Transcript: Favreau's expertise is the action-comedy genre. The methods he used were quite effective. The script gave the characters the ability to show off, even if it was for a short time. Directed by Jon Favreau, Iron Man 2 is the second movie of the franchise. Tony Stark tells the world that he is Iron Man, and now he must deal with the consequences. His purpose for the movie Opinion What I enjoyed the most was Robert Downey Jr.'s performance as Tony Stark; the least, the lack of meaningful message and character development. The movie follows a linear, chronological order. Favreau, above all, wanted to express that overconfidence can and will get you hurt, and that the good guys always end up triumphant. He is successful in doing such. Script To bring to life the beloved and acclaimed superhero. Director's point Jonathan Kolia Favreau was born in 1966, in Queens, NY. He has directed hits like Elf and Cowboys & Aliens. He has appeared in the movie Couples Retreat and the series Friends. He plays Happy in the movie Iron Man. The soundtrack used in this film is a more upbeat, rock type of music, which separate this flick from the rest. Critique Presentation Jesús Vega Music About the Director Evaluation Order
Transcript: DV1: PTSD symptoms Values: Score on Davidson Trauma Scale OXOO Dorrepaal, E., Thomaes, K., Smit, J. H., van Balkom, A. J., van Dyck, R., Veltman, D. J., & Draijer, N. (2010). Stabilizing group treatment for Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder related to childhood abuse based on psycho-education and cognitive behavioral therapy: A pilot study. Child abuse & neglect, 34(4), 284-288. DV5: Severity of Depression Values: Score on Beck Depression Inventory No ethical issues were discussed in this study, however it mentions that all participants signed written informed consent. The article also states that the Medical Ethics Board approved this study. The narrative states that the participants signed written informed consent, but does not state whether or not participants were verbally informed as well. Some of the participants had very poor educational backgrounds and may not have fully understood the study. The participants would have benefitted from being informed verbally along with the written consent to ensure full understanding by participants. The narrative also does not state what happened with the excluded participants. Though they did not meet the inclusion criteria, the excluded participants should still have been offered resources for treatment since they could not be included in the treatment for this particular study. Ethical Issues IV: Stabilizing Group Treatment Values: Before and after Descriptive Statistics The study does seem to imply causation, citing the Stabilizing Group Treatment as the catalyst for changes in Complex PTSD. To that end, this design is susceptible to all threats to internal validity. Since there is only one group, history and maturation are threats. Instrumentation is a threat where the follow up interviews are concerned, as interviewers could change over time and skew the results of all participants. Similarly, multiple exposure to tests could create familiarity that impacts results, so the threat of testing is present in this case. Regression to the mean, interaction and selection are all threats as there was no random assignment involved in group selection. The article accepts that individual treatment or medication could account for changing results, but cites that the changes from before treatment to after treatment are greater than changes after treatment to the follow up, when individuals would still presumably be effected by other treatment or medication. Design The statistical test used in this study was the t-test for paired differences. The t-tests were performed by measuring the dichotomies of either pre-test and post-test with the interval scores on the scales of all dependent variables and the dichotomy of pre-test and follow up with the interval scores on the scales of all dependent variables. The t-test for paired differences was used because it is comparing the same sample over time (before, after, and 6 months following). There were significant findings in all categories with the exception of a few: The pre-test and post-test for the Dissociative Experience Scale (DES) as well as the pre-test and follow up for the DES of the clients was not significant. The clients that completed the treatment showed no significant difference on the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) between pre-test and follow-up. The rest of the data was found to be significant as indicated by p values far below .05. It would be interesting to see what the p values would be for all areas when comparing post-test to follow up. It would appear that these particular results would not be significant, and therefore, may not have been included because of that fact. Methodology Statistics Reliability and Validity Operationalization DV6: Complex PTSD Values: Present, absent based on interviews Since the data in this study is continuous, the main statistics used were mean and standard deviation. These statistics were found on pages 286 and 287 in the article. The data was discussed both in the narrative and on Table 2 in the article. Some of the interesting statistics included the fact that 75% of adults who suffered abuse in childhood also suffered abuse as adults. Though this was high, there was an expectation that it would be even higher. Sexual abuse started at a mean of age 7yrs and physical abuse began at a mean age of 6yrs. Since these were both means, this tells us that the abuse started even earlier for some of the victims. It is also interesting that the pre & post-test scores are compared as well as the pre-test & follow-up scores. However, the post-test and follow-up scores were not compared. When looking over the data, there are consistent decreases in scores from the pre-test to post-test and from the pre-test to follow-up. The scores from post-test to follow-up do not have a consistent decrease in score in all areas. Measurement Results and Discussion For this study, psychopathology was operationalized by Borderline symptoms, Dissociative symptoms, general symptoms and depression.
Transcript: *What Were you trying to accomplish? The tiger A Better understanding of an endangered species >How did you make your image? Researched information on the tiger, and added it to the photo. Research, tiger photo, color, background Critique + 3 points where you are proud of your work + 3 points were you could improve The color, eyes.and text the nose, ears and filling in space Craftmanship >What was your process? Concept *What was your Concept?
