Larry Charles

City: Ann Arbor, Michigan
University: Eastern Michigan University

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Chapter 15: Aging and the Elderly

gerontology the study of aging and the elderly age stratification the unequal distribution of wealth, power, and privilege among people at different stages of the life course gerontocracy a form of social organization in which the elderly have the most wealth, power, and prestige caregiving informal and unpaid care provided to a dependent person by […]

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AP Psychology – Unit 6 – Learning

Classical Conditioning Learning through association, a tendency to connect events that occur together in time and space. *A stimulus elicits a response* Ivan Pavlov The Russian Psychologist who discovered classical conditioning on accident; he was just measuring how much dogs salivated. US – Unconditioned Stimulus A stimulus that naturally and automatically triggers a response. (Dog […]

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EZC1 – Finance WGU

main line finance disciplines corporate finance, investments, institutions capital budgeting analysis process of determining what capital assets to buy finance your company with … own money (equity) or the bank’s money (debt). Equity Amount of owners’ portion of a business. debt Money lent by a creditor to provide financing to the borrower Asset manager someone […]

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Chapter 4 Whole Body Terminology

Abdominal Cavity The cavity beneath the thoracic cavity; Contains the liver, gallbladder, spleen, stomach, pancreas, intestines, and kidneys Anaplasia A change in the structure and orientation of cells, charecterized by a loss of differentiation and reversion to a more primitive form. Anatomical Position The standard reference position for the body as a whole; the person […]

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Case Studies: Respiratory System

1. Jennifer had been experiencing the symptoms of a sore throat for a couple of days that had become progressively worse. This morning when she woke up, it was extremely difficult and painful to swallow. When she went to the doctor, he could see how red & swollen her tonsils were. He could also see […]

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Internet and Electronic Commerce

Internet -a large network that connects together smaller networks all over the globe Web -made it possible to include these elements (text, graphics, animations, sound, and video). -It provides a multimedia interface to resources available on the Internet. Web 1.0 focused on linking existing information Web 2.0 evolved to support more dynamic content creation and […]

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Google Docs Vocabulary

The Google Docs command to save a file is There is no save command. Docs automatically saves as you work. Paste To inset items stored on the clipboard into a document. Link A Google Docs hyperlink. It is a text that opens a web page or jumps you to another location. Tools tab Contains Spelling […]

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The Scarlet Letter (Scaffold Scenes/ Essay Prep)

Define penance. an act that involves acceptance of punishment for a sin or wrongdoing. Define repentance. remorse for past conduct or sin. Scaffold Scene #1. What does this represent? What are the key plot details of the scene? Define penance. Describe the scene. This scene represents Penance and Punishment. Plot Details: – Hester comes from […]

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Comparative Essay Study Guide

Martin Luther King Jr. 2-3 Titles: \”I See the Promised Land\” and \”I Have a Dream\” 1. Martin Luther King Jr. \”I Have a Dream\” Martin Luther King Jr.’s use of pathos in \”I Have a Dream\” begins with the words, \”but one hundred years later, the Negro still is not free.\” It is necessary […]

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Don Marquis- Why Abortion is Immoral

What is Marquis’ argument for the impermissibility of abortion? P1: It is immoral to kill a being like me. P2: If P1 then killing a fetus is immoral P3: Abortion is killing a fetus. C: Abortion is immoral. According to Marquis, why is it wrong to kill adult humans? That is, what explains the wrongness […]

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Argumentative Essay/ Toulmin Method

Rhetoric is defined as: – \”the art of discourse\” – \”the art of effective speaking or writing, especially the use of figures of speech and other compositional techniques\” – Aristotle: \”the ability, in each case, to see all of the available means of persuasion\” Rhetoric refers to: The art of finding and analyzing all the […]

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Fahrenheit 451 Dystopian Characteristics Essay

Intro and Conclusion Fahrenheit 451 is included in the dystopian genre because of the characteristics of the society and its social norms, along with the characteristics of the protagonist. Social Norms • Information, independent thought, and freedom are restricted • Citizens conform to uniform expectations. Individuality and dissent are bad. Society • Bureaucratic- Society is […]

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Essay comparing social constructivist and essentialist interpretations of gender, sexuality, and race.

What is social constructivism? It is the idea that social categories develop in social contexts. What is essentialism? It is the idea that naturally occurring sets of traits defines a particular group of people and that these characteristics are unchanging over time and across cultures. What are social constructivist approaches to understanding gender differences? \”The […]

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Social Deviance TEST 1 essay questions

Travis Hirshi’s Control theory (reading 9): Elements of Social Bonds This are reason why we don’t deviate attachment- relationship with people commitment- time put in to something- work involvement- don’t have a lot of free time- hobbies Belief- in the norms- religion Robert Merton’s Anomie Theory (reading 7): 4 types of deviant adaptations Innovation- deviant […]

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Graphic Design 2

Contextualization The process of placing something within the interrelated systems of meaning that make up the world. Primary Research Gathering material that does not pre-exist, such as photography, drawing, and interviews. Secondary Research Gathering material that already exists, such as design work, color samples, written texts ect. Lateral Thinking A form of research were the […]

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Air Pollution and Collision on I-75

2 air pollution cases in the 20th century the LA smog and the London fog of 1952 natural vs. human made sources for air pollution natural – volcanoes & fires; human made – vehicles, factories, power plants what are the top 3 common air pollutants? vehicles, coal plants, and factories 6 different gases given off […]

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2.1.5 Stool Specimens

Normal stool o Color – Brown, darkens with standing o Consistency – Formed, semi-solid mass o Amount – Described as small, moderate, or large. Typically 150 g/day o Odor – Varies with pH; caused by bacterial action in the GI tract o Usually one bowel movement each day, varying with the patient o 70% water […]

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Chapter 10: Alternatives to the Mannequin

European Display Techniques Small shop, or boutique-type, display techniques Form – 3D representation of a part of the human anatomy – Such as torso, bust, area from shoulder to waist or from hips to ankles Three-Quarter Form – Body extending to the knees or just below and can have an adjustable rod and a weighted […]

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English 10 Part 1 and 2

Select the response you feel best answers each question. Functional documents would be used in all of the following activities except calling for pizza delivery. Biographies stories of people’s lives that are written by other people A warranty or contract helps you to be protected as a consumer against poor products An employment contract is […]

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CHINA SOCIAL STUDIES TEST ms. fung

221 BCE unification of china under emperor Qin 618 CE rise of tang dynasty 960 Ce rise of song dynasty aristocracy a ruling class of nobles that are very wealthy meritocracy rule by officials of proven talent Mandate of Heaven Heaven choses a particular dynasty to rule, and it supported that dynasty as long as […]

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pH scale + Universal Indicator + Litmus Paper

what is a pH scale for? Measuring how strong or weak and acid and base is What is neutral on the pH scale? pH 7 What is a strong acid in on the pH scale? pH 0-2 What is a weak acid on the pH scale? pH 3-6 What is a weak base on the […]

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Econ Ch. 10 – money: it’s functions and properties

money is anything that people will accept as payment for goods and services 3 functions of money No matter what people choose to use as money it must perform 3 things: 1. Medium of exchange 2. Standard of value 3. Store of value Medium of exchange or the means through which goods and services can […]

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