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  • Reflective Essay: Helping Diversity At The University

    When I look at the area in which I work, I believe the university is ready for change. When I first started at the university, we had a diversity plan. In the diversity plan, we only assessed or reviewed the enrollment and retention rates of African-American students who were native citizens of Kentucky. I had the opportunity to work with other state institution representatives to develop a diversity policy, which was more inclusive. We defined diversity as follows: Diversity, as a…

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  • Analysis Of Descartes 'Problem Of Error'

    1) that God exists, 2) that God is not a deceiver, and 3) that God created him and is therefore responsible for all his faculties, including his faculty of judgment. Descartes seems satisfied with the first two convictions, however, he begins to explore the conflict that arises with the third; that, “if everything that is in me comes from God, and he did not endow me with a faculty for making mistakes, it appears that I can never go wrong” (Descartes and Cottingham 38). This dilemma, also known…

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  • Cultural Influences On School Culture

    One of the stronger parameters involves trust and confidence. Faculty members believe that co-workers do what they say and can be trusted (4.5). This makes for a strong work environment when you trust those with whom you work (4.5). They feel that there is always someone in the organization on which they can depend…

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  • Strategies To Improve Oral Communication Skills In Nursing Students

    tutoring (Hansen & Beaver, 2012, p.247-248). Of personal interest related to my change project, Hansen and Beaver (2012) recommend the use of an Action Plan to assist faculty in addressing these core issues and assisting ESL students by meeting their individual needs (p. 249). This article highlighted many effective methods for nursing faculty to assist these struggling students with achieving success. One question that surfaced from reading this article is the concept of an active education…

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  • Manasi Deshpande's A Call To Improve Campus Accessibility

    Deshpande writes, “But for many students and faculty at UT, including me, maneuvering the UT campus in a wheelchair is a daily experience of stress and frustration” (Deshpande 295). This image evokes how difficult and emotionally the author and many wheelchair-bound faculty and students face daily at campus, effectively how important her argument is. Her intention is for people to be sympathetic for all disabled…

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  • Integration Of Research And Education: Alfred North Whitehead And Wilhelm Von Humboldt

    (Whitehead, “Universities,” 2). For the universities to properly serve these functions, they need to cultivate imagination in the students and in the faculty. In fact, he states that “A university is imaginative or it is nothing”(Whitehead, “Universities,” 2). This imagination comes from fruitful interaction between the students and faculty. However, for the faculty to be able to teach with imagination, they must learn themselves with imagination. Thus comes the importance of imaginative…

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  • Should College Student Carry Guns On Campus Essay

    With the moral standards of society and the continuous talk about stopping the violence Faculty, Staff and students should not carry guns on campus. Tennessee State University recently had a shooting on campus that left one person dead and two wounded. When an event such as this occurs, many people may argue that if students were allowed to carry guns on campus that they could have prevented this from happening. Others may argue that they should not carry guns on campus because as a college…

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  • Case Study: The Anonymous Letters

    and bureaucratic approach to her position might actually cost more to the school and faith community in the long run. As a Catholic school, it is a part of our mission to not only meet the needs of our students, but to also provide a leader to the faculty and staff that represents our Catholic faith with shared values and beliefs. Mrs. Sitzer might have had strong management skills, but she lacked effective leadership skills. She abused her power by how she “ruled with an iron fist” and…

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  • The Importance Of Tarrant County College

    Tarrant County College is a great school filled with faculty ready to help when they can, and good resources provided for every student when needed. During the Helpful survey, 10 percent of the students agreed that there was little to no assistance here at TCC. As for the other 90 percent of the students, they believe the TCC faculty has been very helpful and kind. Or really did not have an opinion, but I agree with the 90 percent that the TCC faculty has been helpful, caring, and…

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  • Analysis Of The Pace Path Plan

    A representative of the Pace Path Plan explained the acronym of the Pace Path Plan, which stood for planning, academic excellence, coaching and mentoring, and experiential learning. A question was raised after the representative’s overview of this resource addressing a concern about how they could access the Pace Path Plan and ensure that students continue to receive the encouragement and support after UNV 101, which is the course that exposes students to make a Pace Path Plan for the next four…

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