Academic Stress: Academic stress among students have long been researched on, and researchers have identified stressors as too many assignments, competitions with other students, failures and poor relationships with other students or lecturers (Fairbrother & Warn, 2003). Academic stressors include the student 's perception of the extensive knowledge base required and the perception of an inadequate time to develop it (Carveth et al, 1996). Students report experiencing academic stress at predictable times each semester with the greatest sources of academic stress resulting from taking and studying for exams, grade competition, and the large amount of content to master in a small amount of time (Abouserie, 1994). When stress is perceived negatively
Groups are an integral part of social work. Social workers work both in groups and with groups of people. Therefore, it is essential that social workers learn all the ins and outs of working with groups. In our classroom exercise this week, we were divided into groups and then given three different tasks to complete. My group consisted of myself, Lauren, Selena, Taylor and Destiny.
My interest in intercultural communication and determination of pursuing a career in international education motivated me to apply for the MA ICBP at Warwick University. The decision has been carefully made based on my bachelor degree in International Communications Studies with Spanish, voluntary teaching in primary schools in China and Cameroon. After graduation, I wish to work for as an administrative coordinator in an international education institution or as a program manager of NGO, promoting quality education. With 3-5 year working experience, I will head for a PhD degree to prepare myself for a research-oriented position. Undertaking my bachelor degree in the first Sino foreign university, the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC), is the first step for me to engage in cross-cultural communication as a learner.
During the years of university, students are overloaded with assignments, projects, presentations, quizzes and exams. These works and exams can create a lot of stress and pressures for university students who are expected to perform excellently in classes. Suicide is the tragic result students choose after facing these incidents. According to Emory Cares 4 U, “Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among people aged 25 to 34 and the third-leading cause of death among people aged 15 to 24” (Emory University, 2016). The causes of suicide in university students are academic and social pressure, inadequate coping skills with university works and feeling of failure or decreased performance.
These conflicts often take place in organisations (for example, a conflict between the representative of the union and the management in a particular factory over working hours), or in educational institutions (between lecturers and students, or between the class and a single student in the class). Intrasociety conflicts: intrasociety conflicts or social conflicts most often refer to conflicts of a larger scale that have a strong public resonance. For example, these include confrontations between the ruling political elite and the opposition, or between the government and NGOs on issues of social importance. It can be difficult to make distinctions between intergroup conflicts and intrasociety conflicts. For example, conflicts between the top management of a big company and a trade union over pay conditions for employees might at first sight seem like a simple intergroup conflict.
I have learned a lot of good information, and graduated with good skills of knowledge about military science and leadership. After my graduation, my first assignment was a platoon commander at the 1st Field Supply Company, and when I started to work at that company my first consideration was how to be a good leader, in order to lead my solders and instill good manners in them. In this essay I will focus on three factors for the lessons I have learned from my first
Study abroad become my dream since I at junior high school, I am the one that love seeing new place, meet new people and study at different place. That’s why from the first time I enter senior high school, I maintain my position on first rank for all semesters. Then I enter English Debating Society to improve my ability in English skill. Join so much competition and win most of that. Join some organization and being a leader for them.
This Texas Government course is my first online class and also my first Honors class in college. I am aware that online courses may require students to do discussion boards or group projects or any other assignments that encourage interactions among students. I expected to experience and improve my teamwork skills and critical thinking. Although this class was about Texas Government, I was looking forward to discussing the presidential election that was held during throughout the semester. Last spring semester, I took GOVT 2305 - the Federal Government- and found myself involved in discussions and debates.
4.2 Negative Influence Results from literature have also shown negative effects or impacts on students, generally and on their academic work at tertiary level. Outcomes from Karimi and Khodabandelou’s (2013) suggest that a sense of addiction may affect students adversely when engaged in social media. This was asserted by findings from Singh and Laxmi’s (2015) study which reveals that majority of students felt that social networking sites were kind of an addiction. Results from Paul, Baker and Cochran’s (2012) research reveals that the time used up on social networking sites has an undesirable impact on students’ academic achievement. Responses from students in Eke, Omekwu and Odoh’s (2014) study reveal that social media had a negative impact on students’ academic work as it led to an internet addiction and promoted procrastination.
Substance Abuse (Drug Addiction) Among Adolescents Varsha R. Bhujbal L.A.D. & Smt. R. P. College for Women, Shankar Nagar, Nagpur 440010 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Abstract: Substance (drug) abuse has become a very common problem among adolescents. Drug is being misused by students for various reasons. Today students begin drugs often because they are feeling pressure from their peers, society, conflicting values, due to culturally different students around the world suggests that modern youth all over the world especially third countries like India, Bangladesh and Vietnam are in the mindset of an overwhelming value crises.