Test Format: The test will have two sections. Section 1 is an in-class exam (50%). Section 2 is a take-home essay (50%). Terms: Be able to identify and/or define the terms given.
Concepts: Be able to answer questions based on the statements/questions given. For instance, what role does trade play in the Late Antique World?
1) Introduction to the Study of Islam
a. Terms: Be able to identify
a.i. Islam- Islam is not active agent—is does not require, forbid, cause, teach, say, express or defend. Muslims do things not Islam. a.ii. Allah- God of Abraham, Moses, and Jesus.
a.iii. Normative vs. Non-Normative study- normative= schools ( seminary) understanding Gods will. Non normative= state universities- religion as a part of human culture. Neutral stance a.iv. Three ways to approach the question of Islam-
a.iv.1. Historically- religion that began with Muhammad in 610. Abrahamic religion a.iv.2. Theologically what questions are being answered intellectual discipline that aims to arrive at correct beliefs about God. a.iv.3. Culturally a formative influence for the cultural practices found in islamdom—the religion where muslims are dominant cultural an political force. a.v. Islamdom- the religion where muslims are dominant culturally and a political force a.vi. Islamicate- cultural practice—not motivated by religious beliefs. Ex coffee. a.vii. Islamic- motivated by Islamic religious beliefs. Ex praying, a mosque b. Concepts
b.i. Understand the relationship between Islamdom, Islamicate, and Islamic. Be able to correctly identify other terms/concepts within that relationship. b.ii. Be able to elaborate on the “three approaches.” What kind of sources would we use to answer each one? Who speaks authoritatively for each one? What kind of questions do they bring up? b.ii.1. Historically -
b.iii. Understand the concept of monotheism as it pertains to the Abrahamic traditions. 2) Pre-Islamic Arabia
a.i. ‘Asabiyyah- group solidarity based on kinship blood relations, either real on imagined a.ii. Sheikh- leader of tribe—must be 40
a.iii. Mawla/Mawali- a client of a tribe
a.iv. Muruwwa- maniless- moral idea aspired to by tribesmen
a.vi. Dahar- time- you don’t know when you will die so live fully. a.vii. Sira- important gene of literature in traditional Islamic sciences a.viii. Ka’ba- housed idols 364. Sacrifices were made there. Sanctuary. a.ix. Zamzam- well found that was created for ishamel and hagar. Lost and then found by Hashim (Muhammads grandfather) a.x. Asbab al-Nuzul- occasions/circumstances of revelation
a.xi. Hubal- before Muhammad, was primary god
a.xii. The “daughters of God”- al- lat- agriculture, al marat- fertility/sons, al uzzah- bravery/war a.xiii. Jahilliyah- ignorance of divine guidance
b.i. Know the social structure of pre-Islamic Arabia and its most important parts (Tribal, et cetera). b.i.1. Tribes
b.i.3. Sub clans
b.i.5. Quraysh tribe (clans)
b.i.5.a. Banu hashim
b.i.5.b. Banu umayya
b.i.5.c. Banu abbas
b.ii. Know where the Arabian Peninsula sits in the world, i.e. the major players on its borders and their religious traditions. How is the peninsula connected to that world? (You DO need to know the Byzantine, Sasanian, and Abyssinian traditions. You don’t need to know the Ghassanid and Lakhmids, but you should know who they were allied with.) b.ii.1. Byzantines- greek orthodox
b.ii.2. Sasanian- Persians, at war with Byzantine empire, Zoroastrian (2 deities, Good and Evil which transcend material reality.) b.ii.3. Abyssinian- monophysite Christian( 2 natures in Jesus but dominantly divine) b.ii.4. Ghassanids- allies with byzantines
b.ii.5. Lakhmids- allies with Persians. Nestorian Christians ( 2 separate natures) b.iii. What is Mecca’s place in pre-Islamic Arabia?
b.iii.1. Traded leather from sacrificed camels
b.iii.2. Wells outside city
b.iii.3. No walls cause...
... T F The primary purpose of speechmaking is to demonstrate your command of the topic.
2. T F The need for audience analysis and adaptation is one of the major differences between public speaking and everyday conversation.
