Composition Questions

Composition Questions Relate the statement, `First impressions count,` to the formatting of an assigned paragraph or essay. “First impressions count” is a statement that is usually used to describe human relations.  Once an impression is made when two individuals meet, it is not likely that the impression will change.  The same can be said about a […]

Effective Writing

Effective Writing It is necessary for effective writing to know about the target audience as one needs to communicate the information, thought, and content according to rational level and language capacity of the audience. Furthermore, in depth knowledge of the target audience is necessary as it enables the writer to summarize and simplify the information […]

The Transition to High School: Why Are Today’s Freshmen Struggling?

The Transition to High School: Why Are Today’s Freshmen Struggling? It’s the rock bottom of a student’s educational career: The day a student drops out of high school. From there, the world may seem to go down in a spiral. Today, 16% of dropouts are unemployed and 32% live below the poverty line. Dropouts with […]

Families as Navigators and Negotiators

In a 2010 article, “Families as Navigators and Negotiators: Facilitating Culturally and Contextually Specific Expressions of Resilience,” Ungar explores the concept of resiliency as a process achieved by families through finding resources and effectively negotiating for them. Ungar explains that the achievement of resilience can look different for people from different cultures based on culturally […]

Groups and Teams

Dealing with Teams “There is no I in team” is a famous phrase used in all kinds of scenarios and the business world is no stranger to this concept. Teams play a very important role in organizations as well as our personal lives. Teams are formed when individuals with common interests come together and work […]

Best Practice

The yield expected from successful human resource management (HRM) or development (HRD) differs greatly depending on where the organisation is based, its’ culture, resources, size and socio-economic climate. Therefore, it is imperative that the development and delivery of improved human capital via HRM is rooted in the needs of the organisation rather than opting for […]

Why is imagery so important in Winfred Owen’s poem “Dulce et Decorum Est”?

Why is imagery so important in Winfred Owen’s poem “Dulce et Decorum Est”? The poem “Dulce et Decorum Est” by Winfred Owen was written from the perspective of experience, struggle and horror of the First World War. The poet makes a magnificent attempt to present the daily combat of each and every soldier in this […]