In preparation for the hurricane season, Barney, who owns beachfront property in Florida, enters into a contract with XYZ Contractors to have a wall built to prevent waves from reaching his house. The contract requires that the wall be finished by June 1, which is the start of the hurricane season. The contract has a clause that states “time is of the essence.” During the last week of May, the wall is still 30% incomplete. Even if XYZ Contractors worked around the clock, it would miss the June 1 deadline—a fact that XYZ acknowledges. Barney terminates the contract and hires another contractor to finish the wall.Continue reading
In your human services profession, you are assigned to a location with a culture very different from your own, The orthodox Jewish community. In this location, you know you are an outsider. In your paper, address the following:
- Briefly provide an introduction about the culture in which you
are feeling uncomfortable
- Share how you plan to assess the profile of the culture and the
value of knowing the profile.
- Examine yourself for explicit and implicit biases and
associated strategies to minimize the biases.
Compare and contrast the two versions of the story of Rama and Sita: The Ramayana and Sita Sings the Blues. Don’t focus on superficial differences (number of scenes, editing of the scenes, etc.) but look at the key issues of men’s and women’s roles in relation to each other and in terms of society.Continue reading
What type of store would you consider starting? (coffee shop? pet shop? gift shop?) Describe it in about three sentences, detailing your type of inventory (products/services).
What things do you consider when setting a price for your products/services? Name at least TWO things to consider. (Your answers must parallel what you are studying/reading in the chapter.)
Humans evidently have known much about the environment and climate change for decades, yet somehow this ‘knowledge did not translate into power’ yet (Oreskes & Conway, 2014). What does it mean to say that ‘knowledge did not translate into power’ in this context? Why has the world, to a large extent, failed to adequately act on this knowledge?Continue reading
Choose at least 2 ethical standards from each category – clients, community, colleagues, profession and employers – and explain them in your own words.
Explain why you think the ones you have chosen are important to you as a human services professional
Explain how you would apply the standards you have chosen in a professional setting,
Define an “effective teacher”. What are some of the teaching practices that Mrs. Travis uses that makes her an “effective teacher?”
Does Mrs. Travis deal with learners who have different learning styles, disabilities, socioeconomic levels, cultures and ethnicities? Explain and offer a discussion of how teachers should target the needs of students with different learning styles, disabilities, low socioeconomic levels and cultural/ethnicity needs
Where do you think that Paleoindian people in the early Paleoindian period fall within Binford’s Forager-Collector Spectrum? Why? Find information from a Paleoindian site in North American that supports your conclusion. Be sure to include the name of the site, it’s location, the dates of the Paleoindian occupation(s) and what was found there that helps you know how those Paleoindian people were living
Identify and discuss two events that you consider significant in the history of sport/physical activity. For each event, give any important background information and discuss how/why the event is important, and the impact it had on sport and/or greater society. Include the link to any online article, name of book or movie etc. that was used to inform this submission, however, the assignment requires you to write at least 1 paragraph on each event, addressing the above outlined components.
Pick two international proposals implemented to fight the pandemic (either by IMF, World Bank, UN or UNCTAD) and describe how those two proposals are designed, what is the intended target, objectives, and focus on impact. Be critical about them. The pandemic has created an unprecedented hunger and food insecurity problems. Describe and elaborate on global food emergency plans at the local, regional, or international level. Use data.Continue reading