For your initial post, answer the following questions in the discussion forum: •

For your initial post, answer the following questions in the discussion forum:
• What is the difference between a healthcare organization’s business and strategic plan? Be sure to include the purpose of each plan and how they relate to one another.
• Why is it important for a healthcare organization to develop a strategic plan?
Support your initial post with in-text citations and references for at least two scholarly sources. 

Scenario 
The marketing director for Happy Valley long-term care center looks at

Scenario 
The marketing director for Happy Valley long-term care center looks at the organization’s strategic plan to differentiate marketable objectives from non-marketable objectives. Objectives found in the healthcare organization’s strategic plan include the following:
• Purchasing medical equipment
• Purchasing more land
• Acquiring financial capital
• Acquiring physical resources
• Providing elder day care to Alzheimer’s patients
• Providing physical therapy
• Providing social activities such as bingo
• Promoting product awareness such as: marketing in a manor to improve the public’s perception of the HCO’s product or service
• Providing shuttle service to medical appointments
• Increasing sales
• Creating a brand
• Establishing the organization as a leader in the long-term care industry
Initial Post: Based on the Happy Valley scenario detailed above and the information presented in Chapters 1 and 2 of the course text, construct an initial post in which you
• Differentiate between the organization’s stated objectives as to whether they are marketable or non-marketable objectives.  
• Select the marketable objectives (i.e., those you would recommend developing in a marketing plan), and explain why you consider those objectives marketable.
• Explain why the marketing plan objectives should be in line with the objectives in the healthcare organization’s strategic plan.

Description:  This week we are going to familiarize ourselves with the western,

Description: 
This week we are going to familiarize ourselves with the western, ancient origins of Rhetorical Theory. As we move through our chapter readings and assigned media, we will begin to craft connections between what what Aristotle and the great Sophists have to do with argument today.
Particularly when we think of “making argument,” we should be considered what comes to mind. Conflict? Pro-Con? Winners and Losers? Compromise? Resolution? These are all ideas we will confront this week as we dive into the history of rhetorical theory and begin a framework of argument together!
Module Objectives:
Discuss the classical origins of Rhetorical Theory 
Identify the five canons of rhetoric 
Classify the definition of argument
Chapter Readings: 
Understanding Rhetoric: A Graphic Guide to Writing 2e, Issue 1: Why Rhetoric p. 50-69 
Writing Arguments: A Rhetoric with Readings 11e, Chapter 1: Argument: An Introduction p. 2-16
Additional Readings: 
Classical Rhetoric 101: Invention 

Classical Rhetoric 101: The Five Canons of Rhetoric – Invention


Classical Rhetoric 101: Arrangement

Classical Rhetoric 101: The Five Canons of Rhetoric – Arrangement


Classical Rhetoric 101: Style

Classical Rhetoric 101: The Five Canons of Rhetoric – Style


Classical Rhetoric 101: Memory

Classical Rhetoric 101: The Five Canons of Rhetoric – Memory


Classical Rhetoric 101: Delivery 

Classical Rhetoric 101: The Five Canons of Rhetoric – Delivery


Instructions: You are expected to read all of the assigned readings before posting on the discussion boards. You may respond to questions posted by the instructor or any student but posts need to be closely related to readings and posted in a timely manner. Post Initial responses and peer responses in a timely manner, responding to instructor discussion threads/prompts or posting uniquely generated content.
Initial Post:
Instructor Prompt #1: Is Everything Argument? (400 words)
Classic and Contemporary Rhetoricians alike argue that “Everything’s an Argument.” From the bumper stickers we see on the drive to work to famous American speeches that are branded into our Nation’s shared memory, we literally cannot escape rhetoric and argument. Do you agree with the sentiment that Everything’s an Argument? Defend your answer using examples from the assigned texts and your own life. 
Instructor Prompt #2: Are the Canons Dead? (400 words)
Now that you are familiar with the Five Canons of Rhetoric, which canon (e.g. Invention, Arrangement, Style, Memory, and Delivery) resonates with your personal argument style the most? Do you struggle with any of these processes when you are crafting arguments? Do you think any of these Rhetorical canons feel outdated or irrelevant to how you or those around you deliver argument?

Description (1000 words) This week we are going to familiarize ourselves with th

Description (1000 words)
This week we are going to familiarize ourselves with the western, ancient origins of Rhetorical Theory. As we move through our chapter readings and assigned media, we will begin to craft connections between what what Aristotle and the great Sophists have to do with argument today.
Particularly when we think of “making argument,” we should be considered what comes to mind. Conflict? Pro-Con? Winners and Losers? Compromise? Resolution? These are all ideas we will confront this week as we dive into the history of rhetorical theory and begin a framework of argument together!
Objectives
Discuss the classical origins of Rhetorical Theory
Identify the five canons of rhetoric 
Classify the definition of argument
Readings
Understanding Rhetoric: A Graphic Guide to Writing 2e, Issue 1: Why Rhetoric p. 50-69
Writing Arguments: A Rhetoric with Readings 11e, Chapter 1: Argument: An Introduction p. 2-16
Classical Rhetoric 101: The Five Canons of Rhetoric – Invention (Links to an external site.)

Classical Rhetoric 101: The Five Canons of Rhetoric – Invention


Classical Rhetoric 101: The Five Canons of Rhetoric – Arrangement (Links to an external site.)

Classical Rhetoric 101: The Five Canons of Rhetoric – Arrangement


Classical Rhetoric 101: The Five Canons of Rhetoric – Style (Links to an external site.)

