Sex, Gender, and Popular Culture Spring 2015 Look through popular magazines, and see if you can find advertisements that objectify women in order to sell a product. Alternately, you may use an advertisement on television (but make sure to provide a link to the ad so I can see it!). Study these images then write a paper about objectification that deals with all or some of the following: • What effect(s), if any, do you think the objectification of women’s bodies has on our culture? • Jean Kilbourne states “turning a human being into a thing is almost always the first step toward justifying violence against that person.” What do you think she means by this? Do you agree with her reasoning? Why or why not? • Some people would argue that depicting a woman’s body as an object is a form of art. What is your opinion of this point of view? Explain your reasoning. • Why do you think that women are objectified more often than men are? • How does sexualization and objectification play out differently across racial lines? • Kilbourne explains that the consequences of being objectified are different – and more serious – for women than for men. Do you agree? How is the world different for women than it is for men? How do objectified images of women interact with those in our culture differently from the way images of men do? Why is it important to look at images in the context of the culture? • What is the difference between sexual objectification and sexual subjectification? (Ros Gill ) • How do ads construct violent white masculinity and how does that vision of masculinity hurt both men and women? Throughout your written analysis, be sure to make clear and specific reference to the images you selected, and please submit these images with your paper. Make sure you engage with and reference to at least 4 of the following authors: Kilbourne, Bordo, Hunter & Soto, Rose, Durham, Gill, Katz, Schuchardt, Ono and Buescher. Guidelines:  Keep your content focused on structural, systemic, institutional factors rather than the individual: BE ANALYTICAL NOT ANECDOTAL.  Avoid using the first person or including personal stories/reactions. You must make sure to actively engage with your readings: these essays need to be informed and framed by the theoretical material you have been reading this semester.  Keep within the 4-6 page limit; use 12-point font, double spacing and 1-inch margins.  Use formal writing conventions (introduction/thesis statement, body, conclusion) and correct grammar. Resources may be cited within the text of your paper, i.e. (Walters, 2013).

Sex, Gender, and Popular Culture Spring 2015 Look through popular magazines, and see if you can find advertisements that objectify women in order to sell a product. Alternately, you may use an advertisement on television (but make sure to provide a link to the ad so I can see it!). Study these images then write a paper about objectification that deals with all or some of the following: • What effect(s), if any, do you think the objectification of women’s bodies has on our culture? • Jean Kilbourne states “turning a human being into a thing is almost always the first step toward justifying violence against that person.” What do you think she means by this? Do you agree with her reasoning? Why or why not? • Some people would argue that depicting a woman’s body as an object is a form of art. What is your opinion of this point of view? Explain your reasoning. • Why do you think that women are objectified more often than men are? • How does sexualization and objectification play out differently across racial lines? • Kilbourne explains that the consequences of being objectified are different – and more serious – for women than for men. Do you agree? How is the world different for women than it is for men? How do objectified images of women interact with those in our culture differently from the way images of men do? Why is it important to look at images in the context of the culture? • What is the difference between sexual objectification and sexual subjectification? (Ros Gill ) • How do ads construct violent white masculinity and how does that vision of masculinity hurt both men and women? Throughout your written analysis, be sure to make clear and specific reference to the images you selected, and please submit these images with your paper. Make sure you engage with and reference to at least 4 of the following authors: Kilbourne, Bordo, Hunter & Soto, Rose, Durham, Gill, Katz, Schuchardt, Ono and Buescher. Guidelines:  Keep your content focused on structural, systemic, institutional factors rather than the individual: BE ANALYTICAL NOT ANECDOTAL.  Avoid using the first person or including personal stories/reactions. You must make sure to actively engage with your readings: these essays need to be informed and framed by the theoretical material you have been reading this semester.  Keep within the 4-6 page limit; use 12-point font, double spacing and 1-inch margins.  Use formal writing conventions (introduction/thesis statement, body, conclusion) and correct grammar. Resources may be cited within the text of your paper, i.e. (Walters, 2013).

