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Hosp 2011 Sales and Meeting Management Project

Hosp 2011 Sales and Meeting Management Project

 

You will be planning an event for_4____ nights and ___5____days. You must research a____4A’s____________________( corporation or association).This is the group you will be planning for. This will be determined by the Instructor. You will be assigned a state in which your event will be held. You must receive and/or create 2 sales kits from the 2 hotel sites you have chosen.

The purpose of this project is to give you an in-depth and practical insight into the meetings and convention industry.It gives you the opportunity to create an event as it relates to topics we discussed in class.

The more information, description and detail you provide, the better the grade.

 

Remember, you must complete the project in order to complete the course.

Formatting:

  • Must be 12 font, Times New Roman only, double spaced, left justified. 1″margins for all sides of the paper this is a professional report – that means a heading is not at the bottom of the page and the text on the next page!
  • Submit:
    • NO spelling, grammatical and/or punctuation errors
    • Poorly presented and/or written projects will not be graded and will receive a grade of zero.  QUALITY matters!
    • Your report is required to have a cover page, tabbed sections and submitted in a 3 ring binder.
    • Use  individual Headings under each section
    • Work cited page (the Internet/Google may not be the only source)

The sections you must address are as follows:

  1. Description of your association or corporation. (2-4 pages)
  2. Description of the 2 sites that you have chosen. (3-4 pages per site)

This is a complete and detailed property analysis. Address the location, size, price services, facilities and business cycleof each site *Tell Me, Don’t Sell Me*

 

III. Describe the reason you chose one site over another. (2-3 pages)

Address the group, the purpose of the meeting, and the differences you saw in Sect. 2.

 

  1. Agenda

The schedule of each day’s events and activities. Details and formatting is key!

 

  1. Function Sheets

See text for example

 

  1. Description of each day (3-4 pages per day)

This section takes into account the How and Why, you as a meeting planner, structured the day for all attendees. Address all of the elements that go into planning this event from the moment they arrive to the moment they leave.

 

The following is just a short list but not limited to what you need to consider.

 Registration, reservations, billing, room selection, function rm. set-up, food and beverage selection, meeting times and length, A/V requirements,excursions, spouse/children programs,etcetcetc

      Do not summarize your agenda. Remember explain what you did and why you did it. Explain your decision making process.

 

VII Budget

This is the final budget for the event. It is a very detailed account and breakdown of all of the expenses for the entire event.

 

VIII Reflection (2 page minimum)

This is where the student will critically think about the entire project as it relates to the event. The student will take into account the projects strengths as well as its weaknesses and what would the student do to correct it if the event was actually held.

 

 

Please Note:

*20% of your grade can be deducted per sales kit if it’s incomplete or missing from the project.

*Projects are kept on file in my office. Please make an appointment to view them.

 
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Reflective Report for Contemporary Information Systems

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Reflective Report for Contemporary Information Systems
Assignment 2B for Contemporary Information Systems
Semester 2, 2017
Due Date
This report is due no later than 4.30pm Friday, 20 October 2017.

