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  • Unfair To College Students And Professors
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    The Problem With Modern Education Mark Edmundson provides a graphic portrayal of his opinion of college students and professors. He states that after the baby boom, "College became a buyers market. What students and their parents wanted had to be taken more and more into account. That usually meant creating more comfortable, less challenging environments, places where almost no one failed, everything was enjoyable, and everyone was nice" (Edmundson 153). Other authors, such as Brent Staples and ...
  • Types Of Professors A Student
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    The first day of class for a college student is like drawing cards in a poker game. Just as the cards that one receives determines their outcome in poker, the types of professors a student gets on the first day will determine the success of their year. The difference between a helpful and a harmful professor can easily result in a much lower grade. College professors have a wide range of personalities and backgrounds. However, professors fall into one of 3 categories: helpful, malicious, or unca...
  • Sand Into The Jar
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    A professor stood before his Philosophy 101 class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly, he picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with golf balls. He then asked the students if the jar was full? They agreed that it was. So the professor then picked up a box of pebbles and poured them into the jar. He shook the jar lightly. The pebbles, of course, rolled into the open areas between the golf balls. He then asked the students again i...
  • First Part Of Sexual Harassment
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    Critical Analysis The most straight forward gender conflict in the movie Oleanna is that between the Professor and the student. She accuses him of sexual harassment. He denies it and they go before the Tenure Committee who find him guilty. The question at hand is what is sexual harassment Must the harasser intend to harass When a student would ask Socrates to answer a question, Socrates would ask them to define their terms. He would continue to ask the student to clarify until finally the studen...
  • Real Downfalls To Online Lecture Notes
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    I-Notes Aren't so Bad In the article, "Disappearing Ink", Todd Gitlin discusses Students. com, a website that sells lecture notes from over 60 different universities. These notes, taken by graduate students, very thoroughly summarize the lectures. This website and others similar to it are creating controversy in many universities. Gitlin, being an experienced professor, writes from experience saying that some students who had purchased the pre-written notes didn't attend class because they alrea...
  • Problems College Students Face
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    Two professors of different backgrounds, Mike Rose of California, and Gerald Graff, of Illinois, discuss the problems college students face today in America. Though similar in slight variations, both professors view the problem in different regards and prepare solutions that solve what they feel to be the heart of this academic problem. Mike Rose, author of The Politics of Remediation, explains that 'linguistic exclusion'; is the barrier that prevents many new college students from excelling in ...
  • Students Grades
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    Some students argue they are not receiving a fair grade, while others wonder why they achieved such a high grade with such low-quality work. This is a growing issue in many American colleges. Professors and students have argued about grades for many years. At Dixie State College, as at many institutions of higher learning, grade inflation is an unfortunate consequence of professors' attempts at ameliorating their students. The real problem is not grade inflation, but the differential application...
  • My Mba Degree 2
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    My Life time goals are: 1. Achieve my MBA degree 2. Get a rewarding and satisfying job position 3. Have a family & own home 4. Own my own business My goals for the next 3 to 5 years are: 1. Finish degree 2. Complete DBA 3. Set up Business (Restaurant & Bar) My goals for this coming academic year: 1. Get all grades between A & B 2. Do a good thesis 3. Finish MBA Things needed to be done to achieve this years' goals are: 1. Study hard 2. Review course work 3. Make good notes 4. Use time wisely 5. ...
  • Teachers Similar To Professor Keatings
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    Dead Poet's Society The film, Dead Poet's Society, is a story of a English professor who instructs a group of eager boys in a highly accredited and traditional boys academy. Professor Keatings, played by Robin Williams, introduces his students into the world of poetry. Throughout the school year, the professor inspires the students to? seize the day? and make their lives extraordinary. A group of students gets swept away by their teacher's enthusiastic spirit, and they decide to reorganize? The ...

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