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Matlab project Note: Your final project must be uniquely different from anyone else’s including different from the example I posted!! You are NOT allowed to work together because this is your individual final project!! Anyone caught working together or with similar data/answers will get an automatic zero and will be reported to the Dean’s Office!! REQUIREMENTS %%0. Make a main m-file that you use to run and call your function file. Give it a unique name. Make sure and include your name, your section, and date at the top of the m-file. Suppress any extraneous info; only output what is useful and what follows the intent of your program. (8 points) %%1. Create and use at least one anonymous function somewhere in your program. (5 points) %%2. Make a useful function m-file. That is, create and use at least one user-defined function Use comments immediately below the function definition line that describe what the function does and its inputs and outputs. (10 points) %%3. Utilize proper coding and documentation practices. Comment throughout both the main m-file and the function m-file. Create at least one section (cells). (12 points) %%4. Create and use either one subfunction or one nested function within your function mfile, (10 points) %%5. Use some type of numerical approximation technique like Runge Kutta, Euler’s method, Midpoint Rule, some type of numeric series, etc., 10 pts %%6. Create and use at least one loop (for/while/midpoint), 10 pts %%7. Create and use at least one conditional statement, 10 pts %%8. Create at least one plot, including a title and axes labels at a minimum, 10pts %%9. Output an organized display of your values to a text file that can be opened outside of MATLAB. Include headings so that the display makes sense. 10pts Note: Project need not be fancy or overcomplicated. You want to make sure it runs, meets all the listed requirements, is well-commented and is YOUR OWN WORK !! DELIVERABLES:!! %%10. Submit the following files onto blackboard (ZIP them!): 1. A flowchart or pseudocode of your program plan, 5pts 2. Your main project m-file, 0 credit if not included! 3. Your function m-file, -50% if not included!

Matlab project Note: Your final project must be uniquely different from anyone else’s including different from the example I posted!! You are NOT allowed to work together because this is your individual final project!! Anyone caught working together or with similar data/answers will get an automatic zero and will be reported to the Dean’s Office!! REQUIREMENTS %%0. Make a main m-file that you use to run and call your function file. Give it a unique name. Make sure and include your name, your section, and date at the top of the m-file. Suppress any extraneous info; only output what is useful and what follows the intent of your program. (8 points) %%1. Create and use at least one anonymous function somewhere in your program. (5 points) %%2. Make a useful function m-file. That is, create and use at least one user-defined function Use comments immediately below the function definition line that describe what the function does and its inputs and outputs. (10 points) %%3. Utilize proper coding and documentation practices. Comment throughout both the main m-file and the function m-file. Create at least one section (cells). (12 points) %%4. Create and use either one subfunction or one nested function within your function mfile, (10 points) %%5. Use some type of numerical approximation technique like Runge Kutta, Euler’s method, Midpoint Rule, some type of numeric series, etc., 10 pts %%6. Create and use at least one loop (for/while/midpoint), 10 pts %%7. Create and use at least one conditional statement, 10 pts %%8. Create at least one plot, including a title and axes labels at a minimum, 10pts %%9. Output an organized display of your values to a text file that can be opened outside of MATLAB. Include headings so that the display makes sense. 10pts Note: Project need not be fancy or overcomplicated. You want to make sure it runs, meets all the listed requirements, is well-commented and is YOUR OWN WORK !! DELIVERABLES:!! %%10. Submit the following files onto blackboard (ZIP them!): 1. A flowchart or pseudocode of your program plan, 5pts 2. Your main project m-file, 0 credit if not included! 3. Your function m-file, -50% if not included!

