Liberalism in international relations is represented by contradicting claims about the necessity of the conflict as a way of resolving contention among members of the international community and vice versa highlights the possibility of peace between independent states. American presidnet Ronald Regan in his speech beore the British Parliament stated that government based on respect for individual freedoms is reflected in its foreign policy of restraint and peaceful inclinations. (Doyle, 1997, page 205) Throughout the times, liberalism has gone through many changes and has established different varieties of the theory. The first stage of liberalism, known as philosophic liberalism, lasted from the 17th to the early 19th century. A philosopher, John Locke was the first one to point out liberal thoughts and views.
Article Analysis: The Importance of Writing Badly Bruce Ballenger’s article titled “The Importance of Writing Badly” takes a rather peculiar approach to addressing the issue of effective writing. The author eccentrically argues for the importance of ‘bad writing’ by describing different reasons to support his arguments. He argues that it is normal to apportion blames without understanding the root causes of poor writing skills. The author quotes different people who have expressed concerns about poor writing among students including his doctor. He proceeds by explaining why he would encourage his students not to concentrate on their poor writing experiences.
“The Dying Art of Disagreement” by Bret Stephens is a speech given at the Lowry Institute Media Award dinner, and the text from the speech was printed in The New York Times. Bret Stephens appeals to the media to set an example for society by promoting honest and fair debate based on true facts leading to a healthy openness of opposing views. This piece addresses what has led to the proposed downfall of disagreement and how media can assist in reversing this trend. The first reason Stephens cites as a negative influence on the decline of healthy debate is the terrible education children receive by both parents and teachers. Children are not taught to stretch their thinking and to be receptive of opposing views.
According to an article written by Harvard Business Review, titled, "Discipline Without Punishment": A nonpunitive approach to discipline represents the company’s refusal to make an employee’s career decision. Traditional methods of discipline force management to make all the decisions. Is the offense serious enough to warrant a disciplinary transaction? Given the seriousness, what is the appropriate level of punishment? Is the punishment for employee A similar to what we did to B and C in like situations?
The author, Edward W. Said, writes a series of essays that provide his arguments about how culture impacts colonialism and imperialism as well as making connections between culture and imperialism. He uses other works by different authors like Jane Austen and Joseph Conrad as he states, “first of all I find them estimable and admirable works of art and learning, in which I and other readers take pleasure and from which we derive profit.” Also he uses the events that occured with Britain, France and the United States and their conquest on other countries. His goal with this book to analyze events and writings and using them to make the connections. The author believes that culture and imperialism are being ignored and condemned in their involvement in the reality of societies. From that reason he writes this book to provide knowledge and understanding to the common people about culture and imperialism and how it was done in history.
The great English philosopher and political theorist John Locke laid much of the foundation of the Enlightenment period as well as having a major role to the synthesis of the idea of a liberal and limited government. He is regarded by many as the father of, what is now known as, British Empiricism. He’s also had great influence in fields such as theology with his theories of religious tolerance as well as educational theories. He published extensive essays such as An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, in which he discusses the way humans acquire knowledge by applying an empiricist theory; suggesting that we acquire ideas by directly interacting with our environment (Connolly, n.d.). The Two Treaties of Government, one of his most famous political works, introduces the idea that the power of government is with the people and he uses arguments such as natural rights and social contract to support his claim.
However, at the end, Fish gives his own personal critical opinion of what and how Arts and Humanities can or cannot impact education in partucular and life in general. Fish cites some reasons by some critics that justify the scarce regard for the relevance or significance of Arts and Humanities. Accordingly, Fish points out what a certain David Small said that "the arts and the humanities are always the last to receive any assistance.” He backs this up by mentioning Sean Pidgeon who puts the blame on “humanities departments who are responsible for the leftist politics that still turn people off.” Further, Fish cites Kedar Kulkarni
Lack of motivation is not constrained to the scholastically weak students. Successful development and study procedures courses target at the unprepared students that shown that students who truly want to enhance their aptitudes can do as such when spurred but even the best development projects have neglected to give positive effects to the students who are unprepared scholastically and unmotivated. Kelly (1988) stated that absence both academic aptitudes and motivation in students have a more prominent issue which was motivation. Faculty frequently have neither the time or slant to address troublesome motivational issues in the classroom, thusly, the errand of attempting to viably propel such understudies regularly tumbles to scholastic counsellors. The issue of contriving viable techniques that impact inspiration depends at initially on the distinguishing the particular motivational components.
For instance, Hays (n.d.) students not taking responsibility for them and student does not think that it is important to be in class on time. Also, some of the students’ alibis are unacceptable as well as they are all just the same. This study lends to support about student tardiness and their academic performance. Student Punctuality In today’s generation, students just take for granted their education. There are a lot of reasons why students tend to just choose to be absent in class than to be present.
According to Vadidya, (1996), rote learning is not meaningful in the process of internalization. It is arbitrary and verbatim in nature. It stays close to the cognitive structure of the learner but do not get integrated there. Hence as a result the learner exhibits a non-successful learning set. So a new teaching method of integrating rote learning with cognitive learning should be implemented in the class room for effective learning.