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    Academia Vs. Morality

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    A university professor has an exalted position, not only on campus but also in society. A professor’s students should have higher expectations of his/her behavior than they would of fellow students and others in society. Professor Dobyns was found guilty of sexual harassment by Syracuse University. Not only was a female student harassed and embarrassed, the reputation of the University also suffered. The verdict was appropriate, given the circumstances. A student attended a university sponsored

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    Street Smarts vs. Book Smarts in Academia

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    Our society has always had an obsession with labels whether in the form of fashion, our description of personal relationships, or the way we see ourselves as individuals. Labels never escape us. Therefore, if we are going to be labeled by our peers, is it better to be labeled "book smart" or "street smart"? What about in the world of academics? Should students be supported by schools and teachers to allow street smarts to be used in an academic environment? While some schools are likely to be against

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    Academia Barilla

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    Born of the idea to preserve authentic Italian cuisine, Academia Barilla has faced strategic issues to increase profitability and growth. Offering not only high quality food products, but an education on Italian gastronomy, Academia relies on a differentiated marketing message of authenticity, with the quality to prove it. While striving to teach buyers of the difference between imitation and true Italian cuisine, Academia must continue to seek new strategies to reach a broader customer base. By

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    A Latina in Academia - Critical Analysis It can be hard for a latina woman to be taken seriously in an education based profession. Stereotypes and unfair inferences are the cause of such hardships. The ethnic studies professor at Washington State University, Carmen R. Lugo-Lugo is no exception. She faces many obstacles a latin professor likely would face while teaching students about ethnic studies. The majority of professors students encounter are often white males. Lugo-Lugo realizes this and makes

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    Academia vs. Athleticism

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    Children’s hopes and dreams are embedded in their hearts and minds from when they are in elementary school. Some may mention they want to be doctors, nurses, and artists while others answer “I want to be famous.” There is no bigger dream among childhood sports than making it into a professional league. Those children feel a little bit of exposure will be enough to open the door and answer their prayers of stardom. The instructions are well known even among some of the youngest of players. They

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    The Real Culprit

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    institutions mainly depend on computers and the information that is provided through them. Every class includes assignments that need to be done on a computer or require the use of the Internet. With the constant combination of computers and classrooms, academia has become utterly overcome with academic dishonesty. Students use the Internet for a majority of their research, writing papers, doing homework, creating power points, and socializing. In contrast, teachers use the Internet to assign homework, develop

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    Individuals can benefit from having multiple literacies. Literacy in area outside of academia can be repurposed and used in academic settings too. The same is true for academic literacies; academic expertise can prove beneficial in other areas. In order to repurpose literacy, one would apply knowledge by reconstructing past literacies and reapplying it in order to enhance present literacies. One educator, Kevin Roozen, described repurposing literacy as blending together of extracurricular elements

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    The readings this week focused on not only defining the area of rhetoric, but showing that it is coming back to life. This area was described by Barbara Biesecker, Carroll Arnold, and Bruce Grunbeck through five articles. The combination of these articles and selected authors presents a rhetoric in a positive manner. These articles made me wonder what the field of rhetoric means to me. If I were to define rhetoric prior to going to college it would look a lot different than my current description

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    of both Dinitia Smith and Richard Kelley in which suggests that the context in which the material is submitted constitutes whether the writing is good or bad. This implied suggestion means that if a writer is submitting work within the context of academia then the material should be written in an acceptable manner within that academic context. Therefore, writing submitted outside of the academic context should be written within a linguistic style that can be comprehended by the specific group. Conclusion

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    also use this framework to question the kind of knowledge that tutors create in tutorial sessions (see Grimm 1999, Murphy 1995, Carino 1995, Hobson 1994). Are tutors simply replicating the hierarchical paradigms of knowledge construction in which academia seems to be fully invested? Or are they capable of "thinking outside the box" because they are peers rather than teachers? My interest in how tutors theorize their practice in the writing center and how the writing center literature theorizes

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