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Read the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, or any other major newspaper or weekly publication and select a single article or articles that (1) either report on interesting economic news that can be analyzed by the concepts or models taught in this course and/or (2) discusses one or more economic issues related to the concepts or models taught in this course. It is OK to use an online economics news article. Please cite your source. Useful Link: http://www.smc.edu/AcademicAffairs/Library/Pages/Citation-Style-Guidelines.aspx Write a FIVE TO SIX page essay analyzing the topic or critique the article from economic perspectives. Essay must be typed and double-spaced, (Times New Roman, font 12). The questions that you may address in this essay may include, but are not limited, to the following:
 What is the main economic issue? How is the economic issue related to the concepts or models that you have learned from this course? What sorts of arguments/opinions have been discussed? Do you agree or disagree with the analyses/opinions? Why? What argument would you, as an economist, make? The following is a suggested list of topics. This list is not exhaustive. INDUSTRY STUDY. For a specific industry, choose a current issue such as deregulation, foreign competition, and the impact of new technologies, mergers/takeovers, changing methods of competition, labor problems, or financial changes. COMPANY STUDY. Study the recent growth or decline of a particular company or its current position. This topic might include such points as the market structure within which the company grew and now operates, the elasticity of demand for its products, the degree of unionization, the cost structure (degree of fixed cost, economies of scale), the role of advertising, the degree of international competition, etc. INTERNATIONAL ISSUES. Possible topics are: current economic problems of a particular country, OPEC, the European Union, the U. S. trade deficit, protectionism, U. S. trade relations with Japan or other countries, economic development of a particular country, the World Trade Organization, etc. GOVERNMENT REGULATION. Analyze some particular government regulation or antitrust policy relative to a specific industry or company or analyze a current regulatory issue (environmental protection, OSHA, the FDA, etc.).

Read the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, or any other major newspaper or weekly publication and select a single article or articles that (1) either report on interesting economic news that can be analyzed by the concepts or models taught in this course and/or (2) discusses one or more economic issues related to the concepts or models taught in this course. It is OK to use an online economics news article. Please cite your source. Useful Link: http://www.smc.edu/AcademicAffairs/Library/Pages/Citation-Style-Guidelines.aspx Write a FIVE TO SIX page essay analyzing the topic or critique the article from economic perspectives. Essay must be typed and double-spaced, (Times New Roman, font 12). The questions that you may address in this essay may include, but are not limited, to the following:
 What is the main economic issue? How is the economic issue related to the concepts or models that you have learned from this course? What sorts of arguments/opinions have been discussed? Do you agree or disagree with the analyses/opinions? Why? What argument would you, as an economist, make? The following is a suggested list of topics. This list is not exhaustive. INDUSTRY STUDY. For a specific industry, choose a current issue such as deregulation, foreign competition, and the impact of new technologies, mergers/takeovers, changing methods of competition, labor problems, or financial changes. COMPANY STUDY. Study the recent growth or decline of a particular company or its current position. This topic might include such points as the market structure within which the company grew and now operates, the elasticity of demand for its products, the degree of unionization, the cost structure (degree of fixed cost, economies of scale), the role of advertising, the degree of international competition, etc. INTERNATIONAL ISSUES. Possible topics are: current economic problems of a particular country, OPEC, the European Union, the U. S. trade deficit, protectionism, U. S. trade relations with Japan or other countries, economic development of a particular country, the World Trade Organization, etc. GOVERNMENT REGULATION. Analyze some particular government regulation or antitrust policy relative to a specific industry or company or analyze a current regulatory issue (environmental protection, OSHA, the FDA, etc.).

