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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

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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

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    shortages of nursing faculty and how transitioning nurses from clinical practice to academia will solve the problem. The article also ex... ... middle of paper ... ...s. A more effective research sample would limit the number of years the participants held in academia to ensure the results are focused on the initial change and role strain, rather than the experience at large. As stated in the article, this area of study is important to the nursing field due to the demand of faculty in nursing programs

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    Designing a Network

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    and other resources; send electronic messages and run programs on other computers. However, certain important issues need to be addressed and concentrated on. In order to begin the process of setting up the COB server, the total numbers of users (faculty and students) must be determined. Some other significant factors to be approached are: the required software applications needed on the network, an efficient and appropriate directory structure and effective security structure. In designing the directory

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    Research Problem

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    email from the COB dean requesting information pertaining to the upcoming reaccreditation visit along with a highlight of the changes that the college is working to develop in light of these changes. The changes present a challenge in redefining faculty qualifications, research and evaluative practices, but they offer an opportunity as well. One source notes the following regarding the amended standards: "The new environment calls for schools to focus on their distinctive mission and value proposition

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    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

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    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

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    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

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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

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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

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