Reflective Report 10 marks
The Report provides you with an opportunity to analyse your contribution to the group
activity in assignment 1 and to express your own actions and reflections in all assignments
and activities in Contemporary Information Systems.
This assignment recognises that we all reflect on experiences naturally, and this is probably
something you do already: processing, analysing and integrating your experiences through
writing, discussions with friends, social media, etc. In relation to this report, reflection is the
use of analytical, creative and critical thinking skills to help learn from assignments, and to
examine the overall context that tasks relate to. A structured reflection process:
calls attention to your natural reflection process,
provides new questions you may not ask on your own and
provides immediate feedback to your instructors on your progress.
Format for the Reflective Report
You are to write a report with the following three sections:
Practical Application: This section addresses the what question and, for space purposes, is
focussed on the group assignment 1. You should record objectively what happened in
preparation of the report. Without judgement or interpretation, describe the facts of what you
contributed to the report. This is not what you planned to do or what your partner did or did
not do, but what you actually did yourself. Optionally, comment on what you did in other
assignments (online discussion forums, assignment 2A) as time and space permits.
Motivation and Justification: This is the why question and covers both business reports and
your contributions to the discussion forums. You should describe how the activities you
undertook while doing the assignments. Why did you do a particular thing? Why you selected
not to do something else?
Reflection: This section addresses the what does that mean for me question. You should
describe your experience with the assignments and related activities of the paper with a focus
on the meaning and/or importance of the assignments/activities in your personal learning
experiences. The following questions may help you focus on this content:
What did you learn? Did the activities you undertook clarify things?
What was hard? What was easy?
Did anything surprise you? Why?
What would you change? Why?
Did these assignments/activities prompt any new ideas? Have they initiated a process of
thinking about things you need to do as a student? As a business/IT professional?
Your report should not address each question superficially. Instead select the 2-3 questions
that are the most important/about which you have the most to say and answer them in some
depth in reflective analysis.

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Obviously this reflection section is core to what the Reflective Report is about and it should
be the section that receives the most time, space and attention. The assignment of marks will
reflect this.
This is not a business report, but the report should still reflect the highest standards of
professional communication. This includes grammar, capitalisation, punctuation, spelling,
idea flow, sentence structure, formatting, page numbers, etc. In all of these matters and more,
be consistent and be correct.
Writing this report in first person (I, we, our, my) is not only okay, it is expected. Avoid the
use of first person in business reports like assignments 1 and 2A, but writing the Reflective
Report in first person will be easiest and best.
Submitting the Final Report
1. The maximum word count for this assignment is 1,500 words. No minimum word count
applies, just be sure the assignment fulfils all of the expectations outlined above. Penalties
will be applied to any submission that exceeds 1,500 words.
2. The assignment must be largely in your own words. It will be uploaded to SafeAssign,
which will check the work for originality. Submissions that have excessive matching
against unreferenced sources or other students’ work will be submitted to the Disciplinary
Committee and/or a penalty for plagiarism will apply.
3. Do not include a table of contents, list of tables/figures or Assignment Cover Sheet.
4. The due date is no later than 4.30pm on Friday, 20 October 2017. Assignments submitted
after this time will be penalised 3 marks for every 24 hours of lateness.
Upload Declaration
All submissions are to be uploaded to SafeAssign. Accordingly, in uploading your assignment
to SafeAssign you agree to the following conditions:
1. You understand it is your responsibility to keep a copy of your assignment.
2. This assessment is entirely your own work and has not been submitted in any other course
of study.
3. In this assessment you have acknowledged:
a. the source of direct quotes from the work of others,
b. the ideas of others (includes work from private or professional services, past
assessments, other students, books, journals, cut/paste from Internet sites and/or other
materials) and
c. the source of diagrams.
This includes “minimal paraphrasing” – changing a few words in a direct quote does not
make this “your own work”. Either quote directly (include quotation marks, citation and
reference) or substantially rewrite the idea so it is expressed in your own words (include
citation and reference).
4. You understand that SafeAssign is a software system that detects plagiarism and copying,
and that it will be used on your assignment.
5. AUT regulations regarding academic dishonesty, including plagiarism, are included in
Part 7 (Academic Discipline) of the General Academic Regulations found at
http://www.aut.ac.nz/about-aut/university-publications/academic-calendar

 
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ISYS3374 Business Analytics– Final Exam

Note: You need to submit your answers in a word documents. You need to copy the results that you need to answer the questions from the excel file into the word document. In addition, you must submit your Excel files but note that only the word document will be marked.

SECTION A: Discussion Questions

 

  • Explain the concept of having the imbalance data in classification techniques and the way that it should be treated in developing the classification models?
  • Explain the concept of over-fitting. Explain how overfitting can be avoided?
  • Give two examples of how logistics regression can be used. You only need to explain the problem. One example is the bank that are using logistic regression to classify its new customers for loan approval. The bank wanted to identify customers that are more likely to default on their loan. Explain why you cannot use linear regression in your examples.

