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    Discourse Community Essay

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    Discourse Community and 12 Episode of the Serial According to the lecture in the UWP 101 class, I have learned that discourse community is a group of people who communicate with one another to achieve a common. In addition, Porter who wrote the article “Intertextuality and the Discourse Community”, states that discourse communities creates its own collective meaning, and shares assumption about what objects are appropriate for examination and discussion. In the other words, discourse community is a

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    Community Observation Paper

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    A community, a complex term that often times elicits various feelings and definitions, generally implies that there are relationships between a group of people that share some common goals, values, the same geographical location, or, perhaps a way of life that reinforces one another. In a community, members choose to associate with, or connect to each other. However, it is only when we take a step back from the activities in our life’s, do we recognize reality and witness the social interactions

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    Introduction: What is a community? “A community is a group of people living in the same area or having some specific characteristics in common” (Kinney,2003). Examples of the common characteristics are having the same interest, religion, race, etc. “There are different types of communities that are classified by a purpose. The different types are interest, action, place, practice, and circumstance. Interest is a community of people who share ideas and thought on the same passion. Another type called

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    Community Responsibility & Engagement Community development is about helping people to improve the quality of their lives. It refers to communities and public organizations working together to achieve social justice and bring about change by identifying and meeting the community’s needs. Neighborhood organizations, councils, and HOAs can assist in engaging citizens to maintain a balance of community and neighborhood goals and interests. However, residents should work among themselves to increase

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    Assignment #2 - What does service mean to me? This is a concept that I have been considering in great detail. I have always loved doing community service and giving back to the community. However, I never thought of what my life would be like without community service. The definition of service based on the Oxford dictionary: "The action of helping or doing work for someone." I agree with this definition of service, the only thing that I would add is that service should be done with no alternative

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    1. What is the nature of community? How do you define neighborhood? What are the differences between community and neighborhood? Sociology has a very real impact on our everyday lives. It influences relationships between people groups, choices they make, how their culture defines them, and other real-world factors. By examining the definition of community and neighborhood, the difference between the two, how selectively accessible economic resources impact lifestyle, stratification of metropolises

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    Community Assessment Model

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    paper will address the meaning of community assessment, Participatory Rural Appraisal as a community assessment model followed by the rationale for community assessment before program design and implementation and the subsequent shortfalls likely to happen when community assessment is not done and lastly the concluding remarks. It has been argued that for a community to be effectively understood and served it should be done through community assessment. The community assessment findings will define

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    things in life, are improvable. Ideas and theories are always evolving into different ideas or more sophisticated ones. Discourse communities is a term that has been debated over the years. Three of those debaters are James Paul Gee, James P. Porter, and John Swales. In this essay I will analyze what each of these writers see as the definition of a discourse community while comparing specific points that each of them have regarding their personal view on the subject. It is also important to keep

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    Community Colleges

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    Literature Review Community colleges have offered baccalaureates degrees since the 1970’s in areas where the demand for higher education has outpaced the supply. Students benefit from completing their baccalaureate degrees from a community college because their tuition is lower compared to universities. In addition, they may be geographically located closer to their place of employment or residence compared to universities, offering them access to a higher education. In this report we research

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    Singapore’s multiracial society where multiple cultural and ethnic identities are present, how does the Malay community strengthen its community identity? Community identity a being part of a person’s knowledge of themselves that concerns his or her membership in a certain community (Taylor, Peplau & Sears, 2002). One of the places that the Malay community can visit to strengthen their community is the Malay Heritage Centre. The Malay Heritage Centre (MHC) was set up in 2005 by the National Heritage

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    For the past couple weeks I had the opportunity to volunteer at an Intergenerational Community Center of Lucille W. Gorham, in the south part of Greenville. I always had the passion for helping others, especially kids but my schedule seemed to always arise conflicts. However, I found time throughout my busy class and work schedule to volunteer and pursue my passion. Out of luck, I believe I picked the most welcoming place off the possible sites to volunteer. With high expectations of children 's

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    Community policing is a philosophy and an organizational strategy that promotes a new partnership between people and their police. It is based on the premise that both the police and the community must work together to identify prioritize and solve contemporary problems such as crime , drugs , fear of crime , social and physical disorder and over all neighborhood decay , with the goals of improving the overall quality of life in the area .It required wide department commitment from every civilian

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    The Oneida Community and John Humphrey Noyes Perhaps the most successful and long-lasting utopian socialist society ever established on American soil, the Oneida Community in New York was a religious commune that withstood the test of time, flourishing for over thirty years. Founded by John Humphrey Noyes and developed from his commune in Putney, Vermont, the Oneida Community was notorious for its unorthodox practices and belief system. John Humphrey Noyes was born on September 3, 1811 in Brattleboro

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    Community policing is a philosophy that promotes organizational strategies, which support the systematic use of partnerships and problem-solving techniques, to proactively address the immediate conditions that give rise to public safety issues such as crime, social disorder, and fear of crime. —Community Policing Defined Today, Participatory governance has become the buzzword of the society. People – the stakeholders of democracy are ready to participate with government functionaries

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    Free Community College

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    Community College is a great opportunity for many to get your degree at a very cheap price. It is an opportunity for lower income families students to be successful. I simply disagree with the fact of making community college free for students because it has been proven that the success rate at America's community college's is extremely low. Furthermore, it would be a waste of time and tax dollars of hardworking middle-class Americans. As it said in the essay topic, "the success rate at America's

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    make the transition from a community college environment to a four-year institution. The importance of going from a community college to a school of higher learning can be seen in many aspects such as cost and personal situations. Some people when graduating high school may not feel that they are prepared to take on a full course load away from home and the comfort of those surrounding them. Others may have a financial burden causing them to have to take classes at a community college to save money.

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    about a discourse community in our English composition class. Everyone belongs in a discourse community no matter how different you feel you are yourself from other people. If you have goals more than likely you share does goals with other people. In a discourse community you can be labeled in a community by the language you converse. This is called a speech community. Discourse community is slight different from a speech community. In the article John swales stated “A speech community typically inherits

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    Stress has corrupted student performance in community colleges today.  According to Dictionary.com “A community college is a nonresidential junior college established to serve a specific community and typically supported in part by local government funds.”  Students should be able to succeed; however, they sometimes face difficulties during their academic journey, which is caused by stress. Thus, there is a correlation between academic performance and stress. “Stress is the  continuing feeling of

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    society. Unfortunately, not everyone is gifted with enough money to afford community college, let alone Universities. Therefore, bringing up the question "Should Community College Be Tuition Free?" To answer this question one must look at the history of The United States and also the future of it. If Community college is free any individual from any background can seek knowledge to better one 's life or even benefit

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    1. Introduction Community social work has a long history whereas it is the earliest method in social work practice. In accordance with the ecological system theory (Bronfenbrenner, 1979), there is an interrelationship between the society and the individuals. Given that the correlation, there is a crucial need in pursuing “person-environmental-fit”. According to Pavelová (2014), the assistance of communities should be placed at the center in the practice with the aim to seek improvement. Yet, it is

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