monte carlo

This report shall be divided into 3 main section
1- mathematical/analytical explanation of the monte carlo. in this section it is expected to show the mathematical derivation reaching equations and mathematical examples.
2- Simulation of monte carlo using excel. in this it is expected to show how to install the add in using excel and explaining step by step using the simulation (monte carlo) with screenshots
3- applications and real examples of monte carlo using the simulation (excel)

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Respond Letter

This exercise will allow you to consider channel and persuasion and continues our discussion of writing that was started during class and in Forum 1. In this Forum, you will respond directly to an email composed for Forum 1 by one your section peers. You will take on a specific role as a store management team member. As this team member you will write an email in response to the message from the Director of Store Operations that you are encouraged to apply for a position on the New York City store opening team.
For this assignment:
Choose one (1) of the following voices to adopt for this email:
1.Store Manager – Recently married. No kids just a golden retriever. Your spouse also works at another BizCafe. You reside in Los Angeles, California.
2.Senior Store Manager – Married. Your partner has a high-profile job that is fully remote. Children are in middle school. You reside in Dallas, Texas.
3.Assistant Store Manager – Young and single. Avid snow skier. Avid sailor. You reside in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
You have three specific concerns related to the New York City opportunity. To prepare for the upcoming Zoom meeting, and to help your Director prepare, you feel compelled to respond to their email so that they will be able to come to the meeting with the answers that you and others will need.
You turn on your iPad and compose a concise but substantive response of 450–550 words to the Director’s email. Express your top 3 concerns with moving to New York City and why those issues could be a barrier to you applying. Be sure to consider the tone and style you use, as this is a conversation that could be volatile on both ends. Remember, you are writing as if you yourself are in one of the three positions outlined above.

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Research Techniques

As shown in the textbook and online readings, you have three primary techniques of using materials from sources: Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing. Quoting is using information word for word, punctuation for pumctuation exactly the same as the original source. For most quoted materials, you will need to use quotation marks around the entire borrowed passage. If you are simply quoting a name or a number of some sort, you do not need to use quotation marks, although every time you borrow from a source you still need to cite that source in-text. Paraphrasing is taking the entire borrowed passage, including main point and evidence used by the original author (Do not quote a quote!), and put it into your own words by using your own language and syntax (changing the words and the order the information is presented), still citing the source you are paraphrasing. Summaries are similar to paraphrases in that you take the borrowed material from the source and put it into your own language and syntax, but a summary only identifies the main point of the passage, not the evidence the original authors used. As with quoting and paraphrasing, you will still cite your source. Each of these techniques is necessary in writing an effective research paper, but they are not all the same. Some times you will want to quote, at other times you will want to paraphrase, and at still other times you will want to summarize.
Please answer the following prompt:
When do you want to quote, when do you want to paraphrase, and when do you want to summarize? Each technique is useful in different circumstances within a research paper. What defines those circumstances?
For your answer, identify when you believe each technique is best. You will want to write at least 3 long sentences for the answer, one for each technique, although writing a short paragraph for each answer (3-4 sentences each) may be more effective.
Resources
Please review the textbook and online readings about using source material
Assignment Requirements
Your original post must be at least three sentences or three paragraphs (75 words),

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Curiosity Collection Part 1: Compiling the Collection

In Unit 3, you read about “Curiosity Collections” which were, in fact, the earliest museums. In this assignment we are going to create a virtual “curiosity collection” by submitting “artifacts” (images) to the Curiosity Collection Discussion Board. Imagine that we, as a class, are creating a “Liberal Studies Museum.” The purpose of this collection is to educate others about the meaning and/or value of a liberal education. In short, our task is to help the public become interested in “new ways of seeing.” The museum curator has asked that we consider the following questions when deciding what objects to submit to the collection:
How would you describe your experiences as a liberal studies student?
What about being a liberal studies student is particularly meaningful to you?
What type of physical object might effectively translate your experience as a liberal studies student into a sensory experience that can help others understand what it means to pursue a broad education.

