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There are many stereotypes regarding college life and these stereotypes inform students, rightly or wrongly about ways to behave while attending school. Regardless of whether these stereotypical behaviors are detrimental or beneficial, you see them repeated by students in all regions and most ages. Films and television programs all feature certain aspects of college which are then repeated over and over again, regardless of the frequency they actually occur in real life. Most fictional representations of college life feature outrageous parties where alcohol flows like water and where adventures and misadventures happen because of the imbibing of said alcohol. Examples like Animal House and Old School and Van ilder just to name a very select few show that in order to be considered cool and fun, you need to be willing to drink to an irresponsible level. Beer and wine and heavier liquors are supposed to be part…
Lederman, L.C., & Stewart, L.P. (2005). No, everybody doesn't: changing mistaken notions of the extent of drinking on a college campus. Health Communication in Practice: a Case Study Approach. Lawrence Erlbaum: Mahwah, NJ. 325-334.
Federal admission issues
Before one can even consider the issue of whether or not illegal immigrants should be eligible for financial aid, one must first investigate whether or not these students are even permitted to attend American institutes of higher education. Like the other questions addressed in this paper, there is no clear answer to this question. At this time, there is no federal law prohibiting illegal immigrants from attending institutes of higher education in the United States.
Furthermore, there is no case law directly addressing the issue of whether undocumented aliens have the right to attend public colleges or universities.
However, there is case law discussing the issue for school-aged children, and it appears to support the idea that American public post-secondary schools have an obligation to enroll qualified undocumented students. In 1982 in Plyler v. Doe, 457, U.S. 202 (1982), the Supreme Court "held that it was illegal…
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College athletes' payment issue drags the development of the game within the association (NCAA). The debate of whether college athletes should obtain payment for their services needs to rest by extensive solution. The perfect way to solve the issue at hand involves additional payment for the services of the college athletes. This would supplement the scholarships and accommodation fees university and college athletes enjoy currently. There are several reasons why college athletes should obtain payment for their skills and efforts while representing their institutions in the competitions. The first reason is that everyone in the sporting career enjoys payment and wages for their efforts. The second reason is that college athletes are human beings who need financial resources to satisfy their needs. Additional wages to the current scholarships and accommodation would address the economic strain facing the college players. Payment to the college athletes would also motivate the participants to…
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College and College Enrollment
How do current college enrollment patterns differ from those of 50 years ago? Does this impact you as a student in any way?
When most people talk about college, what comes up most often is the cost of college. One of the most striking things to me about how college enrollment patterns are different from those of 50 years ago is the fact that most college students who enroll, do so knowing that they're now part of this bigger business of the college machine. College enrollment in top schools at least depends on being able to engage in SAT prep training, and getting top grades. Students need to be able to afford steep tuition costs or be willing to take out loans that will help them in mitigating those costs. It's interesting how the costs of college can have such a profound impact on how enrollment…
College athletics has become a fast increasing industry in America. The athletes play for educational institutes, get quality education and bring revenues for the college. While they do good job for the college image and ranking, they are paid well by the educational institutes they are enrolled in and they play for. There are people that believe that for they bring multi-billion dollars to educational sector each year, athletes should be paid more (Skoning, 2013) while others believe that college athletes are already paid enough. The advocates of either point need to see the deeper implications to understand what will be the impact of changing payment regulations on the American educational institutes.
It is debated since some time if the regulations regarding payment of college athletes should be changed or not. The point of concern is that how will any potential change in regulations, probably paying more to…
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College of Central Florida has only one sustainable source of competitive advantage, which is government funding that allows it to be a cost leader, while still offering high quality programs. Other advantages are perhaps less sustainable, but the school has been able to carve out a niche in the competitive market for higher education in central Florida. Its location serves people in a specific geographical region, and its programs are heavily-oriented towards those that enhance people's careers, which makes the school especially appealing.
There are high barriers to entry, which insulates CF from new competition, and it has been able to establish its competitive advantages to find its own niche. The result is that there is some pricing power, and the buyers are largely price takers. However, there remain many substitutes that can draw potential students away from the school, and high switching costs mean that students will examine their…
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According to Flowers (2002), the first vector concerning "developing competence" can assume three individual forms: (a) intellectual, (b) physical, and - interpersonal. The second vector, "managing emotions," is the stage at which college students first begin to become aware of their emotions and attempt to regulate their emotions to produce maximum behavioral outcomes; the third vector, "moving through autonomy toward interdependence," involves students seeking to become more self-directed, and self-sufficient, thereby, ultimately reaching a moderate level of interdependence with family, friends, and other acquaintances (Flowers, 2002). The emphasis at the fourth vector, "developing mature interpersonal relationships," is on establishing and maintaining healthy interactions with other individuals in a manner that is emotionally beneficial to all of the parties involved; the fifth vector, "establishing identity," is the stage at which freshmen first begin to become aware of and learn to develop their own identity (Flowers, 2002). According to this author, "As…
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She is testimony to the fact that human beings, even if their bodies may be slaughtered, cannot die, so long as they strive to make lasting legacies of their lives. Even after Anne perished in a concentration camp, her day-to-day chronicle of her life, encompassing everything from her first menstruation to the careful watch the Secret Annex dwellers kept upon the doings of the war, lives on.
Often, I too am plagued by doubts and remorse, when I speculate about the fate of young women like Anne, who died before their time. The world mourns the six million dead Jews who died, but a small part of me also mourns the loss to the world of what never was -- the great works of literature Anne could have written if only she had lived. Every time someone dies, or potential goes unfulfilled, even if it is only the life of…
hat lessons about being a successful entrepreneur did you learn from Ryan and Aaron?
