Term 6 Unit 4 Discussions
Unit 4 DB: Finding theme in everyday life (ENG130 Literature & Composition)
The definition of Theme is often abridged to “the main idea.” However, Theme is more involved than that. Essentially, a theme is the author’s message–what the author wants to tell his/her readers about people in general. Themes can be supported by many of the story’s components, particularly the characters’ words, actions, and conflicts.
Initial response: We have now come to the halfway part of the course. You have all read and viewed a number of different types of literature. Considering what you now know about literature, how do you think the study of theme can relate to our daily lives? Select one of the works of literature from the first four units to support your answer. Also, make sure to analyze the theme of that story and to show the implications that work of literature may have on your daily life.
Unit 3 Discussion: Time Value of Money Internet Search (FIN201 Principles of Finance)
Search the Internet for an article related to this weeks’ topic – the time value of money.
IMPORTANT NOTE – for this discussion please do not use articles/data from Wikipedia, Investopedia, The Street, Corporate Finance Institute, The Balance or Money Matters. Please find an article from a financial source such as Fortune, MSN, Forbes, etc.
Once you find an article that interests you, discuss what you’ve learned or what your thoughts are. And please also post a link to the article so others can access it.
Unit 3 DB: Bank Reconciliations (ACC215 Spreadsheet & General Ledger Software)
Why are bank reconciliations a good internal control and what kind of variances and issues can be identified from conducting them on a proper cadence?
Unit 4 DB: Using PivotTables (CIS250 Advanced Excel)
After reading this article, Bruns, D. (n.d.). Can pivot tables save your job? Exceljet. and Chapter 5 of your text, please respond to the following:
- What is the purpose of a pivot table?
- Give a specific example of when you may choose to use a pivot table.
- Please discuss a way that you could use a pivot table in your current or future career?