College Professors Essays

  • The Nurturing College Professor

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    The Nurturing College Professor Nurturing behavior regarding teaching is defined in both negative and positive ways when addressing the effectiveness of the teacher and his or her impact and influence on student learning. Helping a student become a better and more involved learner is an important issue when talking about nurturing teaching because it exists as one of the ultimate goals of this kind of encouraging and supportive teacher.This teacher wants to see his or her students as engaged as

  • College Professors

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    College Professors 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

  • Comparing and Contrasting High School Teachers and College Professors

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    Most people see teachers and professors in the same light. They perform similar tasks. They teach. However, they are separated by a fine line of distinction. High school teachers help a student build a foundation of knowledge, and train the student to focus on learning. College professors help to shape and define a student’s foundation of knowledge, and challenge the student to cultivate the mind. High school teachers and college professors have similar goals and guidelines, but they take a differing

  • Comparing High School Teachers and College Professors

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    How do High School Teachers and College Professors Compare? Time and time again, education proves to be an incredibly important topic. This is because the education systems are responsible for adequately preparing students for positions of leadership, responsibility, and power as they get older. As Albert Cornelissen, the president of Windesheim University of Applied Sciences explains, “It is difficult to predict what tomorrow’s world will look like. All we know for certain is that we are educating

  • Women In College Professors

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    different; professors with Ph.D.’s became a tenured professor or were on a tenure track. Today, lower level jobs at universities, such as instructors and adjuncts, are comprised mainly of females, but do not lead to tenured positions, and primarily rely on evaluations for employees to be rehired. The statistics prove female professors must work harder at their job to be seen equivalent to their male counterparts. Fewer women are receiving tenure, which leads to fewer women in full-time professor positions

  • Education Cannot Be Found in a Book

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    a childish remark. Many individuals believe that education is simply obtained by reading books, listening to lectures or sitting in classrooms. However, education is not received by being an active listener, or an excellent reader. College does not guarantee a higher education; rather, it provides the atmosphere and tools that are required to develop into an educated, and scholarly individual. Education therefore is achieved by progressing through the different stages of

  • My Philosophy of Teaching

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    Did you enjoy their class because it was exciting, educational, and unique? When I decided to become a teacher I sat down and asked myself these very questions. After graduation it was very difficult for me to decide on how to further my life, college or entering the work force. After looking back on my life and trying to decide what has made the biggest influence on it, teaching has given me the greatest joy and pride. This is why I have decided to become an elementary teacher. Teachers are

  • The American Society Of Criminology

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    its own individual focus and purpose, as well as an independent website. The Organization as a whole, the American Society of Criminology or ASC, was founded on December 30, 1941, when seven College professors of Political Science and Public Administration joined together “for the purpose of furthering college police training and standardizing police training curricula.” (American Society of Crimino... ... middle of paper ... should be checked out by anyone interested in the various

  • Talib Kweli Biography

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    respected rappers on the major-label circuit during the mid-2000s, best evidenced by Jay-Z's famous Black Album rhyme: "If skills sold, truth be told/I'd probably be, lyrically, Talib Kweli." Born in Brooklyn as the eldest of two sons born to college professors, Kweli's first name, Talib, is an Arabic name meaning "the seeker or student," while his last name is a Ghanaian name meaning "of truth or knowledge." He began developing his literary gift in elementary school, when he'd write short stories

  • Indiana Jones and Robert Langdon

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    the minds of readers, Brown creates a connection to an earlier action hero making his character more appealing. Still, that is not all, the intelligence of Langdon and Jones are also very similar. Both are college professors; Langdon is a professor of symbology and history, Jones, a professor of archeology and history. Throughout their adventures, each uses his knowledge of the past and quick intellect to solve the problems currently facing them. In Raiders of the Lost Ark, Jones is faced with the

  • McCarthyism

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    of the Americans with his anti- Communist thinking, with his ideals. Senator McCarthy, during 1950-1954, disrupted the United States with the HUAC ( House of Un-American Activity Committee) Hearings. These hearings brought government workers, college professors, playwrights and Hollywood screen writers, actors, artists, musicians, gays, Jews and anyone with a goatee under suspicion. Joseph McCarthy was an unknown senator from Wisconsin, who wanted to be in the spotlight. During a speech in West Virginia