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Critical Essay Guidelines FORMAT: Prepare your paper as a Microsoft Word file. Single-space the body of your paper; you may double-space between the headings (Introduction, Background Explanation and Critical Evaluation) described below. Use 1” margins on all sides. Use a font that is no larger than Times New Roman at 12 pt. and no smaller than Times New Roman at 10 pt. Put your name, course name, section and the date in a header on top of all pages. Include page numbers. LENGTH, TOPIC, ETC.: Write a 2 – 3 page (single-spaced) (1500 words) critical response on your topic. Back up your discussion with direct quotation from the relevant text, preferably short quotes, such as single sentences and (even better) crucial phrases. Leave out words or phrases using…ellipses…, etc. Less than 1/4 page total of your paper should be direct quotation. Cite any direct quotes simply by giving text title and page number in parentheses; the page number will either be from the textbook or what’s posted on Blackboard. For example, such a citation might look like: (Schoedinger, 25). Include a “Works Cited” page at the end of your paper citing the primary philosophic text from Schoedinger’s textbook. No other sources should be used. Treat your intended audience as someone who has some familiarity with philosophy generally, but no familiarity with the details of what you are writing on. STRUCTURE: In this critical response, you will do all and only the following three things, putting each under its OWN SECTION HEADING: A. INTRODUCTION Begin with a one-sentence introductory paragraph where you very briefly say what you will be doing in the rest of the critical response, one which has the exact form: “In this critical response, I will consider <insert chosen topic>, and then I will argue that <insert statement of main thesis>.” For example: “In this critical response, I will consider Socrates’ views on a worthwhile life, and then I will argue that the worthwhile life is nothing more or less than the life of pleasure.” B. BACKGROUND EXPLANATION Explain (in one-half to 1 page), as clearly as you can, the background to your chosen topic, including any relevant discussion in the text, and also including any relevant theories, arguments, objections, crucial notions and distinctions, etc. C. CRITICAL EVALUATION Critically evaluate (in 1½ – 2 pages) your chosen topic. This involves explaining and defending your thesis on the topic. In doing this, address relevant material from your “ Background Explanation” section. Also, you are encouraged (but not required) to anticipate potential objections and reply to them. Throughout your critical evaluation, pay careful attention (even if just informally) to the criteria of a good argument. This applies both when you are considering others’ arguments and when you are giving your own. GRADING: Grading will be based partly on whether or not you have successfully followed the instructions above (including the format requirements). Each defect in terms of failure to satisfy the instructions will cost you points. Any paper which completely ignores all instructions, however, will receive a zero. Barring prior consent from me or documented and sufficiently excusing special contingency, late papers will be graded in accord with the late policy on the syllabus. Grading will also be based on the writing quality. Here I have in mind things like: is the paper clear, concise, grammatical and accurate? Does it provide necessary explanations and avoid irrelevant material?

Critical Essay Guidelines FORMAT: Prepare your paper as a Microsoft Word file. Single-space the body of your paper; you may double-space between the headings (Introduction, Background Explanation and Critical Evaluation) described below. Use 1” margins on all sides. Use a font that is no larger than Times New Roman at 12 pt. and no smaller than Times New Roman at 10 pt. Put your name, course name, section and the date in a header on top of all pages. Include page numbers. LENGTH, TOPIC, ETC.: Write a 2 – 3 page (single-spaced) (1500 words) critical response on your topic. Back up your discussion with direct quotation from the relevant text, preferably short quotes, such as single sentences and (even better) crucial phrases. Leave out words or phrases using…ellipses…, etc. Less than 1/4 page total of your paper should be direct quotation. Cite any direct quotes simply by giving text title and page number in parentheses; the page number will either be from the textbook or what’s posted on Blackboard. For example, such a citation might look like: (Schoedinger, 25). Include a “Works Cited” page at the end of your paper citing the primary philosophic text from Schoedinger’s textbook. No other sources should be used. Treat your intended audience as someone who has some familiarity with philosophy generally, but no familiarity with the details of what you are writing on. STRUCTURE: In this critical response, you will do all and only the following three things, putting each under its OWN SECTION HEADING: A. INTRODUCTION Begin with a one-sentence introductory paragraph where you very briefly say what you will be doing in the rest of the critical response, one which has the exact form: “In this critical response, I will consider , and then I will argue that .” For example: “In this critical response, I will consider Socrates’ views on a worthwhile life, and then I will argue that the worthwhile life is nothing more or less than the life of pleasure.” B. BACKGROUND EXPLANATION Explain (in one-half to 1 page), as clearly as you can, the background to your chosen topic, including any relevant discussion in the text, and also including any relevant theories, arguments, objections, crucial notions and distinctions, etc. C. CRITICAL EVALUATION Critically evaluate (in 1½ – 2 pages) your chosen topic. This involves explaining and defending your thesis on the topic. In doing this, address relevant material from your “ Background Explanation” section. Also, you are encouraged (but not required) to anticipate potential objections and reply to them. Throughout your critical evaluation, pay careful attention (even if just informally) to the criteria of a good argument. This applies both when you are considering others’ arguments and when you are giving your own. GRADING: Grading will be based partly on whether or not you have successfully followed the instructions above (including the format requirements). Each defect in terms of failure to satisfy the instructions will cost you points. Any paper which completely ignores all instructions, however, will receive a zero. Barring prior consent from me or documented and sufficiently excusing special contingency, late papers will be graded in accord with the late policy on the syllabus. Grading will also be based on the writing quality. Here I have in mind things like: is the paper clear, concise, grammatical and accurate? Does it provide necessary explanations and avoid irrelevant material?