Perhaps the most salient lesson to come from the case study at the center of this discussion is the notion of properly positioning one's self in the marketplace so as to capitalize on an existing but untapped area of need. Indeed, for Ryan and Aaron, a driving force behind the inception of iContact would be the recognition of an as yet unfulfilled need in a broader market. Particularly, by noting the challenges before small companies attempting to reach global buying audiences, iContact would be conceived as a way to create direct marketing channel mailing lists on the behalf of said companies. e may suggest that the greatest reason for their tremendous and rapid success was their capacity to identify an area in which few competitors existed and in which their naturally existing skills could…
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Additionally, this class will prove integral to my relationships and interactions with the Firehouse Girls themselves, who I must foster a lasting, trusting relationship with based on these skills.
COM316: GENDER and COMMUNICATION -- This course explored the various links between communication and the respective genders. I will be able to apply many of the concepts that I have learned from this class during this internship as I communicate with a gender specific group -- the models and promotional workers that the Firehouse Girls represent.
MCO450 VISUAL COMMUNICATION -- This class taught me to utilize non-verbal communication which may involve both writing as well as non-verbal communication between people in a physical environment. My internship will offer me a multitude of settings in which to practice these skills, from conventional office management communication to informal interpersonal communication with individuals during crucial promotional events.
WST220 GENDER, MEDIA and CULTURE -- I…
$25,000 Investment P= $25,000
t= 5 years n=
F (t) = P (1 + r/n) nt
F (t)= $25,000(1 + 2.47%/1)
The total amount of the investment is $28,243.84 after 5 years (maximum amount of time for CD as advertised).
ank offers Certificates of Deposits for 19, 37 and 59 months (U.S. ank, 2011). Although this Grandmother would like to save for a child's education and therefore has more than five years, many banks only offer a 5-year product.
If the grandmother invests all $25,000 into the CD at the advertised rate, she will have $28,243.84 at the end of the five-year period. Therefore, the grandmother has made $3,243.84 profit. This is calculated at an interest rate of 2.47% and is calculated annually. If inserted into the formula, p = $25,000, t=5 years and n=1.
According to FinAid.org, the cost of college for a student who…
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Choosing a college is a big decision. It is not always an easy decision, particularly when one is in high school. It can be difficult for a teenager to see "the big picture" and to effectively plan for the future. One's choice of college can have a major impact on the rest of one's life. The decision has to be made carefully, after much consideration, and with as much information as possible.
When I left high school, I went to college right away. The college I selected was not right for me, and I did not enjoy the time I spent there. I did not select the college for the right reasons. I thought the classes would be easy, and I was not prepared to work very hard. The college was also the least expensive option available, and that made it an attractive choice.
Unfortunately, the fact that…
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Several studies support the contention that catecholamines create more violent and less sensitive reactions to the opposite sex, acting like hormones or neurotransmitters in the system; common catecholamines are epinephrine, nonepinephrine, and dopamine. Zuckerman and Litle (1986) found that men scored higher than women on scales of curiosity about sexual and morbid events in media in a study of the related variables between sensation seeking and morbid and sexual events. High sensation seekers, most of whom are men, are "interested in stimuli that increase activity in central catecholamine systems. Zuckerman and Litle's work showed a connection between exposure to media that involve violence, fear-inducement, and eroticism and an increased peripheral catecholamine activity" (Levi, 1969).
Researchers used the Rape Myth Acceptance scale (RMA) (Burt, 1981) the RMA is a 10-item, 1-7 likert scale (1=strongly agree, 7=strongly disagree) measure that provides statements about rape-related attitudes,…
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College Athletes and Alcohol Abuse
The purpose of this work in writing is to conduct a comprehensive literature review of the research in regards to the quantity and frequency of alcohol consumed by college athletes compared to non-athletes and to investigate the causes of alcohol abuse and its effects on athletic performance and the general health of college athletes.
Prevalence of Alcohol Consumption by College Athletes Compared to Non-Athletes
Summary of the culture of sports/college athletes and drinking
The work of Vamplew (2007) reports that the culture of sport is "historically…closely associated with the consumption of alcohol, as is so often the case when men- and it usually was men in those early days of sports -- get together to socialize…" (p.1) Alcohol has historically been consumed by athletes For example Vamplew writes "At the end of the nineteenth century cricketers still resorted to alcohol during a day's play and…
Brenner, James and Swanik, Kathleen (2007) High-Risk Drinking Characteristics in Collegiate Athletes. Journal of American College Health, Vol. 56. No.3.
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In college, students learn a lot about themselves as they socialize more and meet new people from diverse backgrounds. The student is pressured to develop his or her own identity in the midst of conflicting social messages. Because of the changes to the student's perspective, a person endures the pressure of a rapidly changing personal identity. The college student usually lives in a dorm room; experiencing independence for the first time can be traumatic at times especially when finances are tight. Moreover, the college student may enter into romantic relationships. Those romantic relationships are fun and exciting, but they also take up large blocks of the student's time. For example, the student might find that their romantic relationship is eating into valuable study time. As a result, the college student may have a hard time getting enough sleep or eating well. The pressures college students face are often heavy; therefore,…
Exercising, working out, or playing sports?
b. Watching TV?
c. Reading books, magazines, or newspapers?
d. Hanging out with friends?
e. Hanging out at malls, public areas, etc.
f. Working for money
(e.g., bus boy, pizza delivery, waitress)?
8. In the PAST MONTH, how many DAYS did you smoke cigarettes?
21-28 days day
About every day days
9. In the PAST MONTH, how many cigarettes did you smoke?
Less than one cigarette a day to 5 cigarettes a day to 9 cigarettes a day
About 1/2 a pack a day
More than 1/2 a pack a day
10. On how many occasions (if any) have you had alcohol to drink (not just a sip or taste)?
40 or more occasions
11. In the PAST MONTH, how many DAYS did you drink alcohol?…
To change perceptions of scholars, N.Y.U can expand its services beyond the traditional library setting by designing outreach programs. It should build relations with other institutions within New York. The institution can also develop programs, which incorporates contributions by students and faculty members.