Transcript: Can We Build AI Without Losing Control Over It? By Sam Harris Visual aids provide insight The focus is stated at the beginning of the talk Ideas are clear and concise He picks topics to support Style Support and Elaboration Images are caricatured with little use of words How will the development of new AI technology be managed by humans? Presentation Skills He has exceptional tone and speech He adds comedic flare Focus There is no word density in his presentation Ideas in the presentation progress efficiently Organization Begins with a thesis Makes many references to outside sources Remains relevant throughout the presentation
Transcript: Comparison to presenter's case QIUCHEN XU SID: 430553329 Oliver Wood was convicted on several counts of using his position as a director of SEO Company dishonesty, including withdrawing more than $29,000 from the company's bank account for his personal use. He also pleaded guilty to make a false statement in documents lodged with the ASIC. Presentation Critique Title: Palmer's victory in nickel court case Critique questions Do you think court treat such breach of duty case consistently？ Where the court would draw the line with regard to the contrary to s181 duty, is it actual breach or potential breach? Do you think the legislation should capture the potential breach issue and cover the grey legal area, why or why not? The brief summary of article Facts: Robash, a company which holds shares in Gladstone Pacific Nickel wanted the NSW Supreme Court to allow it to bring proceedings in Gladstone's name against Mr Palmer and three of Mr Palmer's associated companies according to s236 of Corporations Act. The plaintiff (Robash) alleged Mr Palmer had breached his duties as director of Gladstone when he bought the Yabulu nickel refinery in 2009 with estimated value of $250 million. More specifically, Mr Palmer had negotiated with BHP to buy Yabulu for his own interests, rather than negotiating the sale to Gladstone which contravenes s181 of Corporations Act. Outcome: Supreme Court dismissed the application to bring the derivative action on behalf of GPNL. The judge held that the evidence falls short of establishing that there is a serious question that Mr Palmer was in a position of conflict or possible conflict of interests at the time he was the director of GPNL because BHP firstly approached Mr Palmer was not the director of GPNL about this deal. Secondly, the important reason that BHP negotiate with GPNL is relying on the fact Mr Palmer is the director of the company at that time. Most importantly, Mr Palmer only step in when there is 'no prospect that BHP will reach the deal with GPNL' therefore there is no conflicts of interest existing then there is no breach. Given the Corporations Act is the Federal Act. Each and every single court in Australia should be administrated consistently regardless it is the superior court or the lower court. Palmer's victory in nickel court case http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/legal-affairs/palmers-victory-in-nickel-court-case/story-e6frg97x-1226186239901 Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) s181, s236, s237 In the matter of Gladstone Pacific Nickel Limited  NSWSC 1235 http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/nsw/NSWSC/2011/1235.html Relevant provisions Reference Judgement Palmer was potentially involved much more huge amount compared to Wood just because he is not involved in conflict of interests at that particular time,provided that he was the director of the company all along the negotiation. s181 good faith--directors and other officers (1) A director or other officer of a corporation must exercise their powers and discharge their duties: (a) in good faith in the best interests of the corporation; and (b) for a proper purpose.
Transcript: Presenter: Jia Shen Major: 2D Animation Course: EAP 604 Critique Presentation Steps Steps Introduction Critique Conclusion Introduction Introduction Artwork: Stop motion Name: From the Sperm to Baby Designer: Carlos Cantu Video Video Stop Motion Stop Motion Animated film looks like move by itself Photos 1 second = 24 frames Software: Dragon Frame Material: Clay Critique Critique Camera Scenes Light Camera Camera Camera setup Camera setup Fixed Camera Different shots Different shots ECU A part of person's face Equality between subjects and background Scenes Scenes What is the meaning of scenes in stop motion? Action Location Time In this stop motion Background changes with no reason Light Light Different light for different purpose Ambient light (Natural light) shadows disappear More natural and vivid Conclusion Conclusion Advantages: Idea, Story Disadvantages: Camera, Scenes, Light
Transcript: "Rich Dad Poor Dad" -Critique Analysis Bethaney McKinley Interpretive Paradigm ONE Generally the Interpretive Paradigms main purpose is to understand how meaning is created. The context is normally subjective and contextualized, with an overall more creative process. TWO Claims The author of this particular piece makes the claim that "Getting a good education and making good grades no longer ensures success,..." Assumptions and Main Points THREE Traditional view of going to school and managing finances Old school techniques are no longer relative Lack of financial literacy in youth Data FOUR The collected data seems to be mostly observation based information. The Author forms most of his opinions and ideas off of personal experience and pure observation of others. FIVE Overview Overall I agree with the authors claim that Education is not the only way to ensure successful futures. Financial literacy amongst other critical pieces of knowledge and tools are key to success in this rapidly evolving age.
Transcript: What I Learned ABC While Watching information about her Behaviors - fiddling with my fingers - cringing - I should focus on controlling my body movements - Public presentation helps conquer fear of public speaking -Watching myself present highlights my strengths and weaknesses are ABC's before, during, and after good job! information about her major Did I do what the assignment asked? Critique presentation information about her job Cognitions - Do I really sound like that? - What are my hands doing? THank you! My Critique on Myself Affects - uncomfortable - nervous Some things I Did Well - thought stopping - deep breaths - act as if Self Management Techniques - Dressed well - Maintained eye contact - Avoided the words "um" and "like", which I tend use - Practiced the presentation many times before the date By: Joy moriarty - Move my legs and hands a lot - Used the word "and" a lot, instead of starting a new sentence - Included more information about her job at Comcast - Make the presentation more succinct
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