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CASE STUDY Culture and Geo-Politics

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PLEASE RESPOND (IN ONE-PAGE) TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IN ORDER. Number responses appropriately; no need to re-write the question.

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1.What was the “cold war” about? Summarize key points in one paragraph.

2.In one paragraph, briefly discuss who drew up the borders of the Middle East? (Hint: they also created the country of Iraq).

3.Gender inequality is a very important problem throughout the world, but there is often great misunderstanding on gender roles around the world, especially in terms of political leadership. Identify the countries with the most women as a percentage in parliament (or congress)? Discuss cultural values and norms in these countries that may have led to women having such prominent political leadership roles.

4.In one paragraph, briefly define “Monroe Doctrine” and “Manifest Destiny”, and briefly discuss how these two concepts caused problems in foreign perception of the U.S.

 

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Can you help me understand this Writing question?

Ms. Jones is 60 years old and obese. She has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and will be started on glyburide. She is very nervous about this diagnosis and concerned that she will need to give herself “shots.”

  1. Explain the difference between diabetes mellitus type 1 and type 2.
  2. How does glyburide help decrease blood sugar levels?
  3. What are the key teaching points for patients taking oral antidiabetic agents?

Submission Instructions:

  • Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources. Your initial post is worth 8 points.
  • You should respond to at least two of your peers by extending, refuting/correcting, or adding additional nuance to their posts. Your reply posts are worth 2 points (1 point per response.)
  • All replies must be constructive and use literature where possible.
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Grading Rubric


Your assignment will be graded according to the grading rubric.

Discussion Rubric
Criteria Ratings Points

Identification of Main Issues, Problems, and Concepts

5 points
Distinguished

Identify and demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of the issues, problems, and concepts.

4 points
Excellent

Identifies and demonstrate an accomplished understanding of most of issues, problems, and concepts.

2 points
Fair

Identifies and demonstrate an acceptable understanding of most of issues, problems, and concepts.

1 points
Poor

Identifies and demonstrate an unacceptable understanding of most of issues, problems, and concepts.

5 points

Use of Citations, Writing Mechanics and APA Formatting Guidelines

3 points
Distinguished

Effectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Exceptional use of citations and extended referencing. High level of APA precision and free of grammar and spelling errors.

2 points
Excellent

Effectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Moderate use of citations and extended referencing. Moderate level of APA precision and free of grammar and spelling errors.

1 point
Fair

Ineffectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Moderate use of citations and extended referencing. APA style and writing mechanics need more precision and attention to detail.

0 point
Poor

Ineffectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. An unacceptable use of citations and extended referencing. APA style and writing mechanics need serious attention.

3 points
Response to Posts of Peers

2 points
Distinguished

Student constructively responded to two other posts and either extended, expanded or provided a rebuttal to each.

1 points
Fair

Student constructively responded to one other post and either extended, expanded or provided a rebuttal.

0 point
Poor

Student provided no response to a peer’s post.

2 points