a. Chose (2) readings and address (2) concepts (A and B) in about 150 words each.
b. You will be graded on how well you demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the concept, and critical thinking pertaining to the applicability of the concept to your professional practice. Points awarded will follow breakdown below.
2. The Assignment: Given the readings below identify and discuss two concepts or lessons learned that you believe will be most applicable to your professional discipline.
3. Concept A (points 10/20):
1. Identify /define (points 4/20): ……
2. Your professional discipline: ……..
3. How applicable (points 6/20): ……
4. Concept B (points 10/20):
0. Identify /define (points 4/20): ……
1. Your professional discipline: ……..
2. How applicable (points 6/20): ……
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