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    In her article “Victorian Values For the 21st Century” (Globe and Mail, October 5 2013), Margaret Wente addresses the topic of success among females and males; and how both genders differ in terms of aptitude and attitude. She believes that to be successful in a profession, one must possess 19th century qualities. Her purpose is to argue that males lack the required qualities to be successful. Furthermore, she argues that females have a better work ethic than males; and that females possess the…

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    Hannah Kent's novel, Burial Rites follows the events leading up to the central character, Agnes Magnusdottir's inevitable death in northern Iceland in 1829. Kent, has used the characters, setting and circumstances of the novel to explore the inequality grounded in gender and the hypocrisy of religion. She has used a range of techniques to highlight female oppression and to explore how a strict patriarchy affects women. Kent also wants the reader to consider how religion can frame the ethical…

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    1. Introduction Managing in the 21st century has become more challenging than ever. In recent years, there has been an increasing focus on managing Millennials. By the year 2020, it has been estimated that Millennials would comprise of half the global workforce (PricewaterhouseCoopers, 2011). However, two of every three Millennials are expected to leave their current organisation by the year 2020 (Deloitte, 2016). Hence, it is crucial for managers to overcome the challenge of managing…

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    21st Century learning is a term referred to when discussing “future learning” and the need for change when it comes to supporting students’ education in today’s world (Bolstad et al., 2012). Therefore, it endeavours to address the constant changes in the world by adapting the way learning is structured to ensure students are suitably equipped for the future (Bolstad et al., 2012). To adapt today’s education to coincide with the changing world, 21st century learning has incorporated a number of…

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    similarities are too obvious to pass up. Bonaparte and Hitler were two leaders of different countries, with different political views, who tried to conquer Europe, but were defeated by their enemies in an almost identical way. Two men born in different centuries, in…

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    Even though the piece is written during the 19th century, the poem itself is set during medieval times. The story surrounds a lonely, downtrodden knight who meets this lovely, beautiful, siren-like maiden. The two characters fall in love, spending most of the day together in a euphoric atmosphere. However…

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    school environment educationally challenge to accommodate 21st century skills. More so it will facilitate a resourceful environment, in which everyone involves, will succeed academically, emotionally, physically, and socially. Looking at our school at the present we are socially…

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    women in the 19th century played a humble role in society. They were expected to fill different “spheres” than most men and were categorized into different social classes. The ideology of separate spheres indicates that man inhabited the “public sphere”, in a world of politics, economy and law. On the other hand, women were categorized into the “proper sphere”. According to this ideology, this separate sphere restricted them to a private domain of domestic life, by taking care of the house and…

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    Is there an epidemic of academic dishonesty? Has academic misconduct risen in the 21st century with the advent of the Internet and the myriad of electronic devices now in use? How do gender and generation affect the amount of cheating? Why is this phenomenon occurring? If it is higher in the online platform; what causes it to be higher in…

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    Like Maya Angelou, I firmly believe that “It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” While Angelou was not only talking about diversity in the classroom, this quote aligns well with my beliefs about diversity in the classroom. I believe that as a teacher, I must do as much as possible to help the increasingly diverse learners in my classroom be successful. I believe that diversity isn’t an “issue” to be handled in the…

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