OCLC is a worldwide marketing research organization. In the year 2005, its market research team conducted a study to look at library users' perceptions, library resource use and peoples' preferences through a blind survey. Millions of respondents from Australia, United Kingdom, India, Singapore, United States and Canada participated in the study. All members who took part in the survey were familiar with an online resource facility and had access to the internet. Interviews conducted in English and statistical inferences used in defining data.
Results from the study indicate that a person in the United States of America has a high probability of accessing the internet…
In a short essay, please state the reasons for choosing your proposed course and institution, explaining how beneficial the study will be to your career and Ghana. I need 500 characters only and its an application for a scholarship. The institution I applied to is university of aberdeen.
The University of Aberdeen MSc in International Human Resource Management covers areas of study specifically relevant to the international labour market that can be used to help organizations in Ghana thrive. My goal is to help my country create a more resilient labour market, one that is responsive to current and future threats like the pandemic. I am also passionate about helping organizations create the ideal structure and culture to support diversity and innovation.
2. Human resources is a complex and multidisciplinary field. When I decided to pursue a graduate degree in this field, I selected the University of Aberdeen’s MSc in…
Non-traditional students are students over the age of 25 in college. These students differ from the traditional young and naïve teenagers who go to college without much responsibilities. Their population has been growing rapidly from the late 90s to now, with more and more students taking evening classes, part-time classes and mini courses in college and juggling with unemployment or full employment to get by (Adebayour DO, 2014). In the early 2000s, American colleges reported a significant 73% of the population of students to be non-traditional and they had to be either employed, or veterans who had come back from the war. In another statistic, in 2009, USDE-NCES report indicated that 40% of the population were NTS but this is just a statistic. The research depends on who was carrying it out but the figures are accurate. This is a worldwide trend with more and more people enrolling in…
Broeckelman-Post, M. A. (2016). Nontraditional Students,Multilingual Learners, and University Type:The Vital Missing in our Basic Course Research. Basic Communication Course Annual, 1-5.
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Kwame Anthony Appiah discusses the question, “What is the point of college?” in his New York Times article of 8 September 2015. The author identifies two purposes of college, which he reduces to two descriptors: utilitarian and utopian. In other words, college has a utilitarian reason for being and a utopian reason for being. One can pursue either of these two ends by going to college—and because of that, the two purposes of college are said to be both utilitarian and utopian.
What Appiah means by this is that one point of college is to learn ideals and values that can be used to help move society and civilization onto a more righteous path, where principles and philosophies empower people to become the best that they can be. This is the utopian aspect of one point of college. The other is utilitarian: one goes to college to learn real-life applications…
Appiah, Kwame Anthony. “What is the Point of College?” The New York Times, 8 Sept.
The Problem of Underage Drinking on College Campuses
Underage drinking on college campuses is a controversial problem because, on the one hand, universities want to provide students with the kind of independent living and respect they feel they deserve; on other hand, universities must take care to ensure that students living in dorms on the campus respect the laws and do not engage in activity that could be harmful to their health or safety. The problem is that many students who might like to drink alcoholic beverages regularly but in moderation are compelled to hide their drinking because of underage laws. Driving the activity of drinking into an underground sphere, students take what should be a moderated activity and turn it into a “forbidden” activity that can easily turn into something dangerous. Parties where alcoholic drinks are provided and where binge drinking is encouraged (because of the underground milieu in…
McMurtrie, B. (2014). Why colleges haven’t stopped binge drinking. Retrieved from https://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/15/us/why-colleges-havent-stopped-binge-drinking.html
Throm, A. (2017). Lowering the drinking age to 18 is better than keeping it at 21. Retrieved from http://www.dailynebraskan.com/opinion/throm-lowering-the-drinking-age-to-is-better-than-keeping/article_a28eef04-983b-11e7-9da0-8fbea1f03e90.html
My Major: Why Accounting?
I have always enjoyed working with numbers. There is something very satisfying about the predictability and honesty of math and the fact that it is possible to arrive at a clear and unambiguous solution to a problem. I wanted to choose a career in business and while many facets of business are interesting to me, again the black-and-white aspect of accounting drew me to the profession. Accountants can provide hard, quantitative analysis about what aspects of a business are profitable and which aspects are not. On an individual level accountants provide services to individuals, such as navigating the complexities of the US tax code. Accountants are professionals with responsibilities such as showing integrity and I believe their skills will always be in demand. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) (2015), employment prospects are expected to grow 11% for accountants, which is greater than average…
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It is possible that the two weeks of pay appeared on separate pages, and they almost certainly appeared on separate lines, and it is very likely that this was the clerical error that led to the mistake in pay.
hen entering and analyzing data, it can be useful to think of all data as suspect until you have proven it to be otherwise (Viega and Messier). There are many types of validation techniques that can be used after data has been entered, including a digits check (the Teacher). This check adds a digit to any calculated figures -- such as pay -- and makes sure they are correct. if, for instance, the data entry clerk had entered the correct hours of work, but only calculated one week's pay, a computerized digit check would have caught the error.
Answers.com. "Data Validation." http://www.answers.com/topic/data-validation
The Teacher. "Data Validation." http://www.theteacher99.btinternet.co.uk/theteacher/gcse/newgcse/module5/task10.htm
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Viega, J. And Messier, M. "Understanding Basic Data Validation Techniques." http://www.secureprogramming.com/?action=view&feature=recipes&recipeid=4
Within the field of psychology, I hope to qualify as a marriage counselor - a decision I made after I experienced the pain of my parents' divorce and subsequent break up of my family. For it was at this time that I realized the important role that family plays in an individual's sense of psychological well-being.
As a first step to achieving my career ambition and dream, I plan to attend the University of Findlay, from where I hope to obtain a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, followed by a Master's Degree. However, I find that the assistance of a scholarship would go a long way in helping me achieve my educational and career goals. I am, therefore, applying for a scholarship with the sincere hope that my request will be given due consideration.
