CONTINUING ACADEMIC SUCCESS Deborah Bevil GEN/201 August 11, 2014 Denise Finney CONTINUING ACADEMIC SUCCESS I find it necessary to take certain steps and use a combination of skills to be successful in continuing my education. In this essay, I will describe the steps and skills I deem important for continuing academic success. Setting a goal is an initial step towards succeeding academically. According to Morisano, Hirsh, Peterson, Pihl, and Shore (2010), failure to have clear goals has led to students dropping out of college. When I use myself as an example, I find this highly possible.
Summary of “Are Colleges Worth the Price of Admission?” In the article, “Are Colleges Worth the Price of Admission?” by, Andrew Hacker and Claudia Drefius there are many suggestions on how to reform colleges to make the price of admission worth it to students attending. One idea stated in the article was engaging all students; “professors must make an effort to reach their students” (180). The authors are suggesting that instead of just teaching day to day curriculum they should pay attention to how all the students are performing. Another point stated was that colleges are not pushing their students minds. Instead of worrying about the pay off the students should be concerned with developing all they can intellectually.
Weeks - 1 - Week 3 Individual paper Jennifer Weeks AJS/501 May 27, 2013 Monica T. Moses Weeks - 2 – Challenges Facing Graduate Students As students advance with their lives past their bachelor’s degree some students may seek to pursue a graduate degree. As students prepare for a graduate level course there are many challenges that those students will face. Some students will step up to the plate and defeat those challenges as others will face off. There are some strategies that graduate students can take to help keep them on course to completing their graduate degree. There are many challenges that students will face as they enter graduate level education, and one of those challenges will be staying motive and remembering why students purse a graduate degree.
The alternate hypothesis: A difference in graduation rates can be seen for those at risk seniors if students participate in intensive study programs. The null hypothesis: A difference cannot be seen for at risk seniors who do not participate in intensive study programs. The primary graduation problem, purpose and the research questions that follow could be caused by a number of reasons and/or explanations. With an effort to specify and fulfill the alternate hypothesis rather than the null hypothesis, a number of questions will need to be answered. Are there additional internal or external issues that need to be
Scholar-Practice Leadership Model Assist the Doctoral Learner In Overcoming Information Literacy by the Scholar Temika Owens In this paper, it is intended to accomplish a presentation of how some doctoral students overcome information literacy by engaging in the scholar-practice-leadership model in learning academically, professional and personal lives. As a scholar the student should know how to access scholar peer-reviewed research correctly and critically analyze journals, periodicals, and articles. The student will have all opportunity to increase scholarly research by going through the doctoral program, professions and personal lives. After careful examination, the factor that hinders the doctoral student dealing with information literacy
The student’s knowledge will vary from first year to last year in the university environment and therefore their clinical knowledge and individual abilities will differ, and the mentor’s thoughts on how to support learning should vary depending on the students experience, confidence and learning style which if possible should be assessed prior to placement,. I will look at my role as a mentor, in terms of how I will facilitate learning, assessing in the workplace and evaluation of students to establish what learning opportunities mean both for the mentor and the student. The learning opportunities to be covered in this assignment should be based on the student’s individual needs and requirements as stipulated by their particular university and the ambulance service providing the placement. “These guidelines set out the key elements aimed at providing assurance that NWAS provides effective processes for supervising and supporting
Many debates and disagreements on when an unethical behavior becomes a problem on campuses but everyone agrees that academic honesty and presentation of original academic work are very important and its violation means a betrayal of the core mission of the institutions, and betrayal of oneself. This paper will focus on the importance of academic honesty and presentation of original academic work. According to the Valdosta State University, academic integrity is a commitment to the fundamental values of fairness, honesty, respect, trust, and responsibility that guides academic community to the principles of behavior that make them translate their ideals into action. Students will use these values for their future and be productive in the society. Students will have the commitment not to cheat, lie, steal, or plagiarize.
Meade 1 Shan Meade Professor Tarkan-Blanco ENC 1102 5 July 2011 Reading Response # 1 In his essay “College Pressures” William Zinsser shares his advice for students who bring their problems to him and his wishes for them. As the Master of students at Yale Zinsser wants his students to keep in mind “…that the road ahead is a long one and that it will have more unexpected turns than they think” (463). The essence of Zinsser’s argument is that the journey through college in preparation for a career might not play out as the student initially planned. He advises them to not draw a hard-line in the sand when mapping out their future. Change of college majors, career fields, life expectations are not to be fear but expected and welcomed.1 Zinsser has many wishes for his students, wishes that they find “…some release from the clammy grip of the future”
How does OU support academic integrity? Since 2011, the Academic Integrity Code has given students major responsibility for the OU community’s academic integrity system. The responsible student organization is the Integrity Council. Its official duties include chairing academic misconduct hearings, conducting investigations for reported acts of academic misconduct, reviewing actual academic misconduct cases and recommending sanctions, and serving as peer educators in integrity training for students who have violated the Academic Integrity Code. The Integrity Council website is http://integrity.ou.edu.
Personal Responsibility and College Success: Taking Ownership of Your Academic Career and Your Life June 9, 2014 Personal responsibility is the ability to stand up to one’s own decisions. It means to take ownership of one's own actions, reactions and decisions, especially one as important as deciding to attend college. Though some may argue that colleges and parents ought to share the responsibility of students' college success (to include finances, time management and homework), taking personal responsibility (ownership) for individual decisions will lead to college success - and beyond - depending on particular individual values. These values – moral obligation, integrity, respect, honesty and discipline – given to themselves and the academic community will affect students' academic success. It takes responsibility to be a successful college student.