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For this Assignment, read the case study for Claudia and find two to three scholarly articles on social issues surrounding immigrant families. In a 2- to 4-page paper, explain how the literature informs you about Claudia and her family when assessing her situation.

For this Assignment, read the case study for Claudia and find two to three scholarly articles on social issues surrounding immigrant families.

In a 2- to 4-page paper, explain how the literature informs you about Claudia and her family when assessing her situation.

Describe two social issues related to the course-specific case study for Claudia that inform a culturally competent social worker.
Describe culturally competent strategies you might use to assess the needs of children.
Describe the types of data you would collect from Claudia and her family in order to best serve them.
Identify other resources that may offer you further information about Claudia’s case.
Create an eco-map to represent Claudia’s situation. Describe how the ecological perspective of assessment influenced how the social worker interacted with Claudia.
Describe how the social worker in the case used a strengths perspective and multiple tools in her assessment of Claudia. Explain how those factors contributed to the therapeutic relationship with Claudia and her family.

Write a minimum 5 pages reflection critical analysis’ essay entitled “Is morality relative or are there objective moral truths?” This essay should explore the ethical, scientific, historic and socio-cultural dimensions of the readings. You have to read two readings (links you will find below the assignment description), one written by Ruth Benedict, “The Case for Moral Relativism” and a second written by Louis P. Pojman entitled “The Case Against Moral Relativism.”

Write a minimum 5 pages reflection critical analysis’ essay entitled “Is morality relative or are there objective moral truths?” This essay should explore the ethical, scientific, historic and socio-cultural dimensions of the readings. You have to read two readings (links you will find below the assignment description), one written by Ruth Benedict, “The Case for Moral Relativism” and a second written by Louis P. Pojman entitled “The Case Against Moral Relativism.”

What position do you hold regarding the essay’s question? Do you agree or disagree with the positions stated in the two readings? In order to prove your thesis make reference to the required readings from Unit 1 and 2, to the Instructor’s Lecture, as well as to two readings included in this assignment. In the Instructor’s Lecture you have an additional bibliography.

Refer to Essay’s Rubrics in order to see the grading system.

In your essay you should:

Use both readings as well as the rest of the required readings included in the Learning Modules.

Give answers to the following questions:

Regarding Benedict’s paper:

Is Benedict correct in saying that our culture is “but one entry in a long series of possible adjustments”? What are the implications of this statement?

Can we separate the descriptive (or fact-stating) aspect of anthropological study from the prescriptive (evaluative) aspect of evaluating cultures? Are there some independent criteria by which we can say that some cultures are better than others? Can you think how this project might begin?

What are the implications of Benedict’s claim that morality is simply whatever a culture deems normal behavior? Is this a satisfactory equation? Can you apply it to the institution of slavery or the Nazi policy of anti-Semitism?

What is the significance of Benedict’s statement, “The very eyes with which we see the problem are conditioned by the long traditional habits of our own society”? Can we apply the conceptual relativism embodied in this statement to her own position? (taken form Pojman L.P., Vaughn L., The Moral Life, New York 2007, p. 165.)

b. Regarding Pojman’s paper:

Is Pojman correct in thinking most American students tend to be moral relativists? If he is, why is this? What is the attraction of relativism? If he’s not correct, explain your answer.

Explain the difference between subjective ethical relativism and conventionalism.

Sometimes people argue that since there are no universal moral truths, each culture’s morality is as good as every other, so we ought not to interfere in its practices. Assess this argument.

Does moral relativism have a bad effect on society? Reread the tape-recorded conversation between serial murderer Ted Bundy and one of his victims (pages 171-172) in which Bundy attempts to justify the murder of his victim on the basis of the idea that all moral values are subjective. Analyze Bundy’s discussion. How would the relativist respond to Bundy’s claim that relativism justifies rape and murder? What do you think? Why? (taken form Pojman L.P., Vaughn L., The Moral Life, New York 2007, pp. 190-191.)

Here are the readings :

http://www.colorado.edu/philosophy/heathwood/pdf/benedict_relativism.pdf

https://interbb.blackboard.com/courses/1/201413.1648/messaging/users/_21111_1/attachments/42d595b4d22c47ef9bb6374cf1e389e9/PojmanCase%281%29.pdf

Explain Plato’s Utopian vision for a just society. In your view, what would be some of the beneficial or harmful effects of a society based solely on merit, as Plato proposed?

Explain Plato’s Utopian vision for a just society. In your view, what would be some of the beneficial or harmful effects of a society based solely on merit, as Plato proposed?
To determine citizens’ aptitudes and talents, Plato favored testing them while they are young. Is it possible to discover the best career for someone this way? What about people who discover or develop their true talents later in life? Is Plato too optimistic about the ease of discovering a person’s true calling?
Don’t we reward athletes, doctors, lawyers, and business executives according to their merit and not by democratic vote? Should our leaders be chosen the same way, as Plato suggests? Why or why not?
Respond to the Philosophy Now exercise questions on page 363 concerning “Merit or Equality: Who Gets to Live?”
Hobbes believes that there is no such thing as justice until the Leviathan is established. This means that justice does not exist independently of an authority to define and enforce it. Explain why you agree or disagree with this view.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper describing the stages of the communication process and different ways to communicate. Cover the following points:

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper describing the stages of the communication process and different ways to communicate. Cover the following points:

· How do people communicate?

