Write a 350- to 700-word paper that includes the following:A summary of the major historical events related to Buddhism and the life of the BuddhaAn explanation of the basic teachings and moral aspects of Buddhism, including the three marks of reality, the Four Noble Truths, and the Noble Eightfold PathA comparison of the three major Buddhist traditionsTheravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayanaand how each tradition developed from the early teachingsInclude APA-formatted citations and a references page.
Case Study: Final Reflective Analysis Assignment InstructionsYou will complete a 35-page reflective analysis on the following topic: What I Learned about Organizational Analysis and Problem Solving.Each of the five areas below must be specifically addressed· What have you learned in this class that has yielded the most significant transformation in your thoughts and/or understanding about organizations and problem solving in organizations?· What learning experiences (readings, assignments, presentations, class discussion, etc.) contributed most significantly to your learning (and why do you think that is so)?· What, if any, changes in your thinking about your organization and/or your administrative role in your organization as a result of your experience in this class?· How (if at all) do you think the insights you gained about organizations in generaland problem solving in organizations in particularhave prepared you to be a better educational administrator?· What insights have you gleaned during this course that you are most likely to continue to investigate through research literature and/or experiential exploration?The essay must:· Include a title page and an abstract; references are not required but if you cite any sources, you must then also include a current APA formatted reference page.Be approximately 35 pages of substantive text.· Reflect critical and reflexive thinking.· Include biblical integration· Be correctly formatted in current APA format.
Reflection Summary Paper Assignment InstructionsReflecting on the varied emerging issues and trends related to educational leadership (textbook readings) discussed this term; reflect on one (1) current educational issue/trend that you found interesting and are most interested in investigating further. Your reflection should share what concerned you the most, what you still need to learn about this issue in order to be an effective educational leader. Additionally, identify what you believe will be the greatest challenge responding to the emerging issue in your respective position. Conclude your reflective essay by articulating how you will use what you learned about the chosen issue to improve your practice as an autonomous educational leader. Incorporate how you plan to use support services, parents, community, and other stakeholders to assist you in exploring, expanding, and/or solving the issue. You must include scriptural insight and understanding as it applies.The Reflection Summary Paper must be a minimum of 500 words, align with current APA formatting, and must include a minimum of three (3) scholarly sources (you may also cite the textbook for this course as one citation).
For the first part of your final project, the critical analysis portfolio, you will select an issue or event in diversity and critically analyze it through thefour general education lenses: history, humanities, natural and applied sciences, and social sciences. By viewing the issue/event through these lenses, you willgain insight into how the intersectional nature of diversity affects society, as well as both your own individual framework of perception and the choices, attitudes,and behaviors of others in the world around you.Prompt: First, review the module resources you have so far encountered, as well as your work in Module One. In addition, it is suggested that you visit the IDS400 LibGuide for guidance on how to select a topic. Select one issue/event in diversity and write a paper that addresses how this issue/event fits into theframework of diversity, and then addresses how each lens influences perceptions and attitudes toward the issue/event, diversity, and society. The paper shouldoutline each lenss impact and framing of the issue/event. Be sure to provide a working thesis statement and clear definitions for your key terms.Specifically, you must address the critical elements listed below.I. Introduction: You will compile a series of critical analyses of a single issue/event in diversity through the four general education lenses: history,humanities, natural and applied sciences, and social sciences.A. Topic: Using the four lenses, explain how an issue/event within diversity has or has not influenced modern society.II. Lens Connections: In this section of your assignment, you will describe the connections between your issue/event and each of the four general educationlenses.A. What is the connection of your issue/event to the lens of history for determining its impact on various institutions? Utilize evidence from theoryand research to support your analysis.B. What is the connection of your issue/event to the lens of the humanities for determining its impact on various institutions? Utilize evidence fromtheory and research to support your analysis.C. What is the connection of your issue/event to the lens of the natural sciences for determining its impact on various institutions? Utilize evidencefrom theory and research to support your analysis.D. What is the connection of your issue/event to the lens of the social sciences for determining its impact on various institutions? Utilize evidencefrom theory and research to support your analysis.Be sure to begin the research process early and use evidence from your research to support your responses. Refer to course resources, the LibGuide forthis class, and any other pertinent resources to support your responses. Although at least two sources are required for each lens, note that you may usethe same source for more than one lens if applicable. Relevant current news sources may be used with instructor approval. Incorporate instructorfeedback into your final project..
