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Transcript: 14th Week Consulting interns can be expensive Time and Money Personal Experience Preliminary Design Stage NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 New and Existing Education, Business, and Mercantile Definition of Project This app would be used to provide interns and recent graduates with an outline of guidelines for how to design and review designs of specific occupancies. With the given time frame, I will be writing the information that will go into the app Begin parametric study: Speak with my mentor and Jason to understand more about what critical variables I could concentrate on for this app. Choose those parameters and begin my study Gather information from NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 for new and existing education, business, and mercantile occupancies. By: Breanne Thompson Next Steps (Continued) Finish preparing for Draft of Analysis Pull together and discuss results of project Draw my conclusions and state future work needed Turn in Final Paper! 10th and 11th Week Turn in my parametric study Begin draft of analysis Map out the process of the app for the key elements 15th Week References Next Steps 7th Week Prepare for Final Presentation Summarize my draft of analysis into presentation Work on how to incorporate a live demonstration for my presentation App Development Background Information 8th-9th Week Continuous Process Objective-C for Apple products Java for Android products 6 months of studying Places to Learn: Codecademy, iOS Dev Center, Android Developers Training Hire App Developer will cost thousands Prepare Final Paper Dive into Shark Tank! 1. 2. 6th Week Background Presentation 12th-13th Week

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Transcript: Real action and accountability Amnesty International Non-state actors/ Rebel Groups?? ...and what about men?? ignoring male rape victims? would rape exist without a man? Weapons of War: Rape UN as an Arena - NGO's - Discussion and dialogue Arena Instrument Actor Critical Thinking Weapons of War: Rape UN as an instrument UNSC Resolution 1820 (2008) UN as an Actor - UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Weapons of War: Rape Problems with 1820 "Roles and Functions of International Organizations" "Sexual violence, when used as a tactic of war in order to deliberately target civilians or as a part of a widespread or systematic attack against civilian populations, can significantly exacerbate situations of armed conflict and may impede the restoration of international peace and security… effective steps to prevent and respond to such acts of sexual violence can significantly contribute to the maintenance of international peace and security" (UNSC Resolution 1820, p. 2)" Background Presentation- Kristin Mann Weapons of War: Rape Brief Insight - used to manipulate social control - destabilize communities - weaken ethnic groups and identities Examples: - Sudanese Militia - Rwanda Genocide - DRC Critical Thinking Critical Thinking Increased Data Collection by international organizations - determine humanitarian responses - ensures justice and reparation - provides recognition and dignity

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Transcript: Death rate 2012: 12.84 deaths/1,000 population (World ranking: 22) Infant (Child Mortality) Total: 79.02 deaths/1,000 live births (world ranking: 10) HIV/AIDS (2) Appropriate Technology Landlocked country Great African Rift Valley system: East – Lake Malawi South – mountains, tropical palm-lined beaches Mainly a large plateau, with some hills Lake Malawi (Lake Nyasa) Almost 1 million people have AIDS 60% of these are female Declining in urban areas, Rising in rural areas Leading cause of death amongst adults Contributes to the low life expectancy: 54.2 years 209th ranking (One of the lowest) 500,000 children have been orphaned due to AIDs Micro-finance Policy Framework and Strategies (Health SWAp) increasing the availability and accessibility of antenatal services; utilization of skilled health personnel during pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal period at all levels of the health system; strengthening the capacity of individuals and institutions to improve maternal and neonatal health; increasing the number of skilled health personnel; constructing and upgrading health facilities to offer essential health services particularly focusing on rural and underserved areas; and provision of ARVs and micronutrients during pregnancy. Geography of Malawi CCST 9004 Appropriate Technology for the Developing World Indicator 3: Literacy Rate of 15 – 24 year-olds According to the World Bank, microfinance is defined as: Microfinance is the provision of financial services to the entrepreneurial poor.This definition has two important features:it emphasizes a range of financial services—not just credit— and it emphasizes the entrepreneurial poor. Goal 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education Appropriate Technology: SIRDAMAIZE 113 Population: 16,777,547 (estimated in July 2013) Population growth rate: 2.758% (2012 est.) (World ranking: 18) Age structure Children: 50% of total population HIV/AIDS Human Resources Education Poverty Food Insecurity Erratic Rainfall Patterns/Droughts Corruption Lack of Foreign Investment Languages Indicator 5: Proportion of seats held by women in National Parliaments Central Region: 1-9 (Yellow) *Capital: Lilongwe Northern Region: 10-15 (Red) Southern Region: 16-27 (Green) Lake Malawi (Blue) Land surface area 45,747 square miles Challenges: · shortage of qualified primary school teachers; · inadequate physical infrastructure; · poor retention of girls mainly from standard five to eight; · high disease burden due to HIV and AIDS consequently leadinto absenteeism, especially among girls who take care of the sick · Poverty levels are high in rural areas. Malawi – Climate/Agriculture Trading partners: South Africa, Zambia, China, US Challenges: · shortage of qualified primary school teachers; · inadequate physical infrastructure; · poor retention of girls mainly from standard five to eight; · high disease burden due to HIV and AIDS consequently leading to absenteeism especially among girls who take care of the sick; and · poor participation of school committees and their communities in school management. · Poverty levels are high in rural areas. 1 Doctor per 50,000 people Hinders the ability to deliver medical services to people in need Reason: Emigration Lack of access to education Aggravated by AIDS > 4 nurses are lost each month This also affects other sectors: Government Business Farmers Human Resources HIV/AIDS - Contemporary GDP: US $14.58 billion (2012 est.) (World ranking: 142) Labor force: agriculture: 90%; industry and services: 10% (2003 est.) Countries main income Agriculture Main crops: maize, tobacco, tea, sugar cane, groundnuts, cotton, wheat, coffee, and rice Industry: tobacco, tea, sugar, sawmill products, cement, consumer goods Challenges: limited capacity in terms of human and material resources to facilitate adult literacy and continuing education; early marriages perpetuated by socioeconomic factors; socio–cultural factors that make people believe that men should be leaders while women are followers; and, poor learning environment which affects girls in primary and secondary schools e.g. sanitary facilities, long distances to education facilities, extra burden from domestic chores especially for adolescent girls resulting into high dropout rate. 1964: Independent from Britain Indicator 1: Maternal Mortality Ratio Malawi Demographics Problems - Outline Indicator 4: Share of Women in Wage Employment in the Non- Agriculture Sector measure of employment opportunities ( i.e equal proportions of men and women in formal employment) Yet, more women participate in the agriculture sector than in the formal wage employment especially in jobs that require professional qualifications. Due to: literacy levels, gender disparity and cultural values. Facts About the Product: Drought tolerant maize variant Able to mature under limited rainfall Suitable for marginal rainfall areas 136 days to mature Normally: 150 – 180 days Able to mature under limited rainfall Suitable for marginal rainfall areas

