journal entry

Required journal entry 1 me, a writer
Attitude: Describe your attitude toward completing this course as part of the description, explore how your feelings about being required to take a composition course may affect your performance in accomplishing the course objectives,(1 paragraph, 5 sentence)
Inventor: Explain what you learned about yourself as a writer working though the inventory exercise. discuss two ways you want to improve as a writer an why(1 paragraph, 5 sentence)
Required journal entry 2 Prewriting Brainstorming:
Brainstorm about specific positive and negative effects computer have had on your personal, professional, and academic life. create a one-page list of your ideas. Thesis: Based on your brainstorming, write a one-sentence working thesis statement that focuses on the impact of computer related to a single area of your life personal, professional, or academic) the thesis should be one you could develop into an essay of about one page (250-300), directed to reader of your local newspaper don’t draft the essay in your journal, however you need only your list from brainstorming and your working thesis statement
(see essay in progress 1 page 126 and essay in progress 2 page 198)
Required journal entry 3 Drafting
This entry builds on the brainstorming and thesis you developed for journal entry 2
. Evidence: identify three different types of evidence you could use to develop your working thesis from entry 2 use specific information from your brainstorming list and any other ideas that come to you (length open)
Organization: choose a method of organization for your evidence using that evidence, prepare an outline or simulate a graphic organizer to show your organizational plan for the one-page essay don’t draft the essay in your journal, however(length open)
see essay in progress 3 page 130 and essay in progress 2 page 150.
Required journal entry 4 Revising
This journal entry requires you to review the rough draft of the essay that follows. as you analyze the draft according to each of the areas listed, identify what needs revision for each area explain why and how you would change the draft.( 4 paragraphs,5 sentences each)
Analyze the essay’s
Purpose and audience
Thesis statement, topic sentences, and paragraphs
Rough draft: e-mail vs. letters instead of using e-mail, mail a letter to your grandparents an aunt or uncle, or another role model who’s older than you are. we live in a fast-paces world we use computer to send e-mails and instant message some though don’t live in that time zone forget all the fonts emoticons, and abbreviations like LOL. you point and click but some people want to hold something, unwrap a letter, and smell it a crayoned picture smells and feels special no scanner can do that people’s senses want to be used we live in a physical word, not an invisible one people can touch something that’s mailed. sometimes it’s as if touching the ink or pencil on paper helps them touch the write a picture can be held and used in so many ways. for example I get to see how my grandkids handwriting is changing as they grow I know how they feel just from the way they write the words. A letter gives someone the real thing a letter exists in time and space even if someone e-mails you regularly, the surprise of a mailed letter provides something to cherish rather than to be deleted. of course, they may like getting through the internet a photograph of you on the day of a special event however a printed photograph can be put into a album or used for a bookmark or posted on the refrigerator for regular review. they don’t have to worry about color cartridges or paper because you’ve given them what they need in the mail though they may have a hard time reading your handwriting a letter is a tangible way to remind them that you care enough to take the time and effort to communicate with them and them alone. The convenience and efficiency o computers can’t be matched by regular postal service. however they sometimes bleep and blurp in a frustrating conversation one that older persons can’t always hear or understand one wrong click here and another there can mean mass destruction they may get a paper cut from your letter but even sucking on a finger while reading makes their experience more memorable and satisfying the cut heal; the letter remains alive. To evaluate your essay in progress complete the following exercise essay in progress in progress 1 on page 185 essay in progress 2 on 187 and both essay in progress 3 and 4 on page 188.
Required journal entry 5 public space
Reread Brent staples essay black men and public space on pages 160-162 explore you and individuals around you alter public space include specific example from your life you may wish to describe a situation in which your intentions were misunderstood or when someone made false assumptions about you. another option is to discuss times when you’ve had to change your behavior to accommodate someone else’s needs or expectations (2 paragraph, 5 sentences)
free writer about the way error in grammar, spelling, and punctuation can alter the public space between writer and reader in an essay.(1 paragraph, 5 sentences)
Required journal entry 6: Narration
Outline one specific time when you felt extremely stressed by the pressure to succeed in your studies perform on the job(if applicable), and spend time family and friends as needed prewrite on the topic in your notes file, but don’t submit that work for this journal entry, use the following labels to sketch out the details for your narrative of that time

key actions

key participants

key line of dialogue


Required journal entry 7 description

Think of an experience in which you faced an important text ( either in school, at work, or in a personal situation). As needed, prewrite on the topic in your notes file or notebook, but don’t submit that work.
Sensory details: For this journal entry, list two specific, concrete, original details for each sense describing that particular testing event:





