re proofreading.
Complete the following two steps:
Define the term cliché.
Give an example of a cliché. Write one sentence using the cliché and another that replaces the cliché with your own original wording.
Name and explain two types of prewriting.
Choose one of the following prompts. Write a five-sentence paragraph using chronological order and including a topic sentence to explain the steps you would take to complete one of the following tasks.
Preparing for a test
Preparing to host a party or an event
Getting ready for work
Cleaning your room or your home
Building a snowman, sandcastle, or sculpture
Creating a budget
Choose one of the following topics. Write an eight-sentence paragraph that fully develops the topic.
Following instructions is very important.
Job-training programs (such as Job Corps) are valuable to both employers and potential employees.
Advances in technology have changed the way people interact with each other.
A high school diploma is important to my future.
For some people, entering the work force is a better choice than going to college.
Having strong writing skills will improve both my personal and professional communication.
Ask yourself these questions after you answer the questions for your exam.
Did I answer all six questions and follow the instructions for each one?
Did I answer all questions on my own, without help from the Internet?
Did I select a topic for Question 5 from the list given in the instructions?
Is Question 5 one paragraph?
Does Question 5 contain five sentences?
Is Question 5 written in chronological order?
Did I select a topic for Question 6 from the list given in the instructions?
Is Question 6 one paragraph?
Does Question 6 contain eight sentences?
Is my work saved as a Microsoft Word document or in Rich Text Format?
If you answered yes to all of the questions, you are ready to submit your work for grading.