Month: September 2019 (Page 1 of 11)

Data Collection and Analysis Quick Reference Guide

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Imagine having to teach people about data collection and data analytics (specifically in the realm of social media – gender, age, language, and location) who know nothing about either of the two topics.
*Build a 10 minute discussion that can also be used to disseminate as a quick reference guide to the beginners comprised of no more than 2 pages excluding a cover page.

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How the Chinese in California & the Working Class in New York influenced History

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To paraphrase Karl Marx: Men and women make history, but they do not make it as they please. Hernandez and Beckert both write about the way that the Chinese in California and the working class in New York influenced the history of these regions. Even though the Chinese and the workers were not the victors in their respective conflicts, they did shape and influence identity, law and politics in various ways.

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Effects of music on the brain

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Describe how music or various types of music affects the brain.
-Background information on the topic including historical and modern perspectives.
-How does the topic illustrates the “mind-body” connection? Is the topic more focused on the “mind” or the “body”
-Provide scientific explanations for what is going on in the brain and body during engagement in this subject matter

Analyzing “The nature and necessity of a mixed economy”

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The the  Article “The nature and necessity of a mixed economy” and answer the following questions

Questions:
1. What is a mixed economy?
2. What is Petr’s argument for a mixed economy?
3. What are his criteria for a successful economic systems? How does this differ from Clark’s
criteria for evaluating economic systems? Do you agree with the criteria? (be specific) Why or
why not?

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ACME Inc. Case Study: Discrimination on the Basis of Age

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ACME Inc. gave generous vacation benefits to its employees.  New employees received three weeks of paid leave, and employees with over 25 years seniority received six weeks of paid leave.  With the economic downturn, ACME decided to give all employees only three weeks paid leave a year, to boost worker productivity.  The employees with over 25 years seniority (all over 40 years old) sued ACME under a disparate impact claim, claiming that the policy deprived them of a benefit, while it did not deprive younger workers of that same benefit.

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