Assessment Task 1: Critical analysis of readings and lecture materials (Individual Mini-Essays) Start Assignment

The purpose of this assessment is to evaluate your analytical, critical thinking, and communication skills.Each student will prepare a written analysis drawing from the readings and lecture material from Weeks 1 to 6. Students will submit their written analysis incorporating responses to a set of six questions, one corresponding to each week. You must answer the question for each week in no more than 200 words. Given that there will be six questions, you will essentially have six 200 word mini-essays, for a total of 1,200 words for the assessment. The written analysis is in a simple essay structure and should be submitted on Canvas under Assessment Task 1, by the stipulated deadline.Written analysis drawing from the readings and lecture material is designed to provide an opportunity for students to engage in critical analysis and to consider the application of the theories and practical concepts covered within the course. The assessment activities will improve your understanding of the topics, assist you to participate in the class discussions and help in your preparation for the group research project.The six questions you will answer for Assessment Task 1 are as follows:1. “Machine learning will eventually lead to the end of all work.” Discuss. (200 words)2. Do you support the implementation of universal basic income? Why or why not? (200 words)3. How can blockchain technology be used to optimize recruitment and selection? (200 words)4. Should the state intervene in the labor market or take a more laissez-faire approach? (200 words)5. What is the single most important skill that universities should teach their students? (200 words)6. Do you think productivity rises or falls when employees work from home? Explain. (200 words)
LECTURES
WEEK 1https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSh_uUkcR4c&t=7s (Links to an external site.)
WEEK 2https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCSs_Vs6T14 (Links to an external site.)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KV1R8F2qnJs (Links to an external site.)
WEEK 3https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQjN6ArVYag (Links to an external site.)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VUppDQEHTI&t=6s (Links to an external site.)
WEEK 4https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6QX1NP9i8o (Links to an external site.)https://open.spotify.com/episode/4Jkbpjqke8iDJk5UbY1xUL (Links to an external site.)
WEEK 5https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DoamfndARuk (Links to an external site.)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCDcEyGM4Vo (Links to an external site.)
WEEK 6https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRlb4VbOcuE (Links to an external site.)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdX936_sBsM (Links to an external site.)