Discuss why revising documentation is an important part of change management. Explain the purpose of a change request form. Why should change request procedures be documented? Using an Internet Web browser, search and examine two recent (within the last 5years) situations where the implementation of changes and/or modifications to existing financial application systems have failed. Your task: Summarize why such implementations failed. Then, identify solutions or controls that, if implemented, may have avoided these failed implementations. Support your reasons and justifications with IT literature and/or any other valid external source. Include examples as appropriate to evidence your case point. Submit a word file with a cover page, responses to the tasks above, and a reference section at the end. The submitted file should be between 6 and 8….
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The Company you work for is in the process of determining whether to have an information security audit (ISA) performed. Even though the Company is not (yet) required to have an ISA for compliance purposes with laws, rules, and/or regulations, they are very aware of the benefits such audit can provide. However, they also know how pricy these specialized audits are. Would you be inclined to advise your Company go through such type of audit, yes or no? Explain your position. List 10 sources for audit tools, best practices, and/or relevant audit information when performing information security audits that were discussed in this chapter.
Distinguish between outsourcing and off-shoring. Explain the following relevant terms and concepts when involved in an audit of a service organization. a. Service organization. b. User entity. c. Roles and responsibilities of user auditor. d. Roles and responsibilities of service auditor. e. Purpose of AICPA’s Statements on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) 16, section AT 801 (PCAOB 324), “Reporting on IT Controls at Service Organizations.” f. SSAE 16, section AT 801’s two types of reports service auditors typically provide.
Name and summarize control areas that the IT auditor should include in his or her review when examining a software acquisition. As stated in the textbook, outsourcing refers to the transfer of service delivery to a third party, allowing companies to concentrate on core competencies. As the IT Audit Manager, your client asks for advice on outsourcing, specifically whether they should outsource their main financial accounting system. You are well aware of both benefits and risks of outsourcing. Would you advise your client to go ahead and outsource their main financial accounting system? Yes? No? Explain your position.
Give a flannel board presentation.
1. Set up area with board.
2. Check pieces.
4. Place pieces in order of appearance.
5. Gather children.
6. Place pieces out of sight.
7. Discuss what happened during the activity with children (optional).
8. Store set by keeping pieces flat instead of folded.
9. Introduce the set with a motivational statement if you wish.
F. What color flannel (or felt) would you use to cover your own board? Why?
G. Finish the following statements.
Answer the following questions related to speaking goals.
1. How can the goals of a program be met?
2. When children are interested in an object or event, what should the teacher do to help the children learn while they are motivated?
C. Define dramatic play.
D. Answer the following questions.
1. What is a dramatic play kit?
2. Name some of the things a teacher does not want to happen during show-and-tell time (for example, one child talking too long).
Write down teacher questions that could lead a child to a discovery and promote the child’s verbal expression of the discovery in the following situations.
1. A bird’s nest is found in the yard.
2. The wheel on a bike squeaks.
3. A flashlight is taken apart.
I. Formulate appropriate teacher comments in the following situations (1–3).
1. The child is complaining that easel paint drips and does not stay where he wants it.
2. It is cleanup time, and Sharie (child) says, “Scott and Keith never put anything away!”
3. Carter is talking about the way water is disappearing in the sun. For 4, 5, and 6, formulate a possible convergent-type teacher question.
Megan noticed a bug on the floor.
1. Christa says, “Dana has new shoes!”
2. Ryan brings a toy truck to share at group time. In 7, 8, and 9, plan evaluation questions that a teacher might use.
3. “I don’t like peanut butter,” Romana says.
4. “This is my favorite book,” Linsey declares.
5. Teacher is introducing a new toy containing plastic boats.
J. List three of Costa’s characteristics of intelligent behavior.
K. Write a short paragraph that finishes the following: The reasons some teachers do not actively plan programs with children leading activities in front of the child group.
A. Finish the following:
1. A transitional statement at the end of group time is necessary because.
2. History shows that chants and choruses were used for.
3. A successful circle time for young children can be described by the following terms:
B. Why are finger plays so popular with young children?
C. Rearrange and place the following statements in the best order or sequence.
1. Child knows words and actions of a finger play.
2. Teacher knows words and actions of a finger play.
3. Teacher practices finger play.
4. Child participates with actions only.
5. Child watches.
6. Teacher presents finger play to children.
7. Teacher evaluates the results of the finger play.
Teacher encourages children to join in actions and words.
D. List five signals or attention getters that a teacher could use at the beginning of a circle time.
E. In what ways should an assistant teacher be helpful when another teacher is leading group language activities?
F. Rate the following teacher statements during planned circles. G 5 Good Technique P 5 Poor Technique 1. “It’s my turn to talk.”
2. “Stop wiggling, Jimmy.”
3. “Everyone’s listening; it’s time to begin.”
4. “When Mackenzie, Tran, and Nan join us, we’ll all be together.”
5. “The first one standing can be the first one to leave the circle.”
6. “We’re finished. Let’s go.”
7. “Speak up, Gisela. It’s time to answer.”
8. “Thuy is doing our new finger play the….