Beyond the First College Course & Effective Strategies for Working Adults Seeking a College Degree
Only about half of adult students that return to school as working adults actually complete their degree.
Working adult students face many different challen
Subject: Masculinity in Popular Culture
Supplemental Material: I came across this very interesting Ted Talks video titled, "A Call
to Men" by Tony Porter. In this lecture he discusses masculinity and how our cultures
definition of "being a man" can be unh
The social problem I have chosen for this paper is racism. I thought it would be interesting to
research and learn about the different ways such a serious topic like racism has been addressed in
music throughout the years.
When selecting songs to research
I'm not going to lie. I found this weeks lesson confusing at times but I think I got the general idea. Please
feel free to help me out and comment on what I got wrong.
a) What are the key differences between structuralism and post-structuralism?
American Popular Culture, Week 2
19 September 2015
The movie Fight Club is extremely relevant to the material discussed in this course. The reason I
say extremely relevant is because the entire movie is basically an analysis of culture.
The movie is prese
As a sports fanatic the first thing that came to mind while brainstorming in
preparation for this weeks forum was the cheating scandal involving student athletes from
the University of North Carolina in 2014.
It is reported that over 3,100 students at UNC
Beyond the First College Course & Effective Strategies for Working Adults
Seeking a College Degree
The journal article:
Author(s) name(s): Scala, M
Year of publication: 1996
Title of the article: GOING BACK TO SCHOOL: PARTICIPATION
So Story believes that how race is made to signify is based on politics and power. Well
from what I read in Martinez's essay, "Popular Culture as Oppositional Culture: Rap as
Resistance" Martinez seems to support Story's beliefs.
In the beginning of Marti
In your opinion, which of the 3 periods of women's magazines has been
the most important or influential? I'm just curious. I would have to say
the second period.
I think the following statement from this weeks readings is
interesting. Since their inceptio
After taking the learning style inventories
I learned that I am a visual learner!
Visual learners remember best what they
seepictures, diagrams, flow charts,
time lines, films and demonstrations.