3. T F Egocentrism means that audiences typically approach speeches by asking “Why is this important for me?”
4. T F Recognizing that some of your listeners may have racial, ethnic, cultural, or sexual orientations that bear upon your topic is part of demographic audience analysis.
5. T F Audience size, the physical setting for the speech, and the audience’s disposition toward the topic, the speaker, and the occasion are all elements of situational audience analysis.
6. T F Communication scholars use the term “identification” to refer to the way speakers use stereotypes to analyze the demographic traits of their audience.
7. T F Audience analysis and adaptation affect all aspects of speechmaking except for the delivery of the speech itself.
8. T F No matter what the occasion, listeners will have fairly definite expectations about the kinds of speeches appropriate for the occasion.
9. T F The aim of successful speechmaking is to gain a desired response from listeners even if the speaker must compromise his or her beliefs to do so.
10. T F Every speech contains two messages–the one sent by the speaker and the one received by the listener.
Chapter Nine Quiz Answer Key
Indicate whether each of the following...
Respond to stimuli
Grow and develop
Respond to stimuli
Grow and develop
Survey of Life
1. All living things share the following characteristics:
a. All living things are composed of one or more cells
b. Organisms are organized
c. Organisms use and create energy for growth
d. Organisms grow and develop by cell division
e. Organisms respond to stimuli from environment & from within the organism itself to maintain homeostasis
f. Organisms reproduce
g. All living things adapt and evolve
2. Label the parts of the microscope
3. What does Nature of Science mean?
How science is a unique way of knowing about the natural world
4. What is a body of knowledge?
Facts, definitions, concept, theories, laws
5. What is a way of know?
Change over time, based on evidence, creativity is important
6. What is a set of methods/processes?
Observe, measuring, inferring, predicting, classifying, hypothesizing, experimenting, analyzing
7. Define observation
A data collecting strategy, qualitative—using the five senses, quantitative—counting or using numeric data
8. Define inference
An attempt to explain or interpret observations by using what you observe and/or previous knowledge and experiences, observations what you see infers what you think...
...of the most sacred sites in Islam, it is a large marble structure located in the middle of al Masjid al Haram (Sacred Mosque). It’s said to be built by Abraham and his son Ishmael to dedicate to Allah, and also houses the sacred Black Stone. No matter where you are, Muslims supposed to be facing the direction of Kaaba when in prayer.
4. Fully describe the role Abraham played in Islam.
Ibrahim is considered to be the father of both Arabs and of Jews according to Muslims. It’s also believed that he is neither a Jew nor a Muslim, but somebody who is a hernif - somebody who essentially and intrinsically knows that there is really only one God. Much of what Islamictradition is about, along with rituals such as the Hajj - stem from the pre-Islamic era and are translated into Islamic rituals through Ibrahim. The Kaaba was built because God spoke to Ibrahim about constructing a sacred house for God.
5. When was Muhammad born?
570 AD, Mecca
6. What did Muhammad dislike about his birthplace, Mecca?
It was filled with idol worship and when he was assigned by God to call people to Islam per God revelation of Quran to him, the disbelievers disliked his views against discrimination. The people of Mecca were steeped in their ways and opposed Muhammad and his small group of followers in every way.
7. Describe the “Night of Power” and...
... SEC571 Principles of Information Security and Privacy
The midterm exam consists of 5 questions which relate to material from the first 4 weeks of the course including assigned reading from the text, lectures, tutorials, and threaded discussions. The exam questions are randomly selected for each student from question pools so that the questions you get will be different from those another student gets. Specifically, the questions address Terminal Course Objectives A, B, and C.
Given a specific description of hardware, systems software, and application software components of a computer-based system, identify and assess the controls we expect to find in each of the system components and describe how they function.
Given a Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN), identify and analyze the inherent weaknesses and exposures, identify control techniques commonly used to provide security of data and control over access to the network, and demonstrate how a security plan functions to safeguard against unauthorized network access.
Given a computer network for data transmission, identify and analyze the possibilities for loss or modification of data and demonstrate techniques to safeguard data from loss, modification or improper disclosure during transmission by using encryption, digital signatures, cryptographic seals and time stamp techniques and describe how they provide the elements of secrecy,...
