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  • Elbert Cox's Impact On Education

    spent some time in McGill University in Montreal in that year since his supervisor was working there. In 1925 Cox was awarded his doctorate for his thesis Polynomial solutions of difference equations. Williams felt that since Cox was the first person of his race in the world to be awarded a doctorate in mathematics it was necessary for him to have the recognition by a university outside the United States. Universities in England and Germany refused to consider his doctoral thesis but the Imperial University in Sandai, Japan, accepted it. Carey writes. His accomplishment helped to make it possible for other black mathematicians, such as Dudley Welcon Woodard, William Waldron Shiefflin Claytor, Marjorie Lee Browne, Evelyn Boyd Granville and David Blackwell, to receive their doctorates from American universities. The authors illustrate the difficulties that Cox had to endure to obtain his doctorate. In particular they point out that America produced a total of only 28 Ph.D.'s in mathematics in 1925 (one of whom was Cox), while this was the era of the Ku Klux Klan with 31 African-Americans being murdered by lynching in 1926. After receiving his doctorate Cox was appointed as professor of physics at West Virginia State College. This was a College for colored students and was very poorly funded. Cox was only the second faculty member to hold a doctorate and he set about trying to raise the level of the College which did not even possess a science library. On 14 September 1927 Cox…

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  • Latino In Education Essay

    go to graduate school, but the percentage of Latinos who do is especially low (Fry 2004). Though many initiatives implemented in high schools as well as colleges for Latino students, very few still are receiving a bachelor’s degree and then pursuing further education may it be through the medical school or graduate school (Fry 2004). With the increasing demand of higher and higher levels of education to make an income (bachelor’s degrees are sometimes nice enough and present day Stable career),…

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  • Essay On Achieving Career Goals

    My interest in earning my doctorate degree in Counseling dates back to when I was in junior high. At that time, I was always the person everyone came to when they were having problems. This is when I realized I enjoyed, and had a knack for, helping others. Capella University allows me to achieve this desire, while helping me reach my goals. When looking into doctoral programs, I needed them to meet two criteria; they needed to be CACREP accredited, as well as online. In order to ensure that…

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  • Educational Goal

    My goal for pursuing a Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership is to increase my knowledge of research and theory methods as it relates to education. I especially want to perfect my research skills as I feel that the significance of gaining research expertise is vital to becoming an enduring learner as I get ready for a career in Education. I realize the significance of this degree for gaining credibility with my future associates and individuals that I will be serving in this field. I grew…

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  • Forensic Psychology Definition

    govern all in society, allowing those within to exist together on equal terms (Kuther & Morgan, 2012, p. 52). Forensic psychology is a sub-section of psychology subject unlike criminal profiling in that it deals with mental health aspects of a perpetrator rather than a technique investigators used to narrow the scope of the characteristics of a potential perpetrator. Forensic psychologists are usually trained in clinical psychology, and to work within the legal framework of law enforcement. They…

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  • Is A Chiropractor A Real Doctor?

    Podiatrists. Among that list is also Dentist, which I previously stated that more than half of the people surveyed felt that they were not a doctor. Following with the orgin of a doctor, there are many "learned persons" that are in fact unable to provide any type of medical care for a person. Instead these types of doctors earn their titles in another fashion. The degrees include Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Law, Doctor of Literature, and other educational areas. Many argue that the title of…

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  • Grace Williams Research Paper

    mathematics Doctor Williams honors consist of the Merit Award Winner of Bendel State in Nigeria, Fellow of the Mathematical Association of Nigeria and of the Nigerian Academy of Education ,and Regional Vice President for Africa of the Third World Organization for Women in Nigeria ;Women Leading from Strength AAAS, Washington nine-teen ninety-three. In addition, I would also like to add that Professor Williams is also the Chairwoman of AMUCWMA, the African Mathematical Union Commission for…

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  • Gender Roles In Computer Science

    These classes are more male dominated because many people believe that females are not up to the task at hand. Today, according to Orrin E. Taulbee, a professor at University of Pittsburgh with a Doctorate degree in Computer Science, there has been a major decline in the number of females who graduate from college with a degree in the computer sciences. Graduation rates of females in computer science degree programs (with a minimum education level of a bachelor 's degree) are about eighteen…

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  • The Benefits Of Software Engineering

    even community colleges offer them to. Its just a matter of where students decide to go. To graduate with a Bachelor’s or a Masters degree in Software Engineering, three of the many programming languages will be required. C++, C#, and JAVA, these are the most common languages employers use, but there are more certifications students can be certified in to be better off in the career world. Such as SQL, Python, IOS, and Ruby/Rails. The more students are certified in the better they will stand out…

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  • Becoming A Doctor Of Education Essay

    Many would say, I did a number of things backwards when it comes to life’s decisions. I was a teen mother before marrying my children’s father; I married in high school before graduating; and I was a laborer in the work force for several years before going to college and beginning a career, to name a few. Becoming a Doctor of Education will be a milestone many, who know the intimate details of my life, would have never thought possible. This opportunity is not so much about showing the world…

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