· How do verbal communication, visual communication, body language, and other communication cues work together to send a message?

· What are the stages of the communication process?

· What considerations must people have when communicating in a multicultural society?

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

This is a 5 page midterm essay for my Myth, Ritual & Mysticism class (Anthropology). The topic is on “Buddhism” and its “Four Noble Truths”. MUST be in Chicago style.

This is a 5 page midterm essay for my Myth, Ritual & Mysticism class (Anthropology). The topic is on “Buddhism” and its “Four Noble Truths”. MUST be in Chicago style. I have attached 5 files: 1) The instructions 2) Topic, Title, Informant & Source 3) Source (approved article by instructor) 4) Rubric 5) Class Book. *Please follow instructions thoroughly as this professor is VERY strict. Aso, this is to be turned in through turnitin.com so I will also need a plagiarism report.

Format: Papers must be 4-6 pages, have 1 inch margins, and be in 12pt Times New Roman font, double spaced, with no extra spaces between paragraphs. Please insert page numbers into your document. You may choose either: APA, Chicago, or MLA style for citations. Turn in an MS Word document through the Moodle site (this uses the software Turnitin, which automatically checks for plagiarism) and bring a paper copy to class.

Are mental states identical to physical processes? Explain the disagreement between two philosophers while arguing for your thesis; one who says yes, one who says no. Philosophers who say yes are Smart and Churchland, philosophers who say no are Gertler and Nagel.

Format: Papers must be 4-6 pages, have 1 inch margins, and be in 12pt Times New Roman font, double spaced, with no extra spaces between paragraphs. Please insert page numbers into your document. You may choose either: APA, Chicago, or MLA style for citations. Turn in an MS Word document through the Moodle site (this uses the software Turnitin, which automatically checks for plagiarism) and bring a paper copy to class.

Organization: The paper should have three parts, listed below (no need for headings though). THIS IS SUPER IMPORTANT !!!!

Introduction: This is typically the first paragraph. Longer papers (10 pages and over) may have an introductory section made up of a few paragraphs.

· In this section, you present to the reader the issue or debate your paper will address. You will also state explicitly the position you will defend and how you will defend it.

· Even though this is the first paragraph the reader reads, it is often the last paragraph the writer writes or rewrites. The reason for this is simple: the introduction is supposed to present the reader with a bird’s eye view of the whole paper, but sometimes you will not have a clear picture of the whole paper until after you have finished it.

Development: This is the main body of your paper, and it consists of all the paragraphs after the “Introduction” and before the “Conclusion.”

· Part 1: To start off the development section of your paper, you will explain the background or context of the issue or debate of your paper. To do this, you need to describe two different philosopher’s views.

· Part 2: After initiating the development, you will actually work on the development. This consists of presenting your own argument about the issues.

· Part 3: In this section you will defend your argument by considering possible counterarguments and offering a reply.

Conclusion: In this section, you explain to the reader what your paper accomplished. You may want to hint at some future questions for research that your paper did not answer or draw a larger moral from the discussion.

Here is what our professor expects from a typical paper :

1. Start your paper with a fact or a story, not a generalization.

e.g. “Descartes believes that the mind and body are separate.” Or “In 2011 a computer system named Watson beat both Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter on the game show Jeopardy!” NOT “People have argued about the mind since the beginning of time.” Avoid talking about the past like this, it is too general.

2. Show why an argument is bad; don’t just say that it is bad.

e.g. “Turing holds that thinking is simply a matter of acting as if you are thinking. But usually we make a distinction between acting as if you are in some mental state and actually being in that mental state.” NOT simply “Turing’s argument is hard to believe.”

3. Do not argue from authority.

e.g. “Thinking is a matter of neural networks connecting, according to Science magazine.” It doesn’t matter who said this, in your paper you must give reasons for the claims you are making, so if you want to quote an outside source in this manner you must tell us the reasons that Science magazine says that thinking is a matter of neural networks connecting. The fact that someone said this is not reason enough to believe it, even if that someone is a famous philosopher.

4. Do not rely entirely on empirical claims.

e.g. “Studies show that depressed people have low levels of serotonin, therefore depression is identical to the physical state of low seratonin.” This claim, if properly cited, can be used in a paper. But a scientific study cannot be your only argument for your thesis. You must say something more.

Is there a possible conflict between an industry that sells a product that can have negative consequences from the use of its product and the industry’s ability to engage in socially responsible activities? • What perks do you see in the New Belgium Brewery that could be an added plus to your work environment? Identify at least two of those perks. • What are the dangers any company might face if its sole focus is the bottom line? Identify at least five of those dangers.

WK5 – #4 Case Study – New Belgium Brewing

Answer the following questions related to Case 5 in Business Ethics in a 2-page essay:

• Is there a possible conflict between an industry that sells a product that can have negative consequences from the use of its product and the industry’s ability to engage in socially responsible activities?