  • Black Athletes in Society

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    under-representation in other segments of American society. He provides the example of percentages of Black males competing in the NBA (77%), NFL (65%), MLB (15%), and MLS (16%) in comparison to the fact that fewer than 2% of doctors, lawyers, architects, college professors, or business executives are Black males.”, (Robinson, 2004:1). The idea of the attainment of a professional basketball player’s salary in the NBA, without even having to go to school for the time it takes to earn a degree is very appealing to

  • The Character of Yolanda Garcia in How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents and !Yo!

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    from the Dominican Republic. For example, in the first book Yolanda goes to graduate school, becomes a teacher, and only shows interest in writing poetry. She also marries a man named John after having fallen in love with a young man named Rudy in college. In the second book Yolanda does not go to graduate school, in fact, she almost does not get her bachelor's degree because she elopes with a young man named Darryl Dubois. She does become a teacher, but she publishes mainly prose-short stories and

  • Art Professor as a Career

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    If I was to choose any career, I would want to be a college art professor. An art professor teaches college students how to express them selves in a preferred medium such as painting or sculpting. Im sure teaching art would hone my skills in the medium I enjoy which is sketching portraits with either charcoal or ink. Like most professors, art professors are usually experienced in their favored medium. I feel like all educators should not just know what they are teaching but also know how to do what

  • The Reflection Of Pursuing A Career In Business

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    course I gained from my overall time as an undergrad is public speaking. Like many of us, we dread speaking in front of an audience. The first day in Public Speaking, Professor Donaldson’s said, “People feared public speaking more than death.” With each speech I have given, I began to overcome public speaking. The feedback from professors after each class presentation has helped me sharpen and refine my speaking abilities. Thus, the last presentation I gave, I realized how much of an improvement from

  • Repurposing Literacy: Blending Academic and Extracurricular Skills

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    Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts at the University of Oklahoma, is a prime illustration of this very idea. Dean Holt has had a lifelong career in the arts. She started dancing at the School of American Ballet at age fifteen in New York City before attending the University of Oklahoma where she studied ballet performance. After earning her degree, she went on to audition for the Houston Ballet and danced as a soloist there for several years. Later, Holt became an adjunct professor of ballet at the

  • The Benefits Of Online Classes

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    could have been made on any news channel back in 2001. As most do not realize, the internet and education have been linked together extensively for a period of time. In fact, online classes have already assumed a role in college bound student’s lives. The question is whether professors and universities are willing to take the extra step in making the internet the primary source of communication for the classes they teach. This piece will provide an insight to the benefits of online classes from several

  • Dancing With Professors By Patricia Limerick And Shitty First Drafts

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    ARTICLE ANALYSIS Both of the articles “Dancing with Professors” by Patricia Limerick and “Shitty First Drafts” by Anne Lamott resolve the issues faced by college students when writing papers. The first article, “Dancing with Professors,” explains why college professors expect more elaborate papers even though they assign dull and un-motivational reading to their students. On the other end of the writing spectrum, “Shitty First Drafts” explains how valuable the first draft is to students, and why

  • Should Colleges Really Eliminate The College Lecture By Christine Gross-Loh

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    Should Colleges Really Eliminate the College Lecture? by Christine Gross-Loh, Loh discusses the relevance of traditional college lectures and how it could become obsolete in the near future. She explains how a “flipped classroom” could be more beneficial in terms of academics and show improvements in students learning abilities. Loh explains that not every college professor is properly taught how to give a lecture, making it difficult for students to get the correct education from a professor who

  • What A Professor Learned By Becoming A Student

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    My Freshman Year- What A Professor Learned By Becoming A Student by Rebekah Nathan is about a college professor who investigates college students’ lifestyle in their freshman year. There has been many times when college professors have assigned a great deal of work and expected it to be due in a short period of time. To the professors, they may think a week is enough time. However, to students like myself it looks to be only two or three days. As college students, especially in our freshman year