Faculty Essays

  • Part-Time Faculty at University

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    Introduction The increasing use of non-tenure-track faculty began in the 1970s as a response to projected enrollment declines and continued in the following decades based upon budgetary constraints. Over the last thirty years non-tenure faculty has grown from 22 percent in 1970-71 to over 50% percent by 2001. Part-time faculty holds an estimated 43 percent of faculty appointments and non-tenure-track full-time faculty holds approximately 20 percent. There is a large body of research identifying

  • Philosophy/Personal Statement

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    Philosophy/Personal Statement I was a bad student in high school. I didn’t study, I got bad grades, I had an attitude, and I disrespected my teachers. I’d like to believe that this was because I was brilliant and existentially bored with the pedestrian intellect of my peers. I’d like to believe that it was because my school was so retrograde and repressive that I was placed into a hopeless situation. But that wasn’t it. I wasn’t especially brilliant; my peers were actually pretty smart; and

  • Faculty Advisor

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    A faculty advisor can have a tremendous impact on a student’s college experience in addition to being a phenomenal referral source. In fact, referral to academic sources was a key aspect of the advisor’s duty according to Allen et al. (2008). Social and cognitive development were also noted as positive outcomes of effective advising( Allen et al 2008:609). The literature available on communication forms related to advising mentions a variety of student and faculty expectations. Both students and

  • Peer Mentor Essay

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    they already been in their shoes and are willing to help them. Building this kind of relationships help to establish positive first year experiences, improve morale, and foster a stronger connection to, and engagement with the campus community. The faculty can understand each other because they all share the same experience and think or trained to think and act the same way. ( Swales,The concept of discourse community

  • Descartes Free Will

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    his argument. But first let me explain Descartes’ argument on the causation of errors. Descartes’ discussion begins in saying that “errors depend on the simultaneous concurrence of two causes: the faculty of knowing that is in me and the faculty of choosing” (Descartes p.38). I will first tackle the faculty of knowing, or intellect. Descartes says that it merely perceives and understands ideas, which can later have judgment passed on them (see Descartes p.38). The intellect is limited and finite because

  • Essay On Lack Of Communication In College Students

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    relationship with the faculty and staff. The faculties at any college, university or even institution are important. There are times when a faculty can be competitive because they want their school to be the very best. Without faculty who work in these higher education schools, these places would run itself. That means the school shuts down and the students leave. The faculty and students are what shape our schools. However, there are some problems that students have with their faculty and that is, lack

  • Service Learning

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    Service Learning How did a departmental faculty generated 12,000 hours of student community service in one semester? The following is a qualitative analysis of conversations with faculty members in a department that recently instituted a service learning requirement for all student majors. The campus is a large urban comprehensive university with a multi-ethnic student body. Approximately fifteen faculty members were interviewed for this study. While most of those interviewed included service

  • Importance of Educating Nursing Students

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    than ever before and will only increase as the generation of ?baby boomers? starts to retire. However, there are not enough schools of nursing that offer coursework in gerontological nursing as part of their core curriculum. In addition, nursing faculty is not adequately trained to instruct students in this critical area of nursing. Nursing students must understand and appreciate the demand for care of the aging population so that they can learn and apply this knowledge in their nursing careers where

  • The Heart Of Change: A Case Study

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    oversight, are held weekly exclusively afterschool; beyond the contractual duty day. Each session is based on the unique needs of the faculty from week to week, centered around topics such as but not limited too; effective educational strategies, shifts in education, technology, and/ or classroom management. Level Up sessions are lead by members of the schools faculty with a strong knowledge base around a session topic or a strategy used and found to be successful within the building. Level Up shifted

  • Increasing Student Participation in College Organizations

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    advertising on campus. If students are offered incentives for participating, they will. Gift certificates from area businesses and free food will entice students to donate their time. Faculty involvement is crucial for the success of the Haunted House. Our findings indicated that students would volunteer if faculty offered class points to them for doing so. INTRODUCTION Background When Halloween rolls around it means ghosts, goblins, and scary creatures come to life. At Penn State DuBois it

