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Question: TMA 04 For this assignment you need to search for and select a primary source from the primary source database. You should select a primary source that can shed light on the theme of Block 4 – the ‘experience’ of empire. Then write a 1000-word analysis of your chosen source. The source you choose can be linked to any unit in the module, providing you use it to shed light on the experience of empire, but to avoid the risk of plagiarism, you would be well advised not to take a source that is discussed intensively in the units.

Thistlewood, T. (1752 - 1779) in Douglas (1999) In Miserable Slavery, Kingston, Jamaica, University of the West Indies Press, pp. 54 - 269. In The Open University (2018), ‘A326 Primary Source 12.10’. Available at https://students.open.ac.uk/arts/a326primarysources/PDF/A326_PS12.10.pdf (Accessed 14th February 2019).

Open University – A326 Empire 1492-1975 – Undergraduate 2018/2019 - Mark = 78%

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Answer: This document contains extracts from the diaries of Thomas Thistlewood, who was a British overseer, small plantation owner, and slave owner in...


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  • Subject: A326 Empire: 1492-1975
  • Course: A326 Empire: 1492-1975
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 78%
  • Words: 1096
  • Date submitted: May 31, 2019
  • Date written: March, 2019
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8691

Question: TMA 06 Option 1 Compare and contrast the dissolution of empire in Austria-Hungary with one of the following: Britain’s American colonies; India; Algeria; Angola.

Open University – A326 Empire 1492-1975 – Undergraduate 2018/2019 - Mark = 82%

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Answer: The circumstances surrounding the collapse of a land-based multi-national empire, ostensibly as a direct result of defeat in an expansive war involving...


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  • Subject: A326 Empire: 1492-1975
  • Course: A326 Empire: 1492-1975
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 82%
  • Words: 2172
  • Date submitted: May 31, 2019
  • Date written: March, 2019
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8690

Question: TMA 05 Option 2 How important was race in determining experiences of empire?

Open University – A326 Empire 1492-1975 – Undergraduate 2018/2019 - Mark = 88%

[Please use this essay as an example to learn from and do not copy. As long as you do not copy, reading the work of other students is an ethical and proven educational technique that can guide and improve your own academic writing. This essay is intended only to help with understanding the academic writing style, critical analysis, content and referencing that is expected by teachers, tutors and other educators.]

Answer: For some, “empire” might conjure up images of the grandeur of the Raj, enjoyed by the privileged classes, and exemplified at the...


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  • Subject: A326 Empire: 1492-1975
  • Course: A326 Empire: 1492-1975
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 88%
  • Words: 2109
  • Date submitted: May 31, 2019
  • Date written: March, 2019
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8689

Question: TMA 03 Option 1 Were economic factors the most significant cause of the British Empire’s expansion in the nineteenth century?

Open University – A326 – Empire 1492-1975 – Undergraduate – 2018/2019 - Mark = 74%


[Please use this essay as an example to learn from and do not copy. As long as you do not copy, reading the work of other students is an ethical and proven educational technique that can guide and improve your own academic writing. This essay is intended only to help with understanding the academic writing style, critical analysis, content and referencing that is expected by teachers, tutors and other educators.]

Answer: Hack lists the “four key sinews of power in empires” as “military, economic, bureaucratic, and cultural” (2008, p7). While each must contribute...


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  • Subject: A326 Empire: 1492-1975
  • Course: A326 Empire: 1492-1975
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 74%
  • Words: 2169
  • Date submitted: May 31, 2019
  • Date written: January, 2019
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8688

Question: Unit 34 Understand Physical Disability
Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Services

Part 1
1. Explain the meaning of centrality.
2. Explain the importance of recognising the centrality of an individual rather than the disability.
3. Explain person centred care.
4. Explain the importance of person centred care. Give examples from your practice.
5. Compare the different outcomes that may occur between focussing on individuals strengths and aspiration rather than needs only.
6. Describe the term physical disability.
7. Describe congenital disability (give two examples)
8. Describe acquired disability. (give two examples)
9. Describe neurological disability. (give two examples)
10. Compare a congenital disability with a neurological disability.
11. Explain the term progressive in terms of disability.


Part 2
12. Explain the emotional impact of a progressive disability on individual and family.
13. Compare the different impacts that congenital and progressive disabilities can have on the individual and their family.
14. Describe environmental and social barriers that can have a disabling effect on an individual with a disability.
15. Analyse the socio-economic effects of physical disability on the individual.
16. Describe how legislation has changed society in relation to physical disability.
17. Analyse the improvements legislation has made for the individual with a disability.
18. Discuss at length the impact a physical disability can have on an individual’s life choices. Use examples where possible.
19. Explain how attitudes can have a positive or negative effect on the perception of disability.






Part 3
20. Explain the importance of independence and inclusion.
21. Analyse ways to promote independence and inclusion. Use examples from practice.
22. Explain the importance of individuals having control and choices, how do you ensure this happens.
23. Describe positive risk taking.
24. Analyse the importance of positive risk taking for individuals with a physical disability.
25. Explain how to encourage individuals to take positive risks while remaining safe. Give examples from your practice.
26. Explain how you challenge stereotypes and discriminatory attitudes.

Answer: Part one 1. Centrality could be explained in the context of this module as seeing an individual as a person first andh...


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  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: Health and Social Care
  • Level: Further Education
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 3092
  • Date submitted: May 31, 2019
  • Date written: March, 2019
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8685

Question: Manage Health and Social Care Practice to Ensure Positive Outcomes for Individuals.
Lead Person-Centred Practice Lead Active Support. AB3


Question 1 - How does your organisation meet the 5 key questions?

