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    Life is like a jarring mountain. Life will make you come across many curveballs and you will need to hit back. Randy Pausch repeatedly shows how he never gave up through the various aspects of his life in which he struggled. He always reached to places people have not and proved them wrong. This is very important millions of other people aiming to accomplish something prodigious. In the Last Lecture, Randy Pausch tries to convince us to believe that adversities happen and when they do, we must stay with it and fight it with alacrity being that, how Randy Pausch overcame rejection, dealt with ten tumors and taught people to treat the disease, not the symptom. In the Last Lecture it stated how many people have overcame rejection, this molded…

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    The Last Lecture is a joint collaboration brought to the world from the minds of both Randy Pausch and Jeffrey Zaslow that made its debut in early 2008. The book reached the New York Times Best Selling list, and stayed for about 112 weeks, which explains the 4.23/ 5 rating received from Goodreads. The book is based on "Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams", the last lecture, Pausch was able to perform back in September 2008. The book is essentially about a university professor who summarized…

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    In the speech, “The Last Lecture”. Given Randy Pausch gives advice to the listener from personal experience. Addressing what he believes to be good advice. He aims to leave the audience with a positive outlook on life and wanting them to learn to take challenges with stride and appreciate life. This presentation touches the hearts of many listeners and delivers his final messages beautifully. Moveover his words carry a lot of meaning and through them we see what he wants to convey. With…

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    told the world about his life in his “last lecture”. I really enjoyed the Last Lecture, because it told a story about a life that was ended shortly by cancer. Randy was a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University before his death. He thought before he passed on he needed to create a lecture named “Really achieving your Childhood Dreams”. On September 18, 2007. Randy Pausch was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer at age 47. He was still young when he passed away. When he found out…

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    The Last Lecture Summer Reading Assignment Randy Pausch, a computer science professor, and the author of The Last Lecture enlightened millions of people about the importance of optimism, and perseverance. Since his diagnosis with pancreatic cancer, a terminal illness, Pausch was determined to share his life experiences with those who were egger to listen. His unique writing style and life lessons make it easy for readers to relate. Randy had many moments throughout the book where he shared…

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    The Last Lecture has many opportunities to become wiser and more informed about how to live life in the best way possible. Randy Pausch has many messages hidden within the book. It’s not hard to find important pieces of advice but not all of it is relative to me and my life. In fact there are even some things that we disagree on but that doesn’t mean that all of it isn’t helpful. Randy Pausch was a smart man who had a lot of good advice. One piece of advice that really stuck with me was, “ It’s…

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    Flipping the Classroom The biggest challenge I face as an instructor is keeping the attention of my millennial soldiers during lectures. The way I combat this problem is based on the active learning model known as “Flipping the Classroom.” Active learning refers to any instructional method that engages students in meaningful learning activities. It requires students to think about what they are doing and generally involves activities that are introduced in the classroom (Prince, 2004). The…

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    This theme relates back to the title of how a mother pelican would feed her children blood from her chest so that they wouldn’t starve. The mother pelican demonstrates self-sacrifice for her young as the main character, Mrs. Amyot, shows throughout the story. Mrs. Amyot loves her son Lancelot so much that she studies hard to gain the knowledge to become a lecturer. She does this so that she can earn money to grant her son access to an education. Another theme that is shown during the short story…

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    the university after the course of each semester. Active Learning- Active learning will be defined as education through engagement of students versus traditional lectures (Kim, Sharma, Land, & Furlong, 2013). Freshman Seminar- Freshman seminar will be defined as a specific course taught by a team of faculty, such as librarians and advisers, students take upon their first year at a college or university that helps transition them from high school. Summary With roughly 25 percent of students not…

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    straight? Well lectures have been the main form of teaching for the past six hundred years. This has also been an argument throughout the years for obtaining knowledge. Some people prefer class lectures while others prefer a more innovated style of learning. Although the lecture and interactive style of learning’s have similarities, they have more different outcomes than you may think. In Adam Kotsko article “A Defense of the Lecture” he states that we need to get students to become good…

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