Comparison: Write one fresh, creative comparison for one of your details(one simile or metaphor).
Evaluation: For which of the five sense was it easiest to write sensory details? For which was it most difficult? Why?(1 paragraph, 5 sentences)
See collecting details that describe your subject on page 281 and the first paragraph of finding comparisons and choosing a vantage point on page 282.
Required journal entry 8 Reflections
Attitude: Now that you’ve halfway through your journal assignments, think back to when you first picked up this guide and looked at the list of assignments. Do you remember how you felt? Do you still feel the same way? Describe how your feelings toward English have changed, or what feelings have stayed the same. (1 paragraph, 5 sentences)
Inventory: Think back to those goals you made for yourself in that first reflective journal entry now that you’ve submitted several assignments, do you feel that you’ve made any improvements toward meeting them? If not , what goals do you still have to meet? Are there any new goals that you might now want to make? (1 paragraph, 5 sentences)
Required journal entry 9: Comparison and Contrast
Review Abigail Zuger’s “Defining a Doctor, with a tear a shrug, and a schedule” on page 403-405. Describe an experience you’ve had with a doctor or other medical professionals. (1 paragraph, 5 sentences)
Compare/contrast: List the similarities and the differences of your own experience, showing how they match up with the work of the two doctor described in Zuger’s article. (2 paragraph, 5 sentences)
Required journal entry 10 Classification and division
Review “Generating ideas” on page 421-423 Using either method 1 or method 2, explore the reasons students may be tempted to cheat on one or more assignments in their colleges program. Whichever method you choose, identify the principal of classification or division and devise a set of categories or part in which you list the examples, situations, or other details you would use to describe each category or part. You may simulate a graphic organizer.
Required journal entry 11: Classification and Division
Think about the information you’ve read concerning definition classification and division. How would you define or classify yourself? As you free write consider all your aspects including your roles personality, background, and experiences.
Required journal entry 12: Argument
Analyze: Review the essay by Peter Bergman on pages 534-536 and the essay by David Silverman on pages 537-539. Respond to the two viewpoint using either the compare/contrast or the classify/divide pattern of development. Review Chapters 12 and 13 if necessary. (Open, list)
React: React to this thesis: Reducing multitasking to a minimum reduces the stressful dehumanizing effects of compulsive multitasking. Don’t immediately choose to agree or disagree instead explore in the entry your feelings and beliefs, both agreement and disagreement, until

you reach a point of conversation, showing yourself coming to a place where you strongly agree or disagree. (3 paragraphs, 5 sentences each)

Required journal entry 13: Website Evaluation
First, identify or make up a particular career need you’re faced or might face such as earning a promotion at your current job switching jobs, or entering the job market then reread choosing and evaluating useful sources pages 583-587 and evaluating Internet sources pages 585-586 next examine each of the following two websites:
Argue in favor of the site you believe is most relevant for your career need need and most reliable as you discuss specific reasons to support your thesis, use the terminology and criteria for electronic sources discussed in the textbook. Include with your evidence why the other site isn’t as satisfactory for your purposes. (5 paragraphs, 5 sentences each)
Required journal entry 14: Notes and citations
Reread writing summary notes writing paraphrases, and avoiding plagiarism on pages 611-614 of the textbook. Also review both the MLA and APA formats for citing Internet sources on textbook page 652-655 and 673-674 then go to Scroll to the job search tools section click career advice from the bulleted list. From the list provided, choose any article related to a job search. Actively read and reread that artic several times
summary: summarize the articles .(1 paragraph, 3-5 sentences)
MLA format: write an accurate citation for the article using MLA format.
APA fromat write an accurate citation for the article using APA format.
Required journal entry 15: Courses Reflections
Reflect: Reread what you wrote for journal entry 1: Me, a writer? Compare and contrast your attitude then with your attitude now. Reflect on how knowing who you are as a learner has helped you with the course activities. Reflect on ways you’ve changed as a writer, reader, and /or thinker throughout the course. (3 paragraphs, 5 sentences each)
Evaluate: Evaluate this English composition course. Explain what you found most helpful, least understandable, and/or least helpful. Suggest ways to improve the course so it better accomplishes its objectives for college students. (2 paragraph, 5 sentences each)