  • Active Intellect In Aristotle,

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    between the two and by what faculty are we able to call anything knowledge once sense perception has occurred? Aristotle sets up as his faculty for knowledge both the active and the passive intellects. We begin to have knowledge through sense experience. We cannot know without sense experienceand it is from sense experience that all knowledge is therefore generated. Knowledge for Aristotle is a knowledge of universals, that is, a knowledge of Essences. Thought is thus the faculty by which we come to comprehend

  • Higher Education Case Study: Weston University

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    short in dealing with the faculty. Weston's board outlined the skills needed, which included both academic standing and business acumen, for their new president to restore Weston University's reputation and lead the college toward excellence. Dr. Ball became the first woman president and impressed the board in her first few months on the job. Primary Problem For over fifteen years at Weston University, Dr. Powers operated from a human resource view, providing the faculty with security and stable

  • Utopian School

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    Utopian School My Utopian School If I was able to create my own school, and was able to select every student, every staff member, all members of the faculty, class sizes, curriculum, and everything and everyone that has to do with effectively running the school, then I believe that the utopian school would consist of the following. I believe that the students that would be enrolled in the school would have to all be of the same or around the same abilities and intelligence, I believe that if

  • Alexander Solzhenitsyn's One Day In the Life of Ivan Denisovich

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    One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich For my senior project I am making a biography photo album of the faculty, administration, and staff members at the Austin Area High School. I decided to my project on this simply because I thought it would something interesting to do and have fun with. It is an easy way to learn a few interesting things about the people at my school. A lot of people this year are building things to benefit the community or our school, so I decided to something a little

  • College of Business Development Plan

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    Development Plan One constant is change. Technologies change, processes change, research creates and promotes change (Aguinis, 2013). A need for constant change and improvement exists in any organization to remain competitive in the global environment. This need to remain current in teaching and supporting the teaching and research at the College of Business requires that employees invest in their personal development. To assist with this, the college of business not only provides funds for professional

  • Nothing But the Truth

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    the ninth grade at Harrison High School in New Hampshire. The story begins when Philip keeps humming the Star-Spangled Banner everyday in his homeroom class during the morning news and announcements. Philip is in Mr. Lunser’s homeroom class. The faculty rule is that everyone is to be silent and stand up respectfully during the playing of the national anthem. Teachers and other students thought it was annoying and started getting tired of Philip’s humming. Philip enjoys running and looks forward

  • Satirical Essay: Why No Support Is Awesome?

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    After being in the school system for years they learn how to get students excited and ready to go compete. The faculty is ready to support and help any student when they need it, whether it’s in the classroom, during spirit week, or on the grounds were they play for school pride the staff at Worland High School are the best way to get motivated for a game. Throughout

  • Caring Moments

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    our fellow students, the faculty, and ourselves. We decided to hand out peppermint candy on test day to help stimulate brain function. we felt this might help us all do well. We also talked to everyone and wished them well on the test which was a good way to help relieve stress. It also gave us an opportunity to meet some of our fellow students that we had never met before and it helped to ease the stress we all were under. We also passed out the peppermints to the faculty as they needed a stress

  • Ernest Sosa: Externalism

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    and to show that this new version is, in general, better than its predecessor. Let us look at his argument. First, we get the usual definition of generic reliabilism: S is justified in his belief that p at t if the belief is produced by some faculty that usually produces true beliefs. Then, we get a couple of Alvin Goldman's notions of justification with Sosa's revisions. A belief is strongly justified iff it is well formed, and by means of a truth conducive process. A belief is weakly justified

  • Coeducation at Haverford

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    Haverford School's notion of a "liberal and guarded education for Quaker boys" became a reality. Jumping forward in time to 1870, a decisive change was on the horizon: the faculty and students had voted to go coed. However, the Board of Managers did not concede and Haverford remained single sex for over a century after the students and faculty had spoken. It wasn't until 1980 that a freshmen class comprised of both men and women entered Haverford. Yet it is the decade prior to 1980 that is the topic of this