Archive for May 13th, 2020

Speech on Incarceration

The Scenario

You and several colleagues at your non-profit are working on a research project focused on the relationship between race and incarceration. As your research progressed, you realized that the U.S. incarcerates far more of its population than any other modern, industrialized nation and that certain racial minorities are incarcerated at much higher rates than their white counterparts.

Your Task

You have been invited to give a short speech on whether incarceration should continue to be our go-to punishment in the U.S. at the upcoming meeting of an advocacy organization for prison reforms.

Your speech will, at a minimum, address all of the following questions:

What percentage of U.S. adults are currently incarcerated? What is their demographic make-up (age, sex, race, class)? (5 points)
What justification(s) for punishment does incarceration meet? (5 points)
Why and how is race an important component of the discussion of mass incarceration? How does white privilege factor in? (15 points – for full points use s sociological theory)
Why and how is class an important component of the discussion of mass incarceration? (15 points – for full points use conflict theory)
Should we continue to utilize incarceration as our go-to form of punishment in the U.S.? Why or why not? Some Questions to Consider: Is it effective? What positive/negative effects does it have? Is it doled out fairly? (10 points)
Feel free to be as creative as you’d like!

Speech Guidelines

Your speech must be well-written and well-thought out.
Your speech should reference sociological theory of deviance (prompt 3 and 4) covered in the course material.
Your speech must be  thorough, fully answering all of the questions posed above.
Your speech must utilize full sentences with proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Your speech should demonstrate that you have a thorough understanding of the sociological approach to understanding deviance, class and race.

Community Educational Project teaching event

    SHOW me the materials you created for your presentation. These can include your PowerPoint presentation with speaker notes, your notes that go with your poster board.
    Did you create a game or handout?  Submit this too.  Show off your creativity and talents!

    Take photos of the location where you planned to present your project. It is acceptable to be a photo of you outside the building, or if you are giving your presentation at home to family, take a photo of your meeting room, the table you set up, etc.

Procrastination

The topic I chose to write about is procrastination and I have uploaded the requirements and scoring guidelines below.
My subtopics are :
Procrastination in teenagers/ students
Ways to prevent procrastination
Negative effects of procrastination
Procrastinations as a mental illness
All the information you need about this assignment is attached below!

This scholarly activity asks that you identify a non-governmental organization (NGO) that responds to major disasters or public health emergencies. You are tasked with creating a company profile that will be loaded into a new website. You have also been a

This scholarly activity asks that you identify a non-governmental organization (NGO) that responds to major disasters or public health emergencies. You are tasked with creating a company profile that will be loaded into a new website. You have also been asked to create an FAQ (frequently asked questions) page for the website that addresses how the NGO would or could partner with a government organization to respond to a disaster or emergency. Explain how the organization compares to other organizations, and define the benefits of a public-private partnership.

Your paper should be a minimum of two pages in lengthone page for your company profile and at least one page (five questions) for your FAQs. The title page and reference page (if applicable) do not count towards your two pages. You must cite any websites or resources used to in constructing your profile. Do not copy existing advertisements or material. This must all be original content. Outside sources are not a requirement for this scholarly activity. If sources are used, including the textbook, they must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted materials must have accompanying citations in accordance with APA standards.

Emergency Management changes in the last 50yrs

I LIve in Fall River Massachusettes. My Job is a Fire Fighter.

Write an essay including four pictures with clear captions and citations describing how emergency management has
changed over the last 50 years in your community.

Compare those years to that of the Post-Katrina era. Be sure to identify
your community. ( Fall River, MA)

Interview those in your community to determine lessons learned and improvements that have come from major disasters
that have occurred specifically since Hurricane Katrina.

Has emergency management been affected based on any events?
How?

What changes have there been in mitigation? Preparedness? Has your community been involved in any major disasters?

Describe the progression towards federal government involvement in disaster response and recovery during this period.

Describe the stakeholders, emergency services participants, and how disasters were managed over the last 50 years. Be sure to cite your sources.

Be sure to include pictures that would be useful to your discussion. Some suggestions would be to include pictures of
events during the disaster and during the recovery period after the disaster.

Some examples of disaster mitigation actions are building codes, warning sirens, and fire codes.