Classical Rhetoric 101: The Five Canons of Rhetoric – Style


Classical Rhetoric 101: The Five Canons of Rhetoric – Memory (Links to an external site.)

Classical Rhetoric 101: The Five Canons of Rhetoric – Memory


Classical Rhetoric 101: The Five Canons of Rhetoric – Delivery (Links to an external site.)

Classical Rhetoric 101: The Five Canons of Rhetoric – Delivery


Instructions
Follow the prompts in the Canons of Rhetoric Assignment Sheet and Rubric 

Assignment 2: Expanding Your Business Due Week 8 and worth 240 points Referring

Assignment 2: Expanding Your Business
Due Week 8 and worth 240 points
Referring to the same business you either started or purchased in the first assignment (See attachment for first paper written), write a 6-8 page paper in which you:
Outline a financial plan for your small business.
Develop a guerrilla marketing strategy for your small business.
Discuss the most appropriate location for a second store (an actual street address). Explain your reasoning.
Outline a plan for securing sources of debt financing for your second store.
Include at least two (2) references outside the textbook.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
Describe and analyze the necessary activities and key decisions to start a small business.
Analyze the key financial management considerations in operating a small business.
Develop a guerrilla marketing strategy for a small business.
Analyze the role of pricing, credit, and equity financing in defining a business strategy.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in small business management.
Write clearly and concisely about small business management using proper writing mechanics.
Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic/organization of the paper, and language and writing skills.

Instructions From pages 418-420 of your textbook, you will answer and reflect up

Instructions
From pages 418-420 of your textbook, you will answer and reflect upon prompt one in the RESPOND box which asks you to look closely at five passages, each of which is from an opening of a published work. From there, you need to decide which ones provide examples of academic argument. In order to make this determination, you should answer the following questions: 
How would you describe each of these passages and what are the key features? 
Which is the most formal and academic? And Which is the least formal and/or academic? Please explain how you made this determination using what you have learned from Chapter 17. 
Guidelines
Reflection must meet a minimum of 500 words in length 
Original Title at the top of your reflection  “Walker WK1 Reflection” is not original. Try and think outside of the box and pull something unique and individual from our weekly assigned readings
Assignment will be Assessed using Knowledge Check Rubric 

Description A foundational writing genre in the study of composition is the art

Description
A foundational writing genre in the study of composition is the art of crafting effective summaries. This assignment asks you to identify a text of your choice and summarize it. You are given the opportunity to select which article you wish to summarize based on interest in the topic. Below you will find the parameters for identifying a text for this project. 
Where to Find a Summary? 
You will select one of the articles from the back of our textbook found in Part 5 of Everything’s An Argument. These articles represent short, effective, and rhetorically diverse texts that are ideal for a brief summary assignment.
Chapter 23 articles revolve around the topic of “How Does Popular Culture Stereotype You?”
Chapter 24 articles revolve around the topic of “How Does What We Eat Define Who We Are?”
Chapter 25 articles revolve around the topic of “How Does Language Influence Our World?”
Chapter 26 articles revolve around the topic of “Has the Internet Destroyed Privacy?”
Chapter 27 articles revolve around the topic of “How Free Should Campus Speech Be?”
Submission Requirements
Include a full MLA citation for your article of choice from Everything’s an Argument 
You need to include a written 700 word minimum proposal of why you selected the text and based on the initial readthrough of the article address the following questions: 
What is the thesis or main argument of the article you chose? 
How does the author support this argument? What are the main claims you identify?
What is the exigency of argument or the purpose of the text (e.g. to inform, to persuade, to make decisions, and to explore)–how do you know? 
How would you identify the occasion of argument (e.g. Forensic, Deliberative, Epideictic)?
Who is the Author of this text? Via a little bit of only research, what are their qualifications to be speaking to and writing on such a topic? Do you trust their ethos? 
Identify 2-3 brief quotes with signal words/attributive tags you might use in your final brief summary text

A serious challenge (e.g., personal, professional, academic,  etc.) you encounte

A serious challenge (e.g., personal, professional, academic,  etc.) you encountered during your education. How did it affect you  and/or interfere with the completion of your educational goal(s)?
More importantly, share with the class how you overcame that  challenge. What strategies, approaches, resources, lessons, wisdom, or  mindset(s) did you develop that you can use as you pursue your degree and encounter similar setbacks?

Below you will find 3 folders. One for Billie, one for Charles and one for Sterl

Below you will find 3 folders. One for Billie, one for Charles and one for Sterling.  In each one you will get information about a young person. The information will include a case study worksheet, Daily Food Log and an Intake vs Goals Diet & Wellness report from MindTap’s D&W,  lifestyle choices, and  family history. All of this information is relevant and should be considered in your answers.

Topic: In this week’s Seminar, you will discuss the following: Where the law com

Topic: In this week’s Seminar, you will discuss the following:
Where the law comes from
The difference between primary and secondary authority
The difference between mandatory and persuasive authority
The Bluebook and the importance of legal citation
Alternative Seminar Assignment:
Your attendance at the weekly Seminar for this course is very important. The Seminar is an excellent source of information and explanation of the weekly material in this course. However, if you are unable to attend the Seminar, you can still learn the information that was provided and also earn the Seminar points.
In order to earn the Seminar points, you must complete an alternative assignment and submit it as a Word document attached to an e-mail. Send the e-mail to your professor within one week of the Seminar. The professor has the right to reject late alternative assignments. The alternative assignment must provide at least a clear synopsis of the material covered at the Seminar along with your analysis of that material. It should be no less than two pages and no longer than three pages and must be submitted within 7 days of the missed Seminar.