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Transcript: Clear 1. The committee decided to postpone the vote. 2. A decision was reached to postpone the vote. Needing to justify the purchase of iPads for every student in the school, the study ignored all evidence suggesting that the tablets had done little to increase learning. Concise Our website has made available many of the things you can use for making a decision on the best dentist. (20 words) Our website presents criteria for determining the best dentist. (9 words) I believe that school writing is the most important skill one can have while trying to get an education and gain knowledge to use later on in the future with whatever life has in store. (35 words) Students will often write required writings that fulfill a grade requirement towards graduation. (13 words) Plain Avoid Ornate and Informal Language. B.F. Skinner’s brilliant work on operant conditioning caused the faltering branch of Behaviorism to suddenly blossom, like a wilted lily after a gentle spring rain. Chicks who get dumped are less likely 2 hook up with their exes than dudes are. TITLE PAGE ABSTRACT REFERENCES Invert authors’ names (last name first followed by initials). Alphabetize reference list entries by the last name of the first author of each work. Capitalize only the first letter of the first word of a title and subtitle, the first word after a colon, and proper nouns. APA is a complex system of citations, which is difficult to keep in mind. The following strategy may be helpful. Identify a type source: Is it a book? A journal article? A webpage? Find a sample of citing this type of source in the citation-reference handout or APA Manual. Mirror the sample. When the parenthetical citation includes two or more works, place them in the order they appear in the reference list – author’s name, the year of publication – separated by a semi-colon: (Kachru, 2005; Smith, 2008) Use: The THIRD PERSON point of view The study showed that... The ACTIVE VOICE The participants responded Center the title– References-- at the top of the page Double-space reference entries Flush left the first line of the entry and indent subsequent lines Order entries alphabetically by the author’s surnames Page Header:(use Insert Page Header)title flush left + page number flush right. Write a brief (between 150 and 250 words) summary of your paper in an accurate, concise, and specific manner In-Text Citations Double Space Two Spaces after punctuation (between sentences) Standard Paper (8.5"x11") 1" Margins on all sides 10-12pt Times New Roman Page Header in upper-left corner and page # in upper right corner Format for a summary or paraphrase Same Last Name/Same Author Title + Name +Affiliation (college): centered in the upper half. Title Page In-Text Citations APA Stylistics: Language The first text page is page number 3. Type the title of the paper centered, at the top of the page. Type the text double-spaced with all sections following each other without a break. Identify the sources you use in the paper in parenthetical in-text citations. Format tables and figures. "Book Bee" St. Gabriel School. Retrieved from "Bookish Bunny" The Daily Squee. Retrieved from "Boy_Excited_Reading" campuslabs. Retrieved from Parsons, C. (2012). General apa guidelines. Purdue University. Retrieved from "Piracy_Its_A_Crime_Wide" Daily Tech. Retrieved from http:/ "Puppy_Reading" Cutepics. Retrieved from "WhatisPlaigarism" University of Connecticut. Retrieved from References Format for a summary or paraphrase Your essay should include four major sections: Point of View and Voice in an APA Paper When citing a work with six or more authors, identify the first author’s name followed by “et al.” : Smith et al. (2006) maintained that… (Smith et al., 2006) Abstract Page Language in an APA Paper is: In-Text Citations In-Text Citations Introduce quotations with signal phrases, such as: -According to Johnson (2008), “….” (p. 3). -Johnson (2008) argues that “….” (p. 3). When citing a work with three to five authors, identify all authors in the signal phrase or in parenthesis: (Harklau, Siegal, and Losey, 1989) In subsequent citations, only use the first author’s last name followed by “et al.” in the signal phrase or in parentheses: (Harklau et al., 1993) In-Text Citations OWL website: APA official website: A Work with Two Authors In-Text Citations Include the author’s name in a signal phrase followed by the year of publication in parenthesis: "Several recent studies by Raitt and Tate (1997) have supported the idea that many domesticated animals are capable of complex types of cognitive processing." When citing an organization, mention the

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