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DISCUSSION 1

Read the “What Are Mind Maps?” section of the article How to Use Mind Maps to Unleash Your Brain’s Potential. (uploaded below)Then make a mind map for applied anthropology. Especially illustrate how applied anthropology is being used and how it applies to real-life situations in environmental, health, business, or forensics settings. Your mind map can be hand drawn, or it can be created with a word processing program. Upload your mind map as a JPEG, a Word document, or a PDF. In your post, explain how your mind map relates to applied anthropology.

DISCUSSION 2

 

Researchers often go through several stages of data analysis and often conduct many different statistical tests to examine the data. For this discussion, find a journal article and analyze the results section of the article. Your article may use any type of research method, but it should not be a review article. Answer the following questions in your analysis.

  1. What were the independent and dependent variables in the study? Note that independent and dependent variables would only need to be identified in experimental designs.
  2. Summarize the statistical measures the authors used and what the findings were.
  3. Were the results statistically significant? Explain your answer.
  4. Do the results support the hypothesis? Explain your answer.
  5. What future directions might the research take given the findings?

DISCUSSION 3

 

Respond to the following prompts in a minimum of 175 words:

  • Consider a recent interaction you have had with a co-worker or item that you saw in the media that might have included logical errors.
  • Share the example as well as the logical errors that are present in the example. Be sure to use terms and concepts from the content covered this week to support your discussion. Make sure to discuss specific examples of logical errors and explain them using the concepts and terminology from the readings of this week.

DISCUSSION 4

 

Consider the various managerial skills and how these skills work within the different levels of an organization.

Respond to the following prompt in a minimum of 175 words:

  • How does the use of these skills help organizations to outperform others in their industry?
  • Assess how the four functions of management (e.g., planning, organizing, leading, and controlling) are effective in helping organizations meet their goals.
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