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Transcript: A Worn Path was published in 1941 in a book with a series of short stories called A Curtain of Green. These short stories reflected the lives of people who lived in Mississippi. by Aaron Hill The short story A Worn Path written by Eudora Welty, is about a old woman named Phoenix Jackson, who lives in the country and has to travel through the woods to buy her grandson the medicine he needs. "A Worn Path" Presentation Works Cited Phoenix Jackson is the main character of the story. She owns the qualities of determination, kindness, respectability. Determination: Traveling through the woods. Traveling up a hill, attacked by a dog. Kindness: Buying her grandson a toy. Its December Respectability: Man scaring away the dog. Woman on the street tying her shoe for her. Historical Connection Character Analysis Literary Terms Cultural Context: The story takes place in Mississippi. Gives off a southern type of feel Third Person: The narrator gives the perspectives and details of Phoenix's journey. Motivation: Needs to buy her grandson his medicine Description: The environment around Phoenix and her interaction with it Dialogue: Phoenix converses with characters in the story that she meets "A Worn Path by Eudora Welty." Short Story Criticism. Ed. Anna Sheets. Vol. 27. Detroit: Gale, 1998. 331. Literature Criticism Online. Gale. Winston Salem State University 19 march 2014 "Eudora Welty (1909-2001)." Contemporary Literary Criticism. Ed. Jeffrey W. Hunter. Vol. 319. Detroit: Gale, Cengage Learning, 2012. 204-205. Literature Criticism Online. Gale. Winston Salem State University. 19 March 2014 "Eudora Welty" Photograph n.d "Google" The Mississippi Writers Page. Web. 20 March 2014. Mississippi Public Broadcasting (2009, April 8) Eudora Welty | MPB [Video file]. Welty, Eudora. "A Worn Path." Literature: A Portable Anthology Third Edition. 3rd Ed. Janet E. Gardner, Beverly Lawn, Jack Ridl, Peter Schakel. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2013. 216-223. Print. 1. Mar. 2014 Welty was born in Jackson, Mississppi. In Jackson, she had a job at a radio station and wrote columns about society for a local newspaper in Memphis. As an author, most of her stories take place in Mississippi and talks about the community and family. Summary of short story Author's information

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Transcript: Tend to their patients and provide them with care Educate others about different illnesses Serve as a support system The Nursing Shortage AFSCME. (2010). Listening to nurses: Dissatisfaction and burnout on the job. Retrieved from http://www.afscme.org/news/publications/health-care/solving-the-nursing-shortage/listening-to-nurses-dissatisfaction-and-burnout-on-the-job American Association of Colleges of Nursing. (2012). Nursing faculty shortage. Retrieved from http://www.aacn.nche.edu/media-relations/fact-sheets/nursing-faculty-shortage Association of Colleges of Nursing. (2003). Nursing shortage fact sheet. Retrieved from http://www.nursingpower.net/union/shortage_fact_sheet.html Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2012, March 29). Registered nurses. Retrieved from http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Healthcare/Registered-nurses.htm Carayon. (n.d.). Nursing workload and patient safety—a human factors engineering perspective. (Master's thesis), Available from Google Scholar. Retrieved from http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/nurseshdbk/docs/CarayonP_NWPS.pdf Catus. (2007, July 28). What's your average nurse to patient ratio? [Online forum comment]. Retrieved from http://allnurses.com/emergency-nursing/whats-your-average-239314.html Jada, G. (2012, February 27). The best jobs of 2012. Retrieved from http://money.usnews.com/money/careers/articles/2012/02/27/the-best-jobs-of-2012?page=3 Minority Nurse. (2009). Nursing statistics. Retrieved from http://www.minoritynurse.com/?q=minority-nursing-statistics Pear, R. (2008, March 29). Study finds many patients dissatisfied with hospitals. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/29/washington/29hospital.html?_r=0 SIROTA. (2007). Nurse/physician relationships: Improving or not?. 37(1), 52-55. Retrieved from http://www.nursingcenter.com/lnc/journalarticle?Article_ID=686652 World Wide Learn. (2007). Nursing: Facts & figures. Retrieved from http://www.worldwidelearn.com/healthcare/nursing/nursing-facts.html What is causing the shortage? What is a Nurse? What do they do? References Harsh Working Environments Dealing with displeased/cranky patients Unstable, sometimes harsh relationships with their physicians Why is this topic important to research? Heavy work loads Underpaid High patient-to-nurse ratio Nursing school are turning away qualified applicants & hospitals can't add more nurses to their payrolls Solutions Dissatisfaction & Burnout WHO DOES THIS AFFECT? ANY QUESTIONS By: Heather Wolverton Insufficient Funding

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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. http://lifehacker.com/5401954/programmer-101-teach-yourself-how-to-code 2. http://www.bluecloudsolutions.com/blog/cost-develop-app/ 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)" http://www.stoprapenow.org/uploads/advocacyresources/1282164625.pdf 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 http://www.womenundersiegeproject.org/blog/entry/the-need-for-numbers-on-rape-in-warand-why-theyre-nearly-impossible-to-get Critical Thinking Increased Data Collection by international organizations - determine humanitarian responses - ensures justice and reparation - provides recognition and dignity

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