Mike Bryan

City: Hopewell, Virginia
University: Central Virginia Community College

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Film Unit 1

1895 -1908 \”early cinema\” Rapid development and experimentation in filmaking before hollywood era. In U.S, massive industrialization attracted large numbers of immigrants & rural americans to urban centers where movie industry found it’s audience. Beginning of cinema history: Lumiere brothers. Stylistically: Beginning of continuity, varying camera distance, multiple shots to dramatize events, logically connecting space […]

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CGS Chapter 1

Social Networking* the gathering together of groups of people using online tools to connect and exchange ideas Crisis Mapping Tool* collects info from e-mails, texts, blogs, tweets, and maps them making the info instantly publicly available. example) Ushahidi Ushahidi example of crisis mapping tool. Developed In Kenya when a Okolloh was overwhelmed with messages about […]

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Social Justice Chapter 1

What does the gospel proclaim? that human beings are made in the image and likeness of God With our divine image… we are endowed with a human soul with two powers: intellect and free will enables us to recognize and understand God’s command to do good and avoid evil intellect Enables us to choose good […]

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American History: Social Darwinism

Social Darwinism Only the fittest survive in human political and economic struggle Who came up with social Darwinism? Herbert Spencer William Graham Sumner Give people things to help them become better but not carry them through life. Laissez faire Govt hands off Did supporters of social Darwinism like laissez faire? Yes

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psychology test, chapter 8

concluding her presentation on contemporary theories of why sleep is necessary. marilynn makes all of the following points except: slow wave sleep provides a phychic safety valve for stressful walking experiances sleepwalking is most likely to be associated with stage 4 which of the following sleep disorders is most strongly associated with obesity sleep apnea […]

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Chp. 6 Vocab

China’s Scholar-gentry class Apart of the landlord class. The name \”scholar-gentry\” refers to the twin sources of privelege. Those of the scholar-gentry class lived luxeriously, silk, carriages, gambling, and multistoried houses. Generally had the most wealth and power in the Chinese class system. Yellow Turban Rebellion Called Yellow Turban Rebellion because of the yellow scarves […]

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history 201

What consequence did religious toleration in Quaker-dominated Pennsylvania have for colonists? Colonists did not have to pay taxes to maintain a state-supported church According to the Puritan doctrine of predestination, how could one achieve salvation after death? Puritans could do nothing to alter God’s ruling on their fate. After having spent a great deal of […]

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music final Argumentative Essay

by shaking, scratching, or striking the instrument itself – How do performers cause idiophones to produce sound? The Madrigal – The vivid depiction of the text through music, known as word-painting, is a hallmark of: Melody -succession of single tones or pitches perceived as a unit is called: Phrase – unit of meaning within the […]

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Social capital – critiques

Portes, Alejandro. 1998. logical circularity – as a property of communities and nations rather than individuals, social capital is simultaneously a cause and an effect. It leads to positive outcomes, such as economic development and less crime, and its existence is inferred from the same outcomes. (The problem with a functional definition is that it […]

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Theories of Development (Chapter 2)

How can a theory be practical? Theories can be insightful. Theories differ, some are less comprehensive or adequate than others, some are no longer useful, some reflect one culture but not another. Without them we would only have a heap. What is the relationship between norms and facts? Norms can reflect facts in that norms […]

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Task groups vs. Treatment groups

Task Groups focus on discussion of a specific task. Rigidity, no floundering. Treatment groups members are encouraged to openly communicate feelings and participate. flexibility required. Task groups roles are assigned often relating to ability or expertise Treatment groups roles evolve throughout the process of the group. Task Groups formal agenda and rules are used. Treatment […]

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APW Strayer Chapter 6 Big Picture

What is the difference between class and caste? Evd 1- Class was a meritocracy where individual achievement is incorporated into the social class Evd 2- Caste was base on religion while class was more focus on governmental power. Conclusion- The difference between caste and class is that caste is closed, while class is open. Caste […]

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Blw

Contract law An automobile company wants to change the supplier of its component parts which will lead to a breach of their agreement that is valid for three years. Which area of business law will best govern the legal aspects of this decision? The guilty defendant of a civil case is never incarcerated whereas the […]

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venture formation final review

studies shown that prior experience in an industry help entrepreneurs recognize business opportunities Is this True or False? True Entrepreneurship is the process by which individuals pursue within the constraints of the resources they control. True or False False Which of the following is not an example of a social force? changes in interest rates […]

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socio 2

Social Stratification the division of people into layers according to their relative power, property, and prestige Gender an ascribed characteristic that contributes to social standing in all stratification systems According to Karl Marx ownership of the means of production was the primary factor which distinguishes the different classes in industrial capitalism Marx argued that workers […]

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Research Methods for Social Workers

Standard 2.1.6 Maintains that social workers: – use practice experience to inform research – employ evidence-based interventions – evaluate their own practice – use research findings to improve practice, policy, and social service delivery – comprehend qualitative and qualitative research – understand scientific and ethical approaches to building knowledge EBP Evidence-Based Practice: a process designed […]

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SOC. CH.4

The process by which people act and react in relation to others is called social interaction Which of the following concepts defines a social position that a person holds? Status At any given time you hold a number of statuses. These statuses make up your Status set What concept refers to a social position that […]

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SOC101

Sociology Systematic study of human action in social context. Microstructures Are patterns of intimate social relations formed during face to face interactions. Families, friendships , circles and work associations. Marcostructures Are patterns of social relations that lie outside and above your circles of intimate acquaintances. Class relations and patriarchy, the traditional system of economic and […]

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Chapters 1-4 soci psyc

You ask your academic advisor what to major in, as you can’t seem to decide. She suggests psychology; however, it is important to remember that this answer likely reflects her values According to the text, social psychology is a(n) _____ science, and one that only began to emerge as a vibrant field after _____. young; […]

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Business and Society Ch.2

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) As a Concept Early definitions – CSR means seriously considering the impact of a company’s actions on society – CSR requires the individual to consider his or her acts in terms of a whole social system, and holds him or her responsible for the effects of his or her acts anywhere […]

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Ch. 5 Gender

D 1. Gender development is influenced by A) biological factors. B) social factors. C) cognitive factors. D) all of these factors. D 2. Erik Erikson and Sigmund Freud agreed that A) anatomy is destiny. B) gender behaviors and gender are instinctual. C) human behavior is directly related to reproductive processes. D) all of these. B […]

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Accounting II: Chapter 13

In each pay period, the payroll information for each employee is recorded on his or her employee earnings record True The payroll register provides all the payroll information needed to prepare a payroll False A business deposits the total of gross wages in a separate payroll checking account False Employer taxes are business expenses True […]

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