• What perks do you see in the New Belgium Brewery that could be an added plus to your work environment? Identify at least two of those perks.

• What are the dangers any company might face if its sole focus is the bottom line? Identify at least five of those dangers.

Read the following sections of Business Ethics:

• Ch. 7, “Organizational Factors: The Role of Ethical Culture and Relationships”

• Ch. 8, “Developing and Effective Ethics Program”

• Case 5, “New Belgium Brewing: Ethical and Environmental Responsibility,” on pp. 437–446

Read the following sections of Conscious Capitalism:

• Ch. 15, ”Conscious Cultures”

• Ch. 16, ”Conscious Management”

• Ch. 18, ”The Power and Beauty of Conscious Capitalism”

• “The Conscious Capitalism Credo” on p. 273

Required Course Materials

Title: Business Ethics: Ethical Decision Making and Cases

Edition: 11th

Authors: Ferrell, O. C., Fraedrich, J., & Ferrell, L.

ISBN-13: 9781305500846

Title: Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business

Authors: MacKay, J., & Sisodia, R.

ISBN-13: 9781422144206

or this assignment you will articulate your behavior management philosophy by creating a presentation on your beliefs and practices for addressing whole class and individual behavior management in your current or preferred classroom environment. The presentation should be designed for an audience of a recently assigned co-teacher or paraprofessional who will be collaborating with you in your classroom (current classroom or preferred). The presentation should include:

Presentation: Behavior Management Philosophy

For this assignment you will articulate your behavior management philosophy by creating a presentation on your beliefs and practices for addressing whole class and individual behavior management in your current or preferred classroom environment. The presentation should be designed for an audience of a recently assigned co-teacher or paraprofessional who will be collaborating with you in your classroom (current classroom or preferred). The presentation should include:

1. Class Description (current or preferred)

a. Grade level

b. Number of students

c. Exceptionalities represented, including a discussion demonstrating understanding of how exceptionalities may interact with development and learning.

d. Other diversity represented, including a discussion demonstrating understanding of how language, culture, and family background influence the learning of individuals within the classroom.

2. Philosophy of Behavior Management:

a. Clearly articulate your philosophy on whole-class and individual behavior management and discuss the research and theory informing your beliefs.

i. How you will create a safe, inclusive, and culturally responsive environment that fosters positive social interactions and individual well-being?

ii. What are your beliefs about the relationship between motivation, behavior, and academics?

iii. How will you explain/define the concept of “fairness” in your classroom?

iv. How will you set up your classroom and how does your philosophy inform the physical layout of the classroom?

3. Core Components

a. Classroom rules

b. Classroom procedures

c. System of rewards and consequences (tiered)

d. Record keeping system

4. Collaboration

a. Explain how you will communicate and collaborate with other educators (e.g., co-teachers, paraprofessionals, other teachers (e.g., art, music, etc.) and related service provides to ensure consistency and implementation fidelity across settings.

5. Communication

a. Explain the system for ongoing communication between school and home about individual student behavior.

b. Include an example of your initial letter home to parents briefly explaining:

i. Your behavior management philosophy

ii. How whole class and individual behavior will be addressed in the classroom

iii. How information about student behavior will be communicated throughout the year

6. Laws

a. Summarize the laws and policies that impact decisions about students with disabilities including IDEA, FAPE, MDR, and LRE.

The presentation must follow current APA formatting standards and include a minimum of 20 slides and at least 5 references/in-text citations

Submit this assignment by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Sunday of Module/Week 7.

Reflect on the topic of GCU Code of Conduct and Academic Standards, in 250‐500 words address the following prompts in four paragraphs:

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide, using the attached GCU Style template .

Reflect on the topic of GCU Code of Conduct and Academic Standards, in 250‐500 words address the following prompts in four paragraphs:

Review the Code of Conduct and Academic Standards in the university policy handbook. Go to https://www.gcu.edu/academics/academic-policies.php#h-university-policy-handbook and click on the University Policy Handbook link. Find the Code of Conduct and Academic Standards section. In your own words, explain 2 academic integrity violations and 2 code of conduct violations. Give a specific example of what the 4 identified violations could be.
The academic integrity section discusses academic dishonesty. One area of dishonesty is plagiarism. Define plagiarism in your own words.
Why do you think students plagiarize?
Describe how students can avoid academic dishonesty, in group work or as an individual?
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance.

Submit a 3- to 4-page analysis of the differences between leadership and management. In your analysis, do the following:

Submit a 3- to 4-page analysis of the differences between leadership and management. In your analysis, do the following:

Evaluate the two scenarios by answering the following questions:
What are the roles of the individuals in the scenarios?
Are they managers, leaders, or both?
What distinguishes management from leadership and managers from leaders?
Analyze the similarities and differences between leadership and management.
Support your work with a minimum of two specific citations per page from this week’s Learning Resources and/or additional scholarly sources. These may include specific media examples of leadership behavior and other relevant organizational information.