- Are you safe? Describe as a manager, how you ensure the organisation is safe for everyone?

- Are you effective? Describe as a manager, how you ensure the care treatment and support given meets the service users’ needs

- Are you caring? Describe how you ensure that the team is caring, compassionate, kind, respectful and dignified.

- Are you responsive to service user’s needs? How do you ensure service users’ needs are met and their comments acted upon?

- Are you well led? Describe how you lead the team to ensure the quality of the service you provide.


Question 2 - Discuss the importance of outcome- based approaches, giving examples from your practice (the logic model is an example of outcome- based approaches). Discuss the regulations associated with outcome based practice (CQC Fundamental standards).

How has this made a positive change to the service users’ lives? Discuss at length and give some examples.


Question 4 - Research the psychological basis for well-being (using internet search engine). Describe two theories.


Question 5 - Reflective Account. Now that you have looked at outcome-based practice and the psychological basis for well-being. Write a reflective account to describe how you.


Question 6: Look at the HFT Fusion model - www.hft.org.uk
Compare this model to your organisational person-centred practice.
You should:
• Explain person-centred practice.
• Critically review approaches to person-centred practice (Fusion Model) and compare to your own model.
• How has legislation impacted on organisational policy and agreed ways of working? Use examples from your own practice.
• How can person-centred practice result in positive changes in an individual’s life?


Question 7:
• Explain how person-centred practice determines the way in which consent is established.
• How can person-centred practice assist individuals to have more control and choice over their decisions?
• Explain the steps that should be taken to ensure service users have choice and control over their decisions.


Question 8: Answer the following:
• How can active participation enhance the well-being and quality of life of an individual? Reflect on the systems you have in place to support active participation. How effective they are and any improvements you could make.
I feel I have covered this answer in the previous questions. I currently feel our systems are satisfactory and the client reviews and feedback support this


Question 9:
• Analyse the importance of working effectively with families and significant others to achieve positive outcomes.
• Explain how legislation and regulation have an impact on working with carers, families and significant others.


Question 10:
Review you answers to the above questions then answer:
A) How effective are your system at supporting person centred values and active support?
B) What changes could be made to improve:
C) Explain how you will lead the implementation of these changes.
D) Explain the principles behind practice leadership.

Answer: Question 1 - We are a newly regulated company so currently rolling out the training and systems as we induct our new...


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  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: Health and Social Care
  • Level: Further Education
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 4584
  • Date submitted: May 31, 2019
  • Date written: March, 2019
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8684

Question: TMA 01 Option 1 Part A - Examine the map for TMA 01, which is located under ‘Zoomable maps’ (Supplementary map 15, ‘The British Empire with Distances’). This map was published in The Times on 24 May, 1909. How useful is this map, as a primary source, to the historian of empire? [Word count – 548]

TMA 01 Part B - Using the typology given in Table 2.2 (Block 1, p.54), classify three different types of colony that appear on the map, explaining your reasoning. [Word count – 548]

Open University – A326 – Empire 1492-1975 – Undergraduate – 2018/2019 - Mark = 85%

[Please use this essay as an example to learn from and do not copy. As long as you do not copy, reading the work of other students is an ethical and proven educational technique that can guide and improve your own academic writing. This essay is intended only to help with understanding the academic writing style, critical analysis, content and referencing that is expected by teachers, tutors and other educators.]

Answer: TMA 01 Option 1 Part A - Maps “do not simply represent the world, they convey knowledge through representation”, (Mackie, 2008, p.18)....


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  • Subject: A326 Empire: 1492-1975
  • Course: A326 Empire: 1492-1975
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 85%
  • Words: 1096
  • Date submitted: May 31, 2019
  • Date written: December, 2018
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8687

Question: TMA 02 Option 2 In what ways, and why, was Portugal’s empire in Asia different from the Spanish empire in the Americas?

Open University – A326 – Empire 1492-1975 – Undergraduate – 2018/2019 - Mark = 88%

[Please use this essay as an example to learn from and do not copy. As long as you do not copy, reading the work of other students is an ethical and proven educational technique that can guide and improve your own academic writing. This essay is intended only to help with understanding the academic writing style, critical analysis, content and referencing that is expected by teachers, tutors and other educators.]

Answer: The Papal division of the world by the Treaty of Tordesillas in 1494 enabled Spanish and Portuguese hegemony in the western and...


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  • Subject: A326 Empire: 1492-1975
  • Course: A326 Empire: 1492-1975
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 88%
  • Words: 2136
  • Date submitted: May 31, 2019
  • Date written: December, 2018
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8686

Question: EMA Option A The relevance of psychological research is limited to the historical time period in which it is conducted.

Answer: To understand the relevance of psychological research beyond the historical time period in which it is conducted, it is important to consider...


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: DE100 Investigating psychology 1
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 82%
  • Words: 1449
  • Date submitted: May 30, 2019
  • Date written: April, 2016
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8683

Question: TMA 03 Part 1: Essay - Evaluate the usefulness of conditioning for our understanding of human behavior. [Word count 1074]

TMA 03 Part 2: DE100 project report – Method Section. [Word count 565]

TMA 03 Part 3: Self-reflection. [Word count 99]

Answer: Introduction Conditioning refers to a form of learning, in which there are two key types, classical conditioning; an association between a stimulus...


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: DE100 Investigating psychology 1
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 85%
  • Words: 1674
  • Date submitted: May 30, 2019
  • Date written: April, 2016
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8682

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