Keep in mind the range of what we have covered thus far in this course (educational history, disciplinary history, qualitative and quantitative analysis, 20th century literary/linguistic/philosophical theory, etc.) How would you contextualize the object to give it meaning for those unfamiliar with this type of education?

Part 1: Compiling the Collection–Due SATURDAY
Every person in the class is responsible for contributing ONE object to our virtual museum using the Curiosity Collection discussion board. When choosing an object to contribute, keep the following in mind:
Think about the terms of this assignment as described above.

Make sure that someone else hasn’t already used your idea since there shouldn’t be two of the same object in the collection (that does not mean that we can’t have more than one painting or song or sculpture or photo–we just can’t have the same picture, song etc.)

Your chosen object can be anything tasteful and appropriate that you can imagine being displayed in a museum: a piece of art, a form of technology, a sound recording, or something you created yourself.

Using the answers to your questions above, you will post an image of your contribution (either from a picture you found on the internet or one you took yourself) and 2-4 sentences to describe and contextualize your choice. In other words, how does the item relate to or reflect Liberal Studies? (20 points)

How to get started:

First visit the “Curiosity Museum Collection” discussion board and see what is already in the collection.
Decide what you would like to contribute and find a good image on the internet (or take your own picture).
Post the image to the discussion board. Include 2-4 sentences to describe and contextualize how your image relates to or reflects Liberal Studies along with the image itself AND give your contribution a title (the subject line) before submitting it for all to see.

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Research Activity Part 2–Conduct Survey and Post Raw Data

With a final survey in place, take the questions and conduct 10 surveys. You may choose to survey people you know or total strangers if you account for the type of sample (group of people) you use. The results of your individually-conducted 10 surveys are due on the discussion board by Sunday, September 25.
Please post all of the details of your data. For open-ended questions, make sure that you submit the full transcriipt for each response. For example:
Respondent #1:
1) A;
2) female;
3) sleeping;
4) As a result of 9/11 I’m afraid to fly;
5) yes
6) etc.
7) etc.

You would then do the same for the other nine respondents. This will allow for a more detailed analysis where cross-referencing between responses can be conducted (e.g. 80% of the women surveyed said that they are now afraid to fly, etc.).

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Writer’s Choice

Directions
Choose ONE topic from the list below and write a well-thought and sourced paper. Papers must be at least two full pages (typed, 12-pt font Times New Roman, double-spaced, standard (default) margins). Please choose between MLA or APA formatting (Links to an external site.). Formatting will be strictly enforced, and points will be taken away if papers are not formatted correctly. Late assignments will receive a maximum of 90% credit, and will drop by a letter grade for each class missed beyond the due date. None will be accepted after the final exam.
Minimum number of sources: at least one (1) “book” (i.e. full-text/book-length sources, e.g. DeVeaux & Giddens), PLUS at least one (1) or more “articles” (not blogs) . Online sources are ok as long as they meet the above (and academic-quality) standards. A strong “A” paper typically will cite 3-6 such sources, on average.
Writing Assignment #1 is due by Friday, October 7th at 11:59pm.
Please note: Late submissions will lose 1 letter grade (10 points) for each week beyond the due date

Please choose from the following prompts:
1. What was the Great Migration? What is its significance for jazz history?
2. Compare and contrast the style of two of these bands:
Original Dixieland Jazz Band
King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band
Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers
OR
3. How did racial issues in the post–Civil War United States affect the development of jazz
during the period covered by Chapter 1?