Define the following terms: Abortion, Bioethics, Chastity, , Human Dignity, Euthenasia, Dogma, Sexuality, Racism.Answer six of the following:1. According to the Church, when does human life begin? When does huDefine the following terms: abortion, bioethics, chastity, , human dignity, euthenasia, dogma, sexuality, racism.Answer four of the following:1. According to the Church, when does human life begin? When does human life end?2. What is the principle of the “double effect?” Where do we find this most often?3. The church states that all people have a set of basic human rights. What are they and ehy?4. What is Capital Punishment? Has the church changed it’s position through the years?5.What is the environmental crisis? What are it’s effects?6. Can a war ever be just? If so, list the conditions necessary for a war that would be considered just.man life end?2. What is the principle of the “double effect?” Where do we find this most often?3. The church states that all people have a set of basic human rights. What are they and ehy?4. What is Capital Punishment? Has the church changed it’s position through the years?5.What is the environmental crisis? What are it’s effects?6. Can a war ever be just? If so, list the conditions necessary for a war that would be considered just.
Read: Chapter 5 of A Crime So Monstrous by Ben SkinnerAnswer the following questionsChapter 5 Questions: A Nation Within a Nation1. Google E. Benjamin Skinner. List his name, credentials, and anything else of interest. Find 5 things about him. This question is worth 1 point.2. By 2000, what portion of the population in Romania and Eastern Europe lived below the poverty level? Include citations. (This is a very short answer.) This question is worth 1 point.3. Include a few sentences describing the 28 year old woman that Florin offers to sell to Skinner. Florin offered to sell this woman to Skinner for 3 months at what cost? It is estimated that she is raped how many times every day? How much does her average client pay to rape her? Include citations. This question is worth 3 points.4. 1990s: It is estimated that how many people enter bondage every year? It is the ________ most lucrative commodity for crime syndicated of all sizes, netting around _(amount)_ Include citations. (This is a very short answer.) This question is worth 2 points.5. Include a paragraph, to discuss Tatiana’s story and how she was tricked into the sex trade. Include citations. This question is worth 5 points.6. According to a 2003 study in The Netherlands, on average, a single sex slave earned her pimp how much money per year? Include citations. (This is a very short answer.) This question is worth 1 point.7. What is the average sentence for the dozens of human traffickers now serving time in Romanian jails? Include citations. (This is a very short answer.) This question is worth 1 point.8. Each evening, up to how many clients did Anton force Tatiana to have sex with? Include citations. (This is a very short answer.) This question is worth 1 point.9. Discuss the slave trade in Romania. Include 1 page double spaced. Only include examples from the assigned chapter in Skinners book. This question is worth 15 points.