 

(5+4+6 = 15 marks)

 

 

SECTION B:  QUANTITATIVE QUESTIONS

  1. There are 500 client records in the file Toy-Info which have shopped many special toys from an e-Business website. Each record includes data on types of product purchased (between 1-5), purchase amount ($), age, gender, marital status, whether the client has a membership and whether the customer has a discount card.

 

Apply k-means clustering on all six variables. Recommend a proper value of k and explain how you found this. Describe these k clusters by their average characteristics. (Hint: Compare the average distance of observations in each cluster with the distance between this cluster and the others)

 

(8 marks)

 

 

  • In order to improve the overall quality of a new material, a chemist experiments with the effect of two indices (A & B) on each other in her laboratory. In the following table, the values of these indices have been captured for each experiment:

 

No. of experiment Index A Index B
1 248 29915
2 247 29915
3 247 29991
4 253 29807
5 251 29965
6 230 29620
7 232 29526
8 237 29383
9 233 29345
10 242 29711
11 242 29570
12 245 29822

 

  1. Plot a scatter chart for this data where index A is the independent variable. What does the scatter chart indicate about the relationship between indices A and B? How strong is the relationship? Create an estimated simple regression model and write the equation?
  2. Apply and investigatea polynomial regression model that includes intercept and terms x, x^2 and x^3. Is this new model statistically significant?Is this new model better than the linear model, explain?

(8+7 = 15 marks)

 

 

  • The following data is the results of a 4- year study conducted to assess how age, weight, and gender influence the risk of diabetes. Risk is interpreted as the probability (times 100) that the patient will have diabetes over the next 4-year period.
  1. Develop a multiple regression model that relates risk of diabetes to the person’s age, weight and the gender. Present the regression formula as a mathematical equation. Interpret the coefficients of the regression and comment on the strength of the regression.
  2. Develop an estimated multiple regression model that relates risk of diabetes to the person’s age, weight, gender and life style. Present the regression formula as a mathematical equation. Interpret the coefficients of the regression and comment on the strength of the regression.
  3. What is the risk percentage of diabetes over the next 4 years for a 55-year-old man living in a big city with 70 kg weight?

 

Age Weight (Kg) Gender Life style Risk (%)
53 78 Female Small town 40
24 77 Male Big city 23
77 83 Female Country 67
88 89 Female Small town 71
56 65 Male Big city 45
71 82 Female Country 54
53 79 Female Small town 48
70 66 Male Small town 49
80 80 Female Big city 65
78 67 Male Big city 59
71 69 Male Big city 56
70 78 Female Small town 59
67 75 Male Country 46
77 95 Female Big city 64
60 57 Male Country 39
82 100 Female Big city 73
66 85 Male Small town 63
80 96 Male Big city 87
62 83 Female Country 52
59 93 Male Big city 61

 

(5 +5+4= 14 marks)

 

 

  • An internet provider company in Australia is interested in identifying the reason for individuals who are still undecided in buying the new NBN service of the company. The file NBN-service contains data on a sample of customers with variables that tracked the decision outcome.

Create a standard partition of the data with all tracked variables and 40% of observations in the training set, 35% in the validation set, and 25% in the test set. Construct a logistic regression model to classify undecided customers of the company. Use Undecided as the output variable and Contract duration, Bonus data and Usageas the input variables. (cut-off value equals to 0.5 and success is 1)

  1. Write the obtained logistic regression equation and predict a customer with Contract duration of 16 months, Bonus data of 63 GB and Usage of 237 GB whether he/she will decide to buy the new service or not? Explain how you found the prediction.
  2. Comment on the accuracy of the model. Report the class 1 and class 0 error and explain which kind of these errors are more undesirable in this example?
  3. AddLast plan variable to the model and create another logistic regression model. Compare the accuracy of this new model with the model obtained in previous part. Which one do you recommend?