Exam: 186080RR – Introduction to Print Reading

Exam: 186080RR – Introduction to Print Reading
1. You’re machining a “rush” part for a repair order from a scale drawing print given to you by the project engineer. As you begin to machine an end feature, you find a dimension missing. To produce the part on time, you could
A. use a precision scale to determine the missing dimension from the print.
B. go back to the project engineer or drafter to get the true dimension.
C. approximate the dimension as best you can based on the way the part must look and function.
D. assume that since the dimension is missing it isn’t critical.
2. In the figure above, section D-D is a
A. half-section view of the Top Head.
B. side elevation of the Top Head.
C. plan view of the Bottom Head.
D. full section of the Top Head.
3. The Header in the figure above is a
A. solid rod one inch long, with threads extending .188 from one end.
B. one-inch-long tube threaded on the inside diameter.
C. one-inch-long tube with a .034 wall thickness, threaded on one end.
D. solid rod one inch long and .120 inches in diameter.
4. One of your job responsibilities is to determine the amount of asphalt used for a supermarket parking lot. You’ll estimate
the quantity of asphalt based on the number of square feet of parking-lot surface. To interpret a D-size drawing, you’ll use
A. an architect’s scale ruler at a scale of 1″ = 40′.
B. an engineer’s scale with inches and tenths of inches.
C. a common yardstick calibrated in inches.
D. a carpenter’s tape marked in centimeters.
5. The Bearing in the figure above shows two sets of dashed lines in the left side view that are
A. most likely two oil holes to the .188 diameter.
B. representing the threaded hole into the .188 diameter.
C. cutting-plane lines for another sectional view.
D. a .156 diameter hole.
6. In the figure above, what is the inside diameter of the crankshaft?
A. .500
B. 1.00
C. .375
D. .250
7. A complex gear drawing done on a drawing sheet marked M-1 has many section views showing important interior details
of the gear. One of the cutting-plane lines is marked at the ends with a callout in a circular bubble that says 7 above a line
and M-3 below the line. To find this detail, you would
A. go to another drawing labeled Sheet 7.
B. look around the print for a detail labeled 7.
C. look around the print for a detail labeled M-3.
D. go to Sheet M-3 and look for a detail labeled 7.
8. A two-view tapered cone shown in the title block of a print is the
A. symbol used to designate a mechanical drawing.
B. symbol for the use of the third-angle projection standard for U.S. drawings.
C. symbol used to show which projection angle is used for displaying orthographic projections.
D. international symbol for a plan view of a mechanical part.
9. In the figure above, the overall height of the crank
A. is 2.000 inches because of the noted radius.
B. cannot be determined from these views alone.
C. can be calculated to be .875 inches.
D. must be scaled due to missing dimensions.
10. A pipe with an outside diameter of 4.50″ ± .05″ and an inside diameter of 3.75″ ± .05″ will have an OD of _______ and
an ID of _______ for the MMC.
A. 4.50″, 3.80″
B. 4.55″, 3.70″
C. 4.00″, 3.50″
D. 4.55″, 3.80″
11. You’re making a part with a specified length of 3.1255 inches. Referring to the figure above, what is the minimum
dimension an inspector would accept?
A. 3.1305 inches
B. 3.1555 inches
C. 3.1247 inches
D. 3.1255 inches
12. An engineer who has changed a part dimension from 0.500″ to 0.750″ would have the change noted on the drawing in
A. revision block.
B. standard tolerances.
C. scale block.
D. drawing numbers.
13. Referring to the figure above, you’re asked to pull 25 finished connecting rods from the inventory with which you’ll
create final assemblies. In the parts bins, you should look for parts that are
A. solid shafts .250 inches in diameter and 2.500 inches long.
B. hollow shafts .125 inches in diameter and threaded on both ends.
C. solid .094 diameter shafts threaded on both ends.
D. solid .125 diameter shafts 1.813 inches long, with threaded ends.
14. In the figure above, part number 5 is
A. shown only in the perspective view.
B. an internal part made of aluminum.
C. a cylinder made of cast aluminum.
D. a connecting rod made of mild steel.
15. In the figure above, what is the total quantity of items that make up the assembly?
A. 40
B. 32
C. 22
D. 21
16. Prints for parts with symmetry in one plane, such as shafts or plates,
A. are usually shown combined with multiple parts of the same print.
B. should be shown using third-angle projection standards and three full views.
C. are usually displayed using first-angle projection in two views.
D. are usually shown using one view.
17. A 4 : 1 scale drawing of a bearing is shown on an A-size print. Using a ruler, you measure the inside diameter of the part
on the paper and you get 1.50 inches. What is the actual part size in inches?
A. 4.0
B. 6.0
C. .375
D. 1.5
18. In the figure above, the threaded hole is _______ inches away form the center of the crank.
A. .450
B. .375
C. .500
D. .300
19. A length of pipe will weigh the most when
A. the OD and ID are at the maximum allowable limit.
B. the OD and ID are at the minimum allowable limit.
C. part dimensions are such that the pipe is in the MMC.
D. part dimensions are such that the pipe is in the LMC.
20. In the figure above, the view in the upper right corner of the figure is a(n) _______ view.
A. perspective
B. plan
C. sectional
D. auxiliary

A+ Work

Enter the cost per kilowatt hour.
Select from a list of home appliances which includes a laundry washer or cloth washer, among other appliances.



