Globalization: Social & Geographic Perspectives

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Extra Credit- “Your So Called Education”

May 25th, 2011 · No Comments

After reading this piece I found that I have to some what disagree with what is being said. I am of course aware that I can not deny the facts. It was stated that students now rather than the 1960s study much less and have much less work. Does that really mean they are learning […]

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Media and Sovereignty

May 24th, 2011 · No Comments

A state’s power has always been derived from how well it can control its people. The recent globalization of media, along with technological innovations, has had a serious impact on a state’s authority. The increased flow of ideas and information across borders threatens those states which have tried to retain a tight hold on the […]

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“Your So Called Education”-Extra Credit

May 23rd, 2011 · 2 Comments

There was a time when education was a privilege. Back then everybody did not have access to education and the ones that did took full advantage of it. Education gave people hope of having a better future. It gave people a title and prestige. But today in America everyone is entitled to an education until […]

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Extra Credit “Your So-Called Education”

May 23rd, 2011 · 1 Comment

After reading the article I have to admit I am one of those students who does what I have to do to get by. I do the minimal amount of work, have a decent GPA, rarely go to class and take classes taught by professors other students have told me are easy-going (although there is […]

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Extra Credit: “Your-So Called Education”

May 23rd, 2011 · 2 Comments

This is only my second semester at college, but I already have a good feel of what it’s like. A lot of students don’t take college so seriously, and it results in college not being so serious. I see so many students who never attend one class and only show up for the midterm or […]

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Extra-Credit Blog on “Your So-Called Education”

May 23rd, 2011 · 1 Comment

I personally feel satisfied with my education at Queens College. I, however, searched on “rate my professors dot com” to see what students thought of a particular professor. So far Ive lucked out and have been fortunate to get laid back and nice professors. Most of my professors have been adjuncts so I am seeing […]

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Your so called education

May 23rd, 2011 · 3 Comments

I have been in college for 3 years, and i can honestly say that not everyone takes their education seriously. There are a few factors that contribute to this. Some teachers are very laid back and they dont teach the class but would rather have debates and converstaions in class. This can be a good […]

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Extra Credit – “Your So-Called Education”

May 23rd, 2011 · 5 Comments

As a graduating undergraduate college student, I am not surprised by the information in the article stating that the overall quality of undergraduate learning is poor. There are several different reasons why one may go to college, but many people go to college for simply the wrong reasons. In the past, people chose to go […]

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Creolization

May 18th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Every sport that has been played has developed significantly and has been spread throughout the world. Soccer is the world’s most popular sport. It is a national sport of most European and Latin-American countries, and of many other nations. Millions of people in more than 140 countries play soccer. A game similar to soccer was […]

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media and Sovereignty

May 18th, 2011 · 3 Comments

As the world evolves, we are constantly being hidden by the truth and what’s really going on around us. Not only does the media take part in this but so does the government, and it is shown through newspaper articles, the internet and the social networks. One of the issues of todays society is that […]

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Assignment 1 Creolization

May 18th, 2011 · 2 Comments

The creolization of western clothing really seemed interesting to me. Western clothing has impacted so many people on a global level that I feel this is a great topic. Many people all over the world had their own clothing that they would wear to go along with their customs. Whether it be the Japanese and […]

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Blog WikiLeaks

May 18th, 2011 · No Comments

WikiLeaks is a non-profit media organization dedicated to bringing important news and information to the public. They publish material of ethical, political and historical significance while keeping the identity of their sources anonymous. They do this through a web site. I personally think that this is brilliant and one of the best tools and resources […]

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Blog #5

May 18th, 2011 · 3 Comments

The site Wikileaks, founded by Julian Assange, has been cancelled many times. What is Wikileaks? “Wikileaks is a non-profit media organization dedicated to bringing important news and information to the public….We publish material of ethical, political, and historical significance while keeping the identity of our sources anonymous, thus providing a universal way for the revealing […]

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Blog 5- Chevron

May 18th, 2011 · 1 Comment

The Yes men are two or sometimes 3 men who would pull pranks of government officials or companies to get their point across about certain situations in todays world. A recent prank they had pulled was on the oil company Chevron. Chevron has a new slogan “We Agree” which is a very ironic and I think […]

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Blog 4-Wiki Leaks

May 18th, 2011 · 1 Comment

In a world where a corrupt government is not unlikely, there is a website that shed’s light on the hidden truths of a government. WikiLeaks mission statement is “WikiLeaks is a non-profit media organization dedicated to bringing important news and information to the public. We publish material of ethical, political and historical significance while keeping the […]

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