Developing an Action Plan Assignment InstructionsDevelop an Action Plan for Addressing the Problem (Intervention). This assignment requires more than just some suggestions or ideas. Include pertinent information such as who, when, what, where.1. Create a multi-dimensional action plan of intervention.a. What canor shouldyou do structurally to address this problem?b. What canor shouldyou do systemically to address this problem?c. What canor shouldyou do culturally to address this problem?d. What canor shouldyou do relating to power and influence to address this problem?2. Your action plan of intervention should be balanced according to weight given to the various theories.3. Guidelines for this assignment include:a. 35 pagesb. Double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12-point fontc. Title paged. No references requirede. Current APA format (avoid first person)
Professional Issue Assignment InstructionsOverviewYou will select a current, professional issue directly related to your profession and write an academic paper that provides a clear overview, key issues surrounding the topic, and a strategic plan. It would be highly beneficial to select a professional issue that you are familiar with through observations within the professional or personal settings. You will be required to utilize at least 15 scholarly sources and will not be permitted to use direct quotes.Instructions1. Determine an appropriate, current professional issue/topic directly related to your profession.2. Research your topic focused on scholarly journal articles that have been peer-reviewed and published within the last five years.3. Write your paper using the Professional Issue Template4. Your Overview section should include provide a solid background on the historical implications of the professional issue. This section should provide your audience with a full understanding of the current, professional issue with support from your research.5. Your Key Issues section should identify 2 3 key issues you have found concerning this current, professional issue. This section should provide your audience with a clear understanding of the key issues. There should be support in this section.6. Your Strategic Plan section should identify 1 strategy, theory, program, and/or skill for each identified Key Issue to assist in mitigating the key issue and seek conflict resolution. This section should make the connection between what you are learning in this course and the current issue. There should be support in this section.7. This paper must be at least 6 pages, but no more than 10 pages not including the title page or reference pages. (An abstract is not required on this assignment.)8. The paper must include at least 15 citations to support the overview of the topic, key issues surrounding the topic, and strategic plan for utilizing conflict resolution strategies and skills.9. Appropriate sources include your textbook, scholarly journal articles published within the last five years, and the Bible.Your current, professional issue/topic must not include anything related to conflict resolution. Conflict resolution is important for your Strategic Plan section only.You are not limited to the topics listed below; however, if you need suggestions, here are a few appropriate topics· Blended Learning Same-Sex Schools/Classrooms/Courses· Co-Teaching· Special Education Meetings· Attrition Rates among Minorities· Bullying· Technology in the Classroom· Online Learning
Personal Conflict Project: Part 3 Reflections Assignment InstructionsOverviewThroughout this course you will be introduced to different theories, strategies, and skills necessary for conflict resolution. This theoretical underpinning is necessary before you can practically apply any of the concepts you learn in this course. This project will allow you to start to identify a current personal conflict and attempt conflict resolution strategies and reconciliation based on the theories, strategies and skills you encounter. This project has three parts: Part 1 Identifying the Dispute, Part 2 Reconciliation Plan, and Part 3 Reflections.InstructionsIn order to finalize this project, you must reflect on your reconciliation meeting. Due to the sensitive nature of this assignment, full confidentiality will be maintained.This assignment has two different reflections require. First, you must reflect on your reconciliation meeting. You must fully describe your meeting, strategies you employed, and the outcome of the meeting. Secondly, you must reflect on this assignment as a whole and fully explain what you have learned through this project.This assignment should be between 2 4 pages in length and each paragraph should be a minimum of five sentences. No title page, abstract, or reference section is necessary unless you use citations. If you use any citations, you must properly cite according to current APA standards and include a reference section.Please note that your final grade on this project is not contingent upon successful reconciliation, but the process you go through during this project.
1. Name of Play2. Give the major theme that you found in the play. Remember: Do not confuse theme (overall idea; concept) with plot (action; storyline). Theme is what the play is about, not what happens to whom.Note*…. From here on out, you are answering questions about this specific production. Make sure you use specific scenes from this productions and you use vocabulary you learned from the course. There are questions about “Whats your favorite/worst part?” from this play… Do not say “I like the subject matter” or “I didn’t like it because it is sad”…. That is every production of this play because that is the play itself… You are writing a critique of this production. Whether you like the script or the story is not important. Your job is to look at what is being attempted and if it was successful or not and WHY it was successful or not. Break a Leg!3. In 3 to 4 sentences, (not just one or two words), give your opinions and critiques on the following areas using specific examples from the play. Make sure you use specific vocab learned throughout the semester.a) The Actingb) The Sets and Sceneryc) The Costumesd) The Lighting4. In a full paragraph answer the following question: What was the best thing about the play? (Please use specific examples from the production)5. In a full paragraph answer the following question: What was the worst thing about the play? (Please use specific examples from the production)6. In one word describe the kind of theatre experience you had at this play.7. Finally what advice would you give someone who was going to see this play?