Phl 276 Quiz 5

ONLINE QUIZ PROCEDURE

1. Go to QUIZ 5 online

2. Login using the same personal user name from the last quiz.

3. Click on the link that says "Request Password". (The password will be e-mailed to you.) Give your first and last name as it appears on your registration materials and USE ONLY YOUR MARYGROVE COLLEGE E-MAIL FOR THIS PURPOSE. Requests from non-Marygrove e-mail accounts, or for which no name is given, will be denied.

3. You will receive an e-mail from the site. Click the link it gives you to go back to the website. Take the quiz and submit your answers.

If you have trouble, try consulting this sheet.


PLEASE NOTE:

1. You MUST go through the password process YOURSELF in order for your score to be recorded.

2. This quiz has a 25 minute time limit.

3. The quiz may be taken only ONCE.

4. The quiz may be taken until 48 hours from when it opens.

5. Upon submitting your answers you will receive a grade. This may not necessarily reflect your final grade as the system does not take into account the answers to any essay items.


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THIS QUIZ

1. BEFORE you start the quiz, read the passage below and put the argument in standard form. You will need to copy and paste your work into the window for the last item on the quiz.

The editorial, "Two-tier for teens," (May 11), attempts to blame the high unemployment rate and the high teenage unemployment rate in particular, on the minimum wage.It's just not true. The best research and actual experiences with minimum wage increases in dozens of states have shown little evidence of job loss. For example, states that raised their minimum wages above the federal level between 1996 and 2007 actually enjoyed faster job growth than states that did not.And while critics like to suggest that the current rise in teenage unemployment was caused by recent modest boosts in the minimum wage, this claim is flat-out wrong. Studies show that teenage unemployment rises faster than adult unemployment in every single recession — regardless of whether the minimum wage goes up. This is because teenagers are always the "first-fired" during economic downturns, when they have to compete with adults for scarce jobs. Cutting the minimum wage for teenagers, as the editorial suggested, would just give businesses an incentive to lay off adults to hire cheaper, teenage labor. It's a foolish, mean-spirited, and ill-conceived idea.

Source: "Keep teen minimum wage the same", Tesedeye Gebreselassie (Letter to the Editor), Detroit News, June 8, 2010, http://detnews.com/article/20100608/OPINION01/6080334/1008/Letters--Police--Kwame-need-fixes/Keep-teen-minimum-wage-the-same Accessed 6/10/2010


RECOMMENDATIONS:

1. Complete the quiz password process ASAP and then take the quiz. Do not wait until the last minute.

2. Study FIRST, then take the quiz. Review all of the handouts, lecture notes, etc. that you have. Do not try to do the quiz while hunting the answers in your class materials. You will waste your limited time.

3. Take the quiz on a trustworthy computer with a good internet connection. If you do not have such a computer at home, take the quiz in the Marygrove library, or in any other public library with suitable facilities.

4. Take the quiz at a time and place free of any distractions. Shut down all programs on your computer that may produce distracting alerts, etc. while you are taking the quiz, and put your cell phone on a silent setting.

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