Your essay should be four pages in length, not counting the pictures that you will insert in the Word document, your title or
reference page. Your paper should be in APA format with at least two academic sources, one of which must come from the
Waldorf Online Library. Please be sure to include at least four pictures with clear captions and citation.

DB 2

You must research the topic and provide a well-written answer to the prompt. Your thread must be between 250300 words. You must incorporate at least 2 scholarly sources (in addition to your textbook) for your thread. You must cite your sources parenthetically in the text as needed and provide full citations at the end of each posting in current APA format.

Prompt Topic: Capital Punishment and the Bible

Capital punishment or “the death penalty” is a frequently debated punishment in the United States. Although a majority of Americans still support the death penalty as a punishment, the support seems to be declining.

Please discuss the following:

What is the origin and biblical basis for the death penalty?
Is there a difference between the Old and New Testament approaches to the death penalty?
Explain the U.S. Supreme Court’s treatment of juveniles and the mentally ill in death penalty cases.
Does the death penalty provide a valid punishment option in today’s society?

DB1

post replies to 2 other students’ threads (file will be uploaded) which must be at least 150 words and use 1 scholarly source for each reply. You are encouraged to read each post on the Discussion Board Forums. Make sure to use correct spelling and grammar for all Discussion Board Forum postings.
NOTE: Scholarly sources can be books, journal articles, law review articles, etc. While you may use the textbook, the Bible, cases, and statutes; they will not count toward the minimum number of sources.
Responding to a classmates thread requires both the addition of new ideas and analysis. A particular point made by the classmate must be addressed and built upon by your analysis in order to move the conversation forward. Thus, the response post is a rigorous assignment that requires you to build upon the thread to develop deeper and more thorough discussion of the ideas introduced. As such, replies that merely affirm, restate or unprofessionally quarrel with the previous thread(s) and fail to make a valuable, substantive contribution to the discussion will receive appropriate point deductions.

Criminal law

Choose a criminal law topic and submit it, along with a 100-word rationale for choosing the selected topic, to the instructor for approval. To help choose a topic, consider that the purpose of this class is to provide an overview of the legal elements that apply to criminal law, procedure, and evidence, including proof, intent, conspiracy, punishments, culpability, and defenses. You can use the Course Schedule and the textbook help you with your selection.
You will also use this topic to develop your thesis and the 58 page research paper later in the course. The purpose of this paper is to discuss one of these criminal topics through the lens of your Christian Worldview.

Any topic (writer’s choice)

Nursing Research
Goal:

Develop a clinical practice question using PICO(T) that focuses on a clinical issue to improve the quality of care.

Requirements:

1. As a team, you will identify a clinical problem/opportunity, draft a PICOT question.
2. Review the literature (using the articles you are reading for your weekly summaries, if possible), make recommendations.
3. Create a poster and add it onto your last slide of your PowerPoint presentation to disseminate your findings.
DO PLEAS ONLY NUMBER 3
3. Create a poster and add it onto your last slide of your PowerPoint presentation to disseminate your findings.

In a one-page essay, explain how the use of body worn cameras have proven to be advantageous or disadvantageous for both law enforcement and the community.

Please submit this assignment as a MS WORD document in the Assignment Folder. Do not provide your answers in the Discussions thread.

No directly quoted material may be used in this project paper.

Resources should be summarized or paraphrased with appropriate in-text and Resource page citations.

Format:

One full page, headed with the student’s name (No cover page)
Narrative must be double spaced, with 1-inch margins, in #12 font type.
References from any supportive resource materials must be cited in the narrative and on a separate Bibliography page using the  (APA) format.
Please use at least one outside source to cite as a reference for this paper.

In 2014 during the Ferguson Missouri riots and as recent as the Baltimore City Police Riots last month, an increase in protests against police use of excessive force has created conflict between police and communities across the United States. As a result debates concerning how the police culture can be changed and managed is on the rise.

21st century policing has enabled the use of technology to assist police in doing their jobs. For example, body worn camera technology is gaining popularity among many police departments because of their ability to film on scene interactions, which can be reviewed later if police are accused of misconduct or use of force.

Many advocates believe that the use of body worn cameras can minimize/reduce allegations of police misconduct and break down the barriers surrounding the police subculture.

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