Formatting expectations:
Basic Cover/Title page (your name, our class, project/paper title, your submission date). While strict MLA formatting typically shuns cover pages, you should include one for this assignment and omit a header on the first page of your essay. This will save space on an already short 2-page persuasive essay.
Omit a header on the first page of your essay. Instead, include a cover page. This may be different than strict MLA formatting, but it will save space for your impassioned and well-cited/sourced essays!
Minimum 2 pages, double-spaced (not inclusive of your cover page & bibliography/works cited pages).
12 pt. standard-sized font Times New Roman (not wide fonts e.g. Courier or Copperplate, to manipulate page limit)
Default/standard margins (also don’t use this to manipulate page limits; penalties will apply)
Bibliography page (sometimes called Works Cited; sources laid out in a proper MLA or APA citation format, separate from your in-text citations)
In-Text citations (sources cited as you go, in proper citation format, separate from bibliography page)
Essentially, think of this as an argument sandwich. You’ve got your cover and bibliography/works cited pages acting as the bread (rye, brioche or French roll for me!), and your well researched and sourced/cited arguments are the filling (I’m a sucker for a good tuna sandwich personally, and nothing is better than a New Orleans fried shrimp Poboy (Links to an external site.). But I deliciously digress!) Make the arguments delicious and filling, like a Clyde Stubblefield solo (Links to an external site.), and sandwich it between your cover page and your thorough works cited/bibliography.

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Three channels of communication

I attached the document that provides all instructions. Please follow Roman numeral three which is how you will organize the essay. As you can see in the attachment there are pages you need to read. I will provide the link as well as user and password information.

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Writer’s choice

**Whatever option you decide to go with, I can provide the book pages (images) and the documents of the theories
You can choose to write this assignment on either Hanna’s article (Reader Response) or Howard’s article (Structuralism). Just pick ONE.
Option A: Hanna (Reader Response applied to Sir Gawain)
This journal entry is based on Ralph Hanna’s article on the interpretations of the girdle in SGGK that we read as our example of Reader Response theory in action (it’s pp. 116-31 in the Norton and we discussed this on Sep 2).
In this journal entry, you need to do three things:
1. Identify and explain ONE theoretical concept from Reader Response theory. You can use Iser (eg “expectations,” “gaps,” “alien associations,” “memory”) or Fish (“interpretive communities”, or “experience as meaning”). You should quote from the theorist and briefly explain and unpack the concept you’ve chosen.
2. Then, explain how a specific portion of Hanna’s analysis is informed by this concept. For instance, if I write about Version 4 of the girdle (the girdle proclaimed by Arthur and Camelot as a mark of honor and fellowship), I could use Fish’s idea of interpretive communities (and how the interpretive assumptions of the community produces ‘the meaning’ of the girdle). Another example, when discussing Version 1 of the girdle (It’s Magic!) Hanna argues that the way we’ve experienced the text (our expectations about what’s important) jostle against this interpretation. Of course, you need to elaborate to explain how Hanna’s argument is grounded in the particular concept you’ve chosen.
In this section, I suggest that you pick one version of the girdle that Hanna discusses and see if you can find the connections between a theoretical concept in Reader Response and how Hanna makes his point.
3. Finally, take that very concept that you’ve been working with and apply it to another section/ detail/ episode/ character / symbol in the text. Here, you would see if you can work your own analysis of another textual element through the same conceptual lens that you’ve already identified in Hanna’s reading of the girdle.
More Notes on Hanna’s Article
If you paid attention in class, I suspect that this assignment should be rather easy at the level of generating content. However, it might still be challenging to write about a critic’s arguments and theoretical assumptions in a cogent way. So, stick to this three-part structure that I’ve given you.
Ideally, you should read over at least one or two of Hanna’s “Versions of the girdle” sections before deciding which is a. the best version to discuss and b. the theoretical concept from Iser or Fish to use.
Always keep in view the fact that Hanna’s “big argument” isn’t about ratifying one particular version of the girdle. Instead, it’s about re-framing the various “meanings” imputed to the girdle such that the difficult issue of interpretation itself is the subject at hand.
Option B: Howard (Structuralism applied to Sir Gawain)
This journal entry is based on Donald Howard’s article on the binary between the shield and the girdle in SGGK that we read as our example of structuralism in action (it’s pp. 106-116 in the Norton and we discussed this on Sep 2).
In this journal entry, you need to do three things:
1. Identify and explain ONE theoretical concept from structuralism. You can use Saussure (eg what are the two components that make up the sign? “The sign is arbitrary”; “The linear dimension of the sign” ) or Jakobson (“the substitutive” and the “combinative”; the binary categories that structure analysis). You should quote from the theorist and briefly explain and unpack the concept / feature of structuralism you’ve chosen. You could use Parker here to supplement some of the theory, especially if you’re focusing on the procedure of coding, finding categories, and the binary logic that governs structuralist frameworks.
2. Then, explain how a specific portion of Howard’s analysis is informed by this concept. For instance, if you’re interested in the “arbitrary” nature of of the sign, you might focus on how Howard (near his opening) argues for the relational significance between the girdle and shield. Or, if you’re interested in the way structuralism splits the sign into the “signifier” and “signified,” you can identify how Howard uses this logic in attributing “signifieds” to the girdle and shield that he then uses to analyze the narrative structure of the corresponding episodes.
3. Finally, try to apply the analytical approach that you’ve been commenting on to another episode or character that Howard hasn’t really touched on. For instance, do the binaries also apply to some of the characters like Queen Guinevere, Lady B., and Morgan le Fay? Are there other episodes that Howard hasn’t analyzed too deeply (eg correspondences between the seduction and the hunts) that could benefit from the binary structure between honor and dishonor that Howard sets-up?
Length Requirement
The entry needs to be at least 600-words long. (It’s an electronic submission so words can be counted easily. Plus, I have the superpower of knowing when a scriipt is short …). There’s no upper limit, so write on, if you wish: everything you write will be considered.
Short responses will be penalized by taking a percentage of the projected grade. EG, a 500 word entry that might have earned a 90 would earn (500/600 x 90) = 75. This is meant to be a deterrent, so meet the minimum!