Education on managing or eliminating debt early in one's professional life should also be combined with realistic education on the state of the economy and the impact which this has levied on personal opportunities for financial comfort. To this point, individuals are not finding the jobs for which their education has qualified them, are not achieving a pay commensurate to what they anticipate are their living requirements and are unable to afford many of the fundamental instruments to healthy and intelligent living. Indeed, one source denotes that "in 2007, the Census Bureau estimated that there were nearly 8 million uninsured young adults (ages 18-24), making them the largest segment of the uninsured population. That problem is likely to be compounded with the rise in unemployment and lack of new jobs resulting from the current economic recession." (E-Health Insurance, 1)
Because such matters should be considered a significant priority, the budgetary…
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Hilpern, K. (2006). Student debt: are you on top of what you owe? The Independent. Online at http://www.independent.co.uk/student/postgraduate/student-debt-are-you-on-top-of-what-you-owe-475696.html
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Universities and colleges have been described as 'loosely coupled systems...'
"What does this mean to you based on the readings?" loosely coupled system is one that only occasionally works, and sometimes produces unpredictable results. Given the disparate goals and social elements of the modern university, a university is clearly such a loosely coupled system. Students come wanting a degree to get a good job and may have to take liberal arts courses they dislike, professors who want to research must teach students with little interest in deeper, critical thinking about life, the university community is diverse and brings together teachers, students, and administrators with different backgrounds and views of the purpose of life and education -- and sometimes students, faculty, and administrators use their position for social change, other times college is simply a place to 'fill time.'
Student organizations, social and extracurricular, may have different interests than…
College sports and recreational activities are traditionally dominated by men. Although there have been dramatic increases in women's involvement in sports at the college level, men continue to make up the majority of the participants and spectators of events and activities. The availability of high-quality recreational facilities for athletic training as well as general fitness and maintenance is necessary and integral to sports programs in colleges. It may be assumed that these types of facilities are mostly utilized by men due to their predominant participation in sports and recreation activities.
Even though participation in campus sports and recreational activities still involves men more than women, this doesn't necessarily mean that men value the importance of sports and recreation in college more than women. Milton (1998) was interested in this concept and investigated beliefs among men and women in college as to whether the development of new, high-quality sports and recreation…
Milton, P. (1998). Female and male prioritization of the availability of campus recreational facilities. National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association Journal, 22(2), 30-1.
Even today, the image of the over-sexualized college girl persists, in images of girls on 'spring break' who have 'gone wild,' to cheerleaders. Also, although they have dimmed so much, the question as to how to balance work and family life remains for women in a way that it does not for men, harkening back to the idea that women, unlike men, must choose between being either bodies or brains.
The anxieties about female education in recent decades have also become exacerbated by the increasing percentages of women in relation to men on campuses all across the nation. As women make up a disproportionate amount of college graduates, women and men have voiced the concern that men will begin to feel inadequate, and that boys cannot cope with the feminized atmosphere of the classroom. While before it was feared that women could not cope with 'male' subjects like mathematics and…
And it is to this end that the university is so distinct in the way that it provides a community which is most hospitable to intellectual and emotional growth.
Difficulty of Harmonization:
Downey (2000) points to a modern vagary of our persistent state of global recession in making the case that it is difficult to find harmony between the stated goals of his trinity. Indeed, though this reflects a certain ideal for university functionality, it contrasts the reality in many contexts. riting on Canada's higher education system, which has been largely subsidized by government funding on an historical basis, Downey (2000) indicates that that more privately run university system in America is becoming a model to public officials. This, Downey (2000) demonstrates, is to the detriment of the university's capacity to reflect the modalities of his trinity in harmony. As he remarks, the Canadian government is finding itself increasingly hobbled…
Downey, J. (2000). Balancing Corporation, Collegium, and Community. Innovative Higher Education.
College -- Importance, Values, and Goals
The global labor market has changed dramatically over the last half century. Increasingly, access to jobs in technology and Internet communications don't require college degrees so much as the ability to successfully contribute to a technology start-up. A recent trend shows technology entrepreneurs hiring savvy undergraduates who have become disenchanted with college (William, 2012). These young whiz-kids -- often programmers who spend their days inventing new software applications and writing code -- reject the idea of spending years in classes that seem irrelevant to their interests and result in enormous student load debt (William, 2012). The problem with this mass migration away from higher education is that there are only so many jobs in the labor market that fit this mold. Like a "one and done" college-age hoopster who shows up on campus just to get noticed, with the hope that they will be…
Hacker, A. (2012, February 28). Is Algebra Necessary? The Sunday Review. The New York Times. Retrieved http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/29/opinion/sunday/is-algebra-necessary.html
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Williams, A. (2012, December 2). The old college try? No way. The New York Times, ST, 1, 16. New York, NY: The New York Times.
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To some, that suggests that college is a more viable alternative for many of those who would otherwise have sought jobs in the manufacturing sector previously.
However, there are at least two reasons that such a conclusion may be invalid. First, while many manufacturing jobs have disappeared, many other types of technical jobs opportunities have emerged from numerous new technologies (Klein, 2012). Many of them require vocational degrees and certifications but no college degrees. For many people without specific interests in vocational applications of any college degrees being considered, training programs for these types of jobs is much less expensive, quicker, and more likely to lead to satisfying employment options than a college diploma in a random academic area or one of great intellectual value but few employment prospects outside of academia (Klein, 2012).
Second, vocational training, in general, has changed significantly in the last several decades. Specifically, whereas vocational…
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Hay, J. (2013). Question of 'Is college worth it?' weighs on local students. The Press
colleges ask their students to take courses in ethics is because they believe that an ethics course can impact someone's personal value system and ethical context reasoning, not simply to introduce students to various ethical approaches. I agree with this position, as I feel that exposure to various potential ethical dilemmas and how to solve them will help prepare me for some of the ethical challenges that I will face as a police officer. I do not anticipate that the course will cover every ethical dilemma that I am likely to face as a police officer, but that it will give me the background I need when faced with various dilemmas in my personal, educational, and professional life.