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Reading Guide 3 CHEM 101 Check here if you want your paper returned Chapter 3 – Section 3.1-3.4 Introduction to Chemistry Dr. Bragg Printed Last Name: First Name: WKUID: 1. Express in your own words the meaning of these terms: a. Hypothesis b. Law c. Theory d. Conservation e. Proportion f. Radioactive g. Atomic Number h. Mass Number i. Isotope j. Spectrum k. Ground State l. Excited State m. Quantum n. Valence o. Shell p. Subshell q. Orbital 2. Briefly describe the main points of Dalton’s Atomic Theory. On Time: Complete: Questions: Total Score: 3. Who experimentally verified the Law of Conservation of Matter? 4. Who experimentally verified the Law of Definite Proportions? 5. What are the three most important subatomic particles, and what is the charge on each? 6. Who discovered natural radioactivity? 7. What are the three main radioactive ‘particles,’ and what is the charge on each? 8. Who was the student that set up the experiments and made the observations that lead to the discovery of the nucleus of the atom? 9. Considering atomic numbers and mass numbers, which is the same among a set of isotopes and which is different? 10. What is the difference between a continuous spectrum and a line spectrum? 11. Who proposed the Shell Model of the hydrogen atom based on small energy steps between adjacent levels for electrons? 12. Which end of the electromagnetic spectrum is higher in ENERGY, ı-rays or radio waves? 13. Who proposed the mathematical wave theory that explained the existence of orbitals? 14. Give the general subshell filling order for electrons in ground state atoms. Reading Guide 3 CHEM 101 Dr. Bragg Chapter 3 – Sections 3.1 – 3.4 Introduction to Chemistry Page 2

Reading Guide 3 CHEM 101 Check here if you want your paper returned Chapter 3 – Section 3.1-3.4 Introduction to Chemistry Dr. Bragg Printed Last Name: First Name: WKUID: 1. Express in your own words the meaning of these terms: a. Hypothesis b. Law c. Theory d. Conservation e. Proportion f. Radioactive g. Atomic Number h. Mass Number i. Isotope j. Spectrum k. Ground State l. Excited State m. Quantum n. Valence o. Shell p. Subshell q. Orbital 2. Briefly describe the main points of Dalton’s Atomic Theory. On Time: Complete: Questions: Total Score: 3. Who experimentally verified the Law of Conservation of Matter? 4. Who experimentally verified the Law of Definite Proportions? 5. What are the three most important subatomic particles, and what is the charge on each? 6. Who discovered natural radioactivity? 7. What are the three main radioactive ‘particles,’ and what is the charge on each? 8. Who was the student that set up the experiments and made the observations that lead to the discovery of the nucleus of the atom? 9. Considering atomic numbers and mass numbers, which is the same among a set of isotopes and which is different? 10. What is the difference between a continuous spectrum and a line spectrum? 11. Who proposed the Shell Model of the hydrogen atom based on small energy steps between adjacent levels for electrons? 12. Which end of the electromagnetic spectrum is higher in ENERGY, ı-rays or radio waves? 13. Who proposed the mathematical wave theory that explained the existence of orbitals? 14. Give the general subshell filling order for electrons in ground state atoms. Reading Guide 3 CHEM 101 Dr. Bragg Chapter 3 – Sections 3.1 – 3.4 Introduction to Chemistry Page 2

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