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The Faerie Queene

After reading the complete text of The Faerie Queene, answer the questions from our textbook on page 1051 in this discussion board. Be sure you answer in complete sentences and use at least two (2) quotes from the text to support each of your answers. Include proper MLA in-text citations. Once you have entered your own response, respond to at least one of your classmates in a 6+ sentence format.
Here are the Reading and Review Questions from our textbook PDF:
1. How, in what ways, and why does Spenser identify the Redcrosse Knight with/as St. George?
2. Archimago seems to act as an artist figure, as representing the imagination’s power to recreate images. What does he suggest about art, about the power of art?
3. How does the House of Pride hearken back to medieval allegory, and why? How does it compare with that of Everyman or Gawain and the Green Knight, for example?
4. Unlike holiness, temperance is a physical virtue. How does the landscape in Book II reflect this physicality?
5. Britomart, a female, is the Knight of Chastity. Yet her story is seminal, genealogical, in that she figures as a mother (of Elizabeth I) of a multitude through the dynasty that leads from Brutus to Arthur to Artegall (Arthur’s brother by Igrain) to Elizabeth. What does Spenser’s art suggest about sexuality here? Why does sex and subterfuge go so often together? How does sexuality become a virtue?

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Improving medication adherence in patient with schizophrenia

This a Phenomenon of Interest (POI) and Evidence Based Practice (EBP) Guideline/Position Statement Paper. On “Improving medication adherence in patient with schizophrenia”.
1. Please read attachments for the FULL instructions/ rubric.
2. For Step 4 Tool Completion: Please fill out the “John Hopkins appraisal tool” (appendix F) and upload it with the paper.
3. Please use “Pubmed.com” to search for the Evidence Based Practice (EBP) references and add the link into the paper.
4. I have also attached another student’s paper as a example guideline to follow for similarity.
5. For Step 8 Guideline/Position Statement Attachment: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33555614/
Use this link for one of the reference as well.

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