One of the areas that I believe ignore when looking at ethical challenges is personal life. However, police officers have the opportunity to wield a significant amount of power, and, with that…
college sophomore student, U.S.A. I taking SOC100 (Introduce sociology) semester. I writing assignment called 'eflection' Below guides write reflection: eflections: eflections textbook chapter due fulfilling requirements: -2-page, typed, double-spaced, 12 point font, Times New oman, 1-inch margins.
Maintaining the momentum behind New York City's sustainability initiatives
According to Steven Cohen's article "Maintaining the momentum behind New York City's sustainability initiatives," as one of the dominant global cities of the developed world, New York is striving to set an example for other cities (including less developed cities and nations) by emphasizing sustainability in terms of its new constructions. Mayor Bloomberg was concerned that his successor might be swayed on the course he had set as mayor to create a sustainable New York. Thus, "Local Law 17 of 2008, enacted by the City Council with the Mayor's support, requires that PlaNYC be updated every four years... The Mayor's Office of…
Giddens, et al., 445-449
Cohen, Steven. (2013). Maintaining the momentum behind New York City's sustainability initiatives. Huffington Post.
UNIVESITY CAEE, POFESSIONAL LIFE AND PESONAL LIFE. THE BIGGEST CHALLENGES WHEN WITING DOCUMENTS FO OTHES (employer, manager, professor) read evaluate 2 pages APA format.
The value of persuasive writing
All writing is an art, but the art of persuasive writing is a particularly ambitious one: to actually change someone's mind about a particular position or behavior. Persuasive writing can be formal, as in the case of an editorial to the newspaper, or informal, such as a persuasive email to a friend encouraging him or her to exercise more. Persuasive writing is a necessary skill to have in a writer's toolbox -- although writing designed to inform or entertain certainly has its place, being able to genuinely shift someone's point-of-view and see the world in a new way is a vital personal and professional skill.
Whether they know it or not, all students have engaged in persuasive writing by the time…
Packer, N & Timpane, J. (1986) Writing worth reading: A practical guide. New York:
St. Martin's Press. Excerpt available at http://www.facstaff.bucknell.edu/awolaver/term1.htm
college sophomore student, U.S.A. I taking SOC100 (Introduce sociology) semester. I writing assignment called 'Reflection' below guides write reflection: Reflections: Reflections textbook chapter due fulfilling requirements: -1 page, typed, single-spaced, 12 point font, Times New Roman, 1-inch margins.
Textbook chapter and revisiting the quinceaneras
America has long been called a nation of immigrants and is particularly noteworthy because of the diversity of its immigrant population as well as the larger percentage of inhabitants that hail from many different nations, although this immigration pattern is becoming increasingly common worldwide (Giddens 280). The history of various ethnic groups in America is quite varied, given the legacy of slavery (a 'forced' migration) and the different ethnic character of new waves of immigrants flooding into America: Germany, Italian Irish, and European immigrants predominated early on in American history while Hispanic and Asian immigration, for a variety of political and economic reasons has begun to…
Giddens, et al., 278-280, 285-291
"The Power of a Party." The Economist. 3 Aug 2013. [17 Nov 2013]
universities, professors retire invited give a Last Lecture. Dr. andy Pausch tradition. What made story, dying pancreatic cancer, knew . His lecture featured Good Morning America television show, millions readers bought copies book form.
A Positive Man: andy Pausch and the Last Lecture
andy Pausch's "Last Lecture" is a great example of the power of communication. It is simply a college professor's speech -- albeit one with great gravitas, as the deliverer is suffering from a terminal illness -- but it has made a worldwide impact due to the frank, humorous, and inspirational story it tells. Pausch's wisdom reverberates in the mind of the viewer long after watching. In delivering this last lecture, he manages to educate his audience about a myriad of topics, not the least of which is the human condition.
One of the most revelatory ideas in Pausch's speech is the notion of the "head fake;" Pausch…
Pausch, R. (2007). The last lecture: Really achieving your childhood dreams. Lecture. Retrieved on 11 Apr 2011 from Randy Pausch's website, at http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~pausch / Randy/pauschlastlecturetranscript.pdf
Peterson, C. (2008). The last lecture: A positive case study. Retrieved on 11 Apr 2011 from the Psychology Today website, at http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-good-life/200806/the-last-lecture-positive-psychology-case-study
college grades accurately reflect the academic capabilities of students. I base my argument on my personal experience. In order to achieve a 3.74/4 grade point average, I spent not only countless number of hours in studying but also found my self-learning the subtleties of analytical logic and descriptive frameworks. My academic background reflects both of the above novelties: my educational knowledge in areas such as Economics, Mathematics, and Computer Science entails the use of analytical logic, while my interests and education in English, French, and Latin literatures involve the application of descriptive frameworks. The knowledge of integration of analytical and descriptive schemas has provided me ample opportunities to view the intricacies and interactions between different subject areas. My interdisciplinary educational background has been quite useful in making my critical decisions in carrying out my work successfully.
A find that in order to achieve a 3.74 grade point average requires one…
Tis is not to say owever, tat all classical music is sooting and terapeutic. In fact, te majority of traditional classical music are not terapeutic because tis is not te intent of te original masters. Concertos by Beetoven, Bac and Brams for example all focus on arousing strong emotion rater tan arnessing te power of strong terapy, terefore te pysical presence and rytmic are not necessarily terapeutic. Mozart's no. 23 owever, is an ideal example of terapeutic music. Tis is because te affects of entrainment is easily observed troug studies on te affect of tis music on oters. Wile listening to te music, people say tat it "relaxed and sooted," upon monitoring wit medical equipment it is observed tat te music lowered bot teir blood pressure and eart rates. Te reason is tat Mozart's concerto affects individuals in bot a psycological and pysical sense. Wile te classical music made people…
Vanasco, Jennifer. American classical music: Exploring roots, reflections. Jan.