...it paid $82 million cash to repurchase common stock for the year ended September 26, 2009.
Quick Study 13-1 (10 minutes)
True statements: 1, 2, 4 and 5
Quick Study 13-2 (5 minutes)
|a. |Cash |50,000 | |
| | Common Stock, $0.50 Par Value | |50,000 |
| | Issued par value stock for cash. (100,000 x $0.50) | | |
|b. |Cash* |200,000 | |
| | Common Stock, $0.50 Par Value | |50,000 |
| | Paid-In Capital in Excess of Par Value, | | |
| |Common Stock | |150,000 |
| | Issued par value stock for cash. *(100,000 x $2) | | |
Quick Study 13-3 (5 minutes)
d. The gap between what a child can and cannot do ***
9. The information processing approach refers to cognition analyzes: (37)
a. The cognitive development of children
b. The friendship capacity of children
c. The way people make sense of information ***
d. The computer model of development
10. In Erikson’s stage of industry versus inferiority, the child’s task is to: (37-38)
a. Learn the range of skills needed in an adult world ***
b. Develop a sense of initiative
c. Gain a sense of self-control
d. Develop a self-image
11. One type of insecure attachment is: (39)
b. Avoidant ***
12. Kao has parents who are warm, loving and supportive. If he responds as others have in
studies of attachment, as a young adult he will describe himself in which of the following
a. uncomfortable with intimacy
b. worried about being abandoned
c. not very likeable
d. easy to know***
13. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs contains five levels. In order, they are (www) (28)
a. safety needs, physiological needs, love and belonging, self esteem, and selfactualization.
b. love and belonging, safety needs, physiological needs, self-actualization, and self
c. physiological needs, safety needs, love and belonging, self esteem, and selfactualization. ***
d. self-actualization, love and belonging, physiological needs, safety needs, and
i. self esteem.
14. Preoperational children have egocentric...
...Communication Studies 101 Mid-TermStudyGuide
Understand the 3 phases/models of human communication, and how we know that a message is effective.
Symbols convey meaning through words, gestures, and visual cues.
Be clear on the definitions of the source, encoder, decoder, messages, channel and noise. Walk yourself through the communication as transaction process and understand these pieces and their role.
Interpersonal, intrapersonal, and impersonal communication.
Synchronous vs. asynchronous communication & mediated communication.
As humans, we are what sociologist Derek Layder describes as both social and psychological beings & how we create a symbolic sense of self.
Abraham Maslow defines the matrix of competence and consciousness in 4 quadrants that describe self-awareness and the level at which we operate in different situations. Review and understand each of these quadrants.
Recall the 3 step process of perception and what is perception checking.
The 2 dimensions of our messaging: Content cues vs. Relational cues
Self-Image, Self-Concept, and Self-Esteem
Define language and understand the power of words; particularly trigger words that may evoke emotion.
Compare denotative meaning vs. connotative meaning, as well as the continuum of abstract vs. concrete words and their effectiveness within our language.
There are 2 specific ways words are misused, that...
...environment, which consists of regulations at the international, national, and state levels (Bovee & Thill, 2013). Although these laws may be quite restrictive for businesses, this paper contends that…
BUSN 115 Week 3 Quiz
(TCO 2) What is a document that protects a creator’s rights to materials such as books, articles, photos, paintings, and cartoons?(TCO 2) Legal procedures initiated by a debtor who are unable to meet their financial obligations is called(TCO 2) The dimension of social responsibility that includes charitable donations is
BUSN 115 Week 4 Midterm Exam
(TCO 1) The amount of money a business takes in during a given time period by selling goods and/or selling services. (Points : 5)(TCO 1) That part of economics that studies the behavior of people and organizations in particular markets. (Points : 5)(TCO 1) Describe and explain capitalism and how it functions in a free market economy. (Points : 30)
(TCO 2) An unethical activity in which insiders use private company information to further their own fortunes or those of their family and friends. (Points : 5)(TCO 2) Describe and explain corporate responsibility using an ethical perspective. Your stakeholder group for your answer is parents of high school students. Your company designs, produces, and sells video game apps for the mobile market. A concern has been raised in the community where your company is located about the violence portrayed in your mobile video game apps. What do you say...