 

(7+5+8 = 20 marks)

 

 

  • A put option in finance allows you to sell a share of stock in the future at a given price. There are different types of put options. A European put option allows you to sell a share of stock at a given price (called the exercise price) at a particular point in time after the purchase of the option. For example, suppose you purchase an eight-month European put option for a share of stock with an exercise price of $29. If eight months later, the stock price per share is $29 or more, the option has no value. If in six months timethe stock price is lower than $29 per share, then you can purchase the stock and immediately sell it at the higher exercise price of $29. If the price per share in eight months is $26.4, you can purchase a share of the stock for $26.4 and then use the put option to immediately sell the share for $29. Your profit would be the difference, $29-$26.4 = $2.6 per share, less the cost of the option. If you paid $1.5 per put option, then your profit would be $2.6-$1.5=$1.1 per share.

 

  1. Build a model to calculate the profit of this European put option.
  2. Construct a data table that shows the profit per share for a share price in eight months between $15 and $35 per share in increments of $1.

(7+7 = 14 marks)

 

 

  • FSUB is a companythat intended to introduce its product by advertising them in 3 relevant websites. The names of these websites are determined as A, B and C by the marketing manager of the company. Viewer estimates, and costs per advertisement are as shown:

 

Limitations Website A Website B Website C
Viewer per advertisement  120,000  25,000  60,000
Cost per advertisement $2,500 $600 $800

 

To ensure a balanced use of advertising, website B advertisements must not exceed 60% of the total number of advertisements authorized. In addition, website A should account for at least 20% of the total number of advertisements authorized.

  1. If the budget is limited to $65,900, how many advertisements should be ordered on each website to maximize total viewers? What is the allocation of the budget among the three websites, and what is the total viewers reached?
  2. Rewrite the model and answer this question: what would be the cost per advertisement of website A such that exactly 15 advertisements be allocated to website B if the company aim to maximize the total number of viewers? (Assume the cost per advertisements of website A and website C remain same as presented in the above table).

(8+6=14 marks)

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                TOTAL MARKS= 100

 
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ADVANCED MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

 
 

Bachelor of Business

   
   

ACTY 7212 – ADVANCED MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

Individual Assignment

Semester: Semester 2, 2017
Date issued: September, 2017
Due time and date: Submission by Week 11, 19 October 2017 (In Class by 6.00pm)
Submission The assignment must be submitted with a copy of the assessment cover sheet completed and attached to the front,both:

·         To the lecturer at the commencement of class on the date specified.

  • Electronically via turnitin.com by the due date and time. Failure to do this will result in a zero mark. Do not submit the cover sheet or the article to turnitin.
Total marks: 100 marks in total for the Assignment (Assessment 2)
Weighting: 30% for Assessment 2
Instructions: n  Copy and complete the cover sheet (which is attached) and attach it to the front of each submission.

n  The submission must be your own individual work and adhere to APA referencing requirements.

n  Copying or plagiarism may result in disciplinary action.

n  Refer to the detailed requirements for the assessment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assessment 2:

 

Objective of this assignment

The objective is to place the student in the position of a management accounting role within a business and to provide support to the General Manager of Sales and Marketing in cost analysis and in customer profitability. This is achieved through the use of information available from the public domain, combined with fictitious information, which reflects the information that would be available to a management accountant. Key parts of the assignment require demonstration of analysis of the information from the annual report and fictitious information, summarising and communicating this analysis to a specific audience. Some questions are open-ended to allow a variety of aspects to be investigated from the annual report and additional fictitious information. This analysis is also to be supported by academic literature to draw a link between academic studies (theory) and the practice of business. Completion of this assignment will give all students a strong insight into the requirements and skill set of a management accountant.