1998. Chicago Chronicle. 3 Feb. 2007 http://chronicle.uchicago.edu/980108/musymp.shtml .
The research I perform while at the Wharton School of Business will be in part how to start and manage such an organization, how to receive and maintain reliable funding, and also how to contend with regulations. On the other hand, I also intend to extensively study business and international law to the extent that it impacts my business model.
While at the Wharton School of Business I will not only be studying hard and working with academic advisors on how to craft an ideal path for the future. I will also be one of many other students. The social aspects of my degree program are important to cultivate, and will require a great degree of time management as I balance work, school, and social life. The University of Pennsylvania campus offers a wealth of extracurricular activities, and so too does the vibrant city of Philadelphia. I look forward to…
college campus across the country, students are greeted with the familiar sight of individuals seated at folding tables, with the purpose of marketing credit cards to them. These salespeople are most frequently seen during the beginning of the college semester and are usually young and attractive and smiling, barely older than the students themselves. Quite often, if a student fills out an application for the credit card, he or she may receive a small toy or a gigantic in exchange for his or her pains. hat could be more harmless? hat's wrong with having a credit card on hand, 'just in case?'
However, this familiar sight is one of the many reasons that college students are becoming more and more deeply ensnared in debt. These smiling individuals prey upon students when they are at their most vulnerable. Most of these students have just had to pay hundreds of dollars for…
Indentured Servitude Contract in 17th Century Virginia. Stratford Hall History Resource of Historical Documents. http://www.history.pdx.edu/hst201/headrts.htm
Encarta Encyclopedia. "Sharecropping."
university is, as Fr. Lawton believes, a sacred place where you find "your imagination, develop your skills, and enrich your compassion," then it has an enormous task in the world as we know it today. In the world as we know it today, the very term sacred is on the endangered species list. And yet, sacred is perhaps the underpinning of it all.
There are any number of vaguely similar definitions of sacred in any number of dictionaries. The one that I think applies best here is this one:
regarded with the same respect and reverence accorded holy things; venerated; hallowed. (Webster's New World Dictionary of the American Language)
Universities were, in the early days, almost monastic in that there was total dedication of the professors and those being professed to -- the students -- to what they were learning. And what they were learning was, first and foremost, how…
university education. Critical thinking requires that the thinker consider all elements of an idea, concept or statement. There is a wide range of such elements, including the motives of the communicator, the subtext, the timing and more. The ability to analyze these elements and to criticize them and to make conclusions based on sound inferences about these elements is core to critical thinking (Freeley & Steinberg, 2008). orldview is just one of the different elements that must be considered in the context of critical thinking. However, it is a trap to fall into the idea that all worldviews should be given equal consideration -- some can be substantiated with facts while others cannot; some are more objective while others are more subjective. Indeed, attempts to be more inclusive of worldviews often suffer from the same myopia that characterizes non-inclusion.
As part of their learning in university, students should be exposed…
Walters, K. (1994). Re-thinking reason: New perspectives in critical thinking. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.
Freeley, A. & Steinberg, D. (2008). Argumentation and debate: Critical thinking for reasoned decision making. Boston: Cengage.
Rusbult, C. (2003). Critical thinking in public schools and the potential dangers of worldview education. American Scientific Affiliation: A Network of Christians in Science. Retrieved January 29, 2011 from http://www.asa3.org/ASA/education/views/dangers.htm
University of Washington will give me a cherished opportunity to meet many of my academic and personal goals. I have always had a passion and interest for my intended major of interior design. In many ways, this stems from the fact that drawing and painting give me with a powerful and effective method to communicate with others. Though painting and the use of lines, I can communicate feelings that are often difficult to express in other ways. Even as a child, I was been blessed with the gift of artistic ability, and learned to reach others through this gift. I am excited to be able to attend an interior design program at the University of Washington, where I can continue to reach others through this gift. I look forward to learning more about art, and combine my abilities and gifts with new skills.
I have a passion about art. I…
Of late, an alarming hike is being witnessed in college tuition fees. This, coupled with books, housing, supplies, transport and food expenses, leads to unmanageable debt for college students. A majority of financial experts suggest maximum borrowing to amount to one’s anticipated earnings during one’s first year following graduation. But the hike in tuition fees renders this suggestion hard to follow. Nearly 50% of collegegoers today consider quitting college midway owing to debt incurred. Unable to meet these expenses, an increasing number of pupils are actually quitting college. Meanwhile, other pupils have no option but to seek full-time employment, besides attending college full-time. Hardly any student graduates without being burdened by debt. In this paper, the issue of college campus debt, its prevention, and potential solutions if one cannot escape it, will be addressed.
Normally, the highest-risk group isn’t that of pupils having the biggest debt; rather, it…
This can be achieved by creating more open universities, adult education centers and informal learning venues. Companies can be encouraged to provide employees with the facility to upgrade skills in the spare time. It can lead to a degree, but other than the necessity of the individual's employment or his or her personal interests, compulsory higher education is liable to fail. This is also because the funding problems will always persist. One of the general arguments is for the liberal education for all youth in such a manner that they become more effective in the modern industrial setting and the education must be practical and must suit the vocational calling of the student. This it is argued that it would provide for a better workforce eliminating the 'low-skilled, unemployed young people.' (Skilbeck; Connell; Lowe; Tait, 228)
In the market-based societies like UK and USA the need to create a skilled…
Barr, Nicholas; Crawford, Iain. Financing Higher Education: Answers from the UK.
Routledge: London, 2005.
Gray, David Edward; Griffin, Colin. Post-compulsory education and the new millennium.
