In my mind, I see myself as an adequate writer. I've always love the thought of writing anything, because it lets me create an innovative story using my own experience and imagination. I may not be the best writer but I do believe that my writing style doesn't require too much work. Also, there is the fact that I love to write , which makes it easier on me to complete them as assignments and not as a chore. However ;I'm not going to say that all writing is all fun, it has its moments when it can be very unbearable.
The article "The Struggle to be an American Girl" by Elizabeth Wong it is about a Chinese girl who did not want to learn or speak her first language and chose just to speak English. However, being bilingual has benefits like communication, jobs opportunities, etc. I chose to be bilingual for two reasons. the first reason is communication. Communication is important and if we know more than one language, it is possible to communicate with more than one group of people. Also, we can help other to communicate as an interpreter in order for them to express their ideas. The second reason is job opportunities. Because we live in a heterogeneous society, it is important to have people who can interpret between one group to another. For example, as
According to Slate.com “there has been a total of 137 fatal shooting that killed 297 victims since 1980”. Just by reading the title you can tell that the author LZ Granderson has a strong opinion on this subject. He writes this article because during the time of the article texas governor Rick Perry tried passing a bill that would teacher to conceal and carry in schools to try and prevent school shootings. LZ Granderson is a writer for ESPN and has a weekly column for CNN that he writes about controversial topics such as teachers with guns. LZ Granderson wants to show his readers what is going on, as well as why things like the law are happening. He also want to provide information that his readers will know of and relate to, motivation of
Expertise is important in the sense that it allows individuals to establish themselves in the society. Not only does expertise help people make a living, but also allow people to make achievement and earn respect. In the articles, the three authors share their insights on the path to gain expertise and the pitfalls to avoid.
The importance of the Human Resources Sergeant in the Army White Paper, The Profession of Arms, is evident throughout. The following essay will describe the many different areas and the countless examples of just how important a Human Resources Sergeant’s role is. There are so many facets of every day Army life where the Human Resources Sergeant is vital to operations, from the additional duties we perform, to assisting our Commanders’ in their interest Programs, and everything in between. Human Resources Sergeants have to be constant professionals and enhance the Professional Culture in the military.
Vincent Dreffs is a local entrepreneur whom I met through friend of mine and will be consulting on my restaurant project. He recently left his corporate job of 20+ years to start his own business. Vince is a well-respected figure in the restaurant community, and was an integral piece of the pie when it comes to the Predators being in Nashville. Vince has been in every level of management as well as being an entrepreneur. It was a no-brainer when it came to my choice for the interview.
Explain the role of effective communication and interpersonal interaction in a health and social care, a classroom and a customer service setting. For each setting analyses the advantages of verbal and nonverbal skills and their overall effectiveness.
Currently I work in the Directorate of Resource Management (DRM) as a Resource Management Analyst. I also have an additional duty as the IT person for our organization; handling all computer related questions. With my degree it gives me the opportunity to better assist within our organization. My immediate goal at work; is to complete my Level 2 DoD Financial Management FM Certification by July 2016. As an adult student trying to balance family, work and school is challenging. Due to the rising cost of college; I’m limited on how many classes I can take per year. I always strive to be fiscal responsible with my family’s financial obligations, while pursing my educational goals. Sometimes taking a new class will be put off until it is feasible to pursue. Your consideration of my application for this scholarship is truly
Ralph Waldo Emerson’s oration The American Scholar is a speech about the role he sees for the United States in the world and an example of American Exceptionalism. In this oration, delivered before the Phi beta Kappa Society, at Cambridge Massachusetts, on the 31st of August 1837, Emerson uses the Scholar as an abstract for the United States as a nation. The function and importance attributed to the scholar by Emerson mirrors the function Emerson sees for the United States as a whole. Just as the scholar must be an example to society, the United States must be one for the world. The oration is divided into five parts. Each part describes an aspect of the true scholar and, therefore, a goal that
Higher education is often considered the great equalizer in the United States. Early status attainment literature suggests that higher education matters with regard to intergenerational status attainment and social mobility (Blau & Duncan, 1967). No matter what economic stratum a person is born into, he or she can develop the skills necessary to succeed through education (Seidman, 2005). The nation’s economy depends in part on the educational attainment of its citizens.
When Boyer’s model was released in 1990, the first element was the “scholarship of discovery” which is simple terms refers to the academic version of “research” (Boyer, 1990). In essence, the scholarship of discovery takes into account “publications and research as the yardstick in the merit, promotion and tenure system” of higher education in the US (Hofmeyer, Newton & Scott, 2007). Also, the scholarship of discovery is understood as original research that expands or challenges current knowledge in a discipline (Hofmeyer, Newton & Scott, 2007). According to Boyer (1990), scholarship is held at the highest regard in higher education because it resembles the commitment to “knowledge for its own sake, to freedom of inquiry and to following, in a disciplined fashion, an investigation wherever it may lead” (Boyer, 1990). Scholarship is one of the three pillars of the role of faculty, and the academic leader’s role is to support
Earning a college degree is one of the achievements many of our descendants have had the honor of receiving a diploma showing there accomplishment of completing their education to become a master at what they do. As it was many years ago when you got an education it was almost like an apprenticeship in which you would learn from a mater individual and then receive what today we would call a diploma. Back then though it was more or less a verbal agreement that you had advanced through the ranks of learning and had become capable of running the show all by yourself.