Ethics of the Tuskegee Research Project Essay.

1. M2A1: Ethics of the Tuskegee Research Project Essay.

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The purpose of this essay is to apply your knowledge of universalism or utilitarianism to a historic medical ethics case.

Review: U.S. Public Health Service Syphilis Study at Tuskegee. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/tuskegee/index.html.

At least two other sources on the Tuskegee case.

After reading about the syphilis research project involving 600 black men, which began in 1932 and lasted for 40 years, respond to the following:

What were the ethical implications of the decisions taken at the time of the study?.

How can you apply the learning from this module (either universalism or utilitarianism) to the Tuskegee case?.

Your research should be documented by citing one or more credible sources such as a newspaper, a biographic article, book, or website. To assist you in your research, the library has the following tutorials and links for you to use:

> .Getting Started with Your Research: https://my.excelsior.edu/group/library/get-started-with-research.

> .Frequently Asked Questions: https://my.excelsior.edu/group/library/faq.

> .Research Databases: https://my.excelsior.edu/group/library/articles-and-research-databases.

1.Communication and Mass Media Complete, listed alphabetically, fifth down the list..

 

Be sure to check your essay for grammar and spelling errors before you submit it. Smarthinking-www.smarthinking.com-is available to assist you with your writing.

Your essay should be 350-500 words in length, single spaced, and in APA format.Submit your essay in a Microsoft Word or Open Office document (freeware found at Apache OpenOffice – The Free and Open Productivity Suite) and place it in the appropriate assignment dropbox.

Before you submit this assignment to the dropbox below, be sure to upload a copy to the “Final” dropbox for this assignment on Turnitin.com. A “Draft” dropbox is also available so that you can use the originality report provided as a learning tool to improve your work prior to final submission.

Evaluation Criteria

Keep the following in mind:

.The ethical implications are adequately described..

.The concept of either universalism or utilitarianism is applied to this case..

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> All essay activities together count as 20% of your overall grade and will be graded using the SLA Writing Rubric.  Please review the rubric carefully so you understand how you will be graded.  Click on View Rubric above.

 

2. M5A1: Media Ethics Essay wk4

The purpose of this activity is to apply your knowledge of media ethics in analyzing a contemporary media ethics case.

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> Read articles from the website of the Poynter Institute (Poynter). Select and review an article that discusses a case of media ethics. Keep the following in mind:

> .Discuss how issues presented in this learning module apply to the case in question.

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> Your research should be documented by citing at least five credible sources such as a newspaper, a biographic article, book, or website. To assist you in your research, the library has the following tutorials and links for you to use:

> .Getting Started with Your Research: https://my.excelsior.edu/group/library/get-started-with-research

> .Frequently Asked Questions: https://my.excelsior.edu/group/library/faq

> .Research Databases: https://my.excelsior.edu/group/library/articles-and-research-databases

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> 1.Communication and Mass Media Complete, listed alphabetically, fifth down the list

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> Be sure to check your essay for grammar and spelling errors before you submit it. Smarthinking-www.smarthinking.com-is available to assist you with your writing.

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> Your essay should be 350-500 words in length, single spaced, and in APA format. Submit your essay in a Microsoft Word or Open Office document (freeware found at Apache OpenOffice – The Free and Open Productivity Suite) and place it in the appropriate assignment dropbox.

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> Before you submit this assignment to the dropbox below, be sure to upload a copy to the “Final” dropbox for this assignment on Turnitin.com. A “Draft” dropbox is also available so that you can use the originality report provided as a learning tool to improve your work prior to final submission.

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> Evaluation Criteria

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> Keep the following points in mind:

> .The essay is well-organized and logically structured.

> .The hypothesis is clearly stated and arguments are presented logically to support the hypothesis.

> .Key concepts from this module are applied to the media ethics case in question.

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> All essay activities together count as 20% of your overall grade and will be graded using the SLA Writing Rubric.  Please review the rubric carefully so you understand how you will be graded.  Click on View Rubric above.

 

3.WK5 M6A1: Top 10 Lies Essay

This module focuses on political communication and ethics. Therefore, this module’s essay is going to focus upon political advertising and ethics. For this assignment, you will be applying what you read to actual ads.

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> Please refer to the following web page:

> Most Recent Campaign Ads

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> 1. Select one of the ads for analysis

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> 2. Identify the ethical issue that you notice in this ad

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> 3. Match identified ethical issues in the ad to theories you are reading on political communication. For example, if you see some sand bagging happening, describe what behavior your viewed that led you to believe that this is happening. Then discuss why or why not this is ethical.

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> 4. Remember that this assignment needs five credible sources. Two of the sources can be the website from which you get the ad and the other is your textbook. You will need three more sources that you will use and cite in-text in the short essay. These sources should support your analysis of the ad.

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> 5. Follow this essay writing format:

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> a. Describe the ad very briefly in a couple of sentences in your first paragraph;

> b. Devote the remainder of the essay to your analysis of the ad, and;

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> Include in text citations and a Works Cited page at the end of the essay.

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> Be sure to check your essay for grammar and spelling errors before you submit it. Smarthinking-www.smarthinking.com-is available to assist you with your writing.

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> Your essay should be 350-500 words in length, single spaced, and in APA format. Submit your essay in a Microsoft Word or Open Office document (freeware found at Apache OpenOffice – The Free and Open Productivity Suite) and place it in the appropriate assignment dropbox.

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> Before you submit this assignment to the dropbox below, be sure to upload a copy to the “Final” dropbox for this assignment on Turnitin.com. A “Draft” dropbox is also available so that you can use the originality report provided as a learning tool to improve your work prior to final submission.

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> Evaluation Criteria

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> Keep the following points in mind:

> .The essay is well-organized and logically structured.

> .The hypothesis is clearly stated and arguments are presented logically to support the hypothesis.

> .Key concepts from this module are applied to the media ethics case in question.

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> All essay activities together count as 20% of your overall grade and will be graded using the SLA Writing Rubric.  Please review the rubric carefully so you understand how you will be graded.  Click on View Rubric above.

 

4. Subject: M7A1: IABC Code of Ethics Essay

The purpose of this activity is to apply learning from Module 7 to ethical issues in organizational communication.

•Review the following codes of ethics:.

◦The IABC Code of Ethics. International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) website. Retrieved from

http://www.iabc.com/about/code.htm.

◦The IMC Code of Ethics. Institute of Management Consultants (IMC) website. Retrieved from

http://www.imcusa.org/?page=ETHICSCODE.

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Discuss how the codes apply to information presented in the Module 7 reading assignment. For example, what particular aspect of the codes addresses ethical responsibilities to stakeholders such as employees, clients, or the public?

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