Edith Abbott and her Contribution to Social Work
– … Major Contributions: Edith spent the majority of her career trying to change the way social work was taught in Universities around the nation. She also spoke out on controversial issues, for example, her opposition to World War I and the immigration laws that followed; she battled for labor laws to be created to protect workingwomen from exploitation (“National”, n.d.). Edith believed that social work was both a cultural and disciplinary subject, and that preparation for the field could not be delegated to other places within a University (Wisner, 1958)….
– Mikey Ritualistic Sacrifice in Ancient Greek Mythology The ritual of sacrifice in Greek literature played a prominent role in societal influence, defining many aspects of their culture. Sacrifice was the foundation of moral concern, as well as an effective means of narrative development in Greek tragedy. The thematic reoccurrence of sacrifice in Greek literature reveals its symbolic importance. At a time when politics and religion were one in the same, sacrifice was crucial in regulating governmental issues….
Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
– As students of high school and college, and even in the professional world, we are asked to research and write on subjects that are seen to be important. The research that we are asked to do, has been done many times in the past, which means people are bound to use others’ ideas and words with no recognition, sometimes without even knowing it. This leads to plagiarism, which is something many people have heard of, but never learned the true definition and the harm it can create. Schools and society need to be more proactive in explaining what plagiarism is, how to write correctly in order to prevent it, and teach the consequences plagiarism has….
The Effects of Deweyan and Humean on the Conception of Knowledge at State University
– Little did I know the first day I arrived at Michigan but the contemporary conception of knowledge which pervades the university is a mixture of Deweyan and Humean thought. This becomes increasingly clear to me when I look back on some of my classes and activities at Michigan. For instance, the university prides itself on constantly trying to promote progress and improvement throughout society, which is very Deweyan. Michigan epitomizes the saying that “growth itself is the only moral end” (Dewey 177)….
Master of Computer Science at the University of Calgary
– STATEMENT OF PURPOSE Secure yet Unsecure, is an age that we live in. However, in today’s time of information and digital media, vulnerabilities will happen. Valuable assets cannot be hidden forever, nor can any locks prevent its theft. At some point, because of the vulnerabilities existing in our system, the secrets and our data will be accidentally revealed or actively discovered or unintentionally be given away by someone we trust. My passion to secure the cyber environment drives me intensely to research and delve deeper into the flaws and vulnerabilities and find their infallible remedies….