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Epidemiology and Toxicology

In the absence of epidemiological studies, how would you make recommendations to control exposures to workers and the environment? Be specific and provide examples.
Describe the contributions to toxicology that were made by early toxicologists. Be specific and include examples.

Your Carbon Footprint and the Future

A carbon footprint is the amount of greenhouse gas emissions that each individual produces. Calculating your carbon footprint can give you a new perspective concerning how much you are really contributing to the greenhouse effect.
In this assignment, you will apply what you have learned about taking personal responsibility for your environment and calculate your own carbon footprint.
Using The Nature Conservancy Web site, calculate your carbon footprint. You can calculate this by clicking on the calculator and filling out the estimated values. Access this Web site using the following link:
The Nature Conservancy. (2011). Carbon footprint calculator: What?s my carbon footprint? Retrieved from http://www.nature.org/greenliving/carboncalculator/index.htm
Respond to the following:
Describe your final carbon footprint.
Classify where most of the carbon you generate comes from.
Considering all you have learned in this course, state if you feel you have a new appreciation for your role in the environment.
Examine how you impact the environment. Do you think you impact the environment more than you should?
Describe the part of your life that is contributing the most carbon.
Propose how you can reduce this number. In your opinion, explain if it is realistic for you to try and reduce this number.

Nonrenewable Resources

Today, more than any other time in history, there is growing support to move away from nonrenewable resources towards developing renewable resources to meet current and future energy needs. Fossil fuels are nonrenewable resources that continue to negatively impact the environment. It is important to learn how these resources are formed since this process of formation is at the very heart of why fossil fuels are considered to be nonrenewable.
Using the readings for this module, the Argosy University online library resources, and the Internet, research the nonrenewable resource assigned to you:
Coal
Natural gas
Petroleum (oil)
Note: You are assigned a resource based on the first initial of your last name. Last names beginning with K?R research natural gas.
Respond to the following:
Describe how this nonrenewable resource was initially formed.
Briefly explain where the major reserves of this nonrenewable resource are located and how it is extracted.
Examine the environmental impact caused by the extraction process.
Explain how this nonrenewable resource is used to produce energy, and identify the pollution problems that are caused from this energy source.

Flash Animation Actionscript 2.0 to 3.0

Instructions on how the presentation operates are in the attached pdf.
The issue is that this presentation was written using and older version of Flash with Flash?s programming language ActionScript 2. ActionScript 2 is nolonger supported in the current Flash cc so we need to re-write the FLV files ?FutureFactories grid presentation 1280?800.FLV and ?grid.FLV? using ActionScript 3. Further tasks has been mentioned in the pdf file.
You will need Flash professional to edit the FLV files. You have to use adobe animator cc which is available for 30days trial.

?the role of the behavioral intention within the theory of planned behavior: a systematic literature review?

A systematic literature review has to be done with the Search Strings: TI ?behavioral intention? AND TI ?theory of planned
behavior? OR KW ?behavioral intention? AND KW ?theory of planned
behavior? OR AB ?behavioral intention? AND AB ?theory of planned behavior?
(academ. Journals, English)
more keywords can be (TI awarenes OR AB awarenes OR KW awarenes OR TI compliance OR KW
compliance OR AB compliance) AND (TI intention* OR KW intention* OR AB
intention*) AND (TI security OR AB security OR KW security)
* Intentional (Behaviour) / (Behavioural) Intention
* Actual (Behaviour)
* Security
* Compliance
* Awareness
* Policies
* Deviant (Behaviour)

development and implementation of a database system

Using SQL Server <<
To synthesise the skills learned in this module for the design, development and implementation of a database system.
? To design a hybrid XML/Relational database system
? To implement a hybrid XML/Relational database system
? To demonstrate a hybrid XML/Relational database system

Enterprise Information Systems

The aim of the project component is to test the student?s ability to research, design,
implement and report on relevant technologies related to enterprise information systems
that they have developed. The project must involve technical development of an artefact
or proof of concept system; therefore pure research projects are not appropriate.
Subject areas for this project cover a wide variety of areas, some covered in
class, others requiring independent research. Some Applicable Enterprise
Information System Technologies are:
? Network File System
? Server Message Block
? Domain Name System
? Kerberos Authentication
? Network Information Service
? Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
? Pluggable Authentication Module
? File Transfer Protocol
? WebNFS
? OpenSSH & OpenVPN
? Web Services

Design and Implement a Data Warehouse

Programs: MS Visio and SQL Server
Assessment Task (100 Marks) ? Weighting (50%)
The following is the assignment as set out for the module of Data and Data Analytics (B9IS100).
You are required to attempt PART I and PART II.
PART I ? Design and Implement a Data Warehouse (proof of concept) (50 marks)
Suppose you are working in a company (You can choose a virtual company of your choice). To run business successfully, the company needs to develop a data warehouse initially with a single subject of analysis based on their operational database(s). As part of the team, you are required to do the following tasks:
? Write a report including:
? Requirements for developing data warehouse.
(8 marks)
? Design of dimensional model for data warehouse. Use MS Visio or any other appropriate tool.
(15 marks)
? Implement the data warehouse in SQL Server by creating dimension and fact tables according to the design. Write SQL code to populate the data warehouse from operational database(s) (Include all code in the appendix of your report). You are required to mention/include the source of operational database. You can use any existing database from the web or the one that you produced.
(17 marks)
? Develop 4 queries that relate to the requirements for developing data warehouse.
(10 marks)
PART I I ? Research (50 marks)
What is Hadoop? How is it different from data warehouses? Discuss Hadoop ecosystem and related technologies. In your discussion, mention the type of problems that can be solved by using Hadoop.
(5 + 10 + 25 + 10 = 50 marks)

The Impact of Public Health Informatics Academic Essay

In the United States, public health agencies at the federal, state, and local jurisdiction levels use public health informatics extensively. Federal centers, in particular, often focus on application of digital technology and information science to enhance the efficacy of health informatics that can impact public health practice greatly.
?How has public health informatics improved public health and public health services offered to Americans over the last two decades? Describe one example that supports this statement.
?How can current federal programs and mandates reshape the current public health landscape? State and describe at least one federal program or mandate. Explain how the program or mandate impacts public health informatics.
Grading Criteria
Assignment Components
Proficient
Maximum Points
Describe how public health informatics has improved public health and public health services offered to Americans over the last two decades. Include one example that supports this statement.
The description of how public health informatics has improved public health and public health services offered to Americans over the last two decades is accurate. Description includes one example in support. Scholarly resources are utilized in support.
24
Determine how current federal programs and mandates could reshape the current public health landscape. State and describe at least one federal program or mandate.
The determination of how current federal programs and mandates could reshape the current public health landscape is clear and accurate. At least one federal program or mandate is correctly described. Scholarly resources are utilized in support.
28
Explain how the program or mandate impacts public health informatics. Support your rationale with appropriate scholarly references.
How the program or mandate impacts public health informatics is accurately explained. Many relevant details are included. A logical justification is given using scholarly resources in support.
28
Write in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources (i.e., APA); and display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
20
Total
100