 

Background

Methven Limited (Methven) is a New Zealand based company that operates in one industry segment, being the design and supply of shower, tapware and water control valves and it has a presence in several geographical segments. The company relies on continual innovation to provide leading edge products to its customers. Methven has received a number of international design awards for its innovative products.

 

The results for the last full financial year, year ended 31st March 2015, indicated that Methven had continued to recover from its difficulties following the economic downturn earlier in this decade. Total Operating Revenues remained static at approximately $96m compared to 2014. However due to operational efficiencies and marketing initiatives both EBITDA[1] and Profit after Tax both increased by 12.4% and 20.9% respectively from their 2014 results.

 

The geographical segments are reported as New Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom (UK), and China. Australiacontributes 40% of total Operating Revenue, whereas New Zealand represents 33%, UK 25% and China less than 1%. All of these geographical segments except China are profitable at the EBITDA level.

 

The company is optimistic about the 2015-2016 year on the basis of a new range of products being launched into the market.

 

The company is listed on the New Zealand Exchange (NZX). Its share price at 31st March 2015 was $1.10 per share compared to $1.02 as at 31st March 2014.

 

 

Fictitious scenario

The General Manager (GM) of Sales and Marketing, John Doherty, needs some sound management accounting advice as he provides input into the CEO’s report on areas of sales, marketing, customer profitability, cost control, improvement initiatives, risk management and opportunities for growth. It appears that 2015 – 2016 will be as challenging as the previous year. You are a recently qualified graduate, and you will be required to draw on all your management accounting knowledge to support the GM of Sales and Marketing.

 

John Doherty is particularly concerned with two aspects of the current business:

 

  1. New product costs and their profitability, and
  2. Customer profitability in the UK operating segment

 

Some work has already been undertaken to better understand the costs and profitability of both of the above areas and John has provided you with the following information.

 

 

Additional fictitious information:

 

  1. New Product Costs and Profitability (fictitious)

 

Methven is considering launching a new range of shower-head products (see Table 1). To date the company has conducted a lot of research and development and market research on these products and they believe that there is a market for these products in all of their geographical segments. You have been able to identify the information in the following table.

 

Table 1:  New product information

 

Description Aqua Shower Fusion Silk Jet
Total manufactured Product Cost $150 $200 $250
Direct Costs % of Total Manufactured Product Cost 50% 60% 65%
Mark Up applied to Product Cost for Marketing and Administration expenses 50% 50% 50%
Anticipated selling price of each product $240 $300 $350
Total Research & Development expenditure* $250,000

 

*The total Research and Development expenditure on these three products to date has been $250,000. This amount is currently disclosed as an Intangible Asset in Methven’s Balance Sheet.

 

The current costing system used across all divisions of the company is a traditional based standard costing system which applies an indirect overheard cost at the manufacturing level based on direct manufacturing costs for each product. A standard mark-up is then applied to each product cost to reflect the company Marketing and Administration Expenses. John Doherty has indicated to you that the costs for the three products above should meet the anticipated selling price and earn a mark-up for a profit contribution of 20% on total costs.

 

 

 

  1. UK Geographical segment – customer groupings (fictitious)

 

Due to the current economic recession, there is considerable pressure to ensure that the company manages carefully all its customers from a profitability and cash flow perspective. John Doherty has asked you to explore in more detail the profitability of the three different categories of customers in the UK geographical segment. At present the company’s management accounting system is fairly coarse and focuses upon customer gross margins, while treating all selling, distribution and administrative costs as a lump sum “below the line”. John is aware that a more sophisticated costing system may reveal useful information about the profitability of the different categories of customer.

 

You have started a pilot exercise using Activity Based Costing (ABC) principles to examine the profitability of a typical customer chosen from each of the three categories of customer – Large, Medium and Small. The customers chosen were: Brookfields Group (large); Summerton (medium); Weymouth Bathroom Suppliers (small).Your first task was to establish the contribution margins provided by the three customers. This was relatively easy, as the data were already available in the company’s existing management accounting system. The information for the past year is summarised in Table 2:

 

 

Table 2:  Store contribution margins

  Customer Group
  Store contribution margin calculation  

Large

 

Medium

 

Small

 
    Brookfields Summerton Weymouth  
  Total revenues $1,836,000 $1,006,000 $520,000  
  Cost of goods sold $881,280 $492,940 $234,000  
  Customer gross margin $954,720 $513,060 $286,000  
  Customer direct costs $501,000 $253,000 $153,000  
  Customer contribution margin $453,720 $260,060 $133,000  

 

In addition, you have determined that the major corporate costs of $433,070which can be associated with each customer group are; product handling, order taking, delivery, rushed delivery, managerial visits to stores, and processing obsolete stock lines (see Table 3). You have performed a detailed analysis of the activities related to these costs. The results of these for the past year are shown in Tables 3 and 4 below.

 

Table 3:  Results of ABC Pilot Exercise

Activity Area Cost Driver Rate ($)
Product handling Number of products sold 7
Order taking Number of purchase orders 170
Delivery Number of deliveries 600
Rushed delivery Number of rush deliveries 1,100
Sales Manager visits to customers Number of sales visits 2,000
Process obsolete stock Number of products scrapped 8

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 4:  Analysis of Activities

Cost Driver Category Customer Group
  Large Medium Small
  Brookfields Summerton Weymouth
Number of products sold 17,800 7,550 6,000
Number of purchase orders 24 20 42
Number of deliveries 30 20 60
Number of rushed deliveries 10 10 30
Number of Manager visits to customers 5 4 10
Number of obsolete products processed 1,000 1,000 3,000

 

 

 

Requirements:

The only information you have is available through the public domain and the additional information provided for this assignment (this is fictitious information used only for the creation of this assignment). Therefore, you are to limit your research, review and analysis and any report and recommendations to the information obtained through the public domain. Do not contact Methven or any persons associated with the company about this assignment.

 

Access and read the Methven Annual Report 2015 (from the link provided). Also review other valuable information from the company website: http://www.methven.com/nz/corporate/investor-information/financial-reports/annual-report-2015

 

  1. Write a report to the GM Sales & Marketing that addresses the following:

 

  1. Identify, evaluate and provide justifications of areas of expenses or categories of costs, as defined in the financial statements and fictitious scenario, which are of concern to you including the current costing system.
  2. Evaluate the results of your pilot Customer Profitability Analysis using ABC principles.
  3. A brief review of any problems and practical issues that may be faced in carrying out an ABC-based customer profitability analysis.
  4. Complete an action plan of any changes or improvements you would address for any issues identified in a) and/or b) above. Present this in bullet point format, with a brief explanation of each action point.
  5. Identify and discuss risks that the GM Sales and Marketing needs to consider for 2015 – 2016 that should then be discussed at Board level.

 

  1. Identify and attach an academic or research article that support your evaluation for Question 1a) and/or 1b) above. From the article, prepare a maximum 200 word summary which provides the links to your evaluation in Question 1.

 

Maximum report length 8 pages of A4 (using Arial font 11) including tables, graphs or diagrams.

 

 

Marking guide:

 

Question 1

  1. Identification, evaluation and justification of expenses or cost categories

which concern you. This includes any relevant calculations.                              15 marks

  1. Evaluation of pilot CPA 25 marks
  2. Review of problems and practical issues with CPA 10 marks
  3. Action plan 10 marks
  4. Identification and discussion of risks for the Board 10 marks

 

Total Question 1                                                                                                       70 marks

 

Question 2

Identification and attachment of academic article                                                       8 marks

Discussion of links from the article                                                                             12 marks

 

Total Question 2                                                                                                       20 marks

 

Report format and presentation                                                                                         10 marks

 

 

Total Marks   100

 

 

Marking guide considerations:

Report format

  • The format is appropriate for a report.
  • The reportis typed, of a professional appearance, and is well laid out.
  • The report has been carefully proof-read, is legible and uses clear and concise sentences and paragraphs and avoids or explains jargon.
  • The report is logically organised and structured well.
  • Use of diagrams, tables, charts are all appropriate.
  • The reportdoes not exceed the page limit. Use Arial, Font size 11, with single line spacing.
  • Referencing is complete using APA format. Use the following library link

http://libguides.unitec.ac.nz/apareferencing

 

Responses to questions

  • The requirements of each question have been met and is original work.
  • An understanding of the key issues is illustrated and critical analysis is demonstrated.
  • Further insight is added to the assessment by reference to other relevant readings/ articles.

 

 

[1] EBITDA = Earnings before Interest, Tax, Depreciation and Amortisation

 
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Research Paper Assignment Description

Research Paper Assignment Description

General overview:

There are four global topics that we address over the semester. For the research paper, students will select one of these topics and discuss the relevant situation in two different countries. Papers should include background information on the topic and each country, progress being made in each country, remaining challenges in each country, and what findings suggest about the view of childhood in those countries. Research must include both criticism of other scholarly works and analysis of primary non-scholarly sources.

Paper Requirements:

Ø Choose ONE of the four global topics:

oInfant/Child Health

oEducation

oChild Labor

oChildren in Armed Conflict

Ø Choose TWO different countries

oYou cannot choose:

  • United States
  • Nepal

Ø Paper must include:

oBackground information on the topic in each country

  • an accurate description of the current situation regarding your topic with relevant statistics, applicable historical and cultural background information to help explain the ideas, values, and attitudes of each nation

oProgress being made in each country

  • the current laws and interventions being implemented by that country in

regard to the topic

oRemaining challenges in each country

  • the problems that stand in the way of further progress

oView of Childhood

  • what your findings suggest about the view/meaning of childhood in that

country

  • include, if relevant, examples of human expression that help to explain

attitudes of the contemporary topic in each country

 

Format:
Ø Due to Canvas and in class by the date listed on class schedule

oFailure to submit both will result in a late deduction

Ø 10 pages of text

oNot including title page, references, appendices, etc.

Ø APA style

oFor more information, see APA handout or http://apastyle.org

oIt is NOT necessary to include an abstract

  • Note: All information from your research sources must be properly cited. Avoid even unintentional plagiarism and cheating. Using someone else’s ideas without giving them credit is considered plagiarism (even if youput it in your own words). You will not receive ANY credit for the assignment and may be failed in the course if you plagiarize or cheat. Check your syllabus or course catalog for the definitions of academic integrity at SJSU.

Sources:
Ø Minimum of 6 scholarly sources  (AT LEAST 3 SOURCES FOR EACH COUNTRY)

oExamples: Peer-reviewed journal articles, scholarly books, etc.

o3 per country

oPublished within the last 10 years

Ø Minimum of 4 primary source materials

oExamples: artifacts, websites, popular media, case studies, interviews, census

reports (from the country), etc.

o2 per country (at least one artifact per country; For example: country: west Africa| primary artifact: mossi doll)

 

 

 
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Second essay

Essay themes (choose one):
1. Lukacs’ theory of reification: what does Lukacs mean by this term according to the text for week 3
2. Haslanger’s theory of ideology: explain its main elements according to the text for week 4
3. Althusser’s theory of ideology: explain its main elements according to the text for week 7
4. Adorno and the Freudian theory of fascism: explain the main elements of Adorno’s account in the text for week 8

 
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First essay

Essay themes (choose one of the following):

1.Address a contemporary social problem of your choice in terms of the external and internal forms of critique discussed in lecture 1
2.Reflect on the applicability of Marx’s depiction of alienation (‘estrangement’) in the contemporary world (in Australia or elsewhere), in general or to a particular issue or phenomenon
 
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