Space Heater




Enter the power needed in kilowatts (kW) for the selected appliance.

Enter the number of hours used per day for the selected appliance.

If the washer is selected, enter both the number of gallons of water used by the washer per hour and the cost per gallon.

The program should do the following:

Validate that the data entered has the correct format, and is within a reasonable range.

Calculate and display the cost for operating a home appliance as soon as the data is entered.

Create a listing area to display each of the following for each appliance entered:

Home appliance

Number of hours per day


Display and update the total cost of all appliances, as soon as a new entry is added to the listing area

A+ Work

Great Outdoors Tours is a small business that organizes day-long, guided trips of Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. The company provides customers with a wide variety of hiking, biking, and paddling trips for all levels of experience. With a recent growth in business, Great Outdoors Tours has developed a database in Access 2013 to organize its records. The company would like your help with presenting data in attractive reports and forms that highlight certain information.
Download the following file from the SAM website:
Open the file you just downloaded and save it with the name:
Hint: If you do not see the .accdb file extension in the Save file dialog box, do not type it. Access will add the file extension for you automatically.
Open the _GradingInfoTable table and ensure that your first and last name is displayed as the first record in the table. If the table does not contain your name, delete the file and download a new copy from the SAM website.
Open the Basic Trips List report in Layout View. Group the report by the State field, and then sort the report by the TripID field in ascending order. Do not add any additional grouping or sorting options to the report. Save and close the Basic Trips List report.
Modify the Reservations Financial Report to match Figure 1 on the following page by performing the following tasks:
Open the Reservations Financial Report report in Layout View.
Sum the values in the Trip Cost column and the Deposit column for each state’s reservations and for all reservations.
Switch to Print Preview to view the report and to check that the values in the subtotal control and the total control are displayed completely.
Return to Layout View and, if necessary, expand the size of the subtotal control and the total control so that they appear completely.
With the Reservations Financial Report report still open in Layout View, apply conditional formatting to the Trip Cost column. If the cost of the trip is greater than $1,000, display the value in bold, Green font (7th column, 1st row in the Standard Colors palette).
Save the report again and close the Reservations Financial Report report.
Open the Reservations by Trips Report report in Layout View, and then create a summary report. (Hint: To create a summary report, hide the detail lines.) Save and close the report.
Open the Guide Phone List report in Layout View. Apply the Facet theme to this object only. Save and close the report.
Use the Label Wizard to create mailing labels for the Guides table, and include the following options:
Use Avery C2163 as the label size.
Use Arial font, 11 pt. font size, Light font weight, and Black (1st column, 6th row in the Basic Colors palette) font color with no special font styles for the labels. (Hint: These formatting options may be the default settings for your label.)
On the first line of the label, include the FirstName field, a space, and the LastName field.
On the second line of the label, include the Address field.
On the third line of the label, include the City field, a comma (,), a space, the State field, a space, and the PostalCode field. Your label should match Figure 2 below. 
Sort the labels by the PostalCode field.
Save the labels as Labels Guides (which is the default name).
Confirm that your labels match Figure 3 on the following page, and then close the Labels Guides report. 
Use the Report Wizard to create the report shown in Figure 4 on the following page. The report is based on the Guides and Trips tables and should include the following options:
Include the GuideID and LastName fields from the Guides table.
Include the TripID, TripName, and Type fields from the Trips table.
The data will automatically be grouped by the GuideID field but do not add any additional grouping levels.
Sort the report by the TripID field in ascending order.
Use a Stepped layout and Landscape orientation.
Save the report as Guides and Trips.
Preview the report, and then close it.
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Open the Guide Contact Form form in Layout View, and then modify the form by performing the following tasks:
Select all the labels and controls in the Detail section of the form. (Hint: Do not select the form title label in the Form Header section.)
Place the selected controls in a Stacked control layout.
Add the YearsExperience control after the Phone Number control, as shown in Figure 5 on the following page.
Open the Guide Experience Form form in Layout View, and then bold the Date control. Save and close the form.
Open the States Entry Form form in Layout View, and then add the current date to the form. Use the option button for the second date format. Do not include the time on the form. Save and close the form.
Open the Trip Guide Form form in Layout View, and then use the Advanced Filter/Sort option to create a filter with the following properties:
The records in the form should be sorted in ascending order by the Distance field.
The form should only return records where the State field value is equal to NH.
Toggle the filter to confirm it is working. (Hint: There should only be 19 records included in the form.)
Use the Form Wizard to create a form based on the Trips table with the following options:
Include the TripID, TripName, StartLocation, State, Type, Level, and Season fields (in that order) on the form.
Select the Columnar layout for the form.