The sociocultural theory of Lev Semenovich Vygotsky and accurately summarize the main postulates of the theory

Search for information on the sociocultural theory of Lev Semenovich Vygotsky and accurately summarize the main postulates of the theory, including the elementary mental functions and the higher mental functions of human development.

The language of this activity will be assessed using the Paragraph Construction Rubric. (Introduction and Conclusion, pleaseee)

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Identify effective leadership traits. Search for 10 business leaders who exemplify the selected leadership traits.

Submit your answers as a single Word document to the Dropbox.  Use the Leadership Matrix provided in the Content area of the course to complete the following:

  • Identify effective leadership traits. Search for 10 business leaders who exemplify the selected leadership traits. Identify the company and job title for each business leader. Include a description of how the leader exemplifies the leadership trait. Describe if the leadership trait inspires followership and why.

This assignment seeks to expose you to leaders who exemplify leadership qualities. This provides an opportunity to consider (if you have not already) the qualities of leadership with which you most identify.

Leadership Summary

Provide a 500 word summary that further explains your leadership philosophy based on leadership models and theories of your choosing. What will be your leadership style? Which traits do you believe will inspire others? What qualities do you believe will foster effective leadership? Provide a minimum of three references, which may include the textbook.

APA format is required.  Solid academic writing is always expected. For all assignment delivery options, documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines.

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Explain the interrelationship between the theory, research, and EBP.

Topic: Evidence-Based Practices to Guide Clinical Practices

•           Explain the interrelationship between the theory, research, and EBP.

•           Identify and discuss the research questions, sampling and sampling size, research designs, hypothesis, data collection methods, and research findings from each study. 

•           Identify the goals, health outcomes, and implementation strategies in the healthcare setting (EBP) based on the articles.

•           Discuss the credibility of the sources and the research/researcher’s findings.

•           Minimum 5/maximum 7 page paper (the body of the paper), without the references, in APA format.

•           Minimum of 1 reference per page of the body of the paper (the course textbook must be one of the references), articles must be peer-reviewed and must have been published within last 3-5 years.

book for reference: Nursing Research: Methods and critical appraisal for evidence-based practice (9th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby.

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Personal Philosophy Of Culturally Competent Nursing

Apply a model of cultural competence to personal practice beliefs. For this assignment:

  1. Reflect on the 5 constructs of Campinha-Bacote’s model of The Process of Cultural Competence in the Delivery of Healthcare Services: Cultural desire, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Knowledge, Cultural Skill, and Cultural Encounters.
  2. Review the Mission statements and values of St. Thomas University and its Nursing programs.
  3. Reflect on your learning during this course.
  4. Evidence of reflection on Campinha-Bacote’s cultural competency model and/or STU mission and values.
  5. Your personal beliefs.
  6. Your philosophy statement(s) related to culturally competent nursing care.
  7. Implementing your beliefs.
  8. Continuing your journey towards cultural competence.
  • Your paper should be formatted per current APA and references should be current (published within the last five years) scholarly journal articles or primary legal sources (statutes, court opinions)
  • The paper is to be clear and concise and students will lose points for improper grammar, punctuation, and misspelling.
  • The paper is to be no shorter than 1 page; nor longer than 2 pages in length, excluding the title, abstract, and references page.
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