Edith Cowan University

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  • Importance Of Peer Review Articles To Make Tenure

    The age-old question: How many peer reviewed articles do I need to publish in order to make tenure? The answer is five. You need to publish five articles in order to make tenure. Just kidding! If only things were that simple. Just as PhD students often ask, “How long do you think my dissertation should be?” or “Do you think I have enough articles in my lit review?”, those in the tenure track often seek confirmation of that elusive number -- the quantity of journal articles needed to…

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  • Is College Worth The Cost

    Is college really worth the cost? Do the benefits of college still outweigh the cost? In recent research, it shows that people who are undergraduates are making less than people who actually attend college and get a degree. In the research paper Benefits of College Still Outweigh Costs, Fed Study Says, “Despite the recent struggles of college graduates, investing in a college degree may be more important than ever before because those who fail to do so are falling further and further behind.” In…

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  • EOP Reflection

    performance. The academic and social services provided by EOP created a great amount of benefit towards my academic success. EOP’s transitional program, Commuter Bridge is specifically designed to help first year college students acclimate into a new university environment. This head start experience that was provided for me truly exposed me to the demands of college, the required tools to successfully achieve such demands, and the creation of a support system with mentors who were previously…

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  • Gender Inequality In The Education System

    Education is meant to be an equalizer between all Americans. There are many inspirational stories of students who have completed their education and became successful member of society. Yet, we are swarmed with failure, mainly in our public education system. Social class, gender and ethnicity have a unfortunate impact in the inequality in educational access and success rate in basic and higher education in America. The social and economic status of a student is the biggest predicament of the…

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  • Bernie Sanders's Plan For College Tuition Free

    During the presidential campaign, Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders purposes a plan for college tuition free. He suggests that public colleges and universities in the United States should be charge free. The federal government has made over $110 billion dollars through student loan, so Senator Sander suggests that the government should cut the interest rate of student loan from 4.29% to just 2.37%. In current economy, the interest rate of auto-loan is 2.5% on average, so students should not…

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  • Goss V Lopez Case Brief Summary

    Zaccari, 669 F.3d 1295 (2012), Barnes was expelled from Valdosta State University without proper due process after the president expelled him for campaigning against the University’s project proposal for a parking garage. The court concluded that the student’s enrollment in an educational institution was a remnant of property…

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  • Analysis: Why Student Athletes Should Not Be Paid

    and the sign had a referral to his venmo account “BrokeBadger”(Hoffer) . Nigel Hayes gives his heart and soul playing basketball for the University of Wisconsin and he does not even have enough money to eat. Another example for this is Shabazz Napier, who said he went to bed hungry…

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  • Analysis: I Am A Business

    from all of its users to make the website, ads, search results, and other features optimal for each person using their services. Similarly, Universities are now collecting information on its students but that raises questions. Does the university use that information? How does the university use that data that is in ethical manner for the student and the university? The article “Big Data on Campus” by Marc Parry explores this idea by bringing up the data collecting, and resulting actions to…

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  • Journey As A Discourse Community Analysis

    Introduction Religious organizations, especially on college campuses, can sometimes be viewed by the public as intimidating due to the rules and stereotypes associated with religious groups. Journey, a Christian worshiping community at the College of Charleston, encourages an open-minded approach to spiritual growth throughout college by communicating with students in a way that welcomes all types of students without judgment. This organization is a discourse community, a group of people that…

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  • Wheaton College: An Unethical Analysis

    Merriam Webster defines ethics as “the code of good conduct for an individual or group” ("Ethics Synonyms | Merriam-Webster Thesaurus," 2015) and unethical as “not conforming to a high moral standard; morally unacceptable” ("Unethical Synonyms, Unethical Antonyms | Merriam-Webster Thesaurus," 2015) In conclusion, it is safe to say that the actions taken by Wheaton College were not unethical at all. First, Wheaton college has set a moral standard for themselves as well as their student body.…

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