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2000.
university community" is about people. One of the greatest strengths of the University of XXX is in the people that make up its university community. The university community is made of students, faculty and staff that come from a broad range of cultures and backgrounds. It is this diversity that gives XXX a truly multicultural environment that fosters excellence in intellectual and creative thought. As such, XXX' solid academic reputation and reputation for social involvement rests solidly on the strength of its university community.
It is the responsibility of every member of this university community to foster the continuation of this inclusive environment. Each member of the community must actively work together to maintain an environment of respect and inclusiveness. I feel that I can make a solid and effective contribution to ensuring the continuing health of the university community at XXX.
My experience and background are uniquely suited to…
College a right or a privilege
For a long time majority of colleges took themselves to exist in place of a parent, and evinced a worry with the development of characters of their students. A geared up acknowledgement had long been in place that college education was a privilege, but not a right, and that individuals who enjoyed it were obligated to others. In addition a strong element of paternalism existed and it was extensively considered that college administrators and professors in particular as well as adults in general, had better knowledge of what was good for a student than the student himself. Role of taking place of parents later came to an end. Dormitory life regulations were relaxed, as the same applied generally to regulation of campus life, as well as of the curriculum. Majority of professors came to realize their function as tutor in their subject, without meddlesome…
Dewey, John. Democracy and Education. New York: Free Press. (Originally published in 1916):1966
OECD, Chapter A: The output of educational institutions and the impact of learning: Education at a Glance 2002
R.S. Peters: Ethics and education. 5th edn, George Allen & Unwin Ltd., London 1968.
R.S. Peters: The philosophy of education J.W. Tibble (Ed.):1966.
freshman college students do not have the option to live off campus. Instead, they are forced to live in dorms the first year. For many students, however, the cons of on-campus far outweigh the benefits. Financial motivations, the ability to study, lifestyle choices, and roommate compatibility are some of the many reasons why freshmen should have the right to choose their housing situation.
Many financially challenged students may find it more affordable to live off campus. They can reduce their housing expenses by living with relatives or friends, finding an apartment to share with several roommates or renting out a cheap room. Students burdened by financial issues should not be restricted in their options to make college more affordable.
For many freshmen, the dorm does not provide an ideal study and work environment. They find the dorms too noisy and the presence of a roommate in a small space too…
My children are in school full-time and the oldest is responsible enough to watch the younger for a few hours when I'm gone when they get home, so that does take one worry off of my mind. However, balancing classes with this full-time work schedule will mean a lot of late nights studying and writing papers.
A usually start my day before six, getting the kids ready for school and myself ready for work. Including my commute, I work about ten hours daily and return home around six pm.
Then I do my best to leave my work at the door and spend some time just being with my kids; hearing about their day, what they're learning in school, what the latest trends in their social circles are, and all of the details that I want to know about their lives. We cook and eat dinner together, but I'm afraid…
Technology in Higher Education
hy use Technology in a College Classroom?
Author Linda B. Nilson does not posit that technology suits all student needs nor does she assert that technology is helpful to all types of students. But in a survey involving 882 college students (from Texas, North Carolina, and New York State), 99% had a cell phone, 90% owned a laptop computer, and 83% owned an MP3 player (Baker, et al., 2012). Given the overwhelming number of students in this survey (41.2% were female and 58.8% were male) who use technology regularly, it can be assumed that for the most part students would be comfortable with the use of technology in a college classroom (Baker, 2012).
Nilson does explain that technology enhances students' productivity and also allows them to work at the pace they are most comfortable with. Increasingly instructors show a willingness to provide students with computer-based tutorials,…
Baker, W.M., Lusk, E.J., and Neuhauser, K.L. (2012). On the Use of Cell Phones and Other
Electronic Devices in the Classroom: Evidence From a Survey of Faculty and Students. Journal of Education for Business, 87(5), 275-289.
Bertrand, W.E. (2010). Higher Education and Technology Transfer: The Effects of "Techno-
Sclerosis" on Development. Journal of International Affairs, 64(1), 101-114.
Consequently a student when graduate is already under debt thousands of dollars. Most of the time those students are awarded aid that are need-based but quite a number of students are entertained based on academic merit, sports ability or musical talent rather than financial need. Universities gave almost half of their $14.5 billion in scholarship money in 2000 to students based on merit or ability.
Students gaining admissions and financial aid could still display poor result as shown by the 1996 study of UCLA according to which there were less than 40% students who finished their degree in the first four years of joining university, a decline by 7% from 20 years ago.
As the large some of public money goes into the higher education system public definitely do take cognizance of who is taking advantage of the scheme and how much is been spent. Majorities say it's important to…
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http://www.publicagenda.org/research/research_reports.cfm Accessed March 8, 2007
Since the point of a control group is to minimize the risk of placebo effect on the internal reliability of the study, this is a major weakness. Without some form of control group, it is unclear whether or not the change in cardiovascular response and adaptation found in the study was actually caused by the increased activity, or by something else.
Furthermore, the subject pool in this study was extremely small. Without a larger subject base, it is again more difficult to prove a causal relationship. Additionally, the lack of a control group and of such a small subject pool is a threat to the external validity of the study. Without a broader range of subjects, the researchers cannot justifiably generalize the findings of the study to the everyday settings of real life.
Since the experiment was very personalized, with a regimented exercise program, it is already difficult to generalize…
UT Southwestern Medical Center. (Sept 18, 2001). Six months of exercise reverses decline in physical conditioning associated with aging, UT Southwestern researchers report. Retrieved October 25, 2004 from Science Daily. Web site: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/01/010918134712.htm
college majors is daunting to all but those who had a clear vision of their future career since childhood. For most students, exposure to a wide range of academic subjects kindles a desire to explore a multitude of subjects with possible career options. Sometimes a student is drawn to two completely different subjects, which can considerably complicate the decision of which academic major to pursue officially. In my case, both accounting and pharmacy are compelling areas of study. Two totally different fields, accounting and pharmacy do have points of intersection that may make it easier for me to make a decision about my immediate future.
Pharmacy is a growing field with a good variety of career options and working environments. For example, a pre-pharmacy major who pursues an advanced degree in pharmacy can work in a research laboratory for a university or major pharmaceutical company. A pharmacy major can go…
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, Pharmacists, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos079.htm (visited November 22, 2011).
On the other hand, some wars resulted in massive uprisings, mass destruction of property, indiscriminate killings of people, uprooting of the power base, widespread lawlessness through revolutions like the French Revolution, the Chinese Revolution and the Russian Revolution and most recently the Iranian Revolution. These revolutions have had far reaching repercussions for the countries in which these revolutions erupted as well as for the entire regions and the world at large. French Revolution over-turned the centuries-old monarchy and brought in republic governments, which in turn changed in quick succession until the end of the Second World War. The period between the end of monarchy and the establishment of stable republic government in France is a witness to the loss of French colonies. The Chinese Revolution turned around the people from a capitalistic economic system to socialist economic system under a new political system of communism expounded by Marx. The Chinese…
The thesis statement was made clearer by the author because the main points of writing were structured very well. Before the author was structured with the ideas, it was a rough draft and it shows that they took the time polish the paper up. Along with that, instead of using direct quotes, the author paraphrased to convey their ideas better. For example, if the author wrote any paragraph at first, leaving as a direct quote, it can make the essay choppy.
By paraphrasing these ideas about student loans, the author was able to set the tone better to make more personal between the author and myself, which made the paper flow much smoother than before. After reviewing this paper, I felt the changes were important to make the essay flow easier so that it could be more clear to the reader. In this process, I can see where the author…
Colleges of Business and Technology
Within this paper, a comparison and contrast of four colleges of business and technology will be provided. Initially, information will be provided on each of the four programs. A summary will then be offered in which the programs are compared and contrasted.
At the University of Michigan, students pursuing a bachelor's degree in business must obtain 120 credit hours, with one-half of those hours comprised of non-business electives. The 60 credit hours are devoted to required and elective business courses. Core business courses are taken during the student's junior year and include: Organizational Behavior Theory in Management, Business Law, Corporate Strategy, Economics of Enterprise, Financial Management, Introductory Probability and Statistics, Computer Information Systems, Marketing Management, Operations Management, and Principles of Financial and Managerial Accounting. As is evident within the description of core courses, computer information systems is the only required course in technology. Elective courses…
Fischer School of Business, Ohio State University. Found at http://www-afa.adm.ohio-state.edu/Bulletin/ug_degree.asp?Ccode=bus.
Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley. Found at http://www.haas.berkeley.edu/ .
Business School, University of Michigan. Found at http://www.bus.umich.edu/ .
Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. Found at http://www.wharton.upenn.edu/ .
This allows for people to work toward removing a few pounds gain rather than many if weigh-ins occur less frequently. Weight obsession is a very possible outcome of this kind of independence, but the truth is that one needs to be aware of weight in order to work with it. Third, a healthy pattern of self-discussion about weight, the factors that an individual currently engages in that lead to weight changes, and making plans to manage weight is exceptionally helpful - Mom's not there to tell you you're fat on a daily basis (which is good for some, but still means that no one is going to be the voice of body reason and awareness except for you).
Ultimately, freshmen experience a host of pressures both good and bad that can result in weight gain. What is important to keep in mind is that good preparation prior to attending college…
Through internships, students get an insider's view of the many facets of the criminal justice field, which is under the supervision of a full-time faculty member. The major in this particular field also offers a summer study abroad program that offers credit for the opportunity to study other countries' criminal justice systems.
In addition, most of the colleges and universities offer bachelor's degrees in criminal justice. hile, many colleges also offer graduate degree programs. A bachelor's degree in criminal justice is received generally in four years. hile, two-year programs in criminal justice is offered by majority community colleges, which can be transferred to a four-year college or university. Furthermore, graduate programs take from two to five years after bachelor's degree (Hobsons College View). Most people with graduate degrees become high-level administrators or professors.
Also, criminal justice programs provide extra training for students who are already occupied in correctional administration, security…
Area of Study: Criminal Justice. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. September 2004. www.acjs.org
Criminal Justice Studies. United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Criminal Justice Studies. Hobsons College View.
I want to go to college for a couple of reasons. The first is that I will gain the type of knowledge and critical thinking skills that will help me for the rest of my life. The second is that college provides me with the degree and credibility that will improve my earnings potential, again something that will set me up well for the rest of my life. A third reason is the social factor -- many of the people you meet in college will be part of your life forever.
To make my decision to go to college, I looked at a lot of different factors. College represents a significant investment, and because of that I wanted to make sure it was the right choice for me. I came across a piece of advice that just really made a lot of sense. It was that college was a…
In this paper, we began with an examination of a college pub as a place where there is a culture of consumption of services and products. Like any other part of material culture, the culture of consumption is just as much a part of technology as it is any other part of material culture. The technology of alcohol goes back into human memory to a time prior to written language. In this essay, we examined alcohol as a technology of consumption in the broader context of human culture .
Charest, M. (2011, September 22). The virtual pub project. etrieved from http://proteus.brown.edu/charest/2588.
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Luther, S.S. (2003). The culture of affluence: Psychological costs of material wealth. Child Development, 74(6), 1581 -- 1593.
Prentice, D.A., & Miller, D.T. (1993). Pluralistic…
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Lemonnier, P. (1986). The study of material culture today: Toward an anthropology of technical systems. Journal of Anthropological Anthropology, 5, 147-186 .
Luther, S.S. (2003). The culture of affluence: Psychological costs of material wealth. Child Development, 74(6), 1581 -- 1593.
Prentice, D.A., & Miller, D.T. (1993). Pluralistic ignorance and alcohol use on campus: Some consequences of misperceiving the social norm. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology,