1. essay of limited to 500 words- What personal qualities or life experiences distinguish you from other
applicants? How do these qualities or experiences equip you to
contribute to the College?
2. written assignment 1- Find
three articles (in newspapers, journals, or online) that discuss the
value, soundness, or impact of online education. Write a brief (1½- to
2-page) summary of these articles in which you describe their points of
view. Begin with an introductory paragraph. In the body, summarize each
article in a paragraph and highlight at least three points made by the
author. End your summary with a statement about what you can conclude
about the impact of online education based on these articles. Be sure to
include at least one direct quotation from each article. this essay is in MLA or APA style
Think about the research process you used to complete Written
Assignment 1. Use the following questions to frame your response:
Where did you choose to do research?
What sources did you consult?
What search engines did you use? Provide a list of your search terms.
Did you use any databases for your research in Assignment 1? If so,
which? If not, use a database to research the subject you chose and
report on the results. You have access to a number of databases through
the Research Resources tab on the main course page.
Did you reject any of the sources you found? If, why?
Present your response in a fully developed informative essay, complete with an introduction and conclusion.
write an argumentative thesis, and support the
thesis in a four- to six-paragraph argumentative essay. write about
this topic: Should newspaper reporters be required to reveal their
a topic and write a short research proposal for your research paper.
You may choose your own topic; your mentor will approve or suggest
changes to your topic choice as a response to this proposal. If you feel
unsure about choosing a topic, contact your mentor before this
assignment is due.
In your proposal, be sure to include the following:
- Your purpose in writing the paper
- Your reason for choosing your particular topic: Why does it interest you?
- Your intended audience
- Your position as the writer
- Your preliminary thesis
6. Use both the library and the Internet to compile a working bibliography of 10
sources for your research paper topic. Use either the MLA or the APA
form, but do NOT mix the two in your bibliography. Please note that if
you use some sort of citation tool for the citation itself, you remain
responsible for making sure that the citation you submit is completely
accurate. These types of tools can be helpful, but they are not
a detailed outline for your research paper and send it to your mentor.
Be sure to review the material on outline development in Research for Writers, Chapter 5.
carefully revising and rewriting your research paper’s thesis sentence
(created in Written Assignment 3), include it in a carefully written
addition, write a correctly documented body paragraph for your research
paper that integrates source material from one of your note cards. Be
sure to use the style (MLA or APA) appropriate for your subject.
your Works Cited page, listing every source you actually use and credit
in your current draft. Be sure to use the style (MLA or APA)
appropriate for your subject.
(3) consecutive body paragraphs (you may not include your introduction)
from the current draft of your research paper. Revise those paragraphs
by adding, deleting, and moving material around until you are satisfied
with them. Check that they are carefully and correctly documented (MLA
or APA). Note all of your revisions and write a paragraph or two
explaining the changes.
11. Complete a final clean, revised, documented (MLA or APA) research paper. Remember
that your research paper should consist of between 5 and 10 pages of
text. In addition to these pages, please include a cover page and a
Works Cited page. The Works Cited page must include a minimum of 5
a 750-word paper about Thucydides versus Plato on the nature of the
Good Life. Some have claimed that Thucydides is making empirical claims,
whereas Plato is making normative claims. Is that true? Support your
answer in your paper.
a 750-word paper on the biblical view of science, technology, and the
business world. Back up your conclusions with examples from your
reading. How do you think the eighteenth-century world that gave rise to
the Utilitarians reacted to the biblical view?
14. write a 750-word-Is
there a contradiction between our demand that our children be honest
and moral persons and our demand that they be successful? Present the
argument that there is a contradiction, and see if you can answer it.
15. write a 750 word- Does
one who kills another "deserve" to die? Why or why not? Are there
circumstances that would change your answer? Make two lists (perhaps
using a table with two columns). In one column, list the circumstances
in which a killer would deserve to die; in the other, list circumstances
in which a killer would NOT deserve to die. Now analyze factors that
set the two lists apart, such as:
- Qualities of the killer?
- Previous circumstances or actions of the victim?
- Qualities of the victim?
- Qualities of the intention behind the act?
- Features of the society in which the killing takes place?
- Calculations of the likely consequences of assigning that particular penalty to that kind of act?
does the exercise tell you about your tendency to rely on deontological
or utilitarian reasoning? What does it tell you about your sense of the
sacredness of human life?
16.write a 750 word- What
legal invasions of privacy would you be willing to justify in the name
of public policy? Would you be able to defend surveillance for the
- Making sure that people stay within the law?
- Making sure that people are behaving themselves morally?
- Making sure that people are healthy?
- Making sure that people are happy?
- 17. 1500 words in Mla style of:
The artistic style of one historical period frequently results from eventual dissatisfaction with the style of the previous period. In music, composers begin seeking new avenues for expression of their musical thought. For this paper topic, choose a pairing of adjacent historical periods from the following list, and describe how the music of the latter period shows a rethinking or even rejection of aspects of the music from the previous period. Support your points of comparison by describing at least one composition by two different composers from each of the period pairs. Period choices are the following:
Five audio examples are attached. For each music excerpt, identify its historical period and provide at least one-half, double-spaced page (minimum 125–150 words) giving your reasons for your choice. You'll be judged on the logic leading to your conclusion of period placement in addition to the period placement itself. Include discussion of the musical characteristics of the piece (see categories in Module 2), its style, use of instruments and/or voices, form, etc. If you recognize the piece, identifying the title or composer can be one of your reasons, but this information alone is neither sufficient nor necessary for explaining your conclusions.
Music excerpt A
Music excerpt B
Music excerpt C
Music excerpt D
Music excerpt E