College education will provide a clear direction that will help motivate me to make better decisions in all aspects of my life. It will be an accomplishment that I can look back and say I was able to follow through and finish. Education will benefit me in having the ability to solve problems which will be an important skill to have throughout the rest of my life. My current course of study is in Computer Information Systems. I have always wanted to pursue a career in the computer technology field.
2. Explain ways you expect to use persuasive writing in your university career and in your professional and personal life. While attending Strayer University I expect to be using persuasive writing by writing papers for my classes. I will be writing papers to convince the professor that I have obtained, and learned the information that has been given on a particular subject. In my professional life I will be using persuasive writing in writing a business proposal or an HR structural proposal.
Doctoral Learner Self-Assessment Scott Winters Grand Canyon University Doctoral Learner Self-Assessment This paper will describe my identity as a learner as well as the impetus for me to begin my studies at Grand Canyon University as I work toward completing an Ed. D in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in K-12 Education. I will explain my strengths and growth areas needed for a successful doctoral journey and discuss current researching interests as I begin to explore potential dissertation topics. Doctoral Learner Identity I am a reflective and intellectual person who has a great desire to improve my profession and create a deeper understanding of the many complex aspects of education. I look forward to the countless opportunities to become intellectually engaged in an attempt to understand and solve complex problems as they relate to leadership and K-12 education.
Critical Evaluation Essay Outline This is the structure most typical. Read various reviews and articles and evaluations found through research to determine the structure that best fits your own subject. All of the points here need to be addressed, but there are variations in order. Introduction • Present the Subject. Write a paragraph introducing the subject to the reader by 1) Over-viewing the “big-picture” of your subject, its influence on people, why it’s important to evaluate, and 2) Establish the evaluative criteria you will be using to prove your thesis.
Personal statement guideline * In the first paragraph, outline clearly the reasons for selecting your courses/subject(s). Explain exactly what it is that excites you, the factors that influenced you about them and make explicit reference to examples of topics, lessons, practicals, research, courses, field work, projects, reading outside the syllabus, etc. Where a joint honours degree is involved, or you applying to more than one course area, you should do this for both subjects. Don't forget to mention any longer term career objectives, future plans and aspirations. If your choices include a range of unrelated courses you will need to use this paragraph to explain this diversity - or you will come across as someone who is undecided or hedging their bets.
What a student writes about and how they write it represents who they are and what kind of student they will be. Being a student, one has to have the initiative to be honest and fully participate in all courses by turning in original work, properly acknowledging sources, and practicing honesty with other students and faculty. During a student’s academic life, they will be asked to do many assignments that require research and with newfound knowledge, realizing that these must be properly documented. In the future they will also be asked to solve difficult questions and ask to complete written papers that will require original thinking and that will
Personal Plan for Success Gordon Casey Jr. US/101 July 12, 2014 Personal Plan for Success I know that in order to be successful in personal and professional areas that I need a plan for success. I have to look at different sections such as my support resources, motivation, career competencies, learning goals, ethical decisions, time and stress management, SMART goals, and writing skills. In looking at these one by one and creating a plan, they will lead me to success in my lifestyle. What support resources are available to you and how will you use them? I have many resources that are available for my success in graduation, continued education, and my career.
“Critical thinking is the ability to think for ones self and to reliably and responsibly make the decisions that effect ones life” (Garner 64) “Critical thinking is an important component of all colleges. It is a part of the education process and is increasingly significant as student’s progress through university to graduate education, although there is debate among educators about its precise meaning and scope” (Ritola 21). College is about thinking, and it will help one understand how to become a critical thinker which is, someone who doesn’t believe everything he or she hears or reads but instead looks for evidence before forming an opinion. Critical thinking allows one to think outside the box and develop ones own ideas and solutions. “Developing critical thinking skills will empower one to make sound decisions throughout ones life” (Garner 3).
How can understanding the importance of SMART criteria and your career interests and competencies help you move toward your career and academic goals? Understanding the importance of SMART criteria and my career interests and competencies help me move toward my career and academic goals because it will help me find the right map (turns, and crossroads) to get to my goals. By understanding SMART it allows me to move forward with my planning and putting my goals into progress. 4. Now that you have set academic goals and identified your career interests, explain the relationship between academic goals, skills, and professional goals.
Stay focused it is very important . I have my priorities set high because I expect it from me. How can you use the tools and assessments in this course to help you in your future courses and your career plans ? I can use the tools and assessments in this course to help me in my future classes and my career plans by using all the things I learned . I can use everything in all my classes and future jobs.