SampleGradedCA_UnivBusinesses_B

SampleGradedCA_UnivBusinesses_B - Notes Essay Total 52.5/75...

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Notes: 52.5/75 Essay: 17.5/25 Total: 70/100 See the comments below throughout your assignment. Graded by: Diane Zorn MODES OF REASONING (MODR1760C) REASONING ABOUT MORALITY AND VALUES Module Two: Question of Concept Analysis and Essay “Are Universities Different from Business?” Professor: Diane Zorn
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Sunday July 08, 2007 FRAMING THE CONCEPT “Are Universities Different from Business?” 1) Model / Paradigm Case A. A concrete case in which you would answer “yes” to the question. Michelle attends university, obtains a degree in psychology and pursues a career in this field. After completing the program at the university, Michelle has a wonderful job, which is both very profitable and rewarding as she helps troubled children in need. Over the four years of study, Michelle calculates that she paid $25,000 in tuition fees; however her education has led to the opportunity in creating a career for herself and is now making a salary of $100,000. Her high starting salary has enabled her to pay off her debt rather quickly. The university profits significantly from students’ tuition but utilize profits for growth, research and development and investments in excellent staff, all elements that “give back” to the students. B. Why is this a good example of a Model Case? University education open doors for the future for individuals. Universities offer many programs to choose from – notion of be what you want to be. After completing university, the potential for a job is high The starting salaries of jobs are higher because of one’s education. Benefit of university education outweighs the cost. Knowledge taken away is priceless. The profits are used for development for school and the future investment of students. C. What does this tell you about the concepts? University Business - Opens doors / opportunities - Money matters - Future oriented - Investment - Variety of program offerings - Profit - Job potential is high - Development - Benefit one’s career advancement - Staff Salaries 2
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2) Contrary / Opposite Case A. A concrete case in which you would answer “no” to the question. Michelle attends university to obtain a degree in psychology, something that she is interested in and hopes to pursue a career in this field after completing the program. Over the four years of study, Michelle calculates that she paid $25,000 in tuition fees, and an additional $20,000 in books and parking expenses. After graduation, she is $45,000 in debt as a result of her education and finding a job is not easy. She has to live with her parents for a few years to be able to pay off her debt, as she can not afford a place of her own because the university has sunk her into debt. Universities are no different than business entities that have a profit-oriented goal . B.
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2012 for the course MODR 1760 taught by Professor Camelacircelli during the Fall '11 term at York University.

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SampleGradedCA_UnivBusinesses_B - Notes Essay Total 52.5/75...

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