Should the cap on Social Security be removed?

Social Security Cap Student’s Name: Institutional Affiliation: Introduction The Social Security Fund has served to keep a large number of the elderly population and seniors out of poverty since its official enactment in 1935. Presently as the baby boomers begin to retire or near retirement, there is a boiling crisis of the fund, and recent questions surround the sustainability of the Social Security to finance future generations of retirees. The financial crisis facing the social security fund is that in 15 years, it will incur fewer finances than what is needed to pay retirees. And in 30 years, the social security will only cover 75% of consumers for every dollar of allowances and benefits...

copy and paste literature review

The Use of Copy & Paste Functionality in Electronic Health Records Institutions Student’s name Abstract This study examines the current trend in the use of copy and paste function of patient’s data within an organization. The paper will cover a detailed examination of the use of copy and paste in importing electronic health data information. This report will offer more insight into this problem and highlight the consequence that may arise from the use of copy and paste functionality in electronic health records. The study also shows how the use of this functionality affects the integrity of the patient's information and as well jeopardizes the functionality of the health organization in...

Why do some consider the use of Native American-themed mascots offensive?

Student`s Name Professor`s Name Course Title Date of Submission Why Do Some Consider the Use of Native American-Themed Mascots Offensive? America has had a history of “playing with the Indians” that dates back to the colonial and independence period. This involves using words and material culture of the Native Americans without understanding the context of such materials. Sports play a vital role in the American society as it provides a means of entertainment and identity. Hence every sports team has a way of identifying itself with the fan through mascots and names, of which some are considered offensive to the Native American community. Since the 1960s, there have been many protests in...

Writers Choice

Article Summary Name of the Student Professor’s Name Article Summary Description of the Article The title of the article that is summarized for critique is “Depression persistence and serotonin transporter genotype in adolescents under usual care conditions.” The article was authored by Kohen R, Myaing M, Richards J, Zhou C, McCauley E, Kayton W, and Richardson, L. The article was published in the J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol on May 2013 (volume number 23, issue 4, pages 290-294). Broad Discipline of the Literature Review The broad discipline that the authors considered for the literature review was on adolescent depression. Kohen et al. (2013) wanted to explore the...

The Wrong Way to Treat Opioid Addiction

Name Professor Subject Date The Wrong Way to Treat Opioid Addiction Maia Szalavitz in her article “The Wrong Way to Treat Opioid Addiction” describes the controversy about addiction medication. She specifically illustrates the use of Buprenorphine in medication-assisted treatment which is widely rejected as some individuals consider it to be a barrier to ending overdose cases in outpatients. Maia Szalavitz main argument is that dependence on buprenorphine in the treatment of opioid addiction is not addiction as its benefits outweigh the risks associated with its use. Hence, relying on buprenorphine to treat opioid addiction is not an addiction but rather a way of prolonging the lifespan of...

Grain structure development in solid state additive manufacturing and welding – Al-Li-alloys

Student’s name Professor’s name Course Date Al-Li Alloy Grain Structure Development in Solid State Manufacturing and Welding Aluminum has attracted great interest in research due to the rise of the need of reducing the natural weight of vehicles, aerospace and other structures in the industry of transportation. The properties of aluminum make it favorable for structural engineering (Kablov 160). These properties which are favorable include: resistance to corrosion, having a good strength to weight ratio in addition to machinability. As compared to steel, aluminum can be recycled easily which saves the smelting energy. The weldability of aluminum alloys is good (Olabode 20). However, it...

DISCIPLINARY LITERACY

Disciplinary Literacy Name Institutional affiliation What is Disciplinary literacy instruction? How is it accomplished? Why is it important? Disciplinary literacy instruction is a guide on the ability to read, write and critically think based on a specific discipline transferred to students by the disciplinary teachers. It helps students intricately understand the makeup of a particular discipline, which could serve as a solid foundation for the students enabling them to adapt to the labor force. “Students need explicit teaching of sophisticated genres, specialized language conventions, disciplinary norms of precision and accuracy, and higher-level interpretive processes” (Shanahan &...

Fundamental Question

Name TutorCourse Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Michael Schrage. “The New, Faster Face of Innovation.” The Wall Street Journal. 17 August 2009 https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052970204830304574130820184260340January 11, 2017 Promoting Progress through Adoption of New Technology In the article, Brynjolfsson and Schrage address how new technology is renovating the concept of innovation in the marketplace encouraging adoption of the new initiatives by firms. It explores how advanced technology is making innovations in companies much cheaper and efficient than it was previously. The article points out that digital technologies are enabling businesses to get a better idea of consumer behaviors...

Examining What Makes Violent Crime Victims Unique: Extending Statistical Methods for Studying Specialization to the Analysis of Crime Victims

Examining what Makes Violent Crime Victims Unique: Extending Statistical Methods for Studying Specialization to the Analysis of Crime Victims Student’s Name Institution’s Name Abstract The field of victimization exists in fragments where several theories exist. Theorizing within victimization studies intends to locate and explain specific types of victims. Schreck et al. undertook a study to determine the factors that make violent crime victims unique. However, what stands out throughout the paper is the addressing of shortcomings apparent in the past and present victimization studies. In addition to having persons on the ground, the article employed the Item Response Theory as advanced by...

Get to Know Your Faculty Paper

Name Instructor Course Date Abstract This paper notes a summary of an investigation of a faculty member’s area of research. The faculty member chosen for this paper is Associate Professor John W. Haas. Professor Haas teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses. His areas of specialization include research methods, organizational, and interpersonal communication. Distinguished journals such as Journalism Quarterly, Management Communication Quarterly, and American Behavioral Scientist have published his works. Besides teaching and writing, Haas has also undertaken other duties related to investigation. As an investigator, he has served several US agencies such as the departments of...