As we all know, college can be very expensive. With the scholarships and grants, college student-athletes can go to school for free and get their day-to-day needs such as food, housing, clothes, etc. Ackerman and Scotts, purpose is to show that college is a learning experience and with the help of college sports, the student-athletes will have a chance to grow and be successful in life rather than being exploited. However, critics believe that college student-athletes should be paid salary, like professional athletes, because they want people to see the “athletes are the rule, not the expectation” (par 11). They want the audience to think that it’s a rule for student-athletes to go play pro after two years, will no expectation.
As Stephanie Owen and Isabel Sawhill state in their paper “Should Everyone Go to College?”, “study after study reminds us that higher education is is one of the best investments we can make and President Obama has called it ‘an economic imperative’” (208). Time after time the youth are being doctrinated that attending college is best investment that one can make for their future. Studies done have proven that attending college not only open opportunities but that they also offer social benefits. Owen and Sawhill report that “there are many non-monetary benefits of schooling which are harder to measure but no less important. Research suggests that additional education improves overall well being by affecting things like job satisfaction, health, marriage, parenting, trust, and social interaction” (210).
College should be free for everyone for the kids with less money, it would help some actually go and be successful in life and they would have more freedom to choose what they want to do. Many smart kids who are more likely to succeed have little money and cannot afford it. Statistics show that kids who are wealthier have a better chance at being more educated because they don't have to worry about not going to a good college. If college was free everyone would have the same opportunities, little money or not. The less fortunate kids who are smarter could get into the big colleges like Harvard and be able to get to the levels they are actually at.
Having free tuition for college means that more people who cannot afford it now, would end up going. This is a good thing in terms that more people are getting a good education and continuing their educational careers to hopefully obtain good job, but it also decrease the value of a college education. If more people are able to earn degrees, it devalues them. Finding jobs even with their qualifications would be difficult (Should college be free?). This idea would also apply to the students, mainly student-athletes, that work for multiple years to try to perfect their skill and obtain full or half scholarship.
Firstly, college should be granted to students freely because it will encourage them to concentrate on their educations. Some college students are working part-time jobs and are full-time students. Perhaps, working through college will not always cover all of a student's education expenses including books, supplies, room and board. If free tuition is given, students will have further time to educate themselves. Moreover, college tuition and prices are at an all-time high.
It allows them to be busier and engaged to the learning strategies that they are learning. It helps the teachers and students to push students to get their work done on time to get their credits in a faster way with good grades which will bring a smile on their faces and make them feel proud of themselves. Also, you get a fantastic experience that no one will ever regret when they graduate. Also, the teachers have to do less marking than regular high school years, for instance, if the class is significant, the teacher cannot teach everyone at once. So, this gives an opportunity to everyone who takes school year-round everyone will be able to maintain at the same pace when the teacher is teaching the whole class.
disciplines might bridge differences to enable curricular improvement. For your primary post, select any one theory, conceptualization, or research study and briefly describe it. How might you make a connection between what you selected and how it could be used for curricular improvement? Beth can you make this understandable and remember the question I have to answer is above ( in read) I believe that a good example of how Hollands theory works is with student’s athletes. By having a group of faculty and mentors working together to provide the tools and all the necessary help for these students to succeed while they are traveling is a testament of a proactive curriculum set up.
Scholarships granted to student athletes cover tuition, fees, room, board and textbooks, according to the National Collegiate Athletic Association website. Some athletes receive scholarships that cover only a portion of these expenses, but many of these student athletes still receive more aid than the average ordinary student. Many student athletes have most everything provided for them in college, giving them a clear advantage over their fellow non sport playing students. For non-athlete students, the experiences of an unpaid internship does not come along with a full-ride scholarship unlike playing a sport and competing doing what they love. ”These athletes are receiving a college education in return for their skills in sports" (Horace 1).
They have to worry about paying back all of that money and students who get scholarships don’t have to worry about it. They don’t think that 's enough they think they should get paid for the sport they play as well. Most college athletes would just be happy with a four year career playing a sport and not having to pay for their college education. (3) Some of the athletes think they should get paid for doing something that got them that education. Which I don’t think thats right.
There could be controversy over the athlete's contract with the amount they are getting paid. Also, the kids that do not play sports might feel they are being treated unfairly because they do not get paid. College athletes get offered a full ride to a big ten college for free: “other kids have to get loans worth tons of money that they will have to pay back for the rest of their lives” (Bagaria and Birkenes). Paying these athletes would cause too many problems that the university doesn’t have time to deal with. College is a place that people decide to go to because they enjoy everything the campus has to offer and to get a degree.