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  • Goals In Life High School
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    GOALS IN LIFE High school is a very important time in a persons life. This is the time to set goals. We not only set goals, but set out to find solutions. My first goal in no particular order is to become a good athlete. My next goal is to be a good student and graduate high school, with a 3.0 GPA. There's a last goal, but I am saving it for later. My goals are simple, but not as easy to accomplish. Athletics are very fun, and may help count towards another goal in life. Sports may be fun, but y...
  • Outcome Based Education
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    OBE: The Restructuring Of American Society. There has been a concern for some time throughout America regarding the quality of public education. Students are graduating from high school without adequate knowledge of the three R's. Universities are recruiting a multitude of incompetent pseudo-scholars. Employers don't understand why the new generation of workers do not possess the basic skills to perform the job. It would appear that American students are not learning as much as their parents did...
  • Skills Of Goal Setting
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    Why Should I set my goals? Saying I'm going to have $5 million by retirement is not goal setting. Although it might sound like I have a goal, not developing a realistic path toward fulfilling it will, unfortunately, turn my supposed goal into what it really is -- a pipe dream. And pipe dreams are rarely realized. Goals, however, when properly set can usually be met. Goal setting is the term commonly given for the process of setting and working towards specific, defined goals. Pretty simple reall...
  • Place Of Science In A Liberal Education
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    In his essay, "The Place of Science in a Liberal Education", Russell Bertrand explains how a liberal education is obtained through a literary education and an education based on science. His goal is not to attack literary education, but to draw attention to the achievements and excellencies in science in the present. Bertrand Russell speaks in length about education "in the sense of". He states how we can obtain an education in the narrow sense by learning information on various topics and subje...
  • My Degree At The University Of Phoenix
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    'Goals for Life at the University Of Phoenix Online' "Eric, I am not sure this program is right for you. Perhaps you should take some time to do a little soul searching". These were the last words I ever heard from my percussion instructor at East Carolina University in 1989. Shortly after that conversation, I left college for good. Leaving college for good, ended when I enrolled at the University of Phoenix. This paper will describe my goals for completing my education. There are three primary ...
  • Continual Development Of Personal Skills
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    Personal Goals I want to Achieve as a University of Phoenix Student With a degree from the University of Phoenix, I will rule the world! The worlds that I will rule are my own internal and external ones. These worlds consist of paper, development of personal skills, satisfaction and achievement, titles, and specialized knowledge. My goals are personal, family-oriented, business-related, or just plain selfish. The receipt of a diploma is something that I perceive as slightly superficial. Obtainin...
  • My Life Experiences
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    Allowing one's personal aspirations to fall victim to life's hardships may be a desirable solution, but also a costly sacrifice. It takes perseverance, drive, and passion to rise above difficulties. My goal is simple: intellectual enrichment and the use of my knowledge to help those in need of a helping hand. My life experiences have helped me to appreciate the value of this goal, and look forward to reaching it. The college education that I am seeking goes beyond credentials in that it must fir...
  • College Education
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    Why I Wish to Attend College I have always been the type of person who has a tremendous amount of desire to achieve. I want to be somebody. I want to make a difference in my community. As a result I set four major goals for myself during my junior year in high school. The first of these goals is completing my high school education with at least a 3.0 grade point average or above. The second goal is to obtain a college education. The third goal is to start a lasting career for myself as a pediatr...
  • Most Obvious Goal As A Student
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    Running head: SETTING MY SIGHTS Setting My Sights Bruce Rice University Of Phoenix Setting My Sights Only three short weeks ago, I was presented with the opportunity to attend school at the University of Phoenix in order to complete my degree. While I was certain that continuing school was one of my goals, I was not sure if now was the best time. Despite my wavering feelings, I made the choice to proceed. Still, while making the decision to begin attending college, I never really considered my l...
  • School District And Avts Professional Education Plans
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    On November 23, 1999 Governor Ridge signed Act 48 of 1999, enacting new requirements for professional education (formerly professional development) plans. The legislation also requires that all certified educators complete six college credits, six credits of continuing professional education courses, 180 clock hours of continuing professional education, or any combination of collegiate studies, continuing professional education courses or learning experiences equivalent to 180 hours every five y...
  • Complete Our Goals
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    I have a dream. That quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. rings throughout our lives almost on a daily basis. We all have dreams and many of them become actual goals in our lives. Yet, what do we, as individuals, have to do in order to accomplish these goals For me, to reach my goal of obtaining my Doctorate degree, I will have to have dedication, perseverance, and patience. These three essential keys for anyone to reach the goals they have set for their lives. Dedication, by definition, means to de...
  • My Main Goals Right
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    Why do people set personal goals? Do they believe if they set them, then they can accomplish them? I believe that setting realistic goals and striving to accomplish them, then you can do it. I set goals for myself everyday. Whether it is something simple or something a little bit harder. When I achieve the goal I set out to complete I feel gratified. Right now I have quit a few goals that I would like to accomplish. My main goals right now are getting my bachelor's degree, having a better relati...
  • National Education Goals Report
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    ESTABLISHING GOALS AND OBJECTIVES When we talk about the purposes of education we may be referring to purposes at one or more of the following levels: nation, state, school district, school, and subject? Grade, unit plan, or lesson plan. Although there is no perfect agreement, most educators use the terms goals and objective to distinguish among levels of purpose with goals being broader and objectives being more specific. All end points however are influenced by social forces and by prevailing ...
  • Obtainable Goal
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    It is important to know where you are going in life. It is equally important to know how to get there. The likelihood of reaching the goal (s) is greater if the goal is known. The more success in setting a goal, the greater the probability there is in reaching the goal. I recall illustrating in a sermon once delivered the concept of planning the work and then working the plan. That is the mentality needed to truly reach the goal (s) set. An optimist expects the best possible result or and focuse...
  • Career Goals
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    Everyone should have goals when they are striving to achieve a specific task. A good example of when goals are important to have is when people attend college. Therefore, I have developed three goals that I consider important in achieving during my time here at the University of Phoenix. First is the goal of meeting other people that have the same careers that I do. Secondly, I would like to diversify myself using education, thus making me a better rounded individual. Third, and finally, I would...
  • Continuous Goal
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    My Personal Goals As a Student at the University August 3, 2003 The University, through its diversified course styles and programs, has enabled me to realize the possibilities of continued education and the achievements that this can provide. My desired achievements as a student at the University consist of short and long-range goals that pertain to an occupation in the field of adult education. The short-range goal that I have is to improve the skills I use daily in the performance of my job as...
  • Goal With Some Life
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    Plan to live your life your way. Everyone has goals in mind, whether they are personal or business. When I began to actually start writing the goals, I quickly learned maybe I did not clearly understand what I intended to accomplish. My thoughts were a collage of short-term thoughts without any cohesive consideration to a lifetime goal. The challenge was not just stating my goals, but rather reflecting on the important aspects of my life, then setting those goals in some or all areas. To insure ...

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