American College Personnel Association

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  • Student Learning Temperative Essay

    Student Affairs Administration Examination: Question 1 In the last 10 years, a number of reports have been issued by the preeminent student affairs associations, specifically the American College Personnel Association and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators. These seem to be in a pursuit to frame the future direction of the student affairs profession. Reports such as the Student Learning Imperative (SLI) (ACPA, 1996) and Principles of Good Practice (ACPA/ NASPA, 1997) have been welcomed for introducing a new student affairs philosophy focused on student learning and encouraging collaboration between student and academic affairs professionals. Certainly these reports have had the effect of energizing student affairs professionals and providing a call for the field. In 1993, ACPA President Charles Schroeder convened a group of scholars and leaders in higher education “to examine how student affairs educators could enhance student learning and personal development" (ACPA, 1996, p. 5). The final version of the Student Learning Imperative was published in 1996. In the statement, the authors…

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  • I Want To Become An Obstetrician/Gynecist

    attention back into loving science and learning the material cause my to choose my major for college. I was trying to decide whether I should be a marine biology major or just biology. But then mind set changed again and that was when a doctor that help my older sister with her pregnancy and the passion that she had lead me to biology. The passion for helping other is what I want to do and I see that not a lot of people do that. Biology is about life and learning about it can help find new…

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  • Antitrust Exemption In Sports

    whether these stoppages really were caused by the antitrust exemption. Now revealed is the problem that the antitrust exemption has caused not only by money but also by work stoppages. (Smith) Some other solutions explained by Mr. Fehr that could help the league from including the fact that players without contracts would be protected against the arbitrary imposition of greatly reduced contracts if the owners tie the law with court challenges. Also, he explained that it would tie the law to…

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  • Personal Narrative: Missouri Western State University

    One of the toughest decisions of my life was deciding which college to attend because I had to leave my friends, family, and some of my belongings back home. When I was thinking about which college I wanted to attend, I was stuck between three choices: Missouri State University, University of Central Missouri, and Missouri Western State University. I knew whatever my decision was that it would have an impact on me immediately and for the rest of my life. I decided Missouri Western was the right…

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  • Charles Horton Cooley's Theory

    event, and then react a certain way due to its meaning. Cooley can be credited for developing the interactionist perspective in sociology which seeks to society by looking at everyday forms of interaction between individuals. Cooley found how industrialization affected individuals and families, by causing them to become more individualistic and began to ignore traditional family and neighborhood. Cooley published Disorganization of Family which covered the turmoil with American families. Cooley…

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  • Humanistic Idealism In William Shakespeare's Hamlet

    Not only that Shakespeare is one of the most known writer of all time but he was also one of the greatest humanists encountered in the renaissance. Indeed, a lot of his texts were written in order to promote the greatness of human kind. As an example of this, Shakespeare expressed the image that he has on human nature in Hamlet, a great tragedy written during the renaissance englobing love and death. Indeed, the principal character, Hamlet, really defines well the position of humanists while…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Love In A Football Team

    There’s nothing like the sound of the echoing of balls bouncing, and shoes squeaking on the hardwood floor of a gym. For me this was a very familiar place and sound of the many years playing the sport I love, the game of basketball. This time I wasn’t the one playing, I was coaching. Last fall I was asked by my high school varsity coach if I would help out coaching the freshmen team. My first initial thought was no, but I told him that I would think about it and get back to him as soon as…

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  • Group Health Care: A Case Study

    potential for certain ethical concerns, SMA has a great potential for increase efficiency, and patient and provider satisfaction (Wong et al,2013). Nurse Practitioner Role Nurse-led SMAs have been shown to improve quality of patient care and clinical outcomes (Dickman, et al 2012) and offer an opportunity for advanced practice nurses to meet the needs of diabetic patients. The nurse practitioner has a unique role to facilitate a holistic approach to chronic disease management and improve…

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  • Certified Paralegal Certification

    INTRODUCTION Paralegal certification is available in four states while only two states offer document preparer certifications through their State Bar Associations. These states require a certification examination to educationally qualified paralegals or legal assistants prior to the Bar Associations authorizing the paralegal to use the title of “Certified Paralegal,” however, certification is not required in these states to work as a paralegal. The American Bar Association defines a paralegal…

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  • Marcella's Drug Use Case Studies

    Criterion (8) states the use may be is physically hazardous, and (9) is continuing the use in spite of the knowledge it is causing difficulties for the individual. Of these two, Marcella meets criterion 8. The final grouping is pharmacological criteria. These are (10) tolerance as evidenced by increasing the dose of the substance to reach the desired effect by the user, and (11) withdrawal, a physical condition that generate physical symptoms. According to the DSM, Neither of criteria 10 or 11…

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