Academic elitism

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  • Basic Cultural Conflict

    writing programs. He begins by repudiating deficit theories that center on perceived inadequacy as characteristic of the basic writer, the skills view that focuses on correcting student error, and service course ideology that simply views basic writing in a vacuum, separate and worthless to the institutions that house them. According to Fox, all these principles assume that basic writers and basic writing classes bring no value to the classroom and the academic community, subsequently discounting students’ knowledge, talents, and skills. As a result, both…

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  • Leadership And Shein's Theory Of Transformational Leadership

    working academic institutions and business entities. Specifically, academic leaders are expected to display transformational leadership behaviors more than business leaders. 2) there will be differences in change management between academic and business organizations. 3) they test the mediating role of change management on transformational leadership and commitment to change and whether there would be differences in this relationship among academic and business…

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  • Career Maturity

    They argue that student-athletes need guarantees regarding their health, living expenses, and academic and career opportunities. They also suggest that compensation could encourage players to stay in college longer and increase their graduation rates (Protecting Student Athletes 1). Access to career support and be able to utilize networking and career opportunities beyond the field of professional athletics. There are many ways for athletes to gain career readiness while continuing a college…

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  • Analysis Of Jack Solomon's Masters Of Desire: The Culture Of American Advertising

    In Jack Solomon’s “Masters of Desire: The Culture of American Advertising”, Solomon talks about the American Dream being an American paradox in American’s culture. Solomon describes the American Dream with “two faces: the one communally egalitarian and the other competitively elitist. This contradiction is not accident; it is fundamental to the structure of American society. Even as America’s great myth of equality celebrates the virtues of mom, apple pie, and the girl or boy next door, it also…

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  • Compare And Contrast Two Plagiarism

    university. Nowadays, in North America, plagiarism is a serious topic in academic life. Why? Because of two reasons: ignorance and immense information on the Internet that causes students think it is an easy way to accomplish any writing task, however, hardly they concern about the concept “plagiarism”. But what is plagiarism? Plagiarism is when you take words, ideas, or whole works from others without giving him or her credit for it, ultimately marking them as your own. For example, plagiarism…

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  • Consumerism College Education

    essential requirements for basic careers. Since careers require specialization and training in a certain field, the individual will be forced to enter the workforce with fewer job opportunities available to him. Although students are given a “choice” to further their education after high school, the norm in society mandates that they go to college. But because they are forced to enter this academic world, some students do not perform as well as others and as a result, colleges lower their…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Forensic Psychology

    Forensic psychology is area of study within the fields of clinical, counseling and school psychology. The professional practice of forensic psychology became a recognized specialty by the American Psychology Association, APA, in 2001 (“Recognized Specialties and Proficiencies,” n.d.). Many graduate schools offer Masters and Ph.D. or Psy.D. Programs; however, in order to be a licensed forensic psychologist, you must have a doctoral-level degree. Drexel University, John Jay College of Criminal…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Campus Expansion

    whole planned on getting the magazine taken out of the library, in order to raise student’s awareness on taxpayer dollar’s being spent on student “pornography”. Yet, the vast majority of campus was in support of the magazines being in the library. The large variety of differing opinions and protests, such as these, shaped the university into one of the most diverse schools in the country today. UNC takes pride in all aspects of the campus community, but their main purpose is known to be…

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  • Ethical Discourse On The Use Of Genetically Modified Crops

    The article that I chose to read is called “Ethical Discourse on the Use of Genetically Modified Crops: A Review of Academic Publications in the Fields of Ecology and Environmental Ethics.” The authors, Daniel Gregorowius, Petra Lindemann-Matthies, and Markus Huppenbauer, discuss the ethical issues present in a multitude of academic articles in regards to the use of genetically modified crops. The authors of this article are all staff members at different universities and specialize in the…

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  • Adjunct Faculty Satisfaction Study

    tune the scheduling of particular courses, The listing of TCMI faculty credentials shows that 80% are doctorally prepared and teach within the area of their degree. The other faculty have terminal Masters degrees in appropriate applied fields which, combined with their experience in practical ministry makes them well-qualified to teach at the applied Masters level. Faculty and adjunct faculty are evaluated by students through the